Le Clos de Gavarron

Lorgues, Var

A beautifully and personally decorated family house for ten with pretty pool, games galore and fabulous Provence at your feet


10 beds


5 bedrooms


Sleeps 10


A fascinating house. Outside, you see a typical large Provençal villa standing in its lush, well-kept garden. Inside you’ll find an eclectic cosmopolitan gathering of pictures, Persian rugs, Indian sconces and lanterns giving the feel of a much-loved family home to which you would like to be invited. The living and dining rooms are big and light and lead to shady terraces; the kitchen is small yet well-equipped and entirely practical. The superb master suite is above the larger salon; three other bedrooms are on the ground floor; all have antique chests, painted bedside tables, ceiling fans and attractive new bathrooms. The beautifully designed pool is enclosed on two sides by another bedroom suite. No chance of being bored with the DVDs, boules, trampoline, table tennis and indoor board games provided – and the summer kitchen area has all you need to entertain a big party. Lorgues, with its terrific weekly market, is less than an hour’s walk through pine forest and you are surrounded by vineyards. The spectacular Gorges du Verdon, the Lac de Sainte Croix and the famous Provençal beaches are all about an hour’s drive.


  • Swimming pool
  • Hot tub
  • Garden
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Breakfast included
  • Breakfast available
  • Meals available
  • Oven
  • Parking on premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • WiFi
  • Television
  • Central heating
  • Limited mobility
  • Wheelchair access
  • Mobile reception
  • Hob
  • Barbecue
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Washing machine
  • Tennis court
  • Microwave oven
  • No smoking
  • Credit cards
  • Working farm
  • Owner has pets
  • Electricity included
  • Dishwasher
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Books and toys
  • Children welcome
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair
  • Cot available


  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles


  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

& pricing

Booking information

Check in
4pm-7pm, please get in touch for early or late check in
Check out
By 10am, please get in touch for late check out
Booking restrictions
Minimum stay: 7 nights. Parking on-site.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Restaurants 4-km.


Nightly price
from £345
Weekly price
from £2400
Damage deposit
1 House for 10
From £34510 beds5 bedrooms


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The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Caroline Whitehead

  • Lorgues sits on a hill surrounded by vineyards and olive groves dominated by the 18th century St Martin's collegiate church. It was founded in 12c by the Knights Templar, its ancient gateways and narrow streets convey the atmosphere of medieval France
  • There are many restaurants catering for all tastes including Bruno's, famous for its truffle menus, 5 minutes from the house, Château de Berne and the Bastide des Magnans in Vidauban, 10 minutes down the hill and Pizza and Ice creams for kids in Lorgues.
  • Daily markets abound, selling everything from fruit,vegetables, flowers and clothes, shoes, tablecloths and jewellery. A great meeting time for the locals and visitors alike. Be as early as possible for parking. Lorgues on Tuesday is the biggest.
  • The beaches of St Maxime and St Tropez are only 45/55 minutes away or take the "ferry" from Port Grimaud or Ste Maxime to save parking in the busier St Tropez on market day. The shops are spectacular too. The Lac de St. Croix offers kayaking, swimming etc
  • Spend a morning wine tasting in the many vineyards around. They vary in sophistication but some of their shops are excellent sources of presents. Château de Berne also has 2 restaurants from the Bistro to Benjamin. Les Vignerons de Taradeau is excellent
  • Children can spend hours at the Acqua Park in St. Maxime or flying through the air on zip wires at Chateau L'arnaude 2 mins away. There are tennis courts in the village and riding nearby. Explore the Gorge de Verdun with lunch in Moustiers and its pottery


Caroline Whitehead

Caroline and Dan ran a restaurant – Dan's – in Chelsea for 26 years and they have some wonderful stories. Dan is ex-City but incredibly practical with his hands and Caroline has a flair for interiors. Both are very interesting and lively people and are great at hospitality. They live between France and the UK - if they’re not here they'll leave a key in the keysafe.