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  • 'La Bastide' dates from the mid 1700s.
    'La Bastide' dates from the mid 1700s.
    'La Bastide' dates from the mid 1700s.
    The view towards the chateau of Tourrette Levens.
    The solar heated pool and warm water spa.
    Traditional farmhouse kitchen
    Property description
    Rental Home – 
    4 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
    This lovely c18th stone olive farm was purchased 10 years ago by its English owners. When let, the owners move to a smaller property on the edge of the estate and guests of 'La Bastide' are guaranteed total privacy for their holiday. While great care has been taken to preserve its original character, new features including a heated Roman style plunge pool with warm water spa, and home cinema have been incorporated to create a unique paradise retreat. At an altitude of 600 meters, the property comprises almost 5 acres of unspoiled countryside ideal for hikers, ornithologists, and nature lovers. Although only a few minutes from Nice, privacy and tranquility are guaranteed as the property can only be accessed by forest tracks, one leading to Aspremont and Tourrette Levens, one to Fali... more
  • Amenities & details
    • Central Heating
    • Dining Seats (6)
    • Dishwasher
    • Double Beds:(2)
    • Dryer
    • DVD Player
    • Freezer
    • Grill
    • Hairdryer
    • Internet Access
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (6)
    • Microwave
    • Parking
    • Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
    • Private Yard
    • Refrigerator
    • Safe
    • Single Beds:(3)
    • Stereo System
    • Stove
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • VCR
    • Washer
    • Wi-Fi
    • Wheelchair Access:
    • Elder Access:
    • Pets Allowed:
    • Smoking Allowed:
    • Suitable for Children:
    Additional amenities & feature info
    The Bastide is traditionally furnished and the accommodation is typical of a provençal farmhouse. The large bathroom is equipped with a power shower and antique bath tub from a chateau in Provence. Water is drawn from our own mountain source.

    Full gas central heating is available in the winter months. There is also a superb home cinema fully equipped with surround sound located in a vaulted cave beneath the main house. As this is our home that we only let seasonally, clients are welcome to enjoy our large collection of music CDs, books and films on DVD. Larger groups have the option of renting 'La Cigale', a small, self contained, independent property on the estate.
    Listing #HL12872 by: Holiday Lettings
  • Rates

    Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

      Begins Ends Min stay Per week
    Low season Sep 15, 2013 Jun 15, 2014 7 nights
    high season Jun 16, 2014 Sep 30, 2014 7 nights
    low season Oct 1, 2014 Dec 31, 2014 7 nights
    Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Property location
    Things to Do
    Car recommended
    How to get there
    Airport: Nice: 9.3 mi
    Railway: Nice: 4.3 mi
    Ferry: Nice: 3.7 mi
    Inexpensive Easyjet flights to Nice International airport from London Stanstead, Luton Bristol, Liverpool and Gatwick, and others. Only 15 minutes from the A8 autoroute.
    Activities nearby
    Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 3.7 mi.
    Nearby cities

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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012 for a stay in August 2012

We arrived at La Bastide after a hectic few days at Disney, ready to relax and chill in the sun and you could not ask for a better place to do it. Pam and Patrick instantly made us feel welcome and even left us a very nice bottle of wine to get into the swing of things! The kids immediately fell in love with the small pool, which was a perfect size for my four year old daughter who had only just learnt to swim. As dusk fell and we turned on the lights around the pool and opened the wine; it felt like we were in our own little haven. The property is perfectly situated above Nice with only a half an hour drive to Monacco, Nice and local beaches, so great for exploring the Riviera. We went out for the day on Pam and Patrick's boat on our last day and it was the most amazing end to our holiday we could have asked for. A truly magical stay at a unique property making a holiday that we will all remember for a very long time!


Juan-les-Pins, France
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2012 for a stay in April 2012

Our 3 week stay at La Bastide will stay in our fondest memories. Pam and Patrick Smith were the most accomodating hosts, always available for any request we had. They shared their home in a way that made us feel at home incl. a nice bottle of wine to greet us and an evening of babysitting, what a treat!! Groceries were 5 minutes away by car in Tourette, great restaurants in Aspremont and other villages nearby. The nature we encountered thrilled our kids - owls, goats, and beautiful birds, perfect place for exploring!! We also took the wonderful boat ride with the lovely picnic lunch. Perfect day of relaxation and fun! There are many cats on the property but we were not bothered by them - on the contrary, our 5 year old twin girls were always seeking them out! Comfortable and filled with real charm, the old house was very welcoming. Each day we had our coffee in the garden where the view of the Tourette Leven castle just took our breath away - you never get used to it! Overall...


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