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Bedrooms 7
Half Baths5
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Located in Ménerbes, a village nestled in the very heart of Lubéron, ranked amongst the most beautiful villages in France, our 18th century farmhouse, completely renovated to offer you every modern comfort, while preserving the authenticity of its surroundings, awaits you.

Ranked 5* comfort by the Comité du Vaucluse (Vaucluse Committee), Ménerbes Farmhouse will enchant you with its refined décor and its level of comfort. Incredibly welcoming, it will allow you to gather together as a family or with friends, use large areas together, while everyone still has their own privacy.

It is ideally located in the very heart of Lubéron, 800m away from the village centre. An exceptional setting, tinged with history, calm but close to all amenities. Ménerbes Farmhouse marvellously symbolises all the appeal of a charming villa.

You will be enchanted by its landscaped garden, planted with both olive trees and fruit trees. The Farmhouse has a boules pitch, a large 10m x 5m swimming pool, including a little pool for children and a games area. Several terraces, in full sunshine, or shaded, and a summer kitchen will enable you to fully enjoy this exceptional setting.

There being no immediate neighbours will allow you to enjoy your evenings in total tranquillity.

A Property Manager will welcome you when you arrive. There is the option to benefit from specific on demand services, such as: a head chef, a cook, a babysitter, a maid, cooking lessons…

So, you will understand: our Farmhouse is the ideal place to enjoy a family holiday, or a holiday with friends.

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
Karine Dunesme
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 23, 2016
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About Karine Dunesme

When we discovered this farmhouse at the foot of the Lubéron Mountains: it was love at first sight… it was exactly what we were looking for: an old Farmhouse with its own history (this house dating back to 1749 is a former tile factory), and night-time rooms being available, which allowed everyone to have their own privacy, while creating a “Ricoré family” atmosphere, a dream from our childhood, each one of us being an only child.

Karine Dunesme purchased this villa in 2008

Why Karine Dunesme chose Luberon

La Bastide de Ménerbes perfectly symbolizes all the attractions of the house of charm:

The calm in a wonderful place, 

Near the center of the village and all amenities 

A comfortable, warm house, where everyone feels at home at the entrance to the house 

Friendly public spaces and rooms where the privacy of everyone is respected,

A large pool with a range of games, and a bathroom child. Specific services on demand: chef, cook, baby sitter, housekeeper, cooking classes ...

Our goal you an unforgettable holiday!

What makes this villa unique

La Bastide de Ménerbes perfectly symbolizes all the attractions of the house of charm:

The calm in a wonderful place,

Near the center of the village and all amenities

A comfortable, warm house, where everyone feels at home at the entrance to the house

Friendly public spaces and rooms where the privacy of everyone is respected,

A large pool with a range of games, and a bathroom child. Specific services on demand: chef, cook, baby sitter, housekeeper, cooking classes ...

Our goal you an unforgettable holiday!


based on 12 traveler reviews

average rating of 4.75 based on 18 reviews


  • 4 of 5

We have been wellcomed and given best hints for our stay in the house and for sightseeing. The intire house is well equiped in every room, a pity was only that the big window/door in the living room could not be opened. Especially for groups with children the house is perfect.

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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just as described - very attractive

  • 4 of 5

An authentic and quirky French house in private quiet surroundings, perfectly located for exploration of Vaucluse/Luberon. Close to but outside the village of Menerbes, with wonderful boulangerie, and attractive restaurants. Superbly equipped house, we wanted for nothing, and all our party had a wonderful stay.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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  • 5 of 5

We were expecting a special place but were still very excited to find the facilities, decore and presentation of this lovely home exceeded our expectations. We were a family group of 11 with grandparents, and two families with 5 children ranging in ages from 13 down to 12 months.

All found their own private bedrooms that were very tastefully decorated and sufficiently spaced from the others so that the younger children could sleep in while we enjoyed early morning breakfast in the loggia area beside the pool. Indeed we spent many long lunches and evenings around the huge table with the charcoal BBQ being very proficient at turning the fresh guinea fowl and meat from the many local markets into fine French fare.

