Maison Leras is a 1920s mansion nestled amidst expansive, elegant grounds, perfectly located a stone's thrown from Hyères, often referred to as the real Côte d’Azur.
The villa is thoroughly comfortable and retains a classical charm, fully embracing its one-hundred-year history. There are various living areas, offering guests plenty of space for both quiet moments alone and room to gather for quality time. A formal dining room ensures you can enjoy sophisticated moments, while a spacious traditional kitchen means keen chefs can prepare feasts for family or friends.
The grand staircase as well as chandeliers, Persian rugs and drapes create an ambience of style and sophistication, while the traditional furniture offers the utmost comfort. Alongside the five sweet bedrooms, are four bathrooms with some pretty features reminiscent of the 1920s era.
In a secluded spot, the terraces and garden evoke every sense of the classical beauty of the interiors, with colourful flowers, thriving plants and a delightful range of trees, all perfectly positioned around the pool, terraces and walkways. You will feel utterly at one with nature as you relax by the pool, nestled among the wildlife and breath-taking views of the enchanting gardens.
The exquisite town of Hyères, a somewhat forgotten gem on the Frenc Riviera, is just 1km away with charming restaurants, beautiful gardens and a wealth of activities for young and old in the surrounding region.
The dazzling coastline of the French Riviera, with its luscious sandy beaches, dramatic rugged cliffs and glamourous coastal towns is just a short drive away, and the sparkling crystal-clear waters of the Mediterranean Sea await you. Be sure to take a ferry across to the Golden Islands of Porquerolles, Port-Cros and Le Levant to experience the unparalleled beauty of the castles, bays and a sea bursting with life.
Maison Leras is ideally situated for beach-lovers and cultural explorers alike. Just 1km away is the fabulous town of Hyères, often considered to be the French Riviera's best kept secret with all the beauty and less of the tourists of the more famous hot-spots and frequented by aristocracy since the 18th century.
This region offers a wealth of activities for all ages from walks through beautiful gardens, summer theme and water parks and a great range of watersports as well as spectacular boat trips to the Iles d’Hyères or venture further out to go whale or dolphin spotting.
There’s a great range of beaches along this coastline including many suitable for families and some hidden gems in more secluded spots such as the Giens peninsular.
Toulon and its fabulous harbour are also roughly 20km away.
Just one of the delightful Provençal villages of this region, Bormes-les-Mimosas (22km) is a little paradise situated on the edge of a hill, well-known for being beautifully decorated with colourful and sweet smelling flowers, picturesque stone walled houses and the tranquillity of village life.
Other Provençal villages include medieval Grimaud (48km) which stands out for its flower filled cobbled streets, ancient churches and stunning views, Gassin (50km) and La Môle (35km), a paradise for walkers with some beautiful trails through the stunning countryside.
For those in search of a little glitz, less than an hours' drive away is the endlessly fashionable Saint-Tropez, with its winding medieval streets lined with cafes, boutiques, restaurants and its coastline of luxury yachts, clubs and bistros, and also hosts charming markets each Tuesday and Saturday.
Activity lovers can discover some of the wonderful walking and cycling trails either along the 20km coastline or up in the Maures mountains. Head even further for a spectacular day at the Gorges du Verdon (115km), the must see natural wonder of southern France where you can hire boats, canoes and kayaks.
Those who enjoy a day of golf are utterly spoilt for choice in this region, whether the local Golf de Valcros La Londe within twenty minutes or a little further east to the beautiful Gassin Golf Country Club, designed by Gary Player.
At Excellence Luxury Villas we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the
concierge request form or contact Excellence Luxury Villas Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:
- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off
- Babysitting / childcare services
- Bike hire
Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!