A beautiful farmhouse, located in the Natural Park of Alpilles, 3.5km from Saint Remy de Provence and 6.5km from Les Baux de Provence.
This haven of calm and under-stated luxury has 7 bedrooms, sleep 14 people, with 7 bathrooms.
There's a large, salt water, fenced pool which is heated from May to Sept .
The garden is very large and beautifully cared for, with a wide range of interesting plants and over 4000 rose bushes. There's also a unique sculpture garden to discover.
An added interest is the owners Agri-tourism business. They grow and share local produce and practices so you can enjoy their home-ground veggies, fruits, olive oil and meat.
7 double bedrooms, each immaculate and tastefully furnished. All have king size, four poster beds. By request, we can configure 2 of these beds to create 4 single beds.
The largest bedroom suite has a double bed plus a sofa bed (140cm wide) which is ideal for 1 extra adult or 2 small children.
Each bedroom has a private, en-suite bathroom with either a bath, shower, (or both) and WC.
The Kitchen is extremely well equipped and can be used to provide professional cooking lessons if you wish.
There's a laundry room with washing machine and dryer.
The living room is relaxing and nicely furnished.
Next to the living room on the ground floor is an additional shower room and toilet, handy if you are by the pool or in the garden and don't have to go upstairs to your private bathroom.
The property has a large, fenced, salt water pool which is heated from May to Sept.(not heated in April and Oct though the house is open for rental) There are plenty of loungers and outdoor furniture to relax in the sunshine or shade.
The garden is stunning and unusual. Enjoy the sculpture park and wide variety of plants, trees, herbs and flowers. It's an absolute haven.
Bedding, linens, towels and pool towels are all included
End of stay cleaning is payable locally and costs 550 euros.
Each bedroom has air-conditioning
There is ample parking
Wifi access is free and available
Taxe de sejour calculated per adult per night, at the point of your reservation.
The owner asks for a damage deposit of 2500 euros - which we can organise by credit card authorisation, prior to your holiday.
A cot and high chair are available
Well behaved pets are welcome for a small additional fee and only by prior arrangement
There's a gas BBQ for you to use.
There is a 'shop'if you wish to buy produce of the farm.
About the local area
The farmhouse is perfectly located for exploring the best of Provence. You are just 3.5 kms from Saint Remy de Provence, famous for its Roman architecture and stylish shops, 6.5 kms from Les Baux, with its ruined castle and unique rock formations and 20 minutes from the city of Avignon.
The local landscape is dominated by olive groves and vineyards, and many of the local villages offer tours of the 'olive press' mills - a good option if you need to escape the Provencal sunshine for a while!
If you like to explore the local Provencal markets, you’ll be spoiled for choice!
With good restaurants in abundance in this area, it’s not difficult to spoil yourself – holidays aren’t for dieting!
The Alpilles hills are just a few minutes away so the area is popular with sports and countryside lovers. There are some fantastic walks, cycle routes and mountain bike tracks close by and the area is well know for rock climbing. If you've got the energy you can also try horse riding, golf, tennis and canoeing.
The sea is under an hour away, with the beautiful Callanques of Marseille to explore as well as any number of the local fishing ports you can find on the coast.