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Citylife in a country setting, Very elegant four-star house (2000 sq ft). Infinity swimming pool. Large garden (21,000 sq ft)

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,152 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

La Mas des Oliviers is a very elegant house that offers everything you ask for a quiet vacation in Aix en Provence. Built in 1850 and fully renovated, the house is located in downtown Aix en Provence within a 5 min walk to all major attractions, markets and shopping. The home is beautifully decorated with antique furniture and was awarded a four-star rating by the French National Tourist Authority.

Our fully appointed gourmet kitchen (260 sq ft) is complete with full sized fridge, separate freezer, convection oven, microwave oven, 4 burner gas cook top and wood-fired barbecue-pizza oven. Casual diner is easy at the large central wooden table (8 people) in the kitchen or at the outdoor patio close to the swimming pool (infinity pool, 40X23 ft). Entertain family and friends in our formal dining room and spacious family room (500 sq ft) with stone fire place, stereo.

Other fun can be had using our piano, snooker and ping pong tables, playing boules, or enjoying our sauna. Outdoor kitchen with a professionnal high quality plancha for barbecues. The garden is very large (21,000 sq ft) with a lot of trees (20 olive trees, provence cypress, plane tree, numerous shrubs) which makes for a very quiet private setting.The house is two-story with 4 bedrooms (170, 160, 130, 110 sq ft) on the lower floor and living space on the upper level. Each level is connected to a garden however, as the lot is terraced. The house has 3 outdoor patios. For babies : babycot, babychair and monitor are provided.Private parking (2 cars) is reachable by steep slope. The yard is fully fenced and protected by an automatic gate.

Log onto: http://www.lemasdesoliviers-aix.fr

More Details

Owner
Martine and Jean
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
December 13, 2017

Why Martine and Jean chose Couronne Urbaine

This house is being our family house since 2000. We have been living there with our 3 children. They are adults now and they live in their own house. We refurbished the house in order to rebuild the antique atmosphere of the end of 19th century but also to live in a modern and comfortable setting. What is wonderful here is the quietness of the house and of the large garden despite we live at 5-10 minute walking distance from Aix downtown.

Of course, we will not be living in the house during your stay but we stay ready to help you if needed.

What makes this house unique

Very quiet large house with large garden and swimming pool at a walking distance (5-10 minutes) of Aix en provence downtown.

Map

Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Marseille Provence
Nearest Train
15 Kilometres
Aix en Provence TGV
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
A7
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Centre Ville Aix en Provence
Car: not necessary

A7 motor way (follow Centre Ville direction).

Marseille Provence Airport (45 minutes).

TGV railway station (30 minutes).

Living in Aix en Provence has much to offer. Fabulous weather (over 300 sunny days a year), festival of Aix (world class) for lovers of operas, concerts and musical theater pieces, festival of Avignon, 1 hour driving, for lovers of theater, International Festival of Piano (La Roque d'Anthéron, 45 minute driving. See websites for programs.

The markets in Aix en Provence are astounding and occur daily. Buy local vegetables, meats, bread, cheeses, crafts, clothing, etc. in the centre ville at one of several markets.

Exploring Aix en Provence is a chance to travel back in time: its architectural and cultural heritage is accessible to everyone simply by walking around the town. Many guided tours are available to discover Aix en Provence. Scheduled daily tours are available to see the most famous Provence places (Camargue, Baux de Provence …). Nearby outdoor activities include: hiking at Mount Sainte Victoire, Carrières d'ocre, Luberon Mountain, Callanques de Cassis, Verdon Canyon, Sainte Croix lake. Explore the Mediterranean with various marine activities at Cassis beaches and the Cote Bleue (45 minutes driving). Kids and teenagers (and even parents!) will enjoy fun fair such as Aquacity, OK Corral (cowboy theme), Village des Automates, Magic Park Land ...

Amenities

Couronne Urbaine House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2152 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:30 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm System
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 15 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - tub
    Bathroom 2 - tub
    Toilet 1 - toilet
    Shower room 1 - shower
    Shower room 2 - shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • Sauna
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Citylife in a country setting, Very elegant four-star house (2000 sq ft). Infinity swimming pool. Large garden (21,000 sq ft)
average rating of 4.9347825 based on 46 reviews
5

Charming AIX rental

  • 5 of 5

We were ultimately attending a wedding n Begur, Spain but decided to spend a few days in Aix. We were three couples and loved this spacious and charming house for our six night stay. We did not have a car, so it was important for us to be walking distance to markets and restaurants. Jean and Martine were gracious and very helpful in answering all our questions ans in making recommendations for our visit. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: May 9, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Maureen and her friends were very nice renters and took care of our house. We highly recommend this group. Martine
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A great stay in Aix en Provence

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I, along with our friends, stayed at La Mas des Oliviers for 5 days in mid September, and we had a great time.We felt very comfortable there, and if the opportunity ever arose, would enjoy coming back. We walked into the city every day, and enjoyed the whole experience of being there. We took a walking tour of the city and got to see and enjoy the food and drink the city had to offer. We also took a day tour of the surrounding areas, such as Avignon, Gord and Chateuneuf du Pape, which we all enjoyed. If the opportunity ever comes up again, we would not hesitate to come back. There were 4 of us staying at the house, but there was plenty of room for another 4.

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Jack, thank you for your very positive review. On our side, we want to point out that you took care of our house as if it were yours. We will be happy to host you again. Martine and Jean
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5

This was the perfect home for our multi family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

The home was very clean and well appointed with everything we needed. It was perfectly located a few blocks from town. We easily walked to markets, restaurants, and shopping in the lively town of Aix En Provence. The owners were super responsive to all inquiries. Would highly recommend this home and this location.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Susan, thank you for your very positive review. We were very pleased to host your group. You all took care of our house and garden. Happy to host you again whenever you want. Martine and Jean.
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5

Perfect for our family!

  • 5 of 5

We loved the trip and the house was perfect for our large family and younger children. Communication with Martine and Jean was quick and easy before and during our stay. Plus, they were very helpful with restaurant and activity suggestions. Mostly, we enjoyed the location (close to the city center), the peacefulness of the property, and the amazing swimming pool. We look forward to returning soon!

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Greg for your very positive review. Happy to hear that your family (5 young children) enjoyed a lot our house and garden. We will be very happy to rent the house again to you. Martine and Jean
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5

Excellent holiday

  • 5 of 5

The house was amazing, plenty of space for all our family. Great facilities, great views, lovely garden, pool. Aix en Provence is a lovely town to wander around, great markets and shopping. Martine and Jean were accommodating hosts, friendly and helpful. We wouldn't hesitate to stay there again.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect spot for our group

  • 5 of 5

Loved staying at this house. There was plenty of space for our two families of seven people to live comfortably. The property is very attractive with its yards of trees, infinity pool and nice views. It also felt very secure; just far away enough to avoid the bustle of downtown Aix, yet close enough to walk anywhere with relative ease. Martine and Jean were so hospitable to us all. I would come back here without a second thought

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.