Stylish, contemporary villa near Aix-en-Provence

Sleeps: 8
Bedrooms: 5
Weekly price guide: £4921-£5125
Pool: Yes
Type: Villa
Property Ref: VIL2032

General Description

A stylish, contemporary villa near Aix-en-Provence set amid the forested hills of the Vauvenargues to the East of Aix-en-Provence, enjoying spectacular views of Mont Sainte Victoire.

The villa is on two levels. On the ground floor there is hall opening up to a large open plan living room with dining area, a small Moroccan style study, a separate kitchen, three bedrooms, one bathroom and two shower rooms. It also has a small laundry room and a gent's cloakroom. On the first floor is the master bedroom, with bathroom and walk in shower and part of the minstrel gallery there is a TV/ office.

Outside there is a very large covered terrace with dining table and babrecue facilities. There is also a ping-pong table and a separate WC with a shower, next to the covered terrace.

Across the lawn there is a pool 12 x 5 with electric cover and just below the property, with views of Mt St Victoire, there is a boule pitch.

The property has an ample Parking and electric gates.

Accommodation Facilities

Ground floor:
Large entrance hall with Moroccan style seating area.
Living/dining room with open fireplace, French doors to terrace.
Kitchen, door to covered outdoor dining terrace.
2 x single bedrooms (1.40m) each with French doors to garden and doors to a central, shared en-suite bathroom, WC.
Guest WC.
Double/twin bedroom (2 x 0.80m), French doors to terrace, en-suite shower room , WC.
Double bedroom (1.40m), French doors to garden, en-suite shower room.

First floor:
Steep, open-sided, staircase leading up to first floor:
Master double bedroom (1.60m), air-conditioning, view of Mont St Victoire.
Bathroom with separate shower cubicle.
Separate WC.
Minstrel gallery leading to mezzanine Study/TV room (TV,DVD,CD) (railings are horizontal - extra care with children).

Enclosed grounds with far reaching views.
Large covered outdoor dining terrace, gas barbecue.
Pool 12m x 5m pool with Roman steps (depth 1.20m-2.20m).
Outdoor shower.
Table tennis.
Steps down to boules pitch.
Ample parking.
Please note that lawns are protected by electric fencing - toddlers and young children must be supervised.

Additional Notes:
Minimum stay: 14 nights.
Air-conditioning in master bedroom.
Wi-Fi internet.
Pool towels.

Local Area / Activities

The beautiful tree-lined avenues of the university town of Aix-en-Provence are less than 8 kilometers away from this villa near Aix-en-Provence, with lots of shops and restaurants, heritage sites and museums dedicated to the many famous artists who have flocked to this area.

Aix is the birthplace of Cezanne, and his greatest inspiration was Mont Sainte Victoire, which is clearly seen from this villa near Aix-en-Provence. In 1958, Pablo Picasso, himself inspired by the works of Cezanne, bought the Chateau de Vauvenargues at the foot of Mont Sainte Victoire and this became his resting place upon his death in 1973. The chateau has recently been opened to the public in the summer months.

St Marc-Jaumegarde: within 1.5 km
Aix-en-Provence centre: 8 km
Vauvenargues: 8km
TGV station: 24 km.
Marseille airport: 33 km
Coast at Cassis: 45 km
Avignon: 90 km
2 golf courses within easy reach

Price Guide

These prices are a guideline only, please use the calendar at the top of the page to search availability and prices for specific weeks. Then you have the option to book the property online.

Low Season: £4921
High Season: £5125

Key Features

  • Swimming pool
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Internet access
  • Air conditioning
  • Fire / Stove
  • BBQ
  • Close to local amenities
  • Walk to village
  • Suitable for young children
  • Near sea beach
  • Golf nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Watersports nearby