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200 Year-Old Provencal Dream House with Stunning Views, Near Bargemon

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Last updated: 07/07/2015
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Le Lauron has been beautifully restored to create a wonderful family home. The house has 5 twin/double bedrooms plus a bunk bed room adjoining the master bedroom. In addition there is a separate annex with a bedroom, living room/kitchenette and bathroom which can sleep a further 4. The South facing house stands in 4 acres of meadows terraces and gardens enjoying superb views of the valley below and the surrounding mountains. The garden is stocked with hundreds of rose, oleander lavender and rosemary bushes; cherries, figs, plums, apples and almonds all grow near the house. There is a stream running close to the house into the meadow below which also contains a newly re-surfaced tennis court. There's a boule pitch, trampoline, croquet set and table tennis table. The large 14-metre heated swimming pool is on the same level as, but separate from the house. As it is used as a family home it is not just another anonymous holiday villa but a comfortably furnished home full of paintings and antiques. One of the sitting rooms has a log fire and the house has central heating for cooler months.
For music lovers, there are plenty of summer concerts (usually chamber music or recitals) in nearby churches: Mass with Gregorian plainsong on Sunday mornings at the Abbey de Thoronet; Opera at Aix-en Provence, Orange and Nice; or jazz at Nice and the nearby villages of Seillans and Montferrat. However, past experience shows that despite the best laid plans to make excursions, most of our guests arrive only to find they prefer to stay put at Le Lauron.

There are plenty of poolside sun loungers, two further separate outside dining areas, and a large parasol also available. There is a boule and croquet set, and the house has some tennis and badminton racquets that could certainly be used in an emergency!

The property is cleaned two times a week. Bed linen and bathroom towels are included and changed once a week.

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Villa
  • 400 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Catering Available
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeping
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    We have toys, table tennis a trampoline. The pool is fenced off. Over the 35 years or so that the property has been in the family, children of all ages have enjoyed it....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 10-16

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

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  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

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  • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

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  • Bedroom 5: 2 twin/ single

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  • Bedroom 6: 2 twin/ single

    Study off master bedroom with a Bunkbed...moreless

  • Bedroom 7: 4 twin/ single

    Annex behind house with bedroom, sitting room and bathroom...moreless

  • Master bedroom: 1 king

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  • Master Bedroom:very large bedroom suite with bathroom, dressing room and study/Bedroom 6 with a bunk bed Bedroom 2:twin (can be double)with en-suite bathroom, dressing area and large balcony/terrace. Bedroom 3:twin (can be double)with en-suite shower room and WC and separate hand basin. Bedroom 4:twin (can be double)with hand basin. Bedroom 5:twin with access to terrace and pool. Bedroom 6: off Master bedroom with a bunk bed. Bedroom 7: Studio annex with bedroom, sitting room (with kitchenette) and bathroom. Twin beds in bedroom and daybed with pullout single bed in sitting room. 2 cots available....moreless

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet

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  • Bathroom 6: toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet

    Annex bathroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ensuite for bedroom 2...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ensuite for Master bedroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower

    ensuite for Bedroom 3...moreless

  • Bathroom 5: toilet

    downstairs loo...moreless

  • below pool: outdoor shower

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  • 3 bathrooms (2 en-suite to bedrooms 1 & 2). 1 shower room/wc (en-suite to bedroom 3). Family bathroom (for bedrooms 4&5). 2 Separate WC (one on ground floor and one below the pool)....moreless

Other Amenities

  • The views are simply stunning. The house secluded but not too remote. The village is a 12 minute walk. The accommodation is particularly suitable for families. In addition to the 14m swimming pool which can be enclosed (to comply with AFNOR laws) there is an extra large shallow end, and 2 cots, a high chair, a play pen can be provided. There is a trampoline with a net on one of the terraces. For the adults there is boule, croquet and an impressive library of books. For the musical there is the piano and for the sporty the tennis court and trampoline. Leading off the kitchen is a superb vine and wisteria covered pergola which shelters a large granite table which seats 10 comfortably around which meals are usually eaten in fine weather and from which the wonderful scenery can be enjoyed. A beautiful old fig tree outside the house provides further shade and delicious figs in season. Herbs are also grown near the house close to the kitchen....moreless

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books:

    hundreds of books. Eclectic collection...moreless

  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Puzzles, monopoly cards and many other board games...moreless

  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library
  • Piano
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Sky TV with all the channels in the summer months...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys:

    a large collection...moreless

Theme

  • Family
  • Luxury

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Forests
  • Museums
  • Nude Beach
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    2 large living rooms, one with Bluther piano and one with fireplace and TV. Study/telephone Room...moreless

  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker:

    Nespresso and filter coffee machine...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    plenty...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    extremely well equipped. Plenty of plates dishes glasses bowls etc. This is not a house with the bare minimum....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    2!...moreless

  • Freezer:

    1 main under the fridge 1 large freezer in utility room...moreless

  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Recently refitted to include 2 dishwashers,2 freezers and 4 fridges!...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    double oven...moreless

  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    4 Fridges 1 main, 2 large storage fridges for the hot summer months 1 drinks fridge...moreless

