Garden apartment for holiday let in Provence

2km from Aups, Var, Provence Cote d'Azur Reference: CV004771 Advertiser since: 25 April 2016
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L'Amandier Self Catering Saturday 2 4 1

About this property

4**** 2-bedroomed Garden Apartment with Pool. This apartment is in a village setting.

Situated in a private residence, with ample, off-road, secure parking at your disposal, L'Amandier is a 2 bedroomed, light and airy, garden apartment, offering accommodation for up to 4 people.
 
The beautiful gardens are at your disposal along with the swimming pool for that refreshing dip on long summer days. The pool is screened by hibiscus bushes which flower throughout the summer. In order to meet French safety requirements the pool is alarmed. A woodland pathway, edged with lavender, and butterfly attracting buddleia, leads to the pool, with sunloungers and parasols provided. In the grounds we provide table tennis and a small boulodrome, for family fun. A picnic table at the edge of our wooded area is provided for mid-tournament refreshments!
Situated in the spectacular, Verdon National Park, fifteen minutes from the Lac Saint Croix, but conveniently located 1km from the centre of Aups (an easy walk). A typical, provençal town, Aups offers all the necessary amenities, boasting shops, cafés, restaurants, a wealth of history and its twice weekly market, brimming over with the local produce of the surrounding area. During winter months there is also the famous weekly black truffle market.

Whether you want to spend a relaxing holiday, enjoying the climate of the South of France, or you want to be more active there are lots of things to do in the area, with the Verdon region offering numerous sporting opportunities, and many walking routes. Come and share a corner of provencal paradise, the inspiration of writers and artists for generations!
 
The two bedroomed apartment provides, an open plan, kitchen, dining and living area, which leads onto a covered terrace, providing an outdoor living area for al fresco dining.
 
Garden furniture is provided for your private garden area with gas barbecue and tools.
 
The double room is decorated in provencal style with hand painted furniture. The double bed stands between 2 bedside units with lamps. A restored, antique washstand serves as a dressing table with mirror and hair-drier. There is a generous wardrobe for all your holiday essentials. Soft furnishings and bedlinen are of high quality.
 
The second bedroom houses twin beds. As in our other rooms, high quality bedlinen and towels are provided.
 
The airy shower room is fully tiled and has a shower cubicle with glass doors, a sink, w.c, and storage for the family’s toiletries and cosmetics.
 
A washing machine and vacuum cleaner are at your disposal.
 
The fully equipped kitchen with microwave, cooker with oven, dishwasher, fridge-freezer , toaster, kettle and comprehensive range of utensils leads onto a dining area with table and chairs for indoor eating. There is a full range of crockery, cutlery and glasses.
 
A comfortable sofa and 2 chairs are provided in the sitting area along with a coffee table, tv cabinet and storage.
Wi-fi internet access, satellite tv, dvd player and cd player with MP3 Compatibility are available for your enjoyment.
 
Bed linen and towels, including swimming towels are included in the price.
 

Type

Apartment

Kitchen and dining

The apartment is open plan, with a fully equipped kitchen with microwave, cooker with oven, dishwasher, fridge-freezer, toaster, kettle and comprehensive range of utensils and crockery. This leads onto a dining area with table and chairs for indoor eating.

Living rooms

A sitting area is incorporated into the open plan area, with a comfortable sofa, two chairs and coffee table. Here you will find a tv, dvd and cd player, books and games for your entertainment.

Bedrooms

The master bedroom is attractively decorated and has hand-painted furniture to include, double bed, bedside tables and lamps, wardrobe and dressing table. High quality bedlinen and soft-furnishings are provided , and included in the price. A hairdryer is provided.

The second bedroom has twin beds, bedside tables, lamps, dressing table and hanging space. This room has a pretty seaside theme.

Bathrooms

The apartment has a generous, tiled shower room. There is a walk-in shower, modern sink and vanity unit and toilet. The bathroom houses the washing machine, to keep on top of holiday laundry. An iron and ironing board are provided.

Heating

Heating is by electric radiators. (There is a charge for heating during winter months.
Hot water comes from a solar-powered system.

Entertainment

Satellite tv, dvd and cd player. Books and games are available.
Complimentary wi-fi access

Garden and outside

The beautiful gardens are at your disposal along with the swimming pool for that refreshing dip on long summer days. The pool is screened by hibiscus bushes which flower throughout the summer. In order to meet French safety requirements the pool is alarmed. A woodland pathway, edged with lavender, and butterfly attracting buddleia, leads to the pool, with sunloungers and parasols provided. In the grounds we provide table tennis and a small boulodrome,just for fun. A picnic table at the edge of our wooded area is provided for mid-tournament refreshments!

Parking and garages

We have secure off-road parking, behind electric gates

Visitor suitability

This accommodation is suitable for couples and families.
Although the apartment is on one floor there is a step to get onto the terrace and then a step to get into the apartment- to be considered for those with reduced mobility.

Information about any additional facilities

Cot and high chair are available on request.

Facilities

  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Shared pool

Activities

Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: Aups
Distance: 1 km

Climbing/mountaineering

Distance: 20 km

Cycling

Mountain biking

Distance: 16 km

Signed wine route

Name of nearest signed wine route: Route des vins de Provence

Sports

Walking

Name/number of nearest marked trail: Several trails around Aups

Watersports

Wine tasting

Name and address of nearest wine producer: We are surrounded by wine producers
Distance: 1 km

About the Owner/Advertiser, Mrs Sandra Bingham-Wallis

Having been involved in villa management on the coast for several years, we decided to move inland and enjoy the provencal life, our area has to offer. We live here permanently and have a wealth of information on the area- places to go and things to do.

Year property purchased 2016
Why this location? We chose this location for its suitablity for travellers visitinfg the Verdon region. An easy walk into Aups (1km), means that all facilities are on our doorstep, to include bars, restaurants, banks, shops, medical facilities and twice weekly market. No need to take the car out in the evenings! We are ideally situated for visiting the beautiful Gorges Du Verdon, and the wealth of activities that the region has on offer.
Unique benefits of property - walking distance to the medieval town centre
- pool and beautiful gardens
- private covered terrace and bbq area
- secure off-road parking
- four star facilities ( meublés de tourisme grading)
- free wifi

The Owner Recommends

Gorges Du Verdon

Take a drive around the Gorges Du Verdon- spectacular scenery Watch the eagles at Rougon Drive around the route des cretes at Le Palud sur Verdon

Lac Sainte Croix

Swim in the turquoise waters. Hire a kayak or pedalo Picnic on the shores of the lake

Lavender Fields

Visit the Valensole plateau to see the fields of blooming lavender

Perched Villages

There are numerous "perched villages" in the area, all with their charm of days gone by. Visit Tourtour, Villecroze, Moustiers Sainte Marie, Cotignac to name a few

Provencal Markets

Aups market, on the doorstep is one of the better markets, with many good stalls, with provencal produce and crafts. Most of the surrounding villages have their own markets, so there are many to visit.

Wine Tasting

We are surrounded by vineyards with numerous domaines and chateaux to visit