Maison Bijou (VU19)
Maison Bijou is a charming stone-built Provencal house in the heart of the Luberon hills just 8km from famous Gordes. it has a garden with a private 8m x 3.8m pool which has Roman steps for easy access.
The house has 4 bedrooms, and 3 bath/ shower rooms, 2 wc's (one on each floor) and it has been tastefully renovated, retaining original features such as the Provencal wooden ceilings and terracotta floors, and original bathroom fittings.
Entrance hallway- enter from street.
There is a downstairs bedroom with a king-size bed (2 x 90cm beds pushed together) and an adjoining shower room (shower and basin).
8 steps down lead to the lower-ground floor into the living area which is covered in terracotta tile flooring and there is plenty of stonework and exposed beams throughout.
There is an open plan kitchen and dining room, which are separated by a zinc bar and open onto a living room with comfortable sofa, a fireplace and Provence style wooden ceiling beams and a ceiling fan.
French windows open onto the pool and garden.
From the ground floor, 9 steps lead to the upper floor, for the other three bedrooms, one with a four poster bed (140cm), with a private bathroom which has a shower and corner basin (no wc).
Next bedroom has a King-size bed, which can be split into two separate beds (2 x 90cm).
The third bedroom has two single beds, of 90cm each which can be pushed together.
There is a separate bathroom on this floor with antique bath, hand-held shower over and marble sink.
Independent toilet next to the bathroom.
You will also find several cupboards for storage.
The living space of this house is 200m2 and the garden is 400m2.
This property has 4 bedrooms and sleeps 8 people
|Bedroom 1||2 Single/Twin||2||can be a King|
|Bedroom 2||1 King||2|
|Bedroom 3||1 Double||2|
|Bedroom 4||2 Single/Twin||2|
This property has 3 bathrooms
|Kitchen||MicrowaveClothes DryerOvenWashing MachineIron & BoardRefrigeratorDish WasherCooking UtensilsFreezer|
Electric oven with 4-ring gas hob
Iron and ironing board
All linen, bath towels, sheets are included in the rental.
TV, DVD, stereo
Cot and highchair available on request
1 parking place plus private garage
The 400m2 garden is not overlooked and has some mature trees.
The swimming pool (9m x 4.5m) has shallow steps for easy entry and is 1.5m deep. There is an infra-red pool alarm system which rings inside the house (pool is in operation from 1 May - 15 October).
There is a small lawned area and some stones around the pool, an outside kitchen with steel worktops and a beautiful stone dining table.
The property has parking for one vehicle.
Garden furniture includes 1 dining table with 8 chairs and 8 sun loungers, a barbecue and parasol.
Apprx 500mts from the property you will find:-
Baker, Grocer, Super-market, Cafe-bar, Pharmacy, Restaurants, Tennis Courts
Golf is apprx 12km from the property
Bicycle hire available locally River nearby
|Rate Category||Period||Rates||Minimum Stay|
€472 per Night
*** Default rates are subject to change. Please confirm the rates prior to booking.
Property Availability (Next 12 Months)
Please contact the owner directly to confirm availability for your travel dates.
Location Type: Town
The village, 8km from famous Gordes is one of the prettiest, but probably one of the least known in Provence; set on a hill with winding streets, a windmill, a chateau, a lovely square at the heart of the village with all necessary amenities.
Just a few minutes' walk from the house you will find several good family restaurants; 'La Bartavelle' (rue du Cheval Blanc), 'Le Carillon', 'Cafe de la Poste' (great for salads and grilled meat - lunch time service), an award winning epicerie, two bakeries, a pharmacy.
In approx. 15 mins walk or 3 mins car, there is the Cafe restaurant de Notre Dame de Lumiere (every day service, not too expensive). Not far from Goult in a village called Gordes you will find many good restaurants such as 'Bonnieux', 'Lacoste', Menerbes. The lovely Roman church, St. Sebastien, is situated in the main village square and regularly holds classical music concerts. Writers and craftsmen meet for four days over the holiday weekend of 15th August to put on and enjoy numerous shows and exhibitions.
Many local markets in the region: in Apt on Tuesday and Saturday mornings, on Thursday morning at 'La Tour d'Aigues', in Pertuis on Wednesday and Friday mornings, at Cadenet on a Saturday morning and in Coustellet on a Sunday morning.
Roussillon, 10 minutes/8km away, is situated on a hill surrounded by ocher cliffs and you can follow the trail through the Colorado Provencal towards the village of Rustrel. Both villages have excellent restaurants.
apprx 8km from the stunning hilltop village of Gordesand the Abbey de Senanque and Le Musee de la Lavande.
apprx 15km W of Apt
International airports: Avignon 40km
Marseille 1.25 hour drive/95km
Nimes (Ryanair to Liverpool and London Luton), 1.25 hours drive.
Nice airport about 2.30 hour's drive.
Railway:TGV to Avignon from Paris - apprx 2.40hrs
TGV from London apprx.6 hours.