Smallwater Lakes Lodge (la Grange), South West France.
Country house with 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and swimming pool in Dax, France
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From £627 per week
Country house to rent in Dax, France
Country house overview - owner's description
Holiday home in the Aquitaine with private fishing lake. This beautifully restored farmhouse barn is ideal for family vacations in the French countryside.
"La grange" is a traditionally converted farmhouse barn on 5.5 acres of land.
It sleeps 9 and 1 baby.
There is a master bedroom that is air conditioned,
one twin bedroom with two large single beds,
a mezzanine bedroom with one single bed and one double.
plus a ground floor bedroom with double bed
A portable cot is also available & there is also a double sofa bed in the living room.
"La grange" is central heated & also has a large log burning fire for the colder months.
It is fully equipped, with everything usually found at home, including UK free to air satellite TV.
Linen and towels are included.
There is a covered terrace for dining and lounging outside
with a large barbecue plus a 5 meter diameter round above ground swimming pool.
All situated on the grounds of a 1 acre private fishing lake containing carp up to 60lb. etc.
You can fish all day and night if you want at no extra cost.
The local Area is ideal for walking and cycling, as it is very rural,
but it is also within easy reach of all amenities.
Your own transport is advised.
Dax is Famed for its natural hot water springs of 62.4 degrees centigrade
and healing mud from the River Adour.
The Roman baths are a focal point for Dax and There are several
hot water outlets around the town,
where you can take a mud bath,
or just bathe in the waters.
In August Dax holds its annual fete,
two weeks of celebrations ending in a magnificent firework display.
Biarritz is a lovely town with lots of shops for the girls ,
a beautiful rocky coastline with sandy beaches and is todays Europes surf capital
and is only a 30 minutes drive. Biarritz also has an international airport.
Bayonne Famous for its "fête" - 5 days of non-stop festivities
is also known for its bull fighting in August, and its famous ham.
(Danish bacon is still the best!) 30 minutes drive
St Jean de Luz, the old "Pirates town"
with a beautiful harbour
and in the place Louis XIV are the ever popular artists,
who display their paintings along the street.
You can even get your portrait painted "while you wait".
In the harbour you can take a boat to see the sights.
It has a wonderful sandy beach in a natural bay. 40 minutes drive.
Salies de bearn also a beautiful spar town renowned for its natural salt water
is only a 20 minute drive with its golf course and local fetes
Pau is a 45 mins. drive away with its international airport and is a wonderful town to go for a day ,
it is full of shops , restaurants and bars .
It also has a little English shop where you could get your English bangers from.
The Pyreenees are about 50 mins drive to the ski slopes for winter or hiking in the summer ,
there are lots of sites to see up there , definitely worth a trip
The Dune du pyla is a 2 hrs drive and is the largest sand dune in Europe .
There are steps to get to the top but it is still a hard walk . Also a definite place to go .
Carcassonne is a 2.30 hrs drive a medieval town with very nice restaurants
and lots of sites to see including the dungeons
This country house has 7 verified reviews.
7 out of 7 people recommend staying here
Again a great stay at a great place good fishing friendly owners really recamend this for a chilled out holiday
Lovely holiday owners very friendly will deffinally be going back next year best holiday we have had
This is the second time we have stayed here as a family. It is the best venue we have ever stayed at for our annual family fishing holiday in France.
We had a wonderful holiday. The property was beautiful and was very clean. Couldnt ask for more!
Gite owners are both very helpful and friendly.
The gite has every thing that you could possibly need. The surrounding area is beautiful with lots of places to visit all within easy reach.
This country house is:
Outside this country house in Dax, FranceThis country house is in the countryside and in a quiet area near the waterfront. It has a pool, a balcony, a barbecue, outside lighting and a garden. Car hire is necessary as the renter will need a car to get about for shopping, eating out and the beach; however parking is available if required.
Prices and availability
Updated 13 October 2016
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Changeover days and minimum stays
- 1 September 2016 - 30 June 2017: the minimum stay is 3 nights.
- 1 July - 31 August 2017: changeover day is Saturday, bookings must be for whole weeks only and the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 1 September 2017 - 30 June 2018: the minimum stay is 3 nights.
- 1 July - 31 August 2018: changeover day is Saturday, bookings must be for whole weeks only and the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 1 September 2018 - 30 June 2019: the minimum stay is 3 nights.
- 1 July - 31 August 2019: changeover day is Saturday, bookings must be for whole weeks only and the minimum stay is 7 nights.
short stay extra.
£150.00 per booking if the booking is for less than 4 nights, paid with booking
4 bedrooms, Sleeps 9:
- 1 king size bed
- 2 single beds
- 1 single bed, 1 double bed
- 1 king size bed
There is also 1 double sofa bed in living room, 2 cots
2 bathrooms, 2 Separate WC's
CD player, DVD/Blu-ray player, Internet / WI-FI, Radio, TV Languages in English, French, Local, Satellite / cable
Living area seats 7, Dining area seats 10, Air conditioning, Central heating, Open fire, Clothes drier, Hair dryer, Iron / board, Towels / linen, Washing machine, Car hire essential
Cooker, Crockery, Cutlery, Dishwasher, Fridge, Freezer, Glassware, Kettle, Microwave, Oven, Pots / pans, Toaster
Balcony or terrace, Barbecue, Outside lighting, Parking, Private garden
Children, Hen or stag groups, Infants, Single gender groups, Restricted mobility , Pets
The second twin bedroom sleeps 3, it has 1 double bed and 1 single bed.
Private Owner From Clermont, France Member since Feb 2009
Past bookings: 104 bookings
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