We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
“Perfect Location to Tour the Alpes-Maritimes”
other travellers have booked this property
Exotic pool terrace for Le Contadour guests to enjoy in peaceful surroundings
Bookings for this home are first-come, first served. Lock in your dates before they are gone
Exotic pool terrace for Le Contadour guests to enjoy in peaceful surroundings
Drive through the electric gates to your Provencal dream! Le Contadour
Check Availability
Request to Book
Make Enquiry
Excellent
18 reviews
Exotic pool terrace for Le Contadour guests to enjoy in peaceful surroundings
Drive through the electric gates to your Provencal dream!
Le Contadour
Le Contadour
Natural stone pool House, bar and BBQ next to  the pool
View towards the apartment terrace
Magnificent view from balcony down the Valley of the Var to the Mediterranean Sea
Cook up an excellent provencal meal in this super kitchen
Bright, comfortable dining/sitting room with french doors to balcony and that delicious sundowner
Your sundowner awaits from the balcony of your sitting-room
The elegant dining area
Romantic master bedroom with luxury linen, English library of books, and private balcony
Charming second bedroom for two
Pool at night for those romantic evenings. Pool is spotlit as are the exotic trees surrounding  it.
Perfume of the flowers everywhere.
Fifi playing in the garden
Shady nooks under the olive tree
Festival of lemons at Le Contadour!
Laurier rose over the valley
Exotic yucca plants
Shady rustic spot for dining where the olive tree is spotlit at night
Pick your own lemons on your private terrace
Private romantic dining with spotlights under the ancient olive tree with incredible views at night
Springtime in the valley
Gattieres village from medieval times perched 300 m above the sea level.
Surrounding hills of the Alps with many beautiful villages to explore
local colourful fishing boats
local market with perfect fresh seasonal fruit and vegetables
Sunset on the Promenade des Anglais
Dream bays
Our local St Jeannet vineyard - walk up from the villa and taste a glass or two!
Beautiful bays in turquoise waters.
Sunset over the Mediterranean Sea
Seek out our lovely pottery
Provencal pots
This property is not available for these dates.
Don't give up! Enquire about other rentals just like this one that are available -
Show all rentals available
Overview
Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Gattieres, French Riviera - Cote d'Azur, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur

Reviews from our community

Excellent - based on 18 reviews
Write a Review

Reviews from our community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
English first
French first
Any
English first
A TripAdvisor Member
1 review
“Perfect Location to Tour the Alpes-Maritimes”
Reviewed 22 October 2016 for a stay in September 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our two-week stay at La Contadour. The apartment was as advertised - clean, comfortable, fully furnished and equipped. We were well pleased with the property. What was as good, or even better, was meeting the owners Elizabeth and Quinton. They are an absolute delight, helpful in every way, and just the type of people you would like for best friends! We hope the opportunity presents itself to visit them again, and recommend that anyone in their area stay with Elizabeth and Quinton at La Contadour. You won't be sorry.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
23 Oct 2016
What can I say! Thank you both so much. We were delighted to meet you and to share time with you.
It is wonderful that people can find our little piece of paradise when even as far away as the USA discerning people can find us.
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Sean M
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Lovely, peaceful place and great hosts”
Reviewed 27 April 2016 for a stay in July 2015

We stayed for a week in La Contadour in the middle of last summer's heatwave in the Riviera, and had a lovely relaxing time. The apartment is comfortable and clean with wonderful views down to Nice and exquisite fresh lemons ready to pick from the tree. Our teenage daughters found their perfect spots by the pool. Liz and Quentin were great hosts, with lots of good advice about things to do locally, and great company for a late afternoon drink by the pool. Thanks for looking after us so well.

Travelling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
27 Apr 2016
Sean, what a lovely surprise to receive this review!
We remember you all very clearly and how much we enjoyed sharing some time with you.
I am so pleased that you liked our villa and enjoyed sharing a jar or two in the evening and that we could offer you some suggestions for local visits that we knew you would love.
Of course, we hope to see you all again another time and we can then offer you a heated pool if you should come out of season.
Have a wonderful summer.
Kind wishes
Liz
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nick S
Bath, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Peaceful, comfortable retreat.”
Reviewed 27 September 2015 for a stay in August 2015
1
person found this review helpful

My wife and our teenage son stayed for a week. We were welcomed and guided by Quentin and Liz whenever we needed advice. They are great hosts and company who happily expand their time for you as you need it. - thank you both (and Charles).
The property is pretty, comfortable and well equipped with fabulous views, especially at night.
Very comfortable if you simply want to relax around the pool, but well placed for beaches, Nice, and the hills.
We would have no hesitation in staying again.

