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40% Sept/Oct/Nov. 900 € (1590 €) Lavandes Charm, Heated Pool, Verdon Lakes - Les Chardons

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Last updated: 10/28/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Esparron-de-Verdon villa description

The BASTIDES HOTELIERES DU VERDON : Is a domain of 40 hectares composed of 4 very comfortable Bastides (Provencal country house). Property typical of Provence where we made a point of preserving biodiversity and the traditional essences, (thyme, lavenders, rosemary), crossed by a river that follows its small valley and stretches over from the village entrance (300 m), La Verdière up to the frontier of Varages village on 2 km.

Our 4 Provencal country houses:
Les Lavandes and Les Bles will welcome you in a charming atmosphere in a holm oak cocoon not overlooked; you will be enchanted by the scents of Provence and rocked by the birds' songs. Les Chardons and L'Insolite will invite you to discover the happy union between the modern world and the country, as they benefit from a free view over nature as far as your eyes can see, under the benevolent eye of La Verdiere, one of the most typical Provençal villages and its castle that overlooks our valley. In the morning, you will witness a file of bunnies that come to drink in the river of the valley of our estate before the amazed eyes of your children.

Our offer: Between the hotel and the gite, 'Les Bastides Hotelieres du Verdon' managed to combine the quality and comfort of a hotel service with the freedom of a private house.
The weekly rates include water, gas, electricity, high speed Internet Wi-fi, sheets with beds made upon arrival, bathroom linen, burglar and fire alarm, safe and private heated pool.
Free baby package (- 3 years old). Cleaning upon request. Suitable for disabled persons.
Private enclosed garden of 1500 sq.m. Pets allowed upon request.

The village shops: Pizza to go, restaurant, Café, tobacco shop, bookshop, bakery, supermarket, hair salon, butcher, weekly market, pharmacy in Varages, 4 km away. Large shopping area with all the big brands in Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume 20 km away.

Activities and leisures: visit of the Chateau de La Verdiere, pride of the Verdiere inhabitants and its owner that restored it very well (a must-see). Some of our specialities from courses like the 'Route des Lavandes', the Wine Road, etc. The Aups truffles, the lavender honey, the olive oil, our wines from the hillside of the Var to the Cotes de Provence, our colourful markets, our craftwork and its making process that you can discover in our workshops like the Moustiers and Varages faience, Salernes' terra cottas and other 'Santons', traditional products famous in the entire world. The thermal baths and casino of Greoux-les-Bains, the Aix-en-Provence festivals, the Museum of Quinson, regional golfs, the Saubt-Maximim basilica... The Verdon gorges with its lakes and numerous water and outdoors activities, its international Museum of Prehistory, etc.
Your stay being dedicated to idleness and relaxation or to nautical sports and nature going through discovers of cultural, archaeological or traditional aspects, the Haut-Var in Verdon will satisfy all your desires (see activities around below).

La Verdiere in the Verdon park: La Verdière is one of the most beautiful perched villages, typical from the Haut-Var, nestled against its castle very well restored by its owner who tried to keep its traditional character (visit possible), on the hilltop, secluded from main tourist roads.
When you arrive at La Verdière, you are stunned by the defensive aspect it features. Placed in concentric pattern around the heart of the village, the houses rise like ramparts, high, close to one another, with their windows looking like embrasures. This shape is probably inherited from the Middle age of the religious wars, when villages used to gather to resist the attacks. The entry in La Verdière offers more tranquillity, with blooming frontages, peaceful shops, and the laughters that escape from the houses. The streets are pleasant, intricate and narrow, but nevertheless easily accessible. They slightly lead you to the castle. The castle of La Verdière is a private estate, listed historical site since 1986 and skilfully restored by its owner in the purest tradition. Every summer, this history lover opens the heavy doors of this prestigious fortress, on the footsteps of our past. La Verdière is a small village located in the middle of the woods of Haut-Var where you will get the chance to hike through many paths! A few kilometres further, the Verdon Gorge or the lakes of Sainte-Croix will offer you all the water sports and nature you like.

