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Beautiful Provencal villa with large private pool and huge gardens. Sleeps 8.

Overview

Property

Updated: 05-Dec-2016
4 Bed self-catering villa near hilltop villages. Family friendly.

This traditional stone villa is renovated to high standards, featuring 4 bedrooms, modern kitchen and new appliances. Large welcoming sitting / dining room decorated with Provencal-style antiques. Can comfortably sleep 6 adults and 4 children maximum. Leafy mature gardens surround the house, equipped with high-end barbeque in the summer kitchen, large private pool and sunbeds. Children can enjoy the trampoline, boules court and play area in the spacious grounds, plus a Wii entertainment station indoors.

The house is less than an hour from Nice airport. 2014 update: NEW air-conditions in all the bedrooms make for even more comfort in the summer!

Golf at Terre Blanche: For avid golfers, the villa is less than 10km away from two beautiful courses at the Terre Blanche Golf Club. Spend the day on the fairways, or improve your game at the David Leadbetter Academy. Clubs can be hired at Terre Blanche so just bring your shoes!

http://www.terre-blanche.com/index_en.php#/Le-Golf

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Speaks English, French, German

16 Reviews

5
based on 16 holidaymaker reviews

5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

It was such a pleasure to spend two weeks in your charming Provencal Villa. We were familiar with the area and must say that the Villa impressed us. It was exactly what we were looking for: so authentic and tastefully decorated, yet very practical, fully equipped. It all simply felt right and has been the perfect place this summer for our family to rejoin and spend time together. Peter the villa manager is extremely efficient and the house is very well maintained.

We loved the huge beautiful garden and the children never had enough of it and the pool. We explored the exquisite villages of the area, went canyoning, enjoyed the restaurants you recommended, a day in Cannes, a visit to Biot…

Great home, great location, we will be back!

Quel plaisir que de passer ces deux semaines dans votre charmante villa Provençale. Nous connaissions la région et y avions déjà loué des maisons, mais cette villa nous a impressionnée, c’était exactement ce que nous recherchions : authentique et décorée avec beaucoup de goût, très pratique et bien équipée a la fois. Nous y étions bien, le parfait endroit pour nous retrouver en famille. Peter le responsable de la maison sur place est efficace et très agréable, la maison est très bien entretenue.

Nous avons beaucoup aimé le grand jardin, ce qui n’est pas commun dans le midi, ainsi que la piscine dont les enfants ne se lassaient jamais ! Nous avons exploré les villages alentour qui sont exquis, fait du canyoning, profité des très bons restaurants que vous aviez recommandés, passé une journée à Cannes, visite à la verrerie de Biot …

Une maison ravissante et très bien située, nous reviendrons certainement!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 18, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: There are lots of day visits you can make within an hour from our villa as this family discovered. It's great when our guests discover new restaurants and recommend them to us as well. We enjoy building up a tried-and-true list of recommendations based on our own, as well as our guests' experiences!
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5

Gorgeous house and garden

  • 5 of 5

We spent a fortnight here in August and had a great time. The pool is a really good size for a large group and the pool side furniture plentiful and stylish. The grounds are a particularly lovely feature with lots of mature trees and abundant natural shade. Inside, the house was characterful and comfortable, and very peaceful. The air conditioning in the bedrooms was very welcome as we had excellent weather throughout our stay. Lots to see in the local towns and villages and also handy for the coast and airport.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind review! We are always delighted when our guests enjoy their stay and after all the rain earlier in the year, I'm pleased that the garden was particularly lush. Hope we can welcome you back next summer.
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5

Superb well presented Villa

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I have rented around 10 or 12 pretty pricey Villas in the last 9 years of visiting the South of France, this one is without doubt the best presented and maintained and offers excellent value. It has a superb child friendly good size pool. Frejus beach is a gem, great local restaurants. Owners and local man Peter are a delight to deal with.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Very pleased it worked out so well for you, especially as it was a last-minute booking! We had a sudden cancellation but this lovely couple saved the day. Thank you and come back soon for more lounging about on the trampoline. :)
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5

Just perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Where should I start?... In short: we had a fantastic holiday in Amanda's wonderful property.

