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Charming Provence House with Swimming Pool Min 6 Days or for a Sabbatical Year

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Last updated: 01/15/2017
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

in a quiet and residential area not far from downtown.

If “Every man has two countries”, it will be “his own and France ”(from Thomas Jefferson).

We would like to propose to our guests through this renting house a “boarding pass”, as easy as possible, towards the Provence destination. We have been used to rent during our vacations abroad so we are fully aware of the comfort and the well-being of our guests.

The owners do their maximum to make your stay in Aix pleasant and memorable. They are native from Aix-en-Provence city and come often for successfully implementing the renting period. Their objective is to offer a relaxing and authentic stay for guests. Our house is warm, friendly and a good to place to stay. It is also a home base for discovering in many directions the whole Provence region. We hope this presentation whets your appetite for further exploration.

Accommodation (130 square meters) + private garden+swimming-pool+outdoor kitchen with BBQ for 6 people.
3 bedrooms (sheets and blankets provided), 2 bathrooms (towels provided), fully-equipped kitchen (dishwasher, microwave, etc), living room with a spacious sunny terrace to have breakfast, drinks or dinner, an outdoor kitchen with BBQ. Heating installation in all rooms as well as Air Conditioning/fans in the bedrooms. Internet and hi-fi system. A cafe machine, what else?
A stairway leads to the sleeping space on the first floor (3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms). Two separate shower rooms. Toilets are upstairs (another one is outside with a shower / private swimming pool).
The garden and neighbourood are in a quiet, semi-country area with local vegetation. The garden is mediterranean-style.The terrace is lovely and a good place for:
- meals
- enjoying a glass of rosé wine
- cooling off from the heat of the city with the possibility of a swimming pool which is around 3 meters wide by 8 meters long.
A parking is possible in front of the house. A Walk in a park (“La Torse”, 5 minutes by foot). The Casino supermarket with a large scale of usual products and typical especially from Provence (less than 10 minutes by car). There is also a bus line going directly to the city center. A taxi ride is possible.
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Speaks: english, french, italian, greek
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 01/15/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 130 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 2-6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Spa treatments at local spa, cinemas (many original version films - Aix is one of the best movie towns in France), tours of historic sights, many cultural activities including theater and concerts, a world-renowned opera festival in summer....moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television


  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Racquetball
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    IN ONE BEDROOM...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    no clothes dryer, it is not necessary in Provence with the sunny weather...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    IN THE living room...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool


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from 4 traveler reviews
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7 night min stay


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Last updated: 01/15/2017
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25 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Airport Marseille Provence
35 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
10 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Gare TGV Aix-en-Provence (main train station)
250 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
2 hours
60 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Carrie le Rouet

Car: Not Necessary

Aix en Provence city

Aix-en-Provence is renowned for being a vibrant, many-coloured and lively town with many events and festivals indeed.

Town of water, town of art... Everyone knows that Aix was built and has developed around this dual identity. Open to the world, it is a city of human dimension (137 067 inhabitants) where the preserved heritage and the city of tomorrow blend perfectly. Here, all is colour and sensation: the light of the sky, the golden stone of the facades, the transparent green of the fountains, the shade of the plane trees, surprises held by the festival nights... Aix-en-Provence also knows how to blend different eras and culture and especially through several museums (« Musée du vieil Aix”, “Musée Granet”, “Musée de la mémoire du Camp des Milles”). Aix's position in the south of France gives it a warm climate. Average days of sun per year: 300. The summer is in general hot with sunny days. In any case, Aix will give you a warm welcome.

Along with activities related to its famous artists Cezanne (Post-Impressionism, la montagne Sainte-Victoire) and Vasarely (Op art movement) but also Picasso (Cubism), guided tours are possible (Tour of historic center, In the steps of Cézanne,…) accredited by the Ministry of Culture and Communication and made by some street storytellers.

At anytime during the year, visitors can take part to French lessons for foreigners, cooking classes or private art tours. It is also possible to be delighted in a state-of-the-art spa built on the authentic ruins of the former Roman spa, offering relaxing cures, massages, water aerobics,… Indeed, discover the Thermes Sextius Spa, the largest wellness area of the region, in the heart of the historical center of Aix en Provence.

You have the possibility to go for shopping reasons downtown:

- market: fresh local products, seasonal fruits and vegetables

- antique shops, arts and crafts

- friendly atmosphere

For more information, go to the tourism office located down below the “Cours Mirabeau” in a new district called “Les allées provençales”.

The Provence region from Aix

Aix-en-Provence is centrally located for day trips to the sensational Luberon Valley and its spectacularly picturesque towns such as La Coste, Gordes, Roussillon (The Ochre Trail, le Colorado provençal, between Luberon and the Vaucluse mountains; 53 kilometers) & Lourmarin (one of the most beautiful villages of France, 35 kilometers); trips to the seaside in Marseille (see below) and Cassis (famous for its cliffs (falaises) and the sheltered inlets called calanques, its white wines), lots of places where you can experience delicious plates, buy regional products, spend good time facing wonderful natural sceneries. Note that the city of Arles (The Roman and Romanesque Monuments of Arles were listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 1981), gateway of the Camargue (“Les Amis des Marais du Vigueirat” offer the public the opportunity to visit a famous nature reserve located in the Camargue), is not so far (70 kilometers). As well, Aubagne (40 kilometers), among other things, is surrounded by the mountain ranges of Garlaban, and Sainte-Baume to the north (the Marcel Pagnol heritage, Santons: small hand-painted terracotta nativity scene figurines).

The Sainte-Victoire Mountain, famously linked to Cézanne and Picasso, is only a short drive away (10 minutes) and allows for hiking, picknicking etc… in a stunning scenery (The Thlonnet village, Roques Hautes, Beaurecueil road…).

The coastal line and the countryside are worth exploring. Give priority to beaches close to de Carry-le-Rouet, Martigues, Cassis, La Ciotat or Bandol (between 30 minutes and 1 hour by car).

Marseille-Provence airport is about 25 minutes from the house. The TGV railway station is about 15 minutes. The house is well situated because not close but too far from the highway in direction of the airport or the train station.

Marseille city has been designated as European Capital of Culture in 2013. Main sights: The Old Port or Vieux-Port, La Vieille Charité in the Panier, The 19th-century Basilica of Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde, The Unité d'Habitation (Le Corbusier), The prison of Château d'If was one of the settings for The Count of Monte Cristo, the novel by Alexandre Dumas, The Musée des Civilisations de l'Europe et de la Méditerranée (MuCEM),… And so on…


Owner info

About the owner: A family house. Guillaume and Cecile : brother and sister. Native from Aix-en-Provence.

Why the Owner Chose Est, Aix-en-Provence, France:
The answer is in the title : Bellevue.

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Speaks: english, french, italian, greek
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 01/15/2017

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Sunday, January 15, 2017

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