Bastide Des JardinsFrance, Provence

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What we love

  • Fabulous views in front of and behind the house
  • Vast private areas
  • Outdoor dining

Located just 20 minutes from Aix-en-Provence and 15 minutes from Lourmarin, Bastide des Jardins allows easy access to everything from the city of Aix en Provence to the smallest Luberon Mountain villages. In a quiet country setting, nestled at the foot of protected Provencal hills, the house offers incredible views in all directions and an elaborate 4 acre landscaped park with fountains, trellis-covered walkways, and a variety of mature fruit trees. There are a number of hiking trails accessible from the house that connect to an organized network of trails for running, hiking or walking through the Provence countryside.

Located 3 miles from the quaint stone village of Rognes with its butchers, bakers, a florist, vegetable shop, doctor, small grocery stores, a health food store, pharmacy, pizzaria, café, wineries and restaurants. Look for a market on the main street once per week, with festivals and events once a month during the tourist season.

Property not appropriate for children under 10 years old.

 

Features

  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Restaurants & Shops
  • Wi-Fi
  • TV
  • Village Location

Villa Rates

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In-Depth Villa Details

Bedrooms

5 bedroom/ 5 bathrooms sleeps 10

Ground Floor (RDC) Bedrooms/ Bathroom Layout

Bedroom 1: Double bed with ensuite full bathroom (shower, sink, and WC)

Bedroom 2: Air Conditioned - King bedroom with private separate bathroom (shower, sink, and WC)

Second Story (1er étage) Bedrooms/ Bathroom Layout

Bedroom 3: Two Twin beds can be made as a King upon request. Ensuite bathroom (large walk-in shower, bath tub, sink and WC) and Private Balcony.

Bedroom 4: Air Conditioned King bedroom with ensuite bathroom (bath tub, shower, sink and WC) and balcony overlooking the garden.

Bedroom 5: Air Conditioned King bedroom with ensuite bathroom (Bath tub/shower combination, sink and WC)and balcony overlooking the the garden.

Inside

- Air Conditioned in 3 Bedrooms and 2 Living Rooms

- Broadband WiFi Internet

- Satellite TV with English News Channels

- Zone 2 Euro DVD Player

- Cd player or stereo

- Fully Equipped Kitchen

- Professional Stove/ Oven

- Large American Refrigerator

- Dishwasher

- Coffee Maker and Press pot

- Electric and traditional tea Kettles

- Washing Machine

- Clothes Dryer

- Iron and Ironing Board

- Hair dryers in each bathroom

- Indoor Dining for 10 people

- Wood Burning Fireplace

- English Speaking Caretaker

- Baby Crib/ Cot

- High Chair

- All linens provided

- Including pool towels

Outside

- Fabulous views in front of and behind the house.

- Outdoor dining for 10

- Gas BBQ

- 8 by 8 meter Heated Pool

- 10 Teak sun loungers with cushions

- 2 Parasols

- Outdoor sofa and love seat

- Vast private areas

- Plane trees giving shade

- Several fruit trees Ornately landscaped park

- Fully enclosed garden with electric gate

- Caretakers live discretely on the property in a seperate building

Pool Information

Dimensions/ Depth: 8m by 8m

Security (Fence, Alarm): Alarm, no Fence

Salt water System: No

Heated?: Yes, upon request

Note: 8 by 8 meter pool is located 25 meters from the house. Pool can be heated in the cooler months. There are beautiful views from the pool area.

Maid Service

3 hours of maid service included every day except Sunday.

Please inquire about long-term and off-season rental discounts. Linens changed weekly unless agreed otherwise.

Things to do

Local Attractions
Local Restaurants, Wineries and Country Walks. Aix-en-Provence and the Luberon Villages

Local Markets
Sunday: Le Puy-Sainte-Réparade and Jouques

Monday: Cadenet

Tuesday: Aix

Wednesday: Rognes and Saint-Cannat

Thursday: Aix and La Roque d'Anthéron

Friday: Lambesc and Lourmarin

Saturday: Aix, Charleval

Local Restaurants 
Aix en Provence
Cucuron
Lourmarin
Rognes

Within Walking distance
Fantastic walks through the nature trails in the rolling hills. This is a country house 3 miles from the village.

Groceries
Larger stores in Lambesc

There is a small general store in Rognes along with butchers, bakers and the like.

Locale

Rognes is a lovely bedroom community 20 minutes north of Aix-en-Provence. Located halfway between the sophisticated Roman city of Aix and the entry to the Luberon Mountain region, Rognes has a real country feel with rolling hills, a stone village, and different flowers and fields for every season. The landscape is sumptuous with the vineyards of the 10 surrounding wineries.

Getting here:
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.

Minimum Stay: 1 week - please inquire about exceptions outside the summer months.

Services Included: Final cleaning and any additional maid service listed on the web page

 

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