18 CENTURY FARMHOUSE, GARDEN & HEATED POOL, OWN VINEYARD, SOUTH LUBERON PROVENCE

Jenny Sweeney

Speaks french, english
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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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18 CENTURY FARMHOUSE, GARDEN & HEATED POOL, OWN VINEYARD, SOUTH LUBERON PROVENCE

Grambois Farmhouse Rental Photos and Description

4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, farmhouse, sleeps 8-10, floor area 250m2,12mx6m pool,

Le Sautaire is a traditional Provencal farmhouse carefully restored, spacious and cool. It provides ample accommodation for 8 to 10 people, with four spacious double bedrooms, two salons, two studies and a fully equipped kitchen with a Lacanche stove. It is has an acre of mature garden, surrounded by 20 acres of its own vines, set in a peaceful valley. Terraces around the house give panoramic views of Mte Ste Victoire and the Luberon. The garden offers seating in sun and shade, with places to escape to read a book or snooze. Swim or lounge around the 12mx6m heated pool edged with wide wooden decking, set in the garden overlooking the vines. .

The house is light and airy with views of countryside in all directions. The through kitchen, dining, sitting room is the hub of the house with French windows leading onto the south terrace with a table seating a dozen, a place for everyone to gather. A sweeping staircase takes you to the four bedrooms which lead off the upper salon all having high beamed ceilings. Each is furnished with French and English country antiques, but modern beds and shower rooms! Traditional thick walls and shutters keep the house cool in the hottest summers.

The house is situated in the Luberon National Park in the midst of an area of charming chateaux, medieval villages, Provençal markets and cultural activities. It is a beautiful part of the world, backed by the Luberon with its fine walking, a rolling countryside of vineyards, long views and the amazing light of Provence.

Grambois, an unspoilt 14th century 'village perché', is within walking distance with a boulangerie, mini-market and cafe-bar, whilst the hamlet of Moulin de Pas at the foot of the hill has a boulangerie, greengrocer and pharmacy, and the Grambois ‘cave’ with a good selection of wines – try the merlot rosé, it will include some of our grapes. . The local town of Pertuis, a 15 minutes’ drive, offers a full range of shops including two hypermarkets.

The Luberon villages of Lourmarin, Bonnieux and Gordes and towns of Apt and Forcalquier all have a typical French ambience. Aix en Provence and Avignon make pleasant day trips.

We provide details of local activities, the Provençal markets, one locally every day; restaurants, with guidance to quality and price; activities for children; sports and cultural events. At Le Sautaire you will find leaflets about local events, guidebooks and maps to plan your walking or visits. We have produced information sheets on favourite places with one a tour of local vineyards for degustation.

We renovated Le Sautiare for our retirement and manage to spend a week a month there throughout the year. So you will find a much loved house equipper for family living.

Other people have loved it too:

We had a fantastic time... and love the house and setting. We loved the fabulous views towards Mnt Sainte Victoire.. wonderful in the evening with a glass of wine! and the garden is lovely, particularly the perfect mixture of shade and sun. Sally August 2013

As keen cooks and foodies, we really appreciated your very well equipped kitchen.. we had some wonderful family meals, usually after visiting the markets, the St Martin de Brasque Sunday market and Aix were our highlights. Sara August 2013

We all loved the garden particularly (and seeing a deer in it one morning!). The children loved the different secret sitting places and the way land wrapped around the house. Everyone loved the pool design and said it was the best ever. Martha (2 1/2 and Hadrien (3) played for hours in the baby version! And it was big enough for competitions for teenage boys and Fergus (10) who tries to be one! Ros July 2013

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Guestbook comments from the owner
We had a wonderful stay at Le Sautaire, the house and setting are stunning. We visited lots of villages and markets but also managed relaxing time by the pool!
Jul 2014
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Jenny Sweeney

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2003
Speaks french, english
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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

18 Century Farmhouse, garden & heated pool, own vineyard, South Luberon Provence
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
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18 Century Farmhouse, garden & heated pool, own vineyard, South Luberon Provence
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Grambois Luberon
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Comments from Owner Guestbook

Views of other visitors: We adored Le Sautaire. It is the loveliest place that any of us have ever stayed. The house, gardens, pool, location and views were perfect. You have obviously given a great deal of thought to the renovations and the results are fantastic - comfortable and stylish. UK guest 2004 We loved Le Sautaire! You are really lucky to have such a beautiful home and property in such an amazing location. As great as all the pictures you sent were, I see now that it's really impossible to capture the the beauty of the house and grounds in photographs. I just hope we can wait an entire year before wanting to go back! US guest 2003. (Coming back in2005) Our holiday was glorious. Your house is beautiful, we loved the huge kitchen, and thought the garden was inspired. The view across the different layers of lavender, golden field and the landscape beyond is unforgettable. And to be able to enjoy the view from the swimming pool as well! UK visitor 2002
  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2007
  • Stayed: Dec 2007
  • Source: HomeAway

