5 of the Hottest Properties for Sale in the Var Region

5 of the Hottest Properties for Sale in the Var Region 1

Located in Provence’s central-southern region, on the French Riviera, the Var department is one of the most sought-after areas for purchasing luxury French property. Provence brims with tradition, history, the arts, festivals and unique, fairytale-like villages. Mild weather, outdoor living, vineyards and regional cuisine are just the tip of what makes the Var such a lovely place to live.

5 of the Hottest Properties for Sale in the Var Region 2

Homes in the Var feel like the idyllic retreats most people only enjoy on holiday. Practically every property has something extra special, whether it’s a home cinema, petite chapel, guest house or wine cellar. Old world-style homes have contemporary upgrades and features, retaining their original beauty while being modern and convenient. Sprawling acreage offers views of the countryside or river and land is filled with charming old trees, olive groves, waterfalls and fountains.

Consider these five must-see luxury properties in the Var.

Stunning location in the heart of Provence

5 of the Hottest Properties for Sale in the Var Region 3

Set on a preserved site that’s nearly 100 acres, this estate in the heart of Provence has 15 bedrooms and bathrooms, extensive living space and views of the rolling countryside. Surrounding the completely renovated chateau are old pine trees and truffle oaks, ponds, a waterfall, and an olive grove that produces approximately 600 litres of oil each season. The property also has a private pool, chapel, spa, tennis court, guest house, and landscaped French garden, as well as terraces and stables.

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Authentic 18th century chateau-like bastide

5 of the Hottest Properties for Sale in the Var Region 4

Though you’ll be just 30 minutes from Cannes and three minutes from local amenities, living in this authentic 18th-century bastide will feel like a world of its own. Both the home and the land are bright and sunbathed, with 10 bedrooms, views of the river, and 27 acres of hilly olive groves, springs and ponds. Spend an afternoon at the private swimming pool and pool house or improve your game on the tennis court.

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Remarkable 202.5 acre estate

5 of the Hottest Properties for Sale in the Var Region 5

Three main buildings make up this quiet 202.5-acre estate: a 19th-century chateau, an 18th-century magnanerie and a 1930s villa. Renovated living space boasts six reception rooms, 12 bedrooms and 12 bathrooms, plus a steam room, home cinema, wine cellar and gym. Outdoors, an 18th-century bridge, formal gardens, and 500 olive trees accompany a watchtower and pool house. Drive just 40 minutes to the Nice Cote d’Azur International Airport.

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Exceptional property at the heart of the prestigous golf resort of Terres Blanche

5 of the Hottest Properties for Sale in the Var Region 6

This villa’s flat, landscaped grounds call the centre of the esteemed Terre Blanche golf resort “home.” High-quality materials and finishings were used to create the impressive interior, which houses a large entrance hall; an ornate, sweeping staircase; five bedrooms; a modern, fully-equipped kitchen; and a glass-roofed room. The property also has an alarm system, infinity pool with bar, automatic garden watering and a jacuzzi.

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Luxurious Florentine inspired house

5 of the Hottest Properties for Sale in the Var Region 7

Residential and gated, this countryside villa is just 10 minutes from the shops and 15 minutes from the beach. Enjoy a high-tech kitchen; five bedrooms, each with its private bathroom or shower room; a mezzanine with office space; and both a home cinema and game room. On sunny days, venture out to the jacuzzi, heated pool or garden with tennis courts.

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Aside from being close to France’s hotspots, like Cannes and Nice, residents of the Var also enjoy hiking, climbing or kayaking thanks to the gorgeous Mediterranean climate. Attend olive festivals and visit wineries where you’ll taste the rich reds the Var is best known for.

From mid-November through the beginning of March, attend the Var’s weekly truffle market, a delicacy that will begin showing up on menus throughout the South of France in the wintertime.

Luxury French property in the Var offers the best of both worlds: private, wooded landscaping to remain happily secluded while at home and proximity to beautiful coastline and glamorous destinations.

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