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Large villa belonging to an artist, with pool - Beaurecueil/ Aix en ProvenceHouse with character

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,690 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

The possibility of painting exceptional landscapes on the spot! Easels, stools, and a certain supply of necessaries for painting supplied free. An atmosphere of artistic creation in the house. With a 360° panoramic view on Cézanne's countryside, and a magnificent view of the Montagne Sainte Victoire, quiet, comfortable, with its private pool, this is an ideal place to spend a holiday. Ideally located in the heart of Provence.

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, german, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
August 11, 2017

Why The Owner chose Aix-en-Provence area

This a house we built three years ago. It's the result of a dream we had, no doubt influenced by the spacious volumes we have seen in american and australian houses. It's all constructed around the main view that one can admire from the bay windows in the spacious living room, and in each room we feel close to nature because of the 360° views outside. We have kept the natural and mineral side of the terrain because we are situated on the Grand Site Sainte Victoire. Beaurecueil is an exceptional place, the surroundings are immortalized by Paul Cézanne.


Beaurecueil Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2690 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 5:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fan
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mezzanine
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - tub
    Toilet 1 - toilet
    Shower room 1 - shower
    Shower room 2 - shower
    Shower room 3 - shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Parasol
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • hydrotherapy
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking
  • paragliding
  • tennis


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(6 traveler reviews)

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Large villa belonging to an artist, with pool - Beaurecueil/ Aix en ProvenceHouse with character
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews

Wonderful experience in beautiful setting

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this lovely home for a week in May. With 4 bedrooms, it was the perfect size for our group. It is close to Aix, but located in the country in a beautiful secluded location surrounded by gorgeous landscaping, a fantastic pool, and an unmatched view of Mt Ste-Victoire from the house and patios surrounding the house. The house is newer, which means it has a modern bath for every bedroom, a modern kitchen and laundry, and many unexpected conveniences. However, it also has a lovely Provencal quality and is very comfortable and personal in feeling. There are windows on all sides with lovely views, and the house is very open and light. Many comfortable outdoor spaces for eating, relaxing, and just taking in the views. It was perfect for our needs.The owners are delightful, and provided lovely welcoming touches for us. There were also very helpful detailed instructions for the house including how to work all the appliances in the kitchen, WiFi, maps and directions for local restaurants, shopping, walking and hiking, cultural sites. Wonderful art everywhere in the house! Relaxing by the pool in the warm May sunshine was a treat. The owners made everything very easy for us, from arrival to departure. Absolutely nothing fell short of our expectations, and many things exceeded our expectations! We would stay here again in a minute, and wholeheartedly recommend it! Thank you Katharine and Dominique for sharing your wonderful home!

  • Submitted: May 27, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks to you all for this write-up. It was a pleasure to have you to stay. You will always be welcome. Katharine.
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Wonderful House and first class owners

  • 5 of 5

Property is as good if not better than in the pictures. House is of a very high standard. Peaceful, pretty and with great view. Very good privacy in the large and well maintained garden. Ample parking including garage. The most helpful and good willed owners you will come across. Would wholeheartedly recommend this.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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A perfect house in Provence

  • 5 of 5

This extremely comfortable house is situated in the countryside but still only 10 minutes by car from Aix-en-Provence. The house itself is not old, has very comfortable bedrooms, each with an ensuite bathroom. and has an enormous living area which is very spacious and charmingly decorated with a glass front looking on to the mountains and a gallery above. The kitchen is large and well appointed with a long table seating at least 10. In fact there were 4 different dining areas on the property - in the kitchen, in the living area, outside on the terrace , and beside the pool. A spot for every time of day and weather. The pool is large and has very comfortable furniture as does the rest of the house. The owners are extremely charming and generous with their time and information about the local area. As we arrived towards the end of September, there were some cooler nights and they kindly heated the pool before our arrival and during our stay which made swimming a pleasure. This house made our stay with our family a great success, we were only sad that we had so little time to spend there as there was so much to see and do. This is one of those houses where you walk in and immediately feel at home. We hope to get there again one day!

