Bastide located right on the edge of the Haute Provence Verdon Regional Park
• Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, Haute-Provence Region, France.
• Superb 240m2 country Bastide with quality interior decoration, 5 bedrooms, sleeps 9.
• 15 acres of private grounds with stunning views, large grass meadow, mountain stream, waterfall and rock-pools, rock-terraces covered in wild Provence plants and olive trees.
• Heated Pool 10m x 5m and sun lounge in a paradise setting
• Wi-Fi internet & UK Sky TV channels.
• All amenities in spectacular Moustiers village, 5 minutes away.
Located 1 hour from Draguignan, 2 hours from Nice, Nimes or Marseilles airports, 1.5 hours from Avignon, Aix-en-Provence, Saint-Raphael train stations, or from the Mediterranean sea Saint Tropez or Cannes.
A fully restored XVIII century country Bastide, set in extensive private grounds with quite spectacular views.
The property has been renovated to very high quality standards, with living accommodations over three floors:
On the Ground Floor: Open-plan fully-equipped kitchen, spacious exterior and interior dining areas. Broadband and Wifi internet.
Two separate living rooms, including 1 with TV, UK satellite channels. One bedroom opening to a terrace and to its bathroom.
On the 1st Floor, two bedrooms, including Master bedroom with spectacular view, and three bathrooms.
On the 2nd floor, two further bedrooms, to sleep a total of 10.
Beautiful exterior space: private vale including 15 acres: central large lawn area, surrounded on 1 side by a small gentle stream with rock-pools and on the other by gradually sloping stone terraces, covered in olive trees and wild Provence herbs.
Private, heated pool of 10m x 5m with sun terrace and loungers.
Large dining terrace with table, chairs and BBQ.
2.5 km i.e 5 minutes drive to the stunning village of Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, voted one of the 20 most beautiful villages in France, with all amenities: supermarkets, street market, bakeries, café bars and restaurants, in particular the famous one Michelin star 'la Bastide de Moustiers' of Alain Ducasse.
More street markets, shops and restaurants in Riez, 15mn away, or Aups, 25mn away, another pretty town with all amenities.
The Gorges du Verdon, highest Canyon in Europe, is the central attraction in the region.
Beautiful scenic drives and family hikes in the property, around the canyon and along the river.
For the strong hearted or sportsmen, by growing order of adrenaline: rafting, canyoning, hydro-speed, mountaineering, paragliding and even bungee jumping (highest bridge in Europe).
5 minutes drive to the sailing base of La Cadeno on the Lac de Sainte-Croix, 11km long, 4th largest lake in France, where it's possible to rent hobby cats & windsurfs (daily thermal afternoon winds), canoes or stand-up paddles on the emerald lake, surrounded by mountains.
Possibility to rent Bicycles or Electric Assisted Bikes to do charming or exciting bike trails around the stunning lake or gorges.
Note: Friendly French property manager lives in independent and private accommodation on the top floor of the house with a private discreet side entrance. He is particularly discreet but is available for advice or in case of emergencies.
All amenities described here are for the sole use of the rentals guests.
Open plan kitchen including central island with sink, 4 stools and 4 Gaggenau induction hobs, oven, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher.
Open-plan dining area with table and chairs.
Double sliding doors opening to the outside dining terrace, pool and garden.
Open-plan side living-room and study, with sofa, table and chair. Ethernet Broadband access (in addition to Wi/Fi throughout the house).
Glass-door opening to the side terrace.
Utility room with washing machine and dryer.
Living-room with large sofa, flat TV, basic Sky satellite channels, DVD players and connectors to iPad or Laptops. A sliding door leads to the outside terrace.
Bedroom 1 on ground floor, with double-bed and sliding doors opening to the side terrace.
Bathroom including bath, shower, twin hand basins and WC.
Bedroom 2 on 1st floor, king-size bed with en-suite bath, shower, twin hand basins and WC.
Bedroom 3 on 1st floor, two single beds.
Bathroom with hand basin and shower.
Separate bathroom with WC, bath and hand basin.
Bedroom 4, double-bed.
Bedroom 5, large single bed
Private grounds on 15 acres, including lawn garden with mature trees (Poplar, giant sequoia...), small mountain stream with rock-pools and waterfalls.
Two separate terraces. Dining table, chairs, mobile Weber electric BBQ.
Private swimming pool 10m x 5m, solar-heated, surrounded by stone terrace with loungers.
Lots of private parking space.
• Prices are for the rental of the entire property and grounds, per week.
• Bookings run from Saturday after 4:00pm to Saturday latest 11:00am.
• Neither Owners Direct nor the property owner are liable for any loss or interruption of SFR internet service.
• No smoking in the property.
• Bookings include electricity, water, linen and 2 towels per person