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Beautifully Renovated House With Large Private Pool

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

House in Pissos, Les Landes, Aquitaine, France - 40 Minute Drive From The Atlantic Coast

Beautifully and carefully renovated, spacious 4 bedroom, Archachon style house with 10 x 5 metre swimming pool. The garden has an outdoor covered seating area, where you can enjoy BBQ's, the swimming pool and garden.

The house sits on the outskirts of Pissos village within the Aquitaine region of France, which offers an extensive coastline of soft, white sandy beaches. Tranquil lakes, are nestled in the pine forest offering a place for water sports, swimming or simply relaxing.

Tracy Hall
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
12 June, 2018

About Tracy Hall

We have lovingly restored and modernised the house whilst maintaining as much character and as many original original features as possible.

Tracy Hall purchased this house in 2001

Why Tracy Hall chose Pissos

We fell in love with the natural aspects of the region, forest, lakes and Atlantic coastline. Also, with the food, wine and the kind nature of those people who live in the village.

What makes this house unique

The house offers the opportunity to get away from it all, with all the advantages of being in easy walking distance of amenities in the local village. The house has been sympathetically restored over a number of years. Whilst modernising the house we have kept as many original features as possible, including wooden floors, original Basque tiling in the entrance hall, fireplaces and French shutters.

The pool is 10x4 metres and has roman steps for easy access.

Our neighbours are kind, gentle people, always willing to help us, family and visitors practice speaking French.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I just wanted to let you know what a wonderful holiday we have had. Your house (and pool!) is so beautiful and so well equipped that we didn't want to come home! We loved Pissos - the boulangerie, the pizzaria, the creperie, and the surrounding area... All just lovely! Thank you so much. The very relaxed Harrison family 2013
May 2009
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Pissos in Landes

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • village
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Upstairs bathroom with bath/shower over, wc. Downstairs large shower room with walk in shower, wc.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed. Bedroom 2 with double bed. Bedroom 3 with double bed. Bedroom 4 with two single beds.
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes: Check in from 5pm, check out 10am please to facilitate cleaning and gardening Smoking strictly permitted outside only (covered veranda to front and side of house). House has full central heating for winter breaks and oak burner in the dining room. Wi fi internet provided. Outside: Private swimming pool 10 x 5m with Roman steps. Pool is cleaned by automatic robot daily and pool contract is in place for regular maintenance throughout the summer. Pool is framed by large patio area and decked area. The house sits in approximately a quarter of an acre of land. Sun loungers provided. Teak patio table with seating for 8 complete with lazy susan. This sits under a large wooden extension, providing a beautiful shaded area for eating or relaxing! Weber gas BBQ. Automatic irrigation system in the garden waters the lawns and shrubs that surround the pool area. Exterior light to seating area, exterior switch for pool light and electrical socket can all be found on rear wall of the pool house. Utility Room: Washing machine, fridge, ironing board, iron, hairdryer, large cool box, picnic basket, parasol and wind break for beach. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen included for period of let, towels not included. Property cleaned prior to arrival. Additional cleaning requests can be facilitated locally at guest request and payment. Please leave house clean on departure. Other: Study with desk & book case, library of books for guest use, board games available. Dining room with wood burner, set in stone surround & original fire place. Dried oak available on request. Propane & butane for BBQ & cooker included


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Beautifully Renovated House With Large Private Pool
average rating of 4.5 based on 7 reviews

French Holiday With Family

  • 5 of 5

The property was perfect for our needs with ample room and space for a large family which included small children. The rooms were well maintained, comfortable and decorated to a high standard. The entire house and grounds including the swimming pool had all the requirements we needed to have a great holiday. The local area is quiet and the picturesque village added to our stay, there are also activities near by should you want to venture out. Local facilities a short walk away offered a couple of restaurants, bars, and a supermarket, which was well stocked for any holiday requirements. All in all we had a great stay and would recommend this venue to friends.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great spacious house. Well appointed

  • 4 of 5

Really nice house. Nicely decorated, good selection of DVDS. Spacious rooms. Nice outside space not overlooked and the pool was great. Kids really enjoyed the pool. Two tables outside, one in the shade which was nice and flexible. Good size clean BBQ. House is 10 minute walk to the village which has a couple of restaurants. A few minutes the other side of the village is a place that does horse ridding and canoeing. Only downside was the main road. It was noisy and if you need to open the windows overnight, it is loud. Overall we really enjoyed our stay.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wonderful property

