Ideally located on the heights of the village of AUPS, famous for its truffles, a few minutes walk from the shops, this spectacular house designed by a renowned architect seduces with its asymmetrical shapes, its overflowing roofs covered with old canals tiles, its olive trees, and its 180 degree panoramic view to the south.Built with high quality materials on a plot of land of around 9300 m2, its vast terraces and its various living spaces combining indoor and outdoor spaces allow you to take advantage of the exceptional climate all year round.From the moment you enter, the tone is set by the originality of its layout. Mainly single-storey and perfectly calibrated, the architecture spreads its wings around a planted patio.The parking is under a large carport, a pathway goes around the patio and leads to the entrance which opens onto the immense living room of 95m2 entirely glazed, the living room with wood stove, the kitchen with dining area is extended by the summer kitchen and the pool.The east wing has a master suite with dressing room, shower room, separate toilet, mezzanine and covered terrace.Upstairs: 3 bedrooms, 1 shower room, 1 bathroom, 1 office/teleworking space.Underfloor heating by heat pump, integrated hifi system. Laundry room, cellar, garage for 3 cars.This property offers a high level of services.The land benefits from a building permit for two additional villas which could be used for visitors or for a bed and breakfast project.A truly exceptional property.Situated at an altitude of 505 metres in the foothills of the Alps, Aups (Zaou in Provençal) is 60 km from the seaside and 80 km from the snowfields. Its very healthy, dry and temperate climate makes it an ideal holiday and rest area. The village of Aups is part of the Verdon Regional Natural Park and is the southern gateway to the Gorges du Verdon, a site renowned worldwide for its picturesque landscapes and for the many sporting activities it offers (climbing, white water sports, nature walks, canyoning, gliding, etc.) Aups and its close surroundings are also renowned for their culinary specialities, the most important of which are wine, honey, olive oil and above all black truffles, the winter market for which is one of the most important in France. Aups, which has had the right to hold fairs since the Middle Ages, also offers two typical markets on Wednesday and Saturday mornings, as well as night markets held under the plane trees in the town hall square. Aups, which is the capital of the canton with a population of 2,147, is part of the chain of "villages of character" and offers all the advantages of a modern town (with all the services) with a well-preserved architecture and heritageTourist attractionsThe waterfall of Sillans.Tourtour village in the sky.Cotignac theatre and film festival.Barjols and its fountains.Aiguines and its castle.Riez and its producers' market.AUPS has a creche, a nursery school, a primary school and a secondary school.you will find all the local shops (bakeries, pastry shops, butchers, hairdressers, supermarkets, florists, banks, restaurants, fuel) and all the other services in the immediate vicinity.a bus links AUPS to Draguignan and to the railway station.