Villa Romantic Grande - BEAU114

Prices from £3,991 - £6,170

Sleeps: 16   Bedrooms: 7

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Villa Romantic is just as the name suggests - a very romantic and beautiful hilltop Provençal-style Mas with separate cottage dating back to 1820. This property provides charm and comfort, but the main attraction is the stunning roman-style private swimming pool. There is a large garden, as well as extensive terraces offering breathtaking panoramic views. This property can sleep up to 12 people in 6 double or twin bedrooms, with another 3 people in the separate Petite Villa. Perfectly located within 5 minutes of all amenities. (Villa can be rented for just 12 people without La Petite Villa - see ref. BEAU104, or for just 9 people - see ref BEAU110) Not suitable for weddings etc.

About Villa Romantic Grande

Villa Romantic is just as the name suggests - a beautiful and romantic Provençal Mas, built around an old circular stone tower, with windows dating from 1820.

Set on top of a hill, overlooking Beaucaire and the stunning Provençal countryside, the property has been completely renovated to provide comfortable and welcoming accommodation for up to 16 people.

This property combines great charm and elegance, thanks to the many original Provençal features, pretty and decorative touches, all intertwined with modern day comforts.

The approach to the villa is up a steep and winding private lane, that leads to just a few other homes, all set amongst pine, walnut and olive trees - offering you an impressive feel of the Provence before even arriving at your destination.

You will enter the grounds through large wrought iron gates which are electronically controlled, thus ensuring privacy at all times, all in a commanding hilltop position - private, but not isolated.

Main House:
Villa Romantic is bright and airy, painted white throughout and furnished in a charming and colourful antique Provençal style. The main, circular living room has a ribbed-beam ceiling, a large open fireplace, a TV with UK satellite channels and radio stations, as well as a DVD and CD player – this is the perfect place to relax indoors.

The dining room is equipped with a large table and Lloyd Loom chairs, close to the kitchen with fitted units, and all equipment needed in order to make a delicious meal with local ingredients.

The Main House and Petite Villa together offer 7 double/twin bedrooms and 6 bathrooms to sleep up to 16 people and a baby comfortably.

La Petite Villa:
La Petite Villa is located in the grounds of Villa Romantic. It is newly renovated 1-bedroomed, single-storey dwelling offering accommodation for 1, 2, 3 or 4 people. This villa is only let as an addition to the villa rental to anyone who would like extra, separate accommodation and would not be let to another rental client. It is perfect for an older couple who may wish to have peace and quiet, separate from, but near to the main villa; or for a romantic couple who would like total privacy; or for a family of 3 (or possibly 4 - as there is a baby-cot); or to accommodate staff who travel with the family - for instance a nanny, chauffeur, secretary, personal assistant etc. where you need them to be nearby, but like them to have separate accommodation. The Cottage has its own little garden and is tucked away in the corner of the large garden of Villa Romantique. It is not overlooked by the main villa - or by any other properties.

There is a spacious living room (and the sofa converts to a double-width sofa-bed - thus creating 2 separate sleeping rooms at night, if required ). There is a dining area and a kitchen corner (with a sink, two-ring electric hob, fridge/freezer, washing machine, microwave oven, cafetiere, toaster, electric kettle etc. etc ). The double bedroom has a large double-bed which can be separated to make twin beds if preferred. There is a spacious shower-room with a large shower cubicle, washbasin and WC. The Cottage is charmingly furnished and decorated in an authentic Provencal style with beautiful tapestries adorning the walls. Both the living room and bedroom have glazed double-doors opening directly out on to the shaded sun-terrace and the secluded and totally private 'petite' garden.

(Villa can be rented for 12 people without La Petite Villa - see ref. BEAU104, or 9 people without La Petite Villa - see ref BEAU110))

Main House:
Facing South, this property enjoys the full benefit of the quality of light, and the delicious warmth for which this region is justly renowned all year round.

