Villa Pinede

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Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 4


Sustainable Collection
Ideal for Kids All Bedrooms En-Suite


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The owners of this fine stone walled Provençal house have done everything possible to create an unforgettable holiday experience for everyone who stays here. On the edge of a charming village in the pine forests of the Vaucluse it’s only a few minutes’ drive from L’ Isle-sur-La-Sorge with Avignon, Luberon and many of the region’s exquisite towns and villages easily accessible.

Relax by the large pool in the fine Mediterranean garden, gaze at the forest backdrop and enjoy complete privacy from the outside world amidst the pine trees. After basking in the sun enjoying the fragrance of lavender and rosemary, stroll inside the fully air-conditioned villa for a glass of wine still relishing the outdoors showcased through the wide glass doors. There is ample dining space for long sociable meals both inside or al-fresco on the spacious terrace beneath the stars.

One of the three ground-floor bedrooms has a private terrace for quiet moments while older children or adventurous grown-ups will enjoy the excitement of ascending the spiral staircase to the fourth bedroom upstairs. You might want to treat yourselves to the luxury of some of the additional services available at the villa such as arriving to a well-stocked fridge, grocery deliveries, wine tasting chez vous and cycle tours.

In the Vaucluse you’ll find the landscapes of Provence which inspired so many impressionist painters. Springtime heralds delightful almond, cherry and apricot blossoms while early summer brings vibrant fields of lavender, sunflowers and scarlet poppies. Olive trees, melons and truffles are abundant in the pretty hilltop villages of the Luberon and the renowned vineyards of the Rhône Valley host various wine tours.

Leave the historic fountains and lovely restaurants of your pretty village and travel southwards to nearby L’Isle-sur-La-Sorge which is so well known for its canals, antique shops and art galleries while Carpentras has a great market and many walking trails and wine circuits. Take a magical excursion from the village of Bédoin to watch the sun rise over Mont Ventoux or explore one of its fabulous biking or hiking trails. Be sure to visit Gordes, a beautiful hilltop village much loved by Van Gogh and with wonderful views over the Luberon forests.

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What you should know…

  • The first-floor bedroom is reached via a spiral staircase
  • Even though you can walk to the local village, a car is needed to be able to make the most of this wonderful region
  • Short stays of minimum 2 nights are available on request – please enquire for availability and a tailor-made quote.

This home is a part of our Sustainable Collection!

  • Surrounded by olive groves, fruit trees, melons and truffles
  • Biking and hiking trails nearby
  • Offsets -0.2 Kg CO2e Per night – Ecollective
  • Low ecological impact drycleaning

Property Features

Private Pool Child-Safe Pool Heated Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con BBQ All Bedrooms En-Suite Ground Floor Bed & Bath Working Fireplace/Woodburner Heating

Villa Interiors

Ground Floor

-    Open-plan living area with TV and doors looking out towards the terrace and pool
-    Open-plan kitchen and dining area, well-equipped including wooden table, oven, grill, microwave, hobs, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, espresso machine, coffee maker, kettle, toaster and food processor
-    Bedroom with super king-size bed (200x200cm) and en suite bathroom with walk-in shower and WC
-    Bedroom with super king-size bed (200x200cm) and en suite bathroom with walk-in shower and WC
-    Bedroom with super king-size bed (200x200cm) and en suite bathroom with bath and separate WC

First Floor (sloping ceilings, via spiral staircase)

-    Bedroom with twin beds and bathroom with walk-in shower and WC

Outside Grounds

-    Heated swimming pool (depth: 1.5m) with safety alarm
-    Decked poolside terrace with sun-loungers
-    Al-fresco dining terrace
-    Barbecue
-    Petanque
-    On-site parking for up to 3 cars


-    Wi-Fi
-    Reversible heating/air-conditioning
-    TV
-    Fireplace 
-    Children’s area


About the surrounding area of Villa Pinede
<1hr to Airport Canoeing/Kayaking Walking/Hiking Paths Wine Tasting Golf Nearby Tennis Nearby Cycling Horse Riding Fishing Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites
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You’ll find Villa Pinède on the edge of a charming village within the pine forests of the Vaucluse, a small region in south-east France sometimes described as the heart of Provence, stretching from the Rhône Valley to the Luberon massif with the Hautes-Alpes a dramatic northern boundary.

