18th Century Bastide in Aix En Provence
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Aix en Provence villa description
House for rent
Rare 18th century Bastide situated in over one acre of ground, ideal for family summer holidays. Beautifully decorated, the house is suited for family entertaining and relaxing. Just minutes away from the heart of Aix fabulous shopping, dining and sight seeing. The house is surrounded by beautiful countryside despite being so close to the city centre of Aix en Provence.
The kitchen is designed for both family living and entertaining. It is equipped with a French La Cornue oven and all necessary cooking utensils, silverware glasses and plates.
Adjacent on the one side is an utility/laundry room with top quality Miele washing machine and drier. This room leads on the family room with a large TV and selection of DVDs On the other side of the kitchen is a more formal dining room with a large modern dining table and a very light drawing room which captures the evening sun.
Upstairs on the first floor you will find 3 children’s bedrooms with single and double beds, also three large double rooms with en suite bathrooms.
Finally the attics with its independent stair case another bedroom with 2 single beds.
The automatic gates provide security and leads to a large parking area for cars. The landscaping is mature with a beautiful lavender field that really makes you feel you are in the Provencal countryside. A convivial area for playing the typical game of 'boules'. Two swimming pools, one with a sliding roof and which opens up on to a solarium. The other situated in the quiet courtyard in front of the kitchen.
Great seating and entertaining areas abound outside. In the front of the house a quiet courtyard that opens up from the kitchen which is ideal for entertaining. The outside seating area can accommodate 12 people comfortably.
The location is unique in that the property is only minutes walk from downtown Aix-en-Provence and its historic main boulevard the Cours Mirabeau that terminates in the famous 'rotonde' fountain.
The property is peaceful and private. · 20 minutes to TGV 25 to Marseille Provence International Airport Easy access to all motorways and 30min from Cassis a delightful fishing village
Keywords: Authentic,18th century,provencale Bastide,
- 400 m²
- 2 story
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
- Alternative Lifestyle
- Clothing Optional/Nude Sunbathing Nearby
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
Kitchen & Dining
- Coffee Maker:
- Child's Highchair
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
- Linens Provided
- Iron & Board
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Satellite / Cable:
- Music Library
- DVD Player
- Ping Pong Table
- Game Room
- CD Player
- Video Library
- Broadband Access
- Wireless Internet
Pool & Spa
- Rock Climbing
- Basketball Court
- Jet Skiing
- Water Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Sight Seeing
- Theme Parks
- Live Theater
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Fitness Center
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Nice house, bad housekeeping
Nice house, bad housekeeping
We are very sorry to report that, although it is an wonderful house, there are some urgent maintenance to be done in the pool, painting, bathrooms, hot showers and so. Location is excelent, only 10 minutes form town and 30 km from a hundred fo nice walks and tours.
- Guest Rosalu (São Paulo - Brasil)
- Date of stay 07/15/12
- Review Submitted 08/04/12
Owner response: Dear all I take full responsibility for the comments made,and will address all criticism to get the house ready for next year the very high standard expected .
SUMMER 2013 Rates:(July and August) 6,000 € per week for one week 5,500 € per week for two weeks 5,000 € per week for 3 weeks or more
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Year Purchased: 2002
About the owner: We are a bi cultural (English & french) family .We have been married for 22 years in June and our 4 children where all born in England from 1989 to 1997.We left Oxford(UK) in 2000 for Aix en Provence.We all love animals and we have had dogs,chickens and goldfish amongst others.As a family we like being outdoor in the warmth to play games like boule or table tennis ,swim or even looking after the many plants in the garden. having long leisurely lunches in the courtyard under the umbrella with our friends and family is also one of our summer prefered occupation!
Why the Owner Chose Aix en Provence:
This is our home that we fell in love with at first sight after a very long and exaustive search around Aix en Provence.We liked strait away its amaizing caracter (XVIII century) its beautiful,and having 4 children we wanted something close to the city center,with ample grounds and swimming pools
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General view of the house
Covered swimming pool
Game room/Art room with terrace
The dining room
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This listing was first published here in 2011.
Date last modified - Friday, March 15, 2013
7 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
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