Semaphore

Europe / France / St. Tropez

A unique contemporary house overlooking the Mediterranean from Lavandou to the islands of Porquerolle.

up to 8
Bedrooms
up to 16
Guests
9
Bathrooms
7
Min. Nights

Overview

In the heart of "Gaou Bénat" domain, this house is made of stone, wood, glass and concrete and is perfectly integrated into the Mediterranean park and rocks. This entirely air conditioned villa enjoys space and light with 1200 sqm of living space offering 9 bedrooms and a large living room. The living room opens to a stone terrace and overflow swimming pool with cascades of water. The sensation is unique, you feel alone in nature and benefit at the same time. with the use of all the facilities of this private and secure domain.

The villa is ideally located just below a former semaphore and occupies a dominant position which offers a unique panoramic view of one of the most beautiful coasts on the Riviera. The Domaine du Gaout Bénat, is a privileged area of the Mediterranean. It is a private domain with private security guards on a land of magnificent vegetation stretching over more than 160ha. It enjoys a beautiful beach facing the Hyères Islands.

Accommodations

Entrance Level

  • Large living with sofas and a fireplace
  • Integrated music sound system with Ipod dock
  • CD player
  • Mini bar with goods
  • Dining room for 16 persons
  • Cloakroom
  • 2 bathrooms - 1 with large Italian shower and Jacuzzi tub
  • Office with printer and fax
  • Wifi Internet access
  • Large screen LCD satellite TV with all English channels
  • DVD
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Direct access to the pool

On the same level there is an office with a desk, Wifi Internet access, printer, fax and computer, a comfortable sofa bed, a bathroom with Italian shower, toilet.

Lower Level 1

  • Cinema room with home cinema system
  • Large choice of English DVD
  • Upright piano
  • DJ table sets
  • Professional fully equipped kitchen dining table on a terrace
  • At the back a laundry room and the caretaker's apartment

Lower Level 2

  • 2 Bedrooms

Outdoor

  • Parking for 4 cars
  • bathroom with shower for when guests are back from the beach.
  • Heated infinity swimming pool 16m x 4.5m with a shallow end 15m x 4m
  • 6 Sun loungers
  • 2 hammocks
  • Terraces on different levels and one that offers al fresco dining
  • Small pond
  • Garden furniture
  • Several areas of landscaped gardens

Domain/Grounds

  • Numerous tennis courts for use of guests with trainers available
  • Small harbor
  • Private mooring
  • Heliport
  • Private beaches
  • Several jogging trails in a protected nature
  • Lawn below the house with wooden furniture, umbrellas and a small fridge

Features

8 Bedrooms, 9 Bathrooms

Sleeps 16 Guests

Dishwasher

Refrigerator

Satellite TV

Stereo

DVD

iPod Docking Station

Safe

Dryer

Piano

Freezer

Concierge service

Ice maker

Nespresso Machine

Home cinema

Pets Allowed

Blenders


Details

Bedroom Details

Bedrooms 1-6 (Lower Level 1): Double bedrooms. These bedrooms have been arranged either with twin beds, either with double round bed or small double bed, and all have en-suite bathrooms. Five of them open directly onto the garden
Bedrooms 7-8 (Lower Level 2): There are two other bedrooms on the second lower level both have en-suite bathrooms and open onto the garden: double bedroom with a round double bed, and a dressing area and a familial bedroom with a double bed and an extra single bed

Pool Details

Heated infinity swimming pool 16 m x 4.5 m with a shallow end 15 m x 4 m then cascades that fall below the pool

Staff and Services

Housekeeping services are included for 7 hours per day, 7 days a week
Linen, towels, pool towels changed once per week
Toiletries provided once per week
Final cleaning included
Concierge service
Breakfast and lunch preparation (To have a cook for dinner service starts from €30 per hour depending on what the guest wants)

Staff and Services (at additional cost)

Chef at home on request and in advance
Change of linen
Personal linen can be laundered on request

Location Details

Marseille: 2 hour drive
Nice: 2 hour drive
St Tropez: 45 minute drive/90 minute boat ride
Hyeres Airport: 30 minute drive
Le Lavandou (all shops, nice restaurants): 15 minute drive

Villa Notes

Please note the chef lives at the back of the villa
Please note: This property is stunning but not suitable for guests with children under 10 years old. Guests with children should be aware that the villa is on a slope with many rocks
In addition, since the pool is not fenced it will be asked to guests to sign a waiver at their arrival.
Parking available for up to 4 cars in a small driveway; cars will have to be lined up and not parked next to each other
Boats : The nearest marinas are La Faviere and Lavandou about 20 minutes from the villa
Maximum number of guests: 16
All extras are payable in cash on the spot

Rates

Travel Dates Bedrooms Min. Night Stay Nightly Rates
April 30, 2022 - June 18, 2022
9 7 $ 5354 *
June 18, 2022 - August 27, 2022
9 7 $ 8105 *
August 27, 2022 - September 30, 2022
9 7 $ 5354 *
September 30, 2022 - June 17, 2023
9 7 $ 2694 *
USD rates above based on approximate currency conversion. Holiday dates may not be listed in rate chart. Rates are subject to change without notice. Please confirm rate, holiday dates, and currency with your vacation specialist at time of booking.

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

€10,000 pre-collected

Minimum Stay Details

1 Week.  Minimum night stay may vary by villa. Please contact a villa specialist to confirm.


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Villa information may change without notice and should be confirmed with our vacation specialist.