Living Space

8 bedrooms in total
Main house:
Four double bedrooms with en suite bathrooms, balconies and terraces
Two double / twin bedrooms with en suite bathrooms

Large triple aspect living room with French windows leading to covered terrace
Large open plan dining room / kitchen with French windows leading to pool-side terrace
Professional and fully equipped kitchen
Family room
Home cinema
Outdoor ‘summer’ kitchen and seating area
Laundry room

Guest house:
Two double / twin bedrooms with en suite bathrooms
Private lounge area with feature fireplace and direct access to private gardens

Amenities

Swimming pool, with the option of heating (payable locally) and rigid child-safe cover
Pool house with fully equipped BBQ kitchen and large outdoor dining area and outdoor comfortable lounge with sofas
Terre Blanche Helipad (a 2 minute drive from the villa)
Air conditioning
Central heating
WiFi
Domotic sound system throughout
Double garage
Satellite TV
Table tennis
Table football
Boules pitch
Bicycles
Badminton
Croquet set
Petanque
Wine cellar

For younger ones:
Treasure hunt
Dressing up box
Children’s games
PlayStation

Domestic Services

La Bergerie private staff available:
Full time villa manager
Two hostesses (also responsible for daily housekeeping)
Pool maintenance
Gardener
Full time chef, with sous chef included for groups of 12+
Yoga, Pilates and personal training sessions available on request (payable locally)

Photo credit to: Myriam Zouaki

Location

The house is close to both Provence and the stunning Cote d’Azur in the south of France
The nearest beach is Cannes, around a 30 minute drive away
Cannes city centre is a 45 minute drive
Mandelieu is 30 minutes away
The hill top villages of Tourettes, Callian and Montauroux are 10 minutes by car and the lovely village of Seillans is slightly further, at 15 minutes by car

This cluster of villages are perfect for lunch, restaurants, cafes, local markets, art exhibitions and much more
Fayence markets are a 10 minute drive away

The Terre Blanche Hotel Spa Golf Resort is 5 minutes from the villa, and is considered one of the best golf courses in Europe – whilst the resort is not affiliated with La Bergerie in any way, it is open to non-residents and has many wonderful facilities

The Lac de Saint-Cassien is under a 10 minute drive from the villa, and is the nearest location to the house that offers a variety of watersports, as well as hiking, fishing, mountain-biking, boat hire, restaurants and beautiful scenery

Gras and Mougin are both 30 minutes by car
La Motte vineyard is 30 minutes away, and Maison Lavande has great relationships with many other local vineyards they would be happy to put you in touch with, either for tasting, tours or to order wine ahead or during your stay

Transport

Nice airport is a 45 minute drive away
Cannes Mandelieu Airport (for private aircraft) is a 25 minute drive
Fayence Aerodrome is 10 minutes from the villa

Local Information

There is so much to do in this area – from spending the day at the beach or in Cannes to visiting one of the local vineyards (the staff at the house can arrange everything for you).
The local villages are known locally as the “Villages Perches” such as Fayence, Seillans or Caillan. All have wonderful food markets and a fabulous choice of restaurant. Head to the home of the Whispering Angelat the Chateau d’Esclans.

There is sailing on the coast, climbing or gliding as well as a fabulous choice of local beaches in Saint Tropez or Cannes.

If you’re a golfer you will be in seventh HEAVEN as this house is set with a golf course as a back drop. But if it’s not your thing you’ll hardly notice its there. All in all the position of this house is perfect.

Our View

The south of France is full of dreamy pads but we really do think we’ve found one of the very best. Set in sprawling gardens and built using only the very best quality materials, this villa is set in an impressive 1,000 square metre grounds just outside Cannes. We spent a very spoiling two nights at the house and really know that you’re going to love it.

The house and grounds are imposing and beautifully finished in the magnificent setting within the exclusive golf resort of Terre Blanche. Entering into the house you find yourself in a double height hallway off which is the impressive staircase which leads up on both walls to the beautiful bedrooms. All the bedrooms have en suite facilities, fluffy towels and sumptuous beds and bed linen. There is beautiful artwork on the walls, glass chandeliers, tasteful painted furniture as well as grand antiques. All sitting side by side and blending perfectly.

The state of the art kitchen has been painted in a restful grey with a large table nearby, perfect for coming together in the evening. The kitchen itself comes with all the very latest equipment and the in-house chef will cook up the most delicious of menus. Children will have a great time – there is so much for them to do from croquet, PlayStation, a cinema room, bicycles, endless games and even a dressing up box! And for the adults there’s always the views, the golf and the wine cellar (among the most impressive we’ve seen).

The swimming pool is the length of the house and positioned just off the main terrace, there are umpteen places to sit in the shade, vast living and dining areas mean the group can get away from each other if they need to before coming together to play croquet or badminton. There are colonnaded arches with a walkway taking you away from the house and into the beautiful garden with its endless views, mature planting and stunning flowers.

The local area is wonderful, teeming with markets selling the delicacies of the area there’s so much to do and see here. Sit back, relax and enjoy yourself in this extraordinary house, an extremely special, beautiful French villa that boasts the perfect location near both the Cote d’Azur and Provence with unobstructed views and total privacy.

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