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Amazing location, spacious villa set in magnificent garden with large pool

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,830 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

5 large double bedrooms 4 bathrooms, sleeps 10 adults+3 children

Luxury villa with large swimming pool 12 m x 6 m, with removable security barrier and alarm. Extensive terrace with very big new gas barbecue for outside dining, offering views of the surrounding countryside and coastline. Beautifully landscaped gardens with fruit and olive trees and ample parking. Big spacious light rooms . Well equipped kitchen with two fridge freezers and all the usual appliances for dealing with large groups. New flat screen TV, with two satellites so numerous channels including BBC , fast broadband internet access, iPhone speaker dock.

Two English speaking guardians or caretakers live In a separate apartment on the property on opposite side from the villa and pool and garden . They are on hand to greet you and answer any questions if needed

More Details

Briane and Marian Loram
Member since: 2005
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
18 March, 2018

About Briane and Marian Loram

We are an Australian family who have enjoyed, for some years, wonderful holidays with family and friends as tenants at Villa Gezanne.

Why Briane and Marian Loram chose Biot

Gezanne came up for sale and we were fortunate to become the new owners. Much to our delight, the previous owners - Marian and her daughter Briane, who had welcomed us so warmly to the property for many years, agreed to continue to greet guests to Gezanne and look after the property. Their local knowledge, kindness and enthusiasm has been wonderful for us and other guests over the years. Marian and Briane live on site in a separate part of the property in the guardian’s flat. We were drawn to Gezanne because of the house's character, spacious garden, sizeable pool, pleasant views and its great location - in a quiet secluded area but just a not far from the beach, the village of Biot and Antibes. Gezanne is a great base to explore the Riviera and the Alpes Maritimes and each year we find more and more interesting places to see and things to do.”

What makes this villa unique

The rooms are very spacious and light. The house has a welcoming feel to it. The pool is larger than normal for a private villa plus can been heated on request . The garden is large and secluded, with terraces of Olives , Citrus fruits which look stunning when light up at night. The surrounding area is quiet.

Check out our short video by on this site going to Overview, then right arrow to move through all the photos , the last photo if you wait acutally appears as a video


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Biot in Alpes-Maritimes

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2830 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 24
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • village
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 or Magnolia - 1 Large Double Bed , AC En suite bathroom direct access to terrace and garden
    Bedroom 2- Azur Bedroom - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , Air conditioning direct access to terrace and garden
    Bedroom 5 - Den - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , 1 Cot , huge room but small window suitable for kids and teenagers
    Bedroom 4 or 1st Floor - 2 Single Bed , 2 Sofa bed/Futon , Air conditioning -can be one large double or two singles
    Bedroom 3 or Mia's bedroom - 2 Single Bed , Air conditioning can be one large double or two singles
  • All rooms are very spacious, we have a wooden cot and 1 travel cot that easily fit into any of the rooms to accomodate little ones. 4 of the bedrooms have been installed with AC units . The 5th bedroom is below ground level on one side and naturally cooler in summer. The 5th bedroom called Den Bedroom is extremely large with double bed, single bed and en suite bathroom but has a curtain separating it from the corridor and a very small window . So this room is great for teenagers and children but not for a couple wanting lots of privacy
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Terrace
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 8 deck chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Security barrier for pool (not shown in photo). Electric awning for the terrace with outside dinning area. Ample sunbeds and pool side chairs. Table tennis. Pool can be heated on request


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Amazing location, spacious villa set in magnificent garden with large pool
average rating of 4.885714 based on 35 reviews

June 2017

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely time staying for a week at the villa. It was very easy to arrange, and our hosts were very kind, welcoming and helpful. We would love to visit again.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Ian , I am so glad your holiday went well for you and your family . We too hope you can come again
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Great location, fabulous home

  • 5 of 5

Best overseas holiday ever

  • Review Submitted: 27-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely spacious welcoming villa

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Brianne and Marian for your warm welcome and attentiveness throughout our stay in the villa. The villa was spacious having four large double bedrooms and another separate den area with en suite and sleeping three . Great for kids.