The outside area of Villa Romantic is impressive, offering a superb Roman-style swimming pool area, complete with circular balustrade area and surrounding sun terraces. There is also a pool-side summer kitchen and conservatory-style living room.

The extensive gardens are complete with Mediterranean plants and trees, a water feature and shaded dining area. There is a large, elevated dining terrace offering magnificent views.

The circular roof terrace offers truly spectacular panoramic views.

There is a large raised ground-floor Terrace looking over the garden and the landscape, perfect for relaxing and dining, with seating for 12 or more, around an inviting old farmhouse table 11 ft 6" long (3.5 m) - an excellent setting for long lazy lunches and those dinners that go on late into the warm nights and filled with enjoyable conversation.

The beautiful circular swimming pool is built in the style of a Roman collonaded arena - and is charmingly illuminated at night for that enchanting midnight dip. The pool is over 26 feet (8 meters) in diameter giving a surface area of 550 sq. feet (over 50 sq. meters) with semi-circular steps down into the pool for easy entry and exit.

Poolside sunbathing terrace with sun loungers, drinks trolley etc. and lounge - a perfect relaxing and reading area furnished with a big comfy sofa and matching arm chairs, overlooking the extended garrigue-type garden with statues, boules court and palm trees.

All amenities are located in nearby Beaucaire (1.5km) with many waterside restaurants and cafe bars.

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Facilities and Features

Main House:
6 double/twin bedrooms
5 bath/shower-rooms
Stone-flagged reception hall
Dining room
Circular lounge
Large kitchen
Laundry room
Baby's folding cot and high chair

Bedroom 1 - double
Bedroom 2 - two singles
Bedroom 3 - double (four poster)
Bedroom 4 - double
Bedroom 5 - two singles
Bedroom 6 - two singles
5 Bathrooms

La Petite Villa:
1 double/twin bedroom (Bedroom 7)
Living room (with sofa bed) (Bedroom 8)
Corner kitchen and dining area
Shower-room
Baby's folding cot and high chair
Outside Shaded terrace
Private garden
Parking
  • Private Villa
  • Private Pool
  • Un-overlooked Pool
  • 6+ Bedrooms
  • 4+ Bathrooms
  • Private Parking
  • Secure Parking
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Satellite TV
  • Fireplace
  • Terrace
  • BBQ Area
  • Pet Friendly
  • Easy Walk to Shops
  • Golf Nearby
  • Watersports Nearby
  • Spacious garden

Location and Map

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Just 1 mile from the historic twin towns of Beaucaire and Tarascon, you are very centrally located in the circle created by beautiful Avignon, St Remy de Provence, Arles, Nimes and the Pont du Gard, and conveniently no more than 12 miles (20 kms) from each and yet only about 45 minutes drive to the Mediterranean.

Villa Romantic is just 1 mile (1.5 km) out of the historic medieval town of Beaucaire, with its imposing 12th century ruined castle perched high on a rock overlooking the majestic river Rhône. There is a delightful river marina crammed with colourful boats of all shapes and sizes which is bordered with restaurants and bars full of character. Alongside the marina the square is shaded by the typical spreading plane trees (platanes) so loved in village and town squares throughout this region.

Villa Romantic is just 1 mile (1½ km) out of the historic Medieval town of Beaucaire, (between Arles and Avignon).

Imposing 12th Century ruined castle perched high on a rock overlooking the majestic river Rhône.

There is a delightful river marina crammed with colourful boats of all shapes and sizes which is bordered with restaurants and bars full of character.

Alongside the marina the square is shaded by the typical spreading plane trees (platanes) so loved in village and town squares throughout this region.

The beautiful walled city of Avignon - a UNESCO World Heritage Site - the Medieval city of Popes - the biggest gothic palace in the world and the legendary bridge made famous by the song known to every child 'Sur le Pont, d'Avignon'.

Saint-Rémy-de-Provence and the impressive Greco-Roman archaeological site of Glanum, and the beautiful retreat where Van Gogh spent a prolific year inspired by the luminosity of the light in this region.

