A charming but traditional stone Provençale house in Callian

surrounded by orchards of olivetrees, oaktrees and evergreens

The village of Callian,

well known for its calm atmosphere and envigoratoring climate is surrounded by hills covered with oaks and evergreens.

Callian is a 45 minute drive west of Nice airport, 10 minutes from Terre Blanche (one of the best golf courses in Europe), 30 minutes from Cannes, one hour from Saint Tropez and 1.5 hours from the lavender fields of Plateau de Valensole.

 

The village is a short drive from many other medieval villages including Montauroux, Fayence, Tourettes, Mons and the delightful Seillans.

Welcome to La Bergerie de Callian

 

La Bergerie de Callian is a traditional stone Provençale house on 5000m2 (1.235 acres) with 360 degree mountain views of the French pre-alps. The core of the house is 18th century and is one Callian’s original farm houses. It is perched on the hill above the medieval village of Callian, a 10 minute walk from its restaurants, cafes and traditional French food outlets. The grounds include a pretty olive grove and lots of wild rosemary and thyme to season summer barbeques. The house has multiple outdoor living areas – terraces and verandas both sun drenched and shady. There is ample outdoor furniture to enjoy these spaces, including around the regularly maintained swimming pool.

 

The house is on two levels with 3 bedrooms, however, there are additional sofa beds with room to sleep 8 comfortably - to a maximum of 10. There is a bathroom and toilet on the upper floor, and a second bathroom and toilet in the basement studio, with adjacent accommodation for two. One of the upper floor rooms opens directly on to the veranda overlooking the pool area. Rooms are furnished functionally, but tastefully.

 

The ground floor consists of a kitchen, dining room and living room with a sofa bed. The kitchen is rustic, but equipped with all the necessary modern conveniences including a dishwasher, microwave, fridge with freezer and a gas stove. Outside cooking is possible on a large barbeque.

 

There is also an infant’s bed and high chair, as well as a child swing and a trampoline in the garden.

 

 

The village of Callian

 

The village of Callian surrounds an old Chateau, encircled by narrow medieval streets. Evocative street names include Rue des Muets (street of the mute), Rue du Haut Four (street of the high oven) and the revolutionary Rue de la Barricade. The croissants and pizzaladiere from the local boulangerie are excellent, as are the saucisse de Callianase and the andouillette from the charcuterie. There is also a small supermarket, great cafés and some busy restaurants.

 

For further questions and booking contact:

 

Dorte Holst (+45 22 375 995 / mathdorte@hotmail.com).