St Remy de Provence luxury villa — Les Pierres Blanches is a newly-built, modern villa in an ancient setting, sitting in almost 750 acres of vineyards, one of the largest wine domaines in the region bordering the beautiful village of Les Baux de Provence in Les Alpilles.
It is tastefully decorated and furnished, and boasts beautiful views not only of the Alpilles mountains but also of the ruined castle which dominates the landscape surrounding Les Baux. The castle can be traced back to the 10th century. It was finally destroyed by the local people in 1632 to bring an end to the centuries of conflicts, revolts, sieges and wars of religion which had taken place there. Today, quaint artisan shops and restaurants line the tiny cobbled streets. A wider range of amenities can be found at Mausanne les Alpilles and at St-Remy-de-Provence, birthplace of Nostradamus, both of which are within easy reach of this Les Baux de Provence villa.
25 minutes drive north from this Les Baux de Provence villa is the medieval Papal city of Avignon, now a UNESCO World Heritage site and site of the world's biggest gothic palace. The city of Arles is just to the south with an impressive Roman arena, once holding 20,000 spectators. This is the gateway to the wetlands of the Camargue with its diverse wildlife ranging from pink flamingos to white horses and black fighting bulls.
Les Baux-de-Provence 1.25 miles. Mausanne les Alpilles 2 miles. St-Remy-de-Provence 4 miles. Arles 11 miles. Avignon (TGV) 19 miles. Nimes airport 40 mins. Marseille airport 50 mins. Golf, walking, cycling, horse riding nearby.