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Park Cottage: a pretty Bearnaise gite near the medieval town of Salies de Bearn

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3 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Salies-de-Bearn, Bearn, Bearn-Basque Country, Pyrenees-Atlantiques, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Park Cottage at Domaine Lavie accommodates 6 people and offers the perfect holiday for a family or couples.

Facing south, the property has stunning views over the grounds and swimming pool to the valley beyond, which can be enjoyed from the large terrace. A table and chairs and a gas BBQ are provided for alfresco dining.

On the ground floor, the cottage has an open-plan kitchen/dining/sitting room with comfortable armchairs and a sofa. The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you could possibly need and there are two fridges, both with freezer compartments, a dishwasher and a washing machine.

The ground floor bedroom can be made up with either a super king double or twin beds and has an ensuite bathroom with bath (shower over). The two bedrooms on the first floor both have en-suite shower rooms. One has a standard double bed...
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Listing #HL105280
About the Owner
Julie D
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2008
Interaction with guests
We live on-site and will be here to welcome you to Domaine Lavie. During your stay we will be more than happy to provide information on the area, places to visit, our favourite restaurants, walking/running or cycling routes and lend you maps - in short to share our love of this beautiful region! Our aim is simply to be available but not intrusive.
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

We were very lucky to stumble across the Domaine Lavie website whilst searching for a place to spend a week for our annual holiday to France. After spending a lovely first week near Duras, we were equally impressed with our second week near the beautiful...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank epatel1731
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We spent a wonderfully relaxing week at Park Cottage. It was generous accommodation for a family of 5 including 3 teenagers and extremely well-equipped. It was a treat to have our own washing machine and gas BBQ. The pool setting is beautiful and the supermarket...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Emma H
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

We've stayed at Park Cottage twice now and we can't fault it: the most beautiful pool and views; a really comfortable and well-equipped cottage; warm and friendly hosts who go out of their way to make your stay special; and an inspiring location within reach...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank Anna M
Julie D, VR Owner at Park Cottage: a pretty Bearnaise gite near the medieval town of Salies de Bearn, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

It was lovely to welcome you back to Domaine Lavie and I'm delighted that you enjoyed yourselves so much. We look forward to seeing you again some time!

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (3)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
The fully-equipped kitchen has everything you could possibly need to make your stay as comfortable as possible, including a gas hob, an electric oven, a dishwasher, a washing machine, a fridge, a microwave, coffee machine and a toaster. The spacious sitting area has a wood-burning stove, a TV, DVD-player and radio/CD player.

There are three bedrooms - two with either twin beds or a super king bed (one on the ground floor and one on the first floor). The third bedroom, also on the first floor, has a standard double bed. Both the first floor bedrooms have en suite shower rooms and WCs and the ground floor bedroom has an en suite bathroom (bath with shower over) and a WC.
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    3 Attached (ensuite)
    1 King
    2 Twins
    1 Full
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  • Damage Deposit: ₹ 24,361 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
The minimum stay during low and mid season is 4 nights. The minimum stay during high and peak seasons and over Christmas/New Year is one week. Gas and electricity are included in the price, but there is an additional charge for heating during low and mid seasons. Changeover day is Sunday, although it may be possible to alter this during low and mid seasons.
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About the neighbourhood
Park Cottage is located in the quiet countryside, just 2 km from the historic thermal spa town of Salies de Béarn (which is also famous for its salt), and surrounded by Domaine Lavie’s 7 acres of grounds and gardens waiting to be explored.
Salies is a thriving town with a range of shops, lively cafés and bars and several excellent restaurants. The bustling market takes place on Thursday morning and you can pick up some local Brebis cheese or Bayonne ham along with your fresh fruit and veg. Enjoy a stroll through the flower filled lanes or up to the Pain du Sucre to meet the llamas, donkeys and goats grazing there and take in the view over Salies to really appreciate the beautiful Béarnaise architecture.
Getting around
There is so much to see and do in the area that a car really is essential to make the most of your visit to this beautiful corner of France.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Biarritz: 69.0 km
Railway: Orthez: 12.0 km
Ferry: Bilbao: 222.0 km
By plane (via Ryan Air, EasyJet, or Flybe):
Biarritz, Pau, Lourdes/Tarbes, Bordeaux, Toulouse (Blagnac), Bilbao

By ferry (via P&O Ferries/ Brittany Ferries):
Caen, St-Malo, Bilbao, Santander

By train:
Puyoo, Orthez, Dax, Biarritz
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 60.0 km.
Nearby cities
Aquitaine Gites (7,413)
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