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Villa in Tourrettes Sur Loup, Cote D Azur, France

Bedrooms 3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Villa in Tourrettes Sur Loup, Cote D Azur, France

Property Summary

This wonderful stone holiday villa now avilable to rent in the South of France near the Cote d Azur and Grasse. Built in 2002 and in the style of the original stone bergerie, or shepherd s hut, that was originally on the grounds in a ruined state. It is simply and tastefully decorated throughout with character and style.

The mature terraced garden with olives and fruit trees is secluded and provides total peace and tranquillity yet is close to gorgeous old towns such as Grasse and Vence and the buzzing cities of Nice and Antibes, providing the perfect break in the Cote d Azur.

Nearby Events:MIDEM (31 January - 3 February 2015) MIPIM (10-13 March 2015) Cannes Film Festival (13 - 24 May 2015) Monaco Grand Prix (21-24 May 2015)Lions (21 - 27 June 2015)

Accommodation Details

This 200m2 traditional property is set over two floors, the entrance floor and a lower garden level floor and is beautifully yet simply decorated with white washed walls, exposed stonework and beams, terracotta floor tiles and oak furniture throughout.

There are three bedrooms at the property.

Entrance Level

The master bedroom has a beautiful wrought iron double bed with lovely long French windows and it s own private terrace with wrought iron table and chairs, perfect for a quiet breakfast. There is an ensuite shower-room.

Another double bedroom has a it s own (separate) shower room and separate wc and looks out onto the side of the garden and the fields beyond.

A further bedroom, is up a short flight of stairs, also has a double bed with a gorgeous antique-style bath and shower en suite, overlooks the garden.

Also upstairs is the laundry room with washing machine and tumble dryer.

Garden (lower) Level

A flight of stairs runs from the entrance hall directly down into the living area, opening immediately onto a beautifully furnished cosy sunken TV lounge with two sofas, TV, internet connection and bookshelves.

Two steps up, the main lounge has a cathedral ceiling and beautiful Kilim rugs and cushions on a lovely comfortable sofa and armchairs from which to enjoy music via the CD player or radio .

There are French doors from here onto the dining terrace, one end of which is covered with a shady pergola and mulberry tree.

A real open fireplace is set in the wall giving a beautiful atmosphere to both the lounge and dining room, where the lovely oak table looks onto the American kitchen, which in turn has access to the 2500m2 mature terraced garden.

There is a cloakroom and wc on this level.

Equipment & Facilities At The Property




American Fridge/Freezer with ice maker

Range with gas hob and electric ovens



Electric kettle

Toaster oven

Iron and ironing board


Baby cot


Broadband internet and Wi-Fi

Radio and CD player

Plenty of garden furniture

Electric gate with off-street car-parking for 3 cars

Automatic garden watering system

Outside Details

The 200m2 house is set within a beautiful 2500m2 garden.

The views from the house are down over the wooded Gorge du Loup and up to the mountains of Les Courmettes.

The terraced garden is surrounded by huge pink oleander bushes, ensuring total privacy with olive trees on the lower terraces and orange trees by the house.

The dining terrace is shaded by a mulberry tree and a large fig tree grows beside the pool.

Unusual clay statues and 5 sunloungers are found by the pool, which has steps down into the inviting water (10m x 4m x 1.95m - no shallow end) for easy access.

A total of 3 exterior dining areas feature lovely teak or wrought iron furniture with plenty of chairs.

There is a free-standing gas BBQ on the dining terrace.

Nearby Attractions & Activities

The road on which the property sits continues up the mountain to the nature reserve of the Domaine de Courmettes where they make wonderful goats cheese at the farm.

It is also a centre for holistic healing, with yoga courses and other activities.

It is a fantastic area for hikers with many trails starting here and with breathtaking views.

Another good viewpoint is the village of Gourdons at 758m with a Chateau and gardens designed by Le Notre and a view of the coastline from Nice to Antibes.

The charming and beautifully preserved village of Tourrettes sur Loup often known as ‘Village des Violettes’ is 6km from the property and is built on a rocky outcrop on the small road between Vence (apprx 5 mins) and Grasse (apprx 20 mins).

