Chateau | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 12
Château des Riaux is a beautiful and authentic Provencal property providing comfortable accommodation for 10 + 2 children.
For your comfort 5 bedrooms benefit from air conditioning and have their own ensuite bath/shower room.
Full of charm and very peaceful, in large mature grounds with good size private pool, it is ideal for a relaxing family holiday.
The property is stituated amidst vineyards and pine forests yet just 1.5 km from shops. 15 km north of Brignoles, 8 km from the Abbaye of Thoronet.
Living room 1: 30m², terracotta floor, air conditioning, fireplace, 10-seater sofa, pouf, desk, TV with satellite channels, DVD, hi-fi, internet.
Living room 2/bar: 26m², reading room and bar, TV, table and 4 armchairs, sink, fridge, ice cube machine.
Dining room: 30m², tiled, air conditioning, large table, 12 chairs, 2 2-seater sofas.
Kitchen: 18m², terracotta floor, dishwasher, American fridge, microwave, cooker / 5 gas hob and oven, coffee machine.
5 first floor air conditioned bedrooms each with ensuite bath/shower room, including 1 with adjoining children's bedroom.
Bedroom 1: 25m², tiled floor, queen size bed (160 cm), wardrobe, ensuite bathroom 1. Window with view on the garden.
Bedroom 2: 25m², tiled floor, queen size bed (160 cm), wardrobe, ensuite shower room 1. Window with view on the garden.
Bedroom 3: 25m², tiled floor, queen size bed (160 cm), wardrobe, ensuite shower room 2. Window with view on the garden.
Bedroom 4: 25m², tiled floor, queen size bed (160 cm), wardrobe, ensuite shower room 5. Window with view on the garden.
Bedroom 5: 30m² tiled floor, queen size bed (160 cm), wardrobe, ensuite bathroom 4. Adjoining children's room (10m²) with single bed and pull-out bed, wardrobe. Window with view on the garden.
Laundry: Storage, washing machine.
Bath room 1: first floor, 6m², tiled, bath, 2 washbasins, wc, adjoining Bedroom 1.
Bath room 2: first floor, 6m², tiled, bath, washbasin, wc, adjoining Bedroom 5.
Shower room 1: first floor, 4m², tiled, shower, washbasin, adjoining Bedroom 2.
Shower room 2: first floor, 4m², tiled, shower, washbasin, wc, adjoining Bedroom 3.
Shower room 3: first floor, 4m², tiled, shower, washbasin, wc, adjoining Bedroom 4.
WC: independent, 1 on the ground floor and 1 on the first floor.
Grounds: 4000m² enclosed and private. Children's games and table tennis.
Terrace : 50m² with wrought iron garden furniture for 12 people.
Pool: 12 x 6m. Depth: 1.4m throughout with beach for children at shallow end 3m x 1.5m, pool security alarm and fence, 8 sunloungers, 4 deckchairs, parasols, gas barbecue.
Household information :
Wifi internet: yes
Cot and high chair
Sorry, no pets
Parking for 5 vehicles on site
Garage for 1 vehicle
STRICTLY NO SMOKING.
General information :
Sea: 45 km (Fréjus, Saint-Raphaël, Sainte-Maxime)
Carcès lake: 8 km
Supermarket: 1 km
Shops: 1.5 km
Doctor: 1.5 km
Town centre: 1.5 km
Tennis: in Carcès
Hospital: 15 km in Brignoles
Horse riding: 3 km
Golf: 7 km Barbaroux (Cabasse).
|Size||Sleeps up to 12, 6 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Fréjus, Saint-Raphaël, Sainte-Maxime 45 km|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Marseille 100 km|
|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|
|General||Air conditioning, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||6 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 5 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (5), Cots (1)|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
Carcès is located in Green Provence, on a hill, at the confluence of the Argens and Caramy rivers. Carcès boasts a rich historical heritage with its medieval centre. It also benefits from a 100 ha lake and numerous rivers which make Carcès a popular centre for fresh water fishing. Carcès is located northeast of Brignoles (15 km) and 60 km from the Mediterranean beaches (Fréjus, St Raphaël, Ste Maxime), and is surrounded by prestigious neighbouring villages like Le Thoronet (Abbey) and Cotignac a lovely village with narrow streets and numerous fountains at the foot of a majestic rock with waterfall.
PLACES TO VISIT:
Entrecasteaux. 10 km. Pretty and unspoilt village with medieval streets and typical pastel painted houses. The village is overlooked by its chateau.
Salernes. 20 km. Medieval town built around its castle, in a picturesque setting in the valley of the Bresque river. Best known for its tradition of tile making, especially for the trademark terracotta hexagonal floor tiles of Provence.
Lorgues. 20 km. Small and very pleasant medieval town with a maze of old streets, open squares and fountains, surrounded by vineyards and olive trees.
Aups. 25 km. Pretty Provencal hill top village overlooked by the remains of its medieval castle. Its weekly markets are famous including its winter truffle markets.
THINGS TO DO:
Golf de Barbaroux, Brignoles. 17 km. Golf course. 18 holes Par 72 - 6068m. One of Europe's most prestigious golf courses, a magnificent wooded landscape in a stunning setting, surrounded by vineyards and Mediterranean pine trees covering the hillsides. An essential golfing experience.
Aoubré - L'Aventure Nature, Flassans-sur-Issole. 20 km. Tree top adventure park. A park for the whole family with trails adapted for all ages and abilities. In total, 7 different trails offering 105 workshops. Also do not miss the visit of the small farm with large enclosures. Allow the whole day to make the most of it.
Provence Aventure, Vidauban. 30 km. Tree top adventure park. A beautiful setting, in the heart of an oak forest, on the banks of the Argens River. Different trails for the whole family (from the age of 3) according to ages and abilities including for the fearless ones a 200m-long zip line crossing the Argens river. A refreshing experience!
Ste Croix lake. 45 km. The largest of the Verdon lakes and lovely spot for splashing about. Also boat, pedalo and kayak hire.
Flayosc. 25 km. Pretty town with typical Provencal streets and great views from the church out across the vineyards.
Tourtour. 30 km. Also called the village in the sky. Medieval hilltop village with plenty of narrow streets lined with very picturesque Provencal houses.
Draguignan. 35 km. Pleasant town once a military centre but now with tourist and cultural attractions. Lovely avenues lined with plane trees surround the old city. Excellent shopping and markets. Several museums.
Gorges du Verdon. 40 km. Europe's largest river canyon and one of France's greatest natural wonder with twisting narrow roads, dramatic scenery, awesome views but also lofty little villages and chapels clinging to the rocks. THE place for climbing, rafting, canyoning, kayaking...