Traditional stone Provencal villa, sweeping views across Luberon, sleeps 6 adults comfortably in 3 double bedrooms, plus additional single/small double; floor area 160m2,10mx5m pool
A traditional stone Provencal residence converted and extended from a 16th Century chapel, spacious and cool. It provides ample accommodation for 6-8+ people, with three spacious double bedrooms, one single/double, large living room, entrance hall, open-plan modern kitchen / dining / family room, fully equipped with modern appliances. Outdoors you will find a covered dining /kitchen area, equipped with barbeque, fridge, sink just outside the kitchen. The house opens onto the large top terrace and is set on the hillside with magnificent views across the Luberon, vines, and olive trees. The house has an acre of mature garden, terraced on multi-levels, and offers seating in sun and shade, with places to escape to read a book or take a siesta. Swim or lounge around the 10mx5m pool, and children may enjoy the swings and tree house built in an oak tree in the garden.
The house is open plan with views of countryside out all windows. The through kitchen / dining room has French windows leading onto the terrace and out to the covered dining area with a table seating 8-10. The master bedroom suite is on the ground floor with ensuite modern shower room, as well as the second double bedroom and shower room towards the rear of the house. A very large double / family room is upstairs as well as a large single (with trundle bed) – both of these have beamed ceilings. These rooms share a family bathroom and separate toilet. All are furnished with modern beds and furniture. Traditional thick walls and shutters keep the house cool in the summers.
The house is situated in the Luberon in the midst of an area of charming chateaux, medieval villages, Provençal markets and cultural activities. It is a beautiful part of the world, backed by the Luberon with its fine walking, a rolling countryside of vineyards, long views and the amazing light of Provence.
The closest village is Vitrolles en Luberon, a tiny French farming village. Your boulangerie is 7 minutes away in La Bastide des Jourdans, along with mini supermarket, local fruit and veg shop, bar, tabac etc… The Grambois ‘cave’ is just down the road with a good selection of wines – made from the grapes grown just down from the house. The local town of Pertuis, a 15 minutes’ drive, offers a full range of shops including two hypermarkets.
The Luberon villages of Lourmarin, Bonnieux and Gordes and towns of Apt and Forcalquier all have a typical French ambience. Aix en Provence and Avignon make pleasant day trips.
We provide details of local activities, the daily Provençal markets; restaurants, activities for children; sports and cultural events. You will find leaflets about local events, guidebooks and maps to plan your stay.
This house has been in our family for over 25 years and is a family home which we enjoy whenever we can, So you will find a much loved house equipped for family living and we hope you enjoy it as much as we do.