11th Century Les Baux-de-Provence dominating the Provence landscape.

The Roman centre of Arles described by Constantine as 'the little Rome in Gaul', the great obelisk, the theatre, the amphitheatre arena and the Cloisters of Saint-Trophime.

Nîmes with its impressive Roman arena. The beautiful Roman 'Jardin Des Fontaines' which it has been said inspired the gardens at Versailles, and the 'Maison Carreé' much like the Parthenon in Athens.

Pont du Gard-a World Heritage Site, the incredible triple height bridge built by the Romans, one of the finest and most grand pieces of architecture antiquity has bequeathed to us. The aqueduct level delivered pure water to the Roman baths and fountains at Nîmes for over 200 years.

Uzés, a delightfully restored Medieval town, the seat of the Dukes of Uzés (the first Dukes of France) for over a thousand years and its lovely cathédrale with its tall tower unique in France and similar to the Leaning Tower of Pisa.

Aix-en-Provence, a city of art and culture, home of Cezanne and the city of a hundred fountains.

The Luberon - Gordes, Menerbes, Bonnieux and Roussillon.

Marseille with its picturesque old port and beautiful church high up on the hill (go up on the little 'street train touristique') overlooking the city, the Mediterranean, and the fortress island, Isle d'If - home of Alexander Dumas' Count of Monte Cristo.

Montpellier, elegant and classical, rather like a Paris of the South.

Orange, the great Imperial Roman theatre - yet another UNESCO World Heritage site.

The Camargue - calm and mysterious - try to take a Land Rover safari or a boat trip through the lagoons and waterways.
Aigues-Mortes, a beautifully preserved town completely enclosed by ramparts. The French kingdom's first Mediterranean port and the departure point for the Orient and the Crusades.

Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer - like Mediterranean seaside resorts were 70 years ago - quiet and gentle with unspoilt and uncrowded beaches.

Beaucaire was such an important market place in France throughout the Middle Ages that prices struck here for commodities such as wine and cheese, metals and timber, fruit and meat, leather and silk, pots and pans became the norm throughout France.

Its Medieval Fairs attracted buyers and sellers from all over Europe and Asia and there are countless ancient buildings which bear witness to Beaucaire's great past. The town is steeped in history and still today there are regular markets, fairs, festivals and celebrations commemorating bygone days and traditions.

Beaucaire looks across the Rhône to its equally lovely neighbour Tarascon with the marvellous Good King Rene's castle, one of the best preserved Medieval fortresses in the whole of France; it's partly fortified old town, the 17th Century Town Hall and grand 19th Century theatre - originally a 16th Century abbey.

The Roman town of Arles is also only a 10 min drive. Many Roman and Romanesque monuments are still in use today; the amphitheatre provides the setting for bullfights and concerts, and what remains of the theatre plays host to formal concerts and traditional folk festivities throughout the year.

The Cathédrale Saint-Trophime, with its magnificent doorway depicting the Last Judgement carved in stone and its beautiful cloisters, is open to the public for visits and Sunday services.
The necropolis, or Alyscamps, is today a narrow, tree-lined avenue, located just outside the old town.

Arles also boasts one of the regions finest markets every Wednesday and Friday. Overflowing with Provençal goodies- fruits and vegetables, lavender products, soaps, olives, flowers, honey... The list is endless and makes the Arles market an event not to be missed!

Also not to be missed is a day out to Avignon to discover the winding streets and lovely Provençal shops. Here you'll find the wonderful 'Pope's Palace' - the former home of the Pope which really is spectacular. And the infamous 'half-bridge'!

For wine lovers, this is paradise; domaines and tasting almost on every corner.