Start your holiday by exploring the village, around a 20-minute walk away (along the road), cool yourself at one of its many fountains, browse in the pretty shops and covered market or enjoy lunch at one of its restaurants. The Provençal market takes place on a Saturday morning whilst there is a local Farmer’s market on a Wednesday evening.

It’s only a short drive to the pretty town of L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue (11km), wrapped around by the river and renowned for its antique shops, art galleries and flea markets. Canals pass peacefully through ancient streets with little bridges and a few remaining paddlewheels which once provided the energy for the 18th century silk factories. The Sunday morning brocante in L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue is known to be one of the best in the south of France.

The colourful market town of Carpentras (8km) has elegant 17th and 18th century mansions with beautiful doors and balconies – there are marked walking trails and wine circuits just outside the town. The bustling market takes place on a Friday morning.

Bédoin (22km) is a lovely agricultural village found at the foot of mythical Mont Ventoux with one of the largest and most diverse forests in France. There are some fantastic hiking and biking trails here - look out for one of the last few shepherds of Bédoin tending the sheep with their dog or take an excursion which enables you to experience the magic of the sun rising over the mountain.

Heading towards the idyllic Luberon region, Gordes (25km) is a beautiful stone village perched on the end of the Plateau of the Vaucluse, made of local stone and with wonderful views over the Luberon forests. One of France’s ‘Plus Beaux Villages’ and much loved by Van Gogh, there are more fantastic walking and mountain biking trails which start here and go in every direction through the surrounding hills and forests. Try the 8km loop trail into the valley below Gordes to find the wonderful Abbey de Sénanque where the monks produce honey, lavender and liqueurs.   

The papal city of Avignon (28km), known as the gateway of Provence, is set on the banks of the Rhône and surrounded by medieval stone ramparts. Although it is one of Provence’s largest cities, it has a relaxed small town feel and the large student population gives it a lively atmosphere with plenty of bars and restaurants. The four stone arches of the old bridge only span half the river now and Palace des Papes and Les Halles food market are other highlights.

Apt (43km) is one of the region’s oldest town, founded by the Romans in 45BC - its Saturday market is one of the best in Provence and lavender and other essential oils are produced here. It’s also famous for its ceramic ware made from colourful local clays. North of Apt lies Sault (44km), one of the main stops on the “Lavender Tour” where summer blue fields spread around the village as far as the eye can see.

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Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Avignon


Nearest Airport 2 Marseille


Nearest Train Station Carpentras/Gare d'Avignon TGV


Nearest Village

(2km/20-minute walk )

Nearest Restaurant In and around local village


Nearest Shop In and around local village

(Within 2km)

Nearest Supermarket Nr local village


Nearest Town Carpentras


Nearest Golf Golf de Saumane


Nearest City Avignon



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

Children will love the close proximity to the local village with its narrow cobbled streets, shady squares, splashing fountains and different festivals throughout the year. There is also so much to do in the surrounding area with its stunning hilltop villages, bustling market towns and incredible landscapes for walking, hiking and biking.

Le Jarditrain is only 7km away – just perfect for young train enthusiasts with its model railways while Llama lovers should head to the farm in the foothills of Mont Ventoux, Les lamas du Barroux. Children may also enjoy the lavender fields around Sault where you can visit a lavender farm and look round a soap works.

More adventurous activities can be found at Ventoux Aventure with tree-top courses, lake, beach and swimming as well as cycling and walking paths. There are opportunities for canoeing and kayaking around Fontaine-de-Vaucluse and rock-climbing and canyoning in various locations near Mont Ventoux or the Luberon.

Kids will love the little tourist road train at Avignon which runs past all the main sites including the famous bridge. There is a hop on hop off open top bus which is also good fun or you could rent one of the colourful bicycles dotted around the city. A short river trip is a great way to view the city from the water.

