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Well Equipped Beautiful Provencal Villa with Private Garden and Pool

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 2,152 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 - 14 nights

Overview

About the property

220 sqm, 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom villa with modern kitchen

(watch our 'Villa Seillans' video at the end of the photo series above; "Photo 25")

Still weeks available from September 24 to October 15 !!! .. When you can still enjoy the warm weather of the South of France..

== 2016 NEWS FLASH==

The renovation and upgrades are complete and include; 1) all new ceramic tiles around the pool, on all terraces and on the staircases outside, 2) renovated pool, 3) a new pool shower area, 4) an extended patio terrace, 5) a small fence for the safety of small toddlers, 6) a new outdoor kitchen with Gas BBQ area and huge bar, and 7) a Petanque Court. Book now and enjoy thess luxurious extras !!

The property is fully furnished and consists of a main villa (sleeps max 6) and an independent studio (sleeps max 2). The studio is not rented out separately, only in combination with the villa. (Villa and studio sleeps max 8)

The villa has 2 levels; On the ground floor are 2 bedrooms, with a toilet and bathroom (installed new in 2014), modern spacious living room, and a large open kitchen (fully equipped). The kitchen/breakfast area, living room have French doors to the terrace, swimming pool and garden, all facing south. On the second floor there is a third bedroom with air conditioning and with en-suite toilet/shower room (installed new in 2014), and balcony facing the garden and pool. The studio has a spacious living area, modern shower room/toilet (new 2013) and large bedroom. Note; the studio ceiling is at 1.85m (6 ft).

The large garden of 2100 m2 has flowering trees, fruit trees and a well maintained private pool (10 x 5 m). Your will be able to enjoy the outdoor kitchen with gas BBQ and bar (2016). The villa is in a calm area, but still conveniently near the villages of Seillans, and close to Fayence and many nearby attractions.

The Grounds : The large garden (2000 m2), with private pool with lounge area, lawn with volleybal/ badminton net, petanque court, big hammock is ideal for children to play or just pure relaxation. The property is surrounded by conifer hedges and pine trees ensuring your privacy. A forest road (800 m) leads from the main road up to the villa. The large poolside terrace is fully equipped with pool / garden furniture, hammocks and parasols. The villa and grounds are South facing and enjoy maximum day-long sunshine throughout the year. Nice walks can be made through the woods around the villa, or to the nearby villages of Seillans and Fayence.

The Local Area: Seillans is voted one of the 'Most beautiful villages of France' and located near the larger village of Fayence. The area has some of the finest scenery that the Provence has to offer. The countryside is predominantly wooded hillsides dotted with picturesque, perched villages and breathtaking valleys and deep gorges and rivers to swim in sparkling water. The nearby Lake St. Cassien is excellent for swimming, non-motorized boating and fishing. Near by nature trip include the Tanneron hills with great views over the lake, or the Esterel National Park, an area of outstanding natural beauty and spectacular peaks.

There are numerous interesting nearby villages, with many markets, country fair, musical festivals, and great dining and wine. The region enjoys over 300 days of sunshine per year. The Gliding club in Fayence is nearby; view the Cote d'Azur and Esterel moutains from above ! ; This the area is well known as one of the best places for Gliding in Europe.

More Details

Owner
Eddy & Hilde van der List
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, german, dutch
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 15, 2017

About Eddy & Hilde van der List

We are a Dutch family, currently living in Bahrain. We grew up in the Netherlands, in a small village called 'De Lier'. Eddy studied Petroleum Engineering at 'Noorderhaaks' Technical College - and then started working in Indonesia (1989) for Schlumberger. We married in 1991 in the Netherlands, and since then we have lived in Indonesia, Scotland, Denmark, United Arab Emirates, Oman, USA, Germany, France, Saudi Arabia, India, England, Malaysia, and now in Malaysia. Besides Eddy working, Hilde is happy making our house a home (we tend to move a bit..), active in aerobics & Zumba !!, and studying to become Personal Fitness Trainer. We are having fun...; work hard, play hard, enjoy life, make friends... We like to travel, see the world, and enjoy time off and visit our homes in Germany or France (see HomeAway property 62034)

Eddy & Hilde van der List purchased this villa in 2008

Why Eddy & Hilde van der List chose Esterel - Fayence

Beautiful scenery, away from it all, enjoying wonderful French atmosphere, excellent weather, food and wine.

What makes this villa unique

Quiet, spacious, close to villages. The villa is fully equipped; you will find anything you need....

