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Beautifully Restored Provencal Farmhouse with Heated Pool

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Welcome to Chez Manon in the heart of the Luberon

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Last updated: 07/13/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property 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

  • 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

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • 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
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 Not 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.


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Last updated: 07/13/2015
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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


Contact us

Speaks: english, french

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Photos

  • Welcome to Chez Manon in the heart of the Luberon

    Welcome to Chez Manon in the heart of the Luberon

  • Chez Manon seen from the southwest.

    Chez Manon seen from the southwest.

  • 10 meter by 5 meter heated pool with security cover.

    10 meter by 5 meter heated pool with security cover.

  • The north façade with driveway leading down to covered parking.

    The north façade with driveway leading down to covered parking.

  • Time to relax!

    Time to relax!

  • Large open-plan downstairs with living, dining and kitchen areas.

    Large open-plan downstairs with living, dining and kitchen areas.

  • Large refrigerator/freezer with water & ice dispenser. Double oven stove.

    Large refrigerator/freezer with water & ice dispenser. Double oven stove.

  • Separate cozy lounge with enclosed, suspended fireplace

    Separate cozy lounge with enclosed, suspended fireplace

  • Assortment of books & guides, plus computer with internet.  Wifi throughout.

    Assortment of books & guides, plus computer with internet. Wifi throughout.

  • Bedroom with 160 cm wide bed.

    Bedroom with 160 cm wide bed.

  • Twin bedroom with 2 beds each 90 cm wide.

    Twin bedroom with 2 beds each 90 cm wide.

  • Shower room. (There are also 2 ensuite showers plus 3 separate WCs.)

    Shower room. (There are also 2 ensuite showers plus 3 separate WCs.)

  • The south terrace with outdoor tables and chairs.

    The south terrace with outdoor tables and chairs.

  • Facing north, towards the Mont Ventoux in the distance.

    Facing north, towards the Mont Ventoux in the distance.

  • The north terrace with outdoor seating for lounging and dining.

    The north terrace with outdoor seating for lounging and dining.

  • The view to the north from the 'secret garden.'

    The view to the north from the 'secret garden.'

  • The lovely sound of falling water...

    The lovely sound of falling water...

  • Kitchen with granite surfaces, double oven, dishwasher, microwave & appliances.

    Kitchen with granite surfaces, double oven, dishwasher, microwave & appliances.

  • Living room area with open fireplace.

    Living room area with open fireplace.

  • TV/stereo with selection of video DVDs & music CDs.  French/British TV programs.

    TV/stereo with selection of video DVDs & music CDs. French/British TV programs.

  • Large bedroom with 160 cm wide bed with ensuite shower.

    Large bedroom with 160 cm wide bed with ensuite shower.

  • Bedroom with 160 cm wide bed plus ensuite shower.

    Bedroom with 160 cm wide bed plus ensuite shower.

  • Small bedroom with single bed plus pop-up trundle.

    Small bedroom with single bed plus pop-up trundle.

  • Bathroom with tub & shower.

    Bathroom with tub & shower.

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  • Sleeps
    10
  • Bedrooms
    5
  • Bathrooms
    4
  • Property type
    Farmhouse
Owner
Member since: 2001
Speaks: english, french
  • Response time Within a few hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 07/13/2015
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