Bonnieux Cottage, Bonnieux, Provence

Village cottage for 2 with wonderful views

View over Luberon valley from the patio. Pool surrounded by lush planted beds.

Bonnieux Cottage is a delightful 1-bedroom house with use of pool, far-reaching views, and just two minutes walk into the beautiful village of Bonnieux. It is newly finished for 2015 to a high standard and is a very comfortable base for exploring the region or experiencing life in an idyllic Provence village. The cottage is on the grounds of the owner's house, but facing away from it and perfectly private. This rental is not suitable for children.

Living Room

 

Living room with kitchen and dining table, facing west to the view.

The living room and kitchen are open-plan and face west to the view through large sliding patio doors.

Well-equipped kitchen. The view through the patio doors.

The kitchen has wall-mounted oven, 4-ring stove, dishwasher, fridge-freezer, microwave, coffee machine, as well as cooking equipment like food mixer. Separately there is use of a washing machine.

 

Sofa and armchair face the view, with to one side TV and to the other a wood-burning stove for winter rentals. The TV has Apple TV and Netflix, and the house has WiFi internet.



Bedroom

 

 

Off the living room are the bedroom and bathroom. The bedroom has a 1.6m-wide bed (5.25ft) which can also be configured as two single beds.

The en suite bathroom has shower and basin, and there is a separate WC.

  





Garden & Pool

The pool is next to the owner's house. Sunloungers and the patio with table and chairs.

The cottage is in the grounds of the owner's house, at the front of the land, so it faces out to the view and not towards the owner's house behind. Guests have use of the pool, the owner will only use it occasionally in their absence.

There are patios with views on two sides of the cottage, with outside dining and lounging furniture.

Looking north towards the Mont Ventoux. View from cottage of the stunning village of Lacoste.

The cottage has the striking views that Bonnieux is known for, stretching for miles over the vineyards and orchards of the Luberon valley, with the hill-top villages of Lacoste and Gordes, the Luberon mountain to the south and the Mont Ventoux to the north.

Sunset view of Bonnieux to the back of the cottage. Pool in the foreground, Lacoste in the background.

There is secure, gated parking by the cottage. The owner is English-speaking and very happy to help with local advice, language problems, etc.

The Location

 
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Bonnieux, one of the most beautiful villages in France, and its weekly market.

If you want to spend a week or more immersed in the life of a beautiful Provence village, the location could not be better. Within three minute's walk are the bakeries, stores, cafes and excellent restaurants of the village, from simple to Michelin-starred.

Bonnieux is stunning to look at on approaching, perched above the vineyards of the Luberon valley, but also a perfect Provencal village on the inside, with architecture and winding streets dating to the middle ages. Bonnieux has fantastic views to Lacoste to the west, Mont Ventoux to the north, and the Luberon mountain to the south.

Market day in Bonnieux is Friday morning, and there is a market in a neighbouring village every day of the week.

Close by are other beautiful, perched, hilltop villages: Gordes, Roussillon, Lacoste, Oppede le vieux, Menerbes, Goult, etc. all within 15 minutes.

From Bonnieux you are by the cleft in the Luberon mountain that gives you access to the south side: more gorgeous villages like Lourmarin, Cucuron, Ansouis and Cadenet to explore, 20 minutes away, and beyond these, the fine city of Aix en Provence. The Cote d'Azur is 2 hours away.

To the west, within an hour or so are Avignon, St Remy, Mont Ventoux, Les Baux de Provence, Orange, Arles, and the Rhone wine trail.

Scenes from the village of Bonnieux.

View from the village of Lacoste across to Bonnieux, the Luberon mountain on the right and Mont Ventoux out of shot on the left.


Bonnieux

Legend

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Famous for:
  • Cedar forest
  • Bakery museum
  • Pont Julien
  • Old church
  • Bishop's residences
Amenities:
  • 8 restaurants and cafés
  • Grocery, baker, pharmacy
  • ATM
  • Market day: Friday

Guest Reviews

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Reviewed by : Michelle

Bonita Springs, Florida

Date of stay: 2019-05-04

Best rental ever!

This property with its gorgeous views was the perfect base for our visit to Provence! The cottage is just charming with everything you could possibly need for your stay. Jutta, the host, could not have been more hospitable and helpful with suggestions for restaurants, sights to explore and more! She even provided wine and cheese as a welcome. Her sweet dog Amy visited us and reminded us of our dogs back home. You cannot be disappointed with this beautiful cottage and Bonnieaux is charming as well with many restaurants, shops and idyllic cobblestone streets to explore! I wish I was back with a glass of rose in my hand right now!

Reviewed by : Deborah

Amherst NH USA

Date of stay: 2019-04-28

Magical Cottage

My husband and I stayed at this sweet little cottage in the south of France ...We were tired after the long flight over from USA and when we arrived everything was so perfectly set up for us ....This sweet little cottage was so clean and cozy ...with yellow roses and a amazing view to embrace us . Jutta was one of the kindest woman I have ever met with willing to help us with places to eat and places to explore ...she is just perfect ..and I hope I cross her path again in life ! This magical spot is for any one that loves nature and slowing down life a little ..It's so clean and cozy and everything is there to make tea or coffee and to sit out side and look at the view ...As I write these words I wish I was just back there right now ...sipping wine and loving this spot in the world! Thanks so much for making our trip so great and we thank you from the bottom of our hearts ! Love the Halls ;)

Reviewed by : Big H

Dorset England

Date of stay: 2018-06-23

Relaxing Holiday

We stayed here for 3 weeks. The cottage has a covered patio with a fantastic view where we spent so much time.All our meals were eaten here apart from when we ventured out.Jutta is so friendly and helpful.. and her dog Amy often comes by for a visit.It is a perfect spot for visiting the other Luberon villages.We had a wonderful relaxing holiday and didn’t want to leave.I would definitely recommend this cottage.

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Weekly Rates


April900 euros
May1000 euros
June1200 euros
July - August1300 euros
September1200 euros
October1000 euros
November - March700 euros
Xmas, New Year1000 euros


Included in the rental rates: bedlinen, towels, utilities, WiFi internet, and after-stay clean.

To secure a booking you would send a 25% deposit, with the balance payable up to 8 weeks before your stay.

Rental periods run from Saturday 4pm to Saturday 10am, 1 week minimum except off-season.
 Cancellation policy: if we can find another booking for your dates we will return any money sent (minus bank charges).

The house is for a maximum of 2 adults and no children. We regret that smoking and pets are not allowed in the house.


Insurance: you need personal liability insurance when you rent a property in France - find out about that here.



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