Floor Plan

Rental Cost

The rent includes all services.
Cleaning at the end of your stay is included in the rental cost. Additional cleaning can be arranged if required for an additional charge.
The cost of heating is included and logs for the open fires are also provided during October

Week Dates Weekly Rate
17 - 21 23rd April - 28th May £750
22 - 26 28th May - 25th June £860
27 - 34 2nd July - 27th August £1250
35 - 38 27th August - 24th September £860
39 - 43 24th September - 29th October £750

L'Atelier Menerbes

Charming stone village house with private pool, Menerbes
Sleeps 4

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L’Atelier is a delightful stone built house located in the picturesque hill village of Menerbes. Menerbes is one of the most famous of the Luberon perched villages with pretty stone built houses and lovely views across unspoiled countryside. The village has several shops, cafes and restaurants and the house is just 5 minutes walk away from the village centre. There is a small weekly market in the village and a wide choice of excellent local vineyards producing good Cotes du Luberon and Cotes du Ventoux wines. The house is well located for just being at home and enjoying village life but also for exploring the Luberon valley and further afield, the attractions of Avignon, Aix, St. Remy, Nimes, Orange and Arles are all within easy driving distance.

The House

This attractive old two storey house is in a quiet corner of the village at the end of a cul de sac with fine views of the Luberon mountains. The house nestles against the cliffs just below the village centre and is south facing. The house has been lovingly restored and is stylishly decorated throughout in pretty provencal style with warm terracotta floors throughout. The entrance to the house is into the large well equipped kitchen dining room with its open provencal fireplace. The kitchen is equipped with gas hob, electric oven, microwave, dishwasher and fridge freezer. There is a separate washing machine and tumble dryer in the downstairs bathroom.

The large living room is on the second floor, is lovely, light and airy and opens out onto the pool and garden terraces through large double doors. It is very comfortably furnished for relaxed living and also has a large open provencal fireplace. A narrow staircase provides access to the second floor leading to the shady terrace which has superb views up to the village and is great for outdoor dining for which table and chairs are provided.

There are two large bedrooms, both with ensuite shower rooms and wc. The downstairs bedroom has a double four poster bed and an en suite shower room with wc. The double room upstairs has two twin beds and also has an ensuite shower room and wc.

The house has a two lovely traditional stone provencal fireplaces for log fires during the cooler months and there are also electric heaters. There is a television with satellite reception for English channels and a good hifi with CD player.

The house has a private sheltered south facing garden with pretty raised flower beds and a small swimming pool (3m x 5m). There is plenty of relaxing and dining space on the large terraces including a shady area for the heat of the day. The pool is fenced for security. The terrace and pool have sun all day and have lovely views across the old village roofs to the Luberon mountains where the swifts circle morning and evening.

Bed linen and towels are provided including pool towels and also a cleaner for the end of your stay. There is a garage suitable for a small car. There is also on-street parking close by.

Booking Conditions

We ask for half the rent at the time of booking and the balance six weeks before the start of your holiday. If booking is within 6 weeks of arrival we require full payment at the time of booking. A returnable damages deposit of £300 is also payable at time of final payment. This is refunded after your departure once the house has been checked. All telephone charges, breakage's, etc. will be made against the deposit and the balance returned to you. Bookings are from Saturday to Saturday. In order to have time to check the house, change beds, clean the pool and tidy the garden etc. we ask guests to arrive between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. and to leave at 10.00 a.m. on the day of departure.

In case of cancellation, the reservation deposit will be retained unless we can re-let or the whole payment if six weeks or less before the start of your intended stay. If we can re-let our additional expenditure, including advertising, will be deducted and the rest returned to you. We would therefore strongly advise you to take out holiday insurance which covers cancellation. This is widely available, for example from airlines, ferry companies, and the AA.