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Spéracèdes 06530 France

Listing # 137890

Rates From EUR 2800 Monthly
Academic Pending
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Last Updated: Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Beautiful 17th Century Provencal Home with Large Garden & Pool near Nice

A former nunnery and historic listed building, this natural stone house was built in 1656, and is situated in a large terraced garden (approx. 5000 m²), with panoramic views over the Provencal landscape. There are two terraces with outdoor furniture, and a stone built barbecue.
A swimming pool (12m x 5m) is situated on its own terrace approximately 30m from the house, and is surrounded by a tiled area with a brick built barbecue. There are sun loungers and umbrellas available for use.

Parking space for two cars.

The house is suitable for up to 8 people. The house has a tiled cotto floor throughout, with wooden shutters on all windows. The large living room and dining room (seats 8) are connected, and the french windows of the dining room lead onto a large terrace. There is a large stone built fireplace in the living room (logs available), with two sofas, flat screen TV and DVD player.
Provencal style kitchen with double sink, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, two ovens, hob and microwave. Kitchen table and seating for 6. French windows give onto a further terrace and barbecue area.
Washing machine, dryer and heat-pump system are situated in the utility room.

Bedroom 1: (ground floor) with double bed.
Bathroom with bath and shower
Separate WC.

2nd Floor.
Bedroom 2: 2 x single bed.
Bedroom 3: 1 x double bed with wash basin in room.
Bedroom 4: 1 x double bed.
Bathroom with shower and bath.
Separate WC and basin.

The house is in a semi-rural, tranquil area. The surrounding towns offer charming markets to visit, plus major supermarkets, restaurants and bars, pharmacies, post office and so on
Nearby towns:
Peymeinade (c. 3 km): local shops, supermarkets, pharmacy and restaurants.
Cabris (c.3km): charming hilltop village with restaurants and village square.
Grasse (c.7 km): historic perfume making town with shops and restaurants.
Cannes (c.23 km): glamorous seaside town with excellent shopping, market, restaurants and beach.
Nearest airport: Nice (c.42 km).
Coast c. 20 km.


Number of Bedrooms
Number of Bathrooms
Number of Offices

Suited for
8 people
Property Type


Available from Sunday, November 1, 2020 until Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Minimum Stay
1 week(s)
Flexible With Dates

*Approximate location of the property is within the blue radius. Red markers indicate surrounding points of interest including schools, universities, libraries and museums.

City Spéracèdes
Postal Code - State or Province 06530 Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Country France
Neighborhood Keywords Semi-rural, peaceful, beautiful
Closest University Nice University
University nearby CNRS Aix-en-Provence

Rental Price:

EUR 2800 Monthly
Rental Fee Comments
A discount may be available for long stays
Rent Negotiable
Utilities Included
Cleaning Services Included


  • Rural Environment
  • Near Shops
  • Near Ocean/Lake
  • Near Restaurants

Additional Information:

  • Furnished
  • Available for Academic Term
  • Available for Long Term
  • Architectural Gem
  • Available for Short Term
  • Writing or Country Retreat
  • Historical Home


  • Modern Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Wireless Network
  • Stairs
  • Reserved Parking
  • Fireplace
  • Pool
  • TV
  • Balcony or Patio
  • Garden
  • Baby Furniture
  • Other:


Kid Friendly
Small Children Safe
Smoke Free
Pets Welcome
Car Available

Perform Housesitting Duties?:


About Member

Academic Pending Confirmation Academic Faculty or Staff (Universities, Research Institutes, and Museums)
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Member Since Aug 25 2019
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I am an academic specialising in the archaeology of Egypt & Sudan, associated with the University of Copenhagen, and co-directing the International Kurru Archaeological Project in Sudan. My husband is an academic with a background in French Studies and aesthetics. We live in Paris with our two children.


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