check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag

Superb modern villa, heated private pool, views for 15 miles, 5 mins Draguignan

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
villa
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
3
Half Baths
1
Minimum Stay
7 nights

Description

Draguignan Villa Rental Photos and Description

Villa near Draguignan, Var, Provence, France - 5 Mins. Drive From Draguignan, Magnificent Views, Quiet Location

The house is a modern villa in an elevated position built in 2006. It has a large sitting/dining room, a separate fitted kitchen, separate utility room and 3 bedrooms, each with an en-suite shower room or bathroom. It comfortably sleeps 6 in 2 double beds and 2 singles. All floors are tiled. The large partly covered terrace extends along the front of the villa and the end overlooking the pool.

There is a large tiled area for sunbathing around the 10m. x 5m. heated salt-water pool (not overlooked by neighbours), a pool-house with w.c., barbecue (gas provided) and 6 sun-loungers with mattresses. There is parking for several cars within the gates.

Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Colin Williamson
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french
Calendar last updated:
October 23, 2016
Call Owner

About Colin Williamson

We are a retired English/French couple from Buckinghamshire living here permanently since 2006. While you're here we will live on site in separate accommodation. You will have sole use of the pool which we will need access to once a day for maintenance, at a time to be agreed.

Colin Williamson purchased this villa in 2006

Why Colin Williamson chose Draguignan region

We chose this area for the blue skies and because it's in the heart of beautiful Provencal scenery. It's midway between the coast and the Gorges du Verdon, with easy access to many attractive Provencal villages. We chose this plot for the views and had our villa built in 2006. The A8 motorway, 20 minutes away, takes you from one end of Provence to the other.

What makes this villa unique

One acre plot, no close neighbours. The pool is completely private and for your use only. We are on site in separate accommodation to maintain the pool once a day, at a time to be agreed, and to deal with any problems. We know the area well and are happy to share our knowledge, if required.

5 minute drive to Draguignan with dozens of restaurants and cafés, and all amenities.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

Superb modern villa, heated private pool, views for 15 miles, 5 mins Draguignan
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews
5

Lovely house and Pool

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned home from a lovely holiday staying for a week at this house. Everything is well presented and the pool is pristine. There are lovely touches in the house with everything you need at hand.

Marguerite and Colin are a lovely couple who are very welcoming and are at hand if any help is required.

I would definitely recommend this property

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're very pleased you found so much to your liking. You were the perfect guests.
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
Northern Ireland
5

Fantastic Property, Lovely Welcome, Great Holiday!

  • 5 of 5

We arrived to a lovely welcome from Colin and Marguerite who remained the perfect hosts. The Villa was everything we had hoped for and more! Spotlessly clean and with everything we could possibly need over our stay. The kitchen and utility from a practical point of view, were a great asset. A real home from home holiday.

The views are breathtaking over Draguignan itself, yet private around the villa and pool. The pool was maintained by Colin on a daily basis to a very high standard, our 4 children made excellent use of all the inflatables provided, while we made use of the pool furniture!

The location itself is central to all of the attractions of Provence. We flew to Nice and visited Toulon, Saint Tropez, Monaco, St Maxime, Gorges du Verdon as well as numerous mountain Villages. A hire car is a must!

We would thoroughly recommend this property and holiday to anyone considering this region of France. A real family favourite and would love to return!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're extremely pleased that you and your family enjoyed themselves here. For us, that's what it's all about! It was a pleasure to meet you and your lovely family.
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
stoke on trent
5

Wonderful!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed her with friends for 2 weeks at the beginning of September everything about the property was wonderful. Colin and Marguerite were the perfect hosts, there for us if we needed them but ensured that we had the place to ourselves and encouraged us to treat the place as our home. The facilities in the accommodation were brilliant, stocked cupboards, comfortable beds, plenty of space to relax and everything was spotlessly clean. The pool area was lovely, lots of space with sunbeds, umbrellas and pool inflatables, all maintained daily to the same high standard by Colin.The views from the property were fantastic looking out to sea, whilst the property position ensured seclusion and privacy. One of the best holidays we have ever had and a place we will definately be going back to. Thank you Colin and Marguerite for a wonderful holiday, a perfect stay in a fab location.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Janet, for this glowing review. We are grateful to Chris for informing us about the many VTT cycle routes locally. He and Mark must have been out on their bikes every day. We look forward to seeing you again.
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0
5

Excellent!

  • 5 of 5

We had a brilliant holiday here with friends, staying for 2 weeks at the beginning of Sepember. Everything about the villa is perfect: spotlessly clean, every comfort thought of and catered for, fabulous views and perfect hosts who have found the ideal balance between being attentive and welcoming whilst making you feel as though this wonderful place is yours for the holiday. It is definatley the best place we have ever stayed in and we will be back for sure. Many thanks to Colin and Marguerite for looking after us so well. Dawn and Mark

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks, Dawn & Mark, for giving us 5 stars. It was a pleasure for us to have you stay here and you will be welcome back any time.
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0
5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely week here in July with our 8 year old daughter. The villa was immaculate, with everything you could think of and a few things you hadn't like shampoo and spare beach towels for the beach. Beautifully decorated with lots of cute little quirky bits and pieces. The owners, Colin and Margarite live in an apartment downstairs and were the perfect hosts, there if you wanted a chat or needed a lemon for a gin and tonic, but also keen to ensure we had the place to ourselves. Beautiful views, a lovely salt water pool and plenty of inflatables! We'll be back next year...

