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Superb Villa with Private Pool and Sea Views

Bedrooms 5
Space 12,916 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Villa in Sainte Maxime, Cote D'azur, France - Stunning Location, 2 Minutes walk to the Beach

Villa Sainte Pierre is set back approx. 300m from the Bay of Sainte Tropez off the road to Grimaud. The location is 5 mins walk from the beach.

This spacious villa accommodates 10 - 12 people with bedrooms and living areas located on both floors making the property very suitable for two families or similar combinations. The Villa was completely refurbished in 2009 and it is tastefully decorated and furnished. Bedlinen and towels are provided. There are terraces suitable for dining which overlook the pool area and have views of the bay. This tastefully decorated villa has a large heated pool, gardens, parking, terrace dining over looking the bay which is full of spectacular boats and yachts. Also WI-FI, TV, air conditioning. Off road cycle/walking path to Ste Maxime. Cycle hire available in town. Sainte Maxime is full of restaurants for every taste and for all occasions and you don't need to drive as it is only 1.5km. Port Grimaud in the opposite direct , great to cycle to on market days. Ferry service to St Tropez from Ste Maxime goes every 15 minutes. Monday is the only day where there isn't a local market. These markets are full of fashion, bags, jewels, shoes as well as local produce - great fun. There is a sailing club for windsurfers/Hobie-cats etc.

Property Manager
Patrick Sheridan
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
22 April, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Sainte-Maxime in Var

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 12916 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • beach
  • town
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with shower, basin and wc. En-suite bathroom to bedroom 2 with shower, basin and wc. Main bathroom with bath and shower. Ensuite bathroom to bedrooms 4 and 5 with bath and shower.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10 (5 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed and French door. Bedroom 2 with double bed and French door. Bedroom 3 with queen size bed and French door. Bedroom 4 with double bed and single bed. Bedroom 5 with king size bed, own kitchenette and French door.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 1 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: Air-conditioning in beds 1, 2, 3, and throughout the living areas. The property has been extensively refurbished in 2009 to a very high standard and all fixtures/fittings/furniture and interior fit-out are brand new. Outside: The garden is large and fully enclosed - 1,000sq.m. There is a large, alarmed, heated L shaped pool (11m x 6m) with paddling area and steps at one end. It is set in a large terrace overlooking the bay of St Tropez with palm tree, ample lounging plus seating furniture including cushions and parasols. The entire outside area has been tastefully renewed and established olive and eucalyptus trees are complimented with pristine hedging borders and flowerbeds. There is an outside shower set in a charming stone built shower area beside the pool. A freestanding barbecue is available for guest use throughout your stay. Utility Room: Self contained utility room/kitchenette beside bedroom 5 with sink, washing machine, tumble dryer, drinks fridge, microwave etc. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Luxurious 5 star bedlinen and towels are supplied X 2 sets per person, changed weekly and more frequently by arrangement. Other: Playroom/games room with 50' flat screen TV, double sofa bed and corner lounge sofa. 2 additional guest WCs. Outside shower adjacent to the pool.


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(14 traveller reviews)

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Superb Villa with Private Pool and Sea Views
average rating of 4.357143 based on 14 reviews


  • 5 of 5

8 adults and 1 two year old.From welcome by Sylvie to departure was great.House very clean.pool very clean

No adverse comment.Just right

  • Review Submitted: 30-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Superb villa in wonderful location

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had such a wonderful stay at this villa. Everything was so lovely, excellent accommodation , location, we all loved it. The cleaners/manager were excellent and we got into villa in good time, everything was as described. The décor was excellent and the villa was well equipped. We spent most of our time in the pool or on the patio but it is also very close to the beach. We loved the area and Sainte Maxine has everything you could wish for. Very quiet area apart from our slightly annoying pool alarm!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely villa. Plenty of room for family holiday for 8 adults and 3 children including a baby.

  • 5 of 5

Situated in St Maxime. But a little to far. For a walk into the town for some of the younger and older members of the family. Easy to drive down and park in the Town centre. Beaches nearby in easy walking distance from villa. Pool is lovely with sunbeds and umbrellas and beach towels provided. Has gas barbecue for outdoor cooking and large range cooker in kitchen. All bedrooms have ensuites.. Washing and drying facilities too. No maid service during our two week stay but we just washed and dried towels etc ourselves . So many places to visit and things to do . Visits to Gorges of Verdon and Lake St Croix recommended as well as closer trips out to St Tropez (by boat not car) Port Grimaud and Nice.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A lovely villa with some problems

  • 3 of 5

The villa is well situated with a view of the Mediterranean sea and has a superb swimming pool. Ste Maxime is a nice little town offering all we needed by way of shops and restaurants. A swim followed by breakfast on the terrace was a perfect way to start the day.

