Chateau Varois

Europe / France / Provence

Located on a 250 hectare working wine estate in the heart of the nature of Var, between Aix En Provence and St Tropez, an authentic Provencal Chateau with its luxury 7 bedrooms.

up to 8
Bedrooms
up to 16
Guests
7
Bathrooms
from 7
Min. Nights

Overview

It is an authentic Provencal Chateau with an elevator, wheelchair access and 7 luxurious bedrooms. If required, there is also a guest house for 2 couples and cozy bergerie for staff, nannies or teenagers (3 double bedrooms).

Accomodations

The main house has been renovated to an exceptionally high standard with Jerusalem stone flooring on ground floor and oak parquet on second and third level. It entirely air-conditioned, has 7 double bedrooms all en-suite plus a children’s room. This main house is suitable for wheelchair users. There is a lift between all three floors.

Ground Floor

Entrance is on the ground floor via a large entrance hall with a lift and large vestibule. At the back is a cloakroom with 2 toilets; a laundry room (2 washers, 2 dryers, and ironing station); store rooms; a private active wine cellar; and a walk-in safe.

On the South face, is a large salon with sofas and fireplace, and at the back an office with desk, WiFi Internet, printer, stereo music system, bookcase (many books in English). Then, there are: a second living/TV room (satellite TV, large flat screen) with fireplace; and a large dining room with fireplace and table for 20. Next is the fully equipped kitchen: 'LaCornue' cooker, many blenders, many fridges, TV, toaster, Nespresso machine, and at the back a scullery with large freezer-fridges, ice maker... The kitchen opens onto a terrace with 'Weber' BBQ, a round wrought iron table for 8 persons and a nice courtyard with aromatic plants.

In the West Wing, there is another living / playroom for teenagers and children with 2 large sofas, a large TV, many games and a guest toilet.

First Floor

Accessable by lift

  • Bedroom 1: Master Bedroom with super king-size bed (2m), private dressing room, flat screen TV, nice boudoir, private terrace, en-suite bathroom with bath with jacuzzi, large steam shower, separate toilet; a sunny suite with many windows in both rooms
  • Bedroom 2: Located at the back and completely independent with its own access by an outdoor stair case. This is a self-contained apartment with kitchen facilities, sitting area, steps up to bedroom with king-size bed (1m80), TV, dressing area, en-suite bathroom with bath tub with a large overhead shower and toilet
  • Cinema room with DVD library, SKY Sports and Movies, Video Games, and 6 comfortable cinema armchairs
  • Bedroom 3: Large king-size bed (180cm), which can be configured in to twin beds (2 x 90cm), TV, en-suite bathroom with bathtub with curtains and a large overhead shower, twin wash-basins, and toilet
  • Bedroom 4: Large king-size bed (2m), TV, en-suite bathroom: bathtub with a large overhead shower, and toilet
  • Bedroom 5: Large king-size bed (2m), TV, en-suite bathroom: bathtub with a large overhead shower, and toilet

Second Floor

Accessable by lift

  • Bedroom 6: Large king-size bed (2m), TV, separate dressing room, en-suite bathroom with bathtub with a large overhead shower, twin wash-basins, toilet
  • Nursery with bunk-beds and truckle bed (for 2) and cot. Many games for infants and small children
  • Bedroom 7: Large king-size bed (2m), en-suite bathroom with bathtub with a large overhead shower, twin wash-basins, toilet

Amenities

8 Bedrooms, 7 Bathrooms

Sleeps 16 Guests

  • Chef service (Additional Cost)
  • Cook service (local cuisine) (Additional Cost)
  • The swimming pool (16m x 7m) is surrounded by a secure fence surrounding pool and has a retractable cover. The pool is unheated and has a full filtration system.
  • Dryer
  • Internet access
  • Towel Warmers
  • Toiletries
  • Luxurious toiletries in every bathroom
  • Dishwasher
  • Garage
  • Garden furniture
  • Baby equipment
  • Boules
  • Caretakers on-site (property maintenance)
  • First necessity products in the kitchen and laundry
  • Breakfast service (Additional Cost)
  • Waiters (obligatory for more than 8 guests) (Additional Cost)
  • Pre-arrival grocery shopping (Additional Cost)
  • Electricity and Heating is included in the rental
  • Caretakers on-site (at the back of the 'château') with 2 dogs.
  • Safe
  • Shutters on all windows, alarm system in operation (controls on each floor) and a security lighting system.
  • There is a walk-in safe in store room behind shelving (key system)
  • DVD
  • Home cinema
  • Maid service: 4h/day, 5 days/week
  • Daily tasks: making all beds, bathrooms cleaning, kitchen surfaces cleaning, throwing of the garbage, sweeping the floors, etc.
  • Arrival set of pool towels, household and bed linen changed on Saturday
  • Final cleaning
  • Extra housekeeping service (personal laundry/ ironing etc.) (Additional Cost)

