This page gives you more detail about our luxury 2 bedroomed apartment, in Gattieres Village, on the Cote d'Azur, near Nice, Provence. (click on map)
The village is only a 10 minute walk, and the highlights of the Riviera and Nice, a mere 20 minutes drive away. Find your piece of real luxury here!
your exotic pool terrace
your exotic pool terrace
Poolhouse, BBQ and Bar
Poolhouse, BBQ and Bar
Le Contadour Villa
Le Contadour Villa
Evening Over the Valley
Evening Over the Valley
The Romantic Main Bedroom
The Romantic Main Bedroom
provencal bedroom
provencal bedroom

LE CONTADOUR is an elegant, romantic villa perched 250 m. above the Var Valley yet only 20 mins. from Nice, Provence

The luxury apartment within the villa is 100 sqm and forms the east wing of the Provencal villa. It offers visitors the chance to experience life in a real villa and not be housed in a vast complex of apartments.

As you approach the main, electric gates, your first impression will be of the spectacular views, not only of the villa, but the valley below.

You descend down a paved, illuminated drive, where a sparkling turquoise pool beckons. The perfume of jasmine and roses hangs in the air. Descending a few stone steps you reach the apartment entrance. It is absolutely private, as are the terraces surrounding it.

Main Entrance to the apartment

Before entering the apartment, you will be impressed by the breathtaking views, the ancient olive tree and the delicate lemon tree. Dining al fresco will take on a new meaning for you.

The Kitchen

Your first glimpse of the interior will be from the kitchen, which opens up through a large archway to the open-plan spacious dining/sitting room. It is designed with cooks in mind, providing everything you will need for a perfect meal. It includes, a microwave oven, hob, dishwasher, washing machine, fridgefreezer, coffee machine, kettle, toaster and much more.

The  Sitting/Dining Area

The bright, sunny air conditioned room, with its high ceiling, its colonial fans, the original paintings, comfortable sofa and chairs, pretty white oak dining table, give an air of timeless elegance. French shuttered windows open onto a large balcony with superb views. 

For your entertainlent, there is a plasma sat. TV, DVD player with a library of films, plus games.

Master Bedroom

A short passageway leads to the main, romantic bedroom. It has a huge king size bed which is extremely comfortable. it can be separated to form twin beds if required. This bedroom is air-conditioned.

Above the bed is a large library of English books for every taste.

Once again, French windows open onto a large private balcony with superb views. A wonderful spot to sit and soak up the atmosphere.

There is a vanity unit, mirrors and good hanging space to complete the comfort.

Opposite the bedroom is a large elegant modern showerroom with vanity unit, toilet, luxurious towels and bathrobes, plus toiletteries and a hairdryer.


The Second bedroom

This Provencal pretty room has excellent twin beds, a small window facing east and seating. it is very cool, and private. Everyone loves the charm of this bedroom.

The bedroom passes through a large dressing area.

The heated pool and Gardens

A large turquoise pool surrounded by dry stonewalls incorporating a poolhouse, BBQ, pizza oven, bar and fridge, plus sun loungers and umbrellas, are all provided for your pleasure and relaxation. The whole area is spotlit to add romantic ambiance.

There is plenty of shade provided by ancient olive trees and exotic plants. It is the ideal spot to linger and relax. A romantic atmosphere has been created with spotlights highlighting the ancient olive trees, the bar area, BBQ, and the dry-stone walls.

Within the 2500 sqm of private grounds, you will find numerous fruit trees, from olive to fig, oranges and cherries. You are welcome to pick your own.

At Le Contadour you will find that everything has been well thought out to provide you and your family with the ideal holiday setting, in fact "petit paradise".


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