Mas SantolineFrance, Provence

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  • 10

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What we love

  • Bright and spacious with sweeping countryside views
  • Delightful outdoor terrace and pool area
  • Private boules court

This superb Provençal farmhouse is situated in the Luberon valley amid fragrant lavender fields and vineyards, with panoramic views of the countryside. Mas Santoline is centrally located to the Luberon mountain villages with access to walking and riding trails, yet far enough away to retain its desired privacy. The nearby village of Joucas is a 20-minute walk from your peaceful hideaway. Here you will find twisting narrow streets paved with ancient stones and the local church, which houses a glorious museum of Italian trompe l'oeil painting. The distinctive red cliffs of Roussillon are a ten-minute drive from Mas Santoline.

The villa offers the perfect accommodation for a multi-generational family getaway, sleeping up to ten guests in five individually designed bedrooms. Natural hues and traditional terracotta tiles flow throughout the property, creating a tranquil atmosphere and the ultimate space to unwind. A relaxed outdoor dining terrace provides the ideal setting for a family meal on a balmy evening, as the sun sets deep into the valley. The grassed pool area, equipped with sun loungers and parasols, is a great place to spend a family afternoon in the sunshine. Alternatively, simply retreat to one of the shaded areas that surround the house for unadulterated peace and total bliss.

The location of Mas Santoline affords avid walkers a practical and luxurious base. Explore Provence with its hilltop villages, winding streets, yellow-stone buildings, meadows of lavender and lush greenery. Buy fresh local produce and Provençal delicacies at one of the nearby daily markets. If you'd prefer to remain at your villa, lounge by the pool in the warmth of the sun or read the newspaper and drink a delicious coffee on your sun-dappled outdoor terrace. Retire to your bright, airy bedroom for a quiet moment before enjoying a fun-filled game of boules with the rest of the family as the mountainous backdrop fades with the light of day.

Features

  • Private Pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking

Villa Rates

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In-Depth Villa Details

Bedrooms

5 bedroom/ 5 bathrooms sleeps 10

Ground Floor (RDC) Bedrooms/ Bathroom Layout

Bedroom 1 - King (or 2 Twins)with French doors to the garden and en-suite Bathroom (Bath Tub with shower sprayer, sink and separate WC). This WC is used as a downstairs half bath off of the kitchen.

Bedroom 2 - Queen bedroom with Walk-in closet and en-suite Bathroom (Walk-in shower, sink and WC).

Second Story (1er étage) Bedrooms/ Bathroom Layout

Bedroom 3 - King (or 2 Twins) with closet and en-suite Bathroom (Double Walk-in shower, sink and WC).

Bedroom 4 - Queen with access to outdoor terrace and en-suite Bathroom (Bath Tub, Walk-in shower, 2 sinks and WC).

Bedroom 5 - King (or 2 Twins) with en-suite Bathroom (Walk-in shower, sink and WC) and access to outdoor terrace shared with Bedroom 4.

Inside

- Broadband WiFi Internet

- Flat Screen Satellite TV with English News Channels

- Cd player/ stereo

- Printer

- Fax Machine

- Fans In each Bedroom

- Fully Equipped Kitchen including Dishwasher

- Washing Machine

- Clothes Dryer

- Iron and Ironing Board

- Hair dryers in each bathroom

- Indoor Dining for 10 people

- Wood Burning Fireplace

- English-speaking House Manager/ Caretaker

- Baby Crib/ Cot

- 2 High Chairs

- Baby monitor

- Microwave baby bottle sterilizer

- Nespresso Machine

- All linens provided

- Pool towels

Outside

- Beautiful View over Countryside

- Teak Chaises Lounges

- Covered area near pool

- Outdoor Terrace & Balcony

- Outdoor Dining for 12 People

- Weber Grill

- "Boules" pitch

- Shaded and Grassy areas

- Private Parking

- No pets allowed

Pool Information

Dimensions/ Depth: 14m x 6m

Security (Fence, Alarm): Fence

Salt water System: No

Heated?: Yes, upon request

Note: The pool can be heated upon request for 30 Euros per day. Please inquire before you arrive in the cooler months.

Maid Service

4 hours maid service mid-week plus Saturday cleaning and linen change. Additional hours of maid service available upon request for 20 Euros per hour. Linens changed weekly unless agreed otherwise.

Things to do

Local Attractions
The Luberon Mountain stone villages, markets, Lavender fields and countryside.

Local Markets
Morning Outdoor Markets:

Monday: Goult

Tuesday: Gordes

Wednesday: Lioux, Apt, Rustrel

Thursday: Roussillon

Saturday: Apt

Within Walking distance
This is a country house with access to walking and riding trails, but not within close walking distance to shops or restaurants.

Groceries
Local shops in nearby villages with larger grocery stores within a 15 minute drive.

Locale

The Mas is surrounded by fields of lavender and vines. It enjoys a large tranquil country garden with beautiful trees to provide several shaded corners with views over the nearby villages of Gordes and Joucas. Truly the perfect setting to relax and enjoy an aperitif or game of boules after a day spent exploring the picturesque local villages and markets.

Getting here:
The easiest way to get to Inland Provence from the US is to fly to Marseilles International Airport (MRS). If you would like to see Paris, fly to Charles de Gaulle Airport then connect directly to the TGV(high speed train) from CDG TGV2 to Avignon TGV(3 hours direct) and rent a car. You would plan to see Paris on the way back, taking the TGV from Avignon TGV to Gare de Lyon, getting a cab to your hotel in the city.

Minimum Stay: 1 week - please inquire about exceptions outside the summer months.

Services Included: Final cleaning and any additional maid service listed on the web page

Making your reservation: These properties are reserved on a first-come, first-serve basis. However, before you reserve, you are required to review and sign a rental agreement for the villa (the “Rental Agreement”). We will send you the Rental Agreement by email. The Rental Agreement explains in detail all of terms and conditions regarding rental and use of the property in detail. We shall have no obligation to accept any reservations, unless the Rental Agreement is fully executed.

Payment: After you have signed the Rental Agreement and filled out the appropriate information, as approved by us, a nonrefundable payment of the one-half (50%) of the Rental Fee (which price is defined in your Rental Agreement) must be received by us within seven (7) days to confirm the reservation. The remaining one-half (50%) of the Rental Fee is due 60 days before the arrival date, and is also non-refundable. If reservations are made less than 60 days prior to the arrival date, then 100% of the Rental Fee must be paid upon the signing of the Rental Agreement. Please know that a failure to pay any portion of the Rental Fee as set forth above and in Rental Agreement can result in loss of the reservation of the villa and a termination of the Rental Agreement. We will confirm receipt of each payment and note any outstanding balance and due date(s).

Cancellation: We have a no refund cancellation policy, but usually succeed in rescheduling cancelled reservations to the Spring or Fall or re-booking the cancelled period to another group and refunding the party that cancelled. Failure to pay the final balance (which is due 60 days before arrival) or provide required information for the security deposit may be deemed a cancellation with no refund due. Clients are advised to consider Trip Cancellation Insurance with the carrier of their choice at the time of confirmation.

 

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