About the property
- Villa2368 sq. ft.
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay7 - 14 nights
5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1 en-suite shower, WC, sleeps 10. 2 acre garden
The villa is situated in the heart of the Var's wine growing region, lying in a calm and peaceful area, surrounded by vines and trees. It is the perfect get away for relaxation and yet only a few minutes from all necessary amenities. The villa has most of the living space on one level. The interior is regularly repainted and updated. The tiled kitchen opens onto the dining and salon which leads onto the terrace and pool (12m x 6m). The living area is comfortably furnished with a fire place, T.V., DVD, sofas and chairs. The 2 acre mature garden is surrounded by high hedges and is fenced off from the river at the bottom of the garden. Nearest neighbours are about 80m from our hedge.
This is a great holiday home for families, either several generations of one family or two families. There is loads of space in the villa and gardens to have fun & games together or to get away for those moments of peace and privacy.
Jonathan and Angela Richardson
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- English, German
- Calendar last updated:
- May 13, 2018
Pool / Spa
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Check-in: 3:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
Villa paradise in center region Var, Le Thoronet
We had a wonderfull time in the villa, 14 days, using the beautiful river a lot in the hot midday, and the pool at all other times.
your house were perfect for the size of our company of 9, and it is truly a paradise spot you found there.
the kithcen is perfect size, and yes we used it every second day.
We had a super experience with the bigger children,
+5 yrs, renting kayaks, at the road between Carces and Lorgue, 4 hours and 8 km of fun in beautiful surroundings, ending up at a landingplace near Le Thoronet, where you could swim and cool of, untill being collected and returned together with the kayaks, to starting point collecting our
we can highly recommend the local restaurants, as we found "le vallon" and the little one by the square in center of "le thoronet" having a standard we didn't expect to find, and at cheap prises as well. 170 euros all in for, 9 people.
We sadly never found the time to try the creperie in center town, we only thought of it as making deserts, untill 3 days before leaving.
we also visited your local domaine l'abbey, visiting the cave, winecellar, original from 1250, small but exciting and wonderful, and the very french guide sold us but to much, wine and oil.
Their "grand reserve" was very well worth the price,
giving a little hint, buy it in town, by the butcher or by caeur du var shop, as they are much cheaper than buying it on the "chateau"
we visited the sorrounding villages, and found the market at Lorgue, being the best, but with expensive restaurants.
The evening markets at frejus/st. raphael were a treat for the whole family, as the little ones could try the "tivoli" things. We dined at a brasserie by the harbour, wonderful meal, and cheap as well, 60 euros less than in Lorgue.
again very much thank you for having us, we will be back, travelling otherwise, 26 hrs from denmark, without a sleepover is to much, but will be back for sure.
A wonderful, spacious property
I rented the villa for a fortnight and it was everything I had hoped it would be, spacious, well equipped and in a lovely position. The pool was huge, as was the garden so the children were not on top of each other. The river at the end of the garden was a beautiful added extra. We found a deep swimming pool after a bit of wading up stream and swam in it every day. My brother in law also brought his inflatable kayak which the children rode the tiny rapids in.
The villa was really well equipped, without being chi chi. It is set well back from the road and not near any other property so we felt wonderfully relaxed and remote. However, it is only about an hour from Nice and 10 minutes to Le Thoronet with the butcher and bakery. There were loads of supermarkets close by. We went to the market in Cotignac (amazing) twice and twice rented kayaks at the great place on the road between Carces and Lorgue. A really fun afternoon activity for adults and children.
Jonathan (the owner) was so hopeful and reasonable about breakages. He has even posted back to me something I left at the villa. Marceline and Claude, the french couple that help him, were close by and couldn't have been kinder. I definitely intend to rent this villa again. It is a wonderful place, the stuff of childhood memories.
A great place to spend a relaxing family holiday
The house was ideal for all the family, and there was plenty of room for 10 of us, with lots of equipment etc for babies and toddlers.The location in the vineyard provided peace and quiet in the countryside, yet within easy access of local villages and towns.
Dear Gordon, many thanks for your comments, we are glad you had such a nice time at our villa and look forward to having you visit again in the near future.
Family friendly villa in excellent location
We really enjoyed our two week stay at the villa. It is in a beautiful quiet setting and is an excellent location to explore both Provence and the coast. The villa and gardens were spacious which made it ideal for two families sharing and the pool was fantastic. It was an added bonus to have the trampoline and football goal for the kids as well as the table tennis table which was used by everyone. This is certainly a place to consider returning to.
Thank you for taking the time to write the review. We are very happy that you had a successful holiday at our villa and look forward to having you stay again one day.
A lovely hideaway in the Var
We have just returned from a family holiday in Le Thoronet. The listing description of the villa was accurate and our overall impression was of a clean, well maintained and spacious property. The house was well equipped with everything you could possibly need for young children. The grounds were extensive and the 4 children all enjoyed exploring and playing in them. The pool proved a big hit with children and adults alike. The setting was peaceful and convenient for visits to nearby towns and villages such as Villecroze, Cotignac and Aups and also further afield to St Tropez. We found that all the restaurants we went to were happy to accommodate us (10 people) by putting tables together etc. and one of our favourite places for lunch was St Croix on Lac St. Croix for the fantastic views of the lake.
Jonathan and his family were friendly and helpful and I would not hesitate to recommend this property to friends or relatives. Many thanks Jonathan.
Thank you for writing the review, it is always appreciated. It was lovely to meet you and we are a very glad you had a great holiday at our villa. Look forward to seeing you again in the future.
Great villa, excellent location & family friendly
Had a fantastic one week stay here. It was a great base to explore the Coast and numerous local villages and towns from. Rooms were spacious and well laid out, perfect for two families with small children, but could easily have accommodated more. A vast selection of toys, books and DVDs and a huge enclosed garden to keep the kids amused. Pool was lovely and a great size. We really enjoyed our stay only wish it could have been for longer but would definitely return.
Thank you for the review and glad you had a great holiday at our villa. Look forward to having you stay again soon. Jonathan
Le Thoronet, famous for its Abbey, has restaurants, shops, bike hire and tennis. Canoes and kayaks on the river. Within 20 minutes drive here are several beautiful medieval villages, golf courses, vinyards for wine tasting, olive mills and gastromonic restaurants incuding the well known Chez Bruno. Lorgues, 12km, has a good choice of shops and weekly markets. The beaches of St Raphael, Frejus, St Maxime and St Tropez are within 45 mins, as are the stunning lake St Croix and the Gorge du Verdun. Other Activities: canoeing Golf: Barbaroux in Brignoles. (never played here but looks good) 20 - 25 min from our villa. 30 - 40 mins drive. Beauvallon-Grimaud golf club - St.Maxine 00 33 4 94 96 16 98 (I think this one is only 9 holes). Esterel Latitudes golf club. St.Raphael. 00 33 4 94 82 47 88 (nice course 18 hole course). St.Maxine Golf Club 00 33 4 94 49 26 60 ( more challenging course, with some narrow fairways and beautiful views of countryside and coast).
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
Saturday to Saturday. Departures before 10.00 and arrivals from 15.00 onwards. There is a refundable breakages deposit of 800 euros to cover any damages, and will be returned shortly after departure less any charges. If there is a cancellation, funds will only be returned if we get another booking for exactly the same period. For bookings during the winter the heating bill is included.