This charming farmhouse is situated in a rural and peaceful area of France. It is completely private, but not isolated. It has 7 large bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and private pool set in secluded grounds of 3 acres, in beautiful countryside. Located within easy reach of golf courses, fishing lakes, beaches, equestrian centres and shops. Evenings are great for star gazing.
The village is a leisurely 10-minute walk (2 mins in a car) and has all amenities. Dax is 9km and is renowned for its hot water springs and healing mud. Also has lots and lots of shops and supermarkets for the shop-a-holic. Bayonne, famed for its ham, is 30 miles away. Equestrian and fishing facilities locally. Nearest beach and golf course 18miles. Wonderful scenic area for trips to the mountains, the beach, or the lovely picturesque villages. Or you could just laze by the pool all day.
This huge house is fully equipped with everything you need to make your stay comfortable and all rooms have exposed beams giving it plenty of charm!
|Size||Sleeps up to 14, 7 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Hossegor 24 miles away 40 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Biarritz 64 km, Nearest railway: Dax 9 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||7 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 3 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (6), Double beds (4), Cots (2), Dining seats for 16, Lounge seats for 14|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
When you arrive the beds will be freshly made. Towels of every type are there for your use. Spare bedding sets are in each room, for those staying two or more weeks.
The house has 7 large bedrooms and 3 bathrooms (one of each on ground floor) A spacious lounge with free to air satellite TV, video & DVD 1 huge lounge with lots of books, 1 large sitting room with free to air satellite TV, DVD, Video, and 1 sitting room on 1st floor. A spacious dining room, large, fully equipped kitchen. Utility room with automatic washing machine. Kitchen leads onto large covered terrace for outside dining and lounging.
2 bedrooms with double beds, 2 bedrooms with double and single beds and cot, 1 twin bedroom, 2 single bedrooms. All rooms have exposed beams.
The laundry room has automatic washing machine, ironing board and iron and clothes airers - there are also outside washing lines with clothes pegs.
Kitchen is very large and is equipped with gas cooker with 4 burners, and large oven. Dishwasher, toaster, microwave, large fridge/freezer, electric kettle, Kenwood chef, food blender, bread maker, etc.
The dining room with table fully extended seats 14, partly extended seats 10. There is an extra table that can be added to the dining table and there are lots of extra dining chairs.
There is one double bedroom and one bathroom on the ground floor.
A double bed settee is in one of the lounges, should it be required. For those with infants, we try to be toddler friendly by supplying a cot, with lots of changes of bedding, a high and low chair and a push chair and a stroller, an intercom, and dishes and spoons suitable for babies at the house.
A small play room in the house is equipped with books, jigsaw puzzles, toys etc.
|Further details outdoors|
Outside, under the 65 square meter terrace, there is a large dining area, with seating for 14 at the table. There is also a lounge area, so that you can relax in comfortable chairs, in the shade.
Within a completely fenced area for safety there is a 5m x 10m swimming pool, pool house (for lovers of shade) and BBQ and large playing area. There are pool toys, such as noodles, rings, arm bands, etc. The grounds are extensive, with lots of parking places.
Lots of room for children to play both inside and outside the house.
The pool and grounds will be attended to twice weekly during your stay.
We request that guests smoke only in the outside areas of the property.
Welcome pack provided on arrival.
Routes to restaurants, beaches, shops, local maps etc. left at house.
Pamphlets with local attractions also at the house.
Aquitaine has miles and miles of fine sandy beaches, and lots of lakes for swimming in safety.
One of the greatest assets of Aquitaine is it's unique network of cycling tracks. 500 km of cycling, trailing the coast line and the Landaise pine forest.
The Aquitaine coastline is one long beach of fine sand and rocky coves. 250 km in a single stretch....and so much more - skiing, walking, surfing, swimming, fishing, hiking, cycling, horse riding, golfing, shopping - all within a few minutes drive.
The weather here is mild all year, very warm in summer months.
The house is situated within walking distance of a rural hamlet with post office, doctors surgery, mini-market, hairdresser, tennis courts. (9km south west of Dax)
There are lots of extremely good and reasonably priced restaurants locally. Local farmers markets held throughout the summer.
We are only 5 minutes from Dax, (a beautiful market town renowned for its hot water springs and healing mud).
Dax is a historic town, with Roman baths and hot water springs. Famed for its natural hot water of 62.4 degrees centigrade, and healing mud from the River Adour. The Roman baths are a focal point Dax. There are several hot water outlets around the town, where you can take a mud bath, or just bathe in the waters. In August Dax holds its annual fete, two weeks of celebrations ending in a magnificient firework display. All the surounding villages hold fetes during the summer, most having firework displays at the end of the fete.
Atlantic Park at Seignosse (20 misn drive) for those who have lots of energy and like working hard for their leisure and Aqualand at St. Geours de Maremne(15 mins drive) is an indoor swimming experience.
20 mins from superb golf courses near Vieux Boucau. 20 mins from Hossegor, famous surfing resort, which also has a lake for safe swimming. 30 minutes from Biarritz, with its international airport, beautiful coastline and wonderful surfing. 45 minutes from Pau and the Pyrenees mountains and its ski resorts.
Biarritz has a beautiful rocky coastline with sandy beaches. Biarritz is today Europe's surf capital.
From 30 minutes drive.
Famous for its "fête" - 5 days of non-stop festivities. Bayonne is also known for its bull fighting in August, and its famous ham. (Danish bacon is still the best!)30 minutes drive
St Jean de Luz, the old "Pirates town" with a beautiful harbour. Here and in the place Louis XIV are the ever popular artists, who display their paintings along the street. You can even get your portrait painted "while you wait".In the harbour you can take a boat to see the sights. It has a wonderful sandy beach in a natural bay. 40 minutes drive.