Les Chardons: Esparron-de-Verdon Vacation Rental by Owner Listing 669027a

The Provencal country house Les Chardons: the most rustic of our 4 Provencal country houses, located 500m away from La Verdière. Its thistle and saffron colours invite you subtly to discover the colourful markets and the nature of our beautiful Provence. A particular attention has been brought on the interior decoration and on the outdoor environment in order to offer the most pleasant of the stays. Inside, air-conditioned, with a high-level of luxury and comfort in a definitely contemporary atmosphere, it combines with elegance modernism and countryside. It offers you an atmosphere of quiet, liberty and tranquillity with an infinite countryside view. The upstairs bedrooms as well as the parental room on the ground floor boast an extraordinary view of the village of La Verdière. Kitchen, dining room and sitting room open on the south-facing terrace. While taking your breakfast under the pergola, you will witness the daily walk of a carefree fauna going to drink at the property's river

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Villa
  • 120 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Bed And Breakfast
  • Bed & Breakfast


      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

      Onsite Services

      • Housekeeper Optional
      • Massage
      • Staff


      • Long-Term Renters Welcome
      • Children Welcome
      • Non Smoking Only
      • Wheelchair Accessible

      Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

      • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


      • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single


      • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

        Private shower room and en suite toilets....moreless

      • On the ground floor, the parental bedroom has a bed of 160 cm, a shower room with patio door with view of the nature and over Verdière. Upstairs: 1 single bedroom with a bed of 160 cm, with windows overlooking the countryside and the village, not overlooked and 1 single bedroom with 2 beds of 90 cm, with windows overlooking the countryside and the village, not overlooked. All the bedrooms have hotel quality beds with bolsters and cushions, they are all equipped with bed linen and the beds are made upon arrival. Bedside table and side lamp for each guest. A large mirrored closet is in each bedroom with a wardrobe side and a shelves and drawers area. Baby cots with bed linen and spare linen are left at your disposal for free for children under 3 years old. They can be placed in the parental bedroom. ...moreless

      Bathrooms: 0 Bathrooms

      • Bathroom 2: tub

        Separate bathroom with separate toilets...moreless

      • Bathroom 1: shower

        Private en-suite bathroom to the parental bedroom, suitable ...moreless

      • On the ground floor: Private shower room with WC and access for disabled people in the parental bedroom. Upstairs: Separate bathroom with large bathtub. Separate toilet. All the bathrooms and shower rooms are equipped with shelves or a storage unit with hair-dryer, bathmat and bath linen for the number of renters. Each bathroom, shower room and individual WC have a window opening on the outdoor and the countryside. ...moreless

      Other Amenities

          • Access to people with limited mobility to the parental bedroom, shower room, toilets, lounge, dining room, kitchen, and terrace (40 sq.m). No adapter in the pool, access in the water by 3 large immersed steps. Depth of 1.50 m with 1 step all around the pool for the children to rest. Swimming pool alarm complying with the European standards. WC not suitable for people with limited mobility. ...moreless


          • Satellite / Cable
          • Stereo


          • Adventure
          • Away From It All
          • Family
          • Historic
          • Luxury
          • Romantic
          • Sports & Activities
          • Tourist Attractions


          • Autumn Foliage
          • Botanical Garden
          • Caves
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Forests
          • Library
          • Live Theater
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Recreation Center
          • Restaurants
          • Ruins
          • Theme Parks
          • Water Parks
          • Waterfalls
          • Winery Tours
          • Zoo

          Leisure Activities

          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Disco Club
          • Eco Tourism
          • Gambling Casinos
          • Horseback Riding
          • Hydrotherapy
          • Outlet Shopping
          • Paddle Boating
          • Scenic Drives
          • Walking
          • Water Sports

          Location Type

          • Beach
          • Lake
          • River
          • Rural
          • Village
          • Waterfront

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cycling
          • Equestrian Events
          • Fishing
          • Fly Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Golf
          • Hiking
          • Hunting Big Game
          • Hunting Small Game
          • Mountain Biking
          • Mountain Climbing
          • Mountaineering
          • Paragliding
          • Rafting
          • Sailing
          • Spelunking
          • Surf Fishing
          • Swimming
          • Tennis
          • Whitewater Rafting
          • Wind-Surfing


