Grand Villa Solera - VILL108
Beautiful villa in top class condition with a southerly panoramic view over the bay of Villefranche and 1 mile from Cap Ferrat. Completely renovated to the absolute highest standard. Easy walk to the port (4 minutes) without having to cross roads etc. Very central, yet quiet. Perfect for entertaining. Full concierge service can be made available.
About Grand Villa Solera
Grand Villa Soleia is a Mediterranean paradise. Offering panoramic views, multiple terraces overlooking the sea, a gorgeous swimming pool and 6 bedrooms sleeping 12 people - this is the perfect villa for large families or groups.
Known as one of the best and most beautiful villas on the Côte d'Azur, it was built in 1880 and has all of the beautiful Belle Époque features of that period, whilst remaining satisfyingly modern, and located only 100 metres from the beach.
Upon entering the property, you will be taken aback by the interior decor. It has been beautifully and modernly renovated, all whilst holding onto its original character.
There are 12 bedrooms, most with stunning views and beautiful decor. The bathrooms will leave you dreaming and the communal areas are spacious and pleasant.
There are guest quarters at the side and a guardian's house at the other side. This villa is perfect for entertaining as it can cater for up to 50 guests.
The views over the bay are astonishing and it gets sun all day.
The outside area of this property is absolutely stunning, complete with a quaint yet spacious garden, covered in a blanket of bright green lawn. There are many terraces offering the perfect place for al fresco dining, all whilst looking out onto the panoramic view of the sea and the surrounding hills.
The swimming pool invites you into its crystal clear water, and offers a stunning view of the Mediterranean that will leave you breathless. This swimming pool is heated, so can also be used during the colder seasons.
The swimming pool area is equipped with sun-beds, helping you get that long awaited sun-tan.
One of the best features of this property is its stone-walled outdoor dining area, complete with a BBQ area.
There is a child's swing, sand pit, garage space and wonderful garden and terraces.
Facilities and FeaturesAir-conditioning, central heating, daily maid service, fax, linen provided, safe, staff, telephone, towels provided.
Bedrooms: 6 bedrooms (2 King Size, 2 Queen size, 2 twin), sleeps a maximum of 12 people.
Bathrooms: 6 bathrooms, all with showers
Garage: Garage with space for 1 car and electronic gates.
Kitchen Items: Dishwasher * Freezer * Fridge * Grill * Hob * Microwave * Oven
Living room: Fireplace, living area seating for 10.
Dining room: Seating for 10.
Suitability: Children welcome, low allergen environment, pets not allowed, unsuitable for elderly or infirm, wheelchair inaccessible.
Services: We can also supply chefs, drivers, nannies, personal manager etc.
Wifi internet Satellite TV, air con in all rooms as well one of the apartments
- Easy Walk to Beach
- Easy Walk to Shops
- Un-overlooked Pool
- 4+ Bathrooms
- Private Pool
- Heated Pool
- Private Parking
- Golf Nearby
- Watersports Nearby
- Secure Parking
- Child Friendly
- BBQ Area
- No Pets
- Private Villa
- 6+ Bedrooms
- Spacious garden
- Sea View
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Location and MapVillefranche is situated between Monaco (Monte Carlo) and Nice. This is considered the best part of the Cote d'Azur and is regarded as one of the world's great locations.
The villa is also a 3 minute drive to Cap Ferrat or Beaulieu-sur-Mer.
The station is a 1 minute walk from the villa and the train travels all along the coast to Italy or back to San Tropez.
RESTAURANTS / SHOPS – Walk to th port along road opposite gate. No need to go to beach or station. There is a small bakery, supermarket etc. there.Taxis can be got in port.
Nice international airport is 8 Miles away. The beach is 100m away.
Old Port of Villefranche has many good restaurants.
Cosmo in main square, good for fish,
Trastevere or Mere Germaine (expensive, world renowned) on the waterfront
Grand Café in Beaulieu (midday only, try cannelloni) or Café de la Paix
THINGS TO SEE :
The CITADEL, on the waterfront is amazing. Go into the interior through the drawbridge or go around the sea walkway to the second port called the D’ARSE where here is a small beach and old vaulted galley-slave pens. The main CHURCH in the old town has a wooden sculpture carved by one of these slaves. RUE OBSCURE is between rue du Poilu and the seafront …. Unchanged since 1500
BEAULIEU is a 15 minute walk along the beach front or on the Basse Corniche or main lower road (immediate left outside Soleia or Oursinade gate)
CAP FERRAT is on the other side of the bay and has some wonderful beaches such as Fossa beach behind the village. However, parking can be an issue in Summer.
TRANSPORT : The train is excellent. Timetables available. Buses on main street.
NICE is a 5 minute ride to ‘Nice-Ville’ and Monaco about 15 minutes.
ELECTRIC CARS can be hired using a Blue Card just below main entrance to village
Casino supermarket, bakery, newsagent in Rue du Poilu which is street behind waterfront. Also shops up on Basse Corniche , below Villa Seriamis.
Super U supermarket beside the Beaulieu train station is very good
Open air fruit, veg, fish market every morning in Beaulieu
BEACH on front and second beach in D’Arse harbor. Beaulieu also has 2 beaches
BOAT HIRE on waterfront through ‘Dark Pelican’. No license needed if one hires a small motorboat. Office beside John Cockteau church opp. Welcome Hotel
BIKE HIRE Locauto at Nice Port, 24 Quai du Lunel, tel 04-93565050
WALKS : Walk to Beaulieu but take a right turn at Royal Riviera Hotel to get to village of Cap Ferrat along water’s edge. Walk around Citadel edge to the D’Arse.
Walk to Petite Afrique on far side of Beaulieu
Walk beyond the D’Arse port around cliff path towards Nice
Weekly rates and Extra Charges
|rental period||weekly rate|
|05 Jan 2019 - 29 Mar 2019||€11000|
|30 Mar 2019 - 03 May 2019||€15400|
|04 May 2019 - 28 Jun 2019||€17600|
|29 Jun 2019 - 30 Aug 2019||€24200|
|31 Aug 2019 - 27 Sep 2019||€17600|
|28 Sep 2019 - 25 Oct 2019||€15400|
|26 Oct 2019 - 03 Jan 2020||€11000|
Fees and conditions
- Security Deposit: €1000.00
- Monthly bookings: 20% discount Sept to May. 10% discount June to August.
- Special rates apply for Monaco Grand Prix week.
Further InformationEach bedroom in the main house is equal with the same views and has a walk in dressing area with en-suite bathroom.
One of the bedrooms has an office area. All appliances are new.
The 2 guesthouses are as follows :
Nanny house : Large double bed upstairs. Bathroom + small lounge room
downstairs. Separate entrance from main house
Guardian house : Self contained. Double bed with en suite bathroom off it.
Kitchen + lounge area. Separate entrance to main house
No smoking in the house