Mas d'Oppede

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


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Mas d'Oppède is a large renovated stone farm at the end of a winding dirt track among the vineyards and behind the lavender field. Views from the property extend to the Luberon hills and the Alpilles. Large terraces on different sides of the house are perfect for breakfasts, lunches, aperitifs or dinners in the sun or shade.

Time has gone since the houses in Provence were dark and dull, with low ceilings and narrow windows. The interior of the house is clean, bright and cozy - not what one might guess from stony authenticity of the outside.

Two bedrooms on the ground floor are air conditioned. Each of the 4 bedrooms has his own en-suite bathroom.

A brand new shopping center has been built in Coustellet, less than 5 minutes’ drive. Close to the famous villages of Ménerbes and Oppède le Vieux.

One of our preferred houses in our collection, a perfect picture of Provence!



Amenities

Bedrooms

4 bedroom/ 4 bathrooms sleeps 8

Ground Floor (RDC) Bedrooms/ Bathroom Layout

  • Bedroom 1 - Air conditioned Queen bedroom with en-suite bathroom (Shower, sink, WC). Opens on a nice stone courtyard terrace.
  • Bedroom 2 - Air conditioned Double bed with en-suite bathroom (Shower, sink, WC). Nice views on the vineyards and lavender field.

Second Story (1er étage) Bedrooms/ Bathroom Layout

  • Bedroom 3 - Air conditioned Master bedroom, King bed with en-suite bathroom (Tub, shower, sink, WC).
  • Bedroom 4 - Queen bed with en-suite bathroom (Shower sink,WC).

Inside

  • Broadband Internet/ WiFi
  • Three bedrooms with A/C
  • Satellite TV with English News Channels
  • Cd player/ stereo
  • iPod Dock (speaker base)
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen including Dishwasher
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Iron and Ironing Board
  • Hair dryers in each bathroom
  • Indoor Dining for 8 people
  • Outdoor Dining for 10 people
  • Day bed on the Mezzanine
  • Baby Crib/ Cot if required
  • High Chair
  • All linens provided
  • Pool towels

Outside

  • Sun Loungers
  • Parasols
  • Outdoor Terraces
  • Outdoor Dining for 10 People
  • Charcoal BBQ
  • Shaded and Grassy areas
  • 4 Bicycles
  • Boules Court
  • Private Parking
  • Beautiful views on the Luberon hills, vineyards, and lavender fields

Pool Information

Dimensions/ Depth: 12m x 6m

Security (Fence, Alarm): Alarm, no Fence

Salt water System: No

Heated?: Yes, upon request

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

Note: The pool is set in a very private place with fantastic panoramic views on the countryside.

Maid Service

End of stay cleaning, and 2 hours twice per week included. Linens changed weekly unless agreed otherwise. Maids not responsible for washing guest dishes/ pots/ pans or personal laundry.


 

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Rates & Availability


 

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Reviews

Average rating:
5 out of 5 based on 6 ratings. 6 user reviews.

The villa was delightful, characterful and well located for exploring the nearby hilltop villages. We particularly enjoyed the petanque court. It was also a real bonus to have a lavender field right next door. We hope to go back to Mas d Oppede again in the future.

I did not go on the wine tour but those who did said the guides were very knowledgeable and informative and they all learned a great deal from the experience as well as having a fantastic time.

Chef Julien was outstanding and helped to make my son’s 26th birthday very memorable. I marvel at his ability to arrive, cook a gourmet meal in a kitchen he had never seen before then leave the kitchen in a better state than when he arrived.

As for OnlyProvence, I would use one word - efficient. Everything went smoothly, with no hitches. Had we not booked through you we would not have discovered the marvelous chef or the tours. I am grateful to my daughter Rebecca who discovered you and thank you for enabling us to have a marvelous vacation.

David W.

Great villa. Exactly as billed. Warm welcome. Prompt response with any issues. Overall really happy.

Areas for improvement:
One of our children cut his arm quite badly on the Sunday after we arrived. A medical kit in the house would have been v helpful. Also, a list of key numbers – eg hospital, pharmacy – would have helped as well.

Would you recommend Mas d Oppede and Only Provence?
Yes – great service and a great holiday.

What star rating would you give Mas d Oppede? 5
What star rating would you give Only Provence? 5

Thank you for helping us to arrange a really great break.

Richard M.

It was the authentic Provence experience we were hoping for. The property and the view of Lavender, Vines and the Luberon mountains was the stuff of dreams.

