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Charming 18th Century Luberon Country Home with Pool Between Gordes & Roussillon

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Luberon Provence Holiday Vacation Rental with Pool

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Last updated: 07/09/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Welcome to L’Etoile, an 18th century, provencal stone country holiday home situated between Gordes and Roussillon – two of the most beautiful villages in Provence!

Located in a small hamlet, L’Etoile means: “The Star” – and you’ll see why at night when thousands of stars blanket the night sky!

L'Eotile nestled in the national park and sits on over an acre of land with stunning views of the surrounding Luberon valley and the hilltop village of Roussillon.

The property is very well positioned, facing south overlooking the valley, olive groves, orchards and vineyards and just a short drive to all of the famous hilltop villages of Provence.

The three story house has been recently renovated by one of the best renovation masters in Provence. It’s perfect for up to 8 people and a great setup for one or two families.

One of the best features of the house is the large pool and summer kitchen, with gorgeous views of the gardens, the olive groves, vineyards and the village of Roussillon.

Here’s what’s included.

Ground Floor:

- Front Terrace – Just off the main entrance, the front terrace is perfect for morning coffee and croissant, afternoon tea or to savor some of the great, local wine

- Cozy Salon – A relaxed room with a stone fireplace and an old, beamed ceiling, complete with CD player/stereo and portable (battery charged) Bose iPod docking station to enjoy inside the house or down by the pool.

- Intimate Dining Room – Perfect for dining in with an antique table that seats up to 8 people and has a view to the stone fireplace in the salon

- Provencal Kitchen – Fully stocked and recently renovated kitchen with vaulted ceiling, perfect for cooking great Provencal meals with fresh ingredients from the local markets

- Laundry Room – Outfitted with brand new, full-size washer and dryer

- Powder Room – Just between the kitchen and laundry room

1st Floor:

- Master Bedroom – A very large master bedroom with king size bed, beautiful old, wood beamed ceiling and a large sitting room with game table, a desk, plenty of seating and spectacular views across the property and the village of Roussillon

- 2nd Bedroom – Includes two twin sized (single) beds, full of light and with the same spectacular views as the master bedroom

- Full Bath – Newly renovated, Provencal style bath with full-sized bathtub with shower

2nd Floor:

- Large Bedroom – A large, top-floor bedroom with a king size bed, wood beamed ceiling and a fantastic view across the entire property and the village of Roussillon

- 4th Bedroom – Also includes two twin sized (single) beds, beautiful wood beamed ceiling and the same great views

- Full Bath – Newly renovated, Provencal style bath with full-sized bathtub with shower

Summer Kitchen and Pool:

One of the best parts of L’Etoile, there is an additional stone house that serves as the pool house and summer kitchen. The cozy kitchen is fully equipped with refrigerator, dishwasher and all the cookware and dinnerware to serve a party of 10.

There is an open fireplace for cooking and a two burner gas stove. There is also a half bath inside the building and a private outdoor shower area with hot and cold water that you will love to use.

The beautiful building opens fully on to the large pool and gardens in the summer. The gardens are very secluded and are full of lavender bushes, roses, herbs, fruit trees, and seasonal blooming varieties which are all surrounded by a grove of olive trees that create a wonderful afternoon shade and privacy.

There are plenty of places to lounge by the pool or read and nap in the shade of the trees. At night, the sky is completely taken over by the constellations. It is amazing to view the nighttime sky in such a beautiful natural setting. We frequently marvel at the many shooting stars!

In the summertime you can cook and enjoy your meals in the summer kitchen by the pool. When the nights are cooler, light the fireplace and enjoy your meals inside by the fire.

The weekly rental price includes 3 hours of house cleaning per week. Also, free Wi-Fi and free calls to France and the US are included.

Book your vacation now at L’Etoile. Check our calendar below and reserve your dream vacation in the heart of Provence!

Keywords: Gordes Holiday Vacation Rental - Charming 18th Century Provencal Country House with Pool in the Heart of the Luberon - Between Gordes & Roussillon...2 of the Most Beautiful Villages in France - Child/Kid Friendly

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Chateau / Country House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    This is a perfect place for children. Located in the country, not far from a village, but far enough to let our kids roam and explore the countryside without worrying about cars, traffic or other people. Our children (13, 10 & 4) love it here. They've been coming nearly all their lives. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

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  • Bedroom 3: 1 king

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  • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

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  • Bedroom 1 Master Suite: 1 king, 1 baby crib

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  • King size beds (1) We have two bedrooms with new king size beds, Twin or Single Beds (1) We have two bedrooms with two twin/single beds in each bedroom., Child Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1) We have a new pack and play available for your convenience...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Toys

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountaineering
  • Parasailing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    You have 3 dining areas. One in the house that seats 8. Two outside: one just in front of the house perfect for morning croissants, and one next to the pool, perfect for dining under the stars....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    New Bosch Maxx 7 Dryer...moreless

  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance:

    Free calls to Europe and the US...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Free Internet....moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone:

    Free calls to Eurpope and the US....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    New Bosch Maxx 7 Washer...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Free WiFi in the house...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    Beautiful stone fireplace for big, cozy fires....moreless

  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    We have three coffee makers: Nespresso, espresso and regular coffee....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Everything you need is here....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    We have full settings for up to 12 people....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    New Bosch dishwasher to make cleanup easy....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    The full kitchen has just been renovated and outfitted with all new modern appliances but still has the old Provencal feel. You have all the things you need to cook a gourmet meal....moreless

