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  • Minimum stay:5-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Nestled in the foothills of the Petit Luberon, this large and luxurious Villa was built by a local architect in a modern style while using the local white stones. Overlooking the vineyards, Mont Ventoux and the villages of Roussillon and Joucas, Villa Manon is truly in the heart of the Luberon. With its wide open spaces on the main floor, opening to several covered terraces and the heated horizon pool, the house is ideal for large groups of families or friends.

GREAT VALUE and AMERICAN-STYLE COMFORT!!!

The 3 large bedrooms in the main house are all equipped with en-suite bathrooms, King-sized (180 cm) beds, alarm/CD players, and air conditioning. They open to the upper and lower terraces, enjoying gorgeous views of the countryside. The 2 smaller bedrooms in the second house are perfect for teenagers, or the nanny and young children. Also with air conditioning and en-suite bathrooms, they offer a Queen (160 cm) and 2 twin beds. Baby's equipment as well as futons for additional guests are available upon request.

The main house offers a large formal living room and a dining room for 12, as well as a smaller TV room with satellite dish. The kitchen, decorated in the Provencal fashion, is the heart of the house. Equipped with top-of-the-line appliances, a large pantry, and all the necessary cookware, from family heirlooms to modern pots and pans, it is truly fit for the gourmet cook.

Our American guests will feel at ease thanks to the imported measurement tools, cookbooks, washer/dryer and ice-water dispenser fridge... You may choose to have breakfast on the back patio, have a quick lunch in the cool of the kitchen , enjoy an evening drink in the outside living room and dine outside on the large teak table by the BBQ, looking out to the pool.

With AC in all the bedrooms, very comfortable beds, lots of towels and all paper and cleaning supplies, kitchen staples, hairdryers, high-speed internet access, Satellite TV with CNN and other English-speaking (as well as German, Spanish, Italian...) channels, a separate clothes dryer, a BBQ grill, a heated pool suitable for laps, a petanque game area, a huge and very private garden with panoramic views of the Apt valley, an English-speaking house-manager who can double as a concierge and help you organize your stay with advance bookings, gourmet tours and in-house catering, that is a value of $70 per night per occupant for 12 people, in the midst of the high-season!

You may decide to spend an active day, discovering one of the numerous villages hanging from the hills, visiting the splendid Abbaye of Senanque in its nest of lavender, shopping at the local markets or at the nearby farm for the bountiful produce of the region, or you may decide to do nothing and stay at the house all day, resting in the shade, listening to the humming 'Cigales', or going for a walk in the adjacent forest and cooling off in the pool.

The pool is heated, and once you have enjoyed a midnight bath in the starry night, watching the twinkling lights in the valley as you swim, you will truly feel in paradise!

So call me now to book your next stay in Provence.

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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 300 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Concierge

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    With a large yard, the pool, the bowling area, Villa Manon is perfect for children. The 2 bedrooms in the studio work great for a nanny and young children, or for teenagers, for instance....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    Some limitations, as there are a couple of steps to access the living room/dining room areas...moreless

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    AC and en-suite bathroom with separate shower...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

    A/C and en-suite bathroom, shower...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 king

    A/C and en-suite bathroom, shower...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

    A/C and en-suite bathroom, separate shower...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s): 1 double, 1 twin/ single

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 2 twin/ single

    A/C and en-suite bathroom, tub...moreless

  • King size beds (3) 3 King beds with top of the line mattresses, Queen size Beds (1) 1 Queen bed frame with 2 reclining mattresses, Twin or Single Beds (2) 2 twins that can be made in a king if needed, Baby Cribs (2) 2 portable cribs with assorted linens, Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) 2 inflatable futtons...moreless

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • English-speaking caretaker, Plentiful hotel-quality linens and towels, Pool towels and toys provided, Private Secured Heated Pool with lounge chairs and 2 outside dining tables, Large and partly fenced yard, One free mid-week cleaning provided for any 7-night stay, Grocery shopping in advance of your stay, Babysitting, Additional maid-service, Organization and booking of touristic activities, All available upon request...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (2) US, English, various European channels available...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    (2)...moreless

  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    Choice of French and US DVDs, with a US Format available on 1 TV in the TV room...moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Overlooking the vineyards and villages in the Apt valley and the Mount Ventoux...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

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

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    5 bedrooms with programmable AC...moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    High Speed DSL Wireless, no time limit...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Limited equipment: weights and ball. Fitness room coming up very soon....moreless

  • Garage:

    2 car garage...moreless

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

    enough space to park an additional 2 or 3 cars by the garage...moreless

  • Telephone:

    (4)...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Wifi available throughout the 2 houses...moreless

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    At your request, and preferably in advance of your stay, to optimize the service...moreless

  • Coffee Maker:

    both espresso and drip and a Nespresso machine - Bring your own capsules...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Lots of pots and pans, US measuring utensils, English cooking books......moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Equipped for 12 to 16...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Top of the line Lacanche stove, ice-making refrigerator, garbage disposal in sink, plenty of counter space, spacious back kitchen...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Lacanche, Both gas and electric...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    spices and condiments, oil and vinegar, coffee and teas, sugar, dry goods all paper supplies...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Large American type with ice and ice water dispenser...moreless

  • Stove:

    gas - 4 burners and center low heat...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Off the 2 upper bedrooms...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    (2) Patio with dining table for 12 to 15, and outdoor living room, overlooking the pool and garden, as well as patio off the kitchen, ideal for breakfast....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    (2) Adjacent to the kitchen, a lovely place for breakfast. And adjacent to the pool for outdoor eating....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring
Apr 18 - Jun 26, 2015
7 night min stay

€4,550
Summer
Jun 27 - Aug 28, 2015
7 night min stay

€5,600

Changeover Day: Saturday

Fall
Aug 29 - Sep 25, 2015
5 night min stay
€650
Winter
Sep 26 - Dec 18, 2015
5 night min stay
€530

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee €250
  • Pool Heating €175
  • Refundable Damage Deposit €1,500
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Pets are not accepted, unless they are Service dogs or very small pets. Subject to Owner approval.

