Le Mas Du Philosophe, Large Traditional Villa in Provence.(5 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Property type:Villa
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Villa, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8)
The village of Simiane (1,5 km) offers 2 traditional boulangeries, 2 pharmacies, 2 grocery shops, a butcher and the not to be missed pétanque area where the villagers play every day under the plain trees.
Take away pizza is available every evening on the main square.
The village of Mimet (4 Km.) is a small picturesque village on the top of a hill with a good restaurant with excellent views (the highest village in Provence) on the Mountain Sainte Victoire, painted hundred times by Cézanne.
2 International schools within 15 mn drive and International Lycée (public). Ideal base for a family gap year. Public transport (bus) and train (10 Mn to Aix en Provence, 14 mn to Marseille).
Keywords: Le Mas du Philosophe is a beautiful large traditional villa which lies between Simiane Collongue and Mimet. Surrounded by fertile, colourful countryside, the house provides an ideal base for families wishing to explore the region. Whilst the house lies in beautiful peaceful countryside, it is close to all amenities and within just under 10 minutes you are on the highways which take you to the beach, Marseille, Aix, the Camargue, the Lubéron or the Côte d’Azur.
This 4 bedroomed traditional Provençal house is with open beams, traditional fireplaces and terracotta floors. It has a large sitting room, a Provençal kitchen and is situated in a totally secluded area on 7 acres of hillside land with stunning views of the Chaine de l’Etoile national park and the famous Pilon du Roy. There is a large mature, secluded garden with surrounding pine forest and olive and almond grove. The house has its own beautiful tiled swimming pool surrounded by pine trees.
Member since: 2012
- 260 m²
- Vacation Rental
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
- Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (2)
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Theme Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Mountain View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Mountain Biking
- Rock Climbing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Seating for 12 people
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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $533.97
Pure Vintage MGB 1971, available for rent (2 seaters). Contact us for more details.
50% deposit by bank transfer. Please contact us for more details.
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Jazz and World Music festivals within 30 mn drive. Outdoor activities and sport center within 15 mn drive. Horseback riding 5 mn. Supermarket 2km. Beach 19 km.
Year Purchased: 2005
About the owner: British and French mixed couple, in love with Provence, sun, sea and good hiking areas. Lived in Italy and East Africa for many years we finally found our home sweet home !
Why the Owner Chose Simiane-Collongue, France:
Perfectly located between the fabulous seaside and the mountains, we enjoy also the cultural aspect and of course the French cuisine.
The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
Very well situated near highway access, airport (20 mn) and Aix TGV station (fast train: 3 hours to reach Paris). Great local market 3 times a week in the nearby village. Absolute silence and privacy. Refreshing pool and tree house for fun. Concerts and festivals with international artists and the not to be missed Aix Festival (classic). Original language movies in many cinemas around. Welcome to Provence !
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Top location for breakfast!
A table with a view... Meals on the terrace.
American fridge, ice maker, micro wave, Lacanche cooker, dishwater etc.
Living area with wooden beams.
One of the double bedroom with antique wooden bed and silk top.
Walk-in shower and hammam (steam bath).
Bathroom with shower, first floor.
A poet has been there...
Double bedroom, first floor.
Tree house, kids love it !
Thank you !
Glorious wisteria !
Super equipped kitchen for a gourmet family.
Swimming pool (10m x 4m) with roman steps.
Fireplace for chilly evenings.
Bathroom in local stone (Pierre de Rognes). Double sink, bath and shower.
2nd bathroom upstairs, directly connected to the master bedroom.
Master bedroom, first floor.
Real one from Italy!
This listing was first published here in 2012.
Date last modified - Friday, December 02, 2016
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