About the property
- Half Baths1
- Minimum Stay7 nights
4 bedroom old stone farmhous, accommodating 8 people, fully equipped
Built against the cliff, during the French revolution, this house is full of charm. Comfortably furnished with a mixture of antique and new pieces, it has a a salon with fireplace, separate dining room, pantry, large well equipped kitchen. Two sets of stairs lead to the second floor, which has a library and a full bathroom, including bathtub and separate shower, two bedrooms, one with a queen size bed and the other with twin beds. Another staircase leads to the third floor, opening into a large bedroom containing a canopied queen size bed; the fourth bedroom has another queen size bed, and there is another full bcathroom with a walk in shower.
A covered terrace overlooking the pool serves as an outdoor sitting room, and includes a built in barbecue. Another terrace shaded by an ancient mulberry tree serves as an outdoor dining room. The garden is designed in the French manner, filled with trimmed bushes, olive trees, roses and scented plants. and is fully enclosed with ample on property parking. The Saracen towers are behind the house, just at the top of the cliff, with the village in full view below.
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- Response time:
- within a few hours
- english, french, spanish
- Calendar last updated:
- May 13, 2018
About Edward Day
We are Canadians and spend a number of months every year in the house.
Why Edward Day chose Cotignac
This is an old farm with charm and comfort, showing old beams in the ceiling, thick stone walls, beautifully decorated in Provencal style, located in beautiful Provence with magnificent weather, lovely wineries, excellent restaurants, outstanding scenery, and interesting things to see in close vicinity.
What makes this Farmhouse unique
Close enough to the coast for day trips, as well as places such as Avignon and Aix-en-Provence. The Luberon is not far. Lovely restful garden in the French style. A very attractive, comfortable, and interesting place to stay.
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The house is located in the charming village of Cotignac, in the Var, described as La Provence Vert. The village is well supplied with food shops, boulangeries and pâtisseries, a butcher, a fishmonger, a small
supermarket,good restaurants, antique shops, physicians and dentists, coiffeures, and everything one might need. One hour inland from St Tropez, one and a half hours from either Nice or Marseilles. Well placed to visit numerous attractive sites in the South of France, including Mediterranean beaches, L'Abbaye du Thoronet, Les Gorges de Verdon, the château d'Entrecasteaux, the mediaeval villages of Fox-Amphoux and Tourtour, charming Moustières-Ste-Marie. Aix-en-Provence and Avignon are within easy reach, as are Grasse and St Paul-de-Vence. Vineyards offering excellent wines for tasting abound, including Château Ste Roseline where you can see a magnificent Chagall mosaic.
Directions to reach the property:
From Brignoles or Carces
Drive past the service station and over the bridge. At the foot of the Cours Gambetta (lined with plane trees), turn sharp right following the D13, past the wine cooperative and up the hill until you reach the top of the escarpment. There will be the two Saracen towers or mediaeval watch towers on your left. About 100m from the Chemin des Tours, you will see a yellow villa on your left. 2001 Rte de Sillans is immediately next door, with a black gate angled to the road. The north wall of the house is flush on the road.
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Included is power, internet, voice over internet protocol, local or within France telephone calls, linens and towels. During the winter months there is a €100 weekly heating charge additional.