Villa Figuier, Antibes
Villa | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 10
This bright, spacious 5 bedroom villa in Biot, with beautiful south-west facing sunny gardens, is just a stones throw from the historic village and 3km from the beach and sea!
Approximately 200 sq metres, the villa is a single storey L-shape and comprises of a large living/dining room, dining kitchen, five bedrooms, two bathrooms, two terraces, gardens and parking for up to 3 cars.
The villa is in a quiet location, adjacent to a small river and farm, and nestled under the popular village of Biot with its shops, restaurants & leisure facilities. The villa is also close to the town of Antibes and has quick and easy access to the A8 autoroute - ideally placed to visit the rest of the Cote d'Azur!
It has a maximum occupancy of 9 adults and 1 child (plus babies) and would be perfect for a large family, or 2 families holidaying together.
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|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Plage de la Siesta 3 km|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||300 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Nice - Cote d'Azur 15 km, Nearest railway: Biot 3 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||TV, Video player, CD player, Table tennis, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (3), Double beds (3), Cots (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 7|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Living room: is very large with rustic, high beamed ceilings and is accessed from the entrance hall. It is comfortably furnished with sofa and 5 armchairs around a fireplace, and has a large LCD TV (French), video and DVD player, a Hi-Fi with CD player & IPOD station. There is a small library of books, videos and DVDs available and there is even a piano for those who can play! (not tuned) It has fantastic under floor heating and there are French doors all around giving access directly onto the garden.
Dining area: is within the living room with a circular table and chairs for 4 people. There is additional dining space for 8 people in the kitchen, on a long farmhouse table, but most of the year one would definitely eat outside on the terrace!
Kitchen: is newly fitted in 2007, and is large with beautiful antique furniture. It is very well-equipped for cooking and dining and has an oven & hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, coffee machines and toaster. There is a covered dining terrace with table and chairs adjacent to the kitchen.
Utility room: there is a large utility room adjacent to the kitchen with a washing machine, another fridge and an iron & ironing board.
Bedrooms: there are 5 good-sized bedrooms in total. The master bedroom has a double bed (140x190cm), a cute little fireplace and a window overlooking the gardens. The second bedroom is a large room with double-bed (140x200) and window & door opening directly to the swimming-pool. One other bedroom has a double-bed also (140x200) with a window overlooking the swimming-pool. Another bedroom, also looking onto the pool, has a single bed (90x200) and plenty of space to add extra mattress or baby beds. And the last smaller bedroom has two twin beds.
Bathrooms: there is one bathroom and 1 shower room, both of which are independent from the bedrooms. They are very well appointed with the bathroom having a bath, a shower over the bath and double washbasins. The shower room has a very large shower area, a bidet, a washbasin and heated towel rail. There are 2 independent WC's along the hallway.
|Further details outdoors|
Outside: the house has secure entrance gates and a drive with parking for up to 3 cars. It has beautiful sunny, south-west facing gardens, which are laid to lawns, flower beds, olive and fruit trees. There are 2 terraces – one covered, next to the kitchen with a long dining table and chairs and a smaller one, also outside the kitchen with small table and chairs. For the children there is badminton racquets, boules, ping-pong table and other games.
Swimming pool: is 6x3.5 metres, secluded, with wood-deck, sunbeds and alarm system
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The Provence Alpes Cote d'Azur region
Sightseeing is endless; you are ideally placed between Nice and Cannes, and very close to the town of Antibes. Further inland the lovely old villages of Valbonne, St Paul-de-Vence and Mougins are close by. Other places of interest are The Port and Old Town of Antibes, Vallauris and its potteries, the glassmakers in Biot, the City of Nice and the hills and forests of the Alpes Maritimes region.
Other entertainment includes the casinos & nightlife of Cannes, boat trips, cinema, the perfumeries in Grasse or a day at the beach. Just 4 kilometres away you’ll also find the site of the water park ‘Aquasplash’, the sealife park ‘Marineland’ and a fairground.
Local shops, boulangeries & restaurants can be found just 5 minutes walk away in the village of Biot. This charming old hilltop village is very popular with tourists and has a busy main street with craft shops, a tourist office and cafes in the square. The village is most famous for its glassmakers and it is possible to visit the ‘verreries’ and their gift shops. The town of Antibes is also very close-by for a large supermarket and a greater selection of shopping.
Local markets are held on a Tuesday morning in the village of Biot and almost everyday in Antibes. Here you can choose from a selection of fresh fruit, vegetables, olives and cheese.
Sporting activities in the area are abundant – there is the golf course of Biot very nearby, tennis, boules, fishing, karting, water sports and the beach. You are also in very close proximity to the mountains and hills of the Alpes Maritimes region here, which makes walking and cycling very popular.
Beaches can be found just 3kms away at the Plage de la Siesta and Antibes.
The ski stations of Valberg, Isola 2000 and Auron are approximately 1 hour’s drive away if you fancy a couple of days winter sports!
Getting around is easy from here; there is a regular bus service to Antibes and along the coast, with a bus stop approximately 100 metres from the villa. Trains also run along the coast and the nearest station is 3km away at Gare de Biot. A car would be useful here but not essential.
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