Lovely house, huge and well-maintained garden, perfect pool, calm surroundings,... All in top condition, very clean and comfy. A veeery nice place to spend holidays!

Communication with Amanda was quick, friendly and uncomplicated. The people looking after the house have been very nice as well: Peter who welcomed us, the gardener and his wife, the poolguy... All very friendly and helpful.

The only very slight downside was the slow internet connection. For people traveling with teenagers and/or having to keep connected with business, it might be a point to keep in mind. That being said, it's manageable and probably helps taking it easy. ;-)

In one (or two) workds: highly recommended!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Pierre for your kind words! It was a pleasure to communicate with you and we are delighted you and your family enjoyed your holiday in our villa. As for the internet, we have added a wifi expander to increase the signal, and Peter is working on finding a further solution. I hope we can welcome you back another year with a 10% discount for returning guests!
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5

A stunning, very private villa in amazing grounds

  • 5 of 5

This villa is really tucked away in a very exclusive residential area and not the easiest place to find! However, there is no doubt about it, this is a very beautiful villa - very traditional in style and decor and incredibly spacious. The layout is brilliant if you are two groups / families travelling together, with two rooms upstairs with their own bathroom and two downstairs and again their own bathroom. The kitchen is very well-equipped and the dining room / lounge enormous. The best bit for us though was the outside dining area, the gardens and pool. Having a huge fridge outside was so brilliant and the BBQ, as we just lived at the pool all day and ate outside in the evenings. It would have been even better to have equipment placed in the draws that would prevent having to bring stuff outside all the time - corkscrew, cutlery, breadknife etc. However this is just a suggestion that would make it much better as would a hob attachment for the BBQ! The pool is amazing and a great design especially with children. Very shallow beach style at one end, very very deep in the middle and with a ledge all around the edge so that you can stand at the edge. Our 3 year old learnt to swim during the week we stayed! The trampoline was fantastic and entertained the children for hours, although some sort of netting might have allowed us to relax a little more! The children were so happy though thus happy parents. The garden is enormous and very well kept , a delight to wake up and see it. We had a few niggles during the week such as with the new lighting system, plumbing and WiFi, but these were resolved as quickly as possible and to the best of the responsible agent's ability. Overall, this was a truly wonderful place to stay and very memorable. It is alot of money for a week but well worth it for sure!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 9, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We have put in air conditioners in all the bedrooms this year which has made summer nights more comfortable especially during the hottest part of the year. We always hope we can welcome happy guests back another time with a returning guest discount!
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5

Stunning escape!

  • 5 of 5

Together with my fiancee we were on a last minute lookout for a weeks holiday in Southern-France (not a too far journey from Switzerland). We stumbled upon this house which intrigued us with its romantic and typical house style and its little parc which sounded just perfect.

Amanda was exceptionally quick in replying to my enquiry and organised everything for us to partically sit in the car and driving south.

We can only acknowledge to the several 5* reviews that have been made for this Villa. We felt at home away from home immediately. The house is really lovely with its big garden, nice flowers and big old trees which give you a nice escape from the stunning summer heat. The big pool is fantastic, big and deep enough to swim and play around. The house itself is comfortable equipped with everything you need and the romantic french style makes you feel like at home. We can recommend the villa with no exception!

Next time we will be booking earlier though ...

Roland & Frauke

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: A few emails was all it took and Roland and Frauke jumped in their car and arrived at the villa the next day! We were so pleased to get a last minute booking and it sounds like they really enjoyed their holiday, so it was fantastic for both parties. Next time Roland, don't forget you can get your 10% discount as a returning guest :-) so see you again we hope!
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Nice International Airport at 50 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Frejus at 25 Kilometres Nearest Golf : 2 courses at Terre Blanche / driving range at 10 Kilometres Nearest Train : Saint Raphael at 25 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Exit 39 Les Adrets on the A8 at 10 Kilometres Nearest Beach : at 25 Kilometres Car: necessary

Located on the edge of a beautiful forest, and minutes away from shops and other amenities, the house is a very convenient base and centrally located to explore the lovely outdoor markets and antique shops in the nearby hilltop villages of Fayence and Seillans. Enjoy visiting the famous perfumeries in Grasse and indulge in shopping along the Croisette in Cannes, both within 30 minutes' drive.

