jennifer cunningham

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Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Eygalieres Farmhouse Rental Photos and Description

Enjoy Provence Life at it's best in pretigious stone farmhouse

Nestled amongst it's own olive grove on 4,500 sq. metres, this beautifully decorated and stylish home offers 4/5 bedrooms and bathrooms, separate casual sitting/TV room, large flowing living and dining rooms, kitchen with two sinks, two fridges, laundry, garage, outdoor dining area with stone BBQ and pool house with kitchenette and bathroom. Perfect for a luxury relaxing 'get away' and to enjoy the wine, food, markets and natural beauty of this precious and sought after village. Secure property with garage and separate undercover parking for 3 cars. Superb views of the Alpilles or the ancient village of Eygalieres from every room and the garden.

jennifer cunningham (Owner)
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About jennifer cunningham

Always in love with the idea of living in Provence and learning to speak French, we decided to finally pull up stumps from our home in Australia and make the move to Provence.

We had thought about Dublin, London and Tuscany but in the end ignoring our heritage and our knowledge of Italy we moved here permanently 2 years ago - having owned a smaller house and visiting as often as we could for the last 5 years.

As the property is our home our hearts and souls are very evident in our choice of antiques, brocante, local traditional items and creature comforts. We are passionate about the local wine and food, festivities, customs and history.

Our weekly indulgences include searching for treasures in the flea markets, dining in the excellent local cafes and restaurants and enjoying the outstanding beauty of the national park in which surrounds us.

jennifer cunningham purchased this farmhouse in 2011

Why jennifer cunningham chose Eygalieres

This magnificent stone 'mas' (Provencal for 'farmhouse')

is something dreams are made of.

Situated just 800 metres ( 5 mins on foot) from the village centre, set amongst it's own olive grove and opposite a field either filled with wild poppies or sheep, depending on the time of year, you will find that everything you need for daily life is in walking distance.

Eygalieres is a very special medieval village in the middle of a huge national park and therefore many cultural aspects and buildings are preserved. There are no neon signs and life revolves around the Friday market which is not only fantastic shopping but a very social day! It's often when everyone, including visitors meet to chat about the weather, the coming events or just share stories . Not much work seems to get done on a Friday afternoon!

Use the baskets dotted all over the house to fill up with delicious local fare for lunch, dinner or for 'apero' ( the famous 6pm glass of wine and nibbles) with each other, family, friends or new acquaintances. Eygalieres is a very friendly village of 2,000 people and they may ask you where you are from or how you come to know of their village or of the owner's. A chance to practice your French - only if you need to, of course!

The kitchen is in the local style with most things required for preparing, cooking and serving close at hand and in sight. If you decide to visit in winter there is a very welcoming huge stone fireplace which will be readily stacked with wood to keep you warm while you are in it!

At the other end of the house is another fireplace in local stone and some comfy leather chairs and a sofa. Pour a glass of wine and relax with the news ( cable television in English and US news channels) or snuggle up with a cup of tea or coffee and a good book. You will find plenty of maps and travelbooks to whet your appetite for your stay.

Or, more often than not, relax outside in the beautiful garden on a 'bain du soleil' and take a dip in the pool!

What makes this farmhouse unique

You cannot help but feel almost overwhelmed by the enormous offering of discoveries to make on your doorstep!

The Romans planted the first rose' vines, they restored an ancient city and created Glanum in 27BC - it's like a mini Pompei just 10 ks away near St Remy de Provence, Vincent Van Gogh painted Starry Night in St Remy, and all those beautiful paintings of olive trees - you can visit the asylum where he stayed. Nostramus was born in St Remy. The best olive oil comes from the mills in Mouries and Maussane. We get ours milled from Mas du Barres - you can visit and sample all the different types of 'huile d'olive'! Rose' wines are the favourite of the area - beautiful peachy, apricot pink in colour and dry on the palette. The Popes live in Avignon for 700 years, The Romans ruled from Arles- visit the site of the Forum, the Camague with its black bulls and white horses and pink flamingoes is breathtaking as is the history of its talented inhabitants. It goes on and on - a climb to the top of the medieval castle fort at Les Baux boats a view all the way to the Mediterranean and out over the hundreds of acres of vines and olive groves - it is a very special place; the family seat of the famous Grimaldi family currently of Monaco.

In Eygalieres there are some superb vineyards that can be visited by bicycle and then there is Chateauneuf du Pape and Gigondas just up the highway - a return trip easily achieved in an afternoon.

