Beautifully Designed House 1 Mile to Beach, W/Mountain Views
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- Minimum stay:N/A
- Pets allowed:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Location: Ciboure, picturesque small beach town sharing an enormous bay with St.-Jean-de-Luz to the north, on the Atlantic coast of the Aquitaine region, in the south-western part of France (15 min from Biarritz Airport with several daily connecting flights to Paris; 10 min from Spanish border, nearest airport on Spanish side is Bilbao) Map
Accommodation: open-floor, 2 level house in residential area, 2 bedroom/2 .5 bath (Sleeps 2-4), garage and private driveway .
Beautifully designed 1800 sq-ft house, filled with light, surrounded by wooden decks , from where you can enjoy the view of the Pyrenees mountain range, 1500 meter walk to the beach. Master bedroom (queen size double-bed) with its own private wooden deck and in-suite bathroom, second loft-like bedroom (queen size futon double bed) with in-suite bathroom.
Fully equipped open kitchen with bar sitting area and its own wooden deck , good for entertaining
2 level living room area, one level has a wood burning Scandinavian fireplace, open to huge wooden deck with mountain views, WC on same level.
Bakery, grocery, coffee shop and restaurants less than 5 minutes walk away.
Visit St Jean De Luz colorful daily farmers market.
Great hub for activities within walking distance or by car max. 2 hr
Cultural highlights on the French and Spanish side include Frank Gehry’s Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao/Spain, Maurice Ravel’s birthplace in Ciboure/France , Saint Jean- Baptiste Church in St. Jean de Luz/France (marriage Louis XIV and Maria Teresa) , San Fermin festival (world famous festival, running of the bulls in Pamplona/Spain (mid July), Art Deco buildings in the heart of San Sebastian/ Spain, International Jazz festival in San Sebastian (end of July), International Film Festival San Sebastian (end of September) St Jean Pied du Port/France UNESCO World Heritage site, ancient churches, monasteries in the French and Spanish Basque countryside a.o., the old town of Fuenterrabia/Spain with its famous fisherman's wharf
Sports: Beach, scuba diving, biking along the coast and in the mountains , hiking e.g. St. Jaques pilgrimage or along the coast and in the mountains , horseback riding, sailing, golf, surfing , fishing, paragliding, Spa, skiing, casino , shopping in mundane Biarritz, lovely St. Jean de Luz, cosmopolitan San Sebastian…
Gastronomy: huge world-class selection of French, Basque, Spanish and international cuisine. World famous wineries in La Rioja/Spain (2 hr drive) a.o. Marques de Riscal stunning bodega by Frank Gehry, wineries on the French side in the Bordeaux area , barhopping in San Sebastian’s old town or take the ferry across to the Spanish town of Fuenterrabia to enjoy the lively tapas bars at midday or early evening.
Keywords: beautifully appointed contemporary villa, open floor plan, surrounded by wooden decks, backyard filled w/ oak trees, privacy, garage, gorgeous mountain views, walk to shops, beach and restaurants.
