A Beautiful French Southern Style House By St Paul de Vence

A Four bedrooms mansion, a 1600 m2 planted garden, a safe heated and salted swimming pool (5x10m) with a protective shield.

We will welcome you in this charming Provençal villa, located in a private domain, within short distance from sea and hills, and lull by the songs of the cicadas.

Ideally located between the sea and the mountains this villa has all necessary comfort and is sunny all day long from morning to evening. You will appreciate to relax close to the swimming pool surrounded by the Mediterranean trees shadow.

La Luerna is easily accessible from Nice-Côte d’Azur international airport within twenty minutes as well as from seaside (Nice Baie des Anges, Antibes and Golf Juan).

Located in a natural parc (parc naturel régional des Alpes d’Azur) it is surrounded by medieval towns you will be able to visit and discover: the charms from Vence and its old little alleys, Tourettes-sur-loup located on top of a rock hill, the art galleries from Saint Paul de Vence et the Maeght Foundation.

Minutes From Nice Airport
Square Meters' Planted Garden

The House

A Luxurious Villa With Pool & Four Bedrooms, Nicely Furnished

Main Equipment

The entrance gate is fully electrically controlled and there is an entry phone.
The house has a centralized gas heating system and reversible climatization
Kitchen tools, table wares and house linen are furnished
Swimming pool towel one per person
4 deck chairs, 2 parasols
A wooden table with chairs and benches for outside dinners

Internet / TV

Free WiFi, TV with parabolic antenna, DVD. No landline.


Parking space for two cars inside the property and two cars outside.


The swimming pool (5×10 meters long and 2 meters deep) is lit, salted, heated and protected by an electric shield (for safety and heat control). There is a 70 square meters’ tiled sun deck.


You will be able to enjoy all your meals under a 20 square meters terrace-loggia facing the swimming pool and the 1600 square meters planted garden. There is also a barbecue.


Living and dining room (40 sqm) with a fire place, cable TV, DVD, a two seats and a three seats sofa, two arm chairs, a coffee table and two trolleys. A working desk with two chairs. The dining room has a wooden country style table and chairs.


The kitchen has all the appliances you will need (electrical oven, fridge and freezer, 4 gas heaters, dishwasher, micro wave oven, coffee machine, water boiler…) and  equipment for 8 persons.


Two bedrooms
A shower room with a toilet
A guest toilet
A laundry with a washing machine, place to dry, an iron, an ironing table and a table top fridge


Two bedrooms: each bedroom has its own cupboard, wardrobe, night table and reversible air conditioning. Linen is included and a swimming pool towel per person.

One master room with a 160×200 cms bed and a private bath room with bathtub One two single beds 80×190 cms bedroom.


Two bedrooms
One bathroom with bathtub
One independent toilet


Each bedroom has its own cupboard, wardrobe, night table and reversible air conditioning. Linen is included and a swimming pool towel per person.
One room with a 160×200 cms bed with a balcony
One two single beds 80×190 cms bedroom.


On the ground floor, there is a master room with a private bath room with bathtub and a shower room with a toilet.
On the first floor, you will find one bath room with a bathtub



A free small bus (to be ordered by phone) is working every day except Sundays its stop is 20 meters far from the house.
A regular bus line is one kilometer away (N°94)

Car rentals upon availability (auto lib’) car be found in Vence or Cagnes-sur-Mer.


Pharmacy is 800 meters away
Local vegetable producer is located 500 meters down the road
5 minutes drive from a large grocery store (Leclerc)

Enjoy The Côte d'Azur Landscape


From its location in the Vence (06- Alpes Maritimes) Malbosquet domain, Luerna house is an ideal starting point to discover the Côte d’Azur marvelous spots.

Vence is located in Provence’s heart between the Riviera and the Alps mountains. From this place, you can easily visit the sea side from Menton to Cannes but also the mountains where you can practice ski in winter or vist the “wonders valley” (rupestrian paintings). The Verdon gorges and the Mercantour Park with its wolves, chamois and ibexes are reachable within 1h30 drive.

Cultural visits

The old Vence Templar city invites you to wander in its back alleys, to visit its “provençal” market, to discover its art galleries, its traditional events, or the “Matisse” chapel.

From 14th july to 15th august in the Vence historical center a musical festival is organized, its play every evening and is called “the Nights of the South”.

Biot, 20 minutes drive, host a number of glass factories and the Fernand Léger museum. At the same spot you can also visit Marine Land where the whole family will be able to enjoy the aquatic ballets from orcas and dolphins.

The medieval cities surrounding Vence:

  • Cagnes-sur-Mer, Tourette-sur-Loup, Gourdon, Villeneuve-Loubet, Saint Paul de Vence

The perfumes capital city of Grasse will give you to opportunity to visit the Molinard and Fragonard perfume factories

Until the year 1850 Nice was belonging to Italy and the town keeps its transalpine accents. One can stroll alongside the English Promenade to discover the old palaces from the Angels Bay, you can easily be lost in the old little alleys from the old town where you can admire the numerous museums, the Saint Reparates cathedral and its tromp l’oeil, as well as the Lascaris palace.

During February, each year, two festivals take place:

– Nice the Carnival with the flowers battles

– Menton the lemons fest

Antibes: the battlements, the harbor and the Picasso museum

Cannes is not only a festival town for films and stars but it is also a starting point for the Lérins island, the musical nights of Suquet and the pyro technic festival.

Eze town is high in the hill, located on a rocky spur, will show the so beautiful blue color of the Mediterranean sea as well as the Monaco principality with the casinos, the jet setters and the red or yellow Ferraris.



Gastronomy and Terroirs

The Provence rosé wine is great for the pool aperitifs. There are excellent local productions like: the St Jeannet tuilé, which is a wine aged under the action of the sun on the roofs of the St Jeannet town,or the Bellet wines: red, rosé or white which are typical from the Nice terroir.

Local food specialties: the recognized olive oil from Nice, the crystallised mandarins, the sugar covered violets, the fritter zucchini flowers, the stuffed summer vegetables, and the famous Nizza raviolis

Sports and leisure

The mild côte d’azur weather allows many sports outdoor practice all through the year like :

Kite surf, surf, waterskying, scuba diving.
Canoë-kayak, rafting, canyoning, all kind of water sports.
Rock climbing, via ferrata and escursions will show you a rocky surrounding so different from the sea side coast.
Golf, cycling

For the more adventurous : cliding and paracliding,

On the côte d’azur, the sea is not all you have. You can reach four major alpine sky stations in less than two hours.


On the Côte d’Azur the night are famous and you can find anything you dream of like bars, restaurants, night clubs, festivals, casinos and spots where you can enjoy vacations.

La Luerna is easily accessible by car, train or plane. You need only 20 minutes to reach the railway station or the Nice airport.

Driving from Aix en Provence

A 8 Highway, take the Villeneuve-Loubet village motorway and then follow the Vence signs.

Coming from Nice

A 8 highway, take the Cagnes-sur-mer motorway and continue straight through to Vence…

Nice-Côte d’Azur Airport and bus line 94.

Cagnes-sur-Mer station is 10mn drive from Luerna or using bus line 94.

Bus line 94 Nice center to Vence center (Vaugelade stop for Luerna).