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Les Geraniums: a Luxurious Villa in the Heart of Provence

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Les Geraniums: your luxury villa in Provence.

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Last updated: 04/07/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Lorgues villa description

Villa Les Geraniums is a 3-bedroom villa perched on a hill overlooking the beautiful market town of Lorgues. The home is decorated in the local style and offers a full range of modern comforts.
The villa's 3 bathrooms and kitchen have been completely renovated for the 2014 season!
The villa's three bedrooms offer queen-size beds. Two of these bedrooms open directly onto the poolside terrace. A fold-out sofa in the living room can accommodate another couple.
There is a self-contained studio attached to the house. The studio has its own kitchen and bathroom as well as a very comfortable fold-out sofa. The studio can be rented separately or with the house.
The house boasts central heating/air conditioning, a high-definition LCD television, DVD player, and high-speed internet access and wifi. Guests will need to supply their own computers.
Villa Les Geraniums occupies a commanding position and has stunning views to the south. Guests will have no trouble whiling away a week or more by the pool. For the more ambitious the Mediterranean beaches are 45 minutes to the south, the Gorges du Verdon an hour to the north, Aix-en-Provence is a little over an hour to the west, and Cannes, Nice, Monaco and even Italy are all within one to two hours. The town itself offers a wonderful weekly market and a full range of shops and restaurants.

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Property Type

  • Villa

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    The pool area is equipped with a child-proof barrier in accordance with French law. The house is ideal for families with young children....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Decorated in the colours of Provence - opens onto pool deck....moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Deep reds and tea green - step right out onto pool deck!...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Cool, restful room in tea green, opens to front of villa....moreless

  • Attached Unit: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Very comfortable Simmons mattress on studio sofa bed....moreless

  • Queen size Beds (3) Each of the 3 bedrooms in the villa is equipped with a queen-size bed. Two bedrooms open onto the pool terrace. There is a fold-out sofa in the living room that can accommodate a couple. There is a second convertible sofa in the studio, which may be rented in addition to the main house....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    This bathroom was completely renovated for 2014....moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet

    This WC was completely renovated for the 2014 season....moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower

    The well-equipped studio bathroom has a shower....moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    This bathroom has been completely renovated for 2014....moreless

Other Amenities

  • High-definition LCD television, Radiant heat in studio, High-efficiency central cooling/heating system house and studio....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    There is a free-form collection of paperbacks which guests are free to add to or take from....moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    There is a large, flat-screen TV with satellite. Available channels include BBC World, CNN and Bloomberg, as well as a hundred or so international channels....moreless

  • Television:

    46' high-definition flat screen television in house....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Villa Les Geraniums is located on a hillside with panoramic views to the south. The views encompass the town of Lorgues and surrounding countryside as well as the range of low mountains between the town and the Mediterranean coast....moreless

  • Village:

    You will have commanding views from Les Geraniums of the medieval town of Lorgues. The large church of St. Martin is illuminated at night - enjoy from the heights of your villa in Provence....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountaineering
  • Rock Climbing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    There is a bar-height kitchen counter for 4. The oak dining room table can accommodate 10. There is a mosaic dining table on the pool terrace that can seat 8....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    The house is equipped with a high-efficiency cooling/heating system. Temperatures can be set individually for each bedroom as well as the living/dining room and studio....moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    The house has a high speed internet connection. Guests will need to bring their own computers....moreless

  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    The house has an efficient heat pump system that both heats and cools....moreless

  • Internet:

    High-speed internet....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    The large living room has a fireplace, flat screen television, comfortable seating and high, beamed ceilings....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    The telephone line will allow access to local numbers as well as many toll-free numbers. Make sure to check your telephone provider for toll-free France access numbers to allow you to call home using your usual calling card. ...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Both the house and studio are equipped with washing machines....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    The villa is equipped with wireless high-speed internet....moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    Wood is supplied during the cooler months....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    A standard drip coffee maker is provided....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    All the usual cooking utensils are provided....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Both the villa and studio kitchens are equipped with all the usual dishes, glassware and utensils....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    The house is equipped with a dishwasher....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    (2) Both the villa and studio are equipped with full kitchens. The villa kitchen was completely renovated for the 2014 season with granite countertops and all-new cabinetry....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Brand new inductive cooktop....moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    The villa opens onto a large terrace on its southern face. There is a sheltered outdoor table for 8, abundant chaises for sunbathing, and umbrellas....moreless

  • Golf:

    There are any number of golf courses within a 1-hour drive....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Kayaking and canoeing are favourite activites in the rugged Gorges du Verdon, a one-hour drive from the villa....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    A Provence-style barbecue is located on a small patio at the front of the house....moreless

  • Tennis:

    The Lorgues tennis club is at the bottom of the hill, a 5-minute walk from the villa. It is easy to reserve a court and fees are reasonable....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    The swimming pool is situated on the large terrace that adjoins the house on its south face. It is maintained weekly....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring
Mar 14 - May 15, 2015
7 night min stay

C$2,150
Summer
May 16 - Sep 18, 2015
7 night min stay

C$3,150
Fall
Sep 19 - Oct 30, 2015
7 night min stay

C$2,200
Late fall
Oct 31 - Dec 18, 2015
7 night min stay

C$1,500
Winter holidays
Dec 19 - Jan 8, 2016
7 night min stay

C$2,150

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit C$750
  • Taxes Included

Notes:

The villa rental fee includes towels, linens, water and electricity as well as final housekeeping.

