As the villa is recently built, it is well equipped with all modern conveniences whilst retaining character in keeping with its environs. The large lounge has TV, with UK Sky and French TV channels, DVD, and free Wi-Fi. There is a modern fireplace inset into the wall with safety glass doors for winter holidays. Throughout the house, both upstairs and downstairs, is under floor geothermic heating, with reverse cooling – by 5 degrees below the ambient temperature- for the summer months. Large patio sliding doors open out to offer you “outside living”
The open plan lounge opens through an archway into a large kitchen/dining room with plentiful kitchen cupboards, and is equipped with a large American fridge/freezer and integral ice dispenser, large double oven and hob, extractor, microwave, coffee machine and dishwasher. The views from the kitchen window are out over the garden and to the side is a double door-leading out on to the patio. There is also a utility room with additional storage, sink and washing machine. Downstairs, is a useful wc and wash hand basin.
There are four bedrooms upstairs, the master has a king sized bed, built in wardrobes, and private en suite, with bath and shower. Two sets of double doors open out on to its own balcony, where there is both an open and a covered area, with lovely, expansive views over the area and of the swimming pool. The second bedroom has a very large bed- 2 m square, and it too has its own en suite and south facing views.
There are a further two bedrooms, each have 2 singles beds, whilst one of these rooms has the ability to zip its two single beds to create a double bed, if so required. On the upstairs landing is a large shower room, hand basin and wc.
All bed linen and towels for all guests are provided, with the exception of beach towels.
A baby’s “Mama and Papa’s” cot is available, along with high chair, if required. It is recommended that parent’s provide their baby’s bed linen.
The villa itself is set back from one of the small periphery roads, down a private driveway into a complex of three Provence style properties; each set its own private, established landscaped gardens.
L’Echappee Belle is set in its own landscaped garden. There are two main terraces. The upper terrace is accessed from both the lounge sliding patio doors and also from the double doors in the kitchen, making for easy outdoor eating, relaxation and entertainment. There is a large table and eight chairs as well as a charcoal barbeque. The views from this patio terrace are magnificent.
On the lower terrace, is a large swimming pool, filtered with a “salt water” system, surrounded by an attractive stone patio, lawn and garden, complete with sun loungers, sun umbrellas, table and chairs. The pool benefits from an outside shower.
L’Echappee Belle is about 45 minutes drive by car from Nice airport, exiting at Junction 39 of the A8. If driving, it is almost exactly 750 miles from Calais. A complete set of driving directions along with other information will be sent upon confirmation of your booking.