The Sissi Suite at Bastide St. Mathieu
The Bastide is located in Grasse, a French Riviera town affiliated with the perfume industry since the late 18th Century.
As you approach the town, the famous terracotta rooftops peak out from lush, green terraced hills at an altitude of 300-400m.
Wander through ancient streets and winding alleys that still waft with the aromas of lavendar and jasmine or make your way to the town’s ‘pointe du vue' (viewing point) and take in the breathtaking view over the town and surrounding hills.
The Bastide St. Mathieu offers a taste of Provence only minutes from the glamorous French Riviera coastline.
Surrounded by a hectare of luscious gardens, the 300 year old country house has been both modernised and restored with meticulous care to combine understated, chic luxury with tradition and comfort.
The property’s large swimming pool, ‘boules piste’, cuisine d’été, huge terraces for outside dining and entertaining, grounds, coffee lounge, dining room and professional standard kitchen can all be enjoyed by guests during their stay.
The Sissi Room in warm yellows is a tranquil haven, full of light in the morning sun.
The room has been designed and decorated by the designer- owner, Soraya. It features a fine marble bathroom with bath and shower; an open Provencal stone fireplace; Sky TV; and a dressing room/area.
Enjoy your holidays in the finest romantic hotel on the French Riviera and let the eternal charm of the Côte d’Azur sink in.
Private Residence with 1 level
1 bedroom, 1 bath, 1111 square feet, 104 square meters
2 guests maximum
Nice International Airport
30 minutes by car
Glorious views over the countryside to the coast.
No Pets Allowed
Not Handicap Accessible
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Activities of Interest
- Wine Country
- Friday market in Valbonne is a draw from all over the area, even bigger is the monthly antique/chic a brad market ob the first Sunday of each month.
- Sizzling sun, super yachts, artists, film festivals, gorges, mountains, caves and of course, the Mediterranean sea.
- For those who want to sip chilled Rose and dine with the rich and famous overlooking marinas and beaches, Monaco is probably the most famous spot.
- For individuals with a thirst for adventure, the Gorge du Verdon is a 25km river canyon that cuts through the limestone mass at up to 700m deep in places.
- The Cote d'Azur area is a wonderful destination for golf lovers: some names include Monte Carlo Golf Club, Golf de Biot, Royal Mougins, Gold de la Grande Bastide.
Places of Interest
- Notable tourist attractions are the 10th century Notre Dame du Puy Cathedrael (that houses works by Ruebens), the “Tour du Guet” watchtower and Place aux aires – the old market square with it’s three tierd fountain.
- For perfume lovers: Galimard and Fragonard both have displays and giftshops in the centre of town whilst the International Perfume Museum takes you on a fasninating journey in the history evolution of techniques used to produce perfume over centuries.
- Nearby villages worth visiting are Plascassier, which was where Edith Piaf lived up to her death in October 1963.
- The charming village-perché of Valbonne, retains much of its 16th century charm and the central square is a compulsory stop for some delicious French cuisine.
- Monaco offers a wide variety of inland towns, many of which attracted artists and writers such as Picasso, Van Gogh, Renoir and Matisse during the 19th and 20th centuries.
- Nice, the capital of the French Riviera, offers a plethora of activities and amusements. Visit the Musée Matisse, the Parc du Chateau, stroll around the lively streets and enjoy the French cuisine in this exceptional town.