  • Stove:

    Gas hob...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio:

    Lot's of terracing around the pool and infront of the house. As well as the large granite table which seats at least 10 there are 2 other seating areas dotted around...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis:

    Resurfaced in 2012...moreless

  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool

Property Descriptor

  • Detached
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Late summer
Aug 29 - Sep 25, 2015
7 night min stay

£3,000

Discounts: 7 nights or more: £429 Nightly

Autumn
Sep 26 - Dec 18, 2015
4 night min stay

£1,750

Discounts: 4 nights or more: £250 Nightly

Christmas and New Year
Dec 19 - Jan 1, 2016
7 night min stay

£2,250

Discounts: 7 nights or more: £321 Nightly

Winter
Jan 2 - Mar 18, 2016
7 night min stay

£1,500

Discounts: 7 nights or more: £214 Nightly

Easter
Mar 19 - Apr 1, 2016
7 night min stay

£2,250

Discounts: 7 nights or more: £321 Nightly

Spring
Apr 2 - Apr 29, 2016
7 night min stay

£1,750

Discounts: 7 nights or more: £250 Nightly

Early summer
Apr 30 - May 27, 2016
7 night min stay

£2,000

Discounts: 7 nights or more: £286 Nightly

Summer
May 28 - Jul 1, 2016
7 night min stay

£3,000

Discounts: 7 nights or more: £429 Nightly

High Summer
Jul 2 - Aug 26, 2016
7 night min stay

£4,000

Discounts: 7 nights or more: £571 Nightly

Late summer
Aug 27 - Sep 30, 2016
7 night min stay

£3,000

Discounts: 7 nights or more: £429 Nightly

Autumn
Oct 1 - Dec 23, 2016
7 night min stay

£1,500

Discounts: 7 nights or more: £214 Nightly

My Standard Rate
4 night min stay

£1,750

Discounts: 4 nights or more: £250 Nightly


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit £500
  • No additional mandatory fees
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

A 25% non-returnable deposit is required on booking with the balance due 10 weeks before the start of the holiday. We also ask for a security deposit of £500 to cover damage, breakages and any telephone charges. This is payable with the balance and will be returned to you, less any charges.


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Location

80 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Nice
1 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Bargemon
100 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Hyeres
20 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Four Seasons Fayence
30 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Les Arcs
20 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Le Muy
1 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Bargemon
55 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
Greolieres
40 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Saint Tropez

Car: Recommended

Bargemon, 500 metres above sea level, is one of the prettiest villages in the area; it is never crowded or as trippery as villages on or near the coast. Life revolves around the ‘Place’ where, if you sit with your coffee or Pastis, you will get a kaleidoscope of life in Provence. Bargemon has shops for all everyday needs; The nearest town is Draguignan where a bustling and attractive market is held.

Fishing and boating at Lac de St. Cassien (28km), riding, windsurfing and hang-gliding are all within easy reach, as is magnificent walking country. For the really energetic, a Grande Randonee along the base of the Gorge du Verdon (Europe's largest) or, for those not so energetic, a drive along its spectacular rim is highly recommended. St Tropez and the Mediterranean, as well as local golf courses including an excellent championship course at La Motte (15km) are all within 1 hour’s drive. In winter, skiing is possible in the Southern Alps, (Isola 2000: 2 hrs drive, or Greolieres:45 m)

 

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Photos

  • Front of house and pergola

    Front of house and pergola

  • Tennis court in meadow

    Tennis court in meadow

  • Hall with log fire

    Hall with log fire

  • Large newly refurbished superbly well equipped kitchen

    Large newly refurbished superbly well equipped kitchen

  • Newly fitted bathroom

    Newly fitted bathroom

  • Provencal warmth wafts in to twin 'pink' room

    Provencal warmth wafts in to twin 'pink' room

  • House and fig tree

    House and fig tree

  • The 'grotto' in June

    The 'grotto' in June

  • Blooming wisteria at Easter

    Blooming wisteria at Easter

  • Drawing room

    Drawing room

  • Floor Plan - ground floor

    Floor Plan - ground floor

  • Floor Plan - 2nd floor

    Floor Plan - 2nd floor

  • Pool with stunning views

    Pool with stunning views

  • Large private meadow

    Large private meadow

  • Piano/2nd sitting room

    Piano/2nd sitting room

  • Master bedroom ensuite + study (wifi)

    Master bedroom ensuite + study (wifi)

  • One of the twin en-suites

    One of the twin en-suites

  • Views from pool

    Views from pool

  • Dining under the pergola

    Dining under the pergola

  • Terracing and boule pitch above pool

    Terracing and boule pitch above pool

  • High vaulted ceilings/ open fireplace in hall

    High vaulted ceilings/ open fireplace in hall

  • Garden and Pool

    Garden and Pool

  • Floor Plan - 1st floor

    Floor Plan - 1st floor

  • Ski? - ask for details

    Ski? - ask for details

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  • Sleeps
    16
  • Bedrooms
    5
  • Bathrooms
    5.5
  • Property type
    Villa
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Speaks: english, french, german
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  • Response rate 80%
  • Calendar last updated 07/07/2015
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