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Exquisite Provencal Home, Incredible Views and Heated Pool

Bedrooms 5
Space 250 sq. ft.
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms and 4 Baths, (Sleeps 12)

This beautiful and luxurious home awaits you in the Luberon valley just below Gordes in the charming village of Joucas. The views over the lavender fields towards Roussillon are incredible and the Chateau of Joucas stands slightly to one side proudly basked in the sunshine.

The entire property can be rented throughout the summer months sleeping 12 people in all.

Only 5 minutes from the famous village of Gordes and on the edge of the pretty little village of Joucas this stunning home is the perfect holiday place for two families or a big group in July and August. A romantic get away for two couples or a small family the rest of the year. Joucas is a delightful village set on the hillside with many little lanes and old houses. You will find a restaurant/café, baker shop, Mairie, tennis courts in the village and two Relais Chateaux michelin starred restaurants nearby. Hot air ballooning takes place in the fields just below the village so you will be able to admire the colorful balloon as it rises into the sky.

The 'Grande Maison' boasts a spacious lounge with open fireplace, comfortable sofas, wide screen 46' TV, mezzanine with office and small sitting area. The sunny lounge opens out onto the garden and fabulous wooden terrace where you will find a long teak table and chairs under the mulberry tree for outdoor meals and comfortable armchairs for relaxing in the shade. The dining area has a beautiful table that seats 10 to 12 people and the cheerful fully equipped kitchen is perfect for cooking up delicious meals. You will find silver ware and beautiful porcelaine dishes to use. The master bedroom opens out on to the garden and has a very pretty en suite bathroom with angle bathtub, washbasins, WC. Adjacent to the lounge are two other pretty bedrooms, one ideal for children with 2 single beds (plus 2 other pull out singles) and another spacious cool bedroom with double bed and views over the garden. These two bedrooms share a bathroom in the hallway with small tub and wall shower, washbasin and WC. Plenty of cupboard space in the villa. Separate WC in entrance hall.

The 'Pool House' has two lovely bedrooms with queen-size beds and en suite bathrooms that have washbasins, WC and walk in showers. The spacious sunny lounge and kitchen open out onto a large shady terrace and garden where the pool glistens in the sun. The open plan kitchen is extremely well equipped with even an indoor barbecue. Huge glass doors open completely so that you have a superb view from inside the lounge and kitchen over the gardens and valley.

Teak table and chairs, lounge chairs and coffee table await you on the shaded terrace, the 12 x 6m pool has a jet stream and is heated to 27° all year round. There are many sun loungers to relax in around the pool and gardens and you will find a ping-pong table and hammock in the shadier part of the garden.

This amazing property has been superbly decorated with taste and style and is very private and secluded. You can stroll down into the village of Joucas through the fields below the chateau to buy fresh bread and croissants in the morning. Both houses have separate entrances and the entire property is a haven of tranquility. weekly cleaning, pool and garden maintenance are included in the rental cost.

Keywords: House,villa,views over Luberon,heated pool,luxe,

More Details

Property Manager
Beverly Ferriz
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 11, 2018

Guestbook comments from the manager

We had a lovely 2 weeks in Mas De La Vallette and found it perfectly situated for several little trips to the surrounding villages and towns. We made use of the local tennis courts and lessons and some of our party were able to go mountain biking too. The swimming pool at the villa is great!

The villa itself is lovely and the cleaner coming in twice a week is a real bonus and coming back to a clean villa was lovely. The cleaner was absolutely lovely, works extremely hard and does a great thorough job. Please say "Merci Beaucoup" to her as I did not see her on our last day.
Jul 2016
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Gordes Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 250 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (4), Twin or Single Beds (4), Baby Cribs (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
An easy stroll into the charming village of Joucas. Fabulous views from the garden and house. Great summer house fully equipped and main house.


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Exquisite Provencal Home, Incredible Views and Heated Pool
average rating of 4.6 based on 13 reviews

Much loved summer holiday 2016

  • 4 of 5

We are a family of 10 who stayed for 2 weeks in august 2016 for a relaxing summer break. Beverly was so very helpful from the initial enquiry to keeping in touch during our stay to ensure everything was well and we were happy with everything. The cleaners Isabelle and her daughter are very thorough and cleaned the house to a level that was beyond my expectation.

The house itself is beautiful, with lots of charm and character. Theres a lot of inside and outside space for a family of 10.

