Villa building Aix en Provence

In the heart of the Alpes-Maritimes, the city of Aix-en-Provence offers a wonderful opportunity for those wishing to buy or build a luxury villa. Many people are attracted to the area because of its ideal location and proximity to the major cities of the Côte d'Azur. If you are one of these potential owners, here are a few points you should consider before starting your project.

The project 

There are several stages in the design of an Aix en Provence villa construction project. 

Get informed before starting construction

The first step towards building your own home in this beautiful region of Provence is to be well informed. You'll need to take into account a number of criteria: the location of the villa, the administrative documents to be provided, the constraints linked to the project (agricultural or historic zone), the time and budget required for construction... You should also be aware of the various financial aids available to help you build your villa. You can also find out more about current town planning policy on the town hall's website, or by visiting it directly. 

Choose the right location

Every construction project begins with the choice of land. The first thing to consider is its orientation: the villa must receive sufficient sunlight to take full advantage of sunny days. You should also consider the views and activities nearby. If you're building a villa for vacations or a second home, make sure it's close to tourist attractions so you can enjoy them all year round.

Determine your budget

Once you've chosen your location, it's time to determine your budget. It's essential to calculate the initial costs and annual maintenance costs associated with buying or building a villa in Aix-en-Provence. These estimates should include the price of the property, taxes and other fees, construction costs and utilities. Once you've defined your budget, you can start looking for a competent builder or property developer.

Get in touch with professionals

You can request quotes from several architects, property developers and construction companies to get an accurate estimate of the costs associated with your project. Agency or artisan, make sure the professionals you work with are properly licensed. Once you've found the right partner, discuss your needs and preferences. An Aix en Provence homebuilder can advise you on the best options to suit your budget and location, as well as local procedures.

Design your home

Designing a new property is one of the most important steps in the process. Take the time to find out what architectural style (contemporary, rustic, wood, stone, etc.) best suits your taste, comfort and budget. Once you've decided on the size, number of rooms, features and finishes of your villa, you can move on to the next phase: planning the construction process.

Plan the construction process

Once you've created the design, it's time to put your plan into action. Contact local suppliers and craftsmen for information on the materials and equipment required. Decide on the work schedule and safety procedures to be followed. Finally, team up with a qualified site supervisor to oversee the smooth running of the project.

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General masonry

EPC Travaux carries out all your general masonry work, from small-scale masonry to structural work.

Facade renovation

EPC Travaux can help you with all aspects of your facade, adapting to your needs in terms of deadlines and budget.

Structural work

Are you planning to build, extend or raise the height of your property? Our skilled workers, specialized in structural work, will take your project in hand!


We support you from A to Z to renovate the interior or exterior of your home.

Finishing work

EPC Travaux works on a wide range of projects: electrical, plumbing, insulation, painting, heating...

Swimming pool

Planning to build a swimming pool? EPC Travaux is also a specialist in the construction of your swimming pool.

The company

Are you planning to build or renovate a property? Are you looking for a reliable company to carry out the work? Then you've come to the right place!

Established in the Bouches-du-Rhône region since 2007, EPC Travaux is a company specializing in the construction of single-family homes, as well as the renovation of houses and apartments. We work throughout the Bouches-du-Rhône and neighboring departments: Var, Alpes-Maritimes, Gard, Alpes de Haute Provence, etc.

Thanks to our young, dynamic team, we're committed to providing you with the best solutions, and we follow through every project step by step. Our company takes pride in the quality of its work and customer satisfaction.

Our services are aimed at individuals, professionals and investors who wish to benefit from professional expertise.


You can now move on to the construction of your villa. The architect will be responsible for planning and supervising the construction work. He or she will be responsible for ensuring that all standards and procedures in force in Aix-en-Provence are respected. Don't hesitate to ask questions and ask for explanations.

When it comes to manpower, you have the choice between hiring local workers or calling in a specialist construction company. Consider the costs and time involved. If you choose to work with local craftsmen, make sure they are qualified and experienced to carry out this type of project.

Another point to consider is the choice of materials to be used in the construction of your villa. Sturdy, durable materials are recommended, but be sure to choose those that suit your budget and taste. If possible, opt for environmentally-friendly materials. Natural woods, for example, are recommended as they protect the environment and are more aesthetically pleasing.

The price of a villa in Aix-en-Provence will vary according to location, size and materials used. Take the time to compare the prices offered by different suppliers to get the best value for your money. Don't forget to include in your budget any additional costs such as taxes, interior furnishings and fittings, etc.

During construction, it's important to keep an eye on your project to ensure that everything goes according to plan. You can either supervise the work yourself, or entrust it to a third party. The latter may be a good idea, especially if you don't live close to the construction site. Either way, make sure that the work is carried out correctly and in accordance with your expectations.

Some useful tips for your installation

Now that your villa is ready, here are a few tips to help you get set up quickly and easily:

1. Choose your décor: You can accompany your new home with a warm, friendly décor to suit your taste.

2. Hire a gardener: A good gardener can help you beautify your outdoor grounds and adopt environmentally-friendly garden management practices.

3. Install a security system: For total peace of mind, install a complete security system.

4. Have your villa inspected: After completion, have your home inspected to make sure there are no technical problems.

Ready to move in!

Once the construction work is complete, you can finally move into your new villa. Don't forget to visit your new home to check that it's everything you expected and that nothing is missing. Having your own villa is a great investment and a source of pride. And what a pleasure it is to be able to enjoy the charms of Provence, such as its magnificent panoramas and varied activities.

In short, building a villa in Aix-en-Provence is an excellent opportunity for homeowners looking to invest in a dream location. With a little planning and patience, you can enjoy the beauty of the South of France and create a luxurious, comfortable home for yourself.

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