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La Bastide Saint Christophe with *** Large Heated Pool *** - Upper Garden Apartment



Updated: 07-Dec-2016
Spacious and Comfortable Apartments set in Lush Gardens with Large Heated Pool

Located a few minutes walk from the centre of the medieval village of Le Bar sur Loup, the bastide is set in a centuries old olive grove of 3000m2 with uninterrupted panoramic views of the surrounding countryside.

We offer 5 very spacious and high quality gîte apartments, all with private front-door access and furnished with care in a warm and comfortable Provençale style.

The fabulous 12 metre long and 5 metre wide heated swimming pool is surrounded by wrought iron fencing and equipped with sun loungers and parasols.

A wonderful place to relax and enjoy the view !

*** Find us on TripAdvisor, in 2014 and 2015 we received the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence! ***

See our website www.visitbastide.com

We offer Long Winter Lets for all apartments. Please enquire for low rates!

Details for holiday apartment Upper Garden Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, 1 Bathroom, 1 Separate WC

The Upper Garden Apartment is south facing with lovely views over the old olive grove and woodlands. It is independent from the main house with its own driveway, covered parking and private garden.

With its easy access this apartment is most suited for elderly guests or people with walking difficulty.

The Upper Garden Apartment has one double (with king-size bed) and one twin bedroom. It is 100m2 in size and accommodates up to six people.

Upper Garden Apartment rentals are from Saturday to Saturday, however the changeover day is flexible outside of summer time.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

I moved with my husband Art to the south of France with the idea of staying for a couple of years but we fell in love with the area and its amazing climate.

We were lucky enough to find "La Bastide Saint Christophe" and to make it our home.

I hope to offer our guests a sense of the beauty and tranquility that enchanted us when we moved here more than 20 years ago!

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Speaks English, French

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks for a lovely stay! We enjoyed the pool, apartment and surroundings. Recommend a trip to Gourdon.
Jun 2014
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8 Reviews

based on 8 holidaymaker reviews


The property was stunning. Better than I could have ever imagined.

  • 5 of 5

Millie and her husband were so kind and helpful during every step of our stay. Their home and property are picture-perfect, their hospitality was incomparable. Millie picked up up at the bus stop, helped us have pizza ready when we arrived, made reservations for our meal at a fantastic local restaurant, had fresh croissants and fruit for our breakfast, and even loaned us clothes because our luggage never arrived. Amazing people in an amazing location!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Manchester, United Kingdom

Exceeded our expectations

  • 5 of 5

We booked this apartment based on its proximity to Nice, the lovely photos and the fact that it had all the details we required, namely a pool, outside eating area, dishwasher, washing machine (required for 2 small children) and secure car parking. On arrival we were pleasantly surprised to find that it exceeded our expectations. The apartment was spacious and nicely furnished, the view from the balcony was stunning (much enjoyed throughout the holiday) and the pool area was clean and well stocked with sun loungers/umbrellas. The owners (Milly and Art) were most welcoming and friendly, providing us with simple instructions to find th house along with lots of information and tips on places to visit within the area. They also provided an unexpected selection of toys and books that our children happily enjoyed throughout the holiday. Bar sur Loup has good local shops for purchasing provisions as well as some lovely local restaurants. We would definitely recommend this property as a good place use as a base for trips to the main attractions in the area as well as being somewhere to relax and soak up the sunshine!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautifully appointed apartment...

  • 5 of 5

We would definitely recommend this apartment to anyone who wants a peaceful stay in a lovely part of France.

Milly's directions from Nice airport were spot on. We arrived late and even had a pizza ordered for us!

The apartment was exactly as listed, and there was plenty of bedding, good quality linen etc. The kitchen had everything you would need to feed and water your family. A large fridge with a good sized freezer compartment, all the crockery, pots and pans you would need are there, and Milly's directions on the way in from the airport also included the location of the local well stocked supermarket,

The view from the wide balcony which opens out from the living room is stunning, capturing the view down the Loup valley. There are comfy chairs, sofa, TV, DVD and a hi-fi with plenty of CDs if you forget to bring your own. One criticism: Michael Bolton has no place in *anyone's* CD collection!

There is a really handy dresser in the living room filled with toys and jigsaws, which we really enjoyed as we took two young 'uns aged three and five.

The two bedrooms were nicely done, and the absence of aircon wasn't really a stress as there are quiet fans in each room.

The swimming pool is lovely, refreshing, spotlessly maintained and with great views over the valley.

Finally the apartment is well situated for exploring the hilltop towns and villages around the southern coast (Cannes, Monaco, etc.). Ourselves; we went to Cabris (enjoyed fantastic Moule et Frites dinner at the "Mini Grill Restaurant") and Thoule-Sur-Mer which has a fantastic small quiet bay especially good for young children.

Bar-sur-Loup itself is lovely. Quiet, pretty and embodying the sleepy French town vibe that is part of the reason for going there.

