Villa near St Remy de Provence

Villa - Entire home/apt · Chemin de l'Auriol et Mouroumiou, Barbentane, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur 13570, France
Your host, Lydie
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The Space

All Provence colors and scents! Barbentane village is a perfect location between Avignon and St Remy de Provence. The House is in the natural setting of “La Montagnette” acclaimed by Frederic Mistral and Alphonse Daudet.

Enjoy the 2000sqm walled landscaped gardens with local trees and plants: Aleppo Pine trees, Cypress, Olive trees, Laurier-tin, Chenes Verts, thyme, lavender, rosemary...
Watch the views of medieval Anglica tower and the Mont Ventoux mountain.
While Cigales are singing, refresh in the swimming pool, sunbathe on a long chair, have a snack in the pool house, dine outside under the arbor.

Seasonal fresh fruits, vegetables, and cheeses shopping at the local and organic village store?
Fresh breads and cakes from the village bakery?
Firewood pizza take away at the village?
Whatever your food mood is the fully equipped kitchen decorated after Vincent Van Gogh colors has all you need for great family meals.

Heart of the 150sqm villa, ‘Roussillon’ Ochre colored walls, light and opened to nature,
Enjoy lunch with great views of the medieval village of Barbentane, the Bretoule windmill and the garden,
Have an afternoon nap on one of the sofas,
Choose sunshine or shadow with the bay windows and electric shutters.

Pick your bedroom!
Twin, Queen or King size bed with comfortable mattresses and pillows,
View over the garden olive tree, Aleppo pine tree or Laurier tin,
Next to the shower room or with attached bathroom,
Each bedroom decoration gives a modern and light Provence atmosphere for a perfect private and cozy space.
Bed linen, bath towels and swimming pool towels are included.
Bathroom with WC and shower room and WC in the villa.
Shower room with WC in the pool house.
Hairdryers are available in the shower room and in the bathroom.

Of course some specials for the special ones!
A high chair to share happy familly meals ; noodles, balls and dive rings for great fun in the swimming pool ; a travel cot for a peaceful and restful sleep.

• Motorized sliding entrance gate
• High walls, wall and chain link fabric all around the property.
• Shutters for each window of the villa (windows bars on small windows)
• Smoke detectors and monoxide carbon detectors in the villa
• Certified security cover for the swimming pool

ACTIVITIES & SERVICES available at the village and nearby:
• Bakery & pastries: 1.5km
• Local fruits, vegetables, cheeses: 1.5km
• Butcher: 1.8km
• Supermarket: 3km
• Pizza restaurant and take away: 1.5km
• Restaurants: 1.8km
• Pharmacy: 1.5km
• Doctor: 1.5km
• Pediatrician: 1.5km
• Nurse: 0.5km
• Hospital: 8km
• Hair dresser: 1.5km
• Newspapers/Magazines/Cigarettes: 1.5km
• Bank: 2.3km (car) / 1km (walking)
• ATM: 2.3km (car) / 1km (walking)
• Post office: 2.5km (car) / 1km (walking)
• Gas station: 3km
• Movie theater: 8km (Utopia movie theater, Avignon, for movies in original version with subtitles / several other movie theaters in Avignon)
• Horse and Pony Riding : 4,8km (Barbentane, Les écuries de la Montagnette)
• Golf club: 3.6km (Barbentane Lou Compact) / 19km (Grand Avignon)
• Skate park: 300m (Barbentane)
• Tennis: 12.5km (Avignon)
• Bowling: 12.5km (Avignon)
• Ice rink: 13km (Avignon)

• Avignon Caumont Airport (20min / 15km to the house)
• Marseille Provence Airport (1h04min / 85km (54km on highway) to the house)
• Avignon TGV train station (14min / 9km to the house)
• Avignon car sleeper train dedicated station (16min / 11km to the house)
• Highway A7 or A9 Avignon exit.

• Arles (32km / 35min)
• Avignon (11km / 16min)
• Barbentane
• Les Baux de Provence (23km / 29min)
• Camargue (68km / 1h10min)
• Chateauneuf du Pape (27km / 31min)
• Fontaine de Vaucluse (37km /56min)
• Fontvieille (24km / 27min)
• Frigolet Abbey (5km / 7min)
• Gordes (47km / 50min)
• Isle sur la Sorgue (29km / 39min)
• Maussane (21km / 41min)
• Menerbes (44km / 45min)
• Mont Ventoux (57km / 60min)
• Montmajour Abbey (28km / 31min)
• Nimes (39km / 44min)
• Orange (39km / 33 min)
• Pont du Gard (25km / 30min)
• Roussillon (51km / 55min)
• Saint Remy de Provence (17km / 22min)
• Senanque Abbey (47km / 50min)
• Tarascon (16km /20min)
• Vaison la Romaine (60km /1h21min)

Pets are welcome with and additional charge of 5 euros per night per pet (maximum charge 15 euros per pet)

From October 1st to April 30th the heating system is on in the house. As consumption depends on people and weather condition, to be fair with every guest, those service charges are calculated with the readings (check in and check out) of your exact consumption of electricity and Gas. Those charges are to be paid at check out.

