4-Star Farmhouse with Private Heated Pool Near Lakes in Haut-Var, Verdon Park - Home L'INSOLITE

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The estate “Les Bastides Hôtelières du Verdon” which is a typical Provencal 98-acre property welcomes you in 4 farmhouses with all modern conveniences. Crossed by a river that strides along its small valley, it extends from the entrance of the village La Verdière (300 m on foot from all amenities) to the end of the village of Varages over 2 km. Each farmhouse has its own heated pool and private fenced 1500 m² garden.

Our 4 farmhouses
Les Lavandes and Les Blés: these charming farmhouses perched on a hill, 300 m from the village, will welcome you in a private atmosphere in a cocoon of evergreen oaks. At siesta time, the Provencal fragrances will seduce you, lulled by the birds and cicadas songs. It is suitable for disabled persons with wheelchair.
Les Chardons and L’Insolite: these farmhouses are in the valley, 500 m from the village, and will invite you to discover the nice blend of the contemporary world and the countryside. You will enjoy unobstructed views over the nature as far as your eyes can see, under the watchful typical village of La Verdière perched in Provence and its wonderful castle. It is suitable for disabled persons without wheelchair.

Our rental package: a mix of hotel and bed & breakfast, “Les Bastides Hôtelières du Verdon” successfully combined the quality and comfort of hotels and the freedom of private houses. The weekly rate includes water, gas, electricity, high speed Wi-Fi Internet, bed linen, beds made before arrival, bath towels, cleaning and heated pool from April to October (several services and pets allowed upon request).

Our village: La Verdière is one of the most beautiful perched and typical villages of the Haut-Var department and is nestled again its castle on top of a hill. It is away from the main tourist roads and is located in the famous Regional Park of the Verdon and the Pays de la Provence Verte. When you arrive in La Verdière, you will be struck by the defensive aspect of its architecture. Racked in a concentric shape around the heart of the village, houses are like high clustered battlements and windows are like arrowslits. When you arrive in the heart of La verdière, it is more serene with flowered facades, peaceful shops and laughs that break out from the windows. Streets are pleasante, tortuous and narrow and yet easily accessible. Step by step, they guide you towards the castle, private estate listed as historical monument and perfectly traditionally renovated by its owner. Each summer, thiss history lover opens the heavy doors of this prestigious fortress of our past. From the church square that is adjacent to the castle, unobstructed stunning views are worth the detour. In the village, you will find: pizzeria with take away pizzas, Asian restaurants with take away meals, traditional restaurant, café, bar and tobacconist, newsagent, bakery, “Utile” supermarket, hairdressing salon, butcher shop (specialist of barbecue meats) and weekly market.

Activities and leisures:

In La Verdière: visit of the village and its château (candlelight diner and visit for a guaranteed atmosphere), Marché de Provence, hikes, bike rides, park with hundred-year-old cedars and children’s playground, boules ground, tennis court or soccer field, different events oragnised throughout the season.
In the surroundings: La Verdière is one of the only 3 villages of the Var that are located inside the Regional Park of the Verdon and the Provence Verte. Unexpected richness such as the Route des Lavances, the Route des Vins, the Routes des Crêtes, the Route des Châteaux, visit of villages, artcraft boutiques, vineyards, olive-growing lands, farms, mills, workshops and other factories. You wil discover local products and all the manufacture secrets of lavender honey, olive oil, wines of the Côteaux-Varois and Côtes-de-Provence, coloured Provencal markets, restaurants and tables d’hôtes that will delight you with their Provencal cuisine (truffles, game meat, goat’s cheese, traditional meals, etc.) Discover our handicraft and its manufacture in our workshops: Faïence (earthenware) de Moustiers and Varages, terra cotta tiles of Salernes and other santons, thermal baths and casino of Gréoux-les-Bains, music festivals, National Museum of Prehistory in Quinson, golf courses of Barbaroux in Brignoles and Sainte-Baume in Nans-les-Pins, Saint-Maximin Basilica, the mountains of Sainte-Baume and Sainte-Victoire, etc.

