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Villa With Garden Gate Straight Onto Beach

People10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
villa
People
10
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
4
Minimum Stay
7 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 5 bedroom holiday villa in Cavalaire-sur-Mer - La Couveuse

Villa, 5 Bedrooms, 10 People

Swim from the sandy beach at the bottom of the garden or in the private pool, then breakfast on the terrace or on your bedroom balcony and enjoy one of the finest views on the Riviera. The great appeal of this special house is its unique location. The unspoilt panorama of sea and hills is stunning. Yet, despite its tranquil setting, you can walk to the village shops in five minutes.

La Couveuse is at the end of an unmade track with a gate at the bottom of the garden with opens onto a path that leads directly to one of the prettiest family beaches in the area. You're so close you can be in the sea within minutes of rolling out of bed. If you prefer to swim privately, there is a 12 m x 7 m chlorine-free heated swimming pool surrounded by a spacious terrace, ideal for sun bathing and gentle ball games. There are two other terraces and a place to play boules.

The house is furnished for relaxation. There are no antiques for children to damage, nor does the garden contain rare plants for them to trample on. From the terraces, you can't see another house. Just the sea with its changing traffic of small boats and a distant lighthouse and the island it protects.

La Couveuse has been extensively renovated and is designed to provide a family or group of friends with all they require for a relaxed and enjoyable holiday. The spacious house can comfortably sleep 10 in five large bedrooms, all of which have uninterrupted views of the sea, hills and valley.

The living areas downstairs also command stunning sea views with doors leading to the paved terrace There's a modern 'open' kitchen fitted with a full range of appliances including cooker, dishwasher, fridge and micro-wave. Behind it is a utility room with a washing machine and a large second fridge. The main L-shaped living room has doors leading directly to a wide terraced area with a table and chairs where you can dine in the evening overlooking the then deserted beach.

In the 'quiet' back sitting room there is a television receiving terrestrial and satellite channels (Sky News, CNN, BBC World etc) and a video and DVD. The system can also pick up all the UK BBC radio stations.

The main double bedroom has French windows opening onto a balcony that overlooks the beach and sea. An en suite bathroom includes a bath, toilet and bidet. Two other double bedrooms also open onto the balcony and the fourth bedroom, which can comfortably sleep four, is ideal for children. These bedrooms share two other bathrooms. There is also a double bedroom suite in the roof.

For winter visitors the house has full central heating and the living room has a traditional open fire.

La Couveuse is equipped with everything we can think of for your comfort. There is table tennis, games, toys and shelves full of books, every utensil in the kitchen, the showers are hot, the sofas don't sag and you're spoilt for choice of places to snooze or sunbathe.

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
28 November, 2016

Guestbook comments from the owner

On arrival at La Couveuse you know you have come to a special place. This stylish and spacious villa is in a tranquil location overlooking a sandy bay; the terrace providing an ideal location for watching the sun go down with a drink in hand. Bedrooms are comfortably furnished, the main ones sharing a balcony facing the sea. There are some difficult decisions to be made, swim in the pool or the sea, and which of the recommended restaurants to try. For those intent on preparing their own meals there is a well equipped kitchen and a comprehensively stocked supermarket not far away. A thoroughly satisfying holiday experience.



Peter Dawes

London N6
Sep 2011
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Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(25 traveller reviews)

Villa With Garden Gate Straight Onto Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 28 reviews
5

Just Perfect

  • 5 of 5

We've been going to La Couveuse for the last 10 years, it's a fantastic place for an extended family holiday and we all enjoy it very much.

We don't do much, early morning swim in the sea, lounge around all day and have drinks and dinner on the terrace in the evening, just perfect ....

  • Review Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
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THE NEST

  • 5 of 5

I think La Couveuse means The Nest. If it doesn't, it's still an ideal name for this hideaway property on the Cote D'Azur, where my extended family have nested happily for many years. It has everything you might need for a self-contained summer holiday, and all ages, from 3-months-old to 74, love it to bits, and don't want to be anywhere else. Cavalaire has changed so much in recent years (we used to visit further up the hill in 1973) but Bonporteau is unchanged, thankfully. Where else can you sit on the terrace with your glass of rose and look out on a balmy sea, with not another building to spoil the view?

The house is fully equipped, elegantly furnished, and watched over by a helpful and efficient guardian.

