Grande Bastide

Europe / France / Provence

At a glance, a long, broad and winding alley of plane trees lead us to this sumptuous family property tastefully renovated and decorated in refined style.

up to 11
up to 16
Min. Nights Upon Request


The property is very private, surrounded by fields and accessed via a long attractive tree lined driveway. To the front of the house there is a large garden and a very spacious terrace with seating and dining areas. To one side of the house, just off the kitchen, there is a pergola covered dining area. To the other side of the house there is a swimming pool 17mx 7m with a large fully equipped summer kitchen: barbecue, pizza oven, kitchenette with dishwasher, fridge, oven, a small room can accommodate the staff with 2 single beds, bathroom with shower and toilets, covered dining and seating area. Dining table for 15/20 people.

There is an also sufficient parking space for a number of cars to the rear of the property. At the west side, the caretaker's house (with no view unto the Bastide) Kitchen garden and orchards. Petanque boules field.

The entrance to the house is quite spectacular, with a huge double-volume hallway with a stone "grand" staircase leading up to a gallery and the first & second floor bedrooms. The ground floor reception rooms are particularly light and spacious, and luxuriously decorated and furnished. The Terra cotta floor tiles blend harmoniously with the attractive pastel wall coloring and the Provencal furnishings in the rooms. Throughout there is a sense of understated style and elegance. There is Internet access, stereo and DVD player.

Ground Floor

Magnificent eye catching entrance hall from which there is access to all the ground floor rooms including French Billiard room, guest cloakroom, large main living room- 150m2- with big fireplace and vaulted ceilings,1/4 grand piano, bridge tables, books, sofas. Dining room with open fireplace and a TV room (satellite) and secondary living room with open fireplace. Study with computer at the guest's disposal.

Extremely light and spacious kitchen with breakfast table, large French range cooker, American fridge/freezer with ice/water dispenser, microwave, Nespresso maker, Magimix blenders, small fireplace dishwasher, and opening to side terrace with a plancha grill. Cool room for food / drink storage. The main living room, TV room, study and kitchen have outdoor access. There is a separate laundry room below stairs.

First Floor

There are 5 double bedrooms on the first floor, 4 to the south side of the 'bastide' and one to the west. The south side bedrooms include: the master bedroom with a pretty study, and en-suite bathroom (with bathtub, separate shower room, and separate WC); two double / twin bedrooms, both with separate full bathrooms but one with separate WC; and a double bedroom with full en-suite bathroom. The first floor last bedroom (to the west) is a double bedroom with en-suite bathroom with WC downstairs.

Second Floor

This floor is more suitable for children and nannies with its attic dormitory / playroom for children with A/C unit, a sitting area and bathroom; two double bedrooms (one with double bed, the other with twin beds) sharing a bathroom; and separate WC.


11 Bedrooms, 11 Bathrooms

Sleeps 16 Guests

  • Cook or chef (on request and in advance) (Additional Costs)
  • Dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Oven
  • Nespresso Maker
  • Ice maker
  • Microwave
  • Breakfasts (Additional Costs)
  • Piano
  • Baby Bed
  • High chair
  • Baby equipment with a cot
  • Welcome basket
  • Caretakers on site
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD
  • Stereo music player
  • Cleaning service: 4 hours per day from Monday to Saturday
  • Final cleaning
  • Household and bed linen changed twice per week (Wednesday & Saturday)
  • Extra cleaning hours can be arranged on request, even on Sunday; to be paid on the spot (Additional Costs)
  • (€100 per week)


Bedroom Details

Bedroom 1 (First Floor South): Master bedroom with king size bed (180 cm) made up of two single beds (90 cm), pretty study, TV, en-suite bathroom with double washbasins and Jacuzzi-like bathtub, separate shower room, and separate toilet with WC and bidet
Bedroom 2 (First Floor South): King size bed (180 cm) or two single beds (90 cm), TV, and separate bathroom with bathtub, washbasin, and WC
Bedroom 3 (First Floor South): Queen size bed (160 cm), TV, and en-suite bathroom with bathtub, washbasin, and WC
Bedroom 4 (First Floor South): King size bed (180 cm) or two single beds (90 cm), TV, and separate bathroom with bathtub, double washbasins, and separate WC
Bedroom 5 (First Floor West): Queen size bed (160 cm), and en-suite bathroom downstairs with bathtub, washbasin, and WC
Bedroom 6 (Second Floor East - For Children and Nannies): Children's dormitory with 4 single beds (90 cm), A/C unit, sitting area /playroom with TV, and bathroom with shower, basin, and separate WC
Bedroom 7 (Second Floor East - For Children and Nannies): Queen size bed (160 cm), fan, TV, and separate bathroom with bathtub and double washbasins
Bedroom 8 (Second Floor East - For Children and Nannies): Two single beds (90 cm)
Bedroom 9 (First Floor North - Staff Accommodations): Double bed, TV, and en-suite shower room with shower and basin
Bedroom 10 (First Floor North - Staff Accommodations): Dormitory with 3 single beds (90 cm), and separate bathroom with bathtub, basin, and WC
Bedroom 11 (First Floor North - Staff Accommodations)- Two single beds (90 cm), en-suite shower room (with shower and basin), and separate WC

Pool Details

Swimming pool: 17m x 7m

Staff and Services

Cleaning service: 4 hours per day from Monday to Saturday
Final cleaning
Household and bed linen changed twice per week (Wednesday & Saturday)
Welcome basket
Caretakers on site

Staff and Services (at additional cost)

Extra cleaning hours can be arranged on request, even on Sunday; to be paid on the spot
Cook or chef (on request and in advance)

Location Details

Located at the South of Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, between Arles and Salon-de-Provence, between the 'Alpilles' and Camargue, this stunning and very large villa is located in the countryside, within walking distance of a small hamlet where are a baker, news papers and tennis courts, at the heart of historical Provence, close to Fontvieille, Arles and Maussane-les-Alpilles.
Just 5 km away Raphèle-lès-Arles has a wider range of facilities, including a supermarket.
Golf courses at Mouriès (16 km).
Raphèle-lès-Arles, 5 km; Saint-Martin-de-Crau with many shops and supermarkets, 8 km; Fontvieille, 9 km; Arles, 10 km; Maussane-les Alpilles, 11 km.
Avignon TGV train station: 45 minutes by car
Marseilles International Airport: 45 minutes by car

Villa Notes

Please note: Maximum occupancy is 10 guests + some children and staff for 16 people maximum
All linen provided for beds pool and tables
Caretakers on site, with a dog
Pets allowed (€100 per week)

Rates and Availability

Tax Service Charge Details*
Please be advised a security deposit will be collected at time of booking and returned after travel. The prices above are communicated per night according to the number of nights minimum. For shorter or longer stays, ask for a quotation. This can be more or less expensive than the expected prorated amount.
Security Deposit Details

€10,000 Pre-collected

Accidental Damage Waiver
A $99 Accidental Damage Waiver applies to every reservation.
Minimum Stay Details

1 Week

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