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Wonderful Villa In Aix Set In Peaceful Garden

Sleeps11
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms2
Space 2,152 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Wonderful Villa for 9 In Aix Set In Peaceful Garden

This is a large and charming villa which comfortably houses 10 or 11 people with 4 double bedrooms, one single and one twin bedded. There are three bathrooms. The house is set amidst a 2 acres garden with a bamboo forest, orchard and a lawn which is partly shaded. The large terrace overlooks the garden and the pool and there is a shaded pergola next to the pool. The kitchen is spacious with very good equipment for those who like cooking. The living room is cool and comfortable with a TV with channels in all languages, a piano and an extensive stock of books and DVDs in French and English. Wifi is available throughout the property including the terrace. The garden is very peaceful and has many sitting areas sunny or shaded.


Owner
Christine Brown
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 21, 2017

About Christine Brown

We are a bilingual and bicultural couple with 3 children . Martin is an interior designer and is British. I am principal in an international school and I was born and bred in Aix en Provence although I have lived abroad for many years. Our children are now at university in the UK. We bought and entirely renovated this house a few years ago. We love its peaceful setting and the space and comfort it offers as well as its proximity to Aix en Provence.

Christine Brown purchased this villa in 2009

Why Christine Brown chose Aix-En-Provence

The property is very close to the centre yet in a beautiful and privileged area offering peace and quiet. The two acres garden has a bamboo forest, an orchard and great big oak trees. You can either sit by the pool or on the shaded terrace. Children can easily be supervised and Older one can be left alone in the studio which has its own garden and is independent.The pool is large (10X5) and next to a very pleasant shaded terrace and pergola with lots of sitting and lounging areas available to read or rest and contemplate the lovely view.

What makes this villa unique

You will feel away from it all yet on the doorstep of Aix, the Luberon area and all they have to offer whether it is cultural or sporty activities you are after. The nearest sandy beach is 45 mns away and there is easy access to motorways.

Amenities

Plateau de Puyricard Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2152 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Downtown
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 3 - shower , washbasin
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , large washbasin
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , large washbasin
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom grey - 1 queen
    Bedroom thyme - 1 double
    Bedroom blanche - 1 double
    Bedroom terracotta - 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom dove - 1 double , possibilité d'un deuxieme lit pour une personne
    Bedroom linen - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • 10 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

4.3/5 -
(4 traveler reviews)

Wonderful Villa In Aix Set In Peaceful Garden
average rating of 4.25 based on 4 reviews
5

Perfect location, perfect house to share with friends or family

  • 5 of 5

We recently celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary by renting this house for a week with friends and couldn't of been happier with our experience. We cooked together, ate outside every night, swam and relaxed. The location was perfect for easy day trps all over Provence.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great experience with great service

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I rented this property and stayed there with friends from Australia and Southern France. We all loved it, its atmosphere, proximity to Aix and the excellent service from the owner made the overall experience excellent. The nearby small township of Celony is a very short drive or a long walk away, you can buy great food there. The villa itself wraps you in a sense of separation from the normal and quicker rhythms of regular working life.

Favorite aspects: we would wake up, wander to the apple trees and pick fresh apples and eat them. They were delicious. The pool was perfect and provided a social locus when we invited people over for brunch, dinner or after-dinner drinks. All of our guests loved the property and its atmosphere.

I would love to go back and stay at this property. It comfortably holds 4 couples. My sister and brother-in-law also had two kids aged 5 and 3 and they had plenty of room in the downstairs bedroom/bathroom/mini-kitchen area. The kids loved their stay too.

Responsiveness and general service from the owner was great. She is very likeable, very conscientious about providing a great experience, and completely fluent in English.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A Wonderful Week

  • 5 of 5

My family have just spent a week in this wonderful Villa. I can thoroughly recommend it to anyone who just wants a period of time where doing nothing and relaxing is the ultimate aim.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location décevante

  • 2 of 5

Malgré le très bel environnement extérieur -piscine, terrasse, jardin-, nous avons été déçus par cette location car les prestations ne sont pas à la hauteur : vaisselle sale, calcaire sur robinetterie, literie moyenne, serviettes de bain trop petites,...etc. Par ailleurs, deux des six chambres ne possèdent pas de porte : l'une est une petite mezzanine qui profite pleinement des nuisances de la cuisine, l'autre est un séjour dans un studio annexe et manque donc d'intimité.

Autre point négatif, et non des moindres, la prioritaire a été particulièrement désagréable et de mauvaise foi, à partir du moment où nous avons versé les arrhes.

Tout d'abord, elle a exigé que l'on paye le solde en liquide et a refusé le paiement par chèque.

Ensuite, elle a fait preuve de désinvolture pour régler certains problèmes qui sont apparus dans la maison lors de notre séjour : la chasse d'eau d'un WC était cassée et le plombier qui est intervenu a bricolé une réparation qui n'a pas tenu longtemps (il aurait fallu changer la chasse) ; Nous sommes restés sans gaz d'alimentation de la cuisinière 1 jour et demi, parce que n'y avait pas de bouteille de gaz de remplacement, et avons dû nous débrouiller avec les mini-plaques électriques du studio (l'enfer quand on cuisine pour 12 personnes). Quand nous avons demandé une compensation pour les désagréments subis, nous n'avons rien obtenu à part un argument du genre « Oh mais vous avez quand même séjourné dans une très jolie maison ! ».

Et pour finir, nous avons été accusé d'avoir cassé un banc de jardin, qui était manifestement usé par le temps et sur lequel nous n'avons fait que nous asseoir, et l'alarme de la piscine à laquelle nous n'avons pas touché.

Louer sa maison à des vacanciers nécessite, de la part du propriétaire, organisation rigoureuse et respect du client. Nous n'avons malheureusement eu droit ni à l'un, ni à l'autre.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Marseille Provence
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Celony and Puyricard
Nearest Golf
7 Kilometres
Les Milles & Pont Royal
Nearest Train
18 Kilometres
Aix TGV
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
A8 A51
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Celony and Puyricard
Nearest Beach
45 Kilometres
Les Lecques Bandol Marseille
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

Plateau de Puyricard Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
low season 2017
May 6 2017 - Jun 17 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,615
 
 
high season
Jun 18 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$490
$3,159
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$3,159
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $544.74

All charges included except cleaning which is 100 euros . Deposit required of a 500 euros per stay

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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