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Large 3bed Villa Apt 100m². Shabby Chic French Style. Private Pool, Garden & BBQ



Updated: 05-Dec-2016
Villa Apartment in Roquefort les Pins, Near Valbonne, Cote D'Azur, France - 5 Mins Walk To The Village Centre, Restaurants, Boulangeries And The Local Bistrot Bar

Villa Zelda - 20% off second week. . Spacious 3 bedroom apartment (100m²) with private pool and Garden for your own exclusive use in the ground floor of our villa in Roquefort les pins. Sleeps 6 plus babies. (06330 France) 500m from the village centre where you will find a supermarket, boulangeries, butchers, Banks and ATMs, pharmacy and several restaurants with open-air terraces and our local Bistrot "le Cappucino". Your apartment consists of the entire ground floor of the Villa and is totally independent. You have your own entrance, your own garden (400m²), a private pool for your own exclusive use (open 1st May - end September) and of course your own teak outdoor furniture and large charcoal Barbecue. Entirely redecorated in 2011 with beautifully restored French furniture in a shabby-chic French style. WIFI and ethernet.

THREE BEDROOMS, Changover Day is SATURDAY in High Season, at other times of the year we can be more flexible :-)

BOOK DIRECT with owner to avoid Service Fee if desired. (SINCE 2011)

I'm afraid we can't accept our animal friends - very sorry! :-)

More Details
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We are Dorothy & Francis - a Franco-Irish couple who have lived here since 2004. We really want your stay to be as pleasant and relaxing as possible so please ask us for any insider information on things to do and places to go in the area, especially for children. We know that guests like their own space so we are very discreet, but we are always on hand should you need anything. Please look at our website for more details and photos.

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Speaks English, French, German

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a very nice vacation in Villa Zelda,thanks to the excellent hospitality of the owners, Dorothy and Francis. The house is furnished with taste and love. Fully equipped kitchen, very clean and well maintained. Very good for small children (many toys, great for children to play in the garden). The location is very convenient, just 20 minutes drive to Nice and Cannes. Supermarket, restaurants, a pharmacy nearby. Ideal! Highly recommended. And we will absolutely come back. The Haller Family - Vienna, Austria 2011.

We had such a wonderful 10 days in Villa Zelda that it was very hard to leave. The weather was fab, the house was bright and spacious and beautifully decorated with lots of personal touches. The kids played for ages in the pool (and were thrilled to find a box full of toys in the bedroom!) Great location for visiting the surrounding beaches and towns (Hubby also loved Opio Golf just down the road). We'll be back! - Mrs. Tobin, Ireland 2011

"Better than the photos" 2012
Apr 2011
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8 Reviews

based on 8 holidaymaker reviews


Beautiful apartment, great location, warm welcome

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing stay at Villa Zelda. As ever a warm welcome from Dorothŷ and family. The apartment is super clean and comfortable, with all mods cons. We love coming back to the pool after a day exploring the area and having a barbeque in the garden. The town has some good places to eat (we like L'auberge du clos pins) and Valbonne is a short drive away with even more choice. Beaches around Antibes are easy to get to as is the amazing Lac de Saint Cassien with its crystal clear swimming water and canoe and boat hire. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic holiday

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for seven nights. Dorothy and her family made us feel at home and we could not fault the property. Villa Zelda is ideally situated for several local restaurants, all of which made us very welcome. Roquefort Les Pins is well positioned to visit Grasse, Cannes, Nice, Monaco and all the great places there are to visit on the Cote D'Azur

  • Review Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your time here at Villa Zelda :-) We are really looking forward to seeing you all again on the 2nd September 2017!
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Just Fabulous!

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a fabulous stay at Villa Zelda. The villa is spacious and beautifully appointed, equipped with everything you could possibly need (and much, much more). We arrived late on a Saturday evening and so finding bread, cheese and champagne waiting for us was very welcome indeed.

Ideally located for exploring the surrounding area including Biot, Mougins, Grasse, Valbonne as well as the larger towns on the Cote d’Azur and it’s also just a short walk to the centre of Roquefort-les-Pins where there is an Intermarche supermarket and a fabulous boulangerie.

After a day of exploring, the pool is wonderful to cool down in the summer heat before relaxing with an early-evening barbecue – idyllic!

