This exquisitely restored 18th Century bastide is now a wonderful 6 bedroom property sitting in private grounds of over 11 acres with ancient plane trees, ponds, lawns and a 15 x 6 metre swimming pool. The interiors are of the very highest standard with silk wall coverings, Arbuson rugs, Fortuny lamps and artwork from around the world. This is a wonderful, top class property in a very quiet location just 10 minutes from the beautiful Aix en Provence.
This exquisitely restored 18th Century Bastide is now a wonderful 6 bedroom property sitting in private grounds of over 11 acres just a 10 minute drive from the centre of Aix en Provence.
The grounds contain ancient plane trees, an orchard, an olive grove, a vineyard, flower garden, several water features, woodland with a large pond, lawns and a 15 x 6 metre heated swimming pool which has a hard cover for safety. There is a fully equipped gym in a new building in the woods with glorious views over the lake. The south facing terrace of 280 square metres has a central fountain, outdoor dining, barbecue and seating as well as shade provided by large plane trees. From here there are lovely views over the pool and gardens as well as the impressive driveway, also lined by 30 plane trees creating the real Provencal feel.
The interiors are of the very highest standard with silk wall coverings, Arbuson rugs, Fortuny lamps and artwork from around the World as well as modern appliances and an indoor/outdoor Sonos music system. On the ground floor is a kitchen/breakfast room with sitting area and fireplace, a formal drawing room withb aby grand piano, a library and formal dining in the Chinoise period style conservatory. On the first floor is a wood panelled study and all of the 6 bedrooms. The Master bedroom is stunning and has a 2 metre bed, sitting area, working gas fireplace, a vast dressing room and a bathroom with ball & claw bath, marble fittings and walk in shower. There is an elevator from here to the ground floor. The further bedrooms each have their own high quality en suite bathrooms and comprise 4 doubles and one twin and are furnished with Tempur mattresses and hand made soft furnishings.
This is a wonderful, top class property in a very quiet location just10 minutes from the beautiful Aix en Provence and a chef and butler can be provided at extra cost.
When you are on holiday you want a stress free time so your own personal concierge provides that little bit of extra luxury. Whether it be recommending and booking local restaurants before you get to your villa, making sure that your arrival is smooth organizing airport transfers and a rental car delivered to you and that the fridges are full or advising on day trips, sightseeing, shopping and beaches then your concierge is there to help.
For some people leisurely trawling of local food markets and then cooking at home is an ideal part of the holiday and our experts can advise the best places to go. If however you never want to see a food shop or market then we can organize fresh food deliveries for your arrival and during your stay, pre cooked meal deliveries or, the ultimate indulgence is your own private chef or cook as well as a waiter or butler and we have a selection of some of the best.
Sometimes just gazing at the water isn’t enough. For the active we can help to organize water skiing, wake boarding, kite surfing snorkeling and diving or for those wishing to relax on a boat we can organize day charters of motor yachts or sail boats for exploring or simply people watching.
In most destinations we can organise the ultimate in pampering. Perhaps a beautician for that essential pedicure, or hairdresser for a blow dry before that special dinner. We have excellent proven service providers or we can even get them to come to your villa, perhaps even a relaxing massage by the pool. If fitness is your thing then we know the best local gyms, yoga and Pilates classes or we can organise private instructors to visit your villa.