Centuries old, stone built, corner property in the centre of the village. Attractive frontage with deep red door & window shutters.A short stroll to the main square with cafe/bar. Front door opens into a warmly decorated lounge with wood burning stove, satellite TV. Lounge leads into a hallway, off which is a bathroom with shower and wash handbasin, plus a utility area with washing machine and freezer. Separate WC. On 3 levels,stairs lead up to 2 good size bedrooms. Main bedroom has double bed, attractive antique cupboards, a bath with shower & wash basin. 2nd bedroom has twin beds, a wash basin & hanging space. The HUB of the house is the light & airy kitchen/diner & roof terrace on top floor. Kitchen has oven,grill, induction hob,microwave & fridge. Living area has pine table to seat 6/8 plus sofa. Casement doors lead onto a large terrace with stunning west facing views and sunsets. Outside dining for 6 and raised decking area for sunbathing with UV protected sun canvas. Provence at its best.
Property Website: www.maisonvilledieu.co.uk.
Getting There: BY AIR
Plenty of airports and of low-cost airlines to choose from:
Montelimar - 24 miles
Nimes - 42 miles
Marseille - 59 miles
Montpellier - 72 miles
Grenoble - 75 miles
Beziers - 170 miles
Lyon - 142 miles
High-speed TGV trains run from St Pancras to Avignon
590 miles from Calais but it is motorway all the way
CAR HIRE available at all airports and train stations mentioned above
ACTIVITIES & SIGHTSEEING: Walking - plenty of scenic walks in the Dentelles, or even starting from your doorstep.
Cycling - lose those extra calories by cycling from one hilltop village to the next. If you're mad, you can even cycle to the top of Mont Ventoux and while you catch your breath the amazing views will take your breath away again!
Canoeing or swimming in the gorges of the Ardeche.
Horseriding - 3 equestrian centres nearby, with training ring.
Tennis - 2 courts in Villedieu.
Dining - stop for a coffee or a long, lazy lunch in a pavement cafe.
Wine Tasting - this is Cote du Rhone country and all the caves offer wine tastings(degustations) to visitors.
You are in the heart of Provence surrounded by charming medieval and Roman towns & villages in abundance.
Discover and explore the wonderful traditional Provencal markets.
The Mediterranean is just over an hour away (don't miss Cassis harbour and beaches). The Cote d'Azur is a couple of hours away. Italy and Spain are a day trip away.