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Magnificent 5 bed/bath villa with air-con, heated pool, cinema and games room

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Air Conditioning
  • Private Pool
  • children welcome


About the property

Villa in Taradeau near Lorgues, PPACA - Luxurious villa in countryside setting close to a village renowned for its wine

This fully air-conditioned villa is light and spacious. Built in a U-shape around the heated swimming pool, all of the principal ground floor rooms have large sliding patio doors (with electric shutters) leading to the extensive swimming pool terrace. With 5 bedrooms, each with its own en-suite bathroom plus study/library with double sofa bed, this house can easily accommodate one large or two or three smaller families. Two of the bedrooms, including the master suite are to be found on the ground floor. Two further en-suite bedrooms are on the first floor and a further en-suite bedroom is at basement level. A most unusual added bonus is that this villa includes a superb cinema room with 3 large sofas and additional seating plus a very well equipped games room containing pool table, table football, poker table, table with chess set and bar with wine fridge. The kitchen is fully equipped and leads to a covered terrace with summer kitchen. All bedroom windows are fitted with mosquito nets and have substantial storage and TVs. The villa is furnished with modern high quality items.

More Details

Property Manager
Judith Thompson
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french
Calendar last updated:
March 28, 2017


Taradeau Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 12
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Toilet 1 - toilet
    Toilet 2 - toilet
    Shower room 1 - shower
    Shower room 2 - shower
    Shower room 3 - shower
    Shower room 4 - shower
    Shower room 5 - shower
  • En-suite bathroom to Master bedroom suite - large shower, superb whirlpool bath, twin washbasins, wc. En-suites to other 4 bedrooms. Guest WC and handbasin to ground and basement floors. Shower and wc in pool house.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: 5 bedrooms sleeping 10 to 12 people Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 180cm bed (can be split to make 2 single beds) superb en-suite. Bedroom 2 160cm bed. En suite . Bedroom 3 140cm bed. En suite . Bedroom 4 140cm bed. En suite. Bedroom 5 2x90cm beds can be made to one super king size. En suite.
  • Game Room ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • swimming
Outside: This property is set in over 5000m2 of grounds some of which is wooded. There is a boules pitch for that essential game of 'petanque'. The swimming pool is surrounded by a large terraced area with adjacent pool house containing seating and table tennis table. There is a wc and a separate shower (hot and cold water) in the pool house and a music system for summer parties. The swimming pool terrace is exceptionally well furnished with tables, chairs, loungers and parasols. There are large awnings allowing guests to escape from the sun yet still sit outside. The summer kitchen in the covered terrace contains gas barbecue, table and chairs to seat 12 people. Utility Room: The basement utility room contains washing machine, tumble dryer, iron and ironing board and is equipped with shelving and baskets for laundry. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The villa is deep cleaned between every let and all linen including bath, hand and pool towels is provided. Linen is changed at the end of each week at no extra charge. Additional cleaning can be arranged at a supplement paid on site. Other: The study/library has a double bed settee and is equipped with useful guide books and leaflets. In the basement the superb cinema and adjacent games room offer hours of fun.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)

Magnificent 5 bed/bath villa with air-con, heated pool, cinema and games room
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 12 reviews

Amazing property

  • 5 of 5

The villa really is incredible. The owners have thought of everything and the facilities are excellent. The location is really peaceful but there are plenty of sights to see within reasonable driving distance. Micky (owner) is so friendly and helpful and Judith, who organises the bookings, is extremely efficient, responsive and always happy to help with any queries. We had a fantastic holiday and would highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: On behalf of Micky, many thanks for your positive review - we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at La Meyanne and hope very much to welcome you back one day soon. Thank you for being great guests.
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Amazing villa but...

  • 4 of 5

We loved our stay at this villa in late August 2016. Everything is indeed fantastic. However, I had specifically asked if there was air-con to all rooms as at this time of year I feel it is a necessity. There is not air-con to all rooms. There is "under floor cooling" which is not air-con and is absolutely nowhere near as effective. If you are visiting here any cooler time of year I would think this would be fine but for us it was not.

