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Elegant Country House with Beautiful Gardens and Pool

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Last updated: 03/22/2017
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

'La Cigale' is a spacious, luxurious country house set in 7.5 hectares of beautiful, natural parkland within the Luberon Natural Park ideally situated within walking distance (1 km) of the village of Lacoste and its famous château dating back to the XI century.

The newly restored, expansive house set out on one level enjoys high-beamed ceilings, stone floors, and breathtaking views over the Luberon hills. On arrival, the automatic wrought iron gates open into natural parkland with stately mature trees and a long driveway to the front of the house.

The house is surrounded by a delightful, natural garden with south facing terrace, stone fountain, “borie”, “boule” court, and a peaceful, secluded pool, representing a haven of peace for those who wish to unwind, paint, read or go for long walks through the unspoilt countryside. Table and chairs on both the subtly lit terrace and by the “borie” provide perfect settings for relaxed evening meals.

The house has a delightful salon with a natural stone fireplace separating it from the elegant dining room. Both the salon and dining room are tastefully furnished in a mixture of Provencal and regency styles, and with original artworks adorning the walls. The entertainment system offers British television, DVD and CD. The dining room leads through to the library, with a selection of books, to a wrought iron spiral staircase that leads up to a delightful mezzanine that provides a quiet space for reading.

The modern kitchen is fully equipped with Smeg appliances; including oven, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine and refrigerator, and a Gaggia coffee maker. All work surfaces are in marble, including a centre island, and there is plenty of crockery, glassware and cutlery. A wrought iron table and chairs is ideal for breakfast use in the cooler months.

The three elegant bedrooms each have double beds, and all open onto the stone terrace. The master bedroom has extensive views over the Luberon hills, and has direct en suite access to the main bathroom of the house, offering antique roll top bath and twin washbasins. The second bedroom opens onto the garden, and has direct en suite access to a second bathroom boasting an in-ground Italian shower, whilst the third bedroom provides direct access to the beautiful pool. All bedrooms have Provencal style wardrobes and dressers, bedside tables and lamps.

A small study provides the facilities for work if needed, while the house is fully equipped with a wireless network and high speed internet access (for own laptop connection), as well as telephone and fax facilities. The house is perfectly located to explore the many attractions of this spectacular region, including other nearby hilltop villages within the Luberon Natural Park such as Gordes and Roussillon, and towns such as Avignon, Aix-en-Provence, Arles, and St. Remy de Provence.

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Member since: 2006

Speaks: english, french
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 03/22/2017

Property Type

  • House

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children:

    Babies and Older Children Are Welcome But the House is Not Suitable for Young Children...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage
  • Private Chef


Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable


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


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

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


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Broadband Access
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool


Write a review 5
from 4 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Apr 29 - May 26, 2017
7 night min stay

Early summer
May 27 - Jun 23, 2017
7 night min stay

Jun 24 - Aug 25, 2017
7 night min stay

Aug 26 - Sep 30, 2017
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,075.51
  • Taxes Not included

Manager's cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 03/22/2017
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70 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
2 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant

Car: Necessary


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2004

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Speaks: english, french
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 03/22/2017

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Guestbook comments from the property manager

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  • Fountain and roses

    Fountain and roses

  • Entrance through the lavander

    Entrance through the lavander

  • Lavender and Mountain Views from the South Terrace

    Lavender and Mountain Views from the South Terrace

  • More lavander

    More lavander

  • Lunch outside

    Lunch outside

  • Bedroom 2

    Bedroom 2

  • Library


  • Fireplace and lounge

    Fireplace and lounge

  • Salon


  • Kitchen


  • Aperitif time

    Aperitif time

  • Pool and Sunbathing

    Pool and Sunbathing

  • Front entrance to House

    Front entrance to House

  • Pool


  • Pool


  • Bedroom 1

    Bedroom 1

  • Bedroom 3

    Bedroom 3

  • Dining room

    Dining room

  • Lounge


  • Kitchen


  • Bathroom


  • Borie and picnic table

    Borie and picnic table

VRBO #239921

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Tuesday, March 28, 2017

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