GITE WITH DIRECT ACCESS ONTO THE PLACE DES BARRYS, SABLET, PROVENCE

Louise Nelson

Speaks english, Other languages - email only please.
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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GITE WITH DIRECT ACCESS ONTO THE PLACE DES BARRYS, SABLET, PROVENCE

Sablet Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Centrally Located, Two Bedroom, Spacious, Bright Gite, Suitable For Four Persons

This bright, spacious apartment is part of our larger property Les Quatre Terrasses (ref: 415777), situated in the ramparts of the medieval village. It is privately accessed via the central location on Place des Barrys, with its popular viewing point where you can identify the location of the named Côtes du Rhône villages of Cairanne, Roaix, Rasteau and Seguret.

Le Petit Jardin provides external space for dining, sunbathing and watching the sunset over the numerous Côtes du Rhône vineyards. Internally, there are two bedrooms, one king (tower bedroom) and one twin bedded room (garden view). There is a well-equipped kitchen where you can create delicious recipes from your market purchases, a comfortable living area suitable for four persons and separate internal dining room should the weather turn a little chilly. In keeping with the rest of the dimensions of the apartment there is a large, fully tiled, shower room.

This is a peaceful location in a secluded corner of the village provides a perfect base for a relaxing vacation or a base to return to after a day of activity or sightseeing in the local area.

After six years of renting our main house Les Quatre Terrasses (ref: 415777) and responding to the demands of potential guests who wish to stay but do not require the facility of the complete unit we made a decision to partition off the lower section of the house with access from the garden, hence Le Petit Jardin.

One house can now become two units with guests having the option of either unit (lower, two bedroom unit or upper, three bedrooms) obviously, the whole house can be booked as before ( offering parties five bedrooms). The latter two options must be booked through ref: 415777.

Please note, bookings for each units will not coincide, however, it is likely that we, the owners, will be in residence in one of the units (depending on demand) during the summer season. We look forward to meeting our guests for the first time and taking care of their needs personally but at the same time ensuring privacy for all in residence.

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Suitability:
  • smoking allowed
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Guestbook comments from the owner
For years I have wanted to stay in a village in the South of France, to experience the country side, living in something traditional but functional, where I can cook my own French food. Le Petit Jardin was the perfect answer to this dream.



The apartment is set in 600 year old ramparts in the village of Sablet with fantastic views over the countryside. It's is perfectly (and recently) renovated in stylish tones of cream and white, with a fully functional kitchen, two bedrooms, a bathroom and generous living areas. The main bedroom has its own sitting area. There is also a small garden overlooking the Place de Barry for enjoying your evening apertif.



The apartment was great with our two children - aged 8 and six months but would be great for adult groups or older children as well.



Sablet is a real French village with two boulangerie, a butcher, a few restaurants, tabac, pharmacy and a small grocer. It is only 9 kilometers from Vaison la Romaine and about 22 from Orange. There is plenty to do in the surrounding countryside eating, touring, shopping... You could spend weeks here and not see all Provence has to offer.



We were lucky to have our hosts Louise and John on hand, who were helpful but never intrusive. If they are not in Sablet I understand they have a very capable French manager to help if needed. Not that anything should be needed... The place was perfect.



I live to return!
Jul 2013
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Louise Nelson

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2009
Speaks english, Other languages - email only please.

Retired teacher from N Ireland with enthusiastic interest in interiors, food and travel. Spend my time between N Ireland and France, travelling around the Provencal region, purchasing objects, new and old for our Provencal home, visiting the local markets, cooking fresh produce and entertaining friends and neighbours on one of our four terraces with their unrivalled views.

Louise Nelson purchased this apartment in 2004

After several years holidaying in this region we stumbled upon this authentic but beautifully renovated property, situated within the ramparts of a Provencal village, adjacent to the Place des Barrys which offeres, second to none, views of the surrounding vineyards. Our decision didn't take a second thought.

Large, bright, authentic Provencal village home incorporating modern conveniences with direct access onto the Place des Barrys with it's popular viewing point.

Village shops, patisserie, boulangerie, boucher, banque, tabac, bibliothèque, café and restaurants within a couple of minutes walk. Perfect central base for visiting Roman sites, medieval towns and villages, soaking up the atmosphere in the daily markets and touring/cycling the Côtes du Rhône wine region Roman sites or simply sipping an expresso in one of the many French cafes.

