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Beautiful Family Villa w/Secure Pool-Private Estate-Overlooks The Parc National

Overview

Property

Updated: 03-Oct-2016
Villa between Biot and Valbonne, Cote d'Azur, France - Comfortable, Spacious Family Villa in a Great Location With Stunning Views, 10 Mins From Beach

A delightful luxurious 5 bedroom villa in a quiet residential domain between Biot and Valbonne. Ideally location to discover the entire French Riviera. Close to shops (walking distance) and local transport by bus to train station (10 mins). There are large fully enclosed gardens of nearly 2000m2 that back onto the National Forest. The property is accessed via electric gates and there is parking for several cars. There is a large open plan living/kitchen/dining area, comfortably and tastefully furnished. From here there are 5 sets of French doors allowing lots of light and opening onto the rear terrace which in turn leads to the gardens and a 11 x 4 metre fully fenced pool. Also on the ground floor is a double bedroom with en-suite shower room with direct access to the rear terrace. There are two sitting areas within the house with UK TV. This is a comfortable and safe family home with all the conveniences of public transport and local amenities at hand.

  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We are an English couple with 2 teenage boys. Alistair is a Yacht Captain and Gill is a Graphic / Web designer.

We love our home and the opportunities its location offers. It is a great place to live so we are sure anyone visiting will enjoy the French Riviera from the comfort of our home.

We have successfully rented out for the past 5 years and had some great comments on the quality and comfort of our home.

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Speaks English, French

Guestbook comments from the owner

As a group family holiday, six adults and two little ones under three, Gillian's home was both welcoming, very well equipped and ideal, great layout for family areas, eating, pool leisure and fun. The pool itself was fabulous, lots of comfortable beds for lounging and sunbathing, a large shallow area for the little ones to stand and play with toys, not heated but not necessary as it is directly in the sun. Perfect location for seeing the Cote D'Azur or nearby villages. Supermarket nearby for all you need for fresh produce, meats and fish for the Bbq. Gillian was very responsive both before our arrival and after if we needed to ask her anything. The pool lady came regularly and cleaners came after the first week and changed bedding, as well as gardener to tend to the lawn area. Very secure property, plenty of activities, badminton, boules, table tennis, etc. Also very private and not overlooked, backs on to woodland bridle area, so take mosquito protection if prone to bites. All bedroom windows have screens on however and ceiling or floor fans. We had many family Bbqs on the terrace whilst the children slept and we recommend Biot and Valbonne for restaurants although they start serving dinner from 7pm so beware if you have little ones and need to eat early. We would not hesitate to recommend staying at Gillian's home, would love to go back again.
Jul 2016
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6 Reviews

4.8
based on 6 holidaymaker reviews

5

Luxurious private family villa with lovely pool

  • 5 of 5

We went to this part of France with a large family group in the run up to my son's wedding in Valbonne. We owe a big thank you to the owner Gill, who could not have been more helpful, finding us a second villa nearby and helping us in so many ways and with all sorts of local information. This villa is beautifully and elegantly appointed and equipped, with lovely attention to detail and at the same time it has a very warm homely feel. It is situated in a secluded part of a gated community with a delightful garden backing onto woods. The pool area was really great with enough seating for everyone and plenty of swimming towels provided. The whole family group enjoyed the boules, badminton and table tennis. We made good use of the barbecue and enjoyed having the fire on the terrace in the evenings. There is enough car parking for several cars and it is only a five minute drive to the nearest supermarket and boulangerie. We all loved our stay, and wished we could have stayed on much longer. I really can't recommend the villa or its lovely owner more highly.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your very kind words. I couldn't recommend you more highly as guests. Dream Guests !!
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07.08.16 Williams review

  • 4 of 5

I arrived on the 07.08.16 for 7days with a group of 10 people (6 adults and 4 children) and found that the villa was everything the owner (Gill) had said and more. Most importantly the accommodation was clean and well maintained, good WIFI near the house, table tennis, basketball net, french boules, barbecue, cinema room and for me the outside sitting area with a fire (nice touch).

We went to Nice (20mins),Biot (10mins) Monaco (50mins), Valbonne (15 mins) and you could walk to local shops but this was about 20mins walk but still nice to have amenities close by, so all in all well located for exploring.

I found the whole experience well managed from start to finish and due to the extra touches like first night shopping done for us and great communication I would definitely stay again so thank you Gill for letting out your beautiful home.

Kind regards

Richard.

