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POURRIERES, France

The entrance with lavender blue shutters and door.

The entrance with lavender blue shutters and door.

East side

East side

The balcony where we have meals in summer

The balcony where we have meals in summer

The entrance to Place du château

The entrance to Place du château

The kitchen

The kitchen

kitchen

kitchen

Belvedere

Belvedere

Parents' bedroom

Parents' bedroom

Second bedroom

Second bedroom

Balcony with wild vine

Balcony with wild vine

Flower market in Aix-en-Provence

Flower market in Aix-en-Provence

Beach at Saint Cyr-les Lecques

Beach at Saint Cyr-les Lecques

Lake at Esparron de Verdon

Lake at Esparron de Verdon

Pourrières with the Sainte Victoire mountain in the background

Pourrières with the Sainte Victoire mountain in the background

Cassis the fishing harbour

Cassis the fishing harbour

Verdon canyon

Verdon canyon

The entrance with lavender blue shutters and door.
East side The balcony where we have meals in summer The entrance to Place du château The kitchen kitchen Belvedere Parents' bedroom Second bedroom Balcony with wild vine Flower market in Aix-en-Provence Beach at Saint Cyr-les Lecques Lake at Esparron de Verdon Pourrières with the Sainte Victoire mountain in the background Cassis the fishing harbour Verdon canyon
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Typical Provence house in Pourrières, near Aix-en-Provence

                  

 Our 75m² house is a typical renovated Provence style house of 1876,with 4 levels.It is situated at the top of the village,on a  belvedere with a large view overlooking the "Sainte Victoire" and "Mont Aurélien" mountains, a large pedestrian square that makes it very quiet and friendly (easy parking spaces are provided just nearby).
 
On the ground floor there is the study with a toilet.
On the first floor there is the kitchen, with a table for the meals, which opens on the balcony where you can have breakfast in the sunrise and lunch and dinner  in the shade of the wild vine.
On the second floor , the living room where you have  access to a media center (and home cinema) with free wireless internet , and the bathroom with a bath tub and a toilet.
The two bedrooms are on the third and last floor.
 

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Our Family

  • 2 Adults
  • 0 Children
  • 2 Exchanges made

Occupation

  • TEACHER (secondary school)
  • SELF EMPLOYED (commercial affairs)

Our Home

  • House Type: House
  • Floor: 3
  • Environment: In a small town
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Sleeping Capacity: 3

References

In my house

  • Pets - Allowed
  • Small children - Allowed

Exchange Types

  • Home exchange

Indoor

  • Free internet access
  • Computer available
  • Central heating
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Television

Outdoor

  • Balcony
  • Park / playground
  • Bicycles: 2

Facilities

  • Use/Exchange of car
  • Pet care wanted

Our Destination Wish List

  • Open for all offers
  • Ireland
  • Scotland, UK

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Français

Our Neighbourhood

  • lake Esparron Lake on the Verdon (57.6 km)
  • shopping Typical market and shops (14.0 km)
  • golfing Nearest Golf club (17.5 km)
  • mountains Sainte Victoire Site (6.3 km)
  • beach Our favourite beach: St Cyr (71.0 km)
  • boating Boat hire (56.9 km)
  • sea Cassis Calanques (60.7 km)

The typical Provençal village of Pourrières (5000 inhabitants) is a charming village at the foot of the famous and magical Montagne Sainte-Victoire painted and popularized by Cézanne, in the middle of  the  vineyard only 30 km from Aix en Provence (25 mn by  car) and 60 km from Cassis and its Calanques and beaches (50mn by the A52 motorway),not to forget the Verdon Canyon and lakes  Sainte-Croix and of Esparron 46km away where you can enjoy the most beautiful canyon in Europe: The Verdon Gorges, and of course Marseille 2013 European Capital of Culture,only 50km away by motorway.
Here are some useful links to get some ideas of what you can see and do in our region:
http://www.provenceverte.co.uk/
http://www.pourrieres.fr
http://en.aixenprovencetourism.com/
http://www.ot-cassis.com/en/
http://www.lesgorgesduverdon.fr/en/index.html
http://www.marseille-tourisme.com/en/
Shops are within walking distance from the house: you will find three bakers, a minimarket,a greengrocer,two cafés,a chemist,a post office,a news agent,a bank with a cash dispenser opened 7 days a week ;for more shopping facilities(market,supermarkets,shopping center,etc.) you can either go to Saint-Maximin-La Sainte-Baume, 12km away on the road to Nice, or to Trets 7km away on the road to Marseille. 

Occupation

  • TEACHER (secondary school)
  • SELF EMPLOYED (commercial affairs)

Children

  • No children will be traveling with us.

Pets

  • We have 2 lovely long-haired cats

References

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