A Luxury Provencal Bastide in its own large garden with a swimming pool and spectacular views to the Massif des Maures. It is in the country at the end of a quiet lane ; 7 minutes delightful walk with lovely views and no traffic, on an old Roman road from the house to the centre of Cotignac or the same time to drive, circumnavigating the spectacular cliffs behind this pretty village. Cotignac is a year-round active village with plenty of restaurants, bars, shops and a wonderful weekly market.
Le Derroc is a luxury tradition provencal bastide which has been recently renovated to a very high standard. The house if full of lovely antique furniture and paintings put together with taste and style. The perfect place to enjoy the delights of Cotignac and the countryside of the Var.
It has 3 bedrooms each with air conditioning, electric heaters and mosquito blinds. There are 2 double bedrooms, both of which have queen size beds, and the 3rd has 2 singles. There are 2 bathrooms (one at either end of the house) and a shower room and extra WC halfway along the landing. The 1st bathroom has a large shower, a bath, WC and washbasin and the 2nd has a large shower (with seat/shelf) WC, bidet and washbasin. Both bathrooms have beautiful Salernes tiles.
There are two sets of stairs, one from the hall, the other from the kitchen and on the landing/passage there is a door allowing both ends of the house some privacy.
Downstairs there is a kitchen/dining room. The kitchen, as you will see from the photos is large and designed in a ‘contemporary’ farmhouse style and is the hub of the house opening out onto a large terrace. It is very well equipped with double oven, ceramic hob, dishwasher, American fridge freezer (with ice and cold water on tap), double sink and blue lava worktop. Off the kitchen there is a larder/pantry with shelves. The washing machine and drier are in here, also the microwave. There is also air con in the kitchen.
Double doors open into the sitting room which is spacious and has plenty of comfortable sofas, a working fireplace, and a TV with satellite and DVD. The house also has a wireless internet connection. There is a WC off the hall.
The garden is large with an enormous terrace with a covered area outside the kitchen/dining room. There are lots of tables and chairs in different parts of the garden, corners for sun or shade as preferred. There is plenty of garden/pool furniture and toys for the young and not so young! There is a ping-pong table and behind the house a ‘jeu de boule’. The swimming pool is 10x5m with graduating steps at shallow end and it is fenced in accordance with French law. There is plenty of space for parking three cars.
The distance from Nice is 120 km.