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Traditional Villa in peaceful location with outstanding views and private pool

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 1,184 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Surrounded by 2 acres of wooded garden the villa provides a tranquil setting for that perfect relaxing holiday. Good internet connection and British TV

'Timberlake' is a typical French villa and the ideal holiday home in which to relax or explore the diversity of the surrounding area - from mountains to the sea. Traditionally built it provides a cool retreat. The large, well maintained private swimming pool boasts a modern 'salt water purification system' alleviating the need for added chlorine. The pool with its sun loungers and parasols is for your sole use. It is bathed in sunshine from early morning until evening. The underwater projector lights create the perfect ambience for an evening swim. Shaded terraces enable you to take in the splendid scenery or read whilst enjoying a cold drink. The two acres of unspoilt gardens and woodlands are home to a variety of wild flowers, herbs, butterflies, and wildlife to be appreciated and respected. 10 miles from the A8 autoroute it is easily accessible from any direction. The nearest airport is Nice Cote D'Azur and the route to the villa takes you across the beautiful lake of St. Cassien.

The local fresh produce is first class. There are supermarkets, high quality bakers, greengrocers and butchers, cafes, restaurants (French, Italian, Asian and Mexican) bars/tabacs, craft and gift shops all within 5 minutes drive. Mid week and Saturday markets are held throughout summer, along with various art and musical events. St Tropez, Monte Carlo, Monaco and Italy are places well worth visiting either by train or car. Boat trips from Cannes and Mandelieu will take you to the islands.

More Details

Owner
Margaret Eames
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, french
Calendar last updated:
November 20, 2017

About Margaret Eames

We have a vast amount of experience having successfully rented Bloom Cottage (and more recently Llangollen Lodge a detached stable conversion on the same site as Bloom Cottage), Llangollen and Timberlake, Provence South of France for over ten years. We have guests who return year on year.

Our aim is to provide comfortable and welcoming accommodation to ensure that your holiday is enjoyable from the very start. Both Bloom Cottage and Timberlake have truly inspirational views.

Our rental rates are competitive and are based on maximum occupany of 6 (Llangollen Lodge sleeps 4) and 8 persons respectively. We attempt where possible to meet your needs.

Please do not hesitate to email or telephone if you would like any futher information on both properties and surrounding areas.

Margaret Eames purchased this villa in 2003

Amenities

Tourrettes Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1184 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 11:00 AM / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Toilet 1 - toilet
    Shower room 1 - shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , outdoor shower
  • Separate WC. Family bathroom with bath/shower over, WC, mirror and wash hand basin. Walk in fully tiled shower room with vanity unit, wash hand basin and mirror.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Family room with double bed, two single beds, large wardrobe, drawers and bedside cabinets.Twin room with two single beds built in wardrobe, chest of drawers, bedside tables.Double room with double bed, built in wardrobe,chest of drawers/bedside cabinets.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • swimming
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Fixed and portable oil filled electric heaters. Electric Fans. Wireless broadband internet. British Freesat TV. Selection of travel guides and books. Music CD`s. Outside: Private swimming pool (11x5m) opened 2006 with Roman steps and latest (2013) salt water purification system no chlorine affected eyes! The pool is cleaned each week and there is a pool alarm and a solar heated shower area. Two acres of gardens, terraces and woodland, long driveway and large parking area. External, integral barbecue with chimney, garden furniture, parasols and sun loungers. Large Decking Area beneath a sun shaded Pergola. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bed linen and towels are provided and the villa is fully cleaned and serviced prior to arrival. The swimming pool is maintained and cleaned every week. Other: The property is well lit at night time and there is plenty of parking. A first aid kit is situated in the hall along with a smoke detector and there is a fire blanket and a fire extinguisher in the kitchen area. N.B. There is a bio-degrading sceptic tank.

Reviews

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Traditional Villa in peaceful location with outstanding views and private pool
average rating of 4.8 based on 5 reviews
5

Our favourite place so far,full of rustic charm

  • 5 of 5

When we all arrived at the property we were struck by the tranquillity and beauty of the place. Our own amazing pool, and a spacious ,cool house, full of French charm. I was so happy when I arrived that I cried....and then on leaving I cried with sadness. It was as though we had left the world behind and were free at last....and it was a wrench to leave this little piece of heaven behind.

We usually never cook on holiday, but here we had a big kitchen diner, and BBQ area outside, and it was a pleasure just to stay in and cook or have a BBQ. It felt like a home, not a holiday home. The views were just gorgeous, and there were plenty of comfy sun beds and outdoor furniture to relax on and admire it. We will be going back for sure. It is to date our favourite place to stay.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Thank you for your lovely review. Timberlake is a very mystical place for us. We appreciate that different people have different expectatuons but can tell that you truly experienced the essence of Timberlake and we know that the house would always welcome you back. Sincere regards Marge
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5

Great location, charming, rustic, typically French

  • 5 of 5

A small misgiving as we turned off at the junction towards Tourette and the small road that took us up a winding hill towards Timberlake, the turnoff was not well signposted and the road went around some industrial buildings. However, arriving at Timberlake we very soon lost any trepidation we may have had.

