About the property
- Villa2152 sq. ft.
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay7 nights
Sleeps 10, 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, large heated pool,
This property is excellent for families with children, because of its extensive 6500m2 garden with picknick table, large trampoline 4.5 diameter, ping-pong table and lots of place for ball games and badminton.There is a large heated pool (6 x 12m) .
The spacious and comfortable building (200m2) is located in a beautifull area, and has stunning panoramic views over the Parc Regional Naturel de Luberon. Just 45 minutes driving from the city of Avignon.
Nearby (2 km) in beautiful picturesque village Saint Saturnin-les-Apt you will find restaurants, bakeries and a grocery. A sportive walk to the village takes 25 min.
Only 10 minutes driving will take you to Apt (8 km), with its famous Saturday morning market, medieval center and lots of restaurants. Famous provencal villages as Gordes, Roussillion, Menerbes, Bonnieux are within 30 minutes drive. Marseille takes one and a half hour drive.
Lounge very large, open plan living area (60m2) with its own dining area but also entrances to covered outside dinning terrace. Corners with open fireplace and satellite TV with video/dvd/cd. 1 toilet
Fully equipped kitchen.
Large balcony and covered terrace, Also a wireless broadband internet connection is available.
Three large bedrooms (20m2), each with its own bathroom, (2 with enclosed showers and 1 with bath tub).
All bathrooms have double wash bassins and a toilet.
Smoking inside the house is not allowed.
On each level (ground floor, first floor) you will find covered and uncovered terraces for chilling, reading or dining. The major ground floor terrace is equiped with an outdoor summer kitchen
There are 2 Baby's cots and 2 high baby's chairs available. Also three mountain bikes as the surroundings are very well suited for biking.
The villa has an enclosed beautiful extensive garden 6000m2 with lavendel, olive trees, oleanders and dining terraces.
There is a large heated private pool (12 x 6m) with sun terrace, several shade areas, pool chairs. Near the pool is a playground for children (including a large trampoline) and a picknick area.
Our guests have their own exclusive private parking, garden, heated pool and terraces. The privacy of our guests is guaranteed. Garden and pool service once a week. For guests staying more than one week intermediate(weekly) cleaning available free of charge. Property management, 24 hrs available. No extra charges.
When leaving the property, one walks immediately into the beautiful nature of the Perréal hill. When you go out of the main gate there are several beautiful hikes. The Perreal hill is an interesting walking area itself with its variety in forests and gypsum rock formations, great views on the surrounding valley and noteworthy geographical history. But you can also walk directly into the Luberon valley with its little villages and hamlets. Walking between vineyards, orchards, olive trees, and cypresses one can imagine why this region is often cited as the Toscane of the Provence.
The Parc Regional Naturel de Luberon is a nationally protected heritage site which features natural forests, cherry orchards, vineyards, old villages, castles and lavender fields. This blending of nature and man made history is unique, not only in France but also the rest of Europe.
Visitors adore the scenic and carefully preserved landscape under the warm southern sun of France, nestled between such impressive natural phenomena as Mont Ventoux and the deep naturally carved Gorges du Verdon.
The Luberon Mountain region offers visitors all forms of sights, serenity, activities and shopping, but as yet has not been overrun by the tourist industry.
Points of interest: The region is interspersed with cultural and historical attractions such as the thousand year old Church of Sainte Anne in nearby Apt, and the two thousand year old Pont Julien, an ancient Roman bridge which still spans the River Coulon.
Several hilltop villages are found throughout the area, and make interesting and memorable places to visit. Roussillon was a hiding spot for writer Samuel Beckett during the Second World War. Gordes features the Sénanque Abbey dating back to 1148.
The village of Ménerbes has been made famous through books and cinema, depicting a quiet rural French lifestyle. Lacoste, once home to the notorious Marquis de Sade, is a popular spot for history buffs. All of these towns offer shops, restaurants and other amenities, and can be reached in less then half an hours' drive.
The storied town of Avignon, which held the seat of the Papacy briefly in the Middle Ages, is within 45 minutes' drive offers an abundance of cultural and historical points of interest. There are 2 golf locations: one near the village of Saumane 45 minutes drive with 18 holes and the other golf club is in the village of Villar 10 minutes drive with 9 holes.
- Response rate:
- Response time:
- within a few hours
- english, french, german, dutch
- Calendar last updated:
- Mar 27, 2018
About Fam Franssen
Being ourselves lovers of nature, gardening, hiking, mountain biking, quietness, and relaxing, we take care that our guests enjoy a vacation without any stress in one of the most beautiful parts of France.
Why Fam Franssen chose Saint-Saturnin-lès-Apt
Very beautiful landscaped gardens, shady and sunny areas. Astonishing views on Luberon valley, also known as Tuscany of the Provence. Large heated Pool. All in the middle of a beautiful varied natural surrounding with forests, small scale wineries, and orchards, dotted with pittoresque and lovely medieval villages
What makes this Villa unique
Suitable for couples and singles as well as families with children of all ages. Amazing views on valley. Extensive property, great for adventurous children, but also with lots of places to find quietness when wanted. Heated pool. Trails for wandering, biking and hiking right form the entrance.
