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Lovely ‘Home from Home’ with Heated Pool

Region: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department: Var
Dept No: 83
Location: Correns, 10km from Cotignac, Carces
Situation: Village
Property Type: Villa (120 m²)
Ref. No: 1616
Rent per month: From 1500€ pcm Inclusive of some extras
Long letting period: October-December, March-May
Min. rental period: 1 month
Bedrooms: 2 Double bedrooms. 1 Mezzanine. 3rd bedroom available for visitors
Sleeps: 2 to 4  (+3rd bedroom at extra cost)

Heated pool Apr-May, Sep-Oct

Heated pool Apr-May, Sep-Oct

Dining terrace in February

Dining terrace in February

Description of Property:   Our guest house which is available to rent, is a perfect 'home away from home' for your Sabbatical in Provence. Our guest house forms part of the main property but is completely private, immaculately presented and decorated to a high standard with hotel quality beds, linens and towels and quality fixtures and fittings throughout.

Our prices include bed linen, bath towels, pool towels, free wifi and swimming pool (April-Oct). For added comfort we re-decorate the house for our winter guests, adding heavy curtains, wool rugs, cushions and throws in the lounge and feather duvets and extra blankets in the bedrooms.

The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you will need, for even the most enthusiastic of cooks, a dining table seats 6, plus 2 more at the island. Off the kitchen is a dining terrace for breakfast in the morning sun.

The lounge is lovely and cosy, with a wood burning fire, 2 comfortable sofas, a reading chair, Sony TV, Apple TV, Netflix, an internet radio and a selection of books, movies and concerts and games to entertain.

Your private outdoor space consists of two terraces, one off the kitchen with breakfast table and the larger off the lounge which is partially covered with an outdoor lounge, two sun loungers, a dining table and BBQ where you can enjoy relaxing in the afternoon sun well into October and November.

There are lots of walks for you to enjoy, a number of which start at our gate and many more further afield. Throughout the autumn and winter there are activities, concerts, yoga and fitness classes in our village and surrounding villages, a great cinema program and sights to enjoy in the area.

The house layout is as follows:

Ground floor:
- Kitchen, dining room with french doors to breakfast terrace
- Lounge with french doors to large dining terrace, stairs to mezzanine

First floor:
- Large double bedroom, ensuite
- Double bedroom
- Family bathroom
- Separate toilet
- Laundry

- Breakfast terrace
- Dining and relaxation terrace
- Weber gas BBQ
- Outdoor dining table seats 4-8
- Outdoor lounge
- Sun-loungers
- Extensive woodland gardens to stroll
- Swimming pool 14x5m

All inclusive extras:
- Excellent free wifi throughout
- Air conditioning
- Hotel quality beds, good furniture and fixtures
- Quality bed linen, towels
- Basic pantry ingredients and household essentials
- Sony flatscreen TV, DVD player, Apple TV and Netflix
- iPhone dock, Internet Radio
- Selection of movies, concerts, board games, books and magazines
- Picnic basket, table top BBQ for day trips, cooler box
- Decorated as a home away from home with lots of special touches

Kitchen, dining room

Kitchen, dining room

Bedroom 1 ensuite

Bedroom 1 ensuite

Outside Amenities:  Our property sits on 3 acres of private grounds, a mix of garden and woodland, on a quiet country lane with little traffic, its so peaceful, you can hear the leaves falling off the trees!

Outdoors you will enjoy wide open spaces with many different areas in which to relax:

- Breakfast terrace
- Dining terrace with feature lighting
- Outdoor lounge
- Weber gas BBQ
- Large heated swimming pool (14 x 5m)
- 3 acres of private woodland gardens
- Stunning countryside and mountain views
- Private parking

We are at the foot of the Grand Bessillion mountain range and from our gates you can walk for miles in the woodlands, vineyards and forest trails.

Our house is on a small country road just 800m from the village. The road climbs gently to our elevated site where you can enjoy wonderful views of the surrounding countryside.

