Peyloubčre is a beautiful 17th century Gascony
estate set in 35 acres
of parkland, gardens and tall trees. The river Gers flows through part of the
estate and the murmur of the waterfall is a constant reminder of its
presence. There is a large island, lakes and a secluded summerhouse
secreted in the woods. The grounds are a magical mixture of unspoiled natural
beauty, old stone buildings and landscaping and are there to be enjoyed by our
Swimming pools and
Guests have exclusive use of the 40' heated swimming pool.
pool and surrounding paved area is enclosed by a fence and two self-closing
gates. The shady lawn
and spacious 'au vent' provide a beautiful and peaceful environment for games,
barbeques or just relaxing in the sun. Sun shades, loungers and tables and
chairs are plentiful and there is a large table and benches in the 'au vent' so
that guests can be as separate or sociable as they wish!
There is a second pool for the use of your hosts. The old pig house has been converted to provide a Spa for the health
and enjoyment of all our guests.
The pig house is a
magical little building, roofed in the same old curved tiles as the Manoir and
is separated from the cottages and their gardens to offer a peaceful alternative to
the pool for relaxation and sunbathing. The garden with its own terrace,
loungers and sun shade, is fenced for privacy. Within the building there
is a Scandinavian solid wood sauna and a 5-person Somethy Spa, this company
being the leaders in hydrotherapy in France.
There is also a jet shower, WC and
|Other facilities at
Peyloubčre and close by
Also available on site - table tennis,
badminton and a football lawn, ideal for cricket and other team
games. Guests are free to fish the lakes and river and to enjoy the
woodland and gardens for peaceful walks, bird watching and wild flower
collecting. Our little flock of Colvert mallard ducks are in permanent residence on the larger
of the lakes and welcome visitors. Each
cottage has a library of books and there is a central collection of indoor and
videos, dvd's and music. Free wireless internet access
is available in all cottages, throughout most of the gardens and around the
pool. The Tennis Club Auscitain offers hourly
rental of tennis courts as well as coaching and normal club facilities. There
is also a riding school in the village and a second stables ten minutes away,
offering both schooling and hacking through the woods and sunflower
classified as a 'Monument Historique' by virtue of the fact that it was the home
of the Italian painter and sculptor, Mario Cavaglieri, for over forty years. Unique legacies of his ownership are the bohemian atmosphere of the
Domaine, the elegant Italian garden and the frescoed ceilings and walls in many
of the rooms of the Manoir, including several of those devoted to the chambres
d'hôte. Click on Mario Cavaglieri
and Chambre d'hote
Further Afield .....
For information about
things to do and see in Auch and the surrounding area, refer to Things to do.