All the stories of the famous A Year in Provence by Peter Mayle come to life when you spend time in the villages of the Luberon - the neighbouring area to The Alpilles - Gordes, Bonnieux, Menerbes, and Lacoste are the best for atmosphere and history.

'Our' beautiful Eygalières, a quiet village, surrounded by the 'garrigue' landscape of the Alpilles, with vast olive groves, green valleys and vineyards is simply a postcard moment at every turn.

Here you will discover a charming village which has managed to retain it's authenticity.

Why HomeAway

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
800 Kilometres
Nearest Train
25 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
14 Kilometres
A7 Cavaillon
Nearest Beach
80 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
800 Metres
Eygalieres Village
Nearest Ski
200 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
800 Metres
Eygalieres Village
Car: recommended

The property is located just 800 metres from centre of the village of Eygalières. Quiet, it has a 180 ° breathtaking view of the Alpilles plus a magnificent view of the ancient part of the village which sits high on a rocky outcrop.

You will find general shops including a grocery store, butcher's shop, two bakeries, a wine shop, newsagent, doctor, bank (ATM), post office, cafes, bars and restaurants in the village. Friday morning is market day in Eygalieres and Wednesday is market day in St Remy (10 ks)

Perfect location for exploring and discovering 'true Provence' with themost famous ones all within easy reach sych as:-Saint-Rémy de Provence, Les Baux-de-Provence, Fontvieille: Arles, Saint Etienne de Gres, Mouries, Aureille, Maussane, Tarascon, Beaucaire, Avignon, The Camarge. It is an amazing location for nature lovers, history lovers, art lovers and gastro lovers!

Eygalieres is situated in a National Park in the centre of what is known as the 'Golden Triangle' of Provence - With Avignon to the north, the Mediterranean Sea to the south, the Rhone River on the left and the Durance on the right.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates


Eygalieres Farmhouse Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
2014 - mid season Oct
Sep 28 2014 - Oct 25 2014
7 night minimum stay
2014 - low season Nov - Dec
Oct 26 2014 - Jan 2 2015
7 night minimum stay
2015 - low season Jan - April
Jan 3 2015 - May 15 2015
7 night minimum stay
2015 - mid season June
May 16 2015 - Jun 26 2015
7 night minimum stay
2015 - high season June - Aug
Jun 27 2015 - Aug 28 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit €89
Notes 50% payable on booking
50% payable 1 month prior to arrival
60 days cancellation policy.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Eygalieres Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 350 m²
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Village ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Internet ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Parking ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Kitchen ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Oven ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Guest WC - toilet
    Bathroom 1 ensuite - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 family - toilet , shower , tub
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , on ground floor as ensuite to TV Room with sofa bed.
    Bathroom 4 - poolhouse guest room - toilet , shower
  • Bathroom 1 - ensuite to Bedroom 1 Bathroom 2 - bath and shower shared Bedroom 2 and 3 Bathroom 3 - adjacent to the Casual Sitting Room/TV but could also be used as 5th bedroom (sofabed) Bathroom 4 - located in the Pool house for bedroom 4 Guests WC positioned near front door.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king
    TV room - 2 sleep sofa /futon , 1 queen , on ground floor large sofa bed(160 x 190) in TV room
  • Bedroom 1 - King Size Bed ( 180 x 200), ensuite bathroom.Beautiful room with high ceiling and ancient wooden beams, wide floorboards and magnificent views. Bedroom 2 - Two x Single Beds ( 90 x 200) or can be made into one king size bed. High ceiling with ancient wooded beams, wide floorboards, and featuring a diamond shaped window and ancient painted Provencal 19th Century armoir.*share bathroom with separate shower and bath. WC separate. Bedroom 3 - One Queen size bed ( 160 x 200). High ceiling with anciet wooden beams and wide floorboards. Spectacular iews over The Alpilles and the olive trees towards the old village of Eygalieres.* share bathroom with separate shower and bath. WC separate. Bedroom 4 - located in the pool house just a few metres from the main house with high ceilings, wooden beams and stone floors. One King size bed (180 x 200) or can be arranged as 2 single 90 x 200. Own bathroom and kitchenette with fridge and dishwasher. Bedrooom 5/TV room.
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo ...
  • Books ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Golf ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • churches
  • festivals
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • skiing
  • tennis
The rental fee includes weekly bed linen and towel change, gardener and pool maintenance. Private catering, chauffeuring or tour guides can be arranged if required.
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