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House in St. Rémy de Provence with private garden and pool

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,399 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Pretty Townhouse in peaceful location with mountain views

Self-catering accommodation on 1 level, has light airy rooms and benefits from the original tiled floors and high ceilings. The main bedroom opens out to the gravelled courtyard and garden. The kitchen, with its wooden dining table and bistrot chairs, is well equipped (dishwasher, fridge/freezer, electric oven/hob and microwave) to make use of the fresh local produce available in the colourful markets and shops. It is open plan to the comfortable sitting room which looks onto the lawned garden and pool. The house is equipped with broadband internet connection. There are ample areas to eat and relax outside, whether under the shade of the old almond tree or beneath the spreading mulberry lying in a hammock. Entry to the house is through electric gates which offer safe parking and seclusion. The property is wheelchair accessible with a wet room. The walk intp town is an easy 10 minutes.

Amenities/facilities provided: hob/stove, oven, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, iron/ironing board, satellite TV,TV, telephone, internet access, central heating, room fans, cot, high chair, BBQ, private pool (for sole use of guests). On the whole the property is suitable for elderly or handicapped people, although there are 2 steps down from the rear terrace to the pool area. The private pool is 12m x 5m with saline filtration and childproof alarm system. There is a roll on pool cover to maintain its temperature. A gas BBQ is also available.

Activities: Coast/Beach

Beaches within 50 min drive. St. Maries de la Mer, Salin de Giraud, Cassis, etc.

Golf

The golf course des Baux and Servannes near Mouries are in the immediate Alpilles mountains with numerous other courses not too far away including Pont Royal near Aix (50 minutes).

Skiing

Available within 2 hours drive.

St Rémy has banks, shops, good restaurants, a great market, cinema etc.

Tennis, horseriding, gliding and small plane trips are available over the Alpilles, wonderful off road walks and cycling into the hills.

Wine tasting and goumet eating.

Accommodation: Bedrooms:Bedroom 1 with king size bed.

Bedroom: 2 with twin beds.

Bedroom: 3 with twin beds.

Bathrooms: En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with bath, shower and basin. Separate loo. Adjacent dressing room.

Bathroom 2 serving bedrooms 2 & 3 with large stand-up shower, loo and basin.

Kitchen: Fully equipped with fridge/freezer, electric hob and separate oven, dishwasher, extractor fan etc.

Utility Room: Washing machine, additional wash basin.

Living Rooms: Living room with 3-seater sofa, 2-seater leather sofa, 2 single armchairs, coffee table, television with DVD and satellite connection.

Other: Small living room/office with desk telephone and WiFi broadband connection.

Cleaning/towels/linen/maid service: All linen (white) and towels etc. Are provided including pool towels and tea towel.

More Details

Owner
Sam & Lucy Bakr
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french, arabic
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 5, 2017

Amenities

Saint-Rémy-de-Provence House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1399 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Tiled Stove
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Wet room - wheelchair suitable
  • Bathroom 2 has been adapted for wheelchair access.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , 1 child bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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House in St. Rémy de Provence with private garden and pool
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 9 reviews
Acton, Massachusetts
5

Great House

  • 5 of 5

The house was lovely. Beautiful gardens and pool. Well maintained. Loved that it was in walking distance to the town of St Remy. Lucy and Sam were very helpful - they bought us a new grill since the old one didn't work and they helped us figure out the TV. The house was perfect for two couples but it could easily fit 6. . Highly recommend. Thanks!!

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

We loved the house!

  • 5 of 5

My two friends and I just spent 6 nights in St Remy at Balthus. The house would comfortably host a larger group. Lucy was very helpful to get us settled and give us recommendations for restaurants and sites. The house is VERY lovely and comfortable. It was welcoming - many books and movies. We slept so well! The weather was cool in late April, so I want to return and spend time in both the beautiful front and back yards. Lovely pool. The location feels private. We felt safe behind the gate. We had plenty of room to park. We walked back from dinner in the center of town every night in 10 minutes - we were not nervous about walking back at night. It was nice to avoid staying away from the activity of town and still being close enough to drop off your shopping bags from the excellent Wednesday market. The grocery store is a 10 minute walk. The location was easy access for driving to nearby towns. We took a quiet short walk to Van Gogh's hospital.

