Villa | 7 bedrooms | sleeps 13
This house was built on the site of a 14th century Renaissance castle owned by Marguerite de Navarre, the sister of Francois I.
There are still many 14th century architectural details to be admired, although the 17th century dominates. The property consists of a main house and a maison d'amis, has great character and can boast that Francois I, renaissance King of France slept here! It has been recently and lovingly restored with antique furniture and the accommodation is spacious and comfortable.
The house has original stone façades with high French windows and views of the pool and garden.
From the garden you enter the sitting room of the maison d'amis. This boasts a working fireplace and a well equipped corner kitchen (with dishwasher).
Stairs take you up to the first floor, with two twin bedded rooms (15m² and 13 m²) with windows looking out onto the garden and pool, a bathroom with bath and shower cubicle, and a separate W.C.
Turning stairs climb up to the second floor, two more twin bedrooms(14m² and 13m²) looking out over the garden, shower room with hand basin and separate W.C.
Out of the garden and into the main house, choose one of the right doors and you enter the main house sitting room(42m²) with its impressive wooden ceiling and arched stone fireplace.
Sitting room with stressed wood ceiling and arched stone fireplace, and staircase from the sitting room you can go into the stairwell and up to the first floor, a twin bedded room with balcony looking out over the garden and pool, another twin bedded room with a window looking out over the pool, a large bathroom with exposed stone and paint effects, equipped with twin basins, bath, separate shower and window looking out over the pool, a separate W.C, and a large study area which can be used as an extra single bedroom.
Another sitting room door leads through to a remarkable patio, which is just the place for eating in the stone cooled shade when the sun is high, while admiring the carved stone details all around.
With doors leading from this patio into the kitchen, eating outside is easy. The kitchen is fully equipped and light and airy, with a dining area at one end and a laundry room equipped with washing machine and dryer at the other.
From the dining area there are doors out to the garden and the shady patio courtyard, also an opening into the sitting room. At the other end of which is a door which leads into the entrance lobby and the front door. Out the front door, and there is a mainly graveled forecourt (80m²), with room to park up to 4 cars comfortably and securely.
|Size||Sleeps up to 13, 7 bedrooms|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Rooms||7 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Further details outdoors|
Lovely private garden with pretty flowers and swimming pool - Jardin des Capucines - a little bit of paradise, a private world, charming, cosy and romantic.
An enclosed courtyard plus pretty shaded garden with eating area, for up to 16 and garden furniture including 8 sun loungers and barbecue.
There is also a swimming pool of 9m x 4m with paved and grassy areas for sitting and playing between the mature trees and Mediterranean bushes and flowers.
Secure parking on the gravelled forecourt for up to four cars.
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Juliana Forte (Property Manager South France Holiday Villas Ltd)
- 3 Years listed
Calendar last updated:01 Aug 2014
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