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City Center, Aix-En-Provence: Provencal Charm/Modern Amenities

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Comfortable, cheerful, provencal apartment in the center of town. Living room.

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Last updated: 09/24/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Aix en Provence apartment description

This apartment is located on a lovely street of the ancient city of Aix-en-Provence, just steps away from the Museum of Natural History and a block away from the famed tree-lined Cours Mirabeau. This third floor apartment is a bright, elegant, fully renovated and fully equipped, one bedroom, one bath apartment with all the charms and warmth of old Aix-en-Provence living. Bathed in yellow and ochre, with traditional red 'tomettes' tiles on the floor, the apartment features all the comforts and warmth of a Provençal home with excellent amenities.

Upon entering the apartment, on the left, you will see the kitchen, with yellow and red Provencal tiles, and which includes a washer, dryer, microwave, coffee maker, new Cuisinart Cookware and of course oven and cook top stove. In front of the kitchen is a bar, with wrought iron stools, which provides an excellent area to have your morning croissants and plan the day.

Upon entering the living area, or salon, there is a dark brown leather sofa and two soft buttercup-colored upholstered armchairs, a decorative fireplace, an entertainment area with a wide screen flat-panel TV (with 60 channels including CNN and BBC), MP3/CD player, free and unlimited international calling to the US, Canada and Australia, WiFi Broadband internet access, and a large selection of English language books and CDs. At the far end of the salon, is a dining area that seats four and from which you can look out at elegant turn-of-the-century buildings across the street.

The bathroom is fully renovated, and features a shower area, halogen lighting, shelving and hairdryer.

After passing the salon area, you enter the bedroom, which features a queen sized wrought iron bed, with new American mattress and box springs, down filled comforters and American quality all-cotton linens and mattress pad. Closets line the back of the bedroom, and include excellent hanging systems and shelving.

The apartment is decorated with Provençal fabrics and artwork and includes a romantic fusion of Provençal antique furniture. The best of both worlds! Security features include an intercom system and self-locking door.

Located on a street with high-end shops and lovely, traditional Grand Family residences, there are no restaurants or bars close enough to disturb at night (yet only a few minute walk away). With double paned glass windows and new heaters, this lovely apartment, your home in the city of Aix-en-Provence, can be enjoyed in every season.

This property is not handicap accessible.
Pay, secure parking is only a few minute walk away - though a car is not needed for a stay in Aix-en-Provence! The town is mostly pedestrian and the infrastructure for visiting the surrounding areas is excellent.

Keywords: Apartment, flat, city center, Historic District, provencal home, fully equipped, comfortable, secure

Property Type

  • 4 story
  • Apartment
  • On floor 3
  • 52 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            please call to discuss...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Not Suitable For Children
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

          • Bedroom 1

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          • Queen size Beds (1), also in bedroom is large back wall closet with solid wooden hangers, lots of shelving space. Bedroom also has mirrors, dresser drawers, alarm clock, bedside table and lamp, rug....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1

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          • shower, toilet, sink, hairdryer, first aid kit, a few amenities available such as cotton pads, Q-tips, creams, soap, shampoos....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • I too live in this property when it is not rented out. Not 'just a rental property', I make certain this apartment lives up to standards that I would want when living there. And so I personally make sure it has all it needs to be comfortable, complete and always well maintained. You will see the difference, promise!...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                lending library - please feel free to leave a book, and take a book....moreless

              • CD Player
              • Music Library:

                A varied selection of Cds is available to listen to during your stay....moreless

              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo
              • Television

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins
              • Synagogues
              • Theme Parks
              • Winery Tours
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

                  • Fitness Center

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Boating
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Downtown
                  • Monument View
                  • Village

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Hot Air Ballooning
                  • Hunting
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Racquetball
                  • Rafting
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Sailing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    off of living room, seats four with window views on old Aix....moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 4 people

                  General

                  • Broadband Access
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Free Long Distance:

                    Free and unlimited long distance calling to many countries. Please inquire....moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Internet:

                    internet with broadband access via Wi-Fi...moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided:

                    Sheets, blankets, pillow cases, pillows, bath towels, washcloths, hand towels....moreless

                  • Living Room
                  • Parking:

                    Secure, underground paid parking is only a ten minute walk away. Free street parking is hard to find, but possible!...moreless

                  • Telephone:

                    Service includes free local calling to landlines, and free international calling to many countries (please inquire)...moreless

                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker:

                    coffee maker for drip coffee uses filters...moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    Of course! Fully equipped....moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    Fully stocked kitchen with matching plates, bowls, cups...moreless

                  • Dishwasher
                  • Kitchen:

                    Fully equipped kitchen with Cuisinart cookware, full matching utensils,plates and dishes, kitchen towels, bright lighting....moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items:

                    Spices, teas, sugar, cooking oils, papertowels, napkins...moreless

                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Off-Peak Season
                  Oct 1 - Mar 31, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,175

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $400
                  • Taxes Included

                  Notes:

                  Please inquire for long-term stay and one-person stay discounts.

