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Luxurious Villa With Private Pool, Stunning Views and Excellent Guests Reviews

People9
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Space 2,368 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Villa in Ampus / Tourtour, Var, France, Draguignan near Lorgues Bargemon Flayosc - 5 Minutes walk to the village, perfect location between the sea and the Gorges du Verdon

Welcome to Villa Li Rawette, a gorgeous Provencal Villa which was built in perfect harmony with the local surrounding and architecture. It combines all modern comforts to create a luxurious 5 bedroom family house. Outside a 11m x 5m swimming pool, has plenty of sun loungers on the large paved terrace. You can dine underneath the covered terrace adjacent to the outdoor Kitchen or take a drink next to the pool under the gazebo. Inside is traditionally decorated and furnished incorporating the Provençal style with a fully equipped kitchen, living/TV room,open fire and 5 comfortable bedrooms and 3 traditional style bathrooms/shower rooms. The house is set between the sea and the mountains; it is the perfect location to enjoy a holiday in an idyllic rural setting, yet still only a 5 minute walk to the village square and not far from the Villages of Tourtour, Lorgues, Bargemon. It is the ideal base for exploring all that Provence has to offer.

Please note that in High season, the change over day is Sunday

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks English, French, German, Spanish
Calendar last updated:
16 January, 2018

About The Owner

Li Rawette was built nearly 10 years ago, we feel in love with the view and were attracted by the peacefulness of the place. Most of the time, the only noise is the church bells.

We consider the house as a family home and enjoy the convenience of its location,as we are near the sea or the mountains in no time, but still the village is authentic and has kept his rural charm.

Why The Owner chose Ampus

This area of Provence is amazing - truly authentic with picturesque villages, olive groves, truffles, lavender fields Ampus is surrounded by thriving markets, and Chateaux selling exquisite Rose. Because of its altitude ( 600m), it never feels too hot in the summer evenings.

What makes this villa unique

It is a comfortable authentic family home with stunning views and proximity to all the amenities. Please have a look at our reviews to see what our guests have to say

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Ampus in Var

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2368 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Family Bathroom - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Master En suite Shower room - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Ground floor en suite shower room - Shower Enclosure
    Outdoor Shower - Outdoor Shower
    Toilet - Toilet , Toilet on the ground floor with wash basin
  • Fully tiled in a provencal style
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 2 "Olive" Twin beds - 2 Single Bed , Plenty of available storage, view over the pool
    Master bedroom "Dusty Pink" - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , En suite shower room , generous storage space
    Bedroom 4 "Lavender" - 1 Large Double Bed , Double bed
    Bedroom 3"Olive" Single + futon - 1 Single Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Large single bedroom with an optional single futon
    Bedroom 5 Ground Floor - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Access to the pool area, en suite shower
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Each bedrooms have generous storage and shutters to keep it cool during the day and very quiet during the night. Sleeps 9/10 (5 Bedrooms)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: The house is not really suitable for children under the age of 7 Outside: Villa Li Rawette sits on 0.7 acre of land surrounded by climbing rocks and with stunning views over the Provencal countryside and the village church. The upper terrace has a large dining area as well as the outside kitchen, with a gas BBQ, fridge and large dining table. The lower stone paved terrace has a 11mx5m pool with a shallow end. The side of the house is mainly gravelled and there is a car park area for at least 3 cars. There is an orchard at the side of the house, as well as a washing line. Utility Room: Next to the kitchen, there is a Miele washing machine and tumble dryer, although there is a washing line behind the house. Freezer, larder with lots of shelves, direct access to the back of the house. Water softener. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are provided and changed at the end of each booking. For longer stays weekly cleaning and change of sheets can be arranged with an additional charge. Beach towels can be hired. Pool checked and cleaned weekly. Other: Library/office with wifi access, a desk with french doors opening to the pool area.

Reviews

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average rating of 4.818182 based on 11 reviews
4

Belles vacances dans belle maison

  • 4 of 5

Nous avons passé une belle semaine de vacances à Ampus. La maison est spacieuse pour 8 personnes et la cuisine très bien équipée.

Le village est à 5 mn à pied, très pratique pour chercher le pain du matin ou de petites courses.

La location est idéalement située pour organiser des visites sans trop faire de kilomètres : villages typiques de Tourtour, Chateaudouble... ; sortie en canoé ; visites de caves...

La piscine est bienvenue pour les jours de fortes chaleurs.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci Isabelle pour vos commentaires Je suis ravie que vos vacances à Ampus vous aient plue. Nous serions ravis de vous ré accueillir dans le futur.
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5

Great villa in fantastic location

  • 5 of 5

This is a fabulous place. The villa is very well appointed and comfortable. The quiet village of Ampus is a short walk away - a small shop, cafe and boulangerie. We enjoyed having supper al fresco watching the village lights in the distance. The countryside is spectacular - stunning views as you drive from one hill-top village to another. The coast isn't too far away, but to avoid the crowds head inland to the Verdon Gorge and the Lac de Saint Croix. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Location. Perfect Relaxation.

