Simiane

Europe / France / Provence

This magnificent family property is located in Haute Provence, 2 km away from the village of Simiane-La-Rotonde, on 90 hectares (200 acres) of unfenced land offering peacefulness.

up to 10
Bedrooms
up to 28
Guests
9
Bathrooms
3
Min. Nights

Overview

This large estate can accommodate up to 28 guests with its eight double bedrooms and two children's lofts (with six single beds in each).

The first living area of this large old farmhouse is the ground floor with a large entrance hall with guests toilet; fully equipped kitchen (microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, professional range) with at the back a large laundry room and cellar; winter garden (with fireplace); large dining room, library and two large living rooms with fireplace. The winter garden opens onto a large covered terrace ('Pergola'), which is perfect for 'al fresco' dining.

The entrance hall staircase leads to the first floor and its three double bedrooms sharing a large complete bathroom on the landing, guests' toilet on the landing and a fourth double bedroom with en-suite bathroom. From the ground floor largest living room there is an access to a second staircase leading to the two children's dormitories with en-suite bathrooms.

The second floor is accessible via the entrance hall staircase. There are two large bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms and cupboards on the landing. On the swimming pool way, there is a former dovecote with a double bedroom with en-suite bathroom on the ground floor, and another double bedroom still with en-suite bathroom upstairs.

Outside, the property is set in the heart of an immense unfenced land of 90 hectares. The house's surroundings have been beautifully landscaped with rose bushes, cypress, pines, etc. In the axis of the house facing south there is a large fountain. There is a large outdoor covered dining area near the house. Access to the large heated swimming pool (15 m x 7.5 m) is via a security gate, indeed, the pool area is fenced by a stone wall. A large summer kitchen is located by the pool and is fully equipped. At its back there is an extra bathroom with basin and shower, and separate WC. In addition, a large canopy shelters a dining table, a BBQ, and a garden salon. In addition, at the back of the house there is a private tennis court. Many other outdoor facilities offer a large playground for both adults and children: swing, ping-pong table, pétanque strip, etc.


Features

10 Bedrooms, 9 Bathrooms

Sleeps 28 Guests

Dishwasher

Satellite TV

DVD player

Stereo

Dryer

Garage

Alarm

Central heating

Internet access

Automatic gate

Baby equipment

Tennis court

Table tennis table

Petanque court

Underfloor heating/cooling system

9 Hair dryers at disposal

Mountain bikes at disposal (6 adults/teenager sized bicycles)

Air Conditioning

Pool


Details

Bedroom Details

Bedroom 1 (East Side - First Floor): Two single beds (90 cm x 2) or one double (king size bed - 180 cm), en-suite bathroom with shower, washbasin and WC), connected to bedroom 2
Bedroom 2 (East Side - First Floor): Two single beds (90 cm), connected to bedroom 1, and large shared bathroom (bathtub, shower, basin and WC) with bedroom 3 and 4
Bedroom 3 (East Side - First Floor): Two single beds (90 cm) or one double (king size bed - 180 cm), and large shared bathroom (bathtub, shower, basin and WC) with bedroom 2 and 4
Bedroom 4 (East Side - First Floor): Two single beds (90 cm) or one double (king size bed - 180 cm), and large shared bathroom (bathtub, shower, basin and WC) with bedroom 2 and 3
Bedroom 5 (West side - First Floor): Girls' dormitory - Six single beds (90 cm), large en-suite bathroom with 3 washbasins, 2 showers, and separate WC
Bedroom 6 (West side - First Floor): Boys' dormitory - Six single beds (90 cm), large en-suite bathroom with 3 washbasins, 2 showers, and WC
These rooms can be convenient for kids, teenagers, or single adults
Bedroom 7 (East side - Second Floor): Two single beds (90 cm) or one double (king size bed - 180 cm), and en-suite bathroom with bathtub, shower, double washbasins, and WC
Bedroom 8 (East side - Second Floor): Two large single beds (120 cm), and en-suite bathroom with shower, double washbasins, and WC
Bedroom 9 (The Former Dovecote - Ground Floor): Two single beds (90 cm) or one double (king size bed - 180 cm), en-suite bathroom with shower, double washbasins, WC, and independent access
Bedroom 10 (The Former Dovecote - Ground Floor): Two single beds (90 cm) or one double (king size bed - 180 cm), en-suite bathroom with shower, washbasin, WC, and independent access

Pool Details

The swimming pool (15 m x 7.5 m) is open and heated from mid May to mid September

Staff and Services

Caretaker on-site. He is very helpful and passionate about Provence and can offer suggestions to help with planning your exploration of the area
Full-time service 7/7 (provided by 2 housekeepers and 1 butler): from 8 am to 2.30 pm & 6 pm to 10 pm
3 Meals per day are included and cooked by Fabienne
Cleaning up after the 3 meals is included too. However, be aware there is no 'service' at table (food is prepared, plated and brought to table). Food and beverages costs are at guests' expense
The morning bakery shopping can be done by the caretaker (this is an included service) however bakery shopping is at guests' expense
Linen included, changed once a week (on Saturday)
Bath towels changed once a week (on Wednesday)
Pool towels changed once a week (on Saturday)
Laundry room at guests' disposal between 9 am and 3 pm
Warm Provencal meet and greet
First dinner on arrival
Fresh flowers
Welcome basket
Toiletries replenished when necessary

