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Villa Emotion

  • Location Ménerbes Villa - Luberon - Provence, France
  • Sleeps 8
  • Bedrooms 4
  • Baths 4
 
 


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Villa Emotion was fully renovated in 2022, and welcomes travelers who seek peaceful settings within walking distance to the village. The location here is truly idyllic - Views and countryside, yet minutes from the beautiful Luberon village of Menerbes.

Guests will find all that is needed here in Menerbes - restaurants and cafes, quaint shops and bakery - a quintessential Provençal village experience.

The contemporary house is very peaceful and private, with a superb infinity pool offering views of the surrounding Luberon countryside. With gorgeous lounge areas and terrace, it is perfect for relaxing, reading or tasting the local wines of the region.

The villa is fully air conditioned and offers further modern amenities such as en-suite bedrooms and a fully equipped kitchen, as well as entertainment with billiard and foosball tables.

The ground floor hosts open living spaces connected via large windows overlooking the spacious terrace.

With contemporary decor throughout, a dynamic energy is found here, offering a unique and truly special holiday for guests.



Amenities

Bedrooms

4 bedroom/ 4 bathrooms sleeps 8

Ground Floor (RDC) Bedrooms/ Bathroom Layout

  • Bedroom 1 - Double bed and en-suite bathroom (Shower, 2 sinks, separate WC). Home cinema TV. A/C.

Second Story (1er étage) Bedrooms/ Bathroom Layout

  • Bedroom 2 - Queen bed with en-+suite bathroom (Shower, sink, WC). Dressing. TV. A/C.
  • Bedroom 3 - Queen bed with en-suite bathroom (Shower, sink, WC). TV. A/C.
  • Bedroom 4 - Queen bed with en-suite bathroom (Shower, sink, WC). TV. A/C. Also direct access from outside.

Inside

  • Fully air-conditioned
  • Broadband Internet/ WiFi
  • Satellite TV with English News Channels
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen including Dishwasher
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Iron and Ironing Board
  • Hair dryers
  • Indoor Dining for 8 people
  • Outdoor Dining for 8 people
  • Cave à Vins
  • English-speaking House Manager
  • Baby Crib/ Cot and High Chair if requested
  • All linens provided
  • Pool towels

Outside

  • Sun Loungers
  • Pool House with Shower, WC
  • Large sheltered lounge area
  • Foosball table
  • Billiard
  • Outdoor Terraces
  • Outdoor Dining for 8 People
  • Summer Kitchen, fully equipped
  • Electric Plancha
  • Shaded and Grassy area
  • Private Parking
  • Views on Luberon hills
  • Walking distance to Menerbes village

Pool Information

Dimensions/ Depth: 11m x 5m

Security (Fence, Alarm): Electric security cover

Salt water System: No

Heated?: Yes, upon request. Additional charges may apply.

Please note that pool heating is dependent on outdoor weather conditions and specific temperatures cannot be guaranteed

Note: Wonderful infinity pool. Beautiful open views from the pool area.

Maid Service

End of stay cleaning as well as three times three cleaning hours is included in the rental fees. Linens changed weekly unless agreed otherwise. Maids not responsible for washing guest dishes/ pots/ pans or personal laundry.


 

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The Village

Nearest Villages

Closest Village Ménerbes 1 KM 0.62 mi Map Village Info
Nearby Village Oppède 5 KM 3.1 mi Map Village Info
Nearby Village Gordes 8 KM 4.96 mi Map Village Info
Nearby Village Bonnieux 8 KM 4.96 mi Map Village Info

 

Locale

This superb little village in the Luberon is considered one of the finest in France. Built on a hill, it is surrounded by magnificent countryside. When visiting Ménerbes you will notice that its rich historic past has been well-preserved.

The Dolmen de la Pichouno (unique to the Vaucluse) shows that Ménerbes has been inhabited since prehistoric times. Archeological excavations have uncovered the remains of villas and an ancient cemetery dating back to Roman times.

Across from the Luberon Mountain chain lies an ancient convent of the Carmelite Order which has its beginning around 1250. Built on an existing religious site, Saint Hillaire is rich on architectural styles, from Roman to classical Gothic. During the Middle Ages, access to the town was through the two doors, St Sauveur et Notre Dame.

At the time of the religious wars in the 16th century, Ménerbes was the capital of the Protestant movement and you can admire the imposing citadel built between the 12th and 16th century. This dramatic past comes to life when you see the magnificent old houses, now lovingly restored and the power taken by the aristocracy at the time. The houses certainly lend character to the old Ménerbes !

Nicolas de Staël and Picasso both owned houses at Ménerbes and they have been joined by other famous artists, musicians, comedians and writers, all of whom own one of the farmhouses scattered around the village.

Do not leave Ménerbes without making a tour of the picturesque "corkscrew museum" where more than 1,000 different varieties of this magic tool are on display. The corkscrew was invented in the 12th century... by a Frenchman of course !!!

What to see:

St Hilaire abbey. 14th century church. 18th century chapel Ste Blaise.

Medieval and renaissance houses. Corkscrew museum.

Musée du tire-bouchon - Corkscrew museum.

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.

Things to do

Local Attractions
The Luberon Mountain Villages. route des vins. Hiking and cycling...

Local Markets
Sunday: L'Isle sur la Sorgue

Monday: Goult

Tues: Apt

Wednesday: Merindol

Thursday: Rousillion, Les Beaumettes

Friday: Bonnieux/Lourmarin

Saturday: Ménerbes

Local Restaurants
Bonnieux
Cabrieres d'Avignon
Fontaine de Vaucluse
Gordes
Goult
Lacoste
Lourmarin
L'Isle sur la Sorgue
Roussillon

Within Walking distance
The village of Ménerbes is just 10 minutes walk.

Groceries
Small grocery shop in the village, larger stores at 10 minutes' drive at Coustellet or Apt.

Within 15 minutes' Drive


 

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Terms and Conditions Overview

Arrival: Saturday (arrival date subject to availability)

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.

For more information about how you can reserve this villa for your vacation, please contact us:

info@OnlyProvence.com
+1 (404) 806-2278


 

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Only Provence co-founder Lydia Dean writes about their experiences raising a family, building a business in Provence, and later combining the love of travel with giving back in "Jumping the Picket Fence”. In 2021, she published “Light Through the Cracks,” a continuation of her journey, much of which has been based in Provence. Both books are available Amazon, Amazon.uk, and Amazon.Fr.