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Gite with direct access onto the Place des Barrys, Sablet, Provence
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Great base for a great holiday

  • 5 of 5
Le Petit Jardin was a great base for our holiday. The apartment was beautiful and the location fantastic. This was our first trip to Provence and Louise and John couldn't have been more hospitable. I really can't recommend Le Petit Jardin highly enough.
  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
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Sablet Haut-Vaucluse
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Fantastic Holiday Rental

  • 5 of 5
We adored this fabulous roomy apartment. Tastefully furnished with every item you could possibly need. Scrupulously clean, yet comfortable with plenty of spots to relax and enjoy the Provençal atmosphere. Located in the village of Sablet, and actually part of the ancient village ramparts, it was a fantastic location for village walks and scenic drives to Orange, Vaison La Romaine, Avignon etc. Our hosts were available but never intrusive and answered any questions we had. My daughter loved having her own room and the apartment is great for families but romantic enough for any couple. I would definitely stay again.
  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
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Sablet Haut-Vaucluse
5

Exceeded our expectations!!

  • 5 of 5
Le Petit Jardin was perfect! The photo shows the terrace off season, but we stayed during a hot week, and the trellis over the table was lush with grapes. We had breakfast there every morning and the setting and view were spectacular. Each morning we went shopped in the village for our bread, cheese, meats and fruit. The character of the village is so charming - this morning ritual was a wonderful part of our stay. But the best part of all was the gorgeous accommodations. Everything was spotless, fresh and beautifully furnished. Louise and John were there during our stay and were the MOST hospitable hosts imaginable. They are so generous, kind and accommodating. Although we didn't visit other homes in the village, I can't imagine any being more gorgeous than this one! We used this as our home base while to traveled each day to the wineries, lavender and sunflower fields, villages, archeological sites. It was a truly remarkable week. There were two couples and we shared the apartment. It was spacious and well appointed with everything we needed. We will be back for sure!!
  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
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Delightful!

  • 5 of 5
We very much enjoyed our stay in Le Petit Jardin. The two bedrooms were very comfortable (and cool) - so important in the summer. We particularly liked the tower room which is part of the ramparts of the old town. The kitchen, with it's modern appliances and dining area is well appointed for cooking and entertaining, though we preferred to use le petit jardin as our outdoor dining space with it's commanding views of Le Place des Barry and the Rhone valley. There is a large bathroom with roomy shower and the living room is bright, cosy and comfortable for relaxing and watching TV. We enjoyed making our morning journey to the nearby shops to purchase essentials for breakfast, not least of all the delicious French baguette and croissant from one of the two boulangeries. Sablet is a really beautiful, and compact, old town. On the occasions when we felt like a change, Gigondas, Vaison la Romaine, and the beautiful village of Seguret provided variety. We regretted we had not booked for two weeks. Thank you Louise for the welcome pack and for all the other thoughtful touches, which got us off to a good start. We look forward to our return visit in the not too distant future.
  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
115 Kilometres
Marseille
Nearest Ferry
130 Kilometres
Marseille
Nearest Train
43 Kilometres
TGV Avignon
Nearest Motorway
19 Kilometres
A7
Nearest Beach
164 Kilometres
Cassis
Nearest Barpub
Sablet
Nearest Ski
19 Kilometres
Mont Ventoux
Nearest Golf
17 Kilometres
Orange or Avignon
Nearest Restaurant
Sablet
Car: necessary

Enjoy the traditions of French village life in Sablet, situated at the foot of the Dentelles de Montmirail, the dramatically jagged shaped chain of mountains, just south of Vaison la Romaine, in the heart of the Côtes du Rhône wine growing region, Haute Provence.

Sablet, unlike other Côtes du Rhône tourist villages, is truly a working village with businesses remaining open all year round, meeting the needs of locals and tourists alike. A variety of commercial establishments, including two bakeries, a butcher, grocery store, fish stall (Thursday morning), newsagent, tobacconist (gifts), pharmacy, bank, post office and the newly opened beauty therapist. Not to mention the emergency needs met by the local doctor and dentist based in the centre of the village, hopefully they will not be required but comforting to know they are close by should the event arise. The newly situated Tourist Office (former site of the old Pharmacy almost opposite the Tabac) where you not only can obtain information on local places of interest and activities but can conveniently purchase wine from the many local vineyards in one stop.

