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Beautiful Provencal Rural Villa Set In Private Garden With Outdoor Pool

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Villa in Tourrettes, Draguignan, Var, Provence-Alpes-Cote DAzur, France

La Bergerie is a lovely Provencal 4 bedroom villa set in a large private garden. It benefits from a private heated outdoor pool easily accessible from its terrace. The house, pool and grounds are surrounded by olive terraces. The unspoilt hill-top villages of Montauroux and The historic villages of Callian and Montauroux are a 5 minute drive away with weekly busy markets, the local olive oil and Rose are particularly delicious. Village shops, cafes, the maze of village lanes and a classic square with a fountain hold delights around each corner, waiting to reveal their gifts. In the summer Callian hosts wonderful music festivals and fairs. There is a range of supermarkets within 15 minutes driving in the valley below Callian and Montauroux. The villa has thick traditional stone walls which help keep it cool in the summer months together with the Provencal style tiled floor throughout the property.


Owner
Lucinda Sikorski
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 23, 2018

About Lucinda Sikorski

I have a young family with four young children, all of whom love their time at La Bergerie.

My parents-in-law built the property incorporating existing ruins over 40 years ago. The love and devotion they felt for and put into La Bergerie remains evident and adds to the charm.

Why Lucinda Sikorski chose Callian

This home has always had special memories and associations for me. There is a particular quality to villa La Bergerie which holds a restorative power and makes each trip a special treat for us all to look forward to.

What makes this villa unique

The wonderful weather, delicious food and floating in our pool!

Guestbook comments from the owner

A wonderful "home away from home" in a delightful area with lots to see and do. Owner very helpful and wanted to make our stay as enjoyable as possible. Everything in the house is comfortable and well thought out and lots of charm and character. Extremely peaceful but not feeling too isolated and villages of Callian and Montauraux close with plenty of restaurants/ cafes etc and large supermarkets and bigger shops about 15 minutes away. Pool looked great for the summer but we settled for winter sunshine on the terrace!



Highly recommend this delightful holiday house.
Feb 2015
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Amenities

Callian Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Rural
General:
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 (upstairs) super king bed & own en suite bathroom Bedroom 2 (upstairs) 2 single beds Bedroom 3 (downstairs) super king bed & own en suite bathroom Bedroom 4 (downstairs) bunk bed - all bedrooms have adequate storage Travel cot provided (please bring own sheet)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf privileges optional
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: La Bergerie was built over 40 years ago from existing ruins which my parents-in-law. They incorporated the evocative walls within the house and the love and devotion they felt for and put into the property remains evident and adds to its charm. Our young family with four children love their holidays at La Bergerie and you will find a good selection of family games and books. The house has recently had two new upstairs bedrooms built and all three of the bathrooms are new and the property has been freshly decorated throughout. It is an old property with charm and character and has all the necessary modern touches! Outside: The pool is 10mx4m and the poolside area is paved (with sun loungers). The swimming pool is private, chlorine free & has an environmentally friendly salt filter system. It has an easy to use electrically operated cover. The pool can be heated if required in spring or autumn. For outside dining, there is the terrace with views of the pool and garden with its olive, cypress, oak, lavender, rosemary and thyme. Utility Room: Small room with washing machine & cleaning materials, shelving and hot water tank. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / : Bed linen and bath towels are provided. (No beach towels). The property is cleaned on changeover day (linen can be changed weekly if you are staying over 1 week). Other: King size bedrooms are comfortable, upstairs twin is slightly tight and downstairs 4th bedroom has a comfortable bunk bed. The villa being more compact than others in the area is reflected in the reasonable prices.

Reviews

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5

Lovely villa

  • 5 of 5

Two-week holiday for family of four (three adults, one child) in mid-August.

We enjoyed…

Friendly owner (based in the UK).

Nice, clean, homely villa with plenty of space and all the facilities we wanted.

Lovely pool and pool area.

Well-equipped kitchen.

Comfortable living area and flexible bedroom arrangements.

Good base for the area.

Very warm weather.

We were disappointed by…

Nothing, only having to come home again.

Warmly recommended!

