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CENTER OF TOWN Maison de Village With Wonderful Rooftop Terrace

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 1,044 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

Our maison de village is conveniently located in the historic center of town in St. Remy de Provence. Centre-ville is a pedestrian-friendly area where all of the stores, restaurants and daily activities take place. No need to drive into town...everything is just around the corner from our home!

Parts of our townhouse date back to the 14th century. It features renovated exposed stone walls, wood beams, ceramic tile floors, a new kitchen, bathroom, bedroom and a sensational rooftop terrace. Some of the ancient stone walls in our home do slowly release a calcium dust so you may note areas of white deposits. This is normal and safe...it is not dirt dust.

Our home is a four story townhouse on a quiet, quaint street in the center of the ancient village.

-The first floor entry has a wonderful sitting room perfect for reading and relaxing.

-The second story has a bedroom with a queen bed, along with a newly remodeled spa-like bathroom including a large walk in shower.

-The third story features a fully renovated stylish Italian kitchen and a cozy and elegant family room.

-The fourth story provides all of the beauty of Provence with a relaxing sun room looking onto a private outdoor terrace with amazing views of other village homes, the neighboring museum and Les Alpilles. It is ideal for relaxation day and night, as well as for aperitifs and meals!

Living in centre-ville, we are ideally situated around the corner from the Hotel de Ville, where all activities, celebrations and markets take place. Boulangeries, patisseries, restaurants, art galleries and stores specializing in Provencal products are located all around just steps from our home.

St. Remy, a village of about 10,000 people, is unique in its history and proximity to the many other jewels of Provence. It is located amongst the ancient Roman ruins of Glanum and boasts the famous psychiatric hospital at which Vincent Van Gogh produced some of his most splendid masterpieces. Nostradamus was born and lived just a few blocks from our home. Outdoor hiking and other activities abound in Les Apilles, the mountains that border our village. Vineyards and olive groves are just minutes away.

We are located about 20 minutes by car from Arles, Avignon, and Les Baux de Provence. An hour or less are Aix-en-Provence, the Luberon mountains (think Peter Mayle novels), the Chateau-Neuf-du-Pape A.O.C wine region, as well as Marseille, Nimes, Montpelier and the Carmargue. The Carmargue is the enchanting, breathtaking 'Wild West' of France that also provides you with multiple opportunities to enjoy the Mediterranean Sea.

Chantal is our amazing caretaker and she can provide wonderful concierge service such as trip planning, etc. for a reasonable fee. Guests may touch base with her for more details.

Keywords: Townhouse, House, Village house, Ancient, Rooftop terrace

More Details

Owner
Karen and Jeff Gutterman
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2017

About Karen and Jeff Gutterman

We are a family from Massachusetts, U.S.A. who fell in love with St. Remy and the south of France many years ago. We spend many of our family vacations at our home and you will note a more personalized feel to our property.

Karen and Jeff Gutterman purchased this house in 2001

Why Karen and Jeff Gutterman chose Provence

This is truly a rare opportunity to 'live' in the center of St. Remy amongst many of the local villagers and experience daily life in the South of France. You will feel as if you are staying in your very own home.

What makes this house unique

There are many personalized touches and we spend quite a bit of time relaxing amongst the many ancient areas of our home. We feel especially drawn to the calm and beauty of our rooftop terrace.

Chantal is our amazing caretaker and she can provide wonderful concierge service such as trip planning, etc. for a reasonable fee. Guests may touch base with her for more details.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Apr 8 - Apr 14,2017

CENTRE-VILLE! LOCATION AND SOPHISTICATED CHARM!!!

The house is amazing and superb. The housekeeper (Chantal) is very kind and give useful tips.
Apr 2017
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Amenities

Saint-Rémy-de-Provence House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1044 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 8:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Not suitable for children ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • RENTAL AGREEMENT MUST BE SIGNED AND RETURNED VIA EMAIL PRIOR TO RENTAL ACCEPTANCE BY OWNERS--PLEASE REVIEW SAMPLE RENTAL AGREEMENT ATTACHED
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Exquisitely newly renovated
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Bed (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Chantal is our amazing caretaker and she can provide wonderful concierge service such as trip planning, etc. for a reasonable fee. Guests may touch base with her for more details. Our home features a fabulous rooftop terrace with views of the village, Museum L'Estrine (Musee de Van Gogh) and Les Apilles.

Reviews

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CENTER OF TOWN Maison de Village With Wonderful Rooftop Terrace
average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews
5

Lovely apartment in the center of a lovely village.

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect apartment for a relaxing stay! We were wrapping up a busy vacation and chose St Remy and this apartment for some quiet time. The village was perfect - plenty to do but not too busy. And the apartment was so good! Stone, brick, wood, a wonderful rooftop deck. We had a great time. I think the only things to be aware of are that (1) there are many stairs in the apartment; there are a total of four levels including the roof, and (2) there is no air conditioning, which is not typically and issue but could be during the hotter times. They do have ample fans however, and shutters, good windows, and thick curtains. We had a marvelous time, thank you!