Guest Access

During their stay guests have private and full access to the house, the garden, the swimming pool and the pool-house.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Accommodates: 8
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 3.5
Beds: 6
Extra people: No Charge
Minimum Stay: 3 nights
Security Deposit: $982
Cleaning Fee: $126
Check In: 5:00 PM
Check Out: 10:00 AM
Cancellation: Strict
Overall Guest Satisfaction
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  • Superbe villa, proche de plein de coins touristiques.
    Très agréables échange avec l'hôte.
    Bref une expérience à renouveler!

    June 2014
  • We loved our stay at Lydie's place - it was very clean, well organised with everything we needed and such a private retreat after being out and about sightseeing etc. Great to come back to the pool area and relax and lots of space in the house as well. Lydie's Mum was very warm and welcoming and we had fun trying to communicate without English! We enjoyed exploring the historic aspects of Barbentane, being close to Avignon and the surrounding area, and the locals were friendly. Highly recommended!

    June 2014
  • Dear Lydie! It was really fabulous week! spacious rooms and area around нouse. peacfull and beautiful view! Barbentane cнarming town witн few cafe, pastissery, and tennis court (on tнe top of нill). We travel a lot - St Remy de Provence, Mon Ventux, Aix en Provence, Les Baux. fontaine Vaucluse, Gord ect.... it was very convenient. We are really нope to return next year.
    Villa fully equiped! 2 batнrooms, 4 bedrooms. it is very comfortable for company 6-7 persons.
    strongly recommended!!!

    Victoria & co

    June 2014
  • We had a fantastic family reunion in this fabulous house in the end of May. The wonderful pictures on the AirBnB website are very accurate. Our experience in the Provence wouldn't have been the same without Lydie's house waiting for us after wonderful day trips in the area. The house is perfect for big groups - we were 6 people, but there is enough place for 8 people in four bedrooms. The kitchen is very well equipped and we dined every night in the house at the spacious dining room table. There is a wonderful pool with lots of seating around which was perfect after a long day of activities. Check in and check out was with Lydie's adorable mom (she speaks French and Italian) and the communication with Lydie prior to our stay was super easy and prompt. All important numbers and important things for the house were written down in English which was helpful.
    The Barbentane village center is a 10 minute walk from the house. You can buy groceries, fresh bread, there's even a pizzeria, a bank, and a post office. Lydie's house is perfectly located and makes it very easy to explore this breathtaking region of France. We never drove more than 1 hour and were delighted by the beauty of Provence.
    The place is so wonderful that we definitely want to come back- we hope very soon.

    May 2014
  • We were two families from Goa , India , in all seven of us travelling with children. Right from the time of booking Lydie was very prompt with her mails and also proficient with her advice.
    We were received by her mother Giaclina , a very gracious host. Although she didn't speak English and our French speaking skills were limited we managed fine thanks to the written instructions.
    The house is beautiful and very well equipped . We loved the tranquility here. Barbentane is 20 minutes away from Avignon and perfectly located for day trips around Provence. We took in the Sunday market at L'isle sur la Sorgue, Gordes(lovely vistas) , Avignon, Chateauneux du pape, Orange, Nimes, St Remy de Provence and Pont du Gard.
    We used to love coming back to the warm house after the day trip .
    We would love to come back here some time in the future.

    May 2014
  • After a week in the busy & crowded streets of Paris, spending the next few days in Lydie's house was truly a vacation! So peaceful and restful, it was exactly what our family needed. Our only regret is not staying longer -- five days is not enough to experience the beauty of Provence! The villa is situated in a perfect location in Barbentane, conveniently close to the TGV station, and central to all the must-see historic sites.

    The house was perfect for our extended family of 8, which included 2 children and their 2 grandparents -- it was very spacious, with a large dining room that seats 10 people. The kitchen was so complete and so well-equipped with everything we could possibly need, that we decided to cook all our meals there, instead of dining out. Lydie provided us with a handy list of nearby places we could drive to for supplies, and her mum was very helpful in pointing us to the wifi-equipped spots in the village.

    So much care was put into the details by Lydie and her mum into making sure that the guests were comfortable, such as providing new fluffy color-coded towels; new clean sheets and extra comforters; complete bathroom amenities (with wonderfully scented handsoap); more than enough plates & utensils for several meals so we didn't have to run the dishwasher so often; tables & shelves in the bedrooms for our personal belongings; a bread basket and bread-cutting board; and plastic containers (and even wax paper) to store extra food. We felt truly at home.

    We definitely will be coming back for another, but this time, longer stay at Lydie's house. :)

    May 2014
  • Nous avons passé de très bon moments dans cette maison. Les photos sont parfaitement en accord avec le bien reel, la maison est extrêmement bien équipée (vaisselle, draps, couverture, serviettes... ) et très agréable a vivre. La maison est très spacieuse (nous étions 7 femmes pour une capacité maximale de 8) et la presence de deux salles de bain dont une avec double lavabo a été plus qu'un avantage. La surface des jardins (deux niveaux piscine et BBQ) est très intéressante surtout si des enfants vous accompagne. Le meilleur spot de cette maison reste la balancelle au soleil presque oute l'âpres midi :)

    Je recommande chaudement cette location et moi même j'y retournerais un jour !