Lounge with wood burning stove

Lounge with wood burning stove



Surrounding Area:  In 1997 Correns was nominated the "1st Organic Village in France" and our farmers proudly produce organically grown wine, goats cheese, eggs, chickens, honey, olive oil, truffle and a variety of vegetables. The village has a boulangerie, bio food store, convenience store, tabac, post office, bio hairdresser, tourist office, a Catholic Church, an Auberge, a restaurant, a bar/cafe and a great outdoor family restaurant and markets during the summer season.

Correns is outdoor adventure playground for adults and children alike with many leisure activities for you to enjoy on our doorstep : cycling; mountain biking; hiking; rock climbing at the famous Vallon Sourn; tennis; fishing; kayaking; horse riding; bathing and a children's playground all in our village.

Around the Village

We are surrounded by a number of lively tourist villages : Cotignac with its magnificent backdrop and Carces with its beautiful lake. Other villages to explore include the historic Salernes, the Grottes at Villecroze, beautiful TourTour 'village in the sky' the fabulous Basilica at St Maximin and bustling Lorgues.

From Correns, you are ideally positioned to explore this lovely region - we are midway between Côte d'Azur and the wonderful Gorges du Verdon, the lively city of Aix-en-Provence and edgy Marseille all are within 50 minutes drive and make for a perfect day trip.

View the property position on a map - View the property on a map

Heating system: Wood burning stove, electric radiators
Services / Facilities: Private water. Septic tank. Electricity. WiFi Broadband Internet Access. Television. VCR. DVD. Hi-fi.
Apple TV, Netflix, selection of books, movies and games
Kitchen Facilities: Conventional oven. Hob. Microwave. Combined Fridge/Freezer. Dishwasher. Washing Machine. Tumble Dryer.
Very well stocked and equipped kitchen.
Additional Info: Children welcome. No smokers. Strictly no smoking indoors, ashtrays outside
Pets may be allowed by prior agreement. Dogs are welcome
BBQ. Pool.
Cot is available.
Our guest house is the perfect choice for a couple on sabbatical, with two comfortable double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and the opportunity to add a 3rd bedroom on the ground floor (at extra cost) if required for visitors during your stay.
Property is suitable for more than one family. Lockable garage. Off-road parking.

Distance to Nearest (in kms):

Village/Town: 800m
Supermarket: 4 kms
Shops: 800m
Market: 800m
Airport: 120 kms
Train Station: 85 kms
Bus Station: 22 kms
Port: N/A

Pricing Info:  RENTAL FEES for the coming season 2020-2021

€1,800-/€1500- October, with/without heated pool
€1,500- November-December, March (pool closed)
€2,000-/€1,700- April-May, with/without heated pool

Prices are per calendar month and includes: bedlinen, bath towels, pillows, duvets, blankets, excellent wifi, non satellite TV, Netflix, firewood, one parking space and shared use (with us on occasion) of our private swimming pool.

Additional Costs:
€100- Electricity deposit, per month
€200- End of stay cleaning
€ 20- Additional bed linen + towels, per set
€ 50- Per dog (to cover additional laundry and cleaning)

Visit www.labastidedecorrens.com for more information, photos and past guest comments.

Availability: This property is available for longer rentals: October-December, March-May

Our long term rate is based on a minimum booking of one calendar month, available from October to December and March to May. Please do contact me with your preferred dates and we'll do our best to accommodate you. We can recommend other houses in the area suited to winter living. Surprisingly it does get cold here in the winter and a lot of properties are only suited to summer rentals.

This property is available for weekly summer holiday rentals.

Please contact the advertiser to confirm availability.

For further information and to book please contact:
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Name: Aileen McQuaid (Owner)
Telephone: +33 (0)6 38 54 07 02
Website: http://www.labastidedecorrens.com
Languages spoken: English, French
Time to contact: Any reasonable time

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