          • Child's Highchair
          • Dining:

            Indoor table + 8 chairs Outdoor table + 8 chairs ...moreless

          • Dining Room
          • Seating for 8 people


          • Garage
          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating:

            Air-conditioning with reverse cycle...moreless

          • Internet:

            High speed Wifi ...moreless

          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided:

            Sheets with beds made upon arrival...moreless


          • Coffee Maker:

            1 Krups espresso coffee maker (with Dolce Gusto caps) 1 coffee maker with filters ...moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Dishwasher


          • Deck / Patio:

            Table and 8 chairs under the pergola Comfortable outdoors sitting room 4 comfortable sun loungers Sunshade ...moreless

          • Lawn / Garden:

            Private enclosed garden of 1500 m + an access to the estate of 40 hectares....moreless

          Pool / Spa

          • Heated Pool
          • Private Pool:

            Heated, 8 x 4 metre swimming pool of 1.5m deep Step all around the pool for the children to rest. Alarm complying with the European standards Bubble canvas sheet ...moreless

          Forms Of Payment

              • Accept Credit Card

              House Cleaning

                  • Housekeeper Optional


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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  PROMO 2014
                  Sep 13 - Nov 3, 2014
                  7 night min stay


                  Changeover Day: Saturday

                  Basse Saison 2015
                  Apr 11 - May 29, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  Moyenne Saison
                  May 30 - Jun 26, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  Haute Saison
                  Jun 27 - Jul 10, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  Très Haute Saison
                  Jul 11 - Aug 21, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  Haute Saison
                  Aug 22 - Aug 28, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  Moyenne Saison
                  Aug 29 - Sep 11, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  Basse Saison
                  Sep 12 - Oct 31, 2015
                  7 night min stay


                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • No additional mandatory fees
                  • Taxes Not included


                  NOTRE FORMULE HOTELIERE :

                  Entre l'Hôtel et le Gîte, Les Bastides Hôtelières du Verdon ont su allier la qualité et le confort de la prestation hôtelière à la liberté de la maison particuliere.

                  Le prix comprend eau, gaz, électricité, Internet HD Wifi, linge de toilette et de lit (lits faits à l'arrivée) pack bébé, piscine Chauffée.

                  Ménage Départ 120 €, Dépôt de Garantie 1 000 €, Taxe Séjour.

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                  Last updated: 10/28/2014
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                  50 Kilometres
                  Nearest Airport
                  Marseille-Marignane or Toulon
                  300 Metres
                  Nearest Barpub
                  La Verdiere
                  80 Kilometres
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Marseille or Toulon
                  30 Kilometres
                  Nearest Golf
                  Brignoles, Sainte-Baume or Luberon
                  50 Kilometres
                  Nearest Train
                  Aix-en-Provence, Marseille or Toulon
                  25 Kilometres
                  Nearest Motorway
                  St-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume/ St-Paul-les-Durances
                  300 Metres
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  La Verdiere
                  100 Kilometres
                  Nearest Ski
                  80 Kilometres
                  Nearest Beach
                  Bandol, Sanary or Cassis

                  Car: Recommended

                  The Verdon Regional Park: it stretches on both sides of Verdon, emerald snake that crosses the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence and the Var. Below the Valensole Plateau, endless mosaic of fields with typical colours (wheat, lavender, sunflowers, poppies, olive trees), the Lake of Sainte-Croix with its luminous turquoise reflects will offer all the nautical activities in a natural environment sweeping with beauty. You will access it by a series of perched villages with an unquestionable charm, that keep our traditions and specialities under the almost ritual protection of an ancestral castle, often renovated in the purest tradition like the Chateau of La Verdiere.

