Maison Orange

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Sleeps: 9 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 4

Overview

Pool
Great Value
Ideal for Kids

In a secluded position in the beautiful Luberon National Park, Maison Orange is a delightful four bedroom family home, perfect for guests wanting to both relax in glorious surroundings as well as explore this captivating region.

The 17th century farmhouse has been completely renovated to create a warm and welcoming holiday home which has been styled with a creative flair with interesting furnishings and historic pieces complementing modern comfort and sometimes minimalist style. The owner’s love of art, literature and travel can be seen across the home from contemporary art adorning the walls to shelves full of books collected over the years. Whether lounging in the vaulted, arched living and dining room downstairs or relaxing in the upper level TV room, there is room for everyone whether staying with family and friends in this charming home.

Step outside where you can enjoy your morning coffee on the stone table overlooking the olive tree, gardens and swimming pool or embrace the warmth of the sun in the outdoor lounge area. The pretty swimming pool is surrounded by lawn, perfect for sun bathing after taking a dip whilst the typically Provençal gardens lead on to vineyards and olive groves.

It’s only a five-minute drive to the charming village where you can wander the medieval streets and enjoy magnificent views as you ascend. The bustling atmosphere on a Tuesday morning is wonderful as the market takes over the main square by the large fountain, stay on for lunch in one of the handful of restaurants, some with tables under the impressive plane trees of the village square.

There are idyllic villages across the Luberon for you to explore, from nearby Vaugines (4km) where Jean de Florette was filmed to historic La Tour d’Aigues (12km) and archetypal Bonnieux (20km). Food lovers should head to Apt (26km) on a Saturday morning for one of the region’s best markets and the lovely University city of Aix-en-Provence is only forty minutes away by car.

This region is also a nature enthusiast’s paradise with mesmerising trails through the countryside and hills ideal for horse-riding, hiking and cycling with inspirational landscapes surrounding you. This is the Luberon, one of Provence’s most intensely beautiful regions and at Maison Orange you are in the heart of it.

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What you should know…

  • Please note that published rates are only valid for the current year. Any bookings for subsequent years will be on request only and correct rates will be confirmed at the time of booking
  • Car hire is needed to explore this fascinating region
  • In drought-affected areas, legal restrictions on refilling and topping up water in private pools may apply and the swimming pool may be closed. Please check before departure for the most up to date information in the area.

This home is a part of our Great Value Collection!

Our great value homes:

  • may be traditionally styled for a laid back feeling
  • may have some simple amenities and features
  • mean that you can enjoy top holiday destinations for less!

Property Features

Private Pool Child-Safe Pool Wi-Fi/Internet BBQ Satellite TV Outdoor Games DVD Working Fireplace/Woodburner Heating

House Interior (240m2)

Ground Floor

- Large entrance hall
- Living-dining room (60m2) with open-hearth fireplace and Hi-Fi system. Doors leading to terrace
- Kitchen, well equipped including dishwasher, oven, hob and microwave
- Shower room
- Separate WC

First Floor (via stairs inside or external stone staircase)

- Lounge with TV, video, DVD player and Hi-Fi system. Doors leading to terrace
- Bedroom with small double (150cm) and shower with WC
- Bedroom with bunkbeds
- Bedroom with French bed, bathroom and separate WC
- Bedroom (30m2) with single bed (80cm) and French bed (160cm)
- Shower room
- Separate WC

Outside Grounds (4000m2)

- Swimming pool (12mx4m, depth 0.9m-2m) with safety shutter cover. Open May to mid October
- Terrace
- BBQ
- Garden furnishings
- Boules
- Garden/grounds extend to vineyards and olive groves
- Parking on premises

Facilities

- Wi-Fi
- Central heating
- Hi-Fi systems
- TV and video/DVD player
- Alarm system
- Washing machine

Location

About the surrounding area of Maison Orange
Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Wine Tasting Golf Nearby Cycling Horse Riding Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites
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It’s just a five-minute drive to a charming village, which is especially atmospheric on a Tuesday morning with its weekly market on the main square by the glorious fountain in the heart of the village. There are a few restaurants, little shops, a small supermarket and beautiful historical buildings to explore in the medieval streets. As you climb up the village the views get even more stunning. If you stay in the summer months look out for concerts taking place in the village church.

The very old village of Vaugines (4km) is also just five minutes away, made famous for a while to the films "Jean de Florette" and "Manon des Sources" being filmed here.

In the surrounding countryside there are farms producing cherries, melons, olives and some wonderful wines. Indeed, there are some wonderful walks and mountain bike routes in the nearby area and horse-riding opportunities too. The Luberon National Park offers an ideal setting for hiking, cycling, and even kayaking along the Sorgue further north near L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue (46km).

There are climbing opportunities near Buoux (20km), a tiny village with a castle not to be missed and now a mecca for rock-climbing. Wine lovers will appreciate all the amazing wineries in the local area whilst more family friendly activities in the region include tree-top activity centres, a zoo at La Barben and model railway south of Carpentras.

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Local Amenities
Nearest Village

(2km)

Nearest Restaurant

(2km)

Nearest Shop

(2km)

Nearest Supermarket

(2km/12km)

Nearest Airport Avignon/Nimes/Marseille

(60km/100km/60km)

Nearest Town/City Apt/Aix-en-Provence

(26km/35km)

Nearest Train Station Aix-en-Provence /Avignon SNCF

(42km/78km)

Nearest Golf Golf du Luberon

(27km)

Region

The Provençal way of life is one that’s deeply tempting for anyone who’s been feeling the need to get away from it all. This is a place where the Mediterranean weather turns fields of corn and lavender into picture-perfect backdrops, where you can sip your locally bought wine and enjoy the landscapes before heading out and tackling them head-on with a range of great activities for families, groups of friends and adventurous foodies. Better yet, our range of villas in Provence and chateaux and holiday homes in the Côte d’Azur make the perfect base to explore this enchanting region!