Villa Romantic is ideally placed for visiting all of central and western (Roman) Provence, the Luberon, the Camargue, the Gard region of Languedoc-Rousillon and the uncrowded part of the Mediterranean.
While at our holiday villa in Provence, you should try to give yourselves enough time here to experience just a few of the wonderful sites in this fascinating part of the South of France.
Villa Romantic was built around an old circular stone tower with windows certainly dating from 1820.
Our villa in Provence has been completely renovated with immense style and an abundance of love and care to provide very appealing, elegant and welcoming accommodation. It combines great charm, many original Provençal features and pretty and decorative touches, with modern-day comforts. Important characteristics for holiday villas in Provence.
The approach to Villa Romantic is up a steep and winding private lane that leads to just a few other Provence villas set amongst pine and olive trees. You enter the grounds through big decorative wrought iron gates which are electronically controlled, thus ensuring privacy and a feeling of exclusivity. Our Provence villa is in a commanding hilltop position - private but not isolated - and very importantly, you are not overlooked nor are you overlooking any other homes. These are desirable and rare features for holiday villas in Provence.

Availability Calendar

 

Weekly rates and Extra Charges

Prices

rental period weekly rate
31 Oct 2020 - 25 Dec 2020 £3991
26 Dec 2020 - 30 Apr 2021 £3991
02 Jan 2021 - 30 Apr 2021 £3993
01 May 2021 - 28 May 2021 £4720
29 May 2021 - 25 Jun 2021 £5445
26 Jun 2021 - 27 Aug 2021 £6170
28 Aug 2021 - 24 Sep 2021 £5445
25 Sep 2021 - 29 Oct 2021 £4720
30 Oct 2021 - 24 Dec 2021 £3991
25 Dec 2021 - 29 Apr 2022 £3991
Arrival after 4pm, Departure by 10am. Times may be flexible out of high season.

Fees and conditions

  • Security Deposit: £1000.00
  • Prices are weekly and include Main House and La Petite Villa for sleeping up to 16 people maximum.
  • Minimum stay 7 nights.
  • Pool open May-October only.
Click here to view Booking Details and Terms and Conditions

Further Information

Linen and towels provided
Private parking
Barbecue, private pool, parking, garden, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, hob/stove, iron, microwave, oven, washing machine, central heating, cot, high chair, internet access, room fans, satellite tv.

Reviews:
"We had such a lovely week at your house – what a brilliant location ! It was great to fall in love again with that part of the world again after many years – especially Avignon" July 2018

"We did indeed have a lovely week's holiday, and your villa was at the heart of lots of fun and laughter". July 2018

"We had an amazing time at the villa. I will be in touch again when we plan our next trip". June 2018

"We have very much enjoyed our stay at your villa."

"We had a lovely time. The villa was excellent, and in particular our girls loved the pool". August 2017

"We have all had a lovely time here at Villa Romantic, however our holiday has sadly come to an end, but we all have such lovely memories and we will tell all our friends about it."

"We had an excellent time – villa was excellent. I even barbecued twice!".

"We have just had a wonderful fortnight at your Villa Romantic. We loved the area and visited many of the places you kindly recommended. We are certain that the next visitors will also have an equally excellent time there. Thank you".

"Your Villa Romantic is lovely and your pool is amazing".

"We had an amazing time at Villa Romantic last week. Thank you so much for everything and I’m sure your visitors this week will enjoy it as much as we did !"

"We visited lots of beautiful places, but we dined outside by the pool or on the terrace every evening. We really appreciated the well-equipped kitchen. Looking forward to returning."

"The villa and pool are absolutely fantastic! We loved it!! The setting is beautiful and the villa is out of this world. Many thanks for a wonderful experience."

"We were delighted with our stay at your Villa Romantic and its terrific location. We look forward to returning, and we have told our American (and Canadian) friends and neighbours all about it."

"Many thanks for a lovely holiday. The villa was lovely and the pool was a great hit – even my 2-year old made a lot of progress in water confidence."

"I know that all 12 of the people in our party will be recommending your villa to our friends, and it will certainly be the first choice when looking for future holidays in the south of France."

"Villa, pool and holiday superb. Beaucaire and Tarascon are both wonderful places. Weather fantastic. We have lots of lovely photos and memories."

"We had a fantastic time. The villa was everything we could have wished for and the pool area was wonderful."


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