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Villa Les Caillols,Vineyard View, Private Pool, Between Aix-En-Pce and St Tropez

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Set above an AOC vineyard, the villa enjoys spectacular views


Last updated: 04/08/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:2.5
  • Property type:Villa
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8

At the end of the vineyard, behind the Provençal sun gate lies our comfortable and tastefully furnished villa built in typical Provençal style, with 4 bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths, and located on a magnificent terraced 6,000 square metre (1 1/2 acre) property featuring Mediterranean essences, stone walls and olive and fig trees. The property overlooks an AOC vineyard and the Massif des Maures mountains, is entirely fenced and gated with gardens, has a barbecue area and parking for 6 cars. Down a few steps from the large terrace is the private swimming pool with its stone tile decking and seating area, solar shower, and a retractable ‘Skydome’ cover you can swim under if the weather isn’t perfect. The villa is completely private without being isolated.

Enter the villa from the stone walkway near the covered parking area or from the large west facing terrace. The tastefully furnished and spacious open concept living-dining area has a beamed cathedral ceiling with sliding glass walls that open to allow full indoor-outdoor living. There are large modern sofas and Louis XV chairs, a Louis Philippe television cabinet with 32” Flat screen TV and DVD/CD player to enhance your listening and viewing pleasure. There is also a Godin wood-burning fireplace for the cooler months. The dining room has a large dining table, 8 chairs and a Louis Philippe sideboard.

The large bright sunny kitchen faces west and is fully equipped for cooking with a Bosch gas cooktop and oven, dishwasher, microwave, kettle, toaster, coffeemaker and bar where you can have your morning coffee or a glass of rosé while you look out over the pool and vineyard.

There is a 2 piece powder room off the main entrance hall. The Master bedroom features a new 160 cm. Queen bed, night stand and lamp, built in cupboards and a triple closet. The ceramic tile ensuite bath has a sink and vanity with walk in shower.

The rest of the bedrooms are located in separate sleeping quarters on the main floor: there are two bedrooms with new 160 cm. Queen Beds, chair or bench, nightstands, lamps and triple closet or armoire. The fourth bedroom has two new single beds, chair, nightstands, lamps and closet. There is a full 6 piece bathroom all in ceramic tile.

Outside and down a few steps is a separate laundry room with washer-dryer, iron and ironing board. There is a solar shower beside the pool.

There is a landline phone that allows free long distance calling within France and to landlines in Europe and North America, as well as high-speed wireless internet throughout the villa. All bedrooms have windows with traditional wooden shutters. The remainder of the villa has windows with electric roller shutters for your comfort.

New high quality linens and bath towels as well as pool towels are provided.

Outdoor furnishings include a dining table and chairs for 8 on the covered terrace, an outdoor living area with sofa, chairs and ottomans, 8 sun lounge chairs, two fully articulated sun umbrellas and a ping pong table. There is another smaller dining table and chairs on the shaded porch, and a sitting area under the trees near the ping pong table.

NEARBY: Less than 2 km from the property is the village of Besse-sur-Issole in the heart of Var wine country with its medieval architecture, nine spring water fountains, a lake in its centre and its signature vineyards. Here you will find all basic services: bakery, grocer, butcher shop, gourmet restaurants, cafés, pizzerias, pharmacy, hairdresser and a small weekly farmer’s market. Have your morning coffee or a snack at a sidewalk café, treat yourself to dinner at one of the gourmet restaurants or take away a delicious ‘plat du jour’ from the local butcher. You can even see a recent movie in the 18th century town hall.

A short drive away, you can also sample cuisine from Alain Ducasse, one of France’s top chefs, at l’Hostellerie de l’Abbaye de la Celle. In less than 10 minutes by car you can visit no fewer than 12 different towns and villages, each with its own history, character and vineyards to explore. Biking is also a wonderful way to explore the region and bikes can be arranged. There are also hiking trails, including to the St Quinis chapel at an altitude of 600 metres and built in the XVIth century, horseback riding, fishing, the tourist train and a large number of “cru classé” vineyards to visit nearby. For those who love golf, the Barbaroux Golf Course, one of the most prestigious in France, is 15 minutes away.

The sand beaches of La Londe des Maures and le Lavandou are 30 minutes by car. And don't miss the restaurants and shopping in Hyères-les-Palmiers, the town that introduced the French Riviera to the world.

DAY TRIPS: Thoronet Abbey, Brigançon Fort, sailing or diving in the waters of the national park of the Porquerolles Islands, Port Crau, Le Levant, the towns, exhibitions and festivals of Aix-en-Provence, Nice, Cannes, Saint-Tropez or Saint-Raphael, Grasse and its perfumes, Vallauris and its pottery, all easily accessible via the autoroute just 15 minutes from the villa. The Tourist Train of Central Var runs from April to October through Besse from Carnoules to Brignoles. For spectacular views, escape to the Gorges du Verdon.

