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Superior Villa Property in Menerbes - Provençal Paradise

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Maison Olive Terrace - with view of the Luberon valley


Last updated: 10/18/2012

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Designed in true Provençal tradition, beautifully decorated and immaculately furnished, Maison Olive is only a 350 metre stroll from one of the most Beautiful Villages of France, Ménerbes - situated in the heart of the Luberon Valley in Provence.
Maison Olive has accommodation for six people (two double beds, one single) and two-and-half bathrooms, all finished to a superior standard. There is a large well-equipped 'Cook's Kitchen', a Lounge/Dining Room opening out on to 3 acres of well-tended and terraced gardens, complete with olive, cherry and oak trees. A large terrace with dining area looks out over the Luberon Valley towards the majestic Mont Venotux. Children love the bamboo 'Secret Garden'!
The Pool area is simply superb with sun loungers, a gas BBQ, dining area and a fully fitted Pool Kitchen.
Maison Olive has all the mod cons - wi-fi, TV with satellite channels, DVD, Smeg stove, washing machine, dryer, microwave, clothes dryer and a Weber BBQ.
There is ample safe, secure parking.
Provençal Paradise.

Keywords: Designed in true Provençal fashion and immaculately restored, Maison Olive is situated only 350 metres from Menerbes, one of the most Beautiful Villages of France.


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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 150 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage


  • Children Welcome:

    Baby high chairs (2) available...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Simply superb pool area (including sun loungers and fully fitted pool kitchen), Four terraces of gardens spread over 3 acres, a 'Cook's kitchen, extensive library of recipe books, garden is private, pool shared with the owners, safe and secure environment, ample parking. Ménerbes is a quiet village but close to all amenities and boasts several good restaurants....moreless


  • Books:

    Library selection; tourist and cook books...moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library:

    Large selection of popular videos...moreless


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


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Synagogues
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Monument View
  • Mountain View
  • Village:

    A beautiful hilltop medieval village in the heart of the Luberon's Golden Triangle....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Parasailing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    comfortable chairs and couches; satellite TV; music docking station...moreless

  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided:

    inclding separate swimming towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace


  • Catering Available:

    from local restaurant - La Verandahand other restaurants/cafes...moreless

  • Coffee Maker:


  • Cooking Utensils:

    Fully equipped...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Fully equipped for 6 persons...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    SMEG stove; dishwasher; micro wave; fully equipped to 'cooks' standard...moreless

  • Microwave


  • Deck / Patio:

    Terrace has table and 6 chairs; separate loungers and casual chairs...moreless

  • Gazebo:

    On third terrace - table and chairs...moreless

  • Golf:

    Many courses nearby...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Sorgue river...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Beautifully maintained; Olive has private garden plus the use ofthe rest of the property...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Pool - gas; Maison Olive - weber charcoal...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2015
Jun 27 - Aug 28, 2015
7 night min stay

Late Summer 2015
Aug 29 - Oct 2, 2015
7 night min stay

Autumn 2015
Oct 3 - Oct 30, 2015
7 night min stay

Early Winter 2015
Oct 31 - Dec 18, 2015
7 night min stay

Christmas/NY 2015
Dec 19 - Jan 2, 2016
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Taxes Not included


25% deposit on booking; balance 10 weeks prior to arrival; 300 euro security deposit

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98 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
300 Metres
Nearest Barpub
98 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
25 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Provence CC
34 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Avignon TGV
17 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
300 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
500 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
100 Kilometres
Nearest Beach

Car: Necessary

All the famous Provençal markets that your heart desires!


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: The owners have a passion for Provence and visited the area for many years before settling in Ménerbes. The have a deep interest in food, antiques, outdoors, gardening and the local history. In fact they have published a book about the Luberon - Footsteps (available from Amazon worldwide).

Why the Owner Chose Menerbes:
We have travelled all over the world and the Luberon area was the one we kept going back to - 12 times in all before we purchased!

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
Peace, quiet and serenity if you choose. Lively markets, bars and restaurants if you choose. Energetic or not so energetic sport if you choose. Marvellous year-round weather. Superb pool area with BBQ area. A large well maintained garden. A wonderful 7km walk around the Ménerbes hill ending up in the village for coffee or a pastis.

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Speaks: english, french, Afrikaans



  • Maison Olive Terrace - with view of the Luberon valley

    Maison Olive Terrace - with view of the Luberon valley

  • En-suite bathroom

    En-suite bathroom

  • Maison Olive's position on Bastide les Amis property. Garden on right is private

    Maison Olive's position on Bastide les Amis property. Garden on right is private

  • Dining area with double doors on to large private garden and terrace

    Dining area with double doors on to large private garden and terrace

VRBO #382480

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Date last modified - Sunday, June 28, 2015

$1,210 - $2,800 per week (USD)
Minimum stay: 7 nights
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Speaks: english, french, Afrikaans
  • Calendar last updated 10/18/2012
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