Pictured above is the grange, with dining and living areas, and below the kitchen. Depending on which pool you decide to use, and which terrace you choose to relax on, this kitchen is an excellent addition to the main kitchen in the bastide.
The last sleeping quarters in the grange is in fact a studio which would be ideal either as a separate accommodation for a nanny or chauffeur,
or as sleeping arrangements for a couple who require a little more privacy.
To the front of the grange there's a veranda type passage which separates some of the bedrooms from the main living areas. Towards the end of this property description you will find a photograph of the veranda (or conservatory) taken from the interior.
In this picture we can see the water channel emanating from the fountain, dissecting the path and emptying into the infinity pool over-flow.
This presence of running water is inspired by ancient methods of natural cooling.
Like their Roman ancestors in this region, the owners have plentiful water features all over the site.
The fabulous pool and gardens to the rear of the bastide, with mouth-watering views to the south over the Alpilles range and
onwards towards the Luberon National Park. This is the first time the author of this description has had the pleasure
of capturing both the Alpilles and the Luberon hills from one property in one photo-shoot.
The bastide comprises all the property that can be seen in this photograph save for the part of the building that can be seen to the
extreme left of the picture to the left of the tree trunks, which is the back of the grange.
On the right you can see the covered terrace with table for 10, comfortable chairs and sofa, a pizza oven and plancha.
Under the covered terrace, right outside the kitchen, there's ample sitting room for 10 or more and a pizza oven for those who care! You cannot see the plancha which is on the far right. Right next to the main kitchen, this is the perfect place for al fresco dining.
The third bedroom in the bastide, slightly more isolated from the communal rooms and opening out, through large cast iron French windows,
into the conservatory which acts as an internal passage between the two properties.