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Lovely Village Home with Beautiful Views

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Last updated: 07/13/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Ansouis house description

'La Maison des Arches' (featured in the February 1996 issue of Architectural Digest) is situated in the hilltop village of Ansouis, designated by the French Government as 'One of the Most Beautiful Villages of France'.

The house is facing south and has a large terrace with pool overlooking the surrounding countryside. The property is enclosed with a wall on one side and a pool house on the other, affording total privacy and calm. It is a two minute walk to the local Bakery for fresh bread and croissants. A two minute stroll takes you to a Newspaper/Magazine Shop, a Cafe/Bar frequented by the locals and an excellent Restaurant well-known in the area. A new small 'Epicerie' (grocery) has recently opened a few doors from the Post Office. The village also boasts a lovely medieval Chateau with large grounds which is open to visitors.

The house is furnished with lovely antiques and is fully equipped with all amenities, including WiFi and satellite TV. The house layout is as follows:
First Floor:
- 17th C stone vaulted Living Room and Dining Room (16.5 x 31 ft)
- Fully equipped kitchen

Second Floor:
-Master bedroom Suite: Queen-size bed, dressing room, bathroom with shower, enclosed toilet, and laundry with washer and dryer
-2 Bedrooms each with twin beds. (In one bedroom the beds can be pushed together.)
-2nd Bathroom with shower and enclosed toilet
-Library with WiFi connection, Satellite TV, and Fax

-Large covered Terrace (summer living room)
-Pool House (summer dining room)
-Bathroom with toilet and shower
-Exposed Terrace and Swimming Pool (13 x 26 ft; depth 5-8ft)
(Since the pool is deep and near the house, children should be able to swim)

Keywords: home, in village

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Refrigerator


              • Washing Machine
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Linens Provided
              • Wood Stove
              • Wood Fireplace
              • Parking Off Street


              • Satellite / Cable
              • CD Player


              • Telephone
              • Wireless Internet

              Pool & Spa

                  • Private Pool

                  Outdoor Features

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Large terrace with views of countryside and two separate dining areas....moreless


                      • Restaurants
                      • Antiquing
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Shopping
                      • Hiking
                      • Swimming
                      • Cycling


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                      from 8 traveler reviews
                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Apr 1 - May 31, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      Sep 1 - Oct 31, 2015
                      7 night min stay


                      Additional information about rental rates


                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $800
                      • Taxes Not included

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                      Last updated: 07/13/2014
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                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2004

                      About the owner: My husband and I have been visiting the Provence and particularly the Luberon area for over 15 years. In 2004, we were fortunate to be able to purchase the beautiful home of our dear friends in Ansouis who were preparing to retire to Paris! We are in love with Provence, in love with Ansouis and in love with our home. In more than 15 years we have yet to exhaust all the beauties and riches of the area. We enjoy sharing our home with those who are discovering the Provence for the first time or returning again to this magical spot. Many of those who rent our home return again!

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      From early spring through late autumn, we enjoy living outside on our terrace with views over the beautiful Provencal countryside. We breakfast in the early morning sunshine, lunch in the cool covered terrace area next to the pool and enjoy dinner in the pool house overlooking the valley while watching the sun set. We love the convenience of being situated in the lovely village of Ansouis within a short walk to the bakery, local tabac (newspaper & magazine store)and a first class restaurant while enjoying the complete privacy and 'tucked away' feeling of our home perched over the valley. It is indeed a piece of paradise for us.

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                      Speaks: english



                      • View of Home from Terrace

                        View of Home from Terrace

                      • Pool House Dining

                        Pool House Dining

                      • Dining Area Near House

                        Dining Area Near House

                      • Library


                      • Blue Bedroom

                        Blue Bedroom

                      • Kitchen


                      • Second Bathroom

                        Second Bathroom

                      • Village of Ansouis

                        Village of Ansouis

                      • Pool Area

                        Pool Area

                      • Pool House Dining Area

                        Pool House Dining Area

                      • Living Room and Dining Room

                        Living Room and Dining Room

                      • Master Bedroom

                        Master Bedroom

                      • Red Bedroom with twin beds

                        Red Bedroom with twin beds

                      • Master Bathroom

                        Master Bathroom

                      • View from Terrace

                        View from Terrace

                      • Village of Ansouis

                        Village of Ansouis

                      VRBO #179818

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                      This listing was first published here in 2008.

                      Date last modified - Tuesday, July 22, 2014

                      $2,800 - $3,200 per week (USD)

                      3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

                      View calendar: Updated 07/13/14
                      Minimum stay: 7 nights
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