Large South of France Holiday villa near Cannes and Mougins, 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, Gated Infinity Pool, Wi-Fi and Air-Con. Set in an elevated position in 2.7 acres of Grounds with commanding views over South of France's Provence and Cote d'Azur. Golfing weekends early or late season.
We had a fantastic time, the house and pool were absolutely perfect for our two families. The house is the best equipped house we have ever stayed in. From consumables like washing up liquid and basic kitchen ingredients through to plastic plates etc for the pool and enough glasses for everyone! The beds were comfortable and the AC units were appreciated at bedtime! The pool was... read more
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South of France 5 bedroom holiday villa, with Air-Con, Infinity pool and set in over 2 acres of land close to Cannes.
Golfing weekends early or late season.
Flexible arrival days possible on request outside July/August, subject to availability.
Les Chenes Verts is a very spacious and comfortable South of France holiday villa to rent, set on a hillside with lovely views over the valley and across to the old village of Plascassier. It is just a 20 minute drive from the stylish and famous Cote d'Azur resorts of Cannes and Antibes and only 10 minutes from the lovely medieval villages of Mougins and Valbonne.
The holiday property has been tastefully renovated throughout with lovely light marble tiled floors. It is accessed via a country lane in a quiet location tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the Riviera, but with the benefit of the South of France coast a short drive away.
Inside, the villa instantly gives the feeling of space with the accommodation spread over three floors, making it appealing to families holidaying together in the South of France.
The extensive grounds are 2.7 acres in size and there is a large wooded area with a mixture of pine and oak trees which is a fantastic adventure area for older children to enjoy the great outdoors. There are also areas for the adults to enjoy some quiet time to relax away from the family.
The large infinity swimming pool and pool terrace is fenced with a child proof gate which gives added security.
A South of France Villa ideal for a family holiday.
Please enquire about the possibility of early and late season bookings for Golfing weekends.
Monaco Grand Prix (25-27 May 2018)
South of France Holiday Villa near Cannes with 5 bedrooms
The living accommodation is spread over three levels and is apprx 380m2 including the terrace.
The main entry door on the ground floor opens to a large entrance hall which in turn leads to:
First Floor - accessed by a spiral staircase
Bedroom 1 - Master
A large air-conditioned bedroom with a king size bed and en-suite bath/shower room. French windows open on to a balcony rail effect and from here there are far reaching views of the valley, old village of Plascassier and beyond. A mirrored sliding door blocks off the bedroom for complete privacy. TV and DVD.
Living Dining Room
The air-conditioned L-shaped salon/dining room is bright and spacious. The salon is furnished with sofas and armchairs - ample space for relaxaton - and a wood burning stove in the inglenook fireplace. There is a large Sony TV connected to SKY (freeview channels only) a DVD, Hi-Fi system with wall mounted speakers and I-pod connection.
French doors open from here leading to a terrace.
The modern kitchen has black granite work surfaces, an induction hob, fridge with small freezer compartment, under-counter freezer, oven, microwave, dishwasher and plenty of cupboard and storage space. It is supplied with 2 kettles, two coffee machines (filter and Nespresso), toaster, blender, a large selection of saucepans and ovenware including many Le Creuset items, crockery, cutlery, glassware and a wide rage of kitchen utensils.
Sliding glass doors lead from the kitchen to the terrace.
There is a large extending table on the terrace with seating for 10 people. Steps lead down from the terrace to the garden.
A cloakroom and store room on this level too.
From the hallway, down a couple of steps to
Air conditioned king size bedroom with a fitted wardrobe. There is an en-suite bathroom with full-sized bath and hand held shower attachment, double sink units, WC and a window overlooking the drive and an additional window offers views of the pool and terrace.. French doors lead from this bedroom on to the terrace where there are four recliner chairs and a small coffee table immediately in front of the bedroom.
With a WC and small wash hand basin.
From the hallway, through a wrought iron ornamental safety gate, down a flight of marble stairs to a lower level with:
A semi self-contained Kitchenette
This is airy room has two washing machines, a tumble dryer, fridge, electric kettle, iron with ironing board and cupboard with pool "glassware " and crockery. There is plenty of storage and worktop space.
