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Small semi-detached villa 2 miles from Le Lavandou & fabulous beaches

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Space 430 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedroom, 1 shower-room with WC ,1 additional WC, sleeps a maximum of 5

Our 'Little House' close to Bormes and Le Lavandou provides a choice of beaches against the backdrop of the Des Maures Hills. Bormes has the reputation of being the sunniest and prettiest village on the Cote d'Azur. Le Lavandou is a bustling resort providing a splendid choice of restaurants, and departures for the Isles d'Hyeres. We have the shared use of a pool and tennis court. Golf at Val Cros is 5 miles away. There is no TV or telephone but we do have WIFI.


Owner
J. M. & E. A. Wright
Member since: 2000
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
16 October, 2017

About J. M. & E. A. Wright

I am a retired solicitor and my wife is a retired librarian. We have lived at Kingsland Cottage Parkham Bideford for 42 years. We own our French property jointly.

J. M. & E. A. Wright purchased this villa in 1989

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Bormes-les-Mimosas in Var

Property Type:
  • villa (semi-detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 430 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • resort
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom - Toilet
    Salle de Douche - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • the bathroom is a shower-room. There is no bath. We have recently had all the fittings renewed. There is a toilet in the shower-room. There is also a separate toilet downstairs.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , sofa bed in the living-room. The 2 single beds are bunk beds
  • 1 double, 1 twin
Entertainment:
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Games ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 2 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Renters must provide their own sheets, duvet covers, pillow slips and towels. The hob has 4 rings. There is no central heating. For those who rent during the winter and spring there are electric wall heaters which provide plenty of warmth. There are 2 sun-loungers for use on the balcony; we keep the cushions in the cupboard in the 2nd bedroom.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Small semi-detached villa 2 miles from Le Lavandou & fabulous beaches
average rating of 4.8 based on 25 reviews
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5

A very welcoming 'little' house

  • 5 of 5

Although it may be 'little', the house is really comfortable and has a very homely feel. It provided everything we (family of four) needed. We made particular use of the back garden and BBQ in the evening - the garden is not directly overlooked and is shaded in the afternoon/evening which is a bonus in the summer. There are a number of nice sandy beaches and coves within about 15 mins drive - most of which provide free car parking. The swimming pool is great for children and is only a couple on minutes on foot from the house. Bormes les Mimosas is a nearby and worth a visit and provides splendid views of the coastline. The house provides a great base for people who like to explore their surrounding area as it is minutes from the coast but also at the foot of the Maures Mountains. If you don't mind a car journey ( and have nerves of steel) the Gorge du Verdon, is spectacular and well worth a day trip. All in all we're happy to recommend this property to other visitors to the area. We are looking forward to returning to the house soon.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks indeed to Sue and family for a very thoughtful review. we have had the little house for 20 years and it is very much our second home. The House Notes which we send to anyone who is interested suggest a day trip (a very long day trip) to the Verdun Gorge and we are delighted that you were able to make the trip; the Gorge is certainly spectacular. Nearer home a visit to the Abbee Thoronet is recommended; over the Autoroute Provencal (A.8) at gate 13 to the village of Thoronet and 2 miles further on. The Abbee is in a delightful setting and very peaceful. The beaches at La Faviere, Le Lavandou, St. Clair, Fossette Plage and Cavaliere all have parking gratuit but not I'm afraid at Cabasson and l'Essangnol beaches; parking at these beaches under the trees £6.50 (approx) for the day. Like you we think Le Lavandou and its surrounds has much to offer and we do hope you will be renting the Little House again; we have pencilled in your provisional booking! Jeremy and Anna.
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5

Lovely little house

  • 5 of 5

It is the 5th time we have stayed here. It is convenient for many of the facilities we enjoy and well placed to visit further away.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great little villa in a wonderful area of France

  • 5 of 5

Lovely little house with absolutely everything we needed. The children loved the swimming pool and tennis court. Close to Pins de Bormes, perfect for breakfast (and a great little market on Tuesdays). Le Faviere, Le Lavandou and Bormes village less than 5 minutes away. All three were great for evening strolls and well worth a visit.

We had a perfect two weeks and we will definitely be back.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful House

  • 5 of 5

We (four persons) felt at home immediately in this charming little house. It is well equipped and we had anything we needed. In the garden there are chairs and tables both in the front and the back of the house so we had all meals outside. Furthermore there are sun loungers on the balcony.

A reserved parking place is located in front of the house.

After returning from our excursions we used to take a bath in the big pool just a few minutes away from the house.

The owners are very friendly. We didn't meet them but we've got a large documentation by e-mail. They also got in touch with us during our stay.

The wonderful old town of Bormes-Les-Mimosas in the hills and the lively La Faviére at the harbour are reachable in a few minutes by car to play boule or enjoy ice cream. Nearby there are lots of gorgeous sandy beaches. We didn't have enough time to try them all - neither the beaches nor the ice creams.

