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Stunning Villa with Private pool

Overview

Property

Updated: 05-Dec-2016
Villa in Sanguinet, Landes, Aquitane, France - Near Lake and Atlantic Coast

The villa has 4 large bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a large open plan living room with dining area and kitchen. Open terraces provide ample sunbathing and dining areas and overlook the secluded and private pool and mature garden. A large garage houses the table tennis table as well as a large larder style fridge freezer and the washing machine. The situation of the villa is quiet, but numerous restaurants and bars are only a short walk away, as is the local village where you can hire bikes and also the bakery for your morning croissants and a traditional market on Wednesday and Saturday mornings, with something for all the family. There is a sailing club close by where you can hire a boat, wind-surfer, canoe or take lessons (they cater for all ages) and also a water ski school and a tennis club where you can either just play or sign up for tuition.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Hello my name is Jan Richards

My husband and I designed Villa Fauvette together with a local architect in 2001 who then built it for us.

We have 3 children and fell in love with the area when we visited for the first time in 1998, as it is perfect for children of all ages and provides us with an idyllic holiday retreat.

There is plenty for all the family to do or if you refer just relax and lie by the pool side.

I hope you enjoy our home as much as we do.

Speaks English, French

Guestbook comments from the owner

Best equipped villa we have ever stayed at, a real home from home. Glorious weather, great house, perfect holiday. Thank you for a wonderful holiday, we will be back



Villa Fauvettes has everything you could need (and more besides). The house is very comfortable and the private pool a bonus. I can definitely recommend Villa Fauvettes. The owners were very helpful and even borrowed a travel cot and high chair for the duration of our stay. Fantastic!
Mar 2010
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3 Reviews

4.7
based on 3 holidaymaker reviews

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Great villa, beautiful pool and location

  • 4 of 5

Great property - just as described and pictured in the listing - comfortable, clean and airy. There was plenty of space for all 5 of us, including two active young children, who particularly loved the spacious garden and the pool. We particularly liked that the pool was shallow enough in one half for our 5 year old to touch the bottom.

The kitchen was well fitted out with plenty of equipment and the BBQ and patio were fantastic, as we had shade and sun at all times of day. We loved the open plan feel to the villa.

The area was great - easy walking and bike access to the lake and centre of Sanguinet, and plenty to see and do in the local area.

Thanks for a great stay. We'd certainly come back!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Brilliant so glad you enjoyed yourselves - thanks for the review - hope to see you back soon
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Beautiful and Peaceful

  • 5 of 5

Arriving at the villa in the night, we were pleased to find it immaculate, all rooms being spotless. Information provided in the welcome booklet allowed us to start enjoying what the area had to offer straight away. The beautiful lake and local amenities, including restaurants, markets and evening entertainment, were only a short walk away so the location was great. Already looking forward to when we will be able to go again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sanguinet and the surrounding areas offer a lot to do for all the family. So pleased you enjoyed your stay, we will hope to see you back next year.
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Amazing holiday

  • 5 of 5

Villa and pool are gorgeous and well maintained. With the local attractions, restaurants and beach close by the holiday was great and wish we had stayed for longer. With a group of 4 adults the villa accommodated us easily as was the perfect setting for a truly relaxing holiday. Will be visiting again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you all enjoyed your time at the house. We try really hard to give you everything you need for a fabulous holiday. Would love to see you again next year.
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Location

From the Owner

Villa Fauvettes is located on the Gironde/Landes border in the picturesque little village of Sanguinet in the Aquitaine region, South West France. It is about 40 minutes drive south from Bordeaux Airport and a comfortable car drive from the ports of St Malo and Caen. It is also about 90 minutes by car from Biarritz Airport to the south. There is a rail service to Bordeaux and to Arcachon. Close to the fantastic French Atlantic coast we are in easy reach of beautiful sandy beaches perfect for surfing as well as being walking distance from an enormous fresh water lake. There are many activities close by including golf and a huge Aqualand water park as well as regular markets and festivals, and shopping and architecture not too far away in historic Bordeaux, San Sebastien, and Biarritz

Activity and Interests

Coast/Beach:

Close to the fantastic French Atlantic coast this secluded and private villa is in easy reach of beautiful sandy beaches perfect for surfing which are only about 15 minutes drive away. Alternatively only 5 minutes walk away is the enormous fresh water Sanguinet lake where you can swim, windsurf, sail, water ski or just relax with a drink.

