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Villa (12pers.) with large heated pool.Panoramic view. Near centre of Vence.

Bedrooms 6
Space 3,229 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Villa 'Les Lucioles' Vence, Alpes Maritimes, Provence-Alpes-Cote DAzur, France - Peaceful Location, 15 Min By Car To The Beach

Villa in a small road and in a quiet surrounding with panoramic view on mountains, valley, village of Saint Paul de Vence and sea. 5 min. by car to centre of Vence. Surrounded by a secured garden(1500m²) , secured and heated swimming pool (6x12m). 6 bedrooms, 4 recently renovated bathrooms, 4 renovated toilets, big (lounge) balcony with beautiful view, one big and one small modern kitchen with all modern equipment; TV(satellite) CD, DVD and free internet. Very well located near Nice, Antibes, Cannes, Ventimiglia, Monaco and Italy. Private parking for at least 3 cars.

gardenside floor: 3 bedrooms, bathroom, toilet, kitchen and washingroom.

First floor, entrance from the road: serre with diningtable, kitchen, sittingroom with balcony, 1 bedroom with dressing, bathroom and toilet.

Second floor: 2 bedrooms with each a bathroom.

One master bedroom with kingsize bed length 2.20. One bedroom with one big bed, entering directly in garden. Two bedrooms with each 2 separate beds, entering directly in the garden. On 3rd level, there are 2 bedrooms with each a bathroom and 2 separate beds.

The living room is very light with a big sunny balcony looking over the garden and the mountains. The TV has all possible channels, including BCC, SKY, CNN etc.

The kitchen is equipped with all modern equipment like big oven, induction plate, dishwasher, american fridge and freezer, microwave, nespresso coffee.

Vence is a lifely place with an authentic historical beautiful centre. Every day activities like music, markets, nice museum, chapelle MATISSE etc.etc. International influences with galleries, restaurants, boutiques, bakeries, etc.

Beautiful nature with lakes for hiking, cycling, etc.etc.

More Details

Janine Hoedemaker
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, german, dutch
Calendar last updated:
January 18, 2018

About Janine Hoedemaker

In 2004 we moved from Holland/Amsterdam to Vence with our 3 young children. We lived almost 10 years in this beautiful house we renovated along the way. Now we live in a house in the old centre of Vence, we renovated totally and we enjoy as it here as well. We always remember "Les Lucioles" as a lovely place. We keep a lot of good memories! You can be sure that the villa will give you all the comfort you need in a peaceful surrounding with great view on the valley of St. Paul de Vence and close to the centre of Vence.

As we are Dutch we had to learn the French language which is not easy; we made a lot of French friends and our children are totally bi-langual; so this helps a lot.

We are working in the real estate business. My husband Hoedie is a well known artist in Vence. He is working in his gallery/atelier in the centre of Vence. Check out his website

Janine Hoedemaker purchased this villa in 2000

Why Janine Hoedemaker chose Vence

We love this area as it is vey easy to acces from the highway and lies in a quiet neigbourhood. Still you are very close to the interesting places like Nice, Cannes, Monaco and Italy. The international airport of Nice is only 20 min by car.

In Winter this area offers plenty possibilities for skiing; Valberg, Auron, Isola 2000 are some exemples.

A lot of activities are possible in sportive, cultural or natural ways; donnot hesitate to ask us. One day you go to the beach, and the other day you can visit Monaco and or Italy.

But you come for silence, then you stay at home at the pool, you have every thing you need.

The weather is almost always sunny and there are a lot of tourists in the big cities like Cannes, Grasse, St.Paul, Nice, menton, Ventimiglia, San Remo etc.

What makes this villa unique

Panoramic view. Close to (15min by car) to big shoppingmall called Cap3000 in Nice and the recently opened open air shoppingmall Le Polygone, in Cagnes, with the Printemps and Primark.

Quiet place.


Vence Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3229 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 5:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Parties/events not allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , bidet
  • 2 bathrooms with bath. 2 separate toilets. 2 bathrooms with shower, bidet and toilet.
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 12 (6 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms with double bed. Other bedrooms with 2 single beds.Master bedroom with balcony view on St.Paul and bathroom. 3 bedrooms with lavatory, all 3 with double doors to garden and one bathroom. 2 bedrooms with own shower and lavatory and toilet.
  • Books
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Utility Room: Washing machine, dryer, iron with iron-board. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Sheets, towels and pooltowels €15 per person. Other: Dining room with big table, piano and inside BBQ. The dining room is situated in the Serre with view on the garden.


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Villa (12pers.) with large heated pool.Panoramic view. Near centre of Vence.
average rating of 4.0 based on 2 reviews

The property more than lived up to expectations.

  • 4 of 5

The house was fabulous ,the pool fantastic and the views from the upper terrace were breathtaking.There was a wonderful boulangerie just a few minutes walk away . Vence itself was a very short distance away and it was a splendid place with many excellent restaurants and street markets everyday .

We were a family of 7 adults and 3 small children and the house accommodated us very well.Our holiday was magical and we cant wait to return .

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was very nice having you this summer in our villa for 3 weeks. You have taken very good care of the house, as if it was your own. Thanks again for the booking and thanking you to have left the house in a perfect order, looking forward seeing you again in 2017! Janine Hoedemaker
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Lovely Villa with stunning views

  • 4 of 5

We were a family party of 12 (age range 9 to 77 years) and stayed here for one week. The villa was spacious and homely with a stunning balcony off the sitting room with views across to St Paul de Vence. The swimming pool was a great hit with the children and adults alike, deep enough to dive into. When dining at home we ate outside on the veranda or balcony, each of which had their own kitchen. Both kitchens very well equipped. The drive had an automatic gate so felt very safe and secure. Quiet neighbourhood. The town of Vence is wonderfully traditional and unspoilt and is walking distance if you don't mind hills or is a short drive away. Lots of lovely shops and restaurants with a market in the town square on a Friday morning. We all had a wonderful time and highly recommend. Great base for exploring both the coast and mountains. 20 minute drive from Nice airport. Thank you Janine for your welcome and help during our stay.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Nice Côte d'Azur
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Vence centre
Nearest Ferry
15 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
7 Kilometres
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Cagnes sur Mer
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
Autoroute A8 (Italy-Marseille)
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Vence centre
Nearest Ski
40 Kilometres
Greolières les Neiges
Nearest Beach
10 Kilometres
cagnes sur mer
Car: recommended


20 min from beach by car..

Vence is a very lively village with market every day, lots of activities, lot of restaurants, galleries, etc.etc

In summer there is a well-known music festival called 'Nuits du Sud'. Lots of possibilities for hiking in the region. Shopping in new shopping mall "Polygone" in Cagnes sur Mer. Only 10 min. drive!


20 min to Nice Airport


30 min to Cannes, Monaco and Italy.

Further Details:

Vence is a historical village between the beaches and mountains. Near to Grasse, village of perfume. Other medieval villages to visit are St.Paul de Vence (art galleries), St.Jeannet (hiking), Coursegoules (hiking), Valbonne (beautiful historical centre), Tourrettes sur Loup (panoramic view) and Mougins (historical centre).


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $3,058.85

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund