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Holiday gite near Argeles-Gazost - Happy Pyrenees

Overview
Holiday Rental House -
2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Argeles-Gazost, Hautes-Pyrenees, Occitanie
Happy Pyrenees - surrounded by mountains - is situated minutes from the town of Argeles-Gazost within the Parc National des Pyrenees in the village of Ayros-Arbouix. There is plenty to do if you like the outdoors; skiing, walking, cycling, paragliding, climbing, canyoning, rafting, canoeing, golf, tennis, horseriding. There are also many local places of interest, including the pilgrimage site in Lourdes. It is just a 10 minute drive to the grotto from Happy Pyrenees, where you can stay peacefully away from the hustle and bustle of the town. Or if you prefer why not spend some time relaxing at the newly renovated Thermes in Argeles-Gazost.

Situated in the grounds of the resident English owner's property - they will be more than happy to point you in the right direction with their local knowledge. The accommodation sleeps 4-6 peop...
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Listing #HL126161
About the Owner
Tracey S
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2010
Interaction with guests
One of the family is always here to welcome new guests to Happy Pyrenees. We are always at hand to help with any enquiry or the smallest of problems - booking restaurants, advice about the surrounding area of Argeles-Gazost / walks / cycling and assisting with any language / communication problems where we can. We are happy to arrange fridge stocking / meals, prior to arrival with advance notice or arrange bike hire. Our aim is for you to have a memorable and happy stay with us.
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

We stayed at this beautiful gite for a week at the end of July beginning of August. Tim and Tracey ( and Eddie the dog) are perfect hosts and are very welcoming. The gite is close to all the famous "Tour de France" mountain climbs...More

1  Thank Clairabelly
TraceyS1960, VR Owner at Holiday gite near Argeles-Gazost - Happy Pyrenees, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Thank you C. It was a real pleasure to meet you and your lovely family - so glad you enjoyed your stay - looking forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 14 March 2017

This was the second time my friend and I had stayed in Les Volets Verts, the first being 6 years ago. The gite and the area were just as good as we remembered. The Gite: The gite was very comfortable and spotlessly clean with everything...More

1  Thank Dave A
Management response:Responded 16 March 2017

Thank you so much Dave for your great comments - really very much appreciated. I do hope you won't leave it another 6 years before coming back to visit!

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Reviewed 9 October 2016

We were 2 couples on a cycling holiday and could not have been more happy with our choice of accommodation. As previous reviews have stated the house was extremely well equipped, spotlessly clean and ideally situated. All modern conveniences whilst maintaining the character of the...More

Thank susier34
Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Bathrooms
    1 Shower
    1 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    1 Sofa
    2 Twins
    1 Queen
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Fees
  • Damage Deposit: AU$312 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
We can accept payment by sterling or euro cheque (exchange rate confirmed on day of booking) Paypal (plus 4% commission) or cash in euros.
Receipt of 25% deposit cheque secures booking
Refundable damage caution £250 / cleaning caution of £50
Electricity chargeable at 10cents/kw between 15th October and 15th April.
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About the neighbourhood
Whether you come for:-The cycling - this area is a Mecca for both road and mountain bike enthusiasts. Many of the famous climbs of the Tour de France, including Hautacam, Ardiden, Soulor, Aubisque and Tourmalet are within easy striking distance and there are up to 1150km covering 73 marked off-road routes for the mountain biker. If you find the mountains a bit fierce you can roll back out of the valley, beyond Lourdes, and enjoy the flatter countryside.The walking - possibilities are endless - there is something for all levels of fitness. Explore this spectacular mountain area on well marked paths, which could transport you on a nice gentle stroll or to the summit of the Vignemal at over 3,000 metres. Or for really serious mountain trekking there are expert guides.The skiing - with th... more
Getting around
It is recommended to have a car, but there is a bus service from Lourdes (main rail station) to Argeles. And taxis are available from Lourdes (Tarbes) airport - around 20 minutes from Happy Pyrenees.
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Lourdes Tarbes: 25.0 km
Railway: Lourdes: 14.0 km
Ferry: Santander: 410.0 km
By Air: Stanstead - Lourdes (30 minutes drive) every Tuesday + Saturday. Gatwick to Toulouse and Stanstead to Biarritz (both 2 hours drive). By Train: TGV links directly into Tarbes (30 minutes) or Lourdes (just 10 minutes) takes approximately 8 hours from Paris from which you can get the Eurostar from London Waterloo. If you are already in France our nearest train station is Lourdes. By Ferry: If you want to bring your own car without driving the entire distance Brittany Ferries sails from Plymouth to Santander or P&O Ferries sails between Portsmouth and Bilbao, but please note the drive from Northern Spain can take 3-4 hours.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Skiing: Property Is In A Ski Resort, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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Aquitaine Gites (7,750)
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