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Family retreat in Provence

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 1,883 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, private swimming pool

Lou Cantoun is a spacious and welcoming family house located 2 miles from the lively 11th Century hilltop village of Flayosc. Situated in a secluded but not isolated location, it is ideally placed for exploring the immediate Haut Var area and beyond – Nice, the Riviera Coast and Aix en Provence can all be reached in about an hour. The villa’s extensive open plan living area is light, cool and airy, accomodating up to 8 people, with 4 bedrooms/3 bathrooms. The 10 x 5 meter, heated pool is child friendly. Just five minutes walk away is a large 25 meter pool also available to the residents of Lou Cantoun. A mature and well maintained garden surrounds the property and offers the perfect retreat for extended families.


Owner
Eric Gerard
Member since: 2016
Premier Partner

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

Speaks English, French, German
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
21 June, 2018

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Flayosc in Var

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1883 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 3 bathrooms with WC, a separate WC at the entrance with a small basin
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    - 2 Single Bed
    - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Ground floor: One bedroom with a double bed and French doors to garden, own bathroom (bath/shower, hand basin & WC) First floor: master bedroom suite, 5 ft bed, TV, en-suite bathroom (large shower, double wash basins and WC). Suite of 2 bedrooms, one with 5ft bed and the other with 2 single beds, bathroom (bath/shower, basin and WC). All upstairs bedrooms are air conditioned.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
Notes:
Piano (new Celviano piano)

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(9 traveller reviews)

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3

Super indoor - outdoor need some maintenance

  • 3 of 5

We are a family of 6 incl. 4 kids at the age of 11 to 17, stayed at the house for two weeks in July 2017. Following is our pro's and con's when reviewing the house.

Pro's

* The communication with the owner is very good and without any problems at all

* During our stay, we ran out of gas for the barbecue and one of the cisterns didn't work. Both were fixed immediately

* Indoor the house is very well decorated with lots of space. Especially the newly reconditioned kitchen and connected the outdoor dining area was great and we enjoyed spending family time there.

* Next to the pool area there is a nice shadowed lounge area with relaxing settings, overviewing the pool

* All linen and towels you need is available

* The house is located on a relatively quiet road and surrounded by high trees that give you 100% privacy. On the other hand that does also mean there are no views from the house, and the pool area can get hot when the trees block for the wind

* Nearby, within walking distance, there is a large public pool

Con's

* Our biggest issue was problems with wasps. Daily there was constantly 50-100 wasps at the pool drinking. The result was we didn't use the pool as much as we would have liked and use to do on other vacations with private pool. We have informed the owner about the problem.

* In general, the outdoor area is worn, but especially the area around pool and the pool house needs some maintanaince

* Even though the house fits 8 people there are only 4 sunbeds available.

* Wifi is of very low quality. It is a slow ADSL line with a very old router that had a few meter range. If you have teenagers that want to be online 24/7 it can end up being an issue.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your comments. while I’m happy about the pro’s, I think I have to comment on the con’s. : * we indeed had a problem with wasps at the start of the season, but it took some time to figure out where they came from. We eventually got a clue from guests that they came from the roof. They were hiding under the tiles. We had the whole roof (150 sqm) treated by a professional end of July. The wasps were then no longer an issue. * the pool and pool area are cleaned twice a week. The tiles are in very good condition. The pool house is a fairly recent construction, but we added antique shutters as an eye catcher. The paint is somewhat peeling, but it’s intentional. It’s a matter of taste. This is an old house and we don’t want it to look brand new or over-renovated. We’ll have some of the shutters re-painted very soon though. * I ordered 4 extra sun beds - they will be there in October. * We changed the Internet provider last year and got a new router (box). Internet can be slow, we are in a rural area. You can check emails and surf on the Internet, but streaming is no fun. I’m considering trying another provider next year.
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5

Maison chaleureuse au calme - idéalement équipée

  • 5 of 5

Cette maison familiale rénovée est tout à fait soignée et équipée pour des vacances hors du temps. Un véritable Home Sweet Home en Provence. Piscine privative des plus agréables.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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5

Klasse Ferienhaus mit Niveau

  • 5 of 5

Das sehr stilvolle und Provence-typische Ferienhaus bietet reichlich Platz und Komfort. Wir (4 Erwachsene und 2 Kinder) hatten in diesem Anwesen nichts zu vermissen. Schöne Sitzgelegenheiten am Pool, als auch an der Küche. Alle Zimmer sind sehr geschmackvoll eingerichtet.

Auch bietet die Umgebung viele Möglichkeiten zu Ausflügen (Verdon, le Thoronet) und Stadtbesichtigungen (Märkte: Sillans, Cotignac und Lorgues!).

Dieses Domizil ist für einen entspannenden Urlaub nur zu empfehlen.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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5

Feels like home - Everything ready for a relaxing holiday with family or a group of friends

  • 5 of 5

Great about the house:

- Many different spaces inside and outside, everyone can find a private spot

- Feels very at home, as if staying with friends

- very calm an secluded

- the wonderful pool + the big community pool nearby

The owner responded quickly when there was a problem with wasps, they were removed the next day. Thank you, we will certainly come again, with pleasure!

  • Review Submitted: 17-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad to read you enjoyed the house. And thanks for helping us getting rid of the wasps.
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5

Nous avons passé une bonne semaine dans la villa.tout est prévu pour que chacun s amuse.

  • 5 of 5

Une semaine passée trop vite avec nos enfants et notre petit fils.maison tres acceuillante avec tout ce qu il faut. Parfaite pour 8 personnes.j espère vraiment y retourner...

  • Review Submitted: 13-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Schönes großes Haus für entspannten Familienurlaub

  • 5 of 5

Mit 6 Erwachsenen und 2 Kindern haben wir dort eine sehr schöne Ferienwoche im Mai verbracht. Die Einrichtung ist gepflegt, französisch stilvoll und und vollständig, auch in der Küche fehlt nichts. Dadurch, dass drei der vier Schlafzimmer jeweils mit Bad in verschiedenen Winkeln des Hauses liegen, gibt es auch bei voller Besetzung genug Privatsphäre. Drei Autos lassen sich ohne weiteres auf dem eingezäunten Grundstück parken. Man kann kurze Ausflüge in der malerischen Umgebung unternehmen oder den Tag bequem am und im Pool verbringen. Groß und klein waren alle sehr zufrieden.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
Nice
Nearest Train
20 Kilometres
Gare TGV Les Arcs
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
A8 Le Muy
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Flayosc
Nearest Beach
40 Kilometres
Sainte Maxime, Saint Aygulf
Car: necessary

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £438.23

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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