PEACEFUL AND TRANQUIL SETTING STUNNING VIEWS, HEATED SWIMMING POOL

Sue Maybank

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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Sue Maybank

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PEACEFUL AND TRANQUIL SETTING STUNNING VIEWS, HEATED SWIMMING POOL

La Motte Villa Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 3 en-suites, sleeps 6

The villa sits high above the village with stunning 180° views of the village below, the Maurs mountain range, Roquebrune and alone the valley to coast of Frejues. Not only does it offer the most wonderful views from the tired gardens with a heated pool, covered outside dining area with fridge, gas BBQ, a large decked setting area and a boule court for you to enjoy. This provides the most peaceful and tranquil setting you could ever hope for with total privacy. The villa itself offers spacious accommodations. A large open combined lounge and dining room with open views to the pool and countryside. A newly fitted Provençal style kitchen with all modern equipment one would expect.Three bedrooms all with en-suites the master bedroom being the larger of them all with French doors to the pool area and open views, a generous sized fully fitted bathroom with bath, walk-in shower twin hand basins & WC. Two other twin bedrooms both with en-suite shower rooms. The villa is connected with free Wi-Fi and free-veiw satellite TV. The villa offers you all the comfort of home but in the sun with Provence on your door step. This is a magical location where you can relax and enjoy your holiday.

Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
Guestbook comments from the manager
Thanks Sue and Co.For us, a great holiday villa has to have a view to die for and this villa is doubly fortunate in that you get a fantastic view from the dining terrace, the pool area and the lower decked area, magical at night when all the lights are on in the garden and out to the sea.



The pool itself was brilliant one depth making it fun to play water games in. The villa was great - and our teenage son was especially impressed with the large flat screen TV with freeview channels. The sofas were comfy and tasteful, as was the other furniture - in fact everything was very tastefully decorated especially the main bathroom & 2 shower rooms which were very contemporary. Love the way the towels were neatly rolled up ready for use - a real 'boutique hotel' touch and the hamper with a bottle of local chill rosé wine left by Sue.



The location was very central for everything. The drive to Sainte Maxime (on the coast) was excellent - a good, fast road - and the beaches around Sainte Maxime (on the Frejus road) are, in our opinion, superior to anything further along the coast. And you can park easily, right by the beach! No pay and display!



The villa being just around the corner from the amazing Route de Vins was very useful although we actually preferred the local wine co-op (half an hour's walk approx through the vineyards) where the friendly staff were delighted to let us taste the (very reasonably priced and high quality) wine (and bring quite a bit home, too!)



The villa wasn't too far to the famous Gorges du Verdon and its lake - a nice day out. Draguignan with its American war cemetery was also just around the corner.



With this villa you get the best of all worlds. A real 'get away from it all' feeling, yet you're handy for just about everything and everywhere. Perfect
Aug 2011
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Sue Maybank

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2002
Speaks french, english
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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights
Travel with confidence
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

Reviews

4
based on 4 traveler reviews

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Peaceful and tranquil setting stunning views, heated swimming pool
average rating of 4.0 based on 4 reviews
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Peaceful and tranquil setting stunning views, heated swimming pool
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p439427
+33 0494843159
La Motte Draguignan region
5

Just Perfect

  • 5 of 5
For us, a great holiday villa has to have a view to die for and this villa is doubly fortunate in that you get a fantastic view from the dining terrace, the pool area and the lower decked area, magical at night when all the lights are on in the garden and out to the sea.

The pool itself was brilliant one depth making it fun to play water games in. The villa was great - and our teenage son was especially impressed with the large flat screen TV with freeview channels. The sofas were comfy and tasteful, as was the other furniture - in fact everything was very tastefully decorated especially the main bathroom & 2 shower rooms which were very contemporary. Love the way the towels were neatly rolled up ready for use - a real 'boutique hotel' touch and the hamper with a bottle of local chill rosé wine left by Sue.

The location was very central for everything. The drive to Sainte Maxime (on the coast) was excellent - a good, fast road - and the beaches around Sainte Maxime (on the Frejus road) are, in our opinion, superior to anything further along the coast. And you can park easily, right by the beach! No pay and display!

The villa being just around the corner from the amazing Route de Vins was very useful although we actually preferred the local wine co-op (half an hour's walk approx through the vineyards) where the friendly staff were delighted to let us taste the (very reasonably priced and high quality) wine (and bring quite a bit home, too!)

The villa wasn't too far to the famous Gorges du Verdon and its lake - a nice day out. Draguignan with its American war cemetery was also just around the corner.

With this villa you get the best of all worlds. A real 'get away from it all' feeling, yet you're handy for just about everything and everywhere. Perfect.
  • Submitted: May 14, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: You are more than welcome, glad you enjoyed the villa and the wine, our pleasure.
business
Peaceful and tranquil setting stunning views, heated swimming pool
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p439427
+33 0494843159
La Motte Draguignan region
5

I would absolutely recommend this property

  • 5 of 5
This is as idyllic as it gets - perfect location, panoramic views of the beautiful countryside and absolute peace and privacy. The villa has everything you may need to make your holiday easy and comfortable. The property is spotlessly clean, well-maintained and tastefully decorated throughout. We appreciated the comfortable mattresses and pillows, the upgraded linens and fluffy towels, the masses of hot water, satellite TV BBQ, and outside drinks fridge. WiFi, stereo, washing machine, dishwasher, huge fridge, iron, shelves of books and even duvets for the odd cool night.
The pool area is outstanding. It provides even more views over the vineyards and is a total sun trap. Beautiful memory. The covered terrace is a good place to read, listen to the birds and just relax. The location is ideal for exploring the whole region, so we set off each morning and returned mid-afternoon to swim, snooze, read and relax. Oh, and eat the goodies we'd bought at the country markets. It's one of the most relaxing holidays I've ever had. The House Book and maps provided were extremely helpful, thank you.
For wines try Chateau Ste Roseline, Chateau D'Esclans, although there are domaines dotted all over the place. For street markets, Le Muy on Sunday and Lorgues on Tuesday fantastic.
I would absolutely recommend this property - what you see on the website is what you get, and then some.
  • Submitted: May 14, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much, we always hope that our families who stay at the villa enjoy their time there. Thank you for taking the time to write, much appreciated.
business
Peaceful and tranquil setting stunning views, heated swimming pool
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p439427
+33 0494843159
La Motte Draguignan region
5

An excellent stay at this villa!

