Villa La Garde

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Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 3
Oliver Approved

Overview

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This wonderful villa is situated on the hilltop close to the Provencal village of La Garde Freinet and a short drive from the glamourous port town of St Tropez. With magnificent views and easy access to the French Riviera this really is the ideal holiday destination.

Villa La Garde boasts a fabulous private pool and garden with breath-taking views of the rolling hills of the South of France. The large terrace, with a summer kitchen, built-in barbecue and covered dining area, is perfect for al fresco dining or simply breathing in the fresh air and taking in the natural surroundings.

The villa interior is stylishly designed with charm and comfort in mind. The traditional country kitchen is fully equipped and there is an open plan living and dining room which remains cool throughout the summer months due to the original old stone walls. Upstairs, 8 guests can be accommodated in the four beautiful double bedrooms each with fabulous views. 

Although the villa is secluded in peaceful and tranquil surroundings, the nearby towns and beaches offering many activities and cultural adventures are only a short drive away making this perfect for action packed and restful getaways.

Oliver Approved

What you should know…

  • Please note that children under 6 are not accepted. Furthermore, because of the nature of the villa and its grounds (some drops), we recommend supervising younger guests at all times.
  • Air conditioning is available in three bedrooms only.
  • Watch this space for photos of two new shower rooms upstairs - works are due to be completed by spring 2023.

Property Features

Private Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con BBQ TV Table Tennis DVD Working Fireplace/Woodburner Heating

Villa Interior

Ground floor

- Living room with Sat TV, Netflix fireplace and access to courtyard through French doors
- Open-plan kitchen and dining area
- Guest WC

First floor

- Master Bedroom with double bed (160cm), en-suite shower room, walk-in shower, WC and A/C
- Bedroom 2 with double bed (160cm) and A/C
- Bedroom 3 with double bed (160cm) and A/C
- Bedroom 4 with double bed (160cm)
- 2 x shower rooms* with shower and WC

* New for summer 2023

Outside Grounds

- Private swimming pool with Roman steps (shape: oval/size: 12x4m/depth: 1.20-2m)
- Poolside terrace
- Covered terrace
- Pergola
- Poolside shower
- Lawned garden
- Garden with mature trees
- Built-in charcoal barbecue
- Outdoor dining facilities
- Sunbeds and parasols
- Electric gate
- Electric fence
- Parking space (3 cars)

Location

About the surrounding area of Villa La Garde
<1hr to Airport Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Wine Tasting Golf Nearby Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages
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La Garde Freinet is a medieval French mountain village, located in the Massif des Maures, 15km northwest of Saint Tropez. Accessible by picturesque winding roads, through forests of cork, oaks, and chestnuts. Established in the 11th century, the village has preserved its character with its field stone houses, old fashioned street names, and a village square framed with restaurants and local art galleries. From atop old Fort Freinet one can see the plains of Saint-Clément and the Argens valley, all the way to the Alps.

The nearby village of Plan de la Tour is certainly worth a visit, full of charm and tradition, you will not be disappointed. It is also a great starting point for hiking and walking, leading you across the beautiful countryside.

Similarly, the medieval town of Grimaud is abundant with winding streets leading up to the Romanesque church and castle ruins. The village also extends town to the coast, where you can discover the beautiful port which attracts thousands of international visitors annually.

A trip to the French Riviera would not be complete without visiting St. Tropez. Famous for its food, beaches, port and stars, this is a must-see port town. Stroll along the harbour front and admire the super yachts before taking a seat at one of the many restaurants for a delicious lunch then heading off to one of the many party beaches. The 3 mile long beach of Pampelonne is the crown jewel with white sand and warm blue seas, a haven for sun tanning and gentle paddling.

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Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Toulon-Hyeres/Nice/Marseilles

(48km/128km/150km)

Nearest Village La Garde Freinet

(800m)

Nearest Restaurant La Garde Freinet

(800m)

Nearest Golf Beauvallon

(23km)

Nearest Town/City Grimaud/Le Plan del la Tour/Saint Tropez/Gassin

(10km/12km/20km)

Nearest Beach Pampelonne

(24km)

Nearest Tennis La Garde Freinet

(800m)

Nearest Bar/Pub La Garde Freinet

(800m)

Nearest Supermarket La Garde Freinet

(800m)

Kids

Best Suited For: Teens

The property is not suitable for children under the age of 6.

There are so many activities for kids of all ages in this area of France with the coast and amazing countryside so accessible.

