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Boutique Apartments with pool in Provence- Le Diamant Noir offers 4 star accommodation in three, tastefully-furnished garden apartments, surrounded by lovely gardens and easy access to the swimming pool, where sun loungers are provided to enjoy the wonderful climate of Provence. Each apartment has been individually styled with great attention to detail , providing the necessary equipment to make your holiday experience as easy and comfortable as possible. We are situated 1km from the market town of Aups- an easy and pleasant walk. A typical Provencal town, Aups offers all the necessary amenities with shops, restaurants, cafés, a wealth of history and its twice weekly market, brimming over with the local produce of the surrounding area. Ample, secure, off- road parking is at your disposal. Evening meals are available on request, as are picnics for those days in the beautiful countryside. All linen and towels are included in the price
Aups is the Southern gateway to the Gorges Du Verdon - known for its picturesque scenery and many sporting activities. Located in the Verdon National Park, close to the Gorges du Verdon and the Lac Sainte Croix there are numerous outdoor pursuits for those who are actively minded. White water sports to include rafting canyoning and kayaking are available along with sailing and fishing. Climbing, hiking, horse riding and mountain biking are available in the area. The lavender plateau of Velensole is only a short drive away and for those who want to venture further, both the Alpes of Haute Provence and the resorts of the Côte d'Azur, such as St Tropez, Antibes, Cannes and Nice are easily accessible by car. The Haut Var area is steeped in history and there are many medieval villages to visit, all telling their own stories. Several of these perched, hilltop villages can be found around us - Aiguines, Tourtour, Moustières, Saint Marie, Moissac Bellevue, Cotignac, Villecroze to name but a few. There are provençal markets in the region every day. Aups itself has a twice weekly market overflowing with colourful produce. during the winter moths theres is an active truffle market every Thursday We are surrounded by domains and chateaux all producing their own very drinkable wines. Most of these establishments offer wine tasting. You are not compelled to buy wine in bulk. You can buy a single bottle. Some of the vineyards also have shop selling other local specialities. Le Diamant Noir is situated 1km from the town of Aups. Aups is a very attractive, genuine provençal town and provides all the amenities that you require - banks, post office, pharmacy, medical service, numerous food shops, twice-weekly market, cafés, bars, several good restaurants, gift shops, tourist office, tennis courts etc. All of these are within easy walking distance. The well-stocked supermarket is conveniently situated just across the road. As an alternative to self-catering we offer home-made, pre-prepared meals, from finest local ingredients, frozen to be reheated at your convenience at any time during your stay, or a meal of your choice to have ready with accompaniments, on your arrival to make that first evening totally hassle free.Evening meals are available with pre-booking. BBQs - we hold a weekly BBQ during summer months. Perhaps you are celebrating a special occasion during your stay - let us know in advance if you would like us to cater for this special occasion. We also offer picnics and if you wish, the hire of a car-operated cooler to keep your provisions cool as you explore the local countryside.
La Truffière: Aups Vacation Rental by Owner Listing 72804ha
Studio apartment with one bedroom, designed for 21st century holiday living: The bedroom, in romantic French style, can be made up with a large double or twins allowing flexibility. Bedside tables and lamps are provided, along with a dressing table, hair-drier, and clothes storage. High quality bed-linen and towels included. The bathroom houses a 'douche italienne' with pebbled, mosaic tile floor, wc, sink unit , heated towel rail and full length mirror. There is a utility corner with washing machine and storecupboard .The living space provides a full kitchen, with ceramic hob, oven, microwave, dishwasher, toaster, kettle, fridge-freezer and a comprehensive set of pans and utensils crockery and glasses, table mats, etc. Indoor meals can be enjoyed at the breakfast bar. A comfortable sofa is provided for relaxation. Wifi internet access, Satellite TV, Bluray DVD player with USB port and ipod/phone docking station. Garden furniture is provided on the terrace. Reverse air conditioning
The bathroom houses a 'douche italienne' with pebbled, mosaic tile floor and glass door, wc, sink unit with storage, heated towel rail and full length mirror. There is also a utility corner with washing machine and cupboard for the ironing board and vacuum cleaner....moreless
We try to ensure that all the products you are likely to need are already here. Dishwasher products are provided along with washing up liquid, other cleaning products, kitchen paper, toilet rolls and gas for the barbecue. We also provide store cupboard ingredients to include herbs and spices, olive oil, vinegar, flour and sugar. There is an optional contribution towards the store cupboard fund. What we are trying to achieve is no unnecessary expense on arrival.
To overcome any problems of arrival when local shops are closed, we offer a shopping service so that you can walk straight in to your apartment and have a full fridge.
As an alternative to self-catering we offer home-made, pre-prepared meals, from finest local ingredients, frozen to be reheated at your convenience at any time during your stay, or a meal of your choice to have ready with accompaniments, on your arrival to make that first evening totally hassle free.
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Late Summer Aug 29 - Sep 25, 2015 3 night min stay
Autumn Sep 26 - Dec 18, 2015 3 night min stay
Christmas Dec 19 - Jan 1, 2016 7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage Deposit€400
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Weekly rentals run from Saturday to Saturday
A 30% non-refundable deposit is payable on booking (reservation confirmed on receipt of funds). Balance to be paid 8 weeks before arrival.
Security Deposit of €400. This will be refunded after departure when the property has been thoroughly checked over and any utilities, damage or breakages have been deducted.
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Provence holiday accommodation- Var-Aups. Join us at Le Diamant Noir for a memorable stay in the Verdon National Park. Although you need go no further than our local and historic town of Aups for a taste of real Provence with its famous truffle market, we are in a region of extreme natural beauty with a wealth of flora and fauna for nature lovers. Situated at the foothills of the alps we are surrounded by spectacular scenery, from fortified medieval hill-top villages to the magnificent Gorges du Verdon, from the Lac Sainte Croix to the Lavender Plateau of Valensole. Surrounded by local producers there are gastronomic delights at every corner not forgetting many hectares of vineyards and wine-tasting opportunities. Both the Alpes of Haute Provence and the resorts of the Cote d’Azur are easily accessible by car.
Other Activities: kayaking, canyoning and rafting in the Gorges Du Verdon.