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Magnificent Mas Provençal, Swimming Pool, Landscaped Gardens

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Last updated: 12/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue farmhouse description

Magnificent 1700’s Mas Provençal situated under the shade of 300 year-old plane trees; swimming pool; extensive landscaped grounds.

Sleeps 12 - 16 Cottage rates 1000 euros per week all season.

Built before the French Revolution, Mas Amoureuse is the quintessential example of the best and most beautiful of Provencal stone farmhouses. Together with its former stone sheep bergere, now part of the original house, the Mas offers over 450m² of the highest quality living space. The farmhouse is gated, entirely private, and set on its own six acres of lushly landscaped grounds. The gardens, with views of Mount Ventoux and the 11th century fortified Abbaye de Thouzon, contain more than 300 rose bushes and climbing rose vines, 2000 lavender plants, an orchard of 40-year-old producing olive trees, cypress trees. Mas Amoureuse produces its own lavender oïl.

The location of Mas Amoureuse is perfect for guests who want to explore every corner of Provence. There are endless opportunities for day trips to different medieval villages in the mornings, an outdoor lunch at a Provencal village restaurant, and perhaps a restful afternoon by the pool. For antique shopping, Isle Sur La Sorgue, the second largest center of antiques in France, is just a ten-minute drive. In less than 20 minutes, you can tour the 15th century Palace du Papes in the historic walled city of Avignon, taste the wines of the grand vineyards of Chateauneuf du Pape,Gigondas, Vacqueras, and Beaume des Venise as well as visit The Most Beautiful Villages in France: Menerbes, Bonnieux, Lacoste, Gordes, Roussillon,Venasque, St Rémy, Les Baux de Provence, Fountaine de Vaucluse, Seguret and Sablet.

The small village of Le Thor is quietly nestled in the countryside among fruit orchards, large vegetable farms, vineyards and sunflowers. The neighboring village of Velleron with a famous fruit and vegetable market open six nights a week. For other shopping, you will find plenty of local shops for fresh bread, croissants, patisseries and a large grocery store within 2-3 km.

Mas Amoureuse, renovated from 2009-2010, is equipped with the highest quality chef’s kitchen: a new La Cornue “Grandpere” gas and electric range; two sinks; two full-sized dishwashers plus a professional wine glass dishwasher and coffee machines etc. The gourmet kitchen has a large wood-burning fireplace; a 207 X 180 cm center island, copper cookware; porcelain, enamel and metal bakeware; Cuisinart food processor; a complete spice and herb inventory; and a large international and French cookbook library. A second kitchen has a new Bosch washer and dryer and additional storage space. The custom walnut kitchen table seats 12, but most meals are eaten just outside the kitchen on the charming flowered, stone terrace. The rose-covered terrace has two large fer forgé tables and 16 comfortable cushioned chairs, perfect for outdoor meals in the shade under the two 300 year-old plane trees. A portion of the owner’s wine collection is also available to guests. The entire Mas is Air-conditioned.

The spacious Grand Salon of the house has a cathedral beamed ceiling and wood-burning Provencal stone fireplace, fabulous French paintings, antique Provencal furniture pieces and chandeliers. The Grand Salon also contains a museum-quality Normandy armoire dated 1784, 18th century Provencal pannetaire, Arlesianne commode, and parquetry tables. The ceiling-high iron and glass doors in this room open to the stone terrace. Just outside the doors of the Grand Salon, this end of the spacious terrace has two antique iron beds, covered with comfortable blue and white toile pillows.

On the opposite side of the Mas is a comfortable family lounge with high, beamed ceilings and its own wood-burning fireplace, cozy designer sofa and chairs, desk and bookcases. Full library of books covering history, fiction, gardening, interior design and children’s books in French. This room is fully equipped with a widescreen Sony LCD TV, satellite reception that includes all available English-speaking news and movie channels as well as German, Russian, Asian and Middle East channels.

Mas Amoureuse has six pretty bedrooms in the main house, all freshly decorated with some of the most beautiful French designer fabrics (Manuel Canovas, Pierre Frey, Braquenie, etc.) The beds are made with the highest quality French and Italian 1,000 + count linens and duvets. Five of the six bedrooms have kings and the sixth has twins. One of the bedrooms has its own separate entrance with access from the garden. There are five luxurious bathroom/shower rooms. All bathrooms are equipped with French soaps, shampoos, robes and hair dryers. All the bedrooms have comfortable chairs, end tables with lamps and antique armoires for clothing storage. All the bedrooms, including the Master Bedroom, are air-conditioned.

The recently renovated cottage sleeps 4 people, 2 bedrooms and big shower room ensuite.

The 12-meter x 6-meter (20 ft. X 40 ft.) swimming pool is surrounded by rose bushes and stone surrounds with plenty of space for the comfortable, modern sun loungers and parasols.

Mas Amoureuse is an authentic Provençal farmhouse that has been renovated with taste and style. The ideal home from home for a large family or group looking for a haven of tranquility in this delightful part of France knowing at the same time guests can get up and go and visit all the famous sites and exciting towns nearby.


