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Plenty of light and space, charming interior design rich in art and sculpture, you can be assured of great comfort and relaxation during your time in Provence. With extensive views over the rich French countryside to the mountains of the Massif de l'Etoile in the far south, Domaine des Figons is a wonderful mix of tradition and modernity on the doorstep of Aix-en-Provence, possibly one of the most vibrant, entertaining and exquisite towns in France.
For the Golf enthusiasts, the domaine is perfectly situated - literally across the road from a brand-new 18-hole professional golf course with spectacular views.
The property, which is surrounded by parkland trees, consists of a traditional Bastide (Aixoise Maison de Maitre), and a range of other buildings. These include a beautifully restored 19th century stone farm house, an Orangery, a Pigeonier (pigeon house), a large Pool house and a Garage. In the gardens you will find, for your entertainment, an excellent new tennis court, with a dynamic world class artificial grass surface, a 17-metre pool, a trampolene fitted with safety enclosure and a professional ping-pong table, near the house for easy access!
The Orangery contains a gym equipped with a LifeFitness running machine, Life Fitness bike, a professional Rowing machine, a Gravitron upper body system, free weights etc... Around 1000 olive trees, young and old, surround the vast, gated property.
7 bedroom/ 4 bathrooms sleeps 14
Second Story (1er étage) Bedrooms/ Bathroom Layout
Third Story (2e étage) Bedrooms/ Bathroom Layout
Dimensions/ Depth: 17m x 8m
Security (Fence, Alarm): Fence and Alarm
Salt water System: No
Heated?: Yes, upon request
Please note that pool heating is dependent on outdoor weather conditions and specific temperatures cannot be guaranteed
Note: Large infinity pool with pool house and fully equipped gym.
Pool house has a large seating area, Shower and separate WC plus a Hi-Fi system with iPod connection.
Spectacular views over the estate, the garden and olive groves from the pool area.
5 cleaning hours per day, 6 days a week are included. Linens changed weekly unless agreed otherwise. Maids not responsible for washing guest dishes/ pots/ pans or personal laundry.
*NOTE, this owner is offering a special promotion to groups of 10 guests or fewer for the 2017 season: You will receive a 20% discount, as well as complimentary welcome dinner.
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|Closest Village||Aix en Provence||5 KM||3.1 mi||Map||Village Info|
|Nearby Village||Eguilles||5 KM||3.1 mi||Map||Village Info|
|Nearby Village||Lourmarin||20 KM||12.4 mi||Map||Village Info|
|Nearby Village||Saint Rémy de Provence||30 KM||18.6 mi||Map||Village Info|
Protected by the Montagne Ste Victoire which rises to 1,011m. Aix is surrounded by a countryside full of authentic Provencal houses and traditional French style gardens.
The name Aix comes from the source discovered when the city was founded in 123b.c. by the Romans.
Aix was the capitol of Provence in the 15th century, Wealthy merchants and local dignitaries helped turn this city into the Florence of Provence as we know it today.
One can find all the beauty of the noble Provence of the17th and 18th centuries: handsome houses of the upper class, private mansions, city squeres bursting with flowers, ancient fountains and shaded narrow streets.
Aix was the inspiration to many of the greatest writers and painters : Guigou, Stendhal, Mistral, Zola, and Cézanne, There is even a special Cezanne tour which one can follow through the streets of Aix stopping at points marked with a C.
As a city of art and culture Aix possesses a wealth of superbe architecture that has been carefully preserved and restored. Walking through the Cours Mirabeau and the Rue Gaston de Saporta one can admire the private mansions with their sculptured doors and windows and the intricate iron work on the balconies. Discerning shoppers choose the elegant boutiques in the quartier Mazarin.
Each summer the International Festival of Lyric Arts and Music unites acclaimed prima donnas and maestros in a fabulous selection of singing and music. The Dance Festival is also world reputed.
The easiest way to get to Inland Provence from the US is to fly to Marseilles International Airport (MRS). If you would like to see Paris, fly to Charles de Gaulle Airport then connect directly to the TGV(high speed train) from CDG TGV2 to Avignon TGV(3 hours direct) and rent a car. You would plan to see Paris on the way back, taking the TGV from Avignon TGV to Gare de Lyon, getting a cab to your hotel in the city.
Hiking on the Sainte Victoire mountain and in the Calanques near the sea.
Cultural life, restaurants and cafés in Aix en Provence. Route des vins. Festivals in Provence.
Golf course, 18 homes, is walking distance from the property.
Tuesday and Friday in Eguilles.
Wednesday in Rognes.
Daily local markets in Aix en provence.
Within Walking distance
Small grocery shops in Eguilles at 2 km, larger stores in Aix at 10 minutes drive.