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    La Colle en Provence - Galileo
    La Colle en Provence - Galileo
    La Colle en Provence - Galileo
    Pool overlooking the valley
    View from the terrace
    Main bedroom with view of terrace and mountains
    On your 80m2 terrace
    Property description
    Forcalquier
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    Rental Home – 
    2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
    Great award winning property for those who seek to retreat into the provence countryside. Ideal as a Winter sun break as well as a very popular summer R&R destination (sold out every year). Well set up for babies and young children as well as ideal for honeymooners and couples. Awarded 5 stars by World One Call letting referral organisation 5 years in a row. Place for a 5th person also available see details.

    Main Discription:
    Enjoy sunshine, peace and tranquillity in this award winning Gîte located in 30 hectares (75 acres) of private parkland in the heart of Provence, with a pool overlooking the valley

    This two bedroom stone house is tucked away on a small hillside in the hamlet of La Colle. There are only three properties in La Colle, so there is little risk of traffic jams, noise,...
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  • Amenities & details
    • Balcony
    • Central Heating
    • Cots:(2)
    • Dining Seats (4)
    • Dishwasher
    • Double Beds:(1)
    • DVD Player
    • Freezer
    • Grill
    • Hairdryer
    • Highchair
    • Internet Access
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (4)
    • Microwave
    • Parking
    • Playground
    • Refrigerator
    • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
    • Shared Yard
    • Single Beds:(2)
    • Stereo System
    • Stove
    • Swingset
    • Telephone
    • Terrace
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • TV
    • VCR
    • Washer
    • Wi-Fi
    Suitability
    • Wheelchair Access:
      No
    • Elder Access:
      Yes
    • Pets Allowed:
      Yes
    • Smoking Allowed:
      No
    • Suitable for Children:
      Yes
    Additional amenities & feature info
    Entering the property, is a large open-plan living - dining - kitchen area with a high oak-beamed ceiling. The living area has built-in comfortable seating and additional sigle lounge chairs. There is a full entertainment centre which includes a stereo for relaxation. The fully-equipped kitchen includes a four-burner gas stove, full size oven and microwave, a dishwasher, a large fridge with a separate freezer, and everything else necessary to look after your culinary needs. The first double bedroom has a commanding view over the valley and its crested hills in the distance. The second double bedroom has a make up/ changing area with a hand-basin and an en-suite bathroom with a bath, shower, WC and basin. The two bedrooms are located at opposite ends of the house, thus ensuring maximum priv... more
    Listing #HL31084 by: Holiday Lettings
  • Rates

    Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

      Begins Ends Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
    Main Summer Jul 5, 2014 Aug 29, 2014 7 nights -- --
    $1,973
    €1,479
    Mid Aug 30, 2014 Oct 10, 2014 2 nights
    $319
    €239
    $319
    €239
    $1,832
    €1,373
    Indian Summer/Autumn Oct 11, 2014 Dec 19, 2014 2 nights
    $283
    €212
    $283
    €212
    $1,690
    €1,267
    Christmas & N... Dec 20, 2014 Jan 2, 2015 7 nights -- --
    $1,973
    €1,479
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    Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
    Additional Rate and Availability Information
    Our prices as most French gites are based on Saturday to Saturday rentals it is impossable* to break these in the high and peak seasons. If you wish to request rental periods other then weekly we can consider them in the shoulder or off season months.

    We have changed the rental week to Thursday to Thursday meaning that you can save on your flights by booking Thursday flights instead of Saturday flights. This is available for non peak periods only.

    Smartdates are available in the periods shown as 'Flexible'. *In the event that there is sufficient demand for the main season we will make them available as well.

    We regularily offer specials for 'Earlybird booking' and 'You pick your price' offers on weeks still available near their take up times. You could save greatly on either of these offers, Look at our website see link below at the end of this page.
  • Property location
    Restaurants
    Things to Do
    Access
    Car advised
    How to get there
    Airport: Marseille MP2: 46.6 mi
    Railway: La Brillanne: 9.3 mi
    Ferry: Marseille or Calais: 49.7 mi
    By far the best way to get here at the moment depending on where you live is via Marseille Airport with its specialised budget airline terminal known as MP2.

    This hub now caters well for multiple European destinations as well as all the principle intercontinental hubs.

    Marseilles has the advantage of only being about 1hr.15mins from us by road

    The currant destinations supported directly from this airport are shown on MP2 own site shown here.
    http://www.mp2.aeroport.fr/index.php?page=vols_directs

    Easyjet (Linked car hire Europcar)
    Easyjet now has a permanent hub at Marseille airport MP2 and offers a great series of flights in.

    http://www.easyjet.com/en/book/index.asp

    British Airways

    http://www.britishairways.com/travel/globalgateway.jsp/global/public/en_

    Ryan Air (Linked car hire He...
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    Activities nearby
    Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 49.7 mi.
    Nearby cities
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Michael H
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago for a stay in August 2014
3
people found this review helpful

My husband, myself and our 7 year old son spent a wonderful 2 weeks at Galileo La Colle. We found the Gite to be very comfortable and full of character. Basically, everything was as described by the owner Rod Cook. The views were breathtaking and it was so nice to just sit gazing at them whilst sipping the odd glass... more

Rob G
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago for a stay in July 2014
3
people found this review helpful

Last time we were here was in 2006, and as soon as we arrived on a lovely summerday, we knew why! If you like staying in an authentic lovely provencal cottage with thick stone walls and big oak beams, with commanding views on a valley dominated by oak forests, olive groves and lavendar fields (at night you see the lights... more

Richard H
Hexham, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 for a stay in June 2014
1
person found this review helpful

The owner, Mr Rod Cook, knows that the 2 Kilometres “White road” country track is unsuitable for private cars. The road was very rough indeed. This track is furrowed and rugged and is unsuitable for ordinary cars despite Mr Cook saying “Normal cars regularly use the tracks throughout the year”. Mr Cook also says “storms tend to wash away repairs... more

Management response:

I am sorry that you now feel this way, as according to our records you left within hours of arrival and indicated on departure that it was for personal reasons. It did not in fact become clear until you stated that you would write this review unless you received a refund. We always try and provide as much information as... more

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