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Luxury Riverside Mansion 35 mins from Nice



Updated: 09-Aug-2016
9 bedrooms with 9 en suite bathrooms, pool, river, peace & quiet

The Domaine du Foulon is only 35 minutes from Nice Airport and the Cote d'Azur, but it could be a million miles from anywhere. We offer peace and tranquillity for groups of between 12 and 18 (exclusive use prices), and even have some small extra rooms giving us a total capacity of 26. With numerous large communal areas, a garden of 15 acres, 2 rivers and a large heated swimming pool, there is space for all. We also offer a catering and shopping service, cooking a celebratory meal, or simply ensuring your weeks provisions of quality provencal food and drink is waiting for you on arrival - all at supermarket prices. The Domaine du Foulon isn't simply a rental property, it's a property that's been created to give you the best holiday possible, from quality beds draped in egyptian cotton, to endless hot water in modern showers, a large semi-commercial kitchen where it's a pleasure to cook for large groups, to a bbq terrace featuring a huge shaded table with beautiful countryside views.

  • Sleeps 32
  • 13 Bedrooms
  • 11 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Le Foulon is owned and managed by myself Nick Vyse and my partner Mia Strudwick. We've been here since 2004 when we turned our back on desk jobs in London and followed our dream..

Born in Wales Mia was brought up in various places throughout the UK, Norway and Iran. She has worked in travel all her life, from tour operators creating package holidays all around the World, to a TV based travel agent. She was responsible for each product and subsequently travelled a lot and saw more hotels and villas than you could wave a contract at.

I was born and raised in the South of England and after a brief time in France in my early 20's returned to London and a career in Advertising and Design. Our agency specialised in all things travel and we represented tour operators (guess where I met Mia), small airlines and travel agents. Having spent one lifetime trying to sell other peoples' vacations we wanted to pool our collective knowledge and create our idea of the perfect holiday.

We simply believe the devil is in the detail, personal service is key, and as the saying goes it's all about location, location, location. Once fate had put Le Foulon in front of us it took a year of blood, sweat and tears to get it ready for our first customers, and we've never looked back.

But we are constantly improving Le Foulon and her grounds, inspired through experience and from customer feedback, our return clients are always treated to a few changes that make their stay even better than the last.

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Speaks English, French

1 Reviews

1 holidaymaker review


Much better than in pictures!

  • 5 of 5

Excellent place in peace and quiet! Rooms are great, common rooms even better and the commercial kitchen just perfect! We were a group of 18 adults and 3 children. Everyone loved the place and the surroundings. Place is equipped with modern day necessities like wifi. Owners are really helpful English couple.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 9, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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From the Owner

Location, location, location! And atmosphere - some buildings speak to you, and Le Foulon had us fully enchanted from the moment we walked through the door. Plus, with the madness of the Cote d'Azur just 30 minutes drive south we found it quite amazing that there was such an idyllic and peaceful location just a stones throw away. You look across the valley of the wolf from our fully glazed dining room and you can barely see a sign of human habitation, and yet our village is only 5 minutes away, has a selection of restaurants and the French Riviera is easily explored from here. It's quite a special place in a rather special part of the World.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Nice at 38 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Greolieres at 4 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Nice at 38 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Opio at 20 Kilometres Nearest Train : Cagnes-Sur-Mer at 32 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Cagnes-Sur-Mer at 32 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Greolieres at 4 Kilometres Nearest Ski : Greolieres Les Neiges at 12 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Cagnes-Sur-Mer at 32 Kilometres Car: necessary

Just a few kilometres through the spectacular Gorge du Loup the Domaine du Foulon is close enough to explore all of the Cote d'Azur, even closer to the beautiful medeival villages of Vence, Tourettes, Bar sur Loup, Gourdon and Grasse, but most of all offers a haven of peace and quiet from a hectic world.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Autumn 2016
24 Sep 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Xmas and New Year 2016
17 Dec 2016 - 1 Jan 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Winter 2017
2 Jan 2017 - 19 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Summer 2017
20 May 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
High Summer 2017
22 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Autumn 2017
26 Aug 2017 - 22 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Low Season 2017
23 Sep 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Xmas & New Year 2017
23 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £890

We sleep up to 26 people in 13 rooms.

Outside of the high season we offer lower rates for under occupancy, with prices from €3,212 for 12 people.

We also offer 3 night weekend packages and in the Winter and Spring mainly operate as a b&b, with nightly rates from €85 for 2.

We also organise weddings.

Prices include all applicable taxes and charges and are for 18 people using our 9 best rooms.

We ask for a 25 percent deposit to secure the reservation with the remainder due 6 weeks prior to arrival. You can pay by credit card over the phone or by bank transfer.

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From the Owner

Space for all - with 13 bedrooms and 11 bathrooms, plus large and varied communal spaces, Le Foulon will keep all the family happy. Kids can play in the garden, or the dedicated play room in the house, adults can socialise in the bar and lounge, or hide away with a book in the conservatory or adjoining library. And that's before you explore the 15 acres and find your very own little part of Provence. There are very few properties sleeping up to 26 people that can truly cater for this number of people - Le Foulon is one of them. Add in the benefits of a good value catering option and a shopping service, delivering restaurant quality food and drink ready and waiting for you on arrival, and you have quite a unique proposition.

Property Type

  • chateau / country house


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Computer Available
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Macintosh Computer
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Telescope
  • Thermos Flask
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room


  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool

Onsite Services

  • Private Chef


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible

Location Type

  • mountain
  • rural
  • village


  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls

Leisure Activities

  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • groceries

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting

Floor Area

  • 700 m²


  • Strauss - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure
  • Cheiron - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Fablo - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure
  • Gertrude - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure
  • Jacob - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure
  • Soubrier - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Alexi - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Almairac - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Wolf - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Maurel en suite - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Maurel shared - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, 2 shower rooms for 3 rooms
  • 10 bedrooms have en suite bathrooms, and the 3 extra rooms share two shower rooms and a separate W.C.


  • 13 Bedrooms, Sleeps 32
  • Strauss Suite - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, 1 Cot, 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Wolf Suite - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, 1 Cot, 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Cheiron Suite - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, 1 Cot, 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Fablo Luxury Room - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Gertrude Luxury Room - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Jacob Luxury Room - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Maurel twin 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Soubrier Luxury Room - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Alexi Garden Room - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Almairac Garden Room - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Maurel en suite - 1 Double Bed
  • Maurel double - 1 Double Bed
  • Maurel twin 1 - 2 Single Bed
  • Prices include Egyptian cotton bedding, high quality white bath towels and final clean. We have exclusive use self-catering prices specifically for the size of your group - between 12 and 26 people


  • Balcony
  • Deck Chairs
  • Bicycles ...
  • Binoculars
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Conservatory
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • Wood Decking
  • 26 garden chairs
  • 20 deck chairs


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

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