Holiday home in Cotignac: Mas de Terrisse
Rent directly from the owner: A very tasteful and authentic holiday home, free (but not isolated) between the vineyards. 5 minutes from the characteristic village of Cotignac. Fully and tastefully renovated, equipped with all comforts and luxury, but with the characteristic charm of an old Provencal house.
From the lovely swimming pool (12 X 5 meters) you overlook your own valley full of vineyards, olive groves, wheat fields and cypress trees. The spacious house is stylishly furnished and also fully equipped: 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, living room with fireplace, kitchen with American fridge, Nespresso machine, Sonos speakers, internet connection, etc .. For children o a.. A trampoline, table tennis and badminton volleyball field available. Suitable for up to 10 people (ideal for two families).
The garden has a Biobelt (anti-mosquito system) so you can enjoy the pool and the terraces without mosquito-free.
St Tropez, Nice, Aix en Provence approximately 1 hour away. Verdon ¾ hours. Many activities in the immediate vicinity; bicycles (provided) and walk from home, canoeing, golf, etc.
There are two mountain bikes available to get bread by bicycle to explore in Cotignac or the environment.
The house is rented from Sunday to Sunday so that tenants do not suffer from the excessive traffic on the Autoroute du Soleil on Fridays and Saturdays. On Sunday drive quiet, no traffic jams.
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The Dutch owners have decorated this provencal mas for their own use and equipped with all equipment that guarantees a pleasant stay. The farmhouse was purchased in 2006 and then renovated thoroughly. Everything is new, but the original charm has been preserved through the use of old materials. From the central hall in the middle of the house takes you right into a large (35m2) kitchen with dishwasher, oven, microwave, American fridge (with cold water / ice dispenser) and a dining table for 10 people.
From the hall you go left into the spacious (50m2) living room with spacious seating area and an additional dining table. The living room contains a number of antique cabinets purchased from local antique dealer. In the living room with fireplace there is a TV with satellite (Dutch and French channels), a DVD player and a Sonos speaker.
The staircase takes you upstairs to two bedrooms (both with 2 single beds but easy to convert to double beds) and a spacious bathroom (double sink and shower, separate toilet). There is also on this floor is a master bedroom with a spacious bathroom with bath, shower and toilet.
From the living room on the ground floor you are in a separate room with a spacious hall where a desk. A large guest room (with 2 single beds or 1 double bed), 2) and a smaller bedroom with 2 single beds adjoin this hall. Separate toilet and a bathroom with shower.
In the storage room are the washer and dryer. Children's bed (camping) and high chair are available.
From the village of Cotignac can be reached in about 5 minutes from the vineyards to the house. The last piece of a private driveway between olive trees, past your own centuries old well to the house. There is ample space for parking several cars. The terrace of the house is surrounded by ancient mulberry trees, which create a rural atmosphere. Among the reeds covered terrace you can sit in the sun and enjoy the view. From the terrace you walk through a stone staircase to the lower pool. Around the pool are old olive trees, which give a secluded feel the pool. There is a large terrace with wooden sun beds and a seating area with authentic French metal beds. On the large dock wooden table with wooden benches can be morning already have breakfast in the sun. A large, inground trampoline and a ping pong table offer much diversion.
located on the side of the house a lounge area where you can sit down. Moreover, there is a large wooden table so you can eat in the late evening sun (Weber gas barbecue provided).
So you can sit all day in the sun, but in the shade if you prefer. The old trees are scattered to offer the house for hot days plenty of seats.
Please note that the stone "restangues" (stone walls that divide terraced site) site is right around the house may not be suitable for adventurous toddlers. Take a look at the pictures to judge for yourself whether it is suitable for your child. The pool can be covered with a shutter automatically in order to prevent children from falling into the water unnoticed.
From the house you can make various cycling (mountain bike) tours and walks. You is really in the middle of the hilly nature, with many small paths that you sometimes through vineyards, then again by (oak) forests or lead along small villages. Cotignac is a lively village that is known for its original appearance, with many restaurants and terraces under the large plane trees in the square. Visit the cave dwellings back into the village.
Trips to the Lac St. Croix (1/2 hour drive, surfing, sailing, pedal boats, swimming), Verdon (3/4 hours; beautiful gorge where you can walk in and you can paddle boats and swimming), but also to "le village dans le ciel "Tour Tour (half hour from where you have a beautiful view), but if you have the bustle of the coast to search for you also drive an hour to the beaches of St Maxime, St Tropez, Le Lavandou etc. Or a day of cultural activities in Aix en Provence (1 hour).
Are you a golf lover? Then you can enjoy the famous golf course of Barbaroux (1/2 hour). And then we do not have the many Provencal markets or vide grenier and flea markets are everywhere in the summer.