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La Grande Bastide

La Grande Bastide

France, Provence ~ 11 Bedrooms ~ 11 Bathrooms ~ Sleeps 15 to 25

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. A dream vacation for 10 GUESTS + CHILDREN and STAFF


Located at the South of St REMY de PROVENCE, between ARLES and Salon de PROVENCE, between 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, in the heart of historical Provence, close to Fontvieille, Arles and Maussane-les-Alpilles. Just 5 kms away Raphèle les Arles has a wider range of facilities, including a supermarket, Golf courses at Mouries (16km)

Raphèle les Arles 5 kms Saint Martin de Crau 8kms with many shops and supermarkets - Fontvieille 9 kms - Arles 10 kms - Maussane-les Alpilles 11 kms

Avignon TGV 45 minutes - Marseilles Airport 45 minutes


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 Dw, 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.

Surfaces : villa 1200m2 on 20 hectares

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, Hi Fi 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. 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.

Alarms outdoor and indoor. Safe. All linen provided for beds, pool, tables... Baby equipment with a cot , high chair, baby bed.


2d level South

  • Master bedroom 1 with king size bed in fact : 2x90 beds, ensuite large bathroom with jacuzzi bath tub, double basin, separate shower room and separate WC/bidet and pretty study, TV.
  • Bedroom 2 - Double/twin room, with separate bathroom (tub, wc, basin), TV
  • Bedroom 3 - Double bedroom with queen size bed, ,en-suite bathroom with tub, basin, WC,TV.
  • Bedroom 4 - Twin/ double bedroom. Separate bathroom with tub, 2 basins, Separate WC.


2d level West

  • Bedroom 5 - Double bedroom, queen size bed and downstairs en-suite bathroom with tub, basin and WC.


3d level East

This space is suitable for children and nannies.

  • Bedroom 6 - under the roof : a large dormitory and playroom for children with 4 single beds, a salon with TV, A/C unit, bathroom with shower, separate WC.
  • Bedroom 7 - Double bedroom with queen size bed, tv, fan, a separate bathroom with tub, 2 basins.
  • Bedroom 8 - with twin beds

2d level North:

This space is suitable for staff.

There are 3 further bedrooms, including a 2d dormitory for children and staff quarters, all of which are simply furnished. There are 4 more bathrooms.

Small double bedroom, TV, with shower and basin

Dormitory with 3 single beds . Separate bathroom with tub, wc and basin.

A small twin bedroom for the staff with shower, sink. Separate wc.


Caretakers on the spot with a dog.

Staff Maid service of 8 hours x 6 days a week is included. Extra hours and Sunday on request, to be paid locally.

Security deposit : 5000 euros OR CC authorization

Due to factors beyond our control, prices and conditions are subject to change without notice.