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Provencal Villa with private pool and fantastic sea view of Cote D'Azur

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,937 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

4 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, sleeps 6 adults and 2 children (max 8)

Villa Clara is a beautiful and private Provençal-style, self-contained holiday home with modern amenities located in the charming medieval village of St Jeannet. Villa Clara is only 16km from Nice airport. Only a 2 minute walk to the village to French bakeries, butcher, grocer, restaurants and bars. Italy is an easy 1 hour drive away. You will be greeted by our wonderful French manager Brigitte and given a personal tour of the villa.Enjoy wonderful coastal views, terrace dining with wood fired pizza oven, swim in the private pool. The location gives you all that the busy Cote D'Azur has to offer combined with the get away from it all retreat that Provence is famous for. A car may not be necessary as there is a 30 minute bus service to train stations and the famous CAP 3000 shopping complex. The local taxi service can pick you up from the airport and take you to the house for approx 60 euros. We have furnished the villa with everything you have at home to make it a true home.

It is ideal for a family holiday, or as place to be enjoyed with friends. The villa and stand-alone studio can comfortably accommodate a group of six adults in total privacy.. You can simply relax at Villa Clara and explore Provence and the Côte d’Azur. Italy too is within easy reach – the Italian border is only a one-hour drive away. Travel along the coast to explore the bustle of Cannes, historic Antibes or take a short trip along the Riviera to Monaco. If you wish to travel further, Nice Airport is just 16 Kilometres away.

The large lounge is beautifully decorated in Provençale style and features exposed oak beams. Comfortable sofas, chairs and great ambiance create the perfect place to relax in front of the large fireplace. For entertainment there is a 47 ' flat screen television which receives English, Italian, French and German cable channels. There is also English Sky and a DVD recorder along with plenty of books and family games. If you love to cook, you’ll love Villa Clara’s kitchen. It has everything you need. Along with all the utensils, there are gas hobs and an electric oven, a microwave oven, large refrigerator/freezer, espresso machine, toaster, electric jug/kettle and a dishwasher. In the centre is an eight-seat Provençale table. The kitchen is supplied with crockery, glasses and cups (along with plenty of wineglasses, of course) for eight people. Indoor and outdoor table linen is also provided.

Although Villa Clara is designed for relaxation, it’s good to know that, if you really need to catch up on work, you can. A laptop, printer, scanner and photocopier are available, as well as wireless high speed unlimited Internet if you travel with a laptop. Villa Clara is equipped with a washing machine and a drier. The laundry also has lots of storage space – ideal for storing your suitcases. Villa Clara has a delightful studio on its grounds. This is a self contained building situated just ten meters from the main Villa. Inside is a kitchenette with two electric cooking hobs, an electric jug/kettle and a fridge. The cottage has its own separate shower and toilet too, along with a 30 " television set. If no-one in your party is using the cottage, why not simply enjoy it as a fantastic summer house – a great place to take it easy on those long, hot Mediterranean summer days.

More Details

Anna Pocock
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 August, 2018

About Anna Pocock

Bryan and I are Chartered Accountants in New Zealand. We have run our own practice called Pocock Hudson Limited for 25 years.

I use my maiden name Anna Stewart for my professional life.

We have two sons, our elder son lives in Sydney Australia and is responsible for designing our website. Our younger son is studying for a masters of Planning at Otago University.

Our family holidays have always been very important to us which is why we own the properties that we do.

Anna Pocock purchased this villa in 2005

Why Anna Pocock chose Saint-Jeannet

Our dream started 20 years ago, when we would travel to The South of France for September. We would rent an apartment in Villefranche Sur Mer, and we commented that we could offer so much more (a home away from home) . So in 2004 we started in earnest looking for the ideal French home away from home. We fell in love with Villa Clara after looking at hundreds of properties over a 2 year period (yes we travelled more than just once a year - actually up to 4 trips a year!) In December 2005 our dream became a reality, and we became the proud owners of Villa Clara. 2007 saw us add our beautiful apartment Chez Claude in Paris. The perfect mix of busy city and relaxing countryside holidays.

And now the final place a beautiful 7 bedroom villa on Highlands Reserve Golf and Country Club in Orlando Florida. Bryan and I can break our long journey from New Zealand to France by stopping off for some warmth, some park fun and great golf !

