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Luxurious Bastides with pools on a pristine vineyard in a stunning location

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 1,937 sq. ft.
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Domaine la Bastide, 3 to 6 bedrooms a short walk to Plan de la Tour

'Domanie La Bastide' is located in the heart of the costal part of Provence, a short drive from St Tropez. The houses have been carefully renovated over time, however retaining the traditional provencale materials such as stone, terracotta and wooden beams. They are designed to offer a flowing indoor outdoor experience to our guests, allowing everyone to take advantage of the wonderful weather from April to end of October and often all year round!

When you arrive at La Bastide, you are personally welcomed by the owners Julie-Anne and David who have lived in the area for more than 20 years! We are permenantly on site to provide concierge service to our guests and answer any questions on the area, things to do restaurants to try and pass on some of the secret places only known to the locals!

The property is set on 20000m2 of landscaped gardens, pristine vineyards and forests, ideal for exploring by bike or on foot.

The location allows visators a sense of tranquility and offers breathtaking, uninterrupted views of the surrounding valleys and vineyards.

The properties are very private and neighbouring only with the vines, giving our guests a feeling of total relaxation.

The two houses are perfect for friends and families traveling together but still wanting the privacy of their own home. Set in lush mature gardens, the outdoor terraces are furnished for dining and lounging in shaded areas while others bask in sunshine. The french chic interiors are designed to give a 'boutique hotel' and Provencale feel, while modern requirements such as WIFI English freeview TV, Netflix and Apple TV to make you feel at home!

There is a separate heated pool for each house with barbecue areas which look out over the vines and Maures hills.

You will find the village of Plan de la Tour a 10 minute walk, where there is a collection of restaurants to sample plus a colourful weekly market and 2 small supermarkets.

We can arrange to have the fridge full and provide catering, allowing your first evening to be truely a relaxing stress free holiday experience!

St Tropez and Pampalone beach are a 25 minute drive just waiting for the guest in search of the ultimate entertainment on the Cote d'Azur!

More Details

Owner
Julie Anne Brown
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 8, 2017

About Julie Anne Brown

We are an Irish family living in Plan de la Tour France since 2005. Our twin boys, Tom and Max were born here and go to the local school in our lovely village. David travels around the world for work and I, Julie-Anne stay here and manage our houses in Plan de la Tour. My background is travel related, as I managed many properties in Italy for over 10 years until moving to France, when we purchased La Bastide to continue with the same business. We adore this area and find it perfect for our children to grow up! David and I are keen travellers, skiers, golfers, sailors, divers, horse riders and enjoy the wonderful outdoor life that the weather allows us here in the South of France.

Julie Anne Brown purchased this estate in 2005

Why Julie Anne Brown chose France

We saw La Bastide in a real estate magazine, viewed it the next day and then made an offer the same day! Offer accepted we moved in late 2005 and began renovations to the gardens and houses. Chance would have it that we had our lovely village of Plan de la Tour a short walk and the excitement of StTropez and surrounding attractions a few minutes drive, so it really felt it was perfect for us and our guests to enjoy.

What makes this estate unique

When we walked up the drive for the first time, the vineyard came into view, which completely surprized us and how close to the house it was, just like a large front garden! The stone house looked like it had always been there. Enchanted, as we explored the property, all the potential became apparent, especially how we could make it into a wonderful home for us and to remain here for ever!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our stay at Hamlet La Bastide was absolutely wonderful and we simply cannot recommend it enough. The house is beautiful - decorated with love and an eye for detail, as well as being practical. The heated swimming pool was fabulous, as were the terraces and BBQ area and the whole surroundings are just gorgeous.



We stayed with our 3 year old son and 10 month old daughter and found everything we needed for them - including a baby monitor, high chair, spare nappies and a box of toys! From the very first contact we had with Julie Anne she was helpful and prompt, and her kindness during our stay was a real bonus as she was on hand to advise us about local restaurants, places to see and her top tips for the region.



The house is in an absolutely perfect spot to explore the many scenic villages and towns in the area and we spent our days strolling through St Tropez, St. Maxime, Grimaud and Borges les Mimosa and relaxing at the numerous beaches. Plan De la Tour itself exceeded our expectations with several lovely restaurants and picturesque streets, as well as a well-stocked corner shop for the essentials.



We stayed for a week and wish we could have stayed for a month (in fact I could have moved in permanently!) For anyone looking for a stunning villa to rent with friends or family you couldn't pick a better or more cosy place than Hamlet La Bastide.
Oct 2013
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Amenities

Le Plan-de-la-Tour Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1937 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 5:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • Natural stone bathrooms with all Hans Grohe fittings. High quality towels in 3 sizes provided and changed weekly. Bastide 2 has 2 bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Superking bed 200x200cm
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Masterbedroom with 200x200cm bed. Highest quality 440 thread count bed linen provided changed weekly. There are generous duck down matress toppers on all the beds. Bastide 2 can be rented in July and August with a guest house allowing up to 9 guests staying on the property.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 4 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The price is per house and each house can sleep 6-9 people.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

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Luxurious Bastides with pools on a pristine vineyard in a stunning location
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
5