But, special thanks must go to Dorothy who was amazing. Such a warm inviting welcome and so helpful when we needed assistance. Nothing was too much trouble.

Can’t wait to come back :-)

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your very kind words which really touched us. We would be thrilled to see you again (and we'll keep you some nice French cheese ;-). Warmest regards to all the family!
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Beautiful home and amazing welcome!

  • 5 of 5

We were well looked after from first inquiry to the time we left Villa Zelda by Dorothy and her family. Such a pleasure to have welcoming hosts who are just upstairs but at the same time you'd never really know they were there....perfect.

We could have spent all week in the wonderful house and garden and just walking around the village but we like to get out and explore. I was a great base to get to loads of places, we were able to enjoy time in Italy, Monaco, Nice, Cannes along with many of the mountain villages like Gourdon and Tourettes Sur Loup.

We were close to a small supermarket, restaurants and bakeries etc with some larger ones and shopping centers just a 15min drive away. It was great and the children loved their bedrooms, the toys and books and the pool :)

An amazing holiday where many treasured memories were made. Hope to return again to see the area and spend time in Villa Zelda once more.

Thank you for having us.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your very kind words! We are so delighted you all had such a happy time here :-) ( - so glad the kids enjoyed the toys!) We really loved having you and we would be thrilled to see you again any time at Villa Zelda :-) x
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Villa Zelda

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay at Villa Zelda, just the perfect retreat, away from it all yet close enough to walk to the supermarket and some restaurants. The house was Very clean and comfortable, with everything you could possibly need

Valbonne is only c6 miles away and is well worth a visit, also the old town of Biot, as well as Mougins .

  • Review Submitted: Sep 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Amazing stay at Villa Zelda

  • 5 of 5

We have just come back from a fantastic weeks stay at Villa Zelda. Dorothy could not have been more welcoming or helpful from the minute we arrived.

The villa was exactly as described and felt very spacious, the kitchen was well equipped and each room immaculately furnished. A real plus having sky TV, it was like home from home!

The pool was a big hit with all of us in the heat and used whenever we were in, it was well maintained and of the standard of the rest of the villa.

Dorothy gave excellent customer service, available for any advice and assistance and nothing was too much trouble. We had complete privacy throughout our stay and i would thoroughly recommend this holiday home.

We had a hire car and really made use of the beautiful weather to explore. Toulon was our first stop, to visit the rugby stadium and was an easy drive along the coast. We then did San Remo in Italy, Monaco, Cannes, Antibes, Nice centre, and Grasse... Plus we even managed to fit in a visit to watch a stage of the Tour de France which was easily achievable with only an hours drive up in to the Alps. I would thoroughly recommend all of these places to any visitor. Public transport is equally as good and despite having a car we also used the bus to reach Nice central and Grasse. The local bus service is cheap and efficient and if we didn't have a car we would have easily travelled by bus and train to the same destinations.

Locally, you have all the amenities you need, so if you just wanted to stick to Roquefort les pins, you would equally enjoy a week relaxing in the village. But my advice would be to explore the area as you wont be disappointed!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

This is a great village for bringing up children - there is a very relaxed atmosphere which we like a lot. We used to pass through this village on our way to Francis's parents house and I always wished we'd have a house here one day. We're far enough away from the city yet we have everything we need on our doorstep - it's only 5 minutes walk to the village centre. Cannes is only 16 kms away and even a trip to Monaco is only 45 mins by car! In ski-season you can find yourself going skiing on Saturday and off to the beach on Sunday! The sunshine of course is one of the main reasons for buying here rather than in Dublin! Quick access to the Airport means we can pop home more often.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Nice at 22 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Cappucino, le Cave, at 500 Metres Nearest Golf : OPIO GOLF at 4 Kilometres Nearest Train : Cagnes sur Mer SNCF at 7 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A8 at 7 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Auberge du clos des Pins at 500 Metres Nearest Beach : Cagnes sur mer at 8 Kilometres Car: recommended


Just 15 minutes drive away there is a lovely smooth-surfaced seaside promenade at Cagnes-sur-Mer (9km) which is perfect for walking, jogging, cycling and rollerblading. Down the coast towards Nice is the famous ‘Promenade des Anglais’. A 15 minute ferry ride from Cannes takes you to the quiet, unspoilt islands of les Iles de Lerins. The sandy beaches of Antibes & Cannes are only 12 and 16kms away.


