Lorette Cottage

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Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1


Pool All Bedrooms En-Suite

Designed as a family home, the serene and beautiful Lorette Cottage is a gem in the heart of Provence, just minutes away from the picturesque town centre of Brignoles. This one-bedroom, delightful home, is set within the same grounds as Villa Lorette, you can choose to rent both properties as a large group, or the cottage on its own for a more intimate gathering of up to four guests.

The property faces the swimming pool, with an ambience of Mediterranean warmth that shrouds the entire cottage. With light reflecting elegantly off the water, soft green hues through the vines and plants that are overflowing around the terrace, and the traditional architecture of the cottage that speaks to its history filled with family memories from times gone by. There is not one corner of this beautifully renovated cottage that is not a delight, we cannot recommend it enough!

The atmosphere as you walk in is bohemian, with a large dining area on the ground floor that opens out to the garden. Whilst there are modern touches to the design, the furnishings have been collected, found and made over the years, adding a warmth and charm to every living space. There is also a large bathroom on the ground floor. 

Stepping upstairs, the cottage boasts a sublime bedroom with a natural rattan headboard on the bed and views over the garden. A second room can be used as either a cosy living room or a second bedroom, with a day bed for extra guests. 

As you wonder across the terrace, it is hard to choose the best spot from which to enjoy the stunning views and natural surroundings. You can take a dip in the private pool whilst gazing out to large multi-hundred-year-old trees and extracts of Provençal scrubland. With an al-fresco dining table positioned under the dabbled shade of the tree’s, dining outdoors is a must! Lorette Cottage offers the romance and charm you have been waiting for- the ultimate Provence retreat!

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What you should know…

  • Please note that the owners do live on-site, however they are housed in a separate loft.
  • Please note that common spaces ( garden, swimming pool etc ) are shared with other clients.
  • The lounge has a sofa bed and can also be used as a bedroom.
  • Located within the same grounds as Villa Lorette, you can rent both properties together, ideal for larger groups.
  • There is fibre Wi-Fi and sound systems throughout the villa. 

Property Features

Child-Safe Pool Shared Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con Hairdryer All Bedrooms En-Suite Ground Floor Bed & Bath Smart TV Heating

Ground Floor
- Large dining area opening onto the garden.
- Intimate, well-equipped kitchen
- Spacious bathroom

First Floor
- Double bedroom
- Living room with sofa bed

Outside grounds
- Barbecue
- Pétanque court
- Swimming pool
- Garden furniture
- Al-fresco dining 

- Samsung ‘The Frame’ TV
- Musical lamp (Ikea) by Sonos airplay
- Bluetooth sound system with Elipson speakers
- Fibre Wi-Fi access


About the surrounding area of Lorette Cottage
Walking/Hiking Paths Wine Tasting Golf Nearby Cycling Tourist Towns & Villages
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This beautiful cottage is located in the historic centre of Brignoles, with all day-to-day amenities you could need within a short walk. Whether you want to go out for a meal, a drink, head to the cinema or pick up some fresh food from the market, everything is on your doorstep.  Brignoles is a bigger town with a wider range of shops and restaurants. The former ruling Counts used to live here in a palace which now houses a regional museum with exhibitions on everything from day-to-day life to the period in the 18th century when the town was chosen as a temporary home for the Parliament because of the plague. If you are in town on a Wednesday or a Saturday, then make time to peruse the bustling market stalls where you can purchase locally produced items such as olives, honey and peaches. 

La Celle is another beautiful village to visit, around 2.5km away by car. This typical Provencal village is centred around agricultural life and the river Caramy which flows through it and is a peaceful place to visit. The main attraction is the imposing Abbey which was home to Benedictine nuns for 500 years; today, visitors can look around the recently restored buildings and the exhibitions. As well as archaeological artefacts and items from the Abbey, there is also a modern exhibition on display here. Next door to the Abbey, there is a Michelin-star restaurant, the Hostellerie de l'Abbaye, perfect for a celebratory meal.

Although the cottage is inland, it takes under an hour to get to the breath-taking coastline, which is dotted with plenty of beaches. One of the closest beaches is Plage de la Garonne which is 42km away and is a long sandy beach. If you do not mind travelling just a little further for a day trip, why not drive the extra 18km down to Port de la Tour Fondue and take a relaxing boat ride to the Golden Islands. There are three islands to visit, the largest being Porquerolles, a beautiful, protected island. Spend the day enjoying the unspoilt beaches and snorkelling in the clear water or make the most of the brilliant hiking and cycling routes to explore more of the island. There are even restaurants on the islands, so you do not need to rush back for dinner.

