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ROMANTIC TRADITIONAL PROVENÇAL VILLA IN A LEAFY AREA OF GREAT BEAUTY

Hilary Gascoigne

Speaks French, English
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Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Hilary Gascoigne

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ROMANTIC TRADITIONAL PROVENÇAL VILLA IN A LEAFY AREA OF GREAT BEAUTY

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday villa in Bargemon

3 bedrooms, all ensuite, sleeps 7, cloakroom/WC

Romantic traditional Provençal villa, set in the heart of the Var, Provence, with its own private garden of 1 acre. The grounds are filled with olive and cypress trees providing a wonderfully peaceful and shady haven to laze away the sunny days. A safe and fun environment for children to explore. Large pool with terraces bathed in sunlight from the early morning to the last rays of the evening. Comfortable loungers with parasols to ensure total relaxation. The beautifully appointed airy salon reflecting the very special Provençal light through its long windows keeps cool on even the hottest of days. Luxuriously furnished with antiques giving a sense of gracious living to enhance your stay.

The villa: The whole house is beautifully furnished throughout with a comfortable mix of antique and modern. Lovely fabrics and pictures complete the luxurious feeling of this unique home. A wonderful holiday for you and your family is assured. Full central heating and log burning fire also make this an ideal destination for those winter breaks.

In the large dining kitchen, with doors opening onto the terrace, you will find the latest quality appliances including a professional Smeg 6 burner double oven cooker. The adjoining utility room with washer and dishwasher allows access to the cellar for a cool environment where your supply of local wines and cheese are kept to perfection.

Meals can be taken on the well furnished shady terraces or in the cool of the beautiful salon.

Also on the ground floor, there is a cloakroom with toilet and washbasin.

Local area: The house is just 75 minutes from Nice and Toulon airports.

A journey of 30 minutes takes you to Lac St. Cassien, ideal for children with its beaches, pedalos and restaurants.

Lac Ste. Croix and the spectacular Gorge du Verdon are 45 minutes drive. There you will find rafting, sailing, climbing or wonderful walks. The coastal beaches and resorts of Ste. Maxime and Frejus are reached in 40 minutes. Or simply explore the lovely local area with its forest walks and colourful villages. Visit a different market every day! In this area famous for its gastronomy, gourmet restaurants abound.

In the winter, the slopes are reached within an hour where great skiing can be found - Gréolières. Further afield is Val D'Allos.

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Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
Guestbook comments from the owner
I wanted to express our family's delight with the two weeks we spent at your rental villa.



It provided us with everything we were hoping to find during the holidays. Your on-the-spot descriptions of the house, the village and the nearby communities helped to make our choice an appropriate one. And ultimately a happy one. Thank you.



The care you have taken in setting all the details of the house made our stay at a very personal level very comfortable. We enjoyed the Saturday we spent in Aix-En-Provence. Thank you Hilary. Also, thank you for the wine you left for us to enjoy. We loved it so much that we found the vineyard but unfortunately the household appeared to be away on holidays.



Please, pass on our gratitude to Theo for the care he gave us.



We look forward to the opportunity to stay in Bargemon again.
Dec 2012
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Hilary Gascoigne

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Speaks French, English
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Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Reviews

5
based on 21 holidaymaker reviews

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Romantic traditional Provençal villa in a leafy area of great beauty
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Romantic traditional Provençal villa in a leafy area of great beauty
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Bargemon Draguignan region
5

GORGEOUS!

  • 5 out of 5
What a beautiful home! My family and I had the pleasure of staying in Stephen's Bargemon house this spring and there are not enough good things I have to say! First, the house itself is so tastefully decorated, the beds comfortable, the towels fluffy. The grounds are rustic and green, and the pool was clean and safe with the alarm. The area is unpretentious and wild. Quite the driving experience, it was very rainy when we arrived and at times it seemes as if the road would slide right off the side of the hills, but thankfully it didn't! The market at Le Muy was fantastic and I urge everyone staying in Bargemon to check it out. At the market we bought boar and fig sausage, cheese, pissaladiere, wine, fudge, peaches, forrest mushrooms, oh the list goes on! To die for! The surrounding country side is just breathtaking and it's close the the sea for day trips. My one and only suggestion is to have some pantry items because there were none, things that travellers wouldn't have on hand, such as tea and sugar, olive oil, salt and pepper. That would be helpful. Otherwise the kitchen was stocked full of every utensil and dish you could ever need, and such lovely crock pots! The kitchen was my dream kitchen! So nice to cook in! There is a grocery shop in Bargemon, but be sure to get there before it closes for the afternoon! Stephen's communication was great through out, he even accommodated our schedule, as we couldn't check in on the preferred day. Five stars all the way, it reminded me of a secret hideaway Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald would have had in the 1920s. We would love to visit again one day!
  • Review Submitted: 29-Oct-2013
  • Date of Stay: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Romantic traditional Provençal villa in a leafy area of great beauty
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Bargemon Draguignan region
5

SECOND TIME AROUND

  • 5 out of 5
We had the pleasure of staying at the villa last summer. We had a fantastic experience then, especially as everything was new to us, the villa, Bargemon and the surrounding area.

