Set in the verdant hills behind the lovely medieval town of Vence is Villa Mozart, a French villa split across three levels, offering ample room for a large family or small group of friends. And, with its own private heated pool, it's a perfect base for exploring this lovely region.
What is obvious as soon as you walk into the villa is how spacious and welcoming it is. Comfy sofas, characteristic antique furniture, contemporary floors and pretty doors all make for a lovely stay. And with plenty of outdoor space including a terrace looking over the villa's private heated pool and illustrious Cote d'Azur, a charming garden with a boules pitch and pergola, and plenty of room for dining al fresco, it has to be seen.
Known as 'the city of art,' Vence is a very pretty hilltop town full of flowers, pavement cafes and galleries, just a few kilometres from Nice and Antibes. Featuring a very classic French square - Place Clemenceau - where passers by stop for a coffee or meal to watch the world go by, you can also see the famous 'Matisse chapel' from here. The old town is a walled circle of medieval buildings with fountains at every turn - an attractive place to wander around the endless craft shops, galleries and vibrant market.
Venturing a little further you'll also find the perched village of St Paul de Vence, and further, the glamorous towns of Cannes, Nice and perfume capital, Grasse. Whatever you're in search of you'll be sure to find - beaches, harbours, perfume houses, a waterpark for the children en route to Antibes, watersports and even a trip to the iconic principality of Monaco where you can shop till you drop and then head off to the famous casinos.
Living/dining room, (TV, stereo, DVD), two large French doors leading onto a terrace with dining suite overlooking the pool, open fireplace.
Kitchen, handcrafted mosaic floor.
Double bedroom (2m), ensuite bathroom, WC.
Double bedroom (2m).
Double bedroom (1.60m).
Separate bathroom, WC.
Separate shower room, WC.
Garden and pool level:
Pool house/summer room with summer kitchen, covered dining, shower and WC.
Terrace, private 9.5m x 3.5m heated, salt water pool (depth 1.4m, Roman steps). Pool house with summer kitchen, outdoor dining facilities and gas portable BBQ. Steps down to garden which is set below pool level. Small pond, built-in charcoal barbecue, boules area, gazebo.
NB: a gravel path occasionally used by neighbours runs below the pool terrace; you cross this to access the garden via a gate.
Vence town (shops, restaurants) 1 mile. St Paul de Vence 3.5 miles. Nice 12 miles, Antibes 13 miles, Grasse 16 miles, Cannes 19 miles, Monaco 28 miles. Nice airport 10 miles. Nearest beach 6 miles, Garoupe Plage 15 miles; Marineland 10 miles, tennis courts 5 minutes.
3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 shower rooms, 5 WCs
PRIVATE 9.5 x 3.5m HEATED, SALT WATER POOL