Villa | 8 bedrooms | sleeps 14
Self-catering typical early 20th Century villa, 'Molerecenea' is a traditional stone house built in 1907.
It's a large family house located at only 700 meters from the beach within a big garden with centenary trees
It's a great place to discover South west of France and North of Spain. The border is only 15kms far
Its location at only 700 meters away from saint jean de luz beach offers a leisure heaven. It's easy to go to the beach walking but you are away from the city noise.
This family home kept its former organization with large bedrooms, big double living-room, many bathrooms and two large terraces to spend some good time outside.
Rehabilitated in 2008, this villa will offer you charm and confort with its many bedroom and large livingrooms. Both terraces offer al fresco drinks or dinners.
It's a special place to spend holidays. You will be in the heart of the architectural protected patrimonial zone and really close to many attractions and leisure.
This house is really attractive to stay with friends and family. Large rooms make everyone have is own privacy.. You can play football in the garden or have a little siesta under the trees. You can check you emails with the free wifi or listen to the music in the cosy deskroom. During this time kids can watch a DVD in an other room...
Saint Jean de luz Bay is really adapted to families and young kids. The ocean waves are stopped and they can play safely on the white sand. The olders can go pass the Saint Barbe's point to ride the tonic waves surfing. Surf lessons are available all year around.
There are many famous golf courses within 15 kms : Golf de Chantaco, Golf de Biarritz, Golf de la Nivelle, Golf d'Ilbarritz, Golf d'Arcangues, Golf de Bassussarry...
You can also do trekking, horse-riding, go to the Ravel music festival in Fall, join the typical local fests, eat the tapas in San Sebastian or stay in France to visit the nice small white villages with their typical markets and nice churches. You may prefer go to the arictocratic Biarritz and its curved inlets, punctuated by rocky outcrops where you might meet the jet-set.
Spain is really close. You can see it from the second floor of the house.
|Size||Sleeps up to 14, 8 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||SAINT JEAN DE LUZ BAY 700 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||4 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: BIARRITZ 10 km, Nearest railway: SAINT JEAN DE LUZ 1 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||8 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms, 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||Single beds (6), Double beds (4), Dining seats for 14, Lounge seats for 10|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
4 king size beds (one can be split in two), 6 simple beds, one baby bed (you can ask for an other one)
Bedrooms are all really clear with one or two windows with shutters.
1st floor : 4 rooms + 2 bathrooms + 1 separated toilets
- Room 'Coquelicot' : it was the owner room with King Size bed, private bathroom, TV, balcony and insuite bathroom
- Room 'La Rhune : King size Bed , View in the garden , bathroom
- Kids room : 2 single beds,
- 2 beds room (can be put together for an other Kingsize bed)
2nd floor : 4 rooms - 2 bathrooms + 1 separated toilets
- One large room with KingSize bed (shared bathroom)
- one other large room with 2 beds (can be put together for an other Kingsize bed).DVD Reader. .Shared bathroom.
- 2 rooms with one single bed (90cm large) in each and a shared bathroom.
|Further details outdoors|
There are two large terraces on each side of the house. One is on the garden side for the outside meals, the other on the southern side, perfect for a glass of Rosé at sunset.
Deck chairs are provided.
The linen and towels aren't provided. Please ask us to furnish some (13€ /pax - 10,5£/pax)
The owner speaks english . Feel free to ask your questions or help for organizing your stay
Reading desk with library and hifi sound system. Internet WIFI available.
Private parking, electronic gate, alarm
TV, DVD in the sitting room + one TV on the first floor + one DVD reader on the second floor.
Large extra fridge in the basement.
Laundry room with modern equipment (washing machine, drier, etc...)
Large garden all fenced with big patch of grass
The Aquitaine/Dordogne region
A variety of things to do in a multifaceted region…
Enjoy the city and the sea. Close to Spain where you can discover the royal city of San Sebastian or Bilbao and his famous Guggenheim museum, Aquitaine is full of nice places to see. You can also stroll along the quays alongside the Nive River and the nice colored 18th century houses of Bayonne or visit the so cute white villages with their so special churches and nice green landscapes.
Coastal Aquitaine offers unforgettable fishing trips, relaxation, beneficial thalassotherapy centres, as well as cycling tracks and golf courses in the shade of pine trees.
Inland Aquitaine also has rolling fairways, walks, horse rides or bike rides, and canoeing along the waterways.
Pyrenean Aquitaine is ideal for fishing, white-water canoeing, well-being in the spa towns and hiking through unique landscapes.
The basque Coast offers the mildest climate of France in winter. Check your favorite weather forecasts site. No wind and nice sunny days in winter. But you can go skiing if you want as the first slope are only 2hours drive from Saint jean de luz.
October offers nice colors and the water is not so cold. April and May are quite rainy...
Saint Jean de Luz
The glorious bay of Saint Jean de luz sweeps round from headland to distant, rocky headland, with a sense of oceanic power that makes the Med seem idle by comparison. Directly behind, the loveliest old port town on the French Atlantic coast revels in a Basque past and present of fish, fiestas and white half-timbered family homes. The fishing port still lands fish, rather than flip-flopped billionaires. And the Pyrenees supply the backdrop.
Saint jean de luz is a lovely balnear family station. There are plenty of activities and shows organized all over the year. Its nice main pedestrian street is nice for shopping.
Biarritz is really close with its royal history and astonishing rocky landscape and surfers rinding the perfect waves. It's also the place to be for nightclubbing and jet-set.
There are lot of leisure facilities :
Surf, Sailing are the most popular sea-side activities but Saint Jean de luz is located at less than 15kms to 6 famous Golf Courses (Chantaco, Nivelle, Phare de Biarritz, Arcangues, Bassussary, Chiberta...)
You can also go to a rugby games (Biarritz and Bayonne are 2 famous teams of the Frence Top14) or go for sea water spa therapy, health, fitness and relaxation.
Basque culture is still strong.the mood is festive with that colourful brand of celebration that the Basques know how to sing and dance so well the whole year long!. There are lots of festivals, Popular Strengh Festival, Dance Festival, Music Festival , Movies Festival...
Markets in typical villages could also a be goal for a visit and have a stop in our many restaurants or snacks by the sea. Lots of things to enjoy all over the year.
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17 Jan 2013
"A perfect place to spend relaxing time with a large group of friends or a big family"
Very well located close to the sea (altough we mainly rented it for Xmas family get together) in a quiet environment, this house has been fairly well maintained by the owners and displays all the charms of a last century mansion, lots of rooms and bathrooms (hence some intermittent problems with hot water or electricity) but with all modern features, wifi connection, remote control gate, TV/DVD/music player. The house is fully furnished and you find everything you need to feel at home. The owners are nice and helpful. This was our 2nd stay and we will certainly come back
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