Chateau de Grimaldi | Aix-en-Provence | French Riviera | France

6,458 Sqft - Roquebrune-Cap-Martin

Property Description

Château Grimaldi is a very beautiful 17th century residence in the purest Provencal spirit. This magnificent property owes its name to the Archbishop of Aix-en-Provence Jérôme Grimaldi-Cavalleroni (1597-1685) who made it his home from 1655 until his death in 1685.

At that time, King René, Count of Provence, lover of the arts and culture developed Aix en Provence and its surroundings to make it the capital of Provence. Today Aix-en-Provence is still a benchmark in the region. The ruins of the castle form the framework around which is inscribed the original chapel and the large country house which has been completely renovated and adapted to the needs of comfort, while retaining its luxurious character, its intimate charm and its history.

Proud of the local heritage, we wanted to preserve this exceptional site both in the residential part and in the garden and park part. The hundred-year-old oaks know the history of the estate by heart and keep precious memories of the place.

Our goal remains the well-being of our guests, their comfort and their satisfaction. By staying at Grimaldi Castle, you will be immersed in a soothing, luxurious universe steeped in history combining the amenities and comfort of a contemporary villa.

We have endeavored to preserve the soul of the building while adding the modern comfort of current luxury residences so that your stay is perfect.


This charming building offers 600m² of living space on 3 levels which gives it unparalleled comfort and conviviality.  It has a majestic entrance, various lounges, a dining room, a kitchen and a library.  On the different floors, you can stay in one of the 11 rooms tastefully decorated and respecting the high luxury demanded by our guests. In addition, 8 bathrooms are distributed there.  For your entertainment, our house has a games room with billiards and a video area.  Everything is done so that you have a good time in our prestigious home. The authentic decoration and made with materials and furniture of good quality keeps the cachet intact of this exceptional Provencal building.  This is the reason why Château Grimaldi was elected by Vogue magazine as one of the most beautiful properties in the South of France.   


The 5 hectare park contains wonderful gardens, an olive grove, an orchard, fountains and sculptures.  For the more athletic, a tennis court, a ping-pong table and a bowling green are at your disposal.  In a sumptuous setting with a view of the Sainte-Victoire mountain, the shaded terraces will welcome your moments of relaxation.  An area dedicated to the preparation of barbecues and grills will allow you to organize warm and friendly meals during your stay.  To take full advantage of the sunny afternoons, the magnificent swimming pool on the estate welcomes you. Equipped with sunbathing and parasol, you can lie down for a lazy moment accompanied by the cicadas. Fully secure, you can bathe in peace with the children.  The ruins of the old palace built in the XVIIth century by Cardinal de Grimaldi surround and protect protects an ornamental pond.  On the property you will also find an old chapel which is often used for religious events or concerts.   


This Provencal country house offers all the comfort and luxury of a modern property, while preserving and respecting the charm, authenticity and history of the site. We wanted to make this place an enchanting break for all those wishing to get away from a daily life under pressure and stress.  We make it a point of honor to make your vacation unforgettable: everything is done so that you can relax and enjoy the good times.  It is a unique place for those looking for peace and tranquility with family or friends, in the heart of Provence, one of the richest tourist regions of France, both close to the sea and the Mountain.  The country house has 11 bedrooms that allow you to sleep a lot. To enhance your evenings or your moments of relaxation, a lounge and a library with a refined decor are available. For your convivial meals, a large dining room welcomes you in an enchanting setting. Regarding your relaxation and leisure, our country house has a games room with billiards and television, and for the more serious office equipment.  The decoration of the house is of a classic Provencal type, arranged with respect for tradition and always with the objective of perfection required by a luxury residence.  Outside, this unique place is the theater of games and activities for the whole family: a swimming pool, a tennis court, a ping-pong table, a bowling green and shaded terraces. Children can get lost at leisure in the shaded park.



  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Chapel
  • Swimming pool
  • Beautiful gardens
  • Terraces
  • Tennis court


  • Guests can access a partner concierge service to organise the activities.
  • Hike to the Sainte Victoire mountain
  • Discover the riches of the region with a guide: the alleys of Aix en Provence.
  • Supervise the bathing of the youngest, you can call on a lifeguard.
  • A chef can come and prepare delicious meals and develop tasty menus that you will enjoy tasting.
Basic Details
Property Type : Villa
Listing Type : Vacation Rental
Bedrooms : 11
Bathrooms : 8
Sleeps : 22
Square Footage : 6,458 Sqft

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