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Lovely Comfortable ‘Home from Home’ with Heated Pool

Region: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department: Var
Dept No: 83
Location: Correns, 10km from Cotignac, Carces
Situation: Country
Property Type: Gîte (120 m²)
Ref. No: 1616
Rent per month: From 1500€ pcm Inclusive of some extras
Long letting period: October-March/April
Min. rental period: 1 month
Bedrooms: 2 Double bedrooms. 1 Mezzanine. 3rd bedroom available
Sleeps: 2 to 4  (+3rd bedroom=6/8p 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 and described here, is a perfect 'home away from home' for your Sabbatical in Provence. It 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, well water and a daily pool service. For added comfort we re-decorate for winter, 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 home 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 (free firewood), 2 comfortable sofas, a reading chair, Sony TV, Apple TV, Netflix, an internet radio and a selection of books, movies and concerts to entertain.

Your private outdoor space consists of two terraces, one off the kitchen 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.

Our private pool is heated in October and April, but closed from November-March. There are lots of walks to enjoy directly from our gate and many more further afield. Throughout the autumn and winter there are a number of activities, concerts yoga and fitness classes, 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
- Sunloungers
- Extensive woodland gardens to stroll
- Swimming pool 14x5m (closed November-March)

All inclusive extras:
- Excellent free wifi throughout
- Daily pool service
- 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 hear, 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 very welcome, we do charge a small fee to cover additional cleaning.
BBQ. Pool.
Cot is available.
Suitable storage facilities are available for furniture etc.
Our guest house is the perfect choice for a couple on sabbatical, with two comfortable double bedrooms and a spare room for guests during your stay. The 3rd bedroom on the ground floor may be opened up 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:  2020 RENTAL FEES

€1,800- October, with heated pool
€1,500- November-December, March, pool closed
€2,000. April, with heated pool

Prices are per calendar month, or part thereof, and includes duvet, blankets, pillows, bed linen, bath towels, pool towels, wifi, BBQ (gas), firewood, parking and shared use of our private swimming pool.

Additional Costs:
€100- Electricity deposit, per month
€150- End of stay cleaning
€ 20- Additional bed linen, per set

Please note that the house is rented on a weekly basis during the summer and the rates are considerably higher, but please contact me if you have an interest in a monthly summer rental and I'd be happy to discuss.

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

Availability: This property is available for longer rentals: October-March/April

Our long term winter rate quoted is for a minimum of one calendar month (or part thereof). We are open for monthly rentals for October to December and again from March to April/May, depending on availability, please contact me with your preferred dates and we'll do our best to accommodate you. Please note we close for the months of January and February. 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.

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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