The best of Provence

  • 5 of 5

Spectacular! The only thing better than La Bastide itself was the warm and welcoming nature of the owners and hosts, Julie-Ann and David. They opened their magnificent home that sits within their vineyard on the outskirts of Le Plan-de-la-Tour. Of all our trips to Europe this was one of the best and I would not hesitate to stay here again in the future. The location is ideal for cycling, hiking, exploring everything that Provence has to offer, or simply relaxing by the pool. My only complaint is that the time went by far too quickly. Thank you Julie-Ann and David for a wonderful trip!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Provence

  • 5 of 5

Excellent, everything was as shown or possibly better. The house is near a village that seems untouched and has everything, restaurants grocery etc. the proximity of house to nearby sights works perfectly The owner, Julie was just as other reviewers said, very helpful, seemed to be very "hands on" and yet totally respected your privacy. Will certainly return hopefully .

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for visiting us and we are delighted you enjoyed the house, our village and the surrounding places to visit. Hopefully we will see you again in the near future. Julie-Anne
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TRULY MAGICAL

  • 5 of 5

Despite the stunning pictures, Bastide 2 was even more beautiful than we could have imagined. Stunning location, very high spec, so tasteful, beautifully furnished and equipped, the owners have thought of absolutely everything to make your holiday a lasting memory.

The owners Julie-Anne and David are charming hosts, helpful and were delighted to help us make the most of our short time in Plan de La Tour. Their suggestions were invaluable. A big thank you!

We shall definitely return as soon as we can. Really, I couldn't recommend this beautiful house more highly.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you again for visiting us at La Bastide. We are delighted you enjoyed the house and the area, plus the suggestions we made to for visits and beaches. We look forward to seeing you again soon before the end of the season for some Autumn sunshine!
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Sun lover

  • 5 of 5

Excellent holiday both for a week in winter,and returned in May . The owners very efficient and welcoming. Attention to detail excellent, and the catering by Julie delicious. Look forward to our next visit

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking time to review us. We hope you enjoyed the winter sunshine in our area and look forward to seeing you again in Feburary! Julie-Anne
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Our stay in two Bastides!

  • 5 of 5

Due to agenda conflicts and other commitments we had three weeks, spread over both Bastides. We had a wonderful time in both of them and are already longing to come back again next year. The place has it all: wonderful surroundings, beautiful pools, very nice kitchen with outdoor grilling possibilities, near to a very nice small village and not too far from St Maxime as well. The owners are darlings What more can you wish for?

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Philip, Thank you for your kind comments and taking the time to review us! We plan to make many improvements for 2014/15 to further enhance the properties and gardens. Also a big thank you for taking great care of the houses during your stay! We look forward to welcoming you back next year! Julie-Anne
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The perfect holiday

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from our 3rd stay at La Bastides and yet again it was the perfect holiday. The accommodation is fantastic, everything you could wish for with all the mod cons and fantastic pool and outside areas to relax. Perfect location of peace and tranquillity with Plan de la tour a 15 min walk away with lovely restaurants and typical French charm. We have booked again for next summer we love it that much.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for visiting us again at La Bastide and are very pleased it proves a relaxing and seamless vacation for you. We appreciate your efforts to write the review and look forward to your visit next year! Julie-Anne
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Map

Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
Nice
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Plan de la Tour
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Ste Maxime
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Plan de la Tour
Nearest Beach
10 Kilometres
SteMaxime
Car: necessary

The perfect destination for family and friends. Ideally suited for guests seeking luxury, tranquility and privacy only minutes from St Tropez, numerous beaches, restaurants and charming villages. This villa is furnished to an exceptionally high standard offering the perfect blend of true Provencale living with all modern requirements. There are 2 pricate heated pools, one of which has an additional shallow area for babies and young children.

The pool is bordered by lawns, a running fountain and shaded terraces for relaxation with family and friends. The property is set in 5 acres of private land and vineyards where you will find many olive, oleander, fig and lavender plants and well manicured mature gardens. Of particular note are the many terraces either shaded or basking in sun depending on your mood to or to relax and dine and simply enjoy the setting sun!

Outside There are numerous terraces attached to the property offering both privacy and stunning vistas to accompany the beautifully landscaped gardens. The property also boasts a 2 heated swimming pools , many pool toys and inflatables and an area for playing Boule in front of the vineyard. Teak sun loungers with cushions that can be placed around the pool or on the terraces. There are also day-beds, and outdoor sofas with deep cushions inviting you to lounge along with numerous other outdoor seats and recliners. In fact, everywhere you look around the extensive grounds of 5 acres (20,000sq.m) there are seating areas, private terraces and sun-traps.

Coast/Beach There are numerous beaches all within easy reach. The famous Club 55 at Pampalonne beach is a 25 minute drive, the private beaches at La Nartelle and Saint Maxime are a 10-15 minute drive and Port Grimaud is also a 15 minute drive. Boats can be easily rented within a 10-15 minute drive, along with numerous other water sport activities. Day trips by boat to Cannes or the local islands also go from Saint Maxime bay, 10-15 minutes from the villa. Please ask for more information.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $1,199.47

The rates are based on each house. If you wish to rent both houses the cost is calcaluated per house.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.