Gargas House Rental Photos and Description
Four bedrooms; 3 showerrooms including 1 en-suite (sleeps 8 max)
Restored 19th century stone house in beautiful hamlet near Roussillon. Peaceful, beautiful views, only 5 km to nearest large market town (Apt). House has two levels (each with terrace), basement with laundry room. Four bedrooms, one on main level with en-suite shower room, WC; upstairs level: three bedrooms, two shower rooms with WC. Renovated kitchen in Provencal style, spacious living room and dining room, large Provencal fireplace. Private pool, 8m x 4m.
‘Lagniappe’ means pleasant, unexpected gift. Its private garden overlooks trees, mountains, and orchards. Walking, hiking and cycling are ideal in picturesque countryside. Rosemary and thyme grow wild in woods on walks to ochre cliffs of Roussillon. Wonderful area to explore, many beautiful villages, each with its own market day. Avignon (45 mins by car), famous antiques market in Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, Cistercian abbey of Sénanque nearby as are excellent restaurants offering the special cuisine of rural Provence.
Much to do and see: Activities in area: Many hiking and biking paths, GR 6 is 2 km from hamlet. Walk to ochre cliffs of Roussillon. Avignon, Aix-en-Provence, the spectacular Gorges du Verdon, Mont Ventoux and the Roman towns of Arles, Nîmes, Orange, Vaison-la-Romaine are all within an hour or two's drive, while Marseille, the Camargue, with its wonderful wild life, flamingos, bulls, and wild horses, and the Mediterranean coast are within easy reach (about 1 1/2 hours by car). Sports and Leisure: The area offers tennis courts in Gargas and two golf courses: Golf et Country Club in Pierrevert and Provence Country Club in Saumane, near Isle sur la Sorgue.
- children welcome
- pets not allowed
- non smoking only
Guestbook comments from the owner
“Brilliant weather…we loved the house, pool and garden as well as the setting and made good use of them all from lounging to star gazing.”