I loved having the bedrooms opening onto the pool area. The pool was great and HEATED which was a luxury for us. The kitchen was spacious and had everything we needed for preparing meals etc. We ate mostly on the large terrace with magnificent views over the Côte d'Azur..

The gardens were beautifully kept and it was lovely to be able to pick a lemon off one of your many trees.

The area was lovely. I loved driving around the windy twisty roads up to the villa from the coast. We particularly liked the local village of Valbonne. The market was great.

Most days we explored the area, so many different medieval villages to see and of course the coast. Spent a lovely lunch and afternoon in Cap D'Antibe. The water was beautiful.

Once again thank you for such a lovely stay. Would recommend to all.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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We had a cracking holiday -a return to the villa.

  • 5 of 5

The villa caters for our families requirements for a great holiday, it provides the quiet seclusion on the residential hillside looking down onto the Med, and comes with all the things you need to relax.

However, it is close enough to the 'thrum' of the Antibes, Nice & Cannes for entertainment.

Marion and Briane are next door and available for help and information as required, which is lovely and are never intrusive.

Great stay....

  • Review Submitted: 11-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent villa for a family holiday!

  • 5 of 5

We returned to villa Gezanne for the second year running as we loved it so much last year!

It is spacious villa -well equipped and furnished - set in beautiful surroundings.

The bedrooms and living areas are well presented and the swimming pool is great!

The owners live on site and are extremely welcoming-not at all intrusive but available for advice on the local area.

The location is good for visiting various areas-Cannes, Nice, Monaco etc and the villages and towns nearby.

I would definitely recommend this villa for a perfectly relaxed holiday.

We were most certainly return!

  • Review Submitted: 07-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A little bit of heaven

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from three glorious weeks at Villa Gezanne. The house is so family friendly and in such a stunning position . The gardens are delightful and the pool area is perfect for sunbathing ( loads of comfy loungers )- our family appreciated the bedrooms that opened directly onto the pool area and would often take advantage of slipping inside for a lie down and quite read ! The pool itself is lovely and is constantly being cleaned and monitored - it provided hours and hours of fun for the young ones !! We were quite large family group but the Villa afforded us all the space and comfort we could want -plenty of room to chill out!

Sitting on the terrace in the evening looking out over the beautifully lit gardens to the moonlit sea and lights from the coast will provide memories to warm dark winter nights at home !

Briane who looks after the property was superb both through the booking process , answering preholiday queries and giving us such a warm welcome . She was there when we needed her but otherwise was totally unobtrusive .

We have stayed in the Valbonne area each summer for the past 10 years and many of the group felt we couldn't match our previous happy experiences- but I have to say that- to a man we all fell under the spell of Villa Gezanne. We love the friendly local shops and easy access to both Biot and Valbonne .

We really hope to return next year

E&G. Northern Ireland

  • Review Submitted: 14-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
19 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
28 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
4 Kilometres
Nearest Train
7 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
6 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Collette du Darbisson
Nearest Ski
30 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
6 Kilometres
Car: recommended

With its excellent location this villa is an ideal summer getaway. Half way between the medieval villages of Biot and Valbonne. The villa is situated in a quiet wooded residential area, yet only 10 min from the beach, 25 min from the Croisette in Cannes or 30 min from airport and the shops in Nice. With views of the surrounding countryside and coastline.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Biot, Cote d'Azur - Riviera

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
April 2018
1 Apr 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
May reduce rate
1 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
June reduce rate 2018
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
special price last week July
28 Jul 2018 - 4 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
last week August
25 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
September 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £444.31

A € 500 securtiy deposit is required which will be return within 10 days of you leaving the villa.
Linen and cleaning of the villa is charged separated.
Pool can be heated on request in off season an additional charge would be made for this

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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