Chateau Candolle

Europe / France / Provence

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.

up to 11
Bedrooms
up to 22
Guests
11
Bathrooms
7
Min. Nights

Overview

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

Features

11 Bedrooms, 11 Bathrooms

Sleeps 22 People

Pool

Air Conditioning

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

Welcome basket

Wi-Fi

Wine Safari


Details

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

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)

Rates

Travel Dates Bedrooms Min. Night Stay Nightly Rates
September 01, 2019 - January 01, 2020
11 7 $14761
January 01, 2020 - May 01, 2021
11 7 $13954
USD rates above based on approximate currency conversion. Holiday dates may not be listed in rate chart. Rates are subject to change without notice. Please confirm rate, holiday dates, and currency with your Villa Specialist at time of booking.

Tax Service Charge Details

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 Details

€10,000 pre-collected


Exclusive Offers

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Amount Spent Destination Dollars Rewards
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$75,001 - $100,000 $2,000
$100,001 + $4,000

Offer valid for new bookings made between 11/4/19-11/30/19 for travel from 11/5/19-12/31/19.  Destination Dollars of up to $4,000. Valid for select pre-paid services only. Service offered is subject to availability. No cash value. The value of any unused credit is non-refundable. Credit cannot be applied towards booking value. May not be combinable with other offers. All offers are subject to availability and may not apply to all villas or travel dates. Other restrictions may apply; please call for full details.  Refer to Promo Code: Double-Destination-Dollars-10-2019 

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Location

Villa information may change without notice and should be confirmed with our villa rental specialists.