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Charming villa with stunning sea views of the Gulf of St Tropez



Updated: 12-Nov-2016
Villa between Grimaud and Plan de la Tour - Private And Peaceful Location Only 3 Miles From The Coast

Situated in an acre of mature gardens at the top of a shady green valley, this spacious and airy Provencal villa has wonderful views over the Gulf of St Tropez. It has been totally renovated recently with a new kitchen, modern appliances, new furniture and updated bathrooms. The villa has a private pool and a games area in the garden and although not isolated is very private, a car is essential to enjoy the surrounding area. It is equidistant from Plan de la Tour, Ste Maxime and Grimaud where you will find a wide selection of supermarkets and restaurants. It is a short drive from the local golf courses at St Maxime and Beauvallon and within easy reach of St Tropez. Nice airport is about an hour away by autoroute.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We purchased this little piece of heaven 5 years' ago and we dream of the time when we will stop work and come to live here - some dream as work seems to be getting tougher not easier! In the meantime, we will continue to improve and refurbish the villa and although we have renovated the kitchen and all the bathrooms, we still have Grand Designs to make it even more stunning. There are two acres of land and having started at the pool area, we are now replanting the garden bed by bed so I think it will keep us happily busy for a long time to come. If we can't be there all the time, we are happy to share our coin de paradis with you and are sure you will love it as much as we do.

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Speaks English, French

Guestbook comments from the owner

"What a fantastic villa! The layout and furnishings are superb, the garden is beautiful. Having two weeks was not enough - we didn't get to do so many things because the lure of the garden and pool was too strong" Kevin and family 2014 from the UK

"Amazing house with a gorgeous view and interior design." Ivan and family from Hungary 2014

"Third time here, still beautiful and relaxing". Tor-Erling and family from Norway 2014

"Lovely house in a wonderful location. We had a fabulous stay and perhaps our best ever holiday" Alex and family Aug 2013

"Superb! and wonderful walks and running on the hill tracks behind the house" July 2012

"We all visited St. Tropez one evening after dinner in Ste. Maxime and then the young ones went the next evening on their own. We enjoyed visiting but were certainly glad to be staying where we were. The thing that I had forgotten was how beautiful and unspoilt the hinterland is and we enjoyed every minute of that. "
Mar 2010
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7 Reviews

based on 7 holidaymaker reviews


Fantastic villa, perfect in every way

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time at the villa (family of 5), it is exactly what we wanted. The Villa is described here perfectly in every way, the pictures are completely accurate but the Villa is even better in reality. We had a lovely time enjoying the pool eating outside and relaxing. The stunning gardens are very tastefully lit by night creating the ultimate retreat for relaxing outside.

We cooked a lot rather than going out and a lot of effort has been made to provide every possible kitchen utensil and appliance imaginable making this very easy and pleasurable.

The location is stunning and the view of St Tropez is picturesque.

Shops are close by and easy to find, I would recommend the ferry trip to St Tropez from Sainte-Maxime this couldn't be easier.

The owner made every effort to make sure we had all of the information we needed before hand, making everything very easy.

We had a perfect stay!!!!!!!! and would highly recommend!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful villa in a wonderful location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the villa with our two young children for a week. The villa is in a lovely location with easy access to Plan de la Tour and Sainte Maxine. The location provided lots of opportunities for day trips and meals out. It is also really well located for supermarkets. The owners have a very detailed and useful book on places to visit and where to eat which we used a lot.

The owners were really helpful and provided easy to follow directions to the villa and their property manager came out late to let us in after we were held up in traffic. They also very kindly returned an iPad which had been left behind!

The garden is beautifully manicured and has a great view of St Tropez - we were able to watch the fireworks in St Tropez from the terrace!

The villa was clean, tastefully decorated and very comfortably furnished. The kitchen is incredibly well stocked with every utensil and piece of cooking apperatus you could possibly need.

We loved it so much we are already planning to come again next year!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent a wonderful three weeks in this outstanding property. There is absolutely everything you could wish for in a home away from home and it is extremely spacious and tastefully decorated. This is an superbly well positioned property with expansive and beautifully laid gardens leading to a super pool. If you want peace and quiet and privacy, this is definitely it!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had the most wonderful 3 weeks in this beautiful villa. There is absolutely every convenience with comfortable rooms, well equipped kitchen, great bathrooms and a garden and pool to die for. Highly recommended!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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South of France escape

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful 1st impressions of this beautiful villa are surpassed on entering & venturing outside into the garden & pool area.

The villa is well appointed with the layout being condusive to it being used by a group of friends as well as a large family.

