Bastide Jolie

Destination:
France
Region:
Provence
Disctrict:
Luberon - Lourmarin
# of Bedrooms:
5
# of Bathrooms:
3
Square Footage:
2300+ 2 guest cottages sq.ft.
# of Persons:
8
Rating:
Upscale
Bastide Jolie is a marriage of days gone by and modern times. It perfecttly portrays the ideal balance achieved by a restoration that has respected the original character. The use of local materials, chattels and inspiration, along with the owner's love of Provence, has given this Bastide a new lease on life for others. 

Ideally located between the beautiful villages of Lourmarin and Cucuron, this elegant and simple Bastide is set on​ a large 36 acres estate of olive trees and vineyards, planted with cypresses, fig trees and pine trees, it offers stunning views on the Luberon hill.
 
The owners, passionately interested in architecture and art of living, have restored this old house in a spirit of simplicity ​and elegance paying particular attention to space, calm and light and using only pure and natural materials: stones, lime, concrete, wood and linen.
 
An interior courtyard  punctuates the entrance of the property via an elegant wooden door. It features a covered galleria, offering protection from the mistral and is adjacent to the well appointed kitchen. This area is particularly suitable for dinners al fresco.
 
From the kitchen, free circulation with easy access to the dining area and the salon. The elegantly furnished interior with its comfortable white sofas, stylish tables and minimalist decor, has everything you need to endure a most pleasant and relaxing stay. Sofas and arm chairs are harmoniously displayed and a long table welcomes numerous guests.
 
An interesting flight of stairs takes you to the first floor where there are 3 bedrooms
1 large master bedroom,  adorned with an high beamed ceiling, has a  queen size bed and features an alcove available for a young child.
 
On the same level there are 2 single bedrooms size of beds: 80 & 90cm. These 3 bedrooms share the same shower room with WC
 
At garden level, opening onto the olive grove, with a Luberon view, there is another charming bedroom with queen size bed, bathroom ensuite with 2 wash-hand basins and WC. This bedroom has direct access to garden via a French door.
 
On ground floor, near the living room, there is another double bedroom with queen size bed and shower room en suite. This bedroom has privacy thanks to an elegant sliding wooden door. It gives onto the west side of the house.
  
Throughout the garden, various spots are furnished for your comfort, so as to cater for the need of relaxing or calm at any moment of the day or the year.
 
In summer, from June through September,  additional accommodations with queen size beds, bathrooms and toilets are available on request in 2 separate small buildings, the Chapel and the Pigeonier, that are situated in the garden. Please note that the Pigeonnier is currently under refurbishing and that 2 toilets will be installed, one on ground floor & one on first floor (photographs coming soon).

The swimming pool (11 x 3.5 m)  is located between the house and the olive grove... bathed in sun, this is the ideal place for sun lovers... Stunning views on Luberon.

Technical details: Square footage approximately 2300 sq ft
ACCOMMODATES 8 IN MAIN HOUSE WITH CHAPEL AND PIGEONIER 12-13 PEOPLE

American style fully equipped kitchen: induction stove top, electric oven, microwave oven, coffee machine, dishwasher and washing machine
Covered Galleria & interior courtyard
Swiming pool : 11m x 3.5m, accessible via steps, electric cover protection
BBQ
Household linen provided
Pool towels provided
Wi-Fi
TV, satellite service on request at extra charge
Sound system
Child friendly

The house has been the object of articles in specialized decor/style books and magazines

Nearest villages: Lourmarin and Cucuron
Nearest town: Aix en Provence
Market days: Lourmarin Friday; Cucuron Tuesday; Cadenet Monday; Aix Tuesday Thursday & Saturday
 
                                                          
  private pool
  air conditioning
  jacuzzi
  telephone
  balcony
  terrace
  view
  tennis
  internet access/Wi-Fi
  TV cable or satellite
  stereo
  cook included or available
  maid included or available
  elevator
  washing machine
  tumble dryer
  dishwasher
  microwave
  fitness facilities
  beach nearby
  DVD player
  sauna
 

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