The Little House, Joucas, Provence

Little gem of a rental in the heart of the Luberon

 

The Little House is a perfect 2-bedroom rental for year-round access to the golden triangle of the Luberon. It has all the amenities you might want, including pool and garden, and is 5 minutes stroll to the beautiful village of Joucas, or 10 minutes drive to Gordes. The Little House is part of a hamlet of 4 separate rental properties, each renovated for high-end rentals in 2012.

Living Room

The ground floor is open plan, with immaculate kitchen, dining table and living room.

 

Ground floor with living-dining-kitchen.

The kitchen has fridge/freezer, small dishwasher, oven, 4-ring cooker, microwave and washing machine.

 

In the triple aspect living room are TV/DVD with UK channels, CD player, iPod dock and WiFi internet. French doors open onto the terrace and garden (above right).




Bedrooms

 

Both bedrooms can be a large double or two singles.

Both bedrooms are upstairs and can be configured as either a 1.8m-wide double (6ft) or two single beds.

They share a bathroom with shower, sink, and WC.

 Bathroom shared by the 2 bedrooms.





Garden & Pool

The living room opens onto a large terrace and sun deck with views of the local village, Joucas.

 

On the terrace are a wooden dining table with parasol, sun loungers and a sitting area under the shade of the pergola.

Outside dining table. Little House seen from the bottom of the garden.

In the middle of the lawn beyond the terrace is an above-ground pool which has been dug into the soil. The pool is round and 7 metres in diameter (23 feet).

Entrance to the Little House. Comfortable seating and sunlounging on the terrace.

There is secure parking with gated entrance. The house is one of four available to rent in the hamlet, each with its own private pool and garden. The British owners live very close by and are on hand for any problems, or advice on places to go, things to see.

The Little House from the side, with doors to living room. The expanse of lawn with the 'dug-in' pool and terrace.





The Location

Scenes from the village of Joucas, 500 metres away.

The house is 500 metres, or 3 minutes walk from Joucas, one of the lovely hill-top villages of the Luberon. Joucas has a food store, cafe, tennis courts and a playground. And surprisingly for a small, quiet village, there are three good restaurants in walking distance.

All the other picture-perfect 'perched' hill-top villages of the Luberon are within 15 minutes by car: Gordes, Roussillon, Lacoste, Oppede le vieux, Bonnieux, and Goult. Just beyond are the antiques capital of Isle sur la Sorgue and the very lovely Fontaine de Vaucluse.

Within an hour are Avignon, Aix-en-Provence, St Remy, Mont Ventoux, Les Baux de Provence, Orange, and the start of the Rhone wine trail.

There is a market every day in one of the surrounding villages.

You can make a comfortable day-trip of the Cote d'Azur from Monte Carlo to St Tropez, Marseille, the fishing village of Cassis and the calanques, Arles, Nimes, the Camargue, the Alps, the Gorges du Verdon, and the Rhone wine trail all the way to Lyon.

 

Scenes from the village of Joucas.


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Guest Reviews

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Reviewed by : GlobeTrotting

London

Date of stay: 2018-08-17

Le Mas de Rosemarie - a truly amazing find

We are not normally ones for going back to the same place twice but this is our second year here and we can't wait to go back again. Not only is the house amazing but so is the surrounding area. There is so much to do, you can't possibly get it done in one week. The property places you right in the heart of everything. We have 2 young kids (6 & 8) and they were on the go all week. But there is also plenty to do for older family and those without kids. We stayed in The Little House, which was perfect for us. The garden is huge and our 2 spent most of the week running round and diving into the pool. When they needed to get out of the sun they were able to run in and put on Netflix until they were ready to jump back in the pool again . On both occasions we have been here the property is clean, tidy and well stocked with everything you will need. Not that you need to do any cooking as there are so many fantastic places to eat nearby.

Reviewed by : Ian B

Derbyshire

Date of stay: 2018-06-11

Absolutely fabulous

This is the first time we have stayed at Le Mas De Rosemarie.Absolutely fabulous.The property was perfect,The area is so beautiful, the food fabulous, so many lovely places to visit near by. Nick and Rosemarie a massive thank you we will definitely be returning. Regards Ian

Reviewed by : Cedarstew

Etobicoke, Canada

Date of stay: 2018-06-01

Sensational stay in Provence

Le Mas de Rosemarie - a collection of four houses in a compound just outside of Joucas. In the Little Cottage was beautifully decorated- 2 bedrooms, comfortable living room and spacious harvest table in the kitchen. It was just so clean, airy, very much a French provincial feel. All the amenities were there to use plus we hadbeautiful grounds, our own pool... great outdoor patio for eating plus access to a summer "kitchen"/lounge right next door. There is so much to see and experience in Provence - this was the perfect base - a home away from home. Be warned - the baguettes and fresh market goods are addictive. You will need a car - and a good GPS system to navigate some of the tiny roads.

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Weekly Rates


April 20181120 euros
4 April - 2 May1400 euros
2 May - 30 June1700 euros
30 June - 5 September2100 euros
5 Sept - 3 October1700 euros
3 - 31 October1400 euros


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

Rental periods run from Saturday 4pm to Saturday 10am, minimum of 1 week June - August, and 3 nights minimum the rest of the year.

To secure a booking you would send a 25% deposit, with the balance due 8 weeks before arrival.
 There is a refundable security deposit of 400 euros against any breakages or damage.

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 is not allowed in the property.


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



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