Beautifully renovated South of France Provencal Holiday Home affording stunning views to Mont Ventoux and the surrounding countryside. With 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, splendid living space, modern kitchen, huge garden and large private pool, it is ideal for 2 families holidaying together.
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Stunning South of France Vitners farmhouse in Provence to sleep 10
Flexible arrival days outside of July and August.
Lower Occupancy Prices for 6 people available outside July/August - 3 bedrooms in the Main House only - please ask for details.
Short Breaks of 3 nights minimum available outside July and August - for 10 or 6 people - please ask for price details.
After 2 years of hard endeavour by the Interior Designer Owner this 18th Century derelict building that started life as a shed with various additions over the years, has been lovingly restored into a magnificent home. It combines the best of the traditional with modern day comfort and incorporates the Owners interests in art, architecture and the envrionment.
With 5 bedrooms - 3 in the main house (air-conditioned) and a further 2 in the Guest Suite, 5 bathrooms, a well designed living space, large pool and 1 hectare of garden, this fabulous property offers everything you need for your holiday in the South of France.
Situated close to Vaisaon-la-Romaine the location is great for exploring all that Provence and the surrounding area has to offer, such as Orange, Avignon and the inimitable Mont Ventoux.
Booking Confirmation for this property is 50% non refundable Deposit.
The Main House can be let for a reduced capacity of 6 people in 3 bedrooms (the Guest Suite remains closed and unoccupied) - please ask for price details.
South of France Provencal 'Mas' farmhouse sleeping 10
Renvoated with style and flair, the well planned and designed light and airy interior lends itself to family groups with open plan space for children and toddlers, as well as the adults, to enjoy.
The Owner has sourced a mix of furniture from modern pieces to street market discoveries as well as vintage items from her own store in Chile. The easy on the eye natural colour scheme blend with high quality materials, including hard woods and stone, to create a peaceful, laid back atmosphere.
A triple height, triple length room, that once housed the tractors and wine vats, is now the living-dining space with lots of seating areas and a bespoke dining table for 10 made of Douglas Fir from the Owners workshop in Chile.
The kitchen is a large, fully equipped eat in kitchen on the ground floor of the main house with access to dining room, patio and terrace. The kitchen table is also a bespoke piece of furniture made from Eucalyptus fabricated in the Owners workshop in Chile.
Independent cloakroom in the Main House entrance way.
Accommodation - 5 bedrooms
Main House has 3 bedrooms with air conditioning (only at night)
Bedroom 1 (Master) - on first floor - king size (180cm), en suite shower room with double wash hand basins, Italian rain shower, separate wc. Access to a private terrace with views to Mont Ventoux
Bedroom 2 - on first floor - queen size bed 160cm), separate bathroom with bath, double wash hand basins and separate wc.
Bedroom 3 - on second floor - twin beds (2 x 90cm), separate bathroom with bath and separate wc
The Guest Suite (independent from the Main House) has 2 further bedrooms that are interconnected with double doors for privacy:
Bedroom 4 - twin beds (2 x 90cm) with en suite bathroom and period bath and separate wc. There is a portable fan.
Bedroom 5 - queen size bed (160cm) with en suite shower room and walk in Italian rain shower and wc. There is a ceiling fan.
*We have not yet visited this property.
This South of France Holiday Home is well equipped
Fully fitted kitchen including:
State-of-the-art La Cornue oven
Miele built-in dishwasher
Double under the counter drawer fridges
Utensils and serving dishes for serious cooking
Kitchen aid robot and smaller versions
Italian coffee maker and Nespresso machine
Hair dryers in each bathroom
Baby travel cots and high chairs available
TV Room on the ground floor of the main house with:
TV - no TV channels available
DVD and Library of DVD's
Selection of Board Games and magazines
Amazing stereo system in the living area with CD library, hard drive with over 1000 tunes and smartphone audio connection.
First floor of the main house:
Office with internet by cable and Wi-Fi (thick walls mean Wi-Fi is variable in the house) plus a Printer with Wi-Fi connection.
Laundry Room with washer/dryer and iron and board
Gym - accessed independently from outside, with TV and DVD player, Yoga mat and Ashtanga series stencilled on one wall, Pilates ball, stepmaster and stationary bike.
Ping-pong table and Petanque Piste in the garden
Garden furniture including sun loungers and days beds around the pool and garden
Parking for 3 to 4 cars under the shade of the Micocoulier trees.
Welcome Hamper of fresh fruits, cheeses, bread and sweets.
Should you wish to avail yourself of the Owners' vast local knowledge the following can be arranged with advance notice (supplementary cost):
Chef Serivce, Cooking Classes, Wine Tasting, Wine Tourism can be arranged on demand (supplementary cost).
One hectare of garden at this South of France Vacation Rental
The outside of this property has been a labour of love and is ongoing - year on year new spaces are developed enhancing the tranquil Zen like ambience. Take your pick from a plethora of nooks and niches - read your book, have a siesta, take in the views or just be alone and listen to the birdsong.
There is lawn, mature trees, shrubs, a mineral garden with aromatic planting and native woods - a kitchen garden is next on the agenda!
