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Charming 19th Century Updated and Air Conditioned Cottage in Village

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Our renovated cottage on a quiet lane with attached old stable, now a garage

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Last updated: 06/14/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This charming typical french semi-detached home is located on a small, quiet lane right in the Village of St Remy. It is a 4 minute walk to the medieval town center and a 2 minute walk to the local tourist office, boules court, small grocery open 7 days a week, local bakery and many restaurants.

The property was completely renovated in 2013 with new wiring, wi-fi , plumbing, plaster, painting, heating and full air conditioning. New bathrooms and kitchen were designed and installed by a well known english designer who now lives locally.

The ground floor comprises the new kitchen, half bath, large dining area for 4 plus additional comfortable seating to read or relax. There is an adjacent sitting room with satellite tv that can be closed off for a quiet space. French doors open onto a secluded walled terrace with dining table and chairs for 4 plus a lounger. The terrace is bordered by plantings including roses, fragrant jasmine and hydrangea. The kitchen has a large fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, hob and oven, coffee machine and toaster plus a wash machine/dryer. The front of the house , opening off the kitchen, has a fenced patio for morning coffee among the flowering planters.

Up the curved stairway are two bedrooms; one with a queen bed and the second with a queen bed that divides into 2 singles if desired. There is a new bathroom with very large shower, toilet and large sink with lots of shelf and drawer space for guests.

The property has an attached garage converted from the original stables. It holds a medium sized car. Large vehicles can be parked a short distance away at the end of the lane.

St Remy de Provence is a magical place that people find they return to year after year. It is at the same time ancient and imbued with modern french chic. It was home to Glanum, founded by the Greeks in the 7th century bc. It later became an important roman settlement. The ruins and museum are fascinating. It was a refuge for Vincent van Gogh who completed many of his famous works depicting the area while in a sanatorium in St Remy. Nearby are the towns of Arles, with its magnificent roman amphitheater and museum, Avignon with its spectacular papal palace and gardens from the 14th century, and the nature reserves of the camargue with its flocks of flamingos and herds of the famous white Camargue horses. Modern day St Remy hosts one of the largest outdoor markets in provence on wednesday mornings as well as many events showcasing the Carmargue cowboys known as guardians riding their white houses and herding the Carmargue black bulls through the streets following the original wall that encircled the town. Wonderful day trips can be taken to the Pont du Gard with its river and amazingly intact roman aqueduct, the famous vineyards of nearby Chateauneuf du Pape and the antique centre of isle sur le Sorgue to name just a few of the nearby attractions.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 65 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    Older children who will exercise caution on open stairway and use stair railing provided....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    This queen bed may be separated into 2 twin beds if needed....moreless

  • Two comfortable bedrooms that share a bathroom with large shower. One bedroom has a queen size bed. The second bedroom has a queen size bed that can be divided to be used as 2 single beds if desired....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 2: toilet

    On ground floor...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    On upper floor Extra large shower with hand / fixed sprayer ...moreless

  • The bathrooms have been completely renovated with new floors, tile walls, all new fixtures and fittings. The downstairs has a small half bath. The upstairs bathroom has a very large shower with built-in shelves and an adjustible hand spray, a large sink with large counter, shelves and drawer storage. A heated towel rail and WC are also in the main bathroom....moreless

Other Amenities

  • This comfortable, just renovated house has a fantastic location just 4 minutes walk from the heart of St Remy, yet on a quiet residental lane occupied by local families. It is possible to enjoy your stay in our property without a car, as all of St Remy with its great shops and boutiques, restaurants, historic attractions, and local events can easily be reached on foot. But if you have a car, you will have a private parking space. We have included a complete list of recommendations of restaurents, attractions, days out, etc compiled by a good friend who is a well known travel writer and blogger on Provance and the St Remy area. If you are new to the area or want to try something different, these recommendations will help you find the local, out of the way places you would not otherwise hear about. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable:

    The house has a FreeSat satelite system with many American, UK, German, French and other language channels and includes many movies....moreless

  • Television:

    The TV in the den can be turned to be viewed in the living/dining room. The den/TV room can be closed off with custom made folding doors to allow for a quiet, divided space if needed....moreless

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Village:

    Located 4 minutes walk to medieval center with many great shops, boutiques, restaurents, cafes and bars plus a twice weekly market. Near by are Roman ruins, nature preserves, museums, and vineyards....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rock Climbing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    The dining table seats four people, but can be pulled out to seat 6 people comfortably to accommodate guests!...moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Every room, including both bedrooms, has its own built-in air conditioning unit operated by a remote control....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    The washing machine is a combination washer/dryer. A small clothes line area has also been set up on the back terrace. Clothes pins/pegs are provided....moreless

  • Garage:

    An attached garage that will hold a small/medium sized car is availabe with a locking door....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Every room has its own independently controlled heating unit operated by a remote control....moreless

  • Internet:

    Wi-Fi will be available. A new internet line was installed in 2014 and service is reliable. ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Each bed is provided with sheets, pillows, pillow cases, duvet and duvet cover and extra blanket....moreless

  • Living Room:

    There is a seating area at one end of the dining/living room with 2 comfortable easy chairs. An adjoining den has TV, a 3 person couch and 2 armchairs and custom folding doors to close off the room...moreless

  • Parking:

    One car, lockable garage availabe for a small/medium size car. For larger car, space is available in the public lot at end of the lane, about 250 yards or along main road....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Guests are advised to use their own cell phones as there is no landline in the house....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bath towels, hand towels, wash clothes are provided for each guest. Dish and hand towels and dish clothes are provided in the kitchen....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    A new washing machine has been installed in the property. An initial supply of laundry soap is provided....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    A Senseo coffee/ espresso maker is included and an initial supply of coffee for the machine will be provided for guests....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Kitchen is completely furnished with service for 6 people and all standard kitchen utensils....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    New built-in, compact size dishwasher. Dish washing soap will be provided...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    The kitchen is completely new with all new appliances, floor, walls and electrics. It includes fridge with separate freezer, dishwasher, hob and oven, microwave, coffee maker, washing machine/dryer...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    New electric built-in oven....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Salt, pepper, sugar and flour are provided as are the first roll of paper towels. Olive oil from the owner's olive grove will be provided....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Brand new large refrigerator with separate freezer...moreless

  • Stove:

    New electric built-in induction top stove....moreless

  • Toaster:

    A toaster is provided...moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    There is a small fenced patio in the front facing a very quiet lane with a small bistro type table and chairs. Also a walled private terrace at the back with dining table and 4 chairs....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season
May 1 - Sep 30, 2016
7 night min stay
$215
Low Season
Oct 1 - Apr 30, 2017
5 night min stay
$190

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Taxes Not included

Manager's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting manager when booking


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Last updated: 06/14/2016
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Location

52 Miles
Nearest Airport
Marseille
0.1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Many
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Golf des Baux de Provence
12 Miles
Nearest Train
Avignon TGV
0.6 Miles
Nearest Motorway
A7 Motorway
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
many
48 Miles
Nearest Ski
Station de Ski du Mont Serin - Mont Ventoux
40 Miles
Nearest Beach
Saintes Maries de la Mer

Car: Recommended

 

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Photos

  •  Our renovated cottage on a quiet lane with attached old stable, now a garage

    Our renovated cottage on a quiet lane with attached old stable, now a garage

  • View of back terrace with dining for four.  New plantings are growing quickly.

    View of back terrace with dining for four. New plantings are growing quickly.

  • Sitting area in the dining room - taken from the adjoining stair way.

    Sitting area in the dining room - taken from the adjoining stair way.

  • Dining table with view to front door and kitchen on the left.

    Dining table with view to front door and kitchen on the left.

  • New kitchen with new appliances-dishwasher, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, micro

    New kitchen with new appliances-dishwasher, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, micro

  • Large bedroom with queen size  bed  - all new furniture

    Large bedroom with queen size bed - all new furniture

  • Second bedroom with new queen size bed that can be divided into 2 twin beds

    Second bedroom with new queen size bed that can be divided into 2 twin beds

  •  All new bathroom with large shower and lots of shelves and drawers for guests

    All new bathroom with large shower and lots of shelves and drawers for guests

  • local street scene in the medieval heart of St Remy de Provence

    local street scene in the medieval heart of St Remy de Provence

  • Part of the Roman ruins at the edge of St Remy dating from 1st century AD

    Part of the Roman ruins at the edge of St Remy dating from 1st century AD

  • Front patio for a morning cup of coffee.

    Front patio for a morning cup of coffee.

  • Dining/sitting room with view into TV den and out to back walled terrace.

    Dining/sitting room with view into TV den and out to back walled terrace.

  • Sitting area at end of dining room with view out to walled terrace at back.

    Sitting area at end of dining room with view out to walled terrace at back.

  • TV/living room off dinning area that can be closed off with custom folding doors

    TV/living room off dinning area that can be closed off with custom folding doors

  • New half bath on ground floor

    New half bath on ground floor

  • Another view of first bedroom with large wardrobe containing drawers.

    Another view of first bedroom with large wardrobe containing drawers.

  • Another view of second bedroom made up as queen size bed.

    Another view of second bedroom made up as queen size bed.

  • Another view of extra large shower and heated towel rail.

    Another view of extra large shower and heated towel rail.

  • One of many beautiful squares in St Remy with artesian fountain and local museum

    One of many beautiful squares in St Remy with artesian fountain and local museum

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Monday, September 26, 2016

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