With stunning views over the Mediterranean, this gorgeous property in the heart of the French Riviera is a superb villa for exploring this incredible part of France.
Designed in the 1960s, this grand property is full of light and space, with the picture book windows that open out from the elegant living room giving glorious views over the wonderful garden and coloured sea.
The al fresco terrace can be accessed from the kitchen diner, giving fantastic views over the French Riviera.
Upstairs, the master bedroom has its own private terrace as well as an ensuite and dressing room.
Four further bedrooms can be found downstairs, giving plenty of space for friends and family to holiday together.
The glorious gardens are home to a picturesque swimming pool, boules court and a variety of shady spots for relaxing under.
Children will enjoy exploring the table football, table tennis, pool table and games console.
A ten minute stroll away you will find the local restaurants and nearby beach, where you can admire the beautiful coastline and explore its sandy coves.
Active guests will love exploring the watersports on offer such as jet skiing and kayaking.
Villa Interiors (300m2)
In the French Riviera, around an hour from Nice Airport, Villa Pins D’Italie enjoys an enviable location within walking distance to the beach and a selection of restaurants, only half an hour by car (even less by boat!) from the glitz of Saint-Tropez.
It’s just a ten-minute walk down to the Mediterranean coast where you will find a number of beaches, some sandy, others with pebbles, rocks and crystal-clear sea. Stroll a little further and you will reach a stunning natural area with towering pine trees and rocky paths leading to coves, a perfect spot for a picnic with spectacular views.
There are also plenty of restaurants close by as well as a supermarket and useful shops such as a bakery and pharmacy – it’s an ideal location if you don’t wish to depend on a car for all of your stay. Wander down to the village port where there are watersport centres offering parachuting, jet-ski, sea-karts and fly-boarding as well as gentler pursuits such as snorkelling, paddle-boards and kayaking.
Summer boat shuttles depart from the local port to Saint-Tropez, taking around 25 minutes – a great way to beat the traffic. You can also hire private yachts for days out with a skipper exploring the bay of Saint-Tropez and beyond.
The lovely seaside town of Sainte Maxime (7km) is a short drive away, passing many wonderful stretches of beaches on the way, ideal for families and also offering a wealth of watersports. Visit Sainte Maxime on a Thursday morning to experience its atmospheric market and pick up all sorts of local delights.
The Place des Lices Market in Saint-Tropez is also not to be missed by food-lovers, spreading out over the square on a Tuesday and Saturday morning. Afterwards, wander around the historic quarter admiring the beautiful architecture and charming lanes, perhaps followed by lunch at one of the high-end restaurants near the marina. The brilliant beach south of Saint-Tropez is also a must - Pampelonne (28km) with its sandy shores, yet more watersports and famous beach clubs such as Club 55.
As well as Saint-Tropez, don’t miss some of the idyllic hilltop villages such as Grimaud (20km), Gassin (23km) and Ramatuelle (25km), all picture-perfect places with flower-filled cobbled lanes, old churches, authentic restaurants and incredible views.
Keen hikers and experienced cyclists can head inland to the Maures mountains or even as far as the world-famous Verdon Gorge, about two hours away, a spectacular place for canoeing, kayaking or just appreciating the scenery. Closer to home, there are also many fantastic walking trails around La Croix-Valmer coastline, just over half an hour away.
Golf-lovers are spoilt for choice with the 18-hole Golf Blue Green near Sainte-Maxime, the prestigious Beauvallon Golf Club also close by and Golf Club Saint-Tropez just a little further.