Les Vignes

  • Location Goult Villa - Luberon - Provence, France
  • Sleeps 8
  • Bedrooms 4
  • Baths 4
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Les Vignes is in the countryside 1.5 miles from the charming medieval village of Goult, whose cobbled streets lead to several fine dining restaurants, an award-winning cafe, delightful shops, and a landmark 9th century church.

Grounds: meticulously landscaped gardens of mature olive, almond, plane, quince, and fig trees with lush lavender, climbing roses, and box hedges. The shaded courtyard off the main living area serves as an outdoor dining room, and an additional side courtyard with an ancient well looks over a wide lawn, perfect for sunset croquet. The lower terrace features a vine-covered stone pool house and a private 6m x 12m mosaic pool.

Interior: Professionally decorated with comfortable, high quality furniture, art, and antiques. Features locally mined limestone floors, restored plaster walls, and open-beamed ceilings.

Lower level: large living room with grand fireplace and French doors opening onto main courtyard; gourmet kitchen with state-of-the-art Paul Bocouse gas range, two ovens, dishwasher, and all dishes, implements and appliances; dining room with antique table seating 8; full bath and laundry; quiet study with antique desk and courtyard views; full ensuite guest quarters (queen bed/sleeps 2) with separate entrance and private courtyard.

Second level: master bedroom with king bed, antique wardrobes, vineyard and valley views, and fabulous adjoining bath; guest bedroom (queen bed/sleeps 2) with terrace and valley views; guest bedroom 2 (king or two twins) with forest and vineyard views; guest bathroom with tub and hand shower.



Amenities

Bedrooms

4 bedroom/ 4 bathrooms sleeps 8

Ground Floor (RDC) Bedrooms/ Bathroom Layout

  • Bedroom 1 Queen bed with large en-suite bathroom with oversized rain-shower, sink and WC.
  • There is an independent full bathroom on the ground floor with shower, sink, WC, washer and dryer which can be dedicated to bedroom 4.

Second Story (1er étage) Bedrooms/ Bathroom Layout

  • Bedroom 2 - King Bed with adjoining large bath with oversized tub, hand held shower, 2 sinks and WC.
  • Bedroom 3 - King Bed (can be converted to 2 twins) with shared bath with tub, handheld shower, one sink and WC.
  • Bedroom 4 - Queen bed, can share bath with King bedroom above or use the independent full bathroom on the ground floor as private bathroom.

Inside

  • Broadband WiFi Internet
  • Satellite TV with English news channels
  • Cd player
  • iPod Dock
  • Fully equipped kitchen,
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing Machine/ Dryer
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Indoor dining for 8 people
  • Baby Cot available upon request
  • Wood Fireplace
  • All Linens provided including pool towels
  • Fans in each bedroom
  • Hair dryers in each bathroom

Outside

  • 30 minute walk to the village
  • Beautiful views over the countryside
  • Outdoor dining for 10
  • Sun Lounges
  • Barbecue Grill
  • Fenced Pool
  • Heated pool
  • No pets allowed

Pool Information

Dimensions/ Depth: 6m x 12m is 1m in the shallow end and 2.5m in the deep end.

Security (Fence, Alarm): Fenced with locked security gate.

Salt water System: Yes

Heated?: Yes, upon request

Maid Service

Actual rates in US Dollars - please Inquire

3 hours maid service included (Wednesday and Saturday) Inquire for extra maid hours at 15 Euros per hour.

Inquire about discounts for long-term rentals. Linens changed weekly unless agreed otherwise.


 

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Reviews

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

Dear Only Provence team

We recently spent 3 fabulous weeks at the Les Vignes villa, and just wanted to let you know how absolutely wonderful our stay was. The house and gardens and their location were all beautiful - perfect for us and our visiting friends and family.

We did lots of cooking in the excellent kitchen and spent lots of time sitting both outside and in, eating, drinking, talking, laughing, celebrating and relaxing. The location is perfect, both for visiting the many surrounding villages and for the beauty of the setting itself.

The on-the-ground team was also first-rate. Tara is the perfect manager - delightful and friendly but also very efficient and attentive. And the cleaners and gardeners were also excellent.

So, for us it was truly perfect, and we hope to return soon.