  • Submitted: May 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Super property, superb location

  • 5 of 5

We found the property charming, very comfortable and very clean. The house blended the feel of Provence with all of the mod cons. The garden and swimming pool were lovely and we enjoyed lots of al fresco living. Lucy and Sam were excellent, very helpful and friendly hosts. St Remy centre is fantastic, (as is Glanum which is close by) and is within easy walking distance - and yet the house is private. We would certainly recommend Baltus to friends and family and hope to visit again sometime in the future.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great location, charming house and wonderful hosts

  • 5 of 5

This house is ideally located to town, close by yet quiet. The garden is lovely and private. The house is very comfortable and warm and has everything needed to enjoy your stay. Lucy and Sam are great hosts and were very helpful with information on the town. It feels like a wonderful home away from home.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
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5

Fantastic rental in a perfect location

  • 5 of 5

This house was just what we were looking for. An updated but authentic Provencal charmer with loads of character and a perfect location.

The 3 bedrooms suited our extended family of 5 perfectly. We really couldn't have asked for anything more. My wife and I had our own private ensuite master bedroom with a quaint and cozy covered patio right outside the sliding glass doors. Our bedroom had en electronic black out curtain on the sliding doors that was great if you like it dark in your bedroom like we do! Our kids had side by side twin beds in their own room. And my Mom had a beautiful room of our own across the hall from the kids. These two front bedrooms share a nicely updated bathroom. We didn't really use the living room/salon but it was a nice size. Th kitchen had everything we needed and had a nice table that suited breakfasts well. The washing machine worked like a charm and spun at such high speeds that it virtually dried our clothes as well. Wifi worked though was a little spotty at times and in certain rooms. We used the heat a few nights and while we couldn't get it working in all the rooms, still worked well enough to keep out the chill. I should say that the house has beautiful Provencal tiles throughout and high ceilings that would have kept it cool in the summer.

The outdoor spaces were just beautiful as well. The house is very front of the house is covered in a pebbles and had a few nice places to sit and have coffee or a snack. The back has a nice size lawn that the kids loved to play on and what looks like a very nice pool and pool-side dining area that alas wasn't open while we were there. The yards are well maintained with lush bushes, flowers and shrubs. The entire house is surrounded by a hedge and fence and felt very secure, quiet and private.

The house location couldn't have been better, truly only 10 minute easy walk to the heart of St. Remy but outside the hustle and bustle. Plus, with it's own secure parking within the electronic gates, it was easy to get home and away via car. It is also an easy 10-15 minute walk to Glanum and the Hospital where Van Gogh stayed, which makes a must-do afternoon walk.

The owner Lucy was easy to work with and a delight to deal with. We have rented homes all over Europe and the Caribbean and we couldn't recommend this place enough. We shall return.

  • Submitted: May 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ashburn, VA USA
5

Great accommodations

  • 5 of 5

We truly enjoyed our 2 week stay at "Baltus" - June 26 to July 10, 2010. The home is unique and well equipped. The grounds, gardens and pool are lovely and private. Easy walk to shops, restaurants, markets and historical sites. Convenient drive to Avignon train station. Owners very helpful and friendly. Our group of 7 (three generations including 4 year old granddaughter) were all very pleased with the accommodations.

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
65 Kilometres
Marseille
Nearest Train
25 Kilometres
Avignon
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
Cavaillon
Car: recommended

The house is within 10 minutes walking distance of of the famous town of St Rémy de Provence and its ancient Roman town of 'GLANUM', on the foothills of the beautiful Alpilles mountains and surrounded by the historic cities of Avignon, Arles, Nîmes & Aix en Provence. The Luberon and Camargue national parks are also very close as is the Mediterranean sea within an hours drive.

The whole region is rich in history. This is 'Roman Provence' with numerous monuments, arenas, and amphitheatres - Arles, Nîmes, Orange etc, not forgetting the incredible 'Pont du Gard' near Uzes.

St. Rémy de Provence is a very picturesque historical town, lined all around with plane trees and abundant shops, cafés and restaurants along the boulevard and in the charming squares.

The landscape is exceptionally beautiful a mixture of pine forests, olive groves and vineyards framed by the Alpilles mountains.

Other Activities: Wine tasting, gliding, horse riding

Golf: The golf course des Baux and Servannes near Mouries are in the immediate Alpilles mountains with numerous other courses not too far away including Pont Royal near Aix (50 minutes).

Ski: Available within 2 hours drive.

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Rates & Availability

Saint-Rémy-de-Provence House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
High Season
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$3,062
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
2 night minimum stay
$324
$2,238
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $94.22
Damage Deposit $1,177.72

The house is available all year round. Dates not mentioned above off season rates are 1000 euros/week. Discounts for longer lets. 5% discount on all repeat bookings. Special prices for long winter lets.

Peak season - July & August @ 2500€ / week
Mid season - May, June, September & October @ 1800€/ week
Off season which excludes Christmas & Easter @ 1000€/ week

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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