The Regional Park of the Verdon: jewel of our region with lakes and gorges and many water and outdoor activities. The park lies on both sides of the Verdon River, emerald snake that crosses the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence and the Var, over 444800 acres and 44 villages where diversity and stunning landscapes reach record levels. In the Alps, it starts from the Plateau de Valensole, infinite mosaic of sparkling colours (wheat, lavender, sunflowers, poppies and olive trees), and extends to the Haut-Var to end in La Verdière which is so pround to be included into the villages of this wonderful area. A few km from La Verdière, starting from Quinson Lake, you will go up the Verdon Gorge, one of the most beautiful canyons of the world, to discover the 5 lakes including the famous Sainte-Croix Lake which is emerald blue, incredibly beautiful and surrouned by the most beautiful villages of Hautes-Alpes such as Moutiers-Sainte-Marie, and reach the Var department passing through the villages of Tourtour, Cotignac, Aups and many others which reputation is the pride of our region. The Regional Park of the Verdon offers many nature and water activities, from the calmest to the most extreme ones in a stunning environment whose reputation as high place of tourism is no longer to make. The Verdon: border between the Var and Les Alpes-de-Haute-Provence departments, the Verdon River is a long turquoise strip. It is a beautiful wild and fast-flowing river for lovers of extreme sports (rafting, hydrospeed, canoying, floating, kayak, rock-climbing or gliding). Over these peacefull banks, the Verdon will show you its beaches surrounding lakes and its coves for the calmest persons and children (swimming, pedalo, electrical boat, sailboarding, canoeing and fishing). Wild coves to sandy beaches, your choices are endless for swimming and sunbathing under the Provencal sun. You will experience exceptional moments in the Verdon River bed! The Verdon Canyon is a giant gash that snakes over 21 km, the greatest in the worl after the Colorado Canyon which name of “Grand Canyon” is taken from. From the Haut-Verdon, leaving behind you Les Alpes-de-Haute-Provence to reach the Var department, you will find the incredible route of Corniche Sublime which access is made by the highest bridge of Europ of 110 m that steps over the canyon and is the perfect place for lovers of bungee-jumping: the famous Artuby Bridge. It takes you more than 500 m above the deep gorge and will offer the most extraordinary views. After your spectacular trip above this breathtaking abyss, the green river opens onto an exceptional site, Sainte-Croix Lake, a stunning place that is worth the visit. A big bridge steps overs the beautiful water to connect one bank to the other. Downhill, the quiet streams of the Verdon peacefully make their way through the low gorges to the quiet area of Quinson where you cannot miss the National Museum of Prehistory. Further down, you can reach the Esparron Lake by pedalo or electrical boat. Beautiful sites are waiting for you. They won’t be as extravagant as the high gorges but you will enjoy the softness of the low gorges where you will have the pleasure to swim in the green water. The fresh water of the Verdon, after a last bridge, leaves the Var and the Alps to join the Durance, the Rhône and finally the sea.

La Provence Verte: the Green Provence is a land with character shaped by the locals and approved “region of art and history” by the Minister of Culture and Communication thanks to its rich heritage. This landscape that gathers together 43 villages starts in the centre of the Var and stretches to the Western Haut-Var to end at the border with Alpes-de-Haute-Provence. This stunning heritage adds to the traditional colours of Provence, the blue of the rivers and the Argens River. Mixed with the yellow sun, it creates the omnipresent green woods on lands dedicated to lovers of nature and outdoor activities. Here local products are pleasant. From the Roman period, plains and terraces are planted with vines and olive trees that offer rosé and high quality oils. This land is aptly named because everything is focused on nature protection. It is no coincidence if Correns, first organic village or France, is located in Provence Verte. Lovers of conviviality, nature, local products, this land was made for you and for your holidays in family, between friends or lovers.