                  On 180 000 hectares and 44 towns, the diversity and the excessiveness of landscapes break the records! It stretches on both sides of the Verdon river, emerald snake that crosses the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence and the Var. Below the Valensole Plateau, endless mosaic of fields with typical colours (wheat, lavender, sunflowers, poppies, olive trees), the lake of Sainte-Croix and its bright turquoise reflection offers all the water and open air activities you dream of in a stunning surrounding. You will access it by a series of perched villages with an unquestionable charm, that keep our traditions and specialities under the almost ritual protection of an ancestral castle, often renovated in the purest tradition like the Chateau of La Verdiere. You will be the witnesses of a still preserved nature where all the biodiversity of the Regional Park of Verdon invites you to discover the countryside of Provence. A few kilometers away from La Verdière, starting from the Quinson Lake in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, you will go up the Verdon Gorge, one of the most beautiful canyons of the world and discover the Lake of Sainte Croix, a unique and beautiful emerald blue lake, overlooked by the prettiest perched villages of Hautes-Alpes which you will pass by to go to the region of Var; villages such as Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, Tourtour, Cotignac, Aups and so many others which the reputation make us so proud. The Regional Park of Verdon proposes all the nature and water activities, from the calmest to the most extreme ones in an environment whose reputation as high place of tourism is no longer to make.

                  All along the Verdon: Border between the region of Var and the region of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, the river of Verdon is long turquoise strip. It is a beautiful wild river where the lovers of extreme sports will find what they are looking for (rafting, hydrospeed, canoying, floating, kayak, rock-climbing or gliding). You will experience exceptional moments in the bed of the river! The Verdon canyon is a big gash that snakes through 21 km, the biggest in the world after the one in Colorado, where it got its nickname of 'Grand Canyon'. From the Haut-Verdon, if you leave the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence behind to enter the region of Var, you will find the incredible road of Corniche Sublime which access is made by a bridge of 110 m which steps over the canyon and is the perfect place to jump for the lovers of bungee-jumping. The bridges take you higher than 500 m above the deep Verdon gorge. You will find there the most beautiful panorama. After your spectacular journey above this breathtaking canyon, you will discover the green river which opens out to a unique area: the lake of Sainte-Croix, a stunning place that cannot be ignored. A big bridge steps over the water to connect one bank to the other. Downhill, the quiet streams of the river Verdon make peacefully their way through the low gorges to the quiet area of Quinson where you cannot miss the National Museum of Prehistory. Further down, you will see the lake of Esparron you can access with a pedalo in 5 or 6 hours. Plenty of other stunning sites are waiting for your visit. They won't be as extravagant as the deep gorges, but you will enjoy the softness of the low Verdon gorges where you will have the pleasure to swim in its green water. The fresh water of Verdon, after a last bridge, leaves the Var and the Alps to join the Durance, the Rhône and eventually the see.

                  The sea and the mountain: the most daring people will find 1:30 away maximum to the north, the mountain landscapes and ski resorts of the Hautes-Alpes after the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence that take their spring 10 km away from La Verdiere, which the Verdon rift makes the frontier with the Var and 1 hour away to the South, the Mediterranean Sea, the beaches of Saint-Tropez, the Calanques of Cassis, the Porquerolles and Bendor islands, etc.

                  Geographical situation: as the Wind Rose, it offers you a stay in the country near the lakes (10 min), at the gates of the sea (1 hour) and the mountain (1:30) going through the most picturesque landscapes of Provence and its mountains, such as Sainte-Baume and La Sainte-Victoire, so precious for Paul Cezanne and Marcel Pagnol.


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                  • Les Lavandes

                    Les Lavandes

                  • Les Chardons

                    Les Chardons

                  • Les Chardons

                    Les Chardons

                  • Les Bles

                    Les Bles

                  • Les Bles

                    Les Bles

                  • L'Insolite


                  • L'Insolite


                  • Les Lavandes

                    Les Lavandes

                  • Les Chardons

                    Les Chardons

                  • Les Chardons

                    Les Chardons

                  • Les Lavandes and Les Bles

                    Les Lavandes and Les Bles

                  • Les Bles

                    Les Bles

                  • L'Insolite


                  €900 - €2,690 per week (EUR)

                  3 Bedroom / 0 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

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                  Minimum stay: 7 nights
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