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Beautiful villa with pool & panoramic views, walking distance to village



Updated: 28-Nov-2016
Ideally positioned to explore Provence and Cote d'Azur

Very pleasant Provencal villa at walking distance from Seillans, voted one of the prettiest little villages of France. Lovely views over hillside and valley. Quiet, but close to the mondain Côte d'Azur. The villa is set in grounds of 2500 sqm with a view of terraced olive groves. Large 10 x 5 m private swimming pool. This quiet location (no through road) offers all you need for a peaceful and relaxing holiday.

The property is at walking distance from all facilities for daily needs, bakery, supermarket, chemist's. A bit further afield larger supermarkets can be found. Privileged situation: near Grasse, Cannes, not so far St Tropez, Massif Esterel, near lake St Cassien, Gorges du Verdon. The mediterrean is not far away and a day on the beachis lovely. Close by is the famous international golf and country club Terre Blanche in the neighbouring village of Fayence/Tourrettes. Also in Fayence recently a spa centre has opened.

The villa: Les Oliviers was built in 2000 and is a modern, but charming Provencal villa. Located just outside the little village, it takes only ten minutes in the morning to walk to the baker, where you can buy fresh baguettes and croissants. The covered terrace is ideal for al fresco eating, while you enjoy the wonderful views over hillside and valley.

A summer kitchen with a stone barbecue has been built to add to outdoor living. A lovely spot to relax and unwind in and ideally placed to explore this part of the Var.

The region: There is always something going on somewhere and you can usually find a village market or a shady cafe/restaurant. Fayence has a market three times a week (mornings) and the market at Le Muy, 30 kms away, is worth the trip. Grasse, Mougins and Draguignan are within an easy drive and there are some fine beaches and good seafood restaurants along the coast.

Nature is very varied, with woods, lakes, hills and mountains and is excellent for walking.

Further afield: A good day out will take you to the stunning Verdon Gorges, or to Moustiers Saint Marie, famous for its pottery. Saint Tropez and Nice, with its wonderful Friday morning flower market in the old part of the town, are an hour or so from here.

More Details
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 2 Separate Toilets
  • 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

We are a Dutch couple and we like to go as often as possible to our house in Seillans. But, we cannot go all the time, so we like to share it with our guests!

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Speaks English, French, German, Dutch

Guestbook comments from the owner

We zien met voldoening terug op een zeer geslaagde en ontspannende vakantie.

Hebben genoten van jullie huis en omgeving en alle dagen wel in het bijzonder, van het schitterende panorama vanaf het terras.

Ook mooi weer gehad met bijna alle dagen zon, alleen het eerste weekend, zondag, maandagmorgen, regen.

Alle dagen gezwommen en buiten kunnen ontbijten. Heel fijn.

Aantal mooie wandelingen gemaakt in de omgeving van Seillans, (Boekje met rondwandelingen gehaald bij de Toerist info.)

en natuurlijk Seillans, Fayence/Tourrettes bezocht, werkelijk schitterende plaatsjes.

Kortom t.z.t. zeker voor ons voor herhaling vatbaar.
Oct 2014
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6 Reviews

based on 6 holidaymaker reviews

The Netherlands

Wonderful holiday!

  • 5 of 5

We had a splendid week in this lovely villa. We walked to the village every day to do some shopping or sightseeing. And of course to the restaurants!

The house was very well maintained. And we

must not forget to mention the beaufitul pool and the outstanding views. So relaxing to sit on the terrace at night and look into the distance.

Hope to return one day!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 12, 2008
  • Date of Stay: May 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very happy that you enjoyed the house as much as we do! Thanks. Elizabeth
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Great holiday!

  • 5 of 5

We spend two weeks in this very lovely villa. The views are amazing, the pool is great and Seillans is beautiful.

What more do you want?

We just love to go back.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Stunning Views

  • 5 of 5

This was our 2nd stay at this property. A real gem of a house , fantastic pool , walking distance to the village and great fun watching the thunderstorms roll around the vista!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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's-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands

A villa and a stay not to be missed!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

This villa was way beyond our expectations! We were visiting Provence for the first time. We used the villa as a home base with day trips exploring the neighboring villages and the Mediterranean Seaside. The villa and pool were spotless. We enjoyed many evenings on the covered terrace and used the barbecue several times. The views over the hillside and valley are truly magnificent. The location is central to many sights and activities.. Thank you for a wonderful vacation site!

This is a very cosy villa. Seillans is a beautiful unspoilt old litlle village and the surrounding area is lovely, with lots of walks. Dining in the village square was magnificent, what an atmosphere! I would not hesitate to use this villa again and I already miss sitting on the terrace, watching the view.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 30, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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London, UK

Such a nice house!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a perfect holiday in this lovely house, indeed close to the village, Sitting on the covered terrace we admired the beautiful views. It was just the house for us: doing nothing, enjoying the peace and quiet.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sehr schönes Haus in ruhiger Lage mit herrlichem Ausblick

  • 5 of 5

Wir waren als vierköpfige Familie in Seillans. Wir haben in dem wunderschönen Haus eine Woche im Mai 2016 und zwei Wochen im August 2016 verbracht und die Zeit dort sehr genossen. Der Ausblick ist einfach genial und das Haus liegt mitten in der Natur. Die überdachte

Terrasse eignet sich zum Verweilen und wir haben auch den Grill (mit kleiner Sommerküche) ausgiebig genutzt. Liegen und Sonnenschirme sind ausreichend vorhanden. Wer Ruhe und Erholung schätzt ist hier genau richtig.

