The 'Domaine de Bellegarde' is a beautiful 19th century manor - luxury villa, set in an exceptional position the 6 acre estate is in the attractive village of Soustons, bordered by the Atlantic Ocean & a 125 acre fresh water lake, suitable for sailing, windsurfing, kayaking & swimming. The property is close to Biarritz & 7km from the beach making it perfect to explore the s.w region, famous for its beaches, lakes, forest, vineyard & world-class golf courses. This outstanding property offers luxury holidays to the most discerning of clients. It has 9 large ensuite bedrooms, a grand reception lounge & hall, spacious dining room, snooker room, high ceilings, oak parquet floors & an impressive staircase. The gardens encompass a new 15m x 7m heated swimming pool, shaded terrace, summer kitchen, tennis court & numerous sporting facilities. Exclusive use entitles guests to a superb holiday with ultimate privacy & luxury for up to 16 guests including gourmet chef & stunning!
The property: The main lounge is impressively large and spacious. The high wooden beamed ceilings create a feeling of grandeur complimented by the beautiful parquet flooring, wood-panelled walls and the grand staircase.
A revitalizing yet relaxed atmosphere is created by the neutral tones and contemporary finishes that so obviously dominate the room.
An abundance of natural light floods the room through the arch of small windows which border the grand front door. On a warm summer's day, you can open the door to allow in the lovely sunshine, fresh air and floral scents.
Adjoining the main lounge is the TV / reading room. This cosy room has a lovely marble fireplace, comfortable sofas, satellite TV, DVD player and a selection of DVD's, books and magazines for your enjoyment.
From either the billiard room or the main lounge, you enter the elegant dining room. The marble fireplace, candles, parquet floors and high ceilings altogether create a very special atmosphere.
Personal Service...: From the time of your first enquiry and continuing throughout your holiday, Merrilyn and Quintin ensure you receive unparalleled and professional service in every aspect of your catered villa holiday.
Upon arrival at the private estate of Domaine de Bellegarde, you will be impressed by the genuinely warm and friendly welcome along with the Champagne reception which will either be served in the lounge or on the poolside terrace. Accompanied by delicious homemade canapés, it will be enough to give you a taste of the gastronomic delights that await you! Our emphasis will be on relaxing you in to the beginning of a fabulous luxury villa holiday!
Once you have settled in, we will be on hand to advise you about the property, the facilities, the region and the endless activities on offer throughout your stay.
The experienced chef & team of staff are on hand to provide a catered service normally found only in luxury hotels!
Gastronomic Delights! : The Landes region is well known for its culinary produce including duck and foie gras, fresh fish from the Atlantic Ocean , asparagus from Magescq and wild mushrooms from the local forests. Using only the best local produce, we develop a range of menus that are creative, very well presented and taste magnificent.
Picture yourself….after a long day of golf or a day on the beach, you can relax and unwind in the peaceful surrounds of the property with a chilled glass of champagne in hand.
Sample Dinner Menu
Cherry tomato, feta & pesto bites
Local Asparagus served with Brown Butter,
Aged Pecorino & Summer Truffle
Roasted fillet of monkfish stuffed with sun-blushed
tomatoes, roasted red pepper & fresh basil
drizzled with a pesto dressing
Served on a bed of cannelini beans
With organic spring vegetables
White Chocolate Cheesecake served with Fresh
Mixed Berries poached in Red Wine
Selection of French cheeses
Filtered coffee & chocolates