The house stands in it's own grounds with immediate views of vines, fields and farms, yet it is within easy distance of a pretty village with good amenities including a boulangerie, a bar/restaurant, a well stocked general store / post office and a chemist. The views from the house really are incredible with the Pyrenees to the south and beautiful countryside to the east.
Upstairs are 4 bedrooms, 2 with ensuite shower rooms and a main bathroom with a bath, all are tastefully furnished. There are also 2 camp beds and a cot available increasing capacity upstairs to 10/11. Bath and pool towels are provided for your convenience.
Downstairs is a large comfortable TV lounge with a log fire and separate dining area. The 'snug' has a bed settee sleeping a further 2 adults if required. There is a downstairs toilet and shower room with a washing machine.
The kitchen has a huge fireplace with another log burner and a table to seat 6. The kitchen is well equipped with fridge / freezer, oven and microwave as well as cooking / eating utensils.
Off the kitchen there is another dining room / conservatory and a useful coat / boot room with a washbasin.
To the front of the house is an 8 X 4 pool with terrace. There is a BBQ area with picnic table and a hammock. On the other side of the house is a covered terrace (our salles de fetes!) with another dining area, comfy seating, a bar, a weights bench and a table tennis table. There is also a small sand pit for the little ones. This terrace is lovely and cool on hot days and perfect for providing some welcome shade as well as relaxing in the evening.
There are 1.4 hectares of grounds in total so plenty of room to roam around including a field, a paddock and an orchard with tyre swings for the children. There are apple trees, pear trees, cherry trees, and a lovely fig tree!
There is plenty to do here so you definitely wont get bored. Viella is in the heart of the Madiran wine region and there is wine tasting available on every corner. Visit the local market at nearby Aire sur l'Adour where you can buy the very best fresh and local produce.
The countryside is stunning and you can walk from the house, roaming to your hearts content exploring paths and vine yards. It is also a very popular area with cyclists, both on and off road.
The house is suitable for horses with a field, field shelter and a sand school and you are very welcome to bring your horse on holiday here too - the riding is wonderful!
A little further afield is the city of Pau in the foothills of the Pyrenees. Days out in the mountains are endless, whether is it sightseeing, walking, cycling in summer, or skiing, dog sleds and snow mobiles in winter, you will be spoilt for choice.