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Ed Hoskins

Speaks French, English
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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Ed Hoskins

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VILLAGE HOUSE NEAR ST TROPEZ WITH PRIVATE POOL

Photos and Description of this 5 bedroom holiday home in La Garde Freinet - Lou Prato

self catering - family friendly - private pool - sleeps 8 pets welcome broadband

Just North of St Tropez, Lou Prato is a well-equipped, traditional terraced family house in the village centre. Outside the terrace garden has a well sized private pool with a swimming exercise jet. The pool is alarmed. There is space to lie out sunbathing and a large dining table and a gas barbecue for al fresco dining. Inside the house has a large living / dining room and separate kitchen and it comfortably sleeps 8, in 5 bedrooms. The house has an attic games room with table tennis, satellite TV and broadband access. There is street parking in the immediate vicinity.

La Garde Freinet has all the services that you need for a great holiday: markets twice a week, bars, cafés, restaurants, convenience stores, gift shops, a bank, the post office, etc. You can stroll to the village in a couple of minutes for your morning croissants.

The beaches around St Tropez are a short drive and the Massif des Maures, one of the most beautiful natural parks in France, is on the doorstep

La Garde Freinet: La Garde Freinet is a fine medieval village with a ruined Saracen fort on the hill above. The village is at the heart of the Massif des Maures, a huge area of protected wooded countryside. Some of the most beautiful beaches in the South of France within easy reach on the Presqu’ile de St Tropez and along the Corniche des Maures. The closest beaches are around the west end of the Golfe de St Tropez at Cogolin Plage, Port Grimaud and Beauvallon. The village is far enough from the coast to escape the crowds, and yet St Tropez is only a short drive.

Local Amenities: The village has its own markets twice a week with local produce and crafts. Various festivals occur almost every weekend in the summer. Good local shops are open all the time for everyday needs. There is also a large choice of restaurants and a bank. The house is just two minutes walk from the centre of the village. From the garden the house has views of the old Saracen fort and the Cross above the village, and the valley of the Argens with the foothills of the Alps beyond.

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Suitability:
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • smoking allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Ed Hoskins

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.co.uk since 2003
Speaks French, English
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A retired couple living close to the property and available for advice

Ed Hoskins purchased this house in 2003

Lou Prato is spacious village house remarkably with a pool which is quite rare this close to the village centre. Thus village amenities are all nearby.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Prior to paying a reservation deposit, always verify payment instructions by calling the number on this listing.
Trust & Security
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Reviews

Village House near St Tropez with private pool
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
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Village House near St Tropez with private pool
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p8286
+33 494436875
La Garde Freinet St Tropez region
Owner Submitted Review
5

COMMENTS FROM OWNER GUESTBOOK

'The house was excellent, top location in a sleepy Provencal village. Thank you very much hope to do this again.'
'Thank you so much for the wonderful holiday, I enjoyed the house very much and would love to come again.'
'we have had a superb holiday here in your lovely house, the children had a great time in the pool and haven't wanted to do much else ! We are very sorry to be leaving'
'the house provided us with all we needed: we really enjoyed ourselves'.
'the house is very comfortable and a pleasure to stay in'.
'The house had all we needed for a relaxing and enjoyable holiday. La Garde Freinet is a charming village and we were made to feel very welcome'.
'We had a great holiday in La Garde Freinet. The house was just right. The Sunday celebrations for the chestnut festival were superb, and we loved the scenery, walking, and Saturday jazz in the local bar'.
  • Review Submitted: 06-Dec-2007
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
55 Kilometres
Toulon St Tropez
Nearest Ferry
1050 Kilometres
Calais
Nearest Train
20 Kilometres
Les Arcs Draguingan
Nearest Motorway
18 Kilometres
A8 / A57 junction Le Luc
Nearest Beach
10 Kilometres
Cogolin Plage
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Nearest Ski
70 Kilometres
Greolieres les Neiges
Nearest Golf
12 Kilometres
Beauvallon
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Car: recommended

La Garde Freinet is a well-serviced, historic village at the heart of the Massif des Maures, North of St Tropez. The resorts and beaches around St Tropez are in easy reach.

The village is 18 kilometres South of the A8/A57 motorway junction. Airports at Toulon - St Tropez (55 kms), Nice (105kms) and Marseille (125kms), and the TGV stations at Aix en Provence, (7 hours from London) or Les Arcs Draguignan (24 Kms), (9 hours from London) serve the village.

Other Activities: great area for cycling and mountain bikes: bikes are not provided. There is a skate board just down the road. The kids should bring their own boards.

Golf: There are 13 Golf Courses in the VAR: all are within easy reach. The four closest to La Garde Freinet are as follows:

••• Beauvallon Golf Course, 18 holes, 5800 m, par 72

••• Sainte-Maxime Golf Course, 18 holes, 6155 m, par 71

••• Valcros Golf Course, 18 holes, 5274 m, par 70

••• Barbaroux Golf Course, 18 holes, 6084 m, par 72.

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Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday house in La Garde Freinet, St Tropez region

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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
high season
7 Jun 2014 - 6 Sep 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€2,100
for 7 nights
€2,100
 
 
mid season
7 Sep 2014 - 27 Sep 2014
7 night minimum stay
€1,600
for 7 nights
€1,600
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee €0
Refundable Damage Deposit €200
Payments by bank transfer in Euros

~25% payable to secure booking
remaining rental balance 2 months before arrival
Notes Rentals are from Saturday to Saturday 16:00pm to 10:00 am.
Two week bookings will be preferred in July and August.
A ~25% booking deposit is required.

This area in the Var is particularly attractive for Spring and Autumn breaks. And the golf nearby is great at any time of year.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in La Garde Freinet in St Tropez region

Property Type:
  • house (terraced)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 190 m²
  • 3 stories
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • town
  • village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Wood Stove
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking On Street
  • Wireless Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Towels Provided
  • Internet
  • Broadband Access
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Toaster
  • Pantry Items
  • Grill
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Microwave
  • Oven
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Bath (no shower)
    Shower WC - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Shower / Utility - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Washer, drier and iron
  • 1 full bathroom on first floor 1 separate shower room and WC on first floor 1 separate shower room and WC on ground floor with washing machine and drier
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot , Available
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Single Bed
  • 2 doubles, 1 twin, 2 singles, 1 extra cot available
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Video Library
  • DVD Player
  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Video Player
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Garden
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 6 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • smoking allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • water parks
  • forests
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • laundrette - serviced
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • equestrian events
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • rafting
Notes:
Change over day is Saturday departure 10.00 am arrival 18:00 pm 2 week bookings in July and August are preferred. A deposit will be required with booking. The pool conforms to new legislation. Children welcome, safety around the pool is the tenants' responsibility. There is DVD player: please bring your own DVDs (zone2). There is table tennis in the large attic games room. MORE PICTURES at
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