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Independent Apartment in old Farmhouse with Solar Heated Pool for private use

Bedrooms 2
Space 861 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

2 bedroom, 1 bathroom, sleeps a maximum of 6

Spacious self-contained apartment in 18th century farmhouse with free wifi access, 2 km from the picturesque perched village of Flayosc. The ground floor apartment has its own parking, entrance and spacious sun-terrace (60 m2). There are 2 spacious bedrooms, sleeps max 6, a bathroom with shower and WC, combined equipped kitchen and sitting room with fireplace. The rooms have been restored with lots of care with beams and some other details in the bedrooms originate from the 18th century.

The solar heated swimming pool (4x8) is entirely for the private use for our rental guests (the owners may go for a quick swim when it's very hot). The pool has a decent temperature between May and September (above 23 C).

The property is set in 10 acres with vineyard, olive trees and pine forest and a large field. The owners produce 200 bottles of excellent rosé wine.

There are plenty of nice walks near the property.

The property also has a 9 hole pitching course set in 2 ha (5 acres).

The area: Situated 2 kilometres from Flayosc, 7 kilometres west of Draguignan, 1 hour from Nice Airport. Only 40 mins away from the sandy beaches of the St. Tropez Bay and the dramatic scenery of Gorges de Verdon. Perched medieval villages, olive mills, wine tasting and first class gourmet restaurants. There are 10 challenging golf courses within an hour's drive.

There are plenty of nice countryside walks starting from the house.

Staying in the Bastide is especially interesting for those looking to purchase a property in Provence, as we co-operate with a few selected estate agents at no extra cost to the buyer.

Flayosc: The village Flayosc is the perfect location to relax and enjoy the beauty of Provence, only 40 minutes away from the busy tourist spots of the coast. The village offers excellent shops for food, a weekly market, pharmacy, bank, several bars and restaurants, laundry/dry cleaner and wine cooperative.

It also has a tourist office offering excellent information about the area.

The Kahler-Norder family: We are a Swedish family of three, Jan, Lisa, Amanda (born in 1993) and Carmen, a giant schnautzer (born in 2005). We live here permanently and would be more than happy to give you plenty of advice regarding places worth visiting and tell you about our favouriteplaces, beaches & restaurants.

The apartment is situated on the ground floor and it's completely independent from our part of the house with its entrance on the other side.

We have a small vineyard and produce 200 bottles of rosé wine. Whilst you're staying with us we'll invite you over for a glass (or two)!

Our vine harvest normally takes place some time during the last two weeks of September. If you like you can join us and our friends to pick and press the grapes. After a morning's hard work you're invited to have lunch at the old stone table. It's a great day with lots of fun.

More Details

Property Manager
Elisabeth Kähler
Member since: 1997
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, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
12 August, 2018

About Elisabeth Kähler

We're a Swedish family living on the other side of this old farmhouse. After 8 years of working hard in the City of London we decided to take a break and buy a property tha needed renovation in the south of France. Our daughter Amanda was born in 1993 and we decided to stay on.

Elisabeth Kähler purchased this farmhouse in 1992

Why Elisabeth Kähler chose Flayosc

My husband Jan and I know this area very well after more than 20 years in Flayosc and we'd be more than happy to give you plenty of advice regarding the nearby villages, markets, beaches and places worth visiting.

What makes this farmhouse unique

We have a small vineyard and every September rental guests are invited to harvest the vine followed by a delicious buffet lunch among friends!

Every week we invite our rental guests for an apéritif on the terrace, serving our own rosé!

Guestbook comments from the manager

A great holiday had by all. Thanks for the friendship and hospitality.

A lovely hideaway for our honeymoon.

Thanks for your good advice+recommendations, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay in the Var.

Thanks for a wonderful holiday - too short as always. Don't miss dinner at Bruno's and rafting in the Gorges du Verdon.
Nov 2007
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Flayosc in Var

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 861 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 3 Single Bed
  • 1 double, 2 twin beds, 2 single beds, 1 cot
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • Radio
  • Toys
  • Terrace
  • Golf
  • Golf Clubs
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • caving
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
The solar heated swimming pool (4x 8) is entirely for the private use of the rental guests. However, the owners may go for a quick swim if it's very hot. N.B. Very comfortable, high quality Swedish beds (3 of the 5 beds are Dux beds). Third bedroom: we also have a small studio, right above the apartment, which sleeps two (double bed 1.40 x 2.00), with it's own shower room and kitchenette. The rent for the studio is between EUR 225 and 450, depending on the season. HOWEVER THE STUDIO CANNOT BE RENTED SEPARATELY.


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Independent Apartment in old Farmhouse with Solar Heated Pool for private use
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Mirfield, W.Yorkshire, England

Le Plan De Noyer

  • 5 of 5

Following our one week stay in April, we returned to see if it was as good as we thought. Wrong!!! It was better!!

This time for two weeks we were accompanied by daughter and partner. Four adults and always ample room in all areas proving that the gite is extremely spacious. We found it, again, impeccably clean with everything exactly as described in the web sites.

