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Your peaceful retreat in the heart of the busy French Riviera

Bedrooms 5
Space 1,776 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Sleeps 9, 5 bedrooms

This lovely holiday villa makes a perfect family getaway, boasting a very harmonious blend of modernity while managing to keep all the charm and allure of the French Provençal style. The villa itself is ideally located in a private and secure gated residence with 3 tennis courts, nestled in a cosy countryside setting. The central location is the ultimate starting point for visiting the various tourist hot spots on the Cote d’Azur. There are several areas of the garden to soak up the sun and relax. Work on your tan while lounging in your pool or sip on a glass of wine while enjoying the nearby mountain views from a beautifully decorated Moroccan terrace with water fountain and outdoor BBQ. You may also play a game of petanque (French ball game) or just a simple game of ping pong. In total there are 5 bedrooms in the main house split on 2 levels, including one with its own entrance, bathroom/WC. The lower level has been entirely redone in 2015 and is now wheelchair-friendly. The garden is about 2000 sq meters.

TV equipment: 60' (127 cm) TV with Sky Digital (Freeview), Canal Sat, Blue Ray player, Wii. Several secondaries TVs

3 AC units, enough to distribute the cold air in the entire house.

Fully equiped kitchen.

Nearly 50 subtle outdoor lights to continue enjoying the garden when dark.

Special requests: If you have any special requests prior to arrival, we would be very happy to try our best to fulfill them. We are very accommodating and want to ensure that you have the very best vacation staying at our villa.

Lastly, as we try to ensure a clean and allergy free environment for our guests, we kindly ask that you please respect our no smoking and no pets rule. Thank you.

More Details

Alain Sultan
Member since: 2010
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, french, german, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 20, 2018

Why Alain Sultan chose Valbonne

Close to everything on the French Riviera: Italy in 1 hour, Monaco in 45 minutes, Nice, its Airport and Cannes within 30 minutes, the beaches at 15 minutes. Yet in a very quiet, green, and secluded area, in a private domain with tennis courts.

What makes this villa unique

Easy wheelchair access, very quiet, nice views to the sea and mountains from some rooms.


Valbonne Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1776 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Traveler will be requested to send a photo of their passport at booking time
Location Type:
  • Town
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • Careful when using the hot water in the villa as it can get very hot.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , Studio apartment
  • A toddler bed and baby crib can be arranged upon prior request.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Piano
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Beach Towels
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 18 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • caves
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • roller blading
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Private petanque pitch (local outdoor game, check e.g. Wikipedia). Communal pool with snack bar in addition to the private pool. 3 communal tennis courts. Several private golf courses in the neighbourhood. The private pool can be secured by a security fence if requested beforehand. A baby bed and toddler bed are available upon prior request. Please take good note of the 'no pet' and 'non smoking' policies since the villa is regularly occupied by persons with allergies.


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Your peaceful retreat in the heart of the busy French Riviera
average rating of 4.9375 based on 16 reviews


  • 4 of 5

Nice, clean, living up to expectations.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A lovely holiday

  • 5 of 5

The villa was perfect for us- 3 adults and 3 teenagers. Plenty of room for us to each have our own space., both inside and out. Beautiful pool , garden and inside. Very well equipped and just as described in the write up.

We all liked the area as there were a lot of different types of activities , all nearby, including beach , walking and and excellent high wire activity in the woods.

Considering teenagers are not always easy to p,ease, it was lovely to hear them say that they would like to come back again at sometime

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great villa, location and holiday

  • 5 of 5

We were an extended family of 7 adults and 2 children and the villa met our needs perfectly. It was spacious, modern and well maintained and the kitchen in particular was very well equipped. The children also made really good use of the free wifi!

This was the first time we have done this kind of holiday, and we would certainly do it again. Everything went smoothly from initial discussions with the owner to booking and then throughout our stay. We only had one issue during our stay which was caused by very windy weather blowing leaves and dust into the swimming pool which clogged up the filters. We texted the owner about the problem and the pool attendant came the following morning to sort it out which we were very happy with.

I would recommend this villa to friends/family as it really is a lovely place (some of the photos on the website don't do it justice), good value for money and perfect for relaxing and having fun with the family. The gardens and Moroccan terrace were beautiful and we enjoyed sitting outside with a glass of wine in the evenings.

In terms of the layout of the villa, there is a large double bedroom upstairs and then a twin bedroom immediately off this one, and then a dressing area and bathroom. Downstairs there is another double/twin bedroom and a single one, and a bathroom in between these. There is also an annex which is attached to the main house which has a double bedroom downstairs and some limited space upstairs. The size of the villa was more than adequate for our party and combined with extensive gardens and outside areas, there was a real feeling of spaciousness. The villa is in a gated community and it felt safe and secure. There were other houses in the vicinity but the villa was not overlooked and felt private.

We hired a car and the location was great to access other places such as Antibes, Juan les Pins, Cannes, Nice and Monaco/Monte Carlo. The local village of Valbonne was small but very nice and worth a trip. You do need a car though unless you intend to stay at the villa all the time as there isn't much within easy walking distance. The Carrefour supermarket is just over a mile away and this was ideal for stocking up on shopping.