Through the utility room to:
Air conditioned large room with twin beds (90cm) that can be put together to make a large double bed as required, mirrored wardrobe and french doors opening onto a terrace. The bedroom leads up a step to an en-suite with a full-sized bath with a shower above, shower screen, sink unit, bidet and WC.
From the downstairs hallway there is access to the outside and to two further bedrooms and a family shower room.
With twin beds that can be put together to make a large double bed, a wardrobe, hairdryer and a floor standing fan.
Another twin bedroom with beds that can be put together to make a large double, a wardrobe, hairdryer and a floor standing fan.
Family Shower Room
A large shower room with walk-in shower, sink unit and WC.
Each room has adequate wardrobe space and a hairdyer.
The flight of stairs between the ground floor and the lower floor is quite steep but there are solid hand-rails on either side and there is a wrought iron gate at the top to prevent access by small children. For safety reasons, we recommend that this gate be kept closed when the stairs are not being used. A child safety-gate is also available and, if required, can be fitted at the bottom of the stairs to prevent small children from climbing the stairs from the bottom floor
This South of France holiday villa is very well equipped (see client comments).
Two Washing Machines
Fridge with Small Freezer Compartment
An under counter freezer
2 Coffee machines - 1 x Nespresso + 1 x Filter
A small "Welcome Pack" of essential provisions is provided to guests on arrival.
DVD Player with MP3 Connection
Iron and Ironing Board
Hairdryers in every bedroom
Wall mounted digital safe
2 Travel Cots, 2 High Chairs, child's mattress-bed,potty/toilet seat converter, full set of childrens tableware, stairgate and baby alarm available. Blackout blinds fitted in 2 of the bedrooms.
Pool Towels are provided
Solar heated pool shower
Fire extinguisher and fire blanket for use in the villa and by the BBQ
Board Games, Books, CDs and DVDs
Large Wood-Burning Stove in the Living Dining Room
Air Conditioning and heating available in the Living/Dining Room and Bedrooms 1, 2 and 3. Fans available in the bedrooms without Air-Conditioning.
Electric entrance gates to the driveway
The house is fully alarmed
Carport for two cars and extra space for parking.
An English-speaking guardian lives in a small separate apartment in the basement of the villa. He is on hand to assist in any matters relating to the villa, to provide information and advice on the area and on services available and to keep the pool in tip-top condition. He will remain “invisible” unless required by guests.
The holiday villa's large grounds, an area of of 2.7 acres, are mostly a natural woodland with wild flowers, pines and oak trees. It is an amazing place for children to explore and use their imagination. Red squirrels and a variety of birdlife are frequent visitors. There are many places for relaxing in the sun or the shade and enjoy the peace.
For 2018 the owner is building some steps into the path down through the woodland and installing a gate with a combination lock where it joins the road. This will result in a handy short-cut to the local supermarket and restaurant which will be a 12 - 15 minute walk (there is a steepish hill en route).
The large infinity pool, 15m x 7m (at its widest) x 1-2m, is ideal for serious swimmers. There is easy access via "Roman Steps" at one end and is surrounded by a wide paved area. The whole pool area is behind a child proof gate for added security.
A solar Heated Pool side shower.
Beyond the pool is a paved patio beneath a large 5m x 3.5m pergola, with an all-weather table chairs for up to 10 people. There are also parasols and sun loungers on the paved patio if you want some respite from the South of France sunshine.
Ambient lighting alongside and within the pool is a very attractive feature.
Pool toys - inflatables, foam noodles - are available
A large 4-burner gas barbeque is sited next to the pergola. (Fire blanket and extinguisher provided for added safety)
An all weather table-tennis table is available
Bespoke Boules Piste so you can play the quintessentisally French pastime.
The Guardian has a small private garden behind a hedge. This is invisible from the villa and the villa garden.
There is a large car-port, 9m x 4m, next to the house with space for 2 cars.
Local to this South of France Holiday Villa
Cannes and Antibes (both apprx 14 km, 20 minute drive) are major cultural centres with beaches, water skiing, diving and sailing facilities, aqua parks, fabulous shops and markets, museums and many famous restaurants.
Grasse (apprx 8km) is the perfume capital of France and many of its famous perfume houses offer free tours and the option to create your own personal fragrance. The Michelin starred Bastide Saint Antoine restaurant is probably the most famous restaurant in southern France.
