Fabulous Rambling Contemporary Home in Les Baux, Near Maussane and St Rémy

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Last updated: 10/20/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-14 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Our beautiful single storey home is built around a shady central courtyard but has views in all directions. There are four bedrooms, four bathrooms (three of which are ensuite). The living room has glass walls on two sides opening onto the covered terraces and the wonderful views over the garden, the heated pool and beyond. The huge kitchen, light and airy, also has huge sliding doors onto the covered terrace; the kitchen table seats ten and there is also a fully equipped back kitchen (walk in pantry).
A large dining room opens both into the courtyard and out to the garden and olive grove (table seats ten).
There is also a television room and a laundry.
The courtyard is also equipped with seating and another dining table, as are the covered terraces, allowing for many different possibilities depending on the weather or your mood.
The 15 x 5 metre heated salt water mosaic tiled swimming pool is surrounded by the olive trees and the views of the rocky hills surrounding the property are sublime.
My husband's architectural practice is next door to the house which means there is a source of information available during office hours in the week. The office in no way impinges on the house.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 3200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Opens onto courtyard with air con ceiling fan & TV...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 king

    Opens onto garden, dressing room, air con...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Opens onto courtyard, ceiling fan...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

    Opens onto courtyard, ceiling fan, air con and TV...moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo:

    Sonos system installed...moreless

  • Television:

    Television in Living room, TV room and Beds 1&2...moreless

  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Our property is surrounded by the stunning rocky outcrops of the Alpilles...moreless

  • Rural:

    Beautiful rural setting in the Alpilles National Park but only minutes from one of the worlds best restaurants, la Baumanière....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Golf
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Large dining room opening both sides into courtyard and garden, table seating ten. Underfloor cooling....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Underfloor cooling and ceiling fans in main areas, air conditioning and/or ceiling fans in bedrooms and TV room...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Open wood fire...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    There is a walking machine and cross trainer in back of the TV room...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central heating, underfloor in main rooms, radiators elsewhere...moreless

  • Internet:

    WiFi Internet...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    2 x dishwashers...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    very large kitchen with long work surface, gas hob, double ovens, double fridge with ice maker, two dishwashers, table seating ten. Microwave, kettle, coffee maker, toaster, mixer, blender etc...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    2 x Siemens...moreless

  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    Liebherr side by side fridge freezer with ice-maker. Under counter fridge...moreless

  • Stove:

    5 ring hob...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Covered terraces stretch around the main living areas...moreless

  • Golf:

    Is available at Les Baux (Domaine de Manville, 3kms) or Mouriès (Sarragan, 10kms)...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas BBQ (Weber)...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool:

    The pool is 15 metres long and heated, allowing for swimming from April to October....moreless



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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Apr 8 - Apr 28, 2017
7 night min stay

Apr 29 - Jun 30, 2017
7 night min stay

Jul 1 - Aug 5, 2017
14 night min stay

Sep 8 - Oct 28, 2017
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,086.58

Owner's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 10/20/2016
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58 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Marseille Marignan
5 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Les Baux
34 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Avignon TGV
14 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
St Martin
2 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Les Baux
58 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Camargue Les Saintes Maries

Car: Necessary

Our property is set nestled and hidden in the heart of the Alpilles hills, at the very centre of Roman Provence.The property is surrounded by olive trees and beyond these are pines and rocky outcrops on all sides. A shady central courtyard is perfect for lunch or supper outdoors and there are extensive covered terraces around the living areas. We are a short drive from St Rémy and from Arles, both bursting with history. The Alpilles are studded with small villages all with different characters and attractions. Our local villages of Maussane and le Paradou, just five minutes in the car, are full of excellent local bakers, butchers, grocers, restaurants that we'll be happy to point you towards. The house is perfectly situated to make the most of the many historical sites and villages or just perfect for chilling out by the pool. Arles still uses both its Roman arena and theatre for shows and events of all sorts. There are markets on different days in all the local villages where you can buy an almost infinite array of local produce from cheeses to olives and even to live chickens. These markets are a must in summer, bursting with colour, produce and new discoveries.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003

About the owner: I moved to Provence with my husband David in 1989, from London. We immediately fell in love with the area, our children were born here, and in a blink twenty-seven years have passed!

Why the Owner Chose Les Baux-de-Provence, France:
We lived previously in Paradou - all of 5km away! - and wanted find a house in the hills. When we arrived at the entrance we were so taken with the views we said we would buy it without even seeing the house. You will see what I mean when you get here!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This is a really wonderful spot, spectacular scenery, total peace and quiet and yet only minutes from a hot cup of coffee and croissant in our local village!

Contact us

Speaks: english, french



  • The pool in the morning light

    The pool in the morning light

  • The terrace

    The terrace

  • Comfy seating

    Comfy seating

  • The property from the ridge behind the house

    The property from the ridge behind the house

  • A dream of summer

    A dream of summer

  • The courtyard

    The courtyard

  • Dining room (yes it's Christmas)

    Dining room (yes it's Christmas)

  • The kitchen

    The kitchen

  • The back kitchen/ pantry

    The back kitchen/ pantry

  • Bathroom1


  • Bedroom 2

    Bedroom 2

  • Bedroom 3

    Bedroom 3

  • Lazy day in Provence

    Lazy day in Provence

  • the covered terrace

    the covered terrace

  • Terrace dining area

    Terrace dining area

  • Come on in

    Come on in

  • Shady courtyard dining area

    Shady courtyard dining area

  • Living room

    Living room

  • The dining room

    The dining room

  • The kitchen

    The kitchen

  • Bedroom 1

    Bedroom 1

  • Bedroom 2

    Bedroom 2

  • Bedroom 3

    Bedroom 3

VRBO #641863

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Friday, October 21, 2016

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