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Gated Luxury Villa With Large Private Pool, Multi Use Court And Stunning Views



Updated: 23-Nov-2016
Villa in La Garde Freinet, Var, Provence-Alpes-Cote DAzur, France - Peaceful Location, Walking Distance To The Village And 20 Minutes Drive To St. Tropez.

Fabulous villa built in beautiful Luberon stone, refurbished to the highest standard, with all the latest technology. Set in a peaceful location in the beautiful Maures Mountains with views across the Gulf of St. Tropez. Two master suits with terraces and full ensuites. Two further bedrooms with separate lounges and ensuites. Further double and single 'jack and jill' suite with ensuite. Separate apartment with full facilities.

  • Sleeps 14
  • 7 Bedrooms
  • 6 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Les Restanques is owned by Ken and Anna and enjoyed by our three adult sons as well as many family and friends over the years. Picture is my god daughter Macy enjoying the pool Summer 2014.

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Guestbook comments from the manager

Lady Carol Aldridge: Fantastic villa with stunning view and the most wonderful village nearby *****

Caroline Ashwell: Had the most amazing time here - perfect location. The surrounding area and the drives to the different villages are spectacular. Would highly recommend this villa, the interior and exterior are pure luxury. We hope to return next year. (and rebooked). *****

Amanda Smithdale: Only madness would prevent you from booking!! *****

(copied from Facebook Les Restanques Villa).
Sep 2013
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8 Reviews

based on 8 holidaymaker reviews


Luxury villa with outstanding facilities, spacious accommodation for large groups and amazing views.

  • 5 of 5

I organised a family celebration for 14. From the minute we arrived, everyone said how much the villa had exceeded their expectations, how they had never stayed anywhere so amazing before and from this point things got even better. The local village of la Garde Freinet offers everything you could want (markets, boulangeries, bars, restaurants), Grimaud nearby also beautiful for wandering around, and the beaches, horse riding etc etc are all within easy reach.

The villa is finished to a very high specification and Ken and Emma were both attentive in the lead up to the holiday and during answering any queries we had on minor issues. This villa really is amazing on all fronts. It is peaceful, the climate is perfect and the owners great. Thank you so much - we had a great week.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Richard, we are delighted you enjoyed the villa and all the area has to offer and that your party had a wonderful time, we do try to ensure that we meet expectations as much as possible. Hope to see you again next year! Best, Anna.
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Superb villa. Amazing view. Really well equipped.

  • 5 of 5

Great week.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Villa, exceeded expectations

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a luxurious break away from it all, then this is the place for you. Nestled on the side of a mountain overlooking St. Tropez the views are breathtaking, totally secluded but not far from the local village and within easy reach of places where you can rub shoulders with the rich and famous while partying the night away. Personally I found it hard to drag myself away from the luxury of the villa. The choice is yours.

The villa is stunning. A myriad of beautiful elegant rooms in a perfect setting, equipped with everything you could ever need (and more), the kitchen was to die for. Nothing has been overlooked.

If you want to go out & explore, the information manual tells you all about the surrounding areas and the best places to go. If you need more information the owners are happy to help.

I can't recommend Les Restanques highly enough, I didn't want to leave & I can't wait to return next year.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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What a fantastic villa with incredible views!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous holiday in late June early July 2015 and the villa was beyond our expectations from first impressions on arrival through to departure. Good range of bedrooms with en-suites, lovely kitchen/dining area open to the outside covered patios and great pool/games area for all ages. And the views are to die for!! Very clean, the local villa staff were great and the owners always available to help with any difficulties and advice. All in all a lovely place to stay

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beyond all our expectations

  • 5 of 5

Having arrived with high expectations from the pictures and reviews, we were still completely bowled over by the high standard of accommodation, facilities and breathtaking views. We simply couldn't fault anything and hope to be regular visitors.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Kate, we are so glad you and your family enjoyed your time at Les Restanques and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Anna.
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Brilliant location luxury at its very best

  • 5 of 5

if you are looking for a peaceful yet graceful holiday for all the family this is the place. We have spent some lovely holidays in this very luxurious villa which the onwers keep to the highest standards. Good volley ball and football pitch for the kids. Great pool and amazing views from the patio. Very convenient yet private with secure gated road. Lovely unspoiled village just down the road.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

Les Restanques is a large family house, luxuriously appointed but very much home from home. It's peaceful location, but accessibility either to the beautiful provencal village, Le Garde Freinet or to the glitz and glamour of St Tropez made it an obvious choice for us.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Nice at 71.3 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : La Garde Freinet at 1.5 Kilometres Nearest Golf : St. Maxime at 15 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A8 at 20 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : La Garde Freinet at 1.5 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Pampelonne at 20 Kilometres Car: necessary


The beautiful beaches of St Tropez are approximately a 20 minutes drive traffic permitting.


