Charming Hillside Country House Le Vieux Chene with Private Heated Pool, Gardens & Views
With one of the most enviable locations amongst Provence villa rentals, this charming property is set on 98 acres (40 hectares) in the hills of the beautiful Luberon region. It has everything you need for a wonderfully relaxing holiday under the Provençal sun.
Le Vieux Chene (“the old oak tree”) makes the most of its superb setting and spectacular 360 degree views. The villa’s terrace leads onto a well-maintained lawn and the marvelous pool area, an idyllic spot for long, lazy days and sultry summer evenings. The pool itself is heated, while a private tennis court adds to the exclusivity of this delightful retreat.
There are two separate buildings – the high house and the low house, both self-contained with living space and kitchen. Between them they offer an abundance of space for up to twelve guests. Each features authentic local character in details such as the original wooden beams, charming tiled floors, and traditional Provençal fabrics and furnishings.
Enjoy a good night’s sleep in the six attractive bedrooms – three in each house, simply but comfortably furnished in French country style. The same look can be found in the beautifully tiled bathrooms, some of which are furnished with claw-footed bathtubs.
The Luberon is famous for its scenery, in particular the lavender fields which lend the landscape a rich purple hue in late June and July, and its picturesque stone villages. The region is a joy to explore, and there’s plenty to visit throughout Provence too, from historic Avignon to arty Aix-en-Provence.
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BEDROOM & BATHROOM
High House (Winter House)
Queen size bed, En-suite bathroom with shower and bathtub, Sitting room/office, TV, Access to terrace and pool, View of the Luberon hills, Located on the ground floor
2 Twin beds (pushed together to make King), En-suite bathroom with shower, Located on the ground floor
Bedroom 3 - Master
2 Twin beds (pushed together to make King), En-suite bathroom with shower and bathtub, Table, TV, Located on the first floor
Low House (Summer House)
2 Twin beds (pushed together to make King), En-suite bathroom with shower, Access to terrace, Located on the ground floor
2 Twin beds (can be pushed together to make King), En-suite bathroom with shower, Separate entrance, Located on the first floor
2 Twin beds, (can be pushed together to make King), En-suite bathroom with bathtub, TV, Windows overlooking Luberon, Located on the first floor
FEATURES & AMENITIES
Large living room with open fireplace
High House kitchen:
Low House kitchen:
Hi-Fi music system
Heated pool with electric cover
Shelter with table tennis
Large Low House terrace
View of Luberon and Lure mountains
STAFF & SERVICES
Housekeeping for 6 hours
At Extra Cost – advance notice may be required:
Activities and excursions
Additional cleaning service
Wine, beverage and farm produce delivery service
Late check in/out fee
Maximum 12 guests
Pets not permitted
Check-in: 4:00-6:00 pm
Points of Interest:
17 km to Apt:
Street market on Saturdays
60 minute drive to Avignon airport
90 minute drive to Avignon train station and Marseille airport
120 minute drive to Mediterranean beaches
Wi-Fi connection may be weak in some rooms of this property
The road leading to the villa is a dirt road
Additional amenities include: ping pong table, coffee maker, hi-fi sound system, office, housekeeper, laundry facility, tennis court, alfresco dining, petaque pitch, tree house, electric pool cover....Read more
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