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Beautiful villa only a short stroll to vaunted Apt market.

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 3,013 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Luberon, space and comfort in the heart of a magnificent Provencal garden

This property is within a beautiful park with a unique environment. You will be able to wander among oak trees, pine trees, cypresses, and others Mediterranean variety. The garden also has many low walls made of stone (‘Restanques’), a lovely secured pond and old stone walls.

Situated in the heart of the Natural Park of Lubéron, you will be close to the most beautiful villages of the region. It will also give you access to many hikes. The property is situated not far from the city centre. You will find restaurants, shops, and cafés within a short range.

The 4.5 x 12.5 m pool was recently constructed by a well-known swimming pool designer. It has a 130 sq.m beautiful beach and is secured by a detachable fence.

The house is quite spacious and has a fully-fitted 22 sq.m kitchen, a 60 sq.m living room, four bedrooms of 28, 25, 22, and 17 sq.m, two 5 sq.m shower rooms, one 15 sq.m bathroom, one 20 sq.m study, and one 17 sq.m laundry room.

The house will provide you with comfort and can accommodate 8 people and 2 children under 2-years-old. It is very well laid out and is equipped with reversible AC.

Owner's tips: 2 restaurants owners of a Michelin star (‘Domaine des Andeols’ and ‘La Coquillade’) are just a few kilometres away from the house.

More Details

Owner
Mr or Mrs Aramo
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
14 September, 2018

About Mr or Mrs Aramo

French expatriate family living in Singapour,

Mr or Mrs Aramo purchased this villa in 2011

Why Mr or Mrs Aramo chose Apt

We bought this house to spend some time off. Unfortunately, our moving to Indonesia does not allow us to come as often as we would like.

What makes this villa unique

We fell in love with the garden when we first visited the property. It is a real haven just a few minutes away from the village.

The house was elegantly renovated and so we hope you will enjoy your stay here.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa around the Apt around the Vaucluse

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3013 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:30
  • /
  • Check-out: 09:30
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Raclette Machine
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , 7 sq.m
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , 15 sq.m
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , 6 sq.m
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 35 sq.m
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , 17 sq.m
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , 25 sq.m
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed , 22 sq.m
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 16 garden chairs
  • 8 deck chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Disco club
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
Notes:
Baby cot and high chair available on request Accessible to people with reduced mobility; please confirm with owner

Reviews

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Beautiful villa only a short stroll to vaunted Apt market.
average rating of 4.7894735 based on 19 reviews
3

High hopes but there were disappointments

  • 3 of 5

We just stayed in the home for 8 days in early July. My husband and I researched the area around this home extensively. We have used VRBO successfully in the past. We chose this home for its spaciousness and location. The home itself worked well. We were celebrating our 40th anniversary with our two daughters, son in law, and our 16 month old granddaughter. So the layout of the property was nice. My granddaughter loved her room. The deck was spacious but we were concerned with the drop off around the deck. No railings. Also the stairs in the home had no railing which bothered us. As foodies, we were excited to cook in the nice kitchen. However it was difficult. No staples were provided. For example, I love my morning coffee. There were no measuring spoons. My husband tried to cut a chicken, but only one very dull knife. I wanted to keep the house like my home. But it was hard....we had to buy dish detergent, paper towels, and soap for the dishwasher. The description leads one to believe you can walk to the village. You sort of can, but it's hilly and a long walk. It is not a pleasant walk to a cute village. Very misleading. Also, to drive to any of the other villages, wineries, etc. it takes about one hour. Difficult drives which hampered our fun. We did enjoy the pool ( but please note there was no umbrella as pictured). I wanted to discuss the following concern with the owner, but he did not seem interested. It is clear the owners put love, money , and lots of time designing their landscaping. Unfortunately their property manager had back surgery. And more unfortunately, their landscaping is in very bad condition. It is really a shame.