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • <1hr to Airport
  • Canoeing/Kayaking
  • Tennis Nearby
  • Cycling
  • Horse Riding
  • Fishing
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages
  • Historical Sites

Onsite Facilities

  • Boules/Petanque
  • Child-Safe Pool
  • Heated Pool

Services Available

  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Available
  • Babysitting Available


Oliver's Extras

  • Cooking Classes Available
  • Wine-Tasting Available
  • Transfers Available
  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Available
  • Babysitting Available
  • Bike Rental and Cycle Tours Available
  • Personal Guided Tours Available
  • Ironing Service & Change of Linen Available

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

Extras included at this property:

- Toiletries/beauty products
- Comfort cleaning (3hrs/week)
- Mid-stay cleaning for stays of more than 7 nights
- Kitchen cleaning kit and 10 Nespresso capsules

Extras available at this property (payable locally):

- Change of linen
- Extra cleaning
- Ironing service
- Private chef
- Wine-tasting
- Provençal cooking lessons
- Home-delivery of groceries
- Bike rental service (and cycle tours of Provence/Luberon)
- Personal driver
- Personal tourist guide
- Childcare
- Transfers (airport/train station)

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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Terms & Conditions

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

Security deposit €2000 charged to client’s credit card by the owner one month before arrival and refunded two weeks after departure, subject to full inspection.
Arrival time 4.00 - 7.00 p.m. (Self-check-in after this time)
Departure time 10.00 a.m.
Linen & towels included? Yes, with change for stays of longer than 10 days.
Pool towels included? Yes.
Energy costs included? Yes.
Heating costs included? Yes (via reversible air-conditioning). Firewood is also provided free of charge during winter months.
End of stay cleaning included? Yes and mid-stay cleaning for stays of 7+ nights also included. 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 rubbish disposal required will be charged against the security deposit.
Tax French Visitors Tax payable locally (typically costs €1-€3 per adult per night- please enquire if exact amount is required).
Pool opening dates? The pool is open approximately May to October. Please note that pool opening dates are subject to local weather conditions and pool maintenance requirements and that cooler months may not be suitable for swimming.
Pool heating charge? Included approximately mid-May to mid-September. Extra cost during all other periods (on request). Please note that like all heated pools, pool heating and water temperature are reliant on weather and outside temperatures.
Changeover day Saturday from July to mid-September. Any day except Sunday during all other periods.
Minimum stay 7 nights from June to mid-September. 2 nights during all other periods.
Smoking Allowed? Not allowed.
Pets welcome? Not allowed.
Other Ts and Cs Weddings, stag/hen parties and any special events are not allowed.
Other Ts and Cs Short stays of minimum 2 nights are available on request – please enquire for availability and a tailor-made quote.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period Weekly
Feb 21st 2024 - Mar 30th 2024 £3,810
Mar 30th 2024 - Jun 1st 2024 £5,443
Jun 1st 2024 - Aug 31st 2024 £7,620
Aug 31st 2024 - Sep 14th 2024 £5,443
Sep 14th 2024 - Mar 29th 2025 £3,810
Mar 29th 2025 - May 31st 2025 £5,443
May 31st 2025 - Aug 24th 2025 £7,620

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period Weekly
Feb 21st 2024 - Mar 30th 2024 €4,139
Mar 30th 2024 - Jun 1st 2024 €5,913
Jun 1st 2024 - Aug 31st 2024 €8,278
Aug 31st 2024 - Sep 14th 2024 €5,913
Sep 14th 2024 - Mar 29th 2025 €4,139
Mar 29th 2025 - May 31st 2025 €5,913
May 31st 2025 - Aug 24th 2025 €8,278

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period Weekly
Feb 21st 2024 - Mar 30th 2024 $4,475
Mar 30th 2024 - Jun 1st 2024 $6,392
Jun 1st 2024 - Aug 31st 2024 $8,949
Aug 31st 2024 - Sep 14th 2024 $6,392
Sep 14th 2024 - Mar 29th 2025 $4,475
Mar 29th 2025 - May 31st 2025 $6,392
May 31st 2025 - Aug 24th 2025 $8,949

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.