Families can look out for paintballing, go-karting, tennis clubs and water parks in the surrounding region, not to mention some amazing boat trips from sightseeing along the coast to whale watching in the Mediterranean.

You’ll find some great watersports across the gulf, from as far north as Sainte-Maxime to Pampelonne beach in the south. Try jet-skiing, wakeboarding, parasailing, paddle-boarding and snorkelling. The gulf is also well known for its wreck dives and you can learn to sail in Saint Tropez.

Taking a break from sand and sea, the children will enjoy Azur Park (16km) an amusement park with 35 attractions with exciting roller coasters, less giddy making rides and a prehistoric animal themed mini-golf course.

Appreciate the incredible landscapes of the hinterland on horseback with a riding centre near Grimaud or head out on family walks and cycle rides, following marked trails across a variety of terrains.

Kids Activities Close-by

  • <1hr to Airport
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages

Onsite Facilities

  • Pool inflatables
  • Board games
  • Table Tennis
  • DVD
  • Fenced Grounds

Services Available

  • Maid Service Available

Extras

Oliver's Extras

  • Maid Service Available
  • Complimentary welcome pack

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off
- Babysitting/childcare services

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

Oliver's Travels Chef Service: A Gourmet Dining Experience
Make hosting a memorable dinner party at your villa an absolute breeze with our superb Chef Service. Our chefs will take care of everything for you from start to finish so you can just sit back and enjoy the gastronomic experience. They will bring all the necessary ingredients, cook and serve the food and even clean up afterwards. To find out more visit www.oliverstravels.com/chefs

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit €2000 charged to clients' credit card prior to arrival and refunded two weeks after departure, subject to full inspection.
Arrival time 4.00 p.m.
Departure time 10.30 a.m.
Energy costs included? Yes.
Heating costs included? Yes.
End of stay cleaning included? Yes. However, guests are required to leave the accommodation clean, tidy and in the same condition as on their arrival. Any extra cleaning, laundry, maintenance and/or rubbish disposal required will be charged against the security deposit.
Minimum stay 7 nights. All other durations on request.
Changeover day Saturday. All other changeover days on request.
Pets welcome? On request only and with prior agreement with the owner.
Smoking Allowed? Outside only.
Other Ts and Cs Air conditioning is available in 3 bedrooms only.
Other Ts and Cs Please note that children under 6 are not accepted.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period Weekly
Nov 29th 2023 - Jan 1st 2024 £2,813
Jan 1st 2024 - Apr 20th 2024 £4,017
Apr 20th 2024 - May 18th 2024 £5,021
May 18th 2024 - Jun 15th 2024 £5,624
Jun 15th 2024 - Jul 6th 2024 £5,274
Jul 6th 2024 - Aug 17th 2024 £6,540
Aug 17th 2024 - Aug 24th 2024 £6,028
Aug 24th 2024 - Sep 21st 2024 £5,624
Sep 21st 2024 - Dec 30th 2024 £4,017
Dec 30th 2024 - Apr 19th 2025 £4,017
Apr 19th 2025 - May 17th 2025 £5,021
May 17th 2025 - Jun 1st 2025 £5,624

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period Weekly
Nov 29th 2023 - Jan 1st 2024 €3,051
Jan 1st 2024 - Apr 20th 2024 €4,359
Apr 20th 2024 - May 18th 2024 €5,448
May 18th 2024 - Jun 15th 2024 €6,101
Jun 15th 2024 - Jul 6th 2024 €5,722
Jul 6th 2024 - Aug 17th 2024 €7,095
Aug 17th 2024 - Aug 24th 2024 €6,540
Aug 24th 2024 - Sep 21st 2024 €6,101
Sep 21st 2024 - Dec 30th 2024 €4,359
Dec 30th 2024 - Apr 19th 2025 €4,359
Apr 19th 2025 - May 17th 2025 €5,448
May 17th 2025 - Jun 1st 2025 €6,101

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period Weekly
Nov 29th 2023 - Jan 1st 2024 $3,358
Jan 1st 2024 - Apr 20th 2024 $4,797
Apr 20th 2024 - May 18th 2024 $5,996
May 18th 2024 - Jun 15th 2024 $6,715
Jun 15th 2024 - Jul 6th 2024 $6,298
Jul 6th 2024 - Aug 17th 2024 $7,809
Aug 17th 2024 - Aug 24th 2024 $7,198
Aug 24th 2024 - Sep 21st 2024 $6,715
Sep 21st 2024 - Dec 30th 2024 $4,797
Dec 30th 2024 - Apr 19th 2025 $4,797
Apr 19th 2025 - May 17th 2025 $5,996
May 17th 2025 - Jun 1st 2025 $6,715

