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Tim & Jenny Pope (Property Manager)

Member since: 2009
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Speaks english, french, german, spanish

Townhouse In Historic Centre Newly Renovated With private Pool

13 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Saint-Rémy-de-Provence holiday house

3 Bedroom, 2 Bathrooms With View Of Town Centre And Roman Ruins

Le Auvent is located in a typical street within the Historic Centre of St Remy de Provence: a less than 1 minute walk from the middle of town and its busy cafes, museums, art galleries, churches, restaurants and shops. This town house dates from 1750 and was completely renovated in 2013 to a very high standard. The ground floor (with direct access to the small garden and pool) boasts 2 double bedrooms, one with a Queen size twin bed and the other with bunk beds suitable for children, with separate family bathroom and WC. Also on the same floor is a washing machine and storage area for bikes.

The second floor has a large living area with American style fully and newly equipped kitchen with French windows leading onto large south facing terrace with barbecue and access to the garden with its essential pool in summer, and onto the romantic old and quiet street on the other side. The top floor hosts a Master bedroom with Kingsize bed, bathroom en-suite and stunning view to the Roman ruins in the centre of town. Ideal for families or couples looking for convenient access to activities as well as a peaceful and comfortable place to relax. Rated 3 stars by the official French tourism administration to give world wide travellers a guarantee of quality.

Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Tim & Jenny Pope (Property Manager) (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Call Owner
Speaks english, french, german, spanish

About Tim & Jenny Pope (Property Manager)

We are managing the property for Marc & Benedicte Sauty who are friends of ours but live and work in Paris. We own a Stone house close by that we rent out weekly. We live close by in the next village and can advise you what to see and do in the area.

Tim & Jenny Pope (Property Manager) purchased this house in 2011

Reviews

4.9
based on 13 traveller reviews

Townhouse In Historic Centre Newly Renovated With private Pool
average rating of 4.923077 based on 13 reviews
4

Maison de charme au cœur de saint Rémy

  • 4 of 5

Nous avons passé un agréable séjour dans une maison spacieuse bien équipée dotée d'une piscine privative bien appréciée en été pour se rafraîchir .la proximité du cœur de la ville permet de se rendre à pied sur les places animées ( marchés nocturnes des créateurs ....et des animations estivales : concert...) Un accueil chaleureux par Tim et Jenny est à souligner.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nous avons été heureux de vous accueillir et de savoir que la maison vous a plu. Nous espérons vous revoir une prochaine fois. Tim
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5

The perfect place to stay in St. Remy!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved this townhouse and highly recommend it for a stay in St. Remy. It is large, clean, well appointed and has a well stocked kitchen. It was unusually hot when we were there so the air conditioning in the upstairs bedroom was wonderful and the pool was so refreshing. There are three levels to the townhouse and the stairs are cement so if you have small children you should be aware of that. The bottom floor has two bedrooms but it was damp down there so we just used the main floor and the upstairs which worked perfect for our family of four. The location could not be more perfect and beautiful. Everything you need is right outside your door yet it is VERY quiet in the townhouse. We loved St. Remy and when we come back will choose to stay here again! Tim and Jenny are wonderful and were very responsive to all of our questions!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review, We have since replaced the ventilation motor for the air circulation system in the house so now the bedroom downstairs is back to normal again. We look forward to seeing you again soon!
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5

Randy and Kathy Seiberling

  • 5 of 5

This was a lovely place in which to base our stay in Provence. We got into town in the midst of a music festival making it difficult to find the property. We gave Tim a call and he was very helpful in helping us get our bearings.

The house was clean and spacious and had all the tools we needed to prepare a few meals for ourselves and was close to many, many restaurants, cafes and shops.

I believe we would readily stay here again and again.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Randy & Kathy It was fun meeting you all, especially in the middle of the music festival!! Hope to see you again soon. Best regards Tim
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5

Meraviglioso Capodanno a St.Remy de Provence

  • 5 of 5

Abbiamo trascorso 12 lietissimi giorni di vacanza, in questa bella casa soleggiata ubicata nel centro del paese, dalla quale potevamo muoverci a piedi per passeggiare e fare compere, nelle varie boutiques e negozi di specialità alimentari di cui Saint Remy è ben provvista.

L’accoglienza di Tim e Jenny è stata cordiale e premurosa, utilissima anche per individuare un comodo parcheggio per la nostra automobile.

Relax e serenità sono stati gli ingredienti di questa vacanza, nel corso della quale abbiamo potuto effettuare brevi gite culturali al vicinissimo, antico borgo medioevale di Les Baux, con una vista sublime sulla pianura sottostante, ad Arles, Gordes, Cassis, spingendoci a capodanno sino nella Camargue.

Soddisfatti sono stati anche i nostri due cagnolini, Khyro e Teo che, seppure abituati a viaggiare costantemente, adattandosi ai vari hotels, hanno trovato una casa che hanno immediatamente assimilato come loro abituale dimora.

