Building Type: Villa
Living Space: 400
Lot Size: 3600
Garage Size: 2 cars
New Development: No
Description: This impressive Provençale bastide was built to the highest specifications on a choice plot of land affording magnificent views of St-Paul de Vence to the east, of La Colle sur Loup to the west, and with its swimming pool & terraces to the south. Attention to detail and quality of workmanship & materials have been the watch-words of its design and construction : like the specially designed and hand-carved front door in solid yew wood, like the bespoke wrought-iron bannisters, like the provençale kitchen.
Access from its rural surroundings is down a quiet and private cul-de-sac.
On the ground floor : A spacious and lofty entrance hall with marble floor tiles leading to…
A spacious lounge with working fireplace, adjoining…
A large dining room.
Lounge & dining room have 4 sets of double, glazed doors onto the vast 88m² south & west facing stone-paved terrace, enjoying matchless views over the garden and across the valley to the picturesque old village of La Colle sur Loup.
A study with ISDN internet connection, opening onto a south & west-facing loggia.
A large double bedroom with bathroom (bath + shower), separate WC and dressing room en- suite, also opening onto the loggia.
An attractive and spacious Provençale kitchen, fully equipped with sliding doors onto west-facing terrace.
Fully equipped laundry.
Another study (or staff bedroom. A staff apartment could easily be created at this end of the house).
Internal access to the double garage and workshop.
First floor : Fine marble stairs lead up from the hall to the landing, with views eastwards to the medieval village of St. Paul de Vence. Leading to…
A dressing room.
Bedroom 2 with en-suite bathroom (bath + shower) & separate WC, opening onto a south- & west-facing loggia, which enjoys the magnificent views to La Colle sur Loup.
Bedroom 3 with shower room & WC en-suite, and views westwards to the village of La Colle sur Loup.
Bedroom 4 with shower room en-suite and views eastwards to the village of St. Paul de Vence.
Bedroom 5 with shower room en-suite and views westwards to La Colle sur Loup, and opening onto a vast stone-paved west-facing terrace. Perfect for cocktails at sun-down.
Stairs lead down from the entrance hall to a large 54m² cellar.
The garden has been lovingly designed and planted in the classic French style on gently descending grassed terraces : unencumbered sight-lines to the south towards the swimming pool, and to the west with symmetrical plantings of low box lavender. Two groves of olives, plus citrus fruit trees, abundant rose bushes and other flowering shrubs.
The large 12m x 6m swimming pool is attractively tiled, and cleansed by means of an advanced copper & silver filtration system.
There is automatic watering and outside lighting.
All rooms have been equipped with double glazed windows & doors ; electric blinds ; TV, phone & internet sockets ; and a security system appropriate for such a substantial house. ref 571
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