Despite this there are so many amazing things about this villa, it's location is beautiful, the pool area is fantastic, kitchen awesome if you like cooking as we do. My wife personally loved the hot tub with side viewing panel and full length mirrors in all the showers. The kids loved the games room and cinema.

We took the advice from Judith and went to the market in Lorgues and the Lac St-Croix, both were amazing. Tip: if you're going to the Lac take some aqua shoes as it's pretty painful getting in the water. Amazing views on the drive there.


  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Excellent Holiday Accomodation

  • 5 of 5

Our family holiday with two children and a baby was a great success. The accommodation was excellent and of a very high

standard. Very spacious, comfortable, clean, quiet location and the house was equipped to a very high standard. Madam Hely, the owner was very welcoming and she and her son explained in great detail the working of the house. Of particular interest was the Cinema and Games Room. The pool was enjoyed by everyone. The external eating arrangements worked very well for us in the evening. Judith who handled our booking was very efficient and could not have been more helpful.

We would have no hesitation in recommending this villa.

Raymond and Margaret Henderson

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: On behalf of Mme Hely, many thanks for this great review. We hope to see you back again at some time in the future.
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Sydney, Australia


  • 5 of 5

5 adults stayed in this amazing property , and were extremely happy with it. It's very modern, with terrific beds, lounges, well equipped kitchen etc. We loved the heated pool, the outdoor BBQ area, and the spectacular games room, which would suit a horde of teenagers. The proximity to all sites was incredible, The house is in a very quiet location. This house has everything needed to make a holiday in Provence perfect.

  • Submitted: May 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your great review. We are delighted that you had such a great holiday in Provence.
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Fantastically appointed luxurious and spacious villa

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here over Christmas, so were looking for somewhere that would have plenty of indoor space for Christmas dinner - so many villas have lots of outdoor space but not much inside. This was perfect! We also brought some of the more esoteric cooking essentials for Christmas - like mince pie tins; we needn't have bothered - the kitchen has everything you could possibly want if you like to cook at home. And if you don't, there are lots of restaurants to suit all budgets in Lorgues, which is only 10 minutes away. An enormous Hypermarket with everything you could possibly need is also only 10 minutes away, in the opposite direction. There's not much in the village of Taradeau itself, beyond a recently expanded (and very good) baker, and the wine co-op, but given how close everything else is that really didn't matter. You would not want to walk into the village though - the road is relatively narrow with no pavement. However there are nice quiet circular walks from right outside the villa.

As others have mentioned, Micky the owner is extremely hospitable and helpful, and had gone to great lengths to prepare the house for us. We brought an inflatable Christmas tree (!) with us, but again there was no need - she had set up not one but two trees for us, with lights and decorations, and generally made it feel very Christmassy. We had a small problem with the wifi initially (potential disaster for the teenagers), but Phillipe-Michel came and rectified it within 30 minutes.

It being winter, we made full use of the cinema, which is a great facility. The pool table was well used as well, as was the beer pump :-). It was great to have so much space inside, so we were not on top of each other, and in Summer it would be just fantastic with all the outdoor space as well. I hope that we will be able to return again at a warmer time of year to make full use of the pool and outdoor cooking facilities.

A wonderful villa overall, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay (ages 18 to 80), and hope to return. Thank you to Micky and her family.

