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Gite | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 40 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

North of St. Tropez, it is next to several restaurants which gives access to the most important facilities of a hotel. This traditional 17th Century house in a Provence village square is tastefully decorated and stylishly furnished in high quality and traditional provençal manner. An inexpensive rural Provence gite, it has many of the original features and is furnished with antiques giving it character, atmosphere and a feeling of being a home. The house has original oak beams, a wood buring fire for romantic evenings, original spiral staircase and a covered terrace with a view of the village and town square.

This self-catering house is in the heart of the delightfully sunny Var. The village is lively all year round and has immediate access to local shops and facilities. This gives you all the benefits of a hotel. You have the choice of eating in or eating out at one of the many local restaurants or bars. You can choose from an inexpensive snack to several critically acclaimed restaurants recommended in the Provence-Cote D'Azure Guide Gantié. Coffee is served in the café downstairs from six in the morning. There are over 8 restaurants and bars in the village, 5 of which are less than 300 meters from the house. The nearest supermarket and 3 bakeries are all less than 500 meters away.

Size Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Ste Maxime 40 km
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Nice 90 km, Nearest railway: Les Arcs 5 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire
General Telephone
Standard Iron
Utilities Cooker, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (1), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

Separate WC. Large bathroom and bath. One bedroom has one double bed the other room has one double bed and a single bed plus a french antique cot.

Further details outdoors

Lots of secure parking nearby.

The Provence Alpes Cote d'Azur region

Over 300 hours of sunshine per year - one of the sunniest parts of France. There are many places to visit in the area such as:

- The 2nd largest grand canyon in the world, Gorges Du Verdon

Plenty of historic sites, vineyards, antique shops, ceramic shops, and local beaches

Local activities include: Guide Gantié Restaurants, Wine Tasting,Horse Riding, Cyling, Golf, Walking, Water Sports, and Bird Watching.

Flayosc

Flayosc is a typical provençal medieval village with its large shady square, its fountains, old church, rambling rooftops. It is the perfect location to relax and enjoy the beauty of Provence. It is far enough away from the busy tourist spots on the coast, but near enough to the local town of Draguignan with all its amenities. Flayosc is also a well serviced village in itself with a provençal market every Monday morning which has a great array of local produce. There are innumerable cafes where you can sit on the terrace, sip a glass of local wine and watch the world go by. The village can provide everything one needs: excellent shops for food, bakeries, butcher, grocery and fruit/veg shops, pharmacy, bank, several restaurants, laundry/drycleaners and wine cooperative. It also has a very good traiteur (delicatessen) who prepares excellent regional dishes, thus saving cooking at home. It is a village which is a pleasurable in the winter months as it is in the summer. The hustle and bustle continues year round, thanks to a very active local committee, there is lots of entertainment throughout the year including winter, such as antiques markets, concerts, fêtes, and fireworks.

Local provençal festivals

Draguignan

July: Tennis grand pix and "les Drauifolies" (musical and theater shows)

August: "Semaine du rire (comedy festival) and "sous le soleil exactement" (musical show)

Châteaudouble

July 13th: Fireworks and Garrets in the street

1st weekend in August: Patron Saint Celebration which in cludes a boules contest and dancing

3rd Sunday in August: "soupe au Pistou" which is a provencal vegitable soup

Le Muy

Every week in july: Open air tourch light parade

August: Town festival which incluseds shows, concerts, fireworks and a boules competition

Ampus

Beginning of June: Horse and Donkey Fair

End of June: Festival of St. Jean

August: Craft Fair

September: Festival of the Notre Dame de Spéluque

Lorgues

June: St.-Jean Festival

July: Sound and lights shows

Mid September: St. Ferreol Festival

Les Arcs

July: "Les Medievales" Medieval Celebration

August: National Festival of "petanque" (game of bowles) and a rose wine festival

Taradeau

November: Celebration of the new wine

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30 Jul 2014

5/5

"Live the French way in the heart of a working village"

This charming 400 year old gite puts you right on the main square of this beautiful little Provenceal town where there is rarely a weird of English to be heard but a wonderful acceptance of the stary … More

1 Jul 2013

5/5

"Character and Charm"

We were so happy with this choice as it had all we were looking for to make our vacation a "French" experience. Well appointed house, pleasant furnishings and great locale.
Only negative was no Pasta Pot for a planned pasta dinner!!!
Highly recommend

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Calendar last updated:17 Sep 2014

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