The pool is 13m x 6m x 1-3m deep and secured by an electric cover with a large deck area with sun loungers where you can top up your tan. Accessories for the pool, including pool balls and floats are available should you want to be more energetic. Natural shade comes from Oaks and the Provence Micocoulier trees.
Located in the pool house is the Summer Kitchen with ice machine, dishwasher, fridge and poolside accoutrements. There is also an independent wc in the pool house.
Your choice of outdoor spaces is extensive - convene together or have some personal time:
A dining area in the front patio, with table for 10 under the Acacia tree with 2 day beds and views to Mont Ventoux and the Dentelles de Montmirail.
The terrace near the kitchen with a pergola shaded dining table for 12, built-in charcoal BBQ and garden views. At night the table is romantically lit by a chandelier.
A cafe style seating area and another lounging space, both for 10 with expansive views over Medieval Vaison and the top of the Roman theatre.
On the terrace below the pool the ping pong table is shaded by a wisteria covered pergola.
The secluded Garden Shed offers views over the garden and lavender field, a built in sofa on 3 sides, occasional table and a selection of reading material.
For the children a home made fabric Tepee can be set up with mini furniture - the perfect play house (advance notice required).
A Boules piste can be found near the pool.
The Owners are very conscious of the environment and do not allow pesticides in the garden or the house and provide Citronella essential oils for guests. This in turn encourages local wildlife such as squirrels and birds to visit the grounds.
There is also a composter in the parking area for kitchen waste.
Parking for 3 to 4 cars under the shade of the Micocoulier trees.
South of France destinations within easy reach
Vaison-la-Romaine - only a 3 minute drive - is a thriving, all year round, market town with high quality shops. It boasts extensive Roman archaeological grounds and is famous for its Papal connections when the Court stayed in Avignon in the 14th Century.
Orange - apprx 29km - Roman amphitheatre, festival of Opera, festival of Lavender
Isle-sur-la-Sorgue - apprx 46km - a beautiful town of mills and waterways, famous for its antique shops (some 350 of them!!) and many restaurants.
Avignon - apprx 57km (Palais des Papes)
Uzes - apprx 79km - lovely town square with bars and restaurants
Nimes - apprx 83km - Roman Amphitheatre
Aigues Mortes - apprx 123km - walk the fortified walls and enjoy the main square and huge choice of restaurants
Marseille - apprx 141km. Le Vieux Port is the place to get authentic Bouillabaise
Ski-Resorts of Devoluy apprx 1.5 hours' drive
For more information on reaching Provence please refer to our South France Travel Information Guide
South of France International airports:-
Avignon (Flybe - Birmingham, Southampton, Edinburgh, Glasgow)
Nimes (Ryanair Liverpool, Luton)
Montpellier (Easyjet from Gatwick and Luton)
Marseille (Ryanair, Easyjet Gatwick, Air France, British Airways)
South of France by Rail:
TGV express trains Paris to Avignon 3.20 hrs
London to Avignon direct 6 hours
South of France by Road:
690 km south of Paris (about 6 hours' drive non-stop)
980 km south of Calais (about 10 hours' drive non-stop)
Local amenties within easy reach of this South of France Holiday Rental
Vaison-la-Romaine is lively all year round small town just a 3 minute drive, where you will find:-
High quality shops including butcher, baker/patisserie, cheese and fish mongers. Market day is Tuesday
The house book details lots of other hidden gems for you to discover.
For the eager cyclists amongst you Mont Ventoux awaits!
Hiking/rock climbing in the Dentelles de Montmirail
|From||Until||Rate Type||Weekly Rate||Minimum Stay|
|22nd Dec 2018||5th Jan 2019||Not Available||-||7 nights|
|5th Jan 2019||27th Apr 2019||Low||€4,375||7 nights|
|27th Apr 2019||1st Jun 2019||Middle||€5,000||7 nights|
|1st Jun 2019||29th Jun 2019||High||€5,625||7 nights|
|29th Jun 2019||31st Aug 2019||Peak||€8,750||7 nights|
|31st Aug 2019||28th Sep 2019||High||€5,625||7 nights|
|28th Sep 2019||2nd Nov 2019||Middle||€5,000||7 nights|
|2nd Nov 2019||21st Dec 2019||Low||€4,375||7 nights|
|21st Dec 2019||4th Jan 2020||Not Available||-||7 nights|
|4th Jan 2020||25th Apr 2020||Low||€4,375||7 nights|
|25th Apr 2020||30th May 2020||Middle||€5,000||7 nights|
|30th May 2020||27th Jun 2020||High||€5,625||7 nights|
|27th Jun 2020||29th Aug 2020||Peak||€8,750||7 nights|
|29th Aug 2020||26th Sep 2020||High||€5,625||7 nights|
|26th Sep 2020||31st Oct 2020||Middle||€5,000||7 nights|
|31st Oct 2020||19th Dec 2020||Low||€4,375||7 nights|
|19th Dec 2020||31st Dec 2020||Not Available||-||7 nights|