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Fantastic Village House in Provence -Southern France

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'Soliera' in Summer time - Just beautiful !

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Last updated: 05/19/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This property is unique for a village house as it has it's own alfresco dining terrace and garden with views of the Luberon. Sleeping arrangements are, 1 double & 1 single bedroom & a double sofa bed located in a separate reading room, comfortably accommodating 4-5 adults,however, there is also an additional sofa bed in the lounge for extra guests and the house can sleep up to 7 max with two (2) bathrooms, separate mezzanine / TV area from the open plan dining / lounge.

Saignon is a charming, unspoilt medieval village in the Lubéron Valley, a region in Provence, France, of outstanding natural beauty, and sits amongst acres of Lavender fields and fruit groves. It is also much famed for its excellent gastronomy, with several restaurants operating in the centre of the village generally in summer time. Situated on the edge of the village, Solièra has unmatched views down the Grand Lubéron Valley, while the charm of village life is less than a minutes stroll away.

Although there are a number of shops in Saignon including an excellent bakery which also sells some provisions, post office, three gift and handicraft shops, two cafés and eight restaurants, the lively market town of Apt with all amenities is just 4 kilometres down the valley which is easily accessible by Car, bus or foot.

Saignon and Apt are centrally located in the Luberon and many ancient villages and tourist destinations are very close and easily accessible and Marseilles and the Mediterranean are only about an hours drive away.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 140 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 twin/ single

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  • The main bedroom has queen size bed and direct access tot he alfresco area. Another smaller bedroom has single bed in it. The house also has two double size fold our sofas, one in the sun room/reading room and another in the lounge room, allowing the house to sleep up to 7 people, but we recommend it best for 4 people for a comfortable stay....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    inc WC, vanity basin, heating and heated towel drying rack...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, tub, shower

    WC,vanity, mirror, heating, heated towel rack...moreless

  • Both bathrooms were recently renovated - Bathroom 2 on the lower level is attached to the main bedroom and acts like an ensuite when required, but it can be accessed separately without accessing the bedroom. It has been tastefully decorated and has a old style claw foot bath. Bathroom 1 - The larger bathroom on the upper floor has a good sized walk-in shower and is very light and airy. All bathrooms are newly renovated and are serviced by separate hot water systems. All our bathrooms are supplied with luxury towels....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Please note, this house is unsuitable for small children, due to the nature of the layout of the home. NOTE: - Bookings are for 1 week minimum, from Saturday to Saturday unless other arrangements have been made with the owner....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable:

    French and English Satellite....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    2 mid sized flat screen TV's...moreless

  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Elevation 1,912 m (6,273 ft) Traversed by road Location France Range Free-standing on the western periphery of the Alps...moreless

  • Rural:

    Situated in the hills above Apt with views of the Luberon Valley and environs....moreless

  • Village:

    Located in the heart of the village of Saignon. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing

Dining

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Delightful and very large cast iron fireplace....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    ADSL WIFI services the whole house....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    The house has 3 living areas on 3 levels. Two of the living areas have television....moreless

  • Parking
  • Telephone:

    Free IP phone system....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Recent kitchen renovaiton. Modern French provincial style with modern appliances. Includes 900mm Smeg oven and gas cook top, Microwave, dishwasher and walkin pantry....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Smeg 900mm electric with gas cook top....moreless

  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Better described as an outdoor Alfresco dining and entertainment area. It is a private area covered in Grape vines. A lovely place for reading, sipping the local wines, reading and relaxing....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    As well as the Alfresco dining area, the rear of the property also has a quaint cottage garden and grassed area with lounges for relaxing. ...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Hi Season
Jun 8 - Nov 1, 2015
7 night min stay

€1,100
Low Season
Nov 2 - Mar 1, 2016
7 night min stay

€650
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

€950

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit €150
  • Taxes Not included

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Last updated: 05/19/2015
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Location

65 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Avignon
65 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Avignon
88 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Marseille

Car: Recommended

'Soliera' - Provence - Located in Provence, Southern France (department of Vaucluse), in the Luberon Valley, Solièra is a beautiful renovated - stone built - 17th century heritage property on the edge of the hilltop village of Saignon in the heart of the region, and central to many famous and historic locations, which offers a fantastic home for your French holiday.

Solièra is a beautifully restored, Grade 1 heritage listed property on the edge of the magnificent hilltop village of Saignon, in the heart of Provence, in the south of France, standing in a spectacular position overlooking the Lubéron Mountains.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: I am a self confessed Francophile in love with everything French. I even started a business selling French homewares. www.parisianinfluence.com.au. We want to share our home with you and we hope you will love it as much as others do.

Why the Owner Chose Saignon:
On first inspection we LOVED IT !. We had rented and stayed at a lot of different properties around France, but Soliera,our little gem, beat them all. And our clients think so too.. read more.... From Kate: Dear Janelle Thank you so much for making the lovely Soliera available to us. We've had the most marvellous time. Of course two weeks was never going to be enough! We discovered new sites and revisited a few old favourites. Joanna's welcome was wonderful - she even walked us around the village, after 'showing us the ropes' in the house and she left us some yummy provisions to indulge in. I'm sending this email from Tourettes sur Loup, our abode for the next week. It's a small villa with a spectacular view, but I'm afraid it pales by comparison with Soliera as it lacks many of the creature comforts and the delightful decor. We were confirmed Francophiles before spending the last fortnight in the Luberon but now we are seriously considering returning for more than a year. Kate.S From Meg: Janelle I'm now back home. I thoroughly enjoyed your house and being in Saignon. The lavender was spectacular and weather kind. We had a couple of excellent dinners at Andrews La Petite Cave. Thank you for sharing Soliera. I'm sure I'd like to rent it again. Meg.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
In the heart of Provence and central to all the major tourist towns and attractions. It blends quaint Village living with all the modern services required to make for a perfect holiday. Janelle


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Photos

  • 'Soliera' in Summer time - Just beautiful !

    'Soliera' in Summer time - Just beautiful !

  • Saignon Village

    Saignon Village

  • Master bedroom-Vaulted ceiling

    Master bedroom-Vaulted ceiling

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Dining

    Dining

  • Lounge

    Lounge

  • Mezzanine - reading and TV

    Mezzanine - reading and TV

  • Mezzanine

    Mezzanine

  • Ensuite

    Ensuite

  • Reading Salon - fold out double bed

    Reading Salon - fold out double bed

  • Winter Time and very cosy around the fire.

    Winter Time and very cosy around the fire.

  • Fire place & electric heating all rooms

    Fire place & electric heating all rooms

  • Bedroom 2

    Bedroom 2

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Dining-seperate ovelooks lounge

    Dining-seperate ovelooks lounge

  • Library

    Library

  • Overview lounge and Salon

    Overview lounge and Salon

  • Bathroom-1

    Bathroom-1

  • Ensuite

    Ensuite

  • Alfresco dining terrace

    Alfresco dining terrace

€650 - €1,100 per week (EUR)
Minimum stay: 7 nights
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  • Bathrooms
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Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 05/19/2015
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