for sale - a writer's retreat in the south of france - MY FRENCH COUNTRY HOME
  • wisteria in flower over terrace of french house
  • dining in the shade in south of france

dining in the shade in south of france

While in the South of France this week, I visited some friends near the pretty town of La Garde Freinet and  whose home is up for sale.     They have lived here happily for many years, but it is now time to move to something slightly smaller and closer to the children.

al fresco dining in south of france

Obviously I thought of you, and that you’d like to see the house and dream a little.

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aerial view of house for sale in south of france

This beautiful home was built in the 19th century as a stone farm building  not far from a small river that today runs through the property. 

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The house was initially only partly restored and used for many years as an occasional writer’s retreat, the ideal place to get away from it all and create.     Fifteen years ago they made further improvements and the house became  their full time home.

dining room in french house

The property is tweny minutes from St Tropez, and within easy reach of a motorway giving access to airports.

summer living room in south of france

Today the main house has three bedrooms and bathrooms, two spacious living rooms, an office library, a cosy kitchen  and an independent bedroom suite. 

kitchen in french house

There are outbuildings that are partly restored including a double garage, a guest house and an orangery.     There is also a wine cellar and a stunning pool.

roses in bloom outside house in south of france

The grounds are extensive ensuring total privacy, they have olive trees and produce their own olive oil.   The garden also boasts citrus trees, roses, a vegetable garden with a greenhouse and a beautiful wisteria giving sweet smelling shade to the terrace outside the dining room.wisteria in flower over terrace of french house

For more information about this property, and other pictures you are welcome to email my friend Béatrice directly at this address.

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house for sale in south of france

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