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Villa with Huge Infinity Pool and Dramatic Mountain Views

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,690 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Villa in Vence, Cote D'Azur, Alpes Maritime, France - Very Quiet Hills Location, 3 Min Drive to Village, 10 Mins to Beach

Located between Saint Paul, Vence and La Gaude, 20 min from Nice airport. Beautiful traditional Provencal house with new big landscaped garden (30000sqft), huge trees and new infinity pool. Unspoiled views over the mountains, hills and villages. Most of our guest find the place so enchanting that they rather enjoy and stay in, around the pool, listening to birds, watching squirrels, and all sorts of animals. From the house you can also enjoy a short walk via a roman path to the next village (La gaude) in 30 min. Baby and kids features, such as bed and chairs are available on request. The pool has an alarm system and can be completely closed. Ideal to stay in the most wanted and sunny region of France, but with perfect serenity and away from the crowds. It is indispensable to have a car to drive around, yet all amenities, as supermarkets, great restaurants, golf courses, beaches and mountains are very close by. You can also enjoy the nightlife of Cannes that is only 25 min away.

Property Manager
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, French, Spanish
Calendar last updated:
17 March, 2018

About Yann

Hello To all, I am Yann, I live in London although this is my family house. Too big for us now, but it's such an incredible location that I have refurbished and improved. The house has a real soul and has been updated to modern standard. The pool and garden is a dream, A/C in every room etc.

I am quite an international person and I think I understand tenants need pretty well, as I also rent houses for myself. The house is very looked after and designed to make you feel conformable.

Staff will be available if you need anything during your stay.

Kind regards, Yann

Yann purchased this villa in 1973

Why Yann chose Vence

This is the house where i born. I have now moved to England but kept the place as this is pure paradise, simple, elegant and peaceful.

You're 10 min away from the sea, 20 min from the mountain, 45 min from ski .... All that in Green hills, in Provence.

What makes this villa unique

I guess the peace of mind is amazing, most of our tenants, particularly the one coming from cities, simply don't get out of the property, enjoying the land, pool and sun .....

No noise will disturb your stay, (the house is at the end of the road), except a few birds and squirrels ....

It is very romantic for couples, and ideal for families.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Vence in Alpes-Maritimes

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2690 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Min. age of primary renter: 5 ...
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • En-suite with bath and shower room, bidet, private WC. En-suite shared shower room and bidet. Separate WC.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 7/8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom with King size bed, private living room. Bedroom 2 with queen size bed (pool side). Bedroom 3 with double bed (pool side). Bedroom 4 with 1 single bed, an extra single bed upon request.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: Tenants have access to the washing machine. More frequent services can be arrange at tenant's cost.Children furniture on request. Mezzanine with desk, wireless broadband. Outside: Pool will be cleaned twice a week. Garden done every week. The land is entirely close and private. Private infinity pool (15x5m, in the summer time water temperature is between 26°c to 30°c). The swimming pool area is decked on 2000sqf. Ideal for families although we ask parents to check with young children around the pool. Pool is services twice a week. Oaks are more than 100 years old, Olives trees 300 years old. Variety of Mediterranean plants and plenty of outside space. Utility Room: Fridge 2, freezer 2, washing machine, laundry and tumble dryer. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Two x towels per person and linen provided per week. The maid will come 8 hours on Saturday. Other: Separate laundry room.


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Villa with Huge Infinity Pool and Dramatic Mountain Views
average rating of 4.8 based on 10 reviews

Charming villa located in Vence’s hinterland

  • 5 of 5

Had a great week-Long stay at the villa during the summer. Particularly enjoyed the swimming pool and vast garden and swimming in the nearby torrent.

The villa is ideally located close to shops and amenities yet removed from mass tourism and has spectacular mountain views. Perfect for a relaxing stay.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Ms Barnes, We are delighted you enjoyed your stay in our VIlla, We hope to see you again very soon with your adorable family. Kind regards, Yann
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Paradise escape

  • 5 of 5

I found myself in paradise and enjoyed the quietest and most memorable stay in this 1970's architect designed house at the edge of a green zone and its specular view over the mountains of st jeannet . I loved the elegance of the swimming pool and the pedestrian access to an impressive walk through the woods around to bath in the river below letting me speechlessly happy and ready after to embrace the vibrant surroundings as the two coveted villages of VENCE and ST PAUL DE VENCE and the seaside and fun of CANNES and NICE . It was the perfect nest for me to discover this region blessed by the gods and get the most out of my holidays .

