We really enjoyed staying at the cozy and bright apartment in Les Redons for a week in April 2013. There's enough room for a couple, but you probably won't linger too long in the apartment. Outside in April the sloping orchards surrounding the small hamlet are ablaze with white cherry blossoms and buzzing with industrious bees. Small hill towns with walking paths, gorges with valleys full of roman ruins, red rock canyons and lively town markets all beacon. Lots of photographic opportunities.
The apartment is imaginatively converted from an old stone farm building: there is a convoluted entrance hall and then a steep staircase up. Another ladder stair leads to a loft (watch your head on the beam as you step onto the loft platform!) where there's a comfortable bed under a low roof. The bathroom is on the main level which also has the only non-skylight window -- the door out to the small balcony. On the balcony you'll find a couple of chairs, a view down to the quiet street and a small electric BBQ -- great for our lamb chops! The kitchen is along one wall, is small and basic. There's no dishwasher and curtains cover the plumbing. Just a couple of nits: the (Ikea) knives were a bit dull and there wasn't a kettle. According to our host Eva, the recent road work had stirred up the local ant population so there was powder on the floor to combat them -- they didn't bother us much. The apartment has a good WiFi Internet connection, a radio, and no TV. It was clean and very well maintained.
It is a good walk into St Saturnin-les-Apt, but a very short drive -- you'll want to have a car if you stay. Basic groceries, bread, cheese and good weekly market in St Saturnin, but we did more major shopping in Apt -- not far by car.
Our hosts Eve and Patrick were very friendly and approachable. On arrival Eva welcomed us with a tour of the apartment and left us with a bottle of wine. Eva has an excellent and inexpensive mechanism for payment by North Americans where bank transfers are a big expense. Her English is excellent having lived in NYC in a previous life! We enjoyed aperitifs with Eva and Patrick one evening and learned of their life path to this corner of France.
La Remise is a comfortable and affordable place from which to tour this corner of Provence that we would recommend to anyone.