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Bedrooms 3
Half Baths2
Space 1,076 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Swimming pool operated from early May to early October, depending on weather

Charming stone house, fully restored, 100 SqM, sleeping 6 people in 3 air conditioned bedrooms, on a 1000 SqM wall-fenced20garden planted with limetrees, ginkgo biloba etc..; walk distance only a few minutes from the remparts and the historic downtown, an exceptional location to visit the town and make Avignon the center for your excursions throughout the Provence.

Car park in the garden.

Inground swimming pool 8 m x 2,50 m (which can be heated in spring and late summer), sundeck with garden furniture, summer kitchen, with barbecue.

Wifi connection.

Wide kitchen opening up into the dining room and with direct access to a terrace shaded by a plane-tree. In summer, the whole garden is a green cool haven, offering also a sunny part around the swimming pool.

From May to September, direct flights from the UK (Southampton and Birmingham) to the AVIGNON airport ! And since May 1st, 2015, the EUROSTAR operates a new service from LONDON down to Marseilles, with stops in Lyon and AVIGNON !!

From Paris, it's only a 2:40 train ride...

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Elisabeth ATZINGER
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french, german
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 16, 2017

About Elisabeth ATZINGER

A traveller to the core....

Elisabeth ATZINGER purchased this house in 1970

Why Elisabeth ATZINGER chose Avignon

Having been living overseas for now several years, I did not want this beautiful family house to stay closed and neglected throughout the year, so I decided to propose it as a vacation rental, enabling numerous guests to enjoy its charm and spend fine holidays.

What makes this house unique

Close to the historical center, which you can reach on foot (10 /15' walk).

Large garden with beautiful old trees, swimming pool and sundeck with summer kitchen/barbecue and in the colder season, a very comfortable house, very well fitted with modern equipment.


Nearest Airport
84 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
90 Kilometres
Nearest Train
4 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

In a quiet narrow street ( Rue des Camélias) starting from an avenue (Avenue de Saint-Ruf) fitted with shops.

Distance from the TGV railsway station is 5 kms (a few minutes by car). From the MARSEILLE-PROVENCE airport it's 90 kms (1 h drive, by motorway)


Avignon House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1076 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linen Rental Possible
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Half Baths
  • - combination tub/shower
    - toilet
    - toilet
  • The bathroom is very fresh and bright, with a nice bath, white atmosphere, large tilt and turn window facing street. 1 toilet upstairs + 1 on the ground floor
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • - 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
    - 1 queen
    - 1 queen
  • 2 double bed, 2 single beds, 1 baby bed. 1 bedroom bed 160 x 200, antique wardrobe, small desk, TV set, direct access to the bathroom, garden view 1 bedroom 140 x 190 bed, wardrobe and chest of drawers antique, garden view 1 twin 90 x 200, overlooking street, antique wardrobe The three bedrooms have reversible climtisation
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Cellar
  • Deck / Patio
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Pétanque Court
  • Terrace
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • disco club
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • tennis
POOL BURIED 'swim' 8 mx 2.50 m, which can be heated in spring and late summer, along with a summer kitchen, large solarium (6 relaxchaises long) with dining area, bar counter + BBQ to the summer kitchen, outdoor rattan garden installed on the lawn under the canopy of trees; paved terrace outside the main kitchen with table and chairs metal ceramic


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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average rating of 4.7647057 based on 17 reviews

Quiet place right by the old town

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at Villa Camellias! There was enough space for all 6 of us (all adults) in the house to feel comfortable. The house has a walled in garden, ideal for relaxing, and it is really close to the old city walls. It was easy to get out of Avignon if we wanted to drive further away and enjoy more of the Provence. Elisabeth was very helpful and searched answers to all our questions. Thank you very much! We had a wonderful late summer week in October!

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: My son (the owner) and myself are grateful for your kind comment, which is an encouragement for us to keep on improving the property as much as we can. Best wishes, Elisabeth
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Great location!

