The well appointed 2 bed gite is located in a beautiful and peaceful semi-rural setting on the outskirts of the village of Entrechaux in Haute Provence. This charming area offers much to the discerning holiday maker especially in terms of its scenery and established history and culture of fine food and wines. The area has long been synonymous with cycling and walking holidays and will be well known by many cyclists being close to the infamous Mont Ventoux.
The immediate area and extended region exude a delightful ambience and the property is located just a 12 minute stroll away from the village and amenities of Entrechaux (Pop. 900) which boasts 2 bars, 2 excellent restaurants a post office, newsagent, Boulangerie and an excellent mini market with small Deli and a fresh meat section. A small local market also takes place in the village every Thursday. Entrechaux also has 4 working vineyards in close proximity to the village all of which offer free tasting facilities. For more comprehensive shopping, a 10 minute car ride will take you into historic Vaison La Romaine (Pop. 6000) with it's famous Roman ruins and where you will find a number of larger supermarkets, many fine restaurants and a good variety of shopping. One of the largest markets in all of Provence takes place in the town each Tuesday.
Further afield but within easy reach you will find many small beautiful villages to explore. Many of these have their own weekly market and many are synonymous with the production of fine southern Rhone wines for which the area is well know for. Rasteau, Beaumes-de-Venise, Vacqueyras, Gigondas and Chateauneuf-du-Pape are just a few of the many well known wines produced in the region.
The gite which is all on one level has it's own private and shaded outside terrace and you also have private use of the swimming pool (11M x 5M) which is set in approximately 1/2 acre of grounds. The pool is occasionally used by the considerate owners who live in the neighbouring property, but only in your absence. The pool house also has it's own W.C and shower and there is an adequate amount of sun loungers to relax on.