Valbonne (less than 10 minute drive) is a delightful small town with a bustling central square, numerous open air cafés, great restaurants and a fabulous weekly market.
The delightful medieval ‘old town’ of Mougins (20 minutes’ drive) is packed with small art galleries and trendy restaurants. Picasso lived here for the last 12 years of his life.
The castellated village of St Paul de Vence, one of the oldest medieval towns on the Riviera, has long been the home of the rich and famous. The Fondation Maeght museum of modern art is well worth a visit.
The Gorge de Verdun (France’s Grand canyon), the arts and crafts centre of Tourettes sur Loup, and the mountaintop village of Gourdons with its many craft shops are all within a short drive of the villa.
Monaco apprx 54km (1 hour drive).
For more information on reaching the Cote d'Azur please refer to our South France Travel Information Guide
Nice Airport is 28km (30 minute drive).
Hyeres Airport is 135km
Marseilles Airport is 180km
South of France by Road:
Calais apprx 1200 km, around 11 hours drive.
South of France by Rail:
TGV to Nice
Close to this South of France Family Holiday Villa:-
There is a well stocked supermarket, number of boulangeries and restaurants in Plascassier just a five minute drive or 25 minute walk from the villa (12 - 15 minute walk via woodland path)
A chemist, fuel station, garage, ATM and a number of restaurants are all within a few minutes drive of the villa.
There is an excellent market in Valbonne every Friday and in Mouans Sartoux every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
There are many good restaurants in the area some of which, such as the amazing Auberge St Donat (€16 per head for a 4 course lunch including wine), are within walking distance of the villa. Valbonne has dozens of restaurants ranging from cheap and cheerful to top-end fine dining. A list of favourite restaurants is available at the villa.
Information on local taxi services is available at the villa
The Villa is an excellent base for golfing holidays and there are many golf courses within a 20 minute drive of the villa. These range from the top-end Royal Mougins Golf Club to pretty 9 hole courses with green fees of less than €40 a round. Fourteen day golf passes providing 3–5 green fees covering a number of excellent courses can be purchased for as little as €225. Full details of the courses within a short drive of the villa and information on the golf pass system can be provided on request. Please enquire about the possibility of early and late season bookings for Golfing weekends.
There are public tennis courts in Opio less than 15 minutes away.
Trekking and Horse riding
There are many spectacular walks and hiking trails in the region and a number of riding centres around Grasse. More information is available at the villa.
We had a fantastic time, the house and pool were absolutely perfect for our two families. The house is the best equipped house we have ever stayed in. From consumables like washing up liquid and basic kitchen ingredients through to plastic plates etc for the pool and enough glasses for everyone! The beds were comfortable and the AC units were appreciated at bedtime! The pool was the highlight of course and enjoyed by all. We would definitely stay again. Wittet Family, South France Villas Client, July 2018
The villa was comfortable and well equipped. Secluded situation. Beautiful gardens and a large swimming pool. Excellent for families with children. The caretaker Fernando was very helpful on many occasions.Mrs B, South France Villas client July 2018
First time our family have been together for 9 years. Thank you to the Property Managers for all your help. Great villa, perfect in all areas - clean, tidy and everything in the right place. The grandchildren loved exploring the garden and playing with the equipment - table tennis and of course the wonderful pool! It was hard to drag ourselves away to see the sights of Nice! Walker Family, June 2017 - From the Guest Book.
