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Juliet Fallowfield

Member since: 2004
Call Manager
Speaks english, french

Unique Luxury, Calm & Privacy, Heated Pool, New Bathrooms/Kitchen

14 Reviews
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Saint Paul de Vence holiday villa

4 Spacious en-suite Bedrooms plus Games Room, Heated pool, ideal for 2 families

La Sonine is a beautiful stone-built villa, nestled in 5500 sq meters of garden and wood-lands just outside the walled hill-top village of St. Paul de Vence , one of the world's most beautiful medieval villages. La Sonine is located 1km from the village, an easy walk along a pretty path just outside the gates. We are in a unique position bordered by protected forest lands and therefore offer rare peace and privacy in the heart of Cote d'azur. The grounds are extensive with lawn for croquet and badminton, forest for shady naps and children's adventures and various sunny terraces for basking. The villa is typically French in style with ancient terra-cotta floors, arched windows and simple elegant furnishings. Inside, there are 4 double bedrooms, all en-suite. We completed a full remodelling of all bathrooms and kitchen in 2013 - all our guest comment on what a pleasure it is to be in a villa so well and beautifully equipped! Gessi fixtures and beautiful tiling and practical design - very luxurious. Underfloor heating provides comfort to our Christmas and mid-season guests. Two bedrooms have spacious private terraces, one opens onto the garden and tiled pool and the 4th enjoys its own access from outside. Check out a video of the grounds here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TgMUQKM8UVA

The furniture and furnishings all originate in France, China, Japan and Indonesia and have been carefully chosen to create a simple but elegant Asian/French atmosphere.

The cupola-ceilinged dining room seats 8 and the spacious and light sitting-room has a fabulous fireplace, card table and gorgeous artwork. The kitchen has just been remodelled\fully equipped, including 2 fridges, Nespresso, Quooker, ice-maker, food processor, micro-wave and lots of cook-books, 2 ovens for our culinary guests and underfloor heating for Christmas and off-season guests.

In the basement is a large TV/Games room with flat-screen T.V.,

DVD player, DVDs, Ping Pong, Table Football, books, games and sofa-bed. The separate Laundry room is also in the basement and has Washer and Dryer and sink - very practical for large groups and busy families.

There are two bedrooms upstairs, both enjoying lovely private terraces and en-suite bathrooms. The spacious upstairs master bedroom, has a queen-size bed and walk-in wardrobe while the smaller 'blue and white' room has two single beds which can be pushed together to make a king if required. The master bedroom, with its king-size four-poster bed is located on the ground

floor and opens up onto the garden and pool area. This spacious room has a study area (with fax machine, scanner, printer) and sofa-bed should one wish to accommodate a child within the same room. The fourth bedroom is in the basement but is light and airy, due to a large glass door than offers independent access. This 'Japanese' room, enjoys a modern bathroom with double sinks in glass and multi-head shower.

Outside, the dining terrace off the kitchen seats 12 and makes an ideal place to eat during the day (when the cover of the oak tree provides welcome shade) and in the evening. The gas barbeque makes for easy al-fresco cooking and, if you prefer, there is also a charcoal version. The covered terrace off sitting room makes a lovely place for drinks and a quiet retreat from sun and pool. The stone and tile pool (4.5m x 11m) is heated, has an automatic, retractable security cover. The pool is salinated as opposed to chlorinated - salinsation is much gentler on the eyes and skin, having a PH level that is the same as one's eyes. It is surrounded by grass which is lovely under-foot and there are plenty of sun-loungers and chairs.

Bikes, heaters, fans, stroller, cot, highchair and some toys for children are all provided. Our storage 'chalet' is a wonderful place for children to play house, have camp-outs etc. La Sonine is a highly secure property. It can only be accessed by electronically controlled gates covered. All access points are under 24hr-digital CCTV surveillance, linked to a Response Centre. Fire and Emergency panic buttons are in place that link directly to a voice-response centre. There is also a sophisticated burglar/bandit alarm

system and 2 safes. Saying this we have never had any issues with security.

In terms of location, we are 15-20 minutes drive from Nice airport - We are about 1km from St Paul de Vence which is an ancient walled city, made famous as artists such as Picasso, Chagall and other impressionists settled here. Chagall's house is just down the road from us. Every year, over 2.500.000 people come and visit St Paul. Statistically, it is the third most visited historical site in France after the Mont St Michel and the Chateau de Versailles. St Paul 's landscape, natural site, architecture and buildings are all protected by law as part of the national heritage. Its uniquely mild climate, with over 300 days of sunshine a year means that it

is wonderful place to visit summer and winter alike. It also enjoys a unique geographical position with the Med, the river Loup, wonderful museums, ancient villages and fantastic dining all within 15 minutes drive and La Fondation Maeght in walking distance. I love this art gallery because it is small enough to visit with children and lots of it is outside so they can run around. It is very much an artists town - to find out more visit:

http://www.saint-pauldevence.com/tourism_uk.html.

