As our second visit to Provence comes to its inevitable close, we reflect on the outstanding beauty, stunning scenery and friendliness of the whole area. Add to this the fabulous weather and the magnificent food and wines on offer and what else would you want in life. The answer is probably a great villa. Well we found one – its name is La Sittelle, which means “beautiful spot” or “beautiful area” and it truly lives up to its name.
Located just outside St Paul Du Vence it is quite simply stunning ( www.holiday-rentals.co.uk/p483065). On arrival we were amazed by its size and style, entering through electronically controlled security gates into the parking area. If first impressions were good, then entering the villa simply takes your breath away. A large hall way leads to a huge, bright lounge with high beamed ceiling, wide leather sofa’s, and big wide screen television with separate sound system, backed up with many videos and games for the kids (where required). For those who...