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Inside, the newly renovated family house is a true piece of art - One of the most beautiful in our collection, with tasteful details at every corner, and the utmost comfort in each of the rooms. The entire house is air conditioned and can host up to 14 people. An optional “maison d'amis” (3 bedrooms) may be made available for personnel or young guests seeking privacy, please inquire.
When entering the front door of the bastide, guests are transported by the quality of the materials, stones, wood floors, and the soul of the home. You will find two cozy sitting rooms beautifully decorated, a fully equipped large kitchen – with cold room and “coin degustation de liqueurs” - and a large, warm and welcoming dining room.
Every detail has been done in the spirit of a most wonderful stay here - A Sonos sound system inside and out, a home cinema with 8 seats, even a piano in the adjacent Orangerie across the courtyard.
The seven bedrooms – Master is about 100 sqm – are all fitted with highly comfortable beds, fine linen and en-suite bathrooms. The annex has a different level of comfort.
The outdoor areas are no less amazing, and the terrain de boules and tennis court have lights for enjoying throughout the evenings. The fully equipped summer kitchen was set near the two-basin heated swimming pool. You will love your evenings dining on the terraces with lighted façades and garden areas, surrounded by music.
Three committed staff give daily attendance to the cleaning and the comfort of the guests; any kind of additional services can be offered.
Several starred restaurants can be found in the villages neighboring the property, the region is known for its Rosé wines, and many castles can be found near Cotignac, Salernes, Ponteves, and Carces.
This property is a dream come true for family gatherings or groups of people who are looking for relaxing holidays in a charming family house.
Some flexibility on arrival and departure days, please inquire.
10 bedroom/ 9 bathrooms sleeps 20
Second Story (1er étage) Bedrooms/ Bathroom Layout
Third Story (2e étage) Bedrooms/ Bathroom Layout
Cottage house adjacent to the Bastide: Air conditioned
Dimensions/ Depth: 15m x 9m
Security (Fence, Alarm): Alarm perimetric
Salt water System: Yes
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: The beautiful crystal clear pool is surrounded by comfortable seating areas and a fantastic summer kitchen. There is a wifi booster located here as well.
Beautiful trees and ample space for children to play in the surrounding green spaces as well.
A housekeeper and two maids.
More services, cook or baby sitter service possible. Please inquire.
Five cleaning hours from Monday to Saturday and end of stay cleaning are 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||Fox Amphoux||2 KM||1.24 mi||Map||Village Info|
|Nearby Village||Cotignac||10 KM||6.2 mi||Map||Village Info|
|Nearby Village||Moissac Bellevue||12 KM||7.44 mi||Map||Village Info|
|Nearby Village||Saint Tropez||80 KM||49.6 mi||Map||Village Info|
Fox Amphoux is perched at 540M altitude overlooking superb forests of pines and oaks. Agriculture is the main livelihood.
The village has preserved the ruins of the ramparts and the Chateau des Blacas (first mentioned in 1200 AD).
Fox Amphoux - Street
Strolling about the picturesque streets one can admire the 16th and 17th century houses and the charming little chapel at the entrance to the village.
The historical and prehistorical vestiges in Fox attract many visitors. It was also the birthplace of Barras, a personnage ot the French Revolution.
St. Blaise church, the Barras house.
Notre Dame du Bon Secours Chapel. Ruins of the ramparts.
Prehistoric ruins, a dolmen, the Roman temple.
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, cycling, horse riding.
Visit of hilltop villages
Famous Gorges du Verdon
Lakes: Carcès, Sainte Croix, Esparron sur Verdon...
Wednesday: Salernes and Aups
Within Walking distance
Hiking / Cycling trails departing from the house.
Grocery shop in the village. Supermarkets in Salernes or Cotignac, at 15 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.