Farmhouse | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 10
La bergerie de Guiandonne is situated on the outskirts of the beautiful hilltop village of Tourrettes on the opposite side of the hill from the busy town of Fayence.
The house itself sits comfortably on a small plateau overlooking the valley below. Having been fully renovated to a high standard, it can accommodate up to 10 people in five en-suite bedrooms. The large free-form pool with its own waterfall is surrounded by sun-loungers, dining areas , a summer kitchen with barbecue all within a landscaped garden with palm-trees.
There is a boule court, climbing frame and swings. Shops are a five minute drive away and supermarkets are in the valley below within easy access. One of the largest gliding clubs in Europe has its home in the valley and the Terre Blanche Golf Club is just down the road.
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Theoule sur Mer 20 km|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Nice 45 km, Nearest railway: St. Raphael 35 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, CD player, Telephone, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 5 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (3), Cots (2), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 10|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Climbing frame, Swing set|
|Further details indoors|
3 Bedrooms are doubles, 2 are twins.
3 Bathrooms and 2 shower rooms all en-suite plus a cloakroom with WC and washbasin
The kitchen has an eight gas burner hob and two electric ovens. Also two very large fridges.
The summer sitting room has a barbecue and fridge for drinks
The back kitchen contains a Belfast sink.
Utility room has 2 washing machines.
|Further details outdoors|
Large fenced-in pool with pool alarm
parking for up to 6 cars.
Electric main gates with entry-phone.
Landscaped gardens with large open areas for ball games.
Swings and climbing frame
Welcome pack is provided
There is an English speaking representative on hand on arrival
The house is not suitable for wheelchair users as all the rooms have steps up or down
rentals run from Saturday to Saturday. Guests should not arrive before 4.00pm to allow the house and pool to be cleaned. Those leaving are asked to do so by 10.00am.
The Provence Alpes Cote d'Azur region
The Var area is part of Southern Provence. Well known for its medievil hill-top villages, the landscape is generally terraced hillsides and many of these terraces were built by the farmers to grow the flowers that were needed for the perfume industry in Grasse.
Although the area has been frequented for several years now by the astute tourist, it remains unspoilt and welcoming.
Fayence is a busy town with good local amenities. There is a market 3 times a week and some good restaurants. Le jardin Fleurie has a good provencal menu. La France is an excellent retaurant in the centre of the town.
There is a watchtower with wonderful views at the top of the town. Most of the supermarkets ( Super U in Fayence, Intermarche and Leclerc on the main road) stock not only fresh local produce but also some English groceries. There is also an open-air theatre with a varied and full summer program. The next door village of Seillans has a potterie festival in August and there are several antiques festivals in the area.
The flying club of fayence is one of the largest in Europe. There is a 4 star golf resort with 2 eighteen hole golf courses. The Lac de St. cassien has beaches, pedaloes and water sports.