Gîte Lily, near Valbonne
Gite | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4
This delightful, Provencal-style one bedroom gîte near Grasse benefits from a lovely large swimming pool and is set within beautiful gardens with views down to the sea. It’s attached to the side of the owner’s home, who are a charming couple, discreetly on hand to help you with any aspect of your holiday.
Approximately 60 sq metres in size, the accommodation comprises a bright, sunny living room, a well-equipped kitchen area, one double bedroom, one shower room, large terrace, large swimming pool, beautifully landscaped gardens and parking for two cars.
It’s in a quiet location near to the old village of Plascassier, and not far from the larger village of Mouans-Sartoux or the town of Grasse.
The owners are very hospitable and have paid very good attention to detail. A welcome pack of essentials like milk, orange juice, coffee, wine and water await you on arrival.
Prices quoted are based on an occupancy of 2 adults; a supplement applies for additional people, up to a maximum of 4 – please ask for details.
This property would be ideal for 2-4 people looking for well-appointed accommodation with a private pool and easy access to explore the local area.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Antibes 15 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Nice - Cote d'Azur 20 km, Nearest railway: Mouans-Sartoux 5 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||TV, Video player, Safe, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Living room: is very bright with sliding glazed doors on 2 sides, giving great views over the gardens and pool. There is a wicker sofa and armchairs, a double sofa bed (140x200cm) a dining table and 4 chairs, a TV (Satellite), and a DVD and video player.
Kitchen: is in one corner, open plan to the bedroom, and is very well equipped with a combined microwave/oven, a hob, a fridge, a dishwasher, a coffee machine, and a breakfast bar with 2 stools. The owner even includes the basic ingredients for cooking!
Utility room: in a separate building nearby there are a washing machine, iron and ironing board. A freezer can also be made available for stays of a long duration.
Bedrooms: The bedroom has lovely high ceilings and is beautifully designed in a lilac Provencal style, with a double bed, a chaise longue and a wardrobe (with a safe). There are sliding glazed doors with views to the mountains, and electric sun canopies. No A/C but there's a fan. For additional sleeping there is also a sofa bed for 2 people (140x200cm) in the living room.
Bathrooms: there is one well-appointed shower room with a shower cubicle, WC, washbasin and hairdryer.
|Further details outdoors|
Outside: there is a large terrace around the living room, which continues to the 3000 square metres of south facing, landscaped gardens planted with mimosa, olive trees, palm trees, roses and rosemary. The gîte has its own private part of the gardens, with views down to the sea, and there is a table and 4 chairs under a canopy. There is a barbecue and parking for up to two cars.
Swimming pool: is approximately 13 x 6.5 metres, with safety alarm and private to the villa. It is used by the owners only when it is not being used by the holiday renters.
Previous guests comments and feedback are available on our own website – please ask for details.
The Provence Alpes Cote d'Azur region
Sightseeing is endless; the nearest places of interest are the perfumeries of Grasse, Marineland at Antibes, the Festival of Cannes, the glass-makers at Biot, the potteries of Vallauris, the picturesque villages of Valbonne and Mougins and of course the beautiful countryside all around.
Other entertainment includes the beach, the casinos & night-life of Cannes, boat trips, cinemas, wine tasting, or just good old relaxing by the pool!
Local shops, a boulangerie, restaurants and a supermarket can be found just 500 metres away in the lovely old village of Plascassier. A wider range of facilities and restaurants can also be found nearby in the larger village of Mouans-Sartoux.
Local markets are held in Mouans-Sartoux every Tuesday and Thursday mornings and in Valbonne on a Friday morning.
Sporting activities in the area are abundant– there is golf, tennis and horse riding and as you are in very close proximity to the mountains and hills of the Alpes Maritimes, walking and cycling are also very popular.
Beaches can be found not too far away in Cannes and Antibes, approximately 15 km.
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; there is a bus stop approximately 400 metres away from the gite and the train station of Mouans-Sartoux is approx 5km. The owner however insists that a car is essential from here.
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13 Jan 2014
"Excellent in every detail - gite and grounds were superb."
Excellent location for touring the area. The house and grounds are beautiful and the owners very friendly and helpful. We would happily return.
16 Aug 2012
Very satisfied. Beautiful interior and garden, big swimming pool, clean apartment furnished with taste, nice location, close to the sea and the mountains, very nice and helpful owners who provided us with the facilities and toys for our young baby. Calm and relaxing stay.
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