A most charming place that has retained all its old provençal charm. The interior is surprisingly spacious and beautifully furnished.
This charming mid 19th century property which retains all its original charm and features is set in a prime location in Provence, just outside Ménerbes (1km), the charming hillside village described by Peter Mayle in “A Year in Provence” (15min. walk). Ménerbes has a bakery, various small shops, restaurants and cafés. There are many lovely villages nearby: Bonnieux (16km), Roussillon (17km), Oppède-le-Vieux (6km), Lacoste (7.5km), Goult (8.5km) among many others. Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, famous for its antiques market and intricate waterways is 20km away. There is a huge provençal market at Lourmarin (29km). The larger towns of Cavaillon (17km) and Apt (22km) have markets on Monday, and Tuesday and Saturday respectively. Avignon is 40km away, and Aix-en-Provence 75km.
There is a tennis court in Oppède (5km), horse riding near Lagnes (14km), bike hire and Sunday market at Coustellet (10km) and 9 and 18 hole golf course 20km away at Saumane-de-Vaucluse.
Canoeing and kayaking are possible in the Sorgue River and a leisure lake near Apt offers water sports and fishing (no swimming). There are beautiful beaches all along the Mediterranean coast with the closest in Marseille and Carry-le-Rouet (both 94km), Sausset-les-Pins (99km) and La Couronne (103km).
Main house: Living room, dining room, kitchen, 1 bathroom with wc, 1 shower room with wc, 2 separate wcs, 2 double bedrooms, 1 twin bedroom, 1 bedroom with 4 single beds and shower
Annexe: Living room, 1 shower room with wc, 2 double bedrooms
Washing machine, dishwasher, bed linen/bathroom towels included (weekly change included), cot (no linen), cleaning 3 hours per week included, baby-sitting (subject to availability), telephone, broadband, fax, satellite TV, video, DVD, CD, barbecue, boules court, alarm