The commune of Roquefort les Pins in the Alpes Maritimes area of south-eastern France is situated in beautiful and quiet surroundings. Roquefort les Pins is not actually a town or village but a collection of small villages nestled in picturesque woodlands.
People looking to buy southern France property often overlook Roquefort les Pins because there is not much information available. However, Roquefort les Pins is a real hidden gem that offers an unmatched quality of life with so much peace and tranquillity mixed with all the modern conveniences to make your days comfortable.
There are no real tourist attractions so you don’t get overloaded with visitors during the tourist seasons, but there is enough for residents to see and do to keep them entertained.
Less than 1km away from Roquefort les Pins is one of the French Riviera’s best loved golf courses – Golf Opio Valbonne. The course is situated within a woodland area and golfers from around the country come to enjoy its secluded beauty and challenging 18 holes. There is also a ski resort a little over 45km away with 3km of ski pistes to enjoy.
The area is quite historic and there are a number of different attractions to help you learn more, including a 19th century church of Notre Dame and many prehistoric remains. There are also some nearby caves for any potholers looking for a bit of adventure.
The villages that make up Roquefort les Pins have a bit of everything, so hairdressers, schools, vets or garden centres are never far away. There is also a local swimming pool to help you cool off from the often quite strong Mediterranean sun.
Like a lot of south France property, Roquefort les Pins has a mix of the luxurious and practical. Depending on what you are willing to spend you could go for a luxurious villa with its own swimming pool or a more authentic village house that is steeped in history and original features. If you’re willing to search around there is often a bargain to be found in this hidden commune on the French Riviera.