Chateau Candolle
Provence

Chateau Candolle Provence

Overview

It was the property of the Counts of Provence, created a fiefdom by Henry III in 1576, and the greatest Provençal families owned it in turn.

Eight hectares of almond trees, four hectares of truffle oaks and some olive trees round out the estate’s products and also this landscape so typical of Provence. The chateau counts 2000 square meters of living spaces and can accommodate up to 22 guests. Renovated with traditional setting and elegant decoration, rooms have outstanding views of the properties, entirely refurbished with precious and authentic furniture keeping modern comfort up to date.

The Chateau sits on three levels and offers different kind of possibilities such as:

  • 3 Lounges (1 with a piano) with fireplaces
  • Dining room, sitting up to 24 guests
  • Cigar room
  • Fully equipped kitchen (for staff use only)
  • Winter garden

Accommodations

  • Junior Suite (1): This apartment is situated on the first floor of Chateau de Candolle. The room is decorated in the refined Louis XVI style, where the ambiance of the Countess de Candolle’s room sets the scene of this late botanist’s world. The Countess was a relation of the current owners of the domain. The room boasts a beautiful view of the gardens and the nymphaeum grotto. Bathroom with shower and bath, dressing room and separate WC
  • Suite (2): This apartment for two on the first floor of the Chateau de Candolle has a view of the French formal garden and its love temple. It has a separate lounge. The authentic Louis XVIth period decoration with original wall paper and furniture transports one directly to the end of the 18th century
  • Prestige Room (3): Situated on the second floor of the villa, decorated in a Victorian style (English 1850's), this room has a beautiful view overlooking the lower courtyard and vines. It boasts a queen size bed, dressing-room, bathroom with a bath and shower and WC in a small tower in the Castle
  • Prestige Room (4): This room is situated on the second floor of the villa with a view overlooking the lower courtyard and vines. It offers refined decoration in the style of Napoleon III
  • Prestige Room (5): Nestled at the end of the corridor on the second floor, you will discover a room with its own bathroom still with its original Art Nouveau décor from the 1900's. Overlooking the Alpilles mountain range and the main courtyard, you will love its distinctive charm
  • Prestige Room (6): Situated on the second floor, this spacious room is furnished with antiques from the Louis XIV period with an exceptional view of the main courtyard - the cour d’honneur- of Chateau de Candolle
  • Prestige Room (7): Suitable for wheel chair access, located just in front of the lift. On the second floor of the villa, this room reveals an Italian theme with 18th C furniture and a romantic view of the main courtyard (the cour d’honneur) and the statue in the nymphaeum grotto
  • Prestige Room (8) Situated on the second floor, this room is furnished with 18th C Provencal furniture. In the typical colors of blue and yellow, the room boasts a magnificent view of the gardens and vines
  • Junior Suite (9) This apartment on the second floor of the villa is decorated in an Italian 18th C style with period furniture. Separate lounge. The originality of this junior suite can be found in the high, large king size period bed – not forgetting the bathroom in one of the towers, equipped with bath, shower and WC
  • Suite (10) This magnificent suite decorated in an 18th C Venetian style has a wonderful view of the gardens framed by the Cistercian triplet windows from the 12th C. Separate, private study. The Chateau de Candolle and its history come together in this beautiful suite, providing you with a stunning setting and excellence
  • Suite (11) Situated in the south wing of the villa, this suite is witness to the origins of Chateau de Candolle, with its original 17th C Spanish décor. It is made up of two rooms with a single bed and a king size bed on the mezzanine level. The bathroom boasts beautiful mosaics or azulejos, tucked away in one of the dovecotes
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Villa Information

Bedroom Details

  • Bedroom 1 (First Floor): King size bed (180 cm), A/C, TV, iPod Dock Station, mini bar, Nespresso, safe, en-suite bathroom with shower, bathtub, wash basin and separate WC, accessible by elevator
  • Bedroom 2 (First Floor): King size bed (180 cm), with an en-suite bathroom with shower, bathtub, washbasin and separate WC. There is a separate living room, accessible by elevator
  • Bedroom 3 (The Wing): King size bed (200 cm), It has a separate study. Not accessible by elevator
  • Bedroom 4 (The Wing): Queen size bed (160 cm) plus single bed (90 cm) en-suite bathroom made of Azulejos glazed tiles has a shower, bathtub, wash basin and separate WC. Not accessible by elevator
  • Bedroom 5 (Main Building - Second Floor): Queen size bed (160 cm) with an en-suite bathroom with a bathtub and washbasin. Shower and toilet in a little tower of the chateau
  • Bedroom 6 (Main Building - Second Floor): Queen size bed (160 cm), with an en-suite bathroom with bathtub, shower and separate WC
  • Bedroom 7 (Main Building - Second Floor): King size bed (180 cm), with en-suite bathroom with shower, bathtub, washbasin and separate toilet
  • Bedroom 8 (Main Building - Second Floor): Queen size bed (180 cm) with en-suite bathroom with shower, bathtub, washbasin and separate toilet
  • Bedroom 9 (Main Building - Second Floor): Queen size bed (160 cm) with en-suite large bathroom, with a large shower jet, bathtub, washbasin and separate toilet
  • Bedroom 10 (Main Building - Second Floor): Queen size bed (160 cm), with en-suite bathroom with shower, bathtub, washbasin and separate WC
  • Bedroom 11 (Main Building - Second Floor): Large King size bed (200 cm) can be converted into twin beds, with a separate salon and en-suite bathroom with bathtub, shower, washbasin and separate WC
  • Each bedroom is equipped with: Air conditioning, satellite TV, iPhone dock, WiFi, mini bar & Nespresso, safe, hairdryer

Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Baby equipment
  • Bikes (mountain bikes)
  • Blue ray player
  • Fire place
  • Hair dryer in each bathroom
  • Hammam
  • Heliport
  • iPod docking station
  • Lift in the chateau
  • Microlight aircraft track (300 meters)
  • Nespresso machines and capsules
  • Petanque court
  • Reception room (93 person max)
  • Satellite TV
  • Seminar rooms fully equipped (40 person max)
  • Tennis
  • Tennis table
  • Toiletries (L’Occitane)
  • Welcome Basket
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wine Safari

Beach Details

  • Beach: 30 minutes by car

Pool Details

  • Swimming pool (21 x 7 x 1.80 m), heated
  • Jacuzzi
  • Swimming pool is open from 7 am - 11 pm

Staff and Services

  • Meet & greet in (French, English, Spanish, Italian or Portuguese)
  • Full staff (2 maids, 1 laundry lady, 1 butler, 1 assistant butler, 2 gardeners, 2 handymen, 1 manager)
  • Continental breakfast (include sliced bread with butter/jam/honey, cheese, meat, croissants, pastries, rolls, fruit juice and various hot beverages.) prepared by the butlers
  • Chef at home for lunch and dinner (food & drinks at extra cost)
  • French Tea Time
  • Sheets and towels when needed
  • Cleaning (full time cleaning every day)
  • Welcome basket (almonds + bottle of wine+ welcome letter + honey + olive oil from the estate)
  • Final cleaning
  • Local taxes
  • Concierge services

Staff and Services (at additional cost)

  • Babysitter (English or Russian speaking)
  • Cooking classes with chef
  • Wine tasting
  • Laundry (washing and ironing)
  • Cars and driver at disposal
  • Massage and spa treatment
  • Yoga classes
  • Private coach
  • Hairdresser
  • Security guards
  • Event fees

Location Details

  • Aix-en-Provence 10 minutes
  • Marseille 30 minutes
  • Avignon 40 minutes
  • Aix-en-Provence TGV station 20 minutes
  • Marseille Marignanne 40 minutes
  • 40 mn to Cannes by helicopter

Villa Notes

  • Weddings are allowed (max 150 persons) (wedding planner and security on request)
  • Sorry, no pets
  • Children are welcome
  • Be aware: there is a grape harvest during 2 weeks of September
  • Seminar rooms fully equipped (40 person max)
  • One reception room (93 person max)

Provence Villa Notes

  • Please note that France villas rent from Saturday to Saturday. Exceptions may be possible on a case by case basis and upon request. It is common for pool heating to be an additional cost.
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Rates

Rates Table Key:

  Travel Dates      Bedrooms

 Minimum Stay      Starting Price

Travel Dates BedroomsBDRMSMin. Night StayMin. Stay
Now to Jul 1, 2019 113
$ 15,780  13562 $ 22590 $ 20708  15425 £ 12430
/per night
Jul 1, 2019 to Sep 1, 2019 117
$ 15,198  13062 $ 21757 $ 19944  14856 £ 11972
/per night
Sep 1, 2019 to Apr 4, 2020 113
$ 15,780  13562 $ 22590 $ 20708  15425 £ 12430
/per night

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Please be advised a security deposit will be collected at time of booking and returned after travel. The prices above are communicated per night according to the number of nights minimum. For shorter or longer stays, ask for a quotation. This can be more or less expensive than the expected prorated amount.

Security Deposit: €10,000 pre-collected

Minimum Stay: Minimum rental period in July and August - 1 week (beyond this period - 3 days).  Minimum night stay may vary by villa.  Contact a villa specialist for details.

Important! Non-USD rates above based on approximate currency conversion. Please confirm rate and currency with your Villa Specialist at time of booking.

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