House | 8 bedrooms | sleeps 20
Set in very large (8 ha) grounds with a 15m x 7m pool in the garden, Manoir de Seignanx has stunning views of the Pyrenees, offers complete peace and quiet with not another house in sight.
At the same time there is a convenient local village with all amenities, plus the culture of Bayonne, glitz of Biarritz and Hossegor's surf scene all within a short drive. It really is the best of all worlds.
Manoir de Seignanx is a spacious, superbly-equipped manoir in extensive, secluded grounds, and situated close to the southern Aquitaine coast.
The large grounds, good-sized heated pool plus games room will keep you occupied all day, while Hossegor's surf, Bayonne's culture and the glamour of Biarritz are all within a 30 minute drive. The perfect antidote to the crowds of the Côte d'Azur.
|Size||Sleeps up to 20, 8 bedrooms|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||TV, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||8 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 5 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (7)|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
At 350m2 this is a very spacious Maison de Maitre (manor) set over 3 floors. It comfortably accommodates 14 people (up to 16 is possible), and comprises 3 sitting rooms, vast semi-professional kitchen, 6 bedrooms (4 doubles + 1 twin, 1 triple), 3 bathrooms, 4 separate WCs and a billiard room. The décor & furnishings are tasteful, high quality, in French 'country chic' style.
Main entrance hall with fireplace and chairs
Superbly equipped kitchen with, as well as an 8-ring 2-oven range, the latest gadgets to satisfy the most demanding chef, plus dishwasher, washing machine, dryer.
The kitchen opens onto a rear terrace with views of the Pyrenees in the distance. Glasses, cutlery & crockery are very good quality, and are sufficient for up to 30.
Dining room with table seating 10.
Sitting room, billiard room with full-size table, and study
A winding staircase leads to the first floor:
Four poster bedroom with en-suite bathroom (corner bath & shower)
Two further double bedrooms
Large bathroom with bath & overhead shower
Small television room with sofa (convertible into double bed)
The second floor houses:
1 double bedroom with cot
1 bedroom with 2 single beds
1 bedroom with 3 single beds plus cot.
Large bathroom with bath and overhead shower.
Adjoining the main house outside is a large annex outbuilding comprising:
Large (70m2) open-plan entertaining/play area with table tennis, table football and pool table
Living/sleeping accommodation: open plan kitchen, living area with 2 sets of bunk beds and a separate double bedroom and luxury bathroom.
|Further details outdoors|
The gardens and outside areas are special, offering lots of space and wonderful mountain views in the background. There are two terraces overlooking the garden, both with table and chairs for al-fresco eating.
The enclosed pool area is modern and stylish, including a very good sized pool (15m x 7m), plenty of good quality loungers, pool house, hot water shower and toilet. (Pool towels are included with the rental.) The pool area has a magnificent view of the Irun mountain and overlooks the garden.
It is also positioned to be in the sun all day and you can enjoy the view of the sunsets behind Irun in the evening. It is heated to approx. 24 degrees (at no extra charge in July & August, supplement applies in other months).
The Aquitaine/Dordogne region
Manoir de Seignanx is located just off a country road in large private grounds 2 kms from St Martin de Seignanx (bakery, grocery shops, restaurants & tennis courts), 8 kms from Bayonne and 10 kms from the southern Landes coast.
This is a characterful, distintive area where the traditions of Gascony and the Basque country combine to produce robust, timeless architecture, and superb cuisine.
Nearest village / town: St Martin de Seignanx
Nearest beach: Ondres beach 10 kms, Hossegor & Biarritz both approx. 15 kms
Boulangerie: St Martin de Seignanx (2 km)
Restaurant: St Martin de Seignanx (2 km)
Market: Bayonne (8 kms)
Distance to nearest major transport connections:
Biarritz airport: 25 km
Pau airport: 90 km
Bordeaux airport: 190 km
Bayonne railway station: 25 km
Bilbao ferry port: 165 km
Santander ferry port: 265 km
St Malo ferry port: 720 km
Calais ferry terminal/tunnel: 1050 km