Fontvieille - Holiday rental - from 350€ €
Peaceful and comfortable gite adjoining three other gites, near the owners' house, on a farming concern in the heart of Provence. Daudet's Mill and Fontvieille nearby. Groundfloor : kitchen.living-room. microwave, washing machine, dishwasher, Wi-Fi and TV (satellite channels). First floor : 2 bedrooms (2 double beds), Shower-room. Toilet. Electric heat. Air-conditioning in the bedrooms and the living-room. Private terrace with garden furniture. Enclosed shared shaded park of 6000 sq.m., swing set, basket-ball, bowls and football yards, car park, shared garage, enclosed swimming-pool (6m x 14m, from 9.00am to 9.00pm, from april to october. Baby bathtub and high-hair available. Cleaning on request (30 €).
- Pets allowed
- Internet access
- Swimming pool
Information provided by OT Fontvieille
- 04 90 85 45 00
04 90 85 88 49
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Things to do
Moulin du Saint Jean
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Where to eat
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