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Luxury Riverside Mansion 35 mins from Nice

Bedrooms 13
Space 7,534 sq. ft.
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

9 bedrooms with 9 en suite bathrooms, pool, river, peace & quiet

The Domaine du Foulon is only 35 minutes from Nice Airport and the Cote d'Azur, but it could be a million miles from anywhere. We offer peace and tranquillity for groups of between 12 and 18 (exclusive use prices), and even have some small extra rooms giving us a total capacity of 26. With numerous large communal areas, a garden of 15 acres, 2 rivers and a large heated swimming pool, there is space for all. We also offer a catering and shopping service, cooking a celebratory meal, or simply ensuring your weeks provisions of quality provencal food and drink is waiting for you on arrival - all at supermarket prices. The Domaine du Foulon isn't simply a rental property, it's a property that's been created to give you the best holiday possible, from quality beds draped in egyptian cotton, to endless hot water in modern showers, a large semi-commercial kitchen where it's a pleasure to cook for large groups, to a bbq terrace featuring a huge shaded table and a lounge terrace with beautiful countryside views.

Nick or Mia
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 19, 2018

About Nick or Mia

Le Foulon is owned and managed by myself Nick Vyse and my partner Mia Strudwick. We've been here since 2004 when we turned our back on desk jobs in London and followed our dream..

Born in Wales Mia was brought up in various places throughout the UK, Norway and Iran. She has worked in travel all her life, from tour operators creating package holidays all around the World, to a TV based travel agent. She was responsible for each product and subsequently travelled a lot and saw more hotels and villas than you could wave a contract at.

I was born and raised in the South of England and after a brief time in France in my early 20's returned to London and a career in Advertising and Design. Our agency specialised in all things travel and we represented tour operators (guess where I met Mia), small airlines and travel agents. Having spent one lifetime trying to sell other peoples' vacations we wanted to pool our collective knowledge and create our idea of the perfect holiday.

We simply believe the devil is in the detail, personal service is key, and as the saying goes it's all about location, location, location. Once fate had put Le Foulon in front of us it took a year of blood, sweat and tears to get it ready for our first customers, and we've never looked back.

But we are constantly improving Le Foulon and her grounds, inspired through experience and from customer feedback, our return clients are always treated to a few changes that make their stay even better than the last.

Nick or Mia purchased this chateau / country house in 2004

Why Nick or Mia chose Gréolières

Location, location, location! And atmosphere - some buildings speak to you, and Le Foulon had us fully enchanted from the moment we walked through the door.

Plus, with the madness of the Cote d'Azur just 30 minutes drive south we found it quite amazing that there was such an idyllic and peaceful location just a stones throw away. You look across the valley of the wolf from our fully glazed dining room and you can barely see a sign of human habitation, and yet our village is only 5 minutes away, has a selection of restaurants and the French Riviera is easily explored from here.

It's quite a special place in a rather special part of the World.

What makes this chateau / country house unique

Space for all - with 13 bedrooms (4 with an extra double sofabed) and 11 bathrooms, plus large and varied communal spaces, Le Foulon will keep all the family happy. Kids can play in the garden, or the dedicated play room in the house, adults can socialise in the bar and lounge, or hide away with a book in the conservatory or adjoining library. And that's before you explore the 15 acres and find your very own little part of Provence.

There are very few properties sleeping up to 26 people that can truly cater for this number of people - Le Foulon is one of them. Add in the benefits of a good value catering option and a shopping service, delivering restaurant quality food and drink ready and waiting for you on arrival, and you have quite a unique proposition.


Gréolières Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 7534 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 34
  • Max. adults: 33
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Computer Available
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Macintosh Computer
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Telescope
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 26 people
  • 11 Bathrooms
  • Strauss - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
    Cheiron - toilet , shower
    Fablo - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
    Gertrude - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
    Jacob - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
    Soubrier - toilet , shower
    Alexi - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Almairac - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Wolf - toilet , shower
    Maurel shared - toilet , shower , 2 shower rooms for 3 rooms
    Maurel en suite - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 10 bedrooms have en suite bathrooms, and the 3 extra rooms share two shower rooms and a separate W.C.
  • 13 Bedrooms, Sleeps 34
  • Strauss Suite - 1 king , 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Wolf Suite - 1 king , 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Cheiron Suite - 1 king , 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Fablo Luxury Room - 1 king
    Gertrude Luxury Room - 1 king
    Jacob Luxury Room - 1 king
    Soubrier Luxury Room - 1 king
    Alexi Garden Room - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Almairac Garden Room - 1 king
    Maurel en suite - 1 double
    Maurel double - 1 double
    Maurel twin 1 - 2 twin/ single
    Maurel twin 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Prices include Egyptian cotton bedding, high quality white bath towels and final clean. We have exclusive use self-catering prices specifically for the size of your group - between 12 and 26 people, please email for a quote.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 5 bicycles
  • 26 garden chairs
  • 20 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting


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Luxury Riverside Mansion 35 mins from Nice
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews

Much better than in pictures!

  • 5 of 5

Excellent place in peace and quiet! Rooms are great, common rooms even better and the commercial kitchen just perfect! We were a group of 18 adults and 3 children. Everyone loved the place and the surroundings. Place is equipped with modern day necessities like wifi. Owners are really helpful English couple.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2013
  • Stayed: July 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
38 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
4 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
38 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Nearest Train
32 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
32 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
4 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
12 Kilometres
Greolieres Les Neiges
Nearest Beach
32 Kilometres
Car: necessary

Just a few kilometres through the spectacular Gorge du Loup the Domaine du Foulon is close enough to explore all of the Cote d'Azur, even closer to the beautiful medeival villages of Vence, Tourettes, Bar sur Loup, Gourdon and Grasse, but most of all offers a haven of peace and quiet from a hectic world.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $1,230.62

Prices include all applicable taxes and charges and are for 18 people using our 9 best bedrooms but we can sleep up to 26 people in 13 bedrooms.

Outside of the high season we offer lower rates for under occupancy, with prices from €3,372 for 12 people in 6 bedrooms.

We also offer 3 night weekend packages and in the Winter and Spring mainly operate as a b&b, with nightly rates from €95 for 2.

We also organise weddings.

We ask for a 25 percent deposit to secure the reservation with the remainder due 6 weeks prior to arrival. You can pay by credit card over the phone or by bank transfer.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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