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East Wing Of Provence Farmhouse, Paradou near St Remy de Provence

Bedrooms 2
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, 4 Sleeps

Self contained, completely private two bedroomed wing of converted farm , set in nine acres of countryside. Recent conversion with air conditioning , farmhouse kitchen / diner and conservatory /sunroom with satellite TV , laundry room and downstairs WC. Upstairs is bathroom/WC with bath and shower , and two air conditioned bedrooms - smaller one with twin beds which can lock together, and larger with double bed , cot available. The conservatory leads onto completely private small walled flower garden , safe for young children. Outside this area are the grounds of the farmhouse with olive grove , boules court , paddock and stunning family pool ( 13m X 5m) all of which the tenants may use. The owners who work as doctors in Paradou live in the main building with their delightful St Bernard dog ..

Susan Dawson
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 19, 2017

About Susan Dawson

As British doctors , having always been in love with France , we set up a general practice in the village of Paradou 28 years ago , while bringing up our five children in the local schools.

Susan Dawson purchased this farmhouse in 1988

Why Susan Dawson chose France

Mas Magali is unique in that it is completely peaceful and rural but only five minutes from the bustling village of Maussane Les Alpiles and the quieter village of Paradou .

What makes this farmhouse unique

We are so near the historic towns of Arles , Avignon, Nimes , Marseille and Aix en Provence . The Mediterranean and the hillside villages of the Luberon are both an easy drive away .


Paradou Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • swimming


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

East Wing Of Provence Farmhouse, Paradou near St Remy de Provence
average rating of 4.888889 based on 9 reviews
Offord D Arcy, Cambridgeshire

An Enchanting Holiday Let

  • 5 of 5

We all enjoyed our stay. Jeremy and Sue are the ideal hosts, friendly , caring and helpful. Paradou is an ideal place to explore all the beautiful villages and towns that are in this area.

The cottage would take some finding, if not for Jeremy meeting us in Paradou! However if you love peace and quiet , and beautiful surroundings this is an ideal location - even though the roads are a bit bumpy to reach it.

The wifi is not very good - but the bonus is it stops the work emails!

The local resturant in Paradou 'Le Bistro du Paradou' is an absolute must. Wonderful rustic food, great service and excellent value for money.

Thank you for a lovely stay and truly wonderful experience .

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fareham, Hampshire, England, UK

Fantastic week's holiday in Paradou

  • 5 of 5

If you're looking for a taste of the real Provence then this accommodation is the place for you. We, my husband and adult son, were guided to the property by our host Jeremy as it is well off the main road and a distance down a narrow track. So far so good. We arrived at the Mas to be met by Sue and both she and Jeremy went out of their way to welcome us to their house. Not only was the accommodation comfortable and typical of the farmhouses of this area, it also had many of the benefits of modern living. Ok, the WiFi wasn't 100% but that wasn't why we were there. If you want high tech go somewhere else but the the ambience of the place, the birds, Provencal nature at its best and the privacy offered make this a wonderful base for a relaxing holiday. It was sublime to wake up to the sound of nightingales and serins in the warmth of a Provencal morning. Weather was fantastic which always helps.

Sue had provided some welcoming extras; marmalade (delicious, home made I think), milk, coffee, fruit and of course the much appreciated wine to go with our first evening's meal. Sue had thoughtfully provided a lasagna for our dinner knowing we would need something substantial after travelling from the northern French coast in one day. It was very much appreciated. By the end of our week we felt like we had made new friends.

There's no doubt in our minds that next time we are visiting Provence for bird watching, visiting vinyards, or the wonderful towns in the area, this will be the place that we'll come back to. Many thanks Sue and Jeremy for making our holiday a great one.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. Jessie,we really enjoyed having you and we learnt a lot more about our own birdlife ! Here's hoping you come again !
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Great short stay in Paradou

  • 5 of 5

This was perfect for our young family. The farm is secluded and quiet, and safe for our daughter to explore on her own. There is a horse that grazes in a nearby field that provided endless entertainment for our daughter when we weren't out exploring. Location is great and near many of the attractions in Provence. We took day trips to Arles, the Luberon, and Aix during our four day stay.

Hosts Sue and Jeremy are very sweet and had some basic food staples (including wine) ready for us on arrival. Thank you both!