Second time around and the holiday was just as good. The villa is very well maintained and the accommodation is perfectly appointed with each room having its own ensuite facilities. The garden is so peaceful and at the same time a great space for our lively dog to get plenty of exercise. The pool area is an absolute private oasis, lavender fringed with well maintained tasteful poolside furniture. A real bonus with this pool is that it is long enough to do laps in if you are a keen swimmer.

There is a really good gas fired BBQ which we produced some lovely meals on.

Whilst we were staying at the villa we had a couple of minor maintenance issues that were sorted out almost instantly and without fuss by Theo who is the English speaking property manager. The villa was immaculately clean when we arrived and the mid week clean kept it that way.



Bargemon the local village is a delight, it has a really well stocked general grocery store in addition to a butchers and a couple of boulangeries. With around eight restaurants there is plenty of culinary choice. Pescalune is an exceptional dining experience and Les Tables Rondes comes in at a close second.

I would not hesitate in recommending this villa, it really is a jewel of a place.
  • Review Submitted: 16-Aug-2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Romantic traditional Provençal villa in a leafy area of great beauty
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p56112
+44 7988 059201
Bargemon Draguignan region
5

BARGEMON VILLA

  • 5 out of 5
The house was lovely!
We felt like we were staying in someone's home rather than a"rental" property!
The place was immaculate!
The village itself was charming and everyone was friendly. We actually found everything we needed in the village. And, we enjoyed the restaurants!

The property manager was extremely helpful and attentive .

They had a wonderful library of local travel books and maps, very useful!

Our only issue was the extremely soft beds/mattresses . The bed linens were lovely.

It was a wonderful holiday for our family!
  • Review Submitted: 09-Jan-2013
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. It is a pleasure to know that people have enjoyed their stay. We have made sure that the villa is a home so that people can relax from the beginning of their holiday.
Bargemon is certainly a special place for holidays and the restaurants are delightful.
We are very fortunate with Theo and Corine who look after the villa impeccably.
Our bed linen is of finest Egyptian cotton with warm duvets for the cooler months and big soft pillows. Whilst mattresses are a subjective area, we are very pleased to say that our guests have usually found them extremely comfortable. It is certainly a delight to lie in such comfort as the Provençal sun streams through the windows.
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Romantic traditional Provençal villa in a leafy area of great beauty
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p56112
+44 7988 059201
Bargemon Draguignan region
5

THE BEST VILLA IN THE SOUTH OF FRANCE

  • 5 out of 5
I'm a reluctant reviewer, not because this wasn't an amazing villa, it is simply the best that we have ever rented in France. It's just that we don't want other people to discover it and not be able to rent it again ourselves.

The photos on the website do the villa justice in that it is a beautifully restored and has been very tastefully decorated. The living space and bedrooms with their en-suite facilities are as good as any you will find in a boutique hotel. The kitchen a delight to cook in, the garden a tranquil oasis and the generous size swimming pool a joy to float around in the warming rays of the sun.

What the photos don't show you is how beautiful and peaceful the setting is, or how glorious the drive is up to the village of Bargemon or indeed what a fantastic place it is to drink a refreshing glass of rose and watch the world go by. It is also home to one of the best restaurants in the Var.
  • Review Submitted: 12-Sep-2012
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is a delight to hear of people enjoying the villa.
There are many excellent restaurants in and around Bargemon. Les Tables Rondes and La Pescalune in the village itself and others such as Les Deux Rocs in Seillans and Restaurant Les Gorges de Pennafort between Callas and Le Muy. Also, try the Hotel de France in Fayence.
These, together with the excellent markets at Bargemon, Callas and Le Muy, mean we are spoilt for the choice of fantastic food. The Route de Vin between Callas and Le Muy include some excellent organic vineyards - a paradise indeed!
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Romantic traditional Provençal villa in a leafy area of great beauty
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Bargemon Draguignan region
5

FABULOUS

  • 5 out of 5
I would thoroughly recommend to anyone to book this Villa. It was our first time to Provence and it was everything we imagined and more. Bargemon is an absolutley delightful little village with great facilities and the Villa was fabulous and is exactly as described in the advertisement. The Owners have provided everything to make this a wonderful holiday whilst retaining the charm of the place. Great thought has been applied to its renovation and its completely elegant and charming. The garden is delightful and the pool area perfect and the house has everything that a family like ours with two teenage daughters needed to ensure we had a great stay.
  • Review Submitted: 02-Sep-2012
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Romantic traditional Provençal villa in a leafy area of great beauty
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+44 7988 059201
Bargemon Draguignan region
5

PERFECT HOLIDAY!

