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Provence Villa with Rose Garden and Private Pool

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La Lavande, set in the tenth century village of Sarrians.

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Last updated: 04/09/2015
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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

La Lavande du Plein Soleil is a lovely renovated villa, open and breezy with air conditioning, a fully-equipped outdoor summer kitchen in addition to the interior 'cuisine americaine', four-meter by eight-meter private pool, and newly built guest house with its own bedroom, shower and toilet.

It is situated in a perfect location in Provence: the heart of lavender country, Cotes du Rhone wine and a truly magnificent cuisine, subtly blending traditional French cuisine with those of Italy and Spain. Lovely gardens surround the private pool, including cypress trees, palm trees, and a cornucopia of fragrant and brilliant roses.

Just 20 minutes from Avignon, home of the Papal palace, 30 minutes to Arles, where Van Gogh did much of his painting, and a host of other spectacular sights and activities within an hour, from mountain climbing to swimming and boating in the Mediterranean to golfing, cycling and horseback riding. Forty-five minutes to Aix-en-Provence, two hours to Nice, three hours to Italy, four hours to Barcelona Spain or Lake Geneva in Switzerland. Truly a limitless vacation experience.

For more information please visit our website at la-lavande

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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 1300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Private Chef

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    Renter assumes responsibility for children around the pool. The pool is fenced with locks, and renters are expected to take proper precautions...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    This is a single floor house and as such it is very wheelchair accessible. The front door is wide but the bedroom doors are a bit narrow so wide wheelchairs may have difficulty...moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

  • Bedroom 4

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    My wife and I have back issues so we have firm beds...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

    ...moreless

  • Detached Unit: 1 queen

    includes private toilet and shower/sink...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 twin/ single

    additional folding bed available as well as an infant crib...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1), Additional Folding Single Bed (1)...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    In Provence, these are two rooms,one has toilet, one has tub...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    two separate rooms, one for toilet, one for shower/sink...moreless

  • In Provence, the toilets are separate from the rest of the bathroom and are self contained in their own small room....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Licensed professional tour guide available. Professional chef available to provide cooking classes. Ask for details....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    multi region DVD which will play DVDs from anywhere in the world...moreless

  • Games
  • Music Library:

    Some CDs, including French music....moreless

  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys:

    mostly in the form of jigsaw puzzles...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Limited video library with multi region DVD player to play European or US DVDs...moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lakefront:

    Just opened in 2013, the Lac de Monteux is a family lake resort with water fun for the entire family....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Mont Ventoux is the protector of the area. It is often included in the Tour de France bike race and makes a wonderful day trip, weather permitting....moreless

  • Town
  • Village:

    Sarrians dates back to the 10th century and has some original walls and remparts still visible in the town. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace:

    has insert with glass front to be able to enjoy the fire and still get good heating...moreless

  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Electric radiators and wood insert in fireplace....moreless

  • Internet:

    WIFI from France Telecom. High speed wireless internet... no password protection...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    leather sofa facing an entertainment center accessed via two beautifully carved antique dors...moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    La Lavande is fully fenced in with electric portals leading to a driveway long enough for two cars for off street, secure parking...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    We use this kitchen when we are there so we keep it well stocked...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    full complement of dishes and utensils are provided including wine glasses...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    Very well equipped, as we use the house ourselves and therefore buy quality equipment....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles:

    available for rental from local vendors. ask for details...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Awning to protect from the sun, outside dining on charming table and chairs....moreless

  • Golf:

    several courses within a half hour of La Lavande...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Available on the Sorgues river. Ask for details...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    gas fired grill...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool:

    8 meters by four meters. Steps running the entire width of the pool and handrail make entrance simple for children and elderly. sloped bottom to a max depth of nearly six feet....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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May - Sept ....€1450/wk + €50 cleaning. Guest house €200 additional + €25 cleaning
Oct - April.... €1250/wk + €50 cleaning. Guest house €200 addl+ €25 cleaning

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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Last updated: 04/09/2015
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Location

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40 Miles
Nearest Airport
Marseille (Marignan)
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Le Pressoir in Sarrians Center.
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
Golf Avignon
15 Miles
Nearest Train
Avignon TGV
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
A7
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Le Pressoir in Sarrians center
7 Miles
Nearest Beach
Lac de Monteux

Car: Necessary

Mont Ventoux is well known in France and is often included in the Tour de France bicycle race.