Areas for improvement:
Nothing obvious that we could identify. We were there in warm weather but when it is hot air conditioning might be needed in the Master bedroom given it is upstairs. My wife could not find the hair dryer!

Would you recommend Mas d Oppede, Only Provence, Chefs or Tours to friends/ family?

Yes we found the villa absolutely superb and the service and response from OnlyProvence excellent. Genevieve our villa liaison was extremely helpful including getting us an appointment at the local doctor when our daughter was sick when they said they could not see us….local network helped! Chef Marie cooked the most amazing meal for us….we are still talking about it!

Greg E.

We had an amazing time at the property. We have been traveling around Europe this year, and this was our 8th property we've stayed at in the last 9 months, and hands down our favorite. You never know exactly what to expect when arriving, but the pictures still don't do it justice. It was for us without a doubt, home away from home. One of the games we play in the homes we've stayed at is, "what would we change if this was ours." We had to admit that finally we had found a spot that the answer was, "not a thing." It was everything we would could have asked for. It's exactly how we would do a Mas in the Provence. It's large, spacious, bright, perfectly decorated with every amenity you need, while at the same time feeling cozy and charming. The house has so many doors and windows that open up to the garden that even while inside you have the feeling of being outside. It's completely updated so you lack for nothing while perfectly blending the charm you want when visiting the Provence. The garden is filled with nooks and crannies for outdoor eating, reading, sunbathing, sitting by the fountain or watching the incredible sunrise over the vineyards, right outside the kitchen door. The fully equipped kitchen actually was fully equipped and the fig tree in the garden dropping fruit made for some great baking, while the huge supermarket five minutes away has everything, and I mean everything. As a hobby cook I was in heaven.

M. Jarobe

The house is stunning, lovely location, will return.

Areas for improvement:
Nothing.

Would you recommend Mas d'Oppede and Only Provence to friends and family?
Yes, very much.

What star rating would you give Mas d Oppede? 5
What star rating would you give Only Provence? 5

M. Macdonagh

The setting was beautiful. The house was very comfortable and seemed much larger than the website showed. The location couldn't have been more perfect and the site of the house had gorgeous views. We never wanted to leave.

Only Provence is a very professional organization and treats it's clients with the highest regard. You all have excellent communication skills which helps take out all the guesswork needed for planning a great vacation.

Areas for improvement:Check the bikes working condition beforehand. Hair dryer in every bathroom.

Would you recommend Mas d Oppede, Only Provence to friends/ family?
In a minute. All of the above…...

What star rating would you give Mas d Oppede? 5
What star rating would you give Only Provence? 5

M. Dozoretz

 
 

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The Village

Nearest Villages

Closest Village Oppède 4 KM 2.48 mi Map Village Info
Nearby Village Ménerbes 5 KM 3.1 mi Map Village Info
Nearby Village Gordes 10 KM 6.2 mi Map Village Info
Nearby Village Goult 10 KM 6.2 mi Map Village Info

 

Locale

Oppède Le Vieux is a magnificent little hill-top village. Built high on a rocky outcrop and surrounded by lush vegetation, thick forests and rocks form a striking backdrop.

To visit Oppède Le Vieux, leave your car in the carpark at the base of the village before following the picturesque path up the hill.

You will be enchanted by this historic village which has so much to offer: a 12th century collegiate church which dominates the skyline, the ruins of an ancient chateau and the remains of historic workshops and boutiques.

It is a pleasure to wander around this village and visitors will admire the charming 15th and 16th century houses that have been skilfully restored.

You can rest awhile in the peaceful square and soak up the atmosphere.

Numerous artists, writers and movie stars have been so charmed by the style and beauty of Oppède Le Vieux that many have bought property here... you, too, will also fall in love with this beautiful place.

What to see:

Ruins of the feudal chateau. 12th century church.

Ancient washing places.

Renaissance and medieval houses.

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
Hiking and Cycling.

Route des vins and visit of villages.

Outdoor markets of Provence.

Cafés and restaurants.

"Le Petit Café" in Oppede le Vieux.

Local Markets
Sunday: L'Isle sur la Sorgue

Monday: Goult

Tuesday: Apt - Lacoste

Wednesday: Merindol

Thursday: Rousillion, Les Beaumettes

Friday: Bonnieux/Lourmarin

Saturday: Ménerbes

Local Restaurants
Avignon
Bonnieux
Gordes
Goult
Lacoste
Lourmarin
L'Isle sur la Sorgue
Ménerbes
Oppède
Roussillon

Within Walking distance
Hiking tracks to the Luberon hills

Groceries
A large store has opened in Coustellet, at 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:

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


 

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