The property is charmingly rustic and very typically French, just what we wanted. It is also very spacious with lots of clean bedding and towels. The whole place was very clean and a bottle of local wine was awaiting our arrival.

The pool is amazing, big enough to swim actual pool lengths that make a difference!! It was also exceptionally clean, also has a pool alarm, which was vital as we had our tiny granddaughter with us.

Six adults and a one year old stayed very happily at the property for two weeks, sleeping very well as the property is cool in the evenings because of it's location.

Supermarkets and villages are a short drive from the property and are abundant.

We enjoyed our stay so much that we are returning for two weeks in August 2015, highly recommend if you want to stay typically French, sun, food, wine and peace.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review and we really look forward to welcoming you back to Timberlake for a second year.
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5

Superb setting. Amazing views, lovely country vil

  • 5 of 5

We stay here every year and have thoroughly loved it a gorgeous country villa. Everything was as expected and is always very clean. All the rooms are of a great size and the housekeeper is on hand to solve any problems if necessary. The pool is one of the best we have experienced and most of our holiday was spent chilling out around it or under the terrace with a glass of rose!

You won't be disappointed. Money well spent and we'll continue to visit as long as we can.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Thank you so much for your lovely review and you are just one of our most valued guests. There will always be a place for you at Timberlake.
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Lovely Rustic Property

  • 4 of 5

We stayed at Timberlake with a group of friends for 10 days, the villa was clean and well presented, all the rooms were a good size and well equipped. The swimming pool was a welcome addition on the long, hot days. We spent most of our days at the villa and our evenings just relaxing outside enjoying a BBQ and a glass of wine! There are restaurants and shops a short drive away and Fayence is a lovely place to visit, it is unspoilt and you can have a coffee or a meal in any of the local restaurants. Another great place to visit is the Verdon Gorge with its breathtaking views! We have stayed twice at Timberlake over the passed three years and would love to visit again, we would have not hesitation in recommending a stay to our friends and family!

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Lindsay B Thank you so much for your lovely review and we hope that you will return once again to Timberlake. It is always so good when guests return and we know that they appreciate the true essence of the villa and the surrounding area
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Lovely Rustic French Villa

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic stay at Timberlake. We stayed for 10 days, with a group of friends and we spent most of our time at the Villa. Timberlake is in Rustic French style and it was clean and well presented, the outdoor swimming pool was a welcome addition on the long, hot days! The property was well equipped with everything we needed. The bedrooms and bathrooms were all clean and tidy. We spent the evenings outdoors at the BBQ with a glass or two of vino! There are plenty of restaurants and shops within a short driving distance. Fayence is a lovely place to visit, it is traditional and unspoilt by modernisation. Another good place to visit is the Verdon Gorge with its breathtaking views! We would have no hesitation in recommending this property to friends or family!

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Nice Cote D`Azur
Nearest Barpub
4 Kilometres
Le Latitude,les Mercurieles
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Terre Blanche, Tourrettes
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
A8 Autoroute
Nearest Restaurant
4 Kilometres
Le Latitude
Nearest Ski
30 Kilometres
Greolieures Les Neiges
Nearest Beach
12 Kilometres
Frejus
Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

Frejus, St Aygulf and Cannes all about 25 minutes drive. Various hire activities.

Travel:

Nice Cote D` Azur airport is 50 minutes away by car. Hiring a car is recommended. Terminal 2 is the location of all the car and mini-bus hire companies.The airport has a bus station and the train station is nearby. Marseilles 1 Hr 45 minutes. Leave A8 Autoroute at Junction 39.

Distances:

Grasse 29km. Cannes 36km. Frejus 36km. St Raphael

37km. St Tropez 68km. Monte Carlo 86km. San Remo 122km.

Further Details:

Doctors, dentist and pharmacy nearby.

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Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
We have an efficient and easy booking system using e-mail, telephone and mail. A 25% deposit is required at the time of booking, remainder to be paid 6 weeks prior to arrival. A booking reservation letter will be sent from us which includes terms and conditions of rental. Payment of a deposit confirms your agreement with us and that you have read the contents. Occupancy is the number of persons stated on your initial enquiry for which you have been quoted a rental cost.

Changeover Day:
Arrivals 2.30pm and Departures 10.30am. Changeover day is normally Saturday and bookings are usually taken from Saturday to Saturday, although during mid/low season, mid week and 10 day bookings are available,at reduced rates as are fortnightly bookings.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK Pounds.
Enjoy a two week holiday for a special reduced price. Midweek bookings are taken subject to conditions and availability. There is a High Chair and a Travel Cot at no extra charge. Prices include gas, electric bedlinen, towels and cleaning. We are happy to welcome up to two well behaved pets.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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