Provencal Village House in Saignon, Provençe, South of France

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Last updated: 11/30/2015
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Chez Bellevue is a newly 2011 renovated holiday house in Saignon in the South of France with all modern comforts within a traditional Provençal house on three levels. It offers luxury accommodation for 6 in total comfort with 3 large bedrooms. It is self catering and self contained and is the perfect home away from home.

Lounge room ground floor
You enter Chez Bellevue from the street level into a split-level, spacious living area. On the lower level, there are comfortable lounges and television with a Skybox.

Up a couple of stairs into the open plan kitchen and dining room. The kitchen is fully functional with all modern utilities- oven, induction cooktop, dishwasher, microwave, espresso machine etc decorated in Provencal style.

Dining room
Alongside the kitchen is the dining table, that seats six to eight. The views of the lavender fields from the dining room leave you breathless.

View from dining room window
Sit in the window seat of the dining room and enjoy the views of lavender fields and the town of Apt.

The Terrace
From the living room you enter the terrace through French doors. This is a favourite place for petite dejeuner, al fresco dining or aperitifs. It has stunning views of lavender fields and the town of Apt which lies in the valley below Saignon.

Landing and study area top floor
On the upper floor is an open landing featuring a study. Here there is wifi with a high speed internet suitable for skyping that reaches the whole house, as well as a printer.

Master bedroom
Also on this level is the large master bedroom. The king size bed has 100 percent cotton bed linen, plus there is plenty of hanging space and drawers.

Bedroom 2
Bedroom 2 has a double bed and also plenty of hanging space and drawers.

Main bathroom
This level has the main bathroom with bath and shower. There are also a hairdryer and heated towel rail.

Stairs down to lower level

Bedroom 3
From the living area, you wind down the stairs into the lower level of the house. Along the way, you pass the original stone wall of the house. Here you enter Bedroom 3. This is the original caved room of the house dating back to the birth of the village.

Bedroom 3 and sitting area
There are two single beds at one end of the room and at the other end, a sitting area with television and a dvd player with a library of dvds. The outside door leads to a small wooden terrace and barbeque area.

Also on the ground floor we have a separate toilet/laundry and a bathroom with shower and hairdryer.

What is supplied:

all linen and towels
fully equipped and functional kitchen
Nespresso machine
hair dryers
TV with English channels
WIFI internet
DVD player with English DVDs
2 bikes
rates include cleaning of the house at the end of your stay
a welcome pack - 'A Taste of Provence'


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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Separate toilet...moreless

Other Amenities

  • The house is set up so that when you arrive, you only need your clothes. Feel free to use anything in the house....moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Video Library


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Chez Bellevue has stunning views of the Luberon Valley, lavender fields and the town of Apt which lies in the valley below. ...moreless

  • Rural
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    See owner...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker:

    Nespresso plus coffee plunger...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven


  • Bicycles:

    2 bicycles with helmets and locks...moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill


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  • Taxes Not included


A 10% discount is given to any days booked over a week.

We would prefer a starting day of Saturday, and weekly bookings, but are flexible on both these conditions.

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Deposit is 50% of total rent, payable at the time of the booking

Balance is due eight (8) weeks before due date of arrival

Refund of monies where a booking is cancelled is subject to the amount of notice given. Where more than 60 days notice is given

there will be 100% refund; between 30-60 days notice, 50% refund; less than 30 days notice there is no refund

Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 11/30/2015
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    "Roussillon is only 10 minutes drive from Saignon. On a clear day you can see it from a dist..."

  • Sénanque Abbey

    "You get a glimpse of the Senanque Abbey as you wind your way down the road from Gordes. The..."

  • L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue

    "L'Isle sur la Sorgue is a must if you are on the antique trail. Market day is Sunday, and I..."


    "Le Pont Julien is a 2000 year old bridge on the outskirts of Apt. It is a nice bike ride fr..."

