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Maison Uhalborda

Farmhouse -
4 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Larribar-Sorhapuru, Basque Country, Pyrenees-Atlantiques, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
A beautiful and tranquil Basque farmhouse from where you can walk for miles, cycle into the local town, tour the fantastic midi-pyrenees area or just de-camp to the beach for the day. Perched on a hillside the house enjoys a secluded position with no immediate neighbours yet you are within 5 minutes of the lovely traditional market town of St Palais with its impressive architecture and huge choice of restaurants, bars and shops. Recently renovated, the farmhouse will amaze you when you enter as it has a designer interior feel and offers the comforts of a modern home, yet retains much of its lovely old original character. With four large bedrooms (1 en suite), the property easily accommodates eight people but could take up to ten, and is ideal for families or groups. One of the double bedrooms is downstairs with its own bathroom and lou... Read more
Listing #HL56846
About the Owner
Julia A
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:77%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:April 2008
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Reviewed 9 September 2016

I stayed in this Gite with family and friends for 10 days. The Gite was wonderful, the owner has clearly thought of everything so it felt like a home from home for us all. With four large rooms and one downstairs with its own en...More

Date of stay: September 2016
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Date of stay: July 2012
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Reviewed 21 August 2018
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Date of stay: August 2018
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(4)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
Additional amenities & feature info
Ground floor -
Large, open-plan kitchen, dining and sitting area - a truly enormous room with wood-burning stove and access to front and back gardens. There is also a 'snug' leading off this room with another wood burning stove and a sofa-bed.
Kitchen area - equipped with modern appliances, washing-dryer and dishwasher
Dining area - with large table and 6 chairs
Sitting area - with wood burning stove and logs provided, television and sofas
Bedroom 1 - with double bed and en suite shower-room, chest of drawers, wardrobe and bedside tables. Access to the garden

First floor -
Large mezzanine landing area with rooms leading off:
Bedrooms 2 double bedroom with chest of drawers, wardrobe and bedside tables
Bedroom 3 double bedroom with chest of drawers, wardrobe and bedside tables...
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    4 Fulls
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  • Cleaning fee: ₹ 4,975 / stay - Fee
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These rates represent the cost for the property irrespective of group size and include all electricity, water, linen and towels. Discounts available for late bookings; please enquire.
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About the neighbourhood
The nearest town is St Palais; a market town with a good selection of shops (including bakers and supermarket), and restaurants, including the Hotel de la Paix and the Hotel du Trinquet. There is also a heated lido and tennis courts. St Palais hosts a number of festivals throughout the year, including the annual Force Basque festival during August; a celebration of Basque culture and life, with traditional music, food and dancing.

Close to the house, the Compostelle de St Jacques (the ancient pilgrimage route to Spain) runs along the bottom of the hill, and there is good walking both from the house and in the surrounding area. The area is also a haven for cyclists. East of St Palais can be found the Grottes (Caves) d'Isturitz and Oxocelhaya.

The house is around 45 minutes fro...
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Biarritz: 43.0 km
Railway: Biarritz: 43.0 km
The house is a similar distance from Biarritz or Pau airport; just over 40 km from each (around 45 minutes and 1 hour respectively). Cheap flights are available from Ryanair from Stansted to Biarritz or Pau, and Easyjet from Bristol to Biarritz

Additionally it is possible to fly to Bordeaux and drive (an easy 2 hour drive) - Flybe from Southampton or Bristol

From Pau airport, drive west along the A64, then south-west on the D933

From Biarritz airport, drive east along the A64, then south east on the D11

There are train stations in both Biarritz and Pau.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 43.0 km.
Nearby cities
Aquitaine Gites (7,425)
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