Europe / France / Provence
Val Bleu is a rustic style and charming Provencal 'mas' for 21 guests, in an exceptional location, a haven of peace at the foot of the Luberon overlooking the beautiful village of Bonnieux.
This property is located at the heart of a magnificent 3 ha (7 acre) park. This estate is ideal for guests who would like to enjoy the amazing colors of Provence, stroll through the landscaped gardens surrounded by fruit trees and breathe in the many different Mediterranean essences of rosemary, lavender and thyme, and be marveled by the stone bories and ruins in the park of this antique farmhouse.
This stone built 'mas' has 300 square meters of high quality living space, fully air-conditioned, with seven suites entirely renovated with excellent taste and refinement. There is an entrance hall with a guest cloakroom with WC. A large cool spacious living room and dining area, with high ceilings and comfortable sofas (one of which is convertible as a 140 cm sofa bed) large corner fireplace, TV (satellite) and to the back is the large dinning table for 14 person’s, and a library area on the overlooking mezzanine.
The a pretty Provencal kitchen fully equipped kitchen with, cooking stove, hot plate, 2 ovens, microwave, refrigerator, US fridge/freezer, freezer, ice machine, coffee maker, Nespresso, dishwasher, toaster, kettle...
There are also three double bedrooms on this floor. All these bedrooms have an en-suite bathroom with shower, basin, and WC.
On the garden level, there are three additional bedrooms, the children's room with three single beds and a small en-suite shower room; and two larger double bedrooms with full en-suite bathroom. There is also a laundry room with washing machine, dryer, vacuum cleaner, and ironing board extra fridge and a freezer. There is also a Finnish sauna (4 places - heating 80°).
At the back of the mezzanine (first floor) above the living room, there is a small double bedroom with en-suite shower room.
On the second floor, there is the master bedroom with a double bed and a single bed, open bathroom with separate WC, sitting area with a desk in the veranda.
Outside, the lush green lawns in front of the 'mas' guests may enjoy the outdoor Jacuzzi /Spa near the heated and covered swimming pool with a pool alarm system and removable cover (6 m x 12.5 m and with a depth: 1.5 m to 2 m) There is a summer kitchen with dining facilities and a barbecue and a small fridge.
One can relax around the large sun terrace by the pool or for the more energetic enthusiast you can play table tennis or basket ball and other games. There is a work out area (under the veils behind the fountain) with a Nordic Track gluteal muscle bike.
The nearest village is Bonnieux, over 1 kilometer one of the many historic hilltop villages in the region. Dating back to Roman times where you will find plenty of small shops, bakeries, small supermarket, pharmacy and banks, there is a local weekly markets a perfect place to stroll around, and have a drink in one of the many cafes or having a meal in one of the restaurants’.
Just 10 kilometers away is Apt, a bustling town, it’s colorful Saturday market and attractive old town is a must. There are also several large supermarkets ideal to do the weekly shop.
You will find some good restaurants here too. Slightly further afield but still only a relatively short drive are Avignon and Aix en Provence, both of which would make wonderful day trips.
8 Bedrooms, 7 Bathrooms
Sleeps 21 Guests
- Baby cot & High chair
- Games for children
- Kids ground area with swings and a toboggan
- Wireless internet
- Work out area with Nordic Track machines
- Finnish sauna
- Iron and Ironing Board
- Fully equipped kitchen
- Coffee maker
- outdoor shower
- 2 Hammocks
- Pizza oven
- Summer kitchen
- Ping-Pong Table
- Petanque court
- TV's in the bedrooms
- Basket for basketball
- Football and handball fields
Bedroom 1 (Main Level): Two single beds (90 cm x 2) and en-suite bathroom with shower, washbasin, and WC
Bedroom 2 (Main Level): Two single beds (90 cm x 2) and en-suite bathroom with shower, washbasin, and WC
Bedroom 3 (Main Level): Queen size bed (160 cm) and en-suite bathroom with shower, washbasin, and WC
Bedroom 4 (Garden Level): Queen size bed (160 cm) fireplace, and en-suite full bathroom with large bath, shower, double washbasins, and WC
*Bedroom 5 (Garden Level): Queen size bed (160 cm) + large single bed (140 cm) + single bed (90 cm) and small en-suite shower room (shower, washbasin, and WC) On request at an additional cost
*Bedroom 6 (Garden Level): Single beds x 3 (90 x 3) with en-suite shower room - On request at an additional cost
Bedroom 7 (First Floor - Mezzanine): Queen size bed (160 cm) and en-suite shower room shower, washbasin, and WC
Bedroom 8 (Second Floor): Master suite - Queen size bed (160 cm) one extra single bed (90 cm) wooden floor, integrated wardrobe, small sitting area in the veranda overlooking the garden, open en-suite bathroom with large bath, shower, double washbasins, and separate WC.
Heated and covered swimming pool with a pool alarm system and removable cover (dimensions - width: 6 m / length: 12.5 m / depth: 1.5 m to 2 m)
Staff and Services
Cleaning service: 3 hours per week
Weekly linen change on Saturday
Pool and garden maintenance: twice per week
Meet and greet with welcome basket
Toiletries restocked on Saturday
Staff and Services (at Additional Cost)
Chef at home
Bonnieux shops & restaurants 1 km
Apt & supermarket 9 km
Avignon & TGV 48 km
Aix en Provence 50 km
Marseille international airport 87 km
Saint Remy de Provence 45 km
Weddings allowed but from Saturday to Saturday (extra costs may apply according to guests' request). Capacity: up to 150 guests. For the events, the cost will be the standard price for 1 week + 25% of the price week
A wedding planner and portable toilets are required for the event.
Equipment for babies and children: baby cot and high chair, and games for children
Guests note: Late arrivals may incur an additional cost and some properties may not permit check-in after 8 PM. Please inquire.
1 Week, Saturday to Saturday. Nov to March 2019 minimum 4 nights on request. Minimum night stay may vary by villa. Please contact a villa specialist to confirm.
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