Large family home with panoramic views of mountainous terrain, Grasse and Pegomas village
Separate self-contained 1 bedroom apartment with potential to add an additional floor
Quiet and pleasant setting with no neighbours overlooking
Large flat land area with potential to develop or separate and sell subject to planning approval
Swimming pool, large basement with parking for 2 cars inside and parking for 10 cars on driveway
Close to shops and supermarkets, beach and motorway
Close to Nice Airport and Cannes
Low pollution area with clean air and a forest only a few steps away
Good local French schools nearby along with several renowned international bi-lingual schools
Horse riding and other leisure pursuits available nearby with Fitlane gym only 4 minutes drive away
This house is located 4 minutes drive from the new retail park in Mougins which has Fitlane, Biocoop and many new restaurants and shops for trendy living and style. You can take 5 footsteps and be in a forest of natural beauty with horse-riding, mountain bike trails, running tracks and fresh clean air. There is no need to take your car to drive to a place to walk your dog and no need to worry if your child or pet runs outside because this house is in a private road with no through traffic.Yet if you are looking for a home that is within easy reach of everything and you want to relax or expand, or even create a substantial return on investment then this house must be viewed.
The house was built in 1988 and is 280m (square metres) with overall land totalling approximately 4,610m (square metres). The house has a very large basement which is approximately 120m (square metres) which would take the property to approximately 400m (square metres) if combined.
The basement is primarily a double garage with 2 additional rooms and a large hallway and could be used as a den for men, a children’s play room or a very convenient storage area which is dry, tiled and warm.
The property is situated at the top of a hill with no neighbours overlooking, although, there are neighbours nearby so the property does not feel remote. The house is approximately 160m above sea level with outstanding views of mountainous terrain and views of Pegomas village and Grasse.
The property is situated on the border of Mouans-Sartoux and Pegomas commune and backs on to the forest of Mouans-Sartoux near to the village of Mouans-Sartoux as well as the commune of Mougins but costs a lot less per square metre than those areas despite being so close.
If the property (house and apartment) were rented out to guests during July and August the rental income would be €600 to €800 per night. This would decrease slightly for the months of April to the end of June and September to October. The return on investment is much better than keeping money in a bank at historically low interest rates and this property could generate a second income if not used as a main residence.
There is also potential for development as the property’s overall land mass consists of 2 plots of land where one of the plot’s could be sold on and separated from the existing property. We have had quotes from local land experts (Geometre Expert Foncier) where details have been given on separating the land. This does still require planning permission to be completed but the opportunity is there and if approved then the value of the land and property would be increased dramatically.
There is within walking distance of the property a chemist, bakery, post office, cafe, restaurant etc.. . There are 8 big and modern supermarkets within 15 minutes drive with the nearest supermarket only 5 minutes drive away. There are several French schools within 6 minutes drive as well as an international school (EIB) in Pegomas.
The property is in a peaceful setting with clean air and less pollution due to minimal traffic flow which tends to be locals visiting the nearby forest or commuting to and from work. The nearest main village is Pegomas which is an upcoming area with new developments being built.
Nice airport is 20 minutes drive away, the nearest beach, in between Cannes and Mandelieu, is approximately 8 minutes drive away. Monaco is 45 minutes drive and San Remo in Italy can be reached in one hour. There is a local connecting road to the A8 called the Penetrante and this provides fast and easy access to Grasse hospital (10 minutes drive) or Cannes and the A8 (12 minutes). The A8 is the main motorway which goes along the south-eastern part of France and connects to places such as Nice, St.Tropez, Aix-en-Provence, Toulon etc.. .
The house has a large entrance area with hallway, a French style kitchen, dining/living room with fireplace, 5 separate bedrooms and 3 bathrooms with 2 separate WC. There is also a 1 bedroom self-contained apartment next door to the property with its own entrance and this apartment could be easily connected to the main house if required.
There is an infinity pool only a few short steps from the house which is easy to maintain and is approximately 72m (cubic metres) (12m x 6m in size). There is also a pool house nearby which could be converted into something bigger, as there is a small plot of land directly behind which was once used as a vegetable patch but could now be used to extend and create a small guest house, gym, sauna, office etc… .
The property is heated by underfloor heating which is controlled by an electric Technibel pump and the running water is heated by an oil fuel boiler. The running costs are approximately €1,200 per year for the oil fuel and approximately €200 per month for the electricity.
There is a large driveway leading up to the property with enough parking for up to 10 cars.
The property has mains drainage, hidden garden sprinkler system for the grass areas, taps connected to the mains water for watering or hoses and these are dotted about the main parts of the garden, a shower tap for the pool, a kids swing and slide with a specialist safety rubber surface, along with a wooden play house and a wooden lockable shed for additional garden storage.
Overall if you are looking for a French home to live or use as a secondary home this house is a perfect opportunity to buy in an upcoming area close to everything required for modern day to day living.