Please note that these prices/rates are a guide only and may not be correct at the current date. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

Reviews

  • A long-awaited escape to Southern France

    on 29/06/2023

    After traveling from afar to experience the charm of Southern France, staying at this lovely villa was fantastic.
    From a traveler's perspective, this villa offers a truly remarkable location. Perched atop a hill, it unveils sprawling vistas of the French countryside that are nothing short of a revelation. The golden hours leading up to sunset were particularly mesmerizing, although the sun did tend to dip behind a mountain before dinnertime. This, however, added to the quaint allure of the place and is only a plus in the heat of the summer in France.
    The villa's amenities are a welcome retreat for those who have travelled far. The inviting pool, coupled with a perfect outdoor setting under the beautiful pergola was a great escape from the heat of the Southern France summer. Inside, the villa offers a modern and comfortable environment.
    We were thrilled to discover the nearby village of La Garde Freinet. Its charming streets, delightful restaurants and bars provided a welcome respite from the day's adventures. It's the perfect place to unwind and connect with the local culture.
    As a traveller seeking refuge from the daily grind and the chance to explore distant lands, my stay at this villa was truly great. While the sunsets may come a bit early, it adds a unique touch to the experience. It's clear that this destination is most enjoyable during the summer months, making it a perfect retreat for sun-seekers. The villa’s exceptional location, excellent amenities, and the real proximity to La Garde Freinet make it an unforgettable experience, especially during the sizzling South of France summer.

  • A slice of paradise in Southern France

    on 30/09/2022

    Our stay at Villa La Garde was a remarkable experience that exceeded our expectations. It's a slice of paradise where we created memories that will last. If you're searching for a picturesque and luxurious escape in the heart of the French countryside, this villa is a must-visit. In summary, the combination of the exceptional location, world-class amenities, breath-taking views, and unrivaled privacy make this house in Southern France a five-star destination for anyone seeking a memorable and rejuvenating vacation.
    Nestled in the picturesque countryside of Southern France, this charming villa is nothing short of a hidden gem. From the moment we arrived, we were entranced by the natural beauty that surrounded us, and our stay was nothing short of magical. Here's a review of our unforgettable experience at this delightful house with a pool and stunning views.
    Perched on a gentle hill, the house offers breath-taking panoramic views of the hills of the French countryside and St Tropez in the distance. It's the quintessential setting for those seeking an escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. The village of La Garde Freinet with several good restaurants, a nice weekly market and a few bars is conveniently located a 10min walk from the villa.
    The villa boasts a refreshing pool, perfect for cooling off on hot summer days. The outdoor terrace and dining area make it easy to savour al fresco meals while basking in the warm southern sun. The interior of the house is tastefully decorated, combining rustic charm with modern comforts. A fully equipped kitchen, spacious living area, and cozy bedrooms ensured we had everything we needed for a comfortable stay.
    One of the most outstanding features of this property is undoubtedly its views. Whether it was sipping morning coffee on the terrace, swimming in the pool, or enjoying a glass before dinner, every moment was accompanied by the villa’s breath-taking views.
    The villa's location is ideal for exploring the South of France. Within a short drive, we discovered charming villages, local markets, and authentic French cuisine. Several nice villages such as Grimaud, La Garde Freinet, Gassin, Ramatuelle and St Tropez are all within a short walk or drive from the villa. We enjoyed visits to wineries, historical sites, and beautiful gardens. The house is a perfect base for adventures in the region.

  • Dreamy Gateaway

    on 30/08/2021

    This cozy villa in Southern France is a real gem! This place is perched on a hill and gives you the most incredible views of the French countryside. It's a paradise for those who love a combination of nature and proximity to good restaurants and villages of different kinds.
    The villa has a cool pool and a great outdoor space for sunbathing and dining. Inside, it's got a modern yet charming vibe that makes you feel right at home. You're just a hop and a skip away from the village of La Garde Freinet, which is packed with fantastic restaurants and bars. We loved exploring this charming place!
    You get all the privacy you need at Villa La Garde, with acres of land all around. It's the perfect spot to unwind and recharge. Our stay in this villa was absolutely amazing. If you're looking for a peaceful escape with killer views and the bonus of being close to La Garde Freinet's and the entertainment St Tropez has to offer.

  • Thank you!

    on 13/07/2018

    Great pre-holiday service!

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