Six of our favourite properties in the Alpilles, Provence
Never peaking more than 500 metres, the limestone mountain range of the Alpilles provides a magical mountain environment for Provencal properties in France. Easily accessible (under 45 minutes from Avignon and Marseille airports), a sunny climate and less than an hour to the sublime beaches of the Mediterranean coastline, buyers looking to buy a property in Provence, often end up finding a “coup de coeur” here. It is no wonder that properties in the Alpilles are so in demand…..
The beautiful villages peppered around the Alpilles are rich in history, many are medieval or perched on rocky outcrops with weekly markets and shady café terraces – just how you imagine them to be in the South of France. By living here you can embrace the Mediterranean lifestyle and the “art de vivre” in Provence. If you also enjoy physical pursuits, discovering these beautiful mountain trails, through hiking or biking, can provide another exciting dimension to your new lifestyle in the South of France.
We are excited to bring you a selection of properties in the Alpilles below. These are just six of our current favourites, we search the entire market for our clients so if you are looking for something specific, we would love to help, our contact details are below.
The exterior of this charming 17th century farmhouse (HH-14287065) could not be more picture-perfect. With its sweeping, lush green lawns, shapely poplars, white shutters and sparkling pool – and not to mention the panoramic views of the Alpilles – this property is something special. The interiors are spacious and flooded with light, and include four bedrooms, including two en-suites. This elegant family home, which is not far from the tranquil village of Eygalières, is on the market for €3,800,000.
A modern masterpiece in Paradou
Within walking distance of the sweet little village of Paradou, this impressive property (HH-14283534) is set in the foothills of the Alpilles. The proportions and décor of this elegant home have been beautifully designed, and the quality of materials used is evident at every turn. Clean lines, but just enough texture and detail to make every room a delightful experience, this property includes five bedrooms and a heated 18-metre swimming pool. The pool house, terraces, boules pitch and flat lawn makes this a wonderful home for a family. Priced at €2,590,000, interested buyers are encouraged to reserve a viewing as soon as possible
Live like a king in Les Baux de Provence
Les Baux de Provence is one of the most sought-after villages in the Alpilles and this spectacular original-stone villa(HH-14148523) offers panoramic views over the ruined castle and valley. The large, hotel-like pool is at the heart of this beautiful property with quality terraces all around that lead to the vast ground-floor reception rooms. With seven bedrooms – each with breath-taking views – landscaped gardens and top-quality fittings throughout, at €4,250,000 this is a property is a must-buy for the right family.
A farmhouse with a difference in Saint Remy de Provence
If you are looking for a large, traditional property in the Alpilles, which is also suitable for entertaining friends or generating a rental income, then consider this unique six-bedroom farmhouse (HH-14171298). Located in Saint Remy de Provence, it is valued at €2,170,000, and comprises three large bedrooms, as well as three gites or apartments. Highlights include a grand driveway, a magazine-worthy pool, stylish interiors and a bowling green, but a visit is recommended to fully experience how impressive this home really is.
A taste sensation in Maussane-les-Alpilles
Owners of this exceptional country estate (HH-14180021) will be pleased to know that just two minutes away by car is the pretty village of Maussane les Alpilles, with its bustling market and shady square – perfect for lunch and a glass of local wine. Each room you step in to is truly a beautiful creation bursting with style and taste, and with five bedrooms it makes an exceptional family home. In addition, the large, heated swimming pool, landscaped grounds and views of the Alpilles make this property a great investment prospect at €3,250,000.
A poet’s paradise in Maillane
Well-positioned in the heart of Maillane, this striking three-bedroom village home (HH-14245837) is a charming and unusual property. With some sumptuous, rich colours and textures, teamed with bold interior design, this is not what you would expect to find in the middle of a village in the Alpilles. This isn’t just any village though, it is perhaps best known for being the birthplace of Frédéric Mistral, a poet who won the 1904 Nobel Prize for literature. Spread over three floors, the exterior courtyard and compact pool is a glorious place to hang out on a summer’s day – or you could pop over to the Café du Soleil (the oldest in the village) where Mistral used to play cards. Spending your time either way would be worth writing about. This property is on the market for €980,000.
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