Tucked away in a serene cove off the French Atlantic Ocean.

Sleeps: 16
Bedrooms: 8
Weekly price guide: £10276-£30940
Pool: Yes
Type: Villa
Property Ref: VIL2350

General Description

Just west of Bordeaux, the tranquil Villa is tucked away in a serene cove off the French Atlantic Ocean. It is a place where prestigious luxury accommodation meets exemplary service in a reinvigorating atmosphere of marine life and pine forests. This is a place where guests receive the warmest welcome and indulge in the ambiance of an elegant and historic, yet contemporary renovated estate. The region is rich in cultural diversity and interest. One can enjoy recreational as well as educational experiences - Oyster tasting at a local oyster farms – Paragliding at Dune du Pyla – Cycling in the beautiful pine forests – Golf at PGA Golf Courses - Discovering the fabulous treasures of the Bordeaux wine region.

Accommodation Facilities

Bedrooms: The house is an exclusive country estate offering 8 bedrooms, all with en-suite bathrooms. 4 luxury rooms retain their original marble fireplaces, and the tower suite with its 360 degrees floor to ceiling windows offers breath taking sea and forest views. An especially built ramp that gives access to the outdoor covered terrace and dining room as well as to one of the bedrooms, allows us to also receive guests with reduced physical mobility.

“L’eau Vive” boasts a magnificent outdoor terrace. Enjoy a glass of Champagne with splendid views of Arcachon and Cap Ferret across the Bassin, or sooth your tired muscles after an active day in our luxuriously appointed en-suite bathroom with a double shower, water jets and separate spa tub.

In “La Verandah” guests may shower in the bright sunshine that this spacious bathroom receives in the morning. Floor to ceiling doors opening onto the lower level arched verandah ensure direct access to the garden and beach beyond.
Living Rooms: The spacious contemporary dining room with its magnificent sea view is a perfect place for a romantic dinner, or to receive guests for seminars. Its floor-to-ceiling windows open up to a grand covered terrace and to the arched verandah. Indoors guests may delight in the crackle of fire in the 2-way open fire place, connecting the dining room with the kitchen area.

The dining room opens up to the generous living room. Here guests will find the perfect spot to read a book and catch-up with friends.

Taken back in time, guests may choose their favorite vintage, from a deep leather armchair, in front of the marble fireplace in our pinewood panelled library.
Other Rooms: An office is located on the first floor. Guests can use it for meetings, workshop sessions, faxing, printing, and as a retreat to prepare meetings, or simply check their emails. The villa has WIFI throughout and every room is also equipped with a fixed internet access point. In addition most of the rooms have air conditioning.

Originally the snooker room, the Home Cinema boasts a 55 inch flat screen TV and state of the art video system. Settle down in comfortable plush chairs and watch your preferred movie. With the click of a finger the theatre, can be turned into a meeting room for any kind of seminar or conference.
Linen/Cleaning/Towels etc: Linen & towels included.
Outside: The spectacular park has wide vistas over the front lawn that extend as far as Cap Ferret and Arcachon. A century old stone wall, lined with Tamaris trees separates the grounds from a direct stroll onto the beach at low tide, or a refreshing dip at high tide.

The garden offers guests a unique experience with its ecological pool filled with our own natural spring water, a petanque field and outdoor table tennis. The rectangular minimalistic pool, with its natural filtering and regeneration ponds, rather resembles a genuine lake blending into the garden. The water is filtered and regenerated through plants, rocks and pebbles. Next to the pool are comfortable lounge chairs on the huge deck with 180 degree views of the garden and shore line. The pool deck also offers another spot to organize romantic candle light dinners, group dinners, seminars or photo shoots.

The garden leads directly onto the fine sand of the beach where a range of water activities, including swimming, sailing, surfing, fishing and many more are available. Boating outings to the magnificent Bande d’Arquin and L’ile des Oiseaux, or even a trip with a local fisherman to one of his oyster parks may be organized on demand. Guests may consume the delicious oysters they have harvested on the spot or share them for lunch with their friends or family.

In the summer, guests may dine on one of the outdoor terraces showered in the sunset’s natural light-show of pinks, oranges, yellows and reds. In winter you can enjoy a roaring fire in the luxurious dining room.
Additional notes (if any): Catering & Services

The surrounding area is rich in cultural diversity and interest, and one can enjoy recreational as well as educational experiences: - Oyster tasting at a local oyster farms – Paragliding at Dune du Pyla – Cycling in the beautiful pine forests – Discovering the fabulous treasures of the Bordeaux wine region.

The full time, in house, concierge and coordinator will guide guests throughout their stay, creating individual tailor-made packages to suit personal preferences.

On demand, a private chef will cook for you using the finest fresh local ingredients to celebrate French cuisine at its best. Culinary experiences, such as cooking and wine classes, may also be organized on the property.

Guests can indulge in a wide variety of French wines. The original but renovated wine cellar maintains the ideal temperature and humidity for the careful maturation of French wines. Guests may stock their own wines in the cellar to enjoy during returning visits.

- Welcome drink and cheese/Local specialties
- Daily French Breakfast
- Butler – High Season only
- Full concierge service (8:00-20:00)
- Daily cleaning (6 hours)
- Change of bed sheets weekly, or twice weekly
- On request, daily towel cleaning
- Free Internet, Sat TV & In Room Movies
- Free onsite activities: Boules, Croquet, Table Tennis, Football Table, Trampoline, Volleyball, Canoes and Cycles.

