Simiane

Europe / France / Provence

This magnificent family property is located in Haute Provence, 2 km away from the village of Simiane-La-Rotonde, on 90 hectares (200 acres) of unfenced land offering peacefulness.

up to 10
Bedrooms
up to 28
Guests
9
Bathrooms
3
Min. Nights

Overview

This large estate can accommodate up to 28 guests with its eight double bedrooms and two children's lofts (with six single beds in each).

The first living area of this large old farmhouse is the ground floor with a large entrance hall with guests toilet; fully equipped kitchen (microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, professional range) with at the back a large laundry room and cellar; winter garden (with fireplace); large dining room, library and two large living rooms with fireplace. The winter garden opens onto a large covered terrace ('Pergola'), which is perfect for 'al fresco' dining.

The entrance hall staircase leads to the first floor and its three double bedrooms sharing a large complete bathroom on the landing, guests' toilet on the landing and a fourth double bedroom with en-suite bathroom. From the ground floor largest living room there is an access to a second staircase leading to the two children's dormitories with en-suite bathrooms.

The second floor is accessible via the entrance hall staircase. There are two large bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms and cupboards on the landing. On the swimming pool way, there is a former dovecote with a double bedroom with en-suite bathroom on the ground floor, and another double bedroom still with en-suite bathroom upstairs.

Outside, the property is set in the heart of an immense unfenced land of 90 hectares. The house's surroundings have been beautifully landscaped with rose bushes, cypress, pines, etc. In the axis of the house facing south there is a large fountain. There is a large outdoor covered dining area near the house. Access to the large heated swimming pool (15 m x 7.5 m) is via a security gate, indeed, the pool area is fenced by a stone wall. A large summer kitchen is located by the pool and is fully equipped. At its back there is an extra bathroom with basin and shower, and separate WC. In addition, a large canopy shelters a dining table, a BBQ, and a garden salon. In addition, at the back of the house there is a private tennis court. Many other outdoor facilities offer a large playground for both adults and children: swing, ping-pong table, pétanque strip, etc.


Amenities

10 Bedrooms, 9 Bathrooms

Sleeps 28 Guests


Details

Bedroom Details

Bedroom 1 (East Side - First Floor): Two single beds (90 cm x 2) or one double (king size bed - 180 cm), en-suite bathroom with shower, washbasin and WC), connected to bedroom 2
Bedroom 2 (East Side - First Floor): Two single beds (90 cm), connected to bedroom 1, and large shared bathroom (bathtub, shower, basin and WC) with bedroom 3 and 4
Bedroom 3 (East Side - First Floor): Two single beds (90 cm) or one double (king size bed - 180 cm), and large shared bathroom (bathtub, shower, basin and WC) with bedroom 2 and 4
Bedroom 4 (East Side - First Floor): Two single beds (90 cm) or one double (king size bed - 180 cm), and large shared bathroom (bathtub, shower, basin and WC) with bedroom 2 and 3
Bedroom 5 (West side - First Floor): Girls' dormitory - Six single beds (90 cm), large en-suite bathroom with 3 washbasins, 2 showers, and separate WC
Bedroom 6 (West side - First Floor): Boys' dormitory - Six single beds (90 cm), large en-suite bathroom with 3 washbasins, 2 showers, and WC
These rooms can be convenient for kids, teenagers, or single adults
Bedroom 7 (East side - Second Floor): Two single beds (90 cm) or one double (king size bed - 180 cm), and en-suite bathroom with bathtub, shower, double washbasins, and WC
Bedroom 8 (East side - Second Floor): Two large single beds (120 cm), and en-suite bathroom with shower, double washbasins, and WC
Bedroom 9 (The Former Dovecote - Ground Floor): Two single beds (90 cm) or one double (king size bed - 180 cm), en-suite bathroom with shower, double washbasins, WC, and independent access
Bedroom 10 (The Former Dovecote - Ground Floor): Two single beds (90 cm) or one double (king size bed - 180 cm), en-suite bathroom with shower, washbasin, WC, and independent access

Pool Details

The swimming pool (15 m x 7.5 m) is open and heated from mid May to mid September