Staff and Services (at additional cost)

Staff can do the grocery shopping (maximum twice a week). Shopping time may not exceed 2 hours (outward / return trip included), otherwise there will be an additional charge
Personal laundry
House pre-stocking
Babysitter

Location Details

Airport: Marseille, 90 minutes by car
Town: 5 minutes by car

Villa Notes

Weddings and social events allowed (extra costs may apply according to guests' request). Capacity: up to 50 guests outside under a marquee
Weddings without wedding planner and professional caterer (with waiters) will not be allowed
Wheelchair access possible (one double bedroom, with en-suite bathroom, is on the ground floor)
Guests have access to the property’s kitchen garden and fresh eggs production
Basic items such as oil, vinegar, salt, pepper, sugar, flour, and toilet paper, tissue and soap are provided by owner
All utilities are included except telephone
No pets allowed

Rates

Travel Dates Bedrooms Min. Night Stay Nightly Rates
March 27, 2021 - June 26, 2021
10 3 $ 4585
June 26, 2021 - August 28, 2021
10 7 $ 4628
August 28, 2021 - September 25, 2021
10 3 $ 4585
September 25, 2021 - December 18, 2021
10 3 $ 3908
December 18, 2021 - January 01, 2022
10 7 $ 4628
January 01, 2022 - March 26, 2022
10 3 $ 3908
USD rates above based on approximate currency conversion. Holiday dates may not be listed in rate chart. Rates are subject to change without notice. Please confirm rate, holiday dates, and currency with your Villa Specialist at time of booking.

Security Deposit Details

€5,000 pre-collected

Minimum Stay Details

1 Week.


Exclusive Offers

When you choose to book with Villas of Distinction for MileagePlus, you can exclusively earn 3 miles per $1 spent on your villa experience, excluding taxes, fees and optional fees.
To qualify for 3 miles per $1 spent, bookings must be made through the Villas of Distinction for United MileagePlus program. Miles earned are awarded to only one traveler per villa booking. The actual number of miles earned by a member will be based upon the total base nightly villa rate excluding taxes, fees and optional fees. MileagePlus number must be provided prior to travel for mileage offer to be fulfilled. Miles are posted to member's accounts 6-8 weeks after travel has been completed. Bookings must be paid in U.S. currency. New bookings only. Offers are subject to availability, capacity-controlled and may be changed or withdrawn at any time without notice. Other restrictions may apply.

We believe in transforming exceptional escapes into something even more extraordinary. That’s why we’re giving you more to elevate your villa experience. For a limited time you can receive up to $4,000 Destination Dollars, let us arrange a privately chartered sunset cruise,  in-villa spa treatment, airport transportation – and more. The choices are endless – and all yours. Once your dream villa vacation is booked, your personal concierge will help you coordinate and schedule every element of your dream villa vacation.

Here’s how you can earn your Destination Dollars:

Amount SpentDestination Dollars Rewards
$5,000 - $15,000$300
$15,000 - $25,000$500
$25,001 - $35,000$700
$35,001 - $50,000$1,000
$50,001 - $75,000$1,400
$75,001 - $100,000$2,000
$100,001 - $200,000
$3,000
$100,001 +$4,000

To qualify for these offers, bookings must be made through the Villas of Distinction for United MileagePlus program. Miles earned are awarded to only one traveler per villa booking. The actual number of miles earned by a member will be based upon the total base nightly villa rate excluding taxes, fees and optional fees. MileagePlus number must be provided prior to travel for mileage offer to be fulfilled. Miles are posted to member's accounts 6-8 weeks after travel has been completed. New bookings only. Bookings must be paid in U.S. currency. Other restrictions may apply. Destination dollar offer is valid for new bookings made between 05/05/21 and 05/31/21 for travel from 07/06/21 to 12/31/21. Destination dollar amount is calculated on base villa cost: $5,000 - $15,000 gets $300,$15,001 - $25,000 gets $500, $25,001 - $35,000 gets $700, $35,001 - $50,000 gets $1,000, $50,001 - $75,000 gets $1,400, $75,001 - $100,000 gets $2,000, $100,001 - $200,000 gets $3,000 and $200,001 or more gets $4,000. Valid for select pre-paid services only. Service offered is subject to availability. No cash value. The value of any unused credit is non-refundable. Credit cannot be applied towards booking value. May not be combinable with other offers. All offers are subject to availability and may not apply to all villas or travel dates. United Airlines is not responsible for destination dollars. Other restrictions may apply; please call for full details.

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Location

Villa information may change without notice and should be confirmed with our villa rental specialists.