Our house,high on the hill of the Vieux Village of Cairanne, is ideally located for wine lovers, hikers,cyclists, foodies, historians and anyone needing a relaxing break. It is a fascinating living space contrasting ancient columns with state-of-the-art technology.
We are a 5 minute stroll down the hill to the 'new' Cairanne, where you will find the bakery/Patisserie, Cafe de la Place, newsagent, post office, physiotherapist, , a well provisioned general store (La Petite Jeannette), with friendly owners Guida and Robert. Especially appealing are the two restaurants 'Le Tourne au Verre' and 'Coteaux et Fourchette'. There is a newly renovated wine co-operative(excellent wines available), and Cave Belvedere, representing most of the independent vignerons of Cairanne.
Close to both Orange and Vaison-la-Romaine and 30 minutes from Avignon, it provides easy access to the wonderful wines of Gigondas, Rasteau,Vacqueryas, and Chateauneuf du Pape as well as explorations to Arles,Aix-en-Provence,St. Remy de Provence,Les Baux,Isle-sur-la-Sorgue,Mont Ventoux and many more sights. You can enjoy the many walking trails available and explorations of Roman and Medieval monuments.
The fully renovated designer home provides 3 bedrooms, each with full ensuite bathrooms, plus a 2- piece bath on the main level. Each bathroom is tiled with Italian Travertine marble tile, contain large Italian showers and the main floor bath has a sunken tub and double sinks and sit-down make-up area.
One bedroom contains a queen bed, one with two twin beds, and the third bedroom/den/TV room has a queen-size convertible. Two bedrooms are on the second level and one bedroom on the main level.The 2 upper bedrooms have air conditioning.
The large,state-of-the-art kitchen contains a five burner gas cooktop,electric, convection oven, microwave/convection oven, full refrigerator,under the counter freezer, pull-up food processor, Large pantry for storage,Smeg dishwasher, kitchen island of polished concrete with breakfast bar and prep sink. A wide variety of unique cooking utensils and high quality cookware.
Living room and dining room are open to the kitchen. The living room provides comfortable love seats and chairs, seating for 6. The dining table provides comfortable seating for 6 and can extend to accommodate 8. The classic french fireplace in the living room has a wood burning high efficiency insert.
The den/TV room is on the main level. There is a 40'LED TV mounted on the wall, with a CD player, home cinema,DVD player and a large collection of DVD's and CD's. This room can be used as a bedroom, with a queen-size convertible, walk-in closet, large, luxurious bathroom, large french doors which open to a small garden and terrace,and this suite can be made totally private from the salon with the lockable,french doors.
The main level of the house opens to the private, walled courtyard where you can spend many warm evenings enjoying wonderful Provencal cuisine, fabulous Cairanne wines, and the company of your friends and family. There is a gas barbeque available for those delicious steaks purchased at any local market.
Keywords: Detached house, historical hilltop wine village, ancient columns contrasted with state-of-the-art technology, refined, luxurious living.