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Charming Hilltop Village House with King-Sized Bed in Menerbes.

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Last updated: 05/23/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-6 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House - 3 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s) - 2 Bath - (Sleeps 4-8)

The Old Stone House is located in the heart of Provence, in the “perched” or hilltop village of Menerbes. This village, which Peter Mayle wrote about in “A Year in Provence,” is an exceptionally authentic village in the heart of the Luberon with its hills, vineyards, fruit trees and lavender fields.

The Old Stone House layout permits a family or group to enjoy renting a house in the heart of one of Provence’s most beautiful villages without having to take on a large 3-5 bedroom farm house which is so common in the area. Many families or two couples traveling together, however, choose to take the entire joined house so they may fully enjoy village life.

The Old Stone House is five stories in height and has doors opening on both the upper and lower streets of the village. Parts of the house date back at least 500 years if not more, but it has been lovingly renovated and modernized.

Conveniently located near: • The central location of Menerbes allows easy exploration of Provence by car, bicycle, foot or even horseback.

• Aix-en-Provence is less than an hour away, as is Marseilles airport.
• Avignon, the Palace of the Popes, and the TGV station are less than 40 minutes away.

• St. Remy-de-Provence is about 30 minutes away.

• Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, the center of antique wheeling and dealing, is only fifteen minutes away.

Services include: • Weekly cleaning

• All linens

• Telephone service

• Cable television

• Wireless high-speed Internet access

• Hair dryer in bathroom

• Iron and ironing board

• Washer and dryer

• Parking available

More Information: For additional info, photos, and testimonials search HISTORIC RENTALS OLD STONE HOUSE in Google's search engine!
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Manager

Member since: 2005

Speaks: english, french
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/23/2017

Property Type

  • House

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

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  • Bedroom 3: 1 twin/ single

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  • The two larger bedroom feature king-sized beds, and the small bedroom/office has a single bed. The Grand Salon and the lower living area each have a lit-gigogne, the French answer to a sleeper sofa. The lit-gigogne turns into a single bed with another single bed underneath that can be pulled out in trundle fashion and then raised to bed height....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • The lower entrance to the house is opposite the village Winter Church and, like the house’s upper stories, has views facing south over the Luberon hills. On the ground floor, the Old Stone House has a living/dining room with stone walls and a beautiful fireplace. Modern kitchens (two total in the house) provides the perfect opportunity to enjoy Provencal fruits and vegetables while looking out onto typical Provencal fountains and the hills beyond. The upper entrance to the house is off a small courtyard, and the top floor has an entry way, dining area and kitchen (again thoroughly modernized and designed for the American visitor). This floor is a balcony which overlooks the large Upper Salon, and through its windows are the Luberon hills. The five floors of the Old Stone House are linked by an ancient stairway covered with Provencal tomettes or tiles. The layout of the house provides plenty of space and privacy for those who wish to enjoy the entire house....moreless

Entertainment

  • Television

Theme

  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Forests
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Winery Tours

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Hiking

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Lawn / Garden
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Mar 6 - Jun 4
Mar 6 - Jun 4
6 night min stay
$171
Jun 5 - Jul 2
Jun 5 - Jul 2
6 night min stay
$200
Jul 3 - Sep 11
Jul 3 - Sep 11
6 night min stay
$229
Sep 12 - Oct 30
Sep 12 - Oct 30
6 night min stay
$243
Oct 31 - Nov 20
Oct 31 - Nov 20
6 night min stay
$200
Nov 21 - Dec 4
Nov 21 - Dec 4
6 night min stay
$200
Dec 5 - Dec 18
Dec 5 - Dec 18
6 night min stay
$200
Dec 19 - Jan 8
Dec 19 - Jan 8
6 night min stay
$200
Jan 9 - Mar 5
Jan 9 - Mar 5
6 night min stay
$200

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Discounts available for stays of more than two weeks. Please inquire!

Ask us about special rates for add-on nights!

Please note that the above rates are the minimal rates per period shown.

Rates are based on a double occupancy, and, until confirmed, are subject to change without notice.


Manager's cancellation policy:

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


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Last updated: 05/23/2017
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Location

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This lovely, old-stone village house is perched in the hilltop village of Menerbes located in the heart of France's Luberon.

Menerbes is a storied village, famous for its beautiful stone architecture long before Peter Mayle wrote “A Year in Provence.” Picasso lived in Menerbes for a period after World War II and bought a large house for his lover Dora Marr which is now being turned into a museum. This village became a hotbed of Protestantism in the 17th century and withstood a siege for seven years until treachery opened the gates to Louis XIV’s troops.

A village in France is for relaxing, savoring the culture and the food, and peace and quiet. The High View House will give you the warm welcome to start your exploration of Provence.

The village has two bakeries, a butcher, pharmacy, a grocery, two cafes, and from two to five restaurants depending on the season. This commercial life allows you to enjoy the rhythm and delights of French village life.

 

Manager info

Historic Rentals


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Speaks: english, french
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/23/2017

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Photos

  • Exterior view at night.

    Exterior view at night.

  • Modern kitchen on the lower level.

    Modern kitchen on the lower level.

  • Upper bedroom with king-sized bed.

    Upper bedroom with king-sized bed.

  • Spacious upper salon sitting area.

    Spacious upper salon sitting area.

  • Upper Salon sitting dining area.

    Upper Salon sitting dining area.

  • Staircase that links all levels of the house.

    Staircase that links all levels of the house.

  • Bedroom   office with single bed.

    Bedroom office with single bed.

  • Lower living dining area with fireplace.

    Lower living dining area with fireplace.

  • Lower bedroom with king-sized bed & day bed.

    Lower bedroom with king-sized bed & day bed.

  • Top floor with a fully modernized kitchen.

    Top floor with a fully modernized kitchen.

  • Lower sitting area with fireplace and couch.

    Lower sitting area with fireplace and couch.

  • Modern bathrooms with heated towel rack.

    Modern bathrooms with heated towel rack.

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