Villa | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Villa Clara is a beautiful, private, self contained Provençal style holiday home. The superb two level villa combines traditional Provençale living with modern comforts, conveniences and amenities, giving you the best of both worlds.
It is ideal for a family holiday, or as place to be enjoyed with friends. The villa and stand-alone studio can comfortably accommodate a group of eight people. You can simply relax at Villa Clara, and explore Provence and the Côte d’Azur. Italy too is within easy reach – the Italian border is only a one-hour drive away. Travel along the coast to explore the bustle of Cannes, historic Antibes or take a short trip along the Riviera to Monaco. If you wish to travel further, Nice Airport is just 16 Kilometres away.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Saint Laurent du Var 12 km|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Nice Cote D'Azur 22 km, Nearest railway: Cagnes Sur Mer 8 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The master bedroom is on the main level. It has a king-sized bed, lots of storage and wardrobe space, television, dressing table and bedside cabinets. It also has an en-suite bathroom complete with large bath, separate shower, toilet, hand basin and vanity with storage space. The garden bedroom has French doors which open on to Villa Clara's beautiful garden. The garden bedroom has two single beds that can be joined to make a king bed, as well as a television and wardrobe. It shares a bathroom with the children's bedroom that boasts a bidet and a shower with a small, but deep, bath. The children's bedroom has 2 single bunk beds. The children's bedroom is the perfect size to comfortably sleep two children . Villa Clara has a delightful studio on its grounds. This is a self contained building situated just ten meters from the main villa. Inside is a kitchenette with two electric cooking hobs, an electric jug/kettle and a fridge.There is a comfortable queen sized bed and plenty storage and TV.
There is also a Play Station 3 in the living room that you can use.
|Further details outdoors|
Located in the charming medieval village of St Jeannet, Villa Clara is only two minute's walk from the Village's butcher, grocer, French bakeries, and six restaurants and bars. Upon arrival you will be greeted by our friendly French managers Benoit & Corinne. They are fluent in both French and English and they live in the village. If you need any advice or assistance Benoit & Corinne are always on hand to help. Villa Clara offers excellent privacy and security. The villa is situated behind two locked gates. There is also a security alarm, monitored 24 hours a day.
The rental rates are required to be paid in Euro currency only.
Low season rate is Euro 2,100 plus power and wood used.
Middle season is Euro 2,300 plus power and wood used
High Season is Euro 2,600.
Peak season is Euro 2,900.
25% of the tariff must be paid on confirmation of booking (this is non-refundable) with the balance of the tariff payable two months before your holiday begins. A fully refundable security deposit of €700 must be paid in cash on check-in. Towels and Beach Towels are included in the tariff. A payment of €150 on arrival is required to cover cleaning costs.
We charge 5% to pay by Credit Card (VISA & Mastercard)
The Provence Alpes Cote d'Azur region
At Villa Clara you’re perfectly situated if you’re planning to explore and enjoy Provence and the Côte d’Azur. This region, or ‘department’, of Provence is called ‘Alpes Maritime’.
The small town of Vence is 10 minutes drive from Villa Clara and is famous as a home for artists, sculptors and painters. DH Lawrence, Matisse, Chagall and Carzou are among those who once lived here. Today, there are exhibitions of contemporary art, jazz and classical music festivals and a famous book market.
Exporing the Côte d’Azur is easy too. Villa Clara is only 16 kilometres from Nice and it’s a short trip to nearby Cannes, and historic Antibes as well. The airport is 22km away from the Villa.
The nearest train station is Cagnes sur Mer at only 8km of St Jeannet and the motorway as well is 8km away from the Villa.
The nearest beach is in Saint Laurent du Var (12km) and for ski lovers', the nearest ski resort is in Greolieres les Neiges (49km).
Heading east along the Riviera takes you to the principality of Monaco. This is a great drive along the Mediterranean coast. Italy too is within easy reach. The border is only 1 hour from Villa Clara, and from there you have easy access to the heart of Northern Italy.
Villa Clara is in the village of St Jeannet. The village is situated below a spectacular rock formation called Baou de St Jeannet.
The rock face rises over 200 meters. St Jeannet is beautiful, authentic and unspoiled. Excellent food and wine is available. And exploring the medieval streets and buildings is a ‘must do’.
Would you like to try your hand at authentic Provençale cooking? Or enjoy a guided walk or tour to discover beautiful places that only someone with local knowledge can take you to. Or brush up your French with a lesson or two. Oui?
If you’re staying at Villa Clara you have the opportunity to enjoy all these wonderful activities and experiences, for a great value price.
Benoit and Corinne live in St Jeannet, and can make all the arrangements for you, including transportation. All you have to do is enjoy the day. Whether that means tramping in the beautiful Alps with a wine and cheese picnic, or learning how to prepare some truly wonderful Provençale dishes
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24 Aug 2012
"Lovely house in a charming village"
Villa Clara is a lovely house perched on a hill on the outskirts of a charming village. The house is comfortable, well equipped, has breathtaking views and can comfortably accommodate 3 couples and 2 children. The pool is set at the bottom of a pretty garden, but honestly most of the time we spent at the house was in the kitchen and on the dining balcony because it was so comfortable and the views were so extraordinary. The house is in a great location for day trips around the Cote d'Azur. But if you stay at Villa Clara, don't overlook spending time in the village of St Jeannet. It has more to offer than initially meets the eye. Delicious freshly baked bread is only a few minutes walk and there are a couple of excellent restaurants. The caretaker met us with a warm and hospitable welcome and was a wonderful resource for the area.
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