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Villa les Fauvettes sleeps up to 10 guests + infinity pool, views over the bay,

Bedrooms 5
Separate WCs1
Space 3,229 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

Luxury villa + sleeps 10 + parking + near village, beach, restaurants

This is an exceptional spot with sensational views of the bay of Villefranche Sur Mer. The Villa has been interior designed and is both beautiful and comfortable. Relax around the wonderful infinity pool or in the landscaped gardens with shady corners. This is the perfect romantic setting for a self catering holiday with family or friends. There are three self contained parts to the villa each with it's own kitchen and bathroom. 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms in total and a cloakroom. Enjoy the magnificent views and romantic ambiance. A perfect summer holiday rental which gives the choice of self catering as the villa is within walking distance of great restaurants in the beautiful old and historic town of Villefranche. Just as close is the sea and lovely beach adding to a holiday which offers everything your heart desires.

The Villa has a state of the art air conditioning system. This winter the outside and inside of the Villa has been re-painted with new tiling around the swimming pool. Please note that there are steps up to the Villa so is not suitable for anyone with mobility problems. The villa has ample parking and is within easy reach of Nice, Monte Carlo and Italy. Cannes, Vence and Antibes are an easy drive away. This is the best location on the Cote D'Azur by far.

Please note that bookings are a minimum of one week from Saturday to Saturday between June and mid October.

We may have flexibility between mid October to beginning of June - please enquirer..

My cancellation policy is found on my website and this may be different than the HomeAway cancellation policy. Cancellation fees would normally be covered by insurance if caused by illness or other insurable event.

More Details

Property Manager
Mattie Silman
Member since: 2003
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 August, 2018

About Mattie Silman

I am not the owner of the villa. I manage a few carefully chosen properties in the area which all belong to friends of mine. I have my own apartment in the here which I bought in 2003. I am a painter and this is my 'day job' which is also a passion. I love this area and am happiest introducing it to guests who love it too. I am passionate about finding you the right property and in knowing that the standard of accommodation you will find will be of the highest quality. You will be welcomed by my team who want to look after you and have your interests at heart too!

Mattie Silman purchased this villa in 2003


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Villefranche-sur-Mer in Arrondissement de Nice

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3229 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • village
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom -
    Bathroom -
    Bathroom -
    Bathroom - Toilet
    Bathroom 5 -
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • The Villa Les Fauvettes consists of the main house which has two bedrooms a large sitting room, terrace and dining room, kitchen, one bathroom and downstairs cloakroom. The poolside apartment is part of the complex and also has two bedrooms a bathroom and kitchen and a studio apartment with a bathroom and kitchen. The swimming pool with the wonderful view of the bay and the gardens.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 6 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • bay
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
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Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Villa les Fauvettes sleeps up to 10 guests + infinity pool, views over the bay,
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 6 reviews
Baltimore, Maryland

What a view! Amazing place!

  • 4 of 5

This property under promised and outperformed! To the degree that Villefranche has one of the most beautiful harbors anywhere, the views from this house are beyond amazing! The home is in three sections, each with a kitchen. Beyond plenty of space and privacy. Pool was quite comfortable. Living room and dining room were way bigger than the pictures showed. Decor was tasteful and comfortable. And everything was spotless, clean, and easy.

Communication was excellent and manager was prompt and easy to work with. Everything about it was wonderful and I would recommend and return!

For families, be aware there are quite a few steps to access the home from the garage, and even more once you are in it. No problems at all with them but someone with mobility issues could be challenged. And with many homes, bathrooms/showers were a bit smaller than our US accommodations. That said, the living space was wonderful and the various areas allowed for lots of privacy if you wanted to get away from the crowd.

Last it is a hilly ten minute jaunt to town. It is a charming and beautiful walk, but it is a walk.

Truly lovely! Thank you for a wonderful spot!

  • Review Submitted: 04-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great family vacation!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

The Villa was amazing , it is more beautiful and comfortable than the photos suggest . The views are incredible and the town of Villefranche -Sur- Mer is charming and accesible to the different cities along the Cote D' Azur. You need to be in good physical condition to maneuver the stairs and hills, it is not for the physically impaired. We had a great time!!!

