< Manoir de Seignanx

Manoir de Seignanx

Feefo Rating 1 beautiful manoir in attractive setting close to Biarritz
Ref: 167 St Martin de Seignanx
  • 10 bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • 5 Bath/Shower Rooms
  • private pool
  • Comfort Rating High quality
  • Very good quality rental for large groups

We Say

A superb manor house in a beautiful, peaceful and secluded location with excellent holiday facilities, close to the coast too

Pricing & availability

Manoir de Seignanx
10 bedrooms, sleeps 20

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Notes on prices

  • Price includes: Bed linen & bathroom towels (fresh set each week), pool towels, beach towels, welcome basket, final clean
  • Compulsory extras:
  • Optional extras: Available on request (subject to availability): cleaning (20 EUR ph), baby-sitting (16 EUR ph) & chef (32 EUR per person, min. 12 people & payable in advance please, good local cuisine). Private tennis lessons on request. Pool heating extra outside July & August.
  • Security deposit: 1000 GBP
  • Changeover day: Saturday. Min. 4 nights stay outside June to September.
  • Arrival and departure: Arrival from 17:00, departure by 10:00 please.
  • Fortnight booking restriction: July & August - fortnight bookings given priority

What makes Manoir de Seignanx a great holiday rental

Manoir de Seignanx is a spacious, superbly-equipped manoir in spacious, secluded grounds, and situated close to the southern Aquitaine coast.

The large grounds include a private tennis court (coach available!) and 15m swimming pool, plus there's a games inside also.

Hossegor's surf, Bayonne's culture and the glamour of Biarritz are all within a 30 minute drive. The perfect antidote to the crowds of the Côte d'Azur.

​For a special occasion or just to make your holiday even more relaxing, why not book one of our bespoke catering packages as part of your stay at this villa.

Best for:
A 'special' holiday - a memorable celebration or convivial gathering of family / friends in high quality surroundings

Suitability for:

  • Toddlers - 2 cots and high chair available.
  • Teenagers - plenty of outside space, good-sized pool, pool table & table football.
  • Reduced mobility - not very suitable as all bedrooms and bathrooms are at 1st or 2nd floor level.

Anything to watch out for?

Although the maximum occupancy is 20, the house & annex more comfortably accommodate up to 16.

Why the Pays de Seignanx?
The Pays de Seignanx is the south west corner of the Landes, with Biarritz and Bayone to the south on the left bank of the Adour river. It's an area known for charming villages, fantastic beaches, a strong culinary tradition, forest trails and cycle paths and distinctive architecture - fantastic variety for a memorable holiday.

Accommodation

This is a beautiful landaise style property with fantastic accommodation, facilities and views.

Set in very large (8 ha) grounds with a 15m x 7m pool and tennis court in the garden, Manoir de Seignanx has stunning views of the Pyrenees, offers complete peace and quiet with not another house in sight. At the same time there is a convenient local village with all amenities, plus the culture of Bayonne, glitz of Biarritz and Hossegor's surf scene all within a short drive. It really is the best of all worlds.

Main house:

At 350m2 this is a very spacious Maison de Maitre (manor) set over 3 floors. The main house comfortably accommodates 14 people (up to 16 is possible), and comprises 3 sitting rooms, semi-professional kitchen, 6 bedrooms (4 doubles, 1 twin, 1 triple), 3 bathrooms, 4 separate WCs and a pool table. The décor & furnishings are tasteful, in French 'country chic' style.

Inside:

> Main entrance hall with fireplace and chairs
> Superbly equipped kitchen with, as well as an 8-ring 2-oven range, the latest gadgets to satisfy the most demanding chef, plus dishwasher, washing machine, dryer. The kitchen opens onto a rear terrace with views of the Pyrenees in the distance. Glasses, cutlery & crockery are very good quality, and are sufficient for up to 30.
> Dining room with table seating 10.
> Fireside reading area with backgammon table
> Sitting room (two 3-person sofas, 3 armchairs), pool table
> Study/TV room with settee, TV/DVD, desk with PC & printer

A winding staircase leads to the first floor landing with a small balcony at one end facing the mountains.

> Four poster bedroom with en-suite bathroom (corner bath & shower)
> Two further double bedrooms
> Large bathroom with bath & overhead shower
> Small television room with sofa (convertible into double bed)

The second floor has another lovely landing giving access to:

> 1 double bedroom with cot (ceiling slopes at the sides to the eaves level)
> 1 bedroom with 2 single beds
> 1 bedroom with 3 single beds plus cot.
> Large bathroom with bath and hand-held shower.

