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Rural House With Private Pool And Stunning Views Of The Luberon

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House near Gordes, Luberon, Provence, France - Secluded House Set In 4 Acres Of Olive Grove

The sitting room is large with an open fireplace and vaulted ceiling. The 4

bedrooms are light and airy, fitted with ceiling fans. Two of which have en suite shower rooms. There is a bathroom downstairs and a family shower room.

The kitchen is modern and well equipped, with a table large enough for everyone to eat around. there is an additional outside dining room

The 10 metre pool is solar heated. We have 8 sun loungers, some of which can be in the shade.

This area is full of unspoilt hill top villages to explore. You can hire bicycles in the village and there are marked cycle routes. There is horse trekking from an ecole d'equitation a few kilometres away.

More Details

Amanda Lakin
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, french
Calendar last updated:
May 18, 2018

About Amanda Lakin

We live mainly in the country in Sussex. My husband is a production designer and Fireworks technician. He was responsible for the Queens Jubilee display . He was also winner of the Cannes fireworks.

I have several properties in the UK, which I manage.

My husband was trained as an architect and now has his own event production business

My parents built the house 40 years ago, as a holiday house and we have all been there every year since.

Our children were brought up from babyhood with holidays at the house and now return with their own friends.

Amanda Lakin purchased this house in 1972

Why Amanda Lakin chose Gordes

We inherited the property from my parents approximately 10 years ago. they built the house having fallen in love with the area while staying with friends.

They love the food and the beautiful mountain villages.

What makes this house unique

The house is very peaceful and very easy to manage with stone floors throughout.

Guestbook comments from the owner

‘Beautiful comfortable house, we will be back’

‘Never felt so chilled, stunning place’

‘If you ever want to sell, please let us know, fantastic holiday. Many Thanks’
Mar 2007
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Gordes House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    Shower room 1 - shower
    Shower room 2 - shower
    Shower room 3 - shower
  • Bedrooms 1 and 2 have en suite shower rooms 1st floor shower room with WC and heated towel rail. Ground floor bathroom with bath and heated towel rail.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 7- 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with twin beds and basin. Bedroom 2 with twin beds. Bedroom 3 with twin beds. Bedroom 4 with 2 small beds (ground floor) All bedrooms with ceiling fans. All twin bedded rooms may be made up as king size.
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Toys ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • caves
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • swimming
Notes on accommodation: There is newly installed electric heating and ceiling fans in all the bedrooms. The downstairs bedroom is suitable for 2 children. Alternatively we make it up as a 5'double bed for adults. Outside: The garden is large, mainly planted with olives. There is a large terrace with sun loungers. There is an outdoor dining area. The heated pool is an unusual shape of approximately 10 metres. Utility Room: Washing machine, drinks fridge , icemaker and iron and ironing board Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All linen provided and maid service once a week.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Rural House With Private Pool And Stunning Views Of The Luberon
average rating of 4.875 based on 9 reviews
Bowen Island

Beautiful, Beautiful, Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

A spectacularly beautiful French villa with all the amenities. We had two couples and it was perfect (An ensuite in each of our rooms.) Perched on a small ridge, with an excellent pool, it was the perfect place to explore (e.g. Gordes) and relax. 6 stars!

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your kind words. I am so pleased that you obviously loved it as we do Amanda
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Absolutely Perfect

  • 5 of 5

In searching for a home to rent in the Luberon I kept returning to Fontcaudette. My expectations were high and Fontcaudette delivered over and over. It is a beautiful home, perfectly located and equipped with everything you could possibly need to have a relaxing vacation. The kitchen is fabulous....well stocked with equipment including an ice maker.

We were a family of four adults spending our days at the various markets in the surrounding villages, sightseeing and coming home each afternoon to the fabulous pool. Dinners were served outside in the beautiful covered dining room. I can only hope we will return to Amanda's lovely retreat. Thank you Amanda.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Hemel Hempstead

6 "go mad" in Provence!

  • 5 of 5

We hired this wonderful house as a base for 6 middle aged cyclists (but not "mamils" I hasten to add). Our mission; to climb Mont Ventoux and survive for dinner (we succeeded).

The whole process of booking and communicating with the owner (Amanda) was totally trouble free - and all was as advertised and some! Beautiful property with stunning views across the Louberon Valley. The rooms and facilities were spot on and the pool was lovely and warm too.

It was easy to find and only a short drive to a number of classic hill top Provencale towns - Menerbes, Gordes, Oppede le Vieux, Lacoste, Bonnieux - we rode through them all and then went back in the evenings for some very fine dining at not unreasonable cost!

System U supermarket was only a 5 minute drive away and made stocking up on essentials simple.

The covered outdoor dining area was a lovely touch too - shame we couldn't have stayed longer to utilise the BBQ though!

Overall satisfaction was very high in our group with everyone asking where I found it and talking about coming back with their families.

No doubt we will.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Perfect location in Provence.. house was spectacular and surpassed all expectations!

  • Submitted: May 13, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for reviewing our house. I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay. Amanda
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Leawood, KS

Quiet Comfort

  • 5 of 5

Lovely house in a great location. A real home.

Sensational kitchen.... equipped to perfection. My wife made coq au vin for the first time. Quiet and comfortable. Would love to come back with better weather to enjoy the plentiful outdoor features; then perfect would be redefined Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: May 3, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words I am so sorry the weather was so disappointing. Where has our lovely Spring disappeared to I do hope that you managed to go on some of your planned trips
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This is a fantastic house with wonderful views.

  • 5 of 5

After many years of renting properties in Provence, we felt this was one of the best we have ever stayed in. It is a lovely house with two outdoor areas in which to eat (one is covered and sheltered, the other more open), both with fantastic views. The pool is beautiful and the water warmed by the sun so that the pool is really easy to get into however hot it is outside. The kitchen is very well equipped and everything worked well. I like having mesh over the windows to keep the bugs out and the downstairs bedroom was lovely and cool. We loved it and would definitely book it again.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for taking the time to review our house. I am so pleased that you and your family enjoyed it as much as we do. Kind regards Amanda
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Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Nearest Train
30 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
25 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
120 Kilometres
Car: necessary


The beach in the pretty resort of Cassis is 1 hours drive.


Nearest airports are Avignon, Marseille, Nimes and Montpelier


Avignon is 30kms

Isle sur sorgue 15 kms

Gordes is 5 kms

Coustellet is 3kms

Further Details:

There are banks, restaurants, shops and a supermarket in Coustellet.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
We would like 50% of rent at time of booking with the remainder 2 weeks before you arrive.

Changeover Day:
Saturday is preferred but we can be flexible.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in GB pounds

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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