  • 4 of 5

Had a fantastic week in Avignon. Elisabeth our host was amazing. A lovely lady. Communication was excellent and she went to great lengths to ensure we had a perfect week. The house was in a brilliant location just a ten minute walk into the centre of Avignon but very private and quiet. It also had some shops only a few hundred metres away so food shopping was easy. The house had everything we needed for the two of us. Only one bathroom so great for a couple or family. The only negative was lots of mosquito bites so bring your spray and use it when you sit in the garden. Driffa the lady who looks after the house locally was a joy to deal with. She made sure the house was cleaned and ready for us early on our arrival and was only 10 minutes away if we needed help with anything.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: This very kind comment encourages us doing always our utmost in order that our guests feel at home in our property
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Ideal location for a 'no car' break

  • 4 of 5

This holiday home was in an ideal location if you want a relaxing break WITHOUT a car. Ten minutes walk and you are in the centre of Avignon. Five minutes walk to the main train station (not TGV) with rail connections to the surrounding area. Ten minutes by taxi to TGV @ 15euros.

From start to finish the owner Elisabeth was extremely helpful and responded to any queries within a matter of hours.

4 adults and 2 small children .......couldn't have had a better base. The pool was ideal for the 2 little ones with shallow steps right across one end and plenty of shade.

The only downside was the mosquitos, take plenty of repellant and bite cream.

A perfect holiday home.....would definately book again.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful week in Avignon

  • 4 of 5

Two sisters, two brothers in law and two nieces spent a very pleasant week at Villa Camelias. Kitchen was well equipped and we made good use of it. Fantastic chance to use all the amazing produce available in the local market. Beds very comfortable and plenty of space inside and out for everyone to spread out and enjoy themselves. WiFi was the best and most consistent we encountered anywhere. The garden is beautiful and we all enjoyed sitting by the pool after a day of sightseeing. The owner/manager was extremely helpful and responsive. One word of caution for drivers - we were driving a full sized minivan. Rue des Camelias is very narrow. Getting into the driveway was a little tricky and getting back out was very challenging given the angle. Just take it slow

  • Submitted: May 31, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We (3 adults) stayed at this property for a week in late October 2014 and were entirely impressed with it.

The house was clean and well maintained, the kitchen was well equipped and the rooms were comfortable. The garden is an amazing space.

The owner/manager was incredibly helpful, all emails and enquiries were answered promptly and comprehensively and the person that met us at the property was also very lovely.

There was a lot of information on local attractions and tours in the house and the location of the house was central to all things Avignon. Avignon itself is a great base to explore this part of France - we visited Arles & Nimes from here as well as a couple of half-day tours to the Pont du Gard and Bau.

We have recommended this property to others and we hope to visit again soon

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2014
  • Stayed: October 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charming home near center of Avignon

  • 5 of 5

We rented this house in late May 2014. It was a perfect fit for 2 couples and 2 children. This 19th century home is nicely updated with a good size yard, parking for 2 cars, privacy and quiet behind high walls, recently renovated baths and kitchen, and a cute pool. It's also very close to the city walls of Avignon and a 10 minute walk to the heart of the old city. Just lovely - we'd rent again in a minute!

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for this comment, which is an incentive for us to improve our property, kind regards, Vincent GARRIGUES / Elisabeth ATZINGER
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $704.97
Stay tax $1.64 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 18 years.

D'octobre à fin avril, électricité en plus (relevé compteur), limitée à 50 euros.Mai à octobre, l'électricité est incluse, dates précisées chaque année en fonction de la mise en service et arrêt piscine (fonction météo). En option : a) location draps et serviettes 105 euros pour occupation 6 personnes, incluant serviettes piscine en saison (montant ajusté en fonction du nombre de personnes) ; b) ménage de fin de séjour 75 euros.
Le paiement du solde (lorsqu'il est fait par carte crédit sur le site de location) est demandé 14 jours avant l'arrivée

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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