Gite | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 11
This spacious, recently restored farmhouse in the Vaucluse is set in the valley surrounded by vineyards and with panoramic views of the Ventoux mountain range in the distance.
The house has 250 square metres of living space with six large double bedrooms and an 85 square metre 'open plan' sitting room/kitchen spread across two levels. Three of the bedrooms have double beds and en-suite bath/shower rooms. The remaining rooms have two double beds (one with baby bed) and are served by a common bathroom. Bedroom six is a large atelier (restricted height) with a single bed and a mattress, suitable as a bedroom/play area for children.
The house is on three floors, and is set in a beautiful 1.8 hectare garden with vines and ancient oak, apple, cherry and nut trees. There is a covered terrace with Pergola outside from the sitting room and a 'tear-drop' shaped swimming pool (maximum dimensions 12 x 5.5 metres) with superb views across the valley. There is parking for a maximum of four cars in the garage and on the gravelled courtyard on the ground level.
The house lies between the villages of Villedieu and Buisson, and approximately 12 kilometres from the popular town of Vaison-La-Romaine. The historic Templar village of Villedieu is at walking distance (20 mins) and its main square provides a charming setting for eating outside. There are tennis and horse riding facilities within three kilometres and excellent small restaurants in the famous Romanesque, hilltop villages of Seguret and Sablet, within fifteen minutes drive, and further afield in the spectacular small town of Venasque, which situated at the gateway to the Luberon valley. Vaison-La-Romaine, the main commercial centre has a ancient Roman amphitheatre and numerous cultural activities, as do the towns of Nyons (at 17 Km), and Avignon (50 Km) to the south. This part of the southern Rhone Valley is most famous for its wines (Chateauneuf du Pape, Gigondas, Vacqueras), its ancient villages, and as a popular cycling area associated with the famous Tour de France ascent up Mont Ventoux.
|Size||Sleeps up to 11, 6 bedrooms|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Marseille 125 km, Nearest railway: Avignon 53 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 3 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (5), Cots (1), Dining seats for 14, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|