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Renovated Medieval House at the Foot of Mont. Ste. Victoire

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Our traditional Maison de Village on Pierre Jacquemet

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Last updated: 11/13/2016
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:7
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 5)

Puyloubier is the perfect base to explore Provence and the Cote D'Azur. Our house is less than an hour from beaches and seaside villages, 20 min. from the beautiful cultural hub of Aix en Provence, close to countless vineyards, hilltop villages and hiking trails and cycling routes, and 40 minutes from the lively metropolis of Marseille. It benefits from the spectacular scenery and quiet atmosphere of a village on the side of one of the most picturesque mountains in France, without sacrificing access to cultural, outdoors, gastronomic and other attractions.

Nestled at the foot of Mont. Ste. Victoire, 20 kilometers east of Aix-en-Provence is the picturesque village of Puyloubier. It is just large enough to sustain a grocery store, primary school, post office, cafe, restaurant, bakery, and variety store, and is home to the award-winning local Cave Cooperative, selling wonderful and very inexpensive wine. From the house, visitors can walk up the mountain immortalized in the paintings of Paul Cezanne.


The Non-Smoking house is a traditional 'maison de village' and the foundation dates back to medieval times. The interior of the house combines traditional style with modern amenities. It House at Pierre Jacquemet, and the neighbouring house, at Rue de la Paix, also for rent, each comprise four rooms and two bathrooms: the updated kitchen/dining room and renovated bathroom (with a shower but no tub), and the second full bathroom, the master bedroom with a queen bed, and second bedroom with a double bed, as well as the comfortable queen sofa bed in the living room of each house, each of which opens out onto large terrace upstairs. An additional single bed is available in the study of the Rue de la Paix house and the second bedroom of the Pierre Jacquemet house. Each sleeps five comfortably, 7 in a pinch. The main room in each place features a dishwasher, clothes washer, kitchen counter, dining room table, six chairs and easy chairs. A modern gas stove and North American-style refrigerator complete these rooms. The stone sink in the Pierre Jacquemet house and the master bedroom in the apartment are centuries old!

Puyloubier is close to amenities of every kind, from Mediterranean Beaches to the cultural, market and shopping activities in Aix en Provence and Nice. The region is rich in cultural and outdoors activities, hosting many galleries, music festivals and theatres, as well as being a centre for hiking, mountaineering, cycling, and swimming. Historical and religious sites of interest abound locally, but perhaps most arresting are the beautiful landscapes which have attracted artists from Van Gogh and Picasso to the Canadian Group of Seven, who stayed in a house a few miles away.

Keywords: House

Owner

Member since: 2002

Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/13/2016

Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    exceptions have been made for hypoallergenic dogs....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 5-7

  • Bedroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3

    ...moreless

  • Master Bedroom with Queen size Bed, Second bedroom with Double Bed, Comfortable queen sofa bed sleeps two comfortably, and Single Bed in each house...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • High speed internet (wifi), Refrigerator/Freezer, Electric Heating & Electrically Heated Water, Shower (no tub)...moreless

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • Games:

    An assortment of board games and cards is available....moreless

  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library:

    In Rue de la Paix house...moreless

  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    English satellite TV available...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Water Parks
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    in bedroom/sitting room in both houses as well as master bedroom in Pierre Jacquemet house...moreless

  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    no dryer but clothes drying racks provided!...moreless

  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage:

    Storage area for bicycles is available on request...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    with TV...moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    on street near house...moreless

  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    clothes washer is in the sejour...moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen:

    Full kitchens include microwave, oven, burners, frig/freezer, dishwasher and clothes washer. A full set of cutlery, crockery and pots and pans as well as coffee makers etc. are provided...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio:

    with sink, clothes drying racks...moreless

  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis:

    Tennis courts are nearby....moreless

  • Terrace
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low
Nov 1 - Mar 31, 2017
7 night min stay

$492 $1,551
Shoulder 2
Apr 1 - Jun 30, 2017
7 night min stay

$643 $2,004
High
Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2017
7 night min stay

$794 $2,458
Shoulder
Sep 1 - Oct 31, 2017
7 night min stay

$643 $2,004
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$454 $1,437
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • cleaning $45.38
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $226.92
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Arrival after 4 PM; departure by 11 AM


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Last updated: 11/13/2016
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Location

50 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Marseille
100 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Puyloubier
30 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Marseille
5 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
near Rousset
20 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Aix en Provence
10 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
A8
50 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
cafe on the square
120 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
near Gap
50 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Cassis

Car: Not Necessary

Biking (mountain, road and leisure), Live Music, Markets, Sunbathing/swimming on Mediterranean beaches

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1981

About the owner: We are a retired couple who love the south of France, and travel here regularly from our base in Toronto, Canada.

Why the Owner Chose Puyloubier, France:
This village is the ideal location in southern france, and benefits from a vibrant civic life, with 120 local clubs and activities, including films, music and theatrical events throughout the year. We love the local wine, restaurants, hikes and most of all the scenery, which is spectacular throughout the year.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The views from the terrasse are wonderful, and the sunsets spectacular. We love the peace and quiet, and the proximity to transit, hiking and great food, wine and restaurants.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/13/2016

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Photos

  • Our traditional Maison de Village on Pierre Jacquemet

    Our traditional Maison de Village on Pierre Jacquemet

  • The Master Bedroom in the Pierre Jacquemet House

    The Master Bedroom in the Pierre Jacquemet House

  • View of the mountains from our terrasse

    View of the mountains from our terrasse

  • the kitchen in the Rue de la Paix house, looking out onto the terrasse

    the kitchen in the Rue de la Paix house, looking out onto the terrasse

  • the master bedroom (double bed) in the Rue de la Paix house

    the master bedroom (double bed) in the Rue de la Paix house

  • Mont Ste. Victoire, immortalized by Cezanne

    Mont Ste. Victoire, immortalized by Cezanne

  • single bed in the study, Rue de la Paix house

    single bed in the study, Rue de la Paix house

  • master bedroom (now with queen bed) Rue de la Paix house

    master bedroom (now with queen bed) Rue de la Paix house

  • one of the paths up the side of the mountain

    one of the paths up the side of the mountain

  • looking south from the terrasse

    looking south from the terrasse

  • The Renovated 'Sejour' in the Pierre Jacquemet House

    The Renovated 'Sejour' in the Pierre Jacquemet House

  • The Second Bedroom in the Pierre Jacquement House

    The Second Bedroom in the Pierre Jacquement House

  • the terrasse

    the terrasse

  • the living room in the Rue de la Paix house

    the living room in the Rue de la Paix house

  • the entry hall in the Rue de la Paix  house

    the entry hall in the Rue de la Paix house

  • the downstairs study in the Rue de la Paix house

    the downstairs study in the Rue de la Paix house

  • master bedroom, Rue de la Paix house

    master bedroom, Rue de la Paix house

  • the village, at the foot of the mountain

    the village, at the foot of the mountain

  • local vineyards at the foot of Mt. Sainte Victoire

    local vineyards at the foot of Mt. Sainte Victoire

  • looking northwest from the terrasse

    looking northwest from the terrasse

VRBO #14577

This listing was first published here in 2002.

Date last modified - Tuesday, December 06, 2016

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