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Refurbished sheepfold in the heart of Luberon, with infinity swimming pool

Bonnieux, France
  • Mas1614 sq. ft.
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps6
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths1
  • Mininum Stay7 nights

11 x 4 m infinity swimming pool overlooking La Loube small valley

In the heart of the Luberon, In Bonnieux canton, in a classified site (Buoux hamlet) between Bonnieux, Apt, and Lourmarin It is 55 km away from Avignon and 50 km away from Aix-en-Provence. Sleeping capacity: It can accommodate 6 people (3 large beds and a put up bed for children). This 14th century sheepfold features a heated infinity swimming pool that overlooks La Loube small valley and the lavender fields (swimming pool available from April the 4th to November the 14th). The sheepfold is fully renovated and offers all comfort. It is really charming. It enjoys an exceptional setting with a view of Luberon. It is a dream place to enjoy the unspoiled nature. You will relax and feel serene in the 150-sq.m terraced garden. However, Bonnieux village is only 6 minutes away and the little town of Apt is 10 minutes away. There, you will find all shops facilities as well as renowned restaurants. There are only 50 inhabitants in Buoux during the year, a village restaurant (La Loube inn), and Seguins inn (at the foot of the rock climbing cliffs and Buoux fort). You will also find good restaurants less than 10 minutes away: Bamboo Thai and Pizzeria Nonni in Lourmarin, Le Fournil in Bonnieux Discover a gourmet restaurant 5 km away by car (Bastide de Capelongue in Bonnieux, 2 stars awarded by the Guide Michelin).

Owner

Emmanuel Ollivier

  • Member Since 2008
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within a few hours
  • Speaks: english, french, italian

Amenities

    • Internet
    • Swimming pool
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking

      Bedrooms

      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
        • Three double beds and a cot.

        Bathrooms

        • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
        • Toilet 1
          toilet

          Location Type

            • Rural

              Theme

                • Adventure
                • Away From It All
                • Family
                • Historic
                • Romantic
                • Sports & Activities

                  Meals

                    • Guests provide their own meals

                      General

                        • Parking
                          Uncovered car park
                        • Clothes Dryer
                        • Heating
                          Low-temperature heating system by the ground in cold season
                        • Internet
                          Wi Fi provided by Orange
                        • Linens Provided
                        • Living Room
                        • Mezzanine
                        • Fireplace
                          Wood is provided.
                        • Parking Off Street
                        • Sunbed
                        • Towels Provided
                          Bath towels
                        • Vacuum Cleaner
                        • Washing Machine
                        • Wireless Internet

                          Kitchen

                            • Kitchen
                            • 4 Ring Stove
                            • Cooking Utensils
                            • Dishes & Utensils
                            • Dishwasher
                            • Grill
                            • Kitchen
                            • Coffee Maker
                              Nespresso coffee maker and filter coffee maker
                            • Oven
                            • Pantry Items
                              Pasta, tomato sauce, wine, pepper, salt, olive oil from the property
                            • Refrigerator
                            • Stove
                            • Stove
                            • Toaster

                              Dining

                                • Dining
                                • Dining Room
                                • comfy seating for 8 people

                                  Entertainment

                                    • Books
                                    • CD Player
                                    • Music Library
                                    • Radio
                                    • Satellite / Cable
                                      Hot bird / Astra satellite
                                    • Stereo
                                    • Television
                                      100-cm flat screen
                                    • Toys

                                      Outside

                                        • Bicycles
                                          Scott mountain bike
                                        • Courtyard
                                        • Deck / Patio
                                        • Garden Table & Chairs
                                        • Lawn / Garden
                                        • Outdoor Grill
                                          Weber gas barbecue
                                        • Pétanque Court
                                        • Tennis
                                          Tennis club in Lourmarin
                                        • Terrace

                                          Suitability

                                            • wheelchair inaccessible

                                              Pool / Spa

                                                • Heated Pool
                                                • Private Pool
                                                  11 x 4 m infinity swimming pool (Dizzafur), heated in mid-season, salt treatment, available from April the 4th and November the 14th.

