St Rémy De Provence - Charming Family House with Large Garden and Pool

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Last updated: 10/25/2016
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Le Mas des Roseaux is a charming 5 bedroom vacation rental set in 3000m2 of beautiful landscaped grounds, all enclosed by reeds ('roseaux') and cypress trees. The property offers complete privacy and is not overlooked by others, whether swimming in the pool, playing croquet on the lawn or dining under the pergola. The pool is at the end of the garden with a lovely view towards the house, and if required for small children can be safely separated by a discreet barrier (removable).
It is a warm and comfortable holiday home for up to 10 people, perfect for a holiday with friends or a family get-together.

The owners often stay at the house which is therefore equipped for a family and maintained to a high level of comfort with all modern amenities. This makes for a welcoming and cosy house, highly recommended by previous renters.

The house has 5 bedrooms, one downstairs and 4 upstairs (4 of them with AC), all with views of the garden. The master bedroom has en suite bathroom with bath and shower and there are 2 other bathrooms upstairs, each with shower and toilet. The downstairs bedroom has its own shower room and toilet next door.

Downstairs you will find a spacious living area with comfortable couches, fireplace, office corner and a separate library area full of English books (and also a handy corner for children to play in!)
There is Wifi, satellite TV, video player, a Bose sound system as well as a printer.
This area opens onto a charming vine-covered terrace overlooking the garden with a table that can sit 14 as well as a small BBQ house.
As the owners love to cook the kitchen is extremely well equipped including a large Lacanche stove, and has a table for up to 10 for eating inside on a cool night.

The pool area has 10 lounge chairs and 2 hammocks. You can choose to sit in the shade of the trees or in the sun as you prefer. There are also plenty of pool toys for kids and even a sandbox in a shady part of the garden for the little ones.
Near the house there are deck chairs, benches and other comfortable chairs for the aperitif with a view of the garden.

The house has an extensive Guidebook not only to the house but to all activities in the area, places to visit, restaurants, markets, sports … , much appreciated by our guests.

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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 275 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome:

    The house has a cot as well as an extra travel cot, high chair, sandbox, tricycle, 3 bikes for 5-10 year olds, some toys esp for little ones...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Large 240cm bed (or 2 single beds) AC...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    160cm double bed, cot, AC...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

    2 single beds 90cm AC...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 double

    Downstairs 140cm double bed, AC...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 king

    160cm double bed fan...moreless

  • 4 out of the 5 bedrooms have Air conditioning, the other has a large fan...moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Our hospitable English speaking caretaker will not only be there to welcome you but also to help out should you have problems or need advice. There is an extensive guidebook to the area and the house. Paul and I are always willing to help you out by email or phone for any inquiries you may have before your arrival....moreless


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    Bose sound system...moreless


  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Tennis


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Large garden table for 12-14 outside on the shaded terrace with big doors to the sitting room. Large table for 10 in the kitchen for cool evenings...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    In 4 of the bedrooms, fans elsewhere...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    wood provided...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:


  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    all bedlinen changed weekly for rentals of 2 weeks or more...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Large cosy sitting room with big windows opening to shady terrace, 3 sofas, fireplace and Satellite TV. Office corner with wifi and printer, separate library with numerous English books and games...moreless

  • Parking:

    For 3 cars - owners' car is parked there...moreless

  • Telephone:

    for incoming calls...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    All towels provided for house and pool...moreless

  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker:

    Nespresso machine, coffee machine, 2 Bodum coffee makers...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Lots of everything...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Large well equipped kitchen for people who love to cook!...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    2 ovens...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Large fridge with freezer and an additional large fridge in the utility room with washer and dryer...moreless

  • Stove:

    Lacanche with 5 burners, 2 ovens...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Bicycles:

    3 adult bikes and 2 children's bikes (6-9 year old)...moreless

  • Golf:

    The nearest is a new 18 hole court at Les Baux (15 min)...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Fun canoeing in Fontaine la Vaucluse 45 min away (can be combined with tree canopying on the other side of the road)...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    3000m2 landscaped garden with a lot of lawn for playing badminton, croquet etc...moreless

