An oasis of peace and quiet, get away from it all
19th century charm, 21st century comfort
"Michouat" is the name of our property here just outside the village of Vidou, about 2km from the little Gascony Bastide town of Trie-sur-Baïse. Built in the 1880s, Michouat is a traditional L-shaped Gascony farmhouse, with the family living in one side and the livestock and winter stores in the other. It remained a working farm until the end of the 1990's when the land was sold off and the barn side of the property was tastefully converted into a Pyrenees holiday gîte.
• The Living Room
With its solid oak beams, Michouat's Living Room is warm and cosy. There are comfy armchairs and a sofa for you and your company to relax in, read a book, watch DVDs (provided) or catch up on your favourite (UK/French) TV programmes and, of course, there's free WiFi throughout the property. There's a period wood-burning stove to take the edge off any out-of-season evening or early morning chill.
• The Kitchen / Dining Room
The Kitchen / Diner includes seating and all modern conveniences to keep a family of four fed and watered during your stay: gas cooker/oven, microwave, coffee machine, kettle, fridge/freezer etc. In addition there's an iron, ironing board, and the washing line's just outside (but there's also a drying rack in the bathroom)!
• The Outside Dining Table
During the summer you can take your meals outside on the patio in the shade of the parasol, and it's