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Interior Designed 18th century Provencal village house with Air Conditioning



Updated: 26-Nov-2016
Large garden and swimming pool that is not overlooked by neighbours

This 18th century, traditional French village house is located in the heart of Pernes' historical district. Due to the property's stone construction, the house stays cool during the hot summers, and there is a Jet Stream pool secluded from outside view in the flowered garden.

This charmed-filled Air Conditioned property's 5 large bedrooms with 3 ensuite bathrooms, 2 separate toilets, bathroom with bath, fully equipped gym and office offers lots of personal space and an ideal home-from-home for your dream holiday in Provence.

The house is ideally situated for Le Festival d'Avignon, the renowned antique market in Ile-sur-la-Sorgue, the famous vineyards of Chateauneuf du Pape and all the famous Provencal food markets.

The house and all its amenities have been restored with passion to a very high standard.

The house has been equipped and decorated throughout with top of the range furnishings for your comfort.

- Air conditioning throughout the house

- Large pocket sprung beds,

- Egyptian cotton sheets & towels

- 3 x Italian showers & 1 x bath

- A variety of different pillows for all tastes

- Antique & designer furniture & art

- Teak sun beds & foam mattresses

- Charcoal BBQ, Plancha & Gas BBQ

- Nespresso machine

- Le Creuset pans

- Laguiole steak knives

- Sabatier kitchen knives

- Magimix blender, toaster, kettle, herb cutter, juicer

- Large selection of cooking herbes

- X Box One

- DVD player

- WiFi

- Satellite TV

- Board games

- Children's games

- Books

- Boules

- Sonos music system in every room

- Real usable fireplace

- Cot

- High chair

- Washing machine and dryer

More Details
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms, 3 Separate Toilets
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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About the Owner

My name is Simon and I am British but moved to Provence in 2010.

I am married with a child that goes to school in Pernes.

I am an Interior Designer and have renovated several properties in the area.

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Speaks English, French, Spanish

21 Reviews

based on 21 holidaymaker reviews


Ein wunderschönes Feriendomizil in Pernes-la-Fontaines

  • 5 of 5

Seit nunmehr 18 Jahren fahren wir in die Provence mit einer größeren Gruppe von Ehepaaren. Diesmal (Okt. 2016) in das Haus von Kirsty und Simon, der ein phantastischer Vermieter ist. Bei Ankunft hat uns Simon herzlich, mit vielen und guten Tipps, einer reich gefüllten Obstschale, sowie schönen Blumenarragements und einem leckeren Wein im Kühlschrank, begrüßt. Wir waren begeistert von dem geschmackvoll eingerichteten Haus in einem liebenswerten Ort in der Provence. Es hat an nichts gefehlt und alle Geräte, Pfannen, Kochtöpfe laden zum täglichen Kochen ein, wenn da nicht auch die vielen guten Restaurants wären, die man natürlich auch gerne besucht. Der Garten hat zum Sonnenbaden eingeladen, mit optimaler Ausrichtung nach Süden. Zum Einkaufen kann man das Auto ruhig stehenlassen, denn alle Geschäfte sind gut zu Fuss zu erreichen und das Angebot ist auch noch im Oktober überwältigend. Die Betten und Bettwäsche ist hochwertig und luxuriös. Wir haben den Aufenthalt sehr genossen und kommen gerne wieder!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A fabulous week in a beautiful home

  • 5 of 5

The house is picturesque, very spacious and beautifully furnished and everything you could possibly need is included. Pernes is a gorgeous town and the house is perfectly situated in a quiet street, moments away from the main attractions. We were very sad to leave. Thank you to Simon and Kirsty for being so helpful and thoughtful. It made our holiday extra special.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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What's not to love?! Truely wonderful experience!

  • 5 of 5

Honestly the best place and most welcoming holiday we have had! The house is beautiful, comfortable, relaxed yet very stylish. I loved the detail, the high quality throughout and the huge thoughtfulness of Simon and family, huge thanks! As a guest you have everything you could want plus some extras that really makes this place stand out, like luxury linen, fantastic sound systems, a gym, wine on arrivval etc. I loved it and would love to be back there, thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We were met on arrival by Simon and a very welcome bottle of local wine. After showing us around the impeccable and beautiful house we knew we wouldn't have a problem settling in and enjoying this amazing home. The property is finished to a very high standard and we wanted for nothing. We are passionate about cooking and were delighted with the collection of herbs, spices and cooking utensils available.

