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Two authentic dry stone Provencal 'Mas' houses surrounding an inner courtyard with fountain. set in 25 acres of private grounds with 180 degree views of Luberon National Park. Excellent for families with children or large family gatherings. Trampoline, Ping-Pong and swings. Various terraces, shady seating areas and playroom. Internet access.Sky TV & CD libraries. Salt water infinity pool, large covered terrace, surrounded by private gardens, lavender, olives, and vineyards. Great for families. 3 King, 4 Super king/twin beds, 1 twin. All with Bathrooms and Showers. Large fully equipped kitchen, 2 gas BBQ's. 3 sitting rooms, 2 dining rooms, American Bar. Expansive south facing terrace.
Equipped as a principal home, this is comfortable and spacious. Mosquitoes are a rare occurrence. The large shaded terrace spans the length of the house facing south with magnificent views over the Luberon valley. Wonderful for dining. Two large gas barbecues. The infinity pool is salt treated with electric cover. Mulberry trees provide lazy leafy shade to lounge, read and relax . Trampoline, swings and Ping pong.
Shop and visit lovely villages and markets of Lacoste, Bonnieux and Menerbes, Gordes, Apt and Cavaillon.Golf and Tennis nearby. Kayaking at Ile Sur La Sorgue. The historical cities of Avignon, Ile Sur la Sorgue, St. Remy de Provence, Aix en Provence and Arles are a short drive.
Gardien is resident on the property for garden, pool and security.
Airports: Avignon is 35 minutes, Marseille Airport is 1hour, Nimes airport 1hr, St. Tropez 1.5hrs, Nice 2hrs, Monaco 2.5hrs The high-speed TGV train Paris -Avignon/St Pancras -Avignon. Paris is 2.5hrs, London is 6.5hrs via Lille or Paris. overnight car-train direct from London St. Pancras to Avignon July, August, Sept. International connections via Paris, London, Frankfurt, etc.
Flexible arrival days by prior arrangement. If necessary 3 extra camp beds for children can be accommodated. By prior arrangement only. Please ring to discuss. Special rates can be negotiated for longer stays. Price includes utilities, sheets and towels (change of linen once a week), 2 available by prior arrangement. Cook available but need alot of notice in advance. Not included: extra linen changes, 'clean-out' at end of stay £250. For a stay of more than one week linen changed each Friday/Saturday (or depending on arrival day). There is a £1,500 returnable damage deposit.
180' view of the quiet peace and unspoilt beauty of the Luberon National Park...moreless
Gordes, Menerbes, Bonnieux, beautiful picturesque hilltop villages that date back from the Middle Ages have with fabulous restaurants. ...moreless
The imposing Chateau of Lacoste, that belonged to The Marquis De Sade (now owned by Pierre Cardin), dates from the 16th Century, and dominates the village. There is the Pierre Cardin Opera and Music Festival in the old Quarry of Lacoste every summer. ...moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
Golf Privileges Optional
Hot Air Ballooning
Three exterior Dining Tables. 2 interior dining tables in different rooms. Dining room seats 12. Kitchen Dining Table seats 10...moreless
High Season May 15 - Sep 18, 2015 7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage Deposit£1,500
20% deposit required upon booking.
40% payment three months before rental starts.
40% Balance payable one month before rental starts.
A returnable damages deposit of £1,500 to be made with the final payment before rental starts, and proof of third party insurance documents required.
Damage deposit returned after inventory taken - allow 1 week.
Check in time 15.00pm. Check out time 10.00am
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The imposing 16th Century Chateau of Lacoste dominates the village. There is the Pierre Cardin Opera and Music Festival in the old Quarry of Lacoste every summer. Every day there are local colorful local country markets. In august villages have summer fetes, bull-running and fun fairs.
Nearby are Gordes, Menerbes, Bonnieux, the beautiful picturesque hilltop villages dating back from the Middle Ages. Apt, Cavaillon and Ile Sur La Sorgue have large supermarkets and shops. Ile Sur La Sorgue being the centre for antiques in Provence has wonderful ‘brocante’ sales every Saturday and Sunday.
Golf,Tennis Courts nearby. Camargue and beaches near. Kayaking at Ile Sur La Sorgue.
About the owner: The houses have been our main residential family home until last year. We now principally live in the UK, and spend vacations here. A wonderful home.
Why the Owner Chose Lacoste: Uninterrupted views of the Luberon Valley, olive trees, lavender and fruit orchard surround us in perfect privacy. The house is fantastic for large groups, very spacious and very comfortable, so no one feels on top of one another. Previous guests have all said the photos do not do it justice and are so pleased they are returning next year!
The Unique Benefits at this Chateau / Country House: Whether you want to laze by the pool and do nothing, or visit a local market, take the children and adults kayaking or visit the wonderful hilltop villages or roman ruins and old chateaux in the area - all are here! The short walk to the café in Lacoste is great for the younger adults too!