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Provencal Style Holiday House in a Quiet Area in the Cote D Azur, sleeps 6 to 7.
Villa Chenet is quietly situated in a wooded area 4kms from the village of Les Adrets de l Esterel. Built in 1994, the Cote d Azur property is on three levels and has a large south facing garden with stunning views pool and hot tub.
Only 15 minutes to the beach at La Napoule, not far from Frejus, Agay and Cannes and other famous resorts on the Cote d Azur.
With good access from the autoroute it is a great location for that holiday with family or friends.
Nearby Events:MIPIM (15-18 March 2016) MIPTV (4-7 April 2016)Cannes Film Festival (1-22 May 2016) Monaco Grand Prix (26-29 May 2016)Lions (19-25 June 2016)MIPCOM (Date to be advised - October 2016)
South of France villa on the Cote d Azur - sleeps 6 to 7
Provencal style house, built in 1993, with terracotta tiles throughout, an open plan living/dining area, 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 8m x 4m heated pool, hot tub and mature gardens of 1500m2 with several terraces.
The main entrance is down a set of steps and within a covered porchway.
From the hallway to the right is the spacious fully equipped kitchen. The units are white with green tiled worktops, gas hob, electric cooker, washing machine, dishwasher and two fridge freezers for all your food, wine and chilled beers plus plenty of worktop space and a central wooden island.
An external door leads to the side garden where there is a wooden picnic table - perfect for that glass of wine whilst preparing the BBQ!
From the front door there is a hallway which leads down two steps to the large light and airy open plan lounge with fireplace and dining area with two sets of French doors leading to the garden terrace and pool.
The lounge is well furnished with plenty of seating, a dining table with six chairs, flat screen TV with English Sky, DVD and CD.
Bedroom 2 is accessed from the lounge down two steps. It has a king size bed with pine furniture, ensuite shower room with walk in shower unit, built in sink and wc. French windows lead on to a small patio area, the gardens and pool.
Bedroom 3 is accessed from the hallway - it has twin pine beds and matching furniture, an ensuite shower room, built in sink and wc.French windows open on to the garden and pool area.
Accessed by a wooden staircase the Master Bedroom with king size bed, has an ensuite bathroom with bath, walk in in shower unit and wash hand basin. It is well furnished and has French windows to a private terrace with stunning views over the valley towards the Esterel mountains and on to the garden and pool area.
There is an independent wc at the top of the stairs.
Ceiling fans in each room and electric wall heaters.
Equipment & Facilities At The Property
Washing-machineDish-washerTumble DryerTwo Fridge/FreezersOvenMicrowaveElectric KettleToasterIron and Ironing BoardHairdryerFlat screen TV Satellite (UK Channels)CD, Radio, DVDWi-Fi Boxed Board Games
Cot and High Chair
Garden furniture - Sun loungers and chairs and Swing Seat Portable
Private Parking for 3 cars
The house is built on a hillside, with two sets of gates with steps downwards to the front door and is surrounded by an enclosed by 1500m2 of well tended garden, with mature shrubs and plants, including a magnificent Palm and lots of places to escape to.
The 8m x 4m x 1-1.8m pool is heated, alarmed, has a thermal cover and is surrounded by decking and lawn. Plus there is also a Hot Tub with a view over the valley, in a covered room with clear blinds for use whatever the weather!
The terrace outside the lounge area has a covered pergola for coolness and there is also a small terrace outside the kitchen door for that quiet coffee! Garden furniture includes sun loungers, chairs, parasol and a BBQ,
The second level of the garden is covered with small lava stones and has a Finnish swing seat close to a small copse of trees giving lovely shade. The third level is shrubs and steps leading to a parking area suitable for a small car at lower lane level.
There is an enclosed parking area through the gates as you approach the house and a second area 5mts further along.
Nearby Attractions & Activities
The Cote d’Azur is packed with art and culture. So Picasso (Antibes), Matisse (Nice), Chagall (Nice), Renoir (Cagnes) all have major collections on permanent display. There is Rock n Roll contemporary art at Foundation Maeght (St Paul de Vence) and Musee d’Art Moderne (Nice) as well as a superb new Musee at Mougins with an eclectic mix of ancient and modern art.
5 Golf courses within apprx 30 minutes drive:-
- apprx 12km Riviera Golf Club, Mandelieu la Napoule - 18 holes- apprx 12km Mandelieu Old Golf course - 18 and 9 holes - Created in 1891!- apprx 20km Golf de Cap Esterel, Agay - 9 holes- apprx 23km Golf de Valescure, St Raphael - 18 holes- apprx 20km Golf de l Esterel, St Raphael - 18 holes.
