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Charming house in lovely village; 2 en suite dbl beds, Wifi, large terrace, UKtv

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 968 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Delightful House - Large Terrace, Wifi, 2 En Suite Bedrooms & Sofa-bed. Sleeps 6

This mid 19th-century, terraced house is a comfortable home-from-home with all the facilities you will need. There are lovely original beams and ceiling fans in every main room.

On the ground floor is an open-plan lounge with kitchen area at the back. The lounge has two large sofas (one of which is a comfortable double sofa-bed) and television with UK Free serve providing about 80 channels (including BBC and ITV), Wii and DVD player.

Free wifi is installed.

The beautiful open staircase leads to the first floor with double bed, wardrobe, bedside tables, dressing table and built-in cupboard. There is an en-suite bathroom with a walk-in shower.

The second floor has twin beds, a wardrobe, large chest of drawers, bedside tables and an en suite shower room. Both bedrooms are spacious, with plenty of storage and ceiling fans.

Upstairs again is the summer kitchen, or 'cuisine d'ete' which is great for eating and drinking on the large, sunny and very private sun terrace. It has a washing machine, sink, fridge, microwave, 2-ring hob as well as plates, cutlery, etc. There is a table which will seat 4-6 and a large parasol - everything you will need for 'al fresco' dining with stunning mountain views. There are also sun loungers and chairs to relax in.

Parking can be found in the streets around the house, with no charge.

More Details

Owner
Fiona Foley
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
24 June, 2018

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in La Garde-Freinet in Var

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 968 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Both bedrooms have plenty of storage space and en suite facilities. There is very effective ceiling fan in each bedroom. There is a comfortable (double bed) sofa-bed in the lounge.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • swimming
Notes:
We have an English-speaking key-holder in the village who is contactable in case of any problems.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
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Charming house in lovely village; 2 en suite dbl beds, Wifi, large terrace, UKtv
average rating of 4.4615383 based on 13 reviews
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very nice village!

  • 4 of 5

nice house, very good shower, kitchen is small but was enough for us. village is very nice.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. I’m glad you enjoyed your stay in the house and in the village. I look forward to welcoming you back another time.
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5

Excellent place for discovering Côte d’Azur

  • 5 of 5

For us – a family with 2 boys (13 + 15) the place was the perfect place and base for our 7 day holiday to Côte d’Azur. The apartment is in a good state and tastefully arranged – plenty of space for 4 people, distributed over 3 floors, plus a roof terrace, good for eating, morning yoga or watching the stars. We enjoyed the week living in this very French environment with relatively few non-French tourists. The bakery and restaurants, the small supermarket and the market place are just around the corner, a few meters away from “our” house.

And this is what we did during our week: one day visits to Nice, to Antibes (Musée Picasso) and to Saint-Paul-de-Vence (Fondation Maeght). And after some lazy mornings we had half days at one of the beaches (Cavalaire-sur-Mer, Pampelonne, L'Escalet) and at Saint Tropez. La Garde-Freinet also provides good options for walking – something we will do when we come back outside the hot summer season.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your review! I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay; the house was to your liking, the village too and also the surrounding area. There is so much to do and you certainly made the most of it. Thanks again and I look forward to welcoming you and your family back again soon!
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5

Beautiful village, beautiful home

  • 5 of 5

I really don't want to give this property a good review, because I don't want anyone else to discover this magical place. I want it to be our little secret so it is always there when we return. As far as the town there is magic around every quiet corner, and so much to discover in a very laid back and friendly setting. Fiona has maintained this property to a very high standard, preserving all the character details of the home, while adding modern conveniences. Two bathrooms were a real treat, as as was the deck balcony - amazing! We simply did not want to leave "our" place. And for those who want a beach vacation, this property is just a 30-minute drive to beautiful beaches, but mercifully away from the hordes of people! Yes, we did hear the recycling truck in the morning, but were not bothered by it at all, and as much as we loved being immersed in French culture, we were also happy all the friendly shop owners spoke English. There is also every modern convenience in town, so no need to leave. This was by far the best property we have stayed in on our trip. LOVED it and we will be back!!!!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow! What a review! Thank you so much for your kind words - they really sum it all up! I'm delighted that you enjoyed your stay and would be more than happy to welcome you back again!
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5

La Garde Freinet vacation

  • 5 of 5

Everything went very smoothly with the landlord. You are just steps from the market on Sunday and Tuesday. Parking can be a little interesting on Sat and Mon night since market is the next day, takes away from the available parking spots. The house is perfect for what we needed. Had 3 adults, mom and dad on 2nd floor with their own full bathroom, I was on the 3rd floor, two double beds and full bathroom. On the terrace on 4th floor small kitchen and washer. Hadn't hung clothes on a clothes line since 1970's :-) But SO nice to have a washer.

