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Maison Berchon

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Maison Berchon - a classic French townhouse
4.5 of 5 bubbles
Very good
18 reviews
Maison Berchon - a classic French townhouse
The south-facing pool with rolling safety cover
View from the table-tennis table towards the pool's Roman steps
Roses and flowering bushes surround the sunny pool
Spacious first floor double bedroom.
Spacious double under the eaves
The first-floor bathroom
Top-floor walk-in shower
Part of the well-equipped kitchen
The cheerful dining area
Comfy sofas in the salon
The stunning Bearnaise staircase
Modern stairs leading to the games room
Games room with garden access
Private garden with barbecue
View of mountains from a bedroom
Henri IV's château in Pau
Carnival time in Nay
Happy crowd at Nay fetes
The parade of floats at Nay fetes
The stunning backdrop of the Pyrenees in winter as seen from the Gave de Pau in Nay
Park next to Gave de Pau in Nay
The sandy beach at Baudreix
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Overview
Holiday Rental House -
4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Nay, Bearn, Bearn-Basque Country, Pyrenees-Atlantiques, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Maison Berchon is in a quiet location, yet only 30 minutes from historic Pau and world-famous Lourdes. So, there's plenty of sightseeing if you tire of relaxing in the garden or by the pool. Want to be even more active? Take your pick from golf, rambling, horse-riding, fishing and water sports - or, in winter, skiing, with both Cauterets and Gourettes just an hour away. Shopping in Nay's busy market is a delight and you can walk to the local baker for the all-important breakfast croissants.<BR><BR>The sitting room balcony overlooks the private garden, where there's plenty of space for children to play, trees to give shade and an area for al fresco eating. With 2 double and 2 twin bedrooms, the house is ideal for a large family, two smaller ones or a group of friends. The house has been newly renovated from to... Read more
About the Owner, Yolanda and Tony P
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 15 days ago
Listed since : Apr 2011
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 18 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL164342
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4.5 of 5 bubbles Very good - based on 18 reviews
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Helen T
London, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2014 for a stay in July 2014

I stayed for a week with a group of friends and would definitely recommend it. The house is beautiful, spacious and extremely well-equipped, and Tony and Yolanda are brimming with local knowledge and suggestions of things to do, even if we didn't often venture farther than the pool!

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miss_pall...
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2014 for a stay in August 2014
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person found this review helpful

Fantastic, well equipped house in the quiet, relaxing setting of Nay. The pool and garden provide an environment perfect for relaxing. Nay itself is a lovely little town to have a look around, I recommend visiting the market. Overall, a lovely stay at Maison Berchon - thank you Tony and Yolanda.

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TravelBug...
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2014 for a stay in September 2014

Lovely old house, with modern bathrooms, a delight to stay there and the spiral staircase was beautiful. The pool was a bonus that we used nearly every day as it was so hot. It was a home from home, from handy basic ingredients in the kitchen, to the good supply of books and games. Great hosts, very friendly and helpful...

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Amenities
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Quality Travertine-tiled bathrooms with thermostatic shower mixers and all-white suites. Separate utility room with third loo. Electric window shutters to most windows.<BR><BR>Multi-games table in den and board games, books, DVDs and magazines available for when you want to relax indoors. Wii console with games.<BR><BR>Official rating 4* (Inspection Classement Hotel)
House rules
    Ask about kids
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    Smoking allowed
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£800
1 Apr 2017 -
30 Jun 2017
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7 nights
£1,000
1 Jul 2017 -
15 Sep 2017
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7 nights
£1,400
16 Sep 2017 -
22 Oct 2017
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7 nights
£1,000
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Prices include all utilities, linen, towels and welcome pack.

The local taxe de sejour of 70¢ per head per night is payable on arrival or deducted from the security deposit refund.

Refundable security deposit of £200 required with final balance payment.

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About the neighbourhood
Nay is a bastide (Medieval new town) dating back to 1302 and you can still see parts of the original walls. Take the time to visit the lovely 15th century St Vincent church and Renaissance Maison Carrée in the centre of town and the unique Musée du Beret. For arts lovers, the Minoterie, an old industrial warehouse converted into studio and exhibition space, holds regular art shows – as does the Maison Carrée, which also has exhibits about the local area, including its rich industrial heritage. Maison Berchon itself was built by one of Nay's major 19th century textiles magnates.<BR><BR>The Gave de Pau runs through the town and offers lots of opportunities for fishing, riverside walks and water sports. Nay also has a very modern swim pool - Nayeo - with plume, two pools a... more
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Lourdes: 28.0 km
Railway: Coarraze-Nay: 0.5 km
Ferry: Bilbao: 284.0 km
Fly to Pau from Paris - just 32km or 45 minutes easy drive away. Cheap flights to Lourdes (40 minutes by car) or Biarritz (1h 30) by Ryanair. Or you can fly EasyJet from Gatwick to Bordeaux - and take the A65 motorway direct to Pau. <BR><BR>Cheap car hire from www.carhire3000.com.<BR><BR>Ferry or shuttle and then drive - 10h 30 from Boulogne, mainly on French motorways, without stops.<BR><BR>We can give you detailed directions and advice when you book.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 4.0 km.
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