If you are considering renting a luxury villa in St Tropez this summer, many come with some of the best home amenities tucked away in their basements, including home cinemas, kids’ playrooms, and extensive wine cellars. Indeed, several villa owners have turned what was formerly unused basement space into something really special.  Let’s take a look.

Looking for a villa with a home cinema, or a house with a wine cellar?  Here are some of the best basements on the French Riviera.

Best home amenities Asana Villa

Villa Asana: Amazing Home Cinema

If you’re looking for a luxury villa with a home cinema, this one is styled like a private club, decorated in warm neutrals with sophisticated leather armchairs. The superb six-bedroom Villa Asana enjoys panoramic sea views and a beautiful heated pool. In the main house, you’ll find an elegantly styled living and dining area and a covered terrace with sea views.

Best home amenities Modern Villa

Villa Modern 55: Wine Cellar and Home Cinema

The outstanding three-bedroom Villa Modern 55 is just a three-minute walk to the iconic Club 55. Its spacious living area opens onto the contemporary pool terrace, but the basement is where it gets really exciting. For anyone wanting a house with a wine cellar, on the lower level, you’ll find just that, as well as a library and cinema room with generous seating.

Best home amenities Les Marres Villa

Villa Les Marres Luxe: Bar and Wine Cellar

Another house with a wine cellar is the picturesque six-bedroom Villa Les Marres Luxe, set in a beautifully manicured garden overlooking vineyards and the bay of Pampelonne. The villa has a vast living and dining area above ground, but its bar and wine cellar on the lower level is reminiscent of a glamorous private club, making it the perfect date night location. This luxurious space also includes a gym and steam room.

Best home amenities AMA Villa

Villa Ama Pampelonne: Professional Kitchen

The highly sought-after seven-bedroom Villa Ama Pampelonne enjoys easy access to the Pampelonne beach clubs while boasting breathtaking panoramic sea views. Ideal for entertaining and events, this villa already boasts some of the best home amenities above ground including an outdoor cinema and a helipad, while in the basement there is the added delight of a professional standard kitchen, ideal for private catering.

Best home amenities Lola Villa

Villa Lola: Hammam and Massage Room

The charming Neo-Provencal Villa Lola is an easy walk into Saint-Tropez and just a short drive to the beaches. This villa has 7 ensuite bedrooms and a spacious living room with sea views, but its best home amenity is arguably its stunning basement hammam and massage room, decorated with Moroccan-inspired mosaic tiles.

Best home amenities Bouzigues Villa

Villa Bouzigues: Children’s playroom

The beautiful, child-friendly 8-bedroom Villa Bouzigues is just a 10-minute walk from Tahiti beach. Within its landscaped gardens and terraces is a fully enclosed swimming pool, while the lower level has been converted into a beautiful, fun, and safe children’s playroom.

Best home amenities Tenessee Villa

Villa Tennessee: Private gym

The beautiful 7 bedroom Villa Tennessee has an immense living area, with a bar, a games table, and a dining area seating 14 guests. Yet arguably its best home amenities can be found downstairs, including a fully-equipped gym with TV screens and a luxurious hammam. It is also a villa with a home cinema on its lower floor, boasting sleek cream decor and luxuriously reclining chairs.

For more information on any of these or other villas for rent in St Tropez, contact the team at local property agent St Tropez House, who will be delighted to help you.