|Minimum Stay||7 nights|
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Ulysse villa is located in an exclusive area of the South of France, Villefranche-sur-Mer. Less than ten villas around the palace of King Leopold II are privileged to this acclaimed south-facing location and views over Cap Ferrat and the Mediterraneans most visited bays of Villefranche and Beaulieu. Just up the road, crowds of tourists stop to take photos, with the view as backdrop, a 100-year-old tradition and legendary souvenir of the French Riviera. Enjoy this very private villa, and have your vacation, your way with Luxury Retreats.
Large sliding bay windows open to the secluded, manicured garden for a plunge in the heated swimming pool. Two levels up, in the formal yet cozy living area, guests will find a professional Italian circular bar and light cooking facilities, collectors art, a steel CVO fireplace, mood lighting, a home cinema and a quality music system. Three large bay windows open to a terrace with stunning views. Delight in the attention to detail: the art deco handrails height and curvature have been engineered to align with the horizon. This villa also comes with full staff, including housekeeper, to ensure guests feel relaxed.
Ulysse provides over four thousand square feet of indoor spaces with ultimate comfort and technology to enhance the day-to-day living experience. It yet maintains its old charm by using noble materials throughout. All its wood-framed windows have been carefully placed to create a unique private postcard. The family room is a large, casual space consisting of a fully equipped gourmet kitchen, a professional bar and a dining arrangement for a great party atmosphere.
A total of four bedrooms accommodate up to eight guests at Ulysse villa. Each bedroom comes with an en-suite bathroom and unique amenities. Enjoy the penthouse suite with king bed, en-suite bathroom with double jet stream shower and hammam cabin with Jacuzzi, walk-in closet, mini bar, mood lighting and private verandah.
With its unusual mix of city grit, old world opulence and year-round sunshine, Nices appeal is universal. The clearest-possible light spangles the Mediterranean to create a setting for sybarites and shadows for well-dressed decadence. Walk up to Castle Hill for a beautiful view of the city, the Bay of Angels and the bright blue water that gave Cte dAzur its name. Bask in the glory of this playful slice of opulent French living at Ulysse villa!
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Bedroom 1 Penthouse Suite : King size bed, En-suite bathroom with double jet stream shower and Haman cabin by Jacuzzi; Air conditioning, Walk-in Closet, Desk, TV, Safe, Mini bar, Remote controlled mood lighting, Private veranda
Bedroom 2- V.I.P. Suite : King size bed, Salon space, Huge walk in wardrobe and powder room, Bathroom with walk in shower and bathtub, Full entertainment (TV, Wi-Fi sound) systems, Giving into huge and equipped terrace
Bedroom 3 Round Suite: King size, Revolving round hand-stitched leather by Poltrona Frau, bed, En-suite bathroom with Jacuzzi bathtub shower, Air conditioning, 2 Large wardrobes, TV with entertainment system, Wi-Fi, Safe, Remote controlled mood lighting, Terrace
Bedroom 4 Junior Suite : 2 Single beds which can be transformed into a King size bed, En-suite bathroom with Jacuzzi bathtub shower, Air conditioning, Small office corner, Wardrobe, TV with entertainment system, Wi-Fi, Remote controlled mood lighting, Terrace
Additional Bedding: There is a pullout 140 cm wide sofa bed in Bedroom 3 and a single sofa unfolding into a casual bed in bedroom 4, suitable for 1 or even 2 children. A crib for infants is also available as well as a highchair
Easy to use yet advanced security system
Air conditioning in all rooms
Fully equipped, professional kitchen
TV Stereo system in each room
Screen projection cinema in lounge
Satellite TV/many English-Russian and other channels
Wired and wireless ADSL Internet
Frette Egyptian cotton linen/towels
Frette Beach towels
Washer and dryer
South-facing flat garden and huge south facing terraces for all rooms
Privacy from neighbors
Heated splash pool
Al fresco dining
Fire pit with sitting arrangement
Parking in patio for 2 mid-sized cars + 1 parking space outside
Daily housekeeping service except Sunday and public holidays - general house cleaning and making/changing beds
Linen and towels changed twice a week - for weekly rentals there is a one-time change
Pool and garden maintenance
Normal use of hot/cold water, electricity and gas
Welcome package suggestions:
Soft drinks /Water bottles
Gourmet coffee capsules for espresso / cappuccino
Daily Croissants / Pain au Chocolats / Brioches
At Extra Cost advance notice may be required:
Villa pre-stocking fee plus shopping to be paid upon arrival
Event fee - 1500 minimum surcharge, previous permission provided depending on number of guests
Cooking, serving and waiting upon is not included in the housekeeping service but can be arranged
Rental car recommended
Access to International European rail service from Beaulieu
Points of Interest:
15 minute walk to:
5 minute drive to tennis and grocery store
10 minute drive to Motorways
15 minute drive to:
Dozens of Michelin rated restaurants
40 minute drive to Cannes or San REMO (Italy)
120 kilometers to Saint Tropez
15 minute drive to beaches
30 minute drive to Nice Airport (NCE)
Maximum 8 guests, up to ten if teenagers/children can be accommodated on request
Upon arrival guests must sign a full accident liability waiver, which constitutes integral part of the rental agreement
Pets are not permitted
Security deposit to be held on credit card authorization by Luxury Retreats
All services not included in rates are to be paid locally
Check-in: After 2pm
Check-out: Before 10am
Advertised rates may vary according to the season and duration of stay
My family and I stayed in Villa Ulysse for one month; and the experience was absolutely exceptional in every way. The Villa itself was superb, very well maintained. The staff was extremely attentive and their service was world-class. The attitude of of the staff was extremely professional and accommodating and they all went out of their way to provide exceptional service. The Chef was remarkable; and the food and presentation was superb! I would 100% recommend this Villa; and we look forward to booking the villa again!
Ulysee was a wonderful place to stop and spend a week after traveling through Europe for six weeks. We were welcomed by Nicholas and shown the running of the villa and then a quick tour of the village and places to buy groceries, and the markets and cafés, marina etc. Nicholas gave us a good overview of the area which was much appreciated.
The house accommodated 5 of us well although I was hoping that the twin room could be turned into a double to make it feel more luxurious. Fatima did her best to understand us and was great to have around to clean up after us and keep the villa clean and tidy. She was always happy to oblige. It was a restful holiday.
The villa was furnished in good taste and with modern technology
It has all facilities you may need
Maid was very helpful
Can park one car easily ...... not sure about 2 cars
Has a lift - this helped since climbing stairs is not easy for my parents who were with us
The house has a swing ..... my father loves swings
Everything was not exactly as described on the website , but i have no reason for complaint
The location is exclusive. The view is best. Sure beats staying in a 6-star hotel.....
We had an absolutely lovely stay at Ulysee. The pre-planning was a breeze, and Emma and Kirsten were incredibly helpful with all of our questions and requests. They took on any challenge with a smile, and most importantly, we never felt like our requests were a bother or a burden. On arriving at the villa, we were in awe of the stunning location and view, which the pictures cannot adequately describe. The villa itself was lovely, and easily accommodated our large group. It really felt like home. We had a fantastic vacation, and can't say enough good things about UIysse and Luxury Retreats!