AMENITIES: To enhance your stay we offer: - Private parking with automatic gate - private and secure swimming pool - Table tennis - Information on the region and tours - BBQ corner – Hi-speed Internet – Quality bedding and linens: - towels - kitchen towels - towels for the pool. Golf course - Golf de Barbaroux 15 km. Beaches- 35 km. Reservations based on availability. Please note the villa is entirely NON-SMOKING and equipped with smoke detectors. For hygiene purposes, pets are unfortunately not accepted.
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Speaks: english, french, german
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/08/2017

Property Type

  • Villa
  • 150 m²

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    with ensuite...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single


  • Rooms are tastefully decorated and equipped with large closets or armoire, night tables, chair or banquette. High quality linens are provided-all beds are new and very comfortable. Three bedrooms have extra large 160 cm queen beds and the fourth has two single beds. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • NOTE: The villa remains cool in the summer without the need for air conditioning due to its unique energy efficient construction. ...moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    large selection of viewing choices ...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    32' flat screen with reception of English and German language channels ...moreless


  • Away From It All


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    View of vineyard with Massif des Maures and St. Quinis ...moreless

  • Village:

    overlooking vineyard in Besse-sur-Issole...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Parasailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Sliding glass wall in open concept room which looks out over terrace and pool. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    High thread count quality linens...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Beamed cathedral ceiling. Sliding glass walls open to outside and electric roller shutters allow for privacy. ...moreless

  • Parking:

    Parking for 6 cars. Covered parking for 1....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Land line with free long distance in France and to landlines only in Europe and North America. ...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    High quality designer hand and bath towels. Pool towels also provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker:

    and Kettle...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Service for 10, pots and pans, baking, cooking and eating utensils...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped with bar and seating area for 4...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Bosch gas oven, Wood pizza oven ...moreless


  • Bicycles:

    Can be arranged...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Large stone tile decking of 80 square metres with outdoor living and dining areas...moreless

  • Golf:

    Golf de Barbaroux -15 km...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Large very private treed, fenced and gated property of 6000 square metres. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Charcoal barbecue overlooking vineyard with additional dining area for 4....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    with retractable Skydome cover, stone tile decking and seating, and solar shower. Weekly pool maintenance is included. ...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


Write a review 4.9
from 7 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low season
Apr 29 - May 26, 2017
7 night min stay

Shoulder season
May 27 - Jun 30, 2017
7 night min stay

High season
Jul 1 - Sep 1, 2017
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

Shoulder Season
Sep 2 - Sep 22, 2017
7 night min stay

Low season
Sep 23 - Oct 13, 2017
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $0.00
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $653.68


Rates quoted include Housekeeping before and after occupancy and Tourist Tax. Booking deposit is 50% refundable on cancellation at least 90 days prior to rental date. Cancellations within 90 days, booking deposit is non-refundable.During High Season, requests for multiple weeks will receive priority.

Manager's cancellation policy:

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

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Last updated: 04/08/2017
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35 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
2 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Besse sur Issole
35 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
15 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Golf de Barbaroux
5 Kilometres
Nearest Train
8 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
A8, A57
2 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Besse sur Issole
170 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
Isola 2000
35 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
La Londe des Maures

Car: Necessary

Near sand beaches, vineyards, historical villages, abbeys, Michelin starred eatery, autoroute, airports and train-easy access to the Luberon, Gorges du Verdon, Aix-en-Provence and the Côte d'Azur.


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2013

About: We are a couple with roots both in France and Canada and look forward to sharing our French dream with you. We love the spectacular natural beauty of the property and its surroundings.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
The views are breathtaking, the village of Besse-sur-Issole is charming and friendly and the villa is perfectly located as a base to explore the history, culture, food and wine of the region!

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Speaks: english, french, german
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/08/2017

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Guestbook comments from the property manager

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  • Set above an AOC vineyard, the villa enjoys spectacular views

    Set above an AOC vineyard, the villa enjoys spectacular views

  • Entrance to Villa

    Entrance to Villa

  • Comfortable living room

    Comfortable living room

  • Dining room

    Dining room

  • The shaded terrace

    The shaded terrace

  • Pool at night

    Pool at night

  • The outdoor sitting area

    The outdoor sitting area

  • A garden walkway

    A garden walkway

  • The four poster bed

    The four poster bed

  • Breathtaking view from property-vineyard and the St Quinis

    Breathtaking view from property-vineyard and the St Quinis

  • The sun gate

    The sun gate

  • Kitchen with pantry

    Kitchen with pantry

  • The great room with beamed cathedral ceiling

    The great room with beamed cathedral ceiling

  • Outdoor dining

    Outdoor dining

  • Far niente overlooking the pool and vineyard

    Far niente overlooking the pool and vineyard

  • The pool with its Skydome

    The pool with its Skydome

  • Terrace at night

    Terrace at night

  • Terrace view

    Terrace view

  • Master bedroom with queen bed and ensuite bath

    Master bedroom with queen bed and ensuite bath

  • 6-piece ceramic bath with double sinks, bath/shower, bidet, WC

    6-piece ceramic bath with double sinks, bath/shower, bidet, WC

  • The road from the village

    The road from the village

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Saturday, April 08, 2017

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