Indulge in luxury along the Bassin d’Arcachon in this historic villa, in close proximity to the renowned vineyards of Bordeaux. The villa is right on the water so you can spend your days lounging on the beach or sailing, swimming, surfing, and fishing. The interiors have been meticulously restored to offer guests unparalleled comfort and relaxation. The large estate has gardens to explore, a beautiful swimming pool, and areas for alfresco dining, all amidst the stunning backdrop of the Atlantic Coast.
(5000m2/ 1.24 Acres)
This private, gated villa is situated on the beach on a large estate with manicured gardens and grounds. Steps lead right from the villa to the sand and sea. There are trees, a flower garden, as well as a century- old stonewall providing guests with privacy. There is a large natural spring pool (15m x 4m), filtered through plants, rocks, and pebbles and a pool deck with lounge areas and sunbeds. A pebbled path on the grounds leads to an organic vegetable garden where guests can harvest their own fruits, or accompany a private chef (available upon request) to select seasonal range of vegetables, herbs, and berries.
This French Villa, influenced by the Italian style, is a beautiful composition of traditional and contemporary styles. Warm inviting interiors, beautiful views, and carefully furnished rooms, all make for a unique experience.
Ground Floor: (8 Steps) On this spacious main living space you’ll find the beautiful dining room with garden views, hardwood floors, and an open fireplace that connects to the kitchen area. Floor to ceiling windows open up onto the covered terrace and verandah, which is set up for alfresco dining. Just beyond the fireplace is the stunning modern kitchen finished in stainless steel and hardwood, with a generous center-island, double ovens, stove, grill, built-in deep fryer, plate warming drawer, microwave, American Coffee Maker, Toaster Oven, dishwasher, and several chefs’ tools. The bright, spacious living room has comfortable seating areas, and a fireplace. Also on this floor is an English library with built-in floor to ceiling bookshelves, a fireplace, and plenty of comfy spots to curl up with a book from the extensive international selection. The cinema room has a 55in flat-screen TV with state of the art video system. There are comfortable chairs for movie viewing—and this space can also be utilized as a meeting room for a seminar or conference. There is one suite on this floor with a private access door and ramp for disabled guests. This room has a patio with chairs with views of the gardens and beach. There is a 160cm queen-sized bed (or two narrow 80cm twins upon prior request), which is electronically adjustable. The en-suite bathroom is designed to be easily accessible for wheelchairs and has a large walk in shower.
(Lower Level) Garden Level: There are two bedrooms on this floor. The first has a small window looking out onto the garden, flat screen TV a 160cm queen-sized bed (can be arranged as two narrow 80cm twins upon prior request), and an en-suite bathroom with shower. The second suite also has garden views as well as a kitchenette with a small stove, sink, and mini fridge, and breakfast bar with stools flat screen TV, French doors that open directly to the villa’s back yard and pool. There is a 160cm queen-sized bed (can be arranged as two narrow 80cm twins upon prior request), and an en-suite bathroom with shower. The ceilings on the garden level rooms are lower than those in all the other bedrooms. There is also a guest bathroom on this floor, along with a wine cellar where guests can purchase wine.
First Floor: (26 Steps) There are three bedrooms on this floor as well as a home office with fax and printer. The first room is a cozy suite with a view of pine and oak trees in the forest. There is a 180cm king-sized bed (can be arranged as two 90cm twins upon prior request), flat screen TV, a marble fireplace, and an en-suite bathroom with walk-in shower. The next room has direct access to a large terrace, views of the sea, a 180cm king-sized bed (can be arranged as two 90cm twins upon prior request), flat screen TV, a marble fireplace, and an en-suite bathroom with walk-in shower. The third, spacious, bedroom has sea, garden, and pool views. French windows lead out to a patio private sea view terrace, and a third terrace overlooking the pool. There is a 180cm king-sized bed (cannot be converted into twins), flat screen TV, and en-suite bathroom with walking rain shower, Jacuzzi bathtub, and a fireplace.
Second Floor: (22 Steps) The attic-level bedroom has sea views, a skylight, a 180cm king-sized bed (cannot be converted into twins), and en en-suite bathroom with shower.
Third Floor: (11 Steps) There is a romantic tower bedroom on this floor with 360 degree views, 180cm king sized bed (cannot be converted into twins), and a large en-suite bathroom with sea views and walk-in shower.
Ground Floor: This separate guesthouse has its own garden and pool view terrace. There is a living room with sofa bed a kitchen with stove, oven, fridge, and sink, and a dining area for two. There is a 140cm bed (comfy for one, cozy for two) and a bathroom with shower and separate WC.
Extra Services: The following are listed as an aid for trip planning; the services and prices are approximate and cannot be guaranteed by Rentvillas. All extra services are payable locally in cash.
Cook Service: Upon request
Extra Housekeeping: Upon request
Laundry Service: Upon request
Limousine or Helicopter: Upon request
Body Guard Service: Upon request
Continental breakfast is included, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM.
All bedrooms include luxury mattresses, Egyptian cotton sheets, safes, bathrobes, slippers, welcome baskets, and Caudalie toiletries.
Guests have free onsite access to croquet, Ping Pong, a trampoline, volleyball, Canoes, Bicycles, and more.
The three queen beds can be converted into two narrow 80 cm twins upon prior request; 80 cm is considered narrow by US standards and is most suitable for young people.
Two of the king beds can be arranged as two 90 cm twins upon prior request.
One infant is allowed.
All of the bedrooms have air conditioning.
The villa is available for wedding, special events, business retreats: Please inquire for more details.
There is a small guest house available for staff with a living/dining/kitchen room, bedroom with a standard double bed (140 cm) and a bathroom with shower.
Housekeeping is provided daily. Linens are changed twice per week. Additional Housekeeping can be arranged for an additional fee.
A mandatory Government Tax (10%) will be charged on all rentals – added to the rental amount after booking.