Between sea and mountain: from La Verdière, our most daring guests will find mountain landscapes and ski resorts of the Hautes-Alpes 1 h30 to the North and the Mediterranean Sea, the sandy beaches of Saint-Tropez, Sainte-Maxime, Hyère, Bandol, Poquerolles Islands, the rocky inlets of Cassis or the port or Marseille 1 h to the South.

Home L'INSOLITE: Esparron-de-Verdon Vacation Rental by Owner Listing 669027a

L’Insolite: the most contemporary of our 4 farmhouses is located 500 m from the perched village of La Verdière. In this air-conditioned farmhouse with unobstructed views, the decoration is contemporary and colourful for the greater enjoyment of children and teenagers. Red and white are mixed and show the harmony between the countryside and the modern world. There are top quality furniture and the household appliances for your greatest comfort. There is an atmosphere of quietness and freedom with views of the countryside as far as the eye can see. The upstairs bedrooms as well as the master bedroom on the ground floor boast of stunning views over the Provencal countryside. The kitchen, the dining room and the living room open onto the South-exposed terrace. Everyday at breakfast time, under the pergola, you will see untroubled fauna drinking in the river of the property. It is not overlooked and you enjoy views of the countryside.


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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 120 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Massage
  • Staff


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

    It is suitable to disabled persons. The toilet and bathrooms are not suitable for wheelchair users, minimum mobility is required....moreless

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 toilet...moreless

  • On the ground floor, the master bedroom is equipped with 160 cm bed and a shower room with French window opening onto the garden and the typical Provencal countryside. On the first floor: - Separate bedroom with 160 cm bed and window opening onto the countryside (not overlooked). - Separate bedroom with 2x90 cm beds and window opening onto the countryside (not overlooked). All bedrooms have hotel quality beds with bolsters and pillows, are equipped with bed linen and beds are bed before arrival. - Bathroom with large bath and window (not overlooked) - Separate toilet with window (not overlooked) Bedside table and lamp for each guest Large wardrobe with mirror, hanging space, shelves space and drawers Baby cots with bed linen are at your disposal for free for children of less than 3 years old and can be placed in the master bedroom. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: shower

    Walk-in shower with easy access to disabled persons...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, tub

    Separate with large bath and separate toilet...moreless

  • On the ground floor: private shower room in master bedroom with easy access for disabled persons. On the first floor: separate bathroom with large bath Separate toilet All bathrooms and shower rooms are equipped with shelves or storage units, hair dryers, bathmats and bath towels for the number of guests. Each bathroom, shower room and separate toilet has a window opening onto the outside with views of the countryside. ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Master bedroom, shower room, toilet, living room, dining room, kitchen and 40 m² terrace accessible for disabled persons. Access to the garden surrounding the pool is via a small staircase. Access to the water is via 3 large immersed steps. Depth of 1.50 m with immersed step all around the pool for children. Pool with alarm system with European standards. Toilet, bathroom and shower room not suitable for wheelchair users. ...moreless


  • Books:

    For children and teenagers...moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library:

    For children and teenagers...moreless


  • 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
  • Nude Beach
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Bowling Center
  • Disco Club
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Naturism
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Thalassotherapy
  • 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
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Spelunking
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Indoor table and 8 chairs Outdoor table and 8 chairs ...moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Reversible air-conditioning...moreless

  • Internet:

    High speed Wi-Fi ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Bed linen and beds made before arrival...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    1 Expresso Krups coffee machine (Dolce Gusto capsules) 1 classical filter coffee machine ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher


  • Deck / Patio:

    Table and 8 chairs under pergola Comfortable living area 4 comfortable sunloungers Parasol ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    1500 m² fenced private garden and 98-acre estate...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool:

    8x4 m and 1.5 m-deep heated pool Immersed step all around the pool for children Alarm system with European standards Bubble tarp ...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Basse Saison
Apr 2 - May 27, 2016
7 night min stay

Moyenne Saison
May 28 - Jun 24, 2016
7 night min stay

Haute Saison
Jun 25 - Jul 8, 2016
7 night min stay

Très Haute Saison
Jul 9 - Aug 19, 2016
7 night min stay

Haute Saison
Aug 20 - Sep 2, 2016
7 night min stay

Moyenne Saison
Sep 3 - Sep 16, 2016
7 night min stay

Basse Saison
Sep 17 - Oct 29, 2016
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


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  • Taxes Not included



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 particulière.

