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France, Provence ~ 10 Bedrooms ~ 9 Bathrooms ~ Sleeps 15 to 28

At a glance
This magnificent family property is located in Haute Provence, 2km from the village of SIMIANE la Rotonde, on 90 hectares ( 200 acres ).
There is a heated swimming pool, and tennis court. Very well furnished and decorated and air - conditioned throughout, this peaceful location is perfect for families up to 28 people.

Located an hour away from Aix-en-Provence or Avignon, Simiane-la-Rotonde, the "city of character", is regarded as being one of the loveliest hill-top villages  in Haute Provence.
Thanks to its high altitude (600-700 m), the village enjoys some cool respite from the blazing hot summer sun.
For many years, Simiane was the regional capital of lavender and today remains an important production center. Traditional music festival takes place from mid-July to mid-August.
It is 9km from Banon, the village made famous by its goat cheese wrapped in dried chestnut leaves and tied with a raffia ribbon.
25km from APT, which holds a large Saturday morning market.
Avignon TGV Station : 75km 
Marseille Airport : 100km
The property can accommodate 28 people in 8 bedrooms and 2 children’s lofts ( 6 single beds in each loft ).
Heated swimming pool 15m x7.5m. Fully equipped summer kitchen with BBQ, music system.
Large outdoor covered dining area.
Shower, toilets.
Garden furniture and sun beds.
Tennis table.
Tennis Court.
Boles equipment. 
6 mountain bikes.
Automatic gate.
Baby equipment ( a cot, 2 high chairs).
Central heating.
1st level

Entrance hall, toilets, 3 living rooms with fireplaces, sofas,stereo system, satellite TV, DVD.
Also a library, dining room, fully equipped kitchen ( Microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher,  professional range), and cellar.
Large winter veranda with fire place BBQ.
At the back of the swimming pool, in a  former dovecote, is an independent bedroom .

Wheel chair access possible.

2nd level, east side:
Bedroom 1 - 2 single beds ( can be made up into one king size bed ) and  ensuite bathroom with toilets and shower.
Bedroom 2 - 2 single beds
Bedroom 3 - 2 single beds and share a large bathroom with tub, shower and toilet.

West side
Bedroom 4 -     large loft for kids ( for boys, it also can be convenient for single adults) with 6 single beds and bathroom in each one.

Bedroom 5 -    large loft for kids ( for girls, it also can be convenient for single adults) with 6 single beds and bathroom in each one.
Bedroom 6 -   2 single beds and ensuite bathroom with shower and toilet,
Bedroom 7 -  2 large single beds and its own bathroom with tub and toilet.
Bedroom 8 -  an independent bedroom with 2 single beds ( can be connected for a king size ), bathrooms (shower and toilets).
Bedroom 9 - independent bedroom with 2 single beds (can also be made up into king size) and  its own bathroom with toilets and shower.
Bedroom 10 - 2 single bed with ensuite bathroom withshower and toilets.


• Included in the rental price is the full time service provided by 2 housekeepers and 1 butler.
• In addition to daily cleaning, they will cook and clean up after the meal, up until 11pm. There is no ‘service’ at the table - food is prepared, plated and brought to the table. The cost of the food and beverages is at the guest’s expense.
• The morning bakery shopping can be done by the caretaker and is included in the service ( the cost of the food is at the client’s expense ). In addition, staff can go to the grocery (maximum twice a week ). This will be charged at the rate of  100€/shop. Shopping time may not exceed 2 hours(outward/return trip included), otherwise there is an additional charge of 50€/additional hour.
 • Linen change is done on Saturdays for 2 week rentals. A washing machine, iron and ironing board can be used free of charge by the clients between 9 am and 3 pm.
 • Personal linen cleaning is an extra cost at a rate of 15 € per machine load if done by staff. The staff can do ironing, charged 25€/hour.
 • Very helpful caretaker nearby. He is passionate about Provence and can offer suggestions to help with planning your exploration of the area.
 • On request : the CHEF Eric Sapet .


 • The owners offer a superb 1st dinner and 1st breakfast to the guests at no additional cost.
 • Guests have access to the property’s kitchen garden and fresh eggs
 • All bedrooms receive fresh flowers each day
 • The 2 children loft  can be 2 suitable double bedrooms
 • All utilities are included except telephone.
 • The swimming pool is closed from October to April and open and heated at 25°C  from May to September
 • Basic items such as oil, vinegar, salt, pepper, sugar, flour, and  toilet paper, tissue and soap are provided by owner
 • Guests must provide their own tennis rackets.
 • No pets allowed
 • 9 hair dryers

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