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Villa with Private Heatd Pool in Medieval Village

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,722 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Villa in Sillans-la-Cascade, Var, Provence - Alpes Cote D'Azur, France - 5 mins walk to Village, 1 hour from Gorges Du Verdon and St Tropez

This detached villa situated in Sillans-la-Cascade (Haut-Var) can act as either the centre for a quiet family holiday around the pool, or as a base from which to explore the villages of the Haut-Var and the beaches of the Cote D'Azur. The spectacular Gorges Du Verdon and Lac St-Croix lie 45 mins by car; Saint Tropez and Sainte Maxime are 1 hour away; Marseille and Nice are within 90 mins. Local amenities include daily Provencal markets, tennis, horse-riding, golf, excellent trekking trails and water-sports at the Lac St-Croix. The 4 bedrooms (3 double, 1 twin) all have en-suite facilities - the 2 ground-floor bedrooms having bathrooms, the upstairs bedrooms have shower-rooms. There is a generous lounge with dining area and open fireplace, whilst outside there is a tiled patio overlooking the pool, ideal for outdoor dining or barbeques, whilst the private pool lies at the heart of the lawned, level, enclosed garden. Satellite TV with English channels, CD/Tape deck.

dr steven cox
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
25 June, 2017

About dr steven cox

We bought the house from a Marseiles couple in April 1998 and have spent wonderful hols there at all times of the year. We've slowly worked on the house (not ourselves, home DIY is not our speciality) to bring it to its present condition. We are both winding down from full time medical practice and one of our goals is to spend more time with our children and grandchildren(three so far) -so it's very much a second home for us as well as a lovely holiday villa.

dr steven cox purchased this villa in 1998

Why dr steven cox chose Haut-Var - Verdon

Ideally situated between sea and mountains,not as busy as the coast but with beautiful walks,a lovely waterfall and the Gorges du Verdon and Lac de St.Croix half an hour away.

What makes this villa unique

Four double bedrooms,all en-suite.

Lovely pool,heated from Mid-May to early October.

Secluded pretty garden with traditional lavender,pine and olives.

Guestbook comments from the owner

''Lovely house ,beautiful location,we had a wonderful time - suggest more crockery to keep down washing up' (now provided) - July 2009.

'So much to see in the area , we visited Aix and Marseiles but liked the Gorge du Verdon and Lac St Croix best. A microwave would be useful for quick children's dinners (now provided), August 2009.

'Despite the lovely local food and drink we are now much fitter from using the pool everyday, it's still warm' - September 2009.
Jun 2009
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Sillans-la-Cascade in Var

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1722 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Family
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
  • 4. All en-suite. 1 bathrooms with bidet, 2 shower rooms.,1 bathroom with bath and separate shower. All have WCs and basins.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 (ground floor) double bed, bathroom, French doors to patio / garden. Bedroom 2 (ground floor) double bed, bathroom. Bedroom 3 with double bed, shower room. Bedroom 4 with twin beds, shower room (children or teenagers). Cot available.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Notes on accommodation: Cot available for children. Outside: Outside garage with washing machine in garage and additional large fridge/freezer. Level, lawned garden, with central private pool. Sun beds for 8. Patio furniture for 8 (included sun umbrella) and pool alarm. Pool 8m x 4m - private, pool alarm, pool lights. Sun beds for 8. Outside dining furniture for 8. Barbeque. Washing line. Gravelled area for boules. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels (bath and pool) included. All bedlinen included. Cleaning at end of stay. Additional cleaning (at extra cost) on demand.


4.8/5 -
(4 traveller reviews)


Great house and perfect location

  • 5 of 5

We spent ten delightful days with our two married children and a 9 month baby.

We especially enjoyed the quietness (inside and outside), the full washroom with every bedroom, the space inside and outside with 2 terraces and of course the swimming pool.

The house is in a very quiet area with no traffic, but only a ten minute walk to the bakery (great bread and croissants for the morning breakfast). It is located in Provence with its markets (Aups and Lorgues were the best). The coast is not too far ( Calanques) but there is lots to see around as well (but you need a car).

It is like having your own house in Provence

  • Review Submitted: Oct 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you - we are so glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you or your friends again.
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Great House with lovely pool

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely holiday with scorching temperatures, so the pool is a super asset with space for 81/2 (the 1/2 a 2 year old) of us. The house is very well proportioned, so at no time did it feel crowded, with plenty of space in the living room and the two terraces wich were all well furnished and the grill was used regularly. The kitchen is large and well stocked with everything you could wish for.

The house is a home and this is apparent in a very positive way, and we felt very comfortable there - the bigger children loved having a tv and DVDs in their bedroom!

There is a really good restaurant in the village, the Hotel et Restaurant les Pins where we had a superb meal.

The cascade is absolutely worth a walk and if you take the path through the village, there is an area where you can swim.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Very nice villa in lovely area

  • 5 of 5

The villa was very spacious, comfortable, clean and tidy with everything you needed (and more) and was situated in a lovely area within walking distance to the village. On arrival, the first thing that hit us was the glorious smells coming from the plants in the garden which is delightful to sit in. There are lots of nice walks around the village although it took us a couple of attempts to find the Cascade which is well worth a look at. You definitely need a car to see some of the surrounding places that are also well worth a visit. Cotignac was really nice and the medieval ruins a must to see.

Thank you to the owners for sharing their lovely holiday home with us. It was a very enjoyable holiday despite the 3 days of rain which didn't spoil it.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 15, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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great holiday

  • 5 of 5

we had a fantastic stay in this lovely house. Furnishings, equipment etc. were excellent. Local village had everything we needed, enjoyed fabulous day trips to Gorges de Verdon, Lac St Croix and Monaco. We also had a great day on beach at Frejus. Would definitely return.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2013
  • Date of Stay: May 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
early summer 17
13 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
summer 17
22 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
late summer
26 Aug 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
early autumn with heated pool
2 Sep 2017 - 6 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
late autumn 17
7 Oct 2017 - 1 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:

*****LATE AUGUST PRICE REDUCED due to late cancellation - 20th August - 2nd Sept 2016******

Payment - 10% deposit on booking, 50% two months before arrival. 40% four weeks before arrival. Deposit 200 euros against breakages payable on arrival returnable on day of departure.

Changeover Day:
Saturday unless otherwise agrred - arrive any time after 4pm. Please leave by 10am.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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