The Mas Picholine
Authentic first class services and comfort Provencal Villa located at 15 minutes walk from the center of the delightful village of Eygalieres in the Alpilles mountains of Provence.
The Mas Picholine is located in the privileged natural and classified area of Alpilles.
The Mas was built in 2008. We are both in love for Provence, my wife is architect, everything has been designed for relaxing with modern equipments, and with specific decoration touch. The style is traditional from Provence.
This village is located 10mn from St Remy de Provence and close to Avignon city and the Baux de Provence.
The villa is set privately in its own 2000m2 garden within the estate, which is surrounded by old olive groves, hedges and scented trees and plants.
The property has 4 different terraces to allow you to perform all different activities with ids and friends.
You enter the property through a large gate giving access to 2 separate villas. This recently built and tastefully decorated villa accommodates up to 10 people. Entering the property, the villa is the second one on the back and far from neighbour.
The villa is set privately in its own garden within the estate, which is surrounded by old olive groves, hedges and scented trees and plants. It has four bedrooms, two on the ground floor, two upstairs, each with private shower rooms and lovely views of the Alpilles hills from the upstairs rooms.
The Mas offers 1st Class standards as well as for construction material than equipments. Floors, windows, chimney and stairs with stones, saloon with high ceiling with very old and visible beams, marble in bathrooms, wood floors in bedrooms.
It has four bedrooms, two on the ground floor, two upstairs, each with private shower room and lovely views on the Alpilles hills, the old village and the Mont Ventoux. The two double and two twin rooms have been individually decorated in a Provencal style and the whole house is air-conditioned.
The salon is comfortably finished and has a fireplace, a large, satellite television screen, DVD and hi-fi. The kitchen is typically French and well equipped with a large fridge/freezer, oven and hob, microwave and dishwasher and opens onto a covered terrace, where there is a barbecue, table and chairs. There is also laundry room with a washing and drying machine.
There is a swimming pool in a lovely, shady setting, which has a security alarm and lawn chairs and garden furniture scattered under the trees. Four specific terraces have been accommodated for relaxing. Outside lights softly illuminate the whole property in the evenings.
The layout is as follows :
Ground Floor :
The house distributes a large living room (51 m²) and dining area, a fully equipped eat-in-kitchen. There is 2 bedrooms on this floor.
The living room has two sets of French windows opening onto the garden and looking onto the pool. There is a fireplace, two large sofas, some armchairs, as well as a Home cinema TV, and a stereo system with CD and DVD players.
The dining area is furnished with an oval dining table seating 10.
The open kitchen is separated from the dining room by an eating counter, it is fully equipped : an oven, four electric induction hotplates, a microwave, a coffee maker, a toaster, a American fridge and a dishwasher. A windows looks onto the garden. Next to the kitchen is a laundry room with a washing and drying machine.
The two first bedrooms are on the east part of the house.
The first bedroom has a south exposed French window opening onto the garden with a marvelous view on a more than 100 years old olive grove, a double size bed with bed side tables, a chest of drawers and a built in closet. There is an en-suite stall shower bathroom with double wash stone basin and a toilet.
The second bedroom is furnished with 3 single beds, and a wardrobe. There is an en-suite bathroom with a single washbasin, a stall shower and a toilet.
First French Floor :
On the upper floor are two more bedrooms:
The first bedroom to the right is furnished with 3 single bed, a chest of drawers and a wardrobe. There is an en-suite a stall shower with a washbasin, and a toilet.
The second bedroom is furnished with a double bed with bedside tables, a dresser and a built in closet. There is an en-suite stall shower with a double washbasin and a toilet.
Each bedroom on this floor has a window facing south and opening onto the garden with tremendous view on the Alpilles hills, the bathrooms have view on the old Eygalières Village and the Mont Ventoux.
A fully equipped summer kitchen is available off the kitchen and the living room, under the large stone and shaded terrace with garden furniture.
It is equipped with a BBQ, 4 electric burners and a stone sink like many years ago.
The landscaped garden is planted with trees (olive, palm…) and lawn.
The large swimming pool (11,5Mx5 M) is surrounded by lawn.
You access the property through a private lane and stairs. At the rear of the house are enough parking spaces for several cars. There is also a garage for a car.
The villa is also at the centre of the Baux de Provence and Côteaux d'Aix vineyards and not far from Château Neuf du Pape.
The closest highway is the A7 (exit Cavaillon) 15 minutes drive away, which goes from Lyon to Marseille with connections for all major cities of the south east of France.
The closest train station is at Avignon and is served by the TGV (Train Grande Vitesse, i.e. high speed train) that goes to Paris in 2 hours and 40 minutes!
The closest airport is Avignon as well with daily flights to Paris. But most international connections are made through the international airports of Marseille-Marignane or Paris-Charles de Gaulle.