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Luxury Apartment, Saint Raphael, Côte d'Azur on Valescure Golf Course. Fab views

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 807 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Luxury 2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Apartment with Stunning Views in Gated Residence.

Luxurious apartment on 2nd (top) floor with superb views from balcony over gardens, signature 10th tee of Valescure Golf Course and pool with extended views towards mountain range of Les Maures and Roquebrune. The apartment is located in Valescure, between two golf courses (Golf de l'Estérel and Golf de Valescure), 3km from the centre of the charming town of St. Raphael. The nearest beach is at Agay, a beautiful natural bay with the stunning Massif de l'Estérel as it's backdrop. There are numerous secluded bays between Agay and the larger beaches of St, Raphael. It is an area of truly outstanding natural beauty with something to offer everyone whether it be total relaxation, walking, beach activities, golf, horse riding, visiting the many colourful markets, wine-tasting at nearby vineyards, eating in one of the numerous and varied restaurants along the coast or venturing further inland to explore many of the picturesque perched villages. A big bonus in St. Raphael is the daily ferry service to St. Tropez, Cannes and other destinations which makes visiting these places, especially in the busier months, much more enjoyable than driving. The ferry service normally operates between April and September. Designated car park bay.

More Details

Owner
Mrs Annette Clarke
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Some French spoken.
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
3 December, 2017

About Mrs Annette Clarke

Home is in Purley, Surrey where I live with my husband, son and Poppy (long-coat chihuahua). We also have a daughter and beautiful grand-daughter, born in March 2015.

Mrs Annette Clarke purchased this apartment in 2007

Why Mrs Annette Clarke chose Saint-Raphaël

After many years of visiting this beautiful part of France we decided to look for an apartment to purchase and were recommended Valescure, St. Raphael. It was perfect! Just a few kilometers from the coast in a green, lush, peaceful and safe residential area. We originally bought a ground floor apartment but the opportunity arose a few years later to purchase a larger one in the neighbouring building that had a large terrace and superb view. We didn't consider looking elsewhere as we loved everything about this residence.

What makes this apartment unique

The view from the independent, double size terrace was the unique feature of the apartment with the most fabulous view towards the Massif des Maures and the fact that the apartment needed up-dating meant we could put our own stamp on it. We then spent the next year or so completely renovating it. New tiles throughout including the terrace, underfloor heating, creating a second bathroom in what was the original kitchen and having an American-style kitchen in the lounge area. We renewed all the windows and had the shutters changed to electric ones. There were a few challenges along the way!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Saint-Raphaël in Var

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 807 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 1 (en-suite) with glass shower panel, twin basins, lots of storage, radiator and toilet. Fully tiled.The washing machine/tumble dryer is in bathroom in separate housing. Bathroom 2 - walk-in shower, single basin unit with storage, radiator. There is a second toilet adjacent to this bathroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 1. Large double bed (160x200) fitted, mirror-fronted sliding wardrobes, bed side units and dressing table. Bedroom 2. Twin beds (90x200) fitted, mirror-fronted sliding wardrobe and bedside unit.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
A luxuriously furnished apartment with superb views from large, independent, well-furnished balcony (not attached on either side to neighbouring apartments). The balcony overlooks the swimming pool and gardens with golf course to the right hand side and is a great place for outdoor dining especially at sunset. The apartment is on the 2nd (top) floor.

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Luxury Apartment, Saint Raphael, Côte d'Azur on Valescure Golf Course. Fab views
average rating of 5.0 based on 18 reviews
5

Excellent Apartment

  • 5 of 5

As other reviewers have said, the apartment was furnished to a high standard, very clean and comfortable. We particularly enjoyed sitting on the balcony in the late afternoon sunshine after a day out. St Raphael is well located for visits along the coast, for example we went to Cannes and Monaco by train. We also enjoyed a number of walks in Agay and around Cap du Dramont. The town has plenty of good restaurants, shops and supermarkets.

It is important to add that Mrs Clarke, the owner could not have been more helpful.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The location of the apartment is perfect for exploring either by car, train or ferry and always a pleasure to come back to it's peaceful surroundings, ending the day on the balcony after a busy day out. I'm delighted you enjoyed your stay. Annette Clarke
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5

Wonderful holiday in this beautiful apartment

  • 5 of 5

We have recently just returned home from our amazing holiday in this luxurious apartment - and definitely have the holiday blues! The apartment is gorgeous, spotlessly clean and fully equipped. Very comfortable and homely and has to be one of the best apartments we have ever stayed in, in such a peaceful area.

It was fantastic to be so close to the beaches and Saint Raphael/Frejus, but lovely to come back to sit on the terrace, admiring the stunning views with a glass of Rosé of an evening.

The pool was great – our children had so much fun here. They also loved exploring the local beaches – of which there are some wonderful coves for exploring. We hired a little boat for the day and our children loved snorkelling in the crystal waters.

The owner, Annette, is very friendly and couldn't have been more helpful - giving lots of information on the local area.

I would definitely recommend a holiday here, and can't wait to return someday soon!

