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Luxury Villa, private pool, breathtaking views of the sea, air-con, gym, Wi-fi

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Space 2,690 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Gulf Stream Villa, 5 ensuite bedrooms, brilliant view, private pool, Wi-Fi

Gulf Stream Villa is in Les Issambres, on the coast near Ste Maxime and is ideal for families and friends. Offering 5 bedrooms (3 doubles and two twins) all with en-suite bathrooms, air-conditioning and french doors onto the garden.

The rental price is all inclusive. We do not charge extras. Beware others who do.

The large private salt water pool overlooks the bay and there is a "Chat and Chill" poolside bar with a fridge and ice making machine on the pool patio.

The villa has interior and exterior dining for 12 and truly magnificent views of the gulf of St Tropez and the Mediterranean sea. You, your family and friends will have a very peaceful holiday here. No one overlooks Gulf Stream.

The villa is modernised and fully fitted. There is private parking for 2 cars and on street parking for 2 more.

The modern granite and steel kitchen has ample cutlery and white china for 12. A large Samsung fridge and freezer, an ice maker, dishwasher, microwave and Smeg cooker.

The dining room has a marble and glass table and the spacious sitting room has 3 leather sofas with a 52 inch flat screen TV with UK TV, SKY TV, Sky Sports, BT sports. We also provide Apple TV film streaming.

There is full Wi Fi through out, a resident computer. You have very good mobile phone reception.

On the ground floor is a full English and German book library and a DVD library with the Harry Potter series, the Bond movie series, Pixar and Disney movies some classic box sets: Homeland etc.

The first floor patio runs the breadth of the villa and has a large dining table with a beautiful view of the bay and 3 curved wicker double sofas for after dinner brandies.

All 5 bedrooms have quiet air-conditioning and en-suite shower rooms (two with baths). 3 are double bedrooms (2 are king size) and 2 are twin bedrooms.

Gulf Stream Villa has a large salt water chlorinated swimming pool (no chlorine tablets, much better for your skin) and 10 sun loungers. You may also like the full size ping pong table and the boules pitch.

On the first floor is an air-conditioned gym with running machine and cross trainer with a flat screen TV.

Positioned 10 minutes drive from the historic town of Ste Maxime and 5 minutes drive from the seaside village of Les Issambres, the local coast has white sandy beaches and is ideal for a beach holiday. The award winning La Nartelle beach is 10 minutes from the villa and has 8 high quality beach restaurants and water sports. The beaches are is safe for children.

It takes 15 minutes by ferry to the village of St Tropez.

Services:

Weekly cleaners, gardeners and pool men are included in the rental price. - Gas, electricity, water, sewage and dustbin clearance are included in the price.

The house keeper will help you on arrival. If you wish her to clean daily you can negotiate an additional price.

Child cots and a high chair and push chair and car chair are available at the villa.

There is a laundry/washing machine at the villa.

Local Activities:

Aquapark: There is a great Aqua park 10 minutes drive from the villa with fun for the whole family for the day.

SCUBA: There is scuba-diving from Ste Maxime port.

Golf: Ste Maxime has a challenging woodland golf course overlooking the gulf with breathtaking views, you can pay and play in season.

Other Activities: go carting in Frejus is 15 minutes drive.

Sailing and tennis: there are clubs in Les Issambres.

Mountain walking: the Massive Des Maures sit behind the villa and are perfect for hiking and walking.

Day trips: The best day trips are: to the village of St Tropez by Bateau Verte ferry and on to Pampelonne beach; to the Gorge du Verdun; and to Cannes for the film festival and to Monte Carlo for the casino and the grand Prix; and to Auberge La Mole for great food.

Rentals: Rentals are 7 day minimum in season and 5 day minimum out of season. Gulf Stream Villa is available all year round.

Local cleaners: clean the villa each week and make the beds with fresh linen all included in the price.

We provide 2 large towels per person and bath mats all included in the price.

All bookings are made on the terms set out in our simple booking form.

A 25% booking fee /deposit is charged.

We can provide contact details for cooks for you.

More Details

Owner
Stephanie Farrimond, villa manager
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, french, For another language please use Google Translate
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
November 10, 2017

About Stephanie Farrimond, villa manager

Stephanie the property manager is shown in the photo.

The owner is a London based lawyer.

We have advertised with Holiday Rentals and Owners Direct since 2007.

Your booking is safe with us.

Stephanie Farrimond, villa manager purchased this villa in 2007

Why Stephanie Farrimond, villa manager chose Les Issambres

The view is the best in the South of France. You are within striking distance of the glamour of St Tropez if that is what you want, but the hillside is peaceful and the local village is a delight. The sea is calm and the sandy beaches are [perfect for children, the local food nearby is first class.

What makes this villa unique

Peace, privacy, room for two families and friends, really good restaurants nearby and the glamour of St Tropez when you are in the mood.

