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Basque home, old 17th century farmhouse

Sleeps17
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms6
Space 3,767 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Charming house, rural setting, in a 7 ha park. Peace and quiet guaranteed. Cleaning provided. 13km away from the airport. 10 golf courses within a 30-km radius. Secured private pool (11x5m, 0.8 to 2.1m deep). For more information, go to "contact the owner" and "personal website".


Owner
Jean Lascaux
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 23, 2017

Map

Car: recommended

The farmhouse is located in Aquitaine, in the Pays Basque (Pyrenees-Atlantiques department). 12km away from Bayonne and its old town, 14km away from the Biarritz beaches (sea and shops) and 195km away from Bordeaux. The house is in a peaceful area, in a 7 ha park, quite isolated though remaining close to the shops of the village (Circuit, small village in the Pays Basque) and shopping centres (at Anglet, 19km away).

Amenities

Urcuit House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3767 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 17
  • pets considered
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Mezzanine
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 17 people
Bathrooms:
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • - toilet , shower
    - toilet , tub
    - toilet , tub
    - toilet , shower
    - toilet , shower
    - toilet , shower
  • Each bedroom has its own shower room or bathroom and toilet. Each bathroom also has a special charm with a respect for natural resources; in fact our farmhouse is equipped with a solar water heating system.
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 17
  • - 1 queen
    - 1 queen
    - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single
    - 1 queen
    - 1 queen
    - 2 queen
    Chambre d'Apoint - 1 double
  • The house has 7 bedrooms: 4 bedrooms with double bed (sleeps 2), 1 with double bed and twin beds (for a couple with 2 children), 1 with 2 double beds (sleeps 4) and a small one (sleeps 1). Each bedroom offers a different atmosphere.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Cellar
  • Courtyard
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 14 garden chairs
  • 9 beach chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bowling center
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • thalassotherapy
  • walking
  • water sports
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The house offers all mod cons for a group of friends: table that seats 14 in the dining room, living room to relax in the ancient barn, traditional in the Pays Basque and a kitchen that caught up with modernity (dishwasher, washing machine, tumble-dryer...).

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

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Basque home, old 17th century farmhouse
average rating of 4.8125 based on 17 reviews
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5

Photos do not it justice! Simply amazing!

  • 5 of 5

We loved every minute of our one week stay at 'ferme Urcuit'. The house is tucked away down a country lane, just up from the river Adour. It's about a 15minute max drive from the centre of Bayonne, there are buses that run from Urcuit to the town centre but we all rented cars. There's plenty of parking by the house. The garden and views surrounding the house are fab; fig, medlar, apple and plum trees, and grapevines overhanging the entrance doors - we even saw deer as we drove down the lane! A group of 3 English and Irish families, 17 adults and 1 baby, we decided to allocate rooms before a scramble ensued: there are four private dbl rooms with ensuite, one single bedroom and then two rooms with ensuite that sleep 4 people each (one is a mezzanine, the other room has wall between a dbl bed and two single beds but no door). Since there were 4 sets of parents, we gave them the private double rooms. The loos upstairs are electric and boom when flushed, so we agreed simply to use the downstairs bathrooms at night. The living areas are very spacious, there's a huge dining table that seated everyone which made the evenings great fun. There's a games cupboard, hi-fi and tv. The kitchen has all the mod cons - the dishwasher is a saviour with that many people! and the washing machine was used for baby's laundry. We cooked in every evening bar one, so the two electric ovens and 5 gas hobs were all used. The pool is picket-fenced off from the garden with a little gate for safety (young children), there are deckchairs and comfy beanbag style chairs, and a long 'picnic' table underneath, quite originally, a sail for shade. The supermarket is in Urt, a short drive away, and we got our croissants every morning from the bakery in Urcuit. The one night we ate out it was under the leafy terrasse at the restaurant on the main square in Urt - very welcoming and accommodating for such a large group! From there we took the shuttle bus in for the Bayonne festival, which dropped us back to Urcuit that evening. The Lascaux family were very welcoming, we saw them on the 1st day and last, and Jean just popped by twice in the week to clean the pool. They also kindly left us delicious homemade fig, plum and peach jam - what a treat!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2010
  • Stayed: Jul 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Grande réunion de famille de rêve!

  • 5 of 5

Nous venons de passer une semaine de rêve dans cette belle demeure. Nous nous sommes retrouvés en famille à 17 et garderons de très bons souvenirs de notre séjour. La maison a énormément de charme, très spacieuse et est très bien équipée pour recevoir de grands groupes (de nombreuses salle de bains, une cuisine très bien équipée pour gérer des repas pour grandes tablées, linge de maison fourni en quantité suffisante). Entre une très grande piscine, le ping-pong, le volley et les hectares de nature qui entourent la maison, les jeunes et les moins jeunes ont eu beaucoup de plaisir. Le site est magnifique avec une vue sur l'Adour qui rend grandioses vos petit-déjeuners et apéros! Nous avons été reçus avec beaucoup de gentillesse par nos hôtes sur qui vous pouvez compter durant votre séjour. Supermarchés et boulangerie sont à proximité pour vos courses quotidiennes. Pour ceux qui arriveront à quitter la maison pour quelques visites touristiques...;) Bayonne, Biarritz et Saint Jean de Luz sont à 15-30mn de voiture d'Urcuit.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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5

Parfait !

  • 5 of 5

La maison est tout simplement sublime, la piscine bien protégé est très agréable et les hôtes sont d'une gentillesse sans pareil. Merci pour ce séjour, nous espérons revenir pour fêter nos 10 ans de mariage dans 10 ans :)

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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4

super réveillon au Pays Basque

  • 4 of 5

Un lieu très agréable où nous étions entre amis et famille venant de : Lille, Région Parisienne, Est de la France et Ardèche. Le nombre de salles de bains contribue aussi à ce confort. Avons aussi apprécié la grande cheminée ('donc vous pouvez aussi y aller l'hiver). Très grand espace, vraiment super, avons aussi pu prendre l'apéritif en terrasse.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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séjour pendant les vacances de Noël 2015

  • 4 of 5

Super séjour entre famille et amis venant du Nord, de l'Est, de la Région Parisienne et de l'Ardèche. Un plaisir toutes ces salles de bains. Vous pouvez même y aller l'hiver vous profiterez du feu à l'âtre. Un cadre très agréable apprécié de tous

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Super vacances de jour de l'an

  • 4 of 5

Nous rentrons d'une semaine passée à Urcuit où nous nous sommes retrouvés entre amis et famille du : Nord, de l'Est, de la Région Parisienne et d'Ardèche.

Tout le monde y a trouvé sa place. Autant de salles de bains c'est un véritable confort.

Vous pouvez même y aller en hiver, nous avons profité d'un feu à l'âtre tous les jours.

De la terrasse où nous avons pu prendre l'apéritif. Conseillé aussi aux familles qui ont des enfants. Aucun danger. Allez y

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $3,534.82

Un acompte de 30 °/°, en chèque ou virement est nécessaire pour la réservation, le solde (chèque ou espèce) est payable à l'arrivée. Un contrat signé par les deux parties finalise la location. Une caution de 3000euros non encaissée est également demandée ainsi qu'une attestation d'assurance villégiature(obligatoire).Plus d'informations sur notre site:https://sites.google.com/site/lafermedepauline/

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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