Great time with children and grandchildren. Very nice villa and well equipped and with a wonderful pool. This all contributed to a memorable stay in Grasse!Schudel Family, June 2017
Just to say that we had the most wonderful time and did not go far, as the pool is just awesome!Evans Party, August 2016
We would feel happy to recommend this charming Villa. Our family thoroughly enjoyed a fabulous week there in wonderful accommodation and surroundings. The guardians Terry and Karen were extremely helpful and and accommodating throughout our stay. Les Chenes Vertes proved to be a perfect layout on its three floors for our family size and structure, we found it so spacious and relaxing. We enjoyed several evenings on the terrace with a glass of wine once the youngsters were asleep. Our beds were all very comfortable and had lovely bed linens, we found the kitchen extremely well equipped and the B-B-Q very easy to use. The grandchildren thoroughly enjoyed the lovely pool, the table tennis and the freedom of the garden and its surroundings. We found the villas central position a great bonus, it was so easy to visit Valbonne, Mougins, Antibes, Grasse and Monte Carlo with so many lovely restaurants to choose from. The grandchildren also went go-carting,horse riding and to the water park, all of these amenities were within easy driving distance of the villa, and our five year old granddaughter had a great time in Grasse making her own perfume in one of the perfumeries. There was so much to fit into our week and for all of us it went far to quickly. So hopefully we will return in the near future perhaps for a longer stay next time. Pauline and Graham, July/August 2016
We have had an absolutely wonderful week in the South of France. Staying at Les Chênes Verts has been such a treat – it’s a lovely villa with everything you need. The children have had a lot of fun in the pool (wetsuits required most of the time, but not all the time I hasten to add) and they have enjoyed playing table tennis too. A big thank you to Terry and Karen who have been on hand to help out and it was noticeable how spotlessly clean and beautifully presented the villa was when we arrived. Pure relaxation – sadly it’s our last day but we are signing out in style by lighting the pizza oven (only to be used in the colder winter/spring months!!!) and making some tasty pizza. Thank you, merci mille fois and au revoir. From the Housebook, April 2016
We’ve had a lovely week here and enjoyed some beautiful spring weather at Les Chênes Verts. The villa is excellently equipped and having Karen and Terry on hand to help with queries and directions is invaluable. The children have used the pool (in wetsuits) and spent happy hours playing table tennis and boules. With so many great places to visit nearby we’ve had lovely days at the beach, walking the Gorges-du-Loup and visiting the Maeght Foundation. Spring is a wonderful time to visit and we’ll definitely be back again. From the Housebook, April 2016
What a fabulous time, you have an amazing house. It was very clean, very convenient to all facilites. We did spend a lot of time at the pool and balcony and this was the highlight. Want to acknowledge Terry and Karen, very supportive and friendly. We would recommend this villa.Roduit Family, August 2015
So pleased we chose here for our much needed holiday, We have been to the area many times but without doubt the best accommodation that we have ever had. Terry and Karen are fantastic, discreet but very helpful when needed! The villa was immaculate on arrival and everything worked just as it should. We will be back and it might be soon!Little and Reading Families, August 2015
Will definitely be renting with you again, amazing service! Compliments to the owner he has a great property and service.Jonathan and family, August 2014
We had a wonderful two-week holiday at Les Chenes Verts. The villa is fantastic, so well-equipped and beautifully appointed. The pool area and the gardens are stunning. For us, the villa scored very highly in terms of the quality and quantity of the furnishings, kitchen equipment, loungers, barbecue etc. We also really appreciated all the smaller things and general attention to detail such as hand soap and tissues in each room, plenty of loo roll (!), crossword puzzles...the list goes on. It felt as is if a great deal of thought had gone into everything, and that certainly made our holiday a relaxing and enjoyable one. We really enjoyed visiting places nearby including Grasse, old Mougins, Valbonne and Monaco (by train).Thanks also the on-site 'gardiens', who were always there to help if needed. Their local knowledge and recommendations were invaluable and certainly added to our trip. We loved Les Chenes Verts and would love to return one day. Regards, Tracy, August 2014
Our arrival at the villa was fantastic and the villa was immaculate to say the least. We were met by a lovely couple, Terry and Karen [the gardiens]. Their warm and happy nature was wonderful (nothing was too much trouble) and they were only too happy to help with anything we needed – seeing a doctor, printing boarding passes – the list goes on and on. I cannot speak highly enough of their hospitality.The location is fantastic. I have had a fabulous stay and will certainly be back. CS, July 2014
|From||Until||Rate Type||Weekly Rate||Minimum Stay|
|7th Jul 2018||1st Sep 2018||Peak||£3,950||7 nights|
|1st Sep 2018||6th Oct 2018||Middle||£2,950||7 nights|
|6th Oct 2018||4th May 2019||Low||£2,100||7 nights|
|4th May 2019||6th Jul 2019||Middle||£2,950||7 nights|
|6th Jul 2019||31st Aug 2019||Peak||£3,950||7 nights|
|31st Aug 2019||5th Oct 2019||Middle||£2,950||7 nights|
|5th Oct 2019||31st Dec 2019||Low||£2,100||7 nights|