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Large Provencal Villa in Secluded Setting with Pool

Overview

Property

Updated: 15-Sep-2016
Villa near Les Arcs, Cote D'Azur, Provence, France - Private Pool with South Facing Terraces

Situated off a quiet country lane, this pretty 5-bedroomed villa nestles peacefully in one and half acres of enclosed gently terraced gardens. Surrounded by mature pines and oak woods which offer privacy and natural shade. The villa has a private pool and south facing paved sun terraces. It is a private home and very much loved and enjoyed by its owners. It is beautifully finished with local Salerne floor tiles and has a welcoming and comfortable interior with a traditional fireplace for off-season periods. The property enjoys good access (no long drives up unmade roads!), it's 1 hour from Nice Airport, 15 minutes from Autoroute A8, and 10 minutes from Les Arcs SNCF rail station (5 hours to Paris by TGV).

  • Sleeps 11
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

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Speaks English, French, German

Guestbook comments from the manager

From Sue Cross:- 'We've got nothing but lovely memories of our two weeks at Villa Fleuron and it really provided us with rest and relaxation we were looking for. It is extremely well equipped - the best equipped self-catering house I've ever stayed in and I've stayed in quite a few at home and abroad! Also very peaceful - just the occasional huge splash of my husband diving into the swimming pool broke the peace and tranquillity of the place'

From John and Marilyn Beasley:- 'Just a line to say how much we enjoyed our stay at your beautiful villa, in the end it was only the two of us, but we had a great time just relaxing, we were so comfortable we only ate out a few times making good use of the bbq. All requirements were catered for and we loved the area so much we are now thinking of a villa of our own. Thank you once again.'
Feb 2007
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4 Reviews

4.8
based on 4 holidaymaker reviews

5

Excellent well equiped villa - great for families

  • 5 of 5

The location of the villa was brilliant - not far from major attractions butalso secluded as well. Our stay on the villa was as two families with children. The children were very well catered for with outdorr toys, bikes, videos - it was great having stuff on hand to entertain them. Us adults fully appricated how well equiped the villa was - we have never been anyway which comes close! The answer to "I wonder if there is a ...." was normally yes!

We didn't really use the swimming pool as it was unheated and too cold whilst we were there but I woudl imagine in summer it would be a great place to cool down.

We would definately recommend this place to friends - its certaibly somewhere we would come back to!

  • Review Submitted: May 10, 2008
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: The pool is unheated, as are most private pools in the South of France, and for those renting early season it will be cold. However from mid-May onwards it should be acceptable, and by mid-June you can expect a nice warm temperature.
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5

Love villa on a peaceful country setting

  • 5 of 5

This is a very spacious villa set in a peaceful country setting. Various Provençal villages and small towns are minutes away.

The five bedrooms are large and comfortable. The lounge and TV area are large and very comfortably furnished.

The kitchen has everything you could wish for.

It was great to have the choice of outdoor eating areas (outside the kitchen, by the pool, or outside the lounge) depending where the sun was shining!

We will definitely consider visiting again.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We look forward to your return visit.
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4

Villa Fleuron

  • 4 of 5

Our family (ages 21-54) enjoyed a relaxing holiday at Villa Fleuron in the Haut Var region of Provence. The villa is clean, comfortable and well-appointed with all 'mod cons' including decent wifi. The pool is pretty cool in May, but is refreshing on a hot day, and there are plenty of loungers and chairs to relax on the extensive patios. There are several hypermarkets within 10 km to buy groceries. A car is essential as all shops and restaurants are at least 8 km away.

The guest book contains lots of useful information and tips on places to visit and sights to see. We tended to eat out in Flayosc or BBQ in the evenings, and can particularly recommend La Salle a Manger, owned by a very friendly Dutch couple. We found plenty to do during our 2-weeks stay, including canoeing along the Gorges du Verdon; day trips/picnics to the Massif des Maures, Cotignac, Villecroze, Sillans-la-Cascade, Tourtour, Grimaud; a morning at the market in Lorgues; and the boat trip from St Maxime to St Tropez.

Back at the villa, the table tennis, badminton and boules provided fun distractions when we weren't reading by the pool or playing card and board games. There is a large TV (and smaller TVs in the bedrooms), but we only watched some football and tennis matches on a couple of evenings.

Peter the caretaker is very friendly and helpful, and at the end of the phone should you need him. David and Liz, the owners, provided clear instructions and advice in good time before we set off, and responded promptly to our queries.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 15, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The nearest Carrefour hypermarket is 6.3kms from the villa, and shops, bakery and restaurants at Les Arcs village are 6kms away (checked on google maps).
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5

Great place, great stay.

  • 5 of 5

The house and the surroundings is nice and quiet. We stayed there for two weeks and had a great time. From the house it is great to get around in Provance. We had a rentel car and went to some of the famous coast cities. We had also a day tripp to Georges du Verdon. Every evening we satt outside and grilled. The pool is great but be aware that you cant see the pool from the house because of a big hegde. There is a pool alarm that you can use if you need too because of small children. The bedrooms are big and the kitchen well equitted. There is also a outdoor ping pong table that we used a lot. There is a fence around the garden so we could let the children walk arond in the big garden without us beeing worried. We hope we will get back some time.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 9, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Nice at 85 Kilometres Nearest Train : Les Arcs at 7 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A8 at 8 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Frejus at 30 Kilometres Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

The villa is located in a beautiful area set between the mountains and the Mediterranean Sea. It is close to many historic villages and vineyards and is an easy drive to the beaches and lively resorts at Sainte Maxime (30 mins), Saint Raphael and Saint Tropez.

