Pont Royal Villa
House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5
Set in a beautifully landscaped enclave, which shares its own pool, the villa has stunning views across the hills of the Luberon. There is a terrace and small garden for alfresco dining. The pretty Provencal village within the resorts with its restaurants, shops, golf club, hotel, cave etc is a short walk. Closer still are the equestrian centre, children's farm, P&V kids club, playground, tennis and volleyball courts and the wave pool, water slides etc.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Cassis 50 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Marseilles 50 km, Nearest railway: Avignon TGV 40 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, Bicycles available, Climbing frame, Swing set|
|Further details indoors|
The villa was completed in 2007 and has been finished to a high standard. Spread over two stories, the villa provides spacious accommodation (> 70 m sq / 700 sqft) for up to 5 people. Kitchen is well stocked for full cooking / dining in if required.
|Further details outdoors|
Overall domaine is gated with 24/7 security. ATM in P&V reception in Pont Royal village. The villa is situated at the edge of the Domaine with great views across the Luberon, but still within a 10 minute stroll to the village, and just 5 minutes from a range of larger swimming pools, children's farm, tennis, equestrian, playground, volleyball, kids camp etc.
Welcome Pack provided on arrival.
The Provence Alpes Cote d'Azur region
The villa is located north of Marseille, between the historic cities of Aix and Avignon. To the east is the Durance river and the hills of the Luberon famous for its countryside of woods, lavender fields and vineyards as painted by Cezanne.
Spread throughout are some of the most beautiful ancient market towns in France (Lourmarin, Lauris, Roussillion, Bonnieux, Gordes etc). To the south west is the Carmargue with its wildlife reserve, famous for flamingoes and wild horses. The cities of Nimes and Arles are also worth a visit, as is St Remy de Provence (home of Nostradamus) and the nearby Les Baux de Provence (ancient mediavel citadel). Just east of Marseille is the old seaside town of Cassis with its lovely Mediterranean coves and nearby cliffs.
The world renowned 18 hole Golf Course is a par 72 extending over 6,300 meters and was designed by Seve Ballesteros in 1991. It provides excellent golfing facilities including driving range and clubhouse with restaurant and bar which is open to non-members.It is also home to David Leadbetter's Golf Academy which provides tuition to all levels. Golf clubs can be hired from the clubhouse.For further information:www.golf-pontroyal.com
There is also a new 9 hole Golf course very close to the house with a 6-hole pitch and putt, designed by Michel Gayon, including a large training area with 3 greens (one 1-hole, Par 4 course and one 5-hole, Par 3 course) and a learning course.
Facilities include a small supermarket,restaurants,During the summer, there are regular activities with the Domaine;twice weekly markets selling local produce,fashion and crafts,kids theatre, and music most evenings in the village. Avignon and Aix are major centres of culture and host regular festivals of art and music. There are endless places of historic interest with a 40 minute drive.
Recommended are the village markets (details in welcome pack), and Aix market (Saturday mornings). Chateau Barben with its extensive zoo is just a 20 mins drive). There are also a wide range of vineyards in the local area (Côtes du Luberon, Coteaux d'Aix-en- Provence). Further north (50-60mins drive) are Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Gigondas and the sourhern Côtes de Rhone terroirs.
For more information please email us and we can send you our Welcome pack with details about the house and the area,everything you need to make your holiday more enjoyable.
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5 Aug 2013
"The house was just as described and what we were after."
The house was clean, well maintained, better decorated than a let from a commercial firm and just what we were looking for. The pools were pleasant and not over crowded with plenty of sun loungers. The small garden provided a nice location to dine alfresco. The local representative was great both on arrival and departure. We really enjoyed our stay.
Thank you so much for your review, delighted you enjoyed your stay.
31 Jul 2012
"Super stay in Provence"
We have just returned from Provence and a two week stay in Pont Royal. This is an excellent base from which to visit all the amazing villages such as St Remy de Provence, Avignon, Gordes... Most seem to be 30-40 mins away.
The villa is beautifully presented providing all that you need for a self catered holiday. Our children really loved the pool outside our door which was very convenient for us as parents We found the information pack sent to us prior to our departure really helped us plan, along with the folder in the house which was packed full of information.
The resort itself is presented impecably and we got great use out of the driving range 5 mins down the road and the pools in the resort.
Super Holiday and we will be back.
9 Aug 2011
"Great place to relax at a very nice resort and to explore Provence"
We really enjoyed our two week stay at Pont Royal Villa. Situated at a very nice vacation resort between Aix en Provence and Avignon, this place was great both for seeing different parts of Bouches-du-Rhone and Vaucluse regions of Provence, and for relaxation at the nice pools nearby. Our kids aged 1.5, 8 and 9 years old also enjoyed our vacation. The villa was well equiped and well kept, and we had very friendly contacts with the owner. I can definately recommend this place for a vacation in Provence!
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