Thousandth historic listed building of the twentieth century.
"I have stretched ropes from steeple to steeple, garlands from window to window, from star to star gold chains and I dance." (Arthur Rimbaud).
Between sea and mountains, Ciboure or the charm of a small Basque resort nestled in the heart of the splendid bay of Saint-Jean-de-Luz. Faced with the royal city which hosted Louis XIV at his wedding in 1643, offers Ciboure, too, no less illustrious heritage with strong Socoa, military construction built by Vauban, the Recollect convent where King Louis XIV would hear Mass Tower Bordagain remnant of an ancient fortified church, the birthplace of Maurice Ravel (1875-1937), the tomb of Peter Benedict (1886-1962) author of Atlantis and Mademoiselle de La Ferte and Art Deco villa Leïhorra.
If you are sensitive to the harmony, if you like Art Deco architecture, if you like peace and take your time, if you like exceptional places ... then you'll love Leïhorra. Expression of a refined art of life, it is for those who are attached to the "good things" and who seek authenticity and harmony and who will appreciate and preserve a heritage that belongs to future generations.
The villa Leïhorra enjoys an exceptional situation: upright facing the Atlantic Ocean, it is a gem of Art Deco architecture of the Roaring Twenties, which has no equivalent in the Basque Country.
The architect Joseph Hiriart, son of Caroline Signoret, owner of the villa, has carte blanche to build according to the wishes of his mother-the most beautiful villa of the Basque Coast. Genuine "refuge on land", the Basque word translation Leïhorra, it is a genuine dialogue between the sky and the sea Located on the Bordagain hill, it offers an unforgettable panorama. The location of the villa from east to west in the path of the sun crosses the north-south axis of the basin.
It remains the absolute obvious Art Deco desired by its creator. Everything from the villa, every detail has been conceived, designed by architect Joseph Hiriart who invents volumes, proportions and shapes, made tiles, mosaics, parquet, espagnolettes, chandeliers, furniture. He joins the collaboration of artists Art Deco and local artisans whose master glassmaker Jacques Gruber, ceramist Cazaux Manager René Prou, the glassmaker Daum, landscape Gelos and blacksmith John Schwartz. It remains one of the few examples of private residential style and Art Deco era. The villa Leïhorra part of the complete works of art that give a sense of accomplishment.