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19th Century Provencal Bastide, Infinity pool and magnificent views

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Space 1,883 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Country house, 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, separate WC, sleeps 8-10, 16acres

Our house is located at the head of a valley, facing south with views for miles towards The Massif des Maures and the coast. It sits in a tranquil position in 16 acres of its own land, yet is a short distance (1km) from one of the more beautiful villages in Provence. It has been lovingly and stylishly converted to a very high standard while still retaining its original Provençal features. There are high beamed ceilings and travertine floors throughout. The house benefits from a large open plan kitchen living room with a Lacanche style cooking range and open fire. The kitchen spills out through French doors to a large terrace with BBQ. Beyond the terrace is a large infinity pool with stunning views down the valley.

There is Sky TV, DVD, wireless internet and ipod speakers.

More Details

Owner
John Nolan
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
1 December, 2017

Location

Nearest Airport
95 Kilometres
Nice (1hr 15 mins), Marseilles(1hr), Toulon 50 min
Nearest Ferry
70 Kilometres
Toulon (For Corsica)
Nearest Train
26 Kilometres
Les Arcs (TGV)
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
A8
Car: necessary

The Bastide is situated in the heart of Provence, at the head of a valley facing south. The house is centrally located for St Tropez and the Riviera coast, an easy drive to the south and 30 minutes to the Lac St Croix and the Gorges du Verdon to the north. Aix en Provence is less than an hours drive.

It is a walk into the village and the boulangerie yet positioned in a tranquil spot. Cotignac is listed as one of 'The most beautiful villages of Provence'. Good restaurants, weekly food market, regular antique markets, a walkers paradise. There are numerous pretty villages nearby, TourTour (The village in the sky), Aups the truffle capital and Villecroze. There are several local spectacular waterfalls, kayaking, horse riding, golf, tennis and quad biking. There are several Michelin starred restaurants within easy reach.

Other Activities: Waterfalls and lakes close by

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Cotignac in Var

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1883 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Computer Available
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , large wet room
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , large wet room
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    seperate wc - Toilet , seperate wc and basin
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • 2 pull out beds provided
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • 3 bicycles
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 6 deck chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • caves
  • playground
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The kitchen benefits from a large Lacanche style range with gas hobs and electric oven. There is a separate larder, providing ample food storage. The property benefits from a large open plan kitchen/ dining room living room. French doors spill out onto a large terrace with 'Moroccan dining table' seating 8.

Reviews

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19th Century Provencal Bastide, Infinity pool and magnificent views
average rating of 4.8 based on 15 reviews
5

Simply Stunning...

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for complete privacy and tranquility with the most stunning views yet with under 10 minutes distance from a completely charming, picturesque and friendly village in the most beautiful and interesting area of France... then look no further!

  • Review Submitted: 19-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. I'm delighted you had such a great break.
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5

Restful, peaceful time in rural Provence.

  • 5 of 5

We really appreciated the quiet, rustic setting. The property was the perfect base for us to explore Cotignac, Aups, Tourtour, Entrecasteaux, and other nearby villages. A visit to Château La Coste, located north of Aix-en-Provence, is highly recommended; as well as booking a house tour at 'Cap Moderne' (featuring inspiring modernist architecture by Eileen Gray, and Le Corbusier) in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin. If you need a relaxing break, I do not think it gets better than Cotignac and the French Riviera. Excellent local organic rosé, white, and red wines during our week made our stay even better!

  • Review Submitted: 16-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Lovely house with wonderful view.

  • 4 of 5

The house is tastefully renovated and well equipped and is spectacularly located on a hillside with an expansive view of the surrounding countryside. Best to rent a small SUV to handle the access road. There's a pleasant easy walk over the hill into town.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Heather, very pleased to hear you had a good time. Very happy to have you back sometime.
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5

A truly lovely spot

  • 5 of 5

The house is very well equipped and we had everything we needed, and the pool is absolutely stunning with great views. A little bit of paradise in Cotignac. We loved it. Thank you .

  • Review Submitted: 28-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you enjoyed your stay in Cotignac! We love the pool and the view too! Thank you so much for sharing your lovely experience with us!
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5

Great secluded property with stunning views and pool

  • 5 of 5

The property is situated up a windy track from the main road, but when you get to it, wow is it worth it! The infinity pool looks out over the surrounding countryside with no other properties in sight. The outdoor dining area is an ideal setting for long evening meals. The kitchen is well equipped and there is even Sky TV which was useful for the Lions tour!

Cotignac is either a 30 minute walk or a 10 minute drive away and is full of character. Don't forget to take a basket from the pantry to the Tuesday market. There are restaurants aplenty in the area and we didn't find a bad one. We also visited the spectacular Verdon Gorge, but go early as it does get busy.

We will be coming back I'm sure.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you enjoyed your stay in Cotignac and we are delighted you share our passion for tranquility. Thank you for your feedback and we look forward to welcoming you to our home again.
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5

Fantastic location brilliant house

  • 5 of 5

My family and I have just returned from a 2 week holiday at Johns fantastic house.....and we loved it!!! It was so peaceful, no neighbours, so the kids (9 and 7) could shout and scream all they wanted! A fantastic setting overlooking beautiful countryside. The house has everything what you need. Internally it's a fantastic old beamed house with plenty of space. Outside is brilliant, if you have kids like ours they loved it in the swimming pool, the table tennis, Jenga and the open space. Wherever you sit you are always close to the pool so you can watch the kids. You can walk into Cotignac, if you go the right way, it takes about 25 minutes. Or it's a short 10 min drive with loads of parking and never too busy. Cotignac is a must place to visit, the place is full of history. It's very french and the people are a delight, but booking restaurants is recommended as you will struggle to just turn up in the high season. The surrounding towns are all worth a visit.

If you want to get away from the day to day stress and strains of life then I would recommend this place

  • Review Submitted: 17-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Cotignac, Var

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Standard
7 Oct 2017 - 29 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£750
for 3 nights
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£250
£1,500
 
 
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6 Jan 2018 - 23 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£750
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High
24 Mar 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
£900
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Peak
30 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,750
for 7 nights
£2,750
 
 
High
1 Sep 2018 - 5 Oct 2018
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£900
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Standard
6 Oct 2018 - 1 Dec 2018
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£750
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£643
for 3 nights
£1,500
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £500

These rates include linen, towels and a meet and greet service
Deposits of 25% paid at time of booking. Non refundable
Balance to be paid 6 weeks before rental date.
Security deposit of £500 (breakages etc) to be paid at time of final balance, refundable within a week after departure.

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