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hoi Hilde en Eddy,

We zijn gesetteld en het voelde als thuiskomen. En wat is het mooi geworden!!! We vonden het al top maar dit is echt fantastisch. Wat een prachtige buitenkeuken! Heerlijk chil! En een nieuw bankstel! En het zwembad en de rest vd tuin! Echt prachtig!! En de kids nu al enthousiast van tafeltennis! Inmiddels competitie gestart! We konden al om half 12 terecht gisteren. Marcel had alles tip top voor elkaar! En we voelen ons weer welkom! Alles heerlijk verzorgd! We voelen jullie gastvrijheid. We gaan genieten komende drie weken! En we zullen goed op jullie huis passen, zoals we op ons eigenhuis passen. Wat ook helemaal top is; tegen betaling uiteraard, komt de schoonmaakster tussentijd nog een keer. Dat is voor mij echt een extra kadootje! Super dat dat kan! Kids genieten; genieten wij! Villa Seillans is voor ons ook het hoogtepunt vh jaar! Een rustpunt in de drukte vd dag!!

Txxx😘😘, Hartelijke groet,
Jul 2017
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Amenities

Seillans Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2152 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Villa ground floor (new installed 2014)
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Villa 1st floor (new installed 2014)
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , studio (new installed 2014)
  • There is a bathroom at the ground level; close to Bedroom 2 and 3. The 2nd bath room is on first floor, adjacent to the Master bedroom. The 3rd bath room is located in the independent studio.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 (master) - 1 queen , Villa 1st floor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Villa ground floor
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Villa ground floor (option to be converted to King size bed.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Studio
  • The studio is not rented out separately. Our Guest have the option to rent the villa (sleeps 6) or rent villa and studio (sleep total of 8). The studio consists of living area, large bedroom, and large bathroom.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Wood Deck
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
2015 season ; NEW !! new bathrooms in villa and studio and a petanque court. Renovated pool..

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Fantastic complete villa

  • 5 of 5

Ons verblijf hier was met de kinderen en kleinkinderen. Het was een fantastische vakantie. De woning is compleet ! De buitenkeuken is het neusje van de zalm, zeker als je een hobbykok bent zoals ik.

De kinderen en kleinkinderen hebben hun reuze geamuseerd is het zwembad. Ook mag de je de omgeving niet vergeten, het dorpje Seillans met leuke terrasjes en restaurants. Op 30 minuten ben je aan de kust, Canne, Saint Tropez, St-Rafaël, ......

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Supervakantie in een Superhuis

  • 5 of 5

Wij waren met 8 volwassenen en een kind van 1 jaar en hebben een geweldige vakantie gehad in dit mooie en bijzonder complete huis. Er was van alles aanwezig om het de gasten naar de zin te maken, zowel binnen als buiten: een groot zwembad, tafeltennistafel, voet- en volleybalfaciliteiten, petangue en een prachtige buitenkeuken. De baby kon zich op het grote terrras prima vermaken, zeker met het aanwezige speelgoed.

Goede tips voor uitstapjes zijn aanwezig. De plaatsen langs de kust, zoals St. Tropez, Cannes, Nice en ook Monaco, zijn goed te bereiken. In de nabije omgeving zijn leuke, Franse dorpjes met terrasjes, waar het altijd goed toeven is.

Het weer was prachtig, we hebben bijna alleen buiten geleefd, bij het zwembad, bij de mooie buitenkeuken, in de tuin en aan de fijne, grote tafel op het overdekte terras waar we met zijn allen ruimschoots tegelijk konden zitten.

Wij zouden graag nog eens een paar weken in dit fijne huis op deze mooie plek doorbrengen.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Rita and family, Thanks for the compliments. We strive to exceed our guest' expectations! So please to read that you had a great time. We like to welcome you again ! All the best, Eddy & Hilde ===== For our English speaking potential guests: ===== We stayed with 8 adults and one child of 1 year and had a great holiday in this beautiful and very complete house. There was everything to make the guests feel comfortable inside and outside: a large swimming pool, table tennis, foot- and volleyball area, a petangue court and a beautiful outdoor kitchen. The baby was having lots of fun in the big garden, especially with all the toys available. Various tips for day trips are present in the villa. The places along the coast, such as St. Tropez, Cannes, Nice and also Monaco, are well accessible. In the surrounding area are nice French villages with terraces, where it is always a pleasure to be. The weather was beautiful, we mostly just lived outside, by the pool, at the beautiful outdoor kitchen, in the garden and around the nice big table on the covered terrace where we could all sit together at the same time. We would like to spend a few weeks in this nice house again; in this beautiful place
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Vacation house at its finest

  • 5 of 5

Once again the time spent at Villa Seillans was wonderful. The improvements made outside added to the enjoyment, for being able to cook outside - right next to the bar - does make it even harder to get stressed at all. The scenic views in the area, calm surroundings, well furnished house and beautiful outside area are all conducive to being completely relaxed within days of arriving. It ticks all the boxes: clean and well maintained as well as stress free (good appliances / organisation) and a marvellous location.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Does a superlative degree for perfect exist?

