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Villa Saumane. A wonderful setting for a perfect vacation.

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Last updated: 11/09/2016
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:4
  • Property type:Villa
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

HIGHLITES
• Sleeps 8 (2 families)
• 2 en suite master bedrooms, one with Jacuzzi spa both have showers
• 2 double children’s bedrooms with house bathroom and shower
• Swimming pool, 5x10meters with furniture and pool alarm
• Combined kitchen and dining room separated by Granite bar top with wood burning stove, ideal for entertaining
• House bathroom
• Separate TV room with French Channel plus and UK Free Sat TV
• Sitting room for quiet reflection (and 200amp stereo)
• 3 terraces, 1 has a petanque court, 2 others have spectacular view of Saumane Chateaux, village and the plain towards the Luberon
• All mod cons, washer, dryer, American fridge freezer, beer and wine fridge, family size cooker-900mm, dishwasher, gas bar-b-Que. Eat in or out.
• Parking for 6 cars, Electric gated entry.
• 3 Km to Provence Country Club, Golf course, tennis, restaurant.

This 5 years old villa has 250m2 of living area, Jarrah wood floors and high ceilings
The house is set in 3500m2, surrounded by Pine forest, nestled at the base of the village, Saumane de Vaucluse. There are spectacular views of the Chateau de Saumane, (The Marquise de Sade was once in residence). There are 3 stone paved terraces on different levels of some 200m2, all are private and have wonderful view, each have natural shade at different time of the day. One can relax and read, play petanque of take full advantage of the large pool.
The lavender lined petanque court is next to the 16th century Boris, it’s the most imposing feature of the garden
In the evening turn out the lights listen to the noise, there is none, and watch the satellites pass over, is magical.
Just out the gate you can take a brisk walk, just go for a stroll, go trail riding in the local hills, visit the Village restaurant and bar, the choice is yours.
We are ideally situated in the cultural heart of Provence, either visit one of many famous villages mentioned in “A Year in Provence” or take in one of the Provencal markets, L’Isle sur la Sorgue being the most famous Sunday market splendid restaurant, canal and Antiques, it is just 10mins by car.
Visit Fountain de Vaucluse and take in its watery charms and many fine restaurants.
Avignon and the Palise de Papes are well worth a visit.
Needless to say the area has many vineyards and welcoming villages, complete with wonderful restaurants and typical French sidewalk bars.
There is canoeing and tree walking for the kids it just down the road, 10 mins by car
We are easy to get too,
25min to Avignon, it has an airport.
45mins to Marseille Airport.
1-1/2hrs to Montpellier Airport.
2-3/4hrs by TGV from Paris.

Owner

Member since: 2012

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 40%
Calendar last updated: 11/09/2016

Property Type

  • Villa
  • 200 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 years old...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Master bedroom 1: 1 king

    Complte with ensuite, shower Spa bath and toilet...moreless

  • Master Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Complete with ensuite shower and toilet...moreless

  • Twin bedroom: 2 twin/ single

    ...moreless

  • Bunk Bedroom 4: 2 bunk bed

    ...moreless

  • We have two Master bedrooms with Double beds and en-suites. One has a Spa bath. Both have ceiling fans and fantastic views. The other two bedrooms are for the kids, one with bunks and one is a twin, there is a house bathroom with shower and bath;...moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

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  • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower

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  • The house has 4 bathrooms, one with spa bath shower and toilet. the next with shower and toilet, the third is a house bathroom with bath shower and toilet. just off the main living room is a toilet for everyone....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Saumane is a charming medieval village perched in a green frame which dominates the valley of Sorgue. Far from the crowd, you will be able to appreciate calmly a magnificent and impregnable sight on all the standing plain of pines, olive trees and Mediterranean essences. There are plenty of trails for the keen Rambler, Bikes can be hire locally and delivered to the Villa. Village leisure activities: outdoor cinema,drama,opera and music concerts (all summer seasons.) Visits to the Medieval Chateaux can be booked,(open once a week) Bookings can be made at the Marie in the Village....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    There are books available to read....moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Television:

    There is a 52inch Plasma TV...moreless

  • Video Library:

    A selection will be made available....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Horseshoes
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    The Villa is located at the foot of the village nestled in a pine forest, with views which open up down the valley to uninterrupted for 20 kilometers. This is a very quite very private place....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    This is open plan next to the kitchen, TV and sitting lounge room, it has a lovely wood burning stove and french windows leading onto the terrace....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    No but there are ceiling fans in the master bedrooms and fans for the other rooms....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    There is a tumble dryer....moreless

  • Garage:

    NO...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    The villa is centrally heated....moreless

  • Internet:

    Wifi throught the house and by the pool....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Yes...moreless

  • Living Room:

    The living room has a leather Tet-rad suite and chairs and a traditional 200W stereo system....moreless

  • Parking:

    For 6-8 cars...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    A Tassimo machine is provided....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Everything needed for a large family of two....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    A Siemens stainless steel dishwasher is fitted....moreless

  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Open plan new kitchen with Granite tops, stainless steel sink, bar counter top, so you can chat whilst you cook or have breakfast there. The back door leads onto the dinning terrace and boule court....moreless

