Manoir de Sylla is an Aix-en-Provence designed Bastide set in the heart of the charming Provencal landscape with vineyards, lavender and wheat fields in production, illuminated hilltop villages etc. Once you arrive, step by step you are going on discoveries...
First of all, the ruins on this little pathway almost meaning nothing but which take your attention. Then you discover the antique wooded door leading to a full of charm courtyard with stone walls buildings and a century Plane tree. By following the authentic stone stairs, you arrive on a large terrace over looking the garden and the wild countryside... It is only at this stage that you will discover the massive frontage of the property, unique in the area. The architecture of the building comes from the 'bourgeoisie' of Aix-en-Provence... Chic. Modern. Stylish. Few steps down the terrace, the cool outdoor living space with a small pond under the leafs of the trees allows you to continue to the pool area. The secured and heated swimming pool has a waterfall and amazing views over the Nature. On the East side of the property, the large flat play ground is the perfect place to celebrate a wedding or for organizing one of you special reception with your family and friends. Further on, the tennis court is waiting for sport addicted to play on.
Inside, the property has been recently renovated and decorated with modern and traditional furniture and painting but has kept the feeling of the original building. The ground floor features, on the west part of the property, a open space fully equipped kitchen; where the local chef will every evening prepare Provencal dishes; and a large dining room with a stone fireplace, and on the East part of the property and relaxing area with a reading room, a office with a library and an enormous air conditioned living space with a Home Cinema, video projector and an access to a east facing terrace. The entrance hall staircase leads guests to the night part of the house. The first floor has the 2 master bedroom and 2 other double bedroom, all with their own bathrooms. The second floor, under the roof with lower ceiling is like a children area and has 2 dormitories, 2 double bedrooms and 2 shared bathrooms.
From an independent access by the courtyard, the annex features 2 extra bedrooms with en-suite bathroom, the dovecot, another bedroom with an en-suite bathroom.
Nestle in the countryside, the property guarantee a total privacy and allows the organization of your craziest reception.
General information: The villa offers large interior living space and extensive exterior living spaces with 20,000 sq.m of private landscaped gardens and grounds and fields in production.
Getting there: Marseille/Provence Airport 1h30 mins, Nice Airport 2h45 mins, Avignon Train Station 1h15, Aix-en-Provence Train Station 1h30.
Damage Deposit: 25% of the rental rate payable prior arrival.
Additional amenities include: media library, ping pong table, security system, vat taxes included in rates., film library, view - sunrise, turnaround day: saturday, sunbed, view - sunset, gardener, tennis court(s), chef service, cd player, games library, view - mountains, tub, villa orientation, provisions and groceries are not included, rates set in euros. prices in other currencies my fluctuate., air conditioning - bedrooms, espresso/nespresso, housekeeper(s), heating, air conditioning - living area, end of stay cleaning, ice machine, voltage - 220, property manager on call, alfresco dining area, coffee maker, interior bedrooms, outdoor, chef/cook, office, caretaker, bed and bath linens, private, TV - flat-screen, TV - satellite, pool person, heated.