Mas De La Pierre

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Overview

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Mas de la Pierre is for those longing for the charm of Provence on the French Riviera. This enchanting 19th century farmhouse offers character and authenticity with wonderful views yet is only half an hour from the glorious beaches and glamour of Cannes.

This traditional farmhouse was originally built around 200 years ago, made from local stone in a superb hillside setting. The mas has been sensitively restored, offering five comfortable bedrooms including three with king-size beds and a master bedroom with an en suite bathroom. Air-conditioning has been added to the bedrooms and living area, there are other modern features such as Wi-Fi and lots to keep you entertained from board games and DVDs to table tennis and swing ball outside. You can tell the owners are keen cooks by their beautifully equipped kitchen, a joy for guests or you could even hire a chef!

The sight of the vivid bougainvillea against the traditional stone house is just stunning in the summer and provides welcome shade on the sunny terrace when enjoying lingering lunches by the barbecue, sipping local rosé and gazing out at the verdant valley view. Listen to the gentle sound of the river and waterfall below, hear the frogs chirping on the small canal just behind the home and watch bees and butterflies dance between the jasmine and lavender in the beautiful gardens. As the sun downs for the day, play a game of boules as the birds sing followed by the sounds of crickets on idyllic summer evenings.

Wander down the steps of the terraced gardens and discover the heated swimming pool, sensitively designed with a natural stone finish to harmonise with the traditional surroundings. Pick herbs from the garden to use alongside wonderful fresh produce from local markets, admire the scent of the honeysuckle and look out towards vistas of cypress trees, olive groves and rolling hills.

The scents and sights are of archetypal Provence yet you are so near the incredible Côte d'Azur with Cannes, Antibes and even Nice within striking distance. Beautiful beaches, wild watersports and exciting excursions by boat await you alongside historic coastal towns and a taste of the glitz and glamour of the Riviera.

Closer to home, the idyllic town of Grasse is just a ten-minute drive where you can wander through the old town, dine at some wonderful restaurants and visit one of the famous perfume factories with scents made from local flowers harvested in surrounding fields. Other pretty places to visit include nearby Cabris with its Michelin starred restaurants, the market town of Valbonne and the perched village of Opio with its excellent olive mill.

Mas de la Pierre is a fine family home offering you the very best of southern France near some of the region’s most wonderful landscapes, villages and towns, both in the spectacular hinterland as well as along the dazzling coast.

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What you should know…

  • The beautiful grounds are on different levels with many stone steps and some open terraces – keep an eye on younger guests when relaxing outside
  • The third bathroom is on the top floor, featuring a hip-bath whilst the fourth bathroom is in a separate studio, accessed outside via the terrace, featuring a shower and WC
  • Air-conditioning is featured in all bedrooms and the living area

Property Features

Private Pool Child-Safe Pool Heated Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con BBQ Outdoor Games Table Tennis DVD Heating

Villa Interiors

Ground Floor

-    Living room with open fireplace and doors leading to terrace
-    Dining area
-    Kitchen, well-equipped including large gas-range, two electric ovens and dishwasher
-    Access (via terrace) to outside studio with shower and WC

First Floor

-    Master bedroom with king-size double bed and en suite bathroom with bath, overhead shower and WC
-    Bedroom 2 with king-size double bed
-    Family bathroom with bath, shower, WC and washing machine/dryer

Second Floor (some rooms have low ceilings)

-    Bedroom 3 with king-size double bed
-    Bedroom 4 with double bed
-    Bedroom 5 with twin/double bed
-    Bathroom with hip-bath and WC

Outside Grounds

-    Heated swimming pool (11mx3m, depth: 1.4m). Heated approximately May to end-September, depending on weather. Features safety alarm
-    Al-fresco dining and lounge area
-    BBQ
-    Sunloungers
-    Terraced gardens/grounds on various levels (including open terraces)
-    Boules court
-    Table tennis
-    Swing ball
-    Small canal (in the land backing on to the villa)

Facilities

-    Reversible air-conditioning (bedrooms and living area)
-    Underfloor heating (downstairs)
-    Radiators (in bathrooms)
-    TV
-    DVD player and DVDs
-    HDMI cable
-    Board games
-    Washing machine and dryer

Location

About the surrounding area of Mas De La Pierre
<1hr to Airport Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Wine Tasting Golf Nearby Tennis Nearby Cycling Horse Riding Go-Karting Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites
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Mas De La Pierre is in a glorious location in a valley just a short drive from the delightful town of Grasse and only 20km from Cannes and the French Riviera. Listen out for the sound of the river and its waterfall just below the house in this wonderful setting.