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Property Type

      • Farmhouse

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

          • Catering Available
          • Breakfast - Booking Possible
          • Lunch - Booking Possible
          • Dinner - Booking Possible

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Included
          • Massage
          • Private Chef
          • Staff

          Suitability

          • Events Allowed
          • Children Welcome
          • Pets Considered
          • Smoking Allowed:

            Smoking allowed outside only...moreless

          • Wheelchair Accessible

          Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 16

          Bathrooms: 6 Bathrooms

          Entertainment

          • Books:

            Lovely library...moreless

          • CD Player
          • DVD Player
          • Games
          • Satellite / Cable:

            Widescreen Sony LCD TV, satellite reception, English speaking news and movie channels. ...moreless

          • Stereo
          • Television
          • Toys

          Theme

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

          Attractions

          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Festivals
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Live Theater
          • Museums
          • Restaurants
          • Ruins
          • Theme Parks
          • Winery Tours
          • Zoo

          Local Services & Businesses

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

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Horseback Riding
          • Horseshoes
          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Hot Air Ballooning
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Rafting
              • Rock Climbing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis

              Dining

              • Child's Highchair
              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 12 people

              General

              • Air Conditioning:

                Entire Mas has air conditioning...moreless

              • Broadband Access:

                ADSL...moreless

              • Clothes Dryer
              • Computer Available:

                Computer at your disposal...moreless

              • Covered Parking:

                Plenty of shaded covered car parking space on private property....moreless

              • Fireplace
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided:

                Highest quality French and Italian linens and duvets....moreless

              • Living Room
              • Parking
              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
              • Telephone:

                Free telephone service within France....moreless

              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet
              • Wood Fireplace:

                (3) Wood burning fireplace in kitchen, family room and lounge....moreless

              Kitchen

              • Catering Available:

                Wine tasting tours and cooking lessons available on request....moreless

              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils:

                Copper cookware, porcelain, silver ware, enamel and metal bakeware, Cuisinart food processor, spice and herb inventory...moreless

              • Dishwasher:

                (3) Two full sized dishwashers plus a professional wine glass dishwasher....moreless

              • Ice Maker
              • Kitchen:

                La Cornue 'Grandpere' gas and electric range cooker. Coffee and Nespresso machines....moreless

              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items:

                Huge selection of spices, coffee and tea, all the basics are provided, orange juice, milk, wine...moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                (2) Two refridgerator/freezers....moreless

              • Stove:

                La Cornue stove...moreless

              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Bicycles:

                Possibility of bike rentals...moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                Two large fer forgé tables and 16 comfortable cushioned chairs....moreless

              • Gazebo
              • Golf:

                Saumane nearby and Avignon golf club...moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                cannoying in Isle sur la Sorgue...moreless

              • Lanai / Gazebo

              Pool / Spa

                  • Private Pool:

                    12 x 6 m pool. Pool house equipped with refrigerator, sink and WC. Assortment of pool toys. Beautiful sunloungers....moreless

                  House Cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Included
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Spring
                      Apr 4 - May 30, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      €5,000
                      Early summer
                      May 31 - Jun 27, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      €6,000
                      Summer
                      Jun 28 - Aug 29, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      €7,500
                      late summer
                      Aug 30 - Sep 26, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      €6,000
                      Fall
                      Sep 27 - Nov 28, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      €5,000

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit €2,000
                      • Taxes Not included

                      Notes:

                      Rates for the cottage are 1000 euros per week all season.

                      We require a 30% deposit at the reservation and the remaining sum is payable 4 weeks before arrival


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                      Last updated: 12/19/2014
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                      Location

                      60 Kilometres
                      Nearest Airport
                      Marseille
                      3 Kilometres
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Le Thor
                      15 Kilometres
                      Nearest Golf
                      Saumane
                      15 Kilometres
                      Nearest Train
                      Avignon TGV
                      8 Kilometres
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Avignon
                      3 Kilometres
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Le Thor
                      60 Kilometres
                      Nearest Beach
                      Marseille

                      Car: Recommended

                       

                      Manager info

                      Year Purchased: 2005


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english, french

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                      Photos

                      • Magnificent Plane tree in front of Mas

                        Magnificent Plane tree in front of Mas

                      • Living Room and Statues

                        Living Room and Statues

                      • Elegant Family Room and Television Corner

                        Elegant Family Room and Television Corner

                      • Ensuite Master Bathroom

                        Ensuite Master Bathroom

                      • Romantic Honeymoon Bedroom

                        Romantic Honeymoon Bedroom

                      • Sunny Single Beds

                        Sunny Single Beds

                      • View of stately Plane trees and Mas from the park

                        View of stately Plane trees and Mas from the park

                      • Beautiful family room

                        Beautiful family room

                      • Pool area

                        Pool area

                      • Fabulous Kitchen and French doors leading onto shady patio

                        Fabulous Kitchen and French doors leading onto shady patio

                      • Living Room and View Through French Doors

                        Living Room and View Through French Doors

                      • Luxurious Master Bedroom

                        Luxurious Master Bedroom

                      • Delightful Yellow Bedroom

                        Delightful Yellow Bedroom

                      • Beautiful Blue Bedroom

                        Beautiful Blue Bedroom

                      • Fer Forgé Tables on Kitchen Terrace

                        Fer Forgé Tables on Kitchen Terrace

                      • Entrance and Sunflowers

                        Entrance and Sunflowers

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                      This listing was first published here in 2010.

                      Date last modified - Friday, December 19, 2014

                      €5,000 - €7,500 per week (EUR)
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                      7 Bedroom / 6 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 16

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                      Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                      Member since: 2006
                      Speaks: english, french
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                      • Response rate: 80%
                      • Calendar last updated: 12/19/2014
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