Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday villa in Grimaud - La Licorne
Provence Villa With Swimming Pool, Terraces And Panoramic Views
A luxury villa situated on over 2.2 ha land between Grimaud and La Garde Freinet enjoys fabulous views to the hills near St Tropez. Easy access via the private gate and ample car parking.
The villa is light, airy, spacious with pool and patio area on the south side, new built 2006 in Provencal style. All bedrooms are en-suite with own terraces that enjoys views over the beautiful countryside. The view goes as far as the Chateau and the lighthouse on Cap Camerat at distance. The lounge and dining area opens onto the terrace, pool and patio. Two of the bedrooms have also direct access from terrace onto the pool area. A local English and French speaking guardian welcomes you on your arrival (if during the day or otherwise arrange access for you).
The villa is well equipped with large lounge and dining room with fire place and terrace, a fully fitted kitchen and four comfortable bedrooms, each with own bath/shower room and terrace overlooking garden and countryside. All furniture and beds are acquired new in 2012.
There is a large garden with palm and olive trees, and views over the Medieval Castle of Grimaud. A large covered terrace with outside dining table, leads onto the 5x10 m pool and its comfortable pool side sitting group for relaxing. The house is surrounded with cork oak forest and pine trees, in a quiet rural area, yet easy access from the busy St Tropez bay area.
- children welcome
- non smoking only
- pets not allowed
- wheelchair accessible
About Catherine & Erik
We have visited this part of France for about 10 years on holidays and have enjoyed being here so much that we in 2012 bought this villa. We also have an apartment in Grimaud that we now intend to sell. We are a Norwegian/British married couple with two grown up children living in Norway. The villa has everything needed for a wonderful holiday, great weather, unspoilt countryside, cosmopolitan St Tropez and wonderful beaches. We love to walk, and there are endless trails with incredible views direct from the villa. In the villa you are away from the crowds, but only ten minutes drive away you are in the hustle and bustle of the Riviera. The hill top village Grimaud has good restaurants, as well as the villages La Garde Freinet, Cogolin, St Maxime, Gassin, Ramatuelle and St Tropez. Several good beaches may be reached in 10 minutes drive.
Catherine & Erik purchased this villa in 2012
Why Catherine & Erik chose Grimaud
Grimaud is a charmimg medieval village crowned by its Feudal castle , which was considered the guardian of the Gulf of St Tropez. The village invites to take a walk through the centuries; strolling along shady little lanes at the discovery of remarkable sites provides calm and serenity, even at the height of the season. The village has a dozen of good restaurants at choice. Both the village and the yacht harbour Port Grimaud deserves attention. In the canals of Port Grimaud you will find Venice like restaurants. Further up the valley from the villa, La Garde Freinet is one of Provence best preserved villages. The actress Jeanne Moreau formerly lived in the village, as did Anna Karina. Many artist still reside here. La Garde Freinet winds its way through dense and proud chestnut groves, where you can admire cork oaks and maritime pine trees.
What makes this villa unique
It is set in the hillside with panorama view. All bedrooms are en-suite with terrace where you can enjoy the view over the countryside and the Chateau. Large sitting room with fireplace and doors leading direct onto the terrace. The villa is maintained by a gardener, pool man and the guardian who welcome and make everything run smoothly.
The villa is modern, built in 2006 in a typical Provencal style, making it comfortable for holidays. The house has everything needed with good quality furniture, terraces and a swimming pool. The villa is equipped with the latest Smart TV, Sky plus with sport and movie channels and WiFi for internet access.