Heart of Town, Cours Mirabeau: a Delightful Urban Experience!(8 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Property type:Apartment
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)
This charming apartment (75 sq mt) boasts an enclosed terrace with a small garden and outdoor table, a private entrance, two bedrooms (sleeps four total) with ample storage space, a living room/dining area, a totally modern kitchen, a full bathroom with tub and separate toilet. Air-conditioned in summer and heated in winter, complete with Provençal colors and plush bed linens, equipped with all modern conveniences (microwave, washing machine, dishwasher, TV/DVD player, radio/CD/stereo with iPod docking station, cable television in several languages, hair dryer, iron, free wifi connection, free telephone calls to all of Europe, the US and Canada), you'll feel like a native with all the conveniences of home. Its ideal location affords walking distance to all the boutiques and restaurants, the old town, shops and open-air markets. And if you’re thinking about exploring the nearby stunning countryside, a designated space at no extra fee in the on-site garage facilitates the parking of a car.
The Aixois like nothing better in the afternoons than to “flâner” (stroll) up and down the Cours, have a drink at a café and chat with their friends. You can join them and feel like a native by just by walking out the door. The nearby rue d’Italie is filled with shops and boutiques of all kinds, so convenient for shopping for the apartment. The Monoprix supermarket is down the street; bring the rolling cart with you to put your groceries in like everyone else in the neighborhood. You can walk to the daily marchés, as there is one every day in Aix and on some days two; there is no shortage of marvelous Provençal vegetables, flowers, and specialty products to tantalize your taste buds. The Granet Museum, one of the best in Provence, is two blocks away, and the gorgeous Saint Victoire Mountain (Cezanne's favorite!) is a short 15-min drive.
Aix-en-Provence is renowned for its music and lyric arts festival in June-July every year, and in August the nearby town of La Roque d’Antéron hosts an internationally acclaimed piano festival. During the year one can take any number of French classes for foreigners, many located within a short walk of the apartment. The state-of-the-art spa--a short 10-minute walk from the apartment--built on the authentic ruins of the former Roman spa, offers delightful cures, massages, water aerobics, and all sorts of relaxation for your aches and pains,.
Have a wonderful sojourn, however long or short, in this well-appointed apartment; it's designed to make you feel comfortable and relaxed. We'll be happy to furnish letters from satisfied guests who have offered to serve as references.
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Member since: 2009
- 75 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Private Chef
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome
- Limited Accessibility
- Non Smoking Only:
- Pets Not Allowed
- Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
- Wheelchair Accessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Books For Adults
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Music Library:
- Tourist Attractions
- Coin Laundry
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Near The Ocean
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Jet Skiing
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Air Conditioning:
- Alarm Clock
- Basic Soaps
- Free Long Distance:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided
- Local Maps
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Paper Towels
- 4 Ring Stove
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils:
- Mini Refrigerator
- Pantry Items
- Beach Towels
- Deck / Patio:
- Gated Community
- Lawn / Garden
- Porch / Veranda
- Housekeeper Optional
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $200
- Taxes Not included
The exit housekeeping fee is included in the security deposit. Half the security deposit is returned upon receipt of the key, if there has been no damage. Please note that prices are for two guests. There is a slight charge for a 3th and 4th guest for stays less than a month.
Travelers pay 1/2 of the total amount at booking (plus the damage deposit); balance is due one month before occupancy.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Car: Not Necessary
Other Activities: antiquing; visiting the nearby villages
Year Purchased: 2000
About the owner: I fell in love with France and the French at the impressionable age of 14...and have never quite recovered. A devoted francophile/francophone for thirty+ years, I've wandered around every corner of France, thrilling to each region as if it's a different country, loving the differences and regionalisms I've encountered. Provence is one of my favorite areas, and I love to share it with guests. I've put as many creature comforts into this special 'chez moi' as I spend a lot of personal time there myself, and my guests have always been appreciative. You're here to enjoy yourself et vivre a la francaise! Let the party begin--que la fête commence!
Why the Owner Chose Centre Ville, Aix-en-Provence, France:
Aix is quintessential Provence, a perfect town to hang around in on its own, or use as a focal point from which to discover the other joys of the south of France. I love the central location, the surprising quiet of the apartment, and the dedicated parking space in this town of difficult parking...and you can always keep in touch with home with the free wifi, free telephone usage to all of North America and western Europe.
The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
You're 30 seconds away from everything...walk out the front door, et voila, the Cours Mirabeau in full swing...restaurants, shops, strolling, marchés, museums, monuments, boutiques, banks...or take a day trip to Les Baux, Avignon, Marseille, Cassis, Isle sur la Sorgue, Gordes, Roussillon....then retreat back inside after an outing, an ahh, the quiet and peacefulness of this wonderful air conditioned/heated apartment...where you can cook up a storm, relax and watch TV, check your email, take a nice hot shower et bonne nuit!
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Here's the beautiful courtyard of the complex. My unit is the one w the arrows
Partial living room w/ Provencal colors; couch, two armchairs, TV, stereo, wifi
The soothing master bedroom is just off the garden; extra storage space & closet
Modern kitchen, well equipped & highly functional--and a view to boot!
The Cours Mirabeau by night....
One of Aix's favorite pastimes is hanging out in cafes
Visit the breathtaking Abbaye de Senanque, approx 1 hr from Aix
...and visit Paul Cezanne's atelier in Aix [Cezanne, 1896]
Your very own patio garden
Open the patio doors--dine in or out!
Guest BR: trundle bed, storage space, closet (off picture), table
The Cours Mirabeau by day. Lovely plane trees form an umbrella to stroll under
Aix's prolific markets 7 days a week
La Rotonde, Aix's most famous landmark at the bottom of Cours Mirabeau
Or hike in the beautiful St Victoire mountain
Climb the haunting ruins of Les Baux de Provence, 1 hr from Aix near St Remy
This listing was first published here in 2009.
Date last modified - Saturday, January 07, 2017
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