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Lovely secluded villa in quiet, residential area and large pool

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Space 2,583 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

5 large double bedrooms 4 bathrooms, sleeps 10 adults+3 children

Luxury villa with large swimming pool 12 m x 6 m, with removable security barrier and alarm. Extensive terrace with very big new gas barbecue for outside dining, offering views of the surrounding countryside and coastline. Beautifully landscaped gardens with fruit and olive trees and ample parking. Big spacious light rooms . Well equipped kitchen with two fridge freezers and all the usual appliances for dealing with large groups. New flat screen TV, with two satellites so numerous channels including BBC , fast broadband internet access, iPhone speaker dock.

Two English speaking guardians or caretakers live In a separate apartment on the property on opposite side from the villa and pool and garden . They are on hand to greet you and answer any questions if needed

More Details

Owner
Briane and Marian Loram
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 15, 2017

About Briane and Marian Loram

We are an Australian family who have enjoyed, for some years, wonderful holidays with family and friends as tenants at Villa Gezanne.

Why Briane and Marian Loram chose Cannes - Grasse - Antibes

Gezanne came up for sale and we were fortunate to become the new owners. Much to our delight, the previous owners - Marian and her daughter Briane, who had welcomed us so warmly to the property for many years, agreed to continue to greet guests to Gezanne and look after the property. Their local knowledge, kindness and enthusiasm has been wonderful for us and other guests over the years. Marian and Briane live on site in a separate part of the property in the guardian’s flat. We were drawn to Gezanne because of the house's character, spacious garden, sizeable pool, pleasant views and its great location - in a quiet secluded area but just a not far from the beach, the village of Biot and Antibes. Gezanne is a great base to explore the Riviera and the Alpes Maritimes and each year we find more and more interesting places to see and things to do.”

What makes this villa unique

The rooms are very spacious and light. The house has a welcoming feel to it. The pool is larger than normal for a private villa plus can been heated on request . The garden is large and secluded, with terraces of Olives , Citrus fruits which look stunning when light up at night. The surrounding area is quiet.

Check out our short video by on this site going to Overview, then right arrow to move through all the photos , the last photo if you wait acutally appears as a video

Amenities

Biot Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2583 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 24
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Luxury
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 or Magnolia - 1 queen , AC En suite bathroom direct access to terrace and garden
    Bedroom 2- Azur Bedroom - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Air conditioning direct access to terrace and garden
    Bedroom 5 - Den - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , huge room but small window suitable for kids and teenagers
    Bedroom 4 or 1st Floor - 2 twin/ single , 2 sleep sofa /futon , Air conditioning -can be one large double or two singles
    Bedroom 3 or Mia's bedroom - 2 twin/ single , Air conditioning can be one large double or two singles
  • All rooms are very spacious, we have a wooden cot and 1 travel cot that easily fit into any of the rooms to accomodate little ones. 4 of the bedrooms have been installed with AC units . The 5th bedroom is below ground level on one side and naturally cooler in summer. The 5th bedroom called Den Bedroom is extremely large with double bed, single bed and en suite bathroom but has a curtain separating it from the corridor and a very small window . So this room is great for teenagers and children but not for a couple wanting lots of privacy
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Terrace
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 8 beach chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Security barrier for pool (not shown in photo). Electric awning for the terrace with outside dinning area. Ample sunbeds and pool side chairs. Table tennis. Pool can be heated on request

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Lovely secluded villa in quiet, residential area and large pool
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5

June 2017

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely time staying for a week at the villa. It was very easy to arrange, and our hosts were very kind, welcoming and helpful. We would love to visit again.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Ian , I am so glad your holiday went well for you and your family . We too hope you can come again
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5

A little bit of heaven

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from three glorious weeks at Villa Gezanne. The house is so family friendly and in such a stunning position . The gardens are delightful and the pool area is perfect for sunbathing ( loads of comfy loungers )- our family appreciated the bedrooms that opened directly onto the pool area and would often take advantage of slipping inside for a lie down and quite read ! The pool itself is lovely and is constantly being cleaned and monitored - it provided hours and hours of fun for the young ones !! We were quite large family group but the Villa afforded us all the space and comfort we could want -plenty of room to chill out!

Sitting on the terrace in the evening looking out over the beautifully lit gardens to the moonlit sea and lights from the coast will provide memories to warm dark winter nights at home !

