Luxury Self Contained Country House
Country house with 4 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms and private pool in Salles, the South of France
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Country house to rent in Salles, the South of France
Country house overview - owner's description
Luxury self contained 300 year old French country house, private pool and terrace area with stunning views of the Pyrenees ski fields, Lourdes nearby.
Unique, traditional, cutting edge, refreshing, imaginative – the Pyrenees has it all and more. Whether you're looking for inspiration, action, relaxation or want to discover Pyrenees's hidden treasures, explore the Pyrenees your own way.
Situated at the base of the Haute Pyrenees within the village of Salles-Argeles, 'Le Belvedere' is the perfect place for whatever event or activity holiday you are planning – or just for total relaxation in a stunning setting. 'Le Belvedere' gives you a perfect base for canyoning, hiking
cycling, skiing, exploring the area’s history, a family reunion,. a wedding party or as a pilgrimage to the historic location of Lourdes.
Le Belvedere is a beautiful private home and one you can make yours for the duration of your stay. We have created an ambiance to match the location – a sense of style, comfort and understated luxury that is inviting and intimate – simply perfect.
The current owners of Le Belvedere take the opportunity to enjoy the relaxing French countryside when visiting the Pyrenees and would like to invite you to experience this wonderful property.
Interior description of Le Belvedere
Food and wine are at the heart of the people of the French Pyrenees and certainly look no further than Vallees des Gaves for unique and wonderful local specialities that can be enjoyed in this magnificent dining room. Our dining room seats 10 people however it can seat 12 - 14 comfortably. You do not need visit restaurants to enjoy French cuisine - be adventurous prepare the meals yourself and enjoy and relish in the wonder of French cuisine and wine.
Warmed in winter by the massive open fireplace and in summer the Grand Salon opens on to the terrace overlooking the magical Haute Pyrenees. The Grand Salon is the heart of the house where you can enjoy wonderful evenings in summer or winter with a glass of wine and wonderful friends.
You may want to eat in one of the many wonderful local restaurants - however who could not resist the temptation to test your skills on the wonderful and tasty array of local French Pyrannean produce. Cook to your hearts and your guests content in your own French kitchen.
Want to relax and catch up on the news from home or keep the kids entertained with a DVD or board game? With over 200 Cable channels and a selection of DVD's in multi languages (usually French and English) we are sure that your entertainment needs and those of your children will be catered to.
A charmingly beautiful bedroom, in warm golds and burgundys, to rest after enjoying the excitement and beauty of the Haute Pyrenees - it is said that people sleep soundly and restfully in the mountains. This room comes with an adjoining sitting room and en-suite bathroom.
These two rooms provide stunning views from the top level of the house across the expansive valleys below. Charmingly furnished in antiques each room has a double and single bed with en-suite bathrooms.
This room is comfortably furnished for either children or adults and also has an adjoining bathroom en-suite.
Please note that all bedrooms on the first and second floor are accessible by stairs only.
The Grounds of Le Belvedere
The pool, terrace and BBQ area is yours to enjoy! The pool is alarmed to ensure water safety and the terrace area is fitted with a barbeque to enjoy those wonderful summer evenings and spectacular views of the mountains.
Spring at Le Belvedere is truly breathtaking. The garden comes alive with colour and fragrance that lasts throught summer. Autumn offers up a spectacular display of olds, reds and browns, while winter transforms Le Belvedere into a beautiful snow covered hideaway. Any time of the year is truly magical.
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Outside this country house in Salles, the South of FranceThis country house is in the countryside and in a quiet area near the mountains. 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.
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4 bedrooms, Sleeps 10:
- 1 king size bed and en suite
- 1 double bed and en suite
- 3 single beds and en suite
- 1 double bed and en suite
There is also 1 cot
8 bathrooms including 4 en suites, 5 Separate WC's
CD player, DVD/Blu-ray player, Internet, Radio, TV Languages in Local, Satellite / cable
Living area seats 10, Dining area seats 10, 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, Infants, Smoking, Pets
Le Belvedere' is unique to the Valley and was originally built over 300 years ago. Since that time as been a government building, local council house, school, and private residence. The 300 year old wooden staircase is heritage listed for its unique construction as it is entirely free standing without vertical support beams. The magnificent staircase is still in its original state and with minor restoration work, stands as strong as at the time it was built. The house is built from stone and chestnut wood and is finished in walnut. It features built-in walnut cupboards and doors mostly in their original state that have seen over 300 years with very little restoration work needed. The floors in the master bedroom are still in their original state and are made of chestnut parquetry.
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