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Luxury Villa with pool, beautiful gardens and stunning views.



Updated: 09-Sep-2016
Opio, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur,Valbonne, Mougins,Biot, Chateauneuf, Le Rouret, Grasse, France - Peaceful location, close to local amenities. A superb base to explore all the region has to offer.

Don’t compromise on quality, a traditional ‘mas’ style villa nestled in the hillside between the historic villages of Opio, Valbonne, Chateauneuf-de-Grasse and Le Rouret. Conveniently located in an elevated position at the end of a quiet residential lane with a stunning panorama that includes Opio, Chateauneuf, Castellaras, Grasse, and far reaching views to the Mediterranean and Esterel Mountains.

The gated villa with a remote entry system is an extremely private, secure property set amongst ancient olive trees, lawned gardens and stunning 110 sqm south west facing terrace. The decor is Provencal with original terracotta tiles throughout, with many traditional features and is tastefully furnished to the highest standard. This is a very stylish, comfortable and quality family home from home. It offers spacious living, with several ‘al fresco’ options. The pool and beautiful gardens present absolute privacy and are the perfect get away from the pressures of everyday life. The local shops and supermarket are within a short driving distance.

The gardens at the villa are tended and the pool (12m x 5m), is serviced weekly. The pool area which is in the sun all day, has an alarm system which can be activated when small children are staying at the villa. Children should be supervised at all times near the pool.

More Details
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

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About the Owner

Having holidayed extensively around the world, we found ourselves returning to the Cote d’Azur very frequently, and so it was a small step to consider buying a home here. However, it did take 2 long years of searching to find our dream house. Living in the city in the UK, we wanted a peaceful semi-rural setting with sort of view that convinced us we were actually living in France. We also wanted to be close to the airport, and to be within a short distance of some lovely traditional villages and the very glamorous Cannes and St Tropez. With both of us having a pressured professional life, tranquillity was also high up on the list of “must haves”. After an exhaustive search for a classic Provençal property with charm and beauty, we now have it. We bought the property in 2014.

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2 Reviews

2 holidaymaker reviews


Relaxing and beautiful villa

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful family holiday at Le Massland villa. The villa is in a tranquil, secure and beautiful location with outstanding views across the hills and to the coast. The bedrooms are spacious with White Company sheets and dressing gowns, fans for comfort in the warm nights, and plenty of bathrooms/showers for a large family. The kitchen is well equipped with everything you could need, including separate corckery and glasses for outside dining.

Whilst we ate in a lot, barbequeing on the terrace, we did visit nearby Valbonne for the markets and restaurants. There are also plenty of picturesque villages to visit nearby. There is a Carrefour supermarket in Opio (a few minutes drive), and also a butcher, greengrocer and bakery with plenty of fresh produce including fresh croissants each morning for breakfast.

Our four young daughters enjoyed playing in the pool and the well-cared for gardens. There was plenty of shady areas under the olive trees for those who prefer time out of the sun.

The owners were very helpful and provided a thorough information pack about the villa and local area. The villa was as described, if not better, and we would recommend it to anyone looking for a luxurious and relaxing time away.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So delighted the family had a great time, and appreciated our French home.
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Awesome sunsets!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at Le Massland early September for one week. The property is perfectly located for a quiet, secluded holiday but within easy reach of Cannes and Nice for beach and busy environments or beautiful places nearby such as Valbonne (nearest town which is only 5 minutes by car), Mougins and Gourdon. The best of all worlds.

The property has a really warm and welcoming feel; it is beautifully furnished to an exceptional standard with nice finishing touches – White Company dressing gowns, French soap, hairdryers……. The kitchen is fully equipped with dishwasher, large American-style fridge/freezer with ice-maker, loads of cutlery, crockery, glassware including an outside armoire containing similar items to use on the terrace and pool area. There is also a separate laundry room with washing machine and tumble dryer.

Outside there is a good size terrace with different seating options – it’s under the canopy that you can sit in the evening with a sundowner and watch the awesome sunsets. Plenty of grass/garden space and gorgeous pool area with sun loungers.

We ate in quite a lot because the villa was so comfortable and it’s so easy to cater for yourselves from interesting local shops and prepare in the fully equipped kitchen or on the outside BBQ. We did eat out a couple of times at Le Rouret (Le Bistro du Clos) and the Auberge Provencale in Valbonne square.

