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True PEACEFUL with POOL overlooking Lake CARCES

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths2
Space 1,399 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 - 14 nights


About the property

Dominant Villa, heated, without vis-à-vis, with panoramic views

Located in a green, shaded area of ​​5000m2, with maximum sunshine and stunning views of Lake Carcès (very quiet) with independent property pool area very friendly with spacious terraces. House comfortable, air conditioned, with a raised ground floor, guarantees peace, isolation and independence for two families. Beautiful vistas and diverse around (Provencal markets, attractive cities Aix en Provence, Hyères les Palmiers, St Tropez, St Raphael .... and many activities: descents of rivers in canoe-kayak, fishing in lakes and rivers, mountain biking, riding, tennis, hiking, international golf 15 mins).

Villa in full nature which offers de-stressing holiday, very relaxing for 7 p max with a superb water to Scandinavian fjord-like oasis of freshness plane when the sun is at its zenith!

CARCES is a privileged destination for its history, its culture, its wealth Culinary and Wine Country

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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french
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Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
October 19, 2017


Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Nearest Train
40 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
on a l'embarras du choix ....
Nearest Ski
200 Kilometres
ISOLA 2000
Nearest Beach
60 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Since CARCES located 17 km northeast of Brignoles (the largest nearby city), you can discover the typical villages and towns by the sea:

AIX EN PROVENCE - HYERES PALMS - St Tropez - Gorges du Verdon - MONTFORT SUR ARGENS - MOUSTIERS STE MARIE - SANARY - TOULON - ST RAPHAEL - BARJOLS - COTIGNAC - CABASSE - CASTELLANE - SALERNES - THE THORONET - the waterfalls of Caramy, circuit des Fontaines, the Verdon Gorge, the mountains of SAINTE VICTOIRE and SAINTE BAUME.

CARCES (3180 inhabitants) is a small French town, located in the department of Var at 140 m altitude in the region of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur. Its inhabitants are called the Carçois.

The river Argens, the river Caramy are the main rivers that cross the town CARCES. The town is near the Verdon Regional Natural Park about 17 km. Shops and town center are located about 7 km from my villa.

Located in the heart of the Var department, the municipality of CARCES is part of what is commonly called the Green Provence. It is located at the confluence of the Argens coastal river and its tributary the Caramy.

The woods and forests account for about half of the area of ​​the town.

The village is located on a promontory and from which we come, we discover the village out of a turn. The surprise, the beauty of the place, its natural environment, its architecture and ancient buildings in lush greenery, can not remain indifferent visitor.

The town has great assets and has preserved a whole urban heritage of past centuries which makes its beauty and richness.

A rich landscape and architectural heritage: the medieval center, the castle ruins, a group of buildings on the outskirts of the village and natural areas (including vines). This heritage is the testimony of the rural lifestyles of the past hundred years.

The old village of Carcès spiral wraps around narrow streets you will discover the facades of houses with glazed tiles, very real characteristics of art Var and very rare.

The other attraction of the town is undoubtedly its magnificent lake in LAC narrow, winding 100 ha and 6 rivers that flow into it with more than 8 km circumference built between 1934 and 1939 and which supplies water Drinking Toulon and its suburbs.

CARCES is also a hotbed of freshwater fishing, so Carcès Lake is popular with anglers due to its calm waters and very shady banks.

This is a resort that attracts tourists who discover the charms of Provence interior, far from the vibrations of the coast. Its surroundings have remained to this day preserved from urbanization. On the left bank, was implanted a real estate program of 40 villas 'LE VILLAGE DU LAC' on the heights on the hillside.


The town is crossed by an equestrian circuit, and twelve walks nearly 300 kilometers of marked trails with tracks that match all levels and all ages. Some lead to the beautiful Falls Caramy (7 m high). On foot, backpacking, this is by far the best way to discover the area and smell the smells of the hills. Family friendly, fitness trail offers its games for children, and 37 sports workshops, a reception area with picnic tables, 2 km ...


Carcès Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1399 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • River
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Dialup Access
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • ISDN Access
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • American Kitchen
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Raclette Machine
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Half Baths
  • - combination tub/shower , bidet
    - shower
    - toilet
    - toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • - 1 double
    - 1 double
    - 1 double , 2 twin/ single
  • 3 double beds, 1 sofa bed, 2 single beds
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Binoculars
  • Cellar
  • Deck / Patio
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Terrace
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Private Chef
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theater
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • thalassotherapy
  • walking
  • water sports
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


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(4 traveler reviews)

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True PEACEFUL with POOL overlooking Lake CARCES
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews

A beautiful and quiet villa location.

  • 5 of 5

We spent our two week vacation at Claude's villa, which sits high up on the western side of a forested hill, overlooking Lake Carces. It's a truly tranquil location, with a superb view down to the lake itself.

The villa is a split-level building, with the kitchen, living area, bath/shower room, wc and a bedroom on the upper level, while below is further sleeping accommodation comprising one double bedroom, a further "open-plan" type double bed room and two further single beds. There's also an excellent shower room and further wc

The two floors levels aren't connected by an internal staircase - you have to go outside between the two - but it represented no problem to us at all.

The villa itself is extremely well equipped, especially in the kitchen and the living room boasted a large (something in the region of 50 inch) TV screen, with satellite TV and a DVD player. There is also wi-fi, although worth pointing out the connection was intermittent (for whatever reason). Both floors are well serviced by modern air conditioning units.

The upper patio area (as pictured) is where we ate most of of our meals, with the fantastic view over the lake in the background. The swimming pool is on the level below and where our 16 and 14 year old boys spent most of their time.