  • 5 out of 5
From the moment we booked the Villa, the holiday preparation could not have been better. The description is spot on and the assistance and directions provided by the owners were great.

The property is very well looked after and provided everything we could have asked for and more. The interior is lovely, the kitchen more than adequately catered for any meal we could want to create and the bedrooms were a delight.

The garden, full of gorgeous trees and the fabulous pool made it very hard to drag ourselves away. Every meal was eaten outside on the terrace enjoying the beautiful views across the valley.

We spent a very lazy week beside the pool, broken up by visits to the lovely village of Bargemon, just a few minutes drive away for our daily croissant and baguette run. We had stocked up at a supermarket on our first day but Bargemon provided much of anything you could need. We were spoilt with fantastic weather, temperatures often off the scale off the thermometer on the terrace but easily manageable with dips in the pool.

Having asked our children (6, 10 and 14) if they would like to return to the South of France we were bombarded with yells of "Yes please, right here, to this place" - so it is with some reluctance that I post about our fantastic holiday because we would really quite like to keep it a secret, but we are going back, next year in fact and this time for 2 weeks!
  • Review Submitted: 28-Aug-2012
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
78 Kilometres
Nice
Nearest Train
30 Kilometres
Draguignan Les Arcs
Nearest Motorway
25 Kilometres
Le Muy
Nearest Beach
41 Kilometres
St. Aygulf
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Bargemon
Nearest Ski
60 Kilometres
Les Greolieres
Nearest Golf
18 Kilometres
Golf De St. Endreol, 83920 La Motte
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Bargemon
Car: necessary

Bargemon is the local friendly village, with its lovely squares, cafes, restaurants and fountains. There is a weekly (Thursdays) market day and festivals take place regularly – it is typically French as you have dreamt!

Village facilities include swimming pool and play area, museum, tourist office, supermarket, boulangerie, butcher, newsagent, post office, bank, several restaurants, art galleries, antique shops, pottery, wine merchant.

The villa itself is 2.5 km. from the village of Bargemon (25 minute walking by footpath), in a wooded area with views over the hills to the south. It is peaceful and secluded but not isolated and gives easy access to walks through the oak forests so typical of this area.

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Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday villa in Bargemon, Draguignan region

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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
Mid season
28 Jun 2014 - 12 Jul 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€1,800
for 7 nights
€1,800
 
 
September 2014
30 Aug 2014 - 26 Sep 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€1,750
for 7 nights
€1,750
 
 
October 2014
27 Sep 2014 - 31 Oct 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€1,300
for 7 nights
€1,300
 
 
Low season
1 Nov 2014 - 19 Dec 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€800
for 7 nights
€800
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit €500
Notes During high season rental is inclusive of weekly villa cleaning and twice weekly pool maintenance.
For all rentals, we provide laundered bed linen and towels (including pool towels)
Electricity consumption is charged according to metered usage. Wood for the wood burner in the salon is supplied at the property and is charged according to usage.
Wireless broadband internet connection is free.
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Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 200 m²
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Wood Stove
  • Toilet Paper
  • Sunbed
  • Parking Off Street
  • Iron & Board
  • Activities Guide
  • Firewood
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Internet
  • Wireless Internet
  • Hair Dryer
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Refrigerator
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Kitchen ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Cloakroom - Toilet
  • The bathrooms have been fully renovated and refurbished. They are comfortable and stylish with heating for a warm stay out-of-season. There is a separate cloakroom on the ground floor with WC and wash hand basin.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
  • Each bedroom has traditional French windows giving a bright and airy environment with views over the garden and surrounding countryside. Bedroom 1 with a king-size bed and full size banquette (day bed) and en-suite bathroom. There is a private balcony for those intimate breakfasts or aperitifs before dinner. There are views to the south over the wooded hills. Bedroom 2, with ensuite shower room, has views over the terrace to the wooded hills to the south. Bedroom 3, with ensuite shower room, has lovely views of the garden and swimming pool.
Entertainment:
  • Music Library
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Video Library
  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Beach Towels
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 6 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • forests
  • playground
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • swimming
Notes:
6 burner Smeg cooker with double electric ovens provides for any occasion. You can cook up a French culinary storm or merely boil an egg. The choice is yours. This is a great opportunity to use all that fresh local produce to perfection. Otherwise, you are spoilt for choice in the local restaurants - this is a holiday after all! Smoking is allowed outside the house using the covered ashtrays provided. Care should be taken in the summer to dispose of cigarettes safely.

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