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Historic Mansion In The Heart Of Fontvieille Village (alpilles)

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Space 2,690 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Beautiful 1740's Town House With Views Of Les Baux (sleeps 8)

15 minutes from St.Remy in the heart of Provence. Elegant mansion carefully renovated throughout by current owners, with approximately 250 sq metres of living space. Comfortably sleeps 8 in 4 double bedroom with own en suite. Winter salon, summer salon, large kitchen and dinning room, front and rear terrace and gardens. Beautiful period features throughout with views across Provencal village roof tops to Les Baux. Perfect for visiting all the local attractions. Fontivielle is a vibrant year-round village with plenty of restaurants and shops in the heart of Provence with st.Remy on your doorstep and Arles only 15 minutes away.


Owner
Sallie Jeeves
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French, Spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
21 November, 2017

About Sallie Jeeves

I bought this old 1 star (10 bed ) hotel and spent 3 years restoring the property back to its 18th century origins. Furnishing it with possessions from 20 years in Provence. It has been featured in several European Interior magazines.

Sallie Jeeves purchased this house in 2007

Why Sallie Jeeves chose Fontvieille

I had always stayed here in the past when it was a hotel and the chance to buy it came along just as I had sold a previous property in the nearby village of Paradou. It has been a labour of love and now it is a tranquil home form home for me and my family who live in London.

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2690 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • village
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Bath with Shower
  • Ensuite bathrooms and 1 cloakroom
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , With Ensuite Bathroom with Bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , With En suite bathroom and bath and shower
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , With ensuite Bathroom and shower
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed , With en suite bathroom with shower
  • 4 Double Bedroom with en suite showers and/or bath
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
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Historic Mansion In The Heart Of Fontvieille Village (alpilles)
average rating of 4.6363635 based on 11 reviews
5

Gorgeous French home!

  • 5 of 5

This house is impeccably decorated with French antiques but at the same time very comfortable. The kitchen is well-equipped with a dishwasher, 2French presses, and wine glasses -- the only thing missing was a big pot for pasta. The house easily accomodated myself and 3 friends, with each of us having our own bedroom with a private bath. You will definitely need a car to see the surrounding countryside. Wifi wasn't very strong but there are many places in town with free wifi. Loved it!!

  • Review Submitted: 27-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Carolyn Cox - Thankyou for your really nice review. It means so much to us to know our beautiful house is enjoyed and loved by our guests. The house was left clean and tidy. So we hope that one day you will return for another lovely visit. Thankyou again. Best wishes. SJ
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4

A attractive comfortable " De Provence " property.

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed an excellent holiday in this fine property that is situated in a quiet location within the attractive village of Fontvieille. Its two patio areas allow all day access to the normally brilliant Provence sunshine.

The Village has a good heart beat with several restaurants and bars together with markets two days a week.

The location is excellently placed for exploring the many attractive villages and towns of the region.

We are happy to recommend Maison Laetitia for all wishing to enjoy the delights of Provence.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Ray for your kind words. It was a pleasure to have you to stay in our house and hope you come again. Jamie & Sallie Jeeves
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5

Lovely stay with the family

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing experience at Maison Laetitia. We spent 4 weeks and loved it since it is an authentic Provencal experience. The house is even nicer than the pictures and has a super nice decoration.

We enjoyed the different areas to have lunch dinner and breakfast and as well to chill.

Since our stay was long we had Nadine, the house cleaning lady, visit us twice a week and she is absolutely recommendable.

Thank you Sallie and Jamie for your hospitality and for making us feel at home even before arriving.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Delivers on all the promises

  • 4 of 5

We were not at all disappointed. This property fully lives up to the promise of the pictures and reviews. Quintessentially French , lots of ambience, chic, and (importantly) pleasantly cool in 35 degrees of perpetual sunshine

The village is quite large with many restaurants and good shops and facilities. It is a real village, and not a tourist honey trap .

We consider ourselves very lucky to have uncovered this gem.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Jul-2015
  • Date of Stay: June 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautifully restored grand 18th Century town house

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful base for visiting Arles and the Alpilles. The house is secluded but set in the heart of a charming town with excellent local provisions easily available, good small restaurants and even an artistic cinema! A lavender strewn wedding was in progress in the square as we arrived that set the tone. The house and rooftop terrace were a delightful, cool retreat at the end of each day. The number and variety of comfortable sitting and bedrooms made for a most relaxed holiday.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Jun-2015
  • Date of Stay: June 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Beautiful, charming home

  • 4 of 5

Absolutely beautiful old house in a charming village well located for day trips to many places, such as Arles, St Remy, and Avignon. It is beautifully decorated, with comfortable seating and beds. There is a modern and well equipped kitchen, with a table and chairs, as well as a dining room with a larger table. Living room is large, with high ceilings and comfortable seating. There are four "en suite" bathrooms, although only two of those has a stand up shower. The fourth floor bathroom is very small and cramped with a tiny shower. There is no restroom on main floor. The staircase is a beautiful, very steep, typically French spiral-style, going up three stories. However, the doors to two of the bedrooms open up right into the middle of the spiral, with no landing. The steepness of the staircase and the placement of the doors to those two bedrooms should be noted by anyone who has any sort of mobility issue or young children. There were no smoke alarms or sprinklers in the house, of particular concern in a very old four story house. There was no parking other than what one could find on the very narrow streets--sometimes several blocks away. The washer-dryer advertised was accessible only through a trap door on the floor of one of the terraces. Both terraces were were lovely, however, and we had a wonderful visit!

  • Review Submitted: 18-Jun-2015
  • Date of Stay: April 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Car: recommended

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Prices & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Winter 2017
1 Oct 2017 - 23 Dec 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£913
for 7 nights
£913
 
 
Christmas 2017
24 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,223
for 7 nights
£1,223
 
 
Spring 2018
7 Jan 2018 - 28 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£913
for 7 nights
£913
 
 
Summer 2017
29 Apr 2018 - 29 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,204
for 5 nights
£1,622
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning and Check-out per booking period £159.55
Refundable Damage Deposit £265.92

Winter fuel supplement 150 Euro per week
We prefer Saturday to Saturday bookings but we are happy to discuss alternative arrival and departure days if it is more convenient.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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