Just 2-3km away there is a small village with a row of useful shops, including a supermarket as well as a quirky place selling takeaway pizza. Within a 15-minute drive you will find a good range of restaurants, including a couple of Michelin star establishments in the charming hilltop village of Cabris (5km).

There are also many excellent restaurants to be found in nearby Grasse (7km). The historic town is so beautiful with picturesque streets and buildings, idyllic squares, cooling fountains and winding lanes. It is the perfume capital of France so a visit to one of the perfume factories is a must when staying in this area. You can also visit local olive oil producers and sample wine at nearby vineyards of course!

It’s just a 20km drive down to the beaches of the Côte d'Azur with Cannes, Juan-les-Pins and Antibes half an hour away and further great stretches of coast in Théoule-sur-Mer (25km) and as far as Nice, Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat and Beaulieu-sur-Mer, all around an hour away. Explore the French Riviera by boat or take an excursion to the unspoilt Mediterranean islands, Îles de Lérins. From Cannes you can also take summer boats as far as Monaco or Saint-Tropez for a spectacular day out.

This region offers wonderful walking; there is a small canal just behind the house which is ideal for a pleasant walk or you can discover many other trails, some suitable for families, others for more experienced hikers. There are also great cycling routes in the area and if you prefer running, the local roads can be very quiet.

Across the French Riviera there are a number of golf clubs, including the well-known Royal Mougins Golf Resort (15km), tennis courts are within easy reach and there is a variety of excellent watersports at the beaches along this part of the Côte d'Azur. Families will also love the waterparks, summer fairgrounds and farms that are dotted around this area, especially close to Antibes.

Explore idyllic hilltop towns such as Gourdon (17km), Valbonne (14km) and Opio (12km) or travel further west towards the market town of Vence (26km) with it’s chapel created by Henri Matisse, St Paul de Vence (27km) with its excellent modern art museum and Tourrettes-sur-Loup (20km) with its lovely artisan studios and weekly market. Indeed, almost every day you can discover a wonderful market whether in a tiny village or larger town, selling amazing seasonal and local produce.

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Nice

(30km)

Nearest Train Station Gare de Grasse

(7km)

Nearest Village

(2km)

Nearest Restaurant Cabris

(5km)

Nearest Supermarket Intermarché Super

(2.2km)

Nearest Town/City Grasse/Cannes

(7km/20km)

Nearest Beach Cannes

(21km)

Nearest Tennis Nr Grasse

(7km)

Nearest Golf Golf Saint Donat

(10km)

Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Babies & Toddlers Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

Go for a stroll along the canal that backs on to the villa, spotting ducks, butterflies and wonderful wildlife as you explore. There are also many other great walking trails across this region, from hilly hikes in the hinterland to idyllic coastline walks with the family.

You’ll also find paintballing and go-karting nearby at Plateau de la Saree, just north-west of Grasse. If you head down to the coast there are some excellent waterparks, farms and summer fairgrounds around Antibes, especially between Antibes and Cagnes-sur-Mer.

The beaches of Cannes, Antibes and Juan-les-Pins can be reached in about half an hour. There’s a great range of watersports along this part of the Côte d'Azur and also boat trips with excursions to the beautiful Îles de Lérins, Monaco or Saint-Tropez.

For a change of scene, drive to Lac de Saint-Cassien, around 20-30 minutes away, where you will find windsurfing, canoeing, fishing, paddle boats as well as lovely spots for picnics or lake swimming. You can also swim from the rocks further inland near Gourdon, around half an hour away.

