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Le Mas Du Philosophe, Large Traditional Villa in Provence.

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Last updated: 03/22/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This 4 bedroomed traditional Provençal house is with open beams, traditional fireplaces and terracotta floors. It has a large sitting room, a Provençal kitchen and is situated in a totally secluded area on 7 acres of hillside land with stunning views of the Chaine de l’Etoile national park and the famous Pilon du Roy. There is a large mature, secluded garden with surrounding pine forest and olive and almond grove. The house has its own beautiful tiled swimming pool surrounded by pine trees.
The village of Simiane (1,5 km) offers 2 traditional boulangeries, 2 pharmacies, 2 grocery shops, a butcher and the not to be missed pétanque area where the villagers play every day under the plain trees.
Take away pizza is available every evening on the main square.
The village of Mimet (4 Km.) is a small picturesque village on the top of a hill with a good restaurant with excellent views (the highest village in Provence) on the Mountain Sainte Victoire, painted hundred times by Cézanne.

2 International schools within 15 mn drive and International Lycée (public). Ideal base for a family gap year. Public transport (bus) and train (10 Mn to Aix en Provence, 14 mn to Marseille).

Keywords: Le Mas du Philosophe is a beautiful large traditional villa which lies between Simiane Collongue and Mimet. Surrounded by fertile, colourful countryside, the house provides an ideal base for families wishing to explore the region. Whilst the house lies in beautiful peaceful countryside, it is close to all amenities and within just under 10 minutes you are on the highways which take you to the beach, Marseille, Aix, the Camargue, the Lubéron or the Côte d’Azur.
This 4 bedroomed traditional Provençal house is with open beams, traditional fireplaces and terracotta floors. It has a large sitting room, a Provençal kitchen and is situated in a totally secluded area on 7 acres of hillside land with stunning views of the Chaine de l’Etoile national park and the famous Pilon du Roy. There is a large mature, secluded garden with surrounding pine forest and olive and almond grove. The house has its own beautiful tiled swimming pool surrounded by pine trees.

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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 260 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

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

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    wifi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided:

    and pool fluffy towels provided too....moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    free of charge...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Nespresso Coffee machine....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Lacanche cooker...moreless

  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Lacanche cooker...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2015
Jun 27 - Aug 29, 2015
7 night min stay

€3,200

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Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit €500
  • Taxes Included

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Last updated: 03/22/2015
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Location

  • Calanques Marseille-Cassis

    "So pretty, so unique ! Do not forget to drive up to Cap Canaille and enjoy a breathless view..."

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  • Vieux-Port

    "Fish market every morning, only 20 mn drive from the house. Excellent location for evening c..."

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  • Basilique Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde

  • Chateau d'If

  • Quartier du Panier

  • Abbaye Saint-Victor

  • Atelier Paul Cézanne

    "Not to be missed !"

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  • Plage des Catalans

  • Cite radieuse Le Corbusier

    "Amazing architecture, and a great restaurant "Le Ventre de L'Architecte". Unique experience ..."

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  • Iles du Frioul

    "Ideal for a day trip, beach, sun, easy for families."

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  • Plage de la Pointe Rouge

    "Many friendly bars to enjoy a day on the beach. Fabulous seaside."

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  • Foundation Vasarely

    "Now an official Historical Monument, for art lovers."

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  • Rotonde (La)

    "The historical place in Aix en Provence, for its beauty and traffic jams ... Lovely at night..."

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  • L'Estaque

    "Hidden beach with stones or sand, the one we love to go because it is only 20 mn from home a..."

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  • Au Petit Nice

    "3 Stars Michelin restaurant ... the BEST bouillabaisse in the world in a wonderful setting. ..."

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  • Mimet

    "Highest village of Provence, amazing views of Ste Victoire Mountain."

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  • IBS OF PROVENCE

    "International Bilingual School of Provence"

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  • S V I S - Sainte Victoire International School

    "International school in the golf park with wonderful views of Mountain Ste Victoire."

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  • CIPEC

    "Excellent for non french speaking children, friendly environment, lovely teachers."

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25 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Marseille Provence
24 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Marseille
2 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Simiane Collongue
19 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Estaque

Car: Necessary

Jazz and World Music festivals within 30 mn drive. Outdoor activities and sport center within 15 mn drive. Horseback riding 5 mn. Supermarket 2km. Beach 19 km.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: British and French mixed couple, in love with Provence, sun, sea and good hiking areas. Lived in Italy and East Africa for many years we finally found our home sweet home !

Why the Owner Chose Simiane-Collongue:
Perfectly located between the fabulous seaside and the mountains, we enjoy also the cultural aspect and of course the French cuisine.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
Very well situated near highway access, airport (20 mn) and Aix TGV station (fast train: 3 hours to reach Paris). Great local market 3 times a week in the nearby village. Absolute silence and privacy. Refreshing pool and tree house for fun. Concerts and festivals with international artists and the not to be missed Aix Festival (classic). Original language movies in many cinemas around. Welcome to Provence !


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, german, italian

 

Photos

  • Top location for breakfast!

    Top location for breakfast!

  • A table with a view... Meals on the terrace.

    A table with a view... Meals on the terrace.

  • American fridge, ice maker, micro wave, Lacanche cooker, dishwater etc.

    American fridge, ice maker, micro wave, Lacanche cooker, dishwater etc.

  • Living area with wooden beams.

    Living area with wooden beams.

  • One of the double bedroom with antique wooden bed and silk top.

    One of the double bedroom with antique wooden bed and silk top.

  • Walk-in shower and hammam (steam bath).

    Walk-in shower and hammam (steam bath).

  • Bathroom with shower, first floor.

    Bathroom with shower, first floor.

  • A poet has been there...

    A poet has been there...

  • Double bedroom, first floor.

    Double bedroom, first floor.

  • Antique furnitures.

    Antique furnitures.

  • Tree house, kids love it !

    Tree house, kids love it !

  • Thank you !

    Thank you !

  • Glorious wisteria !

    Glorious wisteria !

  • Super equipped kitchen for a gourmet family.

    Super equipped kitchen for a gourmet family.

  • Swimming pool (10m x 4m) with roman steps.

    Swimming pool (10m x 4m) with roman steps.

  • Fireplace for chilly evenings.

    Fireplace for chilly evenings.

  • Bathroom in local stone (Pierre de Rognes). Double sink, bath and shower.

    Bathroom in local stone (Pierre de Rognes). Double sink, bath and shower.

  • Provencal staircase.

    Provencal staircase.

  • 2nd bathroom upstairs, directly connected to the master bedroom.

    2nd bathroom upstairs, directly connected to the master bedroom.

  • Master bedroom, first floor.

    Master bedroom, first floor.

  • Detail.

    Detail.

  • Real one from Italy!

    Real one from Italy!

  • Garden.

    Garden.

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  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    8
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    3
  • Property type
    Villa
Owner
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french, german, italian
  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 03/22/2015
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