Ten minutes away, the Lac de Saint Cassien is an outstanding area of natural beauty, with kayaking, pedalos, fishing and horse-riding. From the villa there are a number of beautiful hiking trails. Or book a round of golf at the 2 courses at the Domaine de Terre Blanche, and relax with a spa visit to the Four Seasons' hotel and resort at the same time. A driving range is the latest addition to this wonderful resort.

Further afield, visitors can explore the length of the charming Cote d'Azur and delve deep into the heart of Provence within a couple of hours.

Other Activities: Pedalos and kayaking on the Lac de Saint Cassien.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low
1 Oct 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£1,748
for 7 nights
£1,748
 
 
Peak
17 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,669
for 7 nights
£2,669
 
 
Low
7 Jan 2017 - 7 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,590
for 7 nights
£1,590
 
 
Mid
8 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,009
for 7 nights
£2,009
 
 
Low
22 Apr 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,590
for 7 nights
£1,590
 
 
Mid
3 Jun 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,009
for 7 nights
£2,009
 
 
Peak
24 Jun 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,669
for 7 nights
£2,669
 
 
Mid
9 Sep 2017 - 6 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,009
for 7 nights
£2,009
 
 
Low
7 Oct 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,590
for 7 nights
£1,590
 
 
Peak
16 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,669
for 7 nights
£2,669
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £837

Arrival time: 4pm on Saturdays
Departure time: 10am
All bed linen and towels (pool and bath) are included.
Bed linen can be changed once per week for 2+ week bookings. Guests are asked to strip the beds if they require linen to be changed.
The villa must be left tidy and all furniture / appliances / BBQ in good order, otherwise a 100 euro cleaning fee will be deducted from the security deposit.

Upon booking: 25% deposit of total rental
8 weeks before rental date: balance of remaining rental plus 1,000 euro security deposit
Full payment if less than 8 weeks before rental date

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • villa

Theme

  • Family
  • Luxury

General

  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Game Console

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • rural
  • village

Leisure Activities

  • horse riding
  • walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis

Floor Area

  • 220 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, BRAND NEW in 2011
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet

Bedrooms

  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, 2 adults
  • Bedroom 2 - 3 Child Bed, 3 children max
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed, 1 Sofa bed/Futon, 2 adults
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed, 2 adults
  • The spacious master suite on the 1st floor boasts its own private balcony overlooking the garden. A beautiful Provencal style queen bed sits on a raised podium, with a sofa bed to sleep 2 children if necessary. There is a large master bathroom with luxurious shower cabinet. Next to the master suite is the children's room with a double bunk and a pull-out bed for a third child or nanny. Two guest bedrooms are located on the ground floor which can be closed off for additional privacy. Guest bed 1 features a double bed with a sofa bed to accommodate 2 small children, and direct access to the garden. A stunning antique Provencal wardrobe is a highlight of Guest bed 2, with a double bed to sleep 2 adults. There is a shared bathroom with bath and shower. We recommend that a maximum of 6 adults and 4 children can be accommodated comfortably.

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Child's Swing
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • A summer kitchen includes a barbeque and American fridge for outdoor dining. The surrounding gardens are flat and therefore safe for children and the elderly. Please note that the elderly can be accommodated in the ground floor guests bedrooms, but there are 2 steps into the living / dining room from the entrance hallway. There are no provisions for wheelchair access. There is a trampoline, boules court and play area which are used at the guests' own risk and discretion. A pool alarm is a legal requirement in France and we advise all guests to use it at all times, especially with small children in the vicinity.

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