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Villa in Provence for a Family with Pool near Town

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A family vacation at this Provence villa can include visits to medieval castles, hikes through the countryside, and village-hopping throughout the region. This villa is located just one kilometer from town and a short drive from Apt, Gordes, and Bonnieux. Enjoy dining on the furnished terrace, swimming in the private pool, and taking in the views of the Provence countryside while at this accommodation.

Location Description

The property is located one kilometer from Saint-Saturnin-les-Apt, a medieval village on the base of a cliff that is marked by a windmill and the ruins of an ancient castle. Saint-Saturnin-les-Apt has restaurants, cafes, and food shops as well as a Sunday market. The main sights are the Eglise St-Etienne, Chapelle Castrale Saint-Saturnin, and several Bories, stone-huts that were once used (and still are!) by shepherds in the hills. A shop in town has maps of many hiking trails nearby. The property is centrally-located for day trips throughout Provence. Apt, less than 10 kilometers away, is a market town with a good selection of restaurants, cafes, and shops. Apt, which is considered the capital of candied fruits, hosts one of the biggest markets in the region on Saturdays. This medieval town also has an 11th century Cathedral, a Roman Theater Museum, and several annual festivals including a jazz celebration each May. Other day trip destinations can include Bonnieux, Cavaillon, and Avignon.

Nearby Attractions: Saint-Saturnin-les-Apts (restaurants, cafes, food shops, Sunday market, ancient churches, castle ruins), Apt (11th century Cathedral, shops, markets, 18th century tower, fountains, Roman Theater museum), Roussillon (shops, restaurants, markets, post office, pharmacy, clock tower, ochre production), Gordes (castle, arcaded streets, museums, musical concerts, shops, restaurants), Bonnieux (markets, shops, restaurants, churches, bread museum), Cavaillon (Archaeological Museum, 18th century synagogue, markets, restaurants, shops), Avignon (museums, shops, restaurants, post office, pharmacy, Palais des Papes)

Avignon: 60 km/37 mi
Cavaillon: 33 km/20 mi
Cavaillon Train Station: 33 km/20 mi
Bonnieux: 23 km/14 mi
Gordes: 18 km/11 mi
Roussillon: 11 km/6.5 mi
Apt: 9 km/5.5 mi
Saint-Saturnin-les-Apt: 1 km/0.62 mi
Exterior Description
(1,500 m2/16,145 ft2)

The villa is situated in a quiet, residential neighborhood. It has a terrace furnished with a barbecue and a table with chairs. There is a private swimming pool (4m x 11m) and a large grass-landscaped lawn. The pool is open from the beginning of May to the end of October. The property is set behind an electric gate with a remote control and parking is available within the grounds.

Interior Description

(140 m2/1,507 ft2)
Ground Floor: There is a living room with couches, armchairs, a TV (local channels only), DVD player, and access to the terrace. The adjacent dining area has a table with chairs and the open kitchen is equipped with a cook-top, oven, microwave, and dishwasher. There are three bedrooms and one bathroom on this floor. The first bedroom has a queen-sized bed (160 cm) and a TV (local channels only). The second room has a double bed (140 cm), which is comfy for one and cozy for two. The third bedroom has two single beds (90 cm). The bathroom has two sinks, a toilet, and tub with a handheld shower. There is also a separate toilet room.

First Floor: A staircase leads up to one bedroom with a double bed (140 cm), which is comfy for one and cozy for two, and an en suite bathroom with a sink, toilet, and shower.

Features Description

Extra Services: The following are listed as an aid for trip planning; the services and prices are approximate and cannot be guaranteed by Rentvillas. All extra services are payable locally in cash.

  • Pool Towels: 5 Euros per person

Please Note:

Features and Amenities

  • Free Parking on Premises
  • Independent Villa
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Outside Area - Private
  • Swimming Pool - Private
  • DVD player
  • TV - Local Channels Only
  • Internet - Wireless
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning - Whole House
  • Heating - Whole House

Property Seasons & Rates (USD)

Date Range Weekly         Min
Sep-24-2016 - Nov-25-2016 $1,793 1 wk

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Arrival Times

Please note: Official Arrival Times:

  • Sat 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Conditions *

Security Deposit

  • Upon arrival at the property you are required to pay to the property representative a security deposit payable in cash. The security deposit will be returned to you prior to your departure minus any extra charges or accidental damages to the property. The listed security deposit is: 1000 EUR

Additional Expenses

  • Heating: According to consumption

Other Notes

  • Departure Time: 10:00 am
  • Cook Services (If Available): must be arranged at least 2 months prior to arrival
  • Tourist Tax (Payable upon Arrival): 1-5 Euros per person per day
  • Extra Services (cook, housekeeping, etc) may be arranged for a non-refundable fee payable to Last minute requests (less than 2 weeks prior to arrival) will be an extra charge. Please inquire for pricing.

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Customer Ratings

  • 5.0 Star Rating Overall
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Based on 2 Reviews

Customer Reviews

We were quite happy with it. Nice location.
Enjoyed Most:
Spacious, security is over the top, nice pool, all appliances are modern, extremely clean, contact person is wonderful - she went out of her way for us.
Surrounding Area:
Small hill top village of St Saturnin les Apt - good dining, local atmosphere. Toured the gorges of Verdun, the wine region of Chateauneuf du Pape, the Lavender mills, the popes palace in Avignon, and ARLES where Van Gogh painted.
Nearby Events or Locales:
St. Saturnin was a walk up the hill - about a mile.
Tips or Restaurants:
Bring usual supplies - we simply stopped at a grocery store for paper products, laundry, dish soap etc.
I brought a GPS with European maps - an absolute must. It made all the difference in the world. I would recommend a map of the area to show specifically the property ( when we got close I simply called the contact, Beatrice.)
Check In Out:
With the contact info I was able to call and then the GPS told us how long it would take.

Bernie, September

Great house, well equipped, all new and modern appliances and furnishings.
Enjoyed Most:
The proximity to the village of Saint Saturnin, a lovely village. Very friendly locals. Really fabulous meals in the village! Also the hike up the hill past the village to the castle ruins was beautiful. We will be going back.
Surrounding Area:
The area is beautiful in June, good weather, and there are many historic villages nearby to enjoy.
Nearby Events or Locales:
Saint Saturnin les Apt--it's a pleasant 10-minute walk.
Tips or Restaurants:
Yes, we have rented with RentVillas before and there was fresh bread, wine, jam, and cheese awaiting us. You do need to bring everything to this house, even hand soap and dishwashing detergent. There is nothing in the house other than a little toilet paper, but you can walk to a shop in the village.
We used our GPS. There is a gate at the house entrance and the housekeeper met us there.
Check In Out:
Just the English to French barrier as the house manager does not speak any English; her friend spoke Spanish and our children do, too, so this helped. We have some French but not enough to get the workings of the house. We figured it out as everything was pretty new. Really was not any problem.

Dana, July