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Villa in Andernos & Lanton, Aquitaine, France

Bedrooms 8
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Villa in Andernos & Lanton, Aquitaine, France

Just west of Bordeaux, the tranquil Villa Le Bassin 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.- 8 bedroom exclusive use villa. - Rates: from 2250 Euros/night. (Additional service tax 7%.)- Hosted option available.

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.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 minsThe 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.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.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.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.FacilitiesPrivate poolWi-Fi/Internet accessAir conditioningJacuzzi/Hot tubAll bedrooms en-suiteIdeal for celebrations / Party houseStag/hen parties allowedWheelchair AccessChild-safe PoolBicycles providedGames roomCable TVDVDWorking fireplaceHeatingConference facilitiesCaretaker/owner lives on siteRecommendedWeddings

- 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: 4th June - 24th September -

Price available on request

Mid-Season: 25th March - 3rd June / 25th September - 29th October / Easter, Christmas and New Year -

€9,500 for 2 night stay from Friday to Sunday€14,000 for 4 night stay from Monday to FridayLow-Season: 2nd January - 24th March/ 30th October - 17th December

€5000 for 2 nights from Friday to Sunday€7,000 for 4 night stay from Monday to Friday

Concierge services, wedding wine solutions and assistance to optimize wedding arrangements are available before arrival and during stay. For bookings of massage, air transportation, pillow menu choices and private chef options, advance booking is advised.Corporate EventsIf 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. Included:- 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.

Please note any event rental may be subject to additional charges (that will be pre-agreed) on top of the published rental amount. This is to cover the extra costs associated with putting on a wedding. ExtrasOn site conciergeMaid service includedChef/Cook available (at extra cost)Breakfast includedButler available (at extra cost)Babysitting service available (at extra cost)Security guard

More Details

Property Manager
Russell Or David..
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, german
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
October 21, 2017



Taussat Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Oceanfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • 10 Bathrooms
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool


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Taxes and fees are additional


  • You will be charged the rental cost for this booking only. Any extra charges such as cleaning fees, cots, high chairs or electricity consumption will be confirmed at the time of booking and may be payable at the time of booking separately or on arrival.