Nice Airport 20kms - Direct bus route from Terminal 1 (number 500 heading to Grasse - stops in Roquefort les Pins). A car is not essential but we would recommend it in order to get the most out of your trip to the French Riviera.


20km from Nice airport. 16km from Cannes. 12km from Antibes. 6km from Valbonne. 12km from Saint Paul de Vence.

Further Details:

There are so many things to do and see around Roquefort les Pins. The nearby village of Valbonne has a very pretty Pedestrian Quarter with restaurants all around for balmy outdoor dining. The Sea World of Marineland just 10 mins drive away in Antibes which comprises of a water based animal park with Dolphins and Killer Whales, a children's Farm, MINIGOLF and the Waterslide Park ‘Aquasplash’. Children's Accrobranch (tree-climbing with ropes and pulleys) and a childrens Labyrinth are just 4kms down the road in Villeneuve Loubet. The picturesque mountainside village of Saint Paul de Vence (12km) with its famous Art Galleries and Gourmet Restaurants is a favourite outing for visitors and locals alike. An hour's drive will bring you to the excitement of Monaco's glamorous boutiques and famous casinos. Then pop over the border for the Italian experience and the busy Friday morning market of Ventimiglia. One of the biggest KARTING tracks in Europe (Fun-Kart) is only 12 kms away on the road to Gourdon, "Monster Paintball" is right beside it for double the trouble! The Matisse museum in Nice is a must for admirers of his work. We also have the national museums of Ferdinand Leger, Marc Chargall and Picasso's "La Guerre et La Paix" exhibition in the region. Villa Zelda is the perfect base for exploring the French Riviera.


Rental rates

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2 Oct 2016 - 17 Dec 2016
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3 Jun 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
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24 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Deposit of 25% payable when booking. Balance to be paid 8 weeks prior to arrival. Payments by Bank Transfer or French cheque. For last minute bookings please contact us. Deposit in case of breakages or damage: 500€

Changeover Day:
In high season changeover day is Saturday. In low season days are more flexible, - please let us know your requirements. Arrival is after 4pm to allow for cleaning and check out by 10am please. Thank you :)

Notes on prices:
Reductions on stays of two weeks (20% off second week).
20% off cheapest week if weeks fall in different price periods.

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From the Owner

We have spent over a year looking for quirky characterful pieces of furniture to make this place a little different. If you like we can give you a peek at the "before & after" photos!

Property Type

  • villa


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool ...


  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...

Location Type

  • beach
  • village


  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services

Floor Area

  • 100 m²


  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Bathroom 1 - Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom with bath and wall-mounted shower. Swing-open glass shower wall so that you can shower in comfort. Double sink unit in marble with large mirror. Separate toilet.


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Chambre Ovale - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Cot, 160cm bed, Travel Cot and High chair available (free)
  • Chambre Doisneau - 2 Single Bed
  • Chambre Grenouille - 1 Large Double Bed, 155cm
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 ("chambre Ovale") with queen sized bed 160cm. Bedroom 2 ("chambre Grenouille") with large double bed 150cm. Bedroom 3 ("chambre Doisneau") with twin beds. Travel cot and high-chair also available at no extra cost.


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


  • Self-catering

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


  • You will be the only guests in the villa as we only welcome one group of guests at a time. Smoking is permitted outdoors. There is parking for two vehicles in the villa grounds (or up to six motorbikes). Sat TV (BBC1,2 ITV, Ch4 etc, etc) French TNT, German (RTL,Pro7, N-tv,KidsCo usw) & many more. Internet via WIFI.(broadband Ethernet connection also) I'm afraid we can't accept animals - very sorry! Outside: The Garden and Terrace (400sq.m) and Pool are for your own exclusive use during your stay. You have your own solid wood octagonal pool of 5 metres in diameter. There is an exterior safety ladder which secures the pool when taken away. Complies with French Safety Laws. Pool open 1st May to end of September. You have some lovely solid teak furniture; a large table (can seat 8-10) with 6 matching teak chairs. Large Charcoal BBQ. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bath and hand towels, tea towels, sheets and bedlinen are all included in the price. We recommend you bring your own beach towels.

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