La Cerisaie

Europe / France / Provence

This beautiful property consists of a former silkworm farmhouse.

up to 4
Bedrooms
up to 14
Guests
4
Bathrooms
7
Min. Nights

Overview

It is located between Lacoste and Bonnieux at the heart of the Luberon Natural Park, one of the 350 biospheres of the planet listed by UNESCO. The house has three bedrooms, a large dormitory, and four bathrooms; it is perfect for three couples and up to eight children.

The completely enclosed property has panoramic views of the Luberon valley, hilltop villages and Mont Ventoux, a landscaped garden with several terraces set into the hillside, a tennis court and a large L-shaped swimming pool (17 m x 8.5 m with diving board).

Accommodations

Garden Level

  • There are two double bedrooms (one with two single beds, the other with a double bed) with inter-connecting door. Each has a small bathroom (shower, WC, wash-hand basin), and direct access to the garden
  • Underground arched cave with freezer
  • Laundry room with a central heating unit, water-softener, washer, dryer, and a professional ironing machine

Ground Floor

  • Vast open living room nicely decorated with painted walls of bunches of bougainvillea, many paintings of contemporary artists. The living room opens onto a porch with an arbour, BBQ, and outdoor table for 12 + 6 guests
  • Open and central cooking area with fully equipped kitchen including a 'La Cornue' cooker, hood, large refrigerator, microwave, professional dishwasher (washing in 4 minutes), food processors, coffee Expresso machine, ice-cream freezer
  • Dining room with 2 tables, tablecloths embroidered in the name of the property 'La Cerisaie'
  • The salon has a beautiful Provencal fireplace, L-shaped sofa, armchairs, coffee table, piano, satellite TV (US, GB and Middle-East channels), stereo system, DVD player, etc.
  • Huge spiral staircase to the upper levels, made of Espei stone (a local stone)
  • Guest toilet

First Floor

  • The master bedroom has a king size bed, cupboards, telephone, and complete bathroom with shower, bath-tub, 2 basins, direct opening onto the private terrace. A cot is available
  • The office opens onto a terrace and has a small piano, fax machine, internet connection, and TV with satellite channels
  • Separate WC
  • This floor is not allowed for children under 18 years old

Second Floor

  • Vast room that serves as a dormitory for children. It has a 40 cm high wooden podium with 8 single beds, many cupboards, a playing area, and desk corners
  • Separate WC and a shower-room with 2 showers and 2 basins.

Outside

  • The outdoor area has a kiosk with benches in the shape of a snail and shaded table
  • Shower ingeniously hidden in a former stone well
  • 2 Fountains (which are not protected) and planted garden of lavenders, boxwood, cherry trees, cypress, rose trees and on a lower level of the garden a section “à la Francaise” garden
  • The L-shaped swimming pool (17 m x 8.5 m) with diving board is protected by a wrought iron fence
  • Private tennis court
  • The opportunity exists to organize very large parties outside in the garden within the 7 hectares of land planted with vines that produce 'Côte du Luberon' wines
  • Large parking area

Amenities

4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms

Sleeps 14 Guests


Details

Bedroom Details

Bedroom 1 (Garden Level): Two single beds (90 cm), small private bathroom (shower, basin, and WC), interconnecting door with bedroom 2, and direct access to the garden
Bedroom 2 (Garden Level): (25m2) Double bed (140 cm), A/C, small private bathroom (shower, basin, and WC), inter-connecting door with bedroom 1, and direct access to the garden
Bedroom 3 (First Floor): Master bedroom - (90 m2) - King size bed (180 cm), A/C, cupboards, private telephone line, private bathroom (shower, bathtub, double washbasins, and door opening directly onto a private terrace), and separate WC. Please note that a roll-away bed can be arranged in this bedroom
Bedroom 4 (Second Floor): Children's dormitory - 8 single beds (90 cm), many cupboards, playing area, desk corner, private bathroom (2 showers, and double washbasins), and separate WC

Pool Details

L-shaped swimming pool (17 m x 8.5 m) with diving board, protected by a wrought iron fence

Staff and Services

Daily cleaning service: 8 hours per day (8 am-12 pm, 3 pm-7 pm) (7 days per week)
Final cleaning
English Meet and Greet
Toiletries provided in each bathroom (i.e. soap, shampoo, shower gel, body lotion, Kleenex, cotton swab, cotton wool cleansing)
First necessity grocery and laundry products provided
Bath and swimming pool towels changed every day
Bed linen changed once per week

Staff and Services (at additional cost)

Breakfast service on request at time of reservation including coffee, tea, fresh squeezed orange juice, milk, yogurt, pastries and croissants, jams, eggs
First dinner at the arrival (buffet style)
Babysitting
Personal laundry
Chef at home
On request, we can arrange for musicians (classic and jazz)

Location Details

'La Cerisaie' is located between Lacoste and Bonnieux. The village of Bonnieux, with its small shops, cafes, restaurants, is 5 km away. Apt and its famous Saturday market is only 12 km away
Avingnon (40 km)
Aix-en-Provence (45 km)
Marseilles (100 km, 75-minute drive)

Villa Notes

Sorry, no pets
The staff can provide some assistance at meals but are not available for full-time cooking or clean-up
Included during the off season: heating and wood for the open fireplace
Local taxes are included in the rates

Rates

Travel Dates Bedrooms Min. Night Stay Nightly Rates
June 13, 2020 - March 26, 2022
5 7 $ 2612 *
March 26, 2022 - March 26, 2023
5 7 $ 2612 *
USD rates above based on approximate currency conversion. Holiday dates may not be listed in rate chart. Rates are subject to change without notice. Please confirm rate, holiday dates, and currency with your Villa Specialist at time of booking.

Tax Service Charge Details *

Please be advised a security deposit will be collected at time of booking and returned after travel. The prices above are communicated per night according to the number of nights minimum. For shorter or longer stays, ask for a quotation. This can be more or less expensive than the expected prorated amount.

Security Deposit Details

€5,000 pre-collected

Minimum Stay Details

1 Week.


Exclusive Offers

At Villas of Distinction, we’re grateful for each and every one of our guests, and we’re committed to providing an incomparable escape from start to finish. So, this holiday season, we’re celebrating you with two ways to get more for your getaway. New 2022 reservations made now through December 5th, will receive their choice of up to a $2,000 Villas of Distinction Visa® Prepaid Card or up to $2,000 Destination Dollars - on us!

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Location

Villa information may change without notice and should be confirmed with our villa rental specialists.