We love the location because there is so much to do a stone's throw away. You can be swimming in the Mediterranean Sea in about 15 minutes drive or visiting some other stunning local villages such as Tourettes sur Loup, Vence (where there are some fantastic music festivals), Biot, Valbonne, Grasse . The river Loup runs through a pretty village called Villneuve Loubet which is about 10 minutes away and it is nice to take the kids there with fishing nets and a picnic. There is also a fantastic tree climbing place here which our kids adore. There are 2 Michelin starred restaurants in

St Paul and others a short drive away. Nice itself is about a 20 minutes drive and I think a trip is never complete without a stroll down the promenade and lunch on the beach there. Frankly, there is so much to do andmnone of it is difficult because we are so central. Saying this, we are away from the crowds and traffic on the coast in July and August and as we are tucked up against the National Park we could be in the middle of nowhere.

Many of our guests say that they don't do half as much exploring as they had intended as the villa is so comfortable that it is difficult to leave.

Here are some comments from the guestbook we keep at the house.

Guest Comments: Mr L Taylor (UK) 2007

The villa more than lived up to its description on the excellent web-site. Very comfortable, very spacious, very comprehensively and tastefully furnished, with everything we could have wished for in terms of extras. I have no hesitation in recommending it to anyone to anyone who, like us, prefers the comfort, convenience and congeniality of a villa, rather than several hotel rooms to meet the needs of a group.

July 2007

Idyllic, peaceful, beautiful and a wonderful place for a family holiday. What a contrast from Doha, Qatar, Manchester, Dubai, Southampton and Scotland. Thank you for all your help, advice and recommendations. This is a very special place and we would love to return. Excellent place to celebrate our 60th birthday. Thanks for the Champagne.

T. Roose (USA) 2007

We greatly enjoyed our stay at La Sonine. What a lovely place! You are indeed fortunate to have it -- I hope you and your family are able to get back and forth to France very frequently to enjoy it --

Aug 2 2008

A beautiful house with absolutely everything you could want to make you feel immediately at home. Perfect environment to just unwind and relax and lovely hot weather all week make this a lovely experience. St paul is a fantastic area with a beautiful town and the main areas of Nice, Monaco, Cannes and St Rafael are all within easy distance. The swimming pool was brilliant. Kent, England

Aug 2008

We have had a lovely time in the Villa and out. It is lovely and big and the forest is very exciting. St Paul is a lovely little walk and we have found a shortcut! We have been to some really nice beaches in Juan les Pins and Antibes. The swimming pool was excellent and all the floats for it were very good. All the bedrooms are very nice and the beds are very comfy. We have had a lovely time. Thank you very much! Liverpool, England

Aug 2008

Many thanks for sharing your absolutely amazing place with us. We have had a fantastic week in beautiful surroundings. Warm Regards - Kazakhstan

May 2009

We had a wonderful stay at La Sonine. The kids had a wonderful time running around the garden and swimming in the pool while the adults enjoyed the peace and quiet of the patio and terrace. We love St Paul de Vence. Thanks for all the helpful suggestions. Looking forward to a return visit in the future. Boston, MA

2010

The house was cool. The pool was warm. The beds were comfortable. We loved our stay here at La Sonine. The home is beautiful and we had a great time. Many memories have been cherished in this house. With thanks The Watenabes

April 2010

Dear Fallowfields

We had a fabulous stay. Your house and suggestions were the foundation for an amazing family getaway. Great Cultural experience for our kids and great relaxation for us. Thanks

Boston MA

June 2011

This past week met our expectations in every way. The Villa was just right...comfortable, relaxed and beautiful.

June 2011

Is the week over already. Darn feels like we've just arrived. Many thanks for sharing your home. It was fabulous. Thanks especially for such a well stocked kitchen and linens. We loved dining outside also laundry access was a great benefit. Thanks for everything. Colorado Springs, USA

More Details
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Juliet Fallowfield (Property Manager)
Member since: 2004
Call Manager
Speaks english, french

About Juliet Fallowfield

We live in London having just returned from 17 years living in Singapore, Hong Kong and Japan. We have 3 children aged 13-16 and for them, La Sonine is home. Having owned the house from the time they were infants, we are experts on what do to in the area and are very happy to advise. I send detailed information to help you plan a relaxing stay...ere is a taste: I have created a wonderful kitchen with 2 ovens, a Kooker, Ice Cream maker, Pasta maker, 2 fridges (and a spare one in the chalet) etc., so if you want to cook – the kitchen is designed for this. And … you are on holiday so here are a few short cuts that I have learned over the years.

