Magnificent Mas Provençal du 18ème; shady terrace under 300 yr old Plane trees, swimming pool, extensive landscaped grounds. Sleeps 12.
"Mas Amoureuse" provides 450m² of high quality living space; it is entirely private, secluded and set in its own 6 acres of lush landscaped grounds only 10 minutes away from Isle sur la Sorgue. Quietly nestled in the countryside among the fruit trees, sunflowers, wine cellars and charming little Provencal villages of Le Thor, Isle sur la Sorgue and Velleron. Only 20 minutes from the historical Papal city of Avignon and 1 hour from Marseille. Within 10 minutes you will find plenty of local shops for fresh bread, croissants and patisseries. As you come through the elegant iron gates into the property and drive slowly down the stately lavender and Cyprus bordered driveway you will gradually appreciate the splendor of the Mas.
The Mas boasts an extremely well equipped modern kitchen with "La Canche" stove, 5 gas and electric oven and separate open fireplace/barbecue, central island with sink in black granite, work tops in the same granite along the side of the kitchen with second sink and plenty of cupboards below. Highly polished walnut dining table and chairs to seat 12 people and walnut cabinets that store fine glassware, plates and cutlery. Second kitchen/Laundry area with 2 dishwashers 3rd dishwasher for wine glasses only, microwave, American fridge, second fridge and freezer etc, Washing machine, dryer, microwave, and coffee machines. This gourmet kitchen opens onto the charming flowered stone terrace where you will find two fer forgé tables and 16 fer forgé chairs perfect for outdoor meals and a canapé and cushions for lazing in the shade under the 300 yr old plane trees.
To the side of this immaculate kitchen is an impressive cool lounge with fireplace also opening out onto the terrace with pretty canapé and armchairs to relax in. Antique furniture and fabulous paintings furnish the room and fine draped curtains frame the French windows. To one side is an antique fer forgé (iron) staircase that climbs up into the 5th bedroom and below it if you step down a few steps and go through an antique doorway you will discover the 4th bedroom. This 4th bedroom opens out onto the garden.
On the other side of the Mas is the pretty TV lounge with cozy sofas satellite TV, bureau and antique bookcase and Internet, all the rooms have high ceilings and the floors are either beautifully tiled or they have sea grass fitted. The stately entrance hall has the original wide staircase and antique mirror on the wall, upstairs you will find the 3 other bedrooms.
Mas Amoureuse has 6 sunny cheerful bedrooms in all, 1 with 2 x single beds (90cm) and 5 with king size beds, one being slightly independent and with access from the garden. 5 luxurious bathroom/shower rooms. The main master bedroom is spacious and light; it boasts a huge bathroom en suite with walk in shower, washbasins, bathtub and WC. All the bedrooms have plenty of cupboard space and overlook either the terrace and gardens.
The fantastic 12 x 6m pool is surrounded by lavender plants and stone surrounds with plenty of space for the modern comfortable sun loungers and parasols. The pool house has a WC and shower and the whole is very secluded and peaceful.
Mas Amoureuse is an authentic Provençal Mas that has been renovated with taste and style. The ideal home from home for a large family or group who are looking for a haven of tranquility in this delightful part of France knowing at the same time that they can get up and go and visit all the famous sites and exciting towns nearby.
Accommodation and Amenities:
Cooking Utensils Provided
Maid Service Available
Iron and Board
Satellite TV or Cable TV
Le Thor, Provence-Alpes-Cote D'Azur, France
Home, 6 bedroom, 5 bath, sleeps 12 €5,500 - €7,500 per week