"La Fontaine de Faucon ", provides 300m² of high quality living space and acres of private land that has olive trees, roses, lavender and rosemary plants. The west facing terrace boasts a fabulous view over the Luberon mountains and one can enjoy the amazing sunsets whilst sipping cool rosé at the aperitif. The interior thick natural stone walls keep the hot sun out in July and August and the stone floors and provencal style ceilings give the property lots of character. The Mas is a haven of peace; secluded and surrounded by natural farmland in the countryside among the cherry trees, sunflowers, wine cellars and charming little Provençal villages of Goult, Gordes, Roussillon, Bonnieux and Lacoste.
The Mas is ideally situated for guests who wish to visit this beautiful part of France only 45 minutes from the historical walled Papal city of Avignon and 1 hour from Marseille and Aix en Provence. Within 10 minutes you will find plenty of local shops for fresh bread, croissants and patisseries as well as a big weekly market in Coustellet. One can visit the famous medieval perched villages such as Gordes, Roussillon, Bonnieux, Menerbes and Lacoste in the Luberon and have an outdoor lunch at a Provencal village restaurant or just relax by the pool. The antique shops and markets in Isle sur la Sorgue, the second largest antique center in France, are only 25 mins away and you can easily drive north of Avignon to visit the fabulous wineries and vineyards of Chateauneuf de Pape, Gigondas, Vacqueras, Tavel and Seguret for a day of wine tasting.
The lounge has plenty of deep comfortable sofas, a cosyTV corner and a log burning stove for cooler evenings. French windows lead out onto the west terrace and garden one side then other doors open onto the shady courtyard.
The extremely well equipped kitchen with LaCanche range stove, has a 3m long central island, large stone sink, work tops along the side of the kitchen with cupboard style refridgerators. Washer and dryer in laundry room with plenty of cupboards below. The main feauture in this friendly kitchen is the vaulted ceiling and stone floors. A beautiful antique dining table and chairs to seat 10 people with views looking out over the fields through the french windows. There are plenty of cupboards that store fine glassware, plates and cutlery. There is a dishwasher, microwave, second large fridge and freezer etc, washing machine, dryer, and coffee machines. This gourmet kitchen also has huge french doors that open onto the charming flowered courtyard and fountain, where you will find shady dining areas for outdoor meals.
To the other side of this beautiful kitchen is a cool sitting room with open fireplace, canapé and armchairs to relax in. In the corner is a little office area with bureau and bookshelves. The entire property has wifi connections.
-1) King size bed ensuite shower room
From the entrance hall up the main stone stairway are the other bedrooms.
-2) Master bed (queen) with ensuite bathroom
-3) King size bed (can be made up as twins) ensuite shower room
-4) Family suite with queen size bed and small adjoining room with twin beds (suitable for children) and an ensuite bathroom.
Small double bedroom in converted pigeonnier across the courtyard, opening onto the swimming pool terrace, with shower room and separate toilet. Nb This bedroom has steps leading down to the shower room and a separate toilet.
All the pretty bedrooms are light and cool with soft linen curtains and pretty bedspreads. They all have plenty of cupboard space and overlook the courtyard and gardens. Soft towels and fresh linens are provided as well as pool towels.
The superb 12 x 6m heated pool gets sun from dusk until dawn but has ample shade and comfortable sun loungers and parasols. bbq
La Fontaine de Faucon is an authentic Provençal Mas that has been lovingly renovated with taste and style by the owners using original materials and techniques. The ideal home from home for a large family or group who are looking for a haven of tranquility in this delightful part of France knowing at the same time that they can get up and go and visit all the famous sites and exciting towns nearby.
Prices are for 10 people 2 children