Guest comments are below:

'William G, a Guest said: Fantastic week on the Cote d'Azur

Date of Stay 12 September 2015

The view from the terrace at Gulfstream is impossible to beat. The villa is about ten minutes into the hills above the Med and in a very quiet area. It's fifteen minutes to restaurants and the small town of Les Issambres. The villa is well kitted out with a large kitchen/living area, upper and lower terraces and a lovely pool looking out over the sea. The caretaker bought extra baby kit for us and could not have been more helpful. A great week

Guestbook comments from the owner

Reviewed February 27, 2015 for a stay in June 2014



5 stars

“This magnificent home set atop of mountains overlooking the Mediterranean is perfect for a family vacation. The pool and grounds are spectacular; we had a hard time leaving the house in favor or touring the nearby vineyards, St. Tropez, etc. The location is convenient to the entire Cote D' Azur as we easily made day trip to Monaco, Nice and well into the Provence. Especially enjoyed Ramatuelle which was less than 30 minutes drive and home to some of the best rose wines we tasted.

For families like us, you'll be especially happy with the master bedroom suite on the main living floor (actually one story above the ground and pool, and the other bedrooms were downstairs. We loved the meals we cooked after a day of touring and visiting markets and eating on the terrace off the living room, overlooking the pool and the Sea. Most dramatic views!!!!!”
Jun 2014
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Amenities

Les Issambres Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2690 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Main bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Sleigh bed bathroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Blue bathroom
    Bathroom 4 - shower , Rose ensuite
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower , Leather bedroom ensuite
  • 5 Bathrooms All are modern. Ample hot water (two boilers)
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Wallnut Bedroom, air-con, double wardrobe, chest of drawers
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Sleigh suite, wardrobe, chest /drawers, air-con, chandeliers
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Blue Suite, twin beds, air-con, large wardrobe
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Rose suite, 2 chest of drawers, air-con
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , Leather suite, wardrobe, air-con
  • 5 Bedrooms en-suite, sleeps 10-12. Three bedrooms are doubles and two are twins. There is in addition a sofabed (double) in the TV snug on the ground floor and a child cot too. All bedrooms have en suite shower or bathrooms. All have shabby chic furniture and French doors onto private patios. All have air-conditioning.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Local cleaners: Our housekeeper cleans the villa each week and makes the beds with fresh linen included in the rental price. We provide 2 large towels per person and bath mats. If you wish more cleaning or laundry or a chef or other services we can source them for you.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Luxury Villa, private pool, breathtaking views of the sea, air-con, gym, Wi-fi
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 18 reviews
5

Great views and comfortable accomodation

  • 5 of 5

We were a family group of six adults and three children under 8. We stayed at a nearby villa in 2015 so knew the area fairly well, in particular where to shop for the best baguettes and pastries! Although the villa is high up in the hillside it is only about five minutes drive to the nearest shop and restaurants and about 10 minutes to the centre of town. The villa is very well equipped with comfortable sleeping accommodation and plenty of bathrooms and other facilities. The air conditioning in the bedrooms was very welcome but it would have been nice to have it in the lounge area also as that got very hot and stuffy at times.

The pool area is great and has lovely views over the bay. Probably our favourite thing about the villa was the amount of sun it got in the evening when enjoying a glass of chilled rose!

Caroline the villa manager in France was very friendly and helpful and did a great job when we had a minor power supply issue during our stay. Our daughter in law also left an earring in the villa which Caroline found during the changeover clean and she is in the process of returning it to us, Caroline is a star!

It was a great holiday in a perfect location and hopefully we will return in the future.

Peter

Stayed August 2017

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Peter, Thank you very much for this lovely review. We were delighted that you had such a great time at the villa. We sincerely hope that you will come back to stay in the future. Kind regards Stephanie Villa manager (England)
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5

Unbeatable views, brilliant poolside chat and chill bar, great holiday

  • 5 of 5

We were 12 adults and kids who had a superb time at Gulf Stream Villa.

We took the Bateau Verte to St Tropez and shopped till we dropped.

We visited the local markets and bought Provençal food and lavender products.

The kids loved the pool and we ate each evening on the upper patio overlooking the Gulf of St Tropez watching the sun set. It was so calming.

We also loved the beaches, Les Issambres beach is sandy and calm, Nartelle beach has so many great beach restaurants and our favourite was Le Club 44, which is better than cinquante cinq on Pampelonne.