    May 2014
  • Lydia's mom is the one who welcome us , the house is fully equipped , beautifully arranged. even though we can not speak French, but everything is communicate well . We had a fabulous time over there, relax our vacation totally , thanks our landlady.

    April 2014
  • We really enjoyed staying at Lydie's house in Barbentane. The house is well equipped with lots of cutlery, pots and dishes so there are plenty of cups and glasses, ect. I also appriciate that three cubes of washing powder were there to operate the washing machine and some soap in the bathroom.
    However, we did not cook so often but prefered to go out for dinner. Especially the small restaurant "The Romarin" in Barbentane offers an excellent menue starting from 13 €, but other French restaurants do that as well. Lydie's mother was very friendly. We do not speak French (only very, very little) but she was patient and explained everything with the help of the documentation you have to sign at arrival and departure. The place is a very good starting point for day-tours (Pond du Gard was amazing, but also Gordes, Roussilon, the Carmargue region etc.). We actually used the pool once but the water was still too cold (what do you expect in April), however, the pool area and the pool house are lovely and we would like to come back another time.
    Another thing to point out is the good communication. Lydie answered our mails quickly and gave us some great tip to attend the Sunday Market in L'Isle de la Sourge.
    We absolutley recomend this place and when we came back to Germany we told our friends and family about this great place.
    April 2014

    April 2014
  • Our stay in Provence was a dream, and Lydie's house was an important part of it. We were two couples and four young children. The house was perfect for us. The weather was good, the children enjoyed the garden a lot, we had lunch outside, and our dinners were very agreeable, in the dining room that overlooks the garden.

    This a very well equipped house, and the kitchen has everything you'll need to prepare meals with the wonderful ingredients you can only find in France (the only things missing: a cutting board, knives and some recipients for leftovers). Giaclina, Lydie's mother, was very welcoming and even left some crayons, pencils and a coloring book for the children and a bottle of wine for us. She was also very patient with us during check-out (thank you, thank you!). Oh, and before our arrival she did some grocery shopping for us, since we'd be arriving at night from a 24h trip with the kids. What could be better than that?

    We loved the location, close to many attractions and about 10 minutes away from Avignon. You have to have a car, though.

    Lydie answers the emails really quickly, our communication was excellent.

    If you, like us, are a family with kids, bear in mind that one of the bedrooms is downstairs, in the basement, so it will not do for small kids because of the stairs. Also, you pay for electricity in the end of your stay, which in our case turned out to be EUR 13 per day.

    I hope to go back to Provence really soon, and Lydie's house is definitely where we will stay.

    March 2014
    Response from Lydie:

    I have purchased some additional items for the kitchen :-)
    The electricity and gas are to be paid at check out only in winter time when the heating system is on (October 1st to April 30th). As consumption depends on people and weather condition, to be fair with every guest, those service charges are calculated with the readings (check in and check out) of guests exact consumption of electricity and Gas.

    March 2014
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Let me give you a little bit of History about me, my family and the House and how it comes it is listed here today. My father was raised in an old house in the center of Barbentane village. In 1969 he decided to buy a land outside the village. This land was then known by locals as “Les petits Pins” (“The small pine trees”). Working in the construction industry my father wanted to build himself his own house. After two years, working on vacations, evenings, weekends and receiving some advices and help from some colleagues, the House was built. Early 2000, while I am working for an IT consulting company in south of France, I decide to launch a personal project: make this Family Country House a Vacation Home for myself and my Guests all year long. After 5 years, working on vacations, some weekends and receiving some advices and help from my father and my mother, the Vacation Home was completed! The Villa and the Garden went through renovations and upgrades meeting main requirements: keep true to the natural setting of La Montagnette and Provence, be comfortable, easy living, spacious and secure. Welcome and Enjoy your stay in your Vacation Home in Provence. *********************************************************************** Je voudrais partager avec vous une partie de mon histoire, celle de ma famille et de cette maison et comment elle est ici aujourd’hui. Mon père a grandi dans une vieille maison dans le centre du village de Barbentane. En 1969 il décida d’acheter un terrain en dehors du village. Ce terrain était alors appelé par les villageois “Les petits Pins”. Travaillant dans le bâtiment mon père voulait construire lui-même sa maison. Au bout de deux années de travail pendant les vacances, les soirées, les weekends et avec les conseils et l’aide de quelques collègues, la maison était construite. Au début des années 2000, alors que je travaille pour une société de conseil informatique dans le sud de la France, je décide de réaliser un projet personnel : transformer cette maison de campagne familiale en une résidence de vacances pour moi-même et pour mes invités tout au long de l’année. Au bout de cinq années de travail pendant les vacances, certains weekends et avec les conseils et l’aide de mon père et de ma mère, la résidence de vacances était achevée. La Villa et le Jardin ont été rénovés et améliorés de façon à conserver l’aspect naturel de la Montagnette et de la Provence tout en étant confortables, faciles à vivre, spacieux et sécurisés. Bienvenue et Profitez de votre séjour dans votre résidence de vacances en Provence.
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