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Provence's discreet charm

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,614 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

A charming village house with a shaded garden a stone's throw from town

10 minutes outside Aix-en-Provence, in the unspoilt hamlet of Figons, you can find our house. A fine 150-year-old construction under the shade of a tree in the heart of a verdant setting shall welcome you. On the ground floor, the lounge opens on to the terrace under the climbing vine and the spacious, fully fitted, country kitchen has a table for 12. The staircase leads to the upstairs. Here, there are two bedrooms including a 22-sq.m master bedroom, the WCs, and a large bathroom / dressing room. On the second floor, there is a TV room in the loft.

The kitchen is fully equipped and you can use the Wi-Fi, the TV, and the telephone. The fenced, 350-sq.m garden is an oasis of peace offering a gas grill.

Here, you can experience countryside living in this tranquil, small hamlet, whilst 10 minutes away from Aix, its courtyards lined with plane trees, its squares adorned with fountains, and its old town.

This an ideal place to discover the Provence, its markets, and the Luberon villages. Half an hour away is the Phoenician city of Marseille, the Frioul islands, boat tours of the calanques, many diving clubs, the Côte Bleue and its beaches.

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
5 February, 2018

About Catherine

A painter, photographer, and traveller, I enjoy sharing and discovering new things, as well as everything that causes my mind to marvel. We have created our house according to our own colourful taste. I am a married musician / double bassist who has a soft spot for nature.

To put it in a nutshell, we are keen gardeners.

Catherine purchased this house in 2011

Why Catherine chose Éguilles

We fell in love with this house because of its great location. This is where we grew up. We aim to combine the country and the villa. We feel that this Provencal village is away from it all, with its chapel, its washhouse, and Claude who tends to the organic vegetable garden and dedicates his summer to his vegetables. Shortly after leaving the hamlet, you arrive in Aix where you can stroll down the Cours Mirabeau or visit the daily market.

What makes this house unique

Everything is nearby, for example a cinema, a coffee shop, a restaurant, the city, and the sea, as well as all the delights of the countryside. The rose bushes are in bloom in the secret garden.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Éguilles in Bouches-du-Rhone

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1614 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:30
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:30
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Barbecue à charbon strictement interdit, plancha grill à gaz extérieur à disposition.
  • Deux chats vivent là, la voisine les nourrit. Ils sont gentils et vivent surtout en extérieur. Sauf cas d'allergie sévère, les chats restent.
Location Type:
  • rural
  • town
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Raclette Machine
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Large, 10-sq.m bathroom, dressing room shower, and bath
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1, 20 sq.m, facing south, 180 x 200-cm bed Bedroom 2: 13 sq.m with 140 x 200-cm bed Put-up single bed and folding cot
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • Bowling center
  • Disco club
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Hydrotherapy
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Thalassotherapy
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Provence's discreet charm
average rating of 4.5 based on 8 reviews

Wonderful Provencial get away !

  • 5 of 5

Comfortable, clean, quiet and very typically Provencial cottage ! Owner very helpful and accomodating. Comfortable beds and bathroom.

Convenient 10 min drive to Aix En Provence village center and highways to get around area.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ein sehr schönes Ferienhaus

  • 4 of 5

Wir haben den Urlaub sehr genossen, das Haus mit dem Garten war wunderschön!

Großer Nachteil war allerdings die Parkmöglichkeit für das Auto. Einen Parkplatz gab es ab 500 m nur an Straßen oder öffentlich Parkplätzen. Leider wurde das Auto auch beschädigt. Es hätte deklariert gehört, dass nur öffentliche Parkplätze vorhanden sind!

  • Review Submitted: 28-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Il est possible de se garer dans le jardin. Il y a un petit parking privé à 200 mètres que j'ai mis à disposition des locataires maintenant.
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Très agréable séjour

  • 4 of 5

Avons passé un très agréable séjour dans cette jolie maison, très confortable. Jardin bien entretenu et frais même en pleine après midi. Avons pu savourer de délicieuses tomates, arrivées à maturité durant notre séjour... Accueil très sympathique avec beaucoup de conseils sur les activités aux alentours. Accès à pied à une petite supérette pour les courses d'appoint.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Séjour très agréable

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé de merveilleuses vacances avec nos deux enfants dans cette jolie maison. La décoration melant des éléments typiquement provençaux et des objets provenant du monde entier donne beaucoup de charme aux différents espaces de vie. Le jardin est également aménagé avec beaucoup de goût et permet de passer de bons moments et profiter du soleil. Les propriétaires se sont montrés très accueillants et de bon conseil pour nous permettre de découvrir la région.

Nous ne pouvons que recommander cette location à ceux qui souhaitent séjourner dans la région d'Aix en Provence.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Nov-2015
  • Date of Stay: October 2015
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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A perfect holiday stay!

  • 5 of 5

"Catherine & Bernard's home is the quintessential artistic Provencal house

one would dream of when booking holiday in Aix. The house is situated in a

charming, completely unspoilt little village, 10 min outside of the centre

of Aix. So the location combines the best of both worlds - total peace &

sophistication within easy reach. We loved the style of the house, which is

eclectic, unconventional, cosy & charming, comfortable and with very good

vibes all around. The garden adds a huge outdoor living space with the

lovely Gazebo Tent next to lavender patches and roses. There is a BBQ for

outdoor cooking, which was fun. All electric gadgets/applicances in the

house worked really well and were easy to use thanks to Catherine's

in-depth personal briefing upon our arrival. You could feel, that the

owners lead a happy, contented life in this house - and so did we during

our one week stay this July. We aspire to rent the house next time for a

whole month. A wonderful place to chill and enjoy 'la vie en Provence'!

Stefanie Wege-Aluwihare & Family from Colombo, Sri Lanka"

  • Review Submitted: 06-Oct-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Chère Stéfanie, Nous vous accueillerons avec plaisir à nouveau en Provence. Merci pour votre charmant commentaire qui reflète si bien l'état d'esprit de la maison que vous avez appréciée. Catherine
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Maison agréable, au calme

  • 4 of 5

Maison bien située, à quelques kilomètres de Aix en Provence. Terrasse ombragée,

  • Review Submitted: 17-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Bonjour Nous sommes heureux que vous ayez passé de belles vacances en Provence. Amicalement, catherine
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Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Marseille Provence
Nearest Barpub
8 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
35 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Set Golf Club, Éguilles
Nearest Train
15 Kilometres
Aix TGV train station
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
A7 motorway
Nearest Restaurant
8 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
40 Kilometres
Car: recommended


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Éguilles, Bouches-du-Rhone

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

ménage £44.43
Pet Fee £0
Refundable Damage Deposit £444.31

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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