Charlotte and family

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Stunning views and great accommodation

  • 5 of 5

We were a family group of 10, including children aged from 1 yr to 5 yrs. The villa was very comfortable and well equipped for all our needs. The pool and outside areas were excellent and the lockable gate to the pool was reassuring given the ages of the children. We all loved spending time in the pool and lazing around the patio. So much so that it was actually quite an effort to leave the comfort of the villa! We didn't use the table-tennis table and petanque court much but it was very nice that they were there. Air-conditioning in bedrooms was effective and welcome (the weather was hot during our stay). Drive from coast to villa took a couple of days to remember but was well worth it for the views and privacy. Local area was great for beaches and restaurants, and the ferry to St Tropez was handy and fun. Caroline, the local manager, was both welcoming and helpful, and very prompt in responding to the minor issues which arose during our stay. Will definitely recommend this villa to our friends and family. Thanks for a great holiday.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear David, Thank you for your lovely review! It was a pleasure doing business with you and having you as a guest at Gulfstream. We do hope you will return in the future! Kind regards Stephanie Villa manager
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Home away from home

  • 4 of 5

We were a group of five women enjoying our annual girls holiday. We all agreed that this was our best villa yet. Mainly because the villa gave a home from home feel. It was extremely well equipped and very comfortable. The dining room was lovely and near the kitchen. The living area had comfy leather sofa's which was great for chilling out with snacks in front of the TV.

The outside was fabulous with an amazing view. There were several different areas to sit and escape. Nice sun shade on the patio,although after a certain time it did not shield you from the sun. The outside eating area was an extension of the dining area inside and was very convenient.

There were two enormous en suite bedrooms which were lovely. One extremely small bedroom which could do with refurbishement. And two other twin bedrooms of a decent size.

We thought a little refurbishement could be done in the villa,dodgy plugs etc. But this certainly did not spoil the holiday. Caroline who met us was very chatty and very helpful.

The only down side of the villa is we found it difficult to find every time we went out!!!!!! If you have a sat nav then you really need to set it when you are at the villa to HOME. then you will be OK!!!!

The area is fabulous. It is the gateway to loads of local areas such as ,Frejus,San Tropez,st Maxime and POrt Grimoud..

We would all recommend this villa highly and would use again.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks. We are renovating the Rose Suite this Autumn and putting a pool side bar in too! Best wishes Andre
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Formidable

  • 5 of 5

We, a group of 10 friends from the Netherlands, loved to stay at the Gulf stream villa! The late evenings on the balcony area were amazing. BBQ, pool, drinks and watch the sunset together. Enough space for everyone and the villa is full with luxury.

If we are staying in the Cote D'Azure again in the future we would definitely go back.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful villa with stunning views! We greatly enjoyed our stay.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week at Gulf Stream Villa! Caroline met us at the villa to exchange keys and she was very welcoming and helpful. The villa was perfect - we were a family of 11 including 2 children and there was so much to do for everyone. The bedrooms each had a bathroom which was very nice! The pool was amazing and we loved the boules, ping pong, bbq areas. The kitchen was very well equipped with double oven and a huge fridge. Les Issambres is a sweet town and very well situated for visiting the towns along the French Riviera. We enjoyed beautiful stunning views from the villa from morning to night. Hope to come again! Thank you!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind comments. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at the villa as much as you did. We do hope that you will return in the future; it would be our pleasure to welcome you back. Kind regards, Andrew and Stephanie
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Nice
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Les Issambres
Nearest Ferry
3 Kilometres
Les Issambres port
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Ste Maxime
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Frejus
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
A8
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Les Issambres
Nearest Ski
100 Kilometres
Alp Maritime
Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
Les Issambres
Car: necessary

This luxury villa is in Les Issambres. Situated on a hill with panoramic views of the Mediterranean Sea and direct views across the bay to St Tropez village.

It takes 5 minutes to drive down to Les Issambres villa and its lovely sandy beach. On the Les Issambres shoreline are 3 white sandy beaches, 12 beach club restaurants, two medium sized supermarkets, a butchers some chic bars, a bank and a Spa.

It takes 15 minutes by public ferry (Bateaux Verte) from Les Issambres port to get to St Tropez village (far better than driving) and costs 15 Euro return.

10 minutes drive away is the award winning Nartelle beach with 7 swanky beach restaurants, fine white sand in a horse shoe shaped bay perfect for children.

St Tropez's famous Pampelonne beach is a 30 minute drive away.

Ste Maxime is a family friendly town just 10 minutes along the coast and has 65 restaurants and great food and Antique markets.

Nearby there is a lively Aqua Water Park, a go carting circuit, a woodland golf course, a bowling alley and lots of beach water sports. The hills near the villa are great for long walks.

There is a tennis club and a sailing club in Les Issambres.

Other Activities: Scuba diving, boat hire,

Golf: Ste Maxime has a challenging 18 hole woodland golf course overlooking the gulf with breathtaking views, you can pay and play in season.

Monte Carlo: is 1.5 hours drive away. Cannes is 40 minutes away by car.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $1,177.72

The rental price includes everything: Gas, electricity, pool cleaners, gardeners, sewage, rates and rubbish collection, making the beds with fresh linen, cleaning the villa, providing 2 towels per guest, these are all included in the rent. There are no hidden extras. No tax etc. You must arrive between 4 and 6 pm. If you arrive after that you will need to pay the housekeeper 100 Euros on arrival for her staying late (she will be missing her supper).
Letting agreement: we will send you a letting agreement which you will sign and then the contract will be complete.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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