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COTIGNAC AUTHENTIC AND UNSPOILT: CHARMING STONE HOUSE WITH STUNNING VIEW

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 753 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1 Marble Bathroom, Large terraces, Sleeps 4

Our 19th century stone house is situated on a very beautiful hill surrounded by olive groves, fig trees, pomegranates, vineyards and woods where nightingales sing in the spring, with glorious views south towards the Massif de la Sainte Baume and the Massif des Maures as well as north with the first slopes announcing the Alpes de Haute Provence. Ten acres of private grounds surround Beaurecueil and a dirt lane (1km), unaccessible to sport cars, leads up to it. The house has kept all of its original charm and authenticity although it has just been renovated so you will find all the comforts and conveniences of a modern home. It is an ideal holiday setting for couples and small families seeking relaxation and a 'retour aux sources' in the heart of Provence. The interior is decorated with taste, there are marble floors and antique marble mosaic in the bathroom. A large shaded terrace faces south with a wonderful view and another terrace with four sun loungers faces a stone fountain and a small shallow splash pool where you can cool off in summer. It's also a spectacular place for star gazing as there is no light pollution. Of course the house is fully equipped and you will find all major necessities for a lightweight arrival: bed linen, towels, dish-towels, cleaning products, toilet paper, etc. and also : tea, coffee, milk, cereals, pasta, etc. There is a small quality stereo system with radio, USB, CD and jack so that you can listen to your favourite music. If you have small children they will be thrilled with the extra large sandpit. If you enjoy cooking there is everything you need: heavy iron skillets, sharp knives, cake moulds, rolling-pin, kitchen scale, electric egg whisk, hand blender, large serving dishes, etc. double doors lead from the kitchen directly to the south terrace. And for those of you who enjoy walking there are plenty of paths that will take you for miles up and down the countryside and to the surrounding villages. Beaurecueil is only a short drive from three charming Provençal villages where you will find restaurants, shops, cafés, etc. Cotignac with its beautiful stone cliff, is a 'Village de Caractère' and one of the most authentic villages of the region, Entrecasteaux is known for its imposing castle and Carcès has a pretty lake. In every village, there is a picturesque market held once a week. Beaurecueil is ideally situated to visit the region, whether you like wine tasting, gastronomical restaurants or visiting outstanding places. Sainte-Croix lake and the beautiful Gorges du Verdon 'Grand Site de France' is only 45 minutes away. The very lovely Abbaye du Thoronet, true jewel of Romanesque art (18 km.). Saint-Tropez, Aix-en-Provence and Cannes are each about an hour away. Nice, Marseille and Avignon are between one and a half and two hours away. The Italian coast is only a little further. On the other hand, if you stay here you might just forget the world and enjoy the simple pleasures of life: reading a book, going for a walk, indulge in farniente, or if you have children just sit back and take time to watch them grow, like I have.

Last but not least, we shall be here to welcome you when you arrive, give you advice and assist you over the phone, sms, whatsapp or through email if needed and we will do our very best to make your stay a happy and comfortable home away from home.

More Details

Owner
B. McGarvie
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
6 September, 2017

About B. McGarvie

I have been living in this beautiful setting for the past 26 years and have had the joy of watching my small children turn into young adults, day by day. Today I enjoy sharing this unique environment with others.

B. McGarvie purchased this house in 1990

Why B. McGarvie chose Brignoles region

A wonderful environment, away from everything with breathtaking views and yet with Cotignac close by, a beautiful village with great atmosphere where you will find all one needs: little boutiques, small supermarkets, bakers, butcher, fishmonger, lots of restaurants and cafés, pharmacy, garage and petrol pump, doctors, vets etc., as well as one of the nicest weekly markets of the area. And of course an easy access to the coast and airports.

What makes this house unique

A beautiful setting with everything you need, whether it be a guide book, an oyster opener, hamocs or a heart shaped cake mould for your loved one's birthday, you will most likely find it here.

We shall be here to welcome you when you arrive, give you advice and assist you over the phone or through email if needed and we will do our very best to make your stay a happy and comfortable home away from home.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Cotignac in Var

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 753 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:30
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4 ...
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Marble bathroom with walk-in shower and double wash basins
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • - 1 Large Double Bed
    second bedroom - 2 Single Bed , twin beds or big double bed
  • second bedroom has twin beds that can be made up into a large double bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
---If there is something you would like to have that is not listed, we will do our best to supply it for you. ---The fountain/pool measures: 3m x 4m x 0,90m depth. The ride up to our house is bumpy and not suitable for low slung cars.

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COTIGNAC AUTHENTIC AND UNSPOILT: CHARMING STONE HOUSE WITH STUNNING VIEW
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews
5

Maison merveilleuse, vue exceptionnelle

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé une semaine au mois de mai 2016 dans cette maison avec nos 2 enfants. Nous l'avons trouvée merveilleuse, très charmante. La vue est magnifique et c'était un bonheur de déjeuner sous les arbres juste devant la maison. On avait en plus tout les jours des fraises du jardin ! L'intérieur de la maison est aussi très charmant, très bien équipé et très propre. Les propriétaires sont très accueillants.

