Mas des Alpilles has been designed and created for your comfort both interior and exterior at all times during your visit. The exterior lighting allows you to continue to enjoy the wonderful garden and pool areas late into the night.
The owners may accept weddings, with special arrangements and an additional fee.
Pool heating is included in June, July, August and September, with a charge for other months.
Upon your arrival you will find a large fruit basket, cheeses, Champagne and wine, breads, sausage, milk, cereal and more. You will have plenty for a light dinner your first evening and breakfast the next morning.
And finally, for the slightly less sporty (or for a well-earned rest after a good work-out) what could be nicer than a rest next to the refreshing fountain in the mottled shade of the mature pine tree.
The fabulous sitting-room has a magnificent chimney and an extremely high ceiling with a galleried corridor at first-floor level. Windows to both sides give a wonderful light, showing the various original works of art to their best advantage. The property is full of interesting pictures and artefacts which the owners have collected on their travels and in the many markets and brocante stalls of Provence, all of which combine to give the house a totally lived-in and welcoming feel. As well as being extremely comfortable, the sitting-room also houses Sky TV, a DVD player and CD, along with a wide assortment of books in English and games for all the family. For those wishing to work or to keep in touch with friends back home, there is also Wifi and a Fax machine.
For dining indoors, there is a large table seating 10-12. The house is beautifully and comprehensively furnished and every last detail has been carefully planned. The owner has thought of everything, even providing visitors with samples of his home-made jam and olive oil. Guests will really feel as though they've found a home away from home.
The enormous 'vaisselier' (china cupboard) contains crockery and cutlery for up to 50 people, and every kind of appliance has been provided, along with a choice of table linens and many pretty decorative items. And when the food is ready, pop outside to the herb garden for those final finishing touches. The house is equipped with fine antique linens and several sets of dishes for you to use, depending on your mood. Anyone interested in cooking and entertaining is bound to be enraptured by this kitchen!
There are several delightful seating areas, ideal for an al fresco breakfast, a long, lazy lunch or that all-important cocktail at the end of a busy day after viewing the myriad sites of Provence or lazing by the pool. For those who prefer a little shade to the hot sun, there are comfy rattan chairs providing a perfect place to read ............ or simply doze.
For the 2017 season the owner has added an outdoor kitchen with a barbecue and plancha.
For the otherwise sporty, the home cinema room located in the basement, where partying is positively encouraged!
A recent introduction to the home cinema room is a fully renovated Gaveaux upright piano dating from 1870, which professional and amateur pianists will appreciate. A second digital receiver has also been installed so that, as well as Sky TV reception in the sitting room, the home cinema receives Canal Sat.
Up the staircase on the right you find the master bedroom with a 180 cm bed and en-suite bathroom. The room has a stone fireplace, crowned by an exquisite 'Trumeau'--combination painting and mirror.
Each bedroom has been individually designed and decorated with hand-crafted Provencal furniture and fabrics for an authentic Provençal look. The owners bought many of the pieces have been bought locally in St Rémy de Provence and L'Isle sur la Sorgue, the latter famed for its enormous Sunday market and 300+ antique shops.
All the bedrooms are air-conditioned and all also have telephones from which to call other rooms. Wake in the morning to the glorious view of the pool and the Parc des Alpilles.
Once again this cottage is capable of sleeping a couple and 2 children. This makes the property ideal for people seeking togetherness yet privacy and is perfect for those with smaller children or teenagers as they can be confident of not disturbing other guests.
The villa has two cottages with en-suite facilities. Each cottage has a downstairs bedroom plus a smaller bedroom on the mezzanine. However the mezzanine beds are not counted as part of the "10 person" accommodation so they are a plus.
Provence, Emotional Escapes presents Mas des Alpilles, a luxury retreat near Eygalières, Alpilles in the south of France. Air con, heated pool and tennis. A home away from home.
This truly exceptional property is situated within walking distance of the pretty Provencal village of Eygalières and a short drive to the delightful town of St. Rémy de Provence. Architect-owned, this holiday rental has been designed and decorated to the highest possible standard and provides real luxury accommodation for 10 people.
There are three en-suite bedrooms in the main house; the two nearby cottages have a downstairs double bedroom and a twin bedroom up the steps--the twin bedrooms are best suited to children--and are not included in the capacity of 10.
The magnificent pool is 13 x 7 metres and is heated to ensure perfect water temperature. The house is set in 13,000 square meters of garden bordering the Parc des Alpilles. Tranquility and privacy guaranteed.
A gardener and maid are employed on the property (except on week ends) to ensure the house, garden and pool are kept in perfect condition throughout your holiday in Provence.
The small village of Eygalières is a real jewel in the area. Though tiny, it has cafés, restaurants, food shops, and one of the best outdoor markets in Provence.
The same architect owner has another stunning villa in the village of Le Paradou Click here to see the property description for Clos du Paradou.
Just 10 minutes drive from St. Rémy de Provence, Eygalières is a haven of tranquillity with lots of class and charm.
Designated as one of the most beautiful villages in France, Eygalières is where many celebrities spend pleasant, undisturbed holidays, far from the paparazzi on the coast. Located on the edge of the Alpilles (the little Alps of Provence), Eygalières offers fantastic views of sublime rocky outcroppings. Surrounded by farmland, olive and fruit orchards, Eygalières is a quiet and charming community made up of artists, farmers and tradesmen alike.
The main street has everything you could want from a small village and more: a collection of superb restaurants, bistros, mini markets, beauty salons, speciality wine shops, an art gallery and several eclectic cafés. The village runs its own market every Friday.