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • <1hr to Airport
  • Tennis Nearby
  • Cycling
  • Horse Riding
  • Go-Karting
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages
  • Historical Sites

Onsite Facilities

  • Board games
  • Boules/Petanque
  • Child-Safe Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Games
  • Table Tennis
  • DVD

Services Available

  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Available

Extras

Oliver's Extras

  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Available

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off
- Babysitting / childcare services

Extras available at this property (payable locally):

- 2 x bottles of wine provided on arrival
- Local chef available (who can cater for various catering needs/allergies etc)
- Extra cleaning available
- Welcome pack available

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

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Make hosting a memorable dinner party at your villa an absolute breeze with our superb Chef Service. Our chefs will take care of everything for you from start to finish so you can just sit back and enjoy the gastronomic experience. They will bring all the necessary ingredients, cook and serve the food and even clean up afterwards. To find out more visit www.oliverstravels.com/chefs

Event information

Please note that any event rental may be subject to additional charges, venue hire fees and to a higher security deposit, which will be in addition to any published rental rates and fees.

All events are on request only and subject to prior agreement from the owner, who reserves the right to refuse all events without their prior authorisation.

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit £2,000 paid via bank transfer to the owner before arrival and refunded two weeks after departure, subject to full inspection.
Arrival time 4.00 p.m.
Departure time 10.00 a.m.
Energy costs included? Yes, subject to reasonable usage.
Heating costs included? Yes, subject to reasonable usage.
Linen & towels included? Yes.
End of stay cleaning included? Yes plus a mid-stay light clean/tidy is included mid-week. Please note guests are required to leave the accommodation clean, tidy and in the same condition as on their arrival. Any extra cleaning, laundry, maintenance and/or rubbish disposal required will be charged against the security deposit.
Pool towels included? Yes.
Pool heating charge? No. The pool is heated approximately May to end-September. Please note that like all heated pools, pool heating and water temperature are reliant on weather and outside temperatures.
Changeover day Saturday. All other changeover days on request.
Minimum stay 7 nights. All other durations on request.
Pets welcome? On request only and with prior agreement with the owner.
Smoking Allowed? Outside only.
Other Ts and Cs Weddings any special events are on request only and subject to prior arrangement with the owner and additional charges. Stag/hen parties are not permitted.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period Weekly
Apr 5th 2020 - May 1st 2020 £3,026
May 1st 2020 - Jun 1st 2020 £3,782
Jun 1st 2020 - Jul 1st 2020 £4,387
Jul 1st 2020 - Sep 1st 2020 £5,295
Sep 1st 2020 - Oct 1st 2020 £4,387
Oct 1st 2020 - May 1st 2021 £3,026
May 1st 2021 - Jun 1st 2021 £3,782
Jun 1st 2021 - Jul 1st 2021 £4,387
Jul 1st 2021 - Sep 1st 2021 £5,295
Sep 1st 2021 - Oct 1st 2021 £4,387
Oct 1st 2021 - Oct 7th 2021 £3,026

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period Weekly
Apr 5th 2020 - May 1st 2020 €3,225
May 1st 2020 - Jun 1st 2020 €4,032
Jun 1st 2020 - Jul 1st 2020 €4,677
Jul 1st 2020 - Sep 1st 2020 €5,644
Sep 1st 2020 - Oct 1st 2020 €4,677
Oct 1st 2020 - May 1st 2021 €3,225
May 1st 2021 - Jun 1st 2021 €4,032
Jun 1st 2021 - Jul 1st 2021 €4,677
Jul 1st 2021 - Sep 1st 2021 €5,644
Sep 1st 2021 - Oct 1st 2021 €4,677
Oct 1st 2021 - Oct 7th 2021 €3,225

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period Weekly
Apr 5th 2020 - May 1st 2020 $3,485
May 1st 2020 - Jun 1st 2020 $4,356
Jun 1st 2020 - Jul 1st 2020 $5,053
Jul 1st 2020 - Sep 1st 2020 $6,099
Sep 1st 2020 - Oct 1st 2020 $5,053
Oct 1st 2020 - May 1st 2021 $3,485
May 1st 2021 - Jun 1st 2021 $4,356
Jun 1st 2021 - Jul 1st 2021 $5,053
Jul 1st 2021 - Sep 1st 2021 $6,099
Sep 1st 2021 - Oct 1st 2021 $5,053
Oct 1st 2021 - Oct 7th 2021 $3,485

Please note that prices may not be 100% accurate for dates outside of the current calendar year. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

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