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Exclusive Villa in Quiet Hills Behind Cannes, Fabulous Infinity Pool

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Last updated: 04/25/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:0.75
  • Property type:Villa
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Peaceful villa, sleeps 8, 5BR/2BA, amazing pool with sea-view overlooking nature

Great Family villa, with children entertainment and amenities: ping-pong, piano, board-games, baby high chair and changing mat etc.

The villa is 250sqm and comfortably sleeps 8 guests with two bathrooms and two separate WC. The spacious living area is light and airy and opens onto a large 60sqm south-facing terrace. Opposite the villa are the fields of eucalyptus and mimosas in the nearby hills, and from the terrace the Mandelieu sea-front can be seen; the area is very quiet and peaceful at the end of a small hill road.
A large mezzanine is overlooking the main living area with a double bed. Downstairs 3 bedrooms open up to the garden and the infinity swimming pool (2 with double beds and 1 with twin beds); An protected alcove opposite the bedrooms contains a sofa bed (single or double). All rooms are freshly painted. The pool is an Infinity Salt Water Pool (no chlorine) , with a large stone terrace where one can relax in one of the sun loungers.

The house has been decorated by us for us: all floors are tiled, furniture items tend to be family antiqued furniture, you try to put as many pictures as possible to give you an overview ! The kitchen has a traditional Provence Style and is well equipped as we tend to cook quite a lot.

We have a ping pong table, board games, some books and a piano area. We have tried to make the villa as child-friendly as possible and provide a high chair, changing mat, and beach toys.

There is parking space in front of the main entrance for 2 cars under the shade of a tree, and additional space at the back of the house if needed.

As stated, the setting is peaceful and quiet and offers far reaching countryside views of the nature reserve of the Esterel and the Bay of Cannes. The beach is only 15 minute away by car and we tend to go late afternoon when it gets a bit cooler and people start to leave. Cannes is 20mn away, great for shopping, restaurants, cinemas etc. Being outside Cannes is helpful to reach out other sites, such as Biot, St Paul de Vence, Nice or Monaco. There is really a lot to do.

Recent Renovations- Terrace completely replaced and newly painted bedrooms 2011; Infinity swimming pool completed in 2009.
Internet Access broadband - WI-FI


Member since: 2013

Speaks: english, french, russian
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/25/2017

Property Type

  • Villa
  • 250 m²

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

    Large doors to terrace...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 double

    Large doors to terrace...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    Large doors to terrace...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 double

    Mezzanine over large lounge ...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 double, 2 twin/ single

    Alcove bedroom can be dble or 2 sgls ...moreless

  • All rooms have fans for the summer months. Three bedrooms downstairs face south and have French windows leading directly to the beautiful lower terrace and infinity pool (salt not chlorine). Opposite the three bedrooms is an alcove with another bed, can be a double or two singles, the area can be screened off for privacy. Therefore Max at the villa can be 8-10 guests. All bedrooms newly painted!...moreless

Bathrooms: 0 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: combination tub/shower, shower

    Large corner bath and separate shower ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 3: toilet


  • Bathroom 4: toilet


  • The bathrooms are light and airy, well lit with tiles throughout


  • Books:

    Few easy reading books in French and English...moreless

  • Foosball
  • Games:

    Several Toys and games...moreless

  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television:

    Large Flat TV in Living Room and a very small one in one bedroom...moreless

  • Toys:

    Beach toys...moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Spelunking
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Dining table outside on the terrasse and inside in the dining room - both seat 8. Additional kitchen table - seats 5....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Fireplace:

    No fire allowed during the summer months, either outside or inside (in fireplace). This is a regulation....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:


  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided:

    Beach Towels not provided, Bath towels should not be used outside....moreless

  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool


Write a review 4.7
from 6 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Spring
Apr 22 - May 12, 2017
7 night min stay

Cannes Festival
May 13 - May 26, 2017
7 night min stay

May 27 - Jun 23, 2017
7 night min stay

Jun 24 - Sep 1, 2017
7 night min stay

Indian Summer
Sep 16 - Sep 29, 2017
7 night min stay

Sep 30 - Dec 22, 2017
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $869.13
  • No additional mandatory fees
  • Other Tax Rate 2.4%


Possible payment by card through hoemaway website, incurring additional charge of 2.4%

Prices are inclusive of utility bills, bedsheets and linen (excludes beach towels), and also include an end of stay cleaning.

Additional cleaning during your stay is available at extra cost.

Additional premium at peak exhibitions dates

We request a 800 Euros security deposit, refundable after your stay.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 04/25/2017
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35 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Nice airport
0.8 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
8 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
12 Kilometres
Nearest Train
6 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
0.8 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
50 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
Greolières-les-Neiges 06620
9 Kilometres
Nearest Beach

Car: Necessary

Pegomas is a beautiful location set with views of mimosas-laden country side. The nearest beaches of Cannes or Mandelieu are only a 15 min drive, with the famous Perfume capital of the world. 'Grasse' 15 mins in the other direction.

