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Le Capsole Gite

La Capsole is a superb self-catering apartment that takes the whole top floor of La Châtaigneraie.

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Pyrenees —Vernet-les-Bains
  • Activity Type
    • Route advice only
    • Fixed base
  • Groups up to 10 in 5 bedrooms
  • Features
    • BBQ facilities
    • Bike tools
    • Cooking facilities
    • Ensuite rooms
    • Garden
    • Outdoor pool
    • Secure bike storage
    • Terrace
    • TV/DVD
    • Wifi


Price includes: all utilities (including gas barbeques and heating when required), bed linen, bath towels and end-of-stay cleaning along with full use of all facilities including wifi, swimming pool, gym, boules court, gardens and bicycles

It may be possible to accommodate an additional younger person on a ‘z-bed’ or cot – please contact us to discuss your requirements

Changeover days are usually on a Saturday but we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements and will be as flexible as possible, especially outside of peak season

Under-occupancy discounts and shorter breaks available outside of peak season.


It is named after the mountain peak you can see from its windows and enjoys panoramic mountain views in all directions. It is fully self-contained with its own front door, separate from the rest of the house. Guests are welcome to make full use of all facilities including the swimming pool, gardens and gym.

The upper terrace of La Châtaigneraie provides a private garden with a shady pergola, barbeque and table and chairs with plenty of room for 10+ people. The views from the garden are breath-taking. The apartment offers extremely comfortable, hi-spec, flexible accommodation with wonderful views from every window. Outside of the peak holiday period we will be happy to offer reduced prices for smaller groups. Whether you are two families, a group of friends or just a couple, La Capsole really does offer all the comforts of home but with spectacular mountain views!


  • Master bedroom with built-in wardrobes, large en-suite bathroom with corner bath and separate shower cubicle
  • Second double bedroom with en-suite shower room
  • Three twin bedrooms (one with bunk beds)

3½ Bathrooms:

  • Two en-suite bath/shower rooms, plus a family bathroom and separate cloakroom


  • Fully-fitted, well-equipped kitchen includes a dishwasher, microwave, large fridge-freezer and 6-plate hob with large oven

Lounge/dining room:

  • Log burner
  • Wifi
  • Widescreen television with English TV channels and a surround sound system with DVD player
  • Dining room table for 6 – 8 that extends to sit 10 – 12 people comfortably
  • The large living room has two “Juliet” balconies and enjoys amazing views of the surrounding mountains

Le Chataigneraie Facilities

  • Swimming Pool (11m x 4m) with sun loungers
  • 2 acres of gardens with beautiful mountain views and a variety of different patios and seating areas
  • Each gite has its own dedicated barbeque area with table & chairs and wonderful views
  • Boule / petanque court – floodlit for those long relaxing evenings with a glass of local vino and a wonderful view!
  • Small, well-equipped gym (multi-gym, jogging machine, cross trainer, exercise bike, free weights)
  • Mountain bikes – 2 bikes available for guests to use free of charge and several higher spec entry level XC bikes available for a small charge (click on the link for further information)
  • A wide selection of board games, and a library of books
  • Table football
  • Large lawned areas for a fun family game of volleyball / badminton / rounders etc

Lounge with:

  • 5m projection screen – watch your favourite DVDs in cinema style!
  • 42″ widescreen television with English TV channels
  • Digital piano (complete with headphones)
  • Free wifi for all guests
  • Information and guide books about the local area
  • A series of local walks with maps and directions

Facilities for children:

  • “Baby pack” available on request with cot, high-chair, potty and changing mat
  • Occasional babysitting can be arranged with the owners for a small charge
  • Guests may use laundry facilities for a small charge by arrangement with the owners


There are many miles of tracks and routes to explore.

Just 35 – 40 minutes away there are ski resorts where, in the summer, you can take your bikes up on the ski lifts and enjoy the cycle back down – as fast or slow as you dare! We have a trailer and, by arrangement, may be able to transport your group’s bikes.