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Lovely Cottage With Pool And Countryside Views



Updated: 12-Sep-2016
Cottage in in Rognes, Nr. Aix en Provence, Bouches du Rhone, Cote DAzur, France - Peaceful Location In The Middle Of The Countryside

Situated in the middle of the countryside, a small charming cottage (45m2) on a private property (1,3 ha) complete with swimming pool (6x12). The view is magnificent and the surrounding environment extremely quiet. Nicely decorated by "Lilas des bois". It's attached to the main house where the owners (Only two) live. The cottage is very well separated with his own entrance, private terrace And garden. The kitchen, entirely equipped opens up to a comfortable living room, and a shaded terrace with a very beautiful view of the Luberon hills. There is one bedroom with a double bed and a bathroom.The cottage is set in 13000m2, with an orchard ( cherry trees,almond trees, apricot trees and apple trees), field of olives trees, vineyards,lavender and an organic vegetable garden.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

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10 Reviews

based on 10 holidaymaker reviews


Perfection in Provence

  • 5 of 5

Professionally taken photos very often enhance reality but in this case, the house and its setting are even better than the beautiful photos. The house is beautifully furnished and very comfortable, there is so much garden furniture spread around the spacious, attractive garden, it's a decision in itself as to where you're going have the next glass of rose. Our hosts were Gallic charm personified and very hospitable. The notes on the locality became our bible so that we didn't miss any gems. In the fortnight, we just about managed to visit villages, take in loads of markets, visit Aix, Avignon and Arles and have loads of fabulous R&R in the garden dipping in and out of the pool. And we nearly had to 'dognap' Myrtille....

Au revoir a la prochaine!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fabulous place - nothing more to say!!

  • 5 of 5

Well OK there is some more I can say!!

The place is situated at the top of a quiet rural lane amongst similar villa style properties, however none of them overlook each other and the entire gardens and orchard areas are very secluded. The apartment is one of two (either side of the main house) and there is another small apartment within the main residence.

All of the apartments are beautifully equipped and very stylishly furnished with many decorations handmade by the lady of the house, who is a very talented artist.

No expense has been spared in making these apartments beautiful, and that coupled with the truely stunning pool and garden areas make for an idyllic spot to spend time in.

Warm weather and wall to wall sunshine also greet you on arrival and luckily enough the lavender (and sunflowers at the bottom of the road) were all fully out when we arrived.

The tranquility and relaxed ambiance of the apartment (and surrounding area) make for a lovely stay.

Whilst we only managed to meet the owners on our last day (they had house sitters in whilst they went on holiday), they were both very frindly and clearly loved the countryside and local area. You couldnt wish for more convivial hosts! Their local guide provided in the gite was excellent and gave lots of ideas for places to go, things to do and places to eat!

Overall a stunning place to stay in a stunning part of the world. So much to do in the area also guarantees a return trip I think (one week simply isn't enough.

Thank you for letting us stay in your wonderful part of Provence!!

Kind regards

Nigel & Karla

  • Review Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Excellent holiday

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we arrived, we were made very welcome by the owners - and Myrtille the dog! They were very helpful about the best places to visit, how to get to them and how to make the most of our holiday. The accommodation was ideal, very comfortable, clean and well equipped. The surrounding grounds and orchards were delightful. The weather was a little mixed during our week but there is so much to do and see in the area, including trips to Aix and into the Camargue, that it didn't really matter. All in all, a great week. We would certainly be happy to go back and have no hesitation in recommending the property to friends.

Jim & Moira Middleton


  • Review Submitted: May 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Perfect holiday location

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time in the cottage. It was so relaxing to sit on the terrace with the great view and to enjoy the nice pool and garden. Everything was absolutly clean and in perfect condition. The whole cottage is very tasteful and the kitchen very well equipped.

The hosts are very nice and help with useful tips (restaurants, shops, things to see and to do). In only 25 minutes you are in the citycenter (parking deck) of Aix-en-Provence and it is such nice little road through the vineyards.

We definitely will come back!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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It was just wonderful

  • 5 of 5

Perfect holiday-location. In reality it looks even better than in the Internet! Very nice hosts, who gave helpful tips for going out, walks and shopping. Everything was perfectly clean and in best condition, well equipped kitchen.

The property is very good located for trips (you need just 25 minutes to Aix by car). Very nice pool. We definitely will come back!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Provence at its best

  • 5 of 5

Reluctant as we are to spread the word we entirely agree with other visitors to this lovely place and are ourselves soon to be there for the third time: to relax in the wonderful gardens, to swim, to eat well, enjoy the local rose wine and to cycle. The owners are the most delightful hosts.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 6, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Marseille at 45 Kilometres Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

Craftsman with open sky : June

Dances in Aix en Provence : July and August

International Festival of lyric art : July

Marché to let us santons : December

Festival of the comic strip : March

Festival of the French song : October

Speciality culinary


55 mn by car from the gite (Marseille, Cassis)


the nearest airport: Marseille Provence 45 mn

The nearest station: Aix en Provence TGV 35 mn


Rognes 5km, Aix en Provence 25km, Avignon 40 km, Marseille 50km, Lourmarin 15 km

Further Details:

You have in Rognes locals shop, restaurants, pizzeria, banks, medical center, etc


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 13
1 Oct 2016 - 28 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
rate 14
29 Oct 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 15
17 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:

Changeover Day:
Arrival : Saturday 16h00
Departure : Saturday 10h00

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Property Type

  • cottage


  • Historic


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster


  • Dining Area


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool

Onsite Services

  • Massage


  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural
  • village


  • museums
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • massage therapist

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • tennis


  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • The bathroom includes a shower and 1 “vasque” .The toilets are separated from the bathroom


  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: There is one bedroom with a double bed


  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis


  • Self-catering


  • Outside: Gardens, patios, barbecue, outdoor furniture, swimming pool ( 6m X 12 m ). Bikes Golf club right hand. Utility Room: DVD-Satellite- free WiFi- Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are included Other: Nicely decorated

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