Swim in the summer, ski in the winter, and take the most pleasant and scenic walks of your life all year round while spending the holidays in the Pyrenees! The fact that this Pyrenees villa is over 300 years old and has been a schoolhouse and a government building only adds to its incredible charm and character. When you and your family aren't tucked away in the hilly countryside surrounding this vacation rental in France, you're sure to have fun visiting the local creperies for a bite to eat or perhaps by going skiing in the winter at the nearby town of Argeles-Gazost, which is sure to showcase one of Europe's best mountain locations... the Pyrenees!
Originally built over 300 years ago, this villa in the Pyrenees was once a government building, a local council house, a school, and is now a private residence. The villa is situated in the middle of a fenced garden with many large trees and green landscaping. There is a terrace furnished with a table, chairs, and a barbecue, and a private swimming pool (10m x 5m), which has an alarm. Access to the property is via a paved road and parking is available within the grounds.
Ground Floor: There is a large and formal salon with couches, chairs, a fireplace, and access to the terrace, which overlooks the Pyrenees. There is a dining room with a long table and 10 chairs. The kitchen is equipped with a cook-top, oven, microwave, toaster, and dishwasher.
First Floor: A comfortable living room is located on this floor where there are two couches, a TV with cable, a DVD player with a large movie selection, and a VCR. The master bedroom has a standard double bed (140 cm) and an ensuite bathroom with a sink, toilet, and shower.
Second Floor: There are three bedrooms on this floor. The first and second bedrooms each have a standard double bed (140 cm), a single bed (90 cm), and an ensuite bathroom with a sink, toilet, and shower. The third bedroom has two single beds (90 cm) and an ensuite bathroom with a sink, toilet, and shower.
Extra Services: The following are listed as an aid for trip planning; the services and prices are approximate and cannot be guaranteed by Rentvillas. All extra services are payable locally in cash.
* Maid Service: 20 Euros per hour
* Although common in France, a 140 cm double bed may be considered small for two people by American standards.
* This villa can be rented year round for swimming in the summer and skiing in the winter.
Additional amenities include: fireplace - indoor, housekeeping available - extra cost, cd, outside area - private, independent villa, balcony/terrace, free parking on premises, outside dining....Read more
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