Les Belles Lurettes offers a country retreat away from the madding crowd but with easy access to the buzz of St Tropez bay.
Airconditioning has just been installed throughout the main house.
Situated just outside the medieval village of La Garde Freinet, with its eclectic choice of restaurants, bars and shops and twice weekly markets.
The property sleeps 8 and is built on two levels with a private driveway and ample parking, surrounded by woodland and lawned gardens with wonderful views over Les Massif des Maures.
The pool is heated and can be set to an inviting 28 degrees from early April to late October.
The house has recently undergone a major refurbishment, with a new kitchen, bathrooms, bedroom floor tiles and has been redecorated throughout.
Facing south and looking out across the valley to wooded mountains, the main house has just had air-conditioning installed in each bedroom and the living area. A master bedroom with a covered veranda opens onto the garden, and has an en-suite bathroom and small walk-through dressing area. A second double room and a twin bedded room share a shower room and separate guest loo. An ancient stone building on the pool terrace houses the separate guest bedroom with en-suite shower room. All bedrooms open onto the terraces or garden.
The living area is spacious and open-plan. The sitting area has 3 comfortable couches, open fireplace, TV/DVD, Stereo and has a good collection of board games, books, DVDs and CDs plus wifi Broadband. The dining area has a locally made square oak table and matching 8 chairs and can seat up to 12. The new kitchen offers ample cupboard/storage space, generous granite surfaces, 4 ring induction hob, large fan oven, second combination oven/micro, a dishwasher and generous fridge freezer. Crockery, cutlery and glassware for 12 are provided. A washing machine, tumble-dryer and a second fridge freezer are located in an outbuilding attached to the house.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 2 en suites, 1 shower room and 2|
|Check in time:||04:00|
|Check out time:||10:00|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Nice 1hr , Marseille 1hr 20 mins, Toulon 45mins, Nearest railway: Les Arc Draguignan 30 mins by car|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Private outdoor pool (heated), Fireplace, Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (heated)|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Telephone, Table tennis, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Single Beds (2), Cots available (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair available|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (heated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
Our house managers look after guests on arrival, organise a few welcome goodies, provide a weekly linen change, and clean. The pool is maintained twice weekly during the season and the gardens weekly; there is an automatic watering system which operates at night in the lawned areas of the garden.
The ideal holiday destination for families, friend or couples, the breathtaking landscape and great weather make it the perfect holiday destination.
La Garde Freinet, surrounded by cork and chestnut forests, retains its medieval atmosphere with a maze of narrow streets, stone and shuttered buildings, an art gallery, bars, restaurants, antique, clothes and food shops including wonderful butchers and bakeries and the all essential superb wine shop. There is a bank with cash point, a post office and a sports stadium. There are festivals and fetes throughout the year and traditional markets on Sundays and Wednesdays and periodic brocante sales.
The surrounding area is rich with places to visit from castles and abbeys to wineries and beaches; whether your thing is culture or clubbing, its within easy reach.
La Garde Freinet is equi distant between the A8 auto route inland and St Tropez on the coast, less than 30 mins to both. Les Belles Lurettes is 6 minutes drive from the village. Whether you enjoy water sports or mountain trails, bird watching or people watching, or simply lazing by the pool with a good book after a long lazy shady lunch on the lawn, there is something for everyone of all ages and stages.