Das Haus, der Garten und der Pool (wöchentliche Reinigung durch Reinigungsservice) sind sehr gepflegt und sauber und auch bei der Ausstattung fehlt es an nichts. Die Bettwäsche wird gestellt, was wir sehr praktisch fanden. Bei Fragen oder Problemen sind die Ansprechpartner vor Ort immer zur Stelle und sehr nett und hilfsbereit. Vielen Dank an Heidi und Maurice.

Auch die Vermieter sind per email gut zu erreichen und sehr nett und bemüht, dass der Urlaub einmalig wird. Mit den Reiseunterlagen geben sie auch noch viele Tipps über die Gegend und die Veranstaltungen vor Ort.

Den idyllischen Ort Seillans kann man gut zu Fuß erreichen. Dort gibt es mehrere Restaurants, Bäcker und sonstige Geschäfte. Man kann von dort aus auch sehr gut die umliegenden Bergdörfer erkunden und auf einen Kaffee verweilen.

Trotz der ruhigen Lage erreicht man mit dem Auto sämtliche Einkaufsläden oder die typischen Märkte in den Dörfern ringsum in kurzer Zeit und kann viele Unternehmungen in der Gegend machen. In der Nähe liegt auch ein toller See. Ebenso ist das Meer und größere Städte in 30-40 min. zu erreichen.

Für Familien mit kleinen Kindern ist es eher nicht zu empfehlen, da das Grundstück nach unten hin offen ist und etwas abfällt. Für unsere Kinder (10 und 14) war es ideal, besonders den Pool haben sie ausgiebig genutzt und wir natürlich auch.

Wir können das Ferienhaus auf jeden Fall weiterempfehlen. Wir hatten eine tolle Zeit dort und kommen gerne mal wieder.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

We have been looking several years before finding a plot of land in the South of France. We had our house built more than 15 years ago and are still very happy with it.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Nice at 65 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Seillans at 1 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Calais at 1200 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Fayence/Tourrettes at 12 Kilometres Nearest Train : Fréjus/St. Raphael at 35 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Le Muy at 30 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Seillans at 1 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Cannes at 35 Kilometres Car: necessary

35 km from Cannes and 65 km from Nice International Airport. It is set in a beautiful area, just outside the picturesque village of Seillans. In the region there are many villages to explore, each with their own charm. The house benefits from being ideally situated to explore Provence & Cote d'Azur. Seillans has basic amenities for your daily needs and a couple of excellent restaurants (at walking distance!).

Other Activities: Gliding

Golf: There are many golf courses in the region, like Terre Blanche in Fayence/Tourrettes (10 minutes drive), St. Andreol at La Motte (30 minutes) and Valescure (40 minutes) has three courses on a row. In summer Chateau Taulane is fantastic. Within 1 hour's drive there are more than 10 courses!

Prices and Availability

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Low season
28 Oct 2016 - 30 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
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31 Mar 2017 - 27 Apr 2017
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28 Apr 2017 - 1 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
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2 Jun 2017 - 29 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
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High season
30 Jun 2017 - 13 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
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Top season
14 Jul 2017 - 17 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
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High season
18 Aug 2017 - 24 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
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September 1st half
25 Aug 2017 - 14 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
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September 2nd half
15 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
29 Sep 2017 - 26 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
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My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £293

Including electricity, bed linen, bath/hand towels and end of stay cleaning.
Rentals of less than 2 weeks in July and August are subject to a surcharge of Euro 150, unless it is no longer possible to take more than 1 week.
Change-over day Friday
Beach towels could be rented from our caretakers.
At our own website www.provencevilla.nl a lot of information can be found.

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From the Owner

Les Oliviers (The Olive Trees) has an extraordinary view over the hillside and valley. In the evening you will see the lights of Fayence, the neigbouring village. It is peaceful, but close enough to the village to walk to the shops and restaurants.

Property Type

  • villa


  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Ceiling Fans
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove


  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...


  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural
  • village


  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 140 m²


  • Bathroom en suite - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom - Shower Enclosure, Double hand basin
  • WC upstairs - Toilet
  • WC downstairs - Toilet
  • Hair dryer available


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed, or large double, see note
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • It is possible to make up the downstairs bedroom as an extra large double, please notify on booking.


  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs


  • Self-catering

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


  • The villa is in a typical Provencal style, with tiled floors. The entrance opens onto a staircase leading to the first floor, which has two twin bedrooms and a shower room and separate WC. The living room/dining room opens into a lovely large rustic country kitchen, which is equipped with everything needed to make life easy, including a hob, microwave and dishwasher. The utilities room has a washing machine and clothes dryer. The covered terrace has views over hillside and valley towards Fayence in the distance. The living has a sofa and armchairs, a TV with DVD player and a log burning fireplace. The third bedroom, with en-suite bathroom, is on the ground floor. All bedrooms are equipped with ceiling fans and roller mosquito screens to ensure a good night's sleep! The layout of the house and grounds is not so suitable for toddler-age children, as the pool is not fenced. Children who are able to swim are very welcome.

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