Details

Bedroom Details

Bedroom 1 (First Floor): Master suite - Large king size bed (200 cm), TV, dressing room, nice boudoir, en-suite bathroom (multi-jet bathtub, large steam shower, basin, and separate WC), and private terrace
Bedroom 2 (First Floor): King size bed (180 cm) or disconnected two single beds (90 cm), TV, and en-suite bathroom with bathtub, large overhead shower, double washbasins, and WC
Bedroom 3 (First Floor): Large king size bed (200 cm), TV, and en-suite bathroom (bathtub with large overhead shower, basin, and WC).
Bedroom 4 (First Floor): Large king-size bed (200 cm), TV, and en-suite bathroom (bathtub with a large overhead shower, basin, and WC)
Bedroom 5 (First Floor): The apartment - Bedroom with king size bed (180 cm), TV, dressing area, en-suite bathroom (bathtub, large overhead shower, basin, and WC); sitting area with kitchen facilities; and independent access
Bedroom 6 (Second Floor): Large king size bed (200 cm), TV, separate dressing room, and en-suite bathroom (bathtub, with a large overhead shower, double washbasins, and WC)
Bedroom 7 (Second Floor): Large king size bed (200 cm), TV, and en-suite bathroom (bathtub, with a large overhead shower, double washbasins, and WC).
Bedroom 8 (Second Floor): Children's room - bunk beds and truckle bed ( for 2 / 90 cm) and one cot, many games for infants and small children, and using the bathrooms of bedrooms 6 and 7
Please note that, in every bedroom of the main house, there are mosquito nets, TV (with 8 channels), telephone, bedside clock radios with iPod connectivity, and remote control for the A/C in every room.

Bathroom Details

There are towel warmers and luxury toiletries in each bathroom.

Pool Details

The swimming pool (16m x 7m) is surrounded by a secure fence surrounding pool and has a retractable cover. The pool is unheated and has a full filtration system.

Staff and Services

Maid service: 4h/day, 5 days/week
Daily tasks: making all beds, bathrooms cleaning, kitchen surfaces cleaning, throwing of the garbage, sweeping the floors, etc.
Arrival set of pool towels, household and bed linen changed on Saturday
Final cleaning
Caretakers on-site (property maintenance)
Luxurious toiletries in every bathroom
First necessity products in the kitchen and laundry

Staff and Services (at Additional Cost)

Extra housekeeping service (personal laundry/ ironing etc.)
Breakfast service
Cook service (local cuisine)
Chef service
Waiters (obligatory for more than 8 guests)
Pre-arrival grocery shopping

Location Details

The location of this property is spectacular; in the heart of Provence, equidistant from the French Riviera on the Mediterranean coast and the foothills of the Alps. It is surrounded by tiny medieval villages that cling to steep cliffs and overlooks miles of spectacular hillsides, woods and rivers, right in the heart of "Green Provence" region
3 km from the village of Bras (all shops)
9 km from St Maximin
16 km from Brignoles
8 km motorway A8 and the highway N7 (Aix-en-Provence - Nice)
International Airports are Marseille-Provence (75 km) and Nice-Cote d'Azur (135 km)
High-speed railway stations in Marseilles-St.Charles or Aix-en-Provence: 65 km
Cotignac: 30 minutes
Lac de Ste Croix du Verdon and the golf courses of Brignoles: 15 minutes
Golf de la Ste Baume: 23 km

Villa Notes

Electricity and Heating is included in the rental
Shutters on all windows, alarm system in operation (controls on each floor) and a security lighting system.
There is a walk-in safe in store room behind shelving (key system)
Caretakers on-site (at the back of the 'château') with 2 dogs.


Rates and Availability

Tax Service Charge Details*
Please be advised a security deposit will be collected at time of booking and returned after travel. The prices above are communicated per night according to the number of nights minimum. For shorter or longer stays, ask for a quotation. This can be more or less expensive than the expected prorated amount.
Security Deposit Details

€ 2,000. (Refundable Inventory Deposit + Telephone Deposit).


Accidental Damage Waiver
A $149 Accidental Damage Waiver applies to every reservation.
Minimum Stay Details

1 Week.


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