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Marseille


Nearest Airport 2 Nice


Nearest Town Brignoles


Nearest Village La Celle


Nearest Train Station Aix en Provence


Nearest Restaurant Le Jardin Brignoles


Nearest Supermarket Leclerc



The Provençal way of life is one that’s deeply tempting for anyone who’s been feeling the need to get away from it all. This is a place where the Mediterranean weather turns fields of corn and lavender into picture-perfect backdrops, where you can sip your locally bought wine and enjoy the landscapes before heading out and tackling them head-on with a range of great activities for families, groups of friends and adventurous foodies. Better yet, our range of villas in Provence and chateaux and holiday homes in the Côte d’Azur make the perfect base to explore this enchanting region!

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Best Suited For: All Ages

This charming villa is a brilliant choice for families in Provence. With beautiful gardens, spacious interiors and a private pool, little ones will be in holiday heaven! There are suites within the villa, with kitchenettes and private lounges, perfect for a small family to share, as well as large social spaces where you can gather as a larger group. The outdoor space and gardens are ideal for family time together. Be it gathering around the private pool as kids play and splash about, or extravagant barbecue’s and al-fresco dining under the evening sky, the space feels enchanting. With restaurants and shops a short walk away, you do not need to load kids in and out of cars, simply enjoying the local amenities on your doorstep. 

Provence gets more and more popular for family holidays each passing year! The area has always been a much-loved holiday location for those with children, offering plenty of wide-open space for running and playing around, as well as having the coast and charming villages nearby, it is easy to see why.   
8km from the villa, Gorges du Caramy offers a wonderful spot for a walk with the kids. There is a scenic route through woodland, past an old roman bridge and out onto the river Caramy with a beautiful series of small waterfalls and rapids. Children can bring nets or rods to try fishing or take a dip in the clear pools, perfect for cooling off on hot summer days. 

For the young thrill-seekers among you, why not drive down to the seaside town of Fréjus, which is under an hour away (70km). The town has a waterpark with a range of slides and pools to suit all ages as well beaches and a fun fair open late in the evening.

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Cycling
  • Tourist Towns & Villages

Onsite Facilities

  • Child-Safe Pool

Services Available

  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast Available
  • Babysitting Available


Oliver's Extras

  • Yoga Classes Available
  • Spa Treatments Available
  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast Available
  • Babysitting Available

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to travel services 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

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.

Arrival time 4pm.
Departure time 11am.
End of stay cleaning included? Yes. 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 garbage disposal required will be charged against the security deposit.
Linen & towels included? Yes, including pool towels.
Energy costs included? Included in rental price.
Heating costs included? Included in rental price.
Internet access? Wi-Fi internet access included in rental price.
Minimum stay 2 nights.
Changeover day Flexible.
Pets welcome? Not allowed.
Smoking Allowed? Not permitted.
Pool opening dates? Approximately June to October. (Please note that cooler months may not be suitable for swimming)
Tax French Visitors Tax payable locally (typically costs €1-€5 per adult per night- please enquire if exact amount is required).
Insurance Guests are required to be in possession of a valid insurance policy, which covers them for cancellations, personal belongings, public liability and any accidental damage caused during their stay.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 4 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jun 3rd 2023 - Oct 1st 2023 £493 £739 £986 £1,232 £1,724
Oct 1st 2023 - Apr 1st 2024 £345 £518 £690 £862 £1,207
Apr 1st 2024 - Oct 1st 2024 £493 £739 £986 £1,232 £1,724
Oct 1st 2024 - Dec 4th 2024 £345 £518 £690 £862 £1,207

Prices based on an occupancy of 4 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jun 3rd 2023 - Oct 1st 2023 €538 €807 €1,075 €1,344 €1,882
Oct 1st 2023 - Apr 1st 2024 €377 €565 €753 €941 €1,317
Apr 1st 2024 - Oct 1st 2024 €538 €807 €1,075 €1,344 €1,882
Oct 1st 2024 - Dec 4th 2024 €377 €565 €753 €941 €1,317

Prices based on an occupancy of 4 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jun 3rd 2023 - Oct 1st 2023 $576 $864 $1,152 $1,440 $2,016
Oct 1st 2023 - Apr 1st 2024 $404 $605 $807 $1,008 $1,411
Apr 1st 2024 - Oct 1st 2024 $576 $864 $1,152 $1,440 $2,016
Oct 1st 2024 - Dec 4th 2024 $404 $605 $807 $1,008 $1,411

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.


  • Perfect stay

    on 01/08/2022

    Everything was perfect! Stylishly decorated, the hospitality is heartwarming. The pool was lovely for the kids. Oasis of tranquility, and all products are local. Recommend!

  • Beautiful place

    on 20/07/2022

    Very nice place to stay. Actually, even more beautiful than in the description. Top recommendation!

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