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Wonderful, Independent Guest Cottage in Aix en Provence with tennis and pool

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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
3 guests
3 nights minimum
Cottage
The cottage is located in 3 acres of grounds of a magnificent bastide overlooking the impressive Mt Ste Victoire and Aix en Provence. It is accessed via security gates and there is plenty of parking space. The kitchen is equipped with fridge , microwave/oven, a hob and a sink, table wear and cooking utensils are provided. There is a sofa and a TV & stereo for your entertainment. The kitchen leads out onto the garden and outside seating area where you may like to relax and enjoy the local rosé!. A wooden staircase leads upstairs where there is a shower room with a shower , baisin, and toilet. There is a single bedroom decorated in a typically provencal toile de jouy & a tastefully decorated bedroom with 2 single beds ( or 1 king). Fresh towels & linen are provided. In the grounds there ...The cottage is located in 3 acres of grounds of a magnificent bastide overlooking the impressive Mt Ste Victoire and Aix en Provence. It is accessed via security gates and there is plenty of parking space. The kitchen is equipped with fridge , microwave/oven, a hob and a sink, table wear and cooking utensils are provided. There is a sofa and a TV & stereo for your entertainment. The kitchen leads out onto the garden and outside seating area where you may like to relax and enjoy the local rosé!. A wooden staircase leads upstairs where there is a shower room with a shower , baisin, and toilet. There is a single bedroom decorated in a typically provencal toile de jouy & a tastefully decorated bedroom with 2 single beds ( or 1 king). Fresh towels & linen are provided. In the grounds there is a large salt water swimming pool with deck chairs. Our property is beautifully located within walking distance of Aix yet in a private & peaceful setting with very good access to the motorway to further explore the Luberon to the north and Marseille and cassis and the coastline in the south. Guided tours, French lessons, tennis lessons breakfast and dinner can be arranged . We will do everything to ensure that our guests are comfortable and made to feel at home.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Shower
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About the Owner
rachel B
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2012
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

We have just returned from a wonderful week in Aix. The cottage was perfect for our family of three (including our 6 year old son). The weather was stunning and the swimming pool was a welcome refresher. Rachel and Jean were brilliant hosts - nothing...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank Wellington78
Management response:Responded 27 August 2017

Thank you so much it was such a pleasure having you and we look forward to seeing you back here soon!

Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

I booked the rooms at Rachel and Jean's home based on the reviews, and they were all spot on. A word of advice: if you try using GPS to find the home, it will likely send you to only the bottom of the street. You...More

Date of stay: June 2017
1  Thank j9murph
Management response:Responded 21 June 2017

Jeannine thank you so much for your lovely review, I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay. I hope you had a good trip back and enjoyed your time in Paris.. I hope it wasn't too hot . Please do come and see us...More

Reviewed 12 October 2016

My husband and I stayed at the cottage in September (11 nights) and it was amazing! It was exactly what we pictured and more. Rachel and Jean were very friendly, anticipating our needs and very helpful getting us settled in. This is also a good...More

Date of stay: September 2016
Thank Meyer476
Management response:Responded 14 October 2016

Thank you so much for your kind review. We were so happy to have you to stay I'm only sorry that we were so busy and we didn't manage that rosé we will keep it cool ready for your next visit!

Reviewed 21 May 2016

This lovely cottage is attached to the owners house in fabulous grounds which provide secure parking. It is very well equipped with kitchen equipment, toiletries, towels etc and very homely. The owners, Rachel, Jean and their family are very welcoming and genuinely keen to ensure...More

Date of stay: May 2016
Thank Touringbugs
Management response:Responded 22 May 2016

Dear Jenny and Mark Thank you so much for your lovely comments . We were delighted to have you to stay and glad that you enjoyed your stay in spite of the weather I am glad you managed a swim before you left . We...More

Reviewed 1 September 2015

This beautiful gite was perfectly situated for us as we enjoy both countryside and a bit of urban life. Aix is only a couple of minutes away and is enchanting. Our gite had everything we needed, the beds were really comfortable and the rooms were...More

Date of stay: August 2015
Thank 11,029
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Reviewed 17 May 2015

We would highly recommend this lovely little cottage situated in beautiful grounds with a fabulous pool. Jean, Rachel and family were so welcoming to us and to our son who is currently studying at university in Aix. Molly the dog popped round occasionally to visit...More

Date of stay: April 2015
2  Thank 90catriona
Reviewed 23 September 2014

We used Rachel's guest cottage as home base for 2 weeks while we explored the Provence area. The location was perfect! Great for day trips and a wonderful pool and grounds to come home to after sight seeing for the day. We walked into town...More

Date of stay: September 2014
1  Thank nurseswanie
Reviewed 27 May 2014

This was a little hard to find however once 'inside the gates' we were met by Rachel and Jean and Molly the gorgeous big dog, and made to feel more than welcome with the offer of anything we needed to make us comfortable after our...More

Date of stay: May 2014
1  Thank kaybee57
Reviewed 15 April 2014

This is a charming stone gite, attached to but facing away from the owners' property. It looks out on to some land with mature trees and although you are close to a road, it doesnt feel like it. You think you are in a rural...More

Date of stay: April 2014
Thank LLSL
ivor and joe stewart
Australia
Reviewed 23 June 2013

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Date of stay: May 2013
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Alarm Clock
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Internet Access
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Mountain Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Paper Towels Provided
Patio
Playground
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Shared Tennis Court
Shared Garden
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
Trampoline
TV
Wi-Fi
City Getaway
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
The cottage is wonderfully located within walking distance of the historical centre of Aix en Provence with its many restaurants, shops, bustling markets and sightseeing yet it is in a tranquil setting in 3 acres of of beautiful grounds overlooking the famous Mont Ste Victoire. There is something for everyone in Aix en Provence. For those that enjoy visiting there is the grand Théatre de Provence, the cathedral of St Saveur and the many sites related to Cézanne, not forgetting the many international music and opera festivals . For those that want to venture further afield there is so much to see within an hours drive of Aix. There is Baux de Provence, Arles with its famous arena, the lavender fields, the vineyards of Luberon, Avignon with its papal palace. For the more sporty ...
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