La Vieille Poterie
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House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 10
La vieille poterie, the old pottery of Beaumes de Venise, has been beautifully restored and renovated into a charming village house. A perfect place for families, cyclists, artisans and wine lovers. The house sleeps 10 [4 bedrooms, (2 en-suite)].
The rooms are over four floors and are joined by an internal spiralling marble staircase and comprise of, wine cellar, large kitchen dining, 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms (cast iron bath: 3 showers), 1 lobby, 1 study, 3 terraces, including a large roof terrace with fully equipped summer kitchen. Parking available. There is wireless internet, DVD and TV. Easy & secure storage for bicycles, skis, and/or other sporting equipment.
The village, set at the foot of the southern slope of the dentelles de montmirail, is served by local restaurants, bakeries, supermarket, specialised cycling shop, tennis courts, swimming pool and an abundance of vineyards producing the famous, muscat de beaumes de venise. Its neighbouring villages of vacqueyras and gigondas are renowned for their robust red appellations and nearby towns and villages include chateaunuef du pape, vaison la romaine, orange, avignon and l'isle-sur-la-sorgue.
A personalised itinerary for your stay can also be provided on request depending on your interests - including local cycle routes; recommended local restaurants; day trips to nearby places of historical interest and beauty; recommended vineyards for wine-tasting and hiking routes.
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Cassis 120 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Avignon 50 km, Nearest railway: Avignon 50 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, BBQ|
The Provence region
We can provide detailed information of the region and surrounding area of Beaumes de venise upon request.
The village has its own municipal swimming pool which is open from June to September. It has two good sized pools a paddling pool for small kids. There is also a snack-bar which serves hot meals, sandwiches, salads and drinks.
The village has two tennis courts near the campsite.
There are some great walks nearby and from the village as well. You can walk through the Dentelles starting from the walking track from Lafare (see below); Or, a little closer, on the road to Vacqueyras, is the Notre Dame d'Aubune chapel. The bell tower is a beautiful example of 9th century Romanesque art, and its priority listed as a historical monument. You can walk from the house through the vines to the Church. You can also visit the prehistoric caves (or baumes) of Ambrosi and Rocalinaud, which gave the village its name. Built into the hill, long ago they were used as shelter by numerous families; Closer still, you can take a stroll through the village – the hosues and streets behind our house in particular (turning left out of our door) are pretty and have some great views once you are at the back of the village.
Cycling: You can pretty much get on your bike and go in any direction for a great ride. Our favourite is to head towards Suzette ; from there, you can either keep following the signs for Mauclene, La Roque A’lric or Le Barroux. Hilly but fantastic views and few cars. For keen cyclists, of course, there is the Mount Ventoux only 20kms away.
During winter, Mount Ventoux is also open for ski season (perfect for beginner level and/or families)
Market Day in Beaumes de Venise is every Tuesday.
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10 Nov 2014
"Typical warm house, perfect for family holidays"
Ideal location for exploring the area and for wine lovers.Very well equipped house. Functional kitchen.Lovely terrace for a barbecue while watching the stars.Shops close such as baker, butcher, grocer… More
2 Jun 2014
"So relaxing, loved it"
Large house, but very cosy and friendly, good heating and lots of light. Recently renovated with very good and simple taste and in the style of the area. Very comfortable and easy living.Loved the l… More
2 Jun 2014
A great discovery in this typical village of the Vaucluse area. The house has been obviously recently renovated and with great care. It retains its provincial feel and is comfortable, cosy and yet w… More
8 May 2014
"'La Vieille Poterie' – March 2014"
We had a lovely holiday in this tastefully converted pottery in the centre of the old town of Beaumes de Venise.The house was perfect – light, airy and loads of space. Its location was great, being … More
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