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Large Luxury Apartment, Old Center-City Aix-En-Provence

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Last updated: 08/09/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Aix en Provence apartment description

Large and light-filled three bedroom apartment in old center-city Aix-en-Provence, a five-minute walk from the Cours Mirabeau, open-air markets, concerts and opera, museums and shopping. Ideal for entertaining with large kitchen and dining room and open living room area. 155 sq meters (about 1750 sq ft)

Building dates from early 19th century, original tile floors and rugs, furnishings and contemporary art. High ceilings/large windows throughout each room. Excellent room volumes and light; perfect for entertaining.

All front views onto leafy boulevard and back views (all bedrooms) onto large private garden (no access). Apartment occupies full first floor (one floor up from ground floor) of the building. Easy access to the coast and the mountains, ideal for short or long stays in all seasons of the year.

Keywords: Apartment

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 2
  • 155 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional


              • Non Smoking Only:

                Please do not smoke anywhere inside my apartment. It is my home, too, about 1/2 the year! However, there is a long balcony running along outside the tall French widow/doors from the living room looking down on the boulevard. Occasional, a dinner party guest or two, who must smoke after dinner while awaiting the coffee service in the living room, do so outside along this balcony with the French doors closed behind them. ...moreless

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

                My bedroom, the master BR, w/ private full bath/shower/bidet...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 double

                My son's former BR, w/ office space, separate shower rm/sink...moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 1 twin/ single, 1 bunk bed

                My daughter's former BR: she decorated! Bunk is trundle bed...moreless

              • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2) : large single bed in one bedroom holds large single pull-out trundle bed underneath....moreless

              Bathrooms: 0 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1: combination tub/shower, bidet


              • Bathroom 2: shower


              • Bathroom 3: toilet

                Common in France, toilet room centrally located/independent...moreless

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Catering Available:

                Go see my butcher on the rue d'Italie, Monsieur Haeffner has wonderful cooked dishes, as well as usual butcher meats of incredible variety for your own cooking. He also takes special custom orders....moreless

              • Pantry Items:

                PLEASE, replace what you use! Grocery stores are 25 - 50 meters around the corner and the entire rue d'Italie, just across the boulevard is one of the best food shopping streets in Aix! ...moreless

              • Oven:

                new high-end confection oven: my son, a chef in a Paris restaurant regularly visits on weekends when I am there to use our kitchen in Aix as his laboratory....moreless

              • Kitchen:

                full-size refrigerator/freezer, stovetop 2 electric burners/2 gas burners, microwave, dishwasher, full cookware. no oven....moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                everything you need to cook and eat every single meal (if you want!) is provided...moreless

              • Coffee Maker:

                1 drip coffee maker, 1 espresso machine...moreless

              • Freezer:

                part of large tall refrigerator unit...moreless

              • Stove:

                4 gas power stove-top burners....moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                full size refrigerator/freezer...moreless

              • Dining
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Microwave
              • Seating for 8 people


              • Garage:

                very clean 24-hour guarded municipal parking garage 50 meters from apartment: hourly and daily rates. on-street metered parking throughout neighborhood. no parking included at apartment....moreless

              • Living Room seats 10:

                ideal for cocktail party and dinner entertaining, alongside the separate dining room adjacent ...moreless

              • Fireplace:

                in 4 rooms, fireplaces are stunning w/ original marble mantles and moldings. but NO fires!...moreless

              • Wood Fireplace:

                (4) early 19th century marble fireplaces in 4 rooms, but NOT useable for fires....moreless

              • Heating:

                central radiator heating, thermostat controlled...moreless

              • Linens Provided:

                beach towels also provided....moreless

              • Babysitter
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine

              Other Amenities

                  • Superbly furnished with old antiques and rugs and contemporary art; high ceilings (14 ft), large high windows; original provençal tile floors. Excellent light in every room; no direct sight lines....moreless


                  • Video Library:

                    lots of old movies!...moreless

                  • Books
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Music Library
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Stereo
                  • Television
                  • VCR


                  • Free Long Distance:

                    free calls to all fixed phones in Western Europe and fixed + cell phones in North America from fixed phone-line in the apartment....moreless

                  • Internet:

                    WiFi broadband...moreless

                  • Broadband Access
                  • Telephone
                  • Wireless Internet

                  Outdoor Features

                      • Balcony


                      • Historic
                      • Romantic
                      • Tourist Attractions


                      • Churches
                      • Medical Services
                      • Cycling
                      • Fishing
                      • Fly Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Hiking
                      • Hunting
                      • Hunting Small Game
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Mountaineering
                      • Paragliding
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Roller Blading
                      • Sailing
                      • Skiing
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Snowboarding
                      • Spelunking
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Whitewater Rafting
                      • Laundromat
                      • Groceries
                      • Cinemas
                      • Festivals
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Library
                      • Live Theater
                      • Museums
                      • Restaurants
                      • Ruins
                      • Winery Tours
                      • Antiquing
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Boating
                      • Gambling Casinos
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Shopping
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Walking
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Hospital
                      • Wind-Surfing


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                      from 3 traveler reviews
                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Aug 9 - Oct 31, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      Nov 1 - Mar 31, 2015
                      7 night min stay


                      Additional information about rental rates


                      • final cleaning fee €100
                      • Refundable Damage Deposit €300
                      • Taxes Not included


                      A booking is only confirmed when first payment of 1/2 invoice is received by wire deposit to my French bank account.

                      [I provide all wire transfer details to you so as to make it easy for your local banker, who will know exactly how to proceed.]

                      All payments due by wire deposit to my French bank account (EUROS). Full international wire information is provided. 1/2 of full invoice due to confirm booking. Final 1/2 of invoice due 30 days before rental start-date.

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                      Last updated: 08/09/2014
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                      25 Kilometres
                      Nearest Airport
                      Marseille - MRS
                      15 Kilometres
                      Nearest Train
                      TGV - Aix-en-Provence (high speed bullet train)
                      35 Kilometres
                      Nearest Beach

                      Car: Not Necessary


                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1995

                      About the owner: David Wilsford, living part-time in Aix and part-time in Washington DC.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
                      This apartment in Aix-en-Provence is my home half the year, back and forth from Washington DC. So you are staying 'chez moi'! I can't envision living anywhere else.

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                      Speaks: english, french



                      • living room

                        living room

                      • master bedroom

                        master bedroom

                      • building front

                        building front

                      • 3rd bedroom

                        3rd bedroom

                      • dining room

                        dining room

                      • kitchen


                      • 2nd bedroom

                        2nd bedroom

                      • view of back garden from all bedrooms

                        view of back garden from all bedrooms

                      VRBO #132473

                      There have been  visitors to this page since the counter was last reset in .

                      This listing was first published here in 2007.

                      Date last modified - Monday, September 15, 2014

                      €1,200 - €1,500 per week (EUR)

                      3 Bedroom / 0.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

                      View calendar: Updated 08/09/14
                      Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                      Aix en Provence #132473

                      3 BR  0.5 BA  Sleeps 6

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