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Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

Provence is a wonderful place for families with kids of all ages. There is a wealth of characterful villages, towns and cities to discover across the region. Enjoy the carousel in Aix-en-Provence and take a picnic to one of the city’s parks before riding the little tourist road-train for a kid friendly tour of the city. Visit a typical Provençal market across the Luberon region and try some amazing new foods or simply wander around charming villages soaking up the atmosphere.

Create memories by kayaking along the Sorgue to the north in L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue (46km). The Luberon also offers wonderful trails for walking, cycling and horse-riding in the area.

Young and old train lovers alike will adore the model railway, the JardiTrain (60km), just south of Carpentras or the more adventurous can discover the fantastic Tree-Top activity centres in the Luberon. Animal lovers should head to Zoo Barben (33km) with over 600 species of animals across several hectares of land.

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Cycling
  • Horse Riding
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages
  • Historical Sites

Onsite Facilities

  • Child-Safe Pool
  • Outdoor Games
  • DVD
  • Fenced Grounds

Extras

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning 
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off
- Babysitting / childcare services
- Bike hire

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

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Make hosting a memorable dinner party at your villa an absolute breeze with our superb Chef Service. Our chefs will take care of everything for you from start to finish so you can just sit back and enjoy the gastronomic experience. They will bring all the necessary ingredients, cook and serve the food and even clean up afterwards. To find out more visit www.oliverstravels.com/chefs

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit €1000 payable locally in cash.
Arrival time Between 4.00 p.m. and 7.00 p.m. Other arrival times are on request only. Please enquire.
Departure time Before 10.00 a.m.
End of stay cleaning included? Yes. However, guests are required to leave the accommodation clean, tidy and in the same condition as on their arrival. Any extra cleaning, laundry, maintenance and/or garbage disposal required will be charged against the security deposit.
Linen & towels included? Linen and towels can be provided at a supplement of €15pp, payable locally, however beds will not be made for arrival.
Minimum stay 4 nights in low season. 7 nights in high season.
Changeover day Flexible in low season. Saturday in high season.
Pets welcome? No.
Other Ts and Cs The pool is open from March to mid October, subject to weather conditions.
Other Ts and Cs Please note that published rates are only valid for the current year. Any bookings for subsequent years will be on request only and correct rates will be confirmed at the time of booking.
Other Ts and Cs Weddings, stag/hen parties and other celebrations are on request only.
Other Ts and Cs In drought-affected areas, legal restrictions on refilling and topping up water in private pools may apply and the swimming pool may be closed. Please check before departure for the most up to date information in the area.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 9 people:

Rental period Weekly
Mar 1st 2024 - Apr 20th 2024 £1,918
Apr 20th 2024 - May 11th 2024 £2,040
May 11th 2024 - May 18th 2024 £2,040
May 18th 2024 - Jun 1st 2024 £2,197
Jun 1st 2024 - Jun 15th 2024 £2,528
Jun 15th 2024 - Jun 29th 2024 £2,771
Jun 29th 2024 - Jul 6th 2024 £3,136
Jul 6th 2024 - Jul 27th 2024 £3,745
Jul 27th 2024 - Aug 17th 2024 £3,928
Aug 17th 2024 - Aug 24th 2024 £3,380
Aug 24th 2024 - Sep 21st 2024 £2,953
Sep 21st 2024 - Sep 2nd 2025 £2,422

Prices based on an occupancy of 9 people:

Rental period Weekly
Mar 1st 2024 - Apr 20th 2024 €2,086
Apr 20th 2024 - May 11th 2024 €2,220
May 11th 2024 - May 18th 2024 €2,220
May 18th 2024 - Jun 1st 2024 €2,390
Jun 1st 2024 - Jun 15th 2024 €2,750
Jun 15th 2024 - Jun 29th 2024 €3,015
Jun 29th 2024 - Jul 6th 2024 €3,412
Jul 6th 2024 - Jul 27th 2024 €4,075
Jul 27th 2024 - Aug 17th 2024 €4,274
Aug 17th 2024 - Aug 24th 2024 €3,678
Aug 24th 2024 - Sep 21st 2024 €3,213
Sep 21st 2024 - Sep 2nd 2025 €2,635

Prices based on an occupancy of 9 people:

Rental period Weekly
Mar 1st 2024 - Apr 20th 2024 $2,252
Apr 20th 2024 - May 11th 2024 $2,396
May 11th 2024 - May 18th 2024 $2,396
May 18th 2024 - Jun 1st 2024 $2,580
Jun 1st 2024 - Jun 15th 2024 $2,969
Jun 15th 2024 - Jun 29th 2024 $3,255
Jun 29th 2024 - Jul 6th 2024 $3,684
Jul 6th 2024 - Jul 27th 2024 $4,399
Jul 27th 2024 - Aug 17th 2024 $4,614
Aug 17th 2024 - Aug 24th 2024 $3,970
Aug 24th 2024 - Sep 21st 2024 $3,469
Sep 21st 2024 - Sep 2nd 2025 $2,845

Please note that these prices/rates are a guide only and may not be correct at the current date. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

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