Our house (200 square meters) is located in a secluded location rural quiet, surrounded by greenery, 2.5 km outside of Entrecasteaux facing west about 200 meters from a small river (Bresque) at the foot of a hill with beautiful views in vineyards and meadows.
Relax by the pool (8 x 4 m) or on the terrace under the wrought iron pergola (seating for 8 people), play 'pétanque' on our private space, unobserved by neighbors (there are no there) or use the house as a starting point for excursions to the sights of Provence and the sea. The pool is of course only for their private use, others are not permitted. The (distant) neighbors have no insight.
The house consists of a 300-year-old part, a converted sheepfold (bergerie) with hand trimmed ceiling beams, which now houses the kitchen and above the master bedroom is located (bathroom with tub and hand made tiles from Salernes), and an extension of the 80 -er years with living area and 3 bedrooms, each with a small shower room. Bed linen and towels can be rented (15 euros per person per week, to be paid locally).
Entrecasteaux (3 km) is a rural community that lives by vineyards and olive groves and about 500 inhabitants. The Provencal village 'castle between two hills' has its appearance changed little for centuries. The cobbled streets and the houses from the 16th and 17th Century. could serve as a stage set. Entrecasteaux is in the valley of the Bresque, surrounded by wooded hills, 25 km north-east of Brignoles. Visit. Romantical (festival of chamber music in the summer) and the weekly market in the village square In the surrounding area there are numerous small restaurants with the best of Provencal cuisine.
Cotignac (8 km) in the shadow of his rock wall with a shady village square with plane trees has numerous restaurants of all price ranges. Salernes (5 km) is known for its hand-crafted tiles, on Sunday morning is in the village square a romantic Provencal market.
In Lorgues (12 km), Carces (4 km), there are banks, cafes, restaurants and markets.
Very rewarding is the drive to Lac de Sainte-Croix (30 km) for swimming and paddling in June and a visit to the vast fields of lavender in Riez (45 km).
Saint Tropez 64 km, Gorges du Verdon 40 km, Aix-en-Provence 80 km Grasse 65 km Ile de Porquerolles by ferry from Hyeres 40 km, Marseille 111 km, Le Thoronet Abbey is 10 km, race tracks of Le Luc (15 km) and Paul Ricard (35 km).
Lac de Carces (lake with fishing facilities) 12 km away. Nice on the highway for about 60 minutes, Grasse about 45 minutes.
The natural setting of Provence landscape form in the north, the most spectacular natural event in Europe, the 'Gorges du Verdon' and the 'Grand Canyon du Verdon' in the shelter of the foothills of the Alps, in the east, the legendary Route Napoléon, in the south of the Côte d ' Azur with kilometers of beaches, secluded coves and fashionable seaside resorts such as Cannes, Nice and Monte Carlo.