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Grand 18th C. House With Garden And Pool In Village Center

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

6 Double Bedrooms, All With Twin Beds. Sleeps 12

Master bedroom: Bathroom en suite, bathtub, shower, WC, bidé, washbasin

Bedroom 2, bedroom 3 and bedroom 4 share a 'wet unit' with - a bathroom, bathtub, shower, WC, bidé, basin

washing machine, tumble dryer

- a separate WC

- a separate shower

Bedroom 5 and 6 (in the annexe) share a bathroom

with shower, WC, basin. Separate washbasin in room 6

There is a baby's cot and a high stool

The kitchen is fully equipped: fridge, separate freezer,

dishwasher, microwave, coffee machine,mixer.

Additional fridge in the annexe

BBQ in the garden

Free WiFi and telephone within reason

TV with most French and International chains, CD-ROM

Radio with CD player

Ping-pong table in the attic

The main house, immediate neighbour to the church, dates from 17th c. (ground floor), 18th c (1st floor) and 19th c (2nd floor)-. The annexe in the garden is from 19th c.

The garden is very spacious (abt 600 m2) to be in the centre of a village. There is a big plane three shadowing the outdoor dining area near the kitchen door, a fountain, flower beds and bushes framing the rear walls of surrounding buildings. The garden is lit indirectly and a soft summer evening the old stone walls become magic.

On the north side of the house there is an off-street parking for 2-3 cars, guarded by a padlocked chain and automatic floodlight.

More Details

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, german, swedish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 12, 2018

About Christer EHRENBORG

We are both Swedish but have lived the last 45 years in different countries in Europe. Since 1976 we live outside Geneva.

We found the property as a near ruin in 1987. It had not been inhabited since more than 20 years, no electricity, no sewers, 1 water tap. It took us little over a year to make it livable, modernising it whilst preserving magnifiscient old structures.

The house was certainly the main building for an important family in the area. At a period in its history it was a small nun convent and in the first half of the 20th c it served as the village grocery shop. The surrounding building were certainly part of the same family entity and our annexe in the garden was the household stables.

We spend 3-4 months/year there and have had tenants for over 20 years now.

Christer EHRENBORG purchased this chateau / country house in 1988

Why Christer EHRENBORG chose Cabrières-d'Avignon

A pick of our tenants during the last 20 years:

Somebody giving french language lessons in the US and 1 or 2 weeks here was the final exam.

Grandparents with children and grandchildren.

2-3 brothers or sisters, living in different countries, gathering with their children.

4-6 couples celebrating something or wanting to bicycle

or walk during the day and dine, wine and going to concerts in the evenings.

A well-known British-French actress, who wanted a calm, secluded place to live when she was turning a film in the area.

This is our secondary home. We have furnished it as we want it when we are there, so you would not have the impression this is only used for rental. We have only 400 km to drive there and we use it a lot.

What makes this chateau / country house unique

We keep a list of people. who want to buy it, friends, tenants, guests at our dinner parties or other visitors.

The list is quite long.


Cabrières-d'Avignon Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 5:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Village ...
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 4 - shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 6 - 2 twin/ single
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • library
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Marseille Airport
Nearest Barpub
75 Metres
In the village
Nearest Golf
7 Kilometres
La Saumane
Nearest Train
30 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
Motorway A7
Nearest Restaurant
75 Metres
In the village
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $984.49

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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