Beautiful villa for rent with a swimming pool in the Basque Country, France

Les Portes de Saint Jean

Ref. : *XF29164
Aquitaine and Basque Country (France)

6 persons - 7 rooms - 550 sqm
Rates: on demand

Distinctive features
  • Nearby beaches (2.5km)
  • Centre within walking distance (1.5km)
  • Large spaces and tranquillity
  • Amenities : heated swimming pool, jacuzzi, pool table...
  • Charming property

Charm and authenticity are the magic words for this former farm located at the Saint-Jean-de-Luz gate, on the famous Bordagain hill. The exceptional setting and amenities such as the heated swimming pool, the jacuzzi outside and the pool table are all assets for this luxury rental villa for six. Read More 

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Les portes de Saint Jean – Rental villa in the South-West of France


“Les Portes de Saint-Jean” is a beautiful holiday rental in the Basque Country.


A property with lots of character

Its spaciousness, immaculate decoration and very good quality materials give this property charm and elegance in a calm and shaded setting. The perfectly maintained park has a heated swimming pool and a jacuzzi. Its hundred year old trees and beds of multicoloured hydrangeas will shelter you from prying eyes and guarantee your tranquillity.


An ideally located holiday villa

But “Les Portes de Saint-Jean" is not isolated! The small Ciboure harbour and the Nivelle river which separates Ciboure from Saint-Jean-de-Luz is 1500 metres away and can easily be reached on foot. You can visit beautiful beaches like Socoa and Ciboure which are a short bike ride away (2.5km) on the paths through the Bordagain hills. It will give you the opportunity to discover the sublime view of the beaches of the Basque Corniche and the Socoa Fort !



This beautiful rental villa can accommodate up to six people under the best conditions on around 550m².


Your luxury rental villa for 6 people, floor plans:


The property is made up of a main building and an independent studio: 



Ground floor

- An entrance
- A large 50m² living room/lounge/dining room with a fireplace
- A 30m² kitchen and utility room
- A second 33m² adjoining lounge
- A pool room
- A separate wc

The upstairs are split into two wings, the east wing and the west wing, separated by a door which can be closed or left open. Each wing has an interior staircase, which in the case of two families occupying the property, allows them to keep their independence in the evenings.  

Level 1

- Bedroom no.1: A 35m² suite with a large double bed (1x2m) and has a private bathroom (18 m²) with a shower and bath, a boudoir and storage area as well as separate toilet. It benefits from a magnificent view over the Basque mountains and the Rhune.
- Bedroom no.2: A 14m² bedroom with a double bed (1x1.40m) and a has an adjoining shower room
- Bedroom no.3: A 14m² bedroom with a double bed (1x1.60m) and a has an adjoining bathroom  
- A separate wc
- Two patios with a reading salon with access to the bedrooms

Level 2

- Bedroom no.4: A 33m2 suite with a double bed (1x1.40m) and a private bathroom (15m²) as well as a separate toilet
- Bedroom no.5: A 25m² bedroom which can be used as a children’s room, with 3 single beds (3x0.90m) 2 of which are bunk beds. Separate bathroom and wc
- Bedroom no.6: A 18m² bedroom with two single beds (2x0.90m)
- Two access patios


Independent studio (45m² above the garage, independent exterior staircase):

- A 20m² lounge
- Bedroom no.7: A bedroom with a double bed (1x1.80m), shower room and independent wc. 



- A 6700m² enclosed and wooded park 
- A 9x4m heated swimming pool protected by a fence
- An 8 person jacuzzi
- A ping-pong table


Rent a luxury house in the Basque Country, things to see and do nearby:


The main activities: Golfing and surfing


Three internationally renowned golf courses are less than 5 kilometres away including the La Nivelle and Chantaco golf course.


The Basque coast is a region renowned for surfing, you will find multiple spots for practising your favourite sport. If you would like to take some lessons, there are several schools or coaches in Saint-Jean-de-Luz to choose from.


Beaches and seaside resorts


Relaxing thalassotherapy session: Two centres near the large beach are waiting for your in Saint-Jean-de-Luz. You can also visit Saint-Sébastien, on the Spanish coast. The Perla thelassotherapy centre which looks directly on the Concha Bay is particularly pleasant.


Visits to Biarritz, Bayonne and Saint-Sébastien are a must whether you want to stroll around or do some shopping.


A detour to the small Hondarribia Spanish harbour is also essential. This old fishing village with its characteristic facades allow you to try some tapas “del Mar”.


Mountain hikes

Finally, if you prefer mountains and green landscapes, a small trip will give you a good idea. Hop over the boarder and take the N121 to the village of Bera. You can stop off here, take the opportunity to visit the village and discover Basque food. Then take the NA1310 to Cold'Ibardin. You can then head back down towards Ascains and if it’s a clear day you can enjoy the spectacular view ranging across the entire French Basque coast below.


Getting to your seaside rental villa:

- Saint-Jean-de-Luz station 2.5km away 
- Motorway 1km away
- Biarritz-Pays Basque Airport 20km away 
- Bilbao Airport 130km away

Location of the rental Les Portes de Saint Jean (Aquitaine and Basque Country)

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