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Provence, in the heart of the Alpilles, heated pool, quiet guaranteed.

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Space 430 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Ideally located in the centre of the village of Maussane les Alpilles, 4 km away from Baux-de-Provence.

Comfortable rental for 2.

Landscaped garden, naturally shaded terrace, air-conditioning - warm/cold, and Wi-Fi.

Pool heated with a heat pump with respect for the environment.

Nice lay out on a single storey.

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Owner
Patrick Oppeel
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, French
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Within a few hours
Response rate:
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Calendar last updated:
22 October, 2017

About Patrick Oppeel

Ideally located in the centre of the village of Maussane les Alpilles, 4 km away from Baux-de-Provence.

Comfortable rental for 2.

Landscaped garden, naturally shaded terrace, air-conditioning - warm/cold, and Wi-Fi.

Pool heated with a heat pump with respect for the environment.

Nice lay out on a single storey.

Patrick Oppeel purchased this cottage in 2007

Why Patrick Oppeel chose Alpilles

Physiotherapist osteopaths and dietician nurse

We love sports, large spaces and quietness.

Epicurean souls, originally from Belgium and Lorraine, we settled here at the beginning of the 21st century. We have never been disenchanted since.

The sun, a great light and a southern accent soothe us every single day. Thus we decided quite naturally to share this delight and to invite people to come in this privileged place to recharge their batteries.

What makes this cottage unique

The biggest asset of our property, le Chemin du Sud, is its location. It is located 300 m from the charming centre of the village of Mausane, south of the Massif of the Alpilles.

The garden is a quiet and green setting with a swimming pool heated from Easter till mid-October. Despite being very close to the centre, you will enjoy the quietness of the place.

In this accommodation, you will find all mod cons including a pleasant and well fitted kitchen as well as a large living room. In the bedroom, a futon mattress will enchant your nights!

The tourist appeal of the area has been much demonstrated with the Baux and the village of Saint-Remy-de-Provence nearby. You can also easily go to Arles, Nimes, Avignon, Aix, Marseille, Montpellier and visit the Camargue.

In one word, do not hesitate!

Location

Nearest Airport
45 Kilometres
Garon (Nîmes)
Nearest Ferry
80 Kilometres
Marseille
Nearest Train
35 Kilometres
Avignon TGV train station
Nearest Motorway
8 Kilometres
Saint-Martin de Crau
Nearest Beach
40 Kilometres
Sainte-Marie de la Mer
Car: not necessary

Close to:

Arles: 20 Km

Avignon: 35 Km

The sea: 40 km

Lake: 10 km away

River: 10 km away

Shops: 0,3 km

City centre: 0,3 km

Les Baux-de-Provence: 4 km

Saint-rémy-de-Provence: 6 km

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Maussane-les-Alpilles in Bouches-du-Rhone

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 430 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sunbed
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • American Kitchen
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Toilet 1 - Toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • 1 double bed, 1 sofa-bed
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Disco club
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Provence, in the heart of the Alpilles, heated pool, quiet guaranteed.
average rating of 5.0 based on 39 reviews
5

A clean and comfortable gite in a perfect location with lovely hosts!

  • 5 of 5

John and Isabelle were very helpful and friendly. The cottage is modern, private, spotlessly clean and the pool and gardens were very welcome after our mornings sightseeing. Maussane Les Alpilles was a lovely unspoilt village with a good selection of restaurants just a pleasant stroll away. A perfect base!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
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5

Fabulous two weeks.

  • 5 of 5

We had the most amazing stay in this gite! Had a lovely welcome from John and Isabel, it was very clean and had everything we needed. Very well located to visit all the places we wanted to see, and had lots of information leaflets left in the property. Plenty of choice for restaurants just a short walk away, would recommend it highly. we even had some wine in the fridge on our arrival. Thank you John and Isabel.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
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Outstanding property for two in lovely village.

  • 5 of 5

This is an outstanding holiday property with everything you need for comfort and convenience. The pool and aircon were much appreciated during our stay when the weather was hot. The owners John and Isabelle were particularly welcoming and most helpful. The village and surrounding area is very attractive and there is much of interest to see and do. I wholeheartedly recommend this gite.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
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Excellent

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at Le Chemin du Sud. The house was beyond expectations and the hospitality of John and Isabelle was heartwarming. After an active day it is nice to swim in the heated pool, even when the weather is not very warm. We are looking forward to come back next year.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 25, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
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5

perfectly placed gite

  • 5 of 5

After touring several areas in the north and south of France, we believe we have found our ideal location in the ville Maussane les Alpilles .

The Gite 'Le Chemin Le Sud' is perfect, its tranquil position is ideal and yet only 300 metres away from several restaurants, bakeries supermarkets etc.

The Gite is spacious with everything you require, also the welcome addition of air conditioning. A lovely private patio area for our French cuisine, barbecue and wine.

The pool is so inviting and is well looked after by the owner John.

Maussane is the ideal base to visit all the historic and beautiful surrounding areas, which are so close.

so many yet to discover.

Very friendly owners, yet discreet and always ready to give good advice .

Can't wait to return .

  • Review Submitted: Aug 6, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
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Paradise in Provence

  • 5 of 5

Le Chemin du Sud is an absolute gem of a gite. It is situated in a quiet part of town yet is only 3 minutes walk from the town square and all the restaurants and bars - a great place to watch the world go by. The gite has everything you could wish for and is both comfortable and functional. It has been furnished and decorated with great taste. The open plan kitchen living area is light and airy with doors onto a private patio with barbeque (fuel provided). This is a lovely sunny spot to relax with a glass of wine - there is even a bottle in the fridge when you arrive, such a lovely touch. The bedroom is large, with a king sized bed and masses of wardrobe space. The bathroom has a walk-in shower and washing machine. The pool in the garden is an added bit of luxury - loungers also provided. The owners have thought of everything and are delightful hosts - discrete yet always there with local information. Maussane is a small, but lively Provencal town with plenty of restaurants, shops, galleries etc. It is a great place to just enjoy French life or to use as a base to explore further afield - St Remy Les Baux de Provence and Arles are minutes away by car, Avignon Luberon and the coast a little further. Walks in the Alpilles (oh, the wonderful views!) are numerous and accessible from the town. As a single traveller it can be difficult to find a small enough gite (so many provide for families) but Le Chemin du Sud is just perfect and a real find, with plenty of room for couples, too. It really is a 'little bit of paradise in Provence'. I am already planning my next visit!

  • Review Submitted: May 9, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2011
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Maussane-les-Alpilles, 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
 
basse saison
14 Oct 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£322
for 7 nights
£322
 
 
haute saison
23 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£411
for 7 nights
£411
 
 
basse saison
6 Jan 2018 - 30 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
£322
for 7 nights
£322
 
 
moyenne saison
31 Mar 2018 - 1 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£362
for 7 nights
£362
 
 
haute saison
2 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£411
for 7 nights
£411
 
 
très haute saison
30 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£500
for 7 nights
£500
 
 
haute saison
1 Sep 2018 - 21 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£411
for 7 nights
£411
 
 
moyenne saison
22 Sep 2018 - 19 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
£362
for 7 nights
£362
 
 
basse saison
20 Oct 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
£322
for 7 nights
£322
 
 
haute saison
22 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
£411
for 7 nights
£411
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £268.01

Possibilité de séjour combiné 1 semaine à Maussane les Alpilles et 1 semaine à Serre Chevalier, Hautes Alpes.
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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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