Domaine St. Jacques de Couloubrier is an estate of 20 acres planted with olives, cypresses and fruit trees to the South West of Grasse. The house itself is large and beautiful and situated on a South-facing hill top with fine views over woods and the superbly restored gardens.
The equipment is state-of-the-art and the furnishings are exceptional. The garden was originally designed by the noted designer and landscape architect Russell Page and documented in one of his books; it has now been restored to Page’s original specification and is very beautiful. There are also orchards and an olive grove from which oil is pressed. There is an astroturf tennis court.
Accommodation can be extended to 7 double bedrooms and 7 bathrooms (so for 14 adults) in high season, and 11 double bedrooms and 8 bathrooms for long weekends during the rest of the year.
The accommodation includes
- Extensive reception areas including two salons, a library with DVD and video projector, double dining room, breakfast room and orangery with billiards table
- Summer dining room with both open and covered furnished terraces.
- State of the art kitchen
- Six bedrooms all with bathrooms en-suite which may be twins or doubles. The sitting room attached to one of them can become a seventh bedroom suitable for children. The master suite on the upper floor (access by lift) has triple aspect with superb views, dressing room and exceptional bathroom. All bedrooms have high speed Internet connections and are air conditioned. A further double room is available in an apartment which is close to the main house.