Things to do:

Relax

Enjoy

Turn off your phone

Visit the lake

Eat breakfast in the café in Callian

Visit the market in Fayence

Go to Nice for a late evening walk along the front

Do a challenging walk in the Verdon gorge

Look at the stars

Set up a hammock

Relax

Enjoy

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Charming, well managed and well maintained home from home

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our fortnight stay at Le Bergerie. Perfect size for our group of 2 adults and 3 kids - we still had spare beds if we'd needed them. Charming, well maintained house set in lovely surroundings. We'd happily recommend this holiday home from home. Thank you Lucinda and Andrew.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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La Bergerie

  • 4 of 5

La Bergerie is a lovely old Provence house which has been sympathetically restored by it's owners and is a haven of peace situated in a remote wooded area, yet close to the lovely Medieval hilltop Villages of Callian and Montauroux. Within easy reach of all of the Cote d'Azur and nice to return to, as a slightly cooler alternative to the intense heat of the sun drenched beaches! Lovely pool and terraces.

Lucinda Sikorski, the owner, was very helpful and pleasant to deal with

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Welcoming, well equipped spacious home.

  • 5 of 5

My family (2 adults, 2 teenagers) had a wonderful holiday at La Bergerie. The house is quite secluded and very peaceful, it has a lovely welcoming atmosphere and immediately felt like home. There was plenty of space for the 4 of us, the space is well thought out with good sized bedrooms, modern shower rooms, a well equipped kitchen, shaded terrace for dining and wonderful pool area for lazing under the bluest of french sky. The photographs accompanying this listing are accurate.

The villages of Callian and Montauroux are just a short drive away, both have great bakeries, and we found the locals to be very friendly towards visitors, there are 4 large supermarkets 10-15 minutes drive away. It is only a short drive to Lac Ste Cassien a stunning lake with kayaks, paddle boards,and pedaloes for hire. The house is also well situated for the A8 motorway for trips to Nice, Cannes, St Tropez and Monaco.

Communication with Lucinda, the owner, was good and she quickly sorted a small issue we had when we arrived.

I would recommend La Bergerie to my friends and family.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you all had a great holiday & had such brilliant weather! Thank you for leaving the house so clean & tidy! Hope you come again one day - Lucinda
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5

Idyllic hideaway

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 6 had the most relaxing week here in this magical spot. The pool was great, lovely and warm, safe for our 6 year olds. The layout was great to be able to sip on wine reading a book whilst watching them having a great time in the pool. 3 good bathrooms with good showers, plenty of space.

This villa is well located to explore the picturesque local villages, though a car is a must.

The closest village of Callian is charming and have some good restaurants and great atmosphere. A perfect place to recharge the batteries!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful relaxing retreat

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time in this beautiful house which comfortably accommodated 4 adults and 4 teenagers. Everything you need for a relaxing family holiday is there. The local area is stunning with lots to see and do. Will definitely return!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Am so glad you all had such a great holiday - hope the restoring effects of La Bergerie remain with you for a long time!
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Nice
Nearest Barpub
8 Kilometres
Montauroux & Callian
Nearest Motorway
30 Kilometres
A8
Nearest Restaurant
8 Kilometres
Montauroux & Callian
Nearest Ski
140 Kilometres
Isola 2000
Nearest Beach
35 Kilometres
Frejus
Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

There are many beautiful beaches in the area. The nearest beaches to La Bergerie are Cannes, St Raphael, Frejus - all are about a 45 minute drive away.

Travel:

Nearest airport is Nice which is an hour away.

Because of its location, car hire (or use of a car) is essential.

Distances:

Callian & Montauroux (5 minutes drive)

Fayence (15 minute drive)

Lake (15 minute drive)

Cannes (45 minutes)

Nice (1 hour)

Further Details:

In the area there are great opportunities for mountain hiking and biking. Europe's largest gliding airfield is nearby (Fayence Tourrettes Airfield). All the villages have public tennis courts. The beautiful lake, Lac de St Cassian offers rental of paddle boats, canoes, rowing, windsurfing and fishing and is only a 15 minute drive.

There are many interesting places to visit in the area such as Roman remains, caves, perfumeries of Grasse, Aqualand and all the local perched villages are well worth a visit.

The villages of Callian and Montauroux both have restaurants, chemists, restaurants and a tourist office. A range of supermarkets can be found within a 15 minute drive.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $392.16

Booking Notes:
Please contact owner

Changeover Day:
Preferred changeover day is Saturday but can be flexible in Spring and Autumn.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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