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your comment on your stay. Our turn to say that you were delightful guests, and to say that we wish you all the best, and perhaps to meet up again one day. Your hosts.
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A Truly Special Place

  • 5 of 5

We rented this house at the end of July: two families total of eight people. The house is spacious, very well equipped and well maintained. The hosts are lovely people (English and French-Australian and have lived in the area for many years) who, after greeting us on arrival and providing a run through of the workings of the house and an outline of the area, were always on call if we needed anything or had questions about the house or things to do in the wider area. They have tried to think of everything to make this a wonderful holiday stay: going out of their way to provide the little extras. The house is only a few years old which means the bathrooms and kitchen are all modern and the whole house is spotlessly clean. The pool area is fantastic with plenty of good quality loungers. The house is set in its own very spacious grounds, and has the most outstanding views of the St Victoire Mountain. "It's so peaceful out here" we kept saying to each other as we sat out in the evenings watching the light fade over the Mountain.

The local boulangerie had a huge selection of delicious breads and pastries and the market in Aix en Provence was a foodies delight. There is a good supermarket and nice restaurants within 5-10mins drive.

This is a truly amazing property in a breathtakingly beautiful area of Provence and a perfect location for some lovely day trips by car. We would strongly recommend this property to family and friends.

Kathryn and Kez.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your warm recommendation. We would be most happy to have your group of family and friends again "chez nous". All the best, your hosts.
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Un endroit magnifique tout près d'Aix en Provence

  • 5 of 5

En pleine campagne à 10 minutes d'Aix, cette grande maison est idéale pour des vacances avec ou sans enfants. La vue sur la Sainte Victoire doit être une des plus belles de la région. Piscine, poney club, promenades à pied ou en vélo, visites artistiques, gastronomiques ... il y a tout pour plaire à quelques minutes de la maison. De plus Dominique et Katharine, les propriétaires, sont absolument charmants et feront tout pour que votre séjour soit un succès. We highly recommend renting this house !

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci beaucoup pour vos commentaires très positives, ce fut un plaisir de vous recevoir. Vous serez toujours les bienvenus!
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Magnifique séjour et vue splendide

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé un séjour merveilleux dans cette belle maison très agréable disposant de quatre chambres avec salles de bain y annexées.

Les équipements sont complets et de bonne qualité. La piscine a une taille permettant de s'adonner aux longueurs (elle peut se fermer la nuit par un système automatisé ce qui permet de conserver l'eau à bonne température). Elle se trouve juste à côté d'un petit sous bois très agréable avec en contre bas un petit ruisseau.

De la terrasse de la maison, il y a une vue sur la montagne Saint Victoire qui est splendide et qui permet de profiter des belles couleurs s'y projetant au coucher du soleil .

Les propriétaires sont très accueillants et disponibles.

Nous recommandons vivement cette demeure.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Bonsoir Amélie, Merci pour votre appréciation, vous êtes les bienvenues si vous décidez de revenir. Cordialement, Katharine.
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Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
4 parcours
Nearest Train
25 Kilometres
Aix en Provence TGV
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
La table de Beaurecueil
Car: necessary

Take the motorway A8, exit 32, then at Pont de Bayeux take the CD58 direction the village of Beaurecueil OR take the "route de Cézanne" from the stadium Yves Blanc in Aix en Provence, after Le Tholonet turn right to Beaurecueil and on down the CD58 OR take the RD7n from Aix direction St Maximin, and at le Pont de Bayeux take the CD 58 direction village of Beaurecueil.

A "house-book" will give you addresses of restaurants, sites to discover,things to do, etc. and we are at your disposition to give you any information you may need.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit $590.46

caution demandée, acompte/arrhes à la réservation, remise des clés par le propriétaire, propriétaire non présent sur place

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.