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Jane , Tony Pitts-Tucker

Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english, french, spanish

House Santa Maria, Sutegigaraya house.

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


Hélette Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Independent house on 2 floors, 1 bedrooms, Terrace South and West

At the heart of Basque country but living in the quiet village of Helette you are very well situated for visiting the Basque coast, the mountains and all the cities and villages of this beautiful area.

Sutegi house

Former bakery in the house fort converted into a house full of charm with parquet flooring and solid oak staircase. Sutegi is perfect for a couple but can accommodate up to four people.

Sutegi The cottage has a living room of 20m2 (with single sofa bed), a separate all-equipped kitchen, a bathroom (with shower vc and washbasin) and a large bedroom (20m2) upstairs with double bed and cot.

The two terraces of the private cottage give one to the south, ideal for breakfast in the morning, the other towards the west (accessible from the kitchen) is nice in the evening where you can watch the sunset the sun.

Underfloor Heating

Santa Maria house also offers its beautiful terraced garden with superb view of the massive Baigura where you will find its corners Barbeque with picnics and seat tables hammocks to rest.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • non smoking only
Jane , Tony Pitts-Tucker (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Call Owner
Speaks: english, french, spanish



Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Helette Place
Nearest Ferry
150 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Nearest Train
30 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
No 4 A64
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Helette Place
Nearest Ski
60 Kilometres
La Pierre St Martin
Nearest Beach
40 Kilometres
Biarritz/ Anglet
Car: necessary

Vacation rentals in the Fort House "Santa Maria" dating from the thirteenth century

You fall in love with the old noble house "Santa Maria", located Helette in the heart of Basque country, the Pyrenees Atlantiques.

Between Biarritz and St Jean Pied de Port our rural houses that are half an hour from the beaches of Biarritz and St Jean de Luz. Helette is in a valley lost or you will find quiet and a beautiful landscape. At the foot of Mt Baigura, Helette offer you several hiking on Baigura and in the valleys and hills around the village which gives an overview on the Basque coast and the mountains of the Pyrenees. Not far from the GR10 you will find here very interesting walks for all levels.

The leisure at the foot of Baigura offers the Paragliding, ATV, Scooter: The 'little train' that rises to the top is open to all for recreation and hiking on the crest of Baigura.

Nive (15Mn), River Whitewater, is excelling for Rafting, Kayaking, etc. Several companies offer rental and descent groups. There are many corners to swim and dive from the cliffs;

The beaches of the Basque Coast's easily accessible from Helette (30 / 40mn): Hendaye, St Jean de Luz, Bidart, Guethary, Biarritz Anglet and beaches offer great qualities with and without waves. Coming from inside the caps you prevent yourself from RN 10 and Helete appreciate the quiet after the crowds of the coast.

Cultural Heritage of the Basque Country is very rich. The caves-prehistoric-d-and-d-Isturitz Oxocelayasont the neighboring village, La Commanderie 'Ospitalia' of Irrissary too. From the castle is Arnaga in Cambo (15 Mn), Le Chateau de Mauleon 1hr inwards. But the towns and villages of the Basque Country regional markets with their products, Festivals and other cultural events are the best wealth can be here. St Jean Pied de Port, Bayonne, S Jean de Luz, San Sebastian and Pamplona Spanish side's historic towns and charming as the greater part of the village around Helette.

Santa Maria, Fort House dating from the twelfth / thirteenth century shows the stages of its Evolution with murderers north side, stone cross of Windows and the main staircase carved with motifs of angels and Basques renaissance heads (xv / XV1 century); It was built on the border between Navarre and Aquitaine (in English era) and on the old road leading from Bayonne to Saint Jean Pied de Port and also the Way of St. James of Compostela.

Santa Maria is behind the church at 50 meters from the Place d'Helette; The classic Basque up with its pediment is surrounded by bars and restaurants; There is also a Post Office and Bakery;

Anthony Tucker renovated with passion this mansion. It now offers three spacious apartments and lovingly renovated stone and solid wood: Hegoalde, Sutegia and Ohantzea and many public areas:


Rates & Availability

Hélette Cottage Rental Rates

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Aug 28 2016 - Oct 1 2016
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Nettoyage $56

25% arrhes sur reservation, solde 4 semaines avant l'arrivée

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Hélette Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Broadband Access
  • Heating
  • ISDN Access
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Salle de bains 1 - toilet , shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Chambre 1 - 1 queen , 2 sleep sofa /futon
  • Large room of 20m2 room for cot or single bed if desired;
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Child's Swing
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Pétanque Court
  • Wood Deck
  • 2 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • non smoking only
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • naturism
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
  • water sports
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting

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