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Beautifully Restored Provencal Farmhouse with Heated Pool

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Welcome to Chez Manon, your home in Provence

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Last updated: 09/25/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Apt farmhouse description

Over 200 years old, 'Chez Manon' is a fully restored 18th century Provençal farmhouse, near the market town of Apt in the Vaucluse. 5 m x 10 m heated swimming pool and professionally landscaped gardens. Separate outbuildings with laundry and covered parking. 2 bedrooms with queen-size beds and en-suite showers, a 3rd bedroom with queen-size bed, a 4th bedroom with two twin beds, a 5th bedroom with single bed and trundle. In total: 4 baths/showers. 3 separate WCs. Large, oak-beamed ceiling, open plan living room, dining room, kitchen. Separate cosy living room with satellite TV, DVD player, & stereo. Internet enabled PC plus WiFi. Fully equipped gourmet kitchen. Linens & towels included. Mid-week cleaning included. Two wood burning fireplaces with wood included. Geothermal under-floor heating, with cooling option. Utilities included. Free internet telephone to over 100 countries. Baby high chair and cot available. 5 bicycles with helmets. Possibility for in-home catering.

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Farmhouse
  • 320 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included

              Suitability

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Children Welcome:

                We can provide high chairs, baby cots, booster seats, upon request....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only:

                Ash trays are provided for the outside terraced area....moreless

              • Pets Considered:

                Pets permitted with prior agreement only....moreless

              • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

                The ground floor is accessible but the bedrooms and bathrooms are only accessible by stairs....moreless

              Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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              • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

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              • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

                The two twin beds can be merged into one king size....moreless

              • Bedroom 5: 2 twin/ single

                This is a smaller room with day bed and a pop-up trundle....moreless

              • Three large bedrooms with queen-size beds, one bedroom with two twin-size beds which can be merged into one king-size, one small bedroom with a single bed plus pop-up trundle bed. A baby cot can be provided to be set up in one of the larger bedrooms. A baby cot is available upon request....moreless

              Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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              • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

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              • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

                ensuite with walk in shower...moreless

              • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower

                Ensuite with walk-in shower...moreless

              • One bathroom with glass-enclosed tub & shower, one walk-in shower room, two ensuite walk-in shower rooms. Each with sink, mirror, hairdryer. Three separate toilets: two upstairs, one downstairs, each with hand basins....moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • Chez Manon is ideally suited for those who love to entertain, cook, or just relax. Families with children or groups of friends can enjoy being together or having their own space. You are in the peace and quiet of the countryside, yet only a few minutes from town and within easy distance of some of the loveliest, most interesting places in Provence. ...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Audio Tape Player
                  • Books:

                    in English and French....moreless

                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Games:

                    Board games, cards....moreless

                  • Music Library:

                    CDs of pop and classical....moreless

                  • Radio
                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    French and British channels as well as British radio....moreless

                  • Stereo:

                    A wide selection of CDs available....moreless

                  • Television:

                    Sony Bravia flat screen....moreless

                  • Toys:

                    Pool toys available....moreless

                  • VCR
                  • Video Library:

                    Assortment of DVD movies and television programs, including some for children....moreless

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Historic
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Caves
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Forests
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants
                  • Ruins
                  • Winery Tours

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Babysitter
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Mountain:

                    On the northern slop of the Luberon mountain range....moreless

                  • Mountain View:

                    Looking north at the Mont Ventoux...moreless

                  • Rural:

                    Down a private driveway, in its own private grounds, surrounded by fields, but only 2 kms from downtown Apt....moreless

                  • Town:

                    Just 2 kms outside of the main downtown shopping and dining area of Apt...moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Hot Air Ballooning
                  • Hunting
                  • Hunting Big Game
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Paragliding
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Communication / Internet

                      • Fax

                      Dining

                      • Child's Highchair
                      • Dining:

                        The dining area is adjacent to the open plan kitchen. Tablecloths, cloth napkins and plenty of dishes, glasses and cutlery....moreless

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 12 people

                      General

                      • Activities Guide
                      • Air Conditioning:

                        No air-conditioning per se, however, the under-the-floor geothermal heating system allows for cooling to 5 degrees below ambient....moreless

                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Backpack
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Broadband Access
                      • Clothes Dryer:

                        Electric clothes dryer in the laundry room plus indoor drying racks and outdoor clothes line....moreless

                      • Computer Available:

                        Desktop PC with monitor and printer in the library....moreless

                      • Covered Parking:

                        Sufficient for 3 cars under cover....moreless

                      • Fireplace:

                        Large, open provencal style fireplace in the open plan living room area, plus enclosed wood-burning fireplace in the TV area....moreless

                      • Firewood
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating:

                        Under-the-floor geothermal heating....moreless

                      • Internet:

                        Internet is provided through Orange with a Livebox in the library that connects a PC, monitor and printer. ...moreless

                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided:

                        Bed linens provided with weekly changeover included. ...moreless

                      • Living Room:

                        Open plan living room with sofa and easy chairs by open provencal-style fireplace. ...moreless

                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Local Maps
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • PC
                      • Parking:

                        Covered parking for 3 vehicles plus ample parking in the private driveway....moreless

                      • Parking Off Street:

                        Sufficient parking for many cars on the terraced area in front of the 3-car garage....moreless

                      • Security System
                      • Telephone:

                        Telephone is provided through the internet with free calling landline-to-landline to about 100 countries (including Europe and North America) plus free calling to mobile phones in France....moreless

                      • Thermos Bottle
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Towels Provided:

                        Bath towels, wash cloths, hand towels and pool towels provided, as well as terry cloth bathrobes....moreless

                      • Washing Machine:

                        Two washing machines...moreless

                      • Water Cooler
                      • Wireless Internet:

