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Rural House With Private Pool And Stunning Views Of The Luberon



Updated: 03-Oct-2016
House near Gordes, Luberon, Provence, France - Secluded House Set In 4 Acres Of Olive Grove

The sitting room is large with an open fireplace and vaulted ceiling. The 4

bedrooms are light and airy, fitted with ceiling fans. Two of which have en suite shower rooms. There is a bathroom downstairs and a family shower room.

The kitchen is modern and well equipped, with a table large enough for everyone to eat around. there is an additional outside dining room

The 10 metre pool is solar heated. We have 8 sun loungers, some of which can be in the shade.

This area is full of unspoilt hill top villages to explore. You can hire bicycles in the village and there are marked cycle routes. There is horse trekking from an ecole d'equitation a few kilometres away.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We live mainly in the country in Sussex. My husband is a production designer and Fireworks technician. He was responsible for the Queens Jubilee display . He was also winner of the Cannes fireworks.

I have several properties in the UK, which I manage.

My husband was trained as an architect and now has his own event production business

My parents built the house 40 years ago, as a holiday house and we have all been there every year since.

Our children were brought up from babyhood with holidays at the house and now return with their own friends.

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Speaks English, French

Guestbook comments from the owner

‘Beautiful comfortable house, we will be back’

‘Never felt so chilled, stunning place’

‘If you ever want to sell, please let us know, fantastic holiday. Many Thanks’
Mar 2007
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3 Reviews

based on 3 holidaymaker reviews


This is a fantastic house with wonderful views.

  • 5 of 5

After many years of renting properties in Provence, we felt this was one of the best we have ever stayed in. It is a lovely house with two outdoor areas in which to eat (one is covered and sheltered, the other more open), both with fantastic views. The pool is beautiful and the water warmed by the sun so that the pool is really easy to get into however hot it is outside. The kitchen is very well equipped and everything worked well. I like having mesh over the windows to keep the bugs out and the downstairs bedroom was lovely and cool. We loved it and would definitely book it again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for taking the time to review our house. I am so pleased that you and your family enjoyed it as much as we do. Kind regards Amanda
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Excellent getaway destination

  • 5 of 5

Fontcaudette met or exceeded all that we had hoped for in a short holiday getaway. It's a beautiful home with all the amenities one could want. And the location was ideal for our needs, with easy access to many of the sights in the region. We would not hesitate to return.

  • Review Submitted: May 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Guest comment

  • 4 of 5

Fontcaudette is a lovely property. Peaceful, beautiful location for a relaxing holiday. Hope to return.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 8, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for filling in my review. I look forward to hearing fro you in the future. Amanda
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From the Owner

We inherited the property from my parents approximately 10 years ago. they built the house having fallen in love with the area while staying with friends. They love the food and the beautiful mountain villages.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Barpub : Coustellet at 3 Kilometres Nearest Train : Avignon at 30 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A7 at 25 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Coustellet at 3 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Cassis at 120 Kilometres Car: necessary


The beach in the pretty resort of Cassis is 1 hours drive.


Nearest airports are Avignon, Marseille, Nimes and Montpelier


Avignon is 30kms

Isle sur sorgue 15 kms

Gordes is 5 kms

Coustellet is 3kms

Further Details:

There are banks, restaurants, shops and a supermarket in Coustellet.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 4
3 Sep 2016 - 29 Oct 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
25 Mar 2017 - 26 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Early summer
27 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2 Sep 2017 - 4 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
We would like 50% of rent at time of booking with the remainder 2 weeks before you arrive.

Changeover Day:
Saturday is preferred but we can be flexible.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in GB pounds

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 03-Oct-2016
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From the Owner

The house is very peaceful and very easy to manage with stone floors throughout.

Property Type

  • house


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Toys ...

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool


  • children welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • mountain
  • rural


  • restaurants
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • mountain biking
  • rafting


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 3 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bedrooms 1 and 2 have en suite shower rooms 1st floor shower room with WC and heated towel rail. Ground floor bathroom with bath and heated towel rail.


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 7- 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with twin beds and basin. Bedroom 2 with twin beds. Bedroom 3 with twin beds. Bedroom 4 with 2 small beds (ground floor) All bedrooms with ceiling fans. All twin bedded rooms may be made up as king size.


  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • 1 bicycles


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: There is newly installed electric heating and ceiling fans in all the bedrooms. The downstairs bedroom is suitable for 2 children. Alternatively we make it up as a 5'double bed for adults. Outside: The garden is large, mainly planted with olives. There is a large terrace with sun loungers. There is an outdoor dining area. The heated pool is an unusual shape of approximately 10 metres. Utility Room: Washing machine, drinks fridge , icemaker and iron and ironing board Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All linen provided and maid service once a week.

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