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A spacious villa in Provence, near Lorgues, with large heated pool.

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,368 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 - 14 nights


About the property

5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1 en-suite shower, WC, sleeps 10. 2 acre garden

The villa is situated in the heart of the Var's wine growing region, lying in a calm and peaceful area, surrounded by vines and trees. It is the perfect get away for relaxation and yet only a few minutes from all necessary amenities. The villa has most of the living space on one level. The interior is regularly repainted and updated. The tiled kitchen opens onto the dining and salon which leads onto the terrace and pool (12m x 6m). The living area is comfortably furnished with a fire place, T.V., DVD, sofas and chairs. The 2 acre mature garden is surrounded by high hedges and is fenced off from the river at the bottom of the garden. Nearest neighbours are about 80m from our hedge.

This is a great holiday home for families, either several generations of one family or two families. There is loads of space in the villa and gardens to have fun & games together or to get away for those moments of peace and privacy.

More Details

Jonathan and Angela Richardson
Member since: 2004
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, German
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
13 May, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

A fabulous early autumn stay. Better than British high summer. Already planning of coming back soon....thank you.

Great house, wonderful pool, we enjoyed every bit - every moment!!! we flet at home. Thank you. Remarkable!! Fantastique!!

All guests comments posted here can be read in our guest book at the villa.
Oct 2012
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Le Thoronet in Var

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2368 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom - Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom -
  • Both bathrooms have baths with hand showers, additional large separate shower 'rooms', toilets and basins. The ensuite bathroom has 2 basins. The ensuiute shower room also has a basin. There is a seperate toilet.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom - 2 Single Bed
  • 2 doubles, 3 twins, 2 cots (plus a changing table). The large master bedroom (42m2) has an en-suite bathroom and walk-in wardrobe. There are french windows and a terrace off the master bedroom offering beautiful views of the garden. Other bedrooms on this level are: Twin 12m2, Twin 15m2 and large 24m2 double bedroom with a mezzanine (an additional 16m2) which can be used as a living area. The fifth bedroom (15m2) in the basement has an en-suite shower room.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Player
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • 10 garden chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • tennis
For babies and toddlers there’s a changing table, steriliser, plates, cups, cutlery, 2 high chairs, bouncy 'chair' for babies, small soft armchair & moses basket. The large under ground garage comfortably parks 2 cars and keeps them cool in the hot summer months. The terrace off the master bedroom, facing a large expanse of garden, is perfect for relaxing and enjoying the sounds of nature. Access to the second terrace (60m2) is via the 3 glass doors from the salon and dining room. This terrace is the main outdoor eating area (half shaded) with beautiful views over the garden and swimming pool. There's a BBQ unit on the terrace with table and chairs. Since there is so little air pollution in this area you are treated to a stunning display of stars at night as you sip your hot chocolate or finish off a glass of wine. The pool (12x6m) has a safety fence around it. The pool area is fully equipped with 10 sun loungers & umbrellas. You can enjoy a picnic by the river.


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A spacious villa in Provence, near Lorgues, with large heated pool.
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 33 reviews
Farum, kbh, Denmark

Villa paradise in center region Var, Le Thoronet

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderfull time in the villa, 14 days, using the beautiful river a lot in the hot midday, and the pool at all other times.

your house were perfect for the size of our company of 9, and it is truly a paradise spot you found there.

the kithcen is perfect size, and yes we used it every second day.

We had a super experience with the bigger children,

+5 yrs, renting kayaks, at the road between Carces and Lorgue, 4 hours and 8 km of fun in beautiful surroundings, ending up at a landingplace near Le Thoronet, where you could swim and cool of, untill being collected and returned together with the kayaks, to starting point collecting our


we can highly recommend the local restaurants, as we found "le vallon" and the little one by the square in center of "le thoronet" having a standard we didn't expect to find, and at cheap prises as well. 170 euros all in for, 9 people.

We sadly never found the time to try the creperie in center town, we only thought of it as making deserts, untill 3 days before leaving.

we also visited your local domaine l'abbey, visiting the cave, winecellar, original from 1250, small but exciting and wonderful, and the very french guide sold us but to much, wine and oil.

Their "grand reserve" was very well worth the price,

giving a little hint, buy it in town, by the butcher or by caeur du var shop, as they are much cheaper than buying it on the "chateau"

we visited the sorrounding villages, and found the market at Lorgue, being the best, but with expensive restaurants.

The evening markets at frejus/st. raphael were a treat for the whole family, as the little ones could try the "tivoli" things. We dined at a brasserie by the harbour, wonderful meal, and cheap as well, 60 euros less than in Lorgue.

again very much thank you for having us, we will be back, travelling otherwise, 26 hrs from denmark, without a sleepover is to much, but will be back for sure.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Aug-2009
  • Date of Stay: July 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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A wonderful, spacious property

  • 5 of 5

I rented the villa for a fortnight and it was everything I had hoped it would be, spacious, well equipped and in a lovely position. The pool was huge, as was the garden so the children were not on top of each other. The river at the end of the garden was a beautiful added extra. We found a deep swimming pool after a bit of wading up stream and swam in it every day. My brother in law also brought his inflatable kayak which the children rode the tiny rapids in.

