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Superb Gite,Infinity Pool,Free Wifi, Easy Walking Distance of Authentic Village

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Heated Pool
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Cottage in Saint Saturnin Les Apt, Luberon, Vaucluse, Provence-Alpes-Cote DAzur, France - Peacefully Tucked Away Yet 750 Metres Walk to Village With Excellent Commerces. That's Rare!

One of the features that make our gites stand out is the access to walk into the village in under 10 minutes. Whether this is to buy your baguette and morning croissant, for the weekly market or being able to walk home from one of the four restaurants so you can enjoy an extra glass of rosé! The swimming pool is shared between the two gites and occasionally by guests in our B&B room, it is heated early and late season and by sunshine the rest. It has salt water, which is kinder to your skin and the environment. Surrounding the pool are 6 sunbeds, 2 parasols and the pool house has a sofa and chairs where you can relax in the shade and keep your drinks cool in the fridge. The pool house is a great place for sundowners, which we often take with our guests making an ideal time to swap stories and get tips on things to see, hiking & Cycling routes, restaurants etc We have free WiFi in all areas, English & French television, covered parking and there is a laundry room for our guests with ironing board etc. The gites are almost identical, and are equipped to a very high standard with everything you will need if you enjoy cooking whilst on holiday and for alfresco cooking a weber BBQ is provided on your terrace. All linen, bathroom and pool towels are included. Over 50% of our clients return each year, and our clients are from all over the world, European, American, Canadian, Australian, New Zealand & South African giving a great variety of interesting people to share experiences with.


Owner
David Taylor
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
20 August, 2017

About David Taylor

Karen and I are very hands on in our business, having project managed the build for two years we now passionately care for the building and gardens.

We both have hospitality experience and an interest in people and property together with a love for life in Provence.

David Taylor purchased this cottage in 2007

Why David Taylor chose Luberon

We bought a village house in 2004 and loved being right in the village so when we purchased our land we were adamant it had to be within walking distance .

We like being able to walk to the boulangerie in the morning and back from the restaurant at night.

What makes this cottage unique

We are very quietly located yet close to the village. There are endless trails from here for walking and cycle routes and the famous villages and towns are easily accessible.

We have clients from all over the world and love meeting new people each week so evening aperos by the pool is a real highlight and from feedback our clients enjoy it to.

Guestbook comments from the owner

This was our sixth year staying at this property, which says a lot. Lovely property with spectacular pool and views of the Luberon. Just outside of little St. saturnin, which is less touristy than many of the nearby villages. Lots of excellent restaurants nearby and the kitchen and outside grill and patio make cooking fun and easy. Lots of great food markets every day, so shopping is part of the experience. Hosts, David and Karen, host aperitifs each evening at the pool, and will gladly book dinner reservations.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Saint-Saturnin-lès-Apt in Vaucluse

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
General:
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • En suite bathroom to bedroom, with walk in shower, Basin set on vanity until, wall hung wc. Shaver point, mirror & hair-dryer.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom with double bed, built in wardrobe with hanging space and shelving, chest of drawers and bedside unit with alarm clock. Views over terrace, pool and gardens.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
Attractions:
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: For your comfort there is underfloor heating which we can reverse in high summer to cool which reduces room temperature. Outside: We have over an acre of garden with fruit & Olive trees. The infinity swimming pool is 10 metres by 5 metres. Utility Room: There is a laundry room with washing machine, drying line, iron and board. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen provided and changed weekly for longer stays. Pool and bathroom towels also provided.

Reviews

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Superb Gite,Infinity Pool,Free Wifi, Easy Walking Distance of Authentic Village
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5

Our 9th stay....says it all !

  • 5 of 5

The Gite is in a beautiful location, with amazing views of the Luberon hills. It is equipped with everything you need & is spotlessly clean & comfortable. It is a very pretty, short walk to the delightful village, which has lots of amenities, & two very good boulangeries. David & Karen are excellent hosts, who are always willing to share their vast knowledge of the area with you. The best villages/towns etc, & best places to eat, of which there are many!! There are so many beautiful places to see. It's good to catch up with D&K over aperos around the lovely pool early evening. We have booked already for 2018.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear L&D, I know it gets tiresome writing reviews after so many visits but we do appreciate it and also your loyalty to us and look forward to next summers catch up with you both! meanwhile we will keep sourcing the hidden places and restaurants you may have yet to visit! regards D&K
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5

Perfect break in the Luberon Valley

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week as guests of David & Karen Taylor at one of their gites on the edge of the delightful Saint Saturnin Les Apt. The accommodation was perfect with a view overlooking the infinity swimming pool and then on to the valley. The gite was very well appointed with everything we could have asked for, including the complimentary bottle on wine chilling in the fridge. We spent most evenings relaxing on our terrace after cooking dinner on the barbecue provided. There is an opportunity to mix with the other quests and the owners for pre-dinner drinks in the lovely seating area at the end of the pool, where you can watch the sun go down. David & Karen are extremely welcoming and are ready to offer advice on where to go and what to do to get the most out of the area. As a keen cyclist, David was happy to arrange bike hire for me and then to take me on a fantastic ride to the summit of Mt Ventoux, which is one of the famous hill climbs on the Tour De France. A shattering day but well worth it - David's expert knowledge of the various routes and landmarks in the area made the ride much more interesting. I will certainly be arranging another day out with David as a guide when we return, as I know we will.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Absolutely wonderful vacation accommodations!

