The house is located in the village of Le Bar-sur-loup, in a corner of the village square; parking is available right in front of the door. A small balcony off the living room overlooks the town and valley, and all of the windows have breathtaking views of the Gorges du Loup. Well appointed, excellent beds and two separate bathrooms allow a party of four space, comfort, and relaxation. Master BR has queen sized bed, guest BR has two twins; living room has couch and dining area and a marvelous bookcase with a friendly 'lending library.' Modern kitchen bathed in blue and white Provencal colors invite you to cook; its well-stocked cabinets provide loads of cookware and table settings for 8.
Spend your days at the beach (15 kms), wander the lovely hilltop villages, visit the many superb art museums, browse the shops, relax and read in the house. Four restaurants right in the village allow you time away from the kitchen when you're not otherwise dining on the coast.
Owner Description: A devoted francophile, I fell in love with France and the French at the impressionable age of 14...and have never quite recovered. For forty years I've wandered around every corner of France, thrilling to each region as if it's a different country, loving the differences and regionalisms I come across. I want my guests to be happy in my home, and wish their experience to be joyful and relaxing. I've put as many creature comforts in there as I can imagine, and my guests have always been appreciative and delighted. You're here to enjoy yourself et vivre a la francaise! Let the party begin--que la fête commence!
Why the Owner Chose Le-Bar-Sur-Loup: This is a family home and we have enjoyed continuing the tradition of hosting families and friends here over the years.
The Unique Benefits of this Townhome: The marvelous climate (cool breezes in the evenings, warm sunny dry days); the unspoiled views; the friendliness of the villagers. The house is comfortable, homey, relaxing. The view from all the windows is breathtaking.
We had an absolutely fabulous time in Bar. We loved the town, did lots of visits to Antibes and the beaches, and the hill towns, and even made it to the river twice. It was a highlight of our month in France. Your place was great and just what we needed.
The hill country behind the French Riviera is one of France's most cherished areas. The village of Le Bar-sur-loup in the Alpes-Maritimes department is 10 minutes east of Grasse, 25 minutes north of Cannes, and 40 minutes northwest of Nice. Bougainvilleas and charming hand-hewn doors adorn the homes in this village full of history dating from the 10th century. The house and the town overlook the beautiful valley of the Loup River including the famous Gorges du Loup. Various festivals, the entire Riviera, the proximity of Italy and Monaco, Provence to the west and the Alpes to the north make this village highly desirable. You'll mostly appreciate its authenticity: no big tour buses here, no noisy tourists, just the locals and the gorgeous view. Come feel like a one of the villagers; it's a totally native experience.
Other Activities: Shopping, Boating, Parasailing, Health/Beauty Spa, Mini Golf