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Elegant Townhouse in Courtyard Garden Setting

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Last updated: 01/12/2015
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  • Pets considered:No
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St. Remy de Provence townhome description

“...then I go out into the night to paint the stars...”
(Vincent van Gogh in his letter to his beloved brother Theo - September 1888)

The Roman monuments are still here to be be seen in St Remy, together with its winding ancient streets, the house where Nostradamus was born, and the Hospital of St Paul de Mausole where a poor and desperate Dutch artist found refuge for a year from May of 1889.

In this way, it came to be St Remy and Les Alpilles which he spread before us under the blazing sky of “Starry Night”.

Very many things have changed, but the night sky, the sun and the colours of Provence have not, and St Remy is now a charming and bustling small town with interesting shops, a multiplicity of restaurants: and perfectly placed for the sights of Provence.

The Luberon and its lavender fields are to the North, as is Avignon, with the medieval Palais des Papes. The Camargue - with its white horses and black bulls and the walled Crusader city of Aigues Mortes - is to the South. The great Cistercian abbey of Senanque is to the East, and Arles with its Roman amphitheatre and Vincent’s chrome yellow “Cafe Terrace” (still there) is to the West.

Villanova itself is an elegant courtyard development of 15 town houses adjacent to the original Belle Epoque Villa, and a short stroll from the centre of St Remy.

There is private gated parking and a beautiful central courtyard garden.

The house (over 100 square metres) is approached firstly across the garden courtyard and then a small shaded private garden, and offers a tiled open plan ground floor living and dining area.

There is Corbusier and Heals furniture, a downstairs WC, and a well equipped kitchen with Siemens cooker, washer and dryer; a Whirlpool fridge freezer with ice-maker; Alessi and Dualit utensils and a mix of Villeroy & Boch and Williams Sonoma crockery.

Overall style? Once described as “Laurel Canyon meets Provence”.

The first floor (US 'second' floor) offers a large double bedroom with extensive wardrobe space and an adjacent shower room, and a further small(er) double bedroom which can be available (if required) by arrangement.

The house is a great space for just a couple and best suited to (at most) 4/5 people, and the two large bedrooms are the rooms normally made up for guests.

The top floor offers a master suite with oak four post bed, ensuite bathroom, a seating area with sofa and desk, and a private terrace with table and seating and a view to Les Alpilles.

There is air conditioning on all floors, satellite (only free to air) TV, CD/DVD player, iPod/iPhone player and free wifi internet access.

The linens and towels are changed on a weekly basis.

Welcome to Provence, to St Remy and to Villanova !

Amenities
Air conditioning downstairs and in each bedroom
Siemens washer and (separate) dryer
Linens provided
Wood burning fireplace in living room

Beds
Super King (European size) bed in master suite - 6 foot width
King (US Queen) beds in the other rooms

Entertainment
Satellite (small) TV: free to air satellite (including English channels)
DVD/CD Player and radio/stereo system; iPod/iPhone player and Free Wifi

Kitchen
Full Kitchen:with Siemens dishwasher, oven and ceramic hob, and Whirlpool fridge freezer with icemaker. Washer and separate dryer. Cooking utensils and crockery provided

Outdoor Features
Small private front garden with Fermob bistro table and seating for four.
Terrace on the top floor with bistro table and seating for two and view across to Les Alpilles

Suitability
No pets(sorry)
Suitable for children
No Smoking (you know you should give up!)


Rate Details (in Euros)
March to end September :1400 euros per week (2 main bedrooms made up) and add 100 euros per week if third bedroom is required
October to end February : 1000 euros per week (2 main bedrooms made up) and add 100 euros per week if third bedroom is required.
Nightly (minimum 4 nights) and one bedroom (only) rate(s) on application.






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Property Type

      • Townhome

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              Entertainment

              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Museums
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins
              • Winery Tours

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

                  • Mountain View:

                    A view south to Les Alpilles from the terrace of the master bedroom...moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Hiking

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    in living room and all bedrooms...moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating:

                    Electric radiators...moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Parking Off Street:

                    Dedicated parking space...moreless

                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Wood Fireplace

                  Kitchen

                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen
                  • Oven
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Small private garden area at the front of the house...moreless

                  Payment Type

                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa
                   

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                  Beginning of April to end September: 1400 euros per week - 2 bedrooms made up
                  and add 100 euros if the third bedroom is required.
                  Beginning of October to end March : 1000 euros per week - 2 bedrooms made up
                  and add 100 euros if the third bedroom is required.
                  Nightly (and one bedroom only) rate(s) on application - but a four night minimum
                  

                  Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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                  Location

                  Various cookery schools, art galleries in St Remy, spa at Maussane/Paradou, local markets (Wednesday in St Remy and other days in Arles and other towns) and the seaside (after driving across the Camargue) at St Maries de la Mer.

                   

                  Manager info

                  Year Purchased: 2005


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                  Photos

                  • The Villanova Courtyard

                    The Villanova Courtyard

                  • View from the house towards the Belle Epoque villa and other townhouses

                    View from the house towards the Belle Epoque villa and other townhouses

                  • St Remy and Les Alpilles : the Starry Night

                    St Remy and Les Alpilles : the Starry Night

                  • A second view of the living room

                    A second view of the living room

                  • Main bedroom on the first (US "second") floor

                    Main bedroom on the first (US "second") floor

                  • Master bedroom on the top floor

                    Master bedroom on the top floor

                  • View of the terrace in the master bedroom - taken by a very tall person :-)

                    View of the terrace in the master bedroom - taken by a very tall person :-)

                  • Senanque Abbey

                    Senanque Abbey

                  • View from St Paul de Mausole
- St Remy - June 1889

                    View from St Paul de Mausole - St Remy - June 1889

                  • The Pont du Gard
(photo Emanuele)

                    The Pont du Gard (photo Emanuele)

                  • The house...

                    The house...

                  • "...the sunflower is mine in a way..."
Vincent to Theo - 23 January 1889

                    "...the sunflower is mine in a way..." Vincent to Theo - 23 January 1889

                  • Living and dining room - view 1

                    Living and dining room - view 1

                  • Cuisine...

                    Cuisine...

                  • Smaller (third) bedroom

                    Smaller (third) bedroom

                  • Master bathroom

                    Master bathroom

                  • View from the terrace of the master bedroom south towards Les Alpilles

                    View from the terrace of the master bedroom south towards Les Alpilles

                  • Arles - Cafe Terrasse

                    Arles - Cafe Terrasse

                  • Vincent on the road to Tarascon 
- the summer of 1888

                    Vincent on the road to Tarascon - the summer of 1888

                  • Gordes in the Vaucluse
(photo - Luc Viatour)

                    Gordes in the Vaucluse (photo - Luc Viatour)

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                  Date last modified - Tuesday, January 20, 2015

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