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Annex of traditional Provencal stone farmhouse with lovely views. - Unit 4243747

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,076 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 - 6 nights

Overview

Description

Unit 4243747

The annex opens on to a large terrace with dining table and sofas as well as a hammock for total relaxation. The entrance hall leads to the living space with kitchen, dining table, desk, sofa and comfortable chairs. Two bedrooms are in the oldest part of the house and a step down from the living area. The smallest bedroom has a double bed. The second bedroom has twin beds. The bathroom is a step up from the living area. The third, attic bedroom, is up a small flight of stairs, and has its own reading area up a ladder!


About the property

Hillside retreat

Independent annex of traditional "mas" on its hillside of 7000 m2 of garden, fruit trees and olive grove. The 50+ m2 terrace faces the setting sun and is shaded by an old lime tree. The renters also share the swimming pool, boule court and pool house with the owners. The property is in a peaceful situation, though less than 1 km to the hilltop village where there are tennis courts and a movie theatre. Other amenities are on the plain below.


Owner
katharine ignatieff
Member since: 2017
Speaks: english, french
Calendar last updated:
April 11, 2018

About katharine ignatieff

After an international career this Canadian husband semi-retired to Scotland with his Scottish wife. We finally retired full time to the sunshine eight years ago.

katharine ignatieff purchased this apartment in 2008

Why katharine ignatieff chose Montauroux

For us it is magic. We hope it will be for you too!

What makes this apartment unique

We bought the house for the trees, the views and the old stones. Then we had to spend many months adding the pool, part of the annex, the pool house and the septic tanks! After that came the boule court and the gardens.

Available Rentals

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Amenities

Montauroux Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1076 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 24
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
Location Type:
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Shared shower room and toilet for use with the pool.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    attic Bedroom - 1 king
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Gliding and sailing and rafting all available within easy reach. Lots of good restaurants. Ferry ride across to St. Tropez. Enjoy the beaches of Frejus, La Napoule or Cap d'Antibes. Explore the hill villages, explore Cannes, Nice, Monaco and even Italy. Or just relax at home. Is one week long enough?

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews
5

Beautiful property with a great pool and walking distance to village

  • 5 of 5

Katharine & Paul are incredible hosts with an incredible property. From check-in to check out it was a perfect experience. We loved the central location of the home, 30-40 minutes to the coast and 20-30 minutes up to the mountains with a beautiful river nearby. The home is perfect with comfortable beds and a great bathroom. The patio and the pool are beautiful with a great view. Katharine and her husband were extremely kind and helped answer any questions we had of the area. I couldn't recommend this property anymore, it's a slice of French countryside paradise.

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week in Montauroux, would highly recommend and were well looked after by Katherine and Paul. The property is amazing with stunning views, looks even better than in the photos. Would definitely like to return and will recommend to friends.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Belfast
5

A beautiful property in a beautiful place!

  • 5 of 5

Our holiday was everything we had hoped for. This is a stunningly beautiful property in a delightful situation with gorgeous pool. We are very grateful to the owners for all their kindness and for making our stay such a wonderful experience. It is peaceful and yet within easy reach of lots of activities. Our boys loved the pool, and the nearby lakes for swimming and paddle boarding. Everything you need is just a short journey....one day we had breakfast in France, lunch in Monaco and dinner in Italy!

If you are looking for your next holiday, look no further! Yes, it really is that good.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Trondheim, Norway
5

Comfortable and cosy apartment!

  • 5 of 5

Well equipped apartment, comfy beds, friendly hosts, nice pool! Good location to get around, but need a car.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nice review - thanks Maria, we enjoyed having you here. Aye, Katharine
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5

Garden of Eden - truly lovely spot

  • 5 of 5

What a lovely place - Catherine and Paul are great hosts who make you feel extremely comfortable and welcome. Their home, Quatremas, on top of a hill, offers a lush garden with all the plants the Provence has to offer, absolute tranquility, a big pool to enjoy and a great view. Their guest appartment is decorated with a lot of taste (and all the books which - if you have not read them already, you intend to read), a great terrace makes for enjoyable meals outside underneath a great tree, there is a grill, hammocks - everything you can wish for .... The village of Montauroux nearby is lovely and has good restaurants. This is just the place to relax and enjoy the beauties of Southern France and which we certainly will be revisting (and next time we will also venture out much more as there is so much to see and explore nearby)!

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: They were the perfect guests. Made us appreciate living here all over again! Well behaved lads turned into dolphins. "Grandmother" even made delicious compote with our apricot harvest. Look forward to seeing them again.
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5

Charmerende, velholdt, pittoresk, velindrettet

  • 5 of 5

Huset er et charmerende og velholdt originalt fransk stenhus med smukke omgivelser og et yderst behageligt og gæstfrit værtspar.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
52 Kilometres
Nice
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Montauroux
Nearest Ferry
55 Kilometres
ferry to Corsica from Nice
Nearest Golf
8 Kilometres
Terre Blanche
Nearest Train
21 Kilometres
Frejus
Nearest Motorway
13 Kilometres
A8
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Care des Anges
Nearest Ski
60 Kilometres
Greoliere les Niege
Nearest Beach
25 Kilometres
Mandelieu
Car: recommended

We have the world-renowned gliding centre below the nearby village of Fayence (where there is also a good restaurant).

You can visit weekly markets in most villages.

From our house you can drive to Monaco, or Italy or Aix en Provence in about one hour.

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