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The Cottage @ Le Mas De Rosemarie

Overview

Property

Updated: 21-Nov-2016
The Cottage at Le Mas De Rosemarie - Gordes - Walking Distance From Idyllic Village Of Joucas, 5 Minutes Drive From Famous Village Of Gordes

The Cottage is a quaint and charming property situated in the heart of the Luberon National Park. Traditional but with a contemporary twist: a home from home we hope! It is 5 minutes walk from the peaceful perched village of Joucas, and five kms from the famous village of Gordes. A stay here will give you easy access to, but seclusion from, some of the better known perched villages of Roussillion, Bonnieux, and Menerbes. It is set in beautiful Provencal countryside and offers stunning views of the Luberon mountains. If you want an active holiday there is cycling and walking galore - or simply sit and sip an expresso or a rose at a pavement café or relax by your very own private pool in the garden.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

My wife Rosemary and I spent over 20 years working for the British Civil Service. We have always wanted to live in this beautiful part of France, so in 2011 we 'retired' early, sold our house in London and moved to Provence. We have not regretted the move for a single second! We love the running Mas de Rosemarie and hoe we have created a home from home! And the Luberon is stuffed full of things to do and see as well as being a tranquil haven in which to unwind. We look forward to welcoming you here!

Speaks English, French

4 Reviews

5
based on 4 holidaymaker reviews

Hong Kong
5

The perfect base for the perfect week

  • 5 of 5

This was our first family holiday to explore the region and we had three generations to cater for so came with a broad set of needs for which the chosen accommodation needed to cater. The Cottage turned out to be a fantastic choice for us and exceeded expectations in meeting the needs of kids, parents and grandmother.

Joucas is a charming little village that is close to all the Luberon hot spots but provides a peaceful retreat when the August crowds elsewhere get overwhelming. Some of our favourite moments were spent wandering up the road for a quiet coffee at La Terrasse. The little ones loved the pool, games and upstairs kids' hideout. The oldies loved the well-equipped kitchen, outdoor dining and comprehensive restaurant and market recommendations.

The Cottage is very well presented and private, despite the proximity to the other houses on the property. Nick and Rosemary were helpful and available without being intrusive. Overall, a great spot that we feel lucky to have found.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Exceptional accommodation in the perfect location

  • 5 of 5

The photos don't do the property or surrounding area justice. The accommodation is 5 star, beautifully decorated and such a warm welcome. Any problems, the owners are available if needed but you are left alone to relax and enjoy your holiday. Although one of 4 properties on the same site, privacy has been thought of and we didn't hear any of the other people. It really is a gem of a place and we intend to return some day.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lyn and Martin - It was a great pleasure to have met you both and we are delighted that you had a good stay with us. You definitely win the prize for leaving the house in the most tip top condition ever!!! Thanks! We hope to see you again sometime. Rosemary & Nick
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5

So Great We Came Back!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Cottage for two weeks in Fall 2014 and liked is so much we came back for another two weeks this Fall. The house is very charming, with a lovely living room that opens onto a covered terrace in the beautiful garden, with view towards vineyards and the Luberon National Park. The bathrooms are excellent, the beds very comfortable, with fine linens. We learned during our first stay that the area is filled with interesting and beautiful villages, not to mention the very small village of Joucas. It's an easy walk through vineyards to the cafe La Terrasse, with its terrace to enjoy a morning cafe or a drink in the evening overlooking the valley and views of Roussillon's red cliffs. The epicierie carries staples, which in France includes fresh croissants and locally made goat cheese. The village is home to the artists Mieke Heybroek and Ulysse Plaud, who have a beautiful gallery there and have filled the village streets with very interesting wood and stone sculptures. We enjoyed lunches out at wonderful restaurants as close as Gordes and as far away (50 km) as Gigondas--another village filled with sculpture, as well as great wine. There are probably 20 picturesque villages and markets within 25 km of the property. Rosemary and Nick are wonderful hosts and are available to resolve any issues that might arise during your stay. They also provide a welcome guide with very helpful information, including restaurant recommendations, not to mention wine on arrival along with delicious crackers and local olive oil. We shall return!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect location, will be back!

  • 5 of 5

The Mas, is one of 4 holiday cottages located close to the small hamlet of Joucas in Provence. The cottage itself was perfect for our family (two adults and three small children), with plenty of space. For us the highlight was the garden, pool and terrace where we spent most of our time. The cottages are very private and yet within a short and very scenic 5 minute walk to Joucas where you can buy everything you need in the local shop. We loved visiting the local vineyards and markets. The local produce was amazing! We also enjoyed a day trip to Avignon and the seaside town of Cassis. Perfect weather and a perfect holiday. The owners are on hand to help with anything. Would recommend this to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks Susan - we will look forward to seeing you all again! Nick & Rosemary
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Location

From the Owner

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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : marseille at 90 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Bistro in Joucas at 0.5 Kilometres Nearest Train : avignon tgv at 40 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A7 at 40 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Bistro in Joucas at 0.5 Kilometres Car: recommended

Distances:

Situated in the heart of the Luberon, Le Mas de Rosemarie is a hamlet of four houses, a mere stone’s throw from the idyllic and peaceful village of Joucas, and five kilometre from the famous hilltop village of Gordes.

A stay here will give you easy access to, but seclusion from, some of the better known hilltop villages of Roussillion, Bonnieux and Lacoste. We are conveniently located between Avignon and Marseille. Aix en Provence is 45 minutes by car. Lourmarin is about 30 minutes away.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low
6 Nov 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£575
for 3 nights
From
£192
£1,345
 
 
Low
1 Apr 2017 - 5 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£719
for 3 nights
From
£240
£1,682
 
 
Mid
6 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£792
for 3 nights
From
£264
£1,850
 
 
High
3 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,018
for 7 nights
£2,018
 
 
Peak
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,396
for 7 nights
£2,396
 
 
High
2 Sep 2017 - 6 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,018
for 7 nights
£2,018
 
 
Mid
7 Oct 2017 - 3 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£719
for 3 nights
From
£240
£1,682
 
 
Low
4 Nov 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£575
for 3 nights
From
£192
£1,345
 
 
Xmas & New Year
23 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£719
for 3 nights
From
£240
£1,682
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
When you decide to book we will send you our booking form. We ask for a 25 per cent deposit to secure the booking. Final balance is due 60 days before arrival.

Changeover Day:
Saturday Changeover only.
Arrival after 4.00 pm please.
Departure by 10.00 am please.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • cottage

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

General

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

Kitchen

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

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • mountain
  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • Babysitter
  • groceries

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Bathrooms

  • Toilet 1 - Toilet, WC and sink
  • Shower room 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, shower, sink and WC
  • Shower room 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, shower sink and WC
  • Bedrooms one and two each have recently modernized en-suite shower rooms. The third bedroom upstairs has a sink and a WC (but no shower).

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, can be arranged as extra large double or two singles
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, can be arranged as extra large double or two singles
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, can be arranged as extra large double or as two singles
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: The two largest bedrooms are on the ground floor. They have super king size beds (190cm x 200cm), and recently modernized shower rooms. A small spiral staircase leads to the third bedroom in the eaves. It has a sink and WC (but no shower).

Outside

  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

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

Notes:

  • Outside: Private shaded terrace, bassin style pool and garden. Utility Room: The Cottage has a small, but fully-equipped kitchen, with an adjacent dining area. There is also a laundry room with washing machine and a second, larger fridge/freezer. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: High quality linens supplied including pool towels Weekly Saturday clean included - mid week clean available at 25 euros per hour

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