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A house with character built with yellow stones from Gordes

Bedrooms 2
Space 710 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Independent stone house lined with white oaks. Beautiful views of the Luberon

Private heated swimming pool in a calm setting with no obstructed views and pool cover on a reel (9m x 4m). Pool heated to 26°- open from April to October. South-facing gravel terrace (50-sq.m), open garden (1,500-sq.m). 1 bedroom accessible from the outside: 1 bed (160cm) for 2 pers., 1 bedroom located on the mezzanine: 1 bed (180cm) for 2 pers. Mezzanine: 1 bed for 2 pers. (bed linen provided), 1 child's bed. Independent kitchen (15-sq.m) with oven, induction hob, dishwasher and microwave. Living and dining space (34-sq.m) Bathroom with toilet. Working chimney with screen. LCD television. Wi-Fi internet (Orange). Air conditioning or heating unit. Furnished garden terrace. Barbecue. Possible house cleaning at the end of stay. N.B. French vacation checks accepted. Certified 3 star lodging. House rules and general information upon arrival...owners remain reachable by telephone during stay for any eventual needs or questions.

Alban Grollier
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2018

About Alban Grollier

I grew up in the village and during that time my parents ran the best restaurant in the region...

Alban Grollier purchased this house in 1970

Why Alban Grollier chose Gordes

Family vacation home rented for the last 5 years with one hundred percent satisfied vacationers.

What makes this house unique

Voted one of the most beautiful villages in France

The distinction of one of the most beautiful villages of France, awarded by a judging committee, is attributed to the most beautiful villages with less than 2000 inhabitants that have a rich natural heritage with at least two sites registered as historical monuments.


Gordes House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 710 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Raclette Machine
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Heated towel rack - toilet , shower
    - toilet , shower
  • Bathtub and shower and toilet with heated towel rack
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • 3 beds 140 cm, 160 and 180cm and 1 child's bed
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • disco club
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • surf fishing
  • tennis


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A house with character built with yellow stones from Gordes
average rating of 4.5 based on 32 reviews
Rio del Mar

An ideal, authentic villa

  • 5 of 5

We spent one week in this charming house and couldn't have been more delighted with everything. The house is very comfortable and appropriate to the area with a spectacular view from the house and pool. The location is absolutely ideal as you are just at the edge of the village's end, so in a quiet, peaceful part of Gordes, with an easy and magnificent walk to this stunning village and all its' amenities. We drove to all the surrounding villages, park, and there is much to see - we were ideally situated. The owner, Alban, and his sweet family, live next door and he could not have been more gracious, doing everything possible to insure a lovely stay for us. I speak French, so language wasn't an issue for me, but my husband doesn't, and was able to communicate well in english with him. We feel so lucky to have happened upon this property on VRBO, an official Gite of France, and found it to be quite reasonably priced for such a situation. We hope to return and spend even more time touring, eating, swimming, exploring and walking in the region. I haven't the slightest complaint and would recommend this property to families as well, as it is an ideal spot for children to enjoy also. A more warmhearted and gracious landlord would be hard to find.

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful outdoor spaces and view; interior space has a few drawbacks

  • 3 of 5

This place is great for the location and the lovely outdoor spaces.  Nice pool and spectacular view from the pool. 5 stars for the outdoor spaces and view.  The interior is a bit dark and the upstairs decor didn't match the look and feel of such a beautiful locale. Would've been nice to have air conditioning and a bathroom upstairs. The second bedroom is in a different building, with a toilet but no sink and no key to lock this building.  2.5 stars for the interior. English was not spoken upon arrival, so if you don't speak french I advise you confirm check out time and any logistics via email, as alban is very responsive. I'd like to give this place overall 3.5.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kansas City, Missouri

Charming Country Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We very much enjoyed our stay in Alban Gollier's stone gite in Gordes. He was a delightful host and if we needed anything he was right next door. The vista from the patio and pool are magnificent. Unfortunately the weather was not nice enough for us to use the beautiful pool. We loved the proximity to Gordes. The only drawback was the bedroom was upstairs and the bathroom was downstairs but we got used to it so it was really no problem. We would certainly recommend this charming stone gite in the country for your stay in Provence.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful French cottage in a wonderful location

  • 3 of 5

The cottage was lovely, the surroundings just gorgeous even in the middle of winter ...lovely gentle walk into the village. Almost everything you need. Our French was not existent but we were met in the village and driven to the cottage... Instructions in hand language were great.. One small negative that didn't over shadow was the bath towels needed to be washed before use and not enough for the 6 of us .. So we had to ask for more and fresh towels other than that small issue we so loved our stay there..

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: hello Ngaire.....We are glad you appreciated your stay in the cottage and hope to welcome you during your next vacation Nonetheless we regret the error in the cleaning lady who did not know the number of people al arrival: happily living next we could quickly provide you missing towels hope to see you and welcome back in Australia Best regards alban Grollier.....Nous sommes ravis que vous ayez apprecié votre sejour dans le gite et espérons vous acceuillir lors de vos prochaines vacances Neammoins nous regrettons l erreur de la femme de menage qui ne connaissait pas le nombre de personnes a l arrivée :heureusement habitant a coté nous avons pu vous fournir rapidement les serviettes manquantes au plaisir de vous revoir et bon retour en Australie bien cordialement alban grollier
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Great place in a beautiful location.

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at that place. It is very charming house that has everything you may need. Kitchen was fully equipped and there was outdoor grill so it was easy to make some delicious food. the location is perfect it's right next to Gordes, 10 minutes walk from the town, right on top of the hill in a very peaceful location. The owner was very nice and helpful, he met us by the castle in Gordes and showed us the way to the place. Unforgettable experience, definitely recommend that place.

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very pleased with this latest assessment of the 2015 season hoping to see you again the next year for your complete satisfaction
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  • 5 of 5

Un accueil chaleureux. Nous avons été très bien pris en charge par la famille de Alban. La maison offre une vue imprenable. Détente assurée.

Tout confort.

Nous avons passé un excellent séjour et reviendrons sans hésiter! Nous étions bien tristes de partir si tôt.

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Le Cercle Republicain restaurant
Nearest Ferry
90 Kilometres
Nearest Train
40 Kilometres
TGV Avignon
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
L' Encas Creperie
Nearest Beach
75 Kilometres


Tourist office: local activities in Gordes: Market on Tuesday mornings. Art galleries and local crafts. Hiking and mountain biking excursions. Hot air balloon flights. Many art and cultural exhibits. Summer events: theatre, concerts, opera. Places to visit: the Gordes Castle. The village of Les Bories (sheepfolds, vats of wine, side streets and surrounding defensive walls). Sénanque Abbey founded in 1148. St. Firmin Church founded in 1704. Pol Mara Museum. Moulin des Bouillons Museum (historical monument: olives have been pressed into oil here since the 16th century). Voted one of the most beautiful villages in France

The distinction of one of the most beautiful village of France, awarded by a judging committee, is attributed to the most beautiful villages with less than 2000 inhabitants that have a rich natural heritage with at least two sites registered as historical monuments.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $36.92

25 pour cent d arrhes sont requis a la réservation:par cheque, cheques vacances ou virement intern.
NB:Poss.piement direct par carte bleue sur Abritel holidayrentpayment
Remboursement si annulation 30 jours avant début location

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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