  • Review Submitted: 17-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We love to hear from happy guests who have enjoyed a wonderful holiday..... We look forward to welcoming many more of you soon...... Mattie
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Perfect Spot for Family Gathering

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved the house and Villefranche in general. The house was perfect for our group of 7, just enough space to spread out and have some privacy, but not too big. The beds were comfortable, the pool lovely and the view fantastic. We agreed we would love to return sometime.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: June 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent villa in a great location

  • 5 of 5

Been renting villas on the Riviera since the 70s and this is the best yet. Excellent property, high quality equipment, plenty of space for our group of 9. Wonderful location high above the harbor with views across to Cap Ferrat and within walking distance of the town. Good train and bus service along the coast so we didn't rent a car. Strongly recommend you take a taxi from the airport, using Mattie's favorite, Jean Frederic; she'll book it for you. For provisions there is a local supermarket which delivers but we preferred to use the local shops and the little market on Wednesday and Sunday. Caution, this is where the Alps meet the sea so there are plenty of fairly steep climbs if you are on foot; our group aged from 40s to 70s did fine, but if you are badly out of shape or disabled think carefully about it.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jul-2013
  • Date of Stay: June 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Delightful to receive glowing reviews for this great Villa.... Note that the Villa has been newly decorated this year and state of the art air-conditioning added and new tiling around the pool. It is looking amazing so please come and see for yourselves! A view to die for!! Mattie
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Simply Stunning

  • 5 of 5

Last spring, an online search for Villefranche villas led our group of seven to Villa Les Fauvettes, and the reality did not disappoint. A more luxurious, relaxing and convenient Riviera location would be hard to imagine. The central location is within walking distance of the Old Town and offers easy driving or rail access to Cannes, Nice, Monaco, Provence and the Italian border. The layout of separate suites within the villa itself afforded privacy between our shared times around the pool and at mealtimes on the expansive terrace. As the sun went down and the lights of Villefranche and Cap Ferrat came on, the views out across the harbour were simply stunning.

The Villa was well-maintained, the bedrooms airy and restful, and the large, modern kitchen easy to use. Mattie was our helpful first contact, and Christina our gracious, on-site host who was quick to respond to the few questions that we had. There is ample covered parking off a quiet lane, while the Villa’s lush gardens only add to that sense of opulence and ease that befits a vacation on the Côte d’Azur.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Oct-2012
  • Date of Stay: September 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am always delighted when our guests have a wonderful time like this. I am look forward to 2013 and more happy visitors to Villefranche and Villa Les Fauvettes. Mattie
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Tallahassee, FL, USA

Heaven on Earth

  • 5 of 5

Our group (five couples) recently stayed at this lovely villa. The three separate living areas allowed us to spread out and not be in each others hair. The villa was clean and well maintained and Norbert checked on us frequently. Of course, the view was to die for!! The village was a precious gem and the location proved to be very central for our drives to Monaco, Nice, Ez, and villages in between. We enjoyed the restaurant, Comos, so much that we went twice. It is located in the village and was recommended by Mattie.

I would, however, not recommend this villa if you have a disability that prevents you from climbing a lot of steps, as the villa has approximately 50 to 60 steps. Otherwise, I would highly recommend a visit to this heaven on earth.

  • Review Submitted: 19-May-2008
  • Date of Stay: May 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Future Renters, I hope this will inspire you to come to this wonderful villa. We are so happy when our guests enjoy themselves - it gives us great pleasure and makes all our hard work so very worth while! See you soon! Mattie
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Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Five minute walk down the road
Nearest Ferry
4 Kilometres
Nice Port or Monte Carlo
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Just in the old town
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
A8 - 20 minutes drive
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Many lovely local restaurants within walking dista
Car: recommended

Villefranche is situated 4kms from Nice Centre and 7km from Nice International airport. A well kept secret as it retains it's charm due to lack of major hotels nearby. The train which is 7 minutes away runs all along the coast. Nice or Monaco are ten minutes away or you can be in Italy in 40 minutes. Drive into the hills and visit Eze or St Paul de Vence. Antibes and Cannes are within easy reach. This area has so much to offer from art, history, luxury and indulgence - whatever your taste. Villefranche old town dates back to the 12th century and is full of history and good places to eat plus a wonderful beach and sea to swim in. This is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places in the world.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Villefranche-sur-Mer, Cote d'Azur - Riviera

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
23 Jun 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Summer
8 Sep 2018 - 26 Oct 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
27 Oct 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Christmas / New Year
22 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
5 Jan 2019 - 29 Mar 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Early Spring
30 Mar 2019 - 3 May 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Late Spring
4 May 2019 - 28 Jun 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
29 Jun 2019 - 6 Sep 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees


We take a 25% deposit to secure your booking . The balance is paid by bank transfer and we accept dollar, euros or sterling into our dollar, euros or sterling account for ease. You can contact me via for more information.
Please be aware that if you pay the final balance via the HA portal all bank charges will need to be paid on arrival.

IMPORTANT: There is a service charge of €500 charged for weekly rentals and €900 on a monthly rental. Rental fee includes utilities and linens (cotton sheets, allergy free pillows-), towels, beach towels, kitchen towels. A security / damage deposit of 1000 euros will be collected upon arrival in any currency convenient to you and returned prior to departure. Service charges are collected upon arrival in cash. We also leave basic supplies (toilet paper, salt and pepper etc) so you don't have to immediately run out and shop when you arrive. There is secure wireless DSL that enables you to connect within minutes of your arrival, should you need to.

Manager's Cancellation Policy
Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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