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Charming village house to rent in La Garde-Freinet (sleeps 6 +cot)

Overview

Property

Updated: 30-Nov-2016

The Nut House as it has become known is a 300-year-old stone village house probably built to house workers at the cork factories when production exploded in the 18th century. The house is our home - not a bare holiday let - and most things needed for your stay are included.

Having walls nearly 3 feet thick in places, the house is cool in summer and warm in winter, and now benefits from electric heating in all rooms as well as a cosy antique log burner in the lounge.

Wanting to preserve its character, we have retained the stone staircase and flooring which in places is uneven, so it may not be suitable for persons with impaired mobility. The stairs however are fitted with doors or gates on all floors for the safety of young children.

The cosy lounge with its wooden ceiling, beams and stone floor is entered directly from the street. It has comfortable seating for 5-6 people and includes a double sofa bed, an antique Godin stove for those late autumn and spring evenings, and a selection of books, board games and children's toys. This is also where you will find toys, beds, parasols and towels for the beach!

The staircase leads to the kitchen/dining area with an extending table seating up to 8, an oven, hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, toaster, coffee-maker and washing machine along with plenty of crockery, cutlery and kitchen utensils.

On the top floor is the bedroom with 2 double beds, a child's cot (on request), and plenty of storage. Off the bedroom is the bathroom with toilet, shower and washbasin.

We include bedding and towels for all beds, chargers for mobile phones, a hair dryer, ironing board and iron, TV (with over 200 Orange TV channels in many languages), dvd player, radio/cd player.

Feel free to bring your laptop, iPads etc and leads to connect to the TV to watch via the internet with our free wifi.

We operate a policy where basic toiletries, washing powder, washing up liquid etc are supplied; we just ask that you replace what you use! This means there is no need to bring anything with you if flying, to help reduce your luggage. We also aim to keep a stock of basic kitchen supplies, sauces and condiments for you when you arrive.

The same applies to the wine rack and beer in the fridge. Feel free to drink - just replace what you use.

For visitors with young children, we provide a travel cot, high chair, buggy, toys, games and books to keep them happy!

If you are a first-time or infrequent visitor to France, we offer a package to help you:-

* in-depth guide to arriving at the airport, collecting your hire car, driving, general information on the village and area, plus shopping and eating

* maps and phrase book.

* the loan of a GPS/SatNav before you leave home, to make your journey so much easier; local points of interest (supermarkets, beaches, parking at tourist locations, airports etc.) are pre-loaded

There are no charges for these service; all you pay is the postage to return the items on your return to the UK and any calls you make. They are offered subject to availability.

Check-in and check-out times are strict during busy periods as quite often guests leave and arrive on the same day so we need time to prepare the house but we always try to accommodate early arrivals or late departures where possible at no extra costs.

We operate a system where guests collect the keys to the house from a secure key safe so if you are delayed or arrive earlier than planned you have access.

While we are not on site in France all year we have a house keeper in the village who is contactable if you have any problems or questions during your stay.

More Details
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Speaks English, French

1 Reviews

1 holidaymaker review

4

Unusual place, brilliantly attentive landlord

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely week at this property. The house is well-equipped and very many details have been carefully considered.

The house is pleasantly cool making sleeping easy!

There is tons of hot water and the shower is lovely.

What makes this rental stand out though is the care taken by the owner meaning that every little matter is helpfully advised or taken care of. This was a real plus in terms of parking, shopping and excursions.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you had a good stay and enjoyed the house and area as much as we do.
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Toulon at 45 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Several at 30 Metres Nearest Train : Les Arcs?Draguin at 12 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A7 at 14 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Several at 30 Metres Nearest Beach : Cogolin Plage at 16 Kilometres Car: recommended

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Christmas
23 Dec 2016 - 1 Jan 2017
4 night minimum stay
£233
for 4 nights
From
£47
 
 
mid17
1 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
£125
for 2 nights
From
£40
 
 
High17
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
£186
for 3 nights
From
£47
 
 
autumn17
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£125
for 2 nights
From
£40
 
 
xmas17
22 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£186
for 3 nights
From
£47
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£185
for 4 nights
From
£35
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £150
Pet Fee £0
Cleaning/laundry £45

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • house

General

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 50 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1
  • Toilet, washbasin and shower is off the main bedroom

Bedrooms

  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 / Lounge - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed, 1 Child Bed, 1 Cot
  • Double Bed and child's bed (up to 8 yrs) A travel cot is also available on request at no extra charge, sheets provided for the cot but as all parents have different ideas please bring duvet/sleeping bag to suit your child.

Meals

  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

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