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The gardens here are a Provence dream come true, with large swimming pool, terrain de boules, gorgeous lounge area and a shaded summer kitchen. Guests are certain to enjoy extended days of relaxation, while taking in the quiet nature of the beautiful surrounding views.
Inside, the house offers luxury, space and all the comfort of a newly built and superbly furnished home. Built with local, authentic materials, the decor exudes both calm and modern grace. As a newly built property, amenities abound such as full air-conditioning and a state of the art kitchen.
With four en-suite bedrooms in the main house, and a fifth room situated with private exterior entrance in an adjacent annex, there is ample space for privacy between visitors as needed.
Guests will find the wonderful local village of Maussane just 2km from the home, as well as famous villages of St Remy and Les Baux de Provence within a short drive. This area is also well known for cycling, with one of the most beautiful roads known for biking in the region.
With all that it has to offer, this is certain to be a wonderful holiday home for guests of all ages.
5 bedroom/ 5 bathrooms sleeps 10
Second Story (1er étage) Bedrooms/ Bathroom Layout
Annex, separate entrance
Dimensions/ Depth: 13m x 5m
Security (Fence, Alarm): Electric security cover
Salt water System: No
Heated?: Yes, upon request. Additional charges may apply.
Please note that pool heating is dependent on outdoor weather conditions and specific temperatures cannot be guaranteed
Note: Beautiful views from the pool area.
End of stay cleaning ad intermediate cleaning (3 hours) is included in the rental fees. Linens changed weekly unless agreed otherwise. Maids not responsible for washing guest dishes/ pots/ pans or personal laundry.
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|Closest Village||Maussane Les Alpilles||2 KM||1.24 mi||Map||Village Info|
|Nearby Village||Les Baux de Provence||4 KM||2.48 mi||Map||Village Info|
|Nearby Village||Eygalières||10 KM||6.2 mi||Map||Village Info|
|Nearby Village||Saint Rémy de Provence||10 KM||6.2 mi||Map||Village Info|
Nestled at the foot of the Alpilles, Maussane is an agreeable village in the vallée des Baux surrounded by vast olive plantations and superb countryside.
Maussane les Alpilles - Church
Although Maussane was situated on the ancient Roman road linking Arles to Aix en Provence, only a few remains can be seen today. Maussane's history is linked to The Baux de Provence where its inhabitants sought refuge in times of war.
Maussane les Alpilles street
Maussane slowly gained independence and soon prospered thanks to its many springs and fertile farmland. In the 1830s, Maussane possessed more than 650 hectares of olive trees and no less than 12 windmills or "moulins à huile" used to make olive oil.
Maussane les Alpilles fountain
Today Maussane and its neighbour, Mouries are the most important olive oil producing areas in the country. The first stop on the "route de l'olivier", Maussane has more than 37,000 olive trees. Its two windmills continue to produce oil of exceptional quality.
Maussane les Alpilles - Maison typique
Do not leave Maussane without tasting this famous oil... to appreciate the taste simply drizzle a little on a piece of bread or on a small chunk of goat's cheese... accompanied by a slice of tomato you have a true "péché mignon"!
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.
Alpilles countryside, villages nearby, cafés and restaurants...
Little winding roads are famous for biking.
Morning Outdoor Markets
Sunday: L'Isle sur la Sorgue
Wednesday: St-Remy, Mouriès
Thursday: Maussane les Alpilles
Within Walking distance
The famous and quaint typical village of Maussane les Alpilles is just 20 minutes' walk.
Small grocery shops in Maussane les Alpilles, larger shops in Saint Rémy de Provence, 10 minutes' drive.
Only Provence co-founder Lydia Dean writes about their experiences raising a family, building a business in Provence, and later combining the love of travel with giving back in "Jumping the Picket Fence”. In 2021, she published “Light Through the Cracks,” a continuation of her journey, much of which has been based in Provence. Both books are available Amazon, Amazon.uk, and Amazon.Fr.