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La Bergerie

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Tourrettes | Bedrooms: 8 | Sleeps: 12 + 4

Rates: from £22,131 per week | Special offers available!

Set in 1.4 hectares of beautifully landscaped gardens is La Bergerie, a truly spectacular villa within the exclusive Golf Resort of Terre Blanche. Completed in May 2012, the villa was built using only the highest quality materials and has been interior designed throughout, with a soothing blend of antique and contemporary furnishings. Highest quality continues in the, October 2016 completed, annex which is discreetly located in the gardens. This really is a very special house that enjoys a prime position with unobstructed views and total privacy, offering a very high level of bespoke service. Perfectly positioned close to both Provence and the Cote d'Azur, La Bergerie is ideal for a family getaway to the South of France, for peace and tranquillity coupled with the security and luxury of a fully staffed villa.

The accommodation is spread over 700m2 and from the impressive double height entrance to the triple aspect drawing room every area in the house gives a feeling of unique space and understated elegance. The bedrooms all have luxury en-suite facilities of a standard rarely seen elsewhere. The kitchens are equipped with the best in professional appliances. The outside living and dining areas surround the magnificent pool and offer scope for fantastic entertaining. At La Bergerie, with so many things to do, you are spoilt for choice. Ask your villa manager to pre-book tee time or spa treatments at the nearby spa, spend your day at a world class golf course, take a tour through the vineyards in the neighbouring Provence or travel the short distance to Cannes, Nice or St Tropez for the hustle and bustle of the coast. La Bergerie is located in Tourrettes, only minutes away from the historic perched villages of Fayence, Seillans and Caillian in an area renowned for its outstanding natural beauty. Whatever you choose to do during your stay, you know you can return to the tranquillity of La Bergerie and enjoy the pool or the excellent service provided by the villa team, including a dedicated concierge, a resident chef, two hostesses and daily housekeeping.

ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES:

Main House

  • 4 Double bedrooms, all with en suite bathrooms and terraces or balconies
  • 2 Double or twin bedrooms, with en suite bathrooms
  • Large triple aspect living room with French windows to covered terrace
  • Large living/ dining / kitchen area with French windows to poolside Terrace
  • Staff Kitchen
  • Family room
  • Cinema room
  • Summer kitchen
  • Summer lounge
  • Laundry Room

Annex

  • 2 Double / Twin bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms Kitchen / dining
  • Lounge with fireplace
  • Private terrace and garden

Guardian House(Staff Accommodation)

  • 2 Double / Twin bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Kitchen / dining
  • Garage
  • Private garden

Kindly Note

  • A Security Deposit of 30% of the total holiday price will be requested four weeks prior to arrival.

Top 5 things to see between Cannes and Monaco

  • Nice Old town :

Nice Old Town (known locally as Le Vieux Nice) is a lovely honeycomb of narrow streets, dotted with beautiful Baroque churches, vibrant squares, shops and restaurants. Thronging with tourists eating the famous ice-cream during the day, at night it becomes one big party with bars and nightclubs spilling out onto the streets. The key things to see are the Cours Saleya (the open air market), Chapelle de la Miséricorde (a wonderfully ornate Baroque church dating from 1740), Chapelle de l'Annonciation (known locally as Sainte-Rita), Eglise Saint-Jacques (dating from 1612 and built by the Jesuits, it has some excellent frescoes), the Cathedral Sainte Réparate (1699), and the Palais Lascaris (paintings and statues).

  • St Paul de Vence:

The medieval era of French history can still very much be felt today, perhaps nowhere better than at the nearly perfect St Paul de Vence. About 12 miles from Nice and almost directly inland from the Nice Airport, this medieval hilltop jewel is what visitors dream of when they say they want to stroll through a charming village in the South of France. From the 12th-century keep, which now serves as the town hall, to the 14th-century church, the 16th-century fortified walls and the cemetery, which stands on the original village land and is the final resting place of Marc Chagall, walking through St Paul de Vence is truly a walk through history. Travelers love the Choisy Gallerie, where it's sometimes possible to find Christian Choisy himself at work. Combined with the stunning views and the town's 20th-century obsession with showcasing artists, it's a day trip you won't forget. As you could guess, the feast of the senses experienced at St Paul de Vence extends to its dining spots as well. Whether at the epic la Colombe d'Or set in a fairytale garden or the casual Le Café de la Place, which offers a first-row view of spirited boules games, there is something for every taste and budget, while sacrificing nothing in ambiance.

