French Villa

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Property Name
French Villa
Property ID
6205 USD Weekly
Sub Location
Provence-Alpes-Cote dAzur   Valbonne
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A lovely big private Provençal villa with swimming pool and established grounds nestled perfectly amongst the wonderful French Riviera villages of Mougins, Valbonne, St Paul de Vence and Grasse. The self-catering Villa Aurita is usually rented exclusively for your private use although also offers luxury boutique bed and breakfast accommodation during some periods. The owners run a successful catering and events company so you will be assured great food, warm welcome and luxurious surroundings. It also makes for one of the most fantastic and intimate wedding venues in the South of France.

This beautiful property is five minutes walking distance down to the village and local shops and restaurants so you can find everything you need close at hand. It has great outside space and several terraces where you can enjoy a glass of rose after a relaxing day sightseeing the typical Cote d'Azur villages and beaches which are all just a short drive away. The terrace on the roof has it's own a stunning outside bathroom and views to the sea & mountains. Here you can chill out on one of the sunbeds or cool off with an outdoor bath or shower!

With seven bedrooms (and plenty of bathrooms) spread across three floors you can be guaranteed plenty of space and privacy no matter how big your group size is. The villa works particularly well when there are three families sharing, as each can have their own floor.

Full length French doors lead out to another large terrace with a beautiful stone table, overlooking the swimming pool and gardens. If you fancy eating al-fresco there is a great outdoor kitchen with a Webber BBQ and a wood burning pizza oven all built around a stunning fire-pit. The outdoor kitchen is built under a beautiful shady area where you can relax after a long lazy Provencal lunch. This area has a long rectangular stone dining table and two Moroccan stone sofas which can be covered in the authentic throws and cushions provided.

There is a self-contained two bedroom apartment which is usually always included in the price meaning that guests have total privacy and seclusion in their own exclusive villa.

Although being a typical Mas, the villa is also hi-tech throughout with state of the art hi-fi equipment (including garden), huge 50" plasma TV and Sky television throughout. High speed ADSL and Wi-FI is also included. Just plug in your iPhone or iPod and listen to your very own music wherever you fancy.

There is a good standard of tasteful furnishing throughout the entire property with a wonderful professional kitchen with 48' gas Wolf Cooking range with BBQ and Teppanyaki, Sub-Zero 600 Fridge/ freezer (with ice), granite throughout and as Louise is a chef it is naturally very well equipped!

If you fancy a night out of the kitchen and have somehow got bored of eating at all the lovely local restaurants then why not ask Louise, (the villa owner) if she is available to cook you up a wonderful breakfast, lunch or dinner? You usually have to book in advance but dinner at home can often be less expensive than going out to eat, with the added benefit that you do not have to worry about finding a babysitter or expensive taxi.

You can also enjoy some fantastic French wine at a fraction it would cost in a local brassiere or restaurant. Just ask for the Red Radish CATERING db728663285.

Chateauneuf is situated in the South of France on the border of the Côte d'Azur and Provence and just a short drive from Grasse and Valbonne so ensured the quiet and calm you would expect on a summer holiday on the French Riviera

The village is actually in the very foothills of the Southern Alps and has stunning panoramic views over the Bay of Cannes and the Cap de L ‘Esterel but yet just a short drive from the beaches of Cannes, Antibes, Golf Juan an Juan-les-Pin. It is the perfect spot from which to explore the Côte d'Azur and just a short 30 minute drive from Nice airport. The villa is also very well served by public transport (bus and train) so you can even leave the car at the rental garage if you want!

The Villa is in Chateauneuf perched on the top of a hill with distant sea views and the most magnificent breathtaking vista of The Southern Alpes and the nearby village of Bar-sur-Loup. There are scores of beautiful and typically French villages just a very short drive away and you can be walking in the mountains after the shortest of bus or car journeys.

The village has all the usual shops you might need (Boulangerie, Boucherie Tabac etc) within just a two minute walk and there are local supermarkets very close too. Tennis, climbing, golf, karting and many other activities are all very close by and there are lots of museums and galleries around if you are looking for some culture.

The town of Grasse is well worth a visit and is the home to the world famous perfume factories of Fragonard and Molinard.

The spectacular Gorges du Verdon is 2 hours away and the nearest Ski resort of Gréolières can be reached in less than an hour by car.

Villa Aurita and their hosts guarantee you a wonderful holiday in their beautiful home and the perfect place to choose for your ideal holiday destination.

Linen and towels are in included in the rental price.

We can also arrange a larder provisioning and food delivery service for your arrival after a long day travelling.


The property interior is typically Provencal in style. There is a huge lounge and dining area with an open fire and long dining table seating fourteen people comfortably. It is beautifully furnished with three pairs of fully opening French doors giving that feeling of being outside even when you are not.

The lounge leads out to the elevated terrace and large balcony with stone dining table overlooking the swimming pool and garden. The TV room includes a hi-spec sound system and large screen plasma TV with sky, DVD and a Wii. There is a Bang and Olufsen sound system through lots of the house and gardens and also Wi-Fi and high speed ADSL.

We regularly organise weddings and parties at the villa for as many as 100 guests so needless to say the fully fitted kitchen contains absolutely everything you would expect in a property of this standard. Please get in touch if you are interested in the property as a venue for an event, party or wedding.

The ground floor Master bedroom has French doors opening onto the garden and its own en-suite luxury stone bathroom and shower.

Two further beautifully fitted double bedrooms have fitted wardrobes. One smaller bedroom has two single beds and has views to the sea. The larger first floor bedroom also has views to the out to Cannes and the sea.

In total there are six double bedrooms and one room with two single beds. We generally limit sleeping to 14 guests although on occasions we have allowed larger groups.

Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed
Bedroom 5 - 1 Double Bed
Bedroom 6 - 2 Single Beds
Bedroom 7 - 1 Double Bed,

We have a couple of cots and a high chair for babies.

There is also a large bathroom and shower with separate cloakroom on the ground floor and a Moroccan style shower room on the first floor plus the wonderful outdoor en-suite bathroom and shower on the roof terrace. There is a further stone shower room on the first floor.

The property is very secure, fully gated and all rooms are independently lockable and most windows are either barred or shuttered.

The villa is also situated on a private domain which is both peaceful and very safe yet close enough to everything you might need.