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YOU CAN HAVE IT ALL !! BEAUTY, A/C, LOCATION,VIEW,TERRACE,PARKING!!!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedrms, 2 baths, terrace, Amazing view, parking, Ideal loc historical town!!

Spacious, airconditionned bright Loft in a 17th century building with views of both historical old town section of Aix-en-Provence and St. Victoire Mountain made famous Cezanne's paintings.

The loft is decorated in a modern, tasteful style with many references to historical French styles, and is ready for you to fully enjoy your stay in Provence. This loft, just renovated, includes queen size beds in both the master bedroom (which has a fireplace), and guest rooms (the guest room can be configured as two single beds as well).

A beautiful indoor stairway leads to a private, spacious roof-top terrace where you can enjoy meals and admire the gorgeous views.

The main bathroom has a stand alone soaking tub, the second bathroom with an open Italian shower. The kitchen is generously equipped with all the modern conveniences. systems will add to your comfort.

The kitchen counter seats four (counter stools) The living area includes a fireplace, stone floors, plenty of light and a big screen television with a few english channels. The built-in air conditioning and heating systems will add to your comfort. There is also WIFi access and a landline phone ( free international calls to Canada, U.S.A, Australia and Many European countries). An instruction book is provided to you upon your arrival with local restaurant recommendations and places to visit.

The loft reflects a tranquil, modern-eclectic style and is just two blocks away from the famous outdoor flower and produce markets, cafes, shops, restaurants and museums of beautiful Aix-en-Provence.

Keywords: Aix en provence, 2 bedrooms,2 baths A/C, historical town, terrace, view, Parking in 17th century building,

More Details

Owner
Kristine and Thierry
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french, italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 27, 2017

About Kristine and Thierry

Antique dealer Franco American from San Francisco specializing in 17th & 18th century European Decorative arts,

Kristine and Thierry purchased this apartment in 2006

Why Kristine and Thierry chose Aix en Provence

We bought this property because of the amazing view from terrace and its centered ideal location in the heart of the old town ..we wanted to be able to walk everywhere in aix and never use a car!! We love its southern exposure..we have amazing 5th century A.D Roman galleries under the building with beautiful vaulted ceilings and original roman flooring.

We have the best view of the old town city roofs and mountain ste victoire( made famous by painter Cezanne) from our last floor!!

What makes this apartment unique

Very Bright Spacious, stunning apt, large sunny terrace, Ideal location steps away from farmers markets, shops and restaurants..Best view of Historical town and Famous st Victoire mountain painted by Cezanne.

Amenities

Centre Ville Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4 ...
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • we ask our tenants to water plants
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , italian walking shower, sink and toilet...
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , contemporary large tub with hand held shower
  • contemporary bathroom with a standing alone bathtub and hand held shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - bedroom can be set with twin beds or queen size bed
  • Queen size Beds (1) master bedroom queen (2) guest bedroom can be configured as a queen size bed or twin beds. let owners know.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking
  • rock climbing
  • tennis
Notes:
Private guided tours in provence. Inquire with owners.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(23 traveler reviews)

YOU CAN HAVE IT ALL !! BEAUTY, A/C, LOCATION,VIEW,TERRACE,PARKING!!!
average rating of 4.9565215 based on 23 reviews
5

A perfect apartment

  • 5 of 5

We had a too short stay in Aix the first week in March and loved this apartment! The kitchen is perfectly appointed. The beds are very comfortable and the wifi is good. It is a beautiful place and the rooftop terrace is breathtaking. (We loved the upstairs shower as well). The living area is chicly interesting and comfortable. And it is just steps from everything in Aix. You can be an Aix "local" in this wonderful spot. (The owner's book of insider's tips needs to be read---very valuable information).

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Minneapolis
5

OUR NEW FAVORITE PLACE IN PROVENCE!!!

  • 5 of 5

We spent a wonderful 7 days in this two bedroom apartment. The pictures don't do it justice. The apartment is in the perfect location for enjoying the daily markets and is quiet, comfortable and beautifully decorated.The kitchen is well stocked with everything you need for preparing meals, including some nice serving pieces. Kristine and Thierry have thought of everything to make your stay a memorable one. We spent almost every evening on the rooftop terrace sipping rose wines and eating the fresh produce from the daily market. We appreciated all of the sightseeing tips, which led us on fun adventures to small villages we would not otherwise have known about. Merci beaucoup Kristine and Thierry. a bientot!

