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Rustic 18th Century Farmhouse With Pool and view,7 Acres,Near River,near beaches

People12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Space 2,152 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Farmhouse in Roquebrune sur Argens, Var Provence, France - Situated On Peaceful Farmland, 10 Min Walk To The Village, 5 Min To Shops, 20 Min To Beaches

Charming and spaceous 18th century renovated semi-detached stone farmhouse, with pool and fabulous views of the Rocher of Roquebrune and the distant hills of Fayence. The house is on 3 levels with 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms in total, with a sofa-bed for extra sleeping accomodation. We now have a separate barn conversion comprising a bedroom en suite bathroom/dressing room with a private courtyard for extra guests. There are 3 terraces, peaceful surrounding vineyards and farmland, and a beautifully landscaped garden with plenty of shady areas to relax in.

Discounts offered for longer lets.

We also have "glamping" on the farm now as well! We have 4 glamps in our woodland area, with accomodation for 2-6 people with kitchen and bathroom. This can be viewed on ownersdirect property number #6935308

More Details

Owner
Edward Harland
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
26 September, 2017

About Edward Harland

I live and work on our farm here in France, where we grow organic vegetables. We moved here in 2002 to work on a small farm, and then decided to stay and create something of our own. My wife, myself and our two teenagers have all been working on restoring and developing this fantastic place into a comfortable and peaceful family home.

Edward Harland purchased this farmhouse in 2004

Why Edward Harland chose Esterel - Fayence

The property was an old vineyard, which had been left derelict for many years. It has plenty of land and space , with fantastic views all around , which is what enticed me to buy the place and restore the existing bastide...a monumental task which has really become something beautiful and satisfying. We love the area with its rugged terrain and rock formations. It also offers the conveniences of the nearby village and shopping areas, with great access to the beaches and motorway, which pleases my wife!

What makes this farmhouse unique

You will enjoy the rural beauty of the farm land, which gives the impression of being very remote. There are many attractions for nature lovers, ramblers and sportsmen, as well as entertainment at the nearby lake for the kids. The beautiful Argens river runs alongside part of the property, offering wonderful bird life and a tranquil canoe ride in the evening.

We also offer catering services!

Guestbook comments from the owner

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★



A lovely traditional farmhouse ideally located for the coast and inland exploring. Much enjoyed by all with the bonus of a wide range of wildlife from hummingbird hawk moths to the star attraction, nightangales!

Thank you!
Jun 2016
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Roquebrune-sur-Argens in Var

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2152 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , barn conversion en suite
  • En-suite bathroom in bedroom 1, with huge rolled topped bath, toilet and basin. Bathroom 2 also en-suite with bathtub, shower, toilet and basin. 3rd bathroom en-suite with shower, toilet and basin.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 5 - 1 Double Bed , Barn conversion with separate entrance
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8/10 (5 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 5 double bedrooms, 4 with en-suite bathrooms. Bedrooms fitted with air conditioning and heating. Bedroom 2 has oak flooring and opens onto large balcony. Bedroom 3 also opens onto separate roof terrace. bedroom 5 new barn conversion with private entrance and courtyard and en suite bathroom.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • 4 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • pond
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: This property is suitable for children and pets are welcome. Upstairs terraces do have guard rails as do the staircases. Outside: Two of the 3 terraces have shade coverings. There are also parasol umbrellas for your use. Garden furniture and cushions also available. Private pool, 5m x 10m;gas barbecue. River access by private jetty, canoes at your disposal but used at own risk. Life jackets available. Bicycles, adult and kids also at users risk. Lots of space to ride on the property. The property covers 3 hectares, part of which is farmed and part is holding area for machinery. The fields are wide open spaces with views to the west, north and northeast. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Prices inclusive of all linen, towels and end of stay cleaning. Additional cleaning on request. Other: Small storage annex

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Rustic 18th Century Farmhouse With Pool and view,7 Acres,Near River,near beaches
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews
5

Sun in the South

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful area of France where there was plenty to do. Swimming and kayaking on the lakes, cycling around the area, visiting the local towns, seeing the fireworks at Cannes and so much more!!! The property was perfect for two families and had everything that you could possibly need. Beautiful gardens and plenty of space to sit out and a pool to relax around. Gorgeous views. Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Incredible week with friends

  • 5 of 5

8 of us rented Melinda's house in Roquebrun to celebrate my 30th birthday. It was absolutely perfect for our needs: comfortable, beautiful, relaxing, well situated. Everyone said when we arrived that the house is more beautiful than in the pictures-- it really is! We were able to take many daytrips during the week: to the Porquerolles, Nice, Gorges du Verdon, and Cassis. We also spent some time just hanging out by the pool, and our meals cooked at home on the grill were some of the highlights of the trip. All in all, an incredible trip that we will remember forever. Thank you Melinda and family!!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful accomodation and great location.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the farmhouse in the last week in July.There were 5 adults, two teenagers and a 3 year old in on our trip.

It's a fantastic house and Edward and Melinda have done an amazing job of restoring it.

All the rooms were lovely and more than adequately equipped and there is aircon in most of the bedrooms.The kitchen has all the equipment you need and a great outside dining area with beer fridge and BBQ.

We loved the pool and garden space.We borrowed bikes and could have used the kayaks but were too comfortable around the pool.

The bakery is a nice 15 min walk away in town.