Le prix comprend Eau Gaz, Electricité, Internet Wifi, Linge Toilette et de Lits avec lits faits à l'arrivée, Entretien Régulier et Chauffage piscine.

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Taxe de Séjour au tarif en vigueur au moment du séjour (les mineurs sont exonérés de la taxe selon l’article L. 2333-31)


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Last updated: 11/10/2015
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50 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Marseille, Marignane or Toulon
300 Metres
Nearest Barpub
La Verdière
80 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Marseille or Toulon
30 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Brignoles or Sainte-Baume
50 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Aix-en-Provence, Marseille or Toulon
25 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Saint-Maximin, Sainte-Baume, St-Paul-les-Durances
300 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
La Verdière
100 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
80 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Bandol, Sanary or Cassis

Car: Recommended

Geographical location: as the Rose des Vents, our location offers a stay in the countryside near the lakes (10 min), the sea (1 h) and the mountain (1 h30). In a few minutes, you will leave the Var department to reach the Bouches-du-Rhône (Marseille, Aix-en-Provence and Cassis), the Vauclues (Avignon, Orange, Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, Lourmarin and Gordes) and the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence departments (Forcalquier, Manosque, Sisteron, Valensole, Les Mées and Moustiers-Sainte-Marie) without forgetting, if time permits, a small detour by the mounts of Sainte-Baume and Sainte-Victoire which are so dear to Paul Cézanne and Marcel Pagnol. 1 h30 away, a last department is worth the visit, Les Alpes Maritimes (Cannes, Grasse, Nice and Menton).


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  • L'Isolite: views of the solarium and the pool

    L'Isolite: views of the solarium and the pool

  • Les Lavances: living and dining room

    Les Lavances: living and dining room

  • Les Lavances and Les Blés: shower room

    Les Lavances and Les Blés: shower room

  • Les Chardons at night: outside

    Les Chardons at night: outside

  • Les Chardons: outdoor living area

    Les Chardons: outdoor living area

  • Les Chardons: double bedroom on the 1rst floor

    Les Chardons: double bedroom on the 1rst floor

  • Les Blés: terrace, pool and solarium

    Les Blés: terrace, pool and solarium

  • Les Blés: kitchen

    Les Blés: kitchen

  • Les Blés and Les Lavandes: bathroom with bath

    Les Blés and Les Lavandes: bathroom with bath

  • L'Isolite: pool, terrace and living room

    L'Isolite: pool, terrace and living room

  • L'Isolite: living and dining room

    L'Isolite: living and dining room

  • 4 farmhouses with heated pools, La Verdière 300 m

    4 farmhouses with heated pools, La Verdière 300 m

  • Les Lavances: master bedroom with own shower room

    Les Lavances: master bedroom with own shower room

  • Les Lavances and Les Blés: shower room

    Les Lavances and Les Blés: shower room

  • Les Chardons: terrace, pool and solarium

    Les Chardons: terrace, pool and solarium

  • Les Chardons: living and dining room

    Les Chardons: living and dining room

  • Les Blés: living and dining room

    Les Blés: living and dining room

  • Les Blés: kitchen

    Les Blés: kitchen

  • Les Blés: 2x90 cm beds and sofa-bed (bunk beds)

    Les Blés: 2x90 cm beds and sofa-bed (bunk beds)

  • L'Isolite: living and dining room

    L'Isolite: living and dining room

  • L'Isolite: master bedroom 160 cm/own shower room

    L'Isolite: master bedroom 160 cm/own shower room

Minimum stay: 1-7 nights
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