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Cosy log fire for cooler evenings.Enjoy a cosy evening watching French or UK TV.
11 guests
4 bedrooms
11 beds
2 baths
11 guests
4 bedrooms
11 beds
2 baths
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Our tranquil home is close to the beautiful medieval village of Besse. It is close to the Sancy Mountains which are part of the Auvergne Volcanoes National Park. There are lots of summer outdoor activities and in the winter there is skiing and a range of winter sports at Super Besse, which is 7km up the road. We like our location because it offers activities for those who want to relax as well as for those who want to be active. Our home is well equipt and caters for all ages.

The space

Our home provides a large family space which caters for children, family and friends. We have spent many years enjoying and enhancing its facilities. We enjoy cooking and have ensured that the large kitchen is well equipped for those who want to cook.
We have spent a lot of time developing the garden so that is a tranquil place to enjoy. We have created two patio areas - one large enough for outdoor eating and the other to sit and listen to the stream that flows at the front of the house. We have ensured that the enclosed garden is safe and secure for children and dogs. We have provided garden furniture and a BBQ for the warmer months.

Guest access

All areas of the main house are availabe for the use of guests.

Interaction with guests

Our neighbour Alain is our main contact point and he will meet you on your arrival. He will ensure that your stay is as comfortable as possible.

Other things to note

Besse is a very well self-sustained village with a range of shops including a Super Market, where you can buy petrol/diesel.
There are many seasonal activities to be found at Besse, Super Besse and surrounding areas.
The main winter time activities are:
Skiing - Super Besse has 27 skiing slopes covering 43 km:-
•5 green
•9 blues
•9 reds
•4 blacks

More skiing information:
•There are 22 ski lifts.
•Free bus rides from Besse to Super Besse and back
•Ski school on site.
•Ski shops (Including Intersport) where you can hire/buy ski equipment.

Other winter activities at Super Besse are:
•Night skiing
•Snow boarding
•Nordic skiing
•Racquet walking
•Fantasy luge
•Les Hermines - Multi activity centre at Super Besse which includes:
1.Swimming pool
3.Play areas.
•Snow jazz festival (February(URL HIDDEN)Spring, Summer and autumn time activities in and around Besse:
1.Walking – an abundance of beautiful walks.
2.Cycling – lots of areas where bikes can be riden.
3.Mountain biking at Super Besse
4.Quad biking
5.Summer tobagganing at Super Besse
6.Tyrolean (Zipline) at Super Besse (1600m long dropping 600m)
7.Para gliding
11.Horse riding – Ferme Equestre de Berthaire – on the route to Super Besse.
12. ‘Horizon’ art exhibition. From July – September.
13. Historical re-enactments at the Chateau Murol.

Additional activities for the children:
1. Parcours- St. Nectaire [(URL HIDDEN)
2. Parc Fenestre – La Bourboule [(URL HIDDEN)
3. There are three lakes close to Besse which have beaches, water toys, pedaloes and other water sports facilities.
4. For younger children there is an animal park at Murol.

More information can be obtained from the Tourist Information Centre in Besse and Super Besse.

Extra people No Charge
Cleaning Fee $106 NZD
Security Deposit $1771 NZD
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed
Bedroom 3
2 bunk beds
Bedroom 4
1 double bed, 1 single bed, 1 crib
House Rules
No smoking
No parties or events
Check-in time is 4PM - 9PM
Check out by 10AM

We expect that our guests will treat our home as they would want their own home to be treated in the same circumstances.
We are happy to have pets and have ensured that the garden is a secure area. We would appreciate it that our guests clear up any dog mess in the garden and are responsible for their animal's behaviour.
We would ask that our guests do not smoke indoors.

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher
7 nights minimum stay

2 Reviews

Ann Sophie User Profile
February 2017
Une très belle maison chaleureuse, bien équipée. Proche à pied du centre ville pittoresque. A quelques minutes en voiture du premier domaine skiable. Des soirées douces au coin du feu dans un grand salon, une cuisine vaste et bien organisée, de vraies chambres pour toute la famille. Bref un cadre parfait pour de jolis souvenirs. Et Alain bien sûr très accueillant et disponible même si nous l'avons peu sollicité.

Nicolas User Profile
July 2016
Très sympathique et reposant séjour dans cette agréable maison, spacieuse, confortable, bien aménagée et bien équipée. Le quartier est parfaitement calme, rythmé par l'écoulement de la fontaine juste en face de la maison. Le centre ville et ses commerces sont accessibles à pieds. Besse est une petite ville charmante, agréable, bien pourvue en commerces et vraiment bien située pour découvrir le très joli massif du Sancy. Sur place, nous avons été très bien accueillis par Alain. Tout au long du séjour nous avons pu apprécier sa gentillesse et sa disponibilité.
Suzan User Profile
Response from Suzan:
merci a Nicolas, Brigitte et leurs enfants pour leur gentillesse je recommande vivement cette famille tranquille et sans souci j ai eu grand plaisir de les recevoir au gite Suzan
July 2016

Barnsley, United KingdomJoined in January 2016
Suzan User Profile

I am a retired teacher and have owned my home in France for the last 12 years. My partner and I have lovingly restored the house and decided to offer its charm and atmosphere to Airbnb clients when we are not in France. We both love the French way of life with its relaxed life style. We have a large family and eleven grandchildren who visit our French home and enjoy the experience.
Where we live is an ideal location for visiting Italy and Spain which we do often. We are keen walkers and often walk, with our dog, up the beautiful mountains or round the tranquil lakes and valleys. There is so much to see as the season changes and as keen photographers we like to capture the moment.
When back home I spend my spare time making ceramic agate ware in my small studio and we both enjoy our gardening project which is trying to tame a large unruly area!

Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours

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