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Villa Sol, sleeps 12

Bedrooms 6
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Minimum Stay
2 nights


Photos and Description of this 6 bedroom holiday villa in Villefranche-sur-Mer - Villa Sol

Villa Sol is a beautiful and sophisticated old villa in excellent condition.

Villa Sol is a beautiful and sophisticated old villa in excellent condition. It offers a southerly panoramic view over the bay of Villefranche and is 1 mile from Cap Ferrat. The villa has been completely renovated to the absolute highest standard.

The villa is within easy walk to the port (4 minutes) without having to cross any roads. The villa is extremely central while also maintaining the utmost in privacy and tranquillity. It is probably one of the best villas on the Cote d'Azur.

The villa was originally built in 1880, and offers the beautiful Belle Epoque features of that period, moreover it is only 100 metres from the beach!

There is a guest quarters at the side and a guardian's house at the other side. This villa is perfect for entertaining as it can cater for up to 50 guests. The views over the bay are astonishing and it gets sun all day.

Each bedroom in the main house is of an equal size with the same views and have walk in dressing areas with en-suite bathrooms. One of the bedrooms has an office area. Villefranche is ideally located between Monaco (Monte Carlo) and Nice.


More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Property Manager
Oliver's Travels - France
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Italian
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Calendar last updated:
27 October, 2016
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About Oliver's Travels - France

Oliver's Travels was set up in 2003 after two old school chums enjoyed a fantastic holiday with friends in a French chateau in the Dordogne. Oliver & Ravi, the two directors of the company, were amazed at what terrific value these stunning chateau rentals represented and decided to spread the word. Soon after the website www.simplychateau.com was born.

Today we deliver a wide range of luxury villas, private chateau and charming farmhouses throughout France, Italy, Spain, the UK and the Caribbean. We have something for everyone from charming manor houses representing great value for money to fully catered & serviced luxury chateau, all handpicked and chosen with care. Bookings are made direct with the owner of your chosen property to guarantee you get the best booking price available.

Why Oliver's Travels - France chose Nice Area

At Oliver's Travels we only work with the very best rental properties on the market. All of our properties have been handpicked and we take our customer feedback extremely seriously. We operate a ‘three strikes and you’re out’ policy - that is to say if we have 3 negative reviews relating to any of our properties we cease to advertise it.

We have properties to suit every taste and budget, all chosen with care by our expert team for their unique character, fantastic features and stunning countryside locations.

What makes this villa unique

Free Concierge Service:

As luxury rental specialists we have all the experience in the world helping each and every one of our customers find the most suitable property for their dream holiday. All you need to do is provide us with the details of what you imagine your dream holiday to be, and we'll find the perfect property for you. We can make sure that every arrangement is planned to perfection and each element of your holiday has been refined. Transfers, catering, maid service, tours and activities can all be prearranged to your specific requirements.

100% Financial Guarantee:

We realize that financial protection is an important consideration when choosing a holiday company so to ensure you have complete peace of mind we are bonded members of ABTA.

Lowest Price Guarantee:

Oliver's Travels processes the bookings and credit card payments on the property owner’s behalf. The owners themselves set the rates so you know you are getting the best available rental rate when you book.

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Each and every property listed on our website has been checked to make sure that it actually exists. This ensures that you do not become a victim of an internet scam as can happen through an ordinary listing website.



Nearest Airport
11 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
9 Kilometres
Nearest Train
0.1 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
0.1 Kilometres
Villefranche sur mer

The villa is located 7 kilometers from Nice and is on the sea beside Cap Ferrat and Beaulieu sur Mer. It is central and convenient, only 90 metres from the beach or train station and a 4 minute walk to the port. It is ideal for children. A car is not necessary except for heavy grocery shopping.

Monte Carlo is a 15 minute drive away from the villa. This is probably the best part of the Cote D'Azur . Villefranche is a historic village and the Old Town is very unusual with streets only 2 metres wide in places.

