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Restored Village House on Perimeter of Medieval Village - Studio Apartment (Sleeps 2)



Updated: 06-Oct-2016
Rue Roger Maurice, Villecroze - Villecroze is a Charming Provencal Village

Our village house in Villecroze was built around 1790 along the perimeter of the “vieux village” that dates back to medieval times. The front of the house faces the old village and the rear of the house has beautiful views over the countryside. The house has been totally restored over the last few years under the direction of a local architect and all the original architectural features have remained intact.

Villecroze is a charming small village nestled in the heart of the green and luscious countryside of the Haut Var region of the Cote d’Azur. Villecroze is noted for its grotto where a waterfall drops over the face of limestone cliffs in which ancient caves were fortified by a local lord during the XVI century to be used a refuge against military attacks.

Details for holiday home Studio Apartment (Sleeps 2), 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, 1 Bathroom

The studio apartment occupies one floor of the village house. It includes a full bath with shower and washer/dryer, a kitchen, dining area and living room with a new sofa bed.

Kitchen: New fully equipped kitchen with cooktop, oven, dishwasher and small refrigerator.

Bathroom: Tile bath with shower and washer/dryer.

Dining Area: Table with 4 chairs.

Living Area: Sofa, stuffed chair, coffee table, flat screen TV with local channels and DVD player, closet bookcase, lamp table.

Sleeping: Sofa in living area is a sofa bed that sleeps two.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We live and work in the San Francisco Bay Area where our children attend Lycee Francais de San Francisco. We love the small villages of Provence and Villecroze is among the most beautiful villages in the area.

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Speaks English, French, Greek

2 Reviews

based on 2 holidaymaker reviews


Ideal locatiom

  • 5 of 5

The studio apartment was ideally located within an hors drive to the coast and near to many local markets. Villecroze was very pretty. The studio was well equipped although the sofa bed was slightly uncomfortable for two adults if spending more than a few days there. In conclusion we would not hesitate in returning and hope to do so again soon.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 31, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prima vakantie verblijf

  • 5 of 5

Dit is een prima vakantie verblijf (met gratis WIFI). De verwelkoms verassing werd zeer op prijs gesteld.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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From the Owner

We bought our village house in 2001. The house was built in the late 1700s and is located on the perimeter of the old village at the base of the stairs that lead to the old village. The back of the house overlooks a beautiful park and the countryside with olive trees and vineyards. The house is actually two villages houses that were combined and we converted the upper three floors of the "uphill" house into two charming apartments. It was quite a project! The studio apartment occupies one full floor of the house on the second level and the duplex apartment occupies two full floors of the house on the third and fourth levels. Both apartments have accessed by an inner staircase and have private entrances. The apartments have full kitchens, laundry, and large windows with shutters.

Activity and Interests


Frejus, St Tropez and other beaches on the Riviera are located 45 minutes by car from Villecroze. Lac Ste Croix and the Gorges du Verdon are 30 minutes away by car.


Villecroze is located about midway between airports at Marseilles and Nice, about 20 kilometers west of Draguignan. Travel times are about 1.5 hours from Marseilles and 1.25 hours from Nice.


House is in the vieux village of Villecroze and a 5 minute walk to restaurants, park, tennis courts, post office, etc. Villecroze is within 20 km of Salernes, Lorgues, Thoronet, Entrecasteau, Cotignac, Tourtour and Aups, all towns that are descrbed in the Michelin Green Guide.

Further Details:

There is a market on the plaza in Villecroze every Thursday morning. The house is adjacent to the Villecroze Academy of Music and there are classical music concerts on many weekends during the summer at a 13th century chapel located a short walk from the house. There is a tennis club in Villecroze that accepts reservations from guests.

Prices and Availability

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Summer 2017
26 May 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £84

Booking Notes:
A deposit of 50% of the rental is due at the time of reservation and full payment is due two weeks prior to the start of your stay. Contact the owner to make a reservation.

Changeover Day:
The normal changeover day is Saturday.

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From the Owner

Villecroze is a lovely village for walking around with a plaza where there are tow restaurants and a hotel, a large church, a restored village wash house where the laundry was done by hand many years ago, petanque courts, tennis courts, a wonderful park with trees and flower beds, and a waterfall that flows over limestone cliffs that have caves carved in them by inhabitants from the middle ages. Attractions nearby include the Gorge du Verdon (the Grand Canyon of France), the Abbey du Thoronet, and beaches in Frejus and St Tropez are 45 minutes away.

Property Type

  • house


  • Internet


  • pets considered

Location Type

  • rural
  • village


  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet


  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1


  • Notes on accommodation: Porta crib and child's chair available on request. Outside: The apartments overlook the park at the rear and the old village at the front of the house and large windows at the front and rear of the house offer a comfortable and charming way of bringing the outside in. There are many places to spend time outdoors on the Plaza where there are restaurants, "petanque" courts, an arboretum, children's playground, waterfalls over limestone cliffs with caves, ponds, and tennis courts.

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