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Stone Cottage With Terrace

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Cottage in Vaison la Romaine, Vaucluse, Provence-Alpes-Cote DAzur, France - Village House In Upper Medieval Village, 10 Minutes Walk To Town Centre

Perched on the upper, medieval part of this Provencal town with a rich heritage and a prestigious past, it is just a walk away from the lower part and lively center of Vaison-la-Romaine, a town set in the heart of lush, fertile countryside famous for its wine-making. The house, tastefully decorated in a style combining Provencal furniture with Mediterranean touches, is as welcoming in the summer as in the winter. On the ground floor, a spacious living-room with a convertible sofa, a fire-place, a dining-room seating 6 to 8 people. Adjoining, are a half bathroom, and a separate, fully-equipped kitchen opening onto a quaint balcony. On the second floor, two bedrooms. On the top floor, an attic room, with a futon, opens onto a roof terrace with a view on the upper part of the Medieval city and the Castle ruins. From the living-room a vaulted cellar with stone walls can be accessed, reminiscent of medieval times and especially arranged for tasting the renowned wines of the region.

Joan Olivar
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Italian
Calendar last updated:
24 April, 2017

About Joan Olivar

I live in Paris where I work. I discovered the Vaucluse over 30 years ago and was dreaming of having a house in the south. I finally purchased this cottage three years ago and have been spending weekends there and summer holidays. People are friendly and welcoming and the region has a wealth of interesting activities to offer both physical and cultural.

Joan Olivar purchased this cottage in 2009

Why Joan Olivar chose Haut-Vaucluse

Vaison la Romaine is set in a beautiful countryside. Both the town and the surrounding area offer a rich variety of landscapes, colours and Mediterranean aromas and a typically provençal mellow lifestyle.

It is close enough to Avignon to be accessible for extended weekends and far enough from the noisy crowds. It offers plenty of leisure and is a restful place to retire from bustling city life.

What makes this cottage unique

The stone cottage is in the Medieval part of the city on the hilltop, by a trickling fountain on the old market square. The property dates back to the XVth century, and was renovated by an architect two decades ago. It is full of charm with different levels and ambiance's in each room from the cellar to the attic and terrace overlooking the castle ruins and the old town rooftops. It is conveniently located, at walking distance from the center of the town, lively during the day and very quiet and peaceful at night.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Joan,

Thank you so much for having us to stay in your amazing house. It is so well equipped and very comfortable. We have had such a wonderful and happy holiday-- we really wanted for nothing.

Thank you also to Michelle, so accommodating and helpful.

We would love to come again next year.

The Fenn-Smith/O'Hara family -August 2012

We loved the house -- the design allows for lots of privacy for two couples. We also loved the terrace -- great for drinks and coffee.

We did lots of walking in the area -- found walks at Séguret & up behind the Château here. The climb along the Dentelles de Montmirail was a highlight. A drive to the neighbouring villages & Le Mont Ventoux was interesting and gave us a better perspective on the area as a whole.

Another highlight was the food!! Loved the local pastries etc, so different from home in Australia and enjoyed trying the wines. It is indeed a lovely area and being in the medieval town added lots to the fun!

Sue & Graham

Sept 2012
Apr 2012
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Vaison-la-Romaine in Vaucluse

Property Type:
  • cottage
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • town
  • village
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Telephone
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with shower and wc; en-suite bathroom to bedroom 2 with bath and wc, washing machine and tumble drier second floor; En-suite bathroom in attic bedroom with shower and wc. Separate wc on ground floor
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5/6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed, Bedroom 2 with twin beds (join able into king-size double bed) Bedroom 3 in attic (with futon bed)
  • Satellite / Cable
  • caves
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountaineering
  • caving
  • tennis
Outside: Balcony on kitchen level and terrace on top level Utility Room: Bathroom room 2 is equipped with washing machine and tumble drier Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are included, changed once a week. Property is cleaned once a week. Additional cleaning service can be provided with extra charge. Other: Separate dining room seats 6 to 8

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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
23 Apr 2017 - 15 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
£812 **
end or year holidays
17 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
£846 **
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
£880 **

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £126.44
cleaning £50.57
tourist tax £ 0.42 per person per night
Stay tax £0.42 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 18 years.

Booking Notes:
Discounted rates for long stay. Cleaning fee included.
Price varies according to season, it is established, for 4-5 people. The price includes: linen (beds are made on arrival) cleaning and water consumption. Utilities free of charge from 15th April to 15th October. From June to September rentals are a minimum of seven days. For other periods, shorter stays are available.
Contractual booking deposit: 30%-50% rent
Damage deposit: €150.

Changeover Day:
Saturday to Saturday in July and August. For other periods: arrival date flexible and short stays, from 4 nights, available. Arrivals are from 17h and departure at 10h at the latest during peak season (ore flexibility during the rest of the year).

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