Guide to the Cote d'Azur, Cap Ferrat and Villefranche-sur-Mer

The Cote d'Azur is the area of south-east France that runs along the coast from Bandol, west of Toulon, to Menton and the Italian border in the east. Part of the coast is also known as the French Riviera. The Cote d'Azur therefore includes the southern edges of the Var and Riviera departments. The Mediterranean coast (Cote d'Azur / Riviera) of south-east France includes such renowned resorts as Nice, Antibes, Saint-Tropez and Cannes. Rich, exclusive and sophisticated.

The coastline here is very beautiful and the weather is more consistently sunny than any other part of France (Corsica excepted). There are many small villages and towns along the coast and slightly inland where you will want to stop and explore.

Cap Ferrat is a peninsula into the Mediterranean just south of Villefranche-sur-Mer. Most of the peninsula is home to the very wealthy. Apart from walking along the (very beautiful) coast from St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, there are a couple of other reasons why you should visit. The first is the zoo and extensive parkland surrounding Les Cedres, the original villa to be built on the island (by King Leopold II)

The second is the Musee Ephrussi de Rothschild. Stunning even among the other villas in the area, the Villa of Beatrice Ephrussi de Rothschild (the 'Villa Ile de France') was built in the early part of the 20th century.

Both outside in the meticulously maintained gardens (separated into several parts, each with a different theme), and in the lavish interior of the villa, there are plenty of 'oooh' and 'aaah' moments as you come across yet more extraordinary items of art, furniture etc.

Villefranche-sur-Mer is in the Alpes-Maritimes department of the Cote d'Azur, close to the French border with Italy and 5 km from Nice.

The town is built on terraces up the hill that overlooks the azure blue sea and beautiful bay of the Mediterranean below. The town has been occupied since roman times, and there are some older buildings to be seen - you can't miss the 16th century citadel, the large walled building next to the water below the old town that is now home to a number of museums.

The big attraction in Villefranche-sur-Mer - seaside, harbour and beach apart - is the attractive old town with beautiful ancient houses lining the steep cobbled streets that wind up through the town.

One interesting feature that reminds you that you are in an ancient town - the streets that run along the hill (rather than up and down) pass through arches under the houses, creating a great atmosphere - the best known is called Rue Obscura.

There are also a couple of churches of interest eg Chapel Saint Pierre, featuring decoration by Cocteau, in the Villefranche-sur-Mer old town, before you ascend to the Mont Alban Fort for great views out across the sea and along the coast.

Perhaps equally interesting are the villas and 'palaces' of the rich and famous tucked away in the hills around the town.

Local Amenities

- Nearest Airport: Nice at 11 Km.

- Nearest Ferry: Nice at 9 Km.

- Nearest Train: Villefranche at 100 M.

- Nearest Motorway: A8 at 3 Km.

- Nearest Beach: beach at 100 M.

- Car: not necessary.

- Golf: There are several golf courses nearby.

- Ski: Skiing is good from December - March and is 70 km away in Auron, Isola or Limona.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Villefranche-sur-Mer, Nice Area

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
November to Christmas
1 Nov 2016 - 19 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
Christmas to New Years
20 Dec 2016 - 5 Jan 2017
2 night minimum stay
January to March
6 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
July to August
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
November to Christmas
1 Nov 2017 - 19 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
Christmas to New Years
20 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
2 night minimum stay
January to March
6 Jan 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
1 Apr 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
2 night minimum stay
1 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
2 night minimum stay
July to August
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
2 night minimum stay
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
2 night minimum stay
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Villefranche-sur-Mer in Cote d'Azur - Riviera

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • waterfront
  • Family
  • Holiday Complex
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
    Bathroom 6 -
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 Double Bed
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • marina
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • ski
  • surfing
  • swimming
At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. If there is anything you would like to arrange for your stay, please contact the Oliver’s VIP Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can usually help you arrange any of the following: Cook/catering Maid service/extra cleaning Local day-trips or tours Airport pick-up/drop-off Babysitting service Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge This is by no means an exhaustive list, so please just contact Oliver’s VIP Concierge Team to help you arrange any of those little extras that can really make the difference.

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