Grazie di tutto, ritorneremo sicuramente!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We spent 12 wonderful holiday’s day, in this beautiful sunny house located in the center of the village. We could walk around and go shopping in the various boutiques and specialty food stores which St.Remy is well equipped. The hospitality of Tim and Jenny was friendly and attentive, very useful also to locate a convenient parking for our car. Relax and serenity were the ingredients of this holiday, during which we were able to make short trips to the close cultural, ancient medieval village of Les Baux, with a sublime view of the plains below, Arles, Gordes, Cassis, bringing us on new year day in the Camargue. Satisfied were even our two little dogs, which although used to travel constantly (adapting themselves to various hotels) found a house they immediately assimilated as their usual residence. Thank you very much for everything, we’ll surely come back again! Thanks Cinzia & Mirco, we really loved having you stay and we would welcome you back anytime.
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5

Great Place To Experience St Remy

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our three-week stay at Le Auvent town house. The upstairs bedroom/sitting room and the first floor eating/living area are very spacious, and the ground floor bedrooms and laundry/shower room are comfortable and efficient, easily accommodating the guests we had for our final week. Everything is modern, clean and attractive. We didn’t use the small swimming pool because the weather was cool in October, but we are sure it would be a great place to relax in the summer.

The location of the town house is superb, a very short and pleasant walk to the many shops and restaurants, two museums, weekly market, and other attractions of central St Remy. There are a Spar grocery store and several bakeries a three minute walk away. We found parking available on Rue du Parage or nearby Blvd Gambetta every day except during the fall festival, when we used car parks a few minutes walk from the house. We felt at all times that the house and the nearby streets were secure. We also found the location to be an excellent base from which to explore nearby Les Baux, Arles, Tarascon, and Avignon, as well as the Luberon and the rest of Provence.

We would recommend Le Auvent to anyone who would like to experience St Remy from the comfort of a spacious home.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 22, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Highly recommended.

  • 5 of 5

Tim was a great host. Location of property could not be better. On the nicest street in Saint Remy. Great home for a family on Holiday. Look forward to returning.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: What can I say! Many thanks
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Map

Nearest Airport
65 Kilometres
Marseille
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
St Remy
Nearest Ferry
75 Kilometres
Marseille
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Les Baux de Provence
Nearest Train
15 Kilometres
Avignon TGV
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
Cavaillon
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
St Remy
Nearest Ski
45 Kilometres
Mount Ventoux
Nearest Beach
65 Kilometres
St Maries de la Mer
Car: not necessary

The Alpilles is an area of outstanding natural beauty famous for its views from Les Baux and picturesque scenery including olive tree groves and vineyards. Historic St Remy is renowned for its typical Provencal way of life, long warm Summers and short crisp Winters and is perfect for a relaxing holiday. Stroll along bustling streets or simply watch the world go by in one the many cafes. Market day is every Wednesday and should not be missed. The Sanatorium where Vincent van Gogh spent nearly 2 years is a short walk from the centre as is Glanum, well known site of the Roman ruins. An all year long Provencal busy agenda combined with a sunny climate and a splendid natural environment will make you enjoy your stay in this very central and quiet town dwelling! An hour drive from Marseille and 50 mins to Aix en Provence. An hour drive from The Camargue, Uzes or Nimes. 1/2 hour drive from Avignon, Arles or Tarrascon. 10 minutes from les Baux de Provence and other lovely villages such as Maussane, Mouries or Eygalieres.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Low Season
30 Oct 2016 - 17 Dec 2016
5 night minimum stay
A$1,355
 
 
Christmas
18 Dec 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
5 night minimum stay
A$1,997
 
 
Low Season
1 Jan 2017 - 1 Apr 2017
5 night minimum stay
A$1,355
 
 
Mid season
2 Apr 2017 - 24 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
A$1,783
 
 
High Season
25 Jun 2017 - 26 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$2,447
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
A$1,783
 

Additional information about rental rates

End of stay cleaning fee A$143
Refundable Damage Deposit A$1,427
Pet Fee A$143

Rates are subject to change until reservation is made. Change over day Sunday. We can accept payments by Major in house Credit Card, Paypal, or bank transfer. A deposit of 25% is required to secure the booking. Remainder 6 weeks before arrival. Full refund available if you have to cancel provided we can fill the property for that week. Please check your travel insurance.

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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 140 m²
Location Type:
  • City Centre
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • En suite - toilet , bath (no shower) , Master en suite
    Family Bathroom - shower enclosure , Family bathroom with washing machine
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , WC
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 child bed , Bunk beds
    Master Bedroom - 1 extra lg. double bed , with its own bathroom and living room, air conditioning
    Bedroom 1 - 2 single bed , Twin beds that can be transformed into a Queen double bed
  • All matresses and beds are of good quality.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Yard
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Housekeeping
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
How about a day out driving through the Provence and the Luberon in a chauffeur driven Classic Jaguar Sovereign, options include a tour & lunch outside under shady trees at a vineyard overlooking Mount Ventoux. Or perhaps wine tasting in the Alpilles followed by lunch at Le Bistro du Paradou* (made famous in Peter Mayle's 'A year in Provence') followed by a tour through the Alpilles home. Cost €45 per hour plus cost of lunch. If you want to do something special during your stay or simply don't want to bother with a hire car then please contact Tim on either db4boy@aol.com or 0033 685697307 for more details. Typical duration 4 hours. Airport/TGV train collections and drop offs: Marseille: €90 TGV Avignon: €40 The advantages of being chauffeured to and from your Wine tasting or lunch is that you are free to sample the local wines without the worry of being over the legal limit for alcohol (0.5 mg) * Reservation required.

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