Le Mas sous les Etoiles - Var - Sleeps 6

Lovely old stone house on wooded hillside near St Tropez 

  • Le Mas sous les Etoiles exterior
Le Mas sous les Etoiles in Var, a gite in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur: Le Mas sous les Etoiles exterior

Le Mas, sleeps 6, lovely pool, breathtaking views near St Tropez

An English travel writer who visited us said he thought that Le Mas sous les Etoiles had one of the finest views in the South of France. The house is perched high up in Les Maures Mountains with breathtaking view over villages and vineyards to St Tropez, the Gulf and the Mediterranean. It is a truly spectacular position, totally peaceful,even in high season, with eagles, wild boar, olives,mountain herbs and even nightingales in May and June. All this tranquility and still under an hour to the glamour and bright lights of St Tropez.

There is a sense of adventure about staying (comfortably !) and enjoying a rural way of life on a French mountain but with the beaches and coast within easy reach. You travel a mainly level single track road (tarmac until the last half kilometre) for four miles (about 15 minutes) from the main road and then a final ascent up our unmade up drive to the house. You do not need a 4 x 4. The delightful village of La Garde Freinet is half a mile up the main road and has a good range of shops, a twice weekly market and about ten restaurants.

The house itself which sits on a one acre plateau,is very much our own home and furnished accordingly. The pool (9m x 5m) is set in a wide terrace alongside a leafy pergola for shady dining. Plenty of room to lie around the pool, play Petanque or table tennis. Inside is a bright and airy sitting room with a well laid out open plan kitchen leading off it. Double doors open on to the terrace and the view and a stone staircase goes up to the large mezzanine area. All the bedrooms are on the ground floor - one large double bedded room leads out onto the terrace and shares a good sized shower/loo with the adjoining twin bedded room. The third bedroom,off the sitting room, with twin beds and which also has a door onto the terrace, has an ensuite bathroom and loo.

The mezzanine area is divided into two. A sitting room with a screen for watching DVD's. No television on principle. We do not have broadband so it is necessary to buy a French dongle if you want to use a laptop or sim card for an Ipad. There is also a further siting room with a sofa bed which enables guests to have two single beds if needed, but in no way must it be used to accommodate more than the six statuary people.

The telephone is for local and incoming calls only, mobiles work well. Cooking is by calor gas and heating by electricity. We now have mains water - a great luxury after 25 years on our own meagre well !
Our English guardian lives in La Garde Freinet is extremely helpful and is at the end of a phone at (almost !) all times.

We fell in love with Le Mas more than 30 years ago and are so delighted to still be able to share it with all our guests.

This property has been listed with Chez Nous for 5 years

Le Mas sous les Etoiles Property Features

Location Type
  • Rural
  • Mountain

  • Car Required

Housekeeping & Services
  • Iron and Ironing Board
  • Telephone
  • Fuel and Power Included
  • Pets Allowed
  • Bed Linen for Hire
  • Towels for Hire

Open Fire/Wood Burner
  • Open fire

  • 1 Double Bedroom
  • 2 Twin Bedrooms

Ground Floor Facilities
  • Ground Floor Bedroom
  • Ground Floor Toilet
  • Ground Floor Bath
  • Ground Floor Shower

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool

  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Toaster
  • Oven
  • Hob
  • Grill
  • Coffee Machine

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Table Tennis
  • Radio

Leisure Equipment
  • Sun Loungers
  • Patio Furniture

Garden/Terrace/Play area
  • Private garden
  • Terrace / patio
  • Outdoor games area

Parking available
  • Off road parking

Activities within 20min drive of the property
  • Surfing
  • Wind Surfing
  • Wine Tour
  • Tennis
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Horse Riding
  • Walking
  • Cycling

Local Water Sports
  • Water Skiing
  • Jet Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Scuba Diving
  • Sailing
  • Swimming (outdoor pool)
  • Canoeing
Pricing and availability unknown.
Please contact the owner for details
Key Property Details
Property Name Le Mas sous les Etoiles
Reference 279890
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Dogs Allowed 2
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Le Mas sous les Etoiles in Var

Nearest TownLa Garde Freinet - 5 miles (approx)
Nearest AirportNice - More than 30 miles (approx)
Nearest Ferry PortNorthern France - More than 30 miles (approx)

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