Magnificent View with a Pool Near Aix-En-Provence.(18 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Property type:Villa
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Villa, 2 Bedrooms, 2,5 Baths, (Sleeps 4)
To understand the magic of La Calisanne, just read what one of our guest wrote :
'The house could not be more perfect, it has been beautifully designed and we have loved every minute here. My son and husband both play piano and the house has been filled with music. I have enjoyed strolling around the garden and also the views of the Bessillon hills that change by the hour. It is a little piece of heaven.' Sandra P., London.
A FANTASTIC LOCATION
The immediate surroundings are in the heart of nature (vineyards, hills, forests, scrubland) along a no exit road. Here, you may feel at the end of the world… only 3 minutes from the village of Bras, 35 minutes from the elegant Aix-en-Provence and 10 minutes only fromSaint-Maximin and its pittoresque market.
A LUXURIOUS CONTEMPORARY HOUSE
PLENTY OF THINGS TO DO
You will start the day after a fresh, relaxing and absolutely silent night. The sunshine illuminates the house. Open the windows and have your breakfast on the terrace, listening only to the birds. Then you may choose to go for a swim in our infinity swimming pool. You will appreciate the softness of the water chlorine-free.
Or you may decide to go the village of Bras and buy some bread, fresh vegetables from local producers, newspaper, meat and everything you may need. On Wednesday you will experience the famous typical provençal market of Saint-Maximin facing the XI th century Basilique. You may visit the rests of Sainte-Marie-Madeleine, yes, the one of the book, in the crypt. Or if you are there at the end of July, you will have the unique opportunity to participate to the procession : Marie-Madeleine is convoyed in the streets of the town followed by the habitants singing in provençal... a unique, quite impressive experience.
On other days you may spend hours walking in the beautiful streets of Aix-en-Provence and visit its museums, boutiques or enjoy the terraces of the Cours Mirabeau. This attractive and refined city is really like a small Paris.
You may also like to visit numerous vineyards around Bras and Saint-Maximin and taste the famous Coteaux Varois. Or go to the beach at Cassis, Hyères or Saint-Tropez. Or kayaking in the Gorges du Verdon. Or play golf at Nans-les-pins. Or go to Marseille, its Vieux-Port and Calanques and taste the bouillabaisse. All of this, less than one hour drive.
Plenty of our guests feel so good in the house and its 5.600 SQM garden that they are 'stuck' here by the incredibly zen atmosphere. For those who play and those who like to listen, the grand piano will provide you magic nights.
Marseille-Marignane airport : 60'
Aix-en-Provence TGV : 50'
A8 highway exit Saint-Maximin : 12'.
Nice airport : 90'
The next village is Bras, at 1,5 km. (Bakeries, 'tabac' selling newspapers, 2 restaurants, pizza to take away, butcher, small supermarket, bars, post office, small open air market with fresh organic vegetables on Sundays).
Aix-en-Provence city: 35'
Saint-Maximin : 10' (restaurants, supermarkets, bars and all comodities).
Beach : 45' (Cassis, Hyères). Cannes, Saint-Tropez: 1h45'.
Marseille and Vieux-Port : 50'
Golf, tennis : 16 km.
Gorges du Verdon : 50'.
Abbaye du Thoronet : 35'.
Hotellerie de l'Abbaye de La Celle (gastronomic restaurant) at 15'.
Many vineyards and domaines to visit nearby.
Linens and towels included (1 set/person/week). Pool towels included.
Final cleaning : 110 EUR. Cleaning during the stay available on request upon booking (13€/h).
Garden and pool maintenance included.
MINIMUM STAY : 7 days. Stays are from Saturday to Saturday.
Please ask the conditions for late check in.
No pets. Absolutely No smoking.
Minimum age of the renter : 30.
La Calisanne is carbon free and ECO friendly. No gas or oil are used in the property. The cooling/heating systems of the house and pool are powered by heat pumps. Cooking is electric low consumption (induction). The walls and the roof are state-of-the-art isolated. The water of the pool is biologically epurated through a no-chlorine BIO-UV system. The linens and towels are dried in the open air. The spotlights are low-consumption type. So may we ask our guests to take care and help us to preserve this exceptional environment.
Keywords: Aix-en-Provence, villa, mas, charm, pool,Var, luxury house, contemporary house, summer house, vacation rental, house to rent, vacation home, no chlorine pool, infinity pool, view, hills, vineyards, Saint-Maximin, Aix TGV, sleeps 4.
Member since: 2011
- 180 m²
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
- Baby cot available on request upon booking.
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- Softened water in all bathrooms.
- Home cinema, air conditioning in every room and every bedroom.
- DVD Player
- Ping Pong Table
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Rock Climbing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Deck / Patio:
- Lawn / Garden:
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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $656.49
- Final cleaning $120.36
Child friendly. No smoking. Sorry, no pets.
No parties, this is a very quiet environment.
Minimum age of the renter : 30.
8 people maximum.
Stays from Saturday to Saturday.
Check in : from 4 PM to 8 PM.
Check out : 9 AM.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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A grand piano with piano library is available, Music festival of Aix-en-Provence, Small and charming music festivals in the villages nearby, Village feasts during the summer, Fête de la Sainte-Marie-Madeleine in Saint-Maximin (end of July), Museums, galleries, antiques in Aix-en-Provence.
Year Purchased: 2009
About the owner: My husband and myself are frequent travelers so we know very well what is important in a house : the location, the light, the comfort, the quietness, the accessibility. Passionate with music, architecture, design, art and gastronomy, we are keen to share our taste and experience with other travelers. To understand the quality of our properties, please have a look on our reviews : vrbo 351993 vrbo 336932 homeaway 3494891
Why the Owner Chose Bras, France:
We falled in love with the place for the view, the nature and the absolute quietness. Nowhere in the world (and we travel a lot) we found such a zen micro-climate not far from a town. We built the house in 2009 and refurbished it thoroughly. For us, every day here is a delight.
The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
Located in one of the most authentic countrysides of the Var, this contemporary ultra-luxury house facing an amazing landscape offers an exceptional quietness. You will enjoy an infinity no-chlorine pool, a design house, a fully equipped gourmet kitchen, a grand piano. All this, some minutes only from Aix and all the famous centers of interest in Provence. La Calisanne is carbon free and ECO friendly.
Links to more information:
The infinity pool and the view on the mountain.
60 SQ M living room with Large flat screen TV and grand piano.
The large library with the Le Corbusier lounge chair.
The open Kitchen with the integrated dining room.
The main Terrasse and its dining table.
The typical old stone shed in the Garden.
The full en-suite bathroom of the double bedroom ground floor.
The private heated pool and sun beds.
The en-suite shower bathroom in polished concrete concrete .
The view on the Verdon mountains from the Teck Table and Chairs.
The typical village of Bras 1,5 km from La Calisanne
The oak trees in the garden
The façade of La Calisanne.
The Living Room.
The garden near the living room.
The fully equipped open Kitchen.
South Terrace and Pergola.
The king Bedroom (bed 1,80 m)
The double sink of the full Bathroom in Polished Concrete ground floor.
The twin Bedroom (Beds 80 cm)
The teck Table and Chairs under the trees in the Garden.
Vineyard down La Calisanne.
The grand piano in the living room
This listing was first published here in 2011.
Date last modified - Friday, April 14, 2017
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