                                                  Attractions

                                                    • churches
                                                    • forests
                                                    • museums
                                                    • restaurants
                                                    • ruins

                                                      Leisure Activities

                                                        • bird watching
                                                        • eco tourism
                                                        • horseback riding
                                                        • scenic drives
                                                        • walking

                                                          Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                            • cycling
                                                            • hiking
                                                            • mountain biking
                                                            • mountain climbing
                                                            • swimming

                                                              House Rules

                                                              Check-in: 3:00 PM

                                                              Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                              Cancellation Policy

                                                              100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                              5 Reviews

                                                              Very Good4.2/5

                                                              Latest reviews

                                                              A very disappointing experience

                                                              Our experience at this home was very disappointing When we arrived on Saturday, the owner was away. Regrettably, the house was dirty which was an upsetting first impression. Plus absolutely no welcome materials or explanation how things worked. We were paying a lot per night so we expected some level of cleanliness. When we called the owner and asked him why the home was so dirty, he admitted that he had not arranged for a cleaner but would get one by Tuesday. This would have meant almost half our stay would have been in this unclean home. Regrettably, this was not our only issue: 1) There were no notes or booklet explaining how things work, whether it was wifi, outside lighting, if there was an alarm, or how the stove worked or anything. 2) We could not make the front door lock and he was unable to clearly explain it to us. He admitted that earlier guests had complained about the same problem. As a result we slept the one night with the door unlocked. 3) The towels were unbelievably scratchy and coarse. They were very uncomfortable and seemed extremely old. 4) My wife tried to take a shower, but it was scalding hot and the temperature controls were not working to make the water colder. She had to get out as it was burning her. The shower was also very old and brown stained. 5) Worse still the bed was incredibly hard because the mattress was so thin and gave no support. We are not looking for a fancy bed but the mattress padding couldn’t have been more than 2 inches. 6) The icebox fridge was covered in frost and needed to be thawed. 7) Some of the chair covers were stained and the décor overall was tired and ‘make do.’ And various plugs didn’t work. Individually, these issues are not huge, but taken as a whole they add up to a very unwelcoming stay and far from the expectations we had given the earlier reviews and the photographs on the website. My wife and I don't need luxury at all, but there is a level of trust built into this arrangement and we felt very let down. This was our annual holiday, and, as a result of what we found, we decided that we could not stay there for the planned week. Instead we left after the first night and found a hotel for the rest of the stay, incurring more money to salvage our holiday. Having left on the Sunday we wrote to the owner on Monday asking him to call us. He never replied, nor when I tried again on Wednesday. So sad, especially as I write this in a welcoming home that we are now enjoying.
                                                              Submitted:
                                                              Sep 17, 2017
                                                              Stayed:
                                                              Sep 2017
                                                              Owner's Response:Clients anglo-saxons, madame avocate, Sans doute des intellectuels désappointés par le grand beau temps provençal qui n'était pas au rendez-vous. Beaucoup de choses inexactes : - C'est une bergerie en pierre très propre, pas un 5 étoiles luxe aux normes américaines, - la wifi fonctionne parfaitement, n'ont pas compris comment rentrer le code pourtant mentionné sur la box, - la porte d'entrée fonctionne normalement, à condition de bien vouloir prêter attention aux explications, - la salle de bains aussi, n'ont pas compris l'utilisation du mitigeur thermostatique, - les prises électriques aussi, mais certaines sont commandées par interrupteur, - la literie est certes ferme, mais très récente, J'ai tenté de les appeler le mardi, sans réponse.

                                                              Peaceful Bergerie!

                                                              A lovely bergerie in a remote valley in the Luberon. The stone house is 3 floors with plenty of room for our family of 6. Cozy kitchen, beautiful pool, lots of hiking trails around. Little drives to surrounding towns to weekly markets and restaurants.
                                                              Submitted:
                                                              Dec 20, 2016
                                                              Stayed:
                                                              Aug 2016

                                                              Parfait pour s'éloigner du stress de la ville et du quotidien. Pause de belle qualité

                                                              Endroit inspirant et relaxant. Maison décorée avec goût en mettantven valeurs les vieilles pierres de la maison
                                                              Submitted:
                                                              May 01, 2017
                                                              Stayed:
                                                              Apr 2017

                                                              super!!!

                                                              Wir waren mit zwei Ehepaaren in dem wunderschönen Haus. Wir hatten genug Platz, die Räume sind liebevoll eingerichtet, viele nette Details. Das erste Ferienhaus, wo wirklich auch in der Küche alles Notwendige vorhanden war. Herr Ollivier hat uns Ausflugstipps gegeben, war sehr freundlich und hilfsbereit. Der Pool ist einfach wunderbar und der Blick auf den Luberon unbezahlbar. Wir können die Unterkunft uneingeschränkt weiterempfeh
                                                              Submitted:
                                                              May 11, 2015
                                                              Stayed:
                                                              May 2015

                                                              nous pouvons recommande`cette location en tous.

                                                              La maison, le pool et lènvironment sont superbes. Les vacances avec une famille de quatre personnes sont un plaisir. Nous recommandons cette place a nos amis. Nicola
                                                              Submitted:
                                                              Jul 30, 2014
                                                              Stayed:
                                                              Jul 2014

                                                              Location

                                                              Bonnieux, France

                                                              Close to Bonnieux: 5 Km Lourmarin: 8 Km

                                                              $275avg/night
                                                              5 Reviews

                                                              Very Good 4.2/5

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