Le Chateau de Goult

  • Location Goult Villa - Luberon - Provence, France
  • Sleeps 20
  • Bedrooms 7
  • Baths 6

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The Château de Goult dates back over 800 years, with 21st. Century additions of bathrooms, satellite TV and wireless internet. For a medieval castle, it is surprisingly cozy. It comfortably sleeps 14 adults, or 12 adults and 8 children total. There are 5 double bedrooms, a twin room, and a single, as well as a suite than can either be a double or a dormitory for children. There are 6 bathrooms. The château is at the top of the village of Goult, one of the hill-top villages of Provençe and the Luberon natural park's best-kept secret. Goult has everything available on foot: beautiful winding streets, good restaurants, food shops, a central café on the square, and no tourist buses. The Luberon is where 'A Year in Provence' is set. There is a lovely garden over three levels, with high arching trees and a swimming basin measuring 8m x 2.5m. Despite its scale, the château is impressive but not imposing. Rooms are light and spacious, most with views over the village towards the Luberon Mountains.



7 bedroom/ 6 bathrooms sleeps 20

Second Story (1er étage) Bedrooms/ Bathroom Layout

  • Bedroom 1 - 1 King, 1 Twin/ Single (en-suite bathroom #1)
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 King w/ small terrace and garden view (en-suite bathroom #2)
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 King (en-suite bathroom #3)
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 King, 1 Twin/ Single (private bathroom #4 across the hall)
  • Bedroom 5 - 1 King, 2 Doubles, Can be a double or kids' dorm
  • Bedroom 6 - 1 Double (shares bathroom #5 with bedroom #5)
  • Bedroom 7 - 1 King, 1 single w/ small terrace (en-suite bathroom #6)

Third Story (2e étage) Bedrooms/ Bathroom Layout

  • There are enough beds for 14 adults, or 20 with children. One of the doubles can also be a kids' dorm sleeping about 8.
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Combination Tub/Shower, Shower
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Combination Tub/Shower, Shower, Jetted Tub
  • Bathroom 4 - Toilet, Shower
  • Bathroom 5 - Toilet, Combination Tub/Shower
  • Bathroom 6 - Toilet, Combination Tub/Shower


  • Broadband WiFi Internet
  • Satellite TV, Zone 2 Euro DVD, Cd player
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Dishwasher
  • Nespresso Machine & Drip Coffee Maker
  • Washing Machine, Clothes Dryer
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Indoor dining for 14 people
  • Hair Dryer in each bathroom
  • Baby Crib/ Cot, High Chair
  • Extra beds/ Mattresses if requested
  • Wood FireplaceIndependent 4 story look out tower


  • Outdoor dining for 16
  • Terraces overlooking village

Pool Information

Dimensions/ Depth: 8m x 2.5m (1.5m shallow end and 3m deep end)

Security (Fence, Alarm): Protected by infrared detection/ alarm system for child safety

Salt water System: No

Heated?: No

Note: Surrounded by a teak pool deck

Maid Service

End of stay cleaning included. Inquire for extra maid hours at 13 euros per hour.

Inquire about discounts for long-term rentals. Linens changed weekly unless agreed otherwise. Maids not responsible for washing guest dishes/ pots/ pans or personal laundry.


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Rates & Availability

10% discount offered on open July and August weeks


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The Village

Nearest Villages

Closest Village Goult KM 0 mi Map Village Info
Nearby Village Roussillon 8 KM 4.96 mi Map Village Info
Nearby Village Gordes 9 KM 5.58 mi Map Village Info
Nearby Village Bonnieux 9 KM 5.58 mi Map Village Info



The Château is located in the beautiful medieval hill-top village of Goult, in the Luberon region of Provence, which is where Peter Mayle wrote his book "A Year in Provence". It is a region noted for its beautiful landscapes of vineyards, orchards and lavender, with very picturesque hill-top villages dotted about. It is an hour north of Marseille and close to Avignon, Arles, Aix, Nîmes, the Camargue, Orange, Mont Ventoux, Saint-Rémy-de-Provence and the Rhône wine trail. In summer there are art festivals everywhere, from the famous one at Avignon, to the international piano festival at La Roque d'Antheron, to small local events. Goult has the well-loved Café de la Poste in its square, which is where locals and visitors gather for a coffee or meal. There are good restaurants, and small shops like a bakery, butcher and greengrocer. Just minutes from Gordes, Roussillon and Bonnieux.

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
Set in the heart of the Luberon Mountain villages and lavender fields

Local Markets
Sunday: L'Isle sur la Sorgue

Monday: Goult

Tues: Apt

Wednesday: Merindol

Thursday: Rousillion, Les Beaumettes

Friday: Bonnieux/Lourmarin

Saturday: Menèrbes

Local Restaurants

Within Walking distance
The Chateau is in the village walking distance to 4 restaurants, butcher, baker, antique shop, and a public sports center with tennis courts.

Local shops with the basics accessible on foot and a larger grocery store, Super U located on the D900 a short drive away.


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Note: Maps show approximate location


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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:

+1 (404) 806-2278


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