OwnersDirect uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
OwnersDirect uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance +44 (0) 800 917 5992
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance +44 (0) 800 917 5992

VILLA LA SOUSTA - private garden, spa pool, views to St Paul-de-Vence

Bedrooms 4
Separate WC's1
Space 1,506 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Wireless Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Parking


About the property

4 beds, 2 baths, open-plan living, easy walk to village centre, beautiful view

A fantastic place to relax and unwind, and for exploring the beautiful Riviera. Perfect for a romantic weekend, a family holiday, or a fun get-together with friends, Villa La Sousta is a charming, edge of village house that has been beautifully modernized. The interior is light, tranquil and luxuriously appointed. The upper level consists of lounge/dining area equipped with home entertainment system, fully equipped kitchen, and master bedroom with ensuite bathroom. Two balconies provide beautiful views to St Paul de Vence and the perfect place to enjoy breakfast or pre-dinner drinks. The lower level comprises 2 double bedrooms, plus a further bedroom with bunk beds suitable for adults or children, a family bathroom and separate cloakroom. A laundry/summer kitchen is also located on the lower level. The garden is a beautifully planted oasis, with heated spa/jacuzzi pool, and plentiful sun-loungers on their own deck (with shower). There is a gas bbq, and some delightful spots to wine and dine alfresco.

La Sousta is a 2-storey house, with the main living area enjoying the best views from upstairs.

• There is parking for 2 cars in front of the property.

• The Villa is accessed from street level up steps through the garden. There is also pedestrian access from the back gate into the village.

• The spa/ plunge pool is approximately 8’x15’ / 245cm x 455cm.

• The garden is tiered, and provides lovely spaces for the pool area, sunbathing deck and barbecue and outdoor dining area.

• A welcome basket will await you on arrival, and our local manager will greet you and be available throughout your stay, should you require any assistance.

Additional Services: Please let us know if we can do anything to make your stay more comfortable. We are able help arrange a variety of additional services, such as: airport transfers; grocery delivery; catering; excursions with a driver; additional maid services (ie daily); additional towels or linen changes etc. Prices upon request.

Please note: The property features a glass and stainless steel spiral staircase, which is not gated and may be difficult for the elderly/infirm and for those with small children.

• Although the pool is alarmed with motion detectors, it is unfenced. Therefore, again, we would not recommend this property to families with children under the age of 7.

More Details

Property Manager
Mrs Zoe Hitchens
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 October, 2017

Why Mrs Zoe Hitchens chose Cannes - Grasse - Antibes

I'm passionate about the South of France. I've been going there on holiday since I was a child. I love the light, the beach, the buzz, the markets, the restaurants, the landscape, the people and the language. I hope this is all reflected in our house, which is a wonderful, relaxing, tranquil place from which to explore this extraordinary area.

What makes this villa unique

So easy to get to, and yet it feels like a million miles away - flights in to Nice and then just a 20 min journey to the house. Location means that you can enjoy the peace and tranquility of the house, wander in to the village for your fresh baguette in the morning, or for your evening meal. When you want to go out, the whole of the Riviera is on your doorstop, waiting to be explored.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in La Colle-sur-Loup in Alpes-Maritimes

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1506 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • village
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Bath with Shower , downstairs, hair dryer supplied
    Ensuite - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , hair dryer supplied
    Cloakroom - Toilet , downstairs
  • There is also an outdoor shower on the sunbathing deck. Bathrooms are newly renovated with beautiful modern fittings. Luxurious 'White Company' towels supplied.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , ensuite bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , French doors open out to terrace and pool area
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , full-size bunks, suitable for adults or children
  • High 'hotel' quality linen is provided, and duvets are supplied in the cooler months. All the rooms have fans, radiators and traditional shutters. Master bedroom is located upstairs, and has beautiful views towards St Paul de Vence; all other bedrooms are downstairs with views onto the garden. A travel cot is available on request.
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Wood Decking
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
• We recommend this property for families with infants who are not yet mobile, or with children over the age of 7 only - please see below.


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(25 traveller reviews)

88% Complete
4% Complete
4% Complete
0% Complete
4% Complete
VILLA LA SOUSTA - private garden, spa pool, views to St Paul-de-Vence
average rating of 4.72 based on 25 reviews

Visit to Villa La Sousta

  • 5 of 5

Exacty as described - a luxury villa. Tastefully decorated with all the latest mod cons.

Fantastic views of St Paul Du Vence out of bedroom window and a 3 minute walk out of a back gate into the little village of Colle sur Loup. Gorgous fresh bread every morning.

Heated spa pool so could be used day or night.

Great position near to Nice airport, but also only 20 minute drive to Cap D'Antibes. Found lovely private beach in Garoupe Bay.