Picard: this is the Frozen food shop on the left on your way to Vence, after the beautiful roundabout but before LeClerk. Use it. They pick their vegetables at their best and flash freeze them retaining all the nutrients and flavour. They can take the time out of cooking as they do things like minced shallots, chopped fresh frozen herbs etc. They have wonderful soups – gazpacho and other European varieties that are delicious. If you are here with babies, they even have pureed veg and fruit. For families, they do family portions and if you are entertaining they have little ‘amuse bouche’ to whet the appetite. Fancy snails or duck – they do these pre-prepared so

If you aren’t a chef or interested in trying these from scratch – buy them ready made. I always buy a few things for the freezer from here so that I have a back up when I just don’t feel like producing something from scratch.

Make lunch easy: French pate and bread, Serrano ham, Quiche, some cheese and a fresh green salad or grilled asparagus with parmesan cheese, steamed artichokes a glass of gazpacho.

Plan a few menus before you come and draw up the shopping list. This will mean you don’t need to think when you are jetlagged and in a foreign supermarket which is vast and not organized as you would expect. I attach my list for the basic shop...

Juliet Fallowfield purchased this villa in 2002

Why Juliet Fallowfield chose Nice Area

There are few places left untouched on this planet, and even fewer which are located 15 minutes from an international airport. To walk through the alley ways and around the walls of St Paul de Vence is to step back in time. In more modern times, the town was adopted by many well-known artists and this has only added to the richness of the area and village itself. Tourettes sur Loup, Biot, Valbonne, Grasse, Moujins and Vence all offer different flavours of the region and make wonderful 1/2 day trips for lunch or breakfast. A favourite for us is to nip up to Tourettes for breakfast and the market on a Wednesday morning or to walk to Vence for lunch. With the beaches and the high-life of the Cote d'Azur in view and just 15 minutes drive it is easy to duck in and out of this scene and then retreat to the quiet and tranquility of La Sonine. There are not many houses in the area that offer flat land, or houses that are well laid out for 2 or more families. This is what we love about our home and we hope you will too.

What makes this villa unique

We have a wonderful property manager who speaks several languages including English, a lovely gardener and house keeper who keep everything ship shape. When you rent our property you will know that it will be immaculate and if anything unexpected goes wrong, our support team will be there to fix it as soon as possible.

Guestbook comments from the manager

In September 2016, my spouse, I and four friends/family, celebrated our 50th anniversary at La Sonine. The villa proved to be a perfect choice for this very special occasion. It is a private, spacious place that would comfortably accommodate 8 or, in a pinch, 10. The house, featuring a variety of state-of-the art amenities, including a large, well-equipped kitchen, takes maximum advantage of the greenery that surrounds it. Most memorably, double doors in the master bedroom gave us direct access to the lawn and large swimming pool.



Perhaps the most important asset of the villa is its owner, Juliet, a resident of the UK. Though we never met, it was clear from the outset that she loves the villa (her family uses it at every opportunity) and wants those who pass through to enjoy it to the fullest. Her property managers are first class and readily available to respond patiently, in person and by phone, to any question. Prior to our visit, Juliet sent us a collection of "essays" on local attractions, restaurants, and how to take best advantage of the home's features.



We recommend La Sonine without qualification and hope to return in the near future.
Sep 2016
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based on 14 traveller reviews

Unique Luxury, Calm & Privacy, Heated Pool, New Bathrooms/Kitchen
average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews
Helsinki, Finland
5

Truly a stunning villa!

  • 5 of 5

La Sonine was a wonderful place for 2 families to vacation together (4 adults and 4 children). The kids wanted to spend all their time in the beautiful pool and the adults enjoyed all our meals and evenings out on the terrace. Juliet was immensely helpful as we planned our trip and was incredibly responsive. I never waited more than 24 hours for a return email. St. Paul de Vence was a beautiful town that you could walk to but it would have been a long walk back up the hill, so we drove. We did some adventuring to neighboring towns but spent most of our time at the villa. There was ample information at the house to allow for more exploring. We definitely recommend this property!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 1, 2009
  • Date of Stay: May 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Los Angeles, CA
5

La Sonine--a luxurious, peaceful and perfectly situated vacation villa

  • 5 of 5

In September 2016, my spouse, I and four friends/family, celebrated our 50th anniversary at La Sonine. The villa proved to be a perfect choice for this very special occasion. It is a private, spacious place that would comfortably accommodate 8 or, in a pinch, 10. The house, featuring a variety of state-of-the art amenities, including a large, well-equipped kitchen, takes maximum advantage of the greenery that surrounds it. Most memorably, double doors in the master bedroom gave us direct access to the lawn and large swimming pool.