  • 5 of 5

What a great house! Well kitted out in the kitchen, good sized pool and good internet link. We were two families with teenagers and toddlers, good shops and restaraunts in the village and less than an hour away from the beach. Will definitely consider returning again sometime.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Sep-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Nathan for your review, so pleased that you all had a good holiday and enjoyed the house. We look forward to seeing you in the future - Tracy
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A wonderful, relaxing holiday

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous family holiday in this lovely, well equipped property. It's beautifully furnished, with lots of character - and a fantastic collection of books to dip into. Pissos village had everything we needed, and there's a large supermarket about 15 mins drive away. We had great fun shopping for souvenirs and exploring the beaches at Bicarrosse and spent long, lazy days relaxing in the garden by the wonderful pool. In fact, we enjoyed it so much we've booked to return this summer. We can't wait!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Mar-2014
  • Date of Stay: August 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A beautiful property

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful, spacious property, that is very well equipped. The pool was fabulous and very well maintained. Pissos is an attractive village with enough facilities that you don't have to drive elsewhere to shop or eat out, although the surrounding area is worth exploring. We would recommend this property for a relaxing family holiday.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Sep-2013
  • Date of Stay: August 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Großes, charaktervolles Haus,aber eben alt und an einigen Stellen nicht gepflegt.

  • 3 of 5

Ideal für Hunde, da großes eingezäuntes Grundstück.Salzwasserpool auch klasse. Essengehen und Einkaufen im Dorf sehr gut. Fantastische Bäckerei. Aber: Liegt direkt an der Straße. Die trucks brettern direkt am Haus vorbei. Wer Ruhe sucht ist hier fehl am Platz! Mehr Pflege am Haus und Garten wäre für den

Preis schon schön. Fahrtzeit zum tollen Biscarosse-Plage dauert 45 in.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are grateful to receive all reviews and would like to state that we continue every year to improve the landscape and enhance the character and ambience of the house. We are located within walking distance of the beautiful village of Pissos, with all it's facilities and amenities, approximately 45 minutes from the coast. The lakes, which are nearby and the coast are truly magnificent as is our well maintained salt water pool. Our price is competitive when compared to other similar properties and easily accommodates 8 people.
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Biscarosse beach is a 40 minute drive with soft white sandy beaches and the Atlantic sea is perfect for surfers.

Biscarosse lake is a 30 minute drive, with pine trees, water activities, large marina, restaurants, bars and beach.

Hostens lake is a 15 minute drive, suitable for water activities, cycling, swimming and sunbathing on the beach area.

Parentis en Born lake 30 minutes drive away, again with sandy beach.


Bordeaux airport 45 minute drive.

Biarritz airport 1hr 15 minutes.

St Malo port 6hr drive.


Pissos village 5 minute walk.

Parentis en Born 30 minute drive (nearest large supermarket).

There is 240km of coastline to explore north and south of the house.

The historic city of Bordeaux is 45 minute drive.

Biarritz and the basque region is 1hr 15 minute drive.

Arcachon is 40 minutes drive.

Further Details:

The village of Pissos is very pretty and has good facilities - a supermarket, 2 boulangeries, a butchers, newsagents, flower shop, library, a glassblowers with a beautiful shop attached, hairdressers, tennis courts and public outdoor swimming pool. There's also a pharmacy, two restaurants, one traditional and the other serving pizza and a local bar. Activities in the village include, horse riding, forest walks and there is a canoeing centre by the river. Near the outdoor pool is also a creperie in beautiful surroundings, serving crepes, snacks and drinks.

There is a doctors surgery located near to the fire station in the village

Pets accepted, but please confirm with owners prior to booking.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Damage Deposit £400

Booking Notes:
Booking can be made by telephone to mobile/home number or by email. 25% to be paid at time of booking - non refundable. 75% to be paid 8 weeks prior to arrival date, with a £400 deposit, returned within 14 days of departure following inventory check. Meet and greet and check out in French or English.
House information pack e mailed to guests 8 weeks prior to travel on payment of balance for the holiday.

Changeover Day:
Saturday during holiday period, flexible outside of this time. Arrival after 5pm and departure by 10am. You will be met locally for key handover, check in and check out at the end of your holiday. Check in/out can be in English or French.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK pounds or Euro equivalent.
Please enquire regarding prices outside of the summer season, on longer lets or weekend breaks, Easter, Xmas and New Year.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.