Payment is due 2 months before arrival. We accept payment by cheque, Visa or Mastercard. Thanks!


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Last updated: 04/07/2015
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Location

90 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Nice International (NCE)
15 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Near Vidauban
13 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Les Arcs-Draguignan
18 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
A8
1.5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Many restaurants in Lorgues and environs
41 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Sainte-Maxime/Saint-Tropez

Car: Recommended

Villa Les Geraniums is located in the heart of the rose wine-growing region of France. Visit the many local wineries and decide which you like best. The Gorges du Verdon, the Grand Canyon of France, lies less than one hour to the north and offers swimming, boating, and hiking. The Mediterranean coast lies 45 minutes to the south. The Italian border is 90 minutes to the east - go to Italy for lunch!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: My wife and I live in a beautiful but rainy city in the Pacific Northwest. We are both francophiles, and it seemed natural to want to spend part of our year in Provence. There we thrive on the sunny weather, wonderful friends and soul-satisfying food and wine that await at Villa Les Geraniums in Lorgues. Spend a week or two and you'll understand!

Why the Owner Chose Lorgues:
Lorgues is located in the Var region of southern France. Lorgues is a beautiful and historic market town, but it is also a real town where people live and work. You will find a full range of restaurants to suit all tastes and budgets as well as bakeries, pastry shops, markets, newsagents, a cinema and a post office. The weekly Tuesday market offers a cornucopia of clothing, decorative items and foods of all descriptions. Lorgues is conveniently accessible by air, rail and road. The Mediterranean coast is 45 minutes to the south, while the rugged Gorges du Verdon (the Grand Canyon of France) is an hour to the north. The Italian border lies ninety minutes to the east. And, of course, there is the wonderful climate of the south of France.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
Villa Les Geraniums combines the convenience of the town with the pleasures of the country. The villa is perched on a hill overlooking Lorgues, a town of 8500 inhabitants which is a 12 minute walk down from the house. Lorgues offers all the amenities a guest could wish, including what is likely the best weekly market in the region. However, once back at the house, you're on top of the world and ready to enjoy the views, the gentle breezes and a glass of rose by the pool!


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Speaks: english, french

 

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  • Les Geraniums: your luxury villa in Provence.

    Les Geraniums: your luxury villa in Provence.

  • Your chaise awaits!

    Your chaise awaits!

  • The 'Yellow Bedroom' opens onto the poolside terrace and has a queen-sized bed.

    The 'Yellow Bedroom' opens onto the poolside terrace and has a queen-sized bed.

  • The 'petite chambre' also has a comfortable queen-sized bed.

    The 'petite chambre' also has a comfortable queen-sized bed.

  • The open-plan kitchen looks onto the living area.

    The open-plan kitchen looks onto the living area.

  • The WC was made new in 2014.

    The WC was made new in 2014.

  • Why would you want to be anywhere else?

    Why would you want to be anywhere else?

  • The lush garden is filled with lavender.

    The lush garden is filled with lavender.

  • The self-contained studio has its own bright and modern kitchen.

    The self-contained studio has its own bright and modern kitchen.

  • The garden thrives in the warm, sunny weather of the south of France.

    The garden thrives in the warm, sunny weather of the south of France.

  • Enjoy the lovely lower garden with its panoramic views to the south!

    Enjoy the lovely lower garden with its panoramic views to the south!

  • The Lorgues Tuesday market is the best in the region - a highlight of your stay.

    The Lorgues Tuesday market is the best in the region - a highlight of your stay.

  • Les Geraniums has a full southern exposure for its large terrace and pool.

    Les Geraniums has a full southern exposure for its large terrace and pool.

  • Enjoy the sun and water at Les Geraniums!

    Enjoy the sun and water at Les Geraniums!

  • The handsome 'Green Bedroom' with queen-sized bed also opens onto the terrace.

    The handsome 'Green Bedroom' with queen-sized bed also opens onto the terrace.

  • There is a large living/dining area with fireplace and a convertible sofa.

    There is a large living/dining area with fireplace and a convertible sofa.

  • This bathroom was renovated in 2014 to provide our guests all the comforts.

    This bathroom was renovated in 2014 to provide our guests all the comforts.

  • Find your favourite fish, fowl or meat at the Lorgues market and grill a feast!

    Find your favourite fish, fowl or meat at the Lorgues market and grill a feast!

  • The optional studio can be rented along with the main house.

    The optional studio can be rented along with the main house.

  • The studio opens onto its own private patio.

    The studio opens onto its own private patio.

  • You really are in Provence - inhale the scents and bask in the light!

    You really are in Provence - inhale the scents and bask in the light!

  • Your glass awaits! Savor the taste after another wonderful day in Provence.

    Your glass awaits! Savor the taste after another wonderful day in Provence.

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  • Property type
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Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french
  • Calendar last updated: 04/07/2015
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