  • Microwave:

    There is a fan asisted microwave oven...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    There are spices etc....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    There are two, on American fridge freezer with ice dispenser and chilled water dispenser and a drinks fridge....moreless

  • Stove:

    A stainless steel Siemens 900mm wide 5 hob gas cooker oven, with Wok burner....moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    These can be rented locally and delivered to the Villa....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    (3) There are 3 terraced areas to choose from....moreless

  • Golf:

    There nearest course is Provence Country club. 5 minutes by car....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Fountain de Vaucluse has Kayak/Canoe centres, there is also a Forest climing centre for the kids. This is 10 mins by car...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    The house is in 3500M2 of garden, around the house it is groomed, the rest has been left to nature, its great for kids to play in....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    A gas Bar-B-Que is provided...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    The pool is 10M x 5M with a pool alarm and a small shallow area for supervised toddlers....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
SPRING
Apr 1 - Apr 30
7 night min stay

$1,755
EARLY SUMMER
May 1 - Jun 30
7 night min stay

$2,128
SUMMER
Jul 1 - Aug 31
7 night min stay

$2,987
LATE SUMMER
Sep 1 - Oct 31
7 night min stay

$2,128
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$1,755

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $426.67
  • Pet Fee $0.00
  • Taxes Not included

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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Location

70 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Marseille Provence, Marignane
700 Metres
Nearest Barpub
In the village
80 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Marseille
3 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Provence Country Club
35 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Avignon TGV train station
30 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Avignon, France
700 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
In the village
400 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
Val Thorens, France
120 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Cassis. Quai Saint-Pierre

Car: Necessary

Just out the gate you can take a brisk walk or go trail riding in the local hills, (bring your own bike) the choice is yours.

We are ideally situated in the cultural heart of Provence, either visit one of many famous villages mentioned in “A Year in Provence” or take in one of the Provencal markets, L’Isle being the most famous Sunday market, just 10mins by car.

Visit Fountain de Vaucluse and take in its watery charms. Avignon and the Palise de Papes are well worth a visit.

Needless to say the area has many vineyards and welcoming villages, complete with wonderful restaurants and typical French sidewalk bars.

We are very easy to get too.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 15

About the owner: I have travelled all my life with my career, Life began in England and I have decided to settle here in this small piece of paradise.

Why the Owner Chose Saumane-de-Vaucluse, France:
I found Saumane by chance, fell in love with it and settled down there, its that simple. I wish for other travellers to get the same enjoyment out of the Villa as I have.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
This villa affords the person residing complete privacy, whilst being secluded and tranquil it is not remote. Take time to enjoy the wooded surroundings, the fantastic views or just lounge by the pool. Once outside Provence beckons with all its charms and distraction to fulfill and complete the expectation you have for your vacation.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 40%
Calendar last updated: 11/09/2016

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Photos

  • Villa Saumane. A wonderful setting for a perfect vacation.

    Villa Saumane. A wonderful setting for a perfect vacation.

  • Garden view of the Villa

    Garden view of the Villa

  • The magnificent view from the Pool terrace

    The magnificent view from the Pool terrace

  • Alfresco dinning, boule court and Bar-b-que terrace

    Alfresco dinning, boule court and Bar-b-que terrace

  • View of the Dinning room and Kitchen

    View of the Dinning room and Kitchen

  • Wood burner stove

    Wood burner stove

  • Master Bedroom with on-Suite and terrace

    Master Bedroom with on-Suite and terrace

  • Second Master bedroom with En-suite

    Second Master bedroom with En-suite

  • View of Saumane from the second Master Bedroom

    View of Saumane from the second Master Bedroom

  • Bedroom with Twin Beds

    Bedroom with Twin Beds

  • The medieval Chateaux viewed from the lower patio.

    The medieval Chateaux viewed from the lower patio.

  • L'Isle sur la Sorgue famous for its antiquities and rivers.10 mins by car

    L'Isle sur la Sorgue famous for its antiquities and rivers.10 mins by car

  • Electric gated entry, with ample secure parking.

    Electric gated entry, with ample secure parking.

  • 10meter Swimming Pool

    10meter Swimming Pool

  • Alfresco dinning and lounging terrace viewed from the Boule court

    Alfresco dinning and lounging terrace viewed from the Boule court

  • The well equiped kitchen

    The well equiped kitchen

  • TV room, UK free sat, DVD, French Cable TV

    TV room, UK free sat, DVD, French Cable TV

  • Main sitting room, relax read or listen to music.

    Main sitting room, relax read or listen to music.

  • The Master bedroom bathroom

    The Master bedroom bathroom

  • Second master En-suite

    Second master En-suite

  • Bedroom with Bunk beds

    Bedroom with Bunk beds

  • The lower patio lounge seating area

    The lower patio lounge seating area

  • Fontaine-de-Vaucluse, 5 mins by car.

    Fontaine-de-Vaucluse, 5 mins by car.

  • L’Abbey of Senanque, famous for its lavender.12 Miles by car.

    L’Abbey of Senanque, famous for its lavender.12 Miles by car.

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Wednesday, November 30, 2016

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