A. Lansley

Once again a wonderful stay at Les Vignes.

We were in heaven and really appreciated Tara's extra client service regarding the internet. We always feel very much at home at the house.

If you would like me to give the house a star rating it would obviously be a clear 5!
Only Provence 5!

I am considering renting the house once again next year - although I am not sure yet wether in July or August.

Would you already have some restrictions in your calendar for next summer?

Meanwhile I am sending you my warmest regards,

K. Sulke

- What a wonderful vacation we had at Les Vignes, a relaxing and tranquil escape and perfect for a family vacation. We enjoyed the house, its seclusion, the beautiful setting.
- Only Provence has done a terrific job of curating a set of beautiful houses and offers prompt and helpful service both from John Dean and his staff, as well as local folks on the ground.

One thing I would highlight as a special part of our trip is the service we got from Tara. She was helpful, responsive (responded texts quickly), solved problems (issue with electrical light, changing pool temp settings, getting pool guy in quickly), offered suggestions (where to play tennis and lent us her personal racquets), and was honestly just pleasant and fun to interact with. It was approaching concierge-like service and, in my view. can make Only Provence special.

Areas for improvement:
Strongly recommend that you consider offering more concierge-like service. If you're not familiar with Inspirato (a vacation club) I'd encourage you to look into it. When you book a house with them they hook you up with a local concierge who:
- stocks your fridge with groceries
- leaves a gift at the house for kids
- gives suggestions of things to do and makes recommendations
- organizes daily cleaning service etc.
It is a truly distinctive service and all these service are included in the cost of the rental. An alternative for you could be to offer a "Premium service" where you pay $500 euros extra per week for inclusion of concierge-type services

I'd highly recommend Only Provence and have done so at least 5-6 times. I would certainly recommend the house and the reason I tried it in the first place is that one of our friends and your former customer recommended the house to house. We also used Chef Ronald for the second year and he created a magical performance.

What star rating would you give Les Vignes? (1 is lowest and 5 is the highest) 4 (the master bedroom set up was a bit imperfect)
What star rating would you give Only Provence? 5
What star rating would you give Chefs/ Tours you experienced? 5

A. Dua

It was a lovely stay and our entire family of three generations all had a great time at Les Vignes. 5 out of 5 for both the property and Only Provence's seamless services throughout the process. Tara was very helpful and efficient as well. I have recommended both the property and Only Provence to my friends.

Yan D.

Comfortable house, good garden and pool.

Areas for improvement:
We pre ordered groceries for our arrival at the villa but were only told on arrival that some groceries are always provided in the house, would have been useful to know this in advance.

Could benefit from an additional sitting area although gather the house has been sold now so this may not be as relevant.

We would recommended the company and chefs. Some menus that had been pre-ordered varied slightly on the day.

What star rating would you give Les Vignes? (1 is lowest and 5 is the highest) 4
What star rating would you give Only Provence? 4
What star rating would you give Chefs/ Tours you experienced? 4

Anna H.

 
 

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The Village

Nearest Villages

Closest Village Goult 2 KM 1.24 mi Map Village Info
Nearby Village Bonnieux 7 KM 4.34 mi Map Village Info
Nearby Village Gordes 9 KM 5.58 mi Map Village Info
Nearby Village Roussillon 9 KM 5.58 mi Map Village Info

 

Locale

Within 30 minutes' walking distance of the charming medieval village of Goult, whose cobbled streets lead to several fine dining restaurants, an award-winning cafe, delightful shops , and a landmark 9th century church. In the Luberon region of Provence, which is where Peter Mayle wrote his 'A Year in Provence'. It is an hour north of Marseille and close to Avignon, Arles, Aix, Nimes, the Camargue, Orange, Mont Ventoux, St Remy and the Rhone 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 Cafe de la Poste in its square, which is where locals and visitors gather for a coffee or meal, some 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
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: Apt & Menèrbes

Local Restaurants
Bonnieux
Gordes
Goult
Ménerbes
Roussillon

Within Walking distance
One and a half miles to the charming village of Goult and its shops, café and 4 restaurants. This is not considered to be close walking distance.

Groceries
Local shops available on foot. Larger grocery stores within a 10 minute 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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