We enjoyed our holidays very much and would like to come back to the "little house".

Maya & Jens

  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Maya and Jens for your splendid and much appreciated review. Your English is well nigh perfect. I wish I could speak and write in German as you do in English. Our English friends will smile and know that you and the family bathed in the pool and didn't take a bath! We understand that your daughter particularly enjoyed the pool; it is certainly used by the residents but big enough for all. Like all large pools it is shallow at one end but deep at the other. Just right for children. If you ever wish to stay in the Le Lavandou area again we would love to have you back. Anna and Jeremy.
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5

95 Les Mimosanes - This is a lovely property known as the Little House.

  • 5 of 5

One cannot fail to like this property, it has everything you need to make your stay memorable.

It is well equipped. There are two bedrooms and shower room on the upper level.

A well equipped kitchen and comfortable lounge.

We had the offer of 2 bikes. As we had no other transport (we travelled by plane, train and bus)

These proved very useful for shopping and for exploring the local area which had many safe cycle ways.

Walking to Le Lavandou and La Faviere was easy enough.

There are lots of pretty places to visit in the area. Obviously a car is better to go further afield but there

is a bus service to places like St Tropez, Toulon etc.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for this splendid review. Anna and I were very much concerned that you didn't intend to hire a car but you assured us that this wouldn't be a problem and so it has proved; you have clearly thoroughly enjoyed the holiday. We make no charge for the use of the bikes but must point out that they are not exactly Tour de France models! Anna and I cycle into Le Lavandou (flat all the way), enjoy a meal in one of the many restaurants and cycle back without the worry of being over the limit! We are pleased you found the kitchen well equipped; it is of course part of the Sejour and not a separate room but the layout is compact and seems to work well. Again many thanks; we are thrilled with the 5 stars! Anna and Jeremy.
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5

Pretty 'little house' in the South of France!

  • 5 of 5

The owner, Jeremy, was very attentive from the start in ensuring we had all the information we required and our stay was comfortable.

The 'little house' is very sweet and has everything you need and more.

The property is well maintained and boasts the benefits of having a tennis court and swimming pool on site.

It's perfectly located for beautiful bike rides and sight seeing. My husband and I particularly liked to stroll along the beach at Le Lavandou and have our aperitif sat outside a lovely little fish restaurant in the port area looking out on all the amazing boats and ... people watching! (There is a very nice ice cream parlour there too).

We visited Ramatuelle, St Tropez and Grimaud which are just beautiful. Two really pretty little churches in Grimaud.

We also went to the large shopping Mall between Hyeres and Toulon as we wanted to get some new clothes for Spring; which was just about on it's way whilst we were there.

The weather was very good considering the time of year and we did have a few really sunny days with bright blue skies and sunshine.

I forgot to mention being able to lie outside the bedroom on the two loungers on the balcony with your morning coffee ... that really was a lovely treat.

I would highly recommend staying at the 'little house' to fellow travellers. The South of France is just amazing and this is a perfect place to stay and explore.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Caroline and Adrian for your delightful and generous review. You did and saw so much that there is little we can add. Grimaud and Ramatuelle are splendid hill villages but so too is Bormes les Mimosas; the hill village just above the Little House about 3 miles away. The village is very attractive and renowned for its countless floral displays and Mimosa! We are so pleased that you clearly enjoyed yourselves and very much hope that you might re-visit sometime. Anna and Jeremy.
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Location

Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Toulon/Hyeres
Nearest Barpub
0.6 Kilometres
Cafe d'Europe
Nearest Golf
8 Kilometres
Val Cros La Londe
Nearest Restaurant
0.6 Kilometres
Cafe d'Europe
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Faviere
Car: necessary

Le Lavandou is some 20 miles West of St. Tropez and a recent Sunday Times travel article suggests that the resorts to the West are more enjoyable than those to the East. The Le Lavandou beaches ( St. Clair, Fossette Plage, Cavaliere, Faviere,Cabasson and Estagnol) are particularly recommended. They are superb. A trip to the Isles d'Hyeres and especially Isle de Port Cros is a must. The backdrop to Le Lavandou is the range of Des Maures hills; these provide splendid walking opportunities and the roads/lanes by car are quite exciting!

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Bormes-les-Mimosas, Var

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Autumn
1 Oct 2017 - 2 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£250
for 7 nights
£250
 
 
Winter
3 Dec 2017 - 3 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
£150
for 7 nights
£150
 
 
Spring
4 Mar 2018 - 26 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
£270
for 7 nights
£270
 
 
Early Summer
27 May 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£375
for 7 nights
£375
 
 
High Season
1 Jul 2018 - 1 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£500
for 7 nights
£500
 
 
Standard price
7 night minimum stay
£150
for 7 nights
£150
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Stay tax £0.65 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 13 years.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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