The kitchen was very well equipped with all the cooking utensils a master chef would need and equally there was a huge number of dinner plates and serving platters that made meal time so much fun.

Our dealings with Karine to organise the rental were very prompt and helpful and our welcome was made especially warm by HERVE who kindly made the long trip to Nice to collect our daughter and family and bring them to Menerbe.

The location of the villa is fantastic as it is close enough for a 15 minute walk up the hill to the quaint town of Menerbe and very close by car to the other hill villages.

We did venture further afield one day to the medieval town of Les Baux where the kids loved clambering over the old ruins but the highlight for everyone in our group was the Quarries of Lights (Carrières de Lumières). Do not miss this spectacular light and sound display and allow at least an hour inside.

We have stayed in numerousl HomeAway rental properties in France and although it is not cheap we would highly recommend this as a the best we have experienced and we all agree 2 weeks would be better than one.

Kay & Grahame -Australia

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
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Bastide de Menerbes

  • 5 of 5

The villa was delightful in a wonderful location near to good restaurants, vineyards with lots of sights to see in the vicinity. A great villa for our mixed party of 14 - all different age ranges.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2009
  • Stayed: Aug 2009
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A fantastic location and space for a large group - one of the few w/ short walk to a great village !

  • 5 of 5

Room layouts and pool size were a highlight. Kitchen and dining room well equipped for all occasions. Very private space and good shade from the sun while enjoying the pool. Proximity to supermarket, gas station, and highway are all good. We regularly walked in to town and loved that option. Beautiful views.

The only drawback, no air conditioning. We visited during the height of summer with temperatures in the 30/90 degree range daily. It wasn't too bad for the rooms on the lower level, but the rooms upstairs were really bot every day, particularly the little room with the twin beds upstairs. Ultimately we moved all 4 children into 1 room downstairs and didn't use the upper room since it was stifling. This is only a heads up for those who are sensitive to heat. Be aware of the season, but we would absolutely stay here again !

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Lovely holiday home

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week at this beautiful bastide as a large family group ranging in age from 4 to 71. The outside space is brilliant and the children spent hours adventuring among the trees. The pool was a bit chilly at the end of May, but it was still well used. The bedrooms are comfortable and the bathrooms are done well. We loved the choice of eating areas for different occasions. I think we'll probably be heading back at some point. Ménerbes is a short walk up the hill and is a charming small town, well worth exploring.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
92 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
800 Metres
Nearest Golf
19 Kilometres
Nearest Train
38 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
16 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
800 Metres
Nearest Beach
33 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Ménerbes, rated one of the most beautiful villages of France, is ideally located in the heart of the Luberon in Provence.

Ménerbes ant the big cities:

Ménerbes - Avignon: 38km

Ménerbes - St Rémy de provence 36km

Ménerbes - Aix en provence 61km

Ménerbes - Marseille 92km


A grocery store, butcher, bakery, newsagent and tobacco, restaurants, our favorite La Veranda, boutiques, an art gallery, a change machine ... only 800m from the Bastide.

Ménerbes and its interesting sites:

The bottle opener museum

The St Hilaire abbey, a XIVth century church

The XVIIIth century Sainte Blaise chapel

The Middle Ages and Renaissance houses

Views from La Bastide de Ménerbes:

Olive groves, forests and orchards

Sports at la Bastide de Ménerbes:

Golf-tennis-hikes-rowing-canoeing-sailing-hot-air balloon-paragliding-fishing-tree climbing-horse riding-bicycle-karting-rock-climbing

Markets and flea market every day near Ménerbes

Golf: Provence Country Club - Saumane-de-Vaucluse - 19 km

This rolling course with pine trees and fragrant oaks, offers stunning views of the Vaucluse Mountains and the Luberon

Avignon Garden Golf - Morieres les Avignon - 35 km

Stunning golf course close to Avignon. Plains course, long and technical with many trees and lakes. 1 International golf course (18 holes, 6033 x 72 m). 1 practice centre of 9 holes, one driving range.