Would definitely recommend this property to friends.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 2, 2008
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
4 0

A poece of heaven

  • 5 of 5

La Sousta is an amazing villa where you feel so much peace, its quite and can hear the birds singing, the views are amazing to st paul de vence and the villas perched on the surrounding mountains. After a long day of sightseeing returning to la,sousta was paradise. The sunrise, sunsets are womderful. The villa is ideally located in the center of the french riviera so Monaco and Menton are one hour drive, St Tropez is one hour and a half drive. St paul,de vence is just five minutes away and also big supermarkets as Leclerc and Casino are five minutes drive. We were 4 people, my wife and my 2 daughters and we had plenty of space, the 2 full bathrooms worked perfectly for us. The garden is lovely, there are lavanda, olive, and lemon trees.and around the corner is the charming villa of la colle sur loup, there is amazing pizza at Le Tigre. Olivier was very helpful and kind at check in and available for any questions during our stay, and with Zoe (the owner) very easy and nice to comunicate. Definitely I recommend la sousta for a pleasant and unforgettable stay in the french riviera. We had such a wonderful time here and fell in love with this place. We would return here anytime without hesitation. In short we had a lovely time and we were very happy at La Sousta

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0


  • 5 of 5

We spent a magical week at La Sousta in September. We loved the house with its splendid views across the valley to St Paul de Vence, we enjoyed the delightful garden with its decked areas for sun bathing and we greatly appreciated being able to jump into the pool to cool off from time to time! The house is really well presented with every need catered for. It is very attractively furnished and has a lovely light and airy feel to it. We especially appreciated the Summer Kitchen which made alfresco dining easy and cool drinks readily available and we loved being able to pop out through the back gate which leads directly into La Colle, to pick up croissants and baguettes or go out to dinner without any need of our car.

The owners were always helpful and friendly - which also made all the difference.

We'd really recommend this lovely house to anyone looking to spend a holiday in that beautiful area of the Cote d' Azure.

  • Review Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Gorgeous house for a restful break

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful 5 days here in June 2016. A great house for a lovely break and the perfect base to explore this wonderful area of southern France. The house was very comfortable, clean and well appointed. I was here with my three children (Age 9 - 13) and we all felt very at home. Will be returning this year I hope.

  • Review Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Lovely villa, beautiful spot

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay here at the beginning of April; the villa is in the heart of the village but tucked away and peaceful, with beautiful views and a lovely garden . Inside it's a charming blend of modern and classic. The owner Zoe was very helpful in answering our questions.

All in all an excellent holiday - highly recommended!

  • Review Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the very kind review Ruth. I'm so glad that you enjoyed all that La Sousta has to offer, and had a great holiday. Please do come and stay again, you were delightful guests.
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Amazing house, fantastic location

  • 5 of 5

My wife, 6 year-old son and I spent a week at La Sousta in late April. The entire stay was fantastic. Management met us at the location to show us around the house and give us terrific recommendations (there was even croissants, cheese and a bottle of rose in the fridge to welcome us). My son and I could swim since the pool was warm, and it was so easy to get around the beautiful towns of southern France. We spent most days visiting amazing towns like St Paul de Vence and Eze - these were all very easy drives from the house (St Paul is only a 5min drive!). The home is ideally situated in the town of La Cole Sur Loup - and the main road with shops/bakeries/restuarants is accessed directly behind the house - a 2 min walk! I would highly recommend La Sousta and we look forward to visiting again.

  • Review Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for leaving this lovely review. I'm so glad you enjoyed the house and some of the delights of this amazing area. We'd love to see you again on another trip.
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0


Nearest Airport
14 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
12 Kilometres
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Cagnes sur Mer
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Cagnes sur Mer
Nearest Beach
6 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Just a short drive from Nice Airport, close to the beach at Cagnes-sur-Mer, and less than 4km from the historic town of St Paul de Vence, with its artistic links to Renior, Monet, Picasso, Chagall et al, and its famous gastronomic restaurants, Villa La Sousta is the ideal base for exploring the Riviera. Discover Jazz in Juan-les-Pins; Cannes Film Festival; the casino in Monaco; perfumeries in Grasse; glass-blowing in Biot; old Antibes; shopping and markets in Nice; hill villages (Eze, Gourdon); fabulous regional cooking, and even skiing within 45 mins (Greolieres, Isola 2000). Stroll through the back gate of the house and you will find yourself in the heart of the village of La Colle sur Loup, with its convenient local shops, including boulangerie, supermarket and bank etc., its renowned antique dealers, and its delightful selection of restaurants, ranging from the Michelin-rated l'Abbaye to a fabulous pizzeria.

20 mins from the stadium in Nice for UEFA Euro 2016!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in La Colle-sur-Loup, Cote d'Azur - Riviera

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Mid Season
10 Oct 2017 - 4 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £150
Pet Fee £50
Refundable Damage Deposit £500

Final clean, linen and towels (bath and pool) and access to local manager are included in rate.

10% discount available for LATE BOOKINGS (within 2 weeks) on a minimum of 7 nights stay (not already on Special Offer).

Monthly rentals are per month for a minimum period of 3 months (not including High Season).

Christmas and New Year periods charged at mid-season price. Minimum stay of 4 nights.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
Ask Manager a Question