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Maison Berchon

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.

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 top to bottom while...
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Listing #HL164342
About the Owner
Yolanda and Tony P
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2011
Interaction with guests
We live next door if you need advice about the local area and happy to help.
Reviews from our community
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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful time in this lovely, spacious home. Tony and Yolanda were very responsive hosts: very friendly and helpful without being intrusive. The pool area was beautiful. We also appreciated the many other diversions for kids: foozball, ping pong, board games etc. Location...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank Bonnie B
yoyo822, VR Owner at Maison Berchon, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Bonnie Thank you so much for your comments. We greatly enjoyed meeting you and are delighted that you enjoyed your stay.

Reviewed 19 October 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...More

Date of stay: July 2014
Thank Helen T
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Reviewed 17 October 2014

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...More

Date of stay: August 2014
1  Thank miss_pally
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • 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.Multi-games table in den and board games, books, DVDs and magazines available for when you want to relax indoors. Wii console with games. Official rating 4* (Inspection Classement Hotel)
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Suitable for older children due to many stairs or smaller children bearing in mind the nature of the house layout. Cots and highchairs available on request. Pets allowed, please...
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
    2 Fulls
    4 Twins
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Dates Min stay Per week
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23 Oct 2018 -
15 Dec 2018
7 nights
16 Dec 2018 -
12 Jan 2019
7 nights
13 Jan 2019 -
5 Apr 2019
7 nights
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to British Pounds and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: £200 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Prices include all utilities, linen, towels and welcome pack.

The local taxe de sejour of 77¢ 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.

We accept payments by cheque or bank transfer in GBP or Euro.
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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.

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 and fitness centre...
Getting around
A car is highly recommended.
There is a bus service but they are few and far between.
Train station not too far away.
To go to the centre of Nay, for the shops, and restaurants, it is within walking distance from the house.
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. Cheap car hire. Ferry or shuttle and then drive - 10h 30 from Boulogne, mainly on French motorways, without stops. 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.
Nearby cities
Aquitaine Gites (7,425)
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