Gracious, Elegant Townhouse in Heart of Provence, Walking Distance to Everything(8 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
3 br, 2.5 baths, antique furniture, gourmet kitchen, walk to Opera, Papal Palace
RESERVE NOW FOR THE 2016 AVIGNON INTERNATIONAL THEATER FESTIVAL.
The house is on a quiet street, just steps from Avignon's bustling center and famous ramparts. Bakeries, butcher shops, greengrocers, Asian markets, the central post office and train station, numerous banks, schools, the university and even the Avignon Opera and the historic Papal Palace (to say nothing of the famous "pont" of "Sur le pont d'Avignon..." fame) are all within easy walking distance.
The neighbors are friendly and helpful. The tinkling fountain adds a relaxing note to the shaded courtyard. And there is FREE PARKING, a big plus for travelers who'll be renting a car, and an amenity not available at most rental properties within the town walls.
We love the fact that our house faces south and is bathed on all three levels with warm, natural light. Ceilings are high, windows are tall.
The fully-equipped, open kitchen has custom cabinets, a 5-burner range, a dishwasher and an American-style refrigerator with ice maker and filtered water dispenser.
Most of the furniture and light fixtures are Art Deco style from the 1930's. Nothing from IKEA! Mattresses, linens and towels are all virtually new.
Two of the bedrooms have full-sized beds; one has twin beds. On the second floor there is a large bath with claw foot tub,pedestal sink and shower. The toilet is separate. On the third floor there is a smaller full bath with shower.
Washer, dryer and and small "summer kitchen" are in the basement with direct access to the courtyard.
The shady courtyard has a small fountain that runs in the summer and fall, adding a romantic touch to outdoor meals.
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Member since: 2012
- 150 m²
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Included
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
- 2 double bedrooms, 1 twin bedroom
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Housekeeper Included
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Avignon Theater Festival
Jul 1 - Jul 31, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $537.92
- Cleaning $107.58
- Taxes Not included
Deposit is not refundable in case of cancellation. Rent is refundable only if booking is canceled more than 60 days prior to the beginning of the stay.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Car: Not Necessary
Avignon is in the heart of Provence and the Côtes du Rhone wine region. It is most famous for the Palace of the Popes and the summer theater festival; but offers restaurants, museums, art movies, hikes, antiquing and concerts (including Opera) year-round. St. Remy de Provence, Les Baux, Arles and the Camargue beaches and bird preserve are all nearby to the south. The Roman theater in Orange is an easy drive to the north, as are Chateauneuf du Pape, Vaison la Romaine, Fontaine de Vaucluse and well-known wine towns such as Seguret and Rasteau. The incredible Roman aqueduct, the Pont du Gard, is just across the river to the east, as is our favorite family run winery.
Year Purchased: 2012
About the owner: We moved to Avignon in 2011 so our children would learn another culture and another language. Woody is a retired school administrator, Pauline a doctor and writer.
Why the Owner Chose Avignon, France:
We chose Avignon for its sunny climate, rich cultural opportunities and convenient location. The Marseille airport is just an hour away by car or train. Paris only about 4 hours by fast train. All the famous attractions of Provence are easily accessible by car. And we chose the house for its old world charm, its natural light and its perfect location.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Walk to everything!
- Primary: +33 673751388 time in France is 6 hours later than Eastern US
- Secondary: +33 98-079-4301 This US cell number is valid only in summer.
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Front entrance of our home.
Front entrance with antique Provençal tiles.
Dining room and kitchen with art deco era antiques and modern gourmet appliances
View of living room furnished with art deco era antiques and a piano.
Piano in the living room.
View from ground floor to third floor stained glass skylight.
Second floor landing with wc to left and twin bedroom straight ahead.
The twin bedroom with two handcrafted sleigh beds.
Antique claw-foot tub in second floor bathroom (in addition to a shower).
View of second and third floor from outside.
Front gate to our home.
Stained glass foyer.
View from entrance of stairs to second floor, kitchen and dining room.
Dining room furnished with art deco era antiques.
View of stairway to second floor.
The master bedroom furnished with French antiques.
Second floor bathroom with antique bureau and original 1913 sink.
3rd flr bedroom furnished with French antiques and original 1913 Provençal tile
Courtyard as viewed from dining room window.
This listing was first published here in 2015.
Date last modified - Wednesday, December 07, 2016
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