Villa near St Remy de Provence

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

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.

SWIMMING POOL, POOL HOUSE & GARDEN.
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.

FULLY EQUIPPED KITCHEN
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.

LIVING ROOM & DINING ROOL
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.

BEDROOMS & BATHROOMS
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.

BABIES & KIDS
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.

SECURITY
• 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)

GETTING HERE & AROUND:
• 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.

WHAT TO VISIT IN THE AREA:
• 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 WELCOME
Pets are welcome with and additional charge of 5 euros per night per pet (maximum charge 15 euros per pet)

WINTER TIME
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.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 8
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 3.5
Beds: 6
Extra people: No Charge
Minimum Stay: 3 nights
Security Deposit: $996
Cleaning Fee: $128
Check In: 5:00 PM
Check Out: 10:00 AM
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Cancellation: Strict

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  • 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
    Lydie
    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
  • Lydie De Negri: Lydie has a beautiful home in Barbentane. It is in a wonderful location for day trips to the fascinating sites in this part of Provence. The home is warm, comfortable and very well kept. Our only regret was that we were there at a very cold time of the year—it snowed! We never got a chance to appreciate the grounds around her home, nor the pool, or the pool house. Maybe next time!

    December 2013
  • We really enjoyed our stay in this wonderful house. We recommend it for anybody who would like to understand the true atmosphere of Provence. Lydie and her parents are so welcoming that we felt like at home :) We wish to come back there soon :)

    November 2013
  • The best experience I've had on AirBNB to date. Excellent information before the trip. An absolutely wonderful host at the villa. The place is amazing, and close to many lovely things. The best people and the best place. It was an absolute joy.

    October 2013
  • Lydie’s Villa was perfect for our group of six—3 couples from Minnesota spending a week in Provence. The spacious house and large garden is lovely and well cared for. We had a warm welcome from Lydie’s parents who were there to check us in when we arrived. The house is well equipped. The large, sunny dining room was our favorite room with its big windows offering views of the charming garden and the town of Barbentane in the distance. This was where we started everyday with breakfast and gathered at the end of the day with a glass of wine to plan the next day’s adventure. The pool and pool house was another relaxing gathering place to enjoy the beauty and peacefulness of the garden overlooking the house. Yes, some of us took a dip in the pool even in September!

    The villa was in a perfect location for day trips throughout Provence. We explored Avignon, Arles, Orange, Nimes, Aix, Les Baux de Provence and Pont du Gard among other places. But most of all, we enjoyed experiencing life in the village of Barbentane. We were fortunate to be there to attend the annual Horse Festival, (Cheval en Fete) featuring Camarque ponies being paraded through the village and a marvelous horse show. We shopped in the local stores and dined in the local restaurants and explored the local sights—the Bretoule Windmill (a short walk), Barbentane’s medieval tower and the Frigolet Abbey. We had a wonderful and memorable time in Provence at Lydie’s villa. We highly recommend it.

    September 2013
  • It was really great to stay at Lydie's villa! Very comfortable, kind and stylish, fresh air, small Provence city Barbentane near the villa, everithing reflected a very good atmosphere of real Provence. Recommend to stay there!

    September 2013
  • This place is very lovely. We stayed there with our dogs for 10 days. At our arrival we were greeted by Lydies Mum and Dad and they showed us arround. You will find a huge place, which accomodates easily 8 people. The only mini down were the pine needles which fall into the pool. But the pool got cleaned every second day. All in all a very lovely house, garden and pool! I would recommand to go there!

    August 2013
  • I don't think our experience could have been any better. From the very beginning Lydie was prompt, thorough, and very easy to deal with and her mom could not have been more welcoming or friendly. Even though she did not speak English, and we speak very(!) little French, communication was not a problem and we had all questions answered.

    The house is exactly as described if not better with plenty of room to move around. There were 7 of us, all female, and we never had an issue. The pool is gorgeous and relaxing; the grounds are well maintained; and the cicadas provide a very warm type of white background noise (once you acclimate). We were delighted to come "home" each night during our stay.

    Barbentane is a terrific launching point for day trips all throughout Provence, and Avignon is only minutes away.

    I have nothing but positive things to say, and would highly recommend Lydie and her home to anyone thinking of staying in the area!

    July 2013
  • The house was wonderful - we really enjoyed the pool and the short walk into town. We rode out bikes and visited a few of the nearby wineries.

    July 2013
  • Eight of us- two families stayed there. Very comfortable holiday villa conveniently located close to Avignon, St remy, lavender fields, etc. Hosts very helpful- Lydie guided us well on getting there, things to do there prior to the trip, and her mother who is the person in charge locally was very warm and welcoming. House is well equipped with lots of pots and pans, linens, etc. We had asked for extra fans to take care of the summer heat which were arranged. There is a large open area outside including a nice pantry and change area by the pool. Great place to stay for families.

    July 2013
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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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