Christmas & New Year Offers : 20% discount off advertised prices for Christmas and New Year. Included in the price: - Christmas Tree and/or New year Decoration. - Complimentary Welcome Champagne with Local Delicacies - Complimentary local seasons specials (oysters/foie gras/white wine) for a cocktail on the day of your choice - Christmas and/or New Year Gift basket - Daily French Breakfast - Butler or Waiter - Concierge service (8:00 AM - 8:00 PM/7days a week) - Daily cleaning (6 hours) - Regular Tea/Coffee/Soft Drinks – Free of charge. - Change of bed sheets weekly, or twice weekly- on request, daily towel cleaning on request - Free Intern...et & Sat TV & In Room Movies - Free onsite activities: Boules, Croquet, Table Tennis, Football Table, Trampoline, Volley Ball, Canoes, Cycles (4x). Christmas eve dinner can be prepared by Private Chef on 24th at an additional cost. Just west of Bordeaux, the tranquil Villa Le Bassin, is tucked away in a serene cove off the French Atlantic Ocean. It is a place where prestigious luxury accommodation meets exemplary service in a reinvigorating atmosphere of marine life and pine forests. This is a place where guests receive the warmest welcome and indulge in the ambience of an elegant and historic, yet contemporary renovated estate. - 8 bedroom exclusive use villa. - Rates: from 2250 Euros/night. - Hosted option available. - Additional service tax 7%. Services - Welcome drink and cheese/Local specialties - Daily French Breakfast - Butler – High Season only - Full concierge service (8:00-20:00) - Daily cleaning (6 hours) - Change of bed sheets weekly, or twice weekly - On request, daily towel cleaning on request - Free Internet & Sat TV & In Room Movies - Free onsite activities: Boules, Croquet, Table Tennis, Football Table, - Trampoline, Volley Ball, Canoes, Cycles
The house is an exclusive country estate offering 8 bedrooms, all with en-suite bathrooms. 4 luxury rooms retain their original marble fireplaces, and the tower suite with its 360 degrees floor to ceiling windows offers breath taking sea and forest views. An especially built ramp that gives access to the outdoor covered terrace and dining room as well as to one of the bedrooms, allows us to also receive guests with reduced physical mobility. “L’eau Vive” boasts a magnificent outdoor terrace. Enjoy a glass of Champagne with splendid views of Arcachon and Cap Ferret across the Bassin, or sooth your tired muscles after an active day in our luxuriously appointed en-suite bathroom with a double shower, water jets and separate spa tub. In “La Verandah” guests may shower in the bright sunshine that this spacious bathroom receives in the morning. Floor to ceiling doors opening onto the lower level arched verandah ensure direct access to the garden and beach beyond. The spacious contemporary dining room with its magnificent sea view is a perfect place for a romantic dinner, or to receive guests for seminars. Its floor-to-ceiling windows open up to a grand covered terrace and to the arched verandah. Indoors guests may delight in the crackle of fire in the 2-way open fire place, connecting the dining room with the kitchen area. The dining room opens up to the generous living room. Here guests will find the perfect spot to read a book and catch-up with friends. Taken back in time, guests may choose their favorite vintage, from a deep leather armchair, in front of the marble fireplace in our pinewood panelled library. An office is located on the first floor. Guests can use it for meetings, workshop sessions, faxing, printing, and as a retreat to prepare meetings, or simply check their emails. The villa has WIFI throughout and every room is also equipped with a fixed internet access point. In addition most of the rooms have air conditioning. Originally the snooker room, the Home Cinema boasts a 55 inch flat screen TV and state of the art video system. Settle down in comfortable plush chairs and watch your preferred movie. With the click of a finger the theatre, can be turned into a meeting room for any kind of seminar or conference. The spectacular park has wide vistas over the front lawn that extend as far as Cap Ferret and Arcachon. A century old stone wall, lined with Tamaris trees separates the grounds from a direct stroll onto the beach at low tide, or a refreshing dip at high tide. The garden offers guests a unique experience with its ecological pool filled with our own natural spring water, a petanque field and outdoor table tennis. The rectangular minimalistic pool, with its natural filtering and regeneration ponds, rather resembles a genuine lake blending into the garden. The water is filtered and regenerated through plants, rocks and pebbles. Next to the pool are comfortable lounge chairs on the huge deck with 180 degree views of the garden and shore line. The pool deck also offers another spot to organize romantic candle light dinners, group dinners, seminars or photo shoots. The garden leads directly onto the fine sand of the beach where a range of water activities, including swimming, sailing, surfing, fishing and many more are available. Boating outings to the magnificent Bande d’Arquin and L’ile des Oiseaux, or even a trip with a local fisherman to one of his oyster parks may be organized on demand. Guests may consume the delicious oysters they have harvested on the spot or share them for lunch with their friends or family. In the summer, guests may dine on one of the outdoor terraces showered in the sunset’s natural light-show of pinks, oranges, yellows and reds. In winter you can enjoy a roaring fire in the luxurious dining room.
