This restored farmhouse has a wonderful ambience and character. The gardens are well laid out and there are courtyards to the front and rear and a covered area for relaxing in the shade. You enter the house to a large spacious hallway. The lounge is large and very comfortable and generally proves cool on hot summer days.
There is a television with DVD player and Playstation console for entertainment Wireless broadband is also provided should you want to bring notebook for internet access.
There is a large and well equipped kitchen with a dining table and chairs.
To the rear of the house is a another dining /sitting area which opens to the outside.
On the first floor there are two large family size bedrooms to the front each with a king size and single bed. There are two further bedrooms to the rear which are also spacious having a king size and a single bed.
The swimming pool which is 10 by 5 metres is heated to a steady 28 degrees allowing swimming from May to September.
There are also bicycles, a basketball net and plenty of children's toys and games. Area Details Montmaurin is a hilltop village which lies in the heart of Gascony.
The village is most famous for the Roman villa situated here which is the best example of its type in France. The river Save with its gorges is a short walk.
The historic site and chateau at St. Bertrand de Comminges is a must visit and is about a 30 minute drive.
Other towns include the spa resorts of Bagnerre de Bigorre and Bagnerre de Luchon nestled in the foothills of the Pyrenees. Other resorts include St Lary de soulan where both summer and winter sports can be enjoyed.
You are in the heart of the Pyrenees and at the Spanish border in an hours drive.
Also worth a visit are Tarbes( 40 miles) and Lourdes(45 miles) as well as the the cosmopolitan city Toulouse at just over an hours drive. Travel Details There is a very limited local bus service. A car is advisable.
The nearest airports are Toulouse and Pau at just over an hour.
TGV stops are at Tarbes and Toulouse.
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25 Jun 2009
30 Aug 2009
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