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much on behalf of Micky and her family for your great review. It is true that this villa is superb for a winter get-away having so much indoor space to enjoy on cold evenings after enjoying Provençal winter sunshine during the day. We would love to welcome you back to experience the villa in the summer when it offers a completely different experience. And a very happy and healthy 2016. Judith
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Mottisfont Hampshire

Luxurious and very well equipped villa

  • 5 of 5

This villa is private, spacious, contemporary, and very well equipped. It sports excellent recreational facilities, and everything is spotlessly clean and meticulously maintained. The presentation is first class. The owners, who live locally, are delightful, and their son speaks excellent English! They could not have done more to ensure the comfort and enjoyment of our visit. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at La Meyanne. The owners do everything they can to ensure that their guests have a great holiday and will be delighted with your comments. Many thanks on their behalf, Judith
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Rates & Availability

Taradeau Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Mar 25 2017 - May 26 2017
5 night minimum stay
Early Summer
May 27 2017 - Jul 7 2017
5 night minimum stay
Peak Season
Jul 8 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 29 2017
5 night minimum stay
Sep 30 2017 - Nov 3 2017
5 night minimum stay
Low Season
Nov 4 2017 - Dec 22 2017
4 night minimum stay
Christmas and New Year
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 5 2018
7 night minimum stay
Low Season
Jan 6 2018 - Mar 30 2018
5 night minimum stay
Mar 31 2018 - May 25 2018
5 night minimum stay
Early Summer
May 26 2018 - Jul 6 2018
5 night minimum stay
Jul 7 2018 - Aug 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Sep 1 2018 - Oct 5 2018
5 night minimum stay
Oct 6 2018 - Nov 2 2018
5 night minimum stay
Low Season
Nov 3 2018 - Dec 21 2018
4 night minimum stay
Christmas and New Year
Dec 22 2018 - Jan 4 2019
6 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $814

Booking Notes:
A 25% deposit is required in order to confirm a booking. This should be made by bank transfer directly to the owners or through the website. The balance is payable 8 weeks before the holiday begins. Payment is in Euros. The damage/excessive cleaning deposit of 750€ is payable with the balance and will be repaid by bank transfer within two weeks of departure. All payments will be acknowledged by email immediately after the payment is received.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is flexible but Saturday changeovers are preferred during July and August. Arrival after 16h00 and departure before 10h00.

Notes on prices:
The prices are for up to 10 people. A supplement of 150€ per person is payable for up to a further 2 people (max 12). Supplements of 100€ per person apply for an additional 2 people apply from September to June.. Prices are inclusive of all linen (including pool towels), electricity and water. No extra charges for winter breaks - full heating is included in the price. However, should guests wish to have the pool heated outside the months of May to September a supplement of 100€ per week will apply.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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This area has the advantage of offering both seaside and inland beaches:

Lac de Sainte Croix / Gorges du Verdon : 45km - lots of beaches around the lake.

Sainte Maxime - 32 kms

Fréjus / Saint Raphaël : 30km - Roman remains at Fréjus and an 8km long beach. Evening markets

Saint Tropez : 45km (best to catch the ferry from Ste Maxime).

Toulon : 65km - from here you can get a ferry to the magical Ile de Porquerolles

Monaco : 105km.


Airports: Nice (87 kms approx 1h), Toulon-Hyères (66 kms approx 50 mins), Marseille (117 kms approx 1h15)

Railway station: Les Arcs sur Argens (6 kms approx 9 mins) - main Paris - Nice TGV line

Driving distance from Calais 1148 kms (approx 11h) - 12 kms (approx 15 mins) from A8 autoroute exit at Le Cannet des Maures.


Lac de Sainte Croix / Gorges du Verdon : 45km.

Abbaye du Thoronet : 15 km.

Lorgues (superb Tuesday market)

Further Details:

Taradeau is renowned for its wine production and wine lovers can spend hours discovering the different domaines of the area. The local area is ideal for walkers and cyclists offering kilometres of quiet roads and paths.

The village of Taradeau is only 2.5km from the villa and the larger town of Lorgues only 7.5km in the opposite direction. In the small village of Taradeau there is a small supermarket, a newsagent/tabac, a bank and post office. There is also a restaurant and the wine cooperative. Close by is another restaurant which can even deliver to the house. Lorgues, a larger town, offers a selection of restaurants including the famous Bruno's truffle restaurant and shopping. Very close to the villa are a number of wine domaines offering wine tasting.


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