Villa Ferrage, Holiday Home in Cote d'Azur, Walking Distance to Village [AM003A]

South of France villa on the Cote d'Azur, near Tourettes-sur-Loup and Vence a Provençal style holiday villa with pool and views to the Baie des Anges, Antibes and the sea. Walking distance to the village, only 12km from coast and 25 mins from Nice airport. A great Value Holiday villa. Flexible arrivals

We had a lovely holiday in Tourettes Sur Loup. The house is a large and very comfortable family home with beautiful views over the township and well beyond - in fact all the way to Antibes and the coast. The temptation was always there to just stay at home and enjoy its Provencal charm, but on most days it served as a well situated base from which to explore such wonderful places... read more

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Property Summary

South of France Holiday Villa to sleep 6-8

Flexible arrival, also available from up to Thursday 28th of September and From Thursday the 5th of October 

This South of France Holiday Villa boasts panoramic views from the pool and from the roof terrace up to the hills and down to the Baie des Anges, Antibes and the sea. Perched in the hills above the beautiful medieval village of Tourrettes sur Loup, the villa is appx 15 km or 25 min drive from Nice airport, and only apprx 16 km from the Cote d'Azur beaches and is ideally situated for a relaxing family holiday.

The property is situated in a private and peaceful setting with its own 10m x 4.5m pool, but is just three minutes walk from the village (downhill on the way there and uphill on the way back!). A traditionally styled holiday villa built over two floors with beautiful terraces and surrounded by mature garden it is a great place to explore Vence, Grasse and enjoy the Cote d'Azur beaches.

Accommodation Details

South of France Vacation Rental sleeping 6-8

The lovely private rather rustic Southern France villa with fantastic panoramic views to the hills and to the sea is laid out over two floors and can be used by two families because it almost comprises two separate apartments, with two comfortable living rooms.

First floor (sleeps 4)

Enter via the living room with antique flagstone flooring throughout - it is comfortable with a beamed ceiling, large fireplace and dining table and comfy sofas and armchairs, TV and WiFi.

Pretty views onto the terrace where there is a glorious wisteria vine. French doors opening out on to sheltered terrace with stunning views over the South of France; Baie des Anges, Antibes and the sea.

Adjoining the living room the open plan kitchen is fully equipped with dishwasher, two sinks, oven, hob, fridge/freezer and has a door leading on to the terrace where there is further space for dining.

Bedroom 1 with 180cm double bed, chest of drawers and French doors leading to a terrace.

Bedroom 2 is very large and has independent access to the terrace.

Bathroom with bath with shower overhead
Separate wc

From the terrace a staircase (with gate) leads up on to the roof terrace with magnificent panoramic views of the surrounding countryside and to the sea

Ground Floor (sleeps 2+2)

Descending the stone stairs from first floor, there is a hallway with a shower room and wc, newly refurbished as well as a laundry room with washing machine, ironing board and sink, and boiler room ideal for clothes drying in winter or summer.

The 2nd living room, also downstairs, has antique flagstone flooring throughout and a large seating area with wicker furniture and fireplace with doors onto a terrace with ample space for dining for eight.

Bedroom 3 off this living area, is very large with a bed consisting of conjoined double beds (140cm+140cm). There is also a desk and armchairs and ensuite bathroom with bath with overhead shower, washbasin and wc.

Bedroom 4 is being installed May 2017

Cot and high chair available

NB: 2 more guests can be accommodated in the living room - there is a curtained alcove in the living area with a luxurious sofa bed (sleeps two).

Equipment & Facilities At The Property

Everything one could need for a villa holiday in the South of France.

Dishwasher
Electric hob
Electric oven
Fridge (medium) freezer (small)
Gas hob
Ironing facilities
Washing machine and Tumble drier
Toaster
Electric kettle

Computer available for guest use which has Apple/Eye TV (via the computer screen) with a few English channels and Internet, there is also a Wi-Fi box CD player TV and DVD in downstairs alcove

Radio
Telephone

Central Heating (oil)
Wood burning fire or stove

Cot and high chair available

TV on first floor
Stereos with CD players on both floors
Ironing facilities and washing machine available.

Weekly maid service available on request for a supplement.

Roof Terrace

2 portable Barbecues
Garden furniture with outside tables

Parking for 3 cars in the driveway which is gated.

Outside Details

Fantastic outside space for South of France holidays.

Swimming pool (10m x 4.5m x 1.3m at deepest point) with pool alarm, lit at night, with ample sun beds and garden furniture and patio for dining.

The grounds are enclosed and not overlooked and the garden is mature with palms, oleander, magnolia and olive trees.

Fabulous views over the South of France countryside, the gorge and a roof terrace from where you can breakfast and absorb the environment and the sun!

Petanque piste

2 portable barbecues available

Parking for up to 3 cars is available in the gated drive.

Nearby Attractions & Activities

Only 5 minutes walk from the holiday villa, the charming and beautifully preserved village of Tourrettes-sur-Loup often known as ‘Village des Violettes’ is built on a rocky outcrop on the small road between Vence (apprx 5 min) and Grasse (apprx 20 min).

It is the perfect place for total relaxation with winding little cobbled paths through the village, delightful restaurants and cafes as well as bakeries, grocery shops, butchers and even a little market on Wednesday mornings.

The village has become a centre of art and there are many galleries and workshops to explore. The village celebrates the festival of St. Arnoux and St.Madeleine in July with a fireworks display and ball on the 14th July. The Festival de la Musique takes place over July and August and there is also the ‘Fetes des Violettes’ in March.

There are large supermarkets in Vence (Leclerc and Casino) and the renowned village of St. Paul de Vence is just apprx 5 min away.