The location is great as there is a water sport lake 10 mins walk if that down the road, a river which is great for kayaking and lots of supermarkets a short drive away.

There is a mountain at the other end of the lake which is good for mountain bikes.

You are 20 mins away from the great beaches and an hours drive inland to the stunning Gorge Du Verdon.

A fantastic holiday and a hidden gem.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Breathtaking farmhouse in a planet of its own

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Ed and Melinda for a magnificent week in Bastide des Planets.

Ed and Melinda did the catering, decorating and hosting of our 40th birthday party

for 70 people in their enchanting glamp site close to the house. It really was the party of a lifetime. What a find! Ed and Melinda are friendly, helpful and worked tirelessly to organise the party and glamps for our guests.

Surrounded by a charming woodland, brimming with birdsong, on the banks of the Argens river.

This unique farmhouse is beautifully restored with views directly onto Roquebrune for the perfect sunset. Very comfortable, clean, full of character and well equipped, including BBQ, outdoor dining spaces, pool and garden, it exceeded our expectations.

There's so much to see and do here from kayaking, beaching, hiking, croquet, wining and dining or just lounging by the pool. An unforgettable week in a magical place, many thanks

  • Review Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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What a fantastic find!

  • 5 of 5

This was ideal accommodation and area to celebrate our daughter's 30th birthday. There were 10 of us ranging in age from 2 to 56 and it was perfect for all of us.

The garden, house and pool provided lots of spacious and well equipped accommodation. The owners were extremely helpful and accommodating.

Definitely need a car to get to shops, beaches and other places.

Fantastic beaches 20 minutes away and other places of interest.

Definitely need mosquito spray and cream for the evenings.

We would not hesitate to recommend this place to our family and friends for a holiday in the South of France.

We spent many hours playing croquet, swimming, sunbathing and enjoying the garden.

Thanks for a lovely holiday.

John, Carolyn and family.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Family Accomodation

  • 5 of 5

We're Two families with grand parents.Large beautiful garden with pool, BBQ area with fountain. The farmhouse was clean and renovated to a v. High standard. Cool during the hot day. Stone floors. Oozing character. Bedrooms were elegant and bathrooms to good standard and air conditioned which made sleeping easy. A family home with books games for children, Tv and all mod cons. Really private. Fantastic for two families. Kitchen equipt With everything you might need beautiful!!! A gem. The pictures don't do the place justice on the website. So much more to experience in the farmhouse. Good taste through out.. Thank you for such a memorable holiday and for all of the extras you provided for us. Definitely recommend to my other family and friends. They have been blown away by the photographs😲 The Pool was great to cool off and children played. Lidl 3 minutes by car nearby. Mossy spray needed for sitting out at night. Many thanks.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We really appreciate your fantastic review and thank you for booking with us!
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Location

Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Nice Cote d'Azur
Nearest Golf
6 Kilometres
Golf du Rocher
Nearest Train
15 Kilometres
Les Arc
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
A8
Nearest Restaurant
800 Metres
L'Arena
Nearest Beach
12 Kilometres
St. Aygulf
Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

We are interested in starting up painting and cookery courses for the off season months where we will offer two double bed and breakfast rooms or possibly a studio. The light here, as everyone knows is extraordinary and the spring and autumn periods are our favourites. That coupled with the glorious views and beauty of the surrounding countryside would make this a super experience.

Coast/Beach:

Driving

to the beach takes 15 minutes depending on the time of day, longer in the summer. There is a choice of either St Aygulf or Les Issambres locally or further afield, 30 mins or so, St Maxime and St Raphael. St Tropez is 20 mins by boat from St Maxime, by far the best way of getting there in the summer months. Getting there early is a good tip but St Aygulf is the most spacious with long sandy stretches of beach, the water is clearer at Les Issambres, however, as the water is calmer.

Travel:

Nice international airport is 45 mins by the A8 autoroute. Les Arcs and St Raphael are the nearest train stations for links from Paris. These are both 20 mins drive from Roquebrune. It takes roughly 8-10 hours to reach here from Calais, 762 miles. Toulon/Hyeres is 1 hour away.

Distances:

Roquebrune village is 2km, St Maxime is 25 kms, Nice is 60 km, Les Issambres 15km, St Tropez 40km and Frejus 11km. Aix en Provence is an hour down the A8 autoroute.

Further Details:

The village of Roquebrune is 15 minutes walk where you will find an assortment of local markets, bakeries, restaurants. The Rocher of Roquebrune towers over the lake where you rent boats or water ski or just enjoy the scenery from the cafe restaurant.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday farmhouse in Roquebrune-sur-Argens, Var

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Winter season
13 Oct 2017 - 30 Mar 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£2,000
for 7 nights
£2,000
 
 
Spring
31 Mar 2018 - 3 May 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£2,450
for 7 nights
£2,450
 
 
early summer
4 May 2018 - 28 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£2,600
for 7 nights
£2,600
 
 
summer
29 Jun 2018 - 30 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£2,900
for 7 nights
£2,900
 
 
autumn
31 Aug 2018 - 18 Oct 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£2,600
for 7 nights
£2,600
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£1,050
for 3 nights
From
£350
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £0
Refundable Damage Deposit £800
Stay tax £0.83 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 18 years.

Booking Notes:
25% deposit required on booking and the balance 8 weeks before arrival.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day Friday. Departure by 10.00am and arrivals after 5.00pm.

Additional cleaning available for bookings of two weeks or more at rate of 150€ including linen change

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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