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House in Comps sur Artuby, Haute Var, Provence, France
Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed and fitted wardrobe. bedroom 2 with double bed and fitted wardrobe. bedroom 3 with single bed and fitted wardrobe. bedroom 4 with single bed and wardrobe. Bookings are available from June to October on a weekly basis from Saturday to Saturday. 7 nights minimum stay.
Pool / Spa
- 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.
- 50% refund (minus the service fee) if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.
- No refund if you cancel less than 14 days before check-in.
Damage and Incidentals
You will be responsible for any damage to the rental property that is caused by you or your party during your stay.
Max guests: 5
Minimum age of primary renter:
Special interest holidays:
The house is situated in the heart of the National Park of the Gorges du Verdon, the most spectacular gorge and canyon in Europe. The area offers endless stunning opportunites for walking and exploring in beautiful scenary. There is also spectacular white water rafting to be had in the gorges and more gentle canoeing. Fishing and messing about on the crystal clear rivers is also great fun.
The Cote d'Azur and Mediterranean resorts such St.Tropez, St.Maxime and St.Raphael are less than an hour's drive from the villa, where you can find superb sandy beaches and balmy bathing conditions for children. With a car the whole glory and histroy of the French Riveria is there to enjoy.
The house is well situated for the international airports of Nice (1and a half hour drive), Marseilles (2 hours drive) and Toulon (1 hour drive). Car hire is available from these airports. A car is advisable to fully appreciate the house and the Haute Var region.
The Village of comps Sur Artuby is less than 5 mins walk away from the house. The main large, market town of Draguignan, once the capital of the Var region, is a 30 min drive from the villa. Draguignan is a busy town with an interesting medieval old quarter and regular maket days. There is an excellent tourist information centre here for the whole region with useful maps and ideas. The town has plenty of shops, several museums, cinemas and a theatre.
The house is at the entrance to the Gorges du Verdon, Europe's largest natural canyon which cuts a breathtaking 250m down through piled strata of limestone. The landscape is spectacular and the road that clings to the edge of the ravine from Comps takes you to the beautiful blue waters of the Saint Croix Lake. The canyon and lake provide endless sports and leisure activities from a relaxing picnic and swim on the lakes sandy beaches to white water rafting in the rivers flowing from the gorge. The region's charming villages and their markets are within easy exploring distance. Don't miss the medieval villages such as Bargeme and Trigance which cling to the hillside and offer unparalleled views and a step back in time. Draguignan is the nearest town with a full range of supermarkets, shops, museums and a theatre. Bicycle hire shops are also here.
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About jacky sutherland
I fell in love with this villa and its amazing views over the Artuby valley some 10 years ago and have enjoyed holidays with my family here ever since. However frazzled we arrive, after a few days waking up with the sun shining through the bedroom window and a look at the ever changing views and sky, we always feel peaceful. Contact me directly in the UK on(0044)07731396285for more information. Last year we completely refurbished the house with new bathrooms, bedrooms, living room and TV so, for us, it is just how we would want it, and all our guests so far have enjoyed its style and comfort. We love walking, river paddling/walking and picnics. This year we did the 15km Marcel route along the Gorges du Verdon - amazing! Swimming at Lac st Croix is our children's favourite and my husband loves the food at Hotel les Bains in the village of Comps.
Why jacky sutherland chose Comps-sur-Artuby
This House offers some of the most spectacular views both during the day and at night. The sun rises and sets over the mountains and lights pours in through the bedroom windows as the view looks out onto the valley. At night on the terrace the sun sets in a dip in the mountains and the moon hangs in the sky with a full galaxy of stars. It is small wonder artists are inspired by the light and writers such as Marcel Pagnol were inspired by the countryside and nature.
What makes this house unique
This is a unique house set in the National Park of the Gorges du Verdon. There are few places left on the earth where you will find such peace, views and tranquility with a lovely village only 5 minutes away for your daily bread. The Knights Templar chapels guard the mountains and reflect on the faith of humanity, its transience and the power of nature. It brings out the creative in everyone! The house is available to book from June to October on a weekly basis from Saturday to Saturday. Minimum stay of 7 nights.