Antibes 30 min/30km
Cannes 35 min/40km
Nice 25 min/25km

Monaco 45 min/55km

For more information about this region in the South of France please refer to our Cote d'Azur Regional Guide and Provence Regional Guide

ACCESS

For more information on reaching the Cote d'Azur please refer to our South France Travel Information Guide

Nice International airport is apprx 25 min drive/apprx 25km
Cheap flights from Easyjet and Flybe from various UK airports

Toulon Airport is apprx an hour and 45 minutes away and has flights with Ryanair from London Stansted.

Railway:
TGV from Paris to Nice apprx 5 hrs.

Local Shops & Facilities

From this South of France holiday villa, one can walk to the nearby village which is apprx 280m from the house where you will find:-

Baker
Grocer
Cafe-bar
Pharmacy
Restaurants
Larger supermarkets are apprx 5.5km from the house


Golf 18km
Riding appx 15km
Tennis courts are only appx 500m from the house
Canoe hire appx 16km
Windsurf appx 16km
Bike hire appx 18km

Beaches are apprx 12km
River apprx 9.5.km
Great country for hiking and walking

Client Comments

We had a lovely holiday in Tourettes Sur Loup. The house is a large and very comfortable family home with beautiful views over the township and well beyond - in fact all the way to Antibes and the coast. The temptation was always there to just stay at home and enjoy its Provencal charm, but on most days it served as a well situated base from which to explore such wonderful places as Saint Paul de Vence, Nice, Grasse and Cannes. Tourettes itself is a charming and relaxing town full of artists and outstanding restaurants, and really serves as the perfect location for anyone wanting to enjoy the glories of Provence. We hope to return! Mr B, September 2017
Last night, three weeks after our holiday at Villa Ferrage had ended, my Mum and me sat down & still the thing we most wanted to do was look our holiday photos again.   Yes, there it was in 2D moving grandly across my phone, the old, calm stones of it, the big blue pool, the lush green mountainside that from 9pm every hot night is filled with a startling chorus of frogs, who stop around 2am, almost all at once.  But you would only know that if you creaked open the old wood shutters and went out onto the terrace to listen, because inside it is still and the thick, whitewashed, cold stone walls of a classic Mediterranean villa shut out the noise.  All of the furniture is comfortable and the house and objects are spotlessly clean.  This is not a flashy villa though - it is graciously beautiful and has decorations like a Medieval cloth pendant in the entrance hall. The garden could be photographed and put in a storybook and there are loungers to lie on by the pool in the hot, hot sun. If you don't want to do that you can go down the steep hill to Tourrettes-Sur-Loup, past the ancient Chapel Saint Jean, permanently open for passers by, with an odd, bright mural of Noah's Arc painted in the 1950's.  Here, in the village - built in Medieval times as though they were calculating what would most appeal to tourists in the future - there is indeed great appeal for tourists.  It is a gorgeous village and, at night, the square is lit with fairy lights.  But you have to work out the opening hours of the shops before you feel grounded: they close between 2 & 4 and on a Monday there is nowhere to buy cigarettes.  By the end of my stay I had gone from naive to native, and when we overheard some baffled (fellow) English people say, I wonder why all the shops are closed? we were able to tell them they'd reopen soon.  There's a market on Wednesday and stunning restaurants and an ice cream shop and bakery.  If the villa fulfills what your senses crave from a Mediterranean home, the village is just what you would hope for - and there it is, five minutes away by foot. The villa slept 7 of us comfortably and Sarah and the rest of the staff were excellent.  If you want to go on holiday, and know you are in the South of France, I can't imagine anywhere better than Villa Ferrage.  It's brilliant.  My sister said to me, Every stone step of it is imprinted on my mind.  She meant the steps up to the pool, where she would come with a bottle of rose in the sun, and join me, snoozing on the lounger.  Someone would have got some lunch from the village (before the shops shut.)  And I would open my eyes and see the blue sky and the golden stone of the villa and a palm tree.  It was the best family holiday we have ever had.  Beth Smith, June 2012
Just a quick note to say what a great time we had at the Villa Ferrage last week. The village of Tourrettes Sur Loup is fabulous and the villa is located in a perfect spot. Can you pass our thanks on to the owners, it was very comfortable. Thanks to you (South France Villas) and Stefan (house manager) for arranging such a nice trip. Charlotte, May 2009 Everybody loved the villa. The property was clean and well presented on arrival. The surrounding countryside is spectacular. Tourrettes is a wonderful village and we enjoyed many of the restaurants. We hold you accountable for the effect of the artisan boulangers on our figures! We will be recommending your villa to all and sundry! Summer 2008 We have just returned from 4 weeks of holiday. The one at your villa was ranked 1st among the 4 of us. We thoroughly enjoyed the house and the village. Thank you for a wonderful stay! Summer 2008

Rates

From Until Rate Type Weekly Rate Minimum Stay
30th Dec 20176th Jan 2018Not Available-7 nights
6th Jan 201828th Apr 2018Low€1,3487 nights
28th Apr 201823rd Jun 2018Middle€2,1467 nights
23rd Jun 20181st Sep 2018Peak€2,8067 nights
1st Sep 201813th Oct 2018Middle€2,1467 nights
13th Oct 201829th Dec 2018Low€1,3487 nights
29th Dec 20185th Jan 2019Not Available-7 nights
5th Jan 201927th Apr 2019Low€1,3487 nights
27th Apr 201922nd Jun 2019Middle€2,1467 nights
22nd Jun 201931st Aug 2019Peak€2,8067 nights
31st Aug 201912th Oct 2019Middle€2,1467 nights
12th Oct 201928th Dec 2019Low€1,3487 nights
28th Dec 201931st Dec 2018Not Available-7 nights

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