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Villa With Private Pool Set In Beautiful Secure Garden, Gulf Of Saint Tropez

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,152 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Villa in Plan de la Tour, near St Maxime, Cote D'Azur, France - In A Peaceful Provencal Village, Near The Coast

Modern villa with large (10 x 5m) private pool set in beautiful secure (gated) garden. Sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms- three double and one twin. 2 en suite shower rooms and 1 bath/ shower room. 3 wc's. Linen provided. Sun terrace on upper floor. Air-conditioning throughout- heating and cooling. New modern kitchen fully fitted with all appliances. TV (British and French channels) and wi-fi. Covered terrace with dining area. Situated within village. 10 minutes drive to the beaches of St Maxime and 25 minutes from St. Tropez. The village offers many shops and sport activities such as tennis courts, petanque courts, riding school. In Sainte Maxime you can enjoy a water park, a zip slide park and a multiplex cinema.

Chris Dougray
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
15 August, 2017

About Chris Dougray

We are a family of four, living in Edinburgh. We are Chris (Scottish, property professional) and Elodie ( French, teacher)-our children are fifteen and seventeen years old.

Plan de la Tour was a location of many childhood holidays for Elodie. We have had a house here now for ten years and very much fallen in love with it!

We hope the house is a home, it is furnished that way and generally set up very well for families.

We have numerous friends in the village and are always happy to provide advice and recommendations- from tennis lessons to best restaurants! ( and the best may well be run my our Scottish pal Jannick!)

Chris Dougray purchased this villa in 2008

Why Chris Dougray chose St Tropez region

Plan de la Tour is special- it remains an authentic French village! Whilst the glamour of St Tropez is at hand we find the village perfect as a base and with the range of local shops and restaurants it is very easy to not get in the car!

What makes this villa unique

The house is very handily located for the village- literally a two minute walk from the village centre. However, even with such a central location, the house is private, quiet, discrete and secure.

The large garden is mature and beautiful- and perfect for children to play in! Two bikes ( with helmets), ping pong table, darts and basketball hoop are left for our guests to enjoy!

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Hi Chris

We had a lovely time in PDLT - it's a village with everything. We ate out at the various restaurants - loved the Crêperie and Le Temps des Copains where the Friday night music was particularly entertaining. We loved the fact that we didn't have to drive to shops, restaurants etc. The house was ideal, so well equipped that we could have opened a small restaurant of our own! We swam every day - what a good size pool and beautifully clean.. We made a few forays to the coast but loved coming back to the peace and quiet of the house and lovely garden. Michelle is a delightful person to deal with and obviously is keen that renters have a really good holiday. Thank you for the wine - it was so nice too to have such an extensive range of glasses. In short it was all we expected and more - nothing about it was disappointing.

Many thanks - we would certainly rent it again.

Kind regards

Helen, Chris and family"

10th June 2013
Mar 2012
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Le Plan-de-la-Tour in Var

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2152 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • En suite shower room to bedroom 1 En suite shower room, and WC to bedroom 2 Separate WC's on ground floor and first floor Separate bathroom with bath and walk in shower on first floor
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1: double bed, built in wardrobe;en suite shower room. Bedroom 2: double bed, built in wardrobe; en suite (walk in) shower room and wc. Bedroom 3: two single beds, built in wardrobe. Bedroom 4: double bed.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: Fully air conditioned. Child friendly and private and secure garden. Outside: Beautiful garden with petanque court. Mature trees. Large covered terrace with outdoor furniture including dining table and chairs, 6 sun loungers and two sofas with coffee tables. Perfect for an aperitif! Utility Room: Fully equipped utility room with washing machine, iron and iron board. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen included. Cleaning undertaken weekly, cost included. Garden and pool maintenance weekly. Other: Cot and high chair avalable


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Villa With Private Pool Set In Beautiful Secure Garden, Gulf Of Saint Tropez
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews

A fabulous villa in an ideal setting

  • 5 of 5

Our party of six adults loved this villa. It is in a great location, private grounds but only a short walk to the centre of a charming village. The villa itself is the best equipped we have stayed in (and we have rented a lot of villas over the years), the pool was large with steps, making it easy to get in and out. The grounds were well maintained. The owner, Chris, was very helpful and attentive. Michelle who greeted us on arrival at the villa was amazing, she had loads of information about local events, places to visit and the best places to shop and eat etc. She even organised an emergency dental appointment for one of our party!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind and positive comments, which we will share with Michelle- much appreciated! We hope to have you stay again with us in the future. Chris
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Excellent villa for a family stay

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay here. The spacious house is fitted out to a very good standard and the lovely private grounds make for a secure family home. The location is ideal .. walking distance in to town. Michelle the property manager was really helpful which helped us relax straight away. Overall a super rental - we hope to be back!