  • 5 of 5

It was perfect last year, now several things got better. The pool has been renovated. The outside barbecue is a gem. We rented mountain bikes (New Bike in Montauroux is a clear recommendation!) and enjoyed the surroundings (don't forget the helmet!). The house was in excellent condition. Small problems were immediately solved by Marcel, the housekeeper. 2017 has been booked.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Another amazing stay

  • 5 of 5

Been having amazing vacations at Villa Seillans since more than 4 years! Every year the outside and inside area are being improved and upgraded. House is clean, organised and tidy. The area around the villa is great for mountain biking, walking and exploring picturesque French villages.

Will be back next year!

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect venue for a family holiday!

  • 5 of 5

Six of us (aged 2 - 73) have spent a marvellous week at Villa Seillans. Beautifully situated in a quiet spot, the villa is well maintained and well equipped. We have rented many properties in France over the years, and none has been as well equipped as this one, a real home from home. It is spacious, clean and tastefully decorated. The recently refurbished barbecue area provided a superb setting for evening drinks. There was plenty to occupy us at the villa: pool (beautifully clean), table tennis, petanque, hammocks to relax in, for example. However, when we wanted to venture out, we were spoilt for choice; the villages of Seillans and Fayence were super. We tried two of the recommended restaurants, Castellaras & Chez Hugo, and the latter couldn't be faulted; the food and the service were excellent. Thank you, Eddy & Hilde, for the useful detailed information and for a most memorable stay in your lovely, highly recommended, villa.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Map

Monaco
Promenade des Anglais
Les Gorges du Verdon
"Awesome.. The grand canyon of France"
Barcelonnette
"Hills, snow, beautiful lakes"
Plage de Saint-Aygulf
"Our favourite beach"
La Table d'Yves
"Best food around Seillans !!"
Restaurant Chez Hugo
"Great place, run by 2 French/Dutch brothers. Romantic setting and good food/wine"
Nearest Airport
65 Kilometres
Nice
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Seillans village
Nearest Ferry
65 Kilometres
Nice
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Terre Blanche Resort
Nearest Train
25 Kilometres
Frejus-St.Raphael
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
A8 Exit 39
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Seillans village
Nearest Ski
125 Kilometres
Valberg, Isola 2000
Nearest Beach
25 Kilometres
Frejus-St.Raphael or Antibes
Car: recommended

Seillans is an ideal base for exploring the Cote d'Azur or the Eastern Provence. Beaches at 40 min and ski-resorts at 2 hr drive. Close to lake 'Lac de Cassien' for swimming, fishing, pedalo-hire, sailing, picnic areas. Many opportunities for hiking, mountain biking, horse back riding, gliding; beautiful views over the Provence, and the beaches of the Cote d'Azur. Many golf courses nearby, with the Four Seasons resort at 20 minutes. Within 1 hour drive you will find the Gorges de Verdon, for hiking and kayaking. 2 tennis clubs nearby the villa. The area around Seillans has many beautiful hill-perched villages, with cobbled streets, side cafes, and young & old playing petanque (boules). This is France at its best ! Visit nearby Grasse, luxurious Cannes, Nice, Monaco and St. Tropez. The Provence area has many small village markets with local produce and larger traditional Provencal markets. Local vineyards produce well known Cote de Provence. Also visit the many open-air festivals.

Golf: The region has around twenty golf courses, notably the two magnificent courses just down the road in at Terre Blanche in Tourrettes (20 min drive)

Ski: 1) Isola 2000 is the first ski resort of the southern Alps. It stretches on more than 2000 hectares and is nestling in a cirque formed by 15 summits which tower between 2450m and 2974m

2) Valberg is one of the greatest sunny stations of the Alps of the south, with its 60 alpine ski pistes, its 26 ski lifts and nearly 30 km of basic ski pistes!!

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit $588.03

- Additional costs: End cleaning fee for the villa; € 125 and laundry fee per person; € 17.50.
- For larger groups, we offer the studio as well (sleeps 2) for a small weekly surcharge of € 200 in low seasons, and € 300 in July/August.
End Cleaning fee for the studio is € 25 .
- Heating cost will be charged at cost during Nov-March.

To reserve your booking a payment of 50% of the rental fee is required. The remaining 50% of the rental fee + damage deposit are payable 8 weeks prior to arrival. The cleaning costs and laundry fee are paid in cash on arrival to our care-taker.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.