Map

Map

Nearest Airport
55 Kilometres
Marseille
Nearest Train
45 Kilometres
Aix-en-Provence TGV
Nearest Motorway
45 Kilometres
A7 junction 26
Nearest Beach
60 Kilometres
Cassis
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Cafe Dol, Grambois
Nearest Golf
6 Kilometres
Pierevert golf course
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Les Tilleuls, Gambois
Car: recommended

Grambois lies on the south slope of the Luberon in rolling open vine-growing country 30 mins North of Aix-en-Provence, in 45 minutes from Marseille airport, 35 minutes from Aix TGV station. Le Sautaire is close to the famous Luberon villages of Menerbes, Roussillon and Gordes and the antiques capital of France, Isle sur la Sourgue. Visit a different maket each day in a tiny mediaeval village. The local scenery is outstanding and spectacular sites such as the Gorges du Verdun and the Fontaine de Vaucluse are within driving distance. The mediterranean coast is an hours drive away. There is excellent walking for everyone on local footpaths or Grandes Randonnées. Children can roam safely from the house. Maps provided. Cultural festivals include music at Aix-en-Provence and the piano festival at Roque D’Antheon. And then there is the wine! Each village has its ‘cave’ and there are many ‘Chateaux’ where sampling is on offer. Guides to vineyards and local restaurants are provided.

Other Activities: The house has a court for boules and volley ball

Golf: The views of four fanatical Irish golfers! “We played golf on some of the finest golf courses anywhere – way ahead of what we expected.” Pont Royal, a Seve Ballesteros designed course, ranks with any championship course in the world. Not to be missed. 40 minutes drive. Aix – Marseilles, a flat course with some splendid holes no buggy needed, 45 minutes. Pierrevert, a wonderful course. The views are stunning, it is set out in completely natural hillside terrain; you will need to be fit if not taking a buggy. 20 minutes

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Grambois Farmhouse Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Jun 28 2014 - Aug 29 2014
7 night minimum stay
£2,550
 
 
Aug 30 2014 - Sep 26 2014
7 night minimum stay
£1,950
 

Notes

  • Rates include gas, electricity, central heating, linen and towels, pool and garden maintenance. No charge is made for the telephone which will receive incoming calls and allow you to make local calls. Bookings for one week only carry a surcharge of £200.
    You are met on arrival by a neighbour who speak English and French. She will provide you with full information about the house and area, check you out at the end of your stay and handle any emergencies.

Amenities

Amenities

Grambois Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 300 m²
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking Off Street
  • Activities Guide
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Computer Available
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Wireless Internet
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Pantry Items
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Refrigerator
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
    Bathroom 5 - shower
  • Two bedrooms ensuite, one family bathroom. On the ground floor is a cloakroom and an additional shower room. The house has been restored in the last five years and all fitments are modern and of a high standard.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single
  • The master bedroom, with stunning view of Mte Ste Victoire through its huge south facing window, has a queen sized doouble bed, antique French furniture and an ensuite bathroom with bath and shower. The Blue bedrooom, with views to the south, has twin beds arranged as a double, English and French country furniture and a ensuite shower room. The Rose room has twin beds arranged as a double bed with antique English ash furniture. It shares an adjacent shower room and separate toilet with the Yellow room which contains a queen sized double bed and English pine country furniture. The first floor salon has two full sized single beds, arranged as sofas during the day, which are suitable for childen, not full privacy. A cot is available on request together with a high chair.
Entertainment:
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Audio Tape Player
  • DVD Player
Outside:
  • Patio
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Small Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 10 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • scenic drives
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
Local Services & Businesses:
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
Notes:
The spacious groundfloor salon has original beams and a fireplace with comfortable sofas. The large family kitchen seating 10 is equipped with dishwasher, fridge, microwave, a Lacanche gas stove . Both rooms lead onto the south-facing terrace with a table for 10. A laundry room holds a washing machine, second fridge, freezer and shower, for pool users. There are 4 double bed rooms, 2 ensuite, 2 twin bedded. The upstairs salon has two single bed sofas, extending the sleeping to 10, but without complete privacy. There is a family shower room and separate toilet upstairs, a cloakroom and shower room on the ground floor. The west terrace has a 270 degree view from Mnte Ste Victoire to the Luberon. The north terrace overlooks the boule/volley ball court. The pool is surrounded by a wooden deck with sun loungers. A gas BBQ is provided. Le Sautaire is planned for our retirement so is equipped with generous quantities of crockery, cutlery, cooking and serving utensils - and loads of books!

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