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Ancient Farmhouse in Olive Groves Medieval Hill Village - 6 Bedroom Option

5 Reviews
Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
7 nights


Seillans Farmhouse Rental Photos and Description

6 bed-rooms, 4 bath-rooms, sleeps 12 people

Beautiful old farmhouse on two acres of terraced olive groves. The main house has 4 double bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. The master bedroom has a large en suite bathroom, with an antique French roll top bath plus seperate shower. Excellent new kitchen with small breakfast table, La Canche range cooker with two ovens and five burners. There is an open plan sitting/dining room with French doors opening onto a wonderful, large summer kitchen. You can eat at an old marble tale which can seat 12- we have a gas-fired BBQ, a second dish-washer and another fridge. A large seating area around the fire place is ideal for cool Spring and Autumn evenings. Lovely extended gardens; willow trees surround the pool and give perfect natural shade for hot summer days. We have built a good size boule court adjacent to the summer kitchen ( boules provided!).

There is also a smaller garden house, which can sleep a further 4. I double bedroom and 1 twin. A charming kitchen and sitting room with own satellite TV.

The village: Seillans is officially rated as one of the most beautiful villages in France. It has a population of some 1,600 people with narrow, winding medieval streets.There are excellent restaurants. Les Deux Rocs with a beautiful outside terrace. Chez Hugo chef owner , with delightful imaginative cooking. Gloire de Mon Pere with tables under the plain trees in the village square . Hermance Caro, now runs the Michelin starred Castellaras which is between Seillans and Fayence.

Seillans has a post office with a 24-hour cash point machine two boulangeries,chemist, newsagent and pizzeria, all five minutes from the house by car. There is a medium-sized supermarket,Huit A Huit,at the entrance to Seillans.

The area: Our village is forty five minutes drive from Nice airport and Cannes is thirty five minutes. In the high season the car trains come to Frejus, the nearest point on the coast from house, perhaps twenty-five minutes. Twenty minutes to one side of Seillans brings you to Bargemon, about ten minutes the other way takes you to Fayence, larger than Seillans with a large hyper-market and one of the best boulangeries in the Var and a twice weekly market.

Recreational facilities: The village has excellent tennis courts and there are a wide choice of golf corses in the area. There is a fantastic golf complex, Terre Blanche, between us and Lac St cassien;15 minutes away. We have another golf course near Le Muy about 25 Minutes away. Lac St Cassien, twenty-five minutes away, is a large inland lake with beaches, pedalos and lake-side restaurants. Fayence airport is one of the leading glider airports in Europe (and has a great value for money restaurant). We have two superb vineyards ten minutes from us: Domaine des Selves and the, multi-award winning, Chateau d'Iris.

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  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Scott + Denise Marshall
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english, french
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Calendar last updated:
October 9, 2016
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based on 5 traveler reviews

6 Bedroom Option
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Wonderful place to enjoy southern Provence

  • 5 of 5

We spent only one week in this lovely property and wish we could have spent the whole summer! The main house is large and comfortable and loaded with charm. The guest house is well-maintained and also quite comfortable. (The abundance of bath and beach towels was very much appreciated!) Our kids found the upstairs attic bedrooom a little too warm and stuffy, but with room for six in the other 3 bedrooms, sleeping arrangements were not a problem for us. And having 3 nicely renovated full bathrooms was very convenient. But the best part of this property is what is outside--the garden is simply beautiful with lots of space and activities for everyone (soccer nets, petanque court, swing set, benches for reading) and the outdoor kitchen with its large sitting/dining areas was wonderful. The pool seemed to always get sun which warmed the water but the many large trees provided welcome shade for the pool-side chairs. The nearby village of Seillans is a real treat to visit and our kids adored the facilities of Lac St-Cassien less than 30 minutes away. Denise and Scott could not have been easier to communicate with and responded immediately to any questions or concerns we had. Overall a highly recommended A++ property!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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San Francisco

Could not have been better. AMAZING, special place.

  • 5 of 5

We rented this home and the guest cottage for our family of four (two adults, one baby and one toddler), my husband's sister and her husband and toddler daughter and my husband's parents. It was FABULOUS. First of all, they have the most amazing taste - the entire home is decorated in this gorgeous french country style, with an amazing attention to detail. The kitchen (both inside and outdoor summer kitchen) are a true chef's dream, fully equipped. We did oysters, squid, grilled on both the gas and charcoal grill. The bathrooms all have both a fabulous bathtub and shower - the showers are tall and super comfortable. Strong wifi (a must) made the stay so pleasant. English TV if your kids need some TV time while you sip your coffee on the patio. The pool is amazing and has an alarm if you are concerned about the kids. Even little details like the sheets on the beds were amazingly comfortable. The grounds are breathtaking with a swing set and lush grass to enjoy while they run around. Denise and Scott think of EVERYTHING and are perfect hosts. And while you feel totally secluded and away from the world there are a few villages really close by where you can get anything you need. It was nothing short of perfect and I hope we can return one day!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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East Meon


