On the right you can see the entry gate to the villa, the garden, and path to the front entry of the villa. Peeking out in the background and across the large driveway is a landscaping firm, designed in the same manner as a Provencal villa.
The 4m x 8m pool has steps at the far end so that if you don't want to swim, you can just sit here and enjoy the water. The double paneled doors behind the pool open to a small sitting room with a shower, bathroom and sink.
Villa Glanum is a beautiful two-story Provençal country house, set in a quiet area of the well-beloved town of St-Rémy-de-Provence, and just 600 meters (1/3 mile) --an easy 5-10 minute walk --to the center. This Provencal villa rental has all the amenities you could want: it is gated, with three bedrooms and two baths; it has a 4 x 8 meter private, protected pool, and a large covered terrace with lots of space for dining and sitting. The villa is air-conditioned and has wifi and TV. The 1500 m2 garden is full of flowers and trees.
The villa in located in a residential area and is across from the owner's small landscaping firm; there are occasionally deliveries which could cause a little noise. Normally the area is very quiet and beautiful.
Many people believe that St Rémy is the most beautiful small town in Provence. It is known as a sophisticated country town with some of the best Provence has to offer, with a wonderful, central location for visting Provence, a large variety of cafés, wine bars and bistros, and excellent shopping.
Hercule Grimaldi of Monaco became Marquis of the region in 1642. Centuries later Princess Grace of Monaco stayed here, her daughter Princess Caroline lived here and sent her children to the local schools. French President Mitterand lived here. Modern travelers still enjoy the timeless charm of the area.
St Remy de Provence is perhaps the most beautiful small town in Provence. Post World War II, it was an agricultural area, specializing in flower seeds and sheep, but now is known as a sophisticated country town with some of the best Provence has to offer, and with a wonderful, central location.
There are many sites in St Rémy: the very important Roman ruins at Glanum; the rue Hoche, a tiny street where French-Jewish doctor and astronomer Nostradamus was born in 1503. Don’t forget the colorful Wednesday market which is well known all over Provence. Vincent van Gogh spent most of the last year of his life here, at the St.Paul de Maussole Clinic, and painted over 150 paintings.