Chemin de Merlieou - Hautes-Pyrénées - Sleeps 6

Chemin de Merlieou - Hautes Pyrenees - Comfortably sleeps 2 - 6 

  • Chemin de Merlieou exterior
  • Garden and Grounds
  • Lounge
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Master Bedroom
  • Bedroom
  • Bathroom
  • Terrace
  • Terrace
  • Nearby Attraction
  • Nearby Attraction
  • Nearby Town/Village
  • Barbeque Area
  • Nearby Attraction
  • Nearby Attraction
Chemin de Merlieou in Hautes-Pyrénées, a villa in Midi-Pyrénées: Chemin de Merlieou exterior

Detached south facing villa close to stunning, scenic mountain region.

This detached villa set in the beautiful Barousse Valley within the French Pyrenees is perfectly situated for anyone who loves the countryside and wants easy access to mountains rising to 6000ft. For walkers, bird lovers and photographers it boasts a feast of opportunities. It has 2 double bedrooms and 1 twin, large lounge dining room with wood burner and an open plan kitchen. A utility room and outside BBQ area with large sun facing patio. A generous bathroom provides bath, twin basins and seperate shower enclosure. A mezzanine floor with open balcony can be used as further chill out space or alternative sleeping accommodation. French doors from the bedrooms and lounge give plenty of light and views to the surrounding area

The Villa benefits from being managed by a well established local couple.

Toulouse Airport is 1 hr 20 mins; BA, Easyjet and Jet2. Pau airport is 1 hr and Carcassonne Airport is 1 hr 45 min; both Ryanair. All have car hire availability.

A host of activities are available; fishing, horse riding, lakes in the valleys and high mountains (with activities available and perfect for picnics after a good walk), hang gliding, any form of biking with stages of the Tour de France visiting every year, miles of tracks for forest walking. Luchon (twinned with Harrowgate) is packed with skiers and in the Summer sit and watch the world go by in the numerous pavement cafes. Walk in the mountains to 5000ft offering stunning photographic points that the average tourist will not find.

There are wine and cheese tasting opportunities. St Bertrand Cathedral is a must see. Barousse Apple wine and cider is produced locally. Lourdes is only an hour away or pop over to Spain, 30 minutes away for some Tapas. Every village has its own 'Fete'; see how the rural French enjoy life and there is a range of local markets to choose from. The Transhumance during June when animals journey to the high mountains for summer grazing.

There is plenty of widlife with marmot, ibis, brown bear, deer and vultures in the high mountains; kites, buzzard, hawks, jay and owls in the forests and valleys. There are also badgers, foxes and wild cats in their own natural habitat.

There is a bar/pizzeria restaurant and takeaway 5 minutes; a supermarket with fuel 12 minutes; a local shop with bakery 5 minutes, a very good local restaurant with outside terrace next to the river 2 minutes. Nearest large town with amenities 20 minutes. Timings all by car.

Speak to the owner for further details and rates for short or longer stays.
Please see owners web site for payment and cancellation details .
Smoking is not permitted in the Villa but you are of course welcome to use
the covered veranda.

This property has been listed with Chez Nous for 8 years

Chemin de Merlieou Property Features

Location Type
  • Rural
  • Mountain

  • Car Required

Housekeeping & Services
  • Iron and Ironing Board
  • Bed Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Fuel and Power Included
  • No Smoking

Open Fire/Wood Burner
  • Wood burner

  • 2 Double Bedrooms
  • 1 Twin Bedroom

  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Hob
  • Grill

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • TV
  • Radio

Leisure Equipment
  • Sun Loungers
  • Patio Furniture
  • Barbecue

Garden/Terrace/Play area
  • Private garden
  • Terrace / patio

Parking available
  • Off road parking

Activities within 20min drive of the property
  • Fishing
  • Wine Tour
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Tennis
  • Hiking
  • Mountaineering
  • Mountain Biking
  • Horse Riding
  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Pub/Bar within 1 mile

Local Water Sports
  • White Water Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Swimming (outdoor pool)
  • Canoeing
  • Kayaking
7 night(s) · 29 February 2020
Key Property Details
Property Name Chemin de Merlieou
Reference 228076
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 1
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Chemin de Merlieou in Hautes-Pyrénées

Nearest TownMontrejeau - 8 miles (approx)

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