  • Review Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Duncan- we were very pleased to learn that you had a nice stay at La Colibrienne and we look forward to having you back with us! Michelle will be pleased with you positive feedback. Let's keep in touch. Best regards, Chris
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A secluded slice of paradise

  • 5 of 5

From start to finish this holiday has exceeded expectations.

Chris has gone above and beyond to make the entire process of organising the holiday as easy and enjoyable as possible, which I can't thank him enough for.

The photos available are beautiful but they don't do this place justice. Tucked away at the edge of the village the villa benefits from total privacy yet easy access to shops and restaurants; which are all a short walk away.

The villa itself was immaculately clean and was better equipped than most homes. The layout of the house offers privacy for several sets of adults which was ideal for our party of 5.

The outside area is perfectly equipped with outside dining, comfy sitting area, plenty of sun loungers and table tennis. The gardens are beautiful and far bigger than the pictures depict.

All in all a fabulous holiday and we'll most definitely be back.

Lucy Fielding

  • Review Submitted: Jul 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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a little slice of heaven !

  • 5 of 5

We've just returned from a glorious week in this stunning house !

From the first instance Chris the owner has been very helpful and easy to deal with and then Michelle was just a pleasure, nothing is too much trouble and she made our stay very enjoyable.

The house itself is extremely well equipped - better than my own !! The layout has also been very well thought out and was brilliant for two families sharing. My husband and I had the upstairs with the children and my parents and brother had the downstairs - this worked very well indeed.

The house has some stunning views and is beautifully decorated.

The pool was clean, and although a little chilly on first entering you soon got acclimatised and my children literally spent every waking hour playing in the pool !!

The house is situated is the most charming little village - Plan De La Tour. All the locals are very welcoming and friendly and its packed with restaurants and little shops - the market is also lovely.

Just a short drive from Ste Maxime, where you can park for free and get a little boat ride to St Tropez. There is also a CarreFour supermarket just 5-10mins away.

I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this property to any one wishing to visit the area.

Thanks for a wonderful holiday in your fabulous home :)

  • Review Submitted: Jun 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We (family of four with two young boys) had a fantastic time. The house was perfect - it is fully equipped with everything you could possibly need, including a few toys, DVDs etc for children, and beautifully presented. The garden and pool are lovely as well. Great location, easy walk into Plan de la Tour with lots of restaurants and only a short drive to some great beaches and St Tropez.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Idyllic French holiday for relaxation & gastronomy

  • 5 of 5

Our stay in this villa was the most relaxing and enjoyable holiday we have experienced in France. It's set in an idyllic location, within easy walking distance to excellent restaurants and shops. This really is a foodies paradise. The market is fantastic and takes you straight into a Peter Mayle novel. Do not hesitate to book this villa as Plan de la tour is a hidden gem. Only to be out shined by Michelle who made us very welcome on arrival, and continued to entertain us with her genuine warm nature.

Mark Floyd

  • Review Submitted: Jun 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your very kind comments Mark- we are very pleased you had a nice stay and we hope to have you with us again soon. I have passed your comments to Michelle, who is of course delighted. Chris
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Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Bar de la Poste
Nearest Golf
6 Kilometres
St Maxime
Nearest Train
30 Kilometres
Drauignan Les Arcs
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
400 Metres
Le Vieux Moulin
Nearest Beach
8 Kilometres
st maxime


10 minutes drive to various beaches of Ste Maxime

25 minutes drive to the beaches of St Tropez


Nice airport- 1 hour 15 minutes drive

Marseille airport- 1 hour 40 minutes drive

Toulon airport- 50 minutes drive

Saint Raphael train station - 40 minutes drive


Villa located within the village centre. Ste Maxime is 10 minutes drive away. A ferry service operates to St Tropez

Further Details:

Plan de la Tour has a range of good local shops and services. There are 6 restaurants and 2 small grocery stores, 3 bakers and 2 bars! Local market every Thursday.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Le Plan-de-la-Tour, Var

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
28 Apr 2018 - 2 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
3 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jul 2018 - 1 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £100
Damage Deposit £1,000

Booking Notes:
50% deposit upon booking, balance 4 weeks before arrival. A security deposit of £1000 is required. Please contact us for prices for less than 8 people or longer stay deals. Winter specials! The cleaning charge (non optional) at the end of the stay is 100€ (price may vary depending of occupancy).

Changeover Day:
Saturday changeover day. 10am departure, 4pm arrival.

Notes on prices:
No pets, no smoking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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