Le Mas de GancelFrance, Provence

  • 9
  • 18

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Come and truly discover life in Provence by renting this exceptional air conditioned property with room for up to 18 guests - a fabulous spot for family reunions or a gathering of friends. The greatest asset of this magnificent Mas is that it can comfortably accommodate larger groups while maintaining a cozy, luxurious atmosphere. The house offers 6000 sq. ft of living space, with 9 Air Conditioned bedrooms (5 full bathrooms plus 3 half baths).

An exceptionally lovely kitchen finished in marble and stone and professionally equipped, offers a paradise for those who love to cook. The property includes a small private vineyard facing the house, and a large, heated pool (6x12 meters). Enjoy long meals "Provençal style" on the stone terrace overlooking the vineyard, lounge by the pool or wander on foot to a local winery for a tasting. Also within walking distance are a small playground, bakery and cafe, bar, 2 restaurants, Roman Temple Ruins and Nature trails.

The villa is ideally located close to many popular areas for sightseeing including Aix-en-Provence, Avignon, the Luberon villages and Saint-Rémy-de-Provençe and Les Baux-de-Provence. It is a haven for bikers and walkers with its proximity to numerous trails leading to surrounding villages and historic sites. The villa offers several à la carte services during your stay, including cooking classes and chef services. Daily housekeeping included (except Sundays).

Features

  • Private Pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • Barbecue

Villa Rates

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In-Depth Villa Details

Bedrooms

9 bedroom/ 5 bathrooms sleeps 18

Ground Floor (RDC) Bedrooms/ Bathroom Layout

No Ground floor bedrooms

First Floor (1er étage) Bedrooms/ Bathroom Layout

Bedroom #1 - Air Conditioned Master Bedroom - King 4 poster Bed with bathroom (Walk-in shower, Claw foot tub, 2 sink and WC)

Bedroom #2 - Air Conditioned - 2 Twin beds (shares bathroom with Bedroom #1)

Bedroom #3 - Air Conditioned King bedroom with private bathroom (Walk-in shower, sink and WC)

Bedroom #4 - Air Conditioned King bedroom with Bathroom (Walk-in Shower, 2 sinks and WC)

Bedroom #5 - Air Conditioned Queen bedroom (Shares bathroom with Bedroom #4)

Bedroom #6 Air Conditioned Children's Bedroom - 3 double beds

Second floor (2e étage) Bedrooms/ Bathroom Layout

Bedroom #7 - Air Conditioned King (or two twins) Suite (Walk-in shower, sink and WC) Flat screen TV and private living area.

Bedroom #8 - Air Conditioned King (or two twins) Bedroom (Full en-suite bathroom with Walk-in shower, sink and WC)

Bedroom #9 - Air Conditioned Single bedroom appropriate for a child (Shares bathroom with bedroom 8)

Inside

- All bedrooms Air Conditioned

- Broadband WiFi Internet throughout

- 9 bedrooms, 5 full bathrooms, 3 Half baths (WC with sink)

- Satellite TV with CNN and BBC

- 2 Flat screen TVs

- DVD player

- 2 Bose iPod speakers (dock)

- Guest washer and Dryer

- Indoor dining for up to 18

- Linens provided

- Well-equipped American Kitchen with all appliances including:

- 2 toasters

- 2 blenders

- Espresso and drip coffee makers

- Kitchenaid Mixer

- American refrigerator

- Second full sized refrigerator

- Wine fridge

- 6 burner gas stove

- 2 ovens

- 2 Dishwashers

- Playroom with toys and beds for kids

- 2 Baby cots, 1 high chair

- Hair dryers in each of the 5 full bathrooms

- Catering services available upon request

- Private Chef Services available

Outside

- Heated Pool

- Sun Loungers

- Outdoor couches and chairs

- Huge outdoor terrace with vineyard view

- Outdoor dining table and chairs for 18

- Covered Summer Kitchen with large traditional barbecue

- Large Weber Gas Grill

- All bedrooms with vineyard view

Pool Information

Dimensions/ Depth: 12m x 6m (1m shallow end and 2m deep end)

Security (Fence, Alarm): Alarm and Fence

Salt water System: Yes

Heated?: Yes, upon request

Note: The heated salt water pool is securely gated and has alarm.

Maid Service

3 hours of maid service daily except for Sunday. Linens changed on Saturday. Extra hours of maid service available for 20 Euros per hour (to do dishes, laundry). Linens changed weekly unless agreed otherwise.

Things to do

Local Attractions
Château Bas winery and tasting room

Pont Royal semi-private 18 hole golf and tennis

Abbeye de Silvacane

Aix en Provence

The Luberon Mountain Villages

L'Isle sur la Sorgue

St-Remy/ Les Baux

Local Markets
Sunday: Pelissanne

Monday: Senas

Tuesday: Alleins

Wednesday: Saint-Cannat and Rognes

Thursday: Sénas

Friday: Lambesc and Mallemort

Saturday: Charleval

Within Walking distance
Château Bas winery and tasting room

30 B.C. ruins of a Roman temple

Bakery

2 bars

2 restaurants

playground for small children

Walking, hiking, biking trails through the hills

Groceries
Supermarket in Lambesc

Supermarket in Mallemort.

Local

The farmhouse is located approximately 5 kms from the town of Lambesc, which is off the Route National 7 (halfway between Avignon and Aix-en-Provençe).

Minutes drive from some of Provençe's finest wineries, ancient villages, Roman ruins, and châteaux.

Closest Airport is Marseille International (MRS) is a 45 minute drive

3 km from golf and tennis

Enjoy daily local markets in surrounding villages

Boulangerie within walking distance

All shops, pharmacy, doctors, tabac etc - within 5 km (Lambesc, Mallemort)

25 minutes from Aix-en-Provençe and Avignon, 30 minutes from Saint-Rèmy-de-Provençe and Les Baux-de-Provence

Zoo 5 km

Walking, hiking, mountain-biking, in Luberon Mountains

Minutes from the village that hosts the International Piano Festival in July-August.

Getting here:
The easiest way to get to Inland Provence 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.

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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