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The main house and guesthouse have modern day comforts while retaining their historical charm. The rooms are very spacious and bright with 10-foot ceilings, original molding and marble fireplaces. On the ground floor there is a large living room, dining room, kitchen (Lacanche range cooker) and breakfast room, TV room (big flat screen TV, DVD, wifi and cable TV) and utility room (washer and dryer). Upstairs there are 6 bedrooms (3 en-suite) and 4 bathrooms. The property may also include a fully renovated guesthouse (please inquire for price) with one bedroom, living room, kitchen/dining room and bathroom.
Note, due to the size of beds, this property can accommodate up to 12 guests when traveling with children, though best suited for 6-8 adults maximum.
Aix en Provence is situated 20 minutes from the Marseille airport and TGV (high speed train) and is located in the heart of Provence with easy access to many historical sites and villages in the Luberon and the French Riviera.
6 bedroom/ 4 bathrooms sleeps 8
Second Story (1er étage) Bedrooms/ Bathroom Layout
Third Story (2e étage) Bedrooms/ Bathroom Layout
Dimensions/ Depth: 10.5m x 3.5m / Depth 2m
Security (Fence, Alarm): Alarm
Salt water System: Yes
End of stay cleaning and intermediate cleaning (about 3 hours) included. More maid hours possible, please inquire. Linens changed weekly unless agreed otherwise. Maids not responsible for washing guest dishes/ pots/ pans or personal laundry.
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|Closest Village||Aix en Provence||3 KM||1.86 mi||Map||Village Info|
|Nearby Village||Lourmarin||36 KM||22.32 mi||Map||Village Info|
|Nearby Village||Saint Marc Jaumegarde||8 KM||4.96 mi||Map||Village Info|
|Nearby Village||Le Tholonet||7 KM||4.34 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 123 BC by the Romans.
Aix was the capital 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 Aix en Provence TGV (3 hours direct) and rent a car. You could plan to see Paris on the way back, taking the TGV from Aix en Provence to Gare de Lyon, and getting a cab to your hotel in the city.
Music festivals, Route des vins, Cafés and Restaurants...
Daily outdoor market in the morning in Aix en Provence.
All kinds of shops and markets are available within 3km by car.