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Provencal Villa With Large Garden And Private Pool

Bedrooms 4
Space 3,121 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Villa in Auribeau sur Siagne, Nr. Grasse / Cannes, Cotes d'Azur - 5 Mins From Grasse Beach And 35 Mins From Nice

Charming Provencal house in large terraced garden with Olive trees and Lavender. Ideally located 35 mins from Nice airport and 20 mins from Cannes beach or 10 mins from Grasse, with uninterrupted views of the hills and adjoining conservation area which has beautiful walks. The massive sitting room, dining room, kitchen and master bedroom with bathroom ensuite all open out onto the terrace and barbecue patio. The large pool has an exercise station for the keep fit enthusiasts. There is also an adjoining self contained Granny flat with air conditioning unit, showeroom / wc ensuite.

Andrew Lubbock
Member since: 2005
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
12 June, 2018

About Andrew Lubbock

We live in the Scottish Borders in a quiet rural area and have been letting villas for 20 years. We stay abroad in the off season when the Scottish weather is gloomy so that we fit out the villa with all the necessary equipment that anyone including ourselves would require as a second home, including broadband internet connection etc. We also use very good local villa management services so that handing over keys, inventories and welcome packs are on hand. Also in case of emergencies they can help locally at hand with the knowledge and bilingual language efficiency skills that can deal with the sort of problems that car accidents, thefts, loss of passports, hospitals and police may occasion, which can become a nightmare if this sort of help is not available.

Andrew Lubbock purchased this villa in 1980

Why Andrew Lubbock chose Auribeau-sur-Siagne

Villa Karmelanna lies between Grasse and Cannes in the community of Auribeau sur Siagne which is a Bastide village with stunning views. Nice airport is an easy 35 minute drive so that one can easily access the bright lights of the Cote d' Azur and or it's beaches without the noise and hustle of living in a crowded environment. The villa looks on to a national park which has a wonderful track through the trees for an hours jog around the mountain, Mt Pegros.The location is what it is all about with the huge variety of the glamorous Monaco Nice Cannes St. Tropez Antibes or the fantastic restaurants in Mougins, or the Colombe d'Or Saint Paul de vence the exotic beaches or marinas but best of all the crystal clear air and our fantastic pool mean that staying at home is the greatest pleasure.

What makes this villa unique

The villa has it's own gated secure driveway and the large garden is securely fenced so that no one can look in or over the pool area when sunbathing swimming or just mucking about, this privacy peace and tranquility is a rare luxury in the Cote d'Azur. The pool is not for toddlers but it can be fenced off by closing the gate. It is about 10 feet deep at the deep end!

Guestbook comments from the owner

The Lord Palmer of Manderston "My third visit and every bit as enjoyable. The atmosphere is serene helped by the wonderful peace, quiet and view "

The villa is rented by a television personality who comes annually for rest relaxation and a suntan who says "it is so lovely to just lie in the sun beside the pool with a book and cook on the barbecue, why should I want go anywhere else?". Jill Douglas

Just wanted to send an email to thank you for hiring your wonderful villa to us.

Not only was the villa fantastic, I couldn't get over waking up to that stunning view of the forest every morning. We had a very peaceful and relaxing holiday, which was helped by 'wall-to-wall'' sunshine throughout the time.

Sept 2009. J Berry.

We had a lovely visit to Karmelanna - the view was great, the house was great and the pool was great.

R Wolstenholme

I would just like to say thank you to you for letting us stay in your lovely villa. We all had a great time but one week was not enough.
May 2006
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Auribeau-sur-Siagne in Alpes-Maritimes

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3121 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Master bedroom has bathroom ensuite whilst all the rest have shower only with 2 separate wc's.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 5 , 'Granny Flat' - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , Air conditioning unit, Shower and WC ensuite, refridgerator
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom with ensuite bathroom. Bedroom 2 has a double bed. Bedroom 3 has twin beds both with shower rooms ensuite. Bedroom 4 is the bunkroom / study and No. 5 The Granny flat has a doublebed with a single bed, Air conditioning unit, shower and wc ensuite.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes on accommodation: Fans are provided throughout but the gentle breeze from up the valley ensure pleasant conditions all year round. Outside: There are plenty outdoor loungers and chairs, so that most meals are eaten outside on the terrace.However there is dedicated formal dining room which seats 8 easily. There is a set of dining cutlery as well as the kitchen cutlery for less formal occasions. Utility Room: Clothes washing machine, hoover and all necessary cleaning equipment. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and Linen included, cleaning service can be arranged, pool and garden are serviced weekly. Other: Exercise station, pool, swimming on Cannes Plage and jogging around Mt Peygros opposite can make for a healthy holiday.


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Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
20 Kilometres
Mandelieu Marina , Cannes
Nearest Golf
8 Kilometres
Saint Donat
Nearest Train
20 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
A8 10 kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
Auribeau, or Grasse or Pegomas
Nearest Ski
100 Kilometres
Isola 2000
Nearest Beach
20 Kilometres
Mandelieu , La Napoule , Cannes
Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

Alpes Maritime is heaving with local attractions, especially Art (see the Picasso exhibition in Antibes)Shopping Cannes or Nice, Perfume making in Grasse, Yachts and Sailing Marinas in Cannes, Mandelieu La Napoule, Monte Carlo, St Tropez etc. Restaurants, Le Moulin de Mougins, Le Colombe d'Or in Saint Paul de Vence.Monaco Grand Prix , and many Exhibitions in Cannes .


Drive to the Beach at Mandelieu La Napoule takes 15 mins by car, the Croisette in Cannes takes longer depending on time of year.


Nice airport is 35 mins. A car is essential.


The 2 supermarkets in Pegomas or in Grasse are 5 mins only.

Further Details:

The Marina in Cannes or le vieux Port, the Pantiero has weekly antique sales, and a thriving market place for fruit and veg adjacent.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Auribeau-sur-Siagne, Cote d'Azur - Riviera

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £220

Booking Notes:
Confirmation requires a 50% deposit and full payment not less than 4 weeks before arrival. A brochure can be sent with directions and keys when payment received. Rental prices are varied depending on the time of year etc.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is flexible.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK pounds.
Price may vary depending on numbers and timing, but always negotiable. Cannes Festival - special offer. 2 week min rental. Refundable deposit £220.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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