                        WiFi throughout with additional routers. ...moreless

                      • Wood Fireplace:

                        Large wood fireplace in the lounge area, another in the television/music room, wood provided....moreless

                      Kitchen

                      • Blender
                      • Catering Available:

                        There is a list of caterers in the 'house book'....moreless

                      • Coffee Grinder
                      • Coffee Maker:

                        Drip filter and an expresso machine....moreless

                      • Cooking Utensils:

                        Wooden spoons, metal utensils, whisks, cutting and carving knives, peelers, corkscrews, baking utensils, pots, pans....the works!...moreless

                      • Dishes & Utensils:

                        Plenty of dishes, glasses, cutlery....moreless

                      • Dishwasher:

                        Miele 'silent' dishwasher....moreless

                      • Freezer:

                        Not standalone, it is part of the Whirlpool side-by-side fridge/freezer in the kitchen....moreless

                      • Grill
                      • Ice Maker
                      • Kitchen:

                        Open plan kitchen with granite-top surfaces, central island, plenty of pots, pans, utensils, small appliances....moreless

                      • Lobster Pot
                      • Microwave:

                        Miele 900 W programmable microwave....moreless

                      • Oven:

                        The Rosiere 'Paul Bocuse' range has two electric ovens as well as stove-top gas burners....moreless

                      • Pantry Items:

                        This is a self-catering property. We provide a variety of spices. Groceries can be supplied upon receipt of a list....moreless

                      • Refrigerator:

                        Whirlpool side-by-side fridge/freezer with ice and water dispenser in the door. A second tall refrigerator in the laundry room....moreless

                      • Stove:

                        The stove top of the Rosiere 'Paul Bocuse' range has four gas burners and a grill/warmer plate....moreless

                      • Stove
                      • Toaster:

                        Pop-up toaster and toaster oven...moreless

                      Outside

                      • Beach Towels
                      • Bicycles:

                        With helmets and locks....moreless

                      • Binoculars
                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Stone flagged terraces front, back and west side of the house with tables and chairs. The north terrace has a vine-covered overhead trellis....moreless

                      • Golf:

                        18 hole course in Isle-sur-la-Sorgue (25 kms) 9 hole course in Villars (7 kms) ...moreless

                      • Lawn / Garden:

                        Professionally landscaped grounds with dry stone walled terraces on the south side, cherry orchard on the east side, 'secret' garden with double hammock on the north side, water fountains. ...moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill:

                        Gas-fired BBQ....moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill Gas
                      • Patio
                      • Small Cooler
                      • Tennis:

                        Tennis courts in Apt...moreless

                      • Terrace

                      Pool / Spa

                      • Heated Pool
                      • Outdoor Pool
                      • Private Pool:

                        10 meters by 5 meters, heated. Available mid-May to mid-September or by request. Solar-powered electric safety cover. Lounge chairs, antique iron beds, sun umbrellas....moreless

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Included
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Winter 2014/2015
                          Sep 27 - May 1, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          €2,500
                          Spring 2015
                          May 2 - Jun 26, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          €3,000
                          Summer 2015
                          Jun 27 - Sep 4, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          €3,500
                          Fall 2015
                          Sep 5 - Sep 25, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          €3,000
                          Winter 2015
                          Sep 26 - Jan 1, 2016
                          7 night min stay

                          €2,500

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Refundable Damage Deposit €1,000
                          • Taxes Included

                          Notes:

                          These rates are priced in euros. Rates are subject to change prior to booking.

                          The heated pool is usually available mid-May to mid-September. Please ask if you would like the time period extended.


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                          Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 09/25/2014
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                          Location

                          70 Kilometres
                          Nearest Airport
                          Marseille (MRS)
                          2 Kilometres
                          Nearest Barpub
                          90 Kilometres
                          Nearest Ferry
                          Marseille
                          10 Kilometres
                          Nearest Golf
                          44 Kilometres
                          Nearest Train
                          Avignon TGV
                          10 Kilometres
                          Nearest Motorway
                          D900
                          2 Kilometres
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          90 Kilometres
                          Nearest Beach
                          Marseille

                          Car: Necessary

                          The Luberon national park is in the Vaucluse department, known for its lavender fields, outdoor village markets, antique markets, Roman ruins, outstanding restaurants, hiking paths, hilltop villages, vineyards, and proximity to the shopping and tourist attractions of larger towns such as Aix-en-Provence and Avignon.

                          Other Activities: rock climbing

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 1995


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                          Speaks: english, french

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                          • Welcome to Chez Manon, your home in Provence

                            Welcome to Chez Manon, your home in Provence

                          • Terrace facing the Ventoux

                            Terrace facing the Ventoux

                          • Terraced garden with water fountain

                            Terraced garden with water fountain

                          • Large, open plan living and dining area

                            Large, open plan living and dining area

                          • Queen size bedroom with ensuite shower

                            Queen size bedroom with ensuite shower

                          • Queen size bedroom with ensuite shower

                            Queen size bedroom with ensuite shower

                          • Private driveway entrance to the property

                            Private driveway entrance to the property

                          • Front terrace

                            Front terrace

                          • Heated 5m x 10m pool with electric safety cover

                            Heated 5m x 10m pool with electric safety cover

                          • Open plan kitchen and dining area

                            Open plan kitchen and dining area

                          • Queen size bedroom

                            Queen size bedroom

                          • Twin bedroom

                            Twin bedroom

                          VRBO #10900

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                          This listing was first published here in 2001.

                          Date last modified - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

                          €2,500 - €3,500 per week (EUR)
                          3

                          5 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 10

                          View calendar: Updated 09/25/14
                          Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                          Member since: 2001
                          Speaks: english, french
                          • Response time: Within an hour
                          • Response rate: 100%
                          • Calendar last updated: 09/25/2014
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