  • 5 of 5

Thank you for sharing your beautiful house with us. We had the most perfect time and have completely fallen in love with it. I don’t know where to start. It was a complete home from home with everything provided: no having to buy ready ground pepper from the supermarket as you normally do when you rent; the SKY and WIFI meant we didn’t miss Wimbledon and were able to use our laptops to keep in touch with the world. It is a cook’s paradise, with every piece of equipment any chef would need. We read your cookbooks in the morning, shopped in the markets and indulged in creating gourmet meals in the evening in the beautiful summer kitchen. What a delight the summer kitchen is, being able to sit in such tasteful comfort, with everything (drinks fridge and ice cream fridge) to hand. The gardens are also lovely – so tranquil with gorgeous planting, not all hard landscaping like you get in many villas. And so many comfy seating areas in shady nooks and crannies to get the books read. I could go on and on but just wanted you to know that we all felt we couldn’t have found anywhere more perfect. I trust we took good care of your home, and we hope to return many times. We have already been discussing whether we could squeeze in another week in the autumn.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2010
  • Stayed: Jun 2010
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Surrey, UK

Douceur de Vivre

  • 5 of 5

Stylish living. Lovely old house decorated with flair in a large and beautiful garden. We loved the boule court and pool and having meals in the stunning au vent. It is much more than the usual holiday let. It gives us what we go to the South of France for - a taste of the douceur de vivre. And up the road in Seillans there are half a dozen places giving a taste of good French cooking. And there's the Bar Charlot - a great place to watch the French being French. Loved it all. Thanks.

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2010
  • Stayed: Jun 2009
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Villa de Booij

  • 5 of 5

Vanaf het allereerste contact met de eigenaar tot en met de terugbetaling van de borgsom alles zeer correct en uitermate plezierig verlopen. Sfeervol aangekleed en ingericht huis op een prachtige locatie met een mooie tuin, overdekt terras en buitenkeuken, geheel conform de omschrijving, alles erop en eraan en meer dan voldoende privacy. Ideaal voor een groep vrienden, al dan niet met kinderen, of, zoals in ons geval, voor een familievakantie. Dichtbij een aantal leuke oude stadjes zoals Seillans, Fayence en Bargemon. Niet buiten de deur gegeten, daarvoor was het huis gewoonweg te gezellig en te goed geoutilleerd. Absolute aanrader!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
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Nearest Airport
55 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
25 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Terre Blanche( 2 courses): St Endreol
Nearest Train
35 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
exit 39 on the A8
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
40 Kilometres
Audiberg/ Grolieres les Neige
Nearest Beach
25 Kilometres
Car: necessary

This lovely, tranquil property is minutes by car from the medieval village of Seillans, one of the 'perched' villages of the Var it is annually selected as 'one of the most beautiful in France'. We are about forty-five minutes from Nice Airport and the whole of the Riviera is within easy access: you can reach the centre of Cannes in thirty-five minutes, Frejus and St. Raphael in a little less.Grasse in also thirty-five minutes away, the extraordinary Gorges du Verdon not much over the hour.

Other Activities: large inland lake 20 minutes from the house with swimming, pedalos and waterside restaurants


Rates & Availability

Seillans Farmhouse Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Rate 9
Oct 1 2016 - Oct 28 2016
7 night minimum stay
Rate 10
Oct 29 2016 - Dec 16 2016
7 night minimum stay
Rate 11
Dec 17 2016 - Jan 6 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jan 7 2017 - Mar 17 2017
7 night minimum stay
Mar 18 2017 - May 19 2017
7 night minimum stay
Early summer
May 20 2017 - Jun 9 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jun 10 2017 - Jun 23 2017
7 night minimum stay
Mid summer
Jun 24 2017 - Jul 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
Main Season
Jul 8 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
Early Autumn
Sep 16 2017 - Sep 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
Sep 30 2017 - Oct 27 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late Autumn
Oct 28 2017 - Dec 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 5 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $730

Please note that in the high season both the main house and the cottage have to be taken together; this period is defined as the beginning of June to the end of August 2015.

A deposit of 25% of the rental total is required to secure a booking.

The remainder is due eight weeks before the start date of the booked period together with a returnable 'security' deposit of £600

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Seillans Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , en suite
    Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , en suite
    Bathroom - tub
    Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Bathroom - toilet
  • Two of the bathrooms are very spacious and have large old French roll top baths plus seperate shower enclosures. The cottage has a new shower room with huge rain drop shower head.
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , 2 baby crib
  • 3 new large luxury doubles, 3 twins, 1 full wooden cot .
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Child's Swing
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Terrace
  • 16 garden chairs
  • 10 beach chairs
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Wonderful old house with excellent gardens of 2 acres. Willow trees surround the pool and give lovely natural shade. In addition to the summer kitchen there is excellent dining near the pool close to the kitchen and barbecue built into the side of the house.

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