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SPACIOUS, LUXURIOUS, AIR-CONDITIONED, PRIVATE, PEACEFUL; MAGNIFICENT VIEWS.

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Advertiser since: 2009
Speaks English, French
People10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Separate WC's1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights

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SPACIOUS, LUXURIOUS, AIR-CONDITIONED, PRIVATE, PEACEFUL; MAGNIFICENT VIEWS.

People10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Separate WC's1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this 5 bedroom holiday villa in Flayosc - Villa Ensoleillade

Bedrooms all en-suite, fully air-conditioned, heated pool, south facing terraces

Villa Ensoleillade is the perfect location for nature lovers and sun worshippers. Located on a picturesque hilltop with stunning panoramic views from the south-facing terraces, over the valley hamlet to the distant Maure hills. Heated pool. Fully air-conditioned. Large living area; 5 spacious bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms; play area, boules court, outdoor table tennis, olive groves. Ideal for jogging, walking & cycling. Near Lorgues and 5 mins from the medieval Provencal village of Flayosc with Provencal cafes, restaurants and outdoor market. 25 miles to the coastal beaches of Sainte-Maxime. Beaches of St. Tropez, Port Grimaud and Cannes easily reached. Visit local vineyards and traditional villages of Lorgues, Tourtour(village in the sky), Villecroze & Salernes. 40Km. to watersports in Lac St. Cassien & Gorge du Verdon (Europe's Grand Canyon). Totally private. Villa is fresh, clean fully equipped incl. WiFi and tastefully furnished. Send enquiry for brochure or visit www.villalensoleillade.info

Notes on accommodation: 3 large terraces overlooking pool and own 5 acres of olive groves, orchard and wooded valley – all with an abundance of wildlife incl. butterflies in summer. Surrounded by woodland trails from the house it is ideal for hikers, walkers and cyclists. Full of peace and tranquility, this Provencal villa is fresh, clean and fully equipped, redecorated to a high standard and tastefully furnished with everything needed for a perfect holiday. The house and garden are very private and not overlooked; situated in a very safe and friendly area. On the outside terrace there are two large tables, each seating 8 persons.

Separate TV room is available.

The private swimming pool is 12 x 5 metres is heated between April and October depending on the weather. The pool is equiped with electric safety cover for maximum safety for those guests with children.

Mountain bikes are available for exploring the local area.

Notes on the Area: Only 1.7Km or 1 mile/ 5 mns. drive from the medieval village of Flayosc with cafes, Provencal restaurants and outdoor markets. There is also a very pleasant 25 min walk into the village partly through forest and olive groves.

Please note: that the local final 500 metres of the road to the villa is not paved and is not suitable for sports cars or low slung vehicles.

Local shops include boulangerie, fishmongers, a delicatessen, 2 general stores, several excellent restaurants, wine shop, several gift shops, bars, florists and a chemist. There is a large shoe store also in the village also selling leather good (handbags, suitcases).

Distances:

Nearest coast point - St. Maxime - approx 45 minutes. (40km) Nice (96km) Draguignan (6km) is the nearest town with a full range of supermarkets, shops including bicycle hire, museaums and a theatre.45-60 mns. drive to the coast St. Maxime, St. Tropez, Port Grimaud and Cannes. Visit local vineyards and traditional villages of Tourtour, Lorgues, Aups, Villecroze and Salerne

Coast/Beach: The nearest coastal point is at St.Maxime - approx. 45 minutes by car.St.Tropez and Port Grimaud are about 50 minutes drive (depending on the time of year). There are lots of beautiful beaches along the Cote D'Azur with restaurants serving delicious fresh fish and other equally tasty food.

There is a huge expanse of beach just before you go into St. Tropez which is called Pampelonne (3 miles long). Also great beaches at St. Aygulf and St. Raphael.

Special interest holidays

Less than an hour from Grand Canyon du Verdon, the Verdon river has created a series of gorges, the Verdon flows south into the turquoise waters of the Lac de Ste-Croix.

Extensive treking routes are available from your doorstep.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Owner (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2009
Speaks English, French

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Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Separate WC's1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights
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Reviews

4.6
based on 7 holidaymaker reviews

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Spacious, luxurious, air-conditioned, private, peaceful; magnificent views.
average rating of 4.571429 based on 7 reviews
business
Spacious, luxurious, air-conditioned, private, peaceful; magnificent views.
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p424314
Flayosc Draguignan region
4

Delightful property with some issues

  • 4 out of 5
This is a delightful property with glorious views and plenty of space for a large group but has some issues to address.
Pros:
*stunning views;
*large heated pool;
*private spaces for peace and quiet;
*huge master suite with private spacious deck;
*air con to all rooms;
*plenty of outdoor seating;
*spacious grounds for wandering;
*great village within 30 minute walk; Flayosc has cafes and restaurants galore and is very much a working French village, not a tourist trap;
*excellent accommodation for ten, but, no more than ten.

