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  • Alpes Maritimes
Price £994,888
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Property Description

In a quiet and sought-after residential neighbourhood on the hillside above Vence, offering fabulous open sea and countryside views, is this elegant Provencale villa. Built in stone in 1980.

Location: 5 mins from the historic Old Town of Vence with its ancient cobbled streets, cafes and restaurants, shops and galleries, street markets and all amenities.
20 mins from the sea
25 mins from Nice airport
25 mins from Antibes.

Main house, 180 m² :
Ground floor : The entrance hall with magnificent antique wooden front door, leads into the large open-plan lounge and dining room. This has an antique stone fireplace with glass door ("insert") for more efficient burning ; old Florentine-style terracotta floor tiles ; 3 sets of French doors opening onto the south terrace, and big sliding glass doors onto the west terrace, all of which let in lots of sunshine.
Fully equipped provencale-style kitchen.
Laundry room.
Guests' WC.

Upstairs : Very spacious master bedroom with parquet floor and a dressing or office area ; 3 sets of French doors opening onto the 1st floor south-facing balcony along the front of the house.
Large bathroom.
Bedroom 2 with en-suite bathroom.
Bedroom 3 with French doors onto the south-facing balcony and a west window too. Parquet floor. Dressing room.

Lower garden level : cellar storage, workshop and wine cellar.

Guest cottage, 50 m² : This is over 200 years old and is a 'listed' heritage building. 25m² on 2 floors, including kitchenette, shower room and WC.

Garden : A superb 12m x 5m swimming pool with a paved patio surround and wonderful sea views. Pool house with old wooden beams.
An unusual feature is a roofed summer lounge on the east side looking over the gardens and lawns, shaded by old palms.
On the west side is a charming covered terrace, opening onto the garden and antique marble fountain with fish pond. (This is fed by natural spring water, also available free for garden watering)

Lots of mature palm trees and pine trees; oranges, lemons, grapefruits, apricots, mandarins, figs. A wonderful big old purple bougainvillea.

A garden shed for storage.

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