near Avignon [1-1/2 miles]; in a village/walk to stores
sleeps up to: 10
A great combination: a well-appointed, characterful house with a pretty and secluded garden in a busy little town, and Avignon is just a short drive away.
The house is set in a spacious garden of 1000sqm with neighbours on both sides (one is a high-class hotel), but not directly overlooked.
The attractive garden encloses a beautiful swimming pool set in a paved terrace surrounded by lawns. An infrequent freight train service runs 400m from the house. There is parking for three cars.
Beautifully restored, the tasteful and original interior is decorated with fine antiques and contemporary paintings. The spacious entrance hall is used as a dining room and opens onto the stylish living room to one side and a well-equipped kitchen to another.
On the ground floor there are also a double bedroom, a shower room and a separate wc.
On the first floor are a sitting room with an impressive glass dome looking down to the living room below, four double bedrooms (one of which can only be reached via another and there is no door in between), a large bathroom and a separate wc.
On the second floor is a twin bedroom for children (stairs lead into this room via one of the double
Living room, dining room, sitting room with 1 double sofabed, kitchen, 1 bathroom, 1 shower room, 2 separate wcs, 5 double bedrooms, 1 twin bedroom, 1 child's bed (up to 6 years)
Facilities : Washing machine, dishwasher, dryer, bed linen and bathroom towels included, cot, baby-sitting and cook on request, telephone (incoming/local calls), internet access, satellite TV, DVD, CD, barbecue, bikes
In the pretty town of Villeneuve-lès-Avignon, this elegant old bastide enjoys a wonderful location just 3km from Avignon (regular bus service) and close to many interesting towns - Nîmes (46km), Uzès (39km), Vaison-la-Romaine (54km) and Arles (44km). The centre of the town with many good restaurants and a good selection of shops is 500m away, and there is a public tennis court at 100m.
There are 18 hole golf courses at Morières-les-Avignon and at Védène (both 6km from Avignon). The Avignon festival takes place in July, and there is another at Châteauneuf-du-Pape in August (22km). Isle-sur-la-Sorgue (28km) is a dream village for antique collectors. The beaches of the Camargue are an hour's drive away.
Sleeps up to
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typical pricing (per week)
July 11, 2009
July 18, 2009
Pricing for all other times of year on request. Prices are subject to change; call us to confirm current pricing.