- 2 story
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 3-5
- Bedroom 1
- 1 king
- master bedroom with in-suite bathroom
- Bedroom 2
- 1 sleep sofa /futon
- for 1-2 adults or two children, with in-suite bathroom
- Bedroom 3
- 1 twin/ single
- single bed in the attic, access climbing 2 steps
- king size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), single bed (1)
- 2.0 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathrooms
- Bathroom 1
- toilet, shower
- in-suite, 2 vanities
- Bathroom 2
- toilet, combination tub/shower
- 1 washbasin
- Bathroom 1
- handwash basin
Kitchen & Dining
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Washing Machine
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Parking Off Street
- Wood Fireplace
- motor scooter 200cc for rent (rates ask owner) if you have a license,
- Music Library:
- DVD Player
- CD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Wireless Internet
- Deck / Patio:
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
Location & View
- Car Not Necessary
- Mountain View
- Mountain Biking
- Jet Skiing
- Water Skiing
- Rock Climbing
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Miniature Golf
- Sight Seeing
- Horseback Riding
- Fitness Center
- Cross Country Skiing
- Wildlife Viewing
ReviewsWrite a review
Great house - Superbe maison
Great house - Superbe maison
Ma conjointe et moi avons loué cette maison pour trois semaines. Très beau séjour dans cette maison originale, lumineuse, reposante. La cuisine est très pratique et stimulante pour se préparer ses propres repas… Les deux bicyclettes fournies avec la maison sont très utiles pour aller à la plage, à Ciboure ou à St-Jean-de-Luz, ou pour faire les courses, que ce soit dans les petits commerces à proximité ou chez Leclerc, une grande surface. On a aussi profité de l’Espagne, colorée et animée, qui est à deux pas, visité les vignobles d’Irouléguy, escalader la Rhune, montagne emblématique du pays basque… Bref, une maison chaleureuse qui a grandement contribué à la réussite de notre séjour à Ciboure.
- Guest Roger
- Date of stay 08/11/12
- Review Submitted 09/09/12
Recommended for: Tourists without a car.
January-May weekly rate (7 nights) US$ 800/ Euro 600 June, July, September weekly rate (7 nights) US$ 1,200/ Euro 900 August weekly rate (7 nights) US$ 1,500/ Euro 1150 1/3 of the rate upon reservation, rest will be charged 3 weeks prior to arrival Cancellation policy: no refunds unless cancelled dates get booked Cleaning fee: US$ 80 / Euro 60 per stay All other fees and taxes included Security deposit $ 300/Euro 230 refundable
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- Nearest Airport: Biarritz at 18 Miles
- Nearest Train: St JEan De Luz at 2.5 Miles
- Nearest Motorway: A63 at 1 Miles
- Nearest Beach: Socoa at 1.5 Miles
- Nearest Barpub: Various Bars at 0.2 Miles
- Nearest Ski: Arrette at 120 Miles
- Nearest Golf: Chantako at 5 Miles
- Nearest Restaurant: Various at 0.5 Miles
Year Purchased: 1992
About the owner: Language teacher, married to a Spaniard, we both love travelling, outdoor sports and adventure, animals, movies, music and having family & friends around.
Why the Owner Chose St.-Jean-de-Luz:
I fell in love with the area, the culture and the people.
The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
We enjoy the views, the light we get all day long due to the huge windows, glass roof in kitchen area, sitting on the decks, chatting with the neighbors. We love the closeness to the beach, to the Pyrenees. We can walk to the bakery buying the fresh bread for the breakfast. We enjoy being able to swim in France and go for Tapas afterwards in Spain or sunbathe on the Spanish side and enjoy the pictiuresque bay setting over a glass of wine in Ciboure/St Jean de Luz.
- Primary: +34 687399852
- Secondary: +1 4043847810
front view of our house nestled into the oak trees
master bedroom deck, deck in front of kitchen (glass roof)
living room area seem from fireplace
living area facing south, main deck area access
kitchen with glass roof
loft-like open-floor bedroom #2 w/futon and in-suite bathroom
bathroom #2 with bathtub/shower
master bedroom view from level above = access to private terrace upstairs
in-suite bathroom 1, 2 vanities
coastal road , bay of Ciboure/St Jean de Luz
one of Socoa's 3 family oriented beaches, 10 min walk from our house
main deck (south), access from living area, view of Pyrenees foothills
wooded backyard, sloping down towards the house
fireplace/ living area seen from upper level
living area seen from kitchen
American kitchen, sits 4-5
view from lofty single bed area
upstairs, view of single bed loft area
master bedroom w/ in-suite bathroom, outside deck
in-suite bathroom 1 with shower
Fort Socoa on the Bay/beach
foreground Socoa, background St Jean
Socoa beach and St Jean de Luz bay
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