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Stunning Characterful House with Pool in Heart of Village

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dining room with doors leading to terrace

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Last updated: 08/05/2014
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  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Roussillon house description

This magical house is brimming with character, and its owners have worked hard to preserve its original charm – exposed beams, ancient doors, thick stone walls, limestone floors - while bringing it imaginatively into the 21st century with a kitchen and bathrooms providing all modern conveniences and furnishings throughout that are a blend of antique and contemporary. Many items of furniture were collected at nearby Isle sur la Sorgue’s famous Antiques Market. From the moment you step inside, from the pedestrian lane that leads up to Roussillon's charming central Place de la Mairie, you enter another world. A spacious hall leads towards the split-level salon and dining room, (37sq m) where an open fireplace can warm the house on winter nights. Adjoining this is a TV room/music room/games room – whatever you like, with ample seating and a door leading out to the terrace. Double doors from the salon also lead on to the south facing terrace with its spectacular views over the ochre cliffs and, by night, the distant floodlit ruined castle of Le Marquis de Sade in Lacoste. With its ochre coloured awning to shield the summer sun this terrace is a perfect place for breakfast, lunch, a candlelit dinner or for just hanging out. Wander down from the terrace through an ancient vaulted passage to discover the charming private garden another great place to chill or chat. Then descend to the next level where thesurprisingly large pool (9x4m) is situated. You can spend the day here – there’s an electric barbeque, shaded dining table, sun loungers for an afternoon nap. One is surrounded by the bustle of village life and popping corks, but shielded from view by the surrounding properties and restaurants

Back inside the house, the sleek modern kitchen is equipped with ceramic hob, electric oven, microwave, dishwasher, and large freestanding fridge with freezer compartment. One makes ones way up the winding stone stairs to each of the four bedrooms, which are individually styled. Bedroom 1 has a double bed (140cm), ensuite bathroom – dark wood panelling with Philippe Starck shower, toilet and wash basin. Original fashion designs from the 1930s adorn the walls. Bedroom 2 - the Master Bedroom - has a double bed (160cm), high ceilings, a fireplace (not useable), and a long window overlooking the ochre cliffs. The bathroom opposite is decorated with large slate tiles, double wash basins, chrome heated towel rail, toilet and Jacuzzi bath. Bedroom 3 is accessed by a small ancient wooden door, has its own 'powder' room (ie toilet and contemporary resin washbasin) and with twin beds is a suitable kids room. The 4th bedroom with double bed (140cm) dominates the top floor of the house. One is up in the eves and away from the world. It has its own bathroom with toilet, washbasin and shower.


Keywords: village house, swimming pool, garden, town house, roussillon, views, ochre, designer, historic, 18th century

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Children Welcome

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Refrigerator
              • Cooking Utensils

              Amenities

              • Wood Fireplace
              • Linens Provided
              • Washing Machine

              Entertainment

              • DVD Player
              • VCR
              • Music Library
              • Television
              • CD Player
              • Stereo
              • Video Library

              Communications

              • Broadband Access
              • Wireless Internet
              • Telephone

              Pool & Spa

              • Private Pool
              • Jetted Tub

              Outdoor Features

              • Outdoor Grill
              • Deck / Patio
              • Balcony

              Location & View

                  • Mountain View

                  Activities

                  • Museums
                  • Live Theater
                  • Restaurants
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Shopping
                  • Antiquing
                  • Cycling
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Swimming
                  • Kayaking
                  • Hot Air Ballooning
                  • Hiking
                  • Tennis
                  • Mountain Biking
                   

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                  31 March - 1 June  €1950/week  £1600/week   $2500/week
                  2 June - 6 July    €2400/week  £1950/week   $3150/week
                  7 July - 31 August €2900/week  £2360/week   $3790/week
                  1 Sep - 26 Oct     €1950/week  £1600/week   $2500/week
                  

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                  Last updated: 08/05/2014
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                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2005

                  About the owner: I am an Opera Director and Choreographer

                  Why the Owner Chose Roussillon:
                  The Luberon has so much to offer, is easily accessible from the UK via Eurostar to Avignon or flights to Avignon or Marseille, and there is an endless amount of culture and natural beauty to explore.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  It's fantastic to be right in a village - no need to load the car at the supermarket. Just wander to any of the village stores for all your needs - butcher, baker, grocer. Or take your pick of any of the village restaurants.


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                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • dining room with doors leading to terrace

                    dining room with doors leading to terrace

                  • entrance to garden from vaulted passage

                    entrance to garden from vaulted passage

                  • garden

                    garden

                  • kitchen

                    kitchen

                  • salon

                    salon

                  • master bedroom

                    master bedroom

                  • bedroom 3

                    bedroom 3

                  • bedroom 4

                    bedroom 4

                  • vaulted passage leading to garden

                    vaulted passage leading to garden

                  • terrace

                    terrace

                  • hallway

                    hallway

                  • salon

                    salon

                  • bedroom 1

                    bedroom 1

                  • bathroom

                    bathroom

                  • view of pool from garden above

                    view of pool from garden above

                  • bathroom

                    bathroom

                  VRBO #397351

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                  This listing was first published here in 2012.

                  Date last modified - Monday, August 18, 2014

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                  4 Bedroom / 3.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 8

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