"LA MEJANES" : UPSCALE AIRCO AMENITIES IN A GENUINE 18thc INTERIOR DESIGN RIGHT IN THE LIVELY & PEDESTRIAN HEART OF AIX-EN-PROVENCE
A wonderful hideaway in Aix-en-Provence, nestled in a small quiet street, in the very heart of the lively pedestrian Historical Center and ideally situated next to the City Hall, famous Cours Mirabeau. restaurants and café terraces, daily markets, museums and all other places-to-be.
You will benefit from a brand new fully equipped open-plan kitchen with all the modern amenities you would need for a short or longer stay : dishwasher, washing machine including an automatic drying cycle, convection and microwaves ovens, ceramic plate 4 hobs with its extractor fan and a full range of small electrical appliances such as Nespresso coffee machine, kettle, toaster, ...
Elegantly and newly refurbished and decorated in July 2013 the lounge is furnished with a comfortable 2-p rapidly convertible sofa bed (brand new and classified 'daily sleeping'), a bar with stools and a 4-p dining area. Its atmosphere will charm you with its linen & caramel harmony which respects and enhances ils ancient elements : marble fireplace, 18th c. "gypseries", moulded beams and nice high ceilings. As well as its full modern comfort : air conditionning, double-glazed windows, laptop desk, flat screen LCD TV, HiFi stereo, free unlimited internet wifi access.
The bathroom and the separate toilet, both having windows, include a spacious 'wide rainning' walk-in shower and a heated towel rail. Environment care household and toilet preps are provided.
The bedroom is furnished with a highly comfortable 160x200 queen size bed with memory foam + multi spring mattress (brand new), and benefits from a spacious wardrobe where you may put all your belongings. A luggage rack and a valet wardrobe will be at your disposal.
The most attractive asset of this old european charm apartment with premium comfort is its situation in a quiet peaceful lane while being in the heart of the social & cultural Aix life : Provençal food markets, boutiques, restaurant & café terraces ; but also the Archbishop's Palace (Opera Festival), Grand Théâtre de Provence, Black Pavilion of the Preljocaj Ballet, Granet Museum (Cezanne) ...
Incidentally, while beeing in the heart of the pedestrian area, the apart can be reached by car/taxi giving the opportunity to drop off your relatives and luggages before parking, a rare convenience in the 80% pedestrian Historical Center. If arriving by plane or train the City center is linked to the airport and TGV station by every-15' shuttle buses.
During the Summer Opera Festival (which now starts in June, and if interested, we can provide our guests with complimentary passes to attend the masterclasses of world renowned artists who always perform in prestigious places such as Hôtel Maynier d'Oppède or Italian-style Théâtre du Jeu de Paume.
Coming from Paris we're young retired in Aix, living at a 10' walk from the apartment if any help - or in-town/outers events or tours advices - were needed. We personally welcome each of our guests and leave at their disposal maps, touristic and restaurant guides, event calendars, as well as all our best deals/favourites wine bars, tapas or smart restau, fruits&veggies or wine producers, Aix hidden secrets or peopolised places-to-be. Private historical walking tours can be arranged on request.
With the exception of the Tourist Tax (€0,75/pers/night to be paid on arrival) prices are all included, i.e. including charges (o.w. heating/A/C, unlimited internet wifi access); bed, toilet & household linen, end of stay cleaning fees. Complimentary Nespresso caps , basic groceries and welcome drinks will be at your disposal on arrival.
The Cezanne's Sainte Victoire Mountain hiking trails and the Picasso's Vauvenargues Castle can easily be reached from the center by shuttle buses.
Notice that, apart from its own charm and "art de vivre", Aix can also be a perfect base to visit France and Southern Europe :
- within a less-than-one-hour drive or buses links you may enjoy Avignon and its Popes Palace, Lourmarin and the Luberon National Park, Arles and the Camargue Natural Park, Les Baux de Provence and the Alpilles, Cassis and its pristine Calanques,
- with a one-and-a-half drive/one day coach tour be a happy few and enter the legend in St Tropez, Cannes, St Paul de Vence or Monaco,
- the glamourous Paris is just at a one hour low cost shuttle flight (or 3 hours TGV ride) and so do are the unforgettable Venice, Roma and Barcelona.
So, enjoy Aix-en-Provence,
... and let's drive your dreams !
Private apartment with full access.
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Living at a 10' walk from the apartment we stay at our guests' disposal for any help or touring advice you could need.
Nous accueillons personnellement chacun de nos invités. Des plans et guides touristiques et de restaurants ainsi que le calendrier des évênements seront à votre disposition.
We personally welcome each one of our guests. Plans, touristic or restaurants guides and calendars of events will be at your disposal, as well as all our favourite places and local producers.
I love Aix-en-Provence and I'm keen about sharing its unique art-de-vivre with every people all over the world !!!