  • 5 of 5

The property was accurately described, clean, and well maintained. Our stay couldn't have been better! We spent nine nights and we wish we had stayed longer. David and Karen are delightful and accommodating hosts. The property is beautifully landscaped with wonderful views from the gite. The short walk to town is pleasant. We rented a car and enjoyed touring the area on our time schedule. We needed more time to see more sites, eat, swim and relax, which means we must return!

  • Review Submitted: May 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear John, Thank you for taking the time to add your review and we are really pleased that your enjoyed your Provencal experience with us. We hope to welcome you back in the near future, Kind regards D&K
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5

Third visit, fantastic as usual!

  • 5 of 5

Our third visit to David and Karen's fabulous gites was every bit as good as the first two. Superb facilities, great hospitality, and beautiful views. David is now an accomplished road cyclist with lots of routes to share. Had great time tackling Ventoux with him, twice! We will be back for two weeks next year, best wishes Martin & Linda

  • Review Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Martin & Linda, Thank you for your review and of course we are pleased to learn everything was as good as on the first two visits. Thank you for inspiring me to cycle too ! its been fantastic and I hope can share my experience of the beautiful routes available to other guests who visit. See you I 2017!
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5

Serene, tranquil gite in the heart of Provence

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful, peaceful and relaxing week enjoying, walking, fine dining, sumptuous wines and exploring the secrets of Provence in equal measures! Our hosts David and Karen take great pride in their accommodation and it shows. The poolside sundowners each evening hosted by David and Karen were a highlight of the week as was getting to know the guests in the adjacent gite. However, should you wish to remain at arms lengt, there is every opportunity to enjoy complete privacy! An adult only, boutique resort, which is highly recommended. We will return as soon as we get the chance! Thank you so much!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

This is paradise!

  • 5 of 5

We had a marvellous time in the Provence! We enjoyed our stay in the superb gite, the splendid panoramic view on the Mountains of the Luberon, the beautiful garden, the infinity swimmingpool, the silence, the songs of the birds...We visited the charming little villages in the surrounding, as St.Saturnin, Gordes, Rousillion, Fontaine de Vaucluse etc. . David and Karen are very nice people and very helpfull .We really loved our stay and hope to return soon. Edith and Carlos

  • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Edith & Carlos, Thank you for your comments and we are pleased you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back D&K
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Location

Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
Marseille Marignane
Nearest Barpub
800 Metres
Three in village
Nearest Train
50 Kilometres
Avignon TGV
Nearest Motorway
38 Kilometres
A7 Avignon
Nearest Restaurant
800 Metres
village choice of 4
Nearest Beach
110 Kilometres
Cassis
Car: recommended

Coast/Beach:

The coast also offers delightful villages and beaches, such as Cassis

(114kms) Or you can head further east to the Cote D’Azur including Cannes, Antibes & Nice.

Travel:

Avignon Airport is under one hours drive whilst the TGV railway station is abt one hour.

Marseilles airport is abt one and a quarter hours drive served by BA, Easy jet and Ryanair.

Distances:

Gordes is a stunning perched village (19 kms), where you can visit the Abbey de Senanque, the Chateau de Gordes and the village des bories.

The Colorado Provencal runs from Rustrel to Roussillon where the quarried ochre is used in the colouring of its houses.

Fontaine de Vaucluse (32kms), is a popular tourist village and also the source of the River Sorgue where you can either kayak or canoe to L’Isle sur La Sorgue, the antiques capital of Provence.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Saint-Saturnin-lès-Apt, Vaucluse

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
summer 2017
26 Aug 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£975
for 7 nights
£975
 
 
Spring 2018
24 Mar 2018 - 11 May 2018
5 night minimum stay
£425
for 5 nights
From
£85
£595
 
 
Early summer 2018
12 May 2018 - 25 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
£795
for 7 nights
£795
 
 
Summer 2018
26 May 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£975
for 7 nights
£975
 
 
late summer 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£795
for 7 nights
£795
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
We require 25% deposit at time of reservation with balance payable 8 weeks before stay. We take Euros or Sterling. Credit card payments via PayPal.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is normally Saturday except in lower season.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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