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Country property with private pool. France


Farmhouse in Aquitane, France

Property Details of Aquitane Farmhouse

Lasgraves is a fully restored Gascon maison of considerable character and style. It is of traditional stone and mortar construction featuring oak beams, light and airy rooms, all typical of the area and period. The accommodation comprises - a fully fitted kitchen, dining-breakfast room, large sitting room with open fireplace, four bedrooms, two bathrooms, a large terrace with canopy and enjoys the benefit of a private 8 metre circular swimming pool, all in just over half an acre of enclosed gardens. Lasgraves is surrounded by rural countryside, the ambience being one of peace and tranquility. Lagraves offers a high standard of accommodation and furnishings for your holiday comfort. A fully fitted kitchen with dishwasher, microwave, fridge-freezer, washing machine and comprehensive inventory ensures a home from home feeling. The dining - breakfast room overlooks the garden and pool. The large sitting room with it's open fireplace has French windows to the gardens and the canopied terrace. A bathroom equipped with a bath with shower over, bidet and wash basin, together with a separate W.C. completes the ground floor accommodation. On the first floor, two double bedded bedrooms are complemented by two twin single bedded bedrooms, together with a further bathroom comprising shower, wash basin and W.C. A baby's cot is available on request. All modern facilities for indoor and outdoor living are provided including outdoor tables, chairs, sun-loungers, parasols, BBQ etc. Inclusive linen and towels are provided on a per stay basis and prices also include all gas, water and electricity, except heating. WiFi Internet access and UK Free Channel TV also provided. The pool is 8 metres in diameter and has a uniform depth of 1.15 metres. The pool is fitted with an alarm to comply with French regulations and is cleaned and maintained daily.Please note however we do not provide any supervisory services and therefore pool safety, particularly with regard to children, is entirely your responsibility. 

Local Area Details

Lasgraves is 3 kms from the small medievalvillage of Labastide dArmagnac a 13th century Gascon bastide. The centre piece of the village is the Place Royale. Elegant arcades surround the Place Royale which in the Summer months hosts many leisure and cultural activities such as antique craft and artisan fairs local produce markets expositions or perhaps arranged with candlelit tables for various fetes with music and dancing.

Labastide d'Armagnac offers local shopping facilities together with a doctor and chemist The local towns of St Justin Villeneuve de Marsan Cazaubon and Eauze provide their own splash of local colour with markets fetes and cultural activities Close by there are many other facilities to enjoy including several excellent restaurants museums and tours Outdoor activities including horse riding fishing water skiing canoeing cycling tennis walking and golf are all available locally.

Labastide dArmagnac is also situated in the Bas Armaganc district and is home to some of the best producers of the Internationally renowned AOC Gascon brandy Armagnac. Many of these producers offer tours, expositions and most certainly tasting which is not be missed.

Further afield to the North lies Bordeaux with its old town and renowned wine producing areas of Medoc St Emillion Sauternes and Cognac to name but a few.

To the West lies the Cote d'Argent with miles of golden sand with safe patrolled pools or wild Atlantic breakers for surfing. The coastal towns of Biarritz and St Jean de Luz offer elegant shops restaurants boat tours and fishing trips.

To the East lies the Midi Pyrenees with miles of rolling countryside and the market towns of Auch, Agen and Toulouse.

To the South lies the Pyrenees the Spanish border and the Pays Basque providing spectacular scenery, mountain railways, restaurants all with a touch of Spanish culture.

Between all of these lies the pine clad countryside of Les Landes most of which is protected Natural Park status offering walking picnicking museums and preserved Gascon heritage sites.

On a culinary note the local area is famous for foie gras (duck liver), confit de canard (duck conserved in it own fat), maigret de canard (grilled duck breast), poulet Landais (chicken as chicken is supposed to be), garbure (a rich Gascon soup), sanglier (wild boar), palombes (wild pigeons), tourtieres (a light pastry dessert with prunes or apples and Armagnac), plus all the fruits vegetables, crepes, patisserie, etc you would expect,from,such a gastronomic area of,France.

The Atlantic coast offers seafood aficionados all the delights of les fruits de mer including lobster, langoustine, oysters, prawns, together with a wide variety of fresh fish.

Local wines include Tursan, Madiran, Saint Mont, Chalosse with the ever popular Bordeaux and St Emillion in evidence everywhere.

The Office de Tourisme located in the Place Royale of Labstide d'Armagnac will be very happy to advise on local attractions and facilities and will help with bookings if required

Country property with private pool. France Property Information

Location:Aquitane, France
This Property Sleeps:8
Minimum Price Per Week:€1025
Maximum Price Per Week:€1675
Nearest Airport:Biarritz (BIQ), France (airport code BIQ)

Property Features

  • Has a Pool
  • Close to a golf course
  • Children are allowed

Accommodation and Facilities Summary

Bathroom Bathrooms 1, Toilets 2, Shower Rooms 1, Bidets
Bedroom Doubles 2, Twins 2
Dining Dining room table, Seating for 8 People, Dining room
Entertainment TV
Kitchen Crockery & Cutlery Provided, Microwave, Dishwasher, Washing Machine, Hob, Oven, Freezer, Microwave, Grill, Toaster
Laundry Washing Machine Provided, Linen Provided, Towels Provided, Iron, Ironing Board
Living Room Seating for 8 People, Sofas 3, Armchairs 1, Fireplace
Local Activities Cycling, Fishing, Golf, Horse Riding, Sailing, Tennis, Water Skiing, Swimming, Walking, Windsurfing, Surfing, Water Sports
Local Area Quiet Bars and Pubs, Restaurants, Distance to Local Town Centre 2km, The local town is Sleepy
Location Distance to beach <100m, Distance to convenience store 2km, Distance to local restaraunts 2km, Distance to Airport 50-100km, In the Country
Outside Barbecue, Patio, Parking, Terrace, Garden, Outside Tap
Suitability No Pets, Family Oriented, Children Welcome
Accommodation Accommodation Type: Self Catering, Size: Spacious, Changeover Day Sat
Theme Away from it all

Contact Information for Country property with private pool. France

Name: Grahame Shaw
Telephone: 33-558-446998
Alt Telephone: 44-1484-904535
Fax: --
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Farmhouse in Aquitane, France