For an additional charge the following services can be arranged through Oliver's VIP Concierge Team:
- Limousine. They can arrange pick-up or drop-off at the airport or train station. Limousine services are also available during your stay.
- Helicopter. Guests that wish make use of the Helicopter Service need to indicate this with their reservation.
- Bodyguard. Personal Protection can be organized with advance arrangement.
- Well-Being Massage. Guests interested in massages in their room or on one of the terraces, need to let Oliver's VIP Concierge Team know with their booking.
- Boating. Guests interested in a power and/or sailing boat at their disposal during their stay need to confirm this with their booking.
- Maid and Butler Service, available from 8am to 8pm.
- Laundry. There are washing and drying machines available for guests to use. Laundry service is available for a small additional cost. Bed linens will be changed twice a week or on demand.

Complimentary Services:
- Continental Breakfast. Selection of tea, coffee, milk, sugar upon arrival.
- Bottle of Bordeaux wine upon arrival.
- Cleaning.
- Daily servicing. Bed linens will be changed twice a week or on demand.

Event information


- Welcome drink and cheese
- Daily French breakfast
- Concierge service 8.00am - 8.00 pm/7 days a week
- Daily cleaning 6 hours
- Use of home cinema/conference room
- Free onsite activities: Boules, Croquet, Table Tennis, Football Table, Trampoline, Volley Ball, Canoes, Cycles.

3 days - 2 nights
- Check in 15.00
- Check out 15.00
- Maximum 15 people using 8 rooms.
- Guests up till 120 people (indoor and outdoor)

High Season: 31st May - 27th September and Christmas and New Year
Price available on request

Mid-Season: 29th March - 31st May/27th September - 1st November and Easter
€8,900 for 2 night stay from Friday to Sunday

Low-Season: 4th January - 29th March/ 1st November - 20th December
€4500 for 2 nights from Friday to Sunday

Corporate Events
If you are you looking for the perfect place to stay for organized seminars and meetings from Management, CEO, Team building through to Writers, Painters, and Cooking and Wine workshops, the villa is the ideal place for small to medium sized groups.

Easy to organize team building activities are numerous: from on-shore group sailing to the muddy shell-fish fishing and more. Or head out to off-shore activities from cultural visits to the city of Bordeaux - listed as a UNESCO World heritage Site - and world famous Bordeaux Vineyards, to dune and forest activities. For those with creative juices flowing through their veins, the most outstanding natural light shows appear, especially during sunset and dawn. It is not a coincidence that the world famous painter Toulouse-Lautrec spent many of his summers at the neighboring villa. Tailor-made Culinary and Wine workshops can be enjoyed on demand. Let Oliver's VIP Concierge Team know your wishes.

- Welcome drink and cheese/Local specialties
- Daily French Breakfast
- Butler
– High Season only
- Full concierge service (8:00-20:00)
- Daily cleaning (6 hours)
- Change of bed sheets weekly, or twice weekly
- On request, daily towel cleaning on request
- Free Internet & Sat TV & In Room Movies.

Terms & Conditions
Security deposit €5000
Energy costs included
No Pets
Changeover day any day of the week
End of stay cleaning included.
Please leave the property in the state that you found it.
Smoking not allowed.
Other Ts and Cs
10% VAT is included in the pricing

Local Area / Activities

This beach front property is hidden away in Taussat/Lanton, just a 30 minutes drive from ravishing vineyards and Merignac/Bordeaux airport. Merignac has many scheduled and seasonal international flights arriving direct or via Paris every day. There are also daily frequent flights from other domestic cities. Activities at and around the villa range from deeply relaxing to highly animate, from cultural to inspirational. The swimming pool draws guests on warm summer days, while the petanque court asks for some team play. Guests can explore the direct environment by strolling onto the beach, boating, horseback riding, or cycling. Bicycles are at the guest's disposal for those who just want to discover the local fisherman villages, or those who want to spin further afield to the Atlantic Ocean. Favoured choices for daytrips include a helicopter flight of the Bordeaux vineyards crowned with a wine tasting, the endless beaches of the Atlantic Ocean, a climb up to the highest dune of Europe Dune de Pyla, a boating outing to the Arguin sandbank and the Ile aux Oiseaux, or kayaking over the Leyre. And don't forget your binoculars to watch the different bird species, such as the Sandwich Tern or the Oyster Catcher, while hiking through the protected natural bird migration park Domaine de Certes. Nestled in the heart of the forest and well protected from dominant winds, the fresh-water lakes North and South of the Bay offer yet another option for safe swimming, sailing lessons and fishing. Less then half an hour east lays the world famous French Bordeaux Wine District. Guests can relish the renowned wines from Saint-Emilion, Graves, Sauternes, Medoc, Entre-deux-Mers and Pessac-Leognan, to name but a few. Soak up the vineyards in a luxury car with a private chauffeur giving you the freedom to taste as many appellations you like. Guests may stock their own wines in the house cellar to enjoy during returning visits. The possibilities are almost endless: horseback riding through the thick pine forests or on the infinite beaches of white sand, golfing on the Internationally acclaimed Golf du Medoc Chateaux course at the foot of the vineyards, or for those seeking more adrenaline driven sports, what about speed sailing, paragliding at the Dune de Pyla or kite surfing? Distances - Bordeaux – 65 km/45 mins - Bordeaux Merignac Airport - 44 km/35 mins - Andernos – 5 mins - Arcachon – 40 mins - Cap Ferret – 35 mins - Libourne – 85 km - Pessac-Leognan vineyards – 40 mins - St Emilion vineyards – 102 km/60 mins

Price Guide

These prices are a guideline only, please use the calendar at the top of the page to search availability and prices for specific weeks. Then you have the option to book the property online.

Low Season: £10276
High Season: £30940

Key Features

  • Swimming pool
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Internet access
  • Air conditioning
  • Fire / Stove
  • Cot available
  • Close to local amenities
  • Walk to village
  • Wheelchair friendly
  • Suitable for young children
  • Near sea beach
  • Tennis nearby
  • Golf nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Watersports nearby


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