Cons:
*both Owners Direct and the villa's own site list sleeps 13 however those who end up on the sofa bed or rollaway are not well served with two of our guests suffering back aches after a couple of nights;
*pricing structure is ridiculous. You could potentially be asked to pay an extra 300euro per person per week for any more than ten people even if those extra people are young children. Check this with owner before booking;
* some of the infrastructure is aging. Using the oven caused partial blackouts on two occasions. The second dishwasher (necessary for 13) did not work. The main shower in the master ensuite did not work and the ensuite auxiliary shower is simply awful. Water dripping from the pool deck onto electrical connections caused a power failure. The sun umbrellas around the pool cannot cope with more than a light breeze and one nearly speared a child as it collapsed. The pool steps are not fixed in position and their movement almost caused an injury.
* The caretaker tries to be helpful and did make some excellent suggestions for touring however has a disturbing habit of turning up at the glass back door unannounced and uninvited. This detracts from the desired peace and privacy and is an unnecessary intrusion and irritation.
* Audio visual equipment is not up to the standard expected at this price.
  • Review Submitted: 08-Oct-2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We would like to thank Philip for the positive comments. The website has been changed to ensure there is no future confusion. The dishwasher was repaired during the stay - the service engineer from Darty came out the following week and repaired it immediately. All the other items will be addressed for next year.
business
Spacious, luxurious, air-conditioned, private, peaceful; magnificent views.
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p424314
Flayosc Draguignan region
5

We had a wonderful stay.

  • 5 out of 5
The villa is extremely comfortable – it is light and bright, spacious and peaceful. The bedrooms are very comfortable and the kitchen and laundry work well. The views are spectacular and the outside space including terraces, a selection of dining areas and the heated pool add variety to every day. Combined with being in such an interesting area it is a villa we hope to return to and would definitely recommend to our friends.
  • Review Submitted: 08-Dec-2013
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Spacious, luxurious, air-conditioned, private, peaceful; magnificent views.
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p424314
Flayosc Draguignan region
Buckinghamshire
4

location is amazing with view over the valley

  • 4 out of 5
We wanted to say thank you for a wonderful hoilday at the villa. We all really enjoyed the week there, and the villa was ideal for our holiday. The location is amazing, with the evening-view over the valley and the nighttime silence being two of the things that will be forever in my memory. The only issue was that we could have done with a second week there!
  • Review Submitted: 19-Sep-2010
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Spacious, luxurious, air-conditioned, private, peaceful; magnificent views.
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p424314
Flayosc Draguignan region
Winchester
4

The swimming pool was absolutely fabulous.

  • 4 out of 5
We had a wonderful week staying at your beautiful villa with magnificent views! The swimming pool was absolutely fabulous.
  • Review Submitted: 19-Sep-2010
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Spacious, luxurious, air-conditioned, private, peaceful; magnificent views.
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p424314
Flayosc Draguignan region
Suffolk
5

The first villa I have ever rented - I loved it.

  • 5 out of 5
The most stunning view of the wild countryside. I greatly enjoyed the wildlife & wild flowers. A really fantastic family holiday in a beautiful location and great pool & villa.
  • Review Submitted: 29-Jul-2010
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
business
Spacious, luxurious, air-conditioned, private, peaceful; magnificent views.
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p424314
Flayosc Draguignan region
Kent
5

Idyllic location

  • 5 out of 5
From the moment we arrived at the villa, we knew we had made the right choice. The electric shutters were lifted on the many patio doors in the living area and the magnificent views were breathtaking.

Although the area has so much to offer, we struggled to leave this beautiful villa and even cooked our own dinner each night to relax with a glass of wine and watch the sun go down.

The outside terraces are extensive and the new swimming pool is stunning.

The villa is well equipped with everything needed and even has British 3 pin sockets! The kitchen is modern and open-plan onto the extensive living area. A welcome pack of essentials (including wine!) is provided on your arrival.

The villa is well managed by a lovely local couple, who greet you on arrival and show you how everything works i.e. electric pool cover, shutters etc. They are happy to assist with any problems during your stay.

