Bonnieux House, Bonnieux, Provence

Village house with super view for 2 + 2

 

The house circled in the beautiful village of Bonnieux, and its outstanding view.

Right in the wonderful village of Bonnieux, with an excellent view, a homely village house for 2 + 2, with everything at your doorstep. A chance to experience real village life in the most beautiful corner of Provence.

Living Rooms

The house is set over 4 floors. The ground floor has kitchen and dining room. The 1st floor has the living room and master bedroom. The 2nd floor up has bathroom and roof terrace. And on the lower ground floor is the second bedroom and bathroom.

 

The dining room and kitchen make up the ground floor, at street level.

The kitchen is equipped with oven, 4-ring gas stove, fridge-freezer, microwave and coffee machine. The dining room faces south to the view and is a lovely sunny room. The house retains the authentic charm of exposed beams and original floors.

Looking from dining room to kitchen, with stairs down to bedroom 2 in between. The view from the dining room.

Up one floor from the kitchen is the living room with sofa and TV/DVD. TV stations are French and some English-language news channels. The house has WiFi internet.

 

First floor up, the living room with TV/DVD, and stairs up to the roof terrace and bathroom.

With the steps and different levels the house is not suitable for young children or those with mobility issues.




Bedrooms

The house has two bedrooms. The master bedroom on the first floor is a double with 1.6m-wide bed (5.25ft) and view to the south. Up one level is a small shower room with shower, WC and basin.

 

The master bedroom is on the first floor up, and its shower room is on the floor above.

On the lower level are the second bedroom and bathroom. The trundle bed here is either a single or can convert into a double, but this room is best suited to children. The bathroom has bath with overhead shower, basin, WC, and clothes washing machine.

 

At lower ground level are the second bedroom and bathroom.



Outside

 

Roof terrace and its view.

On the top level the house has a south-facing roof terrace with stunning view over the Luberon valley and mountain.

 

The roof terrace has deckchairs and dining table to make the most of the view. The red arrow is pointing to the house, on the south flank of Bonnieux.

The roof terrace has table and chairs for outside dining, and deckchairs to enjoy the view.

There is parking in the street below the house.





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 two 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

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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 : Tony

Evesham, UK

Date of stay: 2018-09-01

A Charming House In Bonnieux

We spent a delightful week in this charming cottage in the lovely old village of Bonnieux. The property was just as described, furnished very tastefully in keeping with its old cottage character and had everything we needed. Its position on the hillside gave wonderful views over the wooded valleys of the Luberon and, at the time we were there, an opportunity to watch bee-eaters gliding around just in front of the windows and roof terrace. The village itself was was a delightful example of Luberon hilltop communities with many small roads and alleyways to explore, (inevitably there is limited parking but it's a small price to pay for the old charm atmosphere!). There was a good selection of restaurants and small shops, including a small supermarket where we could get everything we needed. Christine, the owner, was most helpful both during the booking process and while we were at the property, responding very promptly to any queries we had. This was an ideal property for us to explore the Luberon from on our first visit to the area. It rates as one of the very best among many cottages we have stayed in and we would certainly recommend it to any friends and relatives thinking of visiting this part of France. Thanks again for a memorable holiday.

Reviewed by : Anthony K

Manchester, UK

Date of stay: 2018-09-07

What a charming Cottage in a lovely village.

The house is perched on the side of the hill in the charming village of Bonnieux with views over the wooded hills of the Luberon. What a lovely spot to explore the area from. The cottage had everything we needed when we ate in and several good restaurants within walking distance when we wanted to eat out. Christine, the owner was really helpful and very quick to respond to any queries we had. Many thanks.

Reviewed by : Grit

Germany

Date of stay: 2018-05-18

Wonderful authentic house

A wonderful authentic house – we enjoyed it and Bonnieux, all the colours and tastes of the provence in May 2018. We will come back!

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Weekly Rates


March650 euros
April750 euros
May800 euros
June - September900 euros
October750 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 4 people. 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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