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Watermill Pyrenees Pau, Aquitaine, Southern France

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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Eysus, Bearn, Bearn-Basque Country, Pyrenees-Atlantiques, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
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.

Your car has to be be parked on the other side of the river from where a private bridge gives you access to the house. A small branch of the river runs under the house. The water flow is regulated by a lock further upstream.

From your bedroom you have a beautiful view on t...
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Listing #FKN2931306
About the Owner
Chris S
Languages spoken:German, English, Italian, French, Dutch
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2014
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

Wow! I don't really know where to start. Idyllic location along a clean, clear rushing river in the shadow of the Pyrenees. Chris and Anna have loving restored a historic building to a piece of art. Outside is rustic charm that blends naturally with the...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank James S
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 July 2016


Date of stay: May 2016
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Reviewed 23 June 2016

The watermill has great style, a beautifully restored building with a contemporary interior. Every amenity is available for the traveller and the hosts have boundless information and maps about the area and everything it has to offer. We are an older couple travelling through various...More

Date of stay: June 2016
Thank HelenT54
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Water Views
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    2 Full baths
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  • Cleaning fee: $100 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
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 beautif... more
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