Great holiday just what we needed - could have stayed much longer or actually moved in! We would highly recommend Le Massland and its location.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your comments. We're glad you seemed to enjoy Le Massland as much as we do.
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From the Owner

The property is in the commune of Opio, with Valbonne, Chateauneuf Grasse, Mougins minutes away with their unique atmospheres, restaurants, galleries and shops. And of course, Nice, Cannes, Antibes and Juan Le Pins are a also close by. If one thing tipped us into buying this house, it was the view. Our 180 degree vista is amazing. How about a view that covers Chateauneuf Grasse, Grasse, Opio village, Castelleras, a golf course with the Mediterranean and Esterill mountains beyond? For you golfers, the house is minutes away from a lovely course, with others in the area. It’s a perfect base to get away from it all and immerse yourself in French country living or to enjoy the glitz of the Riveria. This combination of location, style, authenticity and views will be yours for your holiday.

Activity and Interests


20-30 minute drive to the popular beaches at Antibes, Cannes, Juan Les Pins and Nice are all within easy access.


Nearest AIRPORT - Nice: 25 Kilometres / 30mins drive. Car essential


7 mins drive to Valbonne. 3 mins to Opio. 5 mins to Le Rouret and 15 mins to Biot.

Further Details:

Details of local shops, restaurants, supermarkets, galleries and places of local interest and leisure activities are all available in the Guest Information File inside the villa.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Jul 2017 - 26 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Non refundable deposit on reservation (25% of total rent due). Balance of the rental and security deposit to be paid 8 weeks before arrival at the villa. Payments by bank transfer are accepted. The Security deposit will be refundable 2 weeks after departure less any damages or breakages or cancellation.

Changeover Day:
The villa is let Saturday to Saturday: Check in 15:00. Check out 10:00. Arrival after this time is by special arrangement only.

Notes on prices:
We are happy to rent the villa for longer than 2 week periods. If you would like to rent the villa for longer than 14 days, please contact us directly.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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From the Owner

The villa is within a few minutes of the local shopping centre which includes a bakers, post office, butchers, greengrocers, chemist, deli, bistro, hair salon and supermarket. In fact, there are two supermarkets within a 2km radius. You can actually walk to the local shops and supermarket. If you don’t want to drive everywhere there are also inexpensive local buses to Valbonne, Grasse and Nice. The villa is incredibly charming. Our friends and family love it. The ancient olive trees, gardens, lawns, pool and terraces all blend in with the smart Provencal style house to offer a unique atmosphere, privacy with stylish furniture and fittings. As well as all of this, we have terrific up lighting in the gardens to add even more charm to your evening al fresco dining.

Property Type

  • villa


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


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


  • Dining Area


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool


  • children welcome

Location Type

  • rural
  • village


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • 3 Bathrooms - Adult bath robes provided Bathroom 1 En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with bath, shower, basin and WC Bathroom 2 Shower room and sink to bedroom 2 with separate WC Bathroom 3 En-suite shower room to bedroom 3 with shower, basin and WC


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: 2 Doubles ensuite & 1 Double with Shower & WC Notes on bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms - Sleeps 6 adults 2 small children may also be accommodated. Bedroom 1 master bedroom and en-suite bathroom. Additional single bed and / or cots available. Bedroom 2 Double Bedroom 3 Double or twin en suite


  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: Cots and high chairs are available on request. The Villa is non smoking. No Pets. Outside: There is a further terrace at the pool with sun loungers and parasols. Antique Provencal iron garden furniture on the main terrace includes 2 large tables for ‘al fresco’ dining (seating for 12 + cushions), parasols. There is also a seating area with coffee table, 6 chairs and cushions. A large summer dresser with glasses, cutlery, crockery and tableware provides everything you need for outside dining. All windows and doors (except the front door) are protected by retractable insect screens. Utility Room: Front loading Bosch washing machine and separate dryer, double Belfast sinks, boiler, iron and ironing board. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bed linen and towels, plus pool towels are included and changed weekly free of charge. End of stay clean is also inclusive. Additional cleaning can be arranged at extra cost. 3 towels are provided per person per week: 2 for the bathroom and 1 for the pool. Other: All outside areas have sensor controlled lighting. There are two terraces at ground level; The main terrace is south west facing (110 sqm) with a retractable sun canopy, and overlooks the gardens and pool with another to the side of the villa (30 sqm

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