Appartement de l'Artiste

A renovated 19th century apartment above an art gallery in the medieval village of Collobrières in Provence, close to the Mediterranean.

Appartement de l'Artiste,  Var (83), Provence-Côte d'Azur, France
Your contact: Frank F. Wirges Jr. and Bruce Lashley
Telephone: +33 4-94-28-19-59

About the Holiday Home

The living room
The living room
Appartement de l’Artiste is a one-bedroom apartment, located above an art gallery in a 19th century stone building in the heart of the medieval village of Collobrières.

Floor-to-ceiling windows in the living room and bedroom fill the apartment with light and overlook the main street of the village, with a panoramic view of the surrounding Maures mountain range.

The bedroom
The bedroom
Recently renovated and redecorated, the apartment consists of a large bedroom with a double bed, a spacious living room, a small dining room, an eat-in kitchen, and a bathroom with a combined bathtub and shower. The kitchen includes a refrigerator, an electric stovetop, a microwave, and a washing machine.

In the elegant living room, a pair of armchairs and a sofa give plenty of room to relax, with a stereo and a television for entertainment. The décor includes original works by the owner, a professional artist. There is a choice of restaurants, bars, and shops within a short walk.

Special features: • Bilingual assistance available on site
• Maid, Cook and Driver can be arranged on request

Location

Region

Provence-Côte d'Azur

Village

Collobrieres

Setting

Village

Nearest large town

Toulon

Other towns nearby

HyèresSaint-TropezSanary-sur-MerBormes-les-Mimosas

Département

Var (83)

Appartement de l'Artiste|Rental information

Accommodates: 2 guests
Bedrooms: One bedroom with a double bed.
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Features

Linen available
Towels available
Washing machine
Internet access
Television
Stereo
Bath
Shower
Non-smoking

Rental rates

The rates shown below are for renting this self-catering accommodation for one week.
Rent is to be paid to the owner in Euros. For your reference, you can view the rates in another currency.
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Time of year Cost per week
January 1, 2014 until January 4, 2014 420
January 4, 2014 until March 22, 2014 375
March 22, 2014 until May 24, 2014 475
May 24, 2014 until July 19, 2014 500
July 19, 2014 until August 23, 2014 550
August 23, 2014 until October 25, 2014 500
October 25, 2014 until December 13, 2014 375
December 13, 2014 until December 31, 2014 420

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Changeover day: Saturday
Rental Conditions:
A 25% deposit is required at the time of booking. Full payment is required 45 days prior to arrival. A €250 security deposit is required, and €40 for cleaning and linens. Rentals November through March will pay a utilities charge based on heating.
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Contact: Frank F. Wirges Jr. and Bruce Lashley at Appartement de l'Artiste.

About the Area

The village of Collobrières
The village of Collobrières
The village of Collobrières dates from the 12th century, and is the capital of the region. Seven restaurants serve excellent food in Collobrières, including one with a particularly good reputation. Also in the village are three bars, three grocery stores, a butcher, two beauty salons and several gift shops. Collobrières is a very traditional village with a fountain in the centre of the square, a ruined 12th century church, and a 14th century mill. For recreation, there is a good choice of hiking trails, and tennis courts nearby.

About the Region

The Festival of the Fountain in Collobrières in August
The Festival of the Fountain in Collobrières in August
Collobrières is centrally located in the middle of the département of Var. The summer months are filled with festivals and concerts.

During the last three weeks in October, the village hosts the annual Chestnut Festival, celebrating the region’s primary industry. Vineyards are spread throughout the region, and many of them welcome visitors.

A nearby Mediterranean beach
A nearby Mediterranean beach
It’s a short drive to the beaches of the Mediterranean and the seaside restaurants. For a good day trip, the nearby cities of Toulon and Aix-en-Provence provide a rich pallette of Roman and medieval history, culture, and entertainment.

Also within easy reach is the Canyon du Verdon, which offers a variety of outdoor sports including canoeing and white-water rafting.

Photo Album

The living room
The living room
The dining area
The dining area
The kitchen
The kitchen
The bathroom
The bathroom
The village square
The village square
The closest bar to the apartment
The closest bar to the apartment
The closest restaurant to the apartment
The closest restaurant to the apartment
A gift shop in the village
A gift shop in the village

Guest Opinions

Our stay in Collobrieres was delightful, the apartment was beautifully clean, comfortable and convenient. A thoroughly enjoyable week.
Graham S. - Queensland, Australia

We enjoyed our stay so much here at your charming apartment. The original works of art are beautiful and make the apartment completeYour hospitality has been superb. Hope our paths cross again!
Jill M. - Tampa, Florida, USA

We had a wonderful week. Everyone should see Paris and Collobrieres. Thanks for your hospitality. If you are ever in Toronto, please come for a visit. It would be a treat to see you again.
Maureen L. - Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Collobrieres is a beautiful village and the perfect spot to explore the area.
Nikos N. - CT, USA

Thank you for a fantastic week in Collobrieres. We have enjoyed being a part of French village life for a short time. It’s been a great base to explore some of the most beautiful areas of the South of France.
Jo S. - Surrey, UK

The apartment is great. Can’t wait to come see you guys again. Many thanks!
Jason W. - Tampa, Florida, USA

We cannot thank you both enough for the hospitality you showed us and the friendship you offered. We had a wonderful time and we’re taking away memories that will last forever. What a wonderful place to begin our honeymoon, but we both agree it’s also a special place to celebrate our anniversary.
Peter and Pamela M. - Ontario, Canada