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Gorgeous Bastide Circa 1803 in Aix-en-Provence

Spectacular 18 acre Estate Grounds with Tennis, Boules and pool

Gorgeous Bastide Circa 1803 in Aix-en-Provence
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Bedrooms: 7
Bathrooms: 5 full
1 half
Sleeps: 14
Property Type: Estate

Property Description

Spectacular 18th century Bastide. Great shopping, dining and culture minutes away in downtown Aix but the feeling of life in an authentic Provencal estate with beautiful views of the countryside and absolutely no neighbors in site is life changing.

This property consists of the "maison principal" built in 1803 with 2 foot thick walls, tall ceilings, ancient flooring, original doors, windows and shutters. It is a truly an authentic Provencal bastide, facing due south with 3 floors of occupancy. The ceiling heights are 10 ft plus and the proportion of the rooms are perfect.

The estate includes all the North American touches which will make your stay much easier and much, much more comfortable. American pillow-top mattresses, down pillows and duvets, 100% cotton sheets, flat screen TV's (2) and wireless internet. Bathrooms are basic, very functional, and for the most part, original. The property is supplied with great water pressure and abundant hot water (new water heater 2008).

The property is quiet and very private.

15 minutes to TGV and 25 to Marginane (Marseilles) International Airport. Direct access of to the house is via a very very small gravel road which terminates approximately 300 meters after the property. This creates a very private entry with little traffic.

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1803 True South Facing Bastide1803 True South Facing Bastide
Luxury Villa Photo #2
Outdoor SeatingOutdoor Seating
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Plane Trees in AutumnPlane Trees in Autumn
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Huge "Frigo" in kitchenHuge "Frigo" in kitchen
King Bed in 2 br GuesthouseKing Bed in 2 br Guesthouse
210 year old Plane Trees+teak dining/seating210 year old Plane Trees+teak dining/seating
View on EntryView on Entry
Front DoorFront Door
3rd floor TV room with sofa and office area3rd floor TV room with sofa and office area
3 story bastide at entry driveway3 story bastide at entry driveway
Kitchenette in 1 br cottageKitchenette in 1 br cottage
Master Bedroom with King Size pillow top + downMaster Bedroom with King Size pillow top + down
King size pillow top in 1 BR CottageKing size pillow top in 1 BR Cottage
Big Family kitchen with seating for 6Big Family kitchen with seating for 6
Luxury Villa Photo #19
Outdoor dining, seats for 12, fireplace/pizza ovenOutdoor dining, seats for 12, fireplace/pizza oven
Living Room with FireplaceLiving Room with Fireplace
Poolside seating and viewsPoolside seating and views
Huge outdoor lawnsHuge outdoor lawns
The Historic "Saints Victoire" painted by CezanneThe Historic "Saints Victoire" painted by Cezanne


This property has 7 bedrooms and sleeps 14 people

Bedroom Beds Sleeps Comments
Bedroom 1 1 King 2 King Bed Master BR
Bedroom 2 1 King 2 King Bed Guest BR
Bedroom 3 1 Queen 2
Bedroom 4 2 Single/Twin 2
Bedroom 5 2 Single/Twin 2
Bedroom 6 1 Single/Twin, 1 Child size 2
Guest House 1 King 2

All the Beds, Linens and Towels are imported from the USA and are of the highest quality. The beds are high quality hand made pillow top mattresses made by the Mattress Factory from Bend Oregon.


This property has 6 bathrooms

Bathroom Type Features Comments
Bathroom1 full Toilet, Shower, Bidet
Bathroom2 full Toilet, Shower, Bidet
Bathroom3 full Toilet, Combo Tub/Shower, Bidet
Bathroom4 full Toilet, Shower, Bidet
WC half Toilet
Guest House Bathroom full Toilet, Shower, Bidet

All the bathrooms are large and roomy. The finishes are orignial provencal with "Tomate" floor tiles, simple finishes and basic fixtures.

More Amenities

Category Amenities
Activities AntiquingSailingTennisCyclingMountain BikingWalkingFishingMountaineeringSkiingGolfWind SurfingHorseback RidingRoller BladingSwimming
Attractions HospitalATM/BankCavesPlaygroundAutumn FoliageChurchesFitness CenterCinemasForestsMarinaBay/SoundGroceriesMuseumsShoppingRestaurants
Leisure BeachcombingBird WatchingHikingSound/Bay FishingMountain ClimbingSight Seeing
Nearby Facilities, Attractions, and Services Ski Lift PrivilegesMedical ServicesReefsRestaurantsRuinsWinery ToursScenic DrivesZoo
Kitchen Fully Equipped KitchenMicrowaveStove Top BurnersClothes DryerIce MakerOvenWashing MachineIron & BoardRefrigeratorCoffee MakerDish WasherKitchenetteCooking UtensilsFreezerToasterBlender
Entertainment TelevisionDVDSatellite Or CableVideo LibraryBooksFoosballStereo SystemGame RoomPing Pong TableToys KidsCdGames KidsRadio
Internet Hi-speed InternetWireless Internet
Outside GardenOutdoor Grill CharcoalChild's SwingPatio Stone/ConcreteTennis CourtPorch/LanaiTerraceParkingUnscreened Porch/LanaiGarageParking Off StreetGarden ChairsBeach Chairs
General Gated CommunityFireplace
Onsite Services Housekeeper Included
Onsite Equipment HousekeeperBarbecueOutdoor Grill GasBicycles
Pools Private Pool

Catering Available: A cook can be arranged at additional costs. The kitchen is directly accessed by both the interior and exterior dining rooms for ease of catered meals. This property is ideally suited for very high end entertaining.

Cleaning is included at 3 times per week 3 hours per day

Property Rates

Rate Category Period Rates Minimum Stay
Default Rate 1-Jan-2018
€1,246 per Night
3 night(s)

*** Default rates are subject to change. Please confirm the rates prior to booking.

Rent is due via wire transfer. 1/2 due on lease execution and 1/2 due 120 days before the lease commences.

Rates are subject to change without prior notice.

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Property Location

Gorgeous Bastide Circa 1803 in Aix-en-Provence

Chemin des Saints Peres

Location Type: Town

The owner advises that a car is required for this location.

Location Information

Our "monument" is the Provencial countryside. From some parts of the property, one can see the famous mountain called the "St. Victoire" which was painted literally hundreds of times by Cezanne. The view is extremely peaceful and one feels miles from the daily markets. Exactly 4.5 kilometers from our driveway, one is in the center of Aix-en-Provence. Our bastide is authentic and was rumored to be owned by "Mirabeau" of the Cours Mirabeau, the famous main boulevard in the Centre Ville D'Aix.

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