The gite is part of a 200 yr. old farmhouse and is all that one thinks about with the word "Provence". It ia not a Canary Wharf Apartment! So, Lisa, please do not modernise anything as this would ruin the ambience.

Both bedrooms are very roomy with Swedish comfort beds.

The kitchen is true Provence with everything needed for all meals. Walk directly out onto the large patio for al fresco dining / BBQ with enough room to choose sun or shade as required.

Bathroom again Provencial but with new shower area - par excellence - with plentiful supply of hot water.

A short walk round to the south side reaches the stunning pool area, with views across flowers/shrubs/vines and olives to the nearby forests. The view is worth the stay alone. At this side of the property are the genial hosts, Lisa and Jan, who are ever ready to advise/help - and offer some of Jan's own rose wine. Also meet the friendliest of dogs - Callas and Carmen - to make the perfect convivial atmosphere.

If there is a fault with the gite and the provisions, then we could not find it!

Take a 5 min. drive / 20 min. stroll to Flayosc - a truly living village unspoilt by tourism. There are ample bars and resaurants and all shops for vast majority of requirments. Try dining at Cafe Du Midi / Vezzo D'Oglio / L'Ousteau / Cafe Meilse - all excellent.

Flayosc is deally situated for touring ... Gorge Du Verdon / Lac St. Crois / Moustiere / Tourtour / Villecruze(+ caves) are all "must see" as is the Riviera - St. Maxime and boat trrip to St. Tropez. All are easilly reached through superb scenery.

Then the markets - every day! Best are Aups, Salernes and Lorgues. So much to do / so little time!

Finally, take the 30 min. drive up the Gorge du Chateaudouble and dine on the terrace of the Restaurant La Tour at Chateaudouble. Superb food and view down the gorge.

Cannot praise the gite and Flayosc enough...

Think "Provence" = Think "Le Plan de Noyer"

  • Review Submitted: 08-Oct-2008
  • Date of Stay: June 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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Highly recommended nice independent apartment

  • 5 of 5

We spend two weeks in the apartment which is part of a 200 years old farm house. The apartment is nicely secluded from the part where the owners live with the options to use all out-door amenities of the property which includes a nice pool and garden with wine yard and old olive trees. The property was very clean and well maintained. If an issue occurs, as you would expect with a 200 years old house, Lisa and Jan were very responsive and fixed it immediately. The property is not far from Flayosc (2 km) but a car is needed if you want to visit this charming little town which has a nice selection of restaurants, bars and shops because easiest access is using a road with substantial traffic. The house is distant enough to th eroad to be not disturbed by any traffic noise. The apartment was a convenient starting point to visit the provencal markets in the neighborhood. Also the George Vernon and, ofcours, St. Tropez, Nice and Cannes are worth a visit. Everything within an 1 h car drive.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Nov-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice and relaxing with beautiful surroundings

  • 5 of 5

We had such a nice and relaxing week at Plan de Noyer. The temperature was perfect, the house charming, the hosts helpful and nice, and the surroundings beautiful. As we needed relaxation and sun most of all we did not have time to see as much of Provence as we would have liked to. Soon we have to go back for another week or two!

  • Review Submitted: 16-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely Provence

  • 5 of 5

In this charming farmhouse with olive trees outside the window and a gorgeous pool in the middle of Provence, this was one of the best holidays we have had. The proximity to the French Riviera, we were able to go out on numerous adventures. We are more than satisfied.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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lovely stay in old farmhouse

  • 4 of 5

nice accommodation, pool fantastic for the kids! owners available for advice on local areas to visit etc and enjoyed a lovely bottle of there home made wine together.

Great location for visiting the Gorge de Verdon and the coast especially recommend St Maxime.

only disappointment was that the view from the rented part of the accommodation was not what we expected from the photos, a little miss leading.

If your looking for a quite, tranquil place to stay then this is just right.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very nice and realxing stay

  • 5 of 5

We and our two boys, 3 and 5 years old, stayed at the Kählers for ten days and had a great time. We felt very welcomed by the owners who gave us lots of advices on what to see and do and good restaurants to visit. The property is located in a very nice and charming area and it's easy to go by car to both the seaside and the mountains. We enjoyed the beautiful garden and sourroundings and our boys specially loved hanging out by the nice pool.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
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Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
Nice Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
30 Kilometres
Domaine St Endréol
Nearest Train
15 Kilometres
Les Arcs
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
Le Muy, Junction 36
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
120 Kilometres
Allos/Pra loup
Nearest Beach
40 Kilometres
Sainte Maxime
Car: necessary

Le Plan de Noyer is situated 2 km west of Flayosc, 5 km west of Draguignan. It is just 1 hour (90 km) from Nice International Airport. It's 40 minutes by car to the St. Tropez bay (straight south of Flayosc) and 40 minutes to the St. Croix Lake with the Grand Canyon of Europe (straight north of Flayosc).

The area is called l'Arriere Pays by the French.

Other Activities: Wine harvest in September


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Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.