A beautiful, well presented, newly refurbished apartment, on the upper floor of a traditional converted cork mill, one minute walk form the centre of La Garde Freinet. The apartment's accommodation includes a well equipped, kitchen with fridge, dishwasher etc. The dining area has seating for 6. The sitting room area, like the dining area enjoys wonderful views over the mature landscaped gardens and pool. We have also installed free wi-fi and HD TV. The tennis court, pool and barbeque area are all set within these gardens. There is free secure parking. In the village you are able to explore the best of Provence. La Garde Freinet has a wide range of shops, for everyday needs and excellent restaurants. Market day is twice a week. There are many good golf courses close by. Fabulous sandy beaches, with fantastic beach bars are found nearby.
Sport and activities: Apart from the lovely walks and stunning beaches, there are activities for all ages, either in the village or within easy reach. There are numerous excellent golf courses. Every water sport imaginable is available at the coast. The French game of Boules can be played in all the towns and villages. Sainte Maxime, just 20 minutes away, has recently opened a water theme park and there is another one in Frejus. Locally there is horse-riding, cycling, basketball or volleyball. The village pool is 2 minutes walk away and is open throughout the summer months. The secluded gardens are a perfect haven for book-worms and sun worshippers.
Travel and getting about: Fantastic low cost flight bargains are available to reach Nice, Toulon, and Marseilles airports. Car hire is available at the airports. (A car is needed if you want to explore the area). The village is reached by roads winding through vineyards, olive groves and cork oak forests and is less than 20km from the autoroute.
Other attractions: There are a wealth of attractions within easy reach of La Garde Freinet. The area is full of excellent wineries. North of the village is 'Les Gorges du Verdon' offering spectacular views, walks, canoeing and white water rafting. Cultural festivals are held throughout the year, with many in the village itself. Great shopping opportunities are available in the towns, such as Nice, St Tropez and Aix en Provence. The apartment is perfectly located to explore the area.
La Garde Freinet is a beautiful medieval village with wonderful views. It is nestled in the heart of the Maures Mountains, far enough from the coast to escape the crowds but less than 15km from the beaches, St Tropez and the autoroute. La Garde Freinet is a traditional Provencal village, with excellent restaurants, good shops and a market which comes twice a week. The village has a year round local population which ensures an authentic ‘French feel’. We think it is perfect!
Other Activities: Boules, wine tasting