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Villa With Plunge Pool And Beautiful Views



Updated: 21-Sep-2016
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine

About the property

House in La Roque Alric, Nr. Beaumes de Venise, Provence, France - Peaceful And Leafy Location In Tiny Hillside Village

Villa with all modern conveniences. Your home away from home in sunny Provence full of comfort and charm. All rooms open to a covered stone terrace and sunken parterre garden. At one end of the terrace is a plunge pool with views to the hills. The village is a hillside one where the houses cling to the hill - calm and beauty abound.

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About the Owner

Maria Pethard
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, French, Italian
Calendar last updated:
21 September, 2016

About Maria Pethard

The owner's career has included scientific research, university lecturing and investment banking.

Interested in travel, languages, history, literature,cryptic crosswords, music, cycling, wine.

She bought the property as a ruin 25 years ago and has rebuilt the two houses passing through all the challenges of seeking approvals from the authorities for rebuilding in a protected village.

Maria Pethard purchased this house in 1980

Guestbook comments from the owner

"A wonderful retreat"

"Magic in Provence"

"A true Home away from Home"
Jul 2011
  • 1 of 1

Guestbook comments from the owner

"A wonderful retreat"

"Magic in Provence"

"A true Home away from Home"
Jul 2011
  • 1 of 1

1 Reviews

4/5 -
(1 traveller reviews)


home away from home

  • 4 of 5

We were 2 couples staying at the property and this was quite comfortable.The house is lovely,with all facilities that you could want and fully equipped.The owner arranged for the makings of a meal and wine for our first night,which was quite unexpected and much appreciated.A great base from which to tour the surrounding villages and countryside. The 7 k drive to the nearest town for shopping was ok. I would recommend this property to couples or small family who want a home away from home in beautiful surroundings.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests


Cassis (charming fishing village reminiscent of St Tropez) 95km driving

Marseille - 95 km driving.


Airports: Marignane (Marseille) 95 km; Avignon 35 Km; Nimes 90 km

Motorway: Orange entrance 20 km.

A car is essential.


Le Barroux 3.5 km

Avignon 35 km

Carpentras 14 km

Beaumes de Venise 7 km

Arles 80 km

Marseille 95 km

Aix-en-Provence 112km

Further Details:

Local shops at Beaumes de Venise : supermarket, butcher, patisserie, boulangerie, epicerie, newsagent, tabac, pharmacy, doctor, bank, hair dresser, post office, tourist office, gendarmerie, fire brigade, gift and wine shops, 5 restaurants/bars.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
2 Apr 2017 - 1 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2 Jul 2017 - 26 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Your booking is effected by receipt of both your confirmation message and the deposit in owner's bank account.
Payment by Paypal also
Payment/Cancellation policy :
Deposit of 30% of total booking payable at time of reservation (refundable on cancellation up to 3 months before booking commencement date)
Balance of total rental due two months before booking commencement date.
No cautionary deposit against damage ( clients who are responsible are sought)
Telephone calls are complimentary.

Changeover Day:
Flexible. Usually Saturday.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
Updated: 21-Sep-2016
This calendar has not been updated in over 2 months and the availability shown may not be accurate.


Property Type

  • house


  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Telephone
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Child's Highchair


  • Satellite / Cable

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • En suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with bath/shower over, wc, bidet. Bathroom to bedroom 2 with shower, Separate wc. Bathroom to bedroom 3 with shower, wc.


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed. Bedroom 2 with double bed made of two singles pushed together. Bedroom 3 with twin beds.


  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...


  • Notes on accommodation: Air-conditioning and internet access. The architecture of this historic home embodies the essence of Provence whilst offering modern and comfortable amenities Outside: Private pool. Beautiful covered stone terrace and sunken parterre garden. Outdoor cane sofas and armchairs. Sun lounges. Utility Room: Washing machine, tumble dryer, iron, ironing board Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All linen is included ( sheets towels duvets,bath robes, pool towels,etc) Cleaning is once weekly or more often by arrangement Other: Mezzanine library above main bedroom with desk and bookshelves. Large outdoor living area on covered terrace