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Mas de la Lauriere

  • Location Le Thor Villa - near Avignon - Provence, France
  • Sleeps 13
  • Bedrooms 6
  • Baths 6

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This authentic Provencal farm house was decorated with comfort and sophistication in mind. Lovely linens and fabrics, and very tasteful decoration and furnishings give La Laurière a calm, welcoming feeling. It is situated between the cities of Avignon, the City of the Popes, and Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, famous for it's antique dealers.

Mas de la Lauriere is a retreat in the quiet Provencal countryside offering a quiet, luxurious environment in which to relax whether in the living area, dining outdoors, or relaxing by the pool. The renovation and decoration are impeccable and offer an air of sophistication while maintaining elements reflective of the region. Beautiful materials and objects make the finishing touches just right. Air-conditioning was added to all 6 bedrooms in 2016. The ground floor remains cool with thick stone walls to help insulate in full.

Enjoy multiple exterior garden spaces throughout the day - Be it morning coffee or evening cocktails under the pergola to the east, dinners together under covered dining table to the west with outdoor kitchen, or simply relaxing by the pool; this property offers ample areas for lounging and truly taking time to relax on holiday.

Please note, Mas de la Lauriere can sleep up to 12 adults, or 13 guests in total with children (note, sofa bed in room #3 offers sleeping for 13th guest).



6 bedroom/ 6 bathrooms sleeps 13

Second Story (1er étage) Bedrooms/ Bathroom Layout

  • Bedroom 1 - Master bedroom, Queen size bed with sitting area - Terrace - with en-suite bathroom (Bathtub, Italian Shower, 2 sinks, WC). AC.
  • Bedroom 2 - Queen size bed with en-suite bathroom (Italian Shower, 2 sinks, WC). AC.
  • Bedroom 3 - King bed (or two single beds) plus small sofa bed with en-suite bathroom (Italian Shower, 2 sinks, WC). AC.
  • Bedroom 4 - Queen size bed with en-suite bathroom (Bathtub, Italian Shower, sink, WC). AC.

Third Story (2e étage) Bedrooms/ Bathroom Layout

  • Bedroom 5 - Queen size bed with en-suite bathroom (Italian Shower, 2 sinks). Separate WC next door. AC.
  • Bedroom 6 - Queen size bed with en-suite bathroom (Italian Shower, 2 sinks, WC). AC.


  • Air-conditioning in all 6 bedrooms
  • Broadband WiFi Internet
  • Satellite TV with English News Channels - Canal Satellite
  • Cd player/ stereo / 3 Bose systems
  • iPod Dock (speaker base)
  • Fans can be provided
  • Professionally Equipped Kitchen
  • Gaggenau brand Appliances:
  • -Stove with oven
  • -Steam oven
  • -Microwave
  • -Wall-mounted Coffee Machine
  • Nespresso machine
  • 2 Dishwashers
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Iron and Ironing Board
  • Hair dryers in each bathroom
  • Indoor Dining for 13 people
  • Outdoor Dining for 13 people
  • Wood Burning Fireplace
  • 2 Baby Cribs
  • 2 High Chairs
  • All linens provided
  • Pool towels


  • Sun Loungers
  • Parasols
  • Pool House
  • Outdoor Terrace/ Balcony/ deck
  • Outdoor Dining for 13 People
  • Covered pergola with sofas and table
  • Summer Kitchen - fridge
  • Weber gas BBQ
  • Shaded and Grassy areas
  • Ping Pong
  • 5 bicycles
  • Private Parking
  • View on the beautiful garden

Pool Information

Dimensions/ Depth: 12m x 6m

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: The lovely swimming pool (6 m x 12 m, 19.5' X 29') will be heated in May, June, September, October as needed at no additional cost.

Maid Service

2 cleaning hours Monday through Friday, and final cleaning included.

150 Euros per week supplement to heat the house in the cooler months. 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 Le Thor 5 KM 3.1 mi Map Village Info
Nearby Village L'Isle sur la Sorgue 10 KM 6.2 mi Map Village Info
Nearby Village Gordes 25 KM 15.5 mi Map Village Info
Nearby Village Fontaine de Vaucluse 15 KM 9.3 mi Map Village Info



This exclusive property is located near l'Isle sur la Sorgue - a must-see destination in Provence. Enjoy the boutiques and restaurants as you walk along the canals and the narrow ancient streets. Antique lovers and art collectors enjoy the nearly 300 permanent antique dealers and second hand shops here.

The private sanctuary of the property is located just minutes away, with 380 m2 of renovated and tastefully decorated living space with 100m 2 of dependences. This turnkey property produces income through vacation rentals and can be purchased furnished at additional cost.

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
Fontaine de Vaucluse

Restaurants and Luberon villages

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
Fontaine de Vaucluse
Le Thor
L'Isle sur la Sorgue

Within Walking distance
Walks through the Countryside

Local shops and stores are only 5 minutes' drive


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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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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,, and Amazon.Fr.