As we had only five staying in the end, the villa catered for us easily but there were a number of snags. On the night of our arrival we suffered a power outage which we could not fix ourselves, the fuse box being in a locked room. Sylvia turned out and fixed it. Having recovered from that, at 2 am we were woken by the pool alarm going off. This it did intermittently during the week twice at night! There was a pervasive smell of drains during the whole week. A plumber came to the property on Wednesday but was unable to correct it. The automatic gate to the property did not work. Again a man came to fix it with no result. A number of other minor issues were irritating - one fridge not working, though there was ample space in the others. Some door shelves in the main fridge were missing.

The lady looking after the property was as helpful as she could be but she required the owner's consent to do things.

I was also irritated by threats to charge if the property was left in an unsatisfactory state, towels not put on to wash and if the barbecue (very good by the way) was not cleaned properly. Of course we sought to comply with these requests but with a departure time of 10 am, a family with children might struggle to put everything in place.

That said, these were minor irritants during a very enjoyable week. Would we go back? Only if we were certain that the faults had been fixed and the pervasive smell was gone.

Writing the day after our return I can truly say we had a great time.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A lovely gîte with early-season teething problems!

  • 4 of 5

The house is very comfortable and well-equipped and the view from the terrace is delightful. If you enjoy a holiday spent lounging around the pool, this property would be an ideal holiday let. We, however, prefer to get out and about a little and had looked forward to visiting many places in the area. Sadly we saw very few of these as the sheer volume of traffic made it a nightmare to turn out onto the main road - and this off season! Admittedly, the roadworks at a roundabout added to this, but in high summer it must be dreadful.

Of course, there is a beach nearby, but the steep hill on the return trip would prove a trial for some, especially in the heat of summer. And walking back from town in the sun would tax all but the youngest and fittest.

These criticisms would obviously not worry a group of young, fit people, but there were some other problems which apply to all ages. When we arrived, we were greeted by a most unpleasant odour throughout the whole of the upper floor. This, we later worked out, was due to faulty plumbing from the washing machine. This cannot have been a one-off occurrence and should surely have been rectified before our arrival. As it was, the smell was very unpleasant in 2 of the upper bedrooms and the 3rd was so bad that we were unable to use it! The smell took a couple of days to clear, but recurred when, as requested, we washed the pool towels on the eve of our departure. This is the first time we' have ever been asked to do the washing and we feel that, in that case, they should at least supply washing liquid/powder, rather than our having to buy it ourselves!

We have used Owners Direct/HomeAway for several years and have always had frequent contact with the owners prior to our stay. This time we heard from Padraig only when payments were due. Fair enough, but we expected a few more details after making the final payment.

But still nothing. In the end we contacted the helpline who got in touch with Padraig who then sent the address and contact name - but no phone number for us to arrange timings. We again tried to get hold of Padraig but with no luck so once again we contacted the helpline and in the end received the info just one hour before we set off! At the gîte too communication was very poor with no helpful folder of advice and instructions. Apparently, Padraig had taken it away to update it! Shouldn't this have been done beforehand?

A lovely gîte with early-season teething problems!

  • Review Submitted: 07-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Excellent place near St. Tropez

  • 5 of 5

We spent 5 nights (we planned for 4 but added one more) at villa Piere ( 2 families of 4 adults and 4 children) and we really enjoyed the place from all points of view - location, layout, amenities...

The property managers were very kind and also the emails exchanged with the owner were very friendly. We travelled around quite a lot and discovered a little gem called Port Grimaud a few minutes drive from propriety - thanks Charlotte for a great tip.

We will come back in the future

  • Review Submitted: 28-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended


The local beach is reachable by 2 minute walk and there are a multitude of attractive beaches in and around Ste Maxime reachable within 15 minute walk.


Nice Airport (1hr).

Marseille Airport (1hr).

Toulon Airport (1hr).


1.5km to Sainte Maxime Centre.

Further Details:

From Sainte Maxime centre take the ferry to to St Tropez/Cannes, ferries run every 20/30 mins. Take a stroll through the wonderful Provencal markets (Ste Maxime - each Friday), see the fantastically opulent yachts, or take it easy and relax into the local easy pace. For the more adventurous there are plenty of activities such as diving, sailing, golf, swimming, cycling, hiking, horse riding, scooter hire etc.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £175.55
Damage Deposit £438.87

Booking Notes:
Prices are per week. Booking week is Saturday to Saturday. 25% deposit payable at time of booking. The full amount is due 4 weeks prior to your holiday. In addition we ask for a refundable deposit of £500 against damage. Please phone or email us as soon as possible for further information and to allow us to make a provisional booking for you.

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Manager's Cancellation Policy

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