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Villa Theophile

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Villa Theophile
The 12m x 6m private pool and its secluded terrace
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8 bedrooms
6 bathrooms
12 guests
5 nights minimum
Chateau
Beautiful chateau with private pool in a magnificent setting, the local tourist authority has awarded Villa Theophile a 4 star rating. Well maintained, with eight bedrooms, six bathrooms and vast living spaces indoors and out, this is the perfect place for family and friends to share a memorable holiday, enjoy time together and explore the area. The perfect venue for your yoga retreat or artists workshop. If you're coming from the UK, the TGV rail service direct from London to Avignon has made getting to this part of Provence even easier. Set in woodland with stunning views from every window, the vineyards of Gigondas, Vacqueyras and Beaumes de Venise encircle the chateau. This property and its lovely gardens have plenty of space for groups of family or friends to have fun together in...Beautiful chateau with private pool in a magnificent setting, the local tourist authority has awarded Villa Theophile a 4 star rating. Well maintained, with eight bedrooms, six bathrooms and vast living spaces indoors and out, this is the perfect place for family and friends to share a memorable holiday, enjoy time together and explore the area. The perfect venue for your yoga retreat or artists workshop. If you're coming from the UK, the TGV rail service direct from London to Avignon has made getting to this part of Provence even easier. Set in woodland with stunning views from every window, the vineyards of Gigondas, Vacqueyras and Beaumes de Venise encircle the chateau. This property and its lovely gardens have plenty of space for groups of family or friends to have fun together in a very private setting. The house has been renovated to a high standard and is just waiting to be enjoyed. The pool terrace and barbecue are always favourites and there are some lovely spots around the garden, inviting a pause to enjoy the view. The full time caretaker on site looks after pool and grounds, so there is always someone on hand if you have any questions. The village of Vacqueyras is exactly a mile away, with a baker, butcher, pharmacy, newsagent, greengrocer, small weekly market and a good restaurant. There is a larger supermarket just 5 miles/8km away. For wine-lovers, the local winemakers of the Cotes du Rhone Villages are waiting to offer you a tasting of their fine wines. This place is perfect for those who like to stay in one place and relax for a change on holiday. For those who like to get out and about a bit more, the vast Provencal markets of Vaison la Romaine and Carpentras are a great way to spend a morning shopping for produce and souvenirs. There are no fewer than three Unesco World Heritage Sites - The Pont du Gard, the Roman Amphitheatre in Orange, and the Palais des Papes in Avignon - within an hour's drive. And in summer, the festivals of Avignon (theatre and comedy), Orange (music) and Vaison (dance) are not to be missed. There are many other magnificent sights to see in Provence and lots more information available in the Villa Theophile welcome book.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
No stag or hen parties; other events by prior agreement only. The property is not suitable for parties with large numbers of children. Please enquire in advance to avoid disappointment.
Bathrooms
1 Full bath, 2 Showers, 3 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Phillipa S
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2011
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Reviewed 31 August 2013

This was a great holiday rental meeting all our expectations. All of the rooms were very large offering plenty of space even for a large party. The pool area was great and the pool kept clean. The location offered easy access to local shops as...More

Date of stay: August 2013
1  Thank 975janen
Reviewed 26 August 2013

We have just returned from two weeks at Villa Theophile. We were a party ranging at times from 6 - 15 people and from ages 3 - 73, coming from the Isle of Man; Seattle; Cape Town; Tacoma; London; Johannesburg; Fort Collins; Zithulele and Berkeley....More

Date of stay: May 2013
Thank DL2020
Reviewed 8 June 2012

We have just booked to return to this Chateau for a third time in three years. We have had two terrific holidays there with a group of 12 friends and find it ideal for a house party. The Chateau is approached from Vacqueyras; the turret...More

Date of stay: July 2011
4  Thank FloraPoste1
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Blender
Books
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Patio
Ping Pong Table
Playground
Porch
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Staffed Property
Cooker
Swingset
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Water Park Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighbourhood
The closest village, Vacqueyras, is within easy walking distance and has a good cafe/restaurant as well as a baker, butcher, pharmacy and post office. The local vignerons all offer tastings and Rhonea, the local wine co-operative, is excellent. Vacqueyras celebrates its wines each year on 13 and 14 July at the Fete des Vins. Walks into the Dentelles de Montmirail are very popular, as are cycle rides. There are tennis courts in Vacqueyras (1.5km), cycle hire in Beaumes de Venise (5km), and horse riding in Aubignan (5km). Wave Island - the biggest water park in France, with surfing waves and giant waterslides is in Monteux and there is a beach at the nearby Lac de Monteux (19km). The nearest golf course is in Orange (18km).
Getting around
Public transport is in short supply but there are regular buses to take you to Carpentras and some of the nearby villages. Vacqueyras, the nearest village, is accessible on foot. If you have guests arriving by train, and are short of time to pick them up at Avignon, there is a spur line that runs to Carpentras; the nearest station at Monteux is just 20 minutes away by car.
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