The gîtes at Belle Epoque Estate


Gîtes and château at Belle Epoque state in Linxe (40)

Ideally situated between the forest and the ocean, Château Belle Epoque in Linxe (40) welcomes you from April to October on an estate of nearly 4 hectares.

Stay in one of our 11 gîtes that each have a private terrace with garden furniture and barbecue, fitted kitchen, dining room, bathroom, and one or more bedrooms.

Enjoy a heated outdoor swimming pool, tennis court, ping-pong table or a walk around the lake. Your children can play in the estate gardens in the play area, on the swings, in the sandpit, on the slide... and even more!

 

Life at the Château is great !

Discover the numerous activities nearby :

Cycle tracks linking the different beaches along the coast, running from Arcachon down to Bayonne. You can rent bikes nearby that will be delivered to you at the estate. The beaches are only 10 minutes by car from the Château, and also only 10 minutes from the Château is the lake at Leon and it’s many activities (accrobranche, stand up paddle, canoeing).

The 11 gîtes at Belle Epoque Estate

All gîtes are non-smoking and are rented out furnished on a seasonal basis. You can rent a gîte :

  • In low season and mid season from any day of the week for a minimum of two nights, with an arrival time of 4 pm and departure at 10 am. You can prolong your stay if the gîte is available.
  • In high season and very high season, from Saturday at 4 pm until the following Saturday at 10 am, a minimum therefore of one week. You can prolong your stay another week if the gîte is available.

Most of the gîtes are located in the old stable buildings, whose wrought iron structure was designed by Gustave Eiffel.  They are each named after the Belle Epoque horse vehicles.

Visit our gîtes and choose the one you want

Gîte Le Bûcheron at Belle Epoque estate in Linxe (40)

Le Bûcheron  4 people


Gîte La Serre at Belle Epoque estate in Linxe (40)

La Serre 3 to 5 people


Gîte La Caleche at Belle Epoque estate in Linxe (40)

La Calèche  5 people


Gîte Le Cabriolet at Belle Epoque estate in Linxe (40)

Le Cabriolet   5 people



Gîte Le Fiacre at Belle Epoque estate in Linxe (40)

Le Fiacre for 5 people

Gîte La Sellerie at Belle Epoque estate in Linxe (40)

La Sellerie for 5 people

Gîte Le Gardien at Belle Epoque estate in Linxe (40)

Le Gardien for 8 people

Gîte Le Jardinier at Belle Epoque estate in Linxe (40)

Le Jardinier for 9 people



Gîte Le Pigeonnier at Belle Epoque estate in Linxe (40)

Le Pigeonnier for 10 people


Gîte Le Cocher palefrenier at Belle Epoque estate in Linxe (40)

Le Cocher for 11 people


Gîte Le Régisseur at Belle Epoque estate in Linxe (40)

Le Régisseur for 11 people


The rent covers all local fees and tap water, electricity and gas for the entire length of your stay. You also have free Wi-Fi access in the Château living-room. 

You have access to the heated outdoor swimming pool, the boules pitch, the tennis court and the play areas for children for the duration of your stay. We welcome your pets but they must be kept on a lead when in the estate grounds.

The services available in your gîte and on the estate

Our prices are NET, with the exception of certain options described below. Only the tourist tax must be added. This is 0.83€ including tax per adult per night according to the 2019 official rates for furnished accommodation.

 

The rent does not cover the bedding, towels, and the cleaning of the gîte which is your responsibility. The accommodation must be left as it was found.

At the entrance to the estate, there is a laundry room where you will find a coin washing machine and dryer. More information at reception.

Laundry room and bins at the Belle Epoque estate in Linxe (40)

We speak English, Spanish and French.

