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This beautiful Bastide (600 m2 in size) has been restored with impeccable taste, and is surrounded by a very beautifully landscaped park of 1.2 hectares. It is situated between the cities of Avignon, the City of the Popes, and Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, famous for it's antique shops and market.
These antiques have greatly influenced the owner, who has decorated the entire house with unique objects, chosen with care. On the ground floor, you will find the kitchen, library, living room, and TV room; as well as the Barn - a large room housing a summer kitchen and grand table perfect for group dinners.
On the first floor, there are 3 bedrooms with air-conditioning; and one more level to the second floor reveals 4 more bedrooms.
Le Mas Hélène is perfect for large families or groups of friends, with its luxurious and spacious areas to relax indoors and out.
6 bedroom/ 6 bathrooms sleeps 15
Second Story (1er étage) Bedrooms/ Bathroom Layout
Third Story (2e étage) Bedrooms/ Bathroom Layout
Extra bedroom for children
Dimensions/ Depth: 12m x 7m / Depth 2m
Security (Fence, Alarm): Fence
Salt water System: No
4 hours per day from Monday to Saturday maid service included. Please inquire for extra maid service. Linens changed weekly unless agreed otherwise. Maids not responsible for washing guest dishes/ pots/ pans or personal laundry.
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|Closest Village||L'Isle sur la Sorgue||9 KM||5.58 mi||Map||Village Info|
|Nearby Village||Fontaine de Vaucluse||24 KM||14.88 mi||Map||Village Info|
|Nearby Village||Avignon||17 KM||10.54 mi||Map||Village Info|
|Nearby Village||Carpentras||13 KM||8.06 mi||Map||Village Info|
Situated in the heart of Provençe, just a short drive from L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue and a few kilometers from the Luberon National Park, in the center of the village of Althen des Paluds.
Known as the “Land of Water”, Althen des Paluds is a village surrounded by two river ways - the Sorgue de Velleron and the Sorgue d'Entraigues. There are 80 km of canals criss-crossing through town, creating a unique and beautiful atmosphere. Surrounded by fields and rivers, the village has retained its rural character while benefiting from its proximity to Avignon and Carpentras.
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.
L'Isle sur-la-sorgue markets and antique shops
Luberon Mountain Villages
Morning Outdoor Markets
Velleron market 6 days per week in the summer
Tues: Avignon, Gordes
Wednesday: Avignon, St-Remy
Thursday: Avignon, Roussillon, Goult
Friday: Velleron, Avignon, Carpentras
Saturday: Avignon, Menèrbes
Within Walking distance
The Village of Althen des Paluds; grocery, bakery, shops, cafe and nice restaurants
Local shops on foot. Larger Markets within 10 minutes' drive