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Lovely cosy'Home from Home' for winter in Provence

Region: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department: Var
Dept No: 83
Location: Correns 800m, Cotignac/Carces 10km
Situation: Country
Property Type: Villa (120 m²)
Ref. No: 1616
Rent per month: From 1400€ pcm Inclusive of some extras
Long letting period: October to April/May
Min. rental period: 1 week
Bedrooms: 2 Double bedrooms. 1 Mezzanine. Beds can be kingsize or twin as required
Sleeps: 2 to 4  (extra bedroom if needed)

Dining terrace in February

Dining terrace in February

Heated pool Apr-May, Sep-Oct

Heated pool Apr-May, Sep-Oct

Description of Property:   Our gorgeous Gite (140sqm) is your perfect 'home away from home' for a winter Sabbatical in Provence. Immaculately presented and decorated to a high standard with hotel quality beds, linens and towels and quality fixtures and fittings throughout.

For added comfort we redecorate our house for winter guests, adding heavy curtains, wool rugs, cushions and throws in the lounge and curtains, feather duvets and extra blankets in the bedrooms.

The kitchen is fully equipped and has everything you will need, for the even the most enthusiastic of home chefs.

Our lounge is lovey and cosy with a wood burning fire (free firewood), comfortable sofas, Sony TV, Netflix and a big selection of books, movies, comedy shows and concerts to entertain you. The outdoor spaces and covered terraces are wonderful, you can sunbathe and enjoy the afternoon sun well into October and if you're lucky into November too.

There are plenty of walks from our gates, local activities, local fitness classes and sights to see in the area and our large swimming pool is heated and open from April to the end of October.

The house layout is as follows:

Ground floor:
- Entrance
- Stairs to first floor bedrooms, family bathroom, visitor wc
- Kitchen, dining room, french doors to breakfast terrace
- Lounge with stairs to mezzanine office, french doors to large dining terrace

First floor:
- Large double bedroom, ensuite
- Double bedroom
- Family bathroom
- Separate toilet
- Laundry
- Office/reading room in mezzanine (with pull out bed if required)

- Breakfast terrace off kitchen
- Dining terrace off living room
- Weber gas BBQ
- Outdoor dining table seats 8-10
- Outdoor lounge
- Deck chairs
- Swimming pool 14x5m

All inclusive extras:
- Excellent free wifi throughout
- Daily pool service
- Reversible air conditioning
- Hotel quality beds, good furniture and fixtures
- Quality bed linen, towels
- Basic pantry ingredients and household essentials
- Sony flatscreen TV, iPad player, Internet Radio and Netflix
- DVDs, movies, 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 enjoys 3 acres of private woodland gardens, on a quiet country lane with no through 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.
Fresh water from source, Netflix, All home comforts - not a bare summer house
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. Pets are very welcome, we do charge a small fee to cover additional cleaning.
BBQ. Pool.
Cot is available.
Property is suitable for more than one family. Lockable garage. Off-road parking.

Distance to Nearest (in kms):

Village/Town: 800m
Supermarket: 5 kms
Shops: 800m
Market: 800m
Airport: 120 kms
Train Station: 85 kms
Bus Station: 22 kms
Port: N/A

Pricing Info:  WINTER RENTALS 2019

€1,600- October, with use of heated pool
€1,400- November to March, pool is closed
€ April-May, with use of heated swimming pool - please enquire

Extra Costs:
€100- Electricity deposit per month
€ 60- End of stay cleaning
€ 60- Bed linen, towels
€ 30- Per pet


€1,300- per week / €200- per night in April, May, September
€1,800- per week in June, July, August

Extra Costs:
€120- Turnover fee (preparation, bed linen, bath towels, kitchen towels, end of stay cleaning)
€ 30- Pet fee
€500- Refundable security deposit

Availability: This property is available for longer rentals: October to April/May

Our long term winter rate is available for a minimum of 30 nights from October to April/May, availability does change from time to time, so please contact me with your preferred dates and we'll do what we can to accommodate you. Please enquire in any case and we will do what we can to facilitate you or divert you to another property that might be suitable. Our email is LaBastideDeCorrens@gmail.com or phone for a chat, number below.

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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