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Villa | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 9
Picholine is a private villa set close to the village of Callian and with far reaching views across the valley and almost to the sea in the distance. Set in 3000m2 of sloping terraced grounds, with olive trees, grassy areas and an upper level with lawns and private alarmed pool. The property has recently had a total renovation and comprises of 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, air conditioning throughout and a beautiful modern open plan kitchen and living area. There is a front terrace where you can sit and gaze at the beautiful views, or a shaded side terrace with barbecue. It is possible to walk down to the village of Callian and its local shops and restaurants. The walk back is uphill all the way and perhaps only suitable for the very fit and able, especially on a hot day! A popular villa.
Open plan Living/dining room/kitchen with French doors opening onto the south facing terrace. Comfortably furnished with sofas, easy chairs, wide screen TV with UK and International channels, DVD, wireless internet. Dining /breakfast bar area with a fully equipped and modern kitchen, with all appliances. Hallway leading to side terrace.
Bedrooms and bathrooms. Master double bedroom with en suite shower room with walk in shower, basin and wc. Double bedroom. 3rd bedroom with double bed and single bed. Family bathroom with bath, basin and WC. Separate Studio with kitchenette with sink, hob, fridge,sitting and dining area, double bed, en suite walk in shower and WC.
Pool and grounds Set in 5000sqm of sloping and terraced grounds, grassy areas, olive groves and beautiful views. Stairs leading up to an alarmed 10 X 5 pool with steps entrance. Solar poolside shower. Lawns and terraces around. Side terrace with covered dining area and barbecue.
Distances - Local shopping in Callian, is about 10 minutes walk down hill but it is a steep hill to return. Larger supermarkets in Montauroux -4 kms Fayence village 10kms. Lac de St Cassien - 10/15 minutes. The coast about 40 minutes drive.
|Size||Sleeps up to 9, 4 bedrooms|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 3 Family bathrooms and 2 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (1), Double beds (4), Cots (1)|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
About this location
The Provence region
The Var is one of the largest departments in France. From Montauroux and Lac de St Cassien on the eastern edge across to beyond Toulon in the west. From the coastal area of the Massif des Maures, towards Fréjus St Raphael, Sainte Maxime and St Tropez To the north, the region extends in to the mountain areas and the incredible beauty of the Pré-Alpes.
There is tough competition to be the most charming town in Provence, yet Callian has great claims to take the prize, given that it is perched beautifully on the top of the hill, with a castle at the top. The castle, named Chateau de Camiole provides historical interest in the town and offers superb views from the top, of the surrounding countryside. It is easy to fall in love with Callian, getting lost in its narrow, winding streets whilst discovering its many traditional shops which sell local produce, such as cheese and Rosé wine. As far as finding a location for your villa in the South of France goes, Callian provides the perfect base to discover an interesting and diverse region.
With so much to see from your villa, Callian has so much to offer to guests. Not far from the town itself, sits Grasse, the town famous for its perfume factories and museums, which provides an interesting day trip for those staying in Provence holiday villas in the local area. The town itself tends to be much more relaxing than areas closer to the coast, yet if you would like to see the wonderful Mediterranean coastline, this is easily attainable from a villa rental in Callian and is around a forty minute drive away. For those lucky enough to be in Callian around the 14th July, there are plenty of cultural events and fireworks nearby to celebrate Bastille Day.
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Caroline Johnson (Property Manager Affinity Villas France)
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Calendar last updated:27 Feb 2015
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