A good spacious house with a large garden and a huge pool, all very close to Aix, a great town to discover.
This beautifully-restored provençal 'Mas' is located in a peaceful residential area 3km to the north of the centre of Aix-en-Provence, an attractive and lively town of ‘a thousand fountains’ with a daily food market, a general market on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays (clothes, flowers, antiques), an antique book market on the first Sunday of each month, and many cultural festivals throughout the year. There are basic shops 2km away, and bike hire and a sports club with golf and tennis facilities at 1km. Horse riding is possible 5km away. There are beautiful beaches all along the Mediterranean coast with the closest in Marseille (33km), Carry-le-Rouet (42km), Sausset-les-Pins (47km), La Couronne (50km), Cassis (54km) and La Ciotat (56km).
The Montagne Sainte Victoire (10km) has inspired many artists: Cézanne, Picasso, Kandinsky, and is a very popular place for walking and climbing, There are many theme parks around Aix for children such as Aquacity, OK Corral, the Zoo de la Barden.
The peaks of the La Croix de Provence (altitude 946m) command fantastic views and are reached 20km from the villa via a famous path, the "sentier des Venturiers" between Aix and Vauvenargues. The Pic des Mouches (altitude 1011m) and La Chapelle de St-Ser offer some of the most beautiful panoramas of Provence (both 40km away).
Living/dining room, study, kitchen, 2 bathrooms with wc, laundry room with shower, 1 separate wc, 2 double bedrooms, 1 twin bedroom
Washing machine, dishwasher, bed linen/bathroom and pool towels included (for bookings lasting more than one week a second set of linen is left at our clients' disposal), cot on request, baby-sitting and cook (subject to availability), telephone (incoming/local calls), TV, video (French only), CD, DVD, barbecue, alarm