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4 bed villa with magnificent views and Pool, Parking for 3 cars, family-friendly

Bedrooms 4
Separate WC's1
Space 1,668 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Villa in Le Rayol Canadel, Nr. Le Lavandou, Provence, South of France - South Facing Terace, Peaceful Location, 10 Minutes Walk From The Beach

"CALANQUE DE LA LOUVE" is a spacious modern villa built in 2005. There are three properties in the complex, Demeures de la Louve, entered via an electronic gate. The property is situated on a sunny hillside in a quiet location overlooking the beautiful and unspoiled Massif de Maures which is a nationally protected forest with a variety of wild life. The forest, which is dramatic consists mainly of cork trees.

The villa faces south west and enjoys sun on its two terraces (one covered) throughout the day. You can choose to relax in the private garden, by the pool or on the nearby sandy beaches of Canadel, Pramousquier, Rayol or Cavaliere just two minutes away. All have ample parking, good bars/restaurants and facilities.

The villa is conveniently located for access to local towns and villages such as Cavaliere, Le Lavandou, Cavlaire and Rayol Canadel. For those wanting to explore the entire South Coast then you can easily visit St Tropez (30 minutes drive), Nice (2 hours drive), Marseille (90 minutes drive), Monaco (2 and a half hours drive).

For younger families there are many waterparks and theme parks, some within 20 minutes drive, however major parks such as Aqualand are only an hours drive away.

For those wanting to partake in watersports there are many hire locations, the closest being Cavaliere where you can rent anything from paddle boards to jet skis. Sailing and diving tuition is also available.



Entrance porch leading into the large pleasant spacious hall.

Living room:

This is a large airy, L shaped room including internal dining area to easily accommodate 8 and with open fireplace. There are views from three windows, one of which leads to the upper terrace.

Two large comfortable sofas, chairs, widescreen TV, with english satellite, and DVD.

Dining table and seating for eight plus two high chairs.


Hand made fully equipped kitchen with oven. microwave and induction hob.Large fridge/freezer.Door leading to upper terrace.

Bed 1.

Double bed, fitted wardrobes bedside tables and large chest of drawers. Door leading to upper terrace.


Large en-suite bathroom, with bath, shower, wash basin and vanity unit.

WC. with separate wash hand basin.

Access to Garage where there are a washing machine, tumble dryer and drinks fridge.

A curved staircase leads to the:


Bed 2.

Double bedroom with uninterrupted views over the surrounding hillside.

Bed 3.

Twin bedded room with fitted wardrobes and uninterrupted views over the surrounding hillside.

Bed 4.

large twin bedded room with separate dressing area.


Large family bathroom (shower attachment).

Shower Room.with separate wash hand basin.


All rooms are fully furnished with wardrobes, chests of drawers and bedside tables.

All rooms are well pointed with modern light furnishings.


Upper terrace,

access is gained from the living room, kitchen and master bedroom. On the terrace is a table, seating for eight and sun loungers.

Covered terrace

with table and chairs approached from the garden.


with sun loungers. and views over the surrounding hillside.


10 x 5 metres. with loungers.This is fenced for safety and is a facility shared with our two neighbours which we would ask you to respect.

Parking for 3 cars

All outside furniture is provided together with BBQ, sun loungers and tables.

Le Rayol Canadel is part of the French Riviera which is protected from development, designated an area of outstanding natural beauty. It has not been spoiled by mass tourism and is therefore one of the few unspoiled areas of the mediterranean coast.

If you wish to visit larger, more well known towns e.g. St Tropez, St Maxim,Frejus etc They are between 30 and 40 minutes drive away whereas Cavalaire and Le lavandou are only 10 minutes away.

The town of Rayol has everything from a small supermarket ,boulangerie, bucherie, doctors, pharmacy and one of the best restaurants in the area Maurin des Maures. There is a very good convenience store only a few minutes walk from the villa.

There are many sporting activities in the area.

The Domain du Rayol boasts sub tropical gardens which are open to the public.

There are concerts held in the gardens during the year.


There are numerous markets in the area. The largest and most renowned being St Tropez which is held every Saturday and Tuesday. (be sure to arrive early) further details of markets are in the villa and at the tourist information office.


All linen and towels are included but if there is excessive usage of electricity and water we reserve the right to make a charge.

The letting is weekly from Saturday 4.00pm until the following Saturday 10.00am


Please check availability and request a booking form. We will then reserve the property for seven days pending completion and return of the booking form and payment of the non refundable deposit of 25%. The balance is payable six weeks before the commencement of the letting when a £500:00 security deposit will also be payable.

More Details

Member since: 2006
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
21 May, 2017

About Robert

We are an English family from Derbyshire who have owned a property in Rayol Canadel for over 20 years.

We sold our flat in 2004 in order to purchase our present newly built villa to accommodate our family and friends.

Robert purchased this villa in 2004

Why Robert chose St Tropez region

After investigating the area 25 years ago we decided to settle in this beautiful location which is unspoiled and largely undiscovered by holiday makers.

