La Seize de Mourachonne

This house is an absolute gem

Built by Count Fragonard and said to be his favourite place on earth, it is easy to see why. It is located only 30 minutes from Nice airport and 25 minutes from Cannes.

And although only minutes from the more well known, populated spots in the South of France, it is off the beaten track and only frequented by those in the know.

If you want a real South of France experience, then this is the place for you...

In this location, you can access all of the beautiful walks, beaches, rivers and villages for which the Côte d'Azur is famous, and also avoid the busy traffic and congested areas (another thing the Côte d'Azur is well known for, especially during the summer months). If you want a real South of France experience, then this is the place for you.

Côte d'Azur, the playground of the rich and famous...

Known as the playground of the rich and famous, the Côte d'Azur has all you need for a perfect holiday.

Near the house there are golf courses, farmers markets, vineyards for wine tasting, Michelin-starred restaurants, smaller village restaurants, stunning beaches and rivers, mountain walks and nature trails, motorised water sports, banana boating and even excellent shopping along the Croisette and Rue d'Antibes in Cannes.

An oasis of leisure with more activities than a 5-star hotel...

Since the house was reluctantly sold by Count Fragonard, it has had only 3 owners. The current owners have turned it into an oasis of leisure with more activities than a 5-star hotel. Indeed when guests visit, they often find themselves so relaxed and content that they barely leave the property. The house has a swimming pool, jacuzzi/hot tub, tennis court, pétanque court, badminton, table tennis, stone outdoor backgammon table, cactus garden, sauna, as well as a cinema room, gym and cellar.

A catering option available (please ask when booking)...

There are 4 terraces for different outdoor dining experiences, perfect for those long lunches with friends and family over a glass or two of rosé. And if you really want to kick back and relax, there is even a catering option available (please ask when booking).

Perched atop a hill, the property boasts stunning Provençal views of the valley below which can be seen from most of the living areas (the salon, dining room, library) and 7 double bedrooms of the main house.

There is also a self-contained cottage opposite the main house on the property (which comes with the rental). It includes a living room, kitchenette, shower room and double bedroom. The house sleeps 16 and is decorated in an elegant French country house style using one of the top interior designers on the Côte d'Azur.



We had the best weekend at La Seize de Mourachonne! I couldn't recommend it highly enough! Gloria (housekeeper) was fantastic! She catered for us on one evening and the food was fabulous! There is so much space and the views are amazing! Can't wait to return!


Thanks for a great holiday in your wonderful paradise home with the most amazing views. Our large group of adults and children was well accommodated and there was enough linen and cooking facilities to satisfy our family. The recreational facilities of pool, tennis court, badminton, boules and table tennis were a favourite of the young and old. One of the nanas particularly loved the jacuzzi. Gloria the caretaker was there to meet us on arrival and was most helpful throughout our stay. She offered suggestions of places to visit and transport routes. When we were planning a large family stay at home dinner she told us of Armand, a local butcher who prepares the meat and accompaniments. As a result of her recommendation our dinner was a great success. We would recommend this wonderful home to anyone wanting a holiday in this beautiful part of the world.

Private pool

Private pool

Kitchen in La Seize de Mourachonne

Kitchen in La Seize de Mourachonne

Living room in La Seize de Mourachonne

Living room in La Seize de Mourachonne

Terrace with jacuzzi

Terrace with jacuzzi

Private tennis court

Private tennis court

La Seize de Mourachonne

La Seize de Mourachonne

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