The Lac de Monteux offers family water fun less than ten minutes from the villa.

Go Kart racing is available five minutes from the villa

The Friday Market in Carpentras (six miles away) is the largest and best known in the area. This is a must-see.

The Pont du Gard is a UNESCO recognized monument which is over 2000 years old and is a remnant of a Roman aqueduct that carried water to Nimes.

Cassis is the westernmost beach of the French Rivieara and is located about 90 minutes by car.

The Palace of the Popes in Avignon housed the papacy in the fourteenth century when political infighting in Rome forced the Pope to seek refuge in France.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2002

About the owner: Jo Ann and I have traveled throughout Europe for more than 30 years. In late 2001 we decided to buy a place in Europe as our base for retirement travel. We have been delighted by the amazing sights and experiences available in this part of France as well as the incredible food and wines. Our little town of Sarrians has over 20 vineyards alone!

Why the Owner Chose Avignon:
Location, location, location. We are four hours from Barcelona, four hours from Lake Geneva, three hours from italy and a quick two hour TGV ride from Paris. Additionally, the people, cuisine, wines and weather in southern France are both absolutely fabulous.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
Herb garden available to guests; we plant a vegetable garden for guests each year; a fig tree on the property provides fresh figs; secluded walled property provides privacy while still being a five minute walk from a charming village with the typical boulangeries, patisseries, boucheries and more, and a two minute drive from a supermarket.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian

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Photos

  • La Lavande, set in the tenth century village of Sarrians.

    La Lavande, set in the tenth century village of Sarrians.

  • 4 by 8 meter private pool surrounded by gardens

    4 by 8 meter private pool surrounded by gardens

  • kitchen counter and fireplace

    kitchen counter and fireplace

  • Sarrians, the village dates to the tenth century

    Sarrians, the village dates to the tenth century

  • Roses surround the property

    Roses surround the property

  • Terrace

    Terrace

  • The walls of Avignon at sunset, from the Rhone river

    The walls of Avignon at sunset, from the Rhone river

  • Roussillon, whose ocher sands were used by the masters to color their paints

    Roussillon, whose ocher sands were used by the masters to color their paints

  • Mt Ventoux, part of the Tour de France bike race

    Mt Ventoux, part of the Tour de France bike race

  • Pont du Gard built by the Romans in 20 BC to carry water to Nimes

    Pont du Gard built by the Romans in 20 BC to carry water to Nimes

  • The Arena in Arles, similar to the Coliseum is still used for concerts& corridas

    The Arena in Arles, similar to the Coliseum is still used for concerts& corridas

  • Cornucopia of roses

    Cornucopia of roses

  • La Lavande's Guest House and Private Pool with Cypress, Palms and Roses

    La Lavande's Guest House and Private Pool with Cypress, Palms and Roses

  • Spacious, Open and Breezy Provencal Ambience

    Spacious, Open and Breezy Provencal Ambience

  • living room with fireplace and antique French bureau

    living room with fireplace and antique French bureau

  • An herb garden enhances the home meals

    An herb garden enhances the home meals

  • La Lavande on a summer night.  A swim before bed on a summer night is delightful

    La Lavande on a summer night. A swim before bed on a summer night is delightful

  • The summer kitchen allows for cooking outside in the summer.

    The summer kitchen allows for cooking outside in the summer.

  • Gordes, one of many quaint perched villages in the Vaucluse

    Gordes, one of many quaint perched villages in the Vaucluse

  • Van Gogh spent his most productive years in Arles and St. Remy.

    Van Gogh spent his most productive years in Arles and St. Remy.

  • The Abbey at Senanque and Lavender fields.  The scent of lavender is intense

    The Abbey at Senanque and Lavender fields. The scent of lavender is intense

  • Avignon - Palace of the Popes where the Popes ruled Catholicism for 100 years

    Avignon - Palace of the Popes where the Popes ruled Catholicism for 100 years

  • Cassis, the westernmost part of the French Riviera.  90 minutes from La Lavande

    Cassis, the westernmost part of the French Riviera. 90 minutes from La Lavande

  • Laurier also adorns the property

    Laurier also adorns the property

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  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    8
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
    Villa
Owner
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
  • Response time Within a few hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 04/09/2015
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