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Le Mas du Philosophe, Provence House

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 8 sleeps
  • 7 nights min stay

House / 4 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 8

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 19 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Description from owner

Description

Whilst the house lies in beautiful peaceful countryside, it is close to all amenities and within just under 10 minutes you are on the highways which take you to the beach, Marseille, Aix, the Camargue, the Luberon or the Côte d'Azur. This 4 bedroomed traditional Provençal house is with open beams, traditional fireplaces and terracotta floors. It has a large sitting room, a Provençal kitchen and is situated in a totally secluded area on 7 acres of hillside land with stunning views of the Chaine de l'Etoile national park and the famous Pilon du Roy. There is a large mature, secluded garden with surrounding pine forest and olive and almond grove. The house has its own beautiful tiled swimming pool surrounded by pine trees.The village of Simiane (1,5 km) offers 2 traditional boulangeries, 2 pharmacies, 2 grocery shops, a butcher and the not to be missed pétanque area where the villagers play every day under the plain trees. Take away pizza is available every evening on the main

Whilst the house lies in beautiful peaceful countryside, it is close to all amenities and within just under 10 minutes you are on the highways which take you to the beach, Marseille, Aix, the Camargue, the Luberon or the Côte d'Azur. This 4 bedroomed traditional Provençal house is with open beams, traditional fireplaces and terracotta floors. It has a large sitting room, a Provençal kitchen and is situated in a totally secluded area on 7 acres of hillside land with stunning views of the Chaine de l'Etoile national park and the famous Pilon du Roy. There is a large mature, secluded garden with surrounding pine forest and olive and almond grove. The house has its own beautiful tiled swimming pool surrounded by pine trees.The village of Simiane (1,5 km) offers 2 traditional boulangeries, 2 pharmacies, 2 grocery shops, a butcher and the not to be missed pétanque area where the villagers play every day under the plain trees. Take away pizza is available every evening on the main square.The village of Mimet (4 Km.) is a small picturesque village on the top of a hill with a good restaurant with excellent views (the highest village in Provence) on the Mountain Sainte Victoire, painted hundred times by Cézanne.

Further details

Welcome pack on arrival : local specialities, rosé de Provence, juices.

Further details indoors

TV room4 bedrooms (2 doubles upstairs + 1 twin and 1 double downstairs)2 bathrooms upstairs (one with shower and wc, one with shower, bath and wc)1 large bathroom downstairs with double sink, shower area and bath)1 separate WC downstairsHammam (steam bath)Spacious terrace for outside meals, connected to the kitchen and the living room

Further details outdoors

Swimming pool (10 m x 4 m ) with roman stepsGardenPétanque fieldAdditional meals area with summer kitchen near the swimming-pool.

Location description from owner

The Provence region

Within just under 10 minutes you are on the highways which take you to the beach, Marseille, Aix, the Camargue, the Lubéron or the Côte d’Azur.Not to be missed : Aix en Provence, Marseille, Mimet (highest village of Provence), Lubéron area(hiking) and the famous Calanques (coast), Mountain Sainte Victoire (painted hundred times by Cézanne), Mont Ventoux (Tour de France & bike trail).Sailing lovers will have fun in l'Estaque, plage de Corbières, where you can rent boats and enjoy the Côte Bleue with its lovely fishermen's coves, beaches, local restaurants.

Simiane-Collongue

The village of Simiane (1,5 km) offers 2 traditional boulangeries, 2 pharmacies, 2 grocery shops, a butcher and the not to be missed pétanque area where the villagers play every day under the plain trees. Take away pizza is available every evening on the main square.2 International schools within 15 mn drive and International Lycée (public). Ideal base for a family gap year. Public transport (bus) and train (10 Mn to Aix en Provence, 14 mn to Marseille).Great local market in the nearby town of Gardanne every Friday and Sunday morning.

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Bed & bathroom

  • 3 Double Beds, 2 Single Beds, 1 Cot available
  • 1 Family bathroom, 1 En suite, 1 Shower room

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Solarium or roof terrace
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Sauna
  • Pool or snooker table
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Video player
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

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This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
No smoking at this property

About the owner

Francoise B
Response rate:
43%
Calendar updated:
15 Feb 2016
Years listed:
4
Based in:
France

Languages spoken: English, French, Italian


This House has 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and sleeps 8. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 22 Jun 2012. Located in Bouches-du-Rhone, it has 3 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate is £2690.

The Owner has a response rate of 43% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 15 Feb 2016.

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