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Villa, house & apartment with pool set in working vineyard in Drome Provençale - Les Pré-Alpes

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Space 430 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

Description

Les Pré-Alpes

This spacious, contemporary 1 bedroom apartment was extensively renovated in 2011. It is in the southern wing of the newly converted farm buildings of Domaine l'Ancienne Ecole.

Les Pré-Alpes overlooks Domaine l'Ancienne Ecole's vineyard and neighbouring lavender fields. The apartment has an open-plan kitchen/living/dining room with wood burning stove, full central heating, a well-equipped kitchen, WC and a covered terrace overlooking the pool. Upstairs there is a bedroom with en-suite shower room and a secluded patio. The bedroom and patio have wonderful views over the vineyard and lavender fields and on to the Pré-Alpes.


About the property

Domaine l'Ancienne École

Domaine l'Ancienne École is a vineyard set on the plateau above the village of Vinsobres amongst its vines and neighbouring lavender fields.

Les Marronniers is a detached villa with 3 double bedrooms (1 with en suite shower room), a bathroom, 2 WC, open-plan living/dining room with wood burning stove, a well-equipped kitchen and a covered terrace.

Le Mont Ventoux is a semi-detached newly refurbished house at the southern end of the main building with 2 double bedrooms, a large family bathroom, a ground floor WC, spacious kitchen/dining area, living room with wood burning stove and a terrace.

Les Pré-Alpes is an apartment at the southern end of the main building and has a double bedroom with en suite shower room and roof terrace, a ground floor WC, spacious kitchen/living/dining room with wood burning stove and covered terrace.

Domaine l'Ancienne École has a beautiful 14m x 5m infinity pool with wonderful views over the vines and the Mont Ventoux, shared between the 3 rentals.

More Details

Owner
Anna Thorburn
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, French, German
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
17 June, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

J ai été enchantée par le gîte et le cadre de votre domaine

Je reviendrai sans aucun doute !
Jul 2012
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Notes

The "stay" tax is included in the price quoted.


Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for Les Pré-Alpesin Vinsobres in Drome

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 430 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Farm Holidays
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Firewood
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Toilet 2 - Toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , this room has a roof terrace
  • The bedroom has an en-suite shower room and a secluded roof terrace overlooking the Pré-Alpes to the East.
Entertainment:
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • DVD Player
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck Chairs
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...
  • Terrace
Suitability:
  • Singles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
The apartment overlooks our vineyards and our winery and wine tasting room are nearby. The bed is made up ready for your arrival and bath towels are also provided, but please bring towels for use by the pool or on the beach. There are deck chairs/sun loungers available by the pool.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(6 traveller reviews)

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Les Pré-Alpes
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 7 reviews
5

Stunning location with fabulous views

  • 5 of 5

The Gites are located in a wonderful and peaceful location. They are well equipped and modern. The infinity pool adds another dimension, an ideal location for a restorative and energising holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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5

Small but perfectly formed vineyard stay

  • 5 of 5

We rented the smaller of the two gites for a fortnight's stay in wine country.

The gite is clean, modern and stylish. Large bedroom. Excellent shower. Good kitchen.

Really wonderful views of vineyards, lavender fields and mountains.

Glorious pool.

Lovely terrace from which to watch the moon rise over the Mont Ventoux.

Good evening strolls through the vineyards and round the lanes.

Excellent provencal food markets in Nyons and Vaison.

Wonderful countryside to explore (by car for us un-energetic types!)

The Domaine wine is fabulous. Both the Cotes du Rhone and the Vinsobres.

Anna and Will both very welcoming. Will very patient with all our questions during the tasting session.

1/2 hour drive to Gigondas, Vacqueras, Cairanne, Seguret, Sablet & Rasteau. 50mins to Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Tavel and Lirac. Maybe 70mins to the Northern Rhone wines.

Just in case this sounds a little too gushing, the wifi is a bit temperamental.

We were very sad to leave one of our best holiday stays of all time.

Only consolation, we booked straight away to return in 2015!

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  • Review Submitted: Sep 14, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice holidays in Drome provencale

  • 4 of 5

Silence holidays in an accurate location with proper rooms, a proper pool and a very good costumer service.

You must visite the Le Petit Bistrot in Vinsobres, if it is openend.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

The photos on the website will never do justice to the beautiful setting of this apartment. All communication with the owners was clear, prompt and useful. The apartment is exactly as advertised - modern, clean and bright, with all you could need for a self-catering holiday. We spent many hours lying by the huge pool enjoying the views across vines and lavender fields to Mont Ventoux. There are supermarkets a short drive away and many of the villages have markets which are worth visiting. Anna and Will were friendly and helpful but never intrusive (and their wine is lovely!). We have stayed in many private-let apartments and this is one of the best.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay (and our wine) - we are very lucky in having such a great location and views to welcome guests with.
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5

Très beau gîte dans un environnement magnifique

  • 5 of 5

Un gîte très bien équipé avec une superbe piscine (vue sur le Mont Ventoux et les vignes)

Très agréable séjour , mais trop court..... nous recommandons vivement aux personnes qui recherchent le calme.

Merci à la propriétaire Mme Thorburn pour l'accueil......

Le rosé du domaine est TOP pour l'apéro

  • Review Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci pour vos commentaires, je suis très heureuse que vous avez aimé votre séjour.
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5

Lumière et sérénité pour le passage de l'année dans un gîte soigné.

  • 5 of 5

La qualité de ce beau lieu peut être résumée par l'enchantement de la vue découverte au réveil de la première nuitée : des vallonnements doux, rythmés jusqu'à l'horizon par les vignes et les champs de lavande, le mont Ventoux bleuté qui domine paisiblement les ondulations des crêtes au loin. Lumière, silence, espace : un véritable paradis pour les amateurs de randonnée, en cette saison peu fréquentée.

Situé dans un corps de bâtiment d'une exploitation vinicole, le gîte est équipé soigneusement et décoré avec sobriété. L'hôtesse des lieux accueille avec discrétion et courtoise et fait généreusement profiter de sa bonne connaissance de la région.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
140 Kilometres
Marseille
Nearest Train
70 Kilometres
Avignon TGV
Nearest Motorway
33 Kilometres
Bollene
Nearest Restaurant
6 Kilometres
Vinsobres
Nearest Ski
130 Kilometres
Superdevoluy / La Joue du Loup
Nearest Beach
150 Kilometres
Car: necessary

Vinsobres is a pretty, historic, provençal village with a 12th century temple and an early 18th century church perched on a hilltop.

The nearest town is Nyons which is famed for its olives and olive oil, as well as its colourful and lively weekly market.

The area has a superb climate (hot, dry summers with the occasional electric storm) and amazing scenery. Anthony Peregrine described it in The Daily Telegraph as 'the south we've always longed for: of hills, mountains and lost valleys, of olives and vines, of lavender, cicadas and warm scented breezes in the late afternoon'. Places worth a visit include Vaison la Romaine, Orange, Nimes and Pont du Gard (all for their roman ruins), Montelimar (home of nougat), Avignon, the Vallée de l’Ennuyé and of course the Route de la Lavande and the 'wine route'. The Drôme Provençal is a haven for walkers and nature lovers as well as cyclists who can enjoy the challenge of the Mont Ventoux.

Other Activities: Rock Climbing

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