  • 5 of 5
I have been staying at this villa for 2 weeks every year for over 10 years. My holiday in 2011 was as excellent as all the others have been. The villa is set in a superb location with fantastic views of the surrounding countryside, very tranquil, and extraordinarily relaxing. The villa itself offers all the facilities one really needs for a comfortable and enjoyable stay. It is not 5 star luxury - for that you have to go to the coast and pay 3 times as much. However, it has all that one could need and is very comfortable. It's within easy reach of local shops, supermarkets and local provencal markets. There is a range of good quality restaurants in nearby villages. The villa's pool is unusually large for a private villa and is set in a fantastic sun terrace.

The local managers keep the place clean and spotless and are always on hand to help if needed, eg a major storm causes a power outage in the villa and surrounding properties - not uncommon in France.

I have always enjoyed fantastic holidays at this property and recommend it.
  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Peaceful and tranquil setting stunning views, heated swimming pool
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p439427
+33 0494843159
La Motte Draguignan region
1

No customer service!

  • 1 of 5
Unfortunately our stay in La Motte did not turn out as pleasant as we originally had hoped. When we arrived at the Villa the cutlery and glasses were not properly cleaned which meant that the first thing we had to do was to do the dishes. Day number two the sink became clogged (we hadn’t flushed anything but water in it) which made it hard to cook and clean up afterwards. When I called the landlord about this she promised that it would be fixed within a day, it took almost 3 days until someone turned up and helped fix it.

As if this wasn’t enough we had one rainy day, and surprise, it turned out the roof was leaking in several places. In the information brochure it was also stated that an extra container of gas to the grill should be available, in case it ran out. This turned out not to be true and when we ran out of gas we had to wait until the next day until we got a new one.

All of these issues would have been ok if the landlord had acted in a professional and service minded way. Unfortunately we were treated very poorly and when we left she even threatened to take our deposit and she accused of us lying about the problems…. Not really customer oriented behavior.

The location in southern France is obviously lovely but if you are looking for a nice place to stay we have to recommend some other house with a different landlord in the area.
  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am not wanting to reply to this renter on line, in a tit-to-tat way, this is all very childish. What I will say is; they came, coursed a few problems which we dealt with, they tried to bully us asking for a refund; this comment is the result of not getting their own way. We have advertised with Home & Away (Holiday Rentals) since 2002.
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
78 Kilometres
Nice
Nearest Train
9 Kilometres
Les Arc-sur-Argen/Draguignan
Nearest Motorway
6 Kilometres
A8 Le Muy
Nearest Beach
30 Kilometres
St Maxime
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
La Motte
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
St Endreol
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
In the village
Car: necessary

La Motte is a typical Provençal village with winding streets leading from the Place the Mairie to the Clock Tower standing high above the village. From the Place de Horologe you can look down over the village to the river Nartuby that runs south through the village then to an impressive waterfall called Saut du Capelan. The village offers a few local shops, bar, restaurant and The Moulin de Pizay within the centre. Just outside the village are 3 good restaurants, all worth a visit. This area is charming surrounded by vine yards, and the local wine is the pride of the people living here as is the golf course, St. Endreol one of the prettiest around.

The main road into La Motte village is called August 15th Street, La Motte was the first village to be liberated in 1944, you can visit the memorial on the route de Bagnols en Foret just before the main entrance to the golf course.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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La Motte Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jun 28 2014 - Aug 29 2014
7 night minimum stay
£2,100
 
 
Late Summer
Aug 30 2014 - Sep 26 2014
4 night minimum stay
£265
£1,700
 
 
Autumn
Sep 27 2014 - Nov 1 2014
4 night minimum stay
£222
£1,400
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit £400
Notes Winter months, Christmas and New Year on request
A non-refundable 30% deposit required to book the property.
Balance payment 8 weeks before arrival date.
If booking within 8 weeks of arrival, the full amount is payable on booking.
A refundable security deposit £400.00 is required with balance payment.
Prepayments can be made either by cheque or (international) electronic/wire transfer.
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Amenities

Amenities

La Motte Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Family
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wood Stove
  • Heating
  • Living Room ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Toilet Paper
  • Iron & Board
  • Wireless Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Sunbed
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Oven ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , Twin hand basins
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Hand basin
    Bathroom 3 - shower , Hand basin
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Large sunny bedroom with views to the pool and beyound
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Twin bedded room with en-suite shower room
    Bedroom 3 - Twin, with access to the pool & terrace
  • Double bedroom with full en suite bath & shower room Twin 1 shower room with WC en-suite Twin 2 shower room Separate WC
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Games
  • Television
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
Outside:
  • Wood Deck
  • Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
Attractions:
  • theme parks
  • marina
  • museums
  • water parks
  • caves
  • churches
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • swimming
  • sailing
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • snorkeling
  • tennis
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
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