Tony Staveacre

  • Review Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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15th Consecutive Year

  • 5 of 5

Even when there are summer weddings to go to in California, we still make sure we make time for at least 2 or 3 weeks in Cavalaire every year. All 5 bedrooms at La Couveuse now have new (silent) air conditioning and the house is every bit as good as the pictures and visitors comments you see on this web page. It's on a nature reserve and small beach right on the edge of town! Absolutely unique.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
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A dreamy summer!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed at La Couveuse for the 16th year this summer. It is a beautiful house with breathtaking views and access to a local private beach. We have incredible memories here and look forward to coming every year!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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A magical place

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful villa in a magical place. We have been coming to la Couveuse for a number of years having first visited Cavalaire as children. The house has beautiful views over the Mediterranean from every window and access to the beach directly below the house. Despite being within easy walking distance of Cavalaire with its excellent shopping, restaurants, watersports and all facilities, the villa is completely private and is surrounded by pine forest, beach and the sea. Both the owners and their local housekeeper do everything to make our stay as comfortable as possible and we very much look forward to returning. With the famously good weather in this part of France, the hardest choice we make all week is whether to swim in the lovely pool ( well fenced against mischievous children) or to go down to the sea. We usually did both. This year we also very much enjoyed visiting the Botanical Gardens at Le Rayol, a ten minute drive away.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
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Beautiful villa with traditional features

  • 5 of 5

We loved this villa. It was cool and spacious with ample room for 10 people. We booked it for a special family birthday celebration. We had small children with us and equipment was available for them. The villa has several terraces with lovely flowers, and pool right next to one bedroom. We appreciated the extra sitting room, west facing, with TV and comfy chairs. This felt like a home, with books and games and lots of plates and dishes. We didn't go far during our stay and we ate at home most of the time. Carrefour Supermarket was a 10 minute walk and provide all basics. The owner was efficient in arranging our stay, providing full information and ensuring we received things on time. He also kept in touch during our stay. We would love to go back some time.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
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Location

La Couveuse is a restored Edwardian villa on the fringe of unpretentious Cavalaire Sur Mer with its busy shops and restaurants, long, sandy beach, marina and sporting facilities including sailing, scuba diving, tennis and mini-golf. Cavalaire is a short drive from St Tropez (20 minutes) and two hours from Nice to the east and Marseilles to the west. There are also flights from Paris and London to Toulon which is less than an hour away and a Motorail Terminal in St Raphael.

From Cavalaire's port there are daily boat trips to the protected islands of Levant, Porquerolles and Port-Cro. Cavalaire is also ideally located for exploring the beautiful hinterland of Provence including Aix-en-Provence, the Maures Massif and the Verdun Grand Canyon.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Cavalaire-sur-Mer, St Tropez region

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
 
PERIOD 11
1 Oct 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£3,000
for 7 nights
£3,000
 
 
Christmas
17 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£5,500
for 7 nights
£5,500
 
 
Winter
7 Jan 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,500
for 7 nights
£3,500
 
 
Spring
29 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£4,000
for 7 nights
£4,000
 
 
June
27 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£4,500
for 7 nights
£4,500
 
 
Summer
3 Jun 2017 - 9 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£4,500
for 7 nights
£4,500
 
 
Summer
10 Jun 2017 - 16 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£4,750
for 7 nights
£4,750
 
 
summer
17 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£5,250
for 7 nights
£5,250
 
 
summer
1 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£5,500
for 7 nights
£5,500
 
 
summer
22 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£5,750
for 7 nights
£5,750
 
 
summer
2 Sep 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£5,000
for 7 nights
£5,000
 
 
autumn
9 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£4,500
for 7 nights
£4,500
 
 
autumn
16 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£4,000
for 7 nights
£4,000
 
 
autumn
23 Sep 2017 - 6 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,500
for 7 nights
£3,500
 
 
autumn
7 Oct 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,500
for 7 nights
£3,500
 
 
autumn
21 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,500
for 7 nights
£3,500
 
 
winter
28 Oct 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,500
for 7 nights
£3,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£3,000
for 7 nights
£3,000
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £500

Rental rates for La Couveuse range from £2500 to £4850.

Christmas and New Year can be available by arrangement.
Rates are all inclusive.

Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

25% to confirm booking, balance 12 weeks before holiday.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Cavalaire-sur-Mer in Var

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • town
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Double Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • DVR
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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