We had some electrical issues, but the electrician was there within minutes, got resolved, quickly, I believe landlord has fixed the core issue. Only negative I will have to say is the house is close to the dumpster, no smell issues, however at 5am they are dumping all the bottles from the pervious day/night and it does wake you up if your a light sleeper. All in all great location, 2 full bathrooms, great trip!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review, Jocelyn! With regard to the recycling area, it can be noisy, but I tend to get used to it straight away and it never wakes me up! Light sleepers may find a pair of foam ear plugs will silence any noise issues. I am glad that you found the location to your liking - everybody does! - and that you liked the accommodation too. Glad you enjoyed your holiday and I look forward to welcoming you again!
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5

A gorgeous house in a beautiful village

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay here. The house was perfect for a weeks stay...particularly enjoyed the rooftop in the mornings! We had everything we needed and really comfortable beds and great showers. The house is easy to reach and parking easily found close by. It is a stones throw from the boulangerie, the market and a handful of good restaurants. The locals are really friendly. The walk to the fort is fantastic. We definitely recommend this place to anyone wanting simplicity and peace within a bustling but seemingly untouristy village.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Apr-2016
  • Date of Stay: April 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your review. I am delighted that you enjoyed the house and the village so much!
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Good location town house

  • 3 of 5

Well equiped town house in a lovely village. Great nearby bakery and restauarants. Good sized rooms with fans in each room which were essential due the great hot weather. Lots to do nearby making this a good base.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Nice or Marseilles (90km), Toulon (60km)
Nearest Ferry
15 Kilometres
Port Grimaud to St. Tropez (15km)
Nearest Train
37 Kilometres
Draguignan (37km)
Nearest Beach
15 Kilometres
Port Grimaud (15km) Ste Maxime (21km)
Car: necessary

The ancient village of La Garde Freinet is a hidden gem! Situated in the Maures mountains, it is far enough off the beaten track to be tranquil and calm, whilst providing all the facilities you will need for a fabulous holiday.

The house is situated on Rue Longue, which runs parallel to, and is directly behind, the main street, so you are only about one minute away from the shops and restaurants. At the end of the road (30 seconds from the front door!) is a bakery, from which you can buy warm, freshly-made croissants, baguettes, cakes and savouries.

With a pedestrianized main street, it is safe for children and there is a lovely swimming pool (with toddler's paddling pool and lifeguard) within easy walking distance. There is a twice-weekly market, a pharmacy, two supermarkets, lots of fantastic restaurants to suit all budgets, a few bars and some lovely boutiques and shops. You will also find a tourist office, an art gallery and some great outdoor walks. Cycling is very popular in this area, though not for the faint-hearted! The village is very sociable and hosts various events, including a fashion show, classic car rally, a chestnut festival and even an outdoor dinner-dance! La Garde Freinet is typically Provencal and has a very authentic French feel, whilst retaining a friendly and welcoming attitude to visitors.

Venturing outside the village, there is lots to do. St. Tropez, with its glitzy lifestyle and millionaire yachts, is about half an hour's drive away, and the famously glamorous Pampelonne beaches provide the backdrop for many a celebrity holiday. There are numerous picturesque towns and villages to visit, with Port Grimaud providing the nearest beach about 15km away. Also a short drive away you will find a water park, golfing, horse-riding, karting, scuba diving, and bowling. There are many fabulous vineyards in the vicinity where wine can be sampled and bought at very reasonable prices. The local rose wine is unsurpassed!

If you are feeling adventurous, the 'Gorges du Verdon' canyon will give you the thrill of a lifetime with its steep, winding mountain roads and spectacular views. White water sports and mountain biking are also available in this area.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in La Garde-Freinet, 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
 
Summer
1 Jun 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£310
for 3 nights
From
£80
£570
 
 
Autumn
8 Sep 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£280
for 3 nights
From
£70
£390
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £150
Cleaning & linen £70

OFFER!!!! Third (consecutive) week at 50% discount!
Cleaning and linen will be charged at a flat rate of £70.
100% refund for cancellations more than 6 weeks before check-in date.
All payments by bank transfer, please.
Check-in 16:00, check-out 10:00 unless by prior arrangement.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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