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Nice, France  (# 21902)
 Luxury Villa/Apt. Sleeps 4. 20 MINS FROM NICE
  VacationsFRBO Nice Vacation Rentals Property ID 21902 Le Contadour Seasonal Rental  

Major City: Nice
Distance: 5-10 mi

Type:   Apartment
Area: Close to Shops

Bedrooms: 2
Sleeps: 4
Baths: 1
Size: 100 Sq M

Internet: Yes
Pets OK: No
Pool: Yes
Spa: No

Calendar: No
Exchange: No
For Sale: No
Credit Cards: No

 
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Exotic Pool with BBQ, Bar and Pizza oven
   
 
 

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Name: Liz Murphy

Phone: 0033 612401819

Languages: English French Italian

Personal Website: http://www.luxuryrentalnearnice.com

VacationsFRBO Listing Since: 2008-03-08

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     Description 


LE CONTADOUR (Haunt of artists and poets) is a charming Provencal
stone villa built on seven dry stone terraces covered with ancient
olive, lemon, oleander and fruit trees. It sits perched, 250 m. above
the Var Valley with extraordinary views south to the Mediterranean
Sea.

The medieval village of GATTIERES is only a short walk away, having
every facility, including 2 excellent restaurants, a supermarket
and artisan baker. NICE IS A 20 MINUTE DRIVE AWAY. Within the peaceful
grounds of the villa is a beautiful pool surrounded by exotic flowers
and trees. There is a natural stone BBQ pizza oven, bar and
poolhouse.

The architect designed luxury apartment within the villa, consists
of a beamed sitting room furnished with antiques and has a south-
facing terrace with superb views. A large archway leads off to a fully
fitted provencal kitchen complete with every mod-com, such as a
dishwasher, washing machine, a tumble drier, kettle, iron, coffee
filter, blender, juice extracter, microwave oven, oven, electric
hob, and even a teapot! It opens onto a lovely private terrace, where
one can dine under the ancient olive trees..

There are two very comfortable bedrooms, sleeping 4 people, one having
either a king-size or twin beds. French windows open onto a lovely
balcony facing south down the valley, and the second charming bedroom
as very comfortable twin beds. Both share a luxury shower-room and
toilet, with large spot-lit mirrors, toiletries, hairdryer, and luxury
bath robes and towels.

A whole range of wardrobes and drawers is available for your use. The
whole, specious, bright apartment has retained its Provencal style,
with terracotta tiles, pastel wall colourings, and original paintings
by the owner. Every comfort has been incorporated to provide the
maximum of comfort and luxury during your stay at Le Contadour.



 

     Amenities 


The villa/apartment provides the discerning traveller with not only
a perfect peaceful, private hideaway, romantic setting, and
surroundings, but its own private terraces, access to the pool,a
natural stone BBQ, bar and pizza oven,(the owners live on site most of
the year and are a retired Irish sea captain and his artist wife and
are delighted to be able to offer any help and advice you may wish
regarding the best restaurants, and places to visit).

Within the villa, one has access to a satellite Plasma TV system,
offering several English language news and film programs and other
European language stations, a video and DVD player, with a complete
library of all the latest films,and DVDs, plus a selection of English
language books, and internet access through WIFI connection.



 

     Attractions 


Gattieres village is only a 20 minute drive from the major
attractions on the riviera seafront. It is a lively French
Provencial village, full of character and animation dating back to
Medieval times, and evidence of this period is in every village
street. One of the local rituals is to walk up to the village in the
morning and sit with a cup of steamy frothy coffee and a croissant,
watching the locals greeting each other with kisses flying
everywhere!

During the month of July, there is an open air professional youth
opera performed in the village square. All the costumes are made by
talented ladies from the village. There are also many art and
sculpture exhibitions, street parties, and numerous concerts.

Two excellent restaurants cater for all needs,from wild boar, to
lobster flambeed and one can dine out in the charming gardens
attached to each restaurant.

In the surrounding areas, you are never far from real Provence
with its fascinating mountain villages, steeped in history, the famous
Mercator National park, to the well-known coastal attractions of Nice,
Monaco, Cannes, St Tropez, and Antibes, to mention but a few.

You are only a ten minute drive to the motorway leading to the border
of Italy, where, within 50 minutes one can be dining on pasta and
amore, or exploring the exotic markets. Safe beaches are only 20 mins.
drive away, at St laurent du Var and Nice.

There are 16 golf courses within the area.
For art lovers, we are inundated with art galleries and museums where
the fabulous light of Provence attracted the Impressionist artists for
many years.Truly, one can say that here at Le Contadour we are central
for every type of exploration and delight, yet, out of reach of the
"madding crowd".



 

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Our annual rates are as follows: LOW SEASON; FROM 7TH Jan. - 30 March, and from 6th October - 21st December are: 650 euros per week inclusive of heating, electricity, linen, towels,and cleaning on final day. MID SEASON: FROM 28 April -8th June and from 8th September - 5th October Cost: 950 euros per week. inclusive of electricity, linen, towels, and cleaning on final day. HIGH SEASON: FROM 9th June - 7th September. Cost: 1600 euros. All extras included, ie electricity, linen, towels, cleaning on the final day. PLUS a welcome bottle of bubbly on arrival and a bowl of our own fresh fruit. On booking, a deposit of 25% of the total due will be required, either in a euro cheque or bank draft PAYABLE TO A FRENCH BANK, or a Western Union Money Order or a Sterling Cheque. The deposit is non refundable so insurance cover is strongly recommended.



 

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