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Beautiful Provencal villa with large private pool and huge gardens. Sleeps 8.

Bedrooms 4
Separate WCs1
Space 2,368 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

4 Bed self-catering villa near hilltop villages. Family friendly.

This traditional stone villa is renovated to high standards, featuring 4 bedrooms, modern kitchen and new appliances. Large welcoming sitting / dining room decorated with Provencal-style antiques. Can comfortably sleep 6 adults and 4 children maximum. Leafy mature gardens surround the house, equipped with high-end barbeque in the summer kitchen, large private pool and sunbeds. Children can enjoy the trampoline, boules court and play area in the spacious grounds, plus a Wii entertainment station indoors. We also have Wifi.

The house is less than an hour from Nice airport. There are air-conditioners in all the bedrooms make for even more comfort in the summer!

Golf at Terre Blanche: For avid golfers, the villa is less than 10km away from two beautiful courses at the Terre Blanche Golf Club. Spend the day on the fairways, or improve your game at the David Leadbetter Academy. Clubs can be hired at Terre Blanche so just bring your shoes!

More Details

Amanda McKeever
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, French, German
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 July, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Saint-Paul-en-Forêt in Var

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2368 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
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 adults
    Bedroom 2 - 3 Child Bed , 3 children max
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , 2 adults
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed , 2 adults
  • The spacious master suite on the 1st floor boasts its own private balcony overlooking the garden. A beautiful Provencal style queen bed sits on a raised podium, with a sofa bed to sleep 2 children if necessary. There is a large master bathroom with luxurious shower cabinet. Next to the master suite is the children's room with a double bunk and a pull-out bed for a third child or nanny. Two guest bedrooms are located on the ground floor which can be closed off for additional privacy. Guest bed 1 features a double bed with a sofa bed to accommodate 2 small children, and direct access to the garden. A stunning antique Provencal wardrobe is a highlight of Guest bed 2, with a double bed to sleep 2 adults. There is a shared bathroom with bath and shower. We recommend that a maximum of 6 adults and 4 children can be accommodated comfortably.
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Child's Swing
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • forests
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
A summer kitchen includes a barbeque and American fridge for outdoor dining. The surrounding gardens are flat and therefore safe for children and the elderly. Please note that the elderly can be accommodated in the ground floor guests bedrooms, but there are 2 steps into the living / dining room from the entrance hallway. There are no provisions for wheelchair access. There is a trampoline, boules court and play area which are used at the guests' own risk and discretion. A pool alarm is a legal requirement in France and we advise all guests to use it at all times, especially with small children in the vicinity.


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(17 traveller reviews)

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Beautiful Provencal villa with large private pool and huge gardens. Sleeps 8.
average rating of 5.0 based on 17 reviews


  • 5 of 5

It was such a pleasure to spend two weeks in your charming Provencal Villa. We were familiar with the area and must say that the Villa impressed us. It was exactly what we were looking for: so authentic and tastefully decorated, yet very practical, fully equipped. It all simply felt right and has been the perfect place this summer for our family to rejoin and spend time together. Peter the villa manager is extremely efficient and the house is very well maintained.

We loved the huge beautiful garden and the children never had enough of it and the pool. We explored the exquisite villages of the area, went canyoning, enjoyed the restaurants you recommended, a day in Cannes, a visit to Biot…

Great home, great location, we will be back!

Quel plaisir que de passer ces deux semaines dans votre charmante villa Provençale. Nous connaissions la région et y avions déjà loué des maisons, mais cette villa nous a impressionnée, c’était exactement ce que nous recherchions : authentique et décorée avec beaucoup de goût, très pratique et bien équipée a la fois. Nous y étions bien, le parfait endroit pour nous retrouver en famille. Peter le responsable de la maison sur place est efficace et très agréable, la maison est très bien entretenue.

Nous avons beaucoup aimé le grand jardin, ce qui n’est pas commun dans le midi, ainsi que la piscine dont les enfants ne se lassaient jamais ! Nous avons exploré les villages alentour qui sont exquis, fait du canyoning, profité des très bons restaurants que vous aviez recommandés, passé une journée à Cannes, visite à la verrerie de Biot …

Une maison ravissante et très bien située, nous reviendrons certainement!

  • Review Submitted: 18-Sep-2011
  • Date of Stay: July 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: There are lots of day visits you can make within an hour from our villa as this family discovered. It's great when our guests discover new restaurants and recommend them to us as well. We enjoy building up a tried-and-true list of recommendations based on our own, as well as our guests' experiences!
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Perfection in Provence

  • 5 of 5

A perfect villa for relaxation and peace and quiet. Pool, garden and air conditioning are particularly differentiating positives

  • Review Submitted: 02-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Gorgeous house and garden

  • 5 of 5

We spent a fortnight here in August and had a great time. The pool is a really good size for a large group and the pool side furniture plentiful and stylish. The grounds are a particularly lovely feature with lots of mature trees and abundant natural shade. Inside, the house was characterful and comfortable, and very peaceful. The air conditioning in the bedrooms was very welcome as we had excellent weather throughout our stay. Lots to see in the local towns and villages and also handy for the coast and airport.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind review! We are always delighted when our guests enjoy their stay and after all the rain earlier in the year, I'm pleased that the garden was particularly lush. Hope we can welcome you back next summer.
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Superb well presented Villa

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I have rented around 10 or 12 pretty pricey Villas in the last 9 years of visiting the South of France, this one is without doubt the best presented and maintained and offers excellent value. It has a superb child friendly good size pool. Frejus beach is a gem, great local restaurants. Owners and local man Peter are a delight to deal with.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Very pleased it worked out so well for you, especially as it was a last-minute booking! We had a sudden cancellation but this lovely couple saved the day. Thank you and come back soon for more lounging about on the trampoline. :)
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Just perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Where should I start?... In short: we had a fantastic holiday in Amanda's wonderful property.

Lovely house, huge and well-maintained garden, perfect pool, calm surroundings,... All in top condition, very clean and comfy. A veeery nice place to spend holidays!

Communication with Amanda was quick, friendly and uncomplicated. The people looking after the house have been very nice as well: Peter who welcomed us, the gardener and his wife, the poolguy... All very friendly and helpful.

The only very slight downside was the slow internet connection. For people traveling with teenagers and/or having to keep connected with business, it might be a point to keep in mind. That being said, it's manageable and probably helps taking it easy. ;-)

In one (or two) workds: highly recommended!

  • Review Submitted: 10-Aug-2014
  • Date of Stay: July 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Pierre for your kind words! It was a pleasure to communicate with you and we are delighted you and your family enjoyed your holiday in our villa. As for the internet, we have added a wifi expander to increase the signal, and Peter is working on finding a further solution. I hope we can welcome you back another year with a 10% discount for returning guests!
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A stunning, very private villa in amazing grounds

  • 5 of 5

This villa is really tucked away in a very exclusive residential area and not the easiest place to find! However, there is no doubt about it, this is a very beautiful villa - very traditional in style and decor and incredibly spacious. The layout is brilliant if you are two groups / families travelling together, with two rooms upstairs with their own bathroom and two downstairs and again their own bathroom. The kitchen is very well-equipped and the dining room / lounge enormous. The best bit for us though was the outside dining area, the gardens and pool. Having a huge fridge outside was so brilliant and the BBQ, as we just lived at the pool all day and ate outside in the evenings. It would have been even better to have equipment placed in the draws that would prevent having to bring stuff outside all the time - corkscrew, cutlery, breadknife etc. However this is just a suggestion that would make it much better as would a hob attachment for the BBQ! The pool is amazing and a great design especially with children. Very shallow beach style at one end, very very deep in the middle and with a ledge all around the edge so that you can stand at the edge. Our 3 year old learnt to swim during the week we stayed! The trampoline was fantastic and entertained the children for hours, although some sort of netting might have allowed us to relax a little more! The children were so happy though thus happy parents. The garden is enormous and very well kept , a delight to wake up and see it. We had a few niggles during the week such as with the new lighting system, plumbing and WiFi, but these were resolved as quickly as possible and to the best of the responsible agent's ability. Overall, this was a truly wonderful place to stay and very memorable. It is alot of money for a week but well worth it for sure!

  • Review Submitted: 09-Oct-2013
  • Date of Stay: August 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We have put in air conditioners in all the bedrooms this year which has made summer nights more comfortable especially during the hottest part of the year. We always hope we can welcome happy guests back another time with a returning guest discount!
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Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Nice International Airport
Nearest Ferry
25 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
2 courses at Terre Blanche / driving range
Nearest Train
25 Kilometres
Saint Raphael
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
Exit 39 Les Adrets on the A8
Car: necessary

Located on the edge of a beautiful forest, and minutes away from shops and other amenities, the house is a very convenient base and centrally located to explore the lovely outdoor markets and antique shops in the nearby hilltop villages of Fayence and Seillans. Enjoy visiting the famous perfumeries in Grasse and indulge in shopping along the Croisette in Cannes, both within 30 minutes' drive.

Ten minutes away, the Lac de Saint Cassien is an outstanding area of natural beauty, with kayaking, pedalos, fishing and horse-riding. From the villa there are a number of beautiful hiking trails. Or book a round of golf at the 2 courses at the Domaine de Terre Blanche, and relax with a spa visit to the Four Seasons' hotel and resort at the same time. A driving range is the latest addition to this wonderful resort.

Further afield, visitors can explore the length of the charming Cote d'Azur and delve deep into the heart of Provence within a couple of hours.

Other Activities: Pedalos and kayaking on the Lac de Saint Cassien.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Saint-Paul-en-Forêt, Var

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
30 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
29 Sep 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
22 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
5 Jan 2019 - 13 Apr 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £1,000

Arrival time: 4pm on Saturdays
Departure time: 10am
All bed linen and towels (pool and bath) are included.
Bed linen can be changed once per week for 2+ week bookings. Guests are asked to strip the beds if they require linen to be changed.
The villa must be left tidy and all furniture / appliances / BBQ in good clean order, otherwise a £100 cleaning fee will be deducted from the security deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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