This attractive traditional stone built villa nestles in the valley below the lovely village of Fayence in the heart of Provence, SE France, 40 minutes drive from Nice Airport. The house has the advantage of coolness from the thick stone walls in the summer, combined with modern appointments and facilities. Relax in the covered outdoor kitchen / dining area, with built-in barbecue, stone sink and fridge, overlooking the large and inviting heated pool. Snooze in a 4 person Mexican hammock slung between trees in the garden.
Inside: Large lounge/dining room - with open fireplace, comfortable seating area, including 2 sofas (one of which converts to a double bed)
Adjoining kitchen - well equipped with built-in oven, microwave, gas / electric hob, large fridge and dishwasher.
Hall / Cloakroom
Bedroom 1 - queen size bed, with doors leading to sun terrace
Bedroom 2 - with queen size bed leading to
Bathroom 2 – en-suite, Fired Earth tiles throughout with Shower, WC, Butler's sink, and washing machine
Bedroom 3 -children's room with 2 bunk beds and a double bed
Central heating - for the winter months there is electric central heating throughout the house
Broadband - Connect to France Telecom's 2mbps broadband service connected to hi-spec PC - rental is inclusive of unlimited email/internet usage.
Outside: Outdoor dining area - leading from the living room - a perfect spot for breakfast under a striped canopy.
Outdoor kitchen/living area - covered with a vaulted roof, this is where you live in the summer, close to the built-in barbecue, stone sink and beer / wine fridge, and overlooking the pool.
Large heated pool (11 x 6m) mosaic tiled pool and patio surround with sunloungers, umbrellas and tables.
Garden - about ½ an acre of grassed/treed area with 3 large hammocks
Parking - there is sufficient parking space for a number of cars
Young Children: Please note that as the pool is unfenced, the villa is not suitable for families with very young children. The pool has an infrared alarm complying with French regulations
The villa lies in the valley below the beautiful Roman village of Fayence, 40 minutes from Nice airport, and approximately 30 minutes from the beach. Nearby is the stunning Lac St. Cassien (15 mins) for fishing and water sports. Further afield is Grasse (30 minutes), the world's perfume capital, and the Gorge du Verdon, Europe's 'Grand Canyon'. Plus St. Tropez (60 mins), Cannes (30 mins), Monaco (1 hour) and Italy (90 mins)
Other Activities: Gliding, Microlighting, white-water rafting and some of the best cycling in Europe