We wouldn't hesitate in recommending this property and will definitely return. Simon and Kirsty's property met and exceeded our expectations and succeeded in leaving us with fabulous memories of our Provence holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfection in Provence!

  • 5 of 5

Where to begin?!! We arrived and were greeted by the owner Simon, who showed us the house and amenities and he had a bottle of Rose waiting for us. We were a group of 8, including 2 children, and the house easily accommodated all of us without feeling crowded. The interior design is amazingly detailed and gorgeous, yet comfortable and accessible.

This house is perfectly situated in Provence for fantastic day trips. If you have not been, do not miss the Pont du Gard – about an hour away. There are many small village markets to visit in the area and many historical sites as well.

I cannot recommend the house enough – the perfect place to experience Provence!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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lovely house - beautifully restored and furnished

  • 5 of 5

Easy to find town house on the immediate edge of the old town walls of beautiful and historic Pernes-les-Fontaines. Met Simon the owner at the property who greeted us with a bottle and ran us through the essentials. The house is recently restored to a very high standard and beautifully furnished including a great cook's kitchen and a gym. The bedrooms are large and almost all en-suite or with their own dedicated bathroom. The garden and pool area is a decent size given that this a town house with plenty of sun all day and through into the evening. Great stay - we loved it!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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"Plan your Sunday around a trip to the market at L'Isle sur la Sorgue. This is one of the lar..."
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Palais des Papes

From the Owner

We have been looking for a house like this for several years and were very excited when we eventually found it. Built in the late 18th century with an addition in the early 19th century this house contains all the original typical Provencal features. Built out of stone with original floor tiles and fireplace etc. We have modernised the bathrooms and kitchen whilst keeping all the original features with end result of a typical Provencal village house with 21st century improvements. At the heart of Provence and the Luberon with quick access to major historical sites and villages: 10 minutes from the Isle sur la Sorgue and its Antique Markets 20 minutes from Avignon and its festival in July 25 min from Châteauneuf-du-Pape and vineyards 25 minutes from Orange and its Chorégies 30 minutes from Gordes, St Remy de Provence and many other charming Provencal villages 20 minutes to the Mont Ventoux and it's famous climb for cyclists 45 minutes from Uzes and it's heritage 50 minutes from Aix en Provence and its shops and museums 50 min from the Roque-d'Anthéron and its international piano festival 60 minutes from Marseille

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Marignane (Marseille) at 70 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : La Mousse Gourmande at 100 Metres Nearest Golf : Saumane or Morières at 15 Kilometres Nearest Train : Avignon train station at 20 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A7 at 10 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Côté Jardin and Gallery Café at 200 Metres Nearest Beach : Grande Motte and Port Camargue at 80 Kilometres Car: recommended

Close to

Isle-sur-la-Sorgue: 10 Km

Avignon: 20 Km

Sea: 90 Km

Lake: 4 Km

River: 10 Km

Shops: 0 Km

Town centre: 0 Km

Pernes-les-Fontaines, authentic Provencal village and former capital of the Comtat Venaissin (the jewel of comtat) Pernes les Fontaines is listed amongst the “Plus Beaux Détours de France” thanks to its rich architectural and historical heritage. In the heart of Provence with many summer activities including cycling, concerts, theatres, cookery courses, canoeing, local markets and festivals.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Xmas 2016
17 Dec 2016 - 7 Jan 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
June Summer Holiday 2017
27 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
July Summer Holiday 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 28 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
August Summer Holiday 2017
29 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
September Summer Holiday 2017
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £500
Cleaning £100

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From the Owner

The house has a fully equipped modern kitchen for those that love cooking. A top of the range Weber charcoal BBQ and an extra Gas BBQ and Plancha. WiFi & Printer Music - Stereo, iPod dock and Sonos surround system. Entertainment - TV, Satellite & DVD Player Backgammon, Chess, Checkers, Poker, Solitaire & Draught boards. Variety of Family Board Games. (Monopoly, Cluedo etc) X Box One Cable Television Childrens toys

Property Type

  • house


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool

Onsite Services

  • Private Chef


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural
  • village


  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis

Floor Area

  • 270 m²


  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Toilet 2 - Toilet
  • Toilet 3 - Toilet
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 3 - Shower Enclosure
  • All bathrooms are newly fitted


  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • All Beds are Extra Large 3 x Double 160 cm x 200 cm 1 x Double 180cm x 200cm 2 x Singles 90 cm x 200 cm


  • Terrace
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda
  • Tennis ...


  • Self-catering

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