  • 4 of 5

Li Rawette is a lovely, large villa set facing South with lovely views of Ampus and the surrounding hills. The villa was a great place to base 3 generations for a family holiday.

The large pool (deep enough for diving), the table tennis table, the in-house board games and the excellent wi-fi kept the teenagers content allowing the grown-ups time for terrace time and leisurely evening meals in the outside kitchen.

Ampus is a charming and friendly place with a good baker, bar and a little shop with one of everything it was just a shame the restaurants within walking distance seemed to operate random opening hours in the height of summer. This was more than made up for by the abundance of excellent restaurants within a 20 minute drive.

We were also pleasantly surprised by the beauty of the Var. Local villages, the watersports of the Lac de St Croix, the Gorge de Verdon and local market days easily filled a 2 week break for the days away from the house.

A good time was had by all stretching from 9 to 74!

  • Review Submitted: 13-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments. Ampus is indeed a little hidden gem in the Var, I am so glad you and your family enjoyed it. Barbara
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5

An ideal villa for a lovely holiday

  • 5 of 5

Everything in the villa is exactly as appears in the photos, sparkling clean and with fresh linen, all the cooking utensils you could want, plus books, games and ping pong etc. Lovely area. My energetic grandchildren climbed down to the dried river bed below the bridge and climbed up the ravine until they found a crystal clear pool to swim in and a waterfall.

The mountain scenery is magnificent and the hot sun down on the coast is tempered by cool breezes at the villa.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful and peaceful

  • 5 of 5

We were all so happy with the villa, the location is so beautiful and peaceful. There were 10 of us and we took trips to the coast (st maxime) and rented a boat on a beautiful lake nearby. There are gorgeous old towns nearby (tourtour) with fantastic restaurants. We stayed in some nights, had BBQ's and lovely french wine. We will definitely be going back.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Jul-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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a little gem in the Var

  • 5 of 5

My love for the South of France is unconditional...and now, my love for the Var region is complete. We all fell in love with Li Rawette, it is a lovely house, with a rustic and homely feel, taking us through the authentic provençal experience for 10 days. We loved the layout, the pool, and the views are absolutely stunning, day and night. There are heavenly and very picturesque villages in the area, that deserve a visit or 2, many restaurants offering exquisite food and dazzling wines! The beaches are 45 minutes away, so needless to sat that a car is de rigueur!

In France there is a saying, "joie de vivre", meaning, enjoy your life and relish every pleasure...and so we did! and we are looking forward to go back next year!

Aida

  • Review Submitted: 17-Jul-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
110 Kilometres
Nice
Nearest Barpub
0.7 Kilometres
Chez Fanfan
Nearest Golf
30 Kilometres
St Endreol
Nearest Train
30 Kilometres
Gare TGV Les Arcs Draguignan
Nearest Motorway
30 Kilometres
A8 exit 36
Nearest Restaurant
0.8 Kilometres
Le Noelis
Nearest Beach
60 Kilometres
Ste Maxime
Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

The nearest beach (20 mins) is the unspoilt Lac St Croix where you will find many water sports activities. Further on the Gorges du Verdon (40 mins) known as France's own Grand Canyon, has rafting, canoeing and is a great experience for the keen cyclist.

The beaches of Saint Tropez, Frejus, and the Cote d'Azur are 50 mins drive (without traffic).

Travel:

Nearest airports are Nice (60 miles), Toulon (60 miles), Marseilles (100 miles)

The station Draguignan Les Arcs is a TGV station and is 30 minutes from the house

Distances:

The village of Ampus is conveniently located near the town of Draguignan (12 km)for your big Shopping ( Carrefour etc). You could go and visit a market every day in a different nearby village Tourtour (6km), Salernes(17km), Aups (16 km). Bargemon (20km). We are in the middle of vineyards country where the Chateaux welcome you for tasting, Chateau Thuerry (14Km),Chateau Sainte Roseline (20km) etc. Equally the old village of Bauduen (20km) is an ideal family beach where you can hire pedalo.

Further Details:

Ampus is an 11th Century village that has kept an authentic feel and chararcterizes what Provence has to offer. You will find a bakery, a bar/tabac, a restaurant, a pizzeria , a convenience store and a GP practice.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Ampus, Var

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
June in Provence
3 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,850
for 7 nights
£1,850
 
 
Summer holidays
1 Jul 2018 - 1 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,200
for 7 nights
£2,200
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£1,600
for 7 nights
£1,600
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £100
Refundable Damage Deposit £500

Booking Notes:
To book a 25% deposit of the total is required to secure the dates. The balance is then required 4 weeks prior to your arrival date. We charge a refundable security deposit of £500 against damage/breakages which is returned within 2 weeks of your departure.

Changeover Day:
Typically the weekly change-over day is Saturday, however, there is flexiblity if needed. Check In 4pm. Check Out 10am.

Notes on prices:
5% discount when booking 2 weeks or more

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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