Self-catering rental château in Provence

Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur

Reference13019

Sleeps14

Bedrooms7

Bathrooms5

La Bastide des Etoiles

Introduction

Hugely impressive and majestic château set in private gardens and olive groves, 10 minutes from the wonderful town of Aix-en-Provence.

With views over the Massif de l'Étoile, the property comprises 10 hectares of grounds including large lawn, private pool 17m x 7m, summer kitchen and living area, private tennis court and gym.

Highest quality fixtures, furnishing and decoration throughout the late 18th century building; ground floor with living and dining room, Wi-Fi internet and UK satellite TV, fully-equipped kitchen and utility room.

3 bedrooms on the first floor with further 4 bedrooms on the second floor.
All bedrooms with air-conditioning.

Large front terrace overlooks the olive groves and surrounding estate. Great outside living area with conservatory-style furniture and shaded dining terrace.

Lovely pool area with large 17m x 7m heated pool with shallow entry 'plage'. Large pool-house incorporates spacious living area with fridge, shower and bathroom.

High quality, synthetic tennis court and fully-equipped fitness room.

Local bakery 5 minutes.

Aix-en-Provence is the jewel in the crown of this lovely area of Provence. It offers a huge array of historical sites and cultural activities. The old town centre comprises many winding streets and an almost unending choice of superb restaurants, pavement cafés and great shopping.

Mediterranean coast, 40 minutes at the prettiest harbour in the South, Cassis. Waterside restaurants galore and don't miss taking a boat trip out to the spectacular 'calanques' (fjords).

The house manager and guardian live unobtrusively in separate and discreet, private accommodation within the estate.

“5 hours a day of housekeeping 6 days a week, to include preparation of breakfast but no personal services of cooking”
Housekeeping services and catering services are available by request.

Details

Entrance hall.

Living room with fireplace. TV with UK satellite channels and Wi-Fi internet.

Dining room with table and chairs.

Kitchen with central island, gas range oven, fridge and freezer and drinks fridge.

Utility room with washing machine and dryer.

Separate WC.

Stairs to 1st floor;

NOTE; All bedrooms are air-conditioned.

Bedroom 1, king-size double with ensuite WC, bath / shower, separate shower and hand basin.

Bedroom 2, king-size double.

Bedroom 3, queen-size double.

Separate bathroom with WC, bath / shower and hand basin.

Stairs to 2nd floor;

Bedroom 4, king-size double.

Bedroom 5, two singles.

Separate bathroom with WC, shower and hand basin.

Bedroom 6, king-size double.

Bedroom 7, two singles.

Separate bathroom with WC, bath / shower, separate shower and hand basin.

EXTERIOR;

10 hectares of private grounds with palm trees, manicured garden, olive grove and large lawn.

Front terrace with fountain and conservatory furniture. Shaded dining area.

Private heated swimming pool 17m x 7m with shallow entry 'place'.
Sun terrace and loungers.

Pool-side summer kitchen and living area with fridge, shower and bathroom.

Weber gas BBQ.

Table tennis and table football.
Trampoline.

Gym with running machines, bikes and weights etc.

Private tennis court.

Private drive and plenty of parking.

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Prices

From To Weekly rental rates Euros Sterling * US Dollars *
10/09/2016 29/10/2016 late September - November € 10,228 £ 8,828 $ 11,475
01/04/2017 03/06/2017 April to June € 10,228 £ 8,828 $ 11,475
03/06/2017 01/07/2017 June € 13,523 £ 11,672 $ 15,172
01/07/2017 01/09/2017 July & August € 17,387 £ 15,007 $ 19,507
01/09/2017 09/09/2017 early September € 13,523 £ 11,672 $ 15,172
09/09/2017 28/10/2017 late September - October € 10,228 £ 8,828 $ 11,475
Refundable Security Bond € 5,000
  • * Sterling & US Dollar rates are provided only as a guide. Rentals are payable in Euros.
  • Prices are for the rental of the entire property above, per week.
  • Bookings run from Saturday 4:00pm to Saturday 10:00am.
  • Neither Pure France nor the property owner are liable for any loss or interruption of internet service.
  • No smoking in the property.
  • Bookings include electricity, water, linen and towels (not beach / pool towels).
  • “5 hours a day of housekeeping 6 days a week, to include preparation of breakfast but no personal services of cooking”
  • Maximum of 14 guests only (including infants)

Location

The property is situated in open countryside 10 minutes from beautiful Aix-en-Provence.

Local bakery 5 minutes.

Aix-en-Provence is the jewel in the crown of this lovely area of Provence. It offers a huge array of historical sites and cultural activities. The old town centre comprises many winding streets and an almost unending choice of superb restaurants, pavement cafés and great shopping.

Mediterranean coast, 40 minutes at the prettiest harbour in the South, Cassis. Waterside restaurants galore and don't miss taking a boat trip out to the spectacular 'calanques' (fjords).

Avignon is less than an hour away for a day trip; famous Pope's Palace, the half bridge, great restaurants and shops.

Camargue National Park with its black bulls, white horses and flamingos.

Reviews

« It's hard to describe how magnificent this home and our vacation was. Everything was beyond my wildest dreams and I have been dreaming of staying here for years. We have created memories which will wash over us again and again with joy and warmth. We cannot wait to return. »  M Hoerd

« How wonderful was our stay at your beautiful home. Everything was absolutely perfect! We would love to come back again. The setting and the views of Provence were exactly like the paintings of Van Gogh and Monet. Living in a painting - who could ask for anything more! Everyone was so helpful and attentive. It made our stay so comfortable. Thank you again. »  John & Susan. NYC

« We had the most amazing time here with our family celebrating Nick's birthday. You have a wonderful home and we have been looked after so well. Attention to detail, second to none. »  Mash family

« Thank you for such an amazing stay. We have been thoroughly spoilt in this magical house in such a beautiful setting. We have been looked after magnificently by Zouleika, what a wonderful person, so thoughtful and helpful making the stay even more special. Thank you once again from six enormously content and happy visitors. »  Charlie & Gemma 

« Our stay at Bastide du Val was extraordinary! The facilities, grounds and staff were excellent! »  T Cooler

« Thank you so much for everything during our stay. What a way to experience the true magic of Provence. Everything was 'magnifique' here and truly this is the most beautiful piece of France I have ever seen. »  S Wilmes

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