Briane who looks after the property was superb both through the booking process , answering preholiday queries and giving us such a warm welcome . She was there when we needed her but otherwise was totally unobtrusive .

We have stayed in the Valbonne area each summer for the past 10 years and many of the group felt we couldn't match our previous happy experiences- but I have to say that- to a man we all fell under the spell of Villa Gezanne. We love the friendly local shops and easy access to both Biot and Valbonne .

We really hope to return next year

E&G. Northern Ireland

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

The property was even lovelier than described. It is a spacious and well designed villa, built on a hillside with one storey at the front view and two at the rear. Bedrooms are on the lower floor and are well protected from the heat of summer - we have previously stayed in August. The gardens are beautifully designed and are good for strolling around with an early evening drink, or for settling in a shady spot for a quiet hour with the holiday reading.

The managers of the property, Briane and her charming mother Marian, are English, and have lived in the region for a good number of years. They are on the site in a separate building so are there for guests if help is required. They are very wonderfully helpful and informal and you will just relax and enjoy yourself here. The pool is just outside the rear of the house and is well maintained with plenty of lounging space for guests. Above it is a generous terrace for dining or lounging under a sheltering. canopy. The area is well situated, between the lovely villages of Biot and Valbonne and within easy reach of the charm of Antibes (very good beaches to be enjoyed here) and the wider French Riviera. Inland offers a wide choice of hill villages and spectacular Alpine scenery plus attractions such as museums and galleries dedicated to artists such as Renoir, Picasso, Chagalle and Leger. Nice is rich in its variety and no more than half an hour away.

Brian and Marian, thank you so much, we shall return!

Christine and Phil, London.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic family holiday villa

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic 2 weeks at Villa Gezanne. Our hosts Marian and Briane looked after us and made sure we settled in. House has plenty of space, good cooking facility great out door eating area overlooking the valley. Supermarket a short distance away and only a short drive to the villages of Valbonne and Biot. We will be back.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Magnificent and Indulgent Oasis

  • 5 of 5

Upon arrival at the majestic Villa Gezanne we were immediately greeted by the friendly and welcoming hosts Briane and Marian - it took no time at all to feel at home and every detail was well thought of prior to our arrival. The level of comfort and amenities was perfect with everything provided for a 10 day sojourn. There is ample space inside and outside in the lovely gardens for 4 couples to enjoy in absolute peace and splendour - the pool and gardens are definitely the pièce de résistance of this remarkable villa.

We ventured to nearby charming villages and on to Cannes and Monte Carlo but always longed to get back to our oasis Villa Gezanne at the end of the day.

We would highly recommend Villa Gezanne to family and friends and are already planning our return in a couple of years

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Dream Come True!

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a dream come true week in Briane and Marian's home.

The house was in perfect condition, comfortable beds, luxurious bathrooms, exquisite gardens, magnificent views, and a heated pool.

We had picnics and play time in the gardens with our children and cooked fresh food in the lovely kitchen.

Briane and Marian both helpful and respectful of our family time. We only saw them when we had question.

They gave us great suggestions and have a lovely family. They are also pleasant and easy to work with.

Biot has both charm and history and is located very central to many desirable towns.

It is also close to the water!

It was the perfect week.

We plan to return as soon as possible!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to share your views we really appreciate it , we are just the Guardians of the villa . We will pass on your comments to the owners. Just so happy everything went so well for you all Briane and Marian
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Map

Nearest Airport
19 Kilometres
Nice
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Valbonne
Nearest Ferry
28 Kilometres
Nice
Nearest Golf
4 Kilometres
Biot
Nearest Train
7 Kilometres
Antibes
Nearest Motorway
6 Kilometres
Antibes
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Collette du Darbisson
Nearest Ski
30 Kilometres
Gréolières
Nearest Beach
6 Kilometres
Biot
Car: recommended

With its excellent location this villa is an ideal summer getaway. Half way between the medieval villages of Biot and Valbonne. The villa is situated in a quiet wooded residential area, yet only 10 min from the beach, 25 min from the Croisette in Cannes or 30 min from airport and the shops in Nice. With views of the surrounding countryside and coastline.

Photos

Rates & Availability

Available
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit $588.86

A € 500 securtiy deposit is required which will be return within 10 days of you leaving the villa.
Linen and cleaning of the villa is charged separated.
Pool can be heated on request in off season an additional charge would be made for this

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund