La Jassine is a Provençal-style villa nestled at the base of the Luberon Mountain range in the Luberon Regional Nature Park. The property is set among the vineyards, olive groves, and fruit orchards of the countryside between the charming villages of Lourmarin and Vaugines.
La Jassine is a private, fully furnished, 3 bedroom villa with outstanding views of the Luberon Mountain and spectacular sunsets. La Jassine offers Provençal country living at its finest. Savour the tranquility of Provence in the lounges around the deck of the swimming pool, enjoy a game of tennis on the full-sized tennis court or simply relax in the hammock stretched between the oak trees. The two-acre property has an orchard of cherry and olive trees in front of the villa and another orchard of fruit and olive trees on a hill behind the villa. There are many trees, shrubs and herbs on the property.
The kitchen of La Jassine is Provençal-style, with rustic oak cabinets, a terracotta countertop and a typical beamed ceiling. From the large kitchen window, there is a spectacular view of the mountains. The kitchen is fully equipped for aspiring chefs. The focal point of the open concept living/dining area is a typical Provençal fireplace with a high efficiency wood insert. French doors lead directly out onto the terrace. There is a TV with satellite receiver and a multitude of international channels, as well as DVD and VCR. The master bedroom features a teak bed with lovely Chinese headboard and large windows on two walls, offering views of the terrace and pool. The second bedroom has 2 single beds and the third bedroom has a double bed with a view of the tennis court. The airy, bright bathroom features a long vanity with 2 sinks and a beautiful tub with hand shower. There is also a separate shower room with sink.
From the living room, a magnificent sandstone staircase leads to the large, second- floor office/library. A huge, sliding picture window offers a breathtaking view of the Luberon Mountains. An antique desk in front of the window provides a wonderful place to enjoy the landscape while you catch up on your correspondence or begin working on that book you have always wanted to write. There is also a double bed, a couch, and a single daybed at one end of the large office area. There are English and French books, guide books, toys, games, and a Foosball/Baby Foot.
A doorway leads from the second floor onto a terrace at the front of the villa that overlooks the Luberon Mountains. It is the ideal spot for watching the sunset while enjoying the local wine or for spectacular stargazing. The sheltered, southern exposure terrace off the living/dining room behind the house is the perfect place for breakfast or a romantic dinner. From the terrace, a few steps lead up to the pool and deck, bordered by a small garden. The full size tennis court overlooks the Luberon. A private road leads past the cherry orchard to this unique property, which enjoys complete privacy. In this beautiful country setting, you will enjoy the extraordinary light and colour of Provence that inspired Van Gogh and Cézanne. The distinctive sound of the cicadas (cigales) and the intoxicating perfumes of wild herbs will delight your senses.
The villa is located in a flourishing cultural region that offers a wide range of festivals. The sightseeing possibilities are endless, including the nearby castles of Lourmarin and Ansouis. The village of Lourmarin has been named one of France’s most beautiful villages. The villa is close to many fine restaurants, including the acclaimed Auberge La Fenière and the Moulin de Lourmarin.
La Jassine is a peaceful retreat with breathtaking natural beauty in the heart of Provence, where fine restaurants, fascinating historical sites, and outstanding entertainment are easily accessible. Your stay at La Jassine may be your most memorable vacations ever.