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Prestigous Estate in Provence on a beautiful horse farm with swimming pool

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms5
Space 4,305 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

About the property

A magnificent estate near Les Baux de Provence, Aix, Avignon and St Rémy de Provence- A beautiful house in the 18th century style- 6 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, large living room with its conservatory, lovely kitchen with adjoining dining room- In a quiet, rural setting in the natural parc of the Alpilles- close to the Mediterranean sea and the wild Camargue- close to the Lubéron , the Roman ruins and the fabulous architecture closeby- restaurants for gourmets,walking trips - Riding lessons can be given by professional instructors as this is a working equestrian farm- All shopping and other amenities not far- housekeeper available- This is a perfect holiday away from home in the natural reserve of the Alpilles -Visit the local markets, historic sites, the roman museums, les Baux de Provence and the Carrières d'Images, the flea markets and the old hill towns of the region- or just farniente by the pool-

Other houses are available on the property for large family or group bookings. One house of about 250m2 with 3 bedrooms - sleeps 6, another house of about 90m2 within closed gardens, with 2 bedrooms,- sleeps 4-, and a third house, of about 90m2, with small enclosed patio, with one bedroom, sleeps 2, and a convertible bed in the living room.Pictures available on request.There is also the recently added luxurious house in Provence which can accomodate 8 people and has a beautiful private pool

More Details

Owner
catherine vaisse
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2017

About catherine vaisse

Passionate breeder of dressage horses, that loves Provence and more generally the South of France especially for it's cultural, gastronomic and architectural features.

This a unique place in a natural reserve, and I would love to continue sharing with others my love of Provence.

catherine vaisse purchased this house in 1993

Why catherine vaisse chose France

A property with a unique location in a very quiet rural setting on 150 acres in the middle of the natural parc of the alpilles, but close to les baux de provence, saint remy, aix en provence, avignon, arles, etc.

Amenities

Mouriès House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 4305 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Noon / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 3 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Prestigous Estate in Provence on a beautiful horse farm with swimming pool
average rating of 4.857143 based on 7 reviews
5

Stunning Estate in Provence! Do not pass up!!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at the estate with my family (all adults). The house itself is gorgeous, but the grounds are truly breathtaking. The landscape is so well done in a traditional French style. You'll just want to walk around the property exploring. The house itself was very comfortable. The bedrooms and bathrooms were nice and clean. My favorite part of the house was the kitchen as it was great for cooking with a family of 7. Catherine, the hostess, organized a wonderful cooking class for us by a local chef. The outdoor patio and pool are also benefits of the estate. You'll basically never want to leave.

Also, it is important to note that there is A/C in the two main bedrooms upstairs, but not in all bedrooms. The weather was temperate enough that it was not an issue though.

As for the hostess, Catherine, she was nice and very responsive to my many questions. Can't recommend this place enough!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: very nice guests- This is what the vrbo experience is about- meeting people and making sure that their trip is a successful one- They certainly did a lot of sightseeing- very clean and respectful of the house and grounds They are welcome back anytime
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5

Unique Property in Outstanding Location

  • 5 of 5

For the first 4 nights we stayed with our two kids (11 & 13), then for the last 3 were joined by 2 other couples and one more child (5). Plenty of room for the 9 of us with each couple and child having their own bedroom. The entire home is very spacious, plenty of room for everyone and the outdoor area is gorgeous with a large pool (constant depth of about 4 ½ ft) perfect for kids or adults.

The location is perfect, a beautiful area of Provence and less than an hours drive to numerous picturesque villages (e.g., Gordes, Loumarin, Les Baux), towns of historical significance (Arles, Avignon), and less than an hour to a surprisingly large sandy beach (Saintes Marie de la Mer).

Having previously rented villas in France and Italy, I can say without reservation this is a spectacular place to stay. The owner, Catherine, is very friendly and knowledgeable about the area, from things to do, to places to eat and markets to visit, far more helpful and available than what one would expect from the property’s host.

The home and the property are absolutely beautiful, well kept and perfect for cooking in, entertaining or just hanging out. If the find the home’s pictures appealing, you are no going to be disappointed. You will love this house.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful Villa in Great Location!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed with three girlfriends in this beautiful place last week. The location is fantastic, you feel miles away from everything (because of the size of the property and the great landscaping), but you are really a short drive from some of the best experiences Provence has to offer. We were able to take in lots of the beautiful hillside villages and go kayaking in the Calanques as day trips.

The photos do not do the interior justice, as there are beautiful antiques throughout the villa and a very well equipped, very large, kitchen and a good size laundry room.

We had a great time relaxing by the pool and having an afternoon Aperol Spritz on the shaded patio.

Catherine was a terrific hostess, very welcoming and with lots of good tips for visitors. She pointed us to a market that wasn't even on our list and it turned out to be a highlight of our trip.

This estate was great for a girls trip (and we could have easily fit a few more), but would also be nice for a family, or a very romantic Honeymoon, since the master suite is huge, sumptuous, overlooks the pool and has his and hers closets and bathrooms!

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A fantastic villa

  • 5 of 5

As you approach the villa's long private driveway you are transported back to another era. The villa is beautiful. You enter through a grand marble foyer and that is just the beginning of your exquisate surroundings. You can spend a day just walking around the amazing property and swimming in the pool. The pictures only begin to do villa justice. Its location is central to most of the major sites. The hostess, Catherine, was very helpful with her recommendations and made our family of 12 adults and an infant feel right at home. Her recomendations for the butcher, bakery and restaurant, Ou Ravi Provencau, were just what we were looking for. We could not have asked fora better, place to stay. Kathy & Bob

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect Provencial Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We recently spent 5 nights in this idyllic country manor conveniently located a short drive to dozens of charming villages and attractions. This property comfortably slept our party of eleven (two families consisting of 4 adults and 7 kids), and could have easily accommodated more had we reserved one of the cottages next door. The moment we turned into the driveway -- a quarter mile long and lined with sycamore trees -- we knew we had chosen wisely. The estate is tucked away on a hidden dirt road with nary a neighbor in sight. It is surrounded by horse fields (it's a working, and highly-decorated equestrian farm), national parkland (with an interesting set of trails) and a diverse array of local flora and fauna. The house is enveloped in an intoxicating smell of jasmine, rosemary and lavender. The pool is gorgeous, set amid a private lawn flanked by and century old olive trees.

Given the beauty of the exterior of the home, it's impressive that the interior of the home far from disappoints. It has beautiful "bones" with stone floors, moldings, high ceilings, elegant living spaces and a modern kitchen. The two master bedrooms are very nice (of the two, the main master is more desirable). The remaining bedrooms are well decorated, but unlike the master bedrooms, lack air conditioning (that said, fans are readily available in all rooms).

Our host, Catherine, couldn't have been nicer. She gave is some great suggestions and greeted us with a cold bottle of rose upon arrival. We hope to visit again, and will definitely recommend this estate to friends.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Voyage à Mouriès

  • 4 of 5

Séjour agréable.

La maison est spacieuse, confortable et bien équipée.

Le jardin et la piscine sont très bien entretenus.

Accueil chaleureux et attentionné des propriétaires.

Idéal pour un séjour en famille.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
marseille
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
2kms
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
mouriès (golfe de servanne) & les Baux de Provence
Nearest Train
35 Kilometres
avignon tgv
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
10 mn
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
mouries , maussane, fontvielle, arles
Nearest Ski
100 Miles
1H30
Nearest Beach
50 Kilometres
camargue, cassis

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $413.32
Damage Deposit $1,180.92

discounts available for longer stays

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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