The villa has been designed in the style of a traditional Provencal Mas close to the old center of Eygalières, a very quiet and authentic village.
A few minutes drive away from the village of Eygalières, you enter the property through a large gate. This recently built and tastefully decorated villa accommodates up to 9 people.
The villa is set in a nice garden , which is surrounded by old olive groves, hedges and scented trees and plants. It has four bedrooms, one two the ground floor, two upstairs, three of them with private shower rooms and lovely views of the Alpilles hills, the old village and the Mont Ventoux. The thee double and one twin rooms have been individually decorated in a Provencal style and the whole house is air-conditioned.
The salon is comfortably finished and has a fireplace, a large, satellite television screen, DVD and hi-fi. The kitchen is typically French and well equipped with a large fridge/freezer, oven and hob, microwave and dishwasher and opens onto a covered terrace, where there is a barbecue, table and chairs. There is also laundry room with a washing and drying machine.
There is a heated swimming pool in a lovely, shady setting, which has a security alarm and long chairs and garden furniture scattered under the trees. Outside lights softly illuminate the whole property in the evenings.
The layout is as follows :
Ground Floor :
The house distributes a large living room (51 m²) and dining area and an outside dining area heated opened to the garden, a fully equipped eat-in-kitchen. There is 2 bedrooms.
The living room has two sets of French windows opening onto the garden and looking onto the pool. There is a fireplace, two large sofas, some armchairs, as well as a TV, and a stereo system with CD player.
The dining areas are furnished with an oval dining table seating 9.
The open kitchen is separated from the dining room by an eating counter, it is fully equipped : an oven, four electric induction hotplates, a microwave, a coffee maker, a toaster, a American fridge and a dishwasher. A windows looks onto the garden. Next to the kitchen is a laundry room with a washing and drying machine.
The first bedroom has a south exposed French window opening onto the garden , a double size bed with bed side tables, a chest of drawers and a built in closet, a dressing room. There is an en-suite stall shower bathroom with toilet. The second bedroom has a south exposed French window opening onto the garden , a double size bed with bed side tables.
First French Floor :
On the upper floor are two more bedrooms :
The first bedroom to the right is furnished with a double bed, a chest of drawers and a wardrobe. There is an en-suite bathroom with a washbasin, a stall shower and a toilet.
The second bedroom is furnished with 3 single beds with bedside tables, a dresser and a built in closet. There is an en-suite stall shower with a washbasin and a toilet.
Each bedroom on this floor has a window facing south and opening onto the garden with tremendous view on the Alpilles hills, the old Eygalières Village and the Mont Ventoux.
The second dining room with a table, chairs and a sofa.
It is equipped with a BBQ.
The landscaped garden is planted with trees (olive, palm…) and lawn.
The large heated swimming pool (10Mx5 M) is surrounded by lawn.
You access the property through a private lane and stairs. At the rear of the house are enough parking spaces for several cars. There is also a garage for a car.
The house is located down the mountain range called ‘Alpilles’in a priviledged natural and classified area, and less than 5 minutes drive from the historical old village called Eygalières, perched on the rocks. Eygalières is at 10mn from the famous St Remy de Provence and 30 minutes south of the city of Avignon.
St Remy has its own air of quiet chic, elegant shops and a number of restaurants, little squares with ancient fountains, shady cafes terraces.
Within their surroundings, the Alpilles chain of mountains forms both a striking and a harmonious picture. It is also the landscape of famous painters such as Van Gogh, Cézanne and Matisse who came here to capture the extraordinary light and color of the region.
It is also rich agricultural area with rolling plains of fruit orchards, olives groves and all variety of Mediterranean vegetables. It is alive with the sound of chirping 'cigales' and the intoxicating aromas of multitude of wild herbs... This area is the ‘Provence of the Rhone’ and has a strong Roman heritage. The famous ruins of Glanum -an archeological site from the first century BC- are nearby.
From there it is only a short drive through the hills to Les Baux de Provence, an ancient village perched high on the rocks, once one of the most celebrated and brilliant of the troubadour courts of love in the Middle Ages, now romantically ghostly.
The villa is also at the centre of the Baux de Provence and Côteaux d'Aix vineyards and not far from Château Neuf du Pape.
The closest highway is the A7 (exit Cavaillon) 15 minutes drive away, which goes from Lyon to Marseille with connections for all major cities of the south east of France.
The closest train station is at Avignon and is served by the TGV (Train Grande Vitesse, i.e. high speed train) that goes to Paris in 2 hours and 40 minutes!
The closest airport is Avignon as well with daily flights to Paris. But most international connections are made through the international airports of Marseille-Marignane or Paris-Charles de Gaulle.