One of the most elegant Private French Residences of the Côte d’Azur
Lou Casteou is a beautiful villa gloriously elevated in mountain landscape, minutes from the pristine sandy beaches and turquoise waters of the Côte d’Azur.Located just 35 minutes from Nice airport and 20 minutes from Cannes, the villa could not be more perfectly located to enjoy a secluded, sumptuous break amongst friends, family or colleagues. As well as private events and weddings (max capacity - 80 guests), the property hosted a number of prestigious corporate leadership summits and conferences.
This sophisticated and very private French residence combines elegant architectural features and modern indulgences. Built in 1904 by Lord Amherst of London, the villa retains its original character despite having been lovingly restored over the last four years to a luxurious and state of the art property. Antiques mix with contemporary themes inside whilst the historic courtyard with its surrounding cloisters, offers an atmospheric and romantic outdoor space perfect for dinners and parties. Beautifully situated amongst olive, pine parasol trees and lovely gardens, a large, new and heated infinity pool complete the Mediterranean picture.
The villa is perfect for entertainment with five charming and spacious reception rooms. There are three traditionally styled rooms with chandeliers, oak floors and original fireplaces, ideal for dinners and meetings. These rooms open onto the terrace and benefit from stunning views over the south facing pool gardens. There is also a Grand salon, an elegant and spacious room with marble floor and marble fireplace plus the Petit salon, a cosy and more relaxed sitting room with TV and doors to the cloisters. The rooms are complemented by a state of the art cinema and games room with billiard table and private garden area, which suit either home entertainment or corporate presentations.
The property features 15 bedrooms: 12 luxury en suite bedrooms and 3 charming double bedrooms. All the rooms are individually furnished in traditional style, benefitting from sea views over the Bay of St. Tropez or stunning views of the Esterel mountains. They provide charming accommodation, sumptuously furnished in a fresh and calm Mediterranean style accented with beautiful oak parquet floors, individually selected antiques and traditional fireplaces. This is a very sophisticated property, in a glorious part of the world, and makes an excellent venue for any event, whatever the size.
The villa is let on a self-catered basis but a chef is available for professional catering, as well as a chauffeur, concierge, secretary and baby sitter.
There are numerous activities which can be arranged locally including sailing trips to St. Tropez and the Lerin Islands, windsurfing, kayaking and golf, tennis coaching, guided walks in the mountains whilst enjoying stunning sea views, mountain biking and horse riding, visits to fantastic Provencal vineyards and wonderful historic villages. Additionally private cookery lessons and art classes can be offered at Lou Casteou and an experienced beautician is available for our guests.
Bedroom no. 1: 1 double bed, en-suite bathroom with a bath with shower function also, separate WCBedroom no. 2: 2 large single beds, en-suite bathroom with a bath with shower, separate WCBedroom no. 3: 1 double bed, en-suite bathroom with bath with showerBedroom no. 4: 1 double bed, en-suite bathroom with bath with showerBedroom no. 5: 2 large single beds, shower room and separate WC, large balcony with sea viewBedroom no. 6: junior suite with 1 double bed, traditional rolltop bath, power shower, separate WC, large balcony with sea viewBedroom no. 7: large suite with 1 double bed, 2 bathroom and separate WC. 1 bathroom with luxury egg shaped bath and 2nd bathroom with power shower. Separate sitting areaBedroom no. 8: 1 double bed, en-suite bathroom with power showerBedroom no. 9: 1 double bed, en-suite bathroom with bath with showerBedroom no. 10: 1 double bed, en-suite bathroom with bath and shower, separate WCBedroom no. 11: 1 double bed, en-suite bathroom with bath and shower, garden floorBedroom no. 12: 1 double bed, en-suite bathroom with bath and shower, terrace and garden areaBedroom no. 13*: Double bedroomBedroom no. 14*: Family bedroom with 2 double bedsBedroom no. 15*: Double bedroom*= these 3 bedrooms share 2 bathrooms, one with a shower and the other with a bath with a shower.
The Roman town of Frejus with its famous amphitheatre, charming cafes and restaurants and bi-weekly Provençal market is located just 5 minutes from Lou Casteou and gorgeous, large sandy beaches are close at hand. The wonderful beach of St. Aygulf is just 7 minutes by car and Les Issambres and charming St. Maxim can be reached in 15- 20 minutes. Agay Plage, located at 7 minutes drive is a beautiful beach and very safe for small children with the stunning red rocks of the Esterel in the background and the famousbeaches and boutiques of Cannes can be reached in just 20 minutes.
Villa Lou Casteou is situated in the Esterel mountains between Cannes and St. Tropez, 40 minutes drive from Nice airport and just 5 minutes from many large sandy beaches, excellent sports facilities, boutiques and restaurants. Also available in Villa Lou Casteou: Treks or mountain bike rides in the Esterel. Guide available Sailing trips to St. Tropez or Cannes, Lérins Islands Kite surfing and wind surfing Golf at Club Valescure, 5 mins drive Tennis at Club Valescure Visits to the historic towns of Frejus, Grasse, Antibes, Cannes and their large choice of art galleries and museums
Distance from Nice Airport: 60 kms (40 minutes drive) Distance from St. Tropez: 60 kms (50 minutes drive / 45 minutes by ferry) Distance from Cannes: 35 kms (25 minutes drive) Distance from Valescure Golf & Tennis Club: 3 kms Distance from beach: 2 kms
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