Villas to rent south of france – Rental holiday homes accommodation in france

Villa Relaxation, Opio €8,000/Week

  • Opio

    Villa Relaxation in Opio is an incredibly beautiful property, situated in a quiet residential area of Opio.

    This amazing stone property has lots of charm and history. The entire property has been beautifully restored, furnished and decorated, keeping the charm of some orignal features and modernizing the bathrooms and kitchen with attention to detail.

    Opio village is less than 1 km from the property. It has a supermarket, boulangerie/cafe, pharmacy…. This is easily walkable and takes approximately 15 minutes. There are a few restaurants in Opio, which are either walking distance or an easy drive from the property.

    There are many other wonderful villages nearby.
    The village of Le Rouret is a 5 minute drive away. It has a supermarket, shops, several restaurants and cafes.
    The neighboring villages have some very good restaurants such as Le Clos de St Pierre in Le Rouret and l’Ecole des Filles in Les Bar sur Loup as well as several more family style French restaurants.
    The village of Pont du Loup has a mountain river, Le Loup, which runs through it to the sea. At this village, there are natural forming ponds which are lovely for summer swimming.
    Another must see in the local area, is the perched village of Gourdon, which has amazing views, restaurants, cafes and is a great start from which to enjoy mountain hikes.

    Another slightly larger village nearby is the charming village of Valbonne.
    It is approximately a 10 minute drive from the villa. Valbonne is well known for it’s lovely boutiques, shops, center square with lots of atmosphere, great restaurants, cafes… There is also a great local market every Friday, which takes over the streets with great local products and food. The summer months bring lots of entertainment as well, such as the circus, movies, music festivals, plays, exhibits…

    The villa is approximately a 25 to 30 minute drive to the coastal towns of Cannes, Anitbes, Biot, Cagnes sur Mer and Villeneuve Loubet. The seaside towns and villages have so much going on in the summer, with great seaside boardwalks, tons of restaurants to choose from, medieval castles and churches, cafes, entertainment, water sports and clubs…

  • Villa Relaxation is an oasis of tranquility. As soon as you pass through the private villa gates, you enter an incredibly well maintained property with large, beautiful grounds.

    The private grounds of Villa Relaxation are very large, 7,000 m2, flat and very private. It is completely fenced and not overlooked. It is the perfect garden for children to run around and play.

    The garden gets full sun and has many natural shady areas. There is even a natural Olive Tree grove, which is a lovely representation of the local vegetation and provides more natural shade.

    Near the Olive Tree grove is a boules court for early evening entertainment.

    There is a beautiful centennial chestnut tree in the garden, that provides lots of natural shade, just in front of the main terrace. This is a great place in the garden to relax or for children to play out of the sun.

    The pool has recently been built. It is incredibly long for a private pool, measuring 20 meters in length and 6 meters in width. This is really an absolute delight, for playing or swimming laps. There is a shallow, submerged platform at one end of the pool, which is perfect for younger children. Pool safety is an electric pool cover.
    There is also an outdoor shower, near the pool.
    The pool gets full sun all day and has a tiled terrace on one side, on which there are sun loungers and umbrellas. There is also the possibility to heat the pool if you choose.

    There is lounge furniture and table and chairs near the pool area.

    There is a larger outdoor table and chairs near the bastide, under the shade of a pergola. It is conveniently located near the kitchen for preparation of meals. It overlooks the garden and is a great place from which to enjoy the outdoors.

    There is even an old stone fish pond “basin”, which adds character to this lovely property.

    There is parking inside the property gates for several cars.

    Overall, the garden and grounds of Villa Relaxation are absolutely beautiful, well planned and very well maintained.

  • The interior of Villa Relaxation is equally beautiful and full of character.
    It has recently been renovated and redecorated to a high standard, and maintains it’s charm with character beams, stone walls, local tiles and unique layout of rooms. It is very spacious and laid out over 3 levels.

    The thick walls of the property keep the temperature constant and nice throughout the day.

    The ground floor has a large open plan living and dining room. It is very comfortable and welcoming with high ceilings and light colored decorations and furnishings. The main living area leads into a smaller seating room with decorative fireplace. This area leads into the kitchen, which has also been recently renovated.

    The kitchen is fully equipped with everything needed to prepare home meals. The water supply in the house is equipped with a high quality filtration system. The kitchen opens onto the outside, shaded terrace which has outdoor seating area for meals.

    There is an separate laundry room and pantry off of the kitchen. There is also an independent toilet on the ground floor.

    The first floor has the master bedroom, 2 other bedrooms and the studio.
    The master bedroom is a large room with double bed and open plan ensuite bathroom, with large shower, sink and toilet. There is a second bedroom which has bunk beds, great for 2 children. The third bedroom has a small bed and baby cot. These 2 bedrooms share the second bathroom, with bath, sink and toilet.
    There is also a “studio” apartment on this floor, which can be accessed both directly from the first floor and from the outside. It has a small kitchen, double bedroom (150 cm double) and bathroom, with shower, sink and toilet.

    The second, top floor, has 2 more large bedrooms. One bedroom has a double bed and open ensuite bathroom with bathtub/shower and sink. The other bedroom is also large with double bed and ensuite bathroom with shower and sink and toilet. This top level has lovely wooden floors, the 2 lower levels have great character tiles.

  • Features include:

    • Sleeps comfortably up to 10
      • 4 double beds
      • 1 set of bunk beds
      • small bed and baby cot
      • 1 sofa bed in 1 of the double bedrooms
    • Approximate distance from the villa to:
      • Nice airport: 22 km
      • Nearest village: 1 km
      • Coast/beaches: 16 km
    • Ammenities included:
      • washing machine
      • dryer
      • dish washer
      • kitchen (coffee maker, toaster, kettle)
      • charcoal barbecue
      • satellite TV, wifi internet access
      • boules court
      • possible to heat pool (20m x 6m), at extra cost