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Provencal villa with private protected pool and tennis

Bedrooms 5
Separate WC's1
Space 1,291 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 double bedrooms 1 bedroom with 2 single beds plus 1bedroom in pool house

Located near Grasse, the 'Bastide Saint Philippe', is surrounded by a 3300 sq. meters closed garden, in a protected area. The private private swimming pool (11,8 m x 4,8 m with roller security system) and its solarium with awning, is very peaceful and relaxing, the only disturbance being the bird's songs. The pool-house includes a summer kitchen, , perfect to those lazy holiday evenenings. A private tennis court will suit 'amateur' players.

Bicycles are provided to explore the local countryside. Babyfoot, and ping pong also available.

Inside, the villa's recent decoration is a modern interpretation of the traditional Provencal style. All equipment is very recent.

the village: The village of Saint Vallier de Thiey is within 3 minutes by car.

You will find there shops, restaurants, a mini super market, post, bank services and pharmacy.

At 10 km : a very typical village, called Cabris

At 10 km : Grasse, 'Ville d'Art' and World Perfume Capital.


At 30 km : Cannes, and la Croisette

Our private pool: is equipped with a clever sun heating system, which allows to benefit of a very pleasant temperature of water, during the sunny period.

During the months where the sun is less kind, an electric heating system can also be switched on (but this involves extra cost to be agreed with our Visitors).

The water of the pool is sterilized with 'ozone', which allows to reduce the quantity of chlorin. So the water is

very pure, soft, and does not have any 'chlorin perfume', which is a good thing for the kids who remain all day long in the pool !

Furthermore, our pool is checked every week, to make sure that the whole system is working correctly and that the Ph data are OK.

Our villa is a paradise also for children and for babies. A special securized playing area is available for juniors (with children house, tobogan, and various toys), just near our petanque . So, parents may play petanque and keep an eye on their small

kids. Babies will find all equipments at their sizes (high chairs, cots, bath, pushchairs, gaming carpets .....)

More Details

Nadia Pieters-Gay
Member since: 2002
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
23 April, 2017

About Nadia Pieters-Gay

We fell in love with this house in 2000. It looked as a jewel among the Nature, far from the crowd but however not too far from the Coast ! We thought it would be a perfect residence for our holidays. In fact, we love it so much that every year we spend our holidays working hard to improve it, and make it more and more comfortable and beautiful.... So, over the last years, we only rested some minutes in our blue sun beds !!! but we are so happy with the changes we have made ourselves in our villa. .

Nadia Pieters-Gay purchased this villa in 2000

Why Nadia Pieters-Gay chose Cannes - Grasse - Antibes

When we happened to book a villa for our holidays , we were often disappointed by the minimum services offered, by a lack of hospitality, and by a 'standard' decoration with no harmony. So, we have tried to offer to our visitors exactly the opposite : hospitality, services, harmony, and friendly contacts. In other words, we want that our visitors feel at home, in their own house for a while, with everything they may need.

What makes this villa unique

We are therefore quite happy to share our beautiful 'Bastide

Saint Philippe' with many families, who appreciate our efforts, and

spend peaceful holidays in our beloved Bastide. As they feel so well, they take great care of our house, and this is our reward.

Welcome to you !

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks for the great time in your beautiful house. We enjoyed it very much. Our three dogs had so much fun they are running all day. The interior is particularly noteworthy. As much attention to detail. We felt very well and would love to come back. The entire property is a dream. The pool was very nice and warm, thank you for that. We have very good recovery.
Sep 2010
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Saint-Vallier-de-Thiey in Alpes-Maritimes

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1291 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Zen Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom - Toilet
  • 1 bathroom with bath,and toilet (wc) 1 shower room with hydro-jet massages and hammam cabin, plus toilets (wc) 1 separate wc.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Chambre Romance - 1 Double Bed
    Chambre baldaquin - 1 Double Bed
    Chambre Soleil - 1 Large Double Bed , this bedroom is equipped with a new 160 x 200 cm bed
    Pool house l'escale - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Our room in the pool house included a round large bed (2,20)
    Chambre Clémentine . - 2 Single Bed , Gigogne bed (1 single comfortable bed) + 1 mattress
  • In the villa : 3 double-beds, 2 single beds (Gigogne) in Chambre Clementine. 1 separate bedroom called 'L'escale' in pool house with a round large bed. The pool house is facing the villa, in front of the swimming pool. 4 Cots are available, on request and can be added in any bedroom.
  • Books ...
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Table Football
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Player
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Gated Community
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Veranda ...
  • Conservatory
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 9 deck chairs
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
The shower room includes a shower cabin with hydro-massage and hammam. We have special attentions for our visitors coming out of the hot season : for their comfort, we provide bath robes so that they do not hesitate to dive into the pool, even if the outside temperature is not too hot. (Fantastic dinners at moon light, or candles light, fronting the lighted garden and pool, even in low season !).


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Provencal villa with private protected pool and tennis
average rating of 5.0 based on 32 reviews

A beautiful property

  • 5 of 5

A villa with all facilities and a very big and beautiful property. The area is rich on history and culture. Just a short drive from the coast, great experiences in the mountains, charming villages and vineyards. Bastide St. Philippe is easily recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2008
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We arrived late at night so it was a wonderful surprise in the morning to see that the house was even better than the photographs. All the booking in formalities were quickly and pleasantly carried out by Jean-Pierre. Loved his shop.....especially the cheese!!!

