Ultra luxury bastide in Provence with olive grove and vineyard
This exceptional bastide for sale, complete with high ceilings, jalousie shutters and a tower, is beautifully located on a hillside and offers panoramic views of the valley below and the surrounding landscape with the Mediterranean Sea at the horizon. With parts of the bastide dating back to the medieval ages, this truly exceptional property is the perfect combination of an old authentic bastide and modern home with all luxuries you can possibly ask for and on the grounds of the country estate are hundreds of old olive trees and a private vineyard.
The elegant and spacious main building offers 450m² of luxury over three floors. The fabulous reception room features almost 4 meter high ceilings and a Louis XIV fireplace and there is a gourmet kitchen with a legendary La Cornue stove and tiles from medieval Chateauneuf du Pape. There are several bedrooms including two master suites. All floors are serviced by a lift and all areas provide wi-fi access and a B&O sound system covers the entire property.
The property offers several terraces for al fresco dining or lounging even in winter due to hidden infrared heaters.
There is a separate 150m² guest house with featuring 6 rooms including a living room, kitchen and the Vanilla Suite boasting two bathrooms and adjoining dressing room. A rose garden borders the little walk between the main building and the annexing guest-house.
The garden hosts two large swimming pools, one is 23 metres long and surrounded by cypresses, olive trees and hanging Corsican rosemarys while the other is 20 metres and offers views of the Estérel mountains and Cannes bay. There are 2 pool houses of 160m² resp. 50m². The larger pool house features a fully fitted kitchen, an Italian woodburning pizzaiola oven, barbecue, shower, wc, store rooms and enough empty space for a studio/hamam/indoor spa.
Privacy is guaranteed by a 3 metres high gate and there are walls and fences all around the property. From the gate a narrow road leads towards the park garden where centuries old stone walls make up the terraces where almost one hundred olive trees are to be found.
The private vineyard is bordered with lavender and you will also find clementine, oranges, grapefruits and an old fig tree. Grapes include Shiraz, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and the most Provençal grape of all – Mourvedre. In a corner of the vineyard you will find an old cottage with fireplace - the perfect location for tasting last year's vintage. And in another part of the property is a separate wine cellar for storing the wine.
At night the private park is transformed in to a magic garden by hundreds of hidden spotlights illuminating trees, walls and pillars.
This is one of the most outstanding properties for sale is South of France.