15 minutes La Napoule. Driving along the coast from La Napoule in the direction of Cannes, beautiful beaches line the route including Le Sweet (private).
Water sports are available in many places and there are numerous pontoons to swim out to.
As you get closer to the centre of Cannes (apprx 24km) there are more private beaches where you can hire sun beds and dine in a range of good beach restaurants. Shopping around Rue d Antibes and designer boutiques on the Croisette. The annual firework festival is a sight to see - check with the Tourist Office for dates.
21km apprx to Frejus where there is an amphitheatre that hosts many concerts.
30km apprx West to Agay. Beautiful beach in a wide bay, with a couple of restaurants. Sailing School. Just beyond Agay are the larger beaches of St Raphael (18km) and Frejus.
These are very much seaside resorts with plenty of bars, beach cafes and beach shops, which are less expensive than Cannes.
Autoroute junction abut 15 minutes, allowing fast access to further down the coast:
Monaco (apprx 1hr)Nice (apprx 40 minutes)St Tropez (apprx 1hr 15)
15km apprx Lake St Cassien, sun bathing, swimming, windsurfing.
20km apprx Fayence, one of the largest Provencal hill villages.
52km apprx Nice
32km apprx Mons the highest hill village in Eastern Provence and one of the most quaint.
74km apprx Monaco 94km apprx Gorge Du Verdon - Spectacular 600ft (200m) deep gorge. The adventurous absolutely must hire a canoe, take a rafting trip or the longest absail of your life!!
For more information about this region please refer to our Cote d Azur Regional Guide and Provence Regional Guide
For more information on reaching the Cote d Azur please refer to our South France Travel Information Guide
Nice International airport is about 40 minutes drive. (apprx 46km)
Railway: TGV from Paris to Cannes apprx 5 hrs
Local Shops & Facilities
Local Cafe Bar, apprx 2kms (apprx 15 minutes walk), which also serves simple food in summer.
Apprx 4kms from the property you will find the following amenities:-
BakersGrocerSuper-market (2 small)PharmacyDoctorHairdresserPost Office with ATM
Hypermarket at La Napoule 15 minutes
Fayence 20 mins by car has a market on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday mornings.
Tennis Courts apprx 2kms Apprx 10kms there is:-
Beaches and Sea - apprx 10kms (15 minutes) at La Napoule
La Napoule offers a good mix of restaurants from the Pizza to two star Michelin at L’Oasis. A good range of shops including baker, butcher, cashpoint, bar tabac, newspaper shop, post office and a petit casino supermarket - small but stocks most essentials. There is a market here every Thursday, but it is finished by lunchtime.
Lake - Lac St Cassien (pedaloes, canoes for hire) - apprx 15 minutes
apprx 5km Tourist Office in the village
Arrival & Departure
Changeover day is Saturdays. Arrival at 5pm. Depart at 10am. Late arrival (6 - 9pm) possible only by prior arrangement. Please ensure that when you buy your aeroplane ticket, the flight time will allow for arrival before 9pm at the very latest.
500€ in cash given to the Keyholder on arrival, returned less deductions for any breakages on morning of departure.
No telephone at the property. Wi-Fi available. Neither the Owner nor the Agent can be held responsible for interrupted internet service/slow speed or for loss/disruption of incoming signal for Satellite TV –Sky–Freesat–Apple TV etc. When applicable to the property.
Up to 100 kwhrs per week is included in the rent. Thereafter chargeable at €0.15/kwhr.
Gas / Oil
Electric Central Heating.
Bed Linen & Towels
Bed linen and towels (1 large, 1 small) are included, together with towels for the pool/beach.
End-of-Stay cleaning is included. Maid service during your stay available at €11 per hour. End-of-stay cleaning charge is to cover "normal" cleaning throughout the house. However, while you are therefore not expected to hoover and mop everywhere, you are expected to leave kitchen appliances (i.e. oven and fridge), crockery, kitchen utensils, and bathroom appliances clean, and not to leave litter in the garden. If the house is left in an unacceptable state, further monies may be retained from the breakages deposit.
Pets are not allowed.
The owner is entitled to ask you to leave the property without any refund if the number of occupants exceeds 6/7. The rent is for up to 6/7 People.
Fire: This is a region which has a high fire risk. It is forbidden to start fires anywhere in the property grounds. Only light BBQs in the area designated for this purpose. Swimming pool/Hot Tub Safety: The owner is not responsible for any bodily injury next to or in the swimming pool and/or Hot Tub. Children must be surveyed at all times. The heated pool is operational from the beginning of April through until the end of October and the temperature is dependent upon external weather conditions and cannot be guaranteed. It should be noted that the condition of the pool/hot tub is subject to variations in the weather and therefore no guarantee can be given to the status of the pool/hot tub on any particular day.