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Justin - our pleasure . First guests of the season !
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Rural Manitowoc County, WI

Serenity in Provence

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I recently returned from a beautiful week long stay at Mas Migali

( east wing farmhouse). Our goal was to live as a local while in Provence and have a sense of community as well as a hub for daily excursions. This was the perfect place for us. The two story apartment was more like a cozy home than an apartment. It is surrounded by pastures and serenity! Susan and Jeremy are gracious hosts and made us feel welcome and we're extremely helpful. ( FYI: for the non French speaking guests, no worries as Susan and Jeremy speak perfect English because they are British and a lovely couple).

We brought with us an international GPS which was a "life saver" so to speak as this peaceful property is remote and it does take a bit of practice to find. No need to worry though about initially finding the farmhouse as Susan and Jeremy met us in Paradou and we followed them.😀

I cooked dinner every night and loved the kitchen, it is very well equipped. There also is a charcoal grill outside the sunroom which we used almost every night.

The beds were very comfortable; the air conditioning was wonderful; having upstairs and downstairs bathrooms were really convenient); grocery shopping in a nearby village was fun and well stocked with all the neccecities/a little bit of everything. Open air markets rotate from village to village and we truly enjoyed buying what we needed and some souvenirs to take home as well.

We highly recommend this lovely home.... we hope to return!

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A bit of heaven in Provence!

  • 5 of 5

The review prior to ours says a lot of what we felt after staying here! It was exactly what we needed after a very long trip. This was our first place to stay in a month long visit to a variety of areas in France. The site was completely secluded and absolutely beautiful. The garden is something out of a magazine, with heaps of lovely lavender. Our nine year old son was smitten by Diablo, the horse and Toby, the giant St. Bernard. He also thoroughly enjoyed the large pool on some very warm days! The gite is very well equipped. Since we were arriving after a long journey, we asked Susan if she could stock us up on a few basics before we arrived, and we could pay her back. She was so kind to get us our first nights dinner, along with some bread, yummy locally made orange marmalade, eggs, fruit and wine! Thank you Susan :) It was very nice to have a half bath downstairs. The wifi was super fast and reliable, although we didn't use it much, it was nice to have when needed. It was great to have a washer and dryer on site as well. What is wonderful, is how close you are to many, many different sites to see in Provence. We were completely happy with our stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Exactly what we'd hoped for

  • 5 of 5

For our three-week stay in the Bouche-do-Rhone (Mouth of the Rhone) region of Provence in southern France, we'd wanted a retreat that would give us both a peaceful environment to come home to at the end of the day. We'd wanted country, natural beauty, a place to swim, a place to walk right from our front door. We got just that.

This is a two-story apartment at the end of a renovated barn. The couple who own the property live in the main section and at each end of the building is a separate living space. We never saw the other party, so we felt we were alone in the peaceful countryside -- perfect for us. Our main companion was a lovely old horse grazing in a field.

This unit had everything we could have wanted -- a comfortable king bed in an air conditioned master bedroom; a second bedroom with two single beds, which we used as a dressing room; a fully equipped Provence-style kitchen with a large old table; a separate living area great for reading at night; a full bath upstairs and a half-bath downstairs.

The hosts were extremely gracious and, indeed, helped us figure out some destinations that we might have missed otherwise. This country property comes fully equipped with wonderful country lanes for casual walking, and even with a few gentle hikes in some of the ancient hills, for a bit of a challenge.

The road up to the property is not paved in some areas and can be rather bumpy, particularly after a rain when the potholes tend to widen. We love this, as it added to our sense of quietude. But if you're not used to country living, you might have a different opinion.

All in all, a completely delightful place that we would highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
4 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
les baux de provence
Nearest Train
30 Kilometres
avignon TGV
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
bistrot de paradou
Nearest Beach
50 Kilometres
stes marie de la mer and cassis
Car: necessary

Beautiful tranquil location set in the heart of Provencal countryside , perfect to explore : short drive to stunning Roman town of Arles ( 20 mins by car) lovely towns and villages such as St Remy ( 20mins ) Maussane with13 restaurants in pretty village centre ( 7mins) and only 50 minutes from major historic cities such as Nimes , Avignon and Aix en Provence . The Mediterranean is only 1 hour away - Stes de Maries de la Mer , Cassis or Marseille .


Rates & Availability

Paradou Farmhouse Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Mar 12 2017 - Jun 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
high summer
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
Sep 1 2017 - Jan 6 2018
4 night minimum stay
high summer 2018
Jul 1 2018 - Aug 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $326.84
cleaning fee $32.68

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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