Car hire is essential.

Nice airport approx 1hr 15mins

Marseille airport approx 1hr 15mins

Toulon airport approx 45 minutes

9 hours approx from the Channel Tunnel


La Garde Freinet is 5 minutes in the car and a pleasant 25 minute walk downhill - the walk back, not so! St. Tropez is 20 minutes, traffic permitting.

Further Details:

There are various large supermarkets within 15 minutes drive of the villa though the village is very well equip with shops and restaurants and markets on Wednesday and Sunday mornings. There is a cash point. Grimaud is similar to La Garde Freinet. Cogolin (15 mins) and St. Tropez (20 mins) have larger facilities.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Low Season
9 Oct 2016 - 17 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Christmas New Year
18 Dec 2016 - 7 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low Season
8 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Apr 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid Season
29 Apr 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid/High Season
3 Jun 2017 - 24 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High Season
25 Jun 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid Season
9 Sep 2017 - 6 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £500

Booking Notes:
Arrival time on the Saturday cannot be before 16.00 and departure on the Saturday must be by 10.00 to allow time to prepare before the subsequent arrival of guests. There is a 25% deposit of the full rental payable upon booking. The balance must be paid in full a minimum of 40 days prior to arrival. A refundable security deposit of £1,000 is also required upon payment of the full balance.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Saturday. Access is available from 4pm, departure must be by 10 am in order to facilitate the arrival of the next guests. There may be flexibility out of season. Single weeks and long term bookings negotiable subject to extra charges. Please note the villa and its grounds should be left as it is found, a cleaning charge of 30 euros per hour will be deducted from the security deposit should any additional cleaning, removal of rubbish etc be required.

PLEASE NOTE: Unfortunately being the nature of houses, things do go wrong. Whilst we will always endeavour to sort any issues that may arise, it is not always possible, particularly due to the working conditions of the French. We keep the villa in top condition and the house is always thoroughly spring cleaned and updated at the beginning of every year.

Notes on prices:

PLEASE NOTE: WE NEVER ASK FOR FULL PAYMENT UP FRONT. Should you have any concerns about your enquiry or booking, please do call us on either number.

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From the Owner

Les Restanques looks very much provencal, but the exterior belies the modern, state of the art facilities and home comforts it offers that we have come to expect. Why holiday in a property that doesn't live up to your home? Beautiful weather, a plethora of superb restaurants to suit all price ranges, amazing beaches, night-life, golf, walking, the list goes in. We've yet to go to an area that beats it!

Property Type

  • villa


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


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


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool ...


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • town
  • village


  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

Floor Area

  • 700 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 3 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 4 - Shower Enclosure
  • Luxury ensuite to master with large bath and double shower Luxury ensuite to master 2 with bath and shower Shower room between jack and jill guest suite Shower room to bedroom four Shower room to bedroom five Shower room to apartment


  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom 5
  • Bedroom 6
  • Bedroom 7
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 14+ (7 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom with super king bed 2nd Master bedroom with 5ft bed Guest suit Jack and jill double room with 5ft bed and single room with single bed Bedroom four with double bed, lounge with single bed Bedroom five with double bed Apartment 5ft bed Cot available and a Next to Me Crib


  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Notes on accommodation: Large suites, light and airy, beautifully appointed, the villa offers plenty of space for large families or families travelling together. Recently refurbished with stunning limestone floors throughout including the exterior terracing. Air conditioned rooms ensure maximum comfort. The luxurious kitchen is perfect for preparing lunch and dinner and the Weber BBQ makes summer cooking easy. Two dishwashers ensure no arguing over the washing up. The newly fitted windows offer maximum security and ease of opening for ventilation or to enjoy the views. There is TV and internet throughout the villa. The large pool has a large shallow end ideal for children and a deep end ideal for the more adventurous (with caution and at own risk). The multi court is equipped for short tennis, badminton, football and various other sports and lit for use in the cooler evenings. Outside: The villa has large terraces all over. The main covered terrace by the kitchen has dining seating for 12 and large sofa's to enjoy the view. There are two electric blinds on the pool terrace to enjoy the shade. Numerous other terraces for those who want peace away from the pool! There are 10 sun beds. The pool is very large and has a safety alarm. Utility Room: Large utility room with American Samsung fridge freezer with ice and filtered water. Downstairs laundry with two large capacity washing machines and dryer. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Cleaning and linen change once a week. We may be able to offer more frequent housekeeping at extra cost and if booked early enough in advance. Pool is cleaned once a week. Other: All rooms are luxuriously furnished with high quality linen and towels (Yves Delorme for the Master) The villa has a Sonos music system in the lounge, kitchen and terraces that can be used with your iPod/phone or via internet access.

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