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Our house is a delightfully spacious restored Provencal farmhouse which has been tastefully modernised but still retains many original features.
It is situated in a small hamlet just off the D8, in the commune of Gigondas, we have a secluded and gated walled garden and a beautiful heated salt water swimming pool measuring 10x5 metre freshly tiled in 2019 which can be illuminated at night. It is nestled in the heart of Gigondas vineyards with views over the vines and ideal location for walking, cycling, wine tasting, or just relaxing. There are several wine festivals especially in July and August including Violes our closest village, Vacqueyras, Cairanne and Rasteau to name but a few, and 20 minutes from Chateauneuf-du-Pape.
There are shops within reasonable driving distance and a market to be found in the area every day of the week.
We let whole weeks only from Saturday, you can move in from 3pm and out by 10am.
Free WiFi, safe and welcome bottles of local wine
All bed linen, bath towels, extra pool towels and kitchen cloths are provided.
Cleaning is included.
Pets allowed on request for a small fee to cover extra cleaning costs.
Fully insured for rental.
Deposit 30% balance 8 weeks before arrival.
€250 security deposit payable on arrival and returned on departure or £250 paid in advance by bank transfer and returned within the week, if no damage or breakages.
The accommodation :
From the front door:
To your left is the
Dining room which has a large extendable table with seating for 10+, sideboard with mats and table cloth, recipe books, leading to
Kitchen which includes tall fridge/freezer, further fridge, dishwasher, oven, gas and electric hob, kettle, Nespresso machine plus cafetiere and filter coffee m/c, the kitchen
is very well equipped with pans, casseroles, serving dishes, bowls, plates, cutlery etc.
You will find a few basics salt pepper, oil and vinegar and a few herbs and spices.
Utility room is equipped with Miele washing machine, iron and ironing board, microwave, indoor drying rack, larder beyond where you will find a large collection of items
for your use including a cool box, baking trays, cast iron pot, plastic boxes for food storage etc.
-Leading to the third bathroom with shower.
From the front door turn right to the sitting room with TV for videos only, there are steps up from here to our paperback exchange library on the mezzanine.
Beyond the sitting room is the bar with bar stools, here you will find a further fridge/freezer, large array of glasses including plastic glasses for outdoor use by the pool. Off here is the cellar and safe.
Beyond the bar is the summer room with rattan chairs and settee, here you will find a stereo system, further drinks fridge, cupboard with board games and boules set, There is also a large wooden box with outdoor cushions and lounger mattresses. You will also find a collection of holders for candles.
From the summer room french window doors take you to the outdoor dining area covered with vines which give shade during the day, here you will find a large teak extendable table seating up to 10 and the BBQ, this looks out over the garden and the pool.
First floor is accessed from stairs by the front door and also from the second set of stairs from the summer room to the Master bedroom, there is the door to the terrace with table and 4 chairs plus a couple of comfortable chairs where you can get a bit of peace and quiet. Access to the terrace is also via steps up from the garden.
Master bedroom (king size bed) with ensuite bathroom comprising separate bath and shower. From here there is a door to the terrace and stairs leading to summer room.
3 further bedrooms (1 king, 1 double, 1 twin beds) .
2 further bathrooms (1 with bath and shower, 1 downstairs shower only).
All bedrooms have plenty of storage and fans.
The farmhouse is surrounded by vineyards and set in a secluded walled garden with double gates, there is shaded parking for 2-3 cars (this is also the boule court),
We have a heated salt water pool 10m x 5m with safety cover to be securely locked at night or when no one is at home. There are several loungers and comfortable lounging chairs.
The garden is very colourful with several beautiful Oleander, there are also many pots full of flowers. We have herbs in the garden for the use of our visitors, including rosemary, verbena (which makes a lovely infusion), oregano, thyme and mint plus chives in pots. There is a purple fig tree when in season and another just outside the gate with green figs.
4 bikes for your use.
Clothes line (circular)
No smoking indoors please but there are ashtrays available for outdoor use.
High season £2500 per week, low season £2000 per week,
Closest airport Marseille 1 hour 15 mins, where you can hire a car.
Closest Station Avignon TGV 30 mins, where you can hire a car
Closest beach about 1 hour.
Splash World water attraction 15 mins away.
Kayaking in Ardeche or Garonne.
Golf in Orange 20 mins.
There are many walking trails from the house and in the Dentelles so bring walking shoes. For the keen cyclist Mount Vonteux awaits you.
Many other attractions include markets every day of the week, pottery markets , historical sites, musical nights, Avignon festival to name but a few.
Closest supermarket 10 mins, others a bit further but there are several local shops including a good butcher and bread shops.
Many villages have a wine shop (Gigondas, Vacqueyras, Cairanne, Rasteau, Beaumes de Venise, Sablet etc) where you can taste many wines from the area without having to go from place to place if you don't want to, they sell at the same prices as the Domaine. There are also several wine festivals in July and a few in August all free after the purchase of a glass.
Look forward to hearing from you.
|23 May - 30 June 2020||Low season||
£1,800 per week
|27 June-5 september 2020||High season||
£2,500 per week
|5 September-19 October||Low season||
£1800 per week
|22 May - 3 July 2021||Low season||
£2,000 per week
|3 July-24 July 2021||Mid Season||
£2,200 per week
|24 July - 4 September 2021||High season||
£2,650 per week
|5 September-19 October 2021||Low season||
£2,000 per week
|Children Welcome||Smoking Allowed||Pets Welcome|
|Coffee maker||Toaster||Dining seats|
|Dining room||Internet||Wood stove|
|Heating||Linens provided||Washing machine|
|Ironing board||Dvds||Video library|
|Heated pool||Private pool||Balcony|
|Away from it all||Family||Romantic|