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Stone village house with large terrace 1 / 2h Mercantour / French riviera

Bedrooms 3
Space 699 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Our house is Saorge, pretty medieval village perched in dry stone

purple slate roofs, entirely pedestrian so very quiet (parking at the ends), the Maritime Alps in the valley of the Roya, 10 km of Italy, at 550m altitude in the trees. Access by train possible. (1km from Gare Village)

Monastery of Saorge: former Franciscan convent of the 17th who visit (writing residency and the Centre des Monuments Nationaux) and Romanesque church of 11 °.

Two grocery stores, three restaurants, a mielerie, artisans, cafes and bookstores / newspapers

Saturday market

Walks, hiking and swimming in pristine wilderness river. Canyoning

The village is located 1/2 hour from the beach (Liguria in Italy: Ventimiglia

Bordighera and France Menton 40min / Cap Ferrat), 1 hour from Nice and a half hours

the entrance to the Mercantour National Park (Rock Carvings in the

Valley of Wonders, walks, horses, ropes course, hiking and summits

over 3000m!).

We are at 2:30 of Turin and Genoa.

see :

Description of house, wood atmosphere, larch flooring, terracotta tiles handmade, simple house and beautiful view of the mountains and purple slate roofs of the village. Perfect for relaxing and / or backpacking, be with friends, family, to relax / enjoy / meditate quietly !!!

-Large Terrace 9 m2 exposed larch southeast / south with canvas

for sun protection (there is a table for 6 and two

lounge chairs)

- South balcony

-A Nice double room with bed of 160

-A Child's bedroom with a single bed and another small mattress available

-A Living room / kitchen overlooking the balcony and the large terrace

-A Mezzanine with 140 beds in the living room / kitchen

-a Bathroom

-Wi-Fi, washing machine, household linen, bed and

Baby equipment available

A pedestrian village so access to the house is 4 minutes on foot from

the parking. (It's going down !!!) Saorge generally requires good legs!

Hope to rent our house!

C & P

More Details

Cécile Buzenet
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French, German, Italian
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 January, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Saorge in Alpes-Maritimes

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 699 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot
    - 1 Cot
    - 1 Child Bed
  • One enters the house through the large room 1
  • Books
  • Stereo
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • ski lift pass
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • caving
  • swimming


5/5 -
(1 traveller reviews)

Stone village house with large terrace 1 / 2h Mercantour / French riviera
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews

Wonderful, authentic house in beautiful Saorge

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay! We felt like we were house-sitting for friends which means the gîte is very well equipped. Gorgeous terrasse with stunning views over the top of the village and the surrounding mountains. If you want to experience what it is like to live in a pedestrian only village perched on a steep hillside, this is it. The village is not just quaint, but a vital non-touristy community with very narrow streets and passageways throughout. Be prepared to walk, and pack accordingly since your luggage and provisions must be carried in. Ask the very kind hosts about the trail down to "Bendola Sauvage" for an extraordinary day on a river with wonderful clear pools of water and enormous boulders scattered about.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Heinz's bar, Saorge
Nearest Ferry
80 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
16 Kilometres
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
28 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Le Bellevue, Saorge
Nearest Ski
28 Kilometres
Limone, Italie
Nearest Beach
28 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Acrobranches, canyoning, hiking and nights in mountain refuge, rafting, horse riding, paragliding, hiking, river swimming, mountaineering, mountain biking, beaches, sea, heritage workshops for children (Wonders Museum of Archaeology and Land of Art and History), quality local products (cheese, olive paste, honey, nougat, gingerbread, pies, organic vegetables on the market, floral waters, essential oils etc. etc.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Saorge, Cote d'Azur - Riviera

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Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £339.47
Ménage £29.7

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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