                  Rates include unlimited internet access, free and unlimited international telephone, cable TV, linens, cleaning, utilities....

                  Christmas/New Year vacations are considered Peak Season rates.

                  There may be a heat fee supplement depending on the month of rental.

                  Owner or manager on site during your stay.

                  Please provide payment for one-half of the rental fee to secure the reservation. The balance of the rental fee, along with the fully refundable security deposit, will be due 60 days prior to the rental.


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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 09/24/2014
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                  Location

                  Car: Not Necessary

                  World famous music and theater festivals every summer!

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2006

                  About the owner: I've welcomed visitors to France since 2001. Though a native New Yorker, I think I must have been French in another life, and have since very happily relocated to Provence in 2007, dividing my time between the apartments (see also VRBO #394861) in Aix en Provence and the house in the Luberon (VRBO #57385) This place is truly everything the guidebooks say it is - Paradise on Earth. As the French saying goes, 'On vie bien en Provence!' [we live well here] and so I hope to welcome you to this magical part of the world.

                  Why the Owner Chose Aix en Provence:
                  Perhaps only someone who has never visited Aix-en-Provence might ask the question 'why settle here?'. A friend once commented - 'you no longer take vacations since it seems staying in Provence is enough of one for you'. Please do come and experience the area for youself. You will understand.......

                  The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
                  The apartment is romantic, cheerful, comfortable and the location is excellent - if you wish to visit all of Provence, or just spend your time wandering the beautiful city of Aix. Please come and visit, and make this apartment your home in the South of France.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english, french

                   

                  Photos

                  • Comfortable, cheerful, provencal apartment in the center of town. Living room.

                    Comfortable, cheerful, provencal apartment in the center of town. Living room.

                  • View onto the kitchen and 'bar' area - perfect for morning coffee and croissants

                    View onto the kitchen and 'bar' area - perfect for morning coffee and croissants

                  • Clean and modern bathroom with shower

                    Clean and modern bathroom with shower

                  • Additional view of the bathroom. Equipped with hair dryer, soap, towels, etc.

                    Additional view of the bathroom. Equipped with hair dryer, soap, towels, etc.

                  • A nearby art market in picturesque Aix-en-Provence.

                    A nearby art market in picturesque Aix-en-Provence.

                  • View from street level looking at the building where the apartment is located.

                    View from street level looking at the building where the apartment is located.

                  • Early morning view looking east from the apartment window. Wide, clean streets.

                    Early morning view looking east from the apartment window. Wide, clean streets.

                  • Aix-en-Provence prepares for the holiday season. Apartment is on top left.

                    Aix-en-Provence prepares for the holiday season. Apartment is on top left.

                  • Bathroom with glass enclosed shower, great lighting, hair dryer, towel dryer.

                    Bathroom with glass enclosed shower, great lighting, hair dryer, towel dryer.

                  • Wake up to the pretty views of Old Aix-en-Provence in this bright, romantic room

                    Wake up to the pretty views of Old Aix-en-Provence in this bright, romantic room

                  • Golden glow of the streets of Aix looking west from the window.

                    Golden glow of the streets of Aix looking west from the window.

                  • Living room / dining area with views of Aix below.

                    Living room / dining area with views of Aix below.

                  • Bedroom view, with queen size mattress & boxspring, down comforters & pillows

                    Bedroom view, with queen size mattress & boxspring, down comforters & pillows

                  • Close up view of the fully equipped kitchen. Lots of cookware, china, utensils.

                    Close up view of the fully equipped kitchen. Lots of cookware, china, utensils.

                  • View from bed with huge closets on the right. You can spread out your clothes!

                    View from bed with huge closets on the right. You can spread out your clothes!

                  • On quiet mornings, you can hear this famous fountain from the apartment!

                    On quiet mornings, you can hear this famous fountain from the apartment!

                  • Relax after sightseeing on la eather sofa or comfy armchairs. Or watch Aix below

                    Relax after sightseeing on la eather sofa or comfy armchairs. Or watch Aix below

                  • Place de la Mairie -steps away and home of the daily farmers' markets.

                    Place de la Mairie -steps away and home of the daily farmers' markets.

                  • Queen bed and mattress with views onto old Aix.  Living room is outside the door

                    Queen bed and mattress with views onto old Aix. Living room is outside the door

                  • One of the many gorgeous restaurant-filled Squares, only a 5 minute stroll away.

                    One of the many gorgeous restaurant-filled Squares, only a 5 minute stroll away.

                  • Bright, windowed kitchen, with coffee bar and opening out onto the salon area.

                    Bright, windowed kitchen, with coffee bar and opening out onto the salon area.

                  VRBO #88086

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                  This listing was first published here in 2006.

                  Date last modified - Wednesday, September 24, 2014

                  $1,175 per week (USD)
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                  1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 2

                  View calendar: Updated 09/24/14
                  Minimum stay: 5-7 nights
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