It is the perfect place for total relaxation with winding little cobbled paths through the village, delightful restaurants and cafes as well as bakeries, grocery shops, butchers and even a little market on Wednesday mornings. The village has become a centre of art and there are many galleries and workshops to explore.

The village celebrates the festival of St. Arnoux and St. Madeleine in July with a fireworks display and ball on the 14th July. The Festival de la Musique takes place over July and August and there is also the ‘Fetes des Violettes’ in March.

Golf course apprx 12km

Horse riding apprx 12km

Canoe hire apprx 5km

Beaches apprx 15km

River apprx 5km

Antibes apprx 25 minutes, 25km

Cannes apprx 35 minutes, 40km

Nice apprx 25 minutes, 25km

Monaco apprx 45 minutes, 55km

For more information about this region please refer to our Cote d Azur Regional Guide and Provence Regional Guide


For more information on reaching the Cote d Azur please refer to our South France Travel Information Guide

Nice International airport is apprx 30 minutes drive/apprx 30km Cheap flights from Easyjet and Flybe from various UK airports.

Toulon Airport is apprx an hour and 45 minutes away and has flights with Ryanair from London Stansted.

Rail:TGV from Paris to Nice: apprx 5 hours

Local Shops & Facilities

The nearest village with facilities such as shops and tennis courts is Tourrettes-sur-Loup, approximately 6km from the house/10 minutes by car, where you find:-






A large hypermarket is approximately 15 kms from the town in Grasse (Leclerc).

Arrival & Departure

Changeover day is Saturdays. Arrival at 5pm. Depart at 10am. Late arrival (6 - 9pm) possible only by prior arrangement. Please ensure that when you buy your aeroplane ticket, the flight time will allow for arrival before 9pm at the very latest.


GB£500 to be transferred into owner's UK bank account no less than 14 days before arrival (details to be sent on Directions with receipt). Deposit to be returned less deductions for any breakages 10 days after departure.


Landline calls to Europe included. No calls to and from mobile phones. Any mobile calls will be charged for and money taken from the breakages deposit. Broadband Internet and Wi-fi access included - all details in the House Book. Neither the Owner nor the Agent can be held responsible for interrupted internet service/slow speed or for loss/disruption of incoming signal for Satellite TV –Sky–Freesat–Apple TV etc. When applicable to the property.


Up to 300 kwhrs per week is included in the rent. Thereafter chargeable at €0.15/kwhr.

Gas / Oil

Not applicable.

Bed Linen & Towels

One set of bedlinen and one set of towels per person is included in your rental. Please bring your own towels for the beach/pool.


End-of-Stay cleaning is included. Maid service during your stay is available at €15 per hour. End-of-stay cleaning charge is to cover "normal" cleaning throughout the house. However, while you are therefore not expected to hoover and mop everywhere, you are expected to leave kitchen appliances (i.e. oven and fridge), crockery, kitchen utensils, and bathroom appliances clean, and not to leave litter in the garden. If the house is left in an unacceptable state, further monies may be retained from the breakages deposit.


Pets are not allowed.

Party Sizes

The owner is entitled to ask you to leave the property without any refund if the number of occupants exceeds 6. The rent is for up to 6 People.


Fire: This is a region which has a high fire risk. It is forbidden to start fires anywhere in the property grounds. Only light BBQs in the area designated for this purpose. Swimming pool Safety: The owner is not responsible for any bodily injury next to or in the swimming pool. Children must be surveyed at all times. It should be noted that the condition of the pool is subject to variations in the weather and therefore no guarantee can be given to the status of the pool on any particular day.

More Details

Property Manager
Russell Or David..
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, German
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
18 October, 2017



Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Tourrettes-sur-Loup in Alpes-Maritimes

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Internet
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool


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  • You will be charged the rental cost for this booking only. Any extra charges such as cleaning fees, cots, high chairs or electricity consumption will be confirmed at the time of booking and may be payable at the time of booking separately or on arrival.