What makes this villa unique

Villa Clara is very special because of the unique village of St Jeannet. We are supported by the most amazing neighbours and locals who LOVE welcoming our guests.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Pat and I had an absolutely wonderful, relaxing week in your beautiful St Jeannet home. The week went by so fast it seemed like we were just beginning to settle in when it was time to start packing for our return to Chicago Illinois.

You are to be applauded for your generosity and for your support of the Chicago Bear Gala and Cancer research. But for your donation, Pat and I would never have been able to know how spectacular the Villa Clara truly is. I will never forget how wonderful you were in accommodating our schedule and switching the Villa Clara instead of Chez Claude Apartment. Finally thank you for having Benoit and Corinne ensure that our every need here was met.
May 2012
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Saint-Jeannet in Alpes-Maritimes

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1937 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • village ...
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bedroom - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , The master ensuite has separate shower, toilet and full bath
    Garden & Childrens - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet , Separate toilet. The shower is over a small deep bath.
    Studio - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , En suite shower and toilet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • The Studio Cottage - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Childrens Bunk Bedroom - 2 Single Bed , bunk beds
    Garden Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot , The 2 single beds join together to become a King Bed
  • The master bedroom is on the main level. It has a king-sized bed, lots of storage and wardrobe space, 47 ' flat screen television, dressing table and bedside cabinets. It also has an en-suite bathroom complete with large bath, separate shower, toilet, hand basin and vanity with storage space. The garden bedroom has French doors which open on to Villa Clara’s beautiful garden. The garden bedroom has two single beds that can be joined to make a king bed, as well as a 30 ' television and wardrobe. It shares a bathroom with the children’s bedroom that boasts a bidet and a shower with a small, but deep, bath. The children’s bedroom has 2 single bunk beds. The children's bedroom is the perfect size to comfortably sleep two children . Villa Clara has a delightful studio on its grounds. This is a self contained building situated just ten meters from the main villa. Inside is a King size bed , 30 'television and a kitchenette . It has in own's en-suite bathroom with shower and toilet.
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • 14 garden chairs
  • 8 deck chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • ski
  • swimming
Enjoy wonderful Mediterranean views; dine on the terrace with our simple to use wood-fired pizza oven; swim in our private pool. The location gives you all the busy Cote D'Azur has to offer combined with the get-away-from-it-all retreat that Provence is famous for. From Villa Clara you can enjoy uninterrupted views of the Mediterranean, the hilltop village of St Paul de Vence and the marvelous surrounding countryside of Provence. Villa Clara is all about long summer days, great food, beautiful wine and pure enjoyment. It’s about experiencing l’essence de Provençale. We have furnished the Villa with everything to make you feel at home while you are transported into a different and beautiful world.


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Provencal Villa with private pool and fantastic sea view of Cote D'Azur
average rating of 4.952381 based on 50 reviews

Excellent stay close to the French riviera!

  • 5 of 5

This is such a beautiful villa! We were two Swedish families that stayed for a week and just loved it! We were all together 8 people in the house, with 4 young adults (16 to 21 years). The Villa is situated perfectly outside the village Saint Jeannet where we could find a bakery, a butcher and some nice restaurants. The view from the Villa is stunning and there´s a nice terrace where we would eat breakfast and at times also lunch and dinner. The pool was very clean and a nice size for everyone to go swimming. The house is well equipped with everything you need for cooking, barbecue and even wine if you want to buy some! The owners Anna and Bryan were very friendly contacting us by email, making sure that everything was okay. They had also prepared a welcomming-kit with things you need when you arrive. Thank you Anna and Bryan for the beautiful flowers and the wine as we arrived! We loved our stay at Villa Clara and would definitely love to come back!

  • Review Submitted: 31-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review and we are so happy you had a wonderful vacation. We loved sharing our Villa Clara with you all and we hope to welcome you back sometime. Kindest regards Anna and Bryan
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Villa Clara if you only accept the best

  • 5 of 5

We’re a family of 3 generations, grandchild almost 4. Could not have had a better relaxing week. The Villa Clara is excellent and Saint Jeannet is the most charming french village. We know the area very well and also Saint Jeannet. So we spent the entire week in the villa. Used the pool very very much. Used the outdoor barbeque every day.

Don’t hesitate, book this villa.

