Villa - Paradou, Provence, France


13 Guests
8 bedrooms
8 bathrooms
550 m2

Situated in the pretty Provencal village of Paradou, within easy strolling distance of its local shops and weekly market, the location of this impressive villa is both convenient and picturesque. The villa is ideal for large groups of friends or families looking for a slice of authentic, Provencal life in an exquisite setting, with well-designed interiors, grounds and facilities for all ages. Favourite features include a large 18 metre, heatable pool, stylish interiors, a home cinema and sports equipment. It is an exceptional setting for a memorable holiday experience. 

A two-storey structure combining traditional Provencal and contemporary style, this villa has a welcoming, authentic feel. When you step inside, you find yourself in an expansive living area filled with natural light. A kitchen and dining table here provide a superb setting for gathering in classic, convivial, Provencal style while large sofas are perfect for sinking into after exploring the area. Open glass doors onto the terrace, lawns and landscaped gardens where you’ll find cushioned seating, parasols and a dining area for al fresco dining or drinks together while taking in the beauty of the lush, well-tended gardens.  

Five individually styled bedrooms are situated in the main house, each carefully furnished for comfort, while a further three bedrooms have independent access, adding an extra degree of privacy for guests.

Enchanting gardens envelop the villa, offering a haven of serenity and privacy. A huge, refreshing swimming pool beckons for a dip, while the ample outdoor seating areas provide the ideal setting for al fresco dining and relaxation. Bask in the Provençal sunshine as you unwind in this tranquil oasis. Entertainment includes table tennis, petanque, a sports room, home cinema and a sonos sound system, while a barbeque and plancha set the scene for relaxed summer meals, perhaps using delicious fresh produce from the local market.

Paradou and the surrounding area offer an array of experiences to enrich your holiday experience. Vineyards and olive groves cloak the countryside. Picturesque hills towns and historic villages are a delight to explore, such as chic Saint Rémy and Les Baux, a short drive away. For outdoor enthusiasts, the Alpilles provide a stunning backdrop for cycling, hiking, horse riding, mountain biking, and golfing, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Provence.


Ground floor:
Kitchen entrance with large dining table, utility room, laundry room (with cold room).

North wing: Bedroom suite 1: 200 cm bed with 2 bathrooms one with shower and wc, the other with a bath and wc), direct access to garden. Living room with fireplace and office. 

South wing: Living room with fireplace and home cinema. 

First Floor

North wing:
Bedroom suite 2: 200 cm bed, bathroom (shower) and separate wc, dressing room. Bedroom suite 3: 180 cm bed, bathroom (shower) and separate wc, small private terrace.

South wing: Bedroom suite 4: 180 cm bed, bathroom (shower) and separate wc. Bedroom suite 5: 180 cm bed, bathroom with wc (shower).

Annexes: Bedroom suite 6 (north wing): 160 cm bed, bathroom with wc (shower), kitchenette and garden access. Bedroom suite 7 (independent studio): 180 cm bed, bathroom with wc (shower), living room/kitchen. Bedroom suite 8 (maid’s room):  160 cm bed, bathroom with shower, wc shared with swimming pool area. Bedroom suites 1 to 6 have views of the garden.

Outside: 6000 sqm garden. Pool house with gas barbecue, plancha and a fridge. Heated swimming pool 18m x 6m with a security alarm, heated from June until September. 5 covered and uncovered terraces. Parasols, deck chairs, loan of bikes.

Amenities: TV, Apple TVs in bedrooms and two main living rooms, Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, all kitchen appliances and equipment, hairdriyers in bedrooms. 

Services Included: Final cleaning, cleaning during stay, linen rental €200 package per week. 

Additional cost to pay for locally: Tourist tax: €2.53 per adult over 18 years old and per day.

Services available at extra cost, on request: Pool heating is included in the rental price from June to September and on request for an additional fee outside this time. Additional cleaning hours (hourly rate), Catering service and cook at home (to be requested in advance), Baby sitting, shopping service, driver service, transport service, Sports coaching, Tennis lessons, Massage at home. 

Location: Le Paradou is situated in a picturesque part of rural Provence the foot of the Alpilles mountains. It is a small, pretty village with local shops such as a bakery, grocery store and cafes all within walking distance of the villa. The chic town of Saint-Rémy is just 20 minutes drive away, with its cobbled historic streets, tree lined boulevards, restaurants and pretty boutiques. Visit the Saint-Paul de Mausole Monastery, where Vincent Van Gogh stayed and painted some of his famous works.

Les Baux-de-Provence: Located approximately 10 minutes drive from the villa, this medieval village is perched on a rocky outcrop and offers stunning views of the surrounding countryside. Explore the narrow streets, visit the impressive Château des Baux, and discover the Carrières de Lumières, an immersive art exhibition set in an old quarry.

Avignon: About a 30-minute drive from Paradou, Avignon is known for its rich history and cultural heritage. Explore the well-preserved medieval ramparts, visit the UNESCO-listed Palais des Papes (Palace of the Popes), and stroll through the charming streets of the old town.

Pont du Gard: Located approximately 45 minutes away, this ancient Roman aqueduct is a UNESCO World Heritage site and a remarkable engineering marvel. Admire the stunning architecture and enjoy walks along the river.

Please note: Please note the open staircase in the house which can only be used if the handrail is used. The staircase is therefor unsuitable for younger children (see photos). There is a basin and fountain in the garden so children should be supervised at all times outside. Pets are not allowed. There is no access for people with reduced mobility. 


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Standard occupancy: 13

Max occupancy: 13


Heated pool
Walking distance from a restaurant
Walking distance from shopping


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