Travel:

Villa Fauvettes is located on the Gironde/Landes border in the picturesque little village of Sanguinet in the Aquitaine region, South West France. It is about 40 minutes drive south from Bordeaux Airport and a comfortable car drive from the ports of St Malo and Caen. It is also about 90 minutes by car from Biarritz Airport to the south.

Distances:

Bordeaux 50km. St Malo 560km. Sanguinet Lake 600m. Atlantic Beaches 20km. Biarritz 140km.

Further Details:

Villa Fauvette is located on the Gironde/Landes border near the picturesque little village of Sanguinet in the Aquitaine region, South West France. It is about 45 minutes drive south from Bordeaux Airport and a comfortable car drive from the ports of St Malo and Caen. It is also about 90 minutes by car from Biarritz Airport to the south. There is also a rail service to Bordeaux and to Arcachon.

Stretching from the vast inland sea that is the Bassin d’Arcachon to the foothills of the Pyrenees, Les Landes is a unique blend of pine forests, saltwater lakes and sand dunes, linked by one continuous sandy beach. It is blessed by a climate and sea conditions that encourage every kind of water and holiday sport, including some – like sand-yachting – which few will have tried before. Although the line of the coast may be straight, the variety it encompasses is huge.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Summer
17 Jun 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,561
for 7 nights
£2,561
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£1,707
for 7 nights
£1,707
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £640

Booking Notes:
On agreeing a booking, we will ask you to complete a booking form and send a 50% down payment in order to secure the booking. This is non-refundable and you may want to take out cancellation insurance to coveri this. The balance is payable no later than 80 days before your arrival date. We reserve the right to re-let the villa if the balance is not paid by this date. A deposit of 750 euros against damage and leaving the villa in an unacceptable state is payable with the final balance.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Saturday.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in euros.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 0% refund for cancellations more than 0 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

From the Owner

Fabulous detached 4 bedroom villa with secluded pool just minutes from the lake/water sports, local shops and restaurants . Includes a delightfully large open plan living area leading directly on to terraces and a covered veranda, the house is beautifully kitted out with all modern amenities. The pool, 8m by 4m is cared for by pool specialists and protected by a simple touch pad alarm, it sits surrounded by wooden decking and mature flower beds and shrubs in a professionally maintained garden. Books, TV and DVD player as well as CD player, games and table tennis. Large open plan lounge/dining/ kitchen area, with comfortable sofas.Fully equipped kitchen with hob, oven, dishwasher, microwave, fridge/fridge freezer, washing machine. Fantastic outside barbeque garden furniture and sun beds.

Property Type

  • house

General

  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob

Dining

  • Child's Highchair

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • village

Attractions

  • churches
  • forests
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure
  • En suite shower room - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Family Bathroom with WC, sink and vanity unit, full size bath and separate shower cubicle. En-suite shower room with WC, sink and vanity unit and shower cubicle.

Bedrooms

  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with King size double bed and en-suite. Bedroom 2 with double bed. Bedroom 3 with twin beds (full size). Bedroom 4 with twin beds (one full size/ one pull out).

Outside

  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: We also provide a large cot and a high chair for our guests if they need it for their family. Outside: The villa has a large pretty garden professionally maintained that includes an automatic watering system.The garden is fenced completely and mature hedges give privacy to the pool and verandah. The pool, 8m by 4m is cared for by pool specialists and is protected by a simple touch pad alarm, it sits surrounded by wooden decking and mature flower beds and shrubs. There is a covered verandah which overlooks the garden which contains a large built in Barbeque under cover which is ideal for evening entertaining as it faces west and receives the afternoon and evening sunshine. Utility Room: Separate sink and washing machine in garage. Large fridge freezer. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The beds are protected with mattress covers and all have plenty of square French style pillows and washable duvets and bed covers. Duvet covers, sheets, pillowcases bathroom towels are provided for you. Other: Villa Fauvette is fully fenced and gated to both the front and rear, the hedge provides complete privacy. The garden is very private, the pool is not overlooked. Both the garden and pool are professionally maintained.

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