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Apartment nr Draguignan, historical, rural, pool, tennis court, family-friendly



Updated: 10-Jul-2016
2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, vineyard views, 5 kms to Lorgues,

In Provence, this rural 12th Century Chateau apartment, in a luxury setting, with shared pool & tennis court is a self-catering rental apartment with internet/wifi. Swim in the pool. Bring tennis needs. . Gardens, a night-lit boules court, security gates & ample parking.

Sleeps 4: queen-size bed & two king-size singles, wardrobes, windows in each with wood shutters. 2 bath/showers. Washing machine & dryer, iron & I-board.

Bright, open lounge-dining area. Lounge seats 6, dining table for 6. Patio setting seats 4, no bbq, 290 degree views. . Kitchen has an electric & gas cooker, fridge, dishwasher & microwave. Self-catering, well-equipped kitchen leads to private patio. Allotted 2 sun lounges by the pool. Walk to or picnic by the river, 15 minutes.

Colorful markets (biggest is Lorgues on Tuesdays), medieval villages & a variety of good restaurants, horse riding, canoeing, golf courses, walk trails, swimming, wine tasting & summer concerts. Drive to golf, 25 minutes, or beach 50kms - St Maxime, St Tropez or Cannes, Provence.

*Chateau rules and facilities are located in the file provided. *A list of market days in the region, brochures of places of interest in the region and restaurant cards can also be found in the file.

*Please feel free to write in the Guest Book located in the coffee table glass case & write a review on our site.

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Details for holiday apartment Page of Chateau de Mappe, 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, 2 Bathrooms

Two Bedroom, Two Bathroom, Light, airy Chateau Apartment with terrace overlooking vineyards, first floor in The Tower . Fully furnished, sleeps 4.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

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2 holidaymaker reviews

New Zealand

Lorgues - July 2010

  • 4 of 5

We had a truly enjoyable time at the Chateau with our family of 3 teenagers. My parents were staying at an adjacent house in the grounds and two of our children stayed with them. This place does sleep 4 only. There are about 6 villas as part of the Chateau set-up, so the place works well for multiple groups who want to holiday together. When we stayed there were 3 or 4 other groups that came and went and there was no sense that anyone was intruding on anyone else. The layout is designed so that each place has it's own bit of privacy, although this place is on the second floor only, so that does not apply. There is a small verandah outside the kitchen but we didn't really use it as the weather was hot (always above 30 degrees) and it gets sun throughout the day. We didn't cook at this place as it suited us to do that at the place my parents were at. The kitchen is simple and fairly spartan but has all the basics. The living area, bathrooms and bedrooms all have a very pleasant feel about them and being on the second floor, the view from all directions is definitley attractive. In fact the grounds overall were probably the nicest feature and are well maintained. The photos don't really do justice to the grounds. The pool is fantastic, large, most of it is deep and was perfect for our kids who like a bit of room. It has security fencing and would also be fine for toddlers under supervision.

Within easy driving distance is Lorgues (2 good supermarkets) and several other villages, which all have market days. We also visited Moustiers-Sainte-Marie and kayaked in the Gorges de Verdon, which was a good outing and went down to St Tropez which was fun. There's certainly a variety of choices if you want to be active.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Solingen, Germany

A place worth to stay

  • 4 of 5

We had an enjoyable time at the Chateau with our daughter. There are several places as part of the Chateau set-up, most of them in english speaking family-hand. But naturally each place has it's own bit of privacy. There is a small verandah outside the kitchen we used especially for breakfast and when the sun was going down.We did cook sometimes at this place for lunch.as The kitchen is simple and fairly spartan but has all the basics (apart a real coffee-machine).The living area, bathrooms and bedrooms were all cosy, but the best view was from the verandah. The photos don't really do justice to the grounds and the interior too.. The pool is great, most of it is deep and the place around too. Normally there were enough pool-beds and sun umbrellas.

Within 10 minutes driving distance is Lorgues (2 good supermarkets and a variety of restaurants) and around are several vinyards for taste and buy. We also visited a lot of places nearby or in a middle distance; but even did three times the yourney to various beaches.which was fun. It was a good mixture between lazyness and activities. A place in the provence worth visting.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 26, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2010
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Nice (or Toulon) at 90 Kilometres Nearest Train : Les Arc at 20 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A8, Le Muy, exit 36 at 25 Kilometres Nearest Beach : St Maxime (St Tropez) at 50 Kilometres Car: necessary

Saint Tropez, Saint Maxime, Cannes, Nice, Aix En Provence in relatively close proximity. From Chateau de Mappe, a 5 km drive takes you to the picturesque village of the medieval village of Lorgues with its delightful restaurants, sidewalk cafes, 2 large supermarkets and a vibrant Provencal market held on Tuesdays. Of 15 Golf courses in the Var, St Endreol (25 minutes away) is one of the loveliest in Provence. Walking, canoeing, horse riding, cultural and historical delights and live music events are close by. The coast is approximately 50 kilometres drive to Cannes, St Maxime, & Aix En Provence and the mountainous Gorges du Verdon are approximately one and a half hours drive.

Other Activities: canoeing, tennis, boules, movies, wine tasting, various markets. Golf 25 mins drive.


Rental rates

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Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £224

Inquiries for rates, availability and bookings for 2014/2015 are welcome. BOOK SPECIAL OFFER for Peak Season, less 15% if booked before end May 2014; minimum two weeks applies.

Minimum stay for Peak Season 1 week
RATES 565 - 1050 pounds: Low season 565 pounds, mid season, 670 pounds; high season 785 pounds, peak season 1050 pounds pw. Low season excludes electricity account.

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Property Type

  • apartment


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Dining Area


  • CD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural
  • village


  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Both bathrooms have a wash basin, toilet, and baths with shower facilities. Each room is also fitted with a cabinet. The ensuite bathroom has a shuttered window allowing natural light and air in. The second bathroom is enclosed and is fitted with an extraction fan.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, Bathroom Ensuite, 2 window - views
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed, Shuttered window - views
  • Bedroom one is complete with ensuite bathroom and both rooms have built in wardrobes. Bedroom two has 2 king size comfy single beds. The Master Bedroom has two shuttered windows, with deep Chateau ledges. One overlooks vineyards and hills behind them, the other looks over the garden and pathway leading to the pool and tennis court. From the second bedroom it's shuttered window with deep ledge also overlooks the vineyards and bushland hills behind.


  • Balcony
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • 5 garden chairs
  • 2 deck chairs


  • Self-catering


  • Charming, elegant and historical Chateau accommodation. Apartment is elevated and set in the chateau tower, up one flight of stairs. General: Large window areas for views and light, linen & towels provided except pool/beach towels, central heating units, standard fan. View sunsets from the terrace. Living area: Open fire place, Lounges seat 6; Guest Book for comments. Area Information file. Dining : Dining for up to 8, stylish extend-able dining table. Plus alfresco dining area, 6 table & chairs on terrace. Kitchen: 4 ring cook top, hob, grill, oven, microwave, fridge, freezer, toaster, kettle, fully equipped. Laundry: Washing Machine, dryer, clothes airer, ironing board, iron. Broom, mop, dustpan. Umbrella. Washing line is located externally accessed alongside the boules court. Outside: Private elevated terrace/balcony, large garden, tennis & boules courts, ample garden chairs, poolside chairsx2 & parking

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