Beautiful traditional villa with 4 double bedrooms (sleeps 6 max 8 persons) set in secluded garden with pool in Cannes centre. Just 20 minutes walk or 5 minutes by car , from the Festival Hall and sandy beaches of Croisette, with convenience stores, fabulous bakeries, brasseries and cafes nearby.
This detached villa is a rare gem. It is secluded but close to the heart of Cannes, just 1.2 km to Festival Hall, 20 minutes walk to the seafront and beaches. It preserves early 20th century architecture whilst providing comfort and modernity throughout. It has been refurbished by leading UK architect. The result is a combination of Provencale simplicity and sympathetic modernisation, retaining most of the original features. Although you are minutes from the centre of Cannes, the walled cottage garden and pool provide an atmosphere of privacy and tranquillity. The garden is shaded with Mediterranean shrubs, orange and fig trees and the patio, shaded by vines provides an ideal space for al fresco dining.
Internally, all finishes are of an exceptional high standard and combine traditional materials including marble and granite. The property offers versatile accommodation :
4 double bedrooms:
-master bedroom with four poster bed, dressing room and en suite marble bathroom
- double bedroom with double bed and walk in shower room
2 double rooms with twin beds or made up as king size beds
with walk in shower room
guest cloakroom with WC and washbasin
Fully equipped kitchen with granite worktops and marble table and chairs.
Built in electric appliances include microwave oven, electric oven, halogen hob and dishwasher.
Laundry room with washing machine and ironing table and iron.
the sitting and dining areas are furnished with care with antics and Persian carpets. In summer it does not get used much as guests prefer to enjoy the shaded patio !
Guests have the exclusive use of the garden, patio with dining area, BBQ and pool.
Parking for one car on the villa' s grounds
Interaction with guests
We contact our guests prior to arrival to check their travel schedule and time of arrival to agree on meeting time at the villa. We give them directions and contact telephone number. During their stay at the villa, they can contact us if they need help with villa equipment. We can also organize airport pick up,taxi transfers, maid or private chef- more details can be given on request.
Other things to note
We take pride of our villa which is furnished with care and garden which provides a fantastic setting to relax and enjoy meals and drinks on the shaded patio. The garden hosts a family of tortoises which are totally self sufficient and do not like to be handled.
There is parking for one car on the premises.
250 euros housekeeping fee ( based on a 7 day-stay ) includes all bedlinen and towels, garden and pool maintenance and any assistance you may need with the villa or its equipment.
Daily cleaning can also be arranged and paid directly to the maid.
Additional housekeeping fee may be charged if villa and garden are not left in good order or If there are changeovers of guests.
Security deposit is 1800 euros for one week stay based on 6 guests staying at the villa.
Please note that during the summer months the minimum stay is 7 nights.
Guests are expected to treat the villa and grounds with respect and care. The number of guests booked is to be respected. Parties or gatherings with outside guests have to be discussed beforehand with owner . Loud music and noise are not allowed after 11pm.
Number of guests cannot exceed the number specified at the time of booking.
Smoking is allowed in the garden .( ashtrays provided).
Please follow basic security rules: gates and ground floor shutters need to be shut/ locked when leaving the property . Owners cannot be made responsible for damage , theft, occurring during guests stay.
We have a family of tortoises in the garden which are native to the area, wild- and a protected species -but will escape if gates are left open- another reason to make sure gates are kept closed/ locked.
They are totally self sufficient , do not like being picked up or handled but will appreciate a salad leaf when given one!
The villa is furnished with care to provide style and comfort and guests are expected to take care of their environment
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I share my time between London and Cannes and I love it ! Cannes is a lovely city with the most spectacular coastine, beautiful beaches , great for swimming or jogging,best enjoyed in the early morning sun. Food markets are fantastic with lovely fresh fish, fruit and vegetable and if you do not feel like cooking , there is a profusion of good cafes and restaurants for all budgets within a 2 minute walk from the apartment.