Watermill Pyrenees Pau, Aquitaine, Southern France

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  • House
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 6

Bedrooms: 3

Bathrooms: 2

Sleeps: 6

Type: House

Watermill Pyrenees Pau, Aquitaine, Southern France

This centuries old fully renovated water mill is partly inhabited by the owner while another part (the part that is located on the bank of the river) is set up as an independent gite. The gite has a private entrance and a number of terraces and a large garden with total privacy. The house is situated on an 8 acre wooded and hilly estate at the foot of the forested Pyrenees mountains., where you can ski in the winter or make beautiful walks during spring, summer and autumn. A 45 miunute drive brings into Spain via the 8 km long Somport tunnel under the mountains.

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About the owner

Chris S.

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Watermill Pyrenees Pau, Aquitaine, Southern France
Eysus, Aquitaine, France

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This centuries old watermill is located at the foot of the Pyrenees mountains at the bank of the Ourtau river which is a tributory of the Gave d' Aspe, which flows from the border of Spain to Oloron St. Marie and beyond. The area is known for its beautiful forests at the edge of the Pyrenees National Park. There are several ski areas within 45 minute drive from our house. Skiing season runs from end of November to end of April. Activities in the neighborhood: scenic drives, bird watching, walking, playground, water park for kids (AquaBearn), waterfalls, winery tours (the Jurançon wine), visit the Betharram caves near the pilgrimage town Lourdes, the bastion city of Navarrenx built in the year 1360, walk through the famous Kakuetta Gorge or take your surf board and drive to the beautiful beaches of Biarritz and waves of the Atlantique Ocean (1 hour and a quarter drive) or drive to Spain (1 hour) for some tapas. Visit Pau with its Chateau of Henry the Fourth and have a drink one of the many cafes along the Boulevard de Pyrenees with a panoramic view of the Pyrenees Mountain chain.
The aree three airports nearby: Pau, Lourdes and Biarritz. The nearest town ( 6km) with all the large French supermarket chains and many restaurants is Oloron Sainte-Marie.

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