Grambois, France #17

5 bedroom house .

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  • Kitchen

  • Living room

  • Swimming pool


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What Beautifully restored "Mas" with view overlooking Luberon
Where Grambois, Luberon Area, Provence, France
Why Enjoy the tranquility of this idyllic setting.

About our home

 

"L'Oratoire de St. Christol" is located in the southern Luberon mountain range, just outside the medieval hilltop village of Grambois. It is an old 'mas' and our second family home, beautifully restored and furnished in keeping with the character of Provence. It has 220m2 of living space on two floors, beamed ceilings, 5 bedrooms, and 3 bathrooms. The house is on 5 hectares of wooded land with a beautiful 5 x 11 meter swimming pool with diving board(upkeep of pool provided) and a magnificent view of the Luberon. It is peaceful and quiet, yet only 5 minutes walking distance to the village. On the property you'll find many 'corners' to discover: a quiet and shaded fountain to sit by, a medieval water basin (sometimes dry in the summer)and numerous terraces and paths to stroll. There are medieval ruins in the woods but they are difficult to get to. The kitchen leads to both the front terrace adjacent to the 'cuisine d'ete' (summer kitchen) and to the large back terrace with a magnificent view, providing outside dining in sun or shade. The large vaulted kitchen has a picture window facing the Luberon and is fully equipped with new appliances, including a dishwasher and 'American' fridge with icemaker. The house is furnished to give a light, summery feeling using a combination of quality modern design and antique 'Provencal'. Grambois is located in what is known as the 'Golden Triangle' of the southern Luberon mountain range. The area is dotted with countless medieval villages

Features

  • Garage/parking
  • Terrace/patio
  • Swimming pool
  • Mountain/lake view
Facilities Shower, cooker, fridge, freezer, washing machine, microwave, clothes dryer, dishwasher, coffe maker, hair dryer, air con, heating, satellite, computer, printer, internet, BBQ Size 50 m2
Location type City centre Bedrooms 5
Nearest airport Bathrooms 3
  Sleeps 8

 

Locality

Where to shoplocal outdoor food markets every week and good boutique shopping in Aix
Restaurants & bars
Cultural highlightsthe town of Aix-en- Provence and the cities of Marseille and Avignon are close by. There are summer festivals in Aix and Avignon.
Outdoors
Day tripsBeautiful provencale villages: Lourmarin, Cucuron, Ansouis, Gordes, Rousillon
Essentials Local shops, local restaurants, car recommended
Local attractions Parks, lakes, mountains
Sport/outdoor Biking, hiking, horse riding, swimming, tennis

 

About us

1We have two daughters; one is working for a human rights organization in new york city, the other is studying history at trinity college, dublin
2Walther is Austrian and Ellen is American. Walther is director of an international school in cairo, egypt and Ellen is a former IB high school English teacher, now working as a university advisor/educational consultant
3Music, photography, travelling, reading are among our interests in our free time

First language: English/German
Other languages: French, Italian, Spanish

 

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