As you can see, we enjoyed it.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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St.Petersburg, Russia

Unforgettable vacation

  • 5 of 5

We spent our best ever holiday in La Bastide Saint Christophe. Milly & Art and their lovely daughters Sophia and Lucy, not to forget their pets bunny and guinea pig - them all create a unique atmosphere of warmth, hospitality, careness and personal touch, making this wonderful house not just a place to stay but more like home, where we are dreaming to come back to.

We enjoyed visiting local shops, market, restaurants in charming Le Bar Sur Loup and other villages around. Gourdon, Le Gorges Du Loup, Vence - places not to be missed. Art and Milly were very helpful with their recommendations on where to go to, not to mention guide books, maps and tourist info booklets that we found in the lounge. Also there was a selection of CDs, DVDs, books and even toys to entertain the whole family including our 5y.o. son and teenage daughter. The swimming pool and the area was excellent!

Many thanks again to Art and Milly for their great job done to keep the house and for their outstanding customer service to make their guests happy!

Igor, Olga, Lisa, Andrey

St.Petersburg, Russia

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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hemel hempsted

perfect holiday

  • 5 of 5

on rare occasions you find somewhere that is so perfect it seems too good to be true and this is definately the case here.

a family whose warmth of welcome nd hospitality was so special

a beautifully furnished apartment with breathtaking views to be enjoyed from its terrace

magical evenings sipping a glass of wine listening to music reading and relaxing

the area has so much to offer the mountains above with such wonderful flowers and perched hilltop villages

local markets valbonne a partcular favourite the nearby centres of grasse vence and the coastal resorts of cannes nice antibes all within easy reach

w loved it so much we have booked to return again this year

  • Review Submitted: Feb 24, 2008
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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Feriendomizil mit Liebe zum Detail

  • 5 of 5

Das Appartement "Upper Garden" hat uns sehr gut gefallen und wir haben uns mit unseren beiden Kindern sehr wohlgefühlt. Die großzügig geschnittene Wohnung mit zwei Schlafzimmer ,Wohnbereich, Bad und WC sowie eine gut ausgestattete Küche ist sehr sauber mit viel Liebe zum Detail eingerichtet. Der eigene Hof- und Gartenbereich mit toller Terasse und vor allem der schöne und gepflegte Pool haben uns sehr gut gefallen. Der Ort Le Bar sur Loup ist ein guter Ausgangspunkt für eine Vielzahl von Städtetouren wie z.B. Grasse, Cannes, Nizza und Monaco. Für das Frühstück ist der Bäcker direkt im Ort in ca. 10 Gehminuten zu Fuß erreichbar. Einkaufsmöglichkeiten bieten Supermärkte die in einer Entfernung von ca. 3-4 Kilometer liegen. Milly und Art waren sehr hilfbereit, freundlich und tolle Gastgeber.

Für Familien eine tolles und empfehlenswertes Feriendomizil.

Familie A.Germany

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2012
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

We were actually looking for what seemed like the impossible property! A characterful house big enough for us to live in and rent out holiday apartments somewhere in the Grasse area or a village nearby. To top it all it had to be south facing, not on a main road, and walking distance to the local boulangerie.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Nice at 25 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Le Bar sur Loup at 500 Metres Nearest Ferry : Nice at 25 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Golf de la Grande Bastide in Opio at 5 Kilometres Nearest Train : Grasse at 8 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Grasse at 15 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : L'Ecole des Filles at 500 Metres Nearest Ski : Gréolières les Neiges at 20 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Villeneuve Loubet at 20 Kilometres Car: recommended

The perched village of Le Bar sur Loup is located between Grasse and Nice at the beginning of the picturesque Gorges du Loup. Here, the best of both worlds exists with the peace and beauty of the countryside and the excellent proximity to the towns on the Riviera.

The village itself has good facilities, including numerous restaurants, several bakeries, general store, pharmacy and post office.

Other Activities: go-karting, wine tasting

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Oct 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
7 Jan 2017 - 19 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
20 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
30 Sep 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £50

Upper Garden apartment rentals are from Saturday to Saturday, however the changeover day is flexible during Mid season.
Arrivals should be after 4 pm and departures before 10 am.
A non-refundable deposit of 25% of the rental price is required at the time of booking
and the outstanding balance is payable 8 weeks before arrival.
A refundable damage deposit of €200 or £200 is required on arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Updated: 07-Dec-2016
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From the Owner

Our initial reaction after the first viewing was a great big headache.........Maybe it was the wallpaper and crépi (all now thankfully removed!) or it was just too much to take in, but it was scarily perfect for us! Gorgeous authentic village, lovely views, beautiful old olive grove, characterful architecture, place for a pool and walking distance not only to the boulangerie but to excellent restaurants as well!

Property Type

  • apartment


  • Family
  • Sports & Activities


  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • MP3 Dock
  • Radio
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool

Onsite Services

  • Staff


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • village


  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski lift pass
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 100 m²


  • Bathroom - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom - Toilet


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Lounge - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Baby cot, highchair and changing mat is available on request.


  • Balcony
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 deck chairs


  • Self-catering


  • We have an official size boule (or pétanque) pitch, measuring 3 by 13 meter, for you to enjoy ! There is a set of boules provided in the apartment. ** We offer Long Winter lets, please enquire for low rates ! **

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