Nature lovers will describe the Domaine de Riez as an eco-chic paradise, clustered within 300 hectares of forests; it is a true sanctuary of tranquility. Escorted by ancient trees, forests and deers, the journey from the property’s entrance to the manor is a spectacular experience. The manor house is 1 400 square metres over three storey boasting eight modern furnished bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms and a 25 metre long swimming pool, a tennis court, a sauna and a spa, a magnificent lake as well as a helicopter landing spot. This contemporary furnished property can welcome 20 guests.
Domaine de Riez is surely a place to experience, where peace and privacy reign supreme. Along 300 hectares of private land, cultivated fields and forests, the property is entirely secured with a fence, ensuring full privacy and security. A lake forms the centre piece of the domain followed by a tennis court, a 25 metre swimming pool, French and Japanese gardens, and a helicopter landing spot.
Two additional independent properties are located near the main house, ideal as staff quarters as well as horse stables. The second building was the first lavender distillery in the area kept as a museum.
Some of the property’s lands are used to grow barley, spelt, wheat and oat, further afield in the domain’s fertile soils, the owners have planted fruit and nut trees (apples, pears, cherries, grapes, olives, hazelnuts, almonds) as well as an organic vegetable garden and even truffle oak trees. Domaine de Riez support organic farming.
FEATURES AND AMENITIES
Land line telephone in the office.
Baby equipment available for guest use.
Four designated parking spaces in the garage.
Air conditioning units can be made available with advance notice.
Pool area includes wight sun loungers and four parasols.
Organic vegetable garden and private organic crop fields.
Helicopter landing pad.
Housekeeping services (two English speaking staff members, seven days per week).
Chef services (three meals).
Meet and greet (English speaking).
Toiletries and bathrobes.
Arrival meal on request.
AT EXTRA COST
Wine from the cellar (ask your reservations manager for price list).
Cigars (ask your reservations manager for price list).
Babysitting services (price on request).
Yacht rental (price on request, minimum three nights).
Special Health and Safety Measures
Disinfectant used for cleaning
Enhanced cleaning practices
High-touch surfaces disinfected
Linens washed at high-temp
Masks and Distancing protocols during Check-in/Checkout
Industry Association Recommended Cleaning Practice: Sanitary Protocol
Domaine de Riez is only six kilometres away from the nearby village in the heart of the lavender covered plateaus of Valensole. Domaine Riez is built on the hill of St Maxime overlooking the confluence of three valleys. Routes linking valleys together have existed since the High-Roman Empire and remain today. In addition to Roman and medieval sites that the area offers, you will enjoy the traditional local market on Wednesday and Saturday morning, all year round.
3 km to Riez.
11 km to Valensole.
32 km to Manosque.
20 km to Moustiers Sainte-Marie, Gorges du Verdon and Lac de Sainte-Croix.
70 km to Draguignan and Aix de Provence train station.
140 km to Grasse.
130 km to Cannes.