Inside the house was immaculate but very welcoming and had absolutely EVERYTHING (and more) that you would need while you were there. Plenty of instructions and notes for equipment meant no guessing how something worked. The garden is large and very private with lovely mature trees, roses and lavender.The BBQ on the terrace was great and we used it twice and ate outside even though it got a little chilly later on. We used the pool most days, played Boules and table tennis.There are many places nearby to visit. Grasse is very nice but drive further up into the mountains for the most incredible views. St Vallier de Thiey is a pretty place with friendly people, nice cafes, some shops, supermarket and a great butcher.

At night it is very peaceful and quiet.

We had an amazing, relaxing time. It was wonderful and we simply didn't want to leave.

Communications with Nadia have been excellent and it was lovely to speak to her on the last day.

Thank you for letting us stay in your beautiful house. I hope we can come back again someday.

Mary and Les

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Can never forget the beautiful Bastide St Philippe

  • 5 of 5

Although we stayed here in 2013, we have never forgotten our beautiful stay and would dearly love to return. The whole property and gardens are immaculate - the choice of bedrooms stunning and the facilities are amazing. Our family of 5 (adults) had a wonderfully relaxed 9 days away in the sun (September 2013) and the place is a credit to Nadia and her team. We are hugely embarrassed that we didn't leave feedback earlier... (we are so lazy!), but the memory of our summer at St Philippe has never dimmed. We will be back, if Nadia will have us! Thank you! <3

  • Review Submitted: Apr 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear 2013 visitors ! This is a fantastic surprise to receive your kind review, and I am happy to read that 3 years later, you keep so good memories of your stay in our villa. Thank you very much for your comments, which are as a reward for us ! Over the last three years, we have made new arrangements in our beloved villa (petanque court, big swings, gloriette, small children securized playing area and others which I forgot). So, it's quite urgent that you come back ! . Our calendar is always filled very much in advance, but our Bastide can be yours again. In the meantime, best wishes to you and thanks again. Nadia
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Hope to come back!

  • 5 of 5

We had an excellent 2 weeks here in July. The pool is fantastic - it was nice and warm around 28 degrees even without the solar heating switched on. Nadia the owner was very helpful and replied quickly to emails. Tennis court was excellent - a few cracks in the tarmac didn't cause problems. Surrounding area is picturesque - excellent road cycling on the quiet roads up in the hills behind St Vallier de Thiey. The property is well set up for a summer holiday - easy to eat outside. Wall and gate provide good security. Would recommend the harness tree-climbing course nearby - our two boys 6 & 9yo enjoyed this. Some good restaurants in St Vallier. The property was clean and well maintained.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Well-equipped villa in the beautiful hillside.

  • 5 of 5

We spent a very enjoyable week at la Bastide Saint Philippe. The accommodation was very well-equipped, with a lovely covered pool, table tennis, tennis court, and a great selection of bikes. Rackets, balls, helmets were all provided. There was a five-year-old in our party, so it meant there was lots for him to do. Although we were there mid October, the weather was still hot, up to 26 degrees most days. The villa is well located for easy day-trips up the mountains, or down the coast, with Cannes about a 45-minute drive. A week was not long enough to fully explore the area. Access was easy, and owner Nadia was just a quick call away and incredibly accommodating - helping out when we locked our passports in the safe and ensuring we were able to leave at 6am on the Saturday for our early flight home. All in all, a great stay in sunny Provence.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 31, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
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Unforgettable Holiday

  • 5 of 5

What an absolute brilliant time we had at Bastide Saint Philippe! We had a party of 8 (5 adults and 3 children) and every conceivable thought had been given to making our stay highly enjoyable and memorable. There was so much to do around the villa for everyone including my 9 month old daughter. (She had so much fun playing and crawling on the rubber jigsaw !)

The villa was well equipped for all our needs, especially for our daughter. We did not need to bring a lot of our baby items (travel cot, high chair, baby bath) as they were all there. The villa and garden were beautifully laid out and we made use of the swimming pool, table tennis, bikes and the tennis court on a daily basis. It is pity we were only there for one week as we could have spent another week just chilling out in the villa. However there is so much to see and do in the South of France.

Nadia was absolutely delightful and very very helpful! Nadia was so accommodating with all our needs and everything was handled in a professional manner! We even left a personal item at the villa by mistake and without any issues Nadia sent it back to us within 7 days of our return to the UK.

If I could give more than 5 stars I would do so. I would definitely recommend renting this villa, and once again thank you Nadia for making our holiday so unforgettable.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 23, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
30 Kilometres
Car: necessary

Saint Vallier de Thiey is a provencal village, located above Grasse, the capital of

perfumery. You reach it from Grasse, driving on the 'Route Napoleon' RN 85 (with a beautiful view on the coast and on the sea.




Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Saint-Vallier-de-Thiey, Cote d'Azur - Riviera

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
2017 spring
15 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2017 roses
28 May 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2017 hot season
15 Jul 2017 - 26 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2017 quiet
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2017 autumn
30 Sep 2017 - 28 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2018 spring
15 Apr 2018 - 27 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2018 roses blossom
28 May 2018 - 13 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2018 hot season
14 Jul 2018 - 25 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2018 quiet season
26 Aug 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
29 Sep 2018 - 27 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £0
Stay tax £0.34 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 13 years.

Bicycles, ping-pong equipment, tennis raquettes,linen, high chairs and cots , as well as complete Babby equipments ! are available free of charge, as a service to our guests. Final cleaning of the house : included.
Sun heating system for the pool, is available which allows a very pleasant temperature during summer.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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