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A vibrant villa perfectly located for social butterflies

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Colourful, three-bedroom, villa-like property with pool, near local amenities

Chez Marius is special – a colourful house in a luxury housing estate a stone’s throw from the heart Lourmarin. There are three bedrooms, opening out onto a garden with a lovely pool. At the bottom of the garden is a gate which will take you directly onto a path that leads to the edge of Lourmarin, making Chez Marius just three minutes walk away from this amazing village.

The interior decoration reflects Provence, with a colour palette reminiscent of Van Gogh, many of whose paintings were inspired by the flora of the area, with its brightly coloured lavender and sunflowers.

The ground floor is dominated by a spacious living area and a well-equipped kitchen – complete with a Gaudin cooker, microwave and washer/dryer – which opens to the extended outside dining area and cute garden. The terrace and 10×4.5ft pool can also be accessed from the living room, which has a television and wifi connectivity.

Up the winding staircase to the first floor, there are three vast bedrooms, one bathroom with bath, a separate shower with double sink, and two separate toilets.

If you like the social life of Lourmarin and love to sit at one of the cafés for your daily coffee and croissant, or glass of rosé, it’s just three minutes’ walk away, making this the perfect place to stay.

We're happy to answer any specific questions you might have about the property before you book. Or please feel fee to visit our website - search rentourhomeinprovence - for detailed info about this and other properties in our portfolio.

More Details

Property Manager
Walter Geiser
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French, German
Calendar last updated:
30 June, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Lourmarin in Vaucluse

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking

Reviews

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(1 traveller reviews)

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A vibrant villa perfectly located for social butterflies
average rating of 4.0 based on 1 reviews
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An ideal location with the best of both worlds

  • 4 of 5

Chez Marius is a comfortable villa in a small upmarket housing estate on the edge of the beautiful village of Lourmarin. The estate is very quiet with a pretty countryside of trees and fields behind the house. There is a gate in the hedge accessing a track leading past the tennis courts to the main road. Here there is a pedestrian crossing with a small gravel lane on the opposite side which brings you into the heart of Lourmarin - and all within 5 minutes or so. Yet , when in the back garden and elsewhere in the house it is very peaceful with only the sound of the birds and the occasional whack of a ball coming from the tennis courts.. It is an ideal location with the best of both worlds, peaceful and away from it all, yet very close to village life. We enjoyed walking in for coffee, to shop and to dine at the many restaurants. There is a small superette in the square and a large Super U supermarket a ten minute drive away.

The villa itself is in good condition and very comfortable. We were two couples in our sixties and it suited us well. Having only one, very spacious, bathroom was not a problem, as there are two separates toilets, one with a washbasin.

We had a few small issues with the property, which is why I am awarding four stars and not the five which is deserves for its location.

There was no barbeque when we arrived, although it was listed on the Owners Direct site. There were no cushions on the wicker armchairs by the pool or on the wicker sunbeds, making them very uncomfortable. However once mentioned to Walter, the affable property manager, and to the owner when he called to welcome us, a very nice man who lives in an adjoining property, they were quickly provided.

There is also no shade at the moment around the pool and in the garden area. We never sat by the pool but pulled the sunbeds into the small amount of shade provided by some pretty cherry and olive trees instead. A few umbrellas here would make all the difference. Our overall impression was of a comfortable large property in which a lot of thought had been given to the needs of guests within the house, but not so much in the outdoor spaces which is where most guests, especially from North European Countries, wish to spend their time. However, this being the first review, I fully expect that will be rectified.

Overall we thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Chez Marius and Lourmarin and would definitely go back again to both..

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  • Review Submitted: 03-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
65 Kilometres
Marseilles Marignan
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Lourmarin
Nearest Train
45 Kilometres
Aix-en-Provence TGV
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Lourmarin
Nearest Beach
60 Kilometres
Cassis

Officially one of the 'Most beautiful Villages in France', Lourmarin is the “jewel in the crown” of the Luberon triangle. A very popular destination for tourists, there are lots of good shops, art galleries and restaurants set in the most charming ancient streets which are quite magnificent. Market day is Friday, and it is quite outstanding; just wander around and soak up the atmosphere. A marvellous 15th century chateau overlooks the town and hosts regular events and art exhibits. Celebrity residents include Henri Bosco and Albert Camus (who are both buried in the local cemetery), and author Peter Mayle, who penned the best-selling ‘A Year in Provence’ books.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Lourmarin, Vaucluse

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£1,455
for 7 nights
£1,455
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

We request a security deposit of €250 (cash) on the day of your arrival. It will be returned on the day of your departure after a satisfactory inventory check.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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