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Stunning Mountain Views with Secluded Private Pool

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Tastefully refurbished vila sleeps 8 and has a pool and stunning mountain views

Vue Tranquille is a beautifully renovated detached Provençal villa enjoying spectacular views across to the Col-du-Dragon and the Chaine-de-Férion. The villa is situated on a hillside, accessed by a winding road, with steep driveway down to the entrance. Benefiting from a private pool with security immersion alarm, it is set on a broad terrace with a lovely olive tree to provide shade and dine al fresco while admiring the spectacular views. There are some steep drops in the grounds and therefore care should be taken with small children. 1km to the hilltop village of La Roquette-sur-Var (pictured) and its 16th-century church with famous Italian paintings. The village is sure to charm you with its beautiful houses dating from the XVI th and XVII thC., its narrow streets and vaulted passage ways, pretty drinking fountain, beautiful doorways and external staircases.

There are a number of walks and mountain biking routes around the village, which allow you to explore the local landscapes, while the less energetic can take part in pétanque games in the village square or immerse themselves in the cordial atmosphere which reigns over the village of La Roquette.

The picturesque old village of Levens 5km for restaurants, shops, tennis and bike hire. If you can tear yourself away from the beautiful scenery, there are beaches at Nice c20 mins, Antibes, Aquasplash and Marineland at Biot, both 40km and skiing at Isola 2000, 70 km.

More Details

Owner
David and Arline Gibney
Member since: 2016
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
10 August, 2018

About David and Arline Gibney

I was a director of a company in London until the beginning of 2015 when I took early retirement. My wife has been retired for 5 years and we live in the west country, spending winters in France. We have two daughters.

David and Arline Gibney purchased this villa in 2001

Why David and Arline Gibney chose La Roquette-sur-Var

The villa is situated in a quite area and with the stunning mountain views from the pool and terrace, it is a wonderful place to spend days just relaxing. The glitz of the Riviera is not far from you when you feel up to it however!

What makes this villa unique

Everything you need for a quiet relaxing holiday but also with facilities that will keep the children and young adults entertained including table tennis, basket ball hoop, board games, safe walks to explore and the pool

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in La Roquette-sur-Var in Arrondissement de Nice

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Basin, WC and 900mm square power shower
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bath with shower plus seperate power shower and basin
  • The WC for bathroom 1 is located immediately outside the bathroom in its own room
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , Small room with bunk beds and chest of drawers
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Quality pocket sprung mattress Wardrobe, F doors to garden
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Quality pocket sprung mattresses. Wardrobe, F drs to garden
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , Quality pocket sprung mattresses. Wardrobe. Mountain view
  • The three main bedrooms each have a hairdryer, quality pocket sprung mattresses and a fan
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
We have tried to make the villa as comfortable as possible for our guests. For us it is a home from home so it has been furnished and maintained accordingly. We are confident you will really enjoy your stay.

Reviews

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(2 traveller reviews)

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Stunning Mountain Views with Secluded Private Pool
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
5

Vue Tranquille lives up to the name.

  • 5 of 5

The villa lived up to all expectations. Well decorated and kept, all the requirements for a home from home holiday. The owners are friendly, helpful and accessible and provide an excellent information pack.

As the name suggests, the views are breathtaking and the sense of privacy is great, due to the location (high in the hills) and the layout of the gardens. This also allows a large group of people to have their own space when required.

The swimming pool is a much welcomed resource and well used in the hot weather or after a long walk. There are other activities such as Boules, table tennis and board games provided.

A car is essential and the road to and from St Martin du Var is steep and twisty and takes some getting used to but it is possible for the able and active to walk to and from the villa on a cycle route which crosses the road 3 times.

The villa is in a good location for striking out to Nice, Monaco, Cannes, Antibes etc. But also good for getting to walking routes, gorge walking, cycling etc.

We had a fabulous family holiday and the consensus is that we would like to return at some point!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review Trevor. It means a lot to us that guests enjoy the villa as much as we do. Thanks for looking after it. We hope to see you again in the future.
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Beautiful House to "Get away from it all!"

  • 5 of 5

My family of 6 stayed very comfortably at Vue Tranquille for 2 weeks this year and had an amazing time. It is a beautiful property, with stunning views from your sunbed and was perfect for our needs - well equipped, very clean and comfortable. Although away from it all (you definitely need a car), the location is within easy reach of Nice and other Cote D'Azur resorts. We thoroughly enjoyed our time and would recommended to our family and friends.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Nice
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
St Martin or Levens
Nearest Golf
8 Kilometres
9 hole on left as you drive towards Nice
Nearest Train
20 Kilometres
Nice
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
A8
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
St Martin or Levens
Nearest Ski
30 Kilometres
ISOLA 2000
Nearest Beach
20 Kilometres
Nice
Car: necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in La Roquette-sur-Var, Cote d'Azur - Riviera

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Mid Summer
14 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,000
for 7 nights
£2,000
 
 
Late Summer
1 Sep 2018 - 29 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,700
for 7 nights
£1,700
 
 
Spring
6 Apr 2019 - 24 May 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,700
for 7 nights
£1,700
 
 
Early Summer
25 May 2019 - 12 Jul 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,800
for 7 nights
£1,800
 
 
High Summer
13 Jul 2019 - 6 Sep 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,200
for 7 nights
£2,200
 
 
Late Summer
7 Sep 2019 - 28 Sep 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,800
for 7 nights
£1,800
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £350

Bed linen, hand towel, bath towel and large pool side towel provided for each guest. Cleaning and utilities included in price.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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