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Villa With Private Pool And Tennis Court

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms5
Separate WC's1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay nights

Overview

About the property

Villa in Rognes, Nr. Aix-en-Provence, Bouches du Rhone, Cote D'Azur, France - Peaceful Location 20 Minutes Walk From Village

Our home can accommodate up to four couples or two families. It provides for spacious, luxurious living both internally and externally with a good size pool and tennis court. Located on the outskirts of a small but fully functioning village. It is neighboured by a few other villas all with a minimum of one hecter of land (most of our neighbours are French). It is therefore a peaceful landscape and would not suit those who wish to party into the night. The property benefits from a fluent English, French speaking guardian, Justine, who can take care of arrangements for you such as booking local restaurants and even giving you a lift there and back. She is also available for occasional baby sitting. Her husband works a long day and the couple can be as invisible as you want. Our guests last year enjoyed Justine's cream teas. The property is only available for rent for up 4 weeks during the summer therefore we are relaxed about changeover dates.


Owner
Lynne Gomer
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
14 March, 2016

About Lynne Gomer

I am a retired Head of HR at a global firm of accountants and my husband is a partner at the same firm. We have three grown up daughters and two grandsons. For our recreation we enjoy walking as long as there is luxury at the end of the walk in the form of a good boutique hotel, a superb meal and fine wine. It go without saying we enjoy time with our children and their partners and thoroughly enjoy and indulge our two little monsters who think we are their mates rather than nana and granddad. Being able to spend time as a family in our home in France is a real bonus in life.

Lynne Gomer purchased this villa in 2007

Why Lynne Gomer chose Aix-en-Provence area

We found a plot of land in Rognes 2005 on which to build our home and it was completed 2007.

We chose the village for its proximity to Aix en Provence and the Luberon. It is nestled between the best of both worlds; a vibrant city with culture and charm and beautiful mountainous countryside dotted with delightful villages and vineyards. It is also only one hour away from family friendly coastal resorts.

We also needed a fully functioning village with butchers, bakers, restaurants, doctors etc. as our daughter, husband and grandsons were to make their home there.

Our home is on the outskirts of the village on a one hectare plot and therefore quiet. But close enough to everything you need for daily life.

What makes this villa unique

Our home is built in the image of a traditional French bastide but without cranky plumbing. It was built to a high specification and benefits from the following;

natural stone floors throughout with both underfloor heating and air cooling,

four double bedrooms all en suite,

tasteful furnishing and decor,

fully equipped laundry room,

WIFI,

sufficient out door furniture for eight guests;dining out, sun beds etc all good quality,

18 metre swimming pool fenced and with security cover (will take the weight of three small children),

fully equipped pool house with shower room and kitchen,

tennis court,

child friendly equipment such as stair gates, travel cot, and

readily available baby sitting service.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Rognes in Bouches-du-Rhone

Property Type:
  • villa
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 3 - Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with bath, separate shower, wc, basin En-suite bathroom to bedroom 2 with bath/shower over, wc, basin En-suite bathroom to bedroom 3 with shower, wc, basin En-suite bathroom, bedroom 4, shower, wc, basin, Hairdryers
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with kingsize bed bedroom 2 with twin beds that can be made up to a super king bedroom 3 with double bed bedroom 4 with twin beds all with ample wardrobe space and chest of drawers bedside tables and lights. Tastefully decorated and furnished.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: All rooms recently decorated. Good quality furnishing. Outside: Large well maintained garden 15 metre long private swimming pool Pool house with kitchen area and shower and toilet room Large patio and shaded Auvent with outdoor tables and chairs. 8 sun loungers with cushions 2 large parasols Barbecue Utility Room: Freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, bread maker, iron, ironing board Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bath, hands and pool towels included together with bed linen. All changed at the end of each week. Property clean weekly. Other: Dining room adjoined to the kitchen large table, eight chairs, sideboard

Reviews

5/5 -
(1 traveller reviews)

5

Beautiful home. A perfect place to unwind

  • 5 of 5

We came here with our two teenage daughters for our first week in Provence. We were made to feel very welcome and settled in immediately. All home comforts were provided, plus a very welcome Welcome Pack. The house is very spacious and luxurious, with soft sheets and towels. The garden is beautiful; a mix of English roses and french olive trees with a magnificent pool. There are 3 places to sit outside; the terrace with basket chairs for breakfast, the pool house for lunch and a side terrace for dinner. We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay and hope to return.

The village of Rognes itself, though small, has 2 bakeries, 2 butchers and Pamplemousse, a lovely fruit and veg shop, plus a small Spa shop and a charming Wednesday market.

If you want to relax in beautiful surroundings, then this is the place for you.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 1, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Notes

  • Booking Notes:
    To book please contact owner

    Rental fee is £3000 per week payable,
    Deposit of 20% to confirm booking
    Balance 6 weeks prior to arrival

    Will accept pound sterling or euros


    Changeover Day:
    Flexible changeover date. Depending on whoever other guests are back to back we can be flexible on arrival times and departure times. If back to back departure time is 11.30 and arrival time is 16.00.

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