Practical Info:
The best way to get to St Paul de Vence is by car, which makes it a natural fit for a guided tour. By public transport, there are buses from Nice (about 45 minutes) and Cagnes-sur-Mer (about 30 minutes).

  • Antibes:

Sixteenth-century ramparts and winding cobbled streets on the French Riviera-welcome to Antibes! A Mediterranean city with quite the history, Antibes was originally known as Antipolis, founded by the Ancient Greeks in 5 B.C. Then came the Romans, who renamed the city Antiboul and erected a theater big enough for 10,000 people. Barbarians and disrepair came next, until the area's famous ramparts were ordered by Louis XIV, safeguarding Antibes from raiders and pirates who trawled the Mediterranean Sea. The first tourists arrived to Cap d'Antibes in the 1880s, and the city and its adjacent resort town of Juan les Pins quickly became a summer playground for Europe's elite, beloved by Golden Age stars like Hemingway and Fitzgerald. Picasso also spent six months living and painting in Antibes, and today you can see his works from that period at Antibes' Picasso Museum in the Chateau Grimaldi. Now a town of 80,000, Antibes stretches deep into the hills. It's home to the largest marina in the Mediterranean and is a city of superyachts and their owners, who relax in the shaded mansions of Cap d'Antibes. Famous for its restaurants and surrounding beaches, Antibes' Old Town also makes for a beautiful wander. Every morning, there's a market by the marina where locals and tourists seek out fresh food from the region.

  • Les Iles de Lerins:

The largest of the Lérins islands located 1 km (2/3 of a mile) from Cannes, the Ile de Sainte-Marguerite is abounding with eucalyptus and pines. The island is most famous for allegedly holding the mysterious Man in the Iron Mask captive during the 17th century. During the summer months, a vast amount of boats stay in the shallow, safeguarded "Plateau du Milieu" between the islands where there is more area for water sports. The village of Sainte-Marguerite is comprised of about twenty buildings. Most of these are home to fishermen, but there are a few establishments offering refreshments to tourists who are exploring the island. The historic Fort Royal now contains a youth hostel and a Museum featuring items recovered from ancient shipwrecks. Island visitors are also able to explore a number of former prison cells and an old Roman cistern room. Close to the Fort Royal is a small cemetery for French soldiers and another alongside it for North African soldiers. You can also explore a number of former prison cells and an old Roman cistern room.

Practical Info The Ile Saint-Marguerite is 15-20 minute commercial ferry ride from Cannes. The island is a very popular attraction, especially during the warm summer months.

  • Eze Village:

The tiny village of Eze is one of the jewels of the south of France which is probably why it is chosen as a holiday spot by royalty, the rich and the famous. Perched on a rocky hill above the sea, it could not get any prettier. With narrow cobblestone, pedestrian-only streets, wonderful views of the surrounding hills and the azure water below, it is just as it was centuries ago. One of the most famous inhabitants was Frederic Nietzsche who, in the 1880s, used to walk up and down a hill path to the sea thinking up his philosophy. At the top of the hill, just above the village, is the exotic garden. Filled with statues of earth goddesses, cacti, winding paths and wonderfully relaxing contemplative spaces and lookout points, this is not to be missed.

Time Zone

GMT +1 hour

Language

French

Currency Information

The official currency is the Euro (€). Coins are available in 1 cent, 2 cent, 5 cent, 10 cent, 20 cent, 50, cent , €1 & €2 denominations. Notes are available in €5, €10, €20, €50, €100, €200, €500 denominations.

Money Matters

Travellers cheques are widely accepted for exchange or purchase in major cities, but in more rural areas, visit a bank to exchange them for Euros. Major credit cards are widely accepted here (though a limited number of merchants have American Express accounts) and ATM access is widespread. Exchange currency only at authorized outlets such as banks and hotels, and exchange only what you think you will spend in-country. Coins cannot be reconverted on departure. Save all receipts from any currency exchange transaction. You may be asked to produce them when you exit the country, and they are required if you intend to reconvert local currency.

Tipping Suggestions

Tips in restaurants are usually added on at 10/15 % of the bill. However, it is often a subject of controversy whether this amount actually goes to the waiter or not, therefore it is your choice whether to tip more.

