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Secluded Old Stone Watermill With Private Pool And Three Acres Of Gardens

Bedrooms 5
Space 4,843 sq. ft.
Property type house


About the property

Converted ancient olive watermill in Callas, Cote D'Azur, Provence - Secluded Yet Unremote House With Five En-Suite Bedrooms, 10 Minutes Walk To Village

Moulin Niras is a 17th century olive oil mill which has been meticulously renovated and extended by renowned local architect, using local stone, terracotta and wood. It has been featured in the Daily Mail and Country Life magazine. The house is set in three acres of secluded gardens. Beyond, vineyards and protected woods create a peaceful and private setting, but the house is only a ten minute walk from the centre of the village of Callas. Five good-sized bedrooms, all with new en-suite bathrooms, accommodate ten guests plus an additional two children in comfort and privacy; each bedroom overlooks the gardens surrounding the house and has private outside access and sitting areas. The kitchen ably caters for large groups and includes a La Canche double-oven stove. Wireless internet access is available throughout the house and pool area plus there is a games room in the cave with table football and a TV/DVD player.

Clare Courtney
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french
Calendar last updated:
February 24, 2017


Callas House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4843 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - shower
    Shower room 2 - shower
    Shower room 3 - shower
    Shower room 4 - shower
    Shower room 5 - shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • All bedrooms have en-suite shower or bathrooms with WC.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 6 - 2 twin/ single , Mezzanine loft above bedroom five, with shared bathroom
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , with en suite bathroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , with en suite bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , with en suite bathroom
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , with en suite bathroom
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , with en suite bathroom
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 12 (6 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedrooms 1-3 with queen size beds and en-suite shower rooms. Bedroom 4 with two single beds and bathroom. Bedroom 5 with two single beds, sleeping loft with 2 single beds and shower room.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes on accommodation: The house caters well for children. There are 2 highchairs and 2 Graco Pack N Play travel cots, monitors and plastic-ware for use for little ones, plus large garden to explore with boules court, swimming pool, large grass areas and games room. Outside: The three acres of gardens are complete private and secluded with the nearest neighbours a quarter mile away. The large private pool (12 by 6 metres and fitted with alarm) is surrounded by a flagstone terrace with teak wood loungers. The outside dining table seats 12. The landscaped gardens feature rose and herb gardens, a boules court, the old aquaduct, olive tree terraces, large grass areas, flower beds and lots of trees. And the long driveway has plenty of parking for 4-5 cars. Utility Room: Large second kitchen with microwave, double sink, washing machine, tumble dryer, large fridge/freezer. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bedlinen, bath towels and pool towels are supplied and changed weekly. The house also has a twice weekly maid service (6 hours per week), gardener and pool service all included.


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Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres
Nice or Marseilles
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Domaine St Endreol
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Les Arcs
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
30 Kilometres
Ste Maxime
Car: necessary


30 minutes to the beaches at St Raphael.


One hour to Nice international airport and one hour to Marseilles International Airport.


The village of Callas, 10 minutes walk away, has all the weekly necessities of general grocery store, post office, bar/cafe, creperie, couple of restaurants and superb wine shop. Moulin Niras has an information file with recommended restaurants lists included local Michelin-starred favourites. Callas sits half an hour to coastal towns such as Ste Maxime and less than an hour from Nice, Aix-en-Provence and the Gorges du Verdon (often called the Grand Canyon of Europe).

Further Details:

A local chef can also be offered to cook a special dinner at Moulin Niras and there are recommendations for local cooking courses.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional
This calendar has not been updated in over 2 months and the availability shown may not be accurate.

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $1,500

Booking Notes:
To book, simply contact the owners who will provide a one page booking form to complete. The booking is then confirmed when a 40% deposit is made. The balance is due 6 weeks before the start of your stay.

Changeover Day:
May to September are usually fully-booked when we must stick to a Saturday changeover day. But other times of year we're happy to offer flexible dates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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