Maison Pyron

Sainte-Colombe, Landes
Self-catering


Savour the peace at this country idyll. Peach and cherry trees, chickens and cats, and plenty of places to snooze in the shade.

Bed

10 beds

Bedroom

7 bedrooms

Sleeps

Sleeps 14

The
Experience

Traditional and contemporary styles have been happily blended in this blue-shuttered Maison de Maître and adjoining converted outbuildings. Fine furniture and objets d’art are much in evidence (Derek restores antiques), set off by original tile and wooden floors and a good scattering of rugs. In the granary, a touch of rural chic: white walls, red leather sofas and exposed beams; Le Four is the original bakehouse and a very cosy bolthole with use of the pool and gardens. Kitchens are thoughtfully equipped and work well for rustling up meals. Public spaces range from roomy to snug, including a couple of wood burners in the main house. Spacious bedrooms for eight and another four in the granary, a dresser stuffed with board games, solar-heated pool and a poolside barn with table tennis and darts. With five acres of grounds to explore, it’s a children’s paradise. Canoeing, canyoning and the charming La Rhune railway into the Pyrenees are all within reach, there are festivals galore in the summer, food and night markets to be savoured, and plenty of restaurants and shops to discover within five minutes’ drive.

Essentials

  • Hot tub
  • WiFi
  • Swimming pool
  • Mobile reception
  • Oven
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Hob
  • Parking on premises
  • Barbecue
  • Free parking nearby
  • Meals available
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Breakfast available
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Central heating
  • Wheelchair access
  • Limited mobility
  • Air conditioning
  • Washing machine
  • Garden
  • Television
  • Tennis court
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Children welcome
  • Books and toys
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair

Nearby

  • Pub within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles

Activities

  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

Information
& pricing

Booking information

Check in
From 5pm, please get in touch for early check in
Check out
By 10am
Booking restrictions
Minimum stay: 7 nights in high season. Short breaks available. Maison Pyron & Le Grenier are rented together in July and August to ensure private use of the pool and grounds.
Closed
Never.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Owner has pets
Animals living on the property.
Meals
Restaurants 5-minute drive.

Pricing

Nightly price
from €50
Weekly price
from €350
Damage deposit
€Maison Pyron & Le Grenier - €600, Maison Pyron - €400 Le Grenier - €200
Surcharges
Extra bed/sofabed available €105 per person per week.
1 House for 4
From €573 beds2 bedrooms
1 Studio for 2
From €501 bed1 bedroom
1 House for 8
From €1716 beds4 bedrooms

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Location

The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Bea White

  • Set in the Chalosse rolling hills this 19th century house offers the peace of the countryside with opportunities to spot deer, butterflies, herons, buzzards, woodpeckers, hoopoes, turtle doves and the migrating cranes from your door step.
  • Pyron is situated between the unspoilt towns of Saint Sever and Hagetmau on the Santiago de Compostella Route. Saint Sever is steeped in Romanesque culture with its Benedictine Abbey and Cloisters. Take a tour round this old town to discover more.
  • Visit the magnificent Pyrenees for hiking and walks, villages and train rides; the Atlantic Coast with stunning views, surfing and pretty ports and San Sebastian for unmatched pintxo (tapas) culture and restaurants: all 1 to 2 hour’s drive from Pyron.
  • Go kayaking locally on calm or adventurous routes or try canyoning in the Pyrenees. The C23 cycle route runs through our village and Hagetmau boasts sporting activities of golf, tennis and has an Olympic-sized pool. Plenty of great walks around lakes too.
  • Part of Gascony the area is proud of its heritage, cuisine, wine and Armagnac. Enjoy tasting local fayre as well as delicious veg and herbs from our new potager and a welcome pack with home-made jam; free range eggs from our own chickens and local wines.
  • Enjoy the local summer village fêtes, night markets, and activities for children, especially at the local animal parks and farms. Alternatively enjoy a candlelit tour of Château de Gaujacq or visit the archaeological site Maison de la Dame de Brassempouy.