The famous villages of Mougins, St. Paul de Vence, Antibes, Eze, are all within easy reach. Biot and Vallauris are also worth a visit for their glass and pottery crafts.

Monaco and Nice can be reached within 30-50mn by car or take the train from Mouans Sartoux and enjoy a scenic journey along the coast. Use the autoroute to go to St Tropez (allow 1h) or try reaching St Tropez by ferry from Cannes or Ste Maxime (15 minute trip) - it misses out on the worst of the traffic, and you get a great view of the town as you approach it from the sea.

Another great day outing is a visit to the islands opposite Cannes, St Marguerite and St Honorat. Both can be reached by ferry (40mn).

Museum-wise, we have enjoyed the Fondation Maeght (St Paul de Vence), the Picasso museum (Antibes), Fernand Leger museum (Biot), Matisse museum (Nice), Chagall museum (Nice), Bonnard museum (Cannet) and many others all very close by - just to mention as well the Museum of Antique Automobiles (Monaco).

For children, many things are on offer: Marineland is a water centre with fabulous killer whales and dolphins shows (amongst many other things); the Frejus Zoo; the prehistoric caves; Monaco aquarium, and much more !

For nature-lovers, L'Esterel offers great hiking trips that our children love. We also venture in the hills behind our house towards Auribeau for a lovely walk between the eucalyptus and the mimosas. Slightly further away, Lac St Cassien is a must see, for a refreshing swim in the fresh water lake.

The spectacular Verdon Gorge is a 2-hour drive away. A magnificent canyon and gigantic cliffs of calcareous rock, you can enjoy the Azur's fresh water lakes or for the more adventurous do some white water rafting in the intertwining rivers. An alternative, maybe slightly less spectacular but much closer, are the 'Gorges du Loup', only 30 minutes away

Golf: The closest golf course is only 10-15 minutes away and there are another dozen courses within one hour's drive.

Ski: Isola 2000 offers skiing for all levels, just over an hour by car, and for families the small resort of Greolieres-les-Neiges is only 50km away.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2000

About the owner: We are a French London-based family. When young, Alexis used to spend his summer vacation in his grandmother's family home in Mandelieu with his cousins, so we have kept a strong attachment to the region.

Why the Owner Chose Pégomas, France:
We bought this property 17 years ago and it has been our main holiday home since then. The kids love it and we now start having their friends as holiday guests! The neighbourhood is lovely and we know all our local neighbours. We have enhanced the house over the years and are continuing to do so. We hope our guests will enjoy their stay as much as we do. Initially, we chose not to have any WiFi and TV to get away from screens while on holidays, but have now obviously given up on some of our principles for rental purposes - we have Internet access and also a large TV!

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
We feel in love with the light, the volumes, the fantastic view and the warm décor. We have built the swimming pool 7 years ago and this has changed the way we use the house: the kids are outside the whole time morning and late afternoon. We tend to go to the beach for later afternoon to avoid the crowds and the heat, and also for water activities (sailing or scuba-diving in Cannes or Mandelieu).

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Speaks: english, french, russian
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/25/2017

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  • Peacefulness


  • Your feet in the water - the three bedrooms open into the garden

    Your feet in the water - the three bedrooms open into the garden

  • Relax by the pool while facing the nature

    Relax by the pool while facing the nature

  • Sea-view from the terrasse (before trees are trimmed !)

    Sea-view from the terrasse (before trees are trimmed !)

  • South facing terrasse

    South facing terrasse

  • Mezzanine


  • Bedroom 3

    Bedroom 3

  • Bedroom 1

    Bedroom 1

  • Bathroom 2

    Bathroom 2

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Living room opening onto the terrasse

    Living room opening onto the terrasse

  • Large TV in the cosy fireplace corner

    Large TV in the cosy fireplace corner

  • View of the house from the opposite hills: infinity salt pool & ping-pong table

    View of the house from the opposite hills: infinity salt pool & ping-pong table

  • Superbe villa with fabulous infinity pool

    Superbe villa with fabulous infinity pool

  • View from the terrasse - fabulous infinity pool

    View from the terrasse - fabulous infinity pool

  • Entrance


  • Traditional kitchen with all modern appliance

    Traditional kitchen with all modern appliance

  • Bedroom 2

    Bedroom 2

  • Bathroom 1

    Bathroom 1

  • Bathroom 2

    Bathroom 2

  • Back of the house - plenty of space to park and to play petanque

    Back of the house - plenty of space to park and to play petanque

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Piano


  • Garden


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