There are several large areas that can be used for family dining from the well equipped kitchen diner to the vine & kiwi fruit covered verandah immediately outside and a lovely pergola shaded area to the pool (which we believe is named the "pavilion)

The property is well maintained, beautifully clean with special attention to bed linen & towels which was a delight.

The kitchen is well equipped with plenty of crockery, cutlery & cooking utensils.

The villa was a welcome resting place in a fabulous area of France.

You will need your own transport as one might expect with a villa such as this not being in the centre, but on the outskirts of a town.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Delightful stay

  • 5 of 5

Charming villa, spotlessly clean and faultlessly maintained. I would throroughly recommend a visit. Furnishings and rooms so comfortable. Kitchen fully equipped which is not always the case in rental properties.

We loved the garden, the pool and the barbecue. Whole visit was private and peaceful. Easy journey from the airport. Local village and Port Grimaud delightful.

I enjoyed painting n the grounds.

  • Review Submitted: May 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Nice at 100 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Port Grimaud at 4 Kilometres Car: necessary


The nearby traditional resort of Sainte Maxime has numerous sandy beaches with showers and beach cafes, ideal for young children. Across the bay, St.Tropez village with the super yachts in the port and it's famous Pampellone beach is a must! For the sailors amongst us, Port Grimaud is at the bottom of the hill, Port Cogolin is a little further down the road and the entrance to both harbours can be seen from our terrace.


DRIVING--About 1100 kms. from Calais by road. Easy access from the A8 autoroute at Le Muy junction 36. then 20 mins. to the villa. We regularly make this journey with two of us driving in less than 12 hours.

FLYING --- Nice airport 80 kms/75 mins drive with flights by Easyjet/Ryan Air/British Airways/British Midland etc. Marseille airport is 110 kms/90 mins drive with flights by Easyjet/British Airways. Toulon airport (Hyeres) 50 kms/50 minutes.


Plan de La Tour, Port Grimaud, and St Maxime are all within 5 kms of the villa. It’s less than 14kms to St. Tropez.

Further Details:

The pretty unspoilt village of Plan de la Tour has many superb restaurants along with small grocery stores, bar, bakeries, tourist office, post office, bank and pharmacy. The local wine cave has a regular Sunday morning wine tasting and there are numerous fetes and village events in the summer. The village has market day on a Thursday and other local markets include Le Muy, St Tropez and Cogolin. My favourite is St Tropez on Tuesday and Saturday – but be there early! The 'Arbre Adventure' and 'Aqualand' are 10 minutes away in St Maxime.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Mid season 17
24 Jun 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
£2,571 **
High season 17
8 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
£3,408 **
Late season 17
26 Aug 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
£2,655 **
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
£980 **

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £837
Cleaning £126
linen £ 3 per person per night

Booking Notes:
Booking week is Saturday to Saturday. A deposit of 25% is required at time of booking and the balance together with a refundable security deposit of E1000 is due 60 days prior to your arrival date. Optional bed linen and towels are available to hire at E25 per person per week (pool/beach towels not provided). Mandatory cleaning charge of E150 for each Saturday of your stay.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Saturday with "check out" at 10.00 hrs and "check in" at 16.00 hrs.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week. Please contact the owner for prices for any other dates.

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Property Type

  • villa


  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • rural


  • forests
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 200 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 3 - Shower Enclosure
  • Ensuite shower room to bedroom 1 with shower, double sinks and wc. Ensuite bathroom to bedroom 2 with bath, separate shower, sink and wc Ensuite shower room to bedroom 3 with shower, sink and wc Separate shower room with shower, sink and wc.


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed, 1 Child Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1, king sized bed with doors to the terrace Bedroom 2, double bed with doors to the terrace Bedroom 3, twin beds Bedroom 4, twin beds


  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: We have furnished our villa with quality furnishings – two huge sofas in the living room and charming furniture in keeping with the French style. All the bedrooms have electric fans. The property is fully double glazed with full heating for the winter and a double sided fireplace in the living area. This is a non smoking property. Pets are not permitted. Outside: The property two acres ``of land of which approximately half is fenced and is reached along a sandy lane and a private drive - parking for several cars. Under the covered terrace is a large table with seating for 8 people which is adjacent to the summer kitchen with its large BBQ. There is a shady terrace to the front of the property with a further table seating 8 and a boules (or petanque) pitch. The private 8m x 4m swimming pool is fitted with an alarm system and sits in mature natural gardens of lavender, mimosa and oleander. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Optional bed linen and towels are available to hire at €25 per person (pool/beach towels not provided). Mandatory cleaning charge of €150 each Saturday of your stay.

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