Les Arcs is an attractive village dominated by the heritage protected 11th Century Medieval Citadel and is the Wine Centre for the Cote de Provence.
The area surrounding the house offers an amazing range of cultural adventures with lovely walking and cycling trips not to be missed, along with days out on the coast.
The beautiful beaches of the Mediterranean are 15 miles away with the romantic area of St. Tropez just 22 miles. Nice is 50 minutes by train, the main TGV service from Paris stops at Les Arcs.
The station is less than a mile from the house, there are frequent train and bus services to Nice, Marseilles, and all of the main Cote D’Azur stations along the coast.
There is also a very frequent bus service from the village centre and train station to all local villages, towns,seaside areas plus coach tours to areas of interest.
Les Arcs can be visited and enjoyed without a car, the transport services in the area are frequent, reasonably priced, and on the whole, reliable..
Located in the superbly unspoilt renovated Citadel overlooking Castle Square and Saracens Tower in the heart of the Medieval Village, the house has a Southern aspect with Impressive Views over the Val D'Argens and Massif Des Maures mountains.
The house has been and continues to be redecorated and Furnished to a high standard with a mix of new, antique and collectable pieces in the Provencal style.
The house is arranged over four floors comprising ground floor, twin bedroom with full sized twin King single beds, own bathroom with seperate toilet
A first floor Master bedroom with queen size bed, own bathroom with its own seperate access
The 2nd floor has a large dining area ,and fully fitted, spacious kitchen .
The top floor boasts a magnificent lounge.
All rooms are very spacious, all have wonderful views of the mountains and Var country side,
All rooms have their own entrance off the central stairway.
There is a full compliment of quality matching crockery, cutlery, assorted glassware, and utensils.
Quality towels, linen, blankets a selection of pillows,some dunlopillo, The mattresses/ bedding are all of excellent quality..
Extra laundry/cleaning facilities are available on request.
The house will very comfortably accomodate four adults.
Outside a compact ,raised, semi private terrace overlooks the Castle Square/Parage.The terrace can seat 4/6 persons.
Parking is available outside the house, along with other areas close by, subject to avaialbility. Parking is unrestricted and free of charge.
Les Arcs Market day is Thursday morning.
Good local shopping, boulangerie, renowned 4 star and family restaurants are located just a short stroll away or 5 minute walk to the village.
There is a local bus every 20 mins from the lower village at the foot of the citadel,this takes you to and from the station plus the major shopping centre of Draguignan (15 minute trip) Bus and train timetables are available in the house.
There is a tourist information office located in the sq in the lower village.
The locals welcome tourist,hot chocolate at the Cafe de la Tour is a must.!
Some English is spoken, especially if you smile and try out your French.
A Deposit of US$250 per week is required to confirm your booking.
Bookings are made strictly in order of deposits received.
Final payment to be made 5 /6 weeks before your arrival.
A postal address is required to send confirmation, maps, house details and key to the house.
Final payment is by bank transfer, discuss with owner if you wish to use another currency.
Should there be any difficulty with your ability to use the dates booked, where possible, we will do our best to change your booking without further charges.
Where ever possible we will try to reimburse all or most of your final payment, should extenuating circumstances do not allow you to take up the booking ,providing this is no less than 6 weeks notice and or we can refill the dates.
Any bank charges/ minor expenses will be deducted from the payment.
There is a charge of approx 70 Euros, this is paid direct to the Femme de Menage on leaving, to cover laundry and cleaning( to be left in the house).
Extra laundry and cleaning by arrangement direct with the Femme de Menage( English speaking).
Bookings are available from late March to mid October, there is a minimum payment of 4 nights ( rates based on the weekly rate divided by 7 ), we take weekly and up to max 1 month bookings, There are no long term stays available.
We are strict on the 4 persons only policy along with the no small children., there are no facilities to accomodate any more guests than the maximum of 4.
Whilst the house is spacious We believe that the house is best enjoyed with 4 as the maximum number of quests.
Top class St Enderol golf course at nearby La Motte, Swimming pool at Draguignan, a short trip to the beaches and excitement of St Tropez and Frejus, A few minutes walk brings you to the lower village which boast a large range of shops, Family Restaurants, Artisans galleries, boule, market, childrens playground, Vineyards with wonderful wine-tasting and restaurants, Affordable antique shopping throughout the local villages, Wonderful shopping at local markets, Fast train to Nice , Marseilles, Cannes Paris, frequent local trains/buses to seaside towns along the coast . Other activities include, Walking, Wild life tours, Cinema, Art, Year round International festivals, local festivals, brocante markets.
Just sitting watching the world go by on the patio overlooking the parage, watching and wondering at the sky changing colour over the mountains from the lounge windows.
Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency () unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.