  • Review Submitted: 21-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a lovely, comprehensive review. I'm absolutely delighted that you liked the apartment so much and had what sounds like a wonderful family holiday. We feel very lucky to have had so many lovely people stay over the last few years and greatly appreciate your comments. We hope to welcome you back again in the future. Annette & Alan
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5

Heaven on earth

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at this superb little gem with its delightful comforts, spectacular views and top quality cleanliness. Can't be faulted. I'm a little anxious that if the find becomes too well known I'll struggle to get a booking. The owners are charming and very helpful without being intrusive.

The apartment is the prfect place if you're a little fussy and want high standard with all the amenities.

Highly recommended to anyone without reservation.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Yes, it's certainly our little piece of heaven and I'm so pleased that you enjoyed staying again and feel the same way about it.
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5

Beautiful Apartment with views to match

  • 5 of 5

The owner and representative were both lovely and very helpful. The apartment was spotlessly clean , beautifully decorated and very modern. The surroundings were stunning with views of the hills and Valescure golf club. The area is safe , quiet and secure. The resort is easy to find from Nice and likewise the bay of Agay is an easy 5 minute drive along the Avenue des Golf. The coast road at Agay then takes you to Cannes , St Tropez , St Maxine etc. A home from home.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The location of the apartment makes visiting other towns in the area and further afield so easy and returning to the relative quiet of the residence at the end of each day to enjoy the view is very relaxing. I'm always delighted to hear that guests have enjoyed their stay and thank you very much for your comments.
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5

What an amazing holiday home!

  • 5 of 5

What a fabulous apartment! We could not have wished for a nicer property for our holiday in this beautiful part of France. Spotless, luxuriously furnished, everything we wanted and more!

The location was perfect with views to die for, easy access to great beaches and a huge choice of excellent restaurants close by.

Mrs Clarke was a joy to deal with and nothing was too much trouble.

Over the years we have stayed in many high spec hotels and rented properties and we rate this as being one of the very best.

We loved it thoroughly recommend it.

Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: 09-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review. We are delighted you had such a wonderful stay and hope to welcome you again in the future. Annette & Alan Clarke
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Lovely

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely weeks stay here . Everything was perfect from the start. Communication with the owner from booking right through to the end of our holiday was excellent . Very informative and really helpful . Their hospitality was ten out of ten . The accommodation was in a lovely part of St Raphael , very peaceful and beautiful scenery . The accommodation itself felt like home from home , spotlessly clean with everything you could possibly want , very spacious , beautifully furnished and a great kitchen . It was lovely to come back to after a day out sight seeing . We would definitely recommend a stay here and would love to go back sometime .

  • Review Submitted: 06-Apr-2016
  • Date of Stay: March 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for you kind review. I'm so pleased you had a lovely holiday and it would be my pleasure to welcome you back in the future. We always look forward to our visits and really miss the view from the terrace when we're back in the UK. Annette Clarke
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Location

Nearest Airport
42 Kilometres
Nice
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Hotel du Golf, Valescure
Nearest Ferry
3 Kilometres
St. Raphael (to St. Tropez etc)
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
Valescure & l'Esterel golf courses.
Nearest Train
3.5 Kilometres
St. Raphael
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
A8
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
La Bastide
Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
Agay or several beaches at St. Raphael.
Car: necessary

The apartment is located in Valescure, between two golf courses(Golf de l'Esterel and Golf de Valescure), 3km from the centre of the charming town of St. Raphael. The nearest beach is at Agay with the stunning Massif de l'Esterel as it's backdrop. There are numerous secluded bays between Agay and the larger beaches of St, Raphael. It is an area of truly outstanding natural beauty with something to offer everyone whether it be total relaxation, walking, beach activities, golf, horse riding, visiting the many colourful markets, wine-tasting at nearby vineyards, eating in one of the numerous and varied restaurants along the coast or venturing further inland to explore many of the picturesque perched villages. A big bonus in St. Raphael is the daily ferry service to St. Tropez, Cannes and other destinations which makes visiting these places, especially in the busier months, much more enjoyable than driving. The ferry service normally operates between April and September.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Saint-Raphaël, Var

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
End Sept 2017 - April 2018
30 Sep 2017 - 27 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£650
for 7 nights
£650
 
 
End April -Late May
28 Apr 2018 - 25 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
£750
for 7 nights
£750
 
 
End May - End June
26 May 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£900
for 7 nights
£900
 
 
End June - Mid July
30 Jun 2018 - 13 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,100
for 7 nights
£1,100
 
 
Mid July - Late August
14 Jul 2018 - 24 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,300
for 7 nights
£1,300
 
 
End August - Mid September
25 Aug 2018 - 14 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,100
for 7 nights
£1,100
 
 
Mid September - End September
15 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£900
for 7 nights
£900
 
 
End September - End April 2019
29 Sep 2018 - 26 Apr 2019
7 night minimum stay
£650
for 7 nights
£650
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £500

Minimum Rental is 7 nights.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 90 days before check-in date.
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