Sally & Knud


  • Review Submitted: 24-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Exceeded our expectations

  • 5 of 5

Just landed from a 10 day trip with two kids (ages 5 and 7) and four adults. The pictures just don’t do the place justice! Everything about the space and the village were beyond perfect for us. The place was equipped with everything that we needed, the town was just steps away, and the walk up the baou was a huge highlight. Anna was a wonderful host and went to great lengths to accommodate us and answer all our questions. Brigitte, the manager was also wonderful and very kind. We enjoyed day trips around the area, walking around the village is St Jeannet, and just sitting in the deck and taking it all in! We will never forget this absolutely wonderful vacation!

  • Review Submitted: 28-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulously relaxing and spacious

  • 5 of 5

Excellent location, views and everything you'll need

  • Review Submitted: 02-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A little piece of PARADISE

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Villa Clara for a very special family holiday and had the most wonderful week. Everything was perfect starting from the very first reply from Anna & Bryan the owners to our last farewell with Brigitte, the lovely lady who welcomed us and made sure we had everything we needed. Villa Clara is a large, spacious, well presented home. It is peaceful with fantastic views. We spent most of our time outside as the weather was perfect. The village of St Jeannett is quaint and quirky with its narrow streets and offers a bakers for fresh croissant's and bread each day and a wonderful butchers with many delicasies to choose from. We had a car but there is a bus service. If you want to visit the beautiful nearby towns you would be better with a car. This is a perfect place for walkers or if you want to just relax by the pool.

We can't wait to return to Villa Clara and I know if you choose to stay here you will not be disappointed.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A memorable week with friends in France

  • 5 of 5

Villa Clara stands in a fabulous location in the beautiful village of Saint Jeannet. The village with its fine choice of shops and restaurants stands on the hillside above the Mediterranean coast and needless to say the aspect from the villa is simply world-class.

Accommodation at Villa Clara is wonderful with bright and substantial living rooms, a well equipped kitchen, idyllic swimming pool and, once again, that world-class view.

We visited with a group of close friends and all loved the villa so much. With such wonderful accommodation and perfect weather we found it difficult to wander far from the pool and terrace to explore the delights of the Cote D'Azur, however local trips to Cannes, Saint Paul and Grasse made us feel a little more like active tourists.

Thank you Anna and Bryan for making our stay in France so memorable. Your management of the booking process was impeccable and with Brigitte's help upon arrival we quickly felt at home in your beautiful Villa Clara.

Speaking on behalf of all of our little party we would highly recommend a holiday at Villa Clara.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
22 Kilometres
Nice Cote D'Azur
Nearest Ferry
20 Kilometres
Nearest Train
8 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
Cagnes-sur-Mer, A8
Nearest Ski
49 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
12 Kilometres
Saint Laurent du Var
Car: recommended

Villa Clara is a beautiful, private, self contained Provençal style holiday home. The superb two level villa combines traditional Provençale living with modern comforts, conveniences and amenities, giving you the best of both worlds. Located in the charming medieval village of St Jeannet, Villa Clara is only two minute's walk from the village's butcher, grocer, French bakeries and six restaurants and bars.

Other Activities: shopping, parasailing, wildlife viewing and rock climbing


Prices & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Peak Season
30 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High Season
1 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Middle Season plus power
29 Sep 2018 - 26 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low Season plus power
27 Oct 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Holiday Season plus power
22 Dec 2018 - 8 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low Season plus power
9 Jan 2019 - 4 Apr 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Holiday Season plus power
5 Apr 2019 - 30 Apr 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Middle Season
1 May 2019 - 21 Jun 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Peak Season
22 Jun 2019 - 30 Aug 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High Season
31 Aug 2019 - 27 Sep 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Middle Season plus power
28 Sep 2019 - 31 Oct 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low Season plus power
1 Nov 2019 - 20 Dec 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Final Cleaning £196.1
Refundable Damage Deposit £682.43

The price includes a personal check-in, tour of the villa, and fresh linen including pool towels.

From 27 May to 30 September, check in must be Saturday-Saturday.

24 June to 29 September rates include electricity, all other periods guests are asked to cover actual electricity & wood used.
Our manager reads the meter on your arrival and reads it again on your departure.

Our short term rental contract must be signed and agreed to.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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