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Holiday gite near Argeles-Gazost - Happy Pyrenees

28 reviews
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Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
1 night minimum
Holiday Rental House
Happy Pyrenees - surrounded by mountains - is situated minutes from the town of Argeles-Gazost within the Parc National des Pyrenees in the village of Ayros-Arbouix. There is plenty to do if you like the outdoors; skiing, walking, cycling, paragliding, climbing, canyoning, rafting, canoeing, golf, tennis, horseriding. There are also many local places of interest, including the pilgrimage site in Lourdes. It is just a 10 minute drive to the grotto from Happy Pyrenees, where you can stay peacefully away from the hustle and bustle of the town. Or if you prefer why not spend some time relaxing at the newly renovated Thermes in Argeles-Gazost. Situated in the grounds of the resident English owner's property - they will be more than happy to point you in the right direction with their local...Happy Pyrenees - surrounded by mountains - is situated minutes from the town of Argeles-Gazost within the Parc National des Pyrenees in the village of Ayros-Arbouix. There is plenty to do if you like the outdoors; skiing, walking, cycling, paragliding, climbing, canyoning, rafting, canoeing, golf, tennis, horseriding. There are also many local places of interest, including the pilgrimage site in Lourdes. It is just a 10 minute drive to the grotto from Happy Pyrenees, where you can stay peacefully away from the hustle and bustle of the town. Or if you prefer why not spend some time relaxing at the newly renovated Thermes in Argeles-Gazost. Situated in the grounds of the resident English owner's property - they will be more than happy to point you in the right direction with their local knowledge. The accommodation sleeps 4-6 people, has an open plan ground floor, including a fully equipped kitchenette, sitting / dining area with a separate laundry room. The first floor has two good sized bedrooms. Bedroom one has a double bed and an en suite shower and wc. Bedroom two has two single beds but can accommodate a third and is served by a separate shower room and wc. All rooms are heated by electric radiators. We cannot accept animals as we have a dog of our own.More
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About the Owner
Tracey S
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:92%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2010
Interaction with guests
One of the family is always here to welcome new guests to Happy Pyrenees. We are always at hand to help with any enquiry or the smallest of problems - booking restaurants, advice about the surrounding area of Argeles-Gazost / walks / cycling and assisting with any language / communication problems where we can. We are happy to arrange fridge stocking / meals, prior to arrival with advance notice or arrange bike hire. Our aim is for you to have a memorable and happy stay with us.
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

We stayed at this beautiful gite for a week at the end of July beginning of August. Tim and Tracey ( and Eddie the dog) are perfect hosts and are very welcoming. The gite is close to all the famous "Tour de France" mountain climbs...More

Date of stay: July 2017
1  Thank Clairabelly
TraceyS1960, VR Owner at Holiday gite near Argeles-Gazost - Happy Pyrenees, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Thank you C. It was a real pleasure to meet you and your lovely family - so glad you enjoyed your stay - looking forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 14 March 2017

This was the second time my friend and I had stayed in Les Volets Verts, the first being 6 years ago. The gite and the area were just as good as we remembered. The Gite: The gite was very comfortable and spotlessly clean with everything...More

Date of stay: September 2016
1  Thank Dave A
Management response:Responded 16 March 2017

Thank you so much Dave for your great comments - really very much appreciated. I do hope you won't leave it another 6 years before coming back to visit!

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Reviewed 9 October 2016

We were 2 couples on a cycling holiday and could not have been more happy with our choice of accommodation. As previous reviews have stated the house was extremely well equipped, spotlessly clean and ideally situated. All modern conveniences whilst maintaining the character of the...More

Date of stay: September 2016
Thank susier34
Reviewed 29 August 2016

I stayed at Volet Verts for 6 nights in August 2016. Very comfortable, very clean accommodation, everything one could need in a postcard French rural location! Contains a well appointed kitchen (I like to cook for myself - so was perfect) TV, high speed Wi-Fi,...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank Cruiser372853
Management response:Responded 4 September 2016

Many thanks - it was a real pleasure to meet you and we hope you'll come back and see us soon.

Reviewed 25 August 2016

This beautiful, well-equipped gite is one of the nicest places we have ever stayed. Tracey and Tim were wonderfully welcoming and so helpful with local amenities and suggestions of things to do. The gite itself was very comfortable and had plenty space for our two...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank femck
Management response:Responded 4 September 2016

Thank you for your kind words - and best of luck with your new venture!

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Shared Garden
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Skiing: Property Is In A Ski Resort
Ping Pong Table
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
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About the neighbourhood
Whether you come for:-The cycling - this area is a Mecca for both road and mountain bike enthusiasts. Many of the famous climbs of the Tour de France, including Hautacam, Ardiden, Soulor, Aubisque and Tourmalet are within easy striking distance and there are up to 1150km covering 73 marked off-road routes for the mountain biker. If you find the mountains a bit fierce you can roll back out of the valley, beyond Lourdes, and enjoy the flatter countryside.The walking - possibilities are endless - there is something for all levels of fitness. Explore this spectacular mountain area on well marked paths, which could transport you on a nice gentle stroll or to the summit of the Vignemal at over 3,000 metres. Or for really serious mountain trekking there are expert guides.The skiing - with th...
Getting around
It is recommended to have a car, but there is a bus service from Lourdes (main rail station) to Argeles. And taxis are available from Lourdes (Tarbes) airport - around 20 minutes from Happy Pyrenees.
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