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Le Gite Blanc

Overview
Holiday Rental House -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Pouy, Hautes-Pyrenees, Occitanie
Nestled in a secluded valley in this beautiful and unspoilt part of the French Pyrenees, Le Gite Blanc is just the spot if you're looking for somewhere peaceful to unwind, as well as a base from which to explore the mountains, visit the shrine at Lourdes, or experience the vibrant city of Toulouse. This warm, comfortable holiday cottage is located between the bustling market town of Boulogne-sur-Gesse and its pretty neighbour, Castelnau-Magnoac, renowned for its history as the founding base for the French resistance in the second world war.

If you're after something different for your holiday, the owners of the farmhouse offer hands on heavy horse experience days with their French bred, English trained Percheron draft horse Nobel du Desir, and carriage driving taster sessions with their team of spotted ponies.

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Listing #HL287184
About the Owner
Anne D
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:93%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2012
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Reviewed 13 September 2014

I stayed at Le Gite Blanc just over a week ago, it was the best ever holiday. Anne Dickens and Crosbie Fitch where the perfect hosts. A very comfy Gite and all the mod cons. very clean and tidy well presented, I loved the scenic...More

Date of stay: September 2014
Thank Jackie E
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Essex, UK
Reviewed 7 August 2013

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Date of stay: July 2013
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Date of stay: June 2013
Amenities
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Bathrooms
    1 Shower
Bedrooms
    1 Crib
    1 Full
    2 Twins
    1 Sofa
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Fees
  • Damage Deposit: AU$176 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
1. Well behaved pets are welcome for a modest supplement - please advise on booking.
2. Covered parking is available for saloon cars for a modest supplement - please advise on booking.
3. A refundable deposit of â?¬100 against loss and/or breakages is payable on arrival.
4. A deposit of 30% of the booking price is payable on booking.
5. A refundable 100€ breakages deposit is also required - this will be refunded to you promptly after your holiday.
6. Livery for horses is possible - please enquire.
Please let us know if you're interested in any of the horse experiences for a supplement:
- a hands on heavy horse day: grooming; plaiting; harnessing
- a drive out into the countryside: a horse drawn carriage trip to the local village shop and bar for up to four people
These are potentially available on a flexible basis during your stay depending on weather, but ideally we need to know in advance
7. Adult cycles are available to borrow
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About the neighbourhood
The Magnoacs is an area is renowned all over the world for its cuisine, wine and, of course, armagnac and the local markets are havens for food lovers. Local breads, cheeses and duck are all specialities.

Lovers of nature will see majestic birds of prey hanging over the fields, a myriad of colourful insects, and grazing deer; the lucky ones might catch a glimpse of wild boar.

If you want to read, paint or just relax, Le Gite Blanc provides the perfect environment. It is also an ideal base for more active pastimes and if you want to walk, run or cycle there are endless lanes and tracks, while the mountains provide scope for more serious sport including hillwalking, trekking, white water rafting and, in the winter, skiing and snowboarding.
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Tarbes (Lourdes); Toulouse; Pau: 70.0 km
Railway: Lannemezan: 25.0 km
Ferry: Bilbao; Santander: 250.0 km
Brittany Ferries offer luxury 24 hour ferry crossings from the south of England to Santander and Bilbao. Make your crossing part of your holiday and take in a bit of Spain on the way. They also offer cabins and kennels for dogs.

Easyjet fly from Gatwick and Bristol to Toulouse.
Ryan Air fly from Stansted to Tarbes (Lourdes).
CityJet fly from London City to Pau.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby.
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Aquitaine Gites (7,419)
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