Villa | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 11
This is a lovely spacious villa suitable for families with small children. The garden is almost flat, with only two steps down from the terrace that surrounds the house. The garden is fully fenced, and the swimming pool 11 x 5m is also surrounded by decorative secure railings for extra child security. The pool has a shallow flat area to enter from, which is good for toddlers.
The garden features a sandpit and a swing/slide combination, and a trampoline with protective netting. There is a floodlit petanque (boules) court. The nearest golf course is within 2 minutes walk, and the nearest tennis club within 15 minutes walk. Beaches are 30minutes drive away. Mountain walks are very close (Gourdon, Greolieres). Bikes can be made available on request.
All towels including beach/pool towels, toiletries, and many lovely scented candles to burn are provided. Recommendations for facials and spas, and many other visits are available. Also English speaking baby sitters are on file as well.
|Size||Sleeps up to 11, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Cannes/Antibes/Nice 25 km|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Nice 25 km, Nearest railway: Grasse or Mouans Sartoux 8 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Telephone, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 4 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (5), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Swing set, Trampoline|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
|Further details indoors|
The house is decorated in a simple, non fussy style to suit easy living. There is a large library of books. Sky Tv with Sports, Living, children's channels available in two TV rooms, so kids can be watching one programme and adults another. iPod docks. Wifi and internet connection available. Air conditioning in all bedrooms and living areas. Table football on an upstairs balcony now as well.
|Further details outdoors|
The villa has a large driveway for several cars and a carport for two cars.
The pool measures 11 x 5m and is unheated. It is a pool kept in good order by the addition of salt (it does not taste salty!), so there is no chlorine used. The pool stays very clean with little maintenance. The pool has a very secure, lockable railing all the way around it.
Gardens measure around 4500 sq m with 43 olive trees, lavenders and other typical plants of the region. Views are of the green hills around.
The Provence Alpes Cote d'Azur region
The Cote d'Azur is famous for its beaches and nightlife in summer. Take a step back into the hills and you find perfume makers, stone villages, and quiet corners of olive trees and greenery. Golf courses abound. Superb restaurants for all budgets.
Valbonne is a lovely Provencal village with select small boutiques and a market on Friday mornings. There are several cafes and restaurants to choose from. Many other lovely restaurants can be found in the surrounding countryside. there is easy access to Grasse (perfume capital of the area), Gourdon one of the perched villages above the Mediterranean, and the Coast where beaches and busy nightlife can be found.
There are many golf courses in the vicinity with the nearest being within 2 minutes walk of the house.
There is a waterpark at Biot, together with Marineland (whale and dolphin shows), and an adventure funfair.
Accrobranche (walks through trees above ground) activity available in Villeneuve Loubet.
Many cycle tracks and walking tracks in the hills around here.