A magical villa set in its own private valley with 15 acres of gardens and woodland to explore. The grounds offer organic fruit and vegetable gardens for guests, a children's garden, and 500 sq metres of furnished terraces for al fresco living and sun bathing.
Right beside the medieval hill village of Claviers, with its own bars and restaurants, it is just a short hop to other hill villages, each with restaurants, bars and street markets to explore. Festivals are held every weekend during the summer, at one hill village or another, with attractions and dancing until the early hours. The Cote d'azur is an hour away by car and ski stations are an hour in the other direction.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||St Aygulf, Frejus 30 km|
|Nearest Amenities||300 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Nice 85 km, Nearest railway: Les Arcs 30 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed|
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Sauna, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 3 En suites, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||Double beds (3), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Climbing frame, Swing set, Trampoline|
|Further details indoors|
The Villa is presented in two parts. The main house has two bedrooms, one with a jacuzzi bath, a comfortable sitting room, a large kitchen and an elegant dining room with open fire. The annex is just across a marble veranda. It comprises a double bedroom, Moroccan style wet room also with jacuzzi bath and shower. Both the main house and the annex have their own terraces and sun roofs. There is also a sauna room and two large illuminated terraces, with dining tables and chairs for eating outdoors on warm evenings. The bedrooms are sumptuously decorated and all have fluffy towels, fresh linen and soft duck down duvets. Vegetable and Fruit gardens are planted for the use of guests, and there is a fully equipped summer kitchen.
|Further details outdoors|
* Three marbled terraces furnished for dining and relaxing.
* The pool is surrounded with loungers, a hammock and an open air shower for cooling off.
* The property has its own boules pitch for practising the local sport.
* Rose gardens, lawns, olive groves, vineyard, three fish pools, and a private five acre wood.
* Guests can go for quite a long walk without leaving the property, and at the same time it only takes a few minutes to walk to the village.
* The children's garden has swings, a play house, and a huge lawn for kicking a ball around.
* Welcome pack provided.
* English speaker to greet you on arrival.
* Organic fruit and vegetable garden, free range eggs.
* Particularly suited to couples and families with children.
* Discreet staff for pool and garden maintenance.
* Owner lives in the village, and can be contacted easily.
* Help and advice available before and during visit, if required.
* Towels, bath products and linens are all provided.
Claviers is in the true heart of Provence. An hour away from Nice airport and the Cote d'Azur (Cannes, Antibes, St. Tropez, Grasse etc.), all with beaches, chic shopping and thousands of restaurants, including some of the best tables in the world. Monaco can be reached by the Corniche road, or a short helicopter trip from Nice. Behind us are the Alps for skiing, and exploring the famous Mercantour region (National park). Cycling, Boules and Adventure sports are all practiced here and the whole area is rich in wildlife and good living. Good food, peace, and beautiful natural surroundings.
Claviers is in the cool wooded hills just behind the famous 'Cote d'Azur'. The area is dotted with medieval hill villages each with its own character and vibrant culture. The villages take turns to hold festivals in the Summer, and local markets are full of colour There is a thriving community of local artists and exhibitions are held in all the villages. The village square is a place to meet the locals and enjoy an aperitif in the shade of the plane trees, or find the boules pitch and join in the local game. The coast is an hour away by car, and there are several golf courses close by. Europe's premiere gliding centre is twenty minutes away. The famous Gorges du Verdon are just forty minutes away, with breathtaking views and a variety of exciting adventure sports, including bungee jumping, canyoning, and kayaking.