Bastide et Mas du Droy
Europe / France / Provence
Bastide du Droy is a magnificent 100 acre estate consisting of a Bastide du Droy and an adjoining farmhouse with a park, swimming pool and tennis court.
The villa is located 15 minutes from Saint Rémy de Provence, just outside the village of Molleges, within easy reach of Avignon and Aix-en-Provence, in very nice quiet and sunny surroundings. The property is fully enclosed with landscaped elegant gardens, lawns, an ornamental pond, orchards, and olive groves and 30 acres of mature wooded parkland. This entirely restored exceptional estate with a genuine spirit of a Provence, is decorated with great style and taste.
The Bastide and the Mas have been beautifully restored, using traditional colors and paint techniques giving an authentic Provençal feel, while still enjoying all modern conveniences including air conditioning, WiFi, satellite TV, a gym, playroom for kids, 2 long and secured swimming pools and a tennis court. The Bastide and Mas together accommodate up to 20 guests.
The Mas on two floors consists on ground floor of a lovely farmhouse-style kitchen, large living room with fireplace and door to courtyard and pool area.
On first floor are four air-conditioned bedrooms, including a master bedroom with en-suite bathroom and three double bedrooms that share two shower rooms. A TV room allows everyone to watch a movie on comfortable sofas.
Outside is a charming pool area with a private pool, a poolside dining area and a shaded lounge area with barbecue.
The Bastide on three floors consist of on the ground floor a majestic entrance hall leading you to a large living room with fireplace, an extensive dining room, with the original Bastide kitchen. Numerous windows open to the courtyard, with the different terraces and the magnificent parkland. The owners added an extension to the Bastide that includes a long and professionally equipped kitchen.
On first floor there are three double bedrooms, all with en-suite bathrooms, including the master bedroom. On the second floor are a double bedroom with dressing room and a dormitory with four single beds that is also a playroom for children. The second floor bathroom includes a walk-in shower and a bath.
Outside, the 100 acre estate consists of fully enclosed landscape elegant formal gardens, lawns, orchards, a large ornamental pond and olive groves and 30 acres of mature wooded parkland. There is a swimming pool with electric cover, surrounded by lawns and a poolside gazebo with seating area. By the new kitchen there is a covered terrace with dining area and a built in barbecue. There is also a tennis court with astroturf.
The landscape in this region is particularly picturesque, encompassing rolling hills dotted with quaint hilltop villages and countless hiking trails, extensive sunflower fields, olive groves and a formidable area of vineyards. This region is steep with history with plenty of sites to visit
Once in Mollèges, you will discover a village full of charm and character, narrow streets intersecting alongside the old houses, old wooden doors, flowery windows, shutters with colors faded by the sun. Its location is strategic and makes of this beautiful and peaceful Provence village an ideal place to discover the region.
To the south is the lively village of St Rémy de Provence just 12 kilometers away. It is a charming classical little town, capital of the Alpilles, with all the amenities, boulangeries, little boutiques, quaint pavement cafes and excellent restaurants. On its winding cobbled lanes you will discover the small squares, historic buildings, churches and museums, and on Wednesday the colorful weekly market will offer the opportunity to discover local products and handicrafts which is a must see. Further south Les Baux de Provence is considered 'one of the most beautiful villages in France'. Arles, Nîmes, Pont du Gard and Uzès and other towns can easily be visited in a day. At less than 45 minutes drive and to the east is the Luberon region and further south, Camargue’s unique wetland is populated by pink flamingos and wild horses
Avignon to the north with its UNESCO world heritage site, with it’s magnificent Palais du Papes, which is one of the architectural wonders of France is just 16 kilometers away and would make an ideal day trip. Just north of Avignon is the Châteauneuf-du-Pape region for wine lovers as well.
Local Markets in the Region:
- Sunday: Châteaurenard
- Monday: Cavaillon
- Tuesday: Cabannes
- Wednesday: Saint-Remy de Provence
- Thursday: Maussane les Alpilles
- Friday: Eygalières
- Saturday: Saint-Remy de Provence
8 Bedrooms, 7 Bathrooms
Sleeps 20 Guests
- Air-conditioning bedrooms
- Wireless internet access
- Tennis court
- Fully equipped kitchen
- Professional Kitchen
- Alfresco dining
- Ample parking
- Electric gates
- Bluetooth sound system
- Table tennis
- Sun beds
- Pétanque - boule court – Bocce
- Satellite TV & Netflix
Bedroom DetailsBedroom 1 (The Mas - First Floor): Master bedroom with Queen size bed 160 cm
Bedroom 2 (The Mas - First Floor): Double bedroom Queen size bed 160 cm
Bedroom 3 (The Mas - First Floor): Twin bedroom two 90 cm size beds
Bedroom 4 (The Mas - First Floor): Twin bedroom two 90 cm size beds
Bedroom 5 (The Bastide - First Floor): Master bedroom with King size bed 180 cm, en-suite with bathroom, bath and shower, washbasin separate WC. Dressing area
Bedroom 6 (The Bastide - First Floor): Double bedroom with Queen size bed 160 cm, en-suite with shower room, washbasin & WC
Bedroom 7 (The Bastide - First Floor): Double bedroom with Queen size bed 160 cm, en-suite with shower room washbasin & WC
Bedroom 8 (The Bastide - Second Floor): Double bedroom Queen size bed 160 cm. Dressing area
There is also a dormitory with 4 single beds 90 cm, including a playroom for children with TV
Pool DetailsSwimming Pool 15 x 7 m with electric cover at the Bastide
Swimming Pool 10 x 5 m with pool alarm at the Mas
Staff and ServicesHousehold linen and pool towels are supplied
House cleaning included 3 hours twice per week
End of stay cleaning
Maintenance of the estate and the swimming pool is assured by the staff
Staff and Services (at Additional Cost)Extra Cleaning on request
Location DetailsMollégès 2 km
St Rémy-de-Provence 12 km
Eygalières . 8 km
Gordes 28 km
L’Isle sur La Sorgue 19 km
Bonnieux 35 km
Avignon 23 km
Avignon TGV 22 km
Airport Avignon Caumont 14 km
Arles 35 km
Nîmes 67 km
Aix-en-Provence 63 km
Marseilles/Marignane airport 61 km
Villa NotesPets are allowed on request only
There are two ponds on the property, so care must be taken by parents for their children
Non smoking Villa
Check in time: 4 pm to 6 pm
Check out time: before 10 am
There is a caretaker who lives nearby on the property full discretion
A baby cot and high chair are available on request
Please note: Tourist taxes in France vary from €2.00 to €5.00 per person per day for adults and children 14 years and older. The taxes may be included in the rates, or they are collected upon arrival in Euro. Please confirm with your villa specialist if taxes will be required to be paid locally.
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