I would recommend getting Owners direct villa insurance £70 for peace of mind.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

A great holiday for all the family

  • 5 of 5

We visited the villa for our summer holiday and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The resident cat was very friendly was happy to let us feed her. The pool was a great temperature due to the recent hot weather. The children loved the TV room and made use of it especially when the sun was at its highest . The bedrooms were all well equipped and clean. There was a supermarket nearby and there were lots of lovely places to visit that were nearby. We would thoroughly recommend this villa and believe it has enough to cater for everyone.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review. I just want to let anyone know who is reading the review that there is no longer a cat on the premises.
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5

fabulous villa, wonderful holiday

  • 5 of 5

As a large family group, we spent two weeks here in July. It is a wonderful, well appointed, beautiful villa In a most convenient location with easy access to Nice and the Cote D'Azur.

The pool is fabulous, clean with an array of sun loungers. The outdoor seating area is inviting complete with chairs and sofa and twinkle lights over the canopy at night.

Indoors, the kitchen is well equipped and clean. The bedrooms are light filled and very comfortable.

The owner was professional and a pleasure to deal with throughout. The caretaker was attentive and efficient and was on hand to deal with any queries.

I can highly recommend this property, it will not disappoint on any level

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful villa

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from 2 weeks at this lovely villa. It is situated in a secure development in a private and quiet position. The villa is really well equipped and the owner has gone to great lengths to make sure you have everything you need. The towels, bedding and beds are fantastic and it was great not having to take pool/beach towels with us. The outside space and furniture is also lovely and very attractively arranged. The villa was cleaned and bedding changed half way through our stay. The property is very well positioned for exploring lots of the Cote D'azur. You are only a 10 min drive from Valbonne and Biot which both offer a good selection of shops and restaurants. There is a Caffefour/chemist within a 5 min drive. We used the railway station at Biot to get the train to Monaco which only cost 35 euros for four of us on a Family Pass. The swimming pool is lovely and was cleaned regularly. The children spent most of their time in the pool or using the cosy snug for watching TV. Gill the owner was very helpful when we needed to contact her. All in all we had a lovely relaxing holiday. I would definitely recommend this villa to friends a family. It has everything you need.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Location location location

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at Jills lovely villa in Bois Fleuri, Biot. The villa is safe for young children, comfortable, well furnished and in an excellent location. We appreciated being able to supervise our boisterous teenage children in the pool from the terrace off the lounge during our al-fresco meals. The upstairs office/day room proved very useful for the children to play their computer games and have their own space, a big plus! Being on a private domaine with electric gates gave us real peace of mind with security and the children enjoyed skate boarding down the hill to the villa without the worry of traffic. We had easy rapid access to Cannes, Nice, Antibes as well as the local villages so the location is perfect for anyone wanting beaches and local culture. I would not hesitate to recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 19, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Nice Airport at 25 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Cafe Brun at 5 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Opio Golf Club at 5 Kilometres Nearest Train : Biot at 9 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A8 Antibes at 11 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Le Baou at 1 Kilometres Nearest Ski : Greolieres at 48 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Biot at 9 Kilometres

Coast/Beach:

Biot beach is 10 min drive and Antibes 15 mins.

Travel:

Nice International airport is 25 mins by car.

Distances:

Nearest villages are Biot and Valbonne both are 5 kms.

Further Details:

1km walking distance to Carrefour supermarket, bakery, pharmacy, hairdressers, florist and cafe.

5km car or bus journey to Marineland and Antibesland funfair.

Bus stop to Valbonne, Biot, Antibes and Biot train station 8 mins walk.

Availability

Rental rates

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7 night minimum stay
£3,784
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£3,784
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
30% deposit on booking. Remainder 8 weeks before booking commences plus security deposit.

Changeover Day:
Flexible but except for Saturdays due to traffic and travel costs. We have found Friday to be the ideal day.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • villa

General

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob

Dining

  • Child's Highchair

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • mountain
  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Master bedroom has spacious en-suite with roll-top bath, shower and toilet. 2nd upstairs bathroom has shower and toilet. Downstairs double bedroom has own shower/toilet.

Bedrooms

  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom 5
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10 (5 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 1. Master double. 2. Double 3. Two/three single beds. 4. Single/Cot. 5. Guest double (downstairs).

Outside

  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: Ideal for small children due to pool being (tastefully) fenced and having a large shallow area at one end. There is a badminton area, boules court and plenty of open space for ball games. Outside: 2000m2 of nicely gardened land. There is a large flat tarmac area for parking and ball games and large stone flagged patios surround the property with comfortably cushioned wicker furniture providing outdoor seating and dining areas. The fully fenced private swimming pool is 11x4m with a summer cover to keep the heat in during the evenings. The pool has a large shallow area at one end ideal for children or just sun bathing. Utility Room: 10kg washing machine and dryer. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All towels (bath and pool) and linen are included. Other: Downstairs double bedroom has ensuite shower room and a 2nd seating area with large sofa and UK TV.

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