Pour les activités, nous avons apprécié de faire du Kayak à coté sur l'Argens (15min de la maison) et de la randonnée (guides trouvés à la maison de la presse de Cotignac). Le village de Cotignac est très sympa, le marché le mardi aussi.

Nous espérons bien faire un nouveau séjour dans cette maison l'année prochaine.

  • Review Submitted: May 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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5

Was für ein Ausblick!

  • 5 of 5

Romatisches Hideaway...

Wir haben im Spätsommer eine Woche Urlaub in der Provence gemacht, bei schönstem Sonnenwetter.

Das Häuschen ist sehr liebevoll und individuell mit Antiquitäten eingerichtet. Der Ausblick ist wirklich spektakuläre - Sonnenuntergänge und Vollmond auf der Terrasse geniessen. Absolut ungestört und ruhig. Wir kommen aus Berlin und haben daher diese Stille besonders genossen.

Nicht zu vergessen: kühle Abende bei prasselndem Kaminfeuer geniessen. Wunderbar.

Ein ganzes grosses Kompliment an unsere Landlady Boyaca!

Absolute Empfehlung.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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5

Osterferien 2015

  • 5 of 5

Wir (4 Pers.+Hund) hatten eine wunderschöne Ferienwoche in Cotignac. Der Blick von der Terrasse in die Umgebung und der Garten sind traumhaft. Auch das Haus ist sehr geschmackvoll und liebevoll eingerichtet. Boyaca gab uns viele wertvolle Tips für unsere Tagesausflüge und war immer sehr hilfsbereit bei all unseren Fragen. Wir wären am liebsten noch viel länger geblieben. Vielen lieben Dank Boyaca. Wir kommen gerne wieder.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 18, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent séjour dans une très belle maison

  • 5 of 5

Excellent séjour dans une très belle maison de qualité, un superbe cadre, très calme dans la verdure de la Provence verte. Très bon accueil et précieux conseil de la propriétaire pour découvrir les petits villages environnements (marché, point de vue, visite, restaurants et commerçants "locaux").

  • Review Submitted: Sep 6, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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5

Charme en rust in overvloed

  • 5 of 5

Een bestaand huisje van een wijnboer dat lang leeg gestaan had werd met veel liefde vergroot en ingericht. De eigenares heeft er geruime tijd gewoond met haar gezin en dat merk je. Dit is geen vakantiehuisje waar alles zo goedkoop mogelijk werd ingericht. Integendeel, alles is waardevolle antiek of nieuw van topkwaliteit.

Werkelijk alles is aanwezig.

Het zicht van op de terras is zeer mooi. Men heeft er 100% privacy en rust en de eigenares, een zeer aangename dame, is zeer discreet en heeft er alles aan gedaan om ons een aangenaam verblijf te bezorgen.

De aarden toegangsweg naar het huisje is op een paar plaatsen in slechte staat en moet met grote voorzichtigheid bereden worden. Eerlijk gezegd toch wel telkens een spannend moment. Best eerst informeren bij de eigenares of je wagen geschikt is.

In Cotignac, op minder dan 10 min rijden, is alles wat men nodig heeft.

Kortom wij hebben hier een zeer aangename vakantie doorgebracht en kunnen dit huis ten stelligste aanbevelen.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
118 Kilometres
Nice ou 110 km Marseille ou 77 km Toulon
Nearest Barpub
4.5 Kilometres
Cotignac / bar à vins les WE à 2 km.
Nearest Golf
30 Kilometres
Golf de Barbaroux près de Brignoles
Nearest Train
91 Kilometres
TGV Aix-en-Provence ou 35km Les Arcs-Draguignan
Nearest Motorway
23 Kilometres
Brignoles ou 30 km Le Cannet de Maures
Nearest Restaurant
4.5 Kilometres
Cotignac
Nearest Beach
66 Kilometres
Saint-Tropez et 61 km Sainte-Maxime
Car: recommended

Antique markets and Flee markets

Concerts

Lively local Provençal markets

Beaurecueil is perfect for star gazing

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Cotignac, Var

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
SEPTEMBRE
2 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
£948
for 5 nights
£1,327
 
 
AUTOMNE
1 Oct 2017 - 28 Oct 2017
5 night minimum stay
£853
for 5 nights
£1,194
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £442.37

Energy saving plan : During the winter months (15 November - 1st April) there is an ample 40 kw/day electricity allowance, beyond this there will be an extra charge of 0,18€ per kilowatt.

Plan d'économie d'énergie : Pendant les mois d'hiver du 15 novembre au 1er avril il y a une allocation d'électricité de 40 kW/jour amplement suffisante, au-delà il y aura des frais supplémentaires de 0,18€ par kilowatt.

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  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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