  • Review Submitted: 26-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Mr Maria for your Review, We are truly happy you enjoyed your stay in our Villa and the region, we hope to see you again soon, Kind regards, Yann
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Paradise escape in south of France

  • 5 of 5

I had the most quiet and peaceful stay in this 1970's architect designed house . At the edge of a green zone with a spectacular view over the mountains of St Jeannet , i enjoyed every day Its elegant swimming pool as well as it's pedestrian access to the river and the woods around . It gave me the luxury to avoid the crowd when I wanted to, and being able to jump into the fun around as the proximity of two coveted beautiful villages of VENCE and ST PAUL DE VENCE, the 15' away sea side of NICE and CANNES, make of this place the perfect retreat as well as the perfect nest to discover a region blessed by the gods . I highly recommend the experience.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Very cute Cote d'Azur villa with swimming pool

  • 5 of 5

This villa is a gem. Tucked away in the heart of Vence, this villa is perfectly situated with stunning views of the foot of the Alpes and green lush Provencale rolling countryside. All from the very large outside swimming pool. Inside the villa is unique 70's original architecture and decor in very tasteful style. Big rooms for privacy if needed for any group or family visiting there. The house has a wonderful outside space not just by the pool but an outside eating area with modern BBQ which is great for the balmy summer nights. Drinking local wines and provencale food, this is perfect location for groups wanting to chill out in style or a family wanting to have space for the kids to play and swim. The hosts are very friendly and welcoming and happy to help if you have any question. For me this villa really stands out from the rest for its very reasonable price vs the amazing/stunning views and big unique inside space. Here is paradise in the south of France, relaxing and tranquil yet so close to the hussle and bussle of nearby Cannes, St Tropez, Nice and St Paul de Vence.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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a restfull stay in a quiet place in Vence

  • 5 of 5

My husband, my son and I had a very nice and peacefull stay in this spacious and beautiful home. The house is comfortable and clean. The swimmingpool is big (good pool maintenance). The host was also very friendly and gave us good advice for visiting all around. We want to come back !

  • Review Submitted: 22-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Comfortable and quirky!

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful pool, gardens and views, house is very well equipped and comfortable, interesting decor and comfortable beds, probably not suitable for adventurous toddlers as lots of things (decor bits) everywhere. House is at bottom of very steep narrow road. (A car and a confident driver is a must,) woke up to sound of chickens a donkey and bird song.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you David, I am glad you enjoyed the house !!! Yann
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Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
70 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
10 Kilometres
Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

Sea side is 10 min drive.


The property is 10 min drive from the beaches, although you may want to push to Cap d'Antibes sandy beaches 20 min drive or Cannes 25 min drive.


Nice International airport is 20 min drive, very easy of access. Hire of a car is essential, with all main international rental at the airport.


Vence and Saint Paul are 3km and 5km. Nice is 20km. Antibes is 15km. Cannes 25km. Monte Carlo is 40km. Paris 850km.

Further Details:

The Ultra Famous Modern Art foundation Maeght is 5 min away, with amazing permanent collections (Modigliani, Calder, Picasso). Within 30km there are 3 opera houses, 2 concert Halls, a big Aqua park (Dolphins etc). Variety of museums, fair for kids.


Prices & Availability

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Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Bookings will be secured with a payment of 100% of the rental by transfer. In Case of cancelation within 30 Days before tenancy 50% will be refunded by transfer. If cancelation occurs 60 days before tenancy, refund will be 75 %. No cancelation if possible after 30 days before tenancy.
Changeover Day:
Rentals are normally on a weekly base from Saturday to Saturday. However, we will be flexible for long stays or special request off peak.

Notes on prices:
Prices per week in UK pounds.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.