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La Bégude Apartment

Southeast France - Provence: Aix Area

1-bdrm, 1.0-bath, sleeps up to 4
Stone farmhouse apartment on a vineyard, walking distance to village.

 Bouches-du-Rhône

Aix-en-Provence, Rousset, Trets



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Located on a vineyard at the foot of the Mont Ste-Victoire, these accommodations offer a wonderful opportunity to stay in a building with old world charm on the grounds of a gold medal-winning winery.   Appealing to the wine enthusiast and novice alike, this property provides a rich experience in Provençal wine culture as well as a charming vacation retreat.

The apartment is located in one wing of a stone farmhouse that once served as a stagecoach inn. The house retains its historic roots with vintage tile floors and exposed wood beam ceilings throughout. Guests have the use of a private 16 x 16 ft. saltwater filled swimming pool.

The apartment, approx. 750 sq. ft., is on the third floor. Dense stone walls eliminate the need for air conditioning. It has a comfortably appointed living room with tasteful antiques, a sofa bed, and a TV. The well-equipped open kitchen includes an electric range, refrigerator, washing machine, and staples for breakfast. The bedroom has a double bed with an extra single bed available for a child. In the tiled bathroom there is a tub with a handheld shower, a separate tiled shower stall, a pedestal sink and a toilet.

If you need accomodations for a larger party, you can rent a smaller, 600 sq. ft., air-conditioned apartment on the third floor. This apartment has a dining area and a similar open kitchen; no living room. Bedroom with double bed. Tiled bathroom with tub and handheld shower; separate shower stall and pedestal sink and toilet.

Linens are provided and weekly laundry service is available.
  • Apartment located in beautiful stone farmhouse on the grounds of an award-winning winery
  • Third floor apartment sleeping two is also available
  • Wine classes, taught in English by local experts, are available upon request
The Château and vineyards are centrally located in the sought-after region of Aix-en-Provence, a twelve minute drive away. Between September and mid-October, one can observe the busy activity of a grape harvest and tour one of the many local wineries.  Rousset, a village with shops and cafés, is a half mile walk away. The nearby medieval village of Trets has historic sites dating back to the 12th and 13th centuries, including ramparts and narrow winding streets lined with historic stone buildings. Aix-en-Provence is known for its colorful local flower market, many fountains, and Avenue Mirabeau, lined with trees and 17th and 18th century buildings. Thirty-five minute drive to Mediterranean beaches.

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Anny and Jacques were wonderful hosts. They made us feel so at home in our apartment. They greeted us very warmly, even though it was late when we arrived. Anny supplied a few food staples, such as milk, bread, butter, even coffee and wine. This was so helpful since we were travelling with our 15-month old baby who drank extraordinary amounts of milk while we were in Europe. The apartment and chateau were more rustic than they seemed in the photographs, but it was still charming. The location was good. We were fairly close to the autoroute which made it a good base for day trips throughout Provence. We shopped for groceries in Rousset and Trets. Anny and Jacques hosted us for an apertif the night before we departed, which was lovely.   Staying in an apartment like this was absolutely perfect for our small family, with two girls age four and 15 months. We were able to eat breakfast and dinner each day in the apartment and packed picnics for lunch. Thank you!
Kristen Crane, San Diego, CA.

Rates

April thru September $1,290
Other Months $1,100
Second, smaller apartment on the third floor also available. Sleeps two. Please inquire. 

Rates all inclusive. They are subject to change without notice
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