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Heated pool, child friendly, sleeps 14, large garden, games, great views

Overview

Property

Updated: 14-Nov-2016
Wonderful views, quiet, child friendly, large garden - ideal for families

Large mountain-style chalet set in pine forest overlooking lake and 15 minutes cycle from the Atlantic ocean. The property is perfect for 2 to 4 families and is fully equipped for young children. There is a stunning 10/5 meter fenced and heated pool, spacious terraces and a mature garden.

The house is full of wood panelling, beautifully furnished and has all the facilities needed.

The area has activities ranging from kite and wind surfing to canoeing, golf, sailing, surfing, riding and cycling. The focus here is sport, nature and dolce far niente. The local food is exceptional as are the wines.

Please see here for further information on the house and surrounding area - https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B5YYq30_DDA-MFFWZ0oxMWZObzA/edit

  • Sleeps 14
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms, 2 Separate Toilets
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

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Guestbook comments from the owner

A fantastic house for a relaxed family holiday - we were 8 adults and 6 kids, had plenty of indoor and outdoor space, lots of bathrooms. It is a very comfortable house with a wonderful large balcony terrace with view onto the lake (it fitted us all comfortably for dinner time). The pool is absolutely brilliant (good temperature and no chlorine but a new saline technology(?))! The house is very kids friendly with a fantastic selection of toys and books (french&english), stair gates, travel cots and a fully gated pool. You have to drive to the shops and the beaches around the lake but that was no problem for us. The seaside is only 15 mins drive away. The owner James was very helpful and friendly. We could not have wished for a better place to stay and felt it was a 'little paradise'. We will definitely go back next year. Thank you James!
Jul 2016
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38 Reviews

4.9
based on 38 holidaymaker reviews

London, UK
5

Beautiful House, Great Location!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our time in Lacanau and plan to definitely return.

The house is great - bright and roomy and very well equipped. We were a group of 6 adults and 5 children (aged 1 - 5) but never felt like we were tripping over one another. The kids particularly liked the downstairs playroom and stayed down there for hours to our delight obviously :-)

The view from the balcony is stunning and something you never tire of. We ate out there every day including quite a few barbeques.

The pool is also great and I think the fact that it is securely gated was my favourite feature. Being able to relax in the knowledge that the little darlings would have to find more creative ways to kill each other was very re-assuring.

We didn't really take full advantage of the activities on offer as we were happy to relax by the pool. The outings we had to the beach and the lake were really fun and the kids loved the pedalos with slides on the back. Highly recommend the food at Le Moutchico on the lake too.

All in all, a really nice house in a really beautiful location which we'd be happy to recommend to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic family holiday

  • 5 of 5

This house house everything! It is in a great position near the lake and the Sea. It in a quiet picturesque area nestled into a forest on the top of the hill with fantastic views. The pool is great, lovely size and heated so always great to get into. The house house everything - the kitchen really well equipped nothing we couldn't find. The trampoline and the table tennis were the best but so many other things no of the kids ever got bored. Owner very helpful would love to got back again.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A little paradise

  • 5 of 5

A fantastic house for a relaxed family holiday - we were 8 adults and 6 kids, had plenty of indoor and outdoor space, lots of bathrooms. It is a very comfortable house with a wonderful large balcony terrace with view onto the lake (it fitted us all comfortably for dinner time). The pool is absolutely brilliant (good temperature and no chlorine but a new saline technology(?))! The house is very kids friendly with a fantastic selection of toys and books (french&english), stair gates, travel cots and a fully gated pool. You have to drive to the shops and the beaches around the lake but that was no problem for us. The seaside is only 15 mins drive away. The owner James was very helpful and friendly. We could not have wished for a better place to stay and felt it was a 'little paradise'. We will definitely go back next year. Thank you James!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A wonderful week

  • 5 of 5

We had a great week at this beautiful house. The views of the lake are tremendous. The pool was perfect and just the right temperature. We rented bikes for the week and did daily rides to the beach and bakery. The satellite tv was a bonus as were all the great facilities.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Well maintained house and gardens, quiet location

  • 5 of 5

Lovely well furnished house in a beautiful location. We found the large open living area ideal for our 3 families. The range of games and toys were wonderful for our little ones. The pool and surrounding garden were great for relaxing. We thoroughly enjoyed cycling around the lakes and visiting the beaches and vineyards. Fabulous!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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To be Recommended

  • 4 of 5

The description was accurate with the added advantage that the pool was chlorine free,(saline system), and surrounded by artificial grass.

James the owner was helpful at all points in the process, booking through to occupation.

Property was clean , well maintained, as was the pool &kitchen well equipped.

Cycling is a great way to get around and easy to hire . The lake is about a 5 min walk(10 mins return up the hill!). The sea about 5-10 min drive.

Many other activities if the pool bores you!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Bordeaux at 40 Kilometres Nearest Train : Bordeaux at 50 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Bordeaux at 40 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Le Moutchico at 1 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Lacanau Ocean at 3 Kilometres Car: necessary

Within 3 km are the long sandy beaches of the Atlantic with its surf, dunes and wide-stretches of deserted beach. The house is set on a hill looking East over the lake to the rising sun and is surrounded by forests of pine, oak and silver birch. There are cycle paths to the sea and lake, beaches at the lake, sailing and every outdoor sport you could imagine. Less than 30 minutes away are the fish and oyster markets of the Basin d'Archachon and 25 minutes away are the famous wine Chateaux of the Medoc region (Chateau Margaux).

Other Activities: Kite surfing

Golf: An 18 and full 9 hole course within 3 minutes of the house by car. Both courses are cut into the pine forests and dunes. There are also two practice ranges and a 9 hole pitch and putt.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Spring Season 2017
6 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,009
for 7 nights
£1,009
 
 
Early Summer 2017
3 Jun 2017 - 1 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,514
for 7 nights
£1,514
 
 
High-Summer 2017
2 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,027
for 7 nights
£3,027
 
 
Late Summer 2017
26 Aug 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,514
for 7 nights
£1,514
 
 
Early Autumn
30 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,009
for 7 nights
£1,009
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £841

Linen is charged at 15 Euro per person per week and includes bed linen, bath and hand towels, bath mats and tea towels. Beach towels may also be rented at 5 Euro per person per week.

For June and September please enquire for special rates for one family (max 6 people).
A cleaning charge of 120 Euro is made at the end of your stay. Should you require cleaning during your stay this can be arranged.

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Facilities

Property Type

  • villa

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Piano
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea

Attractions

  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 260 m²

Bathrooms

  • Main floor - Shower Enclosure
  • Main floor - Toilet
  • Mezzanine en suite - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Mezzanine en suite - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Ground floor - Shower Enclosure
  • Ground Floor - Toilet
  • Main floor - Toilet, Bath with Shower

Bedrooms

  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Mezzanine 1 - 1 Double Bed, Bathroom en suite
  • Mezzanine 2 - 1 Double Bed, Bathroom en suite
  • Main floor 1 - 1 Double Bed, Bath room en suite
  • Main floor 2 - 1 Double Bed, Shared bathroom
  • Main floor 3 - 2 Single Bed, Shared bathroom
  • Ground floor - 4 Single Bed, 4 bunk beds
  • Ground floor - 2 Single Bed, 2 sofa beds
  • 4 doubles, 1 twin, kids dormitory - 2 bunk beds for 4 kids

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck Chairs
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Sand Pit
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Decking
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 8 deck chairs

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • There is a ping pong (table tennis) table, a swing ball, numerous games and a wonderful sandpit for children.

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