  • Oven:

    New electric oven with cooking elements for every need....moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Between the summer kitchen and the pool is a large deck, table and chairs that seats 8. Around the pool, there is a side deck with lounge chairs and chaise lounges....moreless

  • Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden:

    The pool and summer kitchen are set in a beautiful olive grove and surrounded by lavender and roses. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    This is THE place to be in the summer time - Large swimming pool in the Olive Grove, next to the pool house with fireplace and fully fitted kitchen and seating for 8....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season
Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2015
7 night min stay

$4,400

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $629 Nightly

Mid Season
Sep 1 - Oct 31, 2015
7 night min stay

$3,500

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $500 Nightly


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  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Taxes Not included

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Location

There are a dozen or so wineries in the Luberon Valley, all within a short drive. The famuous provencal markets rotate daily from village to village - an experience not to be missed! And there are great french and provencal restaurants for every taste and budget.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: We love the Luberon and we love this charming country house. It's the perfect place for our vacations with our friends and families. It's perfectly situated between Gordes & Roussillon Gordes so we have the best of both worlds. We can easily access village life and markets within minutes and then easily return to the peace and quiet of the Luberon countryside. We have 3 children of our own - they love L'Eotile - so the house is perfect for kids of all ages.

Why the Owner Chose Gordes:
We love this area. It's home to us and our children. We have been vacationing in this area of Provence for about 14 years. For us, this is the perfect location between Gordes & Roussillon, two of the most beautiful hilltop villages in Provence. We're close enough to the town to get our daily baguette and croissants. But we're far enough to enjoy the peace and quiet of the country side, hear the birds sing and see thousands of stars at night.

The Unique Benefits at this Chateau / Country House:
In the summertime, we love spending the day outside by the pool. The pool is surrounded by a nice olive grove and some lavender and roses and the kids love it (so do the adults!). We have a pool house with a fully stocked kitchen, a large fireplace and plenty of seating. So, most days, we have lunch and dinner out by the pool. And, because it's a fully outfitted kitchen, we don't have to haul food, cookware and dishes back and forth to the main house. Everything is right there in the Summer Kitchen. In the cooler months, we have dinner inside across from a big, roaring fire. It's very cozy and quiet in the winter months. Perfect place to unwind. During the day, we usually go to one of the many, famous Provencal markets in the surrounding towns - all about 10-15 minutes away. There are plenty of places to shop and buy antiques. There are about a dozen or so vineyards within 10 km from the house, and about 2-3 just down the road. There's no shortage of hiking trails and national parks. In fact, there's a great hiking trail right behind our house that leads up to the top of the hill overlooking Lioux and the great big stone wall. It's breathtaking to see that view from the top of the mountain and only about a 10 minute hike.


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  • Luberon Provence Holiday Vacation Rental with Pool

    Luberon Provence Holiday Vacation Rental with Pool

  • Cozy Evenings by the Fire  - Gordes Vacation Holiday Rental Luberon Provence

    Cozy Evenings by the Fire - Gordes Vacation Holiday Rental Luberon Provence

  • Sitting Room in Large Master Bedroom and Great View Over Valley and Olive Groves

    Sitting Room in Large Master Bedroom and Great View Over Valley and Olive Groves

  • All Bathrooms Recently Remodeled in Quaint Provencal Style With Shower and Bath

    All Bathrooms Recently Remodeled in Quaint Provencal Style With Shower and Bath

  • Top Floor Bedroom with 2 Twin Beds - Perfect for Families or Friends

    Top Floor Bedroom with 2 Twin Beds - Perfect for Families or Friends

  • Provencal Kitchen with Ancient Vaulted Ceiling Recently Updated & New Appliances

    Provencal Kitchen with Ancient Vaulted Ceiling Recently Updated & New Appliances

  • Summer Kitchen Fireplace - Great for Outdoor Dinners by the Fire at Night

    Summer Kitchen Fireplace - Great for Outdoor Dinners by the Fire at Night

  • Dinner on the Terrace with Family and Friends and Thousands of Stars!

    Dinner on the Terrace with Family and Friends and Thousands of Stars!

  • Cozy and Quaint Salon  - Gordes Vacation Holiday Rental Luberon Provence

    Cozy and Quaint Salon - Gordes Vacation Holiday Rental Luberon Provence

  • Large Master Bedroom with King Size Bed & Great Views of the Luberon

    Large Master Bedroom with King Size Bed & Great Views of the Luberon

  • Very Cute Twin Bedroom on Second Floor with a Great View of the Luberon

    Very Cute Twin Bedroom on Second Floor with a Great View of the Luberon

  • Top Floor Bedroom with King Size Bed and Great View of the Valley and Roussillon

    Top Floor Bedroom with King Size Bed and Great View of the Valley and Roussillon

  • Cozy Dining Room - Perfect for Coffee and Crossaints from the Village Baker

    Cozy Dining Room - Perfect for Coffee and Crossaints from the Village Baker

  • Large Pool Surrounded by Olive Groves and Lavender with Great Views

    Large Pool Surrounded by Olive Groves and Lavender with Great Views

  • And the Fully Outfitted Summer Kitchen Makes It Easy to Enjoy Dining Outdoors by

    And the Fully Outfitted Summer Kitchen Makes It Easy to Enjoy Dining Outdoors by

  • This is the View of the Luberon from All 4 Bedrooms in the House!

    This is the View of the Luberon from All 4 Bedrooms in the House!

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