I hope the owners will be visiting their home soon to see. May it work out for future visitors.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic place

  • 5 of 5

The house, the grounds and the surrounding countryside is a dream.

We will certainly return.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

This is an absolutely beautiful property.

  • 5 of 5

We loved this place, it was a feast for the eyes. The sofas, chairs, and beds were all comfortable and the bed linens luxurious. The kitchen was very large and perfectly appointed, It was a joy to cook a meal. The appliances, both large and small, were great. I particularly loved the baby blue Smeg toaster, the KitchenAid mixer, and the six burner gas stove. There are hundreds of books, most of them hard cover books on art, design, and architecture. The grounds were well-designed, although a little raggedy, because the property manager had recently had back surgery and couldn’t take care of it, nevertheless, there were herbs and flowers everywhere. There is a large, luxurious deck with the large sofa several chairs and a great big sofa table. There were three ceiling fans. Truly, no detail has gone wanting. The only thing which would have made it 100% perfect would have been if kitchen staples such as salt, pepper, oil, vinegar, paper towels, and dish soap had been available for us. A welcoming bottle of local wine or two wuould have also been great. Oh, and the swimming pool – it was a little too chilly to use it, but the kids got in anyway and had a great time. This was a wonderful experience.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Stylish, large rooms, well-equipped

  • 5 of 5

A beautifully decorated villa set in a large garden with a big swimming pool and lots of shade. A plus is that it's just a 15 minute downhill walk to the shops and restaurants in the charming town of Apt (ideally get someone to bring you back up the hill!).

The layout of the house is very convenient with 2 ground floor bedrooms (both with en-suite bathrooms but oddly no loo in one). The 2 large decks are ideal for eating outdoors with one shaded by a beautiful oak and the barbecue close by.

An ideal place to relax with the convenience of Apt within walking distance (and a massive E Leclerc a few minutes' drive).

  • Review Submitted: 19-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Really lovely villa which appears much larger in real life than the photos. Lovely!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay here very much. We had small children of various ages and a pool gaurd was deployed around the pool when we arrived, which was perfect for peace of mind. The pool itself was lovely and cool and not deep, so again perfect for the kids. My only suggestion would be a pool cover to prevent dirt entering at night and to keep it warm for swimming on cooler days. A net was also provided to fish out leaves etc.

It's very roomy villa and also has excellent a/c and facilities, although the gas barbecue is out of order.

The bedrooms are all large although the ground floor master bedroom has no shutters and smelled a little of mothballs when we arrived. There is not much hanging space for clothes in the house as the owners have them all locked up and must visit often themselves. There was one hanging cupboard in the main hall and hanging storage is limited to the few coat hangers found within.

It's very peaceful place and easy to access many wonderful spots or amenities.

It's also beautifully decorated in a tasteful mix of new and old with an enormous and gorgeous deck out the front of the house.

We were 3 separate groups but found it easy to find privacy or alternatively join together in a group.

Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely getaway spot in AptTerrific house and grounds. Location excellent. Perfect for family reunion

  • 5 of 5

Terrific property and grounds. Had everything we needed. See comment above

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
Marseille
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Apt
Nearest Ferry
100 Kilometres
Marseille
Nearest Train
50 Kilometres
Avignon
Nearest Motorway
40 Kilometres
A7
Nearest Beach
100 Kilometres
Marseille
Car: recommended

The house is situated in the heart of the Lubéron Regional Natural Park.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa around the Apt,

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Sept
9 Sep 2018 - 29 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,198
for 7 nights
£1,198
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£1,109
for 7 nights
£1,109
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £887.29

Acompte a la date de réservation.
Solde: 14 jours avant l'entrée dans les lieux.
Caution: 1000 euros. Paiement par cheque (non encaissé) ou en espèce/virement, à remettre avant l'entrée dans les lieux. Par virement, avant le début de la location. Remboursement sous 14 jours après état des lieux de sortie.

Assurance civile obligatoire.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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