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Luxury cottage on 6 hectare domaine. Peaceful, rural. - Apartment 2

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Heated Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

Description

Apartment 2

Apartment 2 has 40m2, double height ceiling salon/kitchen/dining room on the second floor with covered terrace and wonderful views. This has been upgraded in October 2016 to include a new kitchen and extra furnishings. There are two double bedrooms and two bathrooms, one ensuite, on the ground floor sharing a terrace.


About the property

Two Luxury Apartments

Our home, Domaine des Chevaliers, is a small private country estate in the Var, 40 kms north of St Tropez in the wine lands. It is part of a beautiful medieval village that dates back to pre-Templar times.

It is the setting that gives this property its uniqueness. The views of the hills and forest give a sense of space, and the grounds and streams provide a clear link to nature. It is secluded without being isolated. The whole area offers spectacular scenery with vineyards, olive groves, and the world renowned Gorges du Verdon and Lac St Croix within a short distance. Airport, road and rail links are within a short distance.

We live in the main house. We have been successfully renting the guest cottage, which is 150 metres away, in the summer for more than six years.

This attractive, bright and airy second cottage of approximately 160 m2, with 116 m2 of terraces, is situated inside the electric gates to the property, providing privacy for both houses, security and easy car parking. It is currently arranged as two apartments.  Built in 2007/8 with a traditional roof and insulated throughout, it features high ceilings and visible beams with lots of light and space.

The 2 luxury apartments - with 5 star ratings on Trip Advisor and Owners Direct - one of 68m2, with one bedroom, and a second of 92m2 with 2 bedrooms, all with en suite bathrooms. Each unit has its own entrance and south facing terraces with furniture. The apartments have fitted kitchens, underfloor heating, air conditioning, stone floors, fast Wifi (10GB), satellite tv. The furnishings are modern and comfortable with beds, bathrooms and kitchens fitted to a high standard. White linen and towels are provided for beds and bathrooms, and pool towels. Basic household goods are supplied (includes loo rolls, soap, washing materials, condiments, olive oil, tea, coffee etc.)

The 11 metre heated salt pool is 150 metres from the guest cottage. It has gentle steps into the pool and an electric cover. It is open at all times. Easy access for the disabled. There are sunbeds and parasols. On the far side of the pool is a boule pitch.

The grounds (15 acres) provide lovely walks and are open to all guests. They are landscaped with many mature trees and shrubs. On two sides there are streams with a waterfall. The whole forms a very beautiful, tranquil and undisturbed setting, ideal for wildlife, and for gentle strolls and quiet contemplation.

We do like to talk to guests before they make a booking as we can then answer questions and discuss payment terms. We are happy to call you at a convenient time.

Normally we ask 50% on booking and the balance 6 weeks before. You can pay by cheque, bank transfer or via Pay Pal. We have a simple contract that protects both parties. We are happy to provide references if you require. We take a security deposit of £350 payable on arrival. It is refunded one week after departure.

Pets are especially welcome (except for large and untrained dogs!). We have a small friendly dog. We can also arrange dog sitting if you want to leave him/her, although all restaurants welcome dogs here. Dogs are welcome at the pool, preferably on a lead, but not in it!

More Details

Owner
Anne
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
28 June, 2017

Available Rentals

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Notes

Booking Notes:
If you choose to pay by Pay Pal we DO NOT pay the fees they charge to use there service. You need to tick the box to say you will pay.
We normally ask for payment by bank transfer, cheque or paypal 50% 0n booking and the balance 40 days before arrival. We have a simple contract which is operated under English law. The security deposit is due on arrival in cash and is refunded no later than one week after you leave.
Winter rentals - for 30 days or more rates negotiable. Please speak to Anne.


Changeover Day:
Changeover is normally Saturday in the summer. Arrival is 4pm and departure by 10am. This gives us time for the changeovers - but if there are no guests before or after you we are flexible. We ask for your travel plans and mobile for arrival.

Notes on prices:
Summer rentals (April-Oct) and short term winter rentals include electricity & wifi, cotton bedlinen & bathroom towels, changed by us with apartment cleaning, pool towels. Basic household goods are supplied (includes loo rolls, soap, washing materials, condiments, olive all, tea, coffee, sugar). This saves shopping and expense. Cleaner at E15/hour by arrangement. Long term stays in the winter at special rates. Please ask for quotes depending on length of stay. Pool is open 1 May and heated.


Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for Apartment 2 in Villecroze in Var

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Hand shower on bath.
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Wet power shower
  • Bathroom 1 is ensuite. The shower room is not.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Both bedrooms have large hanging wardrobes and chest of drawers, and curtains, bedside tables and lamps, and a chair.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Bed & breakfast in the beautiful main house if you want to have friends visiting.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
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average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews
5

Perfect Villa in the Var sun

  • 5 of 5

Friendly and hospitable owner; cool, clean, spacious and very well equipped villa with a lovely heated pool in a quiet location. Plenty of supermarkets a short drive away and be sure to take the windy drive up to TourTour for the views and the lovely hill top village.

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

Lovely holiday home in lovely surroundings.

  • 5 of 5

Lovely holiday home in lovely surroundings and within easy reach of many good holiday experiences. Fantastic pool. We can definitely recommend this place.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful, clean and spacious - and a great pool!

  • 5 of 5

My wife, two boys and I had one of the best holidays ever staying in this lovely appartment! The pool is sensational and there is a feel of real quality throughout the accommodation - especially the lovely stone floors. And we were all made to feel extremely welcome throughout our stay. It was our first time in Provence as a family, and this is a wonderful area for children and adults. We never ran out of things to do - swimming in the lake, rivers and gorge, climbing, ropes courses, walking, wine tasting, rafting, the list goes on. Villecroze itself is a lovely little village with a number of good restaurants and an excellent baker. There are also many other beautiful villages within easy driving distance. And the pool at the appartment is just fabulous!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely holiday accomodation

  • 5 of 5

We were a family of 4, staying in apartment 2, in summer 2016. Really happy with the accommodation, split over 2 floors (2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms). Fixtures and fittings are all modern and comfortable. Plenty of space. Small but well-equipped kitchen. (The only thing I lacked was a washing machine, however the owner is happy to let you use her own laundry room for no charge). The swimming pool and surrounding garden is stunning, like a 5-star hotel.

A quiet location, yet only 2km from Villecroze village and about 5-6 minutes drive from supermarkets. The area has plenty of places to explore, many beatiful towns and villages, and the breath-taking Lac St Croix about 45 minutes drive away.

The owner is very friendly and helpful, she lives in the grounds in her own house, and is on hand to answer queries.

I would very much recommend the house to friends as somewhere to stay for a peaceful break in beautiful grounds, in a lovely area of France.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful spacious apartment for 2

  • 5 of 5

We were so pleased to find this property as when we first started looking for a property for two, we were disappointed by how poky and cramped some of them looked. This is absolutely not the case here. Lots of space, tasteful furnishings, a well equipped kitchen and a really comfortable bedroom. The aquamarine pool with its landscaped garden is a pleasure to use. And the pool is heated so it's easy to just get in and stay in.

The owner is friendly and welcoming and on hand to advise on places to go and restaurants and shops. We enjoyed visiting the local markets such as Salernes and Lorgues, trips down to the coast and the Verdon Gorge and to pretty villages such as nearby Villecroze and Tourtour.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Delightful!

  • 5 of 5

We very much enjoyed our stay in the beautiful village of Villecroze. These immaculate and well-equipped apartments are set in spacious, tranquil grounds. The large heated pool is in a delightful setting and the boule court for fun exercise was a bonus. The owner was very friendly and helpful and we would certainly recommend a stay here.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
96 Kilometres
Nice
Nearest Train
25 Kilometres
Les Arcs
Nearest Motorway
40 Kilometres
A8
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Villecroze
Nearest Beach
56 Kilometres
St Maxim
Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

It is 1.25 hours drive to the beaches of St Tropez and surroundings. It is 30 minutes drive to the Gorges du Verdon where there are beaches, restaurants and many activities, from walking to canoeing etc.

Travel:

Approx 1.15 minutes by car from Nice airport, 45 minutes from Toulon and 1.45 hours from Marseilles. TGV train stops at Les Arcs 25 minutes drive away, and at Aix-en-Provence, where cars can be hired. If renting a car please ask Anne for best experiences as at Nice airport the wait can be long in the season.

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