This delightful 2 bedroom Gite, which has been created from a 19th century Bergerie, is set in a quiet rural area, just 5 minutes from the village of Velleron and the famous town of L’Isle sur la Sorgue.
The Gite is ideal for a family holiday or for friends sharing. It is bright, airy and comfortable and has all the modern day comforts, including wifi access and air-conditioning.
There is a large swimming pool, shared only with the owners of the gite.
Set in the heart of the Luberon, you won’t have far to travel to see all the wonderful towns and villages, local vineyards and tbustling markets.
Either peace and tranquillity or activity, this Gite is set in the perfect area. There is so much to see and enjoy, and to’ taste’ the French way of life!
Kitchen/Dining room: The kitchen is very well equipped with a large fridge freezer, microwave (not conventional oven), gas hob, washing machine, magimix expresso machine and toaster. There is a dining table with four chairs.
Bedrooms: There are two bedrooms, one with a double bed and the second with two single beds (they could be made up as a double). Both rooms have wardrobes with plenty of space for clothing. The master bedroom has two large patio doors which lead into the conservatory and have an electric shutter for security and to block out the daylight.
Bathroom: The family bathroom is spacious and bright with a large walk in shower, hand basin and loo.
Conservatory: This large, bright and comfortable room is at the front of the property before giving access to the kitchen and master bedroom. There are sliding doors on to the courtyard allowing the cooling breeze to flow through. There is a TV for playing DVD’s only and there is a huge selection to choose from.
Air-Conditioning: The owners have installed an A/C unit in the main living area, allowing cool air to flow into both bedrooms. A welcome break from the heat in the height of Summer!
Outside: The private, large and secure courtyard is ideal for al fresco dining either in the shade of the ‘abri’ or set amongst the beautiful trees and shrubs. For the budding ping pong players there is table tennis and for the more relaxing moments there are 4 sun loungers.
Garden: The owners of the Gite have fig and cherry trees in the garden which you can enjoy.
Garage: The garage is next to the Gite and is ideal for parking your car out of the sun.
Swimming pool: The pool is 12.40m x 4.60m and is at one level of 1.5m. There is a ladder for access and the pool is surrounded by a low wall and gate. Please note that these do not comply with pool fence safety regulations and therefore the pool is not ideal for children under 5 years old. The pool is shared with the owners. Next to the pool is a large gas barbeque, a large table and chairs, an electric darts board, and a petanque area.
Internet: There is WiFi at the gite
Telephone: There is no telephone at the gite.
Winter heating: This is included in the rental cost.
Gas, electric, & water: Are all included in the rental cost.
End-of-stay cleaning: Is included in the rental cost.
Bed & bathroom linen: Is included in the rental cost. There are also pool towels.
Taxe de Sejour: in France, it is necessary to pay a “Taxe de Séjour” at the end of your stay. It has been included here in the rental cost.
Damage deposit: The owner requests a damage deposit of 500 Euros or £400 on arrival and this will be refunded to you at the end of your stay, less the replacement cost of any breakages.
Change over day: Saturday
Long weekend stays: May be available, please enquire
Pets: May be accepted, please enquire..
Smoking: is permitted outside the villa.
About the local area
The local village -Velleron is a village well serviced with a Tabac (newsagents) bakers, grocers, bank and a post office. The Pizzeria has its own speciality – of foie gras! There is also a takeaway Thai restaurant and café bars
Sports facilities - This is a great location for touring and leisure; there is a golf course nearby and plenty of wood land areas ideal for cycling, walking and horse riding across the beautiful Luberon. The stables are local and ideal for horse lovers.
Markets - There is an evening market every day (except Sundays) in the village where you can select from a range of local growers seasonal produce, a fresh fish stall and also hot cooked chickens for an instant meal! Markets can also be found at a host of other local towns; L’Isle sur la Sorgue on Sunday mornings famous for its antiques, Pernes les Fontaines on Saturdays and Carpentras on Fridays, to mention just a few.
Restaurants - There are some excellent restaurants in L’Isle sur la Sorgue catering for every taste and budget. There is a local Pizzeria in Velleron and a takeaway Thai restaurant.
Supermarket - You’ll find the nearest supermarket in the village and a larger supermarket in L’Isle sur la Sorgue, which is just 5 minutes in the car.
We loved our stay at Villa St Estelle. It was very clean and homely with lots of nice touches and everything we needed to enjoy our holiday. We enjoyed the lovely pool and outside terrace
Ann and Denis were perfect hosts, they were there if we needed help but gave us plenty of privacy.
We would definitely book with JDV again.
Mrs C, London, August 2017
Extremely pleasant and helpful hosts.
Very pleasant, lovely location, exactly as described - not luxurious, but nice, clean and with everything that we needed. We had a lovely week there and pretty much exclusive use of the pool. .
Mrs G, UK
Je voulais juste vous redire que nous avons été très heureux de notre séjour à Velleron
Les propriétaires étaient très charmants et très discrets
La maison très agréable, très propre et très bien équipée
Donc, nous vous remercions vous pour cette belle organisation. Nous ferons certainement appel à vous l"année prochaine
Mme C, Paris, August 2017
NIce accommodation. We appreciated that our jJne vacation could be moved to sep at no extra cost. In June problems with strikes.
Mr B, NETHERLANDS, September 2016
The accommodation was good. We had everything we needed except an oven.
Middlesex, August 2016
Matched website description. Very clean, comfortable. Great air con.
Mrs B, Derbyshire, July 2016
It was very nice. The hosts were extremely nice and helpful. The accommodation were very nicely prepared for us.
Mr L, Cologne, Germany, July 2016
Above our expectations. Possibly the best equipped rental property we have ever stayed in!
Mr K, Middlesex, UK, July 2014