Market Village Apartment
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Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
A perfect place to stay if you love old Provençal villages, fresh produce markets and L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue's famous antique shops. Located in the centre of the old town, but in a quiet street, you are only a one minute walk from the town's 60+ restaurants, cafés, and shops. A charming and comfortable old town apartment for your visit to L'Isle sur la Sorgue
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 2|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Further details indoors|
The apartment is small in size but has everything you need.
The bed is a queen 160cm x 200cm.
|Further details outdoors|
Parking - The apartment is situated in the historic centre-ville of L'isle-sur-la-Sorgue, so doesn't have its own designated parking, however, there are lots of car parks all around the town. To unload your car, and park for a while, you can pull up in front of the apartment, just at the door, however the entrance to the street is tight (the turning from rue Michelet to rue Ledru-rollin) - OK for small cars only or just stop at the intersection long enough to unload. After that, there are many car parks within a few minutes walk - everything is very close. The only days which can be difficult are Thursday and Sunday mornings when the markets are on (these are finished by around 2pm when you can take cars into the centre again). The car parks are all free apart from the one by the 'Spar' (it is owned by the supermarket, not the town).
The Provence region
Isle sur la Sorgue is famous for its graceful waterways, and antique markets, which give this chic town its character and atmosphere. The 'isle' was created when the River Sorgue was split into canals ploughed by water wheels powering its paper and silk mills in the 18th century.
On a Sunday morning, the quays, main streets and narrow side streets are swamped with antique and brocante stalls, as well as the heady olfactory sensations of traditional Provencal fare, changing as you move through the market.
The town, despite its size (around 17 000 inhabitants) has the biggest collection of antique dealers outside Paris, and art galleries too, reminding us of the area's Impressionist roots (there is even a 'sculpture' of a discarded ear thrown into the river!).
The town has a healthy selection of restaurants, cafés and shops, but is small enough that you can quickly become intimate with it. There are two markets a week, so when the famous Sunday meeting gets crowded in July and August, you can choose to pick and squeeze the ingredients for your gourmet creations on a Thursday instead. The town has a thriving local community, so doesn't 'die' in the winter like many of the more 'chocolate box' tourist attractions; you will quickly feel like you are not 'just a tourist'.
Cafe de France - at the end of the street
Kayaking down the Sorgue
Fontaine de Vaucluse
Antique Fairs and shops - the largest number of antiques for sale outside Paris!
Golf de Provence - 5 minutes by car
Passerelle des Cimes forest centre
Endless walking and Cycling
Melon, cherry, festivals etc.
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13 Dec 2014
"A piece of Provence"
Lovely apartment in centre of L'isle, it had everything one would need for self catering. It is on first floor and there is no lift but this is typical of most of France. Taller persons need to b… More
29 Nov 2014
"Comfortable, central, well equiped"
Stayed for a week in the beautiful town of Isle sur la Sorgue. Centrally located apartment, small but comfortable for two people, well equipped kitchen, comfortable bed, good shower and Satellite TV a… More
30 Oct 2014
"What a shame"
Della's had been very helpful with my lack of computer skills in booking the apartmentWe never actually got to stay there because my husband had both knees replaced in the last8 months and was … More
This guest decided not to stay as the apartment is up one flight of stairs and her husband sadly had a mobility issue following recent surgery. Unfortunately this was never mentioned at any time during the booking process and we were unaware of the problem. We gave the guest a partial refund (even though this was not required under the terms and conditions) and offered assistance to find alternative accommodation. Hopefully he is soon on the mend.
30 Aug 2014
"Exceeded our expectations!"
We spent 6 days here in late August as the final leg of our three week trip to France. We were looking for an authentic Provençal experience and the apt completely met all our needs. The older apt … More
4 Aug 2014
"Had an amazing stay in L'isle"
Loved working with the owner of this rental. She was extremely responsive and friendly. The apartment was lovely and right in the heart of L'isle. I would love to go back and visit the charmin… More
29 Jul 2014
"Excellent Choice for several reasons!"
First of all, Dellas and Simon are wonderful hosts! We were lucky enough to meet them (several times) as they were also vacationing in the village at the same time!This apartment is in an amazing loc… More
27 Jul 2014
We stayed here for 3 nights and used it as a "base camp" for exploring beautiful Provence and it was perfect for this. The apartment has lots of character, is very well furnished and has eve… More
12 Jul 2014
"Central,all amenities, good value"
The best shower ever... Well equipped kitchen and close to everything. We parked at Nevon car park for free almost everyday and could drive to all the wonderful places close by.We wanted extra pillows… More
20 Apr 2014
"So comfy and convenient"
We spent two weeks in this apartment and it is so comfortable for two persons, everything that you need is there. We dined out a lot but also cooked some meals in the well equipped kitchen.Smaller su… More
15 Apr 2014
"Convenient and Comfy"
This first floor apartment is a perfect base equipped for two with Queen bed, bathroom , living space and separate well equipped kitchen. Supplied with washing machine, dishwasher, microwave, electri… More
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