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Edgar Montana

Member since: 2006
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Speaks: english, french, spanish

Stunning Historic Stone Farmhouse with Seaview, Heated Pool, sleeps 10

13 Reviews
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Gairaut Villa Rental Photos and Description

5 Bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, sleeps 10

Perched on a hill overlooking Nice, historic stone farmhouse with lovely views of the Mediterranean and surrounding hills. The property faces south & is seated on a very old olive grove on an acre of land. Originally a Roman watchtower, our entirely renovated 'mas Provençal' was built in several stages over the centuries, and is steeped with character & charm. The house is an ideal family holiday home, with lots of outdoor and indoor space, including a big heatable swimming pool, a swing set, fruit trees (including delicious figs in August), a ping pong table and barbecue. The garden is perfectly safe for children & the land is protected by a wall and intercom for visitors. Tennis courts are 5 minutes away 7 the seaside is just 15 minutes down the road. Lots of mountain hiking and climbing too. Please ask for complete set of pictures.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
Edgar Montana (Owner)
Member since: 2006
Call Owner
Speaks: english, french, spanish

About Edgar Montana

Hi, I'm an american artist, living in France for the past 35 years with my wife and family.

Edgar Montana purchased this villa in 1998

Why Edgar Montana chose Nice

Tons of character and charm, in a lovely setting, shaded by hundred year old olive and cypress trees.

What makes this villa unique

Beautiful setting with view of the sea, heated pool, a unique historic stone farmhouse dating back to the roman period, including genuine medieval fireplaces.

Reviews

4.9
based on 13 traveler reviews

Stunning Historic Stone Farmhouse with Seaview, Heated Pool, sleeps 10
average rating of 4.923077 based on 13 reviews
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Historic house with pickturesque view

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely great place with the most fantastic view over Nice and the Mediterranean Sea.

We were two families - kids from 7 - 18 years - in total ten persons and at no time we felt it being crowded. The pool is Perfect and the garden has plenty of Space for kids to play, petanque, tabletennis ect.

We will return one day for sure!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Traumlage und Traumblick

  • 5 of 5

Wir haben im Juli hier 2 wundervolle Wochen verbracht. Das Haus bietet alles, was man mit 3 Familien braucht, der große Garten und der Pool sind perfekt zum entspannen oder für die Kinder zum Spielen. Das Areal ist abgeschlossen, so dass wir die Kinder immer mit gutem Gewissen aus den Augen lassen konnten. Was aus den Bildern nicht ghervorgeht ist der traumhafte Blick aus Küche und oberem Schlafzimmer. Man ist in 5 min mit dem Auto beim Park and Rail Parkplatz und kann stressfrei mit der Straßenbahn nach Nizza fahren. Bäcker und Restaurants sind fussläufig erreichbar. Edgar und seine Frau sind sehr gastfreundlich und sofort zur Stelle wenn etwas nicht passt/funktioniert. Einziger Wehrmutstropfen ist die Straße vor dem Haus, die man zwar nicht sieht aber aus dem unteren Schlafzimmer manchmal hört, da wir aber aus der Großstadt kommen, hat uns das nicht weiter gestört.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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5

Simply Perfect

  • 5 of 5

We spent 2 wonderful weeks in this house located in a gated residential area in the hills above Nice. Dating from the 15th-17th centuries, the house and grounds were beautiful. The view of the city and the sea were spectacular especially from the top of the tower. With so many things to do in the area there were days when we just stayed home to enjoy the pool and garden. The owners, Edgar and Catherine were of great help, both in person and on the phone. There are several excellent restaurants about 1 km. from the house.

I highly recommend this property.

Note, a car is essential but the best way to go into Nice is via the tram located about 3 km down the hill.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
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Great Location, beautiful house!

  • 5 of 5

We just spend 1 week in this wonderful house. Even better is the garden and pool area which is just perfect for kids and to relax. The owner is very friendly and supportive. The house was very clean. One day a toilet was broken and fixed the same day. Perfect service! The place is up the hill and in my opinion requires a car. Scenic view over Nice and the ocean! We will definitely come back if we plan to visit Nice again.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
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Great place to spend time with family and friends!

  • 4 of 5

Back from 3 weeks holidays in this rental, we are delighted and just as we expected. The house is very convenient and well equiped. The garden is heaven when you have kids or toodler, with its protected and secured swimming pool.

You can count on nice owners welcoming you and helping you around when needed.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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Such a good time!

  • 5 of 5

This is really a wonderful house in a great location! The view of Nice and the Mediterranean never gets old. A great bakery and a grocery store are both close by, and it's a quick/easy drive up to Aspremont for a mountaintop dinner. Our 2 young daughters never got bored and we enjoyed the peaceful environment very much.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Nice Cote d'Azur
Nearest Barpub
0.8 Kilometres
L’Autobus
Nearest Ferry
3 Kilometres
Nice
Nearest Golf
12 Kilometres
Nice Golf Club
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Nice
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Exit 54
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Kilometres
Chez Simon
Nearest Ski
60 Kilometres
Isola 2000
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Promenade des Anglais
Car: recommended

Our farmhouse is located on a quiet, wooded suburban hill in Nice, overlooking the city and the Mediterranean. Downtown Nice is 10 minutes away and the Beaches 15 minutes away. Easy access to the towns up and down the coast, including Monaco, Cannes, Antibes, St. Paul de Vence, and Italy (35 minutes).

Other Activities: Monaco Gran Prix, Cannes Film Festival, Nice Carnaval, Rolex Masters Tennis Tournament

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Rates & Availability

Gairaut Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Mid Season
Aug 20 2016 - Aug 27 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,251
 
 
Low Season
Aug 28 2016 - Dec 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,689
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Please note that our low season rates start at 1500 euros/week for smaller parties comprising only 2 persons, and are calculated upward toward 2500 euros/week depending on the number of persons in your party.

Rental price includes linens, utilities, local telephone and final cleaning of the house.

Shorter stays (3-night minimum) are available during the low season on a pro-rata basis.

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Amenities

Gairaut Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 200 m²
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single
  • Cots & high chairs provided if necessary.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Child's Swing
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Terrace
  • 10 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Lovely verandah and wooded garden, many olive and cypress trees, with Teak furniture for dining and relaxing in the garden and around the pool.

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