Arrival & Departure Formalities

Travel documents are your responsibility. In general you should have:

  • A signed, valid passport that will remain valid for at least 6 months beyond the completion of your trip. Your passport must have enough blank pages (excluding amendment pages) available for entry and exit stamps issued when entering and exiting immigration points.
  • Visas are required for certain nationalities and you are strongly advised to check your status allowing plenty of time for visa application.

Weather

Due to its favourable climate and geography Côte d'Azur has an average of 300 sunny days, an average temperature of 16°C and short but periodical rain-showers. During summer it can be very hot with average temperature of 27ºC and about 11 hours of sun a day. The average water temperature in the summer months is about 20ºC. In autumn and spring you can rely on warm weather as well. With around 8 hours of sun per day, these seasons are quite mild as well. By the Mediterranean climate the winters are pleasant.

Health

It is advisable to contact your doctor before you travel if you have any specific health concerns and take out appropriate travel and medical insurance.

Electricity

Electrical service in France is supplied at 220-240 volts/50 hertz.

Driving InfoRMATION

  • Traffic from the RIGHT has right of way, except at roundabouts or if the road has a white line across it.
  • Passport or national ID as well as driver's license/insurance papers/ownership papers must be carried all the time.
  • National speed limit is 50kmh (31mph) in towns, 90kmh (56mph) on secondary non-urban highways, 110kmh (68mph) on dual carriageways, 130kmh (80mph) on motorways (auto route).
  • Speeding fines: 30 - 300 Euros.
  • Minimum driving age is 18.
  • For use of the highways (auto route) it is invariably necessary to pay a toll before access. Payment can be made by coins or by credit card.
  • There are strict laws concerning drinking and driving. Blood alcohol levels must not exceed 0.05%. There are random breathalyser tests carried out regularly by the police.
  • An international driving licence is not required for European citizens. Your locally issued driving licence, as long as it is accompanied by the passport, will suffice.

Guest Book

12th July 2013
Wow what an amazing holiday! A wonderful, luxury villa. Superb food and most importantly, looked after by the delightful Helen, Elie and Pavleta. If it was not the perfect two weeks, we cannot work out what we would have changed! Thank you all so much.
The Wray family


24th June 2013
Of course we absolutely loved La Bergerie - the setting is gorgeous and the interior style with such beautiful muted colours exactly perfect for the villa and location (Terre Blanche should ban some of the orange/yellow/red buildings that some owners seem to favour !) I am used to staying in beautiful properties but the impression the villa gives as you turn towards it from the driveway is quite unforgettable - perhaps only matched by Helen's beautiful styling of the interior when we arrived at dusk - candles , soft lighting , cool music and nibbles arranged worthy of a Cote Sud photoshoot.
Maureen Harte


10th June 2013
Thank Helen & Pavleta for a truly, blissfully relaxing week. You have looked after us so well, I am not sure how any of are going to survive back home. The house is beautiful, luxurious yet comfortable, it's been like rehab!
Huge thanks Briony Anscombe

1st June 2013
Thank you so much for the most wonderful holiday. It has been the most relaxing week; we do not want to go home! Helen and Pavleta have been amazing and we would love to take them with us! Thanks again.
Dom & Jess


10th May 2013
One word: Amazing! The house and setting is simply wonderful. Helen and Pavleta are first class. A holiday I will not forget in a while.
Dave and Zande

LOCATION

Train station:
St Raphael (34km)

Airport:
Nice Airport (62km)

Villages:
Tourrettes (6km)
Bagnols-en-Forêt (10km)
Les Adrets-de-l'Estérel (22km)
Mandelieu la Napoule (31km)

Cities:
Cannes (42km)
Antibes (50km)
Nice (66km)
St Tropez (65km)

Beach:
Théoule-sur-mer (40km)

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Availability Information

 Our villas are normally rented on a Saturday to Saturday basis throughout the year. However, shorter breaks and alternative arrival days might be available outside the High Season. Please contact your Abercrombie & Kent Villa Consultant for further details.

Please note that the standard check-in time at our properties is between 4-7pm and that we ask guests to vacate the property by 10am on departure day, unless otherwise agreed in advance.