The villa is around a 15 minute drive away from the main town of Carces and a further 10 minutes or so onto places such as Cotignac and Entrecasteaux.

It's worth pointing out that the villa is located around 1.3 miles off the road which runs around Lake Carces and this 1.3 mile stretch is not in great condition (especially the last 70 meters or so, which is akin to a pot-holed track). It's not an issue for most modern day cars, but not somewhere to bring a low-slung sports car!

In summary, it's a hugely relaxing villa to enjoy and certainly covered the varied requirements we had as a family of four with two boys. The location is simply stunning, matched by the weather we enjoyed and the wildlife we were fortunate enough to have seen while there. If only I could work from there...

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci d'avoir pris la peine d'écrire un mail aussi détaillé et très élogieux Je suis ravi que vous ayez passé un séjour aussi agréable Je reste ,bien sûr a votre disposition Bien cordialement Claude Laherrere
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Très bien située

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé trois semaines en juin 2013 dans cette villa relativement isolée, très bien située pour qui aime la tranquillité et la proximité de la nature. Attention si vous venez avec une grosse voiture, la notre était une Citroën C5, l'entrée du jardin est étroite et difficile de faire demi-tour sur le chemin qui mène de la départementale D24 à la maison (de façon générale, les chemins sont étroits...)

Nous étions, ma femme et moi, accompagné de notre bébé de 9 mois et de mes parents.

La terrasse surplombant le lac de Carcès est magnifique et permet de prendre son petit déjeuner et ses repas dans un cadre magnifique tout en surveillant bébé.

La piscine est très bien, très agréable pour y paresser ou y nager.

La maison est séparée en deux, une partie basse et une partie haute ne communiquant pas par l'intérieur, idéal pour passer des vacances indépendantes (deux familles, amis ou adolescents...)

Cependant la cuisine est situé en haut et les sanitaires sont mieux agencés dans la partie haute.

Nous avons dormi en haut et en bas et finalement nous avons préféré la partie haute, la chambre y est très agréable.

Nous avons ma femme et moi péché dans le lac de Carcès et c'est un vrai plaisir de manger le soir des fritures de perches (soleil pour la plupart), ablettes, poissons chat...

Beaucoup plus difficile d'attraper des carpes (spécialité du lac, pouvant peser jusqu'à 25-30 kg voir plus...) - il faut être bien conseillé, montage particulier, amorçage et pêche de nuit - attention aux autorisations, matériels et permis de pêche...

Il y a aussi des brochets, mais je n'ai pas eu de touches.

M Laherrere, le propriétaire est très sympathique et nous a bien aidé par ses conseils et en nous prêtant son matériel de pêche.

Il est réactif et serviable pour tous les problèmes que vous pourriez rencontrer.

Carcès, Cotignac, Le Val, Entrecasteaux... lieux très dépaysants et petits paradis pour boire un apéro ou diner dehors... attention tout de même aux touristes très nombreux, même si en juin c'est tout à fait supportable ! La région est aussi très prisée de nos amis anglais qui y ont acheté depuis longtemps, Provence donc mais accent anglais de rigueur assez souvent.

La campagne est magnifique, en particulier en allant vers l'abbaye du Thoronet sur la D79 vers Combecave... nombreux domaines viticoles à visiter ;)

Nous avons passé de magnifiques vacances, reposantes et assez actives.

Ps. présence de milles-pattes inoffensifs, Iule, si pluie

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci Monsieur pour ce long commentaire qui reflète avec exactitude la réalité . En ce qui concerne les Youles ,nous avons eu un printemps exceptionnellement pluvieux ,ce qui a favorisé l'apparition de ces petits mille-pattes . Aussi, j'ai fait doubler l'entretien de la piscine ,soit 2 fois par semaine; il est à noter que dès que le temps redevient sec ils disparaissent . Au plaisir de vous recevoir à nouveau,ainsi que vos amis .
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  • 5 of 5

Le cadre est superbe à découvrir pour les amoureux de la nature et en recherche de calme et d'espace.

L'agencement et la propreté de la villa sont parfaits et l'on se sent bien

dans les lieux.

Nous venons d'effectuer ce séjour découverte et détente dans ce décor

très sympa qui nous a permis de nous ressourcer en famille.

Nos enfants ont eu la joie de vivre sans contrainte, en parfaite liberté.

Nous avons tous su apprécier pleinement les joies de la pêche au bord

du lac, sans oublier les ballades et randonnées multiples.

Je tiens à préciser que le propriétaire nous a réservé un accueil

chaleureux, attentif et à l'écoute du bien-être de ses locataires (plans,

cartes, guides touristiques à notre disposition).

Nous avons passé des vacances extras que nous recommandons vivement.


  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2011
  • Stayed: Oct 2011
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

C'est un lieu magique et parfaitement adapté pour des vacances sereines au calme et sans vis-à-vis ... en toute liberté !

La villa se situe dans un havre de paix authentique dominant le lac de Carcès avec une vue fantastique, de l'espace et un bel environnement. A cette époque avancée nous avons profité pleinement de la piscine.

Maison idéalement située pour découvrir cette région très touristique....où nous reviendrons en 2012 car n'avons pas eu le temps de tout voir et visiter !

Tout était parfait : location très propre et bien équipée (comme chez soi...) et propriétaire accueillant et sympathique ... Bravo ... nous recommandons cette villa très conviviale. LAURENCE

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2011
  • Stayed: Oct 2011
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci pour cette appréciation très positive, nous nous engageons à maintenir ce niveau de qualité pour l'année 2012 Merci Cordialement Claude Laherrere
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Refundable damage deposit $1,179.52

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