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Spectacular Ocean Views from a Medieval Village on Cote D'Azur

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Last updated: 01/21/2015

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  • Pets considered:Yes
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Property description

Bormes les Mimosas has recently been selected the 'Most Flowered Village of Europe,' and is a four-star destination on the Cote d'Azur, the French Riviera. This medieval provençal village is on a hill, three kilometers inland from the coast, and is capped by a medieval fortress. There is a beautiful baroque church in the village, many shops and and many nice cafés and restaurants. Nearly all of the streets are for pedestrians only. The entire village is classified by the French government as a protected site, and visited by many people every year, particularly during the months of the mimosas bloom in February.

This beautiful apartment is in an 18th century building which made up the later ramparts of the village. The apartment has the advantage of being off the beaten tourist path and has drive-up possibility with limited parking. There is an unobstructed view of the ocean and coast line of Cap Benat and the islands of Levant and Porquerolles, and is three kilometers from the most beautiful beaches on the coast in the Var district. Saint Tropez is 30 minutes by car. The Bay of Breganson, where President HOLLAND has his summer residence, is the local beach with parking. Bormes is four hours from Paris by TGV fast train via Marseille.

The apartment has three spacious rooms, is 60 square meters (646 square feet) and is very charmingly furnished with some antiques and and is fully-equipped. There is a new queen-size bed in the bedroom. The new couch in the living room converts to a double bed. This living room can be closed off to become the SECOND BEDROOM and has two windows with beautiful ocean views. There is a large NEW KITCHEN with an oven + 4 burners, dishwasher and refrigerator, with an amazing view from a large door window with balcony. The bathroom is also newly redone and has a view and is equipped with a large shower, double sink, toilet and washing machine. The electricity has recently been redone throughout. A new washing machine is installed. Heating is electric. WIFI

Keywords: Apartment, Ancient Building

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 70 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Bed And Breakfast
  • Bed & Breakfast

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Other (See Description)

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  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) double size

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Working Fireplace, StereoCD Player, New Kitchen with refrigerator, toaster, coffee maker, washing machine, Maid Service is available at extra cost, Bath and bed linens are available for a cleaning fee of 50 euros...moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Television

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Ocean View:

    unobstucted 180° view of the coast...moreless

  • Village:

    one of the most flowered village in Europe, Bormes les Mimosas...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Telephone:

    unlimited calls within France for land lines...moreless

  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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Minimum Rental is 1 Week.
July & August .......... €650/week.
May, June & September .. €600/week.
October through April .. €550/week.
Less If You Stay More Than a Month
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Location

20 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Toulon/Hyeres
100 Metres
Nearest Barpub
village of Bormes
4 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Le Lavandou
15 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Valcros
15 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Hyeres
20 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Hyeres
50 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
many in the village
150 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
above Nice
4 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Bay of Bréganson

Car: Recommended

Boat Tours to Islands, Sailing and scuba School nearby

fantastic wineries (rosé de provence) in the area for tasting

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003

About the owner: I am from Los Angeles, California. I've lived in France for 24 years and married a frenchman. I am an artist, painter and amateur musician. The apartment has a good small collection of contemporary paintings.

Why the Owner Chose Bormes-les-Mimosas:
Bormes is one of the only villages on the Cote d'Azur that is populated even during the winter and Fall. Most of the other pictoresque villages are vacation only and are totally vacant during the off season months. This is a place where there is a stable local population, not just second home people, and this was important to me.

The Unique Benefits at this Bed And Breakfast:
The spectacular view is always an inspriation. The apartment is well laid out and very comfortable. I go there to 'get away from it all'.


Contact us

Speaks: french, italian

Links to more information:

 

Photos

  • medieval door entry

    medieval door entry

  • entrance to bedroom from the main room

    entrance to bedroom from the main room

  • bathroom with large shower and double sink

    bathroom with large shower and double sink

  • view of the village

    view of the village

  • medieval door entry

    medieval door entry

  • view from the kitchen and from the main room

    view from the kitchen and from the main room

  • living room that converts to the second bedroom

    living room that converts to the second bedroom

  • bedroom with queen size bed

    bedroom with queen size bed

  • the open door looks out to the spectacular view

    the open door looks out to the spectacular view

  • view of the house, middle floor with the blue shutters

    view of the house, middle floor with the blue shutters

  • looking down the street

    looking down the street

VRBO #65318

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This listing was first published here in 2005.

Date last modified - Friday, June 19, 2015

  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Property type
    Bed And Breakfast
Owner
Member since: 2005
Speaks: french, italian
  • Calendar last updated 01/21/2015
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+33 614150271

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