Maison Solitaire

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Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 5


Pool Villa/House Ideal for Kids Walk to Village Laptop Friendly Workspace All Bedrooms En-Suite

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Exuding character, warmth and style, this beautiful village house with its garden and swimming pool is in the much-loved Provençal village of Maussane-les-Alpilles.

Maison Solitaire sleeps up to 8 guests across its four impressive suites and apartment-bedroom spread over three floors of this historic village home. The living spaces downstairs boast charming features such as high ceilings, exposed stone walls, wood-beams and cement-tiled floors juxtaposing contemporary furnishings and a magnificent modern kitchen with a range of high-end appliances. Doors open out to the garden and swimming pool.

Air-conditioned throughout, each of the four suites feature queen or king-size double beds and en suite bathrooms alongside thoughtful touches such as Nespresso machines, mini-fridges and bath products. Each bedroom is individually styled, some with living areas – the two suites on the top floor are especially spacious. There is a also a fifth double bedroom within an apartment on the first floor.

The small swimming pool is just right for cooling off on warm summer days and the walled garden feels surprisingly private considering your village location. Prepare feasts from local gastronomic delights to serve on the al-fresco table and chairs.

That said, there are plenty of restaurants in the village from a pizzeria just a few steps away to the café and restaurant terraces beneath the plane trees in the main square, only 500m on foot. Indeed, Maussane-les-Alpilles has gained quite a culinary reputation – look out for artisan shops and the Thursday morning market showcasing Vallée des Baux extra virgin olive oil, wine, honey, goat’s cheese and so much more.

Other pretty villages within a short drive include Les Baux-de-Provence, one of France’s ‘Plus Beaux Villages’, and hilltop Eygalières, both boasting magnificent vistas of the surrounding landscapes of Les Alpilles. The region offers walking, hiking, cycling and horse-riding opportunities alongside golf in idyllic surroundings.

Further afield, spend the day exploring the UNESCO World Heritage sites of Nîmes and Avignon or following the footsteps of Van Gogh in artistic Arles. Not forgetting the bustling town of Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, famed for its art galleries and Wednesday morning market, and the vineyards of the Rhône valley with Châteauneuf-du-Pape less than an hour away by car.

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What you should know…

  • Sleeping up to 8 guests, there are four main bedroom suites and a fifth bedroom in a first floor apartment within the house.
  • Even though you are in the bustling heart of the village, a car is necessary to be able to fully explore this wonderful region.
  • Please note that published rates are only valid for the current year. Any bookings for subsequent years will be on request only and correct rates will be confirmed at the time of booking.
  • Please note that bookings will only be confirmed once we have checked availability with the owner.

Property Features

Private Pool Child-Safe Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con Laptop Friendly Workspace BBQ Washing Machine Tumble Dryer Dishwasher Microwave Coffee Machine Safety Deposit Box Hairdryer All Bedrooms En-Suite Ground Floor Bed & Bath Smart TV

Maison Interiors (310m²)

Ground Floor

-    Lounge with fireplace
-    Large kitchen-diner, well-equipped including two large fridge-freezers, mini wine cabinet, dishwasher, Smeg gas hob and electric oven, microwave, Nespresso (vertuo) machine and waffle iron. Doors leading to garden
-    Utility room
-    Guest WC
-    Bedroom suite with queen-size double bed (160x200cm), air-conditioning, Nespresso maker, small lounge area and desk, fireplace, TV and small shower room with separate WC

First Floor

-    Bedroom suite with king-size double bed (180x200cm), air-conditioning, Nespresso maker, dressing area, safe and bathroom with Italian shower
-    1-bedroom apartment. Bedroom with double bed (160x200cm), air-conditioning, bathroom, WC, dressing area and laundry

Second Floor

-    Bedroom suite (45m²) with king-size double bed (180x200cm), single bed (90x200cm), air-conditioning, Nespresso maker, safe and bathroom with bath and private WC
-    Bedroom suite (49m²) with king-size double bed (180x200cm), children’s corner with single bed (90x200cm, an extra bed can be added on request for a supplement), air-conditioning, Nespresso maker, safe and shower room with private WC

Outside Grounds (100m²)

-    Swimming pool (3.6x2.8m) with safety alarm
-    Small garden area with table and chairs for al-fresco dining
-    Barbecue (brasero/smoker)
-    Sun loungers (x4) and other outdoor furnishings


-    Wi-Fi
-    Air-conditioning
-    TV with Netflix, Prime, Disney + (lounge)
-    Connected TV (two bedrooms)
-    Sonos speakers
-    Safe
-    Hairdryers
-    Washing machine and dryer


About the surrounding area of Maison Solitaire
Walk to Village Walk to Restaurant <1hr to Airport Walking/Hiking Paths Wine Tasting Golf Nearby Tennis Nearby Cycling Horse Riding Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites
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At Maison Solitaire you are in the bustling heart of Maussane-les-Alpilles, a charming village in Les Alpilles Natural Regional Park around a 40-minute drive south of Avignon.

On the main village road, you have a couple of restaurants a few steps away whilst the village square with its pretty church, café terraces and plane trees is less than 500m on foot. Maussane has gained quite a reputation for its gastronomy with a variety of excellent restaurants alongside little shops selling local delicacies such as olive oil, wine, honey, goat’s cheese and more. The Thursday morning market in Maussane is another great way to experience the culinary highlights of the area whilst the highly regarded Le Bistrot du Paradou is only 1.3km away.

This is a fantastic location for exploring Les Alpilles and beyond. One of the region’s most famous villages, Les Baux-de-Provence, is around a 10-minute drive away, perched above landscapes of olive groves, limestone valleys and forests. Meanwhile, soak up the authentic ambience of nearby Fontvieille (8km) or Mouriès (7km) and look out for celebrities and Michelin starred cuisine in Eygalières (18km).