Pool / Spa
Local Services & Businesses
Sports & Adventure Activities
Check-in: 4:30 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
Beautiful comfortable villa in superb setting with stunning views.
Because this villa is the owners home the level of equipment and furnishings exceeds normal holiday rentals. They have tried to provide everything to make for an easy and enjoyable stay. Their presence on site is reassuring but completely unobtrusive.
The house is cleverly designed with a covered terrace on the south side and bedrooms on the ground floor so that no sunlight enters the bedrooms and it is possible to keep the inside of the house really cool even on the hottest of days. The outdoor kitchen at the western end of the terrace provides an opportunity to take meals in complete shade while enjoying one of the best views in the Luberon. A very special venue to which you'll want to return.
Thank ypu for ypur review.
You have been great guests and you are always welcome.
Everything was just perfect in terms of quality and quantity. Also the position with terrific views.
Thank you very much.You have been great guests. We hope to welcome you again.
Perfectly set up for a relaxing holiday
We could find no fault with this property which was so well equipped that there were two of most things. The house was spotlessly clean and had ample space for our family of 6. Paul and Maria were extremely helpful and couldn't have facilitated a better stay for us, their aim is for guests to enjoy themselves and we certainly did. My husband had to stay in touch with work and had no problems staying connected. The surrounding area is stunning and we made good use of the 2 bikes there to explore, particularly to Roussillon. There are many shops and restaurants in Apt, and 2 lovely bakeries and a couple of very good restaurants in St Saturnin. There is a peaceful walk up to the church and ancient settlement ruins on top of the Perreal hill straight from the house which we enjoyed. The listing is totally accurate and Paul and Maria are a pleasure to deal with.
Thank you very much for the review.
It was a pleasure to have you as our guest.
You and your family are always welcome.
Paul and Maria
Spacious villa with beautiful views
A lovely villa with amazing views across the Luberon valley, it is well equipped and handy for the local village which has great restaurants, bakeries and a small grocery. This villa has something to offer for all ages, whether you want to relax on the terrace by the pool or burn up some energy on the trampoline. We particularly enjoyed the exploring the local walks straight from the gate out into woodland and past fields of vines to reach nearby villages for a coffee and croissant. The rooms are all very comfortable and clean, and the villa is very well equipped. The loft bedroom is fine for older children and teenagers (or in our case an adventurous adult) providing you don't mind a tall ladder to reach your bed! The owners are very friendly and helpful with lots of tips for local activities. Just one minor grumble was three are a few trip risks on the paving around the pool which means young children or older guests should be extra careful.
Thank you for your review. We will replace the tiles.Thanks to let us know
We enjoyed to meet you and your family.We hope to welcome you aother time.
A lovely villa in the heart of Provence
We spent two lovely weeks at the villa. We were a family group of 11 in total (7 adults, 4 children). The villa is really well laid out with four good sized bedrooms on the ground floor with ensuite bathrooms. There is a smaller bedroom upstairs which is best for older children (not adults), and it was really nice to have a big open plan living area also. We spent nearly all our time eating out on the ground floor terrace just looking out at the most amazing view across the valley. The garden is well kept and the pool is a really nice size , with the most awesome sunken trampoline just next to it. All the kids wanted to do was swim and jump. This made for a really relaxing holiday. The location of this villa is truly fantastic with so many beautiful villages and towns to visit nearby. We will have to come back as there is still so much more for us to see and do, and we need more of that view.
Thank you very much. There are so many interesting villages around, it will take a long time to have see them all. You and your family are always welcome. Paul and Maria
Wonderful house and pool
For the perfect Provence holiday this house is hard to beat. Fabulous views, and one of the best pools I have ever swum in. The pool has several well covered areas for pale English skins. Garden is wonderful with scent of lavender everywhere, plenty of space, plenty of shade. Four wonderful bedrooms en suite, but fifth bedroom not really useable unless you have an older child who doesn't mind sleeping in a loft space. The owner's response to small niggles quick and effective. Would certainly recommend. Location is perfect -- more or less 45 minutes from just about anywhere you wish to go.
Thank you so much for this review. You have been wonderful guests. You will always be welcome .
Saint Saturnin-les-Apt is a pittoresque village with an ancient history, provencal restaurants and bakeries. The hill Perreal is of geological interest with fossils and remains of pre- roman settlements.
Additional information about rental rates
No extra charges End-cleaning, pool and garden service, 24hrs property management included in the rent. Bedlinen, towels and pool towels free of charge Weekly change of bedlinen and towels and intermediate cleaning also free of charge. When you contact the owners please include you fixed phone number or mobile number. The owners always call their guests before they rent out their property. For security reasons mail attachments such as pdf-files are not opened. The 350Euros damage deposit that is paid on the second payment. This is refundable 7 days after check out.