Farmhouse | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
This stunning detached renovated farmhouse is the perfect place to pass a peaceful holiday away from the normal hustle and bustle of daily life. The property is spacious, light and airy. The villa has been completely renovated in 2006 and has a surface of 250m2. It is ideal for 2 or 3 families with children set in grounds of 2 hectares. It has 4 double bedrooms with private shower rooms and a private bathroom. The property provides accommodation for 8 people in 4 bedrooms. On a clear day there are beautiful views towards the Pyrenees. The swimming pool is set up on higher ground with views towards the Pyrenees. There is a covered eating area for dining outside through the day and night. There are different areas around the grounds for relaxing. There is also a vast living and dining room with a kitchen so you can be all together but without being on top of eachother. It is pure bliss.
You can enjoy the peace of the countryside at the entrance to the Côte Basque in this tastefully renovated farmhouse. Depending on your desires you can choose to relax by the pool, go to the many nearby beaches or explore the beautiful towns of Biarritz, Bayonne, St Jean de Luz and Hossegor - all within a 10 - 25 km radius.
The region offers a bountiful supply of leisure options such as the beaches, the surf, the famous golf courses of Biarritz, walking in the neighbouring Pyrenees, not to mention exploring Spain which is just 45 minutes away by car.
You can access the centre of St Martin de Hinx by foot or bike – it is 3km away. Here you will find a restaurant, pharmacy, bakery, beauty salon, post office and library.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Hossegor 17 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Biarritz 30 km, Nearest railway: Biarritz 30 km|
|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
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||TV, Telephone, Table tennis, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 4 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (2), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Further details indoors|
Maison Bancets sleeps 8 guests and the accommodation comprises:
Through the double height doors you go into a spacious living room with a grand staircase leading up to the top floor bedrooms. There is a large sky lit dining room which seats up to 10 people - this room leads on to the living room and the kitchen. There is a spacious laundry room on the ground floor.
The house has a large kitchen well equipped with the necessary appliances including a large fridge and freezer, hob, electic fan oven, microwave, blender and dishwasher.
Off from the main living area are two large double bedrooms - one with patio doors leading out into the garden and en-suite shower room. The second double room has the en-suite bathroom - here is where you will find the one bathroom with a bath.
Upstairs you will find two voluminous double bedrooms - both with en suite shower rooms.
If you require cots and high chairs, please let us know at the time of booking.
|Further details outdoors|
Maison Bancets is set in just over an acre of beautiful grounds. It is a private and peaceful location where you can relax in the heart of the French countryside.
Outside there are a few areas where you can relax on the newly installed rattan furniture under the shelter and shaded from the heat of the summer sun, below the swimming pool under the hanger. There is a covered small barn that is ideal for working the BBQ - also away from the heat of the summer sun. For those who wish to sunbathe in comfort there are 2 rattan daybeds by the pool. A perfect spot to enjoy sunshine all day long. Beside the pool is an extensive lawn area, perfect for any outside games you might like to play from French cricket to boules.
WHAT'S NEARBY ?
Nearest Airport : BIARRITZ-PARME 38km
Nearest Train Station : GARE DE BAYONNE 20km
Nearest Motorway : A63 sortie n°6 BAYONNE-NORD 10km
Nearest Beach: Hossegor 17km
Nearest Bar/Restaurant : ST MARTIN DE HINX à 3 kilomètres
Bidart : 38km
Ciboure : 53km
Socoa : 53km
St Jean de Luz : 45km
Arcangues : 37km
Bassussarry : 33km
Anglet : 25km
Biarritz : 18km
Hossegor : 17km
Seignosse : 19km
Soustons : 22km
Centre d'entrainement: Golf d'ilbarritz en bordures de mer (BIDART), 9trous.
Golf d' Arcangues, 18 holes
Golf de Biarritz le phare,18 holes
Golf de Chantaco, St Jean de Luz,18 holes
Golf de chiberta, Anglet,18 holes
Golf de Chiberta l'impératrice, Anglet, 9 holes
Golf de la nivelle, Ciboure, 18 holes
Makila golf club Bayonne, Bassussarry, 18 holes
Golf d'Hossegor,18 trous. Golf de Biscarosse, 9 holes
Golf de Seignosse, 18 holes
Golf de Pinsolle, Soustons, 9 holes
The Aquitaine/Dordogne region
The region is rich with long sandy surf beaches, world class golf courses, pine forests and pretty towns and villages. There are some beautiful historic place to visit such as St Jean de Luz. The Pyrenees can be seen in the distance and they are only a 30 minute drive away.
The weather is beautiful, with mainly clear sunny blue days. The proximity of the sea ensures there is always somewhere to go to cool down. The very warm weather runs from May - September but can be glorious in April and October too. In the winter, it is cold and frosty - the ski areas are about 2 hours drive away in Cauterets and La Mongie.
Restaurants and Bars: All culinary tastes can be catered for in the local area. There are plenty of local restaurants, bars and cafes for you to sample. There are several cafes in St Martin de Hinx and a wide selection of restaurants in Hossegor. There is a very good, traditional restaurant, Auberge D'Ugne, in a neighbouring village and there is a wonderful pizzeria in Saubrigues (5km away).
Surfing: Hossegor and the local area of Aquitaine is the surfing capital of Europe and regular Word-Pro events are held along the coast. Surf hire and tuition is available in many nearby towns including Tarnos, Ondres, Anglet, Capbreton and Hossegor.
Beaches: The Atlantic coast of South West France, stretching from the Spanish border right up to Bordeaux, is really just one long sandy beach so you can easily find a spot away from it all. The nearest beaches are at Tarnos, Ondres, Anglet, Capbreton and Hossegor.
Golf: There are many world class golf courses nearby open to non members as well as members.
Spas: For ultimate relaxation and luxury, visit the spa in Biarritz, The Institut Thalassotherapie in the Sofitel Thalassa Miramar Hotel. Treatments include seaweed wraps, seawater jet therapy and hydro-massage.
Mountains: The Pyrenees are just a 45 minute drive away. In the winter you can go snowboarding or ski-ing. It is 2 hours drive to the small resorts of Cauteret and La Mongie. In the Summer, there are beautiful villages to visit such as Espelette, famed for its chilli chocolate factory and Saint Jean Pied-De-Port with its magnificent castle. Bayonne, St Jean de Luz and Guethary are also charming towns to visit with a plentiful supply of restaurants, cafes and shops.
Spain: It is just a 30 minutes drive to the Spanish border. San Sebastian is worth a visit, located just across the Spanish border on the coast (45min drive). The capital of Pays De Basque, San Sebastian is famed for its gastronomic delights. It has a beautiful, traditional town centre and the peninsula and fort between the two main beaches has great views and walking paths.
Other activities available in the nearby area: Karting and Quad Biking, Paintballing, Adventure Trails, Horseriding, Fishing, Boat Hire and Jet Ski-ing, Kayaking, Walking and Cycling.
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