  • Memorable vacation

    on 31/10/2023

    I recently spent a memorable vacation here and
    can't recommend this simply beautiful and
    enchanting place highly enough. Margot's warm
    welcome was fantastic from the moment we
    arrived, and she ensured that our stay was perfect
    from start to finish. If you're looking for an
    unforgettable vacation in idyllic surroundings, look
    no further than this house.

  • We loved our stay

    on 27/10/2023

    We loved our stay in this charming house. The
    sun and the cicadas were just right. The pool and
    grounds are perfectly maintained. The interior
    decoration has been tastefully done.

  • Charming, pleasant house

    on 01/10/2023

    Charming, pleasant house. Well-maintained
    private pool. Pernes-Les-Fontaines is a pleasant
    place to discover Provence.

  • A magnificent villa

    on 29/09/2023

    A magnificent villa. Peaceful surroundings,
    perfect for relaxing and having a good time.

  • Great!

    on 01/09/2023

    We loved our stay in Provence where we did lots of activities. The atmosphere of the house was great and the decoration very well done.

  • Lived up to our expectations

    on 31/08/2023

    We were looking for peace and quiet in a
    Provencal village, and we got it. This traditional
    villa lived up to our expectations.

  • We had trouble leaving!

    on 26/08/2023

    We had booked for 3 couples of friends with
    children to discover Provence. It was absolutely
    magical and we even had trouble leaving!

  • Tastefully decorated

    on 09/08/2023

    Superbly equipped and maintained villa.
    Tastefully decorated.

  • Amazing stay!

    on 28/07/2023

    I loved the pool. We spent most of our stay there.
    The water temperature was just right, and the pine
    trees provided shade in case it got too hot. As for
    the rooms, they were perfectly comfortable, with
    impeccable bedding.

  • Great!

    on 28/07/2023

    We had a great stay, the villa and pool are very pleasant.

  • We had a pleasant stay

    on 25/07/2023

    We had a pleasant stay. We were made very
    welcome and the villa is beautiful and authentic.
    Our daughter and us enjoyed the swimming pool.

  • A magnificent residence

    on 31/05/2023

    A magnificent residence with all the benefits of
    Provence, such as the song of the cicadas. The
    rooms are very comfortable and the panorama

  • Unforgettable stay

    on 02/07/2022

    A big thank you to the whole team for this unforgettable stay! The villa is incredible, decorated with taste. Beautiful outdoor space. We had a wonderful stay.

  • A wonderful vacation

    on 25/06/2022

    We had a wonderful vacation at Villa Pinede. The villa is beautiful, peaceful and fully equipped for a family holiday. The staff were all very friendly and professional and the service they provided was second to none. I would highly recommend them.

  • Can't wait to come back next year!

    on 08/09/2020

    For a peaceful stay we chose to stay at Villa Pinede. The villa was perfect to feel safe, far away from all the problems of the pandemic. We were well welcomed by Juliette, who had carried out and delivered our shopping list carefully. All the recommendations were perfect. We enjoyed having refreshments on the terrace, and especially enjoyed the barbecue evenings. Can't wait to come back next year!

  • Excellent service

    on 28/08/2020

    Villa Pinede is located in a very quiet area. The pool was wonderful. The owners are also very friendly and do their best to ensure that we have a good holiday: several surprises during our stay and a cot available for our baby. We felt very comfortable there.

  • 20/20!

    on 27/07/2020

    Nous avons adoré cette maison provençale. La suite parentale est très confortable avec sa baignoire et sa douche à l'italienne. La cuisine ouverte sur le salon est moderne et très bien équipé. Tout est propre et le ménage du mercredi est vraiment un plus. La terrasse permet de surveiller les enfants qui s'amusent dans la piscine. Rien à redire, un séjour vraiment top!

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