Beautiful, spacious 17th century stone house with swimming pool & river

Beautiful, spacious 17th century stone house with swimming pool & river

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5 Bedrooms
Sleeps 12
5 baths

About our home

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Welcome to Maison de Famille (The Family House) in Callian.
When we found this original 17th century stone villa right on the river near Callian, it had been abandoned for many years and left to decay. It was love at first sight for us, and we spent six years restoring the property to its traditional charm.
As we chipped away the worn-out additions of the years, we discovered the house's authentic personality, such as the original stonework throughout. Finally, the potential we saw has been realized in the fully equipped, family-friendly French country house that it is today.
We have designed and appointed this house for our personal pleasure and comfort. Our family enjoys retreating from the noise and pace of the city to the particular style of casual tranquillity found only in Provence. We are delighted to share this sunny, south facing home with you, and invite you to enjoy all the comforts and pleasures of Provençal life at Maison de Famille de Callian.
On the ground floor is a large kitchen, office with sofa's, living room, games room, wet room with WC and laundry room. There are 5 bedrooms in total, 4 of which are large bedrooms and 2 with a choice of either 2 singles or double bed, one of which is ensuite, on the first floor. Also on this floor is a twin bed childrens bedroom with lots of toys, and a small hanging wardrobe and a shower room. On the top floor there are two double bed bedrooms served by a bathroom and shower room, plus a library room with mezzanine area.
The garden with a private swimming pool, is on 3 levels and is 10,694m2, plus there is small river running alongside.
Near-by Lake St Cassien is a very famous for its fishing of carp, trench, crayfish, pike, trout, catfish ... but it is also possible to hire a canoe, pedalo, rowing boat or just go swimming. There are many restaurants situated all around the lake for lunch, dinner or just a snack on shady terraces with stunning views of the lake.
The spectacular Gorges de Verdon and it's Lac Ste Croix are approx 45 minutes drive, offering white water rafting, canoeing, bungee jumping, hiking, etc.
Golf, fitness, tennis and a spa are offered at the near by luxury Four Seasons Resort, “Terre Blanche”
Opened only in the last 2 years the Château De Camiole Resort & Spa is just a short walk away in the same road.
Callian commune has its own tennis club, courts and lessons are available For lovers of hiking, there are several clubs in the town and in the summer, nature walks with offered commentary. There are many possibilities for walks, the town is heavily wooded. The tourist office also offers a guidebook of marked hiking and trail maps.
At the heart of the village of Callian, the game of pétanque is accessible to all.
At the near-by hilltop Medieval villages of Montauroux, Seillans, St Paul en Forêt and Mons, there are restaurants, bars, shops, local markets and riding schools.
This property is also available for rent, please contact me for details.

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More about us

  1. We are a couple with a 12 year old daughter
  2. I am an active retired business man
  3. We love renovating and updating properties and relaxing at home with family and friends

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Buzzy restaurants
There are typically French restaurants in the hilltop villages surrounding Callian, also sophisticated restaurants in the spa and golf resorts near by
Cool bars
Château De Camiole Resort & Spa is just a short walk away in the same road.
Cozy cafés
In the village of Callian, enjoy the natural wall of water next to the outside cafe's!
Retail therapy
Just 5 minutes from the villa there are a great selection of retail unit shops and supermarkets, or just 40 minutes away is Cannes with the famous designer shops of Rue d'Antibes
Bit of culture
Art galleries in Callian and nearby villages, jazz and live concerts available throughout the surrounding area all summer
Walks in the park
For lovers of hiking, there are several clubs in the town and in the summer, nature walks with offered commentary. There are many possibilities for walks, the town is heavily wooded.
Spot of exercise
Golf, fitness, tennis and a spa are offered at the near by luxury Four Seasons Resort, “Terre Blanche” or the Château De Camiole Resort & Spa is just a short walk away in the same road.
Day tripping
The world famous resorts of Cannes, Antibes, Nice, Monaco and St Tropez are all easily accessible from the villa

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