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Holiday gite near Argeles-Gazost - Volets Verts

'Volets Verts'
27 reviews
'Volets Verts'
Winter view from the gite
Double bedroom (1)
Living Area
Dining Area
Twin bedroom (2)
View of the garden
The park at Argeles
The Casino, Argeles
The Church, Argeles
Top of the World (Hautacam)
Summer view of the Pyrenees
1 of 2 shower rooms
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2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Ayros-Arbouix, Hautes-Pyrenees, Occitanie
Surrounded by mountains - Volets Verts - is situated minutes from the town of Argeles-Gazost within the Parc National des Pyrenees. 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 Volets Verts, 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.

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, includin...
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About the Owner, Tracey S
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 8 days ago
Listed since : Apr 2010
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 27 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
One of the family is always here to welcome new guests. We are always at hand to help with any enquiry or the smallest of problems - booking restaurants, advice about the area / 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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Listing #HL126161
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Excellent - based on 27 reviews
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Level 2 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2017 for a stay in July 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 which my husband really enjoyed on his bike. The gite was clean and cosy and...

Management response:

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.


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Dave A
1 review
Reviewed 14 March 2017 for a stay in September 2016

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 we needed for a weeks stay including good fast WiFi and a very well equipped...

Management response:

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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Beziers, France
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 for a stay in September 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 old property. Great wifi connection and very spacious for 4 adults. The owners, Tim and...

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    1 Shower
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Sofa
    2 Twins
    1 King
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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 2 nights
7 Apr 2018 -
6 Jul 2018
Mid season
2 nights
7 Jul 2018 -
31 Aug 2018
High season
7 nights -- --
1 Sep 2018 -
2 Nov 2018
Mid season
2 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: £175 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
We can accept payment by sterling or euro cheque (exchange rate confirmed on day of booking) Paypal (plus 4% commission) or cash in euros.
Receipt of 25% deposit cheque secures booking
Refundable damage caution £250 / cleaning caution of £50
Electricity chargeable at 10cents/kw between 15th October and 15th April.
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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... more
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 us.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Lourdes Tarbes: 25.0 km
Railway: Lourdes: 14.0 km
Ferry: Santander: 410.0 km
By Air: Stanstead - Lourdes (30 minutes drive) every Tuesday + Saturday. Gatwick to Toulouse and Stanstead to Biarritz (both 2 hours drive). By Train: TGV links directly into Tarbes (30 minutes) or Lourdes (just 10 minutes) takes approximately 8 hours from Paris from which you can get the Eurostar from London Waterloo. If you are already in France our nearest train station is Lourdes. By Ferry: If you want to bring your own car without driving the entire distance Brittany Ferries sails from Plymouth to Santander or P&O Ferries sails between Portsmouth and Bilbao, but please note the drive from Northern Spain can take 3-4 hours.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Skiing: Property Is In A Ski Resort, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
Nearby cities
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