Pool / Spa



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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
mid season
Oct 2 - Oct 29, 2016
7 night min stay

Low season
Oct 30 - Dec 17, 2016
7 night min stay

Low season
Jan 7 - Apr 29, 2017
7 night min stay

Mid season
Apr 30 - Jun 30, 2017
7 night min stay

High season
Jul 1 - Aug 26, 2017
7 night min stay

Mid season
Aug 27 - Oct 7, 2017
7 night min stay

Low season
Oct 8 - Dec 22, 2017
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $2,182.85
  • Taxes Not included


Cancellation Policy :

Policy available by contacting the owner when booking

Payments by bank transfer

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 10/25/2016
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80 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Marseilles, Nimes
10 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Les Baux
20 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Avignon TGV
30 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
0.8 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Mas Blanc des Alpilles
60 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Saintes Maries-de-la-Mer

Car: Necessary

St Rémy has been described by Forbes Magazine as one of the 10 most idyllic places to live in Europe. With its numerous cafés, restaurants, chic boutiques, art galleries, bustling market, craft and artists market every Tuesday night it is indeed charming and the centre of town is all pedestrian.It is also the home to the Romans - the Glanum ruins go back to the 6th Century, as well as Van Gogh and Nostradamus.

Going a little further afield you have Les Baux de Provence, le Cathedrale des Images with its outstanding'Son et Luminières' exhibitions as well as the much sought after villages such as Eygalières and Mausanne set in the midst of olive groves and vineyards.

Less than an hour away you can explore one of France's biggest antique markets in Isle-sur-la-Sorques, visit Luberon with its picturesque villages Lourmarin,Bonnieux and Rousillon.

And then of course you have Avignon with its papal palace and its summer theatre festival, Marseille with its stunning new museum Mucem, music festivals of very standards (classical, rock, jazz) -you will need weeks to explore it all!


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: We are an English/Danish couple who have lived in the Paris area for the past 35 years. We come down to the sun regularly as do our daughters with their children (from Rome and Brussels).

Why the Owner Chose Mas-Blanc-des-Alpilles, France:
it has everything except the sea - and even that is only an hour away : Provence life and apparently the sunniest place in France, world-class music/dance/theatre/photography festivals in the surrounding area, possibilities for hiking and biking not to forget the good food and wine. The proximity to an airport and a TGV station both for us and our children was an important aspect.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
We spent 10 years looking for a property in the south of France and Italy and ended up deciding on St Rémy. Why? Because of the sun, a great region with numerous and excellent cultural activities (music, theatre, photo etc) and also its outdoor life : hiking in les Alpilles and biking (many bike paths near our house). The Avignon theatre Festival is a fantastic experience as is the Arles Photo Exhibition. This is a place that you can visit all year round which was essential for us.

Contact us

Speaks: english, french, danish, a little Italian and German

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • pool


  • terrace


  • View from the house

    View from the house

  • dinner on the terrace

    dinner on the terrace

  • kitchen


  • Hallway towards kitchen

    Hallway towards kitchen

  • sitting room with office corner, open to terrace

    sitting room with office corner, open to terrace

  • sitting room with another sofa corner behind

    sitting room with another sofa corner behind

  • master bedroom with AC

    master bedroom with AC

  • 3rd bedroom upstairs with cot and AC

    3rd bedroom upstairs with cot and AC

  • 5th bedroom downstairs with AC

    5th bedroom downstairs with AC

  • House south facing

    House south facing

  • pool with security barrier for small children (can be removed)

    pool with security barrier for small children (can be removed)

  • shady dining area under pergola

    shady dining area under pergola

  • kitchen


  • kitchen with doors onto the terrace

    kitchen with doors onto the terrace

  • hall next to kitchen

    hall next to kitchen

  • sitting room with fireplace

    sitting room with fireplace

  • bathroom upstairs (4 in total)

    bathroom upstairs (4 in total)

  • 2nd bedroom upstairs

    2nd bedroom upstairs

  • 4th bedroom upstairs with AC

    4th bedroom upstairs with AC

  • master bathroom with bath, shower and WC

    master bathroom with bath, shower and WC

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Tuesday, October 25, 2016

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