  • Pont du Gard

    "The Pont du Gard is a must see. There is no describing how big this bridge is until you sta..."

  • Calanques de Cassis Le Calendal

  • Historic Centre of Avignon

    "A great day trip. It is an hours drive into Avignon from Chez Bellevue. Once there, soak u..."

  • Les Gorges du Verdon

    "This another great day trip. Spectacular scenery and you must hire a kayak and paddle throu..."

63 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Nearest Train
63 Kilometres
Nearest Beach

Car: Recommended

Saignon is a small Provençal village perched at 500 metres on a Luberon mountain with a view of the beautiful town of Apt, Provençe. Renown as one of the ten oldest villages in France, Saignon has a long and rich history predating the Roman period to prehistoric times.

Saignon is a village of 800 people. Life is centred at the Place de la Fontaine with the Auberge du Presbytere, a boulangerie, 5 restaurants and a few shops. Opening hours vary throughout the year.

Tourists visit Saignon for the ambience in and around the village square, the magnificent church and the stunning 360 degree views of the Luberon valley from the rock.

Other areas close by are Gordes, Rousillon, Bonnieux, Menerbes, Lacoste and Loumarin all made famous by Peter Mayle in his book 'A Year in Provençe'.

Things to Do & See

The information centre in Apt is excellent, English is spoken

Restaurants – there are 5 restaurants in Saignon open in the peak period plus the boulangerie which is open for breakfast and lunch.

Also in the area there are Michelin star restaurants within 15 minutes of Saignon as well as popular local restaurants in the nearby villages

Cycling – there is a designated bike track that runs through Apt. You can join the track from many parts of the D900.

Kayaking – there is kayaking in Fontaine de Vaucluse, or go further afield to the Grand Canyon of Verdun

Hiking – there are many hiking tracks, some of the best around the small village of Buoux

Saturday morning markets in Apt – this market has been open since the 12th century. It is considered to be one of the finest in France forits ambiance and authenticity

Local villages – visit the local villages of Bonnieux, Lacoste and Menerbes made famous in the book ‘A Year in Provençe’ by Peter Mayle.

Or go further afar to Roussillon, Gordes, Avignon, St Remy de Provence, Les Baux, Le Pont du Gard, Arles and many more

Isle sur la Sorgue – visit this village for its antiques and broccante market on Sunday

Wineries - visit the wineries of the Luberon Valley, Chateau Canorgue (as in the Russell Crowe movie, 'A Good Year'), Chateau de l’Isolette

and Chateau de Mille and many more

Beaches - the pretty fishing village of Cassis (only 1.5 - 2 hours drive from Saignon) as well as the beaches of Marseilles

L'Occitane Factory - Visit the L'Occitane factory in Manosque, they have a great factory shop. You must pre-book for a tour


Owner info

Why the Owner Chose Saignon:
Saignon is one of the more beautiful villages in Provence. Saignon was our first choice when looking to buy a house in this area. We haven't been disappointed.

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Speaks: english

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  • Saignon


  • Provencal Kitchen

    Provencal Kitchen

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Entrance to the terrace

    Entrance to the terrace

  • View from the terrace

    View from the terrace

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Main bathroom

    Main bathroom

  • Third bedroom

    Third bedroom

  • Second bathroom

    Second bathroom

  • .


  • Local Saignon goats

    Local Saignon goats

  • Sunflowers, lavender and Saignon

    Sunflowers, lavender and Saignon

  • The lounge room with doors to the terrace

    The lounge room with doors to the terrace

  • .


  • View from dining room window

    View from dining room window

  • Alfresco dining

    Alfresco dining

  • Study with WiFi

    Study with WiFi

  • Second bedroom

    Second bedroom

  • Staircase to the bottom level

    Staircase to the bottom level

  • Third bedroom

    Third bedroom

  • View of the house

    View of the house

  • Saignon village square

    Saignon village square

  • Sunset from the terrace

    Sunset from the terrace

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Date last modified - Monday, November 30, 2015

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