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

You'll Never Want To Leave!

  • 5 of 5

We arrived and were greeted by Chantal who was great in helping us find the home. After giving

us a tour and showing us all the amenities, she answered our questions and showed us where we could park

our car (a short walk). The home is a Provence delight. Having four floors, and we used them all. It was quite

warm while we were there, but they supply you with large standing fans which made the home very comfortable,

and were very much appreciated. The kitchen has everything you need if you decided to cook and stay in. The shower was amazing, and the bed very comfortable. One of the highlights of this home is its location. In the heart of the old village, it is an ideal location for shopping during the day and dinner by night. Make sure you're there for the Wednesday Market. Amazing, and right there for you to enjoy. The roof top patio was great. Being so warm when we were there it was great for breakfast in the morning, and wine, cheese and bread in the evening. If you enjoy the stars, that's the place to be. Karen and Jeff were great to work with, and we thank them for sharing their Saint Remy home.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Quintessential Provencal Experience

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had the most wonderful time at this gorgeous property in St. Remy. It is fully restored with top of the line Luxurious Bathroom and fully equipped modern Kitchen.

The location is the best you could get. Being in town really made you feel like a local. We met our neighbors who had houses next door and also made new friends at the nearby café.

The Las Casa Gym is the friendliest that my husband had ever encountered on holiday.

Also the market on Wednesday is absolutely the best, not to be missed.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Charming home in the perfect location

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week in this lovely home. Charming, comfortable, all the amenities we needed, and we were able to walk everywhere. Chantal was so helpful. Her English is perfect. We really felt like we had the total experience of living in a village in Provence.

  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ringwood, NJ
5

Perfect location! Beautiful Townhouse.

  • 5 of 5

I knew it was going to be nice but we were so blown away by the beauty of the place that it was hard to leave. The location could not be more perfect and Chantal was such a great local asset. Do stop by her museum. It was great and she was so warm and helpful.

Our days were spent shopping in the local shops, learning about Van Gogh, biking the through the area (twice), taking excursions to the surrounding towns including Aix, Arles & Cassis, and simply enjoying the townhouse. It was so easy to explore the area from the wonderfully central location.

The townhouse itself was very, very clean, well stocked, charming and really felt like home, not just a rental. We loved having wine and sampling different cheese on the terrace.

Jeff & Karen, you have a fabulous place is what is now one of our favorite destinations.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Massachusetts, USA
5

Enchanting home in St. Remy-de-Provence

  • 5 of 5

My daughter and I visited Paris for a week then took the easy train ride down to St. Remy-de-Provence. What a charming and delightful Provencal town with a perfect location to tour the South of France. Situated right in the middle of town, this enchanting rental home is old French charm mixed with modern amenities. The cozy, clean home boost an American size modern kitchen, 2 living areas, fireplace, bedroom with comfy bed and a lovely roof-top terrace to sit and enjoy your morning coffee and pastries from the local bakery which was a 2 minute walk out your front door. There is plenty of space in the house which gave us the ability to have separation to enjoy quiet reading time or a glass of wine after hectic fun-filled excursions visiting nearby towns, winery’s, museums, Roman ruins, Palaces, Grottos… just to name a few. Can’t say enough about Chantal the housekeeper who greeted us, showed us parking and even walked us to the local market, she was an enormous wealth of information regarding things to do, restaurants, directions – we felt like we had our own concierge! If you are visiting Provence it is a MUST to rent this home!

  • Submitted: May 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Point of Interest
Marie de St. Remy de Provence
Nearest Point of Interest
Musee L'Estrine

Not suitable for children due to some staircases being open and without adequate railings

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Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $400

1) GUESTS ARE REQUIRED TO SIGN A STANDARD RENTAL CONTRACT. WE WILL EMAIL THIS TO OUR GUESTS UPON ACCEPTANCE OF BOOKING. GUESTS MUST SIGN AND RETURN THE CONTRACT VIA EMAIL WITHIN 24 HOURS OF BOOKING ACCEPTANCE. IF CONTRACT IS NOT COMPLETED WITHIN THE ABOVE TERMS THEN OWNERS HAVE THE EXCLUSIVE RIGHT TO CANCEL THE BOOKING. BY USING THE INSTANT BOOKING FUNCTION GUESTS UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO THESE TERMS.

2)VRBO/HOME AWAY defaults to an "INSTANT QUOTE" function for all property listings. The "INSTANT QUOTE" may not be accurate for our rental property.

3)The $400 US security deposit refunded minus any damages incurred once guests have completed their rental period.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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