Paradou Farmhouse Rental Photos and Description
Sleeps 10+cot.5 bedroom/5 ensuite large old country farmhouse. Pool house with pizza oven,barbecue. Large 2 acre garden olive trees, huge lawn,white roses, lavender/buxus fruit trees.Pool 6x13m shallow end with stone steps surrounded by stone terraces with 10 sun loungers, 2 shady terraces with tables/chairs. Large marble table seating 10 under loggia Bikes,table tennis,wifi tv and iPod dock. Stylish interior design all ensuite.Near chic bustling village with lovely restaurants and pretty square
Large 5 bedroom,5 bathroom exceptionally stylish country house with very beautiful large garden, not at all overlooked ,Extremely comfortable and well appointed.Maintained and decorated to a very high standard.Library with huge selection of books,dvds and cds. Wifi throughout and satellite TV, Ipod dock and printer.Huge pool with stone steps surrounded by stone terraces with pots of tumbling flowers and buxus. Large lawn bonded by trees, hedges and secure by electric gates. Amazing chic interior design but very comfortable and relaxing.Super house for children as very safe and spacious.All bedrooms are enormous and can accomodate a cot (provided) if required.Ideal for a large family or two families sharing with children as lots of room to be private or together Superb views over the Alpilles regarded as an area of outstanding natural beauty.The garden is beautifully planted with olive grove, fruit trees, roses, lavender and shrubs. Very peaceful location but easily accessible either walking or car to great restaurants, bustling markets and chic shops . Excellent golf course in Maussane.Horse riding in Paradou , fishing in nearby lake.Popular with cyclists walkers and lovers of good food and wine.Vineyards for tasting visits many restaurants and bistros. Festivals+markets
- children welcome
- suitable for elderly or infirm
- wheelchair accessible
Furnished to very high standard and interiorly designed professionally. The floors are exceptionally stylish polished plaster with oak strips or reclaimed antique tiles with sea grass carpet upstairs. The house is an eclectic mix of old and modern with emphasis on comfort and style. Mostly furnished by Blanc d'Ivoire and Flammant. All beds are extremely comfortable and can be made with goose down duvets in cooler months and high thread count 100% cotton bedlinen throughout. All towels are generous and 100% cotton. All bedrooms come equipped with hairdryers adequate mirrors,chests of drawers and wardrobe space. The windows all have shutters and glass so the house remains blissfully cool in the summer and insulated in winter.The house is alarmed and has electric gates so is extremely safe and secure.All kitchen crockery and glassware is matching and of a very high standard. Plastic glasses are available for around the pool. An excellent team led by Tracy to ensure everything works !
Bistro de Paradou was mentioned in Conde Nast travelling magazine as one of the 10 best bistros in France -no menu fixed price 4 courses and as much local wine as you can drink-booked for at least 3 weeks ahead! (I can do that for you). Chateau Establon under the platane trees with white linen cloths and local white Establon wine to die for, Cabri d ' Or by a small lake and young enthusiastic staff, L' oustau de baumaniere (ouch expensivebut soooo beautiful), La Maison Jaune on a roof terrace all restaurants Michelin starred nearby. The best little pizzeria in the world is Collette and Brunos on the road between Paradou and Maussane. Tin tables on the street, a fridge you help yourself to wine and the loo is behind the tree! Excellent bakery (try the fig and orange bread), butchers, general store and english speaking doctors in Paradou village. Banks, supermarkets and other shops in Maussane. Paradou festival with lunch and dancing takes place first week of September. 14th of July festivities in Maussane include the bull running with Gitanes, dancing with live music and dancers is a must see.Arles Rencontre photography festival is in july as is the Avignon arts and music festival. Chez Caro in Arles -delicious,must book.15mins away.St Remy charming Roman old town with Roman remains at Glanum- lovely chic traffic free centre with arts fair on Tuesday evenings and wednesday market.At Les Baux ( village in the hills next to Paradou ) there is a wonderful art and music exhibition in the old quarry called Luminieres de Carrieres - this year its 1910 to 1950s focusing mainly on Paul Klee and contemporaries set to jazz and classical music of this time.for more please phone me on 07971061869
Upon firm confirmation with owner a standard contract will be entered with full payment in advance and £2000 refundable deposit. Details to make a bank transfer will be provided on confirmation of booking. We also require security with a scanned copy of your passport and scanned proof of address to verify who you are. Occupancy must not exceed 10 people. please include phone number on your enquiry as sometimes reply emails have gone to spam and unless I can phone you the booking may be lost !