Rural hideaway, perfect for nature lovers looking for absolute peace, privacy and seclusion and fantastic views. In the heart of the picturesque olive and wine growing region. Fully renovated original stone olive farmers cottage on the edge of the pine forest with spectacular views over the valley, surrounded by wild thyme, rosemary and olive trees, birds of prey and even wild tortoises! Gorgeous for summer holidays and cosy and warm for winter breaks. For people keen on rambling about and exploring, you can walk through vineyards, olive groves, walk to the Chateau de Berne, discover ruins of old cottages, mill streams, and the pretty untouched hamlet at the end of the lane with it's Mama Mia church, and see the herd of goats and sheep that come out to graze on the empty land, wearing bells round their necks and guarded by the farmers border collie. Two bicycles are included in the rental of the cottage, so you can explore on bikes, or ride down to the village in the mornings for breakfast.
The cabanon has been recently renovated with new kitchen, bathroom, monsoon shower, etc. Mezzanine bedroom with king size luxury bed, large sitting room, wi-fi, wood burning stove, 42" TV, DVD player, etc. It's only
4 kilometres outside the bustling medieval town of Lorgues with it's many restaurants and pavement cafes, and Lorgues market is considered the biggest and best market in Provence.
The colourful and busy market is held on Tuesday mornings, and sells everything from clothes, shoes and handbags through to an amazing array of fresh vegetables , herbs, spices, many cheese stalls, with lots of local producers, locally made soaps, nougat, honey, craft, extraordinary pottery, Provencale tablecloths, quilts, etc. There are also live fish, mussels, bread, hot roast meat and chickens, hot paella to bring home for lunch, and so on. Even a man who plays his fiddle with his cat on his shoulder.
In the heart of the wine and olive growing area of Provence with many chateaux freed offering tastings or tours. 30 kilometres from the lively beaches of Frejus and St Maxime and one hour from the airports of Nice or Toulon. You can have lunch in St Tropez or visit the Lac du Verdon with it's restaurants and lavender fields. There's swimming in the nearby river, with gorgeous pools, and lovely flat rocks to sun yourself dry on, only 10 minutes walk away. You'll find pool/beach towels supplied when you arrive.
Bicycles included as there are some really lovely cycle rides all around.
When you're totally exhausted by all this, you can open a bottle of the local rose wine and relax on the sun loungers with spectacular views over the valley.