Perhaps the most important asset of the villa is its owner, Juliet, a resident of the UK. Though we never met, it was clear from the outset that she loves the villa (her family uses it at every opportunity) and wants those who pass through to enjoy it to the fullest. Her property managers are first class and readily available to respond patiently, in person and by phone, to any question. Prior to our visit, Juliet sent us a collection of "essays" on local attractions, restaurants, and how to take best advantage of the home's features.

We recommend La Sonine without qualification and hope to return in the near future.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Mark, it was a pleasure to have you there - thank you for the gorgeous photos and I am delighted that you enjoyed yourself so much. Juliet
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5

Old time character with modern conveniences

  • 5 of 5

This beautiful villa with all the modern conveniences is the perfect place for a holiday!!We spent many hours either before or after our daily jaunt relaxing outside in the lovely garden or inside by the fire.

It is just minutes away from St. Paul de Vence with its many art galleries and fine restaurants.

In addition, it lends itself to the many other medieval villages and beautiful towns along the Cote d' Azur.

It is the perfect place for a special holiday!!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! So glad that you enjoyed yourselves and hope you will come again!
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5

Absolutely Lovely

  • 5 of 5

This is an absolutely gorgeous place. At first appearance it appears charmingly rustic but it comes with all "mod cons". We found no shortcomings in terms of kitchen, bathrooms, laundry etc. In particular, the kitchen is large with tons of fridge space. The bedrooms on the upper floor are high-ceilinged and airy which meant that we were comfortable even in the July heat.

The swimming pool got a lot of use. It is salt water which means no chlorine irritation. There is plenty of lawn space for relaxing and games.

There is a stone patio just off the kitchen which is shaded for much of the day by a large old tree which means that dining outside is comfortable and convenient.

In short, the house and grounds met and exceeded all expectations.

The location is very convenient. It is only 20-25 minutes outside of Nice by car but feels very removed from any urban setting. Before we went we were told that St. Paul-de-Vence was a must-visit and we were pleasantly surprised to find that this charming old town is, in fact, a short (20 minute?) walk from the house. Dinner in St. Paul-de-Vence is a great option as is a simple game of boules (with a beverage from the local bistro) in the square outside the town walls. Remember to bring a flashlight when you walk home.

This is a real gem and is a place that I would recommend to anyone who wants to enjoy a stay in the south of France that mixes local charm with the conveniences of home (if your home is in North America or the UK).

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

La Sonine is a gorgeous villa inside and out.

  • 5 of 5

The villa was a perfect choice! The grounds and pool were so well kept, and the inside was decorated beautifully. The kitchen and the four bathrooms were all up to date with modern appliances and fixtures. The owner was so informative about the locale, and the manager of the home was always available. The location was perfect in order to visit many nearby sites or even for a beautiful walk to the nearby village of St. Paul de Vence. We hope to some day return and stay at La Sonine.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 16, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So delighted that you had a lovely stay and thank you for taking the time to wire this review. Look forward to seeing you again!
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5

Beautiful rental property

  • 5 of 5

Lovely very we'll maintained property with comfortable interiors and very good quality appliances and kitchen.

Extensive garden in attractive countryside yet very close to all amenities.

Friendly management and lovely cleaning lady, the information supplied on things to do in the area and useful telephone numbers etc was fantastic.

An ideal family or group rental.

  • Review Submitted: May 13, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Delighted that you had a lovely stay and thank you for your review. We are always delighted to hear that our guests have enjoyed themselves.
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Nice, Cote d'Azur
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
St Paul de Vence
Nearest Ferry
20 Kilometres
Nice
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Opio / Mougins
Nearest Train
15 Kilometres
Cagnes sur Mer
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
A8
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Alain Lorca; La Colombe D'Or; Mas de Pierre
Nearest Ski
95 Kilometres
Auron / Isola 2000
Nearest Beach
15 Kilometres
Cagnes sur Mer / Antibes
Car: necessary

