Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Arnauton, Midi-Pyrennes, France, sleeps 8-16 in 8 bedrooms.
Set in 5 acres of beautiful grounds, with a tennis court and swimming pool as well as a barbecue area, this house offers spacious and comfortable holiday accommodation for families and groups of friends. With fantastic natural light, and airy rooms, Arnauton cleverly combines old with new to create a family friendly yet stylish retreat.
The main house consists of two wings housing 6 double or twin bedrooms, 2 of them en suite, one of them downstairs with access to a bathroom. Also in the main house is a fully fitted kitchen with an American fridge, large dining room with a wood burning stove and a substantial sitting room with an open fire.
A summer salon and mezzanine balcony looks out onto the large swimming pool with a constant depth of 1.4m. In the salon, there are games facilities comprising table tennis, pool and table football. A large covered patio area with a charcoal barbecue, overlooking the formal Italianate garden, provides a perfect space for al fresco dining and relaxing. To the rear of the house is the tennis court.
Additional space with 2 further bedrooms is found in The Lodge, a barn conversion located just below the pool and a few steps from the main house. A fully fitted kitchen and open plan dining/sitting area provide extra living space. From the terrace, there are splendid views with the Pyrenees visible in certain conditions.
5 satellite TVs, CD and DVD player, internet access, telephone, dishwashers and washing machines all make for an easy and relaxing holiday. All linen is provided and there is full central heating.
With the house as your base, there are many activities within easy reach: Walking - the rolling countryside provides great variety, and there are many old bastide villages to explore. Golf, horse riding, fishing are all within easy reach. All main services are less than 10 minutes by car. Each day of the week there are markets at one of the nearby Gascony towns, and foie gras and Armagnac are local delicacies waiting to be enjoyed.
You can reach Arnauton by road - approximately ten hours drive from Calais, by plane - 90 minutes drive from Bordeaux, Toulouse or Pau, or by train to Agen - a 50 minute drive.
November - April: £1500 (per week)
May, June, September & October: £2500
July - August: £4000
Christmas, New Year and Easter weeks: £2500