This imposing, stone-built Bastide de Vence just under 2 kilometres from Vence, perched 300 metres above sea level, with 50 kms sweeping views of the coastline, from the Italian Alps to Cannes and the L’Esterel hills to the West , even clear day one can even see as far as Corsica.
This luxury Bastide beautifully restored and elegantly furnished throughout with a large spacious living room with dinning area ( 80m2) includes a huge stone fireplace, Ralph Lauren armchairs, ‘smart’ TV, B&O sound system and a selection of modern pieces of art adorn the walls, with numerous French doors leading onto the garden and terrace, with far-reaching sea views
Large modern kitchen, some (45m2) with Italian Binova fittings, black granite work tops, a Scholtes four line stove and Wolf oven. There is a professional Unic coffee machine, and direct access via French window to the covered dinning terrace.
On this level is also 2 WC's and a
There are five bedrooms on the first floor, all with views of the Mediterranean and modern individually designed en-suite bathrooms. One room has a sofa bed, offering space for an extra two guests.
There is a master bedroom (double/twin) with a French door onto a private balcony, air-conditioning, an en-suite bathroom and a study with a sofa bed.
There are 2 further double/twin bedrooms, both with an en-suite bathroom. There is a family suite consisting of a double bedroom with en-suite bathroom and an additional twin bedroom ideally for children
There is a small double bedroom with a sitting area with a separate shower room and WC.
The grounds of the Bastide de Vence are just as stunning as the property itself; with large terraced grounds full of olive, orange and lemon groves and mature shrubs, this is the paradise garden you've been searching for. There are stone steps leading down to the lower terrace, where there is an 18m x 5m heated infinity salt-water swimming pool, with a summer kitchen and covered dining area and an outdoor shower. There is a pathway to the private tennis court and boules pitch, and ample parking.
The magnificent grounds are built into the hillside, with six south facing terrace levels with olive, orange and lemon groves and mature scented shrubs. Below the olive grove level is the pool with an impressive 18m x 5m heated infinity salt-water swimming pool (heating on request) with a shallow beach entry. There are far reaching views from the pool area and there is also a pool house with summer kitchen and covered dining terrace with seating, brick barbecue and fridge and a outdoor shower. The grounds are light creating a magical atmosphere at night time.
There is a petanque court as well as the use of a private tennis court (on request)
Once you've arrived, you will never want to leave, however there are plenty of things to discover in the region. The old walled town of Vence is full of interesting art galleries, craft shops and cafes and restaurants. Nearby St Paul de Vence has small cobbled streets with tempting artisan shops and is home to renowned restaurant La Colombe d'Or.
The beaches at Villeneuve Loubet and Cagnes-sur-Mer are a short distance from Bastide de Vence.
However if you are more adventurous on can explore the magnificent cities and villages of the Cote d’Azur, from Cannes to Biot, Nice and Monaco and a little further enjoy a taste of Italy too or to the west there is Grasse and Fayence.
room / Dining area (TV/DVD) open fireplace, French doors to garden
terrace with far-reaching sea views
Large, modern kitchen/breakfast room (TV) French door to covered dining terrace.
Guest cloakrooms with WCs x 2
All bedrooms have wonderful sea views.
1 - Master double or twin bedroom 1.80m or 2 x 0.90m, TV, French door to balcony, air-conditioning, en-suite bathroom, WC, a study area with sofa-bed in tower
2 - Double or twin bedroom 1.80m
or 2 x 0.90m, TV, with en-suite
shower room, WC.
3 - Double or twin bedroom 1.80m or 2 x 0.90m, TV, with en-suite shower room, WC
4/5 - Family suite: Double bedroom 1.80m or 2 x 0.90m,
TV, with archway to a children's bedroom (2
x 0.80m), en-suite shower room,
6 - Small double bedroom 1.40m with sitting area
Separate shower room, WC
Large terraced grounds with panoramic views with olive, orange and lemon groves, mature shrubs.
Stone steps leading down to lower terrace with
Heated infinity salt –water swimming pool 18m x 5m - depth 20 - 30cm 'beach entry’ then 1.20m to 1.80m)
Summer kitchen (sink, built-in charcoal barbecue) and covered dining with table for 6, outdoor shower.
Pathway to private tennis court (use and access on request),
Boules pitch “Petanque court”
Sleeps10; - 5 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms, 4 shower-room, 7 WC
Sofa bed for 2 young children on request (to make up 12)
Air-conditioned in Master bedroom
Heated infinity salt –water swimming pool 18m x 5m
Pool heating included from May - September
With sea views
Near the airport
Use of private tennis court - access on request
Sofa bed for 2 young children on request
Included: 6 hours maid service per week (2 maids x 3 hours each)
Pool heating included from May - September
Additional maid service €20 per hour paid locally
Pool heating €150 per week October - April
Chef service available on request when booking
Vence 1.5 km (shops and cafes and restaurants)
St Paul be Vence 6 km
Antibes 15 km
Nice and airport 20 km
Nearest beach 10 km
Golf 10 km
Cagnes-sur-Mer 12 km
BOOKING POLICIES: Minimum stay 7 nights
DEPOSIT REQUIREMENTS. 30% at time of booking
Deposits are NON REFUNDABLE
BALANCE DUE: 60 days prior to arrival.
Security deposit 3000 euros to be held at the agency
Trip cancellation insurance is highly recommended!