It was a real bonus having the pool house with the pool kitchen and the bbq so close to the swimming pool, sun loungers, large outside eating area. It was perfect for us to prepare and cook food whilst all being together by the pool area.

The villa is in a beautiful spot which is highlighted by the views over the valley below, which seems ever changing with the lighting.

If your up earlier enough there is a hot air balloon which you can watch take flight from the valley bellow every day at around 7am.

There is plenty of space for everyone to be together or find some piece and quiet away from the crowds. The pool was heated and a real hit with everyone of all ages, the electric cover was great at keeping the heat in the pool during the night.

Location wise was spot on, with an easy walk into the village for bread etc. 15 mins to a large supermarket, 10 mins to the beautiful Gordes and 20 mins to the town Apt as well as other large supermarkets. We would recommend for anyone looking for a lovely villa, with a gorgeous pool, with views of the surrounding areas, which is clean and in good order for a relaxed holiday in a beautiful location.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Our month in Provence

  • 5 of 5

Mas de la Vallette was the perfect house for our family of 12 to gather! We had a magical month, in the heart of Provence, but away from the hustle and bustle of the busy towns. We could stroll down into Joucas for pastries every morning, then drive to one of the many towns and villages and wineries, all within a short drive. We would have lunch, then return home for naps, swims, and dinner. It was a great schedule for a group ranging in age from 11 to 80. Five of the nights a chef came in to prepare delicious dinners. Otherwise we shopped at the Super U or brought things from the markets. The outside gas grill was much in use. Our house manager, Beverly Ferritz, was lovely and helpful in any number of ways. She was always available and responsive to our needs. We considered her our Guardian Angel. It was truly a once in a lifetime holiday for all of our family.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Toronto, Canada

Beautiful house and a wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Mas de la Valette for 1 week at the end of May and had our intimate wedding here. When we arrived, I couldn't believe how charming and gorgeous the property was! The photos just do not do it justice! Especially the view to the surrounding countryside towards the other Luberon villages. Both the Grand Maison and Petite Maison were clean, well maintained and decorated with quintessential Provencal decor. The garden was beautiful and bigger than what you can see in the photos. The house also had all the essentials that we needed for our stay, and the little touches like hair dryer in the washrooms made our stay that much better.

Our most heartfelt thank-you to Beverly for making us feel so welcome and for all her help before, during and after our stay - answering numerous emails and questions (there were a lot!) about the property, the area, suggestions for things we needed, etc. We couldn't have planned our wedding from another country without her generous help. Cosette cooked for our party of 20, and the food was just delicious! Exactly how we wanted our meal to be. The house was the perfect place for our wedding and we are so glad that we chose to come here. We would not hesitate to recommend the property and Beverly to anyone looking for a holiday home in Provence!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Alamo, CA USA

Joucas #218665

  • 4 of 5

Lovely, quaint Provence home located outside Joucas. The view from the pool is breathtaking. The area is quiet, peaceful and relaxing. Easy to get to the local markets and wine tasting. Homeowners are lovely people who made us feel exceptionally welcomed. We rented the pool house which is perfect for two people. There is an additional unattached bedroom with full bath which we did not need to use. The pool house is comfortable, nicely appointed and the kitchen has very good appliances for cooking. We appreciated having access to the laundry. We had a wonderful time and would return again.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2011
  • Stayed: September 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Maison idéale pour un Excellent séjour familial

  • 5 of 5

Nous venons de passer un très agréable séjour d'une semaine en famille. La maison est très bien entretenue, très propre et incroyablement bien équipée : livres, jeux et DVD à disposition, nombreux rangements, bon équipement de cuisine et de lavage. La vue est sublime, le charme et le calme sont au rendez-vous. L'accueil par le propriétaire est charmant et le ménage en milieu de semaine est très appréciable. Nous étions une famille de 11. Les 3 chambres avec salle de bain privative sont très confortables. A noter : les 2 autres chambres sont plus petites et plus sombres. Celle qui peut accueillir 4 (avec 2 lits tiroirs) est la plus petite elle ne conviendrait pas pour des adultes.

C'est une destination idéale pour découvrir la région. Je recommande vivement cette location.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Nearest Ferry
60 Kilometres
Nearest Train
45 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
30 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Nearest Beach
60 Kilometres
Car: necessary

Ideally situated between Gordes and Roussillon, fabulous views.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,226.54

Please inquire for rates for 4 people and pool house only

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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