*Please note, locations shown on the maps are approximations only This beach front property is hidden away in Taussat/Lanton just a 30 minutes drive from the ravishing vineyards and Merignac/Bordeaux airport. Merignac has many, scheduled and seasonal, international flights arriving direct or via Paris every day. There are also daily frequent flights from other domestic cities. Activities at and around the villa range from deeply relaxing to highly animate, from cultural to inspirational. The swimming pool draws guests on warm summer days, while the petanque court asks for some team play. Guests can explore the direct environment by strolling onto the beach, boating, horseback riding, or cycling. Bicycles are at guest's disposal for those who just want to discover the local fisherman villages, or those who want to spin further afield to the Atlantic Ocean. Favoured choices for daytrips include a helicopter flight of the Bordeaux vineyards crowned with a wine tasting, the endless beaches of the Atlantic Ocean, a climb up to the highest dune of Europe Dune de Pyla, a boating outing to the Arguin sandbank and the Ile aux Oiseaux, or kayaking over the river the Leyre. And don't forget your binoculars to watch the different bird species, such as the Sandwich Tern or the Oyster Catcher, whilst hiking through the protected natural bird migration park Domaine de Certes. Nestled in the heart of the forest and well protected from dominant winds, the fresh-water lakes North and South of the Bay offer yet another option for safe swimming, sailing lessons and fishing. Less then half an hour east lays the world famous French Bordeaux Wine District. Guests can relish the renowned wines from Saint-Emilion, Graves, Sauternes, Medoc, Entre-deux-Mers and Pessac-Leognan to name but a few. Soak up the infinite grape hills in a luxury car with private chauffeur giving you the freedom to taste as many appellations you like. Guests may stock their own wines in our cellar to enjoy during returning visits. The possibilities are almost endless; horseback riding through the thick pine forests or on the infinite beaches of white sand, golfing on the International acclaimed Golf du Medoc Chateaux course at the foot of the vineyards, or for those seeking more adrenaline driven sports, what about speed sailing, paragliding at the Dune de Pyla or kite surfing? Distances - Bordeaux – 65 km/45 mins - Bordeaux Merignac Airport - 44 km/35 mins - Andernos – 5 mins - Arcachon – 40 mins - Cap Ferret – 35 mins - Libourne – 85 km - Pessac-Leognan vineyards – 40 mins - St Emilion vineyards – 102 km/60 mins
Services The near region is rich in cultural diversity and interest, one can enjoy recreational as well as educational experiences - Oyster tasting at a local oyster farms – Paragliding at Dune du Pyla – Cycling in the beautiful pine forests – Discovering the fabulous treasures of the Bordeaux wine region - Our full time, in house, concierge and coordinator will guide guests throughout their stay, creating individual tailor made packages to suit personal preferences. There is much more of this extraordinary journey to share and it is possible you may have the opportunity to meet the owners whilst you experience the Villa La Tosca phenomena first hand. On demand, a private chef will cook for you using the finest fresh local ingredients to celebrate French cuisine at its best. Culinary experiences, such as cooking and wine classes, may also be organized on the property. Guests can indulge in a wide variety of French wines. Our original but renovated wine cellar maintains the ideal temperature and humidity for the careful maturation of French wines. Guests may stock their own wines in our cellar to enjoy during returning visits. For an additional charge the following services can be arranged: - Limousine. We can arrange pick-up or drop-off at the airport or train station. Please indicate with your reservation if you would like to make use of this service. Limousine services are also available during your stay. Please let us know so that we can organize for you. - Helicopter. Guests that wish make use of the Helicopter Service need to indicate this with their reservation. - Bodyguard. Personal Protection can be organized with advance arrangement. - Well-Being Massage. Guests interested in massages in their room or on one of the terraces, need to let us know with their booking. We will be happy to accommodate. - Boating. Guests interested in a power and/or sailing boat at their disposal during their stay need to confirm this with their booking. - Maid and Butler Service, available from 8am to 8pm. - Laundry. There are washing and drying machines available for guests to use. Laundry service is available for a small additional cost. Bed linens will be changed twice a week or on demand. Complimentary Services: - Continental Breakfast. Selection of tea, coffee, milk, sugar upon arrival. - Bottle of Bordeaux wine upon arrival. - Cleaning. - Daily servicing. Bed linens will be changed twice a week or on demand.
Weddings - Welcome drink and cheese - Daily French breakfast - Concierge service 8.00am - 8.00 pm/7 days a week - Daily cleaning 6 hours 3 days - 2 nights - Check in 15.00 - Check out 15.00 - Maximum 15 people using 8 rooms. - Guests up till 120 people (indoor and outdoor) High Season: 31st May - 27th September and Christmas and New Year Price available on request Mid-Season: 29th March - 31st May/27th September - 1st November and Easter €8,900 for 2 night stay from Friday to Sunday Low-Season: 4th January - 29th March/ 1st November - 20th December €4500 for 2 nights from Friday to Sunday Corporate Events If you are you looking for the perfect place to stay for organized seminars and meetings from Management, CEO, Teambuilding through to Writers, Painters, and Cooking and Wine workshops, the villa is the ideal lieu for small to medium sized groups. Easy to organize teambuilding activities are numerous; from on-shore group sailing to the muddy shell-fish fishing and more. Or head out to off-shore activities from cultural visits to the city of Bordeaux - listed as a UNESCO World heritage Site - and world famous Bordeaux Vineyards, to dune and forest activities.For those with creative juices flowing through their veins, we promise the most outstanding natural light shows especially during sunset and dawn. It is not a coincidence that the world famous painter Toulouse-Lautrec spent many of his summers at the neighboring villa. Or those who prefer to seek seclusion, space and time to practice the verbal and literary arts? They will not be disappointed as the most powerful words and stories will come and flow...demanding to be printed on paper.Tailor made Culinary and Wine workshops can be enjoyed on demand. Let us know your wishes. Included- Welcome drink and cheese/Local specialties- Daily French Breakfast- Butler – High Season only- Full concierge service (8:00-20:00)- Daily cleaning (6 hours)- Change of bed sheets weekly, or twice weekly- On request, daily towel cleaning on request- Free Internet & Sat TV & In Room Movies- Free onsite activities: Boules, Croquet, Table Tennis, Football Table, Trampoline, Volley Ball, Canoes, Cycles.Read more
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