Villa Manon offers sleeping for 10 adults. Additional guests will be charge $25 per night.

The one time pool fee only applies to mid season . The pool is not heated during the winter season.

The cleaning fee includes in and out-cleaning, and a mid week cleaning of 3 hours, incl. towels change.


Cancellation policy:

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


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Location

60 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Marignane - Marseille
1 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Saint Pantaleon
50 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Avignon TGV
25 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
HW 7
3 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Goult
60 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Marseille

Car: Necessary

Tennis at the Goult tennis club, Fitness Center in Cavaillon, Horseback Riding and Golf nearby, Shopping and Theaters in Cavaillon, Aix-en-Provence, Avignon, Marseille, Mediterranean beaches 1 hour away, All the colorful Provence open-air markets(Gordes, Roussillon, Coustellet, Apt, )are within 5 to 15 minutes of the house, as well as the local farmers, Goult (5 mn by car) offers all necessary shopping (Butcher, baker, groceries, a cafe and caterer), Large grocery stores in Coustellet and Apt (10 to 15 minutes each), Don't miss the Abbaye of Senanque, a hike amidst the red rocks of the Petit Colorado, the marvelous restaurants all over, the operas, concerts and other festivals of Orange, Aix and Avignon, Gordes and l'Espace Cardin... Plenty to do, see and taste, it can be all yours!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003

About the owner: We, (Pascal and Francoise) are both French living in Seattle, WA (USA). We were craving sun, and we wanted to have a family home in France, a gathering place for the French side of the family and all our friends across the world. We wanted it to be nice, but simple and without fuss, welcoming to our big kids as much as to the grand-parents. The dog came to visit and loved it too.

Why the Owner Chose Goult:
We bought Villa Manon 14 years ago for its spectacular views of the Luberon, for the peace and quiet surrounding it, for the endless sunny days we could envision spending in Provence. We considered the time it took traveling from Paris or the US, where it was located if we wanted to attend all the beautiful summer festivals in Orange, Avignon, Aix.... and the fact that it was close to some of the most superb vineyards that go so well with the local food.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
We made the house comfortable for all the friends visiting us with or without their children and we made sure we could cook great meals in the kitchen (Francoise loves to cook and Pascal loves to eat!). There is never enough time in Provence to do it all: winetasting in Bandol or Chateauneuf du Pape, shopping, day dreaming by the pool, playing tennis in the early morning, walking through the hills to Lumiere or stopping by the cafe in Goult, a nap in the shade, a great restaurant at night, we just love it all and are always sad to leave. Even the kids (30 & 27) love to come for a visit and bring their friends along. And one day,Francoise will finally offer cooking classes to the guests who visit. Let us know if you are interested!


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, german

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Villa Manon: Pool and House View

    Villa Manon: Pool and House View

  • Pool with a View!

    Pool with a View!

  • The kitchen is convivial and fully equipped for regular and gourmet meals.

    The kitchen is convivial and fully equipped for regular and gourmet meals.

  • View from the entrace hall towards the dining room

    View from the entrace hall towards the dining room

  • DIning room with large doors opening to the terrace

    DIning room with large doors opening to the terrace

  • TV Room

    TV Room

  • The downstairs master suite opens to the pool deck

    The downstairs master suite opens to the pool deck

  • Downstairs Full Bath, Wheelchair accessible

    Downstairs Full Bath, Wheelchair accessible

  • The red room upstairs with en suite bathroom and AC

    The red room upstairs with en suite bathroom and AC

  • Queen bedroom with en-suite full bath and separate shower room

    Queen bedroom with en-suite full bath and separate shower room

  • Breakfast on the back Patio

    Breakfast on the back Patio

  • Mont Ventoux, from the house

    Mont Ventoux, from the house

  • Cooking and sharing meals is always a big highlight!

    Cooking and sharing meals is always a big highlight!

  • Spacious living room

    Spacious living room

  • Dining Inside Out

    Dining Inside Out

  • TV Room with intl channels access

    TV Room with intl channels access

  • Downstairs master with en suite full bathroom and a/c

    Downstairs master with en suite full bathroom and a/c

  • En suite bathroom adjacent to downstairs master with full bath and shower

    En suite bathroom adjacent to downstairs master with full bath and shower

  • Second Master suite upstairs with a/c and access to upstairs terrace

    Second Master suite upstairs with a/c and access to upstairs terrace

  • En suite bathroom adjacent to upstairs master, with shower

    En suite bathroom adjacent to upstairs master, with shower

  • En suite bathroom adjacent to the red room with shower

    En suite bathroom adjacent to the red room with shower

  • Twin bedroom with en-suite full bathroom

    Twin bedroom with en-suite full bathroom

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  • Bedrooms
    5
  • Bathrooms
    5.5
  • Property type
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Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, french, german
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 80%
  • Calendar last updated 03/16/2015
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