House | 7 bedrooms | sleeps 14
The Domaine Saint-Jacques is located in Provence (Vaucluse), at the foot of the Mont Ventoux, in an estate of 180 acres of oak trees, vines, and lavenders.
The house, which was initially built in the 12th century, has been enlarged and remodelled throughout the centuries. Its architecture is typical of the region. It stands in a fenced-in area of approximately 8 acres.
A large pool (7 x 14 m) on the southern side of the house is also fenced for childproof.
It includes several receptions, seven bedrooms, five bathrooms, kitchen, laundry, outdoor meals facilities. Elegant furnishing but easy to live-in.
There are numerous and exceptional cultural, artistic, natural and spiritual sites nearby. Ideal for multi-generation family holidays.
The house is furnished in a charming and elegant country style with Provencal antiques. It is also fully equipped with all of the modern conveniences, including central heating.
The second floor includes 7 bedrooms (4 with queen size beds, 1 with large single beds and 2 with twin beds). The first floor includes a large entrance hall, a billiard room, a salon, a dining room, and a kitchen/pantry.
There are 5 modern baths (with bathtub or showers, and 2 with toilets ; 2 independent toilets on each floor).
The laundry room includes a washing machine, a dryer, and an ironing roll for larger pieces.
There is a live-in staff who takes care of outside maintenance (pools, lawns, cars, etc.) and can provide in-door help on request.There is also the possibility of having a live-in cook/housekeeper for preparing meals and general house maintenance. They live in separate lodges located apart from (but near) the main house.
There are many small villages a few minutes away by car. All villages have general stores for food shopping but certain items like fruits, honey, goat cheese, truffles, wine, etc... can also be purchased from nearby farmers or producers. Carpentras (15 minutes away) is a larger town which offers everything required in terms of general and food shopping (incl. supermarkets), as well as art and regional crafts.
Avignon (train station and airport) is 50 minutes away. They are many fast trains (TGV) everyday from Avignon to Marseille (20min), Lyon-city or airport (45min) or Paris-city or airport. There are also direct TGVs to and from London (approx. 5hrs), Brussels (4 hrs) and Geneva (3hrs).
There are also daily flights to/from Avignon or other nearby airports (Nice, Nîmes, Marseille, Lyon) to most major Europeans and world cities.
|Size||Sleeps up to 14, 7 bedrooms|
|Access||Car not necessary, Wheelchair users|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||7 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 5 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (5), Dining seats for 14, Lounge seats for 14|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|