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House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Les Galets is a 17th century 3-level village stone house fully renovated in 2013 now offering a living space of 140 sqm facing south with an unblocked view of the countryside.
Located on the village's ramparts dated 12th century and, close to an olive oil mill still in activity, les Galets let you experience the Luberon lifestyle: you will be able to buy fresh food at the typical south of France market on Tuesdays or directly at the nearby farms, go hiking, biking, horse riding in the Luberon Natural Park, go swimming and sunbathing in the Mediterranean sea, play tennis, take a cooking class with a Michelin star restaurant Chef, enjoy wine testing, eating out and, come back to a relaxing home.
On the ground floor, you will access the house through the main entrance and find a corridor leading to a double bedroom and a shower room equipped with 2 washbasins and a walk-in overhead shower, the laundry room and the toilet.
The staircase leads to the first floor, where you will find a bedroom that can be either equipped with a toddler bed or twin beds, ideal for children. Next door, the master bedroom offers a king size bed with a walk-in closet and an en-suite bathroom equipped with a walk-in overhead shower, a bath, 2 washbasins. You will also have a separate toilet with a small hand washbasin.
Going up to the 2nd floor and final level, you will enjoy a bright 50sqm open room where you can relax in the lounge, with its 2 sofas seating 6 people, eat in the dining area set for 6 people and cook or entertain in a fully equipped open kitchen. For your convenience, there is also a toilet with separate hand washbasin.
Finally, 2 French doors open up to the terrace with an outdoor lounge, gas barbecue and dining area where you can chill out enjoying the surroundings.
The comfortable bright space developing over 3 levels is ideal for 2 couples or, a perfect family holiday.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Carry-le-Rouet 74 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Marseille Provence Airport, Marignane 61 km, Nearest railway: Aix-en-Provence TGV 50 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
The Luberon region
The Luberon Natural Park has something for everyone, whether you want to chill out, have a sportive holiday, go sightseeing, or have a gourmet trip either with friends or family, you will be not be disappointed. The beautiful scenery, characterized by hill-top villages, some dating back as early as the 11th century, vineyards and orchards, is magnified by the light which is specific to La Provence making the Luberon a great holiday destination.
Cucuron, best known for its pond L'Etang surrounded by bicentennial plane trees, is a charming village that is lively all year around.
On Tuesdays, the market will provide you with a taste of local products. The village is also home to a Michelin star restaurant where the Chef is giving cooking class on Saturdays morning and 7 other restaurants that cater for all budgets, a cinema, 3 bakeries, an olive oil mill and boutique, a butcher, a grocery shop, 2 beauty salons, a local museum, a church and historical buildings and shops.
Ideally located in the Luberon Natural Park, Cucuron is an excellent base to explore both the Luberon and la Provence by car with Aix-en-Provence, (35 mins) Marseille (50 mins) and Avignon (1h15 mins) being close by.
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5 Aug 2014
"Perfect stay in the Luberon"
We just finished a wonderful vacation in Cucuron and I cannot say enough good things about our stay. For starters, Stella was the perfect host! I am a track athlete and Stella went out of her way to reserve a track for my training sessions, as well as sending a trail map of the area. Moreover, she greeted us with a lovely treat of locally made olive oil and vinegar, and was basically an amazing resource.
As for the house, it's incredible. Built into the wall of Cucuron, it is an amazing mix of old and new. Everything inside has been recently remodeled, so the home came equipped with every amenity. The views out the windows were gorgeous and the town was only steps away. We loved how we were close enough to walk to the bakery or the town square, but we still felt removed from the hustle and bustle of a busier town.
The Luberon itself is gorgeous and tranquil. The people are extremely kind and it was really such a lovely vacation. If you have the good fortune to stay at this vacation rental, consider yourself lucky and get ready for a wonderful experience!
30 Jul 2014
"Perfect accommodations in a charming village"
My husband, daughter and son-in-law spent one week at Les Galets.
Stella was an amazing hostess. She was very responsive to our email queries and went out of her way to make sure our questions were answered before our arrival.
Her home is beautiful. It is situated in the ramparts of Cucuron so it has the feel of an ancient building but the interior has been fully and beautifully renovated into a three level home with all of the amenities. The decor and furnishings are clean, clutter free and tastefully done.
Cucuron was a perfect location for us. It is a small and very charming village that provides an "old world" experience which is exactly what we were looking for. All of the conveniences are available within walking distance which allowed us to experience and enjoy the Luberon lifestyle. The village is also centrally located and situated close enough to larger towns so that we didn't need to drive too far to explore the Luberon region.
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would recommend Les Galets without hesitation.
It was a real pleasure meeting you and having you as guests. We hope to welcome you again in the future.
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