Travel:

1 hour from Nice Airport (Easyjet, BA). 1 hour from Toulon-Hyeres Airport (Ryanair). 15 minutes from Autoroute A8 exit 36. 10 minutes from Les Arcs SNCF rail station (5 hours to Paris by TGV). Car is essential.

Distances:

This is a superb area for touring. The Gorges du Verdon - the French Grand Canyon - and Lake St Croix, the largest lake in Provence, offer swimming, walking, sailing and windsurfing in breathtaking scenery and are only 45 minutes away.

Further Details:

Les Arcs, Lorgues and Flayosc are nearby (6kms) picturesque provencal villages dating from Roman times, each with tourist offices, banks, bars, restaurants, and bakeries. Lorgues is the largest and dominated by its early 18th Century Church. The renowned truffle restaurant Chez Bruno is a short drive away and there are numerous gastronomic experiences and wine tasting cellars within easy reach.

Shopping: The nearest Carrefour hypermarkets are at Draguignan (6kms), and there is a large Hyper U (8kms) on the DN7 south of Les Arcs. There are street markets at Aups (Wed & Sat), Lorgues (Tues) and Salernes (Sun) and a very large Sunday Provencal market at Le Muy by the autoroute (A8).

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Winter
29 Oct 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
28 night minimum stay
£2,362
for 28 nights
£717
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £12 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas
17 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
14 night minimum stay
£2,193
for 14 nights
£1,181
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £12 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter
7 Jan 2017 - 3 Mar 2017
28 night minimum stay
£2,362
for 28 nights
£717
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £12 per night, per additional guest
 
Early Spring
4 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
14 night minimum stay
£1,434
for 14 nights
£801
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £12 per night, per additional guest
 
Easter
1 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,096
for 7 nights
£1,096
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £12 per night, per additional guest
 
Late Spring
22 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
14 night minimum stay
£1,687
for 14 nights
£928
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £12 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer half term
27 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,350
for 7 nights
£1,350
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £12 per night, per additional guest
 
Early Summer
3 Jun 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,096
for 7 nights
£1,096
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £12 per night, per additional guest
 
Mid Summer
24 Jun 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,434
for 7 nights
£1,434
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £12 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer
8 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,687
for 7 nights
£1,687
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £12 per night, per additional guest
 
Peak Summer
22 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
14 night minimum stay
£3,880
for 14 nights
£2,024
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £12 per night, per additional guest
 
Late Peak
26 Aug 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,518
for 7 nights
£1,518
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £12 per night, per additional guest
 
Late Summer
2 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,434
for 7 nights
£1,434
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £12 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,856
for 7 nights
£1,856
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £12 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Villa Cleaning £169
Refundable Damage Deposit £506

Booking Notes:
Booking form available on request. 25% of the total amount due is required to secure a booking. The remaining balance must be paid not later than 8 weeks prior to arrival, plus a refundable security deposit of 600 Euros.

Changeover Day:
Saturday changeover. Departure by 10.00. Arrival after 16.00.

Notes on prices:
Rental price includes electricity (except during low season). End of stay villa cleaning 125 euros. Linen laundry charge of 10 euros per person. To compensate for extra 'wear and tear' a 100 euros charge per additional adult per week is made for large parties with more than 6 adults.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • villa

Theme

  • Family

General

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • mountain
  • rural

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • tennis

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite shower room with WC to bedroom 2. Downstairs family bathroom/shower over, bidet. Separate WC. Upstairs family bathroom/shower over, bidet. Separate WC.

Bedrooms

  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom 5
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10/11 (5 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Downstairs: Bedroom 1, kingsize bed, wardrobe, TV. Bedroom 2 double bed, wardrobe. Bedroom 3 twin single beds, plus 1 childs bed, wardrobe. Upstairs: Bedroom 4 double bed, fitted wardrobe, TV, south-facing balcony. Bedroom 5 twin single beds, fitted wardobe

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • 7 bicycles

Meals

  • Self-catering

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

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: The thick walls and shutters allow the interior to keep cool in summer and the bedrooms are all equipped with fans. In spring and autumn electric panel radiators offer quick and effective room heating. Wifi is provided and can be accessed throughout the villa and outside on the pool patio. Outside: The gardens are secured by perimeter fencing and large lockable entrance gates, allowing children to play and cycle in safety. The gardens can be lit at night. The driveway provides parking for 3 vehicles, with shade from tall pines trees. A large south facing covered patio with table and chairs is attached to the villa and includes built-in barbecue providing ideal alfresco eating. The 8m x 4m pool (depth from 0.9m to 2m, and 'roman' steps at one end) is close to the villa, and adjoined by an extensive paved area with a giant hanging parasol, 6 sunloungers and chairs for 10, drinks trolley and large table. The garden has a dedicated boules court. A table tennis table, swing, badminton set, 3 adult and 4 child size bikes are also provided. Utility Room: The utility room is adjacent to the kitchen and includes washing machine, condenser dryer machine, and small sink. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are included (but not pool or beach towels). The property cleaned at the end of each stay. Additional cleaning available on request. Other: Every downstairs room (except bathoom and kitchen) have French doors opening on to sun terraces running the length of the villa.

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