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A unique private estate once owned by legendary French film star Jeanne Moreau, that conjures Cote d’Azur glamour and contemporary luxury in the heart of the French Riviera…

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This house was also owned by Laura Ashley, the famous interior decorator, famous for her floral fabrics. The house has had it’s third re-incarnation when the new owner asked Nicki Haslam to completely re-decorate the house respecting the provenance of this exquisite 15-bedroom chateau and its 140-acre estate while providing the ultimate in six-star service and amenities. A truly mesmerising sanctuary overlooking the playground of St Tropez.

Follow in the footsteps of some of the most iconic individuals of the last century, as you stroll the gardens and olive groves, woodlands and vineyards, of this historic French estate.

Inside

Sophisticated and elegant, yet with a welcoming ease and comfort, this historical house features exquisite reception rooms, an enviable library, grand central staircase and reception hall with authentic terracotta tiling. Rooms, suites and guesthouses to accommodate up to 30 people are arranged within the estate to offer discreet, bespoke accommodation. The entire estate is available for booking, or from time to time may be available on a shared basis.

Outside

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Le Preverger is one of the finest estates in Provence, a region whose beauty has been well known to many actors, directors and celebrities who value privacy but with the added bonus of being within close range of St Tropez and all it has to offer. The estate spills across the gentle slopes of La Garde-Freinet, a beautifully preserved medieval village, yet the glamorous entertainment and white sand beaches of Nice and St Tropez are only minutes away by car. Picturesque hill villages, local markets, forests and lavender fields invite you to explore the stunning surroundings, or simply stay within the environs of the chateau to experience true luxury and relaxation.

Le Preverger Features:

Elegant pool

With a stunning view over the Maures Mountains, the estate’s private pool and terrace designed specifically by Jeanne Moreau for her family & friends, is a stunning location to both swim and soak up the sun.

Tennis court

The professionally renovated tennis court is just the place to work up an appetite, proving that Le Preverger provides for an active lifestyle, as well as an indulgent one.

Private Gym

Equipped with the latest equipment to offer strength, flexibility and cardiovascular training. Guests can also benefit from the range of outdoor activities available in this beautiful setting, including the opportunity to cycle, run or walk along the paths of Le Preverger’s landscaped garden, the wider estate and the surrounding national forest.

Library

Featuring beautiful polished hardwood fittings, the library is an elegant haven set up and curated by the renowned bibliophile Philip Blackwell of Blackwell Books, offering a wide selection of books, music and films for your entertainment.

Location

The estate spills across the gentle slopes of La Garde-Freinet, a beautifully preserved medieval village. Arrive by helicopter at Le Preverger’s own helipad, a 15-minute journey from Nice International Airport, or drive 90 minutes by car. Alternatively, travel by private jet to La Mole Airport or yacht to St Tropez and we will arrange transfer to the estate by limousine. A luxury car is provided for use throughout your stay.

Staff & Dining

Le Preverger is fitted with top-quality kitchens. Guests may prefer to make their own meals from produce selected at Provence’s famous markets, however, the estate also provides professional chefs. Our chef’s can prepare everything from deliciously simple breakfasts and picnic lunches to Michelin-quality dinners. Our private concierge can also recommend restaurants for you and secure the best tables in the hottest dining spots along the Cote d’Azur. We can also pre-purchase any food, drink, pool inflatables, etc that you require throughout your stay with us.

Need a babysitter? Then our registered and fully vetted childcare service will make sure that your children are safely entertained whilst you enjoy a romantic night out.

Things to Do

Preverger Recommends:

Local Restaurant:

Le Carnotzet, 7 place Marché, 83680 Garde Freinet (La) France,

Tel: (33) 04 94 43 62 73

Psychedelic Cabaret:

Stefano Forever, Plage de Pampelonne, Route des Tamaris 83350 Ramatuelle Tel: (33) 04 94 55 58 00

Best Lunch Spot:

Club 55 Saint Tropez, Route des Plages, 83350, Ramatuelle

Tel: (33) 04 94 55 55 55

Best Beach Club:

Tiki Club Saint Tropez, Kon Tiki, Routes des Plages, 83350, Ramatuelle Tel: (33) 04 94 55 96 94

Weddings

The estate of Karma Le Preverger is an idyllic setting for your ceremony. Our private concierge and wedding coordinators can help you to realise your perfect wedding day, with every detail taken care of.