Overall, we were very impressed by the villa, the service provided by the owner Alain and thought the South Of France was a beautiful place to holiday in. We would highly recommend it - hence the 5 star review.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed for 1 week with our 4 kids and my father and we couldn't have asked for a more beautiful place to stay! A lovely, quiet neighborhood with the Carrefour (supermarket) only 5 minutes away by car, it was absolutely fantastic! Cannes is only a short drive (about 15 min) from the house for shopping or going to the beach.

The immaculate house accommodated our large family easily and my father enjoyed his privacy in the attached suite with loft and separate bathroom/toilet. Our two 15 year old boys each had their own room while our two daughters (12, 13) shared a room off the master suite. The kids loved the Wii and outdoor ping pong as much as the pool, while the adults enjoyed sharing bottles of gorgeous French wine by the pool. We also enjoyed having the tennis courts only a few minutes walk from the house. Tennis racquets and balls are provided by Alain (the owner). We had an issue with the Internet once (the entire area was out), which Alain quickly resolved. Alain is a very personable and friendly host and if we had any questions, he always had the answer. At the beginning of our stay, he provided us with copies of instructions on how to use the appliances as well as numerous travel brochures and information about the area.

We definitely recommend this property to anyone interested in visiting the Riviera as it is close enough for day trips to many amazing cities/towns. Our family spent one day visiting Monte Carlo (Monaco), and another in San Remo (Italy) as these places are all less than 1.5 hr drive in traffic. And, of course, we drove to Cannes and Nice for shopping (very close)! Most of the time we spent at the house chillin' by the pool because if you want to simply relax and enjoy being in France, this is the place to do it.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent holiday home

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a super fortnight here. We found the house comfortable and well-equipped, set within fantastic garden grounds. The area is quiet and the house feels very private. There are 3 tennis courts a brief stroll away and we had no difficulty reserving courts. There is a good supermarket and a boulangerie just up the road -you could walk for your fresh bread each day as my friend did! The lovely town of Valbonne is nearby, and access to Nice, Grasse and numerous pretty villages was easy. We were 9 adults and there was enough space inside for us on the one wet morning we were obliged to take cover.Outside there is more room than you know what to do with - I almost wished we had small children with us! The owners were exceptionally helpful and friendly. Like another reviewer I felt I could trust Alain, and he honoured all agreed matters. Searching for any criticism, I would only ask for a teapot, and perhaps extra pool towels -spare ones are useful especially if you have a number of people sunning themselves. Ah, the wonderful climate of the south of France. Wish I was there!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely message! We are delighted to know that you and your family enjoyed staying in our villa and the surrounding areas. We're also glad that you had nice weather and were able to soak up all the sunshine around the pool. We really love getting feedback and try our best each time to address each suggestion. I will surely make sure that there is a lovely teapot for you next time and plenty more extra beach towels! ; ) We loved having you stay with us and hope we can welcome you all next time with maybe some grandchildren to run around the garden : ) Warmly, Candice and Alain
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House and garden with great atmosphere

  • 5 of 5

Want to feel welcome, play tennis, relax at the pool, enjoy a garden packed with atmosphere and a house equiped that thoroughly from the piano to the Wii? Then this is a perfect base from which the heart of the most exciting France can be explored. Nice, Cannes, Verdon mountains etc. the list of attractions reachable by car or bike are substantible. Thank you Alain and Candice for your exceptional hospitatity and kindness during our first stay - and for sure not the last one at 52 Rue Debussy. Your house is not only a rental house, it is a home. We can highly, and unreservedly recommend this house and it's owners.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Mogens, Thank you so much for your kind words! We are truly very happy when we read that our guests had a wonderful stay. We're simply thrilled to know that you have fully enjoyed the pool, garden, tennis courts, and other little bits. It is true that the villa is a great starting off point to go to many towns and attractions in the area due to the very central location. Again, we are so pleased that you and your family spent a memorable and happy holiday on the French Riviera. We would love to have you come stay with us again. Warmly, Candice and Alain
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Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Nice Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Le Bayou
Nearest Ferry
30 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
2.5 Kilometres
Golf Opio Valbonne or St Philippe
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Biot (10 km) or Antibes (15km)
Nearest Motorway
6 Kilometres
Exit 44 of A8
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Le Bayou
Nearest Ski
50 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
10 Kilometres
Baie des Anges or Juan les pins Beaches
Car: recommended

The villa is situated within a safe, gated community and is within walking distance to many businesses such as a supermarket, pharmacy, boulangerie, doctor’s office, pizza restaurant, hair dresser and flower shop. The charming village of Valbonne is only a 5 minute ride away, where you can find many cafes, restaurants and lovely local shops. Friday mornings are especially pleasant in Valbonne since it is market day with local artisans selling a wide array of local souvenirs, French foods and gifts. The Provencal villages of Biot, Grasse, St. Paul de Vence and Gourdon are accessible by car within 10-35 minutes. Cannes, Nice and the beaches are also all within a 20-30 minute drive as well. Some other activities nearby include: Marineland Aquatic Park, AntibesLand Attraction Park, Picasso Museum, Golf Clubs, Juan Les Pins Beach. Lastly Monaco and the Italian border are not even an hour’s drive away…


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $915.12

Kindly note that 25% of the total amount will be requested at reservation time and the rest is due 2 wks before arrival.
There is a 1,000 Euro refundable security deposit that is returned to you within one week after departure by wire transfer. Our rates are all inclusive: Cleaning before arrival and after departure, towels, linens, internet, etc. No hidden or additional fees for extra guests etc.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.