Staff and Services

Caretaker on-site. He is very helpful and passionate about Provence and can offer suggestions to help with planning your exploration of the area
Full-time service 7/7 (provided by 2 housekeepers and 1 butler): from 8 am to 2.30 pm & 6 pm to 10 pm
3 Meals per day are included and cooked by Fabienne
Cleaning up after the 3 meals is included too. However, be aware there is no 'service' at table (food is prepared, plated and brought to table). Food and beverages costs are at guests' expense
The morning bakery shopping can be done by the caretaker (this is an included service) however bakery shopping is at guests' expense
Linen included, changed once a week (on Saturday)
Bath towels changed once a week (on Wednesday)
Pool towels changed once a week (on Saturday)
Laundry room at guests' disposal between 9 am and 3 pm
Warm Provencal meet and greet
First dinner on arrival
Fresh flowers
Welcome basket
Toiletries replenished when necessary

Staff and Services (at additional cost)

Staff can do the grocery shopping (maximum twice a week). Shopping time may not exceed 2 hours (outward / return trip included), otherwise there will be an additional charge
Personal laundry
House pre-stocking
Babysitter

Location Details

Airport: Marseille, 90 minutes by car
Town: 5 minutes by car

Villa Notes

Weddings and social events allowed (extra costs may apply according to guests' request). Capacity: up to 50 guests outside under a marquee
Weddings without wedding planner and professional caterer (with waiters) will not be allowed
Wheelchair access possible (one double bedroom, with en-suite bathroom, is on the ground floor)
Guests have access to the property’s kitchen garden and fresh eggs production
Basic items such as oil, vinegar, salt, pepper, sugar, flour, and toilet paper, tissue and soap are provided by owner
All utilities are included except telephone
No pets allowed

Rates

Travel Dates Bedrooms Min. Night Stay Nightly Rates
September 25, 2021 - December 18, 2021
10 3 $ 3654 *
December 18, 2021 - January 01, 2022
10 7 $ 4327 *
January 01, 2022 - March 26, 2022
10 3 $ 3654 *
USD rates above based on approximate currency conversion. Holiday dates may not be listed in rate chart. Rates are subject to change without notice. Please confirm rate, holiday dates, and currency with your Villa Specialist at time of booking.

Security Deposit Details

€5,000 pre-collected

Minimum Stay Details

1 Week.


Exclusive Offers

At Villas of Distinction, we’re grateful for each and every one of our guests, and we’re committed to providing an incomparable escape from start to finish. So, this holiday season, we’re celebrating you with two ways to get more for your getaway. New 2022 reservations made now through December 5th, will receive their choice of up to a $2,000 Villas of Distinction Visa® Prepaid Card or up to $2,000 Destination Dollars - on us!

Once your dream villa vacation is booked, your included personal concierge will coordinate and schedule any element of your villa vacation – taking the guesswork out of your getaway like never before. Here's how you earn:

Villa Booking Cost

Villas of Distinction Visa® Prepaid Card or Destination Dollar Amount

$5,000 – $15,000

$150

$15,001 – $25,000

$250

$25,001 – $35,000

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$35,001 – $50,000

$500

$50,001 – $75,000

$750

$75,001 – $100,000

$1,000

$100,001 +

$2,000


Offer valid for new bookings made between 11/22/21 – 12/5/21 travel from 1/9/22 – 12/31/22. Amount is based on the base villa cost only. Minimum booking value applies. Villas of Distinction Visa® Prepaid Card is issued by MetaBank®, N.A., Member FDIC, pursuant to a license from Visa U.S.A. Inc. No cash access or recurring payments. Can be used everywhere Visa debit cards are accepted. Card valid for up to 12 months; unused funds will forfeit after the valid thru date. Card terms and conditions apply. Offer is valid for travel advisors clients. The Villas of Distinction Prepaid Card will be mailed directly to the travel advisors client. Client mailing address must be provided. Destination Dollars are valid for select pre-paid services only. Services offered are subject to availability. The value of any unused credit is non-refundable. Credit cannot be applied towards booking value. May not be combinable with other offers. All offers are subject to availability and may not apply to all villas or travel dates. Other restrictions may apply; please call for full details.

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Location

Villa information may change without notice and should be confirmed with our villa rental specialists.