Thank you for a fabulous week - we hope to return.
  • Review Submitted: 11-Oct-2009
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway

Location

Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
Nice International Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Flayosc
Nearest Ferry
1159 Kilometres
Calais
Nearest Golf
18 Kilometres
La Motte
Nearest Train
13 Kilometres
Les Arcs
Nearest Motorway
13 Kilometres
A8 Junction 36
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Flayosc
Nearest Ski
147 Kilometres
Isola
Nearest Beach
40 Kilometres
Sainte-Maxime
Car: necessary

9km. from the provencal town of Lorgues is the village of Flayosc. This is described as the ‘Première Porte du Haut-Var’. It is a typically Provençal ‘perched village’ about 370 metres above sea level with fountains, shady narrow twisting streets and a lovely 11th Century church with forged iron bell-tower. Unlike many other Provençal villages, Flayosc is vibrant all year round although particularly so in the summer when there is live music and the bars and restaurants spill out onto the streets.

Other Activities: Beaches and feshwater boating & water skiing are 40Km. away.

Golf: Golf

There are golf courses at St. Endreol next to the village at La Motte about 20 minutes away and at Golf Roquebrune (a challenging course) which is ten minutes further on. There are two courses in St. Maxime area - Beauvallon Golf club and Sainte-Maxime golf course. At St. Raphael there is a family golf club.

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Rates & Availability

From £185 Nightly

Rental rates for this holiday villa in Flayosc, Draguignan region

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
Winter
20 Dec 2014 - 3 Jan 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
6 night minimum stay
£2,957
for 6 nights
£3,450
 
 
Spring
28 Feb 2015 - 27 Mar 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
£555
for 3 nights
£1,295
 
 
Easter
28 Mar 2015 - 10 Apr 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
£579
for 3 nights
£1,350
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £25 per night, per additional guest
 
Late Spring
11 Apr 2015 - 22 May 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
£579
for 3 nights
£1,350
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £25 per night, per additional guest
 
Early Summer
23 May 2015 - 26 Jun 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
6 night minimum stay
£1,496
for 6 nights
£1,745
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £25 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer
27 Jun 2015 - 28 Aug 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
6 night minimum stay
£3,129
for 6 nights
£3,650
 
 
September
29 Aug 2015 - 25 Sep 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
6 night minimum stay
£1,453
for 6 nights
£1,695
 
 
October
26 Sep 2015 - 30 Oct 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
£600
for 3 nights
£1,400
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £700
Notes Prices are for the property per week in UK Pounds to be settled in euro.
The villa is rented from Saturday to Saturday during high season and flexible stays for other periods including mid-week arrivals & departure.
Rental rates are based on accommodation as follows:
- Mar-May: 6 persons
- June: 8 persons
- July-August : 10 persons
- September-October: 6 Persons.
Booking Deposit A 25% non-refundable deposit is required to book the Villa. The balance should be received 8 weeks prior to your arrival. A refundable security deposit of £700 / €800 is also required (to be paid with your final balance). The security deposit is refunded after your stay.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Flayosc in Draguignan region

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 350 m²
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Rustic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Tiled Stove
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Hall Cloakroom - Toilet
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 6 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , en-suite & Private Terrace
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , en-suite, air-conditioned
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , en-suite, air-conditioned
    Living Room - Sofa bed - 1 Double Bed , en-suite, air-conditioned
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed , en-suite, air-conditioned
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed , en-suite, air-conditioned
  • Bedroom 1 - Master bedroom, a very spacious room with a king size bed, an adjoining large bathroom, French windows to own private terrace, with spectacular views. Air Conditioned. Bathroom has bath and sep. shower, bidet, handbasin and toilet. Bedrooms 2 & 3 are on the ground floor. Bedroom 2, double bed and day bed with open plan bathroom, with basin, bath, overhead shower and private wc. Air Conditioned. Bedroom 3 - twin bedded room with open plan bathroom, with basin, bath and overhead shower and private wc., air-conditioned Bedroom 4 - twin bedded room with en-suite bathroom, with basin, and overhead shower and private wc. , air-conditioned Bedroom 5 - double bed room with en-suite bathroom, with basin, and overhead shower and private wc. , air-conditioned Separate guest cloakroom off main living area. Air Conditioned. TV Room has a double Sofa bed which sleeps 2 adults. Air Conditioned.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Deck Furniture
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Heated pool from May to September with supplement if required in April / October. Pool not available Nov.-March. Multiple terraces & extensive gardens, all with spectacular views. Bicycles are provided (at your own risk) for you to enjoy and explore the surrounding area via the many paths and tracks leading from the house.

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