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Jenny, for your kind comments. Your family were the perfect guests and we will be delighted to welcome you into our home again next year.
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0
5

A delightful holiday retreat

  • 5 of 5

We could not have asked for a more welcoming home for our friends and ourselves to holiday together. Excellent situation from which to explore the area. Thank you Colin and Marguerite.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Loraine, for 5 stars. We're glad you found the area so interesting. Please come back, there's more to see!
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0

Map

Nearest Airport
84 Kilometres
Nice
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Draguignan
Nearest Golf
16 Kilometres
St. Endreol
Nearest Train
14 Kilometres
Les Arcs/Draguignan
Nearest Motorway
17 Kilometres
A8
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Draguignan
Nearest Beach
30 Kilometres
Ste. Maxime
Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

Several excellent sandy beaches within 40 mins. drive at Ste. Maxime (also a waterpark), Beauvallon (also a secluded naturist beach), St. Aygulf, Frejus (also Aqualand), St. Raphael (also a PADI diving centre). Boat trips from most resorts. Port Grimaud 45 mins. St. Tropez 1hr. drive (longer in July/Aug.) or take the waterbus from Ste. Maxime to arrive in St. Tropez harbour (fabulous!). Cannes, Antibes (Marineland), Nice 1hr. Marseille, Eze, Monaco 1.5 hrs. (Monaco a bit longer by the spectacular Grande Corniche). Italy 1.5 hrs.

Travel:

A car is essential. Nice airport 1 hour, Marseille airport 1 hour 20 minutes.

We are 20 minutes from A8 motorway, junction 36 Le Muy, 20 minutes from Les Arcs/Draguignan TGV railway station and just over an hour from Aix-en-Provence TGV railway station.

Car hire available from all airports and in Draguignan and Aix.

The A8 motorway goes from one end of Provence to the other.

Distances:

Draguignan 3 kms.

Further Details:

The Gorges du Verdon and Lac de Ste. Croix (stunning scenery, beaches, swimming, windsurfing, boat hire) 45 mins. drive.

Lac de St. Cassian (beaches, swimming, windsurfing, boat hire) 40 mins.

Many vineyards in the area.

Lots of attractive medieval villages with reasonably priced family-owned restaurants and markets (every day of the week somewhere) within 1 hr. drive.

Grasse, St. Paul de Vence, Aix-en-Provence, 1 hr.

Avignon, Orange, Arles, the Camargue, Mont Ventoux can be visited in a day.

Draguignan is a good centre. It is a small town of 40,000 with all amenities including 6 supermarkets, dozens of cafes, lots of restaurants (38 in Yellow Pages!) Large markets Weds. and Sats. - food in the attractive marketplace in the historic old town, non-food in the main car park in the new town. Large tourist office.

From Draguignan you have easy access to the rest of Provence and the A8 motorway.

We are walkers (well, strollers) and can provide details of several interesting walks in the countryside that start and end within a short drive from Draguignan.

Several VTT trails locally.

Photos

Rates & Availability

Draguignan Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
Convert Currency
Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Rate 1
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 21 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,764
 
 
Rate 2
Jul 22 2017 - Aug 18 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,205
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $315

Booking Notes:
Inquiries and booking by phone or email. Booking secured by 25% deposit. Balance due 6 weeks before arrival. Damage deposit of £250 to be paid with the final balance and is refundable within 2 weeks of departure less deductions for damage. Minor damage ignored.

Changeover Day:
Saturday. Arrival after 4 pm., departure before 10 am.

Notes on prices:
Prices include use of bed linen, face towels, bath towels, pool towels and beach towels (all changed weekly), toiletries, electricity, water, toilet rolls, kitchen roll and cleaning.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
Enter dates for accurate pricing
Contact Me Send a Message
Available arrival
Available stay (no arrival)
Unavailable

Amenities

Draguignan Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 170 m²
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Town
General:
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Toilet 1 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Shower room 1 - toilet , shower
    Shower room 2 - toilet , shower
  • En-suites to bedrooms 1 and 2 each have a walk-in shower, basin and w.c. Bedroom 3 is next to a bathroom with a shower over the bath, basin and w.c. All have hair dryers. Soap, shampoo and shower gel are provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1, king-size double bed, walk-in wardrobe, dressing table, full length mirror and doors to a separate terrace. Bedroom 2, double bed, wardrobe, dressing table, doors onto main terrace. Bedroom 3, 2 single beds, small wardrobe and table.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: As there is very little level garden and the depth of the pool is from 85cm to 2m15cm, in our opinion, the property is not suitable for children under 8. Outside: The long terrace extends along the front and one end of the villa. It is accessed from the kitchen, living room and bedroom 2. From the terrace there are 3 steps down to the large tiled area around the pool. The heated salt-water pool is 10m. x 5m. The shallow end is 85cm. deep and the deep end is 2m.15cm. It has a filtration system and an electric security cover to be used when the pool is not in use. You have sole use of the pool . Access is required once a day by the owner for maintenance. There are 6 sun loungers. Pool house with w.c., hand-basin, sink, lighting, electric points and barbecue, gas provided. Utility Room: Washing machine, tumble dryer, iron, ironing board, sink, cleaning materials. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The villa and pool will be thoroughly cleaned before you arrive, with a briefer weekly clean for lettings of 2 weeks or more. We provide bed linen, and face, bath, pool and beach towels for each guest, changed at the end of each week. Other: Dining table for 6 on the terrace, easily moved in or out of the sun, and armchairs to relax in.

Partner Offers

You might like these similar properties