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Chateau L’Esterel

  • 15 Bedrooms
  • 15 Baths
  • Sleeps 30
  • 2000 m2
  • Weekly range: 40,000€ - 60,000€
  • Ref. SR1001

This stunning chateau is located in the exclusive Valescure area of the Esterel between Saint Raphael and Cannes. This impressive property dates back to 1904 and over the past 5 years has been beautifully restored to its former beauty with modern elegance and amenities.

This holiday chateau is secluded behind large wrought iron gates and is surrounded by its pristine landscaped gardens. The home offers 15 bedrooms, 12 of which are luxurious en suites, a heated pool, pétanque court, home cinema, billiards table, small gym, elevator, and helicopter landing. In addition, the property offers 2 state of the art kitchens including a large industrial kitchen designed by a Michelin star chef that can cater for up to 400 guests.

The chateau is just a couple minutes away from an exclusive golf resort and tennis courts and only a 5 minute drive from the sandy beaches of Saint Raphael and 30 minutes from Cannes. Offering both a taste of Provençe and the glamour of the French Riviera coast, this property is ideal for a luxurious getaway.

This luxury villa offers a fairly open living planfeaturing a beautiful entrance with lounge and fireplace, 2 grand living rooms, a dining room, a TV lounge, and the 2 kitchens on the main floor.

In addition, the home cinema, billiards table, and gym are located on the ground floor.  All of the interior spaces are bright with natural light, spacious and decorated to the highest possible standard.

There are large windows and beautiful chandeliers throughout and there are incredible views of rolling hills and the bay of St. Tropez from each room.

There are numerous outdoor dining and lounge areas for relaxation and entertainment including balconies off of several suites and the various lounge and dining areas beside the pool.

In addition, there is a fantastic courtyard beside the entrance of the property that is a lovely area for alfresco dining with a number of dining tables set out beside the fountain in the sun and in the shade.

Moreover, this impressive chateau has been featured in international press and media, including being filmed as Simon Cowell’s judge’s house on X Factor UK 2014.

With room to host up to 200 guests, whether you would like to take a midnight swim in the infinity pool, enjoy a private wine tasting in the courtyard, or throw a lavish reception party, this villa is suited for all occasions.


  • Daily housekeeping
  • End of rental cleaning
  • Live-in guardian
  • Water, gas, electricity consumption
  • Weekly linen and towel change


  • Air conditioning throughout
  • Audio/Video system throughout
  • Billiard table
  • Child safety alarm
  • Elevator
  • Fitness equipment
  • Fully fitted kitchen
  • Heated infinity pool
  • Helipad
  • Home cinema lounge
  • Ipod dock
  • Large indoor event space
  • Parking for 10+ cars
  • Pétanque court
  • Professional kitchen
  • Security alarm
  • Washer & dryer
  • Wi-Fi


  • Nearest Airport: Nice, 40 min.
  • Nearest Train: Fréjus, 5 min.
  • Nearest Motorway: Fréjus, 5 min.
  • Nearest Town: Saint Raphael, 8 min.
  • Nearest Beach: Saint Raphael, 8 min.
  • Nearest Restaurant: Saint Raphael, 5 min.
  • Nearest Golf: Valescure, 5 min.
  • Nearest Vineyard: Le Muy, 20 min.