This charming studio apartment will appeal to those who want to enjoy a holiday in a village with history and character, staying in a delightful apartment decorated with style and providing all the modern conveniences including free wifi, washer/dryer and dishwasher.
The apartment is on the ground floor of a respectfully modernized old building dating back several centuries. Also available immediately above is 'Centre Ville Charme' a comfortable 2 bedroom apartment which sleeps 3/4 and can be let in conjunction with the studio subject to availability.
The studio living area is approximately 25 square meters plus storage area with washer/dryer and separate toilet/shower.
The studio is fully equipped and includes a queen sized bed plus fully equipped kitchen including dishwasher, cook-top and oven.
You will immediately relax in this studio which is cosy in winter and doesn't get too hot in the summer. There is also a small outdoor area in the Impasse where you can enjoy an evening drink or meal.
In a short "Impasse" off one of the squares in the old town, you are a minute or two from everything the town has to offer - the famous antiques market on Sundays and fresh produce markets on Thursdays and Sundays, over 30 restaurants and cafes, shops, waterways and waterwheels, beautiful old church and old town architecture.
L'Isle Sur La Sorgue is ideally located within easy reach of a vast range of attractions and activities, from Roman monuments and the historical Avignon, to village and city shopping, wineries, historical hilltop towns to wander, cycle routes, golf courses and the beautiful Provence countryside.
L'Isle Sur La Sorgue is well known for being the largest antiques centre in france, outside of Paris. There are dozens of antique outlets, twice yearly antique/brocante festivals and a weekly Sunday market that has antiques, brocante, a wide variety of food and produce and other market goods.
A car is not necessary to have a relaxing holiday in and around L'Isle Sur La Sorgue as there is good reliable public and tourist transport available. If you do have a car however it will provide you with great access to local towns, markets and history in your own time.
Size: Sleeps 2
Nearest beach: Mediterranean coast, 70km Cassis
Will consider: Long lets and short breaks
Access: Car not necessary
Family friendly? Suitable for over 5s only
Level access from the street - the studio is on one level.
Notes: May take pets - please enquire
No smoking at this property
General: mp3 player
Standard: Kettle, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities: Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms: Studio with queen sized bed, large very comfy leather couch and dining table for two.
Other: Linen and towels provided
Please note we do not have a TV but there is a good wireless internet connection free of charge.
Free parking is available in the square and a short walk of 5 minutes or less from nearby streets.
Payment is by PayPal in Euros.
50% deposit payable to secure your booking, then the balance plus 200 Euro refundable damage deposit payable 45 days before arrival.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, Studio|
|Rooms||1 bathrooms of which 1 en suite|
|Nearest beach||Cassis 70kms|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Avignon 20 km, Nearest railway: Fountaine de Vaucluse station for local trains is 25 km|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
|General||CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Double Beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 2|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Access||Not suitable for wheelchair users|
The Provence Alpes Cote d'Azur / Vaucluse region around L'Isle Sur la Sorgue offers a long list of places to visit and activities to enjoy:
Little hilltop towns such as Gordes, Menerbes and Rousillon are all within 30 minutes drive and are lovely to wander through, enjoy the architecture, views and little shops and stop for coffee, lunch, or a glass of local wine.
Historical places with well preserved Roman ruins such as L'Orange, Nimes, Vaison-La-Romaine and Le Pont Du Gard within 90 minutes drive, or there's even an aquaduct just 12 kms away outside Fontaine De Vaucluse that you can walk over.
Spend the day in Avignon with it's beautiful river, old town, Palais Des Papes, festivals, shops, galleries, theatres.
Marsailles too is well worth a visit as of course is Aix en Provence and the Camargue - all easy day trips.
Then there's wine areas in almost every direction where you can taste and buy your wine from the producer.
For the energetic, there are a number of golf clubs a short drive away, horse-riding, cycle and walking tracks in the hills or through the local countryside, or kayaking on the river.
L'Isle has it's own festivals throughout the year, but particularly in summer.
All the local towns also have their own festivals and markets which are well worth checking out if you can bring yourself to leave to delights of L'Isle Sur La Sorgue!
Paris is 3 hours by TGV comfort from Avignon, you can drive to Barcelona in four hours or have a picnic on the Mediterranean Sea just over an hour away. Relax in the village one day and explore further afield the next.
L'isle Sur La Sorgue is famous for it's antique shops and markets and for it's delightful waterways and mossy waterwheels. The old town is charming with little shaded streets and open squares to explore. It has everything you need for a relaxing holiday for a few days, a week or as long as you can spare.
The town is medium size which ensures it is lively all year round; the old town being small enough though that you can become quite familiar with it and walk to everything you need. This home is away from the hustle and bustle but just around the corner!
L'Isle is known as having the largest number of antique and brocante dealers outside of Paris and you can spend many hours browsing their wares and eating in the restaurants you will find amongst them. It has a selection of galleries showing very high quality artworks, many little stores to browse and too many good cafes, restaurants, wine bars and ice cream shops to sample in one holiday!
The Thursday and Sunday produce markets offer a delightful selection of everything fresh - the hardest part is not buying so much that you don't need to eat out!
Activities near L'Isle sur la Sorgue
Golf within 30 mins drive
Rural / countryside retreats
A winter sun break