The villa was really well equipped, without being chi chi. It is set well back from the road and not near any other property so we felt wonderfully relaxed and remote. However, it is only about an hour from Nice and 10 minutes to Le Thoronet with the butcher and bakery. There were loads of supermarkets close by. We went to the market in Cotignac (amazing) twice and twice rented kayaks at the great place on the road between Carces and Lorgue. A really fun afternoon activity for adults and children.

Jonathan (the owner) was so hopeful and reasonable about breakages. He has even posted back to me something I left at the villa. Marceline and Claude, the french couple that help him, were close by and couldn't have been kinder. I definitely intend to rent this villa again. It is a wonderful place, the stuff of childhood memories.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A great place to spend a relaxing family holiday

  • 5 of 5

The house was ideal for all the family, and there was plenty of room for 10 of us, with lots of equipment etc for babies and toddlers.The location in the vineyard provided peace and quiet in the countryside, yet within easy access of local villages and towns.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Gordon, many thanks for your comments, we are glad you had such a nice time at our villa and look forward to having you visit again in the near future. Kind regards Jonathan
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Family friendly villa in excellent location

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our two week stay at the villa. It is in a beautiful quiet setting and is an excellent location to explore both Provence and the coast. The villa and gardens were spacious which made it ideal for two families sharing and the pool was fantastic. It was an added bonus to have the trampoline and football goal for the kids as well as the table tennis table which was used by everyone. This is certainly a place to consider returning to.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write the review. We are very happy that you had a successful holiday at our villa and look forward to having you stay again one day.
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A lovely hideaway in the Var

  • 4 of 5

We have just returned from a family holiday in Le Thoronet. The listing description of the villa was accurate and our overall impression was of a clean, well maintained and spacious property. The house was well equipped with everything you could possibly need for young children. The grounds were extensive and the 4 children all enjoyed exploring and playing in them. The pool proved a big hit with children and adults alike. The setting was peaceful and convenient for visits to nearby towns and villages such as Villecroze, Cotignac and Aups and also further afield to St Tropez. We found that all the restaurants we went to were happy to accommodate us (10 people) by putting tables together etc. and one of our favourite places for lunch was St Croix on Lac St. Croix for the fantastic views of the lake.

Jonathan and his family were friendly and helpful and I would not hesitate to recommend this property to friends or relatives. Many thanks Jonathan.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jun-2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for writing the review, it is always appreciated. It was lovely to meet you and we are a very glad you had a great holiday at our villa. Look forward to seeing you again in the future.
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Great villa, excellent location & family friendly

  • 5 of 5

Had a fantastic one week stay here. It was a great base to explore the Coast and numerous local villages and towns from. Rooms were spacious and well laid out, perfect for two families with small children, but could easily have accommodated more. A vast selection of toys, books and DVDs and a huge enclosed garden to keep the kids amused. Pool was lovely and a great size. We really enjoyed our stay only wish it could have been for longer but would definitely return.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Sep-2014
  • Date of Stay: September 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review and glad you had a great holiday at our villa. Look forward to having you stay again soon. Jonathan
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Nearest Airport
100 Kilometres
Nearest Train
20 Kilometres
Les Arc
Nearest Motorway
12 Kilometres
A8, Le Luc Junction
Nearest Beach
45 Kilometres
Frejus - 30 mins drive
Car: necessary

Le Thoronet, famous for its Abbey, has restaurants, shops, bike hire and tennis. Canoes and kayaks on the river. Within 20 minutes drive here are several beautiful medieval villages, golf courses, vinyards for wine tasting, olive mills and gastromonic restaurants incuding the well known Chez Bruno. Lorgues, 12km, has a good choice of shops and weekly markets. The beaches of St Raphael, Frejus, St Maxime and St Tropez are within 45 mins, as are the stunning lake St Croix and the Gorge du Verdun.

Other Activities: canoeing

Golf: Barbaroux in Brignoles. (never played here but looks good) 20 - 25 min from our villa.

30 - 40 mins drive.

Beauvallon-Grimaud golf club - St.Maxine 00 33 4 94 96 16 98 (I think this one is only 9 holes).

Esterel Latitudes golf club. St.Raphael. 00 33 4 94 82 47 88 (nice course 18 hole course).

St.Maxine Golf Club 00 33 4 94 49 26 60 ( more challenging course, with some narrow fairways and beautiful views of countryside and coast).


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Le Thoronet, Var

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Early Summer 2018
5 May 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Special offer
30 Jun 2018 - 27 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 2018
28 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
14 night minimum stay
for 14 nights
Autumn 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low Season 2018
29 Sep 2018 - 4 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £699.25

Saturday to Saturday. Departures before 10.00 and arrivals from 15.00 onwards. There is a refundable breakages deposit of 800 euros to cover any damages, and will be returned shortly after departure less any charges. If there is a cancellation, funds will only be returned if we get another booking for exactly the same period. For bookings during the winter the heating bill is included.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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