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Beautiful contemporary villa with private pool and tennis 400 m from Biot

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 1,722 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 - 14 nights

Overview

About the property

Modern, calm, very bright and pleasantly organised villa close to the sea

160 m² very modern architect villa designed with contemporary materials such as concrete, aluminium and glass. The house is very bright and remains cool in summer. There is a private pool and a communal tennis court. It is South-West-exposed.

Located in a small secured airy estate with 18 houses away from the bustle of the coastline and only 4 km from Antibes, the house boasts of a large East-South-West-exposed living room overlooking 2 terraces and the pool. The house consists of 4 bedrooms including one master suite on the first floor, 3 double beds, 2 single beds, a bathroom, 2 shower rooms equipped with shower and toilet and a built-in barbecue outside.

The house is warm and its layout around an open spiral staircase makes its extremely pleasant to live in. It has all modern conveniences for a very pleasant stay.

It is close to beaches (4 km), the historical village of Biot (400 m), Nice and Cannes (15 km) and Marineland. The hinterland is wonderful.

Private pool and communal tennis court in excellent conditions

Private and communal parking areas and Wi-Fi.

More Details

Owner
Bruno Le Dantec
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
9 August, 2017

About Bruno Le Dantec

We are from Britain, we preserve nature and have a salt-water pool (to avoid chlorine) and an organic vegetable garden. We have 3 children who study in France, Australia and Switzerland. Bruno works in the new technologies industry and Marie is painter-sculptor. We love travelling. In 2014, we visited India and Australia and in 2013, Japan, Spain and England.

Bruno Le Dantec purchased this house in 2000

Why Bruno Le Dantec chose Cannes - Grasse - Antibes

We chose to live in this region for professional reasons but also for the quality of life. Skiing in winter and seaside in summer. We are in a very green and quiet setting. With 3 children, we wanted a large garden close to the town that we could reach on foot to have a cup of coffee, drop kids off at school, go to the library, etc. while being close to the airport and the most important towns (Nice, Antibes and Cannes). The village of Biot that dates from Middle Ages is really more beautiful and typical than the seaside towns. As the estate is fenced and everybody knows each other, children can safely circulate.

What makes this house unique

A large sunny house, a pool, a large garden, a fenced estate where children can go riding or play tennis and the proximity of beaches and mountain in an authentic medieval village.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Biot in Alpes-Maritimes

Property Type:
  • house
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1722 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fan
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • American Kitchen
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , On the first floor
    Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , On the ground floor
    Shower room 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , On the ground floor
  • All bathrooms have a window
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , First floor: bathroom, desk, terrace and dressing
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , Ground floor: South-East-exposed bedroom
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed , Ground floor: North-exposed bedroom with window bay
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , Ground floor: North-East-exposed bedroom with window bay
  • 160 cm bed, 2x140 cm beds and 2x80 cm beds
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Communal Tennis Court
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • Disco club
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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Beautiful contemporary villa with private pool and tennis 400 m from Biot
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
Brighton and Hove
5

Perfect base for our week in the South of France

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week in Biot.

The house is lovely. A very modern, open feel to it. The huge sitting room and connection to the Sonos system ensured my teenage boys kept the house full of music all week.

Biot itself is picture postcard beautiful. We happened by chance to stay while there was some kind of festival which meant it was busier than normal in the evening. I am not sure if you have to normally, but the added numbers because of the festival meant you needed to make a reservation (only earlier the same same, it wasn't like you needed days of notice) to eat in one of the many restaurants in Biot.

We were six people, four teenagers plus my wife and I. And the room set up was perfect for us. One of the boys had a mate with him, and they shared one room with two single beds. And the other two boys had their own rooms. We were upstairs, which was lovely - and we were very grateful for the air conditioning up there. It was hot in the night for the others sleeping downstairs.

The range of seating spaces in the garden was lovely to have sun or shade at different times of the day.

The pool was really refreshing. It managed to stay cool despite the record temperatures through August this year. It's not a big pool but surprisingly deep and perfect for a few lengths, for cooling off or pool badminton...

The location is brilliant. It is only a ten minute amble into Biot. And with Nice airport only about 25 minutes away by car, and Antibe even closer, it was perfect. We walked to the museum on the other side of Biot, which was surprisingly impressive for a small town. I enjoyed the walk and the museum. We also did a walk from the house along the river, which was beautiful.

The house felt sae and secure, in the small community street behind a access controlled gate. It was peaceful, and a real joy to spend a week there.

Bruno was very helpful with information before we arrived and sent a few texts during our stay with ideas of things we might want to do, and I know would have answered any questions if we'd had any while we were there.

I didn't actually see it but my boys reported that the community tennis court isn't up to much.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Delightful location

  • 5 of 5

We had a thoroughly enjoyable week staying at this property. The house is set in a private, quiet and gated community yet only a 5 minute walk from the town of Biot. This proximity is a significant plus point and meant we were able to leave the car behind at the property and enjoy the short walk to town on many occasions. There is a good choice of restaurants and we found ourselves dining out most evenings. The house itself is of contemporary design and benefits from a good sized private pool and sundeck. There is also an outside dining area and table and a BBQ. All the areas of the garden are private due to the attractive and mature trees and bushes. The bedrooms and bathrooms are modern and spacious. You get the sense that the owner really cares about ensuring his guests have an enjoyable stay; helpful and relevant information was communicated in advance of our stay and check in and out was simple and quick. Biot is also an excellent location and ideally situated to allow prompt access to explore the wider region and sights of this part of the South of France. Highly recommended!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Nice
Nearest Barpub
400 Metres
Biot
Nearest Ferry
15 Kilometres
Nice
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Biot
Nearest Train
4 Kilometres
Biot
Nearest Motorway
4 Kilometres
Antibes
Nearest Ski
90 Kilometres
Auron
Nearest Beach
4 Kilometres
Biot
Car: recommended

Take motorway A8 exit 44 Antibes, follow Biot and Marineland. In Biot, go towards Valbonne. At the traffic lights, by Saint-Julien Chapel, turn right then 160 m away, turn left.

Biot and its 9000 inhabitants from all over Europe make this typical South-eastern village a quiet and tolerant place. In Nice, you will appreciate the Promenade des Anglais, the famous flower market and the old town with Socca chickpea flour galettes. In Cannes, you will discover the Croisette, the Palais des Festivals, the old port, the Suquet market, the luxury boutiques, etc. Antibes which is close to Biot offers many sport and cultural activities: Picasso Museum, the Jazz Festival of Juan-les-Pins, Marineland and its killer whales, night clubs, etc. Biot offers, in the heart of the old village, discovery activities and theme parties for active holiday-makers who want to be a bit away from the festive atmosphere of the coastline. The hinterland will interest holiday-makers seeking for sport activities and nature discoveries: mountain strolls, swimming in the river, visits of small villages perched on outstanding rocky cliffs, paragliding, etc.

Located between Cannes and Nice and 5 km from the coastline, Biot is the ideal village to rest and enjoy these activities. From the house, you can go down to the medieval village on foot (400 m) where excellent restaurants are waiting for you (La Pierre à Four, Le Arcades, Les Terraillers, etc.) and along the narrow streets of the villages, the glass-makers will seduce you with their strange and beautiful creations. One back home, you can cool off in the pool.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Biot, Cote d'Azur - Riviera

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Juillet aout 2018
14 Jul 2018 - 25 Aug 2018
14 night minimum stay
£4,869
for 14 nights
£2,479
£4,515
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£2,213
for 7 nights
£2,213
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £88.53
Damage Deposit £885.28

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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