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Villa/Provencal Mas with heated pool and beautiful private gardens



Updated: 15-Nov-2016
Villa in Chateaurenard, near Avignon and St Remy Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, France - Beautiful property where you can relax and experience the true Provencal life

This 17th century, beautiful Provencal Mas is positioned on a quiet lane surrounded by fruit fields, halfway between Avignon and St Remy de Provence. As the attractive entrance gates swing open you are greeted by a lovely view of the large garden and pool. The house is sympathetically furnished in a traditional style but with the advantages of modern bathrooms and a brand new kitchen. The bedrooms are spacious, giving the flexibility for travel cots or a 'z-bed' if needed. Outside living comprises of a wonderful covered terrace providing shade and coolness, furnished with a large table and chairs, a large BBQ, and sofas for relaxing and enjoying the view.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 2 Separate Toilets
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner


We are a busy family, with a lazy lab dog. I work from home selling old french house and garden pieces. I love gorgeous things, so I like my job.

Like gardening and great food. Quite a relaxed person.

Do like people, but do understand people need to have their space.

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Speaks English, French

Guestbook comments from the manager

"Can you book us in for next year please?"

"The word relaxing and 4 children don't go together, but your home did, so thank you"

"We where able to see so many beautiful places, but it was always nice to come home to your lovely house."
Feb 2012
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2 Reviews

based on 2 holidaymaker reviews


Just beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

The most beautiful house and garden,with a fantastic heated pool, of which I spent most my time. Brand new fabulous kitchen with everything you need. Great fun for all our family, teens and younger. They had so much space to run around, it was heaven for them. They played in pool, badminton on the grass, boules on the big drive, even soft ball on the massive patio. Loved going to all the different markets, it became a great family day out as there is something for everyone at the markets we went to and all were no further than half an hours drive. I loved it here and we would all love very much to come back next year.

  • Review Submitted: May 6, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: HI Dora Thank you so much for your review, it is a great house for all ages and I am so pleased you enjoyed it. Hope to see you again. Many Thanks Sam.
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Perfect property for a family holiday

  • 5 of 5

This lovely old Provencal farmhouse has been updated by the owners and is a wonderful property for a large group, with its big communal rooms and spaces outside - and the enormous garden with a swimming pool. It was clean and well maintained, with a local family on hand for any assistance and lots of guidebooks on the area.

Chateaurenard is a nice town within walking distance, with lots of restaurants and all the shops you might need, and the house is midway between historic and buzzing Avignon and the stunning market town of St Remy. We went swimming in the river at the Pont Du Gard and to the beach near Marseilles, which is only an hour away. There was so much to do every day - and it was lovely place to return to.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

It is simply beautiful! The air, the light and the people. It is close enough to all the lovely historic village's and where a lot of famous artist's have painted well known painting's. You are surrounded by french antique and fruit markets. Everthing you need! Comfortable!

Activity and Interests

Car: recommended


There are many good beaches around Marseille and beyond, around one hour's drive away.


Avignon airport is 10 minutes' drive away (Flybe direct from Southampton); Nimes (Ryanair from Luton) and Marseille (EasyJet and BA from various departure airports), around an hour's drive. Eurostar provides a direct service to Avignon during summer season; with one change during out of season months. Calais is 600 miles, almost all motorway (tolls apply). Car hire is recommended.


Chateaurenard is two minutes' drive or 10 minutes' walk; Avignon centre is 7.5 miles; St Remy 4.5 miles; Li'Isle sur la Sorgue 14 miles; Les Baux 18 miles; Chateauneuf-du-Papes: 18 miles; Orange: 25 miles; Pont du Gard: 23 miles; Marseille airport: 47 miles, city centre 57 miles; Aix-en-Provence: 58 miles.

Further Details:

Chateaurenard has all the required amenities - medical centre, supermarkets, restaurants and bars - while a short drive away, there is the historic city of Avignon, the artistic Provencal town of St Remy, the fabulous Rhone vineyards, including Chateauneuf-du-Papes, and the western end of the Luberon valley. The nearby Gard and Sorgue rivers are excellent for canoeing and river swimming, there is horse-riding around the nearby hills, while the Mediterranean Sea is not too far away.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £500

Booking Notes:

Changeover Day:
Arrival from 3pm onwards and check out time 10am.

Notes on prices:
Prices are set each year from January.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 15-Nov-2016
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From the Owner

This property, is situated down a lane with other houses, but still is very private, the house sits in a huge green garden, beautiful shrubs and grass with a provencal style heated luxurious swimming pool. The location is great as you have so many interesting places to visit that are so near. So many Chateau's, Churches, breathe taking landscapes, great famous antique markets, food markets, so much history too, especially with famous Artist's. The house is like home from home!. Everything you need, especially in our brand new kitchen. You have all amenities, such as washing machines, dryers, ice machine, coffee machine and so much more. The house boasts a large driveway, and electric gates on the entrance, with lots of space, one has a feeling of freedom. All four bedrooms are beautifully decorated and have plenty of space for clothes to hang properly. Also the outside space is very comfortable, with a huge table to dine at, with chandelier lighting and cosy sofa seating for cocktails or pastis!

Property Type

  • villa


  • Ceiling Fans
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


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


  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool


  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • rural
  • village

Leisure Activities

  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • caving
  • swimming


  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Toilet 2 - Toilet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • 1: Shower, double basin 2: Shower, basin 3: WC upstairs 4: WC with handbasin, downstairs


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 1: Double bed, two built-in wardrobes, chest of drawers, two bedside tables, shuttered balcony onto front drive 2: Double bed, dressing table, walk-in wardrobe 3: Double bed, dressing table, walk-in wardrobe 4: Two single beds


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

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Notes on accommodation: Nespresso coffee Brand new Kitchen Two areas for outdoor dinning Two areas of sofa seating Shaded area is large Outside: Large driveway entered through electric gates with parking for several cars and still space for Petanque on the gravel. Very comfortable outdoor living spaces. Large patio area, part-roofed with wooden table to seat 14, also luxurious, cushioned sofa and chairs. Iron dining table and chairs in open area. Wide steps leading to natural-stone, heated pool. Rest of the garden is mainly lawned, around an acre, surrounded by fruit farms and stables. Utility Room: Entered from the kitchen. Includes washing machine, tumble dryer, iron and ironing board, sink, freezer and storage shelves Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towel and linen provided. Property cleaned, towels and linen changed at the end of each rental. Other: Terrace provides large shaded area, furnished with a table and seating for 14 + people, sofas and armchairs with BBQ

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