At the estate

  • Free parking
  • Children’s play area with swings
  • Boules pitch
  • Tennis court and ping-pong table for which we can loan you the rackets
  • Outdoor heated swimming pool
  • Library in the Château
  • Tourist information
  • Board games
  • Linen rental
  • Free WIFI access in  the Château living-room

In your gîte

  • Under-sheet, blankets and pillows are provided
  • Fitted kitchen with an oven, extractor fan, microwave, fridge
  • Some of the gîtes have a dishwasher
  • All normal everyday crockery is provided for the amount of people staying
  • Electric kettle, cafetière, toaster
  • On the private terrace there is a barbecue, garden furniture, parasol

The extras for your comfort

If you have forgotten your sheets or towels, you can rent them at the estate. Ask at reception.

Double bed sheets at Belle Epoque estate

Double bed kit

One fitted double sheet, one double flat sheet, two pillowcases

12 € per kit / week
Single beds sheets at Belle Epoque estate

Single bed kit

One fitted sheet,

one flat sheet,

one pillowcase

9 € per kit / week
Towels at Belle Epoque estate

Bathroom kit

Two towels

and

one bath mat

7 € per kit / week
Hand towels and tea towels at Belle Epoque estate

Kitchen kit

One hand towel

and

two tea towels

3 € per kit / week

Those little extras that will make your life easier and help cope with the unexpected. And if you have more visitors than planned, come and see us at reception and we will be happy to help if we have available guest rooms

Baby travel cot at Belle Epoque estate

Baby bed

Baby travel cot

25 € / week
Highchair for baby at Belle Epoque estate

Highchair

Highchair for baby

15 € / week
Cleaning kit at Belle Epoque estate

Cleaning

End of stay clean

75 € / gîte

Have a continental breakfast at the Château

Buffet and breakfast at Château Belle Epoque

It is now possible to try our hearty continental breakfast full of local flavours (honey, jams, local cheeses)  during your stay.

Come and reserve your breakfast at the reception desk at Château Belle Epoque.

9,50 € / person

Rental conditions for the gîtes

You agree to vacate the accommodation on Saturday at 10 am at the latest, and to hand in the keys at reception. Any delay in vacating the premises will result in a penalty fee. You will receive a rental contract explaining all of this and where you can read our general sale conditions.

At the start of your rental you will be given a set of keys and instructions relating to the proper usage of your accommodation.

Rules at the Château Belle Epoque estate

The number of guests cannot be higher than mentioned on the reservation document, except for prior agreement. Children under the age of 3 are not counted.

You can freely access all areas of the estate grounds, subject to respecting the privacy in front of each individual accommodation. Once you have unloaded your baggage, you must park your vehicle in the private parking provided at the entrance as vehicles are prohibited from circulating in the grounds of the estate.

Any movement and activity around the estate must always take into account and respect the calm and rest that the majority of the residents are looking for.

Pets are welcome with prior agreement and must be kept on a lead. Château Belle Epoque do however reserve the right to refuse a pet if they consider the animal dangerous or if it could disturb the peace on the estate

Cancellation of your gîte reservation

Once the rental contract has been signed both parties are committed. No termination is possible without the written agreement of both parties.

If however you wish to cancel your reservation :

  • More than 30 days before your arrival, you remain liable for 30% of the rental
  • Between 30 and 8 days before your arrival, you remain liable for 50% of the rental
  • From 7 days before your arrival, you remain liable for the full amount of your reservation. 

The balance of rental payment and security deposit.

Once you arrive, you must pay the deposit at reception, by cash or cheque payable to “Château Belle Epoque” for the amount of :

  • 350 € (three hundred and fifty euros) for an accommodation of less than five people
  • 500 € (five hundred euros) for an accommodation of more than five people

The security deposit covers any damage or deterioration of the accommodation, furniture and any objects inside, that may be caused during your stay, as well as the loss of any keys or objects pertaining to the accommodation

 

The deposit will be returned to you via bank transfer or cheque within a period of 8 days after your departure, with any deductions made where appropriate to cover the sum of any damage or deterioration of the accommodation and its furniture caused by you during your stay, as well as the loss of any keys or objects.