Surrounded by the rolling hills of the Luberon region, this property is set in 13 hectares of private land. Full of Provencal charm, this villa is a beautifully restored farmhouse.
With many world famous village nearby, the peace and tranquillity of this region of France is loved by many.
Breathtaking views can be had from the two stone terraces that sit on either side of the house.
Sit and relax with a morning coffee, or chat with friends over a glass of wine in the evening.
For those who enjoy being more active, there is a vast area of woods and fields around the property, prefect for hiking and mountain biking.
Take a moment to cool off in the swimming pool, and as the evening draws in head to the converted cellar, now a charming apero bar.
The charming kitchen is ideal for preparing feasts, perfect for using the local produce you can pick up at local markets.
Cooler evenings can be spent cosied up by the fireplace in the welcoming living room.
Saignon is a characterful village just 5 minutes away where you can wander the narrow lanes and visit the art galleries and cafes.
You will love exploring this village as you discover the 12th century church and ancient fountains.
The stunning landscape and villages of the Luberon region retain their timeless appeal. The local lavender, cherries, olives, truffles and wines are world-famous for good reason. Nowadays you can also enjoy paintballing or microlight-flying in the area, as well as a gourmet chocolate factory tour or a visit to a lavender distillery in nearby Apt (5km). This region is also one of the best places in France to observe the night-sky, and visitors are welcome at the Saint Michel l'Observatoire, just 30km from the villa.
The villa is located in a private domain of 13 hectares in a hamlet just over 2km / 5 minutes drive from the charming hilltop village of Saignon, where you will find a boulangerie, some shops, an art gallery and café. You can wander around the narrow streets of the pretty village, discovering ancient fountains, lovely squares and beautiful old houses as well as the 12th century church. Keen walkers can climb up to the top of Saignon Do, the rock that dominates the valley, for amazing views of the Luberon region.
The larger town of Apt (5km) has an incredible Provençal market on a Saturday morning, one of the most famous in the region and well known. It’s a typical Provençal town which is very proud of its local products, especially its candied fruits and at the market you should try some of the delicious local goats cheese. The old town has a lot of charm and character and the surrounding hills are typical of beautiful Provence.
Here you are also within close driving distance of the archetypal Provencal villages of Bonnieux (20km), Lacoste (20km), Menerbes (27km), Roussillon (17km) and Van Gogh’s beloved Gordes (25km), one of France’s Plus Beau Villages. Famous Avignon, the capital of Provence (60km), and Aix-en-Provence, (62km) one of France's most beautiful university towns, are just over an hour away.
Within the Luberon National Park the charming villages and beautiful scenery offer an ideal setting for hiking, cycling, and even kayaking along the Sorgue. Many of the idyllic hilltop villages have maintained their original features with castles, caves and historical artefacts to discover, including one of the most spectacular at La Tour d’Aigues (42km) which still has its dungeons. There are climbing opportunities near Buoux (10km), a tiny village with a castle not to be missed and now a mecca for rock-climbing.
The wine routes nearby are incredible whilst other more family friendly activities include horse-riding and tree-top activity centres nearby plus a zoo and model railway both within an hours drive.