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Traditional provencal style bastide with huge pool. Summer availability

Bedrooms 4
Separate WCs1
Space 1,937 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Detached modern furnished luxury house

This superb property is situated in an idyllic location among the vineyards, within walking distance of a beautiful village. The house is built in the traditional style of a Provençal bastide using top quality local materials. It has an exceptionally large L-shaped swimming pool which overlooks the vines. The pool is fitted with a safety alarm and has wide steps for easy access into the water. The garden, 500m², is mostly a grassy area, with a very attractive south facing terrace by the house. The terrace is partly covered and has a barbecue and garden furniture for outdoor dining. There are also loungers for relaxing by the pool, and there is parking within the property. The interior is immaculate and the house is well equipped and comfortably furnished in tasteful contemporary style.

Calm & Tranquil: Set among vines, garden and pool not overlooked. On the edge of a traditional medieval provencale village.

The house is located next to two medieval towers that are the cliff that overlooks and protects the village of Cotignac

The village is a 10 minute walk away, and has a handful of shops, butchers, grocers and hair dressers and no less than 6 restaurants and 5 cafes and bars

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Iain Jacob
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, French
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Calendar last updated:
4 June, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Cotignac in Var

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1937 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
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Jacuzzi , Family Bathrrom
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , En suite with walk in shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Downstairs
  • All bathrooms have high quality fittings. The family bathroom had a Jacuzzi bath with a huge shower. The en suite bathroom has a large walk in shower with multiple jets
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Can be split into 2 singles
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Can be split into 2 singles
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • All rooms are simply furnished with luxury bed linen and towels Bedroom 1 has a king sized bed and en suite bathroom Bedroom 2 and 3 have king sized beds, which can be split give 2 large single beds in each Bedroom 4 has an extra large double bed and a beautiful balcony overlooking the pool, vines and the Sarecen towers
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 6 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Large outside area. Several levels of terraces with one covered. Swimming pool has alarm and is 15m x 5m with a step area of 3m x 3m The shallow end is approximately 1.2m in depth and goes to about 2m in the deep end over a gentle gradient. The pool is surrounded by paving and has ample space for sunbathing on the teak sun loungers The rest of the garden is laid to grass and the the grounds are set within vines


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(11 traveller reviews)

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Traditional provencal style bastide with huge pool. Summer availability
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews

Hidden gem in a great little village

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for three weeks in at end of May 2009. The villa turned out to be a hidden gem in a great little village. The Saracen towers in direct view of the garden makes you wonder if some crusader knights will pass by. The romantic medieval village of cotignac with its lovely square and local market reinforces this feeling. I drove my pushbike daily through the mountainside and made some great trail runs circling the village through beautiful wooded hillsides. The views and photo opportunities in the area are spectacular. We recommend a trip to the Lac St Croix and the nearby waterfall in Sillans-la-Cascade. The villa and great pool offered everything we wished for.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jan-2010
  • Date of Stay: May 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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A fabulous traditional house with all mod cons

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed four times at this beautiful house and absolutely love it. The gardens and pool are superb and the view of the ancient towers in the distance is magical. The facilities are perfect for all ages groups and the bedroom / bathroom layout is ideal for a mix of family groups. We love Cotignac and the markets and the surrounding area is great for walking, cycling and exploring.

We hope to return again next year.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A beautiful find in Provence

  • 5 of 5

This is a great house, with loads of room, and a fabulous pool set in a really well looked after and pretty garden. There is no overlooking property and the view across the valley in front of the house is stunning. The house is also within 15 minutes walk from Cotignac Village, where you have amazing restaurants, bars and shops. Fabulous

  • Review Submitted: 27-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Provence

  • 5 of 5

Beautifully situated large villa - total privacy, gorgeous views (you just wait til you open the shutters upon arrival - stunning), incredibly well equipped, clean/well maintained and wonderful garden. Suits families with kids thanks to large pool and dozens of toys (including tennis table) or adults who want to do nothing more than rest, recuperate& read with occasional breaks for the delicious food & wine you can pick up both in the village or at the supermarket nearby.

Village is down in the valley below the villa, a 10-15min walk. A little steep on the walk home but that means you can justify the wonderful pastries you've picked up from the bakery.

Plenty to see & do in the local area

Would recommend this villa highly - truly is a home from home. Can't wait to go back!

  • Review Submitted: 17-Dec-2011
  • Date of Stay: June 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Blissful peace and privacy

  • 5 of 5

This villa is in a perfect location. It has its own substantial garden with a spectacular view, enormous pool, quality sun loungers and a plethora of outdoor seating and eating options. It feels totally secluded and yet the village of Cotignac is close by at the foot of the cliff on which the villa stands. The village shops provide everything you need though there are bigger supermarketa in nearby towns if necessary.

There are beautiful parts of Provence to explore on your doorstep or within a short drive.

The house is superbly equipped, with comfortable sofas and TV/DVD etc. Serious cooks will appreciate the quality of the knives and all the other more arcane kitchen equipment.

The pool is delicious and for anyone with arthritis easily accessed with shallow stone steps into the water rather than a ladder.

We had the most marvellous stay and intend to return soon.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Sep-2011
  • Date of Stay: August 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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September in Cotignac

  • 5 of 5

This lovely home on the outskirts of Cotignac was the perfect place to stay for our family of six (two grandparents, two parents, and two children ages 2 and "almost 4." The house was very well equipped, and we took advantage of having some basic groceries provided and our first meal waiting upon arrival. We had great weather (only one day of clouds and showers), and the pool and outdoor spaces were fantastic. We loved walking to the village everyday, visiting nearby market towns, and sipping wine on the patio while looking out at the towers. It's a great place to stay.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Mar-2011
  • Date of Stay: September 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
84 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
84 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
25 Kilometres
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Cotignac, Var

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
27 May 2018 - 23 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
24 Jun 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid season
8 Sep 2018 - 2 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £611.76

Electricity, Gas, Oil and Water included
Linen is provided
Heating fixed charge of 60 Euros per week where necessary
Final Clean at end of stay 140 Euros (compulsory)
Damage Deposit 500 Euros

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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