Enjoy an aperitif, coffee or lunch in the company of Bruno at the café, a simple meal in the new restaurant in the square or, for those special occasions, some typical Provençal cuisine, beautifully presented, at Les Genets on the outskirts of the village. Walk to the picturesque village of Séguret, perhaps for lunch and stop for a tasting at one of the renowned Côtes du Rhône cellars, of the Ouveze valley; The Domaines, Parandou, Pasquier, Chamfort, Piaugier, Verquiere or the Co-operative, Gravillas, to name but a few. Perhaps a little knowledge from Olivier Hickman, Wine Uncovered, would be beneficial. Olivier leads guided visits (English spoken) through the local Rhone Valley vineyards and is conveniently based in Sablet. You may also wish to explore the other well known neighbouring villages - Chateauneuf du Pape, Gigondas, Vacquyras, Rasteau, Roaix and Beaumes de Venise!

Monsieur Claude RAYNAUD, the Mayor, the Deputies and municipal councillors of the municipality of Sablet are to be congratulated for the organisation of the annual itinerary of events designed to integrate the Sabletains and Sabletaines as well as to educate, entertainment and create interest and fun for the many visitors to the village. Not least of all the annual 'Journee du Livre' or book fair, a two day event held in mid July, hosted by the residents of Sablet, when well known authors from all over France come to the village to sell their autographed publications. For those of you who enjoy a little French culture and fun the Fete Votive is not to be missed. The first weekend in August sees the village come to life with funfairs and orchestras. Musical concerts of various genres held, in turn, each evening for four days, from 'country' to 'showtime' to 'classic', and simply ‘French’ something for everyone! This is the time and the place to let the inhibitions slip and enjoy some good old fashioned dancing, a little line dancing perhaps? Many other village events are naturally centred around wine and food, with the fête de la vigne et du vin, moules et frites, giant (grand) aioli, soupe au pistou evenings and last, but not least, the annual autumn soup competition.

The village is approx 9 km from Vaison-la-Romaine, where you can visit the famous Roman remains and soak up the market atmosphere which takes place every Tuesday morning, one of the best in the region. Markets are held each day all over the region so you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to fresh produce and provincial gifts. Bedoin, Monday; Vaison, Tuesday; Buis les Baronnies Wednesday; Nyons, Thursday; Carpentras, Friday; St Cecile les Vignes, Saturday and if you feel like venturing a little further south, L’Isle sur la Sorgue’s famous market will satisfy your desire for French linens and antiques.

There are those who visit for rest and relaxation with relaxation taking the form of reading, enjoying a coffee at the local café, walking; cycling; rock climbing; golfing; wine tasting; cookery classes; visiting the historical sites of Vaison la Romaine, Orange or Avignon; savouring the local cuisine and shopping. Sablet provides a wonderful base from where to begin your daily activity and to return to in the evening to relax in comfortable surroundings, prepare some locally sourced produce, enjoy a glass of local wine, listen to some music and watch the sun go down from the garden beside the viewing point in the beautiful, peaceful, village of Sablet.

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7 night minimum stay
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Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee €0
Cleaning and Laundry €50
Notes Price quoted for two persons.
Please contact for rental, varies with numbers and season.
200 Euros (per week booked) secures dates, balance due eight weeks prior to arrival.
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Amenities

Amenities

Sablet Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (semi-detached)
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 100 m²
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Village
Theme:
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Historic
General:
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Safe
  • Iron & Board
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Pantry Items
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 6 people
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Extra beds can be provided for parties larger than four persons. All bedlinen provided.
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • DVD Player
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Beach Chairs
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • smoking allowed ...
  • pets considered ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
  • churches
  • library
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • ski lift privileges
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
TV Sky receiver - offering English speaking channels, sorry no subscriptions. Bose iPod docking station. The following can be organised for guests if booked in advance: Wine Tours - Wine Uncovered, Olivier Hickman, Sablet Cookery Classes - Patricia Wells, Vaison la Romaine; Les Abeilles, Sablet; or Cuisine de Provence, Barbara Schuerenberg Bicycle Hire - Vaison la Romaine, Malaucene or Bedoin For the short swimming pool season, you have the choice of municipal pools all just 10-15 minutes drive from Sablet - Vaison la Romaine (outdoor summer season), Orange (indoor, all year) or Beaumes de Venise (June - September) Catering can be provided if booked in advance.
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