The Grand Avignon golf course - Vedene 42 km

Located 10 minutes from the town centre of Avignon, the course is open all year round and offers a beautiful view of the Mont Ventoux. 60 hectares of greenery, 5 lakes and Provencal vegetation (lavender, olive trees, cypresses, etc.)

Orange Golf Course - Orange - 61 km

Located 3 minutes away from the city centre of Orange and its famous antique theatre, between the Chateuneuf du Pape and the Côtes du Rhône vineyards, the Orange golf course offers a 9 holes course matching the Roman Provence.

Ski: the Mountain - The Mont Serein - 79 km

Summer activities:




Tree climbing


Mountain bike


Grass skiing

Winter activities:

Alpine skiing

Cross-country skiing

Snowshoe hikes



Skiing at night.


Rates & Availability

Ménerbes Villa Rental Rates

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Sep 25 2016 - Dec 17 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
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Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,630
Pet Fee $163

Les tarifs sont indiqués pour l'ensemble de la location et pour le nombre maximum de personnes. Ils incluent la taxe de séjour, la fourniture des draps et du linge de toilette, le ménage final et l'accueil.

Un acompte de 25 % est demandé à la réservation, et le solde 6 semaines avant l'entrée dans les lieux.

Une caution remboursable de 1500 euros est demandée 2 semaines avant l'arrivée.

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Ménerbes Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 300 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mezzanine
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Raclette Machine
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 14 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 5 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , Montmartre
    Bathroom 2 - shower , Dolce Vita
    Shower room 1 - toilet , shower , Deauville
    Shower room 4 - tub , Moulin Rouge
    Shower room 5 - shower , jetted tub , Paris New York
    Toilet 1 - toilet
    Toilet 2 - toilet
    Toilet 3 - toilet
    - toilet
    - toilet
  • 5 bathrooms (2 baths and 3 floor-level showers), done out to give different, warm ambiences. Each one having a large washstand, and big mirrors. The bathroom linen is new and soft. A Jacuzzi.
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , Montmartre
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 1 baby crib , Paris NY with Jacuzzi
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Moulin Rouge
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Deauville
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double , Dolce Vita
    Bedroom 6 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Petit Poulbot
    Bedroom 7 - 1 twin/ single , Aristochat
  • 6 doubles, 2 singles, 2 cots. Dolce Vita bedroom with views over the Luberon. Adjoins a bathroom with Italian shower. Montmartre bedroom, overlooking the orchard and outdoor access to a small terrace. Bathroom and toilet, flat screen sat-DVD channel. Petit Poulbot bedroom, children's room, 2 bed 140 + 90. Bathroom shared with room Dolce Vita.  Deauville bedroom, forest views and a bathroom with Italian shower and WC. Moulin Rouge bedroom, which overlooks the massive oleanders. bathroom and toilet in marble stone. sat-channel DVD-flat screen. Aristochat bedroom (bed 90). Bathroom to share with room Moulin Rouge. Paris New York bedroom, overlooking the garden. Jacuzzi 5 places. Bathroom with shower to Italian and WC. sat-channel DVD-flat screen. The bedding is very comfortable.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Courtyard
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Garden Chairs
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Pétanque Court ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear
  • 7 bicycles
  • 17 garden chairs
  • 14 beach chairs
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • pets considered ...
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Housekeeper
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bowling center
  • disco club
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • water sports
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Everything was conceived for you to have the nicest stay ever: 10x5m pool with a pool for children, adult bikes, board games, boules ground, and Ping-pong table. Multimedia equipment in every main room. Baby facilities: 2 children beds - 2 high chairs - 2 baby fences - 2 baby changing tables - 1 babyphone In addition to all the equipments required in the kitchen, you will have your meals in gorgeous crockery. A property manager will welcome you. On request: chef, cook, babysitter, maid, cooking classes, etc. We aim to make you experience a memorable stay!

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