Explore the backcountry of the Alpes-Maritimes with its beautiful villages and picturesque scenery that form just part of the heritage of the Provence-Alpes Côte d’Azur region.
SAINT PAUL 2020
The property is in the heart of the woodlands of La Sine, only 5 minutes from the famous perched villages of Saint Paul de Vence and Tourrettes sur Loup. You can be sure of a complete change of scene when you stay in this bastide (designed by the renowned architect André SVETCHINE), surrounded by forest and with the sound of the brook at certain times of the year. The house boasts 7 bedrooms and a swimming pool.
7 bedrooms double beds
1 gym 1 large livingroom
This is a real paradise, abounding with some of the regions most precious plants and trees: palm and linden trees, roses, bougainvillea….all heavenly to the senses… You will find it hard to resist enjoying watching the sunrise over this spectacular scenery.
The bastide is vast, with 400 m2 of living space. The interior has been renovated in an elegant and understated style, recapturing signature design elements of French Art de Vivre. The pool is all yours – swim in total privacy with the magnificent backdrop of pine and eucalyptus trees. Enjoy entertaining up to 20 people in the pool house area with its stunning solid-wood table.
High-speed broadband access
Bluetooth sound system
Coffee machine & Kettle
Sheets and towels provided
THE AREA/WHAT TO SEE AND DO
Saint Paul de Vence and Tourrettes sur Loup were favourite haunts of some of the greatest artists of the last century:
Revel in the remarkable artistic atmosphere of these mythical places and follow in the footsteps of the eminent artists who lived there:
Matisse, Modigliani, Jean Giono, Jacques Prévert, Yves Montand, James Baldwin, Simone Signoret, Norge, Patrick Raynal, Lino Ventura, Bernard Blier, David Conenberg, Joan Miró, Alexander Calder, Fernand Léger, Georges Braque, Alberto Giacometti, Marc Chagall ou encore Eduardo Chillida.
A real get-away-from-it-all place to stay!
TOURRETTES SUR LOUP
Set high on a rocky spur with panoramic views over land and sea, Tourrettes-sur-Loup is one of the most stunning perched villages of the Côte d’Azur hinterland. Its blissful hilltop setting nestled between the mountains and the Mediterranean is easily accessible, only 25 km from Nice and 35 km from Cannes.
The Medieval, fortified village of Tourrettes-sur-Loup, built around its pivotal15th Century Château, positively abounds with architectural gems that you can explore from the Grand’rue, the main cobbled street that loops through the centre of the vieux village. This is a village with hidden treasures that will only be revealed to you if you step through one of the arched entrances at either end of the square. During the 1950s Tourrettes-sur-Loup went through a time of great creative growth, attracting musicians, artists, writers, poets and filmmakers. Today, the village boasts more than 30 artists’ galleries and artisans’ workshops, making it an artistic and cultural landmark on the Côte d’Azur. Tourrettes-sur-Loup’s exceptional views and wonderful terroir will undoubtedly capture the hearts of visitors seeking authenticity…a relaxing and culture-rich holiday…… It really is a fabulous place to stay!
SAINT PAUL DE VENCE
The historic, perched village of Saint-Paul de Vence with its splendid 360° views towards the hills and the Mediterranean is both a place to explore and experience. Whatever the time of year, you will be tempted to stroll around the quaint cobbled streets and impressive stone ramparts. As you wander, you will discover traces of the artists of yesteryear who left their mark here and also the artists of today, who continue to make their living in St Paul. This beautiful village definitely has a creative soul but it is also a cultural destination in its own right: the Maeght Foundation, the village museums and the inspirational setting all bear witness to more than a century of rich history and artistic tradition.
AN EXCEPTIONAL LOCATION
only 5 minutes from
the most visited village in France
STYLISH & COMFORTABLE
A TRULY MAGICAL BASTIDE
the quintessential Provencal home,
set on its own hectare of land