Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday villa in Fayence - Villa La Fontenelle
Charming villa with two bedrooms sleeps 4
This beautiful villa with a private pool is a 2 minute walk to the charming medieval perched village of Fayence.
The villa is built in 'Marseilles Style' and consists of two floors, with 130 m2 living space. It has a perfect location, beautiful garden with spectacular views. It is a place where you can enjoy every moment of the day outside.
The property offers several different places where you can relax: the pergola on the front terrace for BBQ, the covered lounge area for aperitifs and maybe a little afternoon nap, a little private spot for afternoon readings under the parasol and deck chairs next to the pool.
The back of the house offers shadow in the afternoon and also has an outdoor bar. There are no immediate neighbours that one can see.
A charming little stone path leads from the front terrace over to the pool (10x5m), which has a pool alarm. There are parking facilities at the back of the house.
The area : Villa La Fontanelle lies within 10 minutes drive of freshwater lake St Cassien and overlooks the upmarket village of Fayence. Located less than 15 minutes from Autoroute A8 Exit 39, it is ideally placed for trips to both Provence and the Luberon to the west and Cannes and Monaco on the French Riviera to the east. Nearby there are a large number of restaurants, some with Michelin stars, as well as a number of supermarkets. A championship golf-course, Terre Blanche, is 10 minutes drive away. All the other major French Riviera attractions are within 30-45 minutes drive. Fayence has a typical open market three times a week. This is where the local meet and shop their vegetables and meats from the local farmers. The market also offers other typical Provençal products and gift items.
Activities : There is much to do in the area from swimming and boating in the fresh water lake Lac St. Cassian, trail riding, wind surfing and gliding from Europe's largest airfield in Tourrettes by Fayence. The area is fantastic for walking and close by you can visit the beautiful Gorge du Verdon the largest gorge in Europe. You can visit the local vineyards and make a trip to an olive oil mill in Callas and taste the price winning oil. The Mediterranean is not far away with places like Cannes, St. Tropez and their fantastic beaches. For music lovers, there are plenty of summer concerts with jazz in the open air in Bargemon and in nearby villages of Seillans and Montferrat; chamber music and recitals in nearby churches.
Golf : If you are interested in golf there are plenty of possibilities within an hours drive but the closest is the famous Terre Blance golf in Tourrettes by Fayence, which offers two 18 hole courses. This is a five star establishment.
- children welcome
- non smoking only
- pets not allowed
- not suitable for elderly or infirm
- wheelchair inaccessible