How easy was it to book the property? How helpful were the directions to the property?
How easy was key pickup/access to the property? Overall condition of the property
Bedding & mattresses Kitchen & utensils
Bathroom cleanliness Other facilities & amenities
Service
Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
29 Sep 2015
Thank you so much for spending a moment to write a review for us. It is very important for guests to be reassured that their choice of a holiday home is worth going for.
We loved sharing time with you all and Quentin and I were delighted to be of assistance at any time we were needed. We look forward to seeing you all again.
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Vincent C
1 review
“A fabulous villa in a beautiful location”
Reviewed 8 August 2015 for a stay in July 2015

If you want an extremely well equipped apartment near a typical French village overlooking Nice with stunning views, Le Contadour is for you. Liz and Quentin were perfect hosts and could not have been more helpful.
The Villa is easy to find and is just a short walk 5 minute walk to the lovely medieval village of Gattieres where you can buy your breakfast from the Boulangerie or supplies from the Intermarche. If you go at the right time of year you may even get to see an opera in the village square.
We look forward to returning.

How easy was it to book the property? How helpful were the directions to the property?
How easy was key pickup/access to the property? Overall condition of the property
Bedding & mattresses Kitchen & utensils
Bathroom cleanliness Other facilities & amenities
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Christief...
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Beautiful villa on village hilltop with easy access to the Riviera sights”
Reviewed 11 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015

Where to start when you've had such an amazing holiday! Firstly the accommodation is exactly as per the pictures - beautiful apartment/villa with the most gorgeous well kept gardens. We had fresh lemons from the lemon tree every day and rosemary, parsley and mint for cooking - it's a cooks paradise especially as the villa has a "home from home" feel, well stocked with utensils. Some apartments you go to feel very plain and tacky but this is a real home from home with lovely decor. It was well equipped for our baby with a high chair, cot, cot bedding and baby bath. For older kids there was a lovely second bedroom - we didn't use it but it was very pretty and well kept.
The pool is unheated so on cooler days you need to be brave but as it was quite hot when we were there so it was great! There are about 8 stony steps from the pool down to the garden and apartment door so worth noting if you're taking a toddler. It didn't bother us with a baby though.

We travelled 30 May-8 June; myself, my husband and our baby (age 31, 38 and 7 months). It was the perfect age for our baby - as he's not walking there was no problem with the fact the garden is not grassy. Liz and Quentin were delightful owners and hosts - as all the other reviewers have said they gave us privacy to use their pool but were on hand for travel tips (and to share a glass of wine or two!). We had lunch with Liz and Quentin in the village restaurant Le Beau Site (doesn't look up to much from the outside but the restaurant is amazing, including the garden with the orange tree and kaffir lime plants) and the food here was fantastic.

The location is fab - a 10 minute walk to the lovely Gattieres where you can buy fresh baked goods, local mountain cheeses and fruit & veg daily. We loved our days where we had a fresh continental breakfast out by the olive tree, wandered into town for a leisurely long lunch then back to the villa for some poolside fun and cooked a small meal in the villa at night with drinks on the balcony.

It's an easy 25 min drive from Nice airport and situated on a hill with great views of the villages below and the Var river. Very twinkly at night looking out to the coastal towns and French coastline, with fireflies creating even more twinklyness!
Antibes, Monaco, Nice, Cannes are all within an hours drive but there is much to explore up the Alps too with stunning scenery travelling up by the Vesubie river and lots of walks and mountain villages with great markets and Patissieres.

There really isn't anything to fault on the property, service or location - it was all fantastic and I'd highly recommend the villa for anyone wanting to explore the Riveria and some of the mountainous regions - it's also close to Italy so you really need more than the 9 days we had!
A special final thank you to Liz and Quentin for looking after the place so well, giving us some great tips and just generally being lovely with us and our baby.

How easy was it to book the property? How helpful were the directions to the property?
How easy was key pickup/access to the property? Overall condition of the property
Bedding & mattresses Kitchen & utensils
Bathroom cleanliness Other facilities & amenities
Service
Liked best: Scenery & location - amazing views over the French coast and easy access to Nice, Antibes etc but also set at the bottom of the Alps-Maritimes so lots of stunning drives and walks nearby
Liked least: Nothing! Heated pool would have been nice but a cooler pool in the hot weather is great
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children People with pets
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
12 Jun 2015
We were delighted to receive such lovely comments from our last guests. It was an absolute pleasure to have an opportunity to get to know them and to share precious moments with them.
It is at times like this that sharing our lovely home is so worthwhile. We are very fortunate to have met some wonderful people here at Le Contadour and to hear that they also loved being here.
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Enter dates for more accurate prices
2 guests
Adults2
Children0
Apply
from
US$93
/
Night
Week
Month
Book Now
Or, send the owner a message
This property has Payment Protection
Never pay for your holiday rental by wire transfer.
Learn more about paying safely.
Do you own a holiday rental? List it here.
Extra income
Earn money by renting out your home. With no up-front fees and no contract, you keep more for yourself.
Easy to manage
Confirm bookings in one click and track everything from enquiry to check-out – even while you're on the go.
Trusted by travellers
With millions of reviews and protected online payments, TripAdvisor helps travellers book your home with confidence.
Set up your free listing