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your appreciation of the apt and for taking the time to write this review. We are delighted to know that you both had a marvelous time in Aix. On our side , it has been a great pleasure to welcome you in Provence for your vacation . Thierry and I really enjoyed meeting you both and we take this opportunity to thank you for taking good care of the property as if it was yours . we hope you ll be coming back!! merci encore!!
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5

A remarkable place for an enchanting vacation

  • 5 of 5

We were very pleasantly surprised by this property and used it as our base for a week of bike riding in various directions. The photos don't do it justice! As hosts, Kristine & Thierry were very easy to work with from booking to the final day of our vacation. Kristine has "a book" :) which is very helpful with suggestions and recommendations. This apartment is a short walk to the centre of the city action without yet far enough off the main thoroughfare that noise is not a problem. We started every morning with fresh baked goods from Pâtisserie Weibel, creme fresh and fresh fruit from a delightful farmer's market. So good!! The apartment is on the 4th floor so not too difficult a climb and features spacious rooms, well equipped kitchen and a stunning view from the rooftop terrace. We started and wrapped up everyday on the terrace with breakfast and coffee through to dinner, wine and dessert. In the evening we watched the pink skies of Avignon take over the horizon - simply gorgeous!! The bedrooms are spacious and worked very well for our party of 2 couples. Laundry was easy to access and the heat of the day quickly dried our biking gear each afternoon so we were set for the following day. Pictures and words don't do the apartment or city justice ... you just have to visit!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Keith for your appreciation of the apartment and Aix en provence. You are right.. the light in Aix is quite striking....!! so please to hear that you have enjoyed your short time with us here in provence, and thank you for taking the time to write this review. a bientot! Kristine and Thierry
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5

Perfect apartment for a week of hot weather in Aix

  • 5 of 5

Kristine has created a beautiful apartment , the roof terrace is what drew us to the apartment & was a beautiful place to sit early in the morning & later in the evening, overlooking the rooftops of Aix. However the excellent air con was certainly greatly appreciated. It was wonderful to come home to such a beautiful, cool & well appointed apartment after exploring Aix & the surrounding areas.The added extras like a bottle of Provence Rose on arrival & a pantry full of kitchen staples was certainly appreciated. K ristine was a charming host & couldn't have been more helpful, giving us many suggestions - where to eat, drink, have a massage & the towns in Provence we couldn't miss. She was right every time. Thank you so much Kristine we loved our time in your beautiful town & wonderful apartment . We would highly recommend it. We stayed in several apartments during our months holiday & the attention to detail & Kristines assistance definitely made this our favourite!

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you both for your nice review, it is greatly appreciated, we also wanted to thank you for leaving the apt is such immaculate condition; the great thing about having this rental apt is you get to meet wonderful people from all over the world, and they all come to you, isn’t it great??? I Hope you had a nice time in Paris. thank you again for your appreciation. kind regards, kristine and Thierry
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Jenkintown, PA
5

Provence at it's very best!

  • 5 of 5

If one were to sum up the perfect trip, this would be it! Kristine and Thierry's beautiful apartment is located in a marvelous location. It is in the heart of the old town, with markets, shopping and sightseeing a short walk away and for those who want to venture further afield in Provence this makes the perfect base. Kristine and Thierry provided wonderful insight into some destinations and the warmest of welcomes. The apartment has been lovingly renovated and restored to the highest standards. It has all the modern conveniences whilst retaining all of it's old world charm. The rooftop terrace is an absolute delight! My daughter and I explored Aix as well as hiking the Calanques and Mt. Ventoux. Coming 'home' to the the apartment provided a magical end to the day! Many thanks Kristine and Thierry for your kind and thoughtful hospitality. We look forward to seeing you again very soon! Kindest regards, M & A.

  • Submitted: May 27, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfection in Provence!

  • 5 of 5

Look no further if you are seeking luxury accommodations in Aix. Our stay at this lovely loft was wonderful. From beginning to end our hosts made sure we were well taken care of. Communication to arrange our stay was easy, friendly and warm. Once we arrived to Aix we were greeted with a welcoming reception. K (one of the owners) reviewed some of the highlights in Provence so that our time there would be well spent. The apartment itself is perfectly situated in old Aix and close to markets, cafés and sites. It was clean, safe, extremely well appointed and the beds were very comfortable. The terrace is truly sublime, offering a superlative view of Mont Ste.Victoire , the surrounding countryside and the rooftops of Aix. We had use of a car and were able to visit Arles, Lourmarin, Chateauneuf des Papes, Pont du Gard and Ventabren. Upon return we routinely retreated to the terrace for a glass of rose. Aix was lively when we were there as the students were returning, this added to the vibrancy. We highly recommend La Maison Mamoune. Thank you so much K & T ! We'll be back! a bientot, W & A (North Vancouver, Canada)

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
MARSEILLE MARIGNANE PROVENCE AIRPORT
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
2 BLOCKS AWAY
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
MARSEILLE
Nearest Golf
9 Miles
CHATEAU DE L ARC 15MN DRIVE
Nearest Train
12 Miles
AIX TGV STATION 15MN
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
A BLOCK AWAY
Nearest Ski
100 Miles
SOUTHERN ALPS SKI RESORT
Nearest Beach
25 Miles
CASSIS BEACH
Car: not necessary

IN JULY WORLDLY KNOWN MUSIC & OPERA EVENT FESTIVAL

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Rates & Availability

Centre Ville Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High season
Apr 1 2017 - Nov 1 2017
4 night minimum stay
$300
$1,607
 
 
low season
Nov 2 2017 - Apr 1 2018
4 night minimum stay
$278
$1,476
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$278
$1,509
 

Additional information about rental rates

$500 euros or a US Check in the amount of $650 for security deposit which will be returned at the end of stay after checking premises.
cleaning fee 75€ to be paid at the end of stay

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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