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Live Like a Local in Charming Market Village

Region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department: Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Dept No: 64
Location: In the centre of Salies-de-Béarn
Situation: Village
Property Type: House - Terraced (210 m²)
Ref. No: 1334
Rent per month: From 1800€ pm Inclusive of some extras
Long letting period: Available year round for long lets
Min. rental period: 1 week
Bedrooms: 3 Double bedrooms. 1 Twin bedroom. King Size beds
Sleeps: 2 to 8  (4 x bedrooms)

Front door on to pedestrian only street

Front door on to pedestrian only street

Pretty medieval street at front door

Pretty medieval street at front door

Description of Property:   This traditional 3 level Béarnaise townhouse is approx. 350 years old and sits at the end of a terrace in one of the prettiest streets in the medieval village of Salies-de-Béarn in the South West of France in the department of Pyrenees Atlantique.

The house has been completely renovated to a very high spec and now comprises 4 bedrooms, two sitting rooms, a gorgeous kitchen with American style fridge/freezer, dining table with two full bathrooms including a freestanding bath and two walk-in showers. There is also an additional powder room on the ground floor along with a fully equipped laundry with extra drinks fridge, separate front load washing machine and tumble dryer.

Three of the four bedrooms are fitted with Super King size beds, while the fourth bedroom has two King Single beds. All beds have Hotel quality linen, duvets and pillows and the bathrooms are equipped with plenty of large bath towels.

There are new luxury bathrooms on each level, with the top floor bathroom featuring a walk in shower and a luxurious free standing bath. The middle level has another luxurious walk in shower and heated towel rails, and the ground floor has a pretty powder room off the second sitting room.

Live Like a Local in Charming Market Village

Tasteful combination of 17th C charm and 21st C style

Tasteful combination of 17th C charm and 21st C style

Outside Amenities:  On the top floor overlooking the village rooftops is a pretty external balcony for morning coffees and croissants.

Lovely chef's fitted kitchen

Lovely chef's fitted kitchen

Wonderful oversized gas hob and electric oven

Wonderful oversized gas hob and electric oven

Surrounding Area:  Salies de Bearn truly is an authentic French Village and one of the prettiest villages in the region with charming medieval houses and architecture set against the backdrop of the beautiful Pyrenees.

This largely undiscovered region of SW France is becoming best known for its traditional Basque way of life, and is well serviced by two international airports at Pau and Biarritz.

It is also brilliantly located for all holiday pursuits and a perfect base from which to explore the surf beaches, ski stations, Pyrenees mountains, the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage, or perfect just to simply immerse yourself in traditional French Village life.

The village offers many excellent restaurants, shops, bars, bakeries and patisseries, a cinema, an excellent CarreFour supermarket, and a golf course, and everything is within easy walking distance from the house. There is a wonderful weekly market on Thursdays, and numerous fetes throughout the year.

Salies de Bearn is also only 45 mins from the famous surf beaches of Biarritz and Hossegor, the excitement of the Pyrenees Ski Stations and the Michelin starred pinxto delights of San Sebastian.

Whatever your interests, Salies de Bearn is an excellent destination for a surfing or ski trip, a gourmet Basque getaway, or an extended French experience living and enjoying life in the midst of a thriving French village.

NOTE: Owners Kate and Jason together with their then 9 year old daughter spent 12 months living in this village before buying and renovating this property and would be more than happy to answer any questions and share their experience on things to do nearby, how to get around and general hints on living life in a traditional French village.

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Heating system: Excellent electric heating in all bedrooms, bathrooms, kitchen, corridors and sitting rooms.
Services / Facilities: Mains water. Mains drainage. Electricity. Telephone. WiFi Broadband Internet Access. Television. DVD.
Superfast and unlimted WiFI and flatscreen tvs
Kitchen Facilities: Conventional oven. Hob. Microwave. Fridge. Freezer. Combined Fridge/Freezer. Dishwasher. Washing Machine. Tumble Dryer.
Gorgeous fitted kitchen featuring stone island bench and stools and large dining table for lovely long lunches.
Additional Info: Not suitable for children. No smokers. No pets allowed.
Free parking is plentiful in the surrounding streets

Distance to Nearest (in kms):

Village/Town: On the doorstep, in Salies de Bearn
Supermarket: On the doorstep, in Salies de Bearn
Shops: On the doorstep, in Salies de Bearn
Market: Weekly in Salies on Thursdays (end of street)
Airport: Pau 45mins and Biarritz 45mins by car, Bordeaux 2hrs by car
Train Station: Puyoo 9 kms
Bus Station: N/A
Port: N/A

Pricing Info:  Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, June, Sept, Oct, Nov, Dec
Long term lets (6 months or more): from €1800 per month which includes linen, towels, water, gas, unlimited superfast WiFi. Excludes electricity which is charged quarterly at cost based on usage.

Short term lets (less than 6 months): from €1800 per month which includes linen, towels, water, gas, unlimited superfast WiFi and reasonable electricity usage (up to €100 per month).

NOTE: Summer prices in JULY and AUGUST are from €3000 per month - minimum booking period of 1 week - please check weekly prices below or enquire directly

To confirm your booking a 50% deposit is payable. The balance (along with a refundable damages bond of 10% to a maximum of €555) is due one month prior to arrival.

Availability: This property is available year round for longer lets.

Please contact me for any questions regarding availability.

This property is available for weekly summer holiday rentals.

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Name: Kate Fraser
Telephone: +61(0)4380 46852
Website: https://www.rent-frenchvillagehouse.com/
Languages spoken: English
Time to contact: Anytime

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