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Luxurious Home In Pedestrian-Only Medieval Hill Village

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4

Enjoy all of the modern amenities in this stunning, renovated home located in one of the most beautiful hill villages in France. The home features a second-floor master suite with jetted tub, separate shower, double sinks, and a balcony from which the lights of Nice can be seen at night. The first floor has a bedroom with twin beds, a television room with foldout couch (not recommended for an adult), an office, a full bath with shower and double sinks, and an open floor plan kitchen/living area. The kitchen has a dishwasher, large refrigerator, coffee makers, microwave, oven, and stove-top and is fully equipped with cookware and dinnerware. The home also comes equipped with a washer and dryer, which are located in a separate 'cave.'

The drive to Peillon is not for the faint of heart. Seven hairpin turns up a narrow roadway take you from the base of the hill to the top, where the village is located. Parking is at the foot of the village; one must walk up a cobblestone path into the village and to the home. The location is quiet and peaceful -- there is very little commercial activity in Peillon. The only establishments are a restaurant -- Les Plaisirs -- and an inn, with restaurant, called L'Auberge de la Madonne.

The home is best suited to people who are looking for a holiday that combines quiet time with hikes up into the mountain, day trips, and rock-climbing. Another village, called Peille, is a 2-hour hike away; a trip to Peille for lunch makes for a wonderful day.

From Peillon, a variety of trips is possible, including into Nice, where one may catch a train for day trips into Italy and elsewhere. Monaco, Monte Carlo, Cannes, Eze, Cap d'Antibes, St. Paul de Vence are all close by. Trips further out are possible within a day: Arles, Moustiers Sainte-Marie and the Gorges du Verdon, any number of vineyards, the Alps, the Var, Marseille. The beaches at St. Raphael are fantastic. Antibes, where Marineland is located, is a doable day trip for those with kids.

More Details

Jennifer or Michael Lavorel
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
18 May, 2018

About Jennifer or Michael Lavorel

We are a family of four and visit Peillon as often as possible.

Jennifer or Michael Lavorel purchased this apartment in 1985


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Peillon in Arrondissement de Nice

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • rural
  • village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master suite - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , 2 sinks; heated towel bars; ample storage for toiletries
    Main floor bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , 2 sinks; heated towel bars; storage; hair dryers
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master Suite - 1 Large Double Bed
    Main floor bedroom - 2 Single Bed
    Main floor TV room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Not recommended for adults; max. is 2 children
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • Rock Climbing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


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(5 traveller reviews)

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Luxurious Home In Pedestrian-Only Medieval Hill Village
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

A lovely house in stunning and peaceful location

  • 5 of 5

This is a unique location and the large balcony overlooking the village and hills is a beautiful, relaxing space. It was a great retreat away from the hustle and bustle of the riviera.

The house was very well equipped and we were easily able to self cater there.

There is very little commercially in the village. A small tourist information shop opens daily and a lovely characterful hotel and restaurant but that's it. It's very quiet in the evenings on weekdays but livens up at the weekend as people presumably get away from the coast and cities.

I don't think the pictures on the website do the place justice as some were taken at night but it is a lovely light house.

The Internet worked well and other appliances also.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Great property in a very unique village. Awesome views from the roof top balcony. The rental is well equipped and furnished, friendly and attentive owners overall a perfect stay. Thanks.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Sep-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Outstanding Family Holiday in Charming Peillon

  • 5 of 5

Our family has just returned from 10 days in charming Peillon. The home is lovely and accommodated our family of four (two children in their early 20's) perfectly. The house has all the modern amenities one could want. It is very comfortable, well-appointed and well-located for easy car trips to nearby Nice, Monte Carlo, Cannes, Antibes, Cap Ferrat and more . What will always stand out are the sweeping views from the balcony where we enjoyed a late dinner each evening as the sun set around us. It was such a perfect and relaxing holiday that we are planning to go back again next year!

  • Review Submitted: 22-Jul-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We're so glad you enjoyed your visit!
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Incredible apartment and amazing vacation in beautiful Peillon.

  • 5 of 5

Far and away our best vacation ever! The apartment is beautiful, very clean, well-appointed, comfortable, and very well situated. We loved the terrace and enjoyed cooking wonderful meals in the spacious modern kitchen. The town of Peillon is absolutely breathtaking and a wonderful taking off point for exquisite hikes in the nearby hills and for quick day trips to Nice, Antibes, St. Paul de Vence, and the beaches.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Jul-2013
  • Date of Stay: March 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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tolle luxuriöse Wohnung mit viel Platz

  • 5 of 5

Wir hatten einen wunderbaren Aufenthalt in ihrer luxuriösen Wohnung. Alles war vorhanden und sehr gepflegt. Die Landschaft, die Ruhe und die tolle Terrasse haben sehr zu unsere Erholung beigetragen. Sehr gut waren auch die Informationen im voraus bezüglich der Erreichbarkeit, Einkaufsmöglichkeiten etc.

Vielen Dank!

  • Review Submitted: 31-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
31 Kilometres
Nice Cote d'Azur
Nearest Restaurant
Les Plaisirs
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Peillon, Cote d'Azur - Riviera

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7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

cleaning and laundry fee £99.51
Refundable Damage Deposit £371.3

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