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Sabbatical/Vacation Retreat - Cote D'Azur

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Last updated: 02/23/2010

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Property description

This charming and comfortable 3 bdrm villa is located in a private gated village built around a medieval castle prox. 25 minutes for Nice/Cote D'Azur Airpot, 20 min north of Cannes. The villa provides a quite and private environment, perfect for a summer holiday or longer stays suitable for sabbatical studies, writing, creativity and adventure especially from September through May when tourist are a a minimum. Climate is temperate in the off season and the house provides a cozy private, winter retreat w/ lovely views and a living room fireplace.

The house has 3 levels: main level includes living room, dining room, breakfast area, fully equipped modern kitchen, powder room, garden patio and large rear terrace with fantastic sunsets. Upper level has 2 large bedrooms each w/ en suite full bath and balcony. Garden level has large bedroom and full bath opening onto spacious lawn w/outdoor shower; an office is on this level. Castellaras, the village, was developed in '50 by the famous French architect, Jacques Couelle, in a cluster style which leaves more the 20 hectares of open land, terraced w/ olive tress and walking paths. The village offers a serene way of life in a protected surrounding only minutes from the restaurants of Mougins and the excitement of Cannes' Croisette, beaches and film festival & the sophistication of NIce etc. The terrace has views of Gorge Du Loup and and magnificent sunsets. There are also lovely views throughout the village of the Med, Bay of Cannes, Esterel Massif and Alpes Maritimes. The area abounds w/ museums, history and natural beauty. This allows wonderful days trips (Monte Carlo, St. Paul de Vence etc) shopping and recreational opportunities in glorious settings. The nearest towns are Valbonne and Mougins. There are two pools available April-Oct: a heated adult pool w/ restaurant July & August and splendid views of the Med and a huge children's' pool which allows walking in at one end. There are 4 tennis courts and golfing nearby. Village is staffed w/ 24 hours security and onsite guards. Rentals require security deposit for damage and final cleaning. Long term rentals do not include utilities, phone and final cleaning.

Keywords: Charming, secluded, domaine privee, near Cannes & Nice, fully equipped modern home, two pools, tennis, walking trails, golf nearby.

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Property Type

  • Villa

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 6-7

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • tennis courts, pool side restaurant July & August, private secluded property, near the excitement of Nice & Cannes...moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Dialup Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Catering Available
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
 

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Jul & Aug: €450/night (2 week minimum)
Rest of the year, length of stay and rates negotiable.

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About: This house was the dream of my late husband and we enjoyed many years soaking in the French ambiance. During those years we totally upgraded the house to ensure comfort all year round. We bought the house from the famous American comedian, Carl Reiner and his wife, who are parents of Rob Reiner, producer of When Harry Met Sally. The house is filled w/ wonderful energy including Mel Brooks and his wife, Ann Bancroft.

Why Valbonne:
The location is divine - 20 minutes North from the Med and south of the Alpes Maritimes. The climate is temperate in the winter months - sunny an allowing leisurely outdoor lunches w/ only a sweater.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
This is a private, low key secluded property with no glitz - it offers relaxation, breathing room and wonderful day trips to interesting venues. Off season St. Tropez can be easily enjoyed - an hour away. Long day trips or overnight include Aix, Arles, St. Remy to the west and to the east lovely towns in Italy......Como is an easy 4 hour drive with Switzerland not far beyond.


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Photos

  • Backyard

    Backyard

  • DIning Room

    DIning Room

  • Master Bed Room

    Master Bed Room

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Garden Level Guest Room

    Garden Level Guest Room

  • Front Patio

    Front Patio

VRBO #290300

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Date last modified - Tuesday, August 04, 2015

  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    7
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    4.5
  • Property type
    Villa
Manager
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
  • Calendar last updated 02/23/2010
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(617) 267-0393

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Sabbatical/Vacation Retreat - Cote D'Azur

Valbonne #290300

3 BR  4.5 BA  Sleeps 7

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