The bedrooms have ample storage, and lovely views over the surrounding countryside or to the Pyrenees.

Annex
Adjoining the main house outside is a large annex outbuilding which can sleep 6-8, and comprises:

Ground floor:

  • Open plan living/dining room and kitchen, doors to covered dining terrace, high ceilings. 
  • Bedroom (4 bunk beds 2 x 0.80m & 2 x 0.90m) and cot, TV/video player, French doors to garden
  • Double bedroom (1.60m) - this room is accessed via the bunk bedroom only
  • Separate bathroom with small bathtub, separate walk-in shower, WC
  • Access to fitness room, (power plate, exercise bike, step machine, punch bag - adults only please), shower room, WC.

Open tread stairs to first floor:

  • Mezzanine landing overlooking living area
  • 2 double bedrooms
  • Shower room, WC

Outside
The gardens and outside areas are special, offering lots of space and wonderful mountain views in the background. There are two terraces overlooking the garden, both with table and chairs for al-fresco eating.

The enclosed pool area is modern, stylish, including a very good sized pool (15m x 7m), plenty of good-quality loungers, pool house, hotwater shower and toilet. (Pool towels are included with the rental.)  The pool depth ranges from 1.1m to 2.2m and there are Roman steps at the shallow end. The pool has a magnificent view of the Irun mountain and overlooks the garden. It is also positioned to be in the sun all day and you can enjoy the view of the sunsets behind Irun in the evening. It is heated at no extra charge in July & August, but a supplement applies in other months. Protected by a fence and gates.

Large grounds surround the house, and include a private tennis court (refurbished in 2016) and children's wooden play house.

Bedrooms

House: 6 bedrooms + upstairs lounge/7th bedroom (with sofa bed). Annex: 3 double bedrooms & kids' dorm with with 2 sets of bunk beds.

Bathrooms

House: 3 bathrooms + 4 separate WCs. Annex: 1 bathroom, 1 shower room, 2 x WC's

Pool

Yes, 15m x 7m, heated (supplement applies outside summer months), 1.1m - 2.2m depth, Roman steps at shallow end, protected by fence & gates. Salt-water filtration.

Equipment

Kitchen

  • dishwasher
  • washing machine
  • oven & hob
  • microwave
  • fridge freezer
  • kettle
  • coffee maker
  • toaster
  • iron & ironing board

Entertainment

  • dvd player
  • tv with French channels
  • wi-fi

Outside

  • private tennis court
  • table tennis
  • bbq or plancha
  • parking space

General

  • cot
  • high chair

Additional House Info

The outbuildings also include fitness room (Power Plate, exercise bike, punch ball, step machine), pool table, table football. 

House Rules

Sorry, no pets and no smoking in the house

Location

Manoir de Seignanx is located just off a country road in large private grounds 2 kms from St Martin de Seignanx (bakery, grocery shops, restaurants & tennis courts), 8 kms from Bayonne and 10 kms from the southern Landes coast. This is a characterful, distinctive area where the traditions of Gascony and the Basque country combine to produce robust, timeless architecture, and superb cuisine.

Local Amenities

Nearest village / town: St Martin de Seignanx
Nearest beach: Ondres beach 10 kms, Hossegor & Biarritz both approx. 15 kms
Boulangerie: St Martin de Seignanx (2 km)
Restaurant: St Martin de Seignanx (2 km)
Market: Bayonne (8 kms)

Distance to nearest major transport connections

  • Biarritz airport: 25 km
  • Pau airport: 90 km
  • Bordeaux airport: 190 km
  • Bayonne railway station: 25 km
  • Bilbao ferry port: 165 km
  • Santander ferry port: 265 km
  • St Malo ferry port: 720 km
  • Calais ferry terminal/tunnel: 1050 km

Customer Reviews By Feefo

Review posted on 05 Aug 2017

Service: Feefo Service Rating Product: Feefo Product Rating

Service: Yes, excellent service in both office and on site.

Product: Good property all round, the only slight reservation was the extent of the grounds making it difficult to keep track of the 6 grandchildren all at the same time, but otherwise excellent choice.

On 07-Aug-2017 we responded:

Product Comment: Indeed the grounds are extensive! It's a rare property for the holiday rental market, really pleased you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for writing.


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