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Beautiful Restored 'Mas' with View Overlooking the Luberon

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Last updated: 05/19/2014

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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Grambois house description

'L'Oratoire de St. Christol' is located in the southern Luberon mountain range, just outside the medieval hilltop village of Grambois. It is an old 'mas' and our second family home, beautifully restored and furnished in keeping with the character of Provence. It has 240m2 of living space on two floors, beamed ceilings, 5 bedrooms, 1 bath with toilet, 1 shower with toilet, and 1 en suite shower room.

The house is on 5 hectares of wooded land with a 5 x 11 meter swimming pool with diving board (upkeep of pool provided) and a magnificent view of the Luberon. It is peaceful and quiet, yet only a couple of minutes walking distance to the village. On the property you'll find many 'corners' to discover: a quiet and shaded fountain to sit by, a medieval water basin (sometimes dry in the summer) and numerous terraces and paths to stroll. There are medieval ruins in the woods but they are difficult to get to.

The kitchen leads to both the front terrace adjacent to the 'cuisine d'ete' (summer kitchen) and to the large back terrace with a magnificent view, providing outside dining in sun or shade. The large vaulted kitchen has a picture window facing the Luberon and is fully equipped with new appliances, including a dishwasher and 'American' fridge with icemaker. The house is furnished to give a light, summer feeling with a combination of quality modern design and antique 'Provencal'.

Grambois is located in what is known as the 'Golden Triangle' of the southern Luberon mountain range. The area has countless medieval villages, open-air markets to visit, and is only a half hour away from the beautiful southern town of Aix-en-Provence. The sea can be reached in an hour. There are many cultural festivals taking place in the area throughout the year and for those looking for city life, shopping, and great restaurants, Marseille and Aix have everything to offer.

Keywords: Beautifully Restored House

Property Type

  • House
  • 240 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered
              • Pets Not Allowed:

                Please check with us if you really need to bring a pet. ...moreless

              Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

              • Bedroom 1

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              • Bedroom 2

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              • Bedroom 3

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              • Bedroom 4

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              • Bedroom 5

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              • King size beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1) The house is probably best suited for 10 people; however, should the number of people exceed 10, we do have 3 fairly comfortable foldable camping beds that can be set up in the upstairs bedrooms for children....moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              Other Amenities

                  • Two fireplaces, internet access, VCR and DVD Player with many children's films, use of adult and children's library, large pool with diving board, upkeep of pool provided, full and well-equipped kitchen, two beautiful terraces for outside dining. Since the house is an old provencal house with thick walls and shutters, it can be kept cool even in the heat of noon, but there are also extra fans available....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Audio Tape Player
                  • Books
                  • Books For Adults
                  • Books For Kids
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Music Library
                  • Radio
                  • Stereo
                  • Television
                  • VCR
                  • Video Library:

                    Limited selection, mainly for children...moreless

                  Theme

                  • Historic
                  • Romantic
                  • Sports & Activities

                  Attractions

                  • Churches
                  • Festivals
                  • Forests
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Pond
                  • Restaurants
                  • Ruins
                  • Synagogues
                  • Winery Tours

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • Groceries
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

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

                  Location Type

                  • Rural
                  • Village

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 12 people

                  General

                  • Broadband Access
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Computer Available:

                    There is an old PC but WIfi for guest laptops is easier...moreless

                  • Fireplace
                  • Firewood
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating:

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                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Local Maps
                  • PC
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Telephone
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Wood Fireplace:

                    There are two fireplaces...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Freezer
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Refrigerator:

                    'American' fridge...moreless

                  • Stove
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Beach Towels
                  • Bicycles
                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Patio
                  • Terrace

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Outdoor Pool
                  • Private Pool

                  House Cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Optional
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
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                      winter
                      Oct 18 - Mar 28, 2015
                      3 night min stay

                      €2,100
                      My Standard Rate
                      3 night min stay

                      €2,400

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • cleaning €220
                      • Taxes Not included

                      Notes:

                      To secure a booking, we require a deposit of 1,000 euros. The remainder of the rental cost is due within one month at the latest of the rental dates. Rental fees are to be paid to our French bank account via bank transfer. Our bank details will be sent upon decision to rent.


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                      Location

                      8 Kilometres
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Pertuis

                      Car: Recommended

                      Festivals in Aix and Avignon, Cultural/Historical Attractions, excellent wineries and good restaurants

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1998

                      About the owner: We are both educators in international schools.

                      Why the Owner Chose Grambois:
                      Friends in the region, proximity to Aix, appeal of Grambois and the Parc Regional du Luberon, natural and unspoiled site.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      It is our second family home. We are in one of the most beautiful areas in France, a countryside of vineyards, olive trees, sunflower fields, and lavender. There are excellent excursions to Luberon villages, Aix, Marseille, Avignon, Nimes. The coast is less than one hour drive away and the area is not crowded during the summer.


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                      Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, italian, some hebrew and greek

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                      Photos

                      • front of house with view of the Luberon

                        front of house with view of the Luberon

                      • Grambois - site of a Pagnol film

                        Grambois - site of a Pagnol film

                      • second salon with fireplace and pull-out double bed

                        second salon with fireplace and pull-out double bed

                      • view into upstairs 'master' bedroom

                        view into upstairs 'master' bedroom

                      • back terrace and view of Luberon

                        back terrace and view of Luberon

                      • view of Luberon from side of house

                        view of Luberon from side of house

                      • 'master' bedroom upstairs

                        'master' bedroom upstairs

                      • swimming pool

                        swimming pool

                      • front of house

                        front of house

                      • the 'blue' upstairs bedroom

                        the 'blue' upstairs bedroom

                      • upstairs 'blue' bedroom

                        upstairs 'blue' bedroom

                      • the front drive to house

                        the front drive to house

                      • the living room

                        the living room

                      • view into kitchen

                        view into kitchen

                      • downstairs bedroom (with en suite shower)

                        downstairs bedroom (with en suite shower)

                      • the 'cuisine d'ete' - front terrace

                        the 'cuisine d'ete' - front terrace

                      • the pool and Luberon

                        the pool and Luberon

                      • the 'red' upstairs bedroom

                        the 'red' upstairs bedroom

                      • garden steps leading to pool

                        garden steps leading to pool

                      • the 'source' - shaded 'spring' terrace

                        the 'source' - shaded 'spring' terrace

                      • front gate

                        front gate

                      VRBO #2323

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                      This listing was first published here in 1999.

                      Date last modified - Wednesday, October 01, 2014

                      €300 - €343 per night (EUR)
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                      5 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 10

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                      Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, italian, some hebrew and greek
                      • Calendar last updated 05/19/2014
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