4 farmhouses to rent in the South of France

Would you like to spend your vacations in a Marcel Pagnol novel? A change of scenery is guaranteed with this selection of mas to rent in the South of France!

For you, the ideal vacation is lulled by the sun and the song of the cicadas? Then don’t hesitate to head for the Midi, more specifically Provence and Languedoc-Roussillon. The sea is never far away, but it’s inland that you’ll find the most peaceful corners of paradise, between lavender fields and wooded hills. There’s no better way to enjoy this idyllic setting in the south of France than to rent a mas with family or friends!

Today, these large traditional farmhouses have been transformed into friendly, charming residences. Sheltered by their old stones and centuries-old trees, you’ll enjoy a vacation that’s so French and so fresh.

And to help you book the perfect property, we’ve selected four superb mas for rent in the South of France!

An exceptional Provencal mas

Mas en provence

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Are you looking for an exceptional location for a group vacation or special event? This large, luxurious mas is the one for you! Located in Provence, its estate offers a thousand little corners of paradise and activities that are sure to delight everyone.

Here you’ll find all the essentials for a relaxing vacation: swimming pool, barbecue, pétanque court… But also some rarer nuggets: a zip-line and giant chessboard for fun, and a sauna and jacuzzi for relaxation.

Rest assured: these numerous amenities in no way detract from the beauty and authenticity of the setting. The large stone villa has been renovated in a traditional country style that suits it perfectly. We also love the ancient dry-stone walls scattered throughout the estate.

The jewel in the crown of this Provencal mas is undoubtedly its immense 5-hectare wooded park. Enjoy the Mediterranean vegetation as far as the eye can see, take a stroll, relax… And get ready to never want to leave your mas paradisiacale!

💙 We love: ziplining through the park!

An elegant, rustic farmhouse in the Camargue

Mas en Camargue

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Head for the gateway to the Camargue, between Nîmes and Arles, to discover this unique mas. Its low silhouette, rustic style and clean lines are typical of the Midi region. No wonder: this mas was originally the home of a Camargue gardian, charged with looking after a herd of bulls or horses. Staying here is like immersing yourself in the region’s history!

Of course, the owners were keen to preserve the house’straditional architecture. But they’ve also breathed modernity into it with a charming decor. Wicker baskets, soft colors, vintage pieces… You’ll fall in love with thecosy, soothingatmosphere!

Between nature, heritage and culture, there are also a thousand things to do in the vicinity of this haven of peace. In summer, don’t miss the superb Arles photography festival, which will fill your eyes with wonder.

A must: after a long day exploring the area, the saltwater pool and shade of the pergola. A real treat!

💙 We love: the idyllic setting of this little haven of peace.

A mas for family relaxation in the south of France

Mas sud de France

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Is it possible to enjoy a group vacation without sacrificing comfort? Yes, it is! And this elegant mas is the proof.

A huge plane tree watches over the Provencal house, giving it a false village school look. The large contemporary glass roof belies this first impression, however, revealing a modern, aesthetic and welcoming space.

Browse its two floors and you’ll discover, in no particular order :

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  • a huge dining table,
  • an ultra-cosy living room,
  • a billiards room,
  • a veranda with jacuzzi,
  • but also rooms worthy of a boutique hotel and a host of bathrooms.

In short, the perfect blend of conviviality and privacy!

In the garden, you’ll love the swimming pool and summer lounge! In the evening, under the glow of the lanterns, the place is adorned with magic… Ready for your midnight swim?

💙 We love: evenings spent listening to the song of the cicadas by the pool.

Le mas du Lubéron, a little paradise nestled in the trees

Mas provençal

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Looking for an authentic experience in the heart of nature? This farmhouse in the heart of the Lubéron is the perfect place to unwind. A veritable maze of dry stone walls, the house is a little cocoon surrounded by olive trees. But that doesn’t stop it from offering a breathtaking view of the surrounding hills!

Between the large swimming pool, the four terraces and the various nooks and crannies of the garden, the place conceals little havens of peace. You’ll quickly feel at home in this charming farmhouse, decorated with taste and simplicity.

Feel like exploring the surrounding area? You’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to hiking and walking in the surrounding area! Numerous footpaths pass nearby, taking you to the Abbaye de Sénanque or the village of Gordes.

💙 We love: the tranquility of this little cocoon cut off from the world.

So, which of these mas would you like to discover? 🙂