Many local villages and towns host atmospheric weekly markets including Saint-Rémy-de-Provence (11km) on a Wednesday morning, a town also loved for its rich artistic heritage. The historic town of Arles (18km) is another highlight with its art exhibitions, markets, restaurants and Roman sites, also the gateway to the captivating Camargue.

If you can find the time, spend the day in historic Avignon (38km) or Nîmes (45km), canoe/kayak beneath the magnificent Pont du Gard (40km) or venture to the iconic perched villages, orchards, vineyards and idyllic landscapes of the Luberon with both Ménerbes and Gordes around an hour away by car.

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Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Avignon


Nearest Airport 2 Nîmes


Nearest Airport 3 Marseille


Nearest Train Station Avignon TGV


Nearest Village Maussane-les-Alpilles

(In the village)

Nearest Town Saint-Rémy-de-Provence


Nearest Restaurant Maussane-les-Alpilles

(Within 20m)

Nearest Supermarket Maussane-les-Alpilles


Nearest Golf Golf des Baux de Provence


Nearest Tennis Maussane-les-Alpilles


Nearest City Avignon



The Provençal way of life is one that’s deeply tempting for anyone who’s been feeling the need to get away from it all. This is a place where the Mediterranean weather turns fields of corn and lavender into picture-perfect backdrops, where you can sip your locally bought wine and enjoy the landscapes before heading out and tackling them head-on with a range of great activities for families, groups of friends and adventurous foodies. Better yet, our range of villas in Provence and chateaux and holiday homes in the Côte d’Azur make the perfect base to explore this enchanting region!

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Best Suited For: Children
Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

Here you are in the very heart of a typical Provençal village with restaurants catering for a variety of tastes including a pizzeria just a few steps away. There are tennis courts both in Maussane and Paradou whilst bike hire can be arranged locally, a great way for cycling-loving families to explore the area.

Alongside walking trails, horse-riding and even rock-climbing, other family activities across the region include L'Arche de Méo farm where you can feed animals in charming surroundings and Carrières des Lumières where great works of art are projected on to quarry walls. Check to see if Vélorail des Alpilles is open – if so, it’s a fun way to experience the scenery of Provence as you pedal along historic railway tracks from Fontvieille.

Experience canoeing/kayaking beneath Le Pont du Gard or along the Sorgue river near Fontaine-de-Vaucluse, also home to other summer activities including a tree-top adventure centre.

Young art enthusiasts note there are Van Gogh trails in both St-Rémy and Arles alongside art exhibitions, markets and historic sites. Be inspired by the captivating landscapes of the Camargue where you will find quad-biking, horse-riding, bird-watching, nature walks, boat rides and even sandy beaches of the Mediterranean at Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer within an hour by car.

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Walk to Village
  • Walk to Restaurant
  • <1hr to Airport
  • Tennis Nearby
  • Cycling
  • Horse Riding
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages
  • Historical Sites

Onsite Facilities

  • Child-Safe Pool

Services Available

  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Available
  • Babysitting Available
  • Meal delivery service


Oliver's Extras

  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Available
  • Babysitting Available
  • Butler Available
  • Meal delivery service
  • Car/Bike/Boat/Plane Rental
  • Wine-tasting, Cooking Classes and Well-being Coach Available

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off
- Bike hire

Extras available at this property (payable locally):

- 24h Concierge
- Maid service
- Private chef
- Airport/train station pick-up/drop-off
- Chauffeur/private car rental
- Bike rental
- Boat rental
- Private plane rental
- Shopping service
- Babysitting
- Butler
- Well-being coach
- Cooking classes
- Wine-tasting
- Booking of local activities (restaurants, festivals, concerts, exhibitions etc.)

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

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Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit €3000 charged to client's credit card as a pre-authorisation at least 2 weeks prior to arrival and refunded two weeks after departure, subject to full inspection.
Arrival time 5.00 p.m.
Departure time 10.00 a.m.
Changeover day Saturday. All other changeover days on request.
Minimum stay 7 nights. All other durations on request.
Energy costs included? Yes.
Linen & towels included? Yes.
Pool towels included? Yes.
Pool opening dates? Please note that pool opening dates are subject to local weather conditions and pool maintenance requirements and that cooler months may not be suitable for swimming.
End of stay cleaning included? Yes. However, guests are required to leave the accommodation clean, tidy and in the same condition as on their arrival. Any extra cleaning, laundry, maintenance and/or rubbish disposal required will be charged against the security deposit.
Pets welcome? Not allowed.
Smoking Allowed? Not allowed.
Tax French Visitors Tax payable locally (typically costs €1-€10 per adult per night - please enquire if exact amount is required).
Other Ts and Cs Weddings, stag/hen parties and any special events are not allowed.
Other Ts and Cs Please note that published rates are only valid for the current year. Any bookings for subsequent years will be on request only and correct rates will be confirmed at the time of booking.
Other Ts and Cs Please note that your booking will only be confirmed once we have checked availability with the owner or their property manager.
Insurance Guests are required to be in possession of a valid insurance policy, which covers them for cancellations, loss of personal belongings, personal liability and any accidental damage caused during their stay.

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Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period Weekly
Apr 24th 2024 - Jul 1st 2025 £6,259
Jul 1st 2025 - Oct 26th 2025 £6,259

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period Weekly
Apr 24th 2024 - Jul 1st 2025 €6,773
Jul 1st 2025 - Oct 26th 2025 €6,773

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period Weekly
Apr 24th 2024 - Jul 1st 2025 $7,254
Jul 1st 2025 - Oct 26th 2025 $7,254

Please note that these prices/rates are a guide only and may not be correct at the current date. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

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