La Sonine provides a secure, peaceful and private hide-away in one of the world's most beautiful, exciting and varied landscapes. As wonderful as it is to just stay at the villa, Nice, St Paul de Vence and the Fondation Maeght, known as centres of art for decades are on your doorstep and cannot be missed. Vence and Tourettes, completely different from each other, are lovely places to explore, have lunch or a drink in the evening, and slightly further afield, Valbonne, Biot, Grasse and Mougins. If you have children, you are just 10 minutes from the beach or river and the hundreds of activities that these have to offer. For culinary excellence, you have only to go to St Paul where there are 2 Michelin-starred restaurants. Nice and Cannes (25 minutes) offers a the wilder night-life and Vence is a great center for Festivals and Music. There are excellent walks on the doorstep or you can drive into the back-country to the foot of the Alpes and in Winter, skiing at Isola.

Other Activities: tree climbing; art galleries, Michelin Star Restaurants

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday villa in Saint Paul de Vence, France

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Autumn
8 Oct 2016 - 17 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
A$5,738
A$21,517
 
 
Christmas / New Year
18 Dec 2016 - 7 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$6,455
 
 
Winter / Spring
8 Jan 2017 - 5 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$5,738
A$21,517
 
 
Film Festival / Grand Prix
6 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$7,890
 
 
Early Summer
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$7,890
A$28,689
 
 
Summer
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$8,894
 
 
Late Summer
2 Sep 2017 - 6 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$7,890
A$22,951
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
A$7,172
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit A$2,869
Stay tax €2 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the manager upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 16 years.

We can also arrange for babysitting services, extra housekeeping and other services on your behalf. Bookings outside the months of July and August may be charged a surcharge for pool heating at up to E300 per week, depending on usage. A deposit of 50% of the rental value is requested on booking. We are happy to help you arrange for cooks, additional cleaning, babysitting or other services if you

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa rental in Saint Paul de Vence, France

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 300 m²
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Printer
  • Safe
  • Scanner
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • water cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom - bath with shower , ensuite to twin bedroom
    Bathroom - toilet , shower enclosure , double sinks, ensuite to basement bedroom
    Bathroom - toilet
    Bathroom - toilet , bath with shower , double sinks, underfloor heating, hand held shower
    Bathroom - toilet , shower enclosure , double sinks, ensuite ground floor master, underfloor heatin
  • All of our bedrooms have en suite bathrooms which are being renovated Autumn2012 so let me know if you want the most up-to-date photos. Walk-in rain showers, heated floors (for winter guests), practical fixtures and fittings, heated towel rails. The upstairs master bedroom has a bathtub. There is also an independent guest toilet on the ground floor.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom - 1 extra lg. double bed , 1 sofa bed/futon , king 4 poster bed with study area with sofa bed and ensuite
    Bedroom - 1 large double bed , large private terrace, walk-in cupboard and ensuite
    Bedroom - 2 single bed , Private large terrace and ensuite bathroom
    Bedroom - 1 large double bed , ensuite bathroom and dressing area
  • The twin-bed blue room is ideal for 2 children (with the possibility of a 3rd on a blow-up mattress) with parents occupying the elegant master bedroom next door. The master bedroom has a large walk-in closet and high-speed internet access. Both upstairs bedroom are en-suite and enjoy private terraces which make wonderful quiet and secluded sun-traps. The ground floor master bedroom with 4 poster bed, also enjoys a large study area with separate sofa-bed. For those on a working holiday, this room is ideal as it has internet access, fax, scanner and printer. This room opens onto a stone terrace and then the pool so one can keep an eye on things while working. The bright and air basement bedroom has private access from the outside in the form of a large glass door, separate dressing area and the larges bathroom. Adult guests can use the bedroom and older children can sleep on the sofas and sofa beds in the adjacent TV/Games room.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • books - kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • games - kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • deck chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Terrace
  • 2 bicycles
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
We are a family with 3 young children and love to spend our summers at La Sonine. While we are living in Asia, we cannot do this, so are happy to rent out the house to other families. We hope that you and your children will get as much enjoyment from tramping around the forest, swimming in the pool, making daisy chains, playing in the 'Wendy' house etc. as ours do. As tempting as it is to stay at the villa, don't miss the Fondation Maeght, the views from St Paul or Tourettes, lunch in Vence or a walk along the Promenade des Anglais. Each village is different, so don't miss them. For our kids the beach, the river on the way to Villneuve-Loubet and the tree climbing in Villneuve Loubet are essential. If you are there at the height of the season, just make sure you leave early for the beach and read our guest book for suggestions. On a practical note, shopping, doctors and hospitals couldn't be easier with 2 major supermarkets within 7 minutes and local shops on the way.