Rates Information

  •  The above rates are on a per villa, per week basis. For further information on our villa only and A&K hosted services please see our 'Villa Rental Options' page. An A&K Villas Travel Consultant will be happy to discuss your specific holiday needs – simply complete the quick ‘Make an Enquiry’ form or call us on 0845 618 22

Inclusions

  • Cost of utilities (gas, water, electricity).
  • Maid service from Monday to Saturday.
  • Arrival set of pool towels, bed and household linen (with weekly change for bookings longer than 7 nights).
  • Resident Chef / Chef service for 3 meals a day (groceries to be paid locally).
  • Two Hostesses.
  • Dedicated Concierge.
  • Full Air-conditioning.
  • Central Heating.
  • From October to May (Season 1) food and beverages are included.
  • Wi-Fi internet connection.
  • Private Swimming Pool.

Extra Services

  • Extra maid service available on request at EUR 25/ hour.
  • Pool heating available on request and additional cost of EUR 300/week.
  • Transfers from Nice Airport to the Villa (one way): Mercedes E class (for two or three passengers) available from EUR 240 or Mercedes Viano (for eight passengers) available from EUR 336.
    (Please note: for services between 7.30pm and 7.00am a supplement of 20% is applied).
  • We are also able to arrange additional activities to enhance your holiday experience such as guided touring and sightseeing options, tutored wine tasting, bike rental, tennis or golf courses, yacht charter or art classes. Please see the activities tab for further ideas or discuss additional activities with your Travel Consultant.
  • Please note that any other additional services such as butler, a nanny or daily linen change can be arranged on request.

  • Please note that all services confirmed in advance are non-refundable.

The villa

Because everyone’s concept of a villa holiday is different, we have created a formula designed to offer privacy, flexibility and the freedom to run your own holiday or call upon us to help open up a world of possibilities. Our villas are normally rented on a villa-only weekly basis and are ideal for those seeking independence and privacy. We’re on call in case you need us and we provide a change of towels and bed linen during the week, but otherwise there no inclusions. 

A&K Concierge upgrade

For additional support, comfort and a slice of pampering why not upgrade to our A&K Concierge service. Included is an airport welcome on arrival with assistance for onward transportation; the services of an A&K Concierge – whose local knowledge provides you with invaluable assistance and recommendations; an orientation of the local area; a fully stocked drinks fridge; maid service; the ingredients for your first evening’s supper and breakfast delivered on the first morning of your stay. For full details of concierge inclusions speak to an A&K Travel Consultant on 0845 618 2205.

The finishing touches

Ever dreamt of driving through the Chianti hills in a red Ferrari, or along the Moyenne Corniche to Monaco in a Bentley? How about sailing along the Cote d'Azur to St Tropez in a private yacht or speed boat? Sometimes the home is all that you need, but if you're lured into culture, excitement, activity, improving your cooking or simply dabbling in landscapes, then speak to one of our Villa Specialists for an insight into what we can arrange. These are what we call our ‘Finishing Touches’.

The list is by no means exhaustive and we always welcome requests, however obscure you may think they are! Our local offices enable us to control the quality of the services on offer and the depth of knowledge our local teams have is impressive. Our aim is to provide guests with the authentic sights, flavours and experiences of the region they are staying in.

If you would prefer to discuss your specific requirements, whether it’s in relation to the property or about your stay in general, please do contact us using the Enquire page or please do give us a call for a chat.

La Bergerie, Cote d'Azur, France

La Bergerie, Cote d'Azur, France

Christmas and New Year Availability
Book La Bergerie for a stay at Christmas or New Year and receive a complimentary house decoration and festive champagne aperitif with canapes on arrival.

Subject to availability. Terms and conditions apply.

CONTACT US ON 01242 547 705 OR ENQUIRE ONLINE


  • Air Conditioning
  • Barbecue Facilities
  • Central Heating
  • DVD Player
  • Fans Available
  • Internet Access (Wireless Broadband)
  • Music Sound System
  • Recreation (Petanque/Boccia/Boules)
  • Swimming Pool (Heating Available)
  • Swimming Pool (with Cover)
  • Swimming Pool (with Pool Alarm)
  • TV (Cable/Satellite)
  • Washing Machine & Dryer

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Reasons to book your holiday with us

  • Over 50 years' experience
  • 24/7 support before, during and after your stay
  • All of our properties have been hand-picked and visited by a member of the team
  • Travel Consultants are based in the UK with local offices to assist with planning every detail of your stay
  • Option to upgrade to a Concierge stay to make the most of your visit
  • Option to book additional trips and services via our local offices

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