What makes this villa unique

The villa has beautiful beaches and facilities within a few hundred yards. Also we have the benefit of a pool.

There are excellent restaurants and shops a few minutes away. Recommendations can be provided when booking. During the summer months (April to October) it is a pleasant stroll to a local convenience store for freshly baked baguettes and croissants

Guestbook comments from the owner

"It won't surprise you one bit I am sure, to know what a delightful week we spent in your lovely house. It was far nicer, in really everyway, than I had hoped and we really loved the area".

"We had a wonderful holiday at your beautiful villa"

"I will certainly consider renting your villa again, because I love the area and the pool was very popular with everyone too."

"Fantastic Villa for the family holiday, everything nearby! Enjoy a meal at Le Cannier and Pizza a Go Go. Both haunts of the President who visits regularly"

" Lovelly well equipped Villa in perfect location"
Jan 2006
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Rayol-Canadel-sur-Mer in Var

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1668 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • town
  • village
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Bathroom 1 - Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Bath with Shower
    Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with bath/shower, vanitory unit. Bathroom 2 with bath and hand shower, vanitory unit. Additional Shower room with washbasin and separate wc. Separate downstairs wc and wash basin.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Ground floor bedroom with double bed and door leading to terrace. Bedroom 2 with double bed, with view over the terrace and garden. Bedroom 3 with twin beds, fitted wardrobes, and view over the terrace and garden.. Bedroom 4 with twin beds, spacious with adequate room to accommodate a child in a cot or temporary bed (not provided).
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • forests
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: Generally suitable for children and elderly. Outside: Upper terrace; Access is gained from the living room, kitchen and master bedroom. On the terrace is a table, chairs and sun loungers. Covered terrace; ideal for sunbathing or eating in the shade direct from the garden. . Private garden. Swimming pool (10m x5m). This is fenced for safety and a facility shared with our two neighbours which we would ask you to respect. 2 cars. All outside furniture is provided together with BBQ, sun loungers and tables. Utility Room: Washing machine, tumble dryer, wine fridge Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Cleaning on arrival and departure. Extra cleaning,baby sitting and shopping can be arranged. All linen and bathroom towels are included. Other: Downstairs garden and covered terrace.


5/5 -
(5 traveller reviews)


Lovely villa in a stunning location

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful villa in a gorgeous location.

Plenty of shops and restaurants nearby and is conviently located for easy access to the larger villages and towns in the area.

The villa is near several stunning beaches but also benefits from the attractive hillside location, offering gorgeous views.

Very well equipped and very clean. There was nothing we felt was missing.

Lovely pool and bathing area and ample secure parking.

Would love to return in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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The perfect venue

  • 5 of 5

Having spent many summers in the local area over the last 15 years, I can reliably say that this is one of the most lovely properties we have had the pleasure to stay in. I'll summarise our experience:

- Booking was easy with great communication from the owner,

- The property was easy to find with the directions provided,

- The property isn't far from the beach/shops,

- There was plenty of secure parking,

- The villa was immaculate, clean and had everything we could have needed in terms of amenities,

- The decor was gorgeous, it was do spacious and light,

- The gardens and pool were lovely, clean with plenty of furniture,

- All in all perfect for our large family group, no one had cause to grumble or felt like something was missing.

I honestly can't think of anything negative. Yes I would recommend it to friends and have done, yes I think it's great value for money particularly for the area and yes I'll definitely be booking again for next year!!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 6, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Summer Holiday

  • 5 of 5

Excellent facilities in a lovely site. Spotlessly clean and very well equipped,with comfy beds, pleasant ambience, highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 15, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wedding Anniversary

  • 5 of 5

With some trepidation and fearful of internet booking calamities and potential artistic licence in the description we turned up en famille for a couple of weeks,partly to celebrate a milestone anniversary.

Fears were completely unfounded - a most charming and accurately described immaculate villa of which the owners should be justly proud.

I would have no fear of thoroughly recommending this villa as very good value with excellent sunny accommodation.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 30, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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North Linclonshire

Super Holiday Venue

  • 5 of 5

Superb accommodation. Clean,comfortable & fully equipped. Recently refurbished pool, sun terrace, tidy garden, proximity to lovely beaches,shops & outstanding restaurants all contributed to a memorable holiday that we hope to experience again in the future

Within easy reach of St Tropez, Borme les Mimoses, & many small attractive atmospheric Provencal villages.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 14, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 2
29 Apr 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 2
15 Jul 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
late summer
30 Sep 2017 - 25 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
All prices are per week and include all linen and bathroom towels. Water and electricity are all included however an excessive usage charge will be necessary. A 25% non refundable deposit and a completed booking form are required to confirm the booking. The balance plus a security deposit of £500.00 is payable 6 weeks before the start of the holiday. To book please contact the owners Stephanie and Robert Bryars.

Changeover Day:
Saturday to Saturday arrival after 4pm and departure by 10am

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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