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Private Estate, Understated Elegance on 5 Pristine Acres, Newly Renovated Chate

(25 Reviews)

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Front view of the Villa. Property faces south


Last updated: 05/23/2017
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Sleeps:12
  • Bedrooms:6
  • Bathrooms:5.5
  • Property type:Villa
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

Sleeps 12, 5 Bedrooms + Chalet, 4.5 Bath , wheelchair accessiblea acre park.pool

A private chef and concierge are available. The large pool and pool house and the extensive grounds ensure the choice of touring the surrounding area or simply relaxing is yours. The Villa has a private wine cellar containing approximately one thousand bottles which augments a professionally maintained kitchen. Cooking classes are available. Whether you choose to prepare your own meals, enjoy the surrounding restaurants or have our chef cook for you you will not be disappointed.

Villa Fontaine sits within its own private estate of five acres of wooded parkland, yet ten minutes from the centre of Aix-en-Provence. It can sleep ten people in five beautiful bedrooms, and two in its private chalet in the grounds. You can host large parties around its terrace and pool house, with its own well designed kitchen. Ideal for wedding and family celebrations. Yet with enough quiet space to suit most moods. In certain situations we will accept reservations for a minimum stay of four nights. The appropriate seasonal rate applies on a pro-rata daily basis. Please not that the Villa and the surrounding space is a non smoking area. Guests who disregard this will forfeit their deposit. During the months of June, July and August we require a stay of at least seven nights. Our rental periods begin and end on Saturdays.

Marseilles International Airport 25 minute drive, TGV Aix-en-Provence rail station 15mins. (TGV Paris - Aix 2.5hrs). Car Hire available from both.

Within easy reach of Arles or Avignon Villa Fontaine is also well situated for exploring the south of France. West to the salt lagoons & flamingos of the Camargue, east to the wilds of the Gorges of Verdon and pre-Alps (skiing in winter)), and south to the colourful sophistication's of the Cote d' Azur, a pleasure to explore in the quiet of winter.

The palace of the Popes in Avignon, the Roman Arena of Arles and the tree-lined boulevards of the university city of Aix-en-Provence offer more local surprise and charm as well as quality shopping and a host of Cultural events for example the Aix Music Festival and Opera, Museums and excellent restaurants, The International Photography Meeting in Arles along with its Roman Theatre. Please note that if you choose to pay using the Homeaway system they charge a five percent service fee as well as a credit card fee of two percent and if you elect to pay in a currency other than U.S. dollars a currency exchange fee. Payments made directly to owners in dollars are exempt from these fees. Due to security concerns we ask that guests make babysitting and taxi arrangements only through our concierge/housekepper.
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Member since: 2011

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/23/2017

Property Type

  • Villa
  • 4500 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 12
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    35 years of age, children allowed....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Pets considered and only with prior permission ...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    Wheel chair access though out the main floor level. Swimming pool heated with handrails though out ( may through sept) if requested. Pool is equipped with hand rails....moreless

Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 6-12

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • A private Michelin Star quality chef is available for special diners and cooking classes...moreless


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (3) one french satelitedish, two from the uk...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Racquetball
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


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


  • Air Conditioning:

    all bedrooms are air -conditioned...moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Dialup Access
  • Filtered Water
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Macintosh Computer
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Reverse Cycle Air Conditioning
  • Secure Parking
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    industrial size with dryer...moreless

  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove:

    Pizza oven...moreless


  • Catering Available:

    An english speaking chef is available. ...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher:


  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    two ovens, seven burners, two refrigeraters and one independiente freezer....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    (2) with ice makers...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Jacuzzi
  • Private Pool:

    with jacuzzi and hand rails.heated to max of 24 c temperature ...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


from 25 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring Season
Apr 29 - May 26, 2017
7 night min stay

High Season
May 27 - Jun 30, 2017
7 night min stay

Peak Season
Jul 1 - Aug 25, 2017
7 night min stay

High Season
Aug 26 - Sep 29, 2017
7 night min stay

Fall Season
Sep 30 - Oct 28, 2017
7 night min stay

Mar 31 - Apr 27, 2018
7 night min stay

Spring Season
Apr 28 - Jun 1, 2018
7 night min stay

High Season
Jun 2 - Jun 29, 2018
7 night min stay

Peak Season
Jun 30 - Aug 31, 2018
7 night min stay

High Season
Sep 1 - Sep 28, 2018
7 night min stay

Fall Season
Sep 29 - Nov 2, 2018
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$5,000 $12,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,500


In certain instances we will accept four day minimum stays.

A $1500.00 security deposit is required to be returned within two weeks if no;

damage has occurred . All payments are by Bank to Bank wire transfer; or if you prefer you may use the Homeaway payment system. There is a charge of 3% if you choose to pay by credit card. All payments are in USD a 2 % currency exchange fee is charged if payment is made in another currency.

Manager's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 05/23/2017
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20 Miles
Nearest Airport
Marseille-Provence Airport
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Pont Royal
15 Miles
Nearest Train
TGV Provence Station
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
A9, DN7
30 Miles
Nearest Beach

Car: Necessary

6 kilometers from Aix en Provence.


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2007

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
The Villa and its five acres with the exception of the top flood is ramped and wheelchair accessible

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/23/2017

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  • Front view of the Villa. Property faces south

    Front view of the Villa. Property faces south

  • Dining room

    Dining room

  • View from Orangerie

    View from Orangerie

  • Living Room Sofas

    Living Room Sofas

VRBO #343078

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Tuesday, May 23, 2017

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