Large swimming pool, 12m x 5m, in provencal gardenMain bedroom with Super King bed (180x200cm)

Entire home/flat

4 Guests

2 Bedrooms

3 Beds

Entire home/flat

4 Guests

2 Bedrooms

3 Beds

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About this listing

Spacious 2 bedroom cottage at Mas de la Croix de Fer is ideal for a family of 4. Fully equipped. Beautiful shady garden for Summer days. Perfectly situated between Les Alpilles and the Luberon along the Durance River.

The space
Accommodates: 4
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 2
Beds: 3
Check In: 4PM - 10PM
Check Out: 10AM
Pet Owner: Cat(s)
Room type: Entire home/flat


Extra people: No Charge
Cleaning Fee: £53
Security Deposit: £444
Weekly Discount: 20%
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The space

Situated in the picturesque Bouches-du-Rhone region between The Luberon and Les Alpilles in the South of France, this property offers an ideal location to relax near the pool, in the private garden or visit the many interesting sites in the region.

20 minutes from Lourmarin, 5 minutes from Pont Royal golf course, 30 - 45 minutes from Aix-en-Provence, Marseille airport, Avignon and TGV (fast train).

Our 2 bedroom cottage is fully equipped and tastefully furnished. It is cool in the Summer as it is set amongst trees which provide lots of shade. In the Winter there are radiators in each room and a wood burning heater (Godin) in the lounge. Quality linen, bath towels and pool towels are supplied (100% cotton).

The bed in the main bedroom is King Size (180cm x 200cm), British Super King. In the second bedroom there are 2 options, either a queen size bed (160 x 190) or 2 single beds.

The property is just outside the village of Mallemort and is considered semi-rural. There are numerous restaurants in the village and also in surrounding villages.

We are very happy to be only 2 kms from a L'Occitane Spa (the ultimate in spa treatments) with steam room, sauna, jacuzzi for before and/or after treatments.

Our shared swimming pool measures 5m by 12m. There are large shady areas under the trees, 2 parasols and comfortable pool loungers.

A special in season rate will be offered to families with only 1 small child or baby. In season rental runs from Saturday to Saturday in France. Minimum 7 nights in season.

Guest access

We have table tennis, BBQ facilities, an open garden area with a bench near the swimming pool. We also have a basketball hoop and a few different types of balls. The pool is open to guests all hours. Please respect other guests who have come here to seek the quiet peacefulness of the property.

Interaction with guests

We are onsite to assist guests with any queries they may have. We can assist with planning a day trip, give advice on what to see and do in the region.
We have 2 outdoor cats and 3 chickens, which never enter the living space, not even the main house rooms.

The neighbourhood

Easy access to top tourist sights (lavender, mountains, vineyards, beaches, valleys, rivers, ruins, etc).
Cycling possibilities are endless.
Access to horse riding, including Lipizzaner.
Centre of village is only 1km from property.

Getting around

There is a bus that takes people from our village to surrounding villages and towns, like Salon-de-Provence and Aix-en-Provence.

Other things to note

Bike hire is available from Aix en Provence, Bonnieux, Sault, etc, and is highly recommended.
We also have 2 good quality adult size mountain bikes available to rent which need to be reserved in advance and paid for on arrival in full with a damage/loss deposit.
We provide some reading material (books, magazines, etc), please take good care of these and do not remove them from the property.

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in time is 4PM - 10PM

Please respect other guests on the property and note that people come here to take advantage of the peaceful quietness of our property. No shouting or loud noise at the pool.
Please respect the quality of items provided for your use, like towels and bed covers.
Please do not invite our beautiful, friendly cats into the cottage, they are outside cats.
No smoking inside the cottage, ashtrays are provided outside.
No jumping or diving into the pool.
No parties at the pool.
This is a place where people come to relax and experience calm and a touch of luxury in beautiful provencal surroundings.
No day visitors allowed under any circumstances.
No access to the main gardens in front of the main house.
We provide some reading material (books, magazines, etc), please take good care of these and do not remove them from the property.
We also provide some basic toys for small children, please do not remove them from the property and if something gets damaged or broken please replace it.



Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund plus service fees back.

Safety features
Smoke detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

4 nights minimum stay.
From Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2017 the minimum stay is 7 nights.

1 Review

Shantel User Profile
June 2016
Lovely cottage with a fully equipped kitchen and plenty of utensils to self cater. Tastefully decorated with a very modern bathroom, comfy bed and plenty of lounge space. There's a fantastic outdoor seating area, plus access to a lovely pool that sits next to a lavender garden. Does it get any better really? The grounds are private yet close to lovely Mallemort and its bakeries, grocery stores and also nearby Cazan where there is a great organic fruit shop. We never ate out! Got our food at markets and prepared fresh food at home. A rental car is needed and most main Provencal highlights (Luberon, Aix, wineries etc.) are a short drive away. Charmaine and Francois are the stars of this property, however. They are exquisite and perfect hosts, allowing you privacy but also readily available should you have questions or need advice. They are wonderful, generous people and I hope I get to stay there again.
Charmaine User Profile
Response from Charmaine:
Thank you for your lovely feedback, we are so happy that you enjoyed your stay here and we do look forward to welcoming you again. Have a safe journey home.
June 2016

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South African living in Provence. Well travelled, outspoken, adventurous and friendly.

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