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This large, impressive villa (3,000 sq. ft) with pool, summer kitchen/outside dining, terraces and a boules court in grounds of 7.5 acres, surrounded by vineyards and orchards outside the renowned, perched village of Venasque - between Carpentras and Gordes - has wonderful views of Mt. Ventoux. The property is peaceful and private, accessed by electronic gates and drive, with spacious gardens and natural terrain. Venasque, designated, 'one of the most beautiful villages in France', has a fascinating history and is a minute's drive or a picturesque walk away. The villa has 4 attractive bedrooms, in two wings, accessed by separate staircases allowing for more privacy. There is a large salon; small salon and dining area; fully-fitted kitchen; utility room; and cloakroom off the hall. The villa is decorated to a high standard with Provencal fabrics, furniture and new carpets. The summer kitchen is for cooking and dining beside the pool, and there are a number of terraces to enjoy.
twin or king-sized double, en suite with sitting area....moreless
All beds have been custom-made to a high standard with quality mattresses, and the single beds are 100 cms.
Master Bedroom: With King-sized bed (180 x 210 cm) and en-suite of extra-large bath, separate shower stall and twin washbasins.
Double Bedroom: Double is 140 cm., with shower and washbasin in room.
Twin Bedroom: Two single beds and washbasin.
A separate WC (toilet) is available for these bedrooms.
North Suite: Accessed through separate staircase at north end of villa (can be used with twin beds of 100 cm or as an extra-large double) with an en-suite comprising WC, shower and washbasin, plus there is a small sitting area.
A child's cot is also available....moreless
There is a separate WC. for the use of bedrooms 1, 2 and 3 in the 'south wing'.
There is a hall cloakroom with WC. and washbasin. accessed from the entrance hall.
The 'north wing' bedroom is en suite with WC, shower and washbasin.
There is an WC attached to the 'Summer Kitchen' beside the swimming pool.
There is an outdoor shower beside the pool. and a WC. accessed from the summer kitchen....moreless
Broadband internet access is provided free of charge..
Telephone calls to Land Lines - but NOT mobiles - are included to the UK, Europe,North America, Australia, NZ.
Maid service is provided free of charge once per week for 2 hours and on departure.
The summer kitchen beside the pool has a dining table and chairs; a two ring burner; sink; fridge; and WC. and BBQ
There is also a dining table and chairs on the terrace at the front of the house.
Bedroom 4 (N. Wing) only has air conditioning; however thick walls of villa provide for a very cool interior in summer.
There are fireplaces in both the grand salon and dining area/small salon.
The washer and dryer are located in the utility room, separate from the kitchen.
A very comprehensive book with property and local information is available at the villa. (shops, local activities, restaurants, markets, tourist information, emergency contacts, etc.).
There is a Boules Court and boules are provided....moreless
Books For Adults
Satellite / Cable
Local Services & Businesses
Sports & Adventure Activities
Seating for 8 people
Iron & Board
Local Activities Guide
Local Restaurant Guide
4 Ring Stove
Deck / Patio
Golf courses nearby and information provided at the villa....moreless
Kayak / Canoe:
Available nearby and information provided at the villa....moreless
Lawn / Garden
Available in the village and open to non-members....moreless
High Season Jun 20 - Aug 28, 2015 7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Mid Season 2 Aug 29 - Sep 25, 2015 7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Low Season 2 Sep 26 - Oct 30, 2015 7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Additional information about rental rates
No additional mandatory fees
OTHER PERIODS may be available upon request (rates in Euros)
A security deposit of €1,000, or equivalent, in cash, is required and a booking deposit of 25% (non-refundable unless the cancellation is made within sufficient time to secure an alternate booking).
Included in the price, as follows -
bed linen and bedding; towels; swimming towels; local and long-distance calls - bu
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The charming village of Venasque dominates the Nesque valley and the Carpentras plain, with wonderful views of Mt. Ventoux and the Dentelles of Montmirail. It has an interesting history as the former capital of the Comtat Venaisson, and its famous baptistry, 12th century church and three Saracen towers all have historic classification. It is ideally situated for Avignon, the Luberon, Camargue, Arles, Nimes, the Pont du Gard, Orange, Chateauneuf du Pape and the wine villages of the Cote du Rhone. The surrounding area is wonderful for nature and outdoor activities; for culture and art lovers, and also for those who enjoy good food and wine. You will find numerous vineyards; cherry, apricot and olive orchards; daily markets with local, fresh produce (herbs, goat cheese, honey, nougat, etc).; and the famous Provencal lavender fields. Nearby are many attractive villages to explore, and there is a multitude of activities to pursue - not forgetting the great art of relaxation!
Other Activities: Kayaking; hot-air ballooning; gliding; concerts; festivals; wine-tasting