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Village House in Provence between Avignon and Arles.

Overview
Holiday Rental House -
3 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Boulbon, Bouches-du-Rhone, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur
Located in the Provencal village of Boulbon, La Maison du Puits is within walking distance of local shops and restaurants.
It is also conveniently located to visit Provencal attractions such as Arles, Avignon, Nimes, the Pont du Gard, Les Baux de Provence, Saint Reme de Provence and the Camargue.
The house dates back to the 14th century. It is our second home and is situated just within the ramparts of an old fortified chateaux and about 100 metres from the village square. Part of the structure contains the communal well and washing sinks for the old fortified town, hence the name 'La Maison du Puits' or 'The Well House'. It has a sun terrace and small garden. The house floor area is 120m² on 3 floors and was totally renovated in 1999 by a local stone mason. It has 3 bedrooms, (two doubles and one twin).
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Listing #HL27508
About the Owner
Les and Margaret S
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2007
Interaction with guests
The house is looked after by our neighbor Paola Allivi. Paola speaks English, French, Italian and some Spanish. She will hand over the keys, show you around and answer any questions you may have. She has a wealth of knowledge of what goes on in the village and the local area and likes to make our guests welcome.
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Reviewed 29 September 2018

We couldn't be more pleased with this house rental! Located in a small village, this private home was exceptional. This home had it all - very spacious living room, dining area with a large table and s nice kitchen well equipped with everything you need....More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Despite 39.5 C you still can enjoy this nice place..and after one day of rain you have the chance to walk through ' mountains' at very nice temperature. Anyhow, the place is perfect, the days and nights are nature pure...and the church bells every hour...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Reviewed 26 July 2018

Everything you need is included at the house and good communication with owners Local caretaker was very nice and really helpful. Great base to explore Provence and see all the main sights Lovely village with local amenities just a few minutes walk away (boulangerie, supermarket...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (7)
  • Microwave
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
CLEANING The house is only cleaned on either Saturday or Wednesday. Since we offer flexible booking start and end dates, we ask guests who are not leaving on a Wednesday or a...
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Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
    1 Half bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    2 Twins
    2 Fulls
    1 Crib
    1 Sofa
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
A deposit of 20% is required to make a reservation and the full amount is to be paid 4 weeks before the start of the rental. Payment may be made with a debit or credit card Whilst the house sleeps 6 to 8 we offer a 10% reduction for couples who wish to visit. We also make a 15% reduction for returning guests
A local tourist tax is included in the price.
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About the neighbourhood
The town of Boulbon (population 1600) is steeped in history and was first mentioned in the history books in the 11th century. It lies some 16 kilometres south west of Avignon and close to many well known provencal landmarks such as St Rémy-de-Provence, Les Baux-de-Provence, Nîmes and Arles. To the west lies the Rhône plain, ideal for cycling, and to the east the hills of La Montagnette with marvellous walks and mountain bike tracks. Mediterranean coastal resorts such as Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer are about an hours drive. The nature reserves of the Camargue are about half an hour as is the famous Roman aqueduct Pont du Gard. The town offers the following facilities
- Mini Supermarket
- Baker
- Butcher
- Chemist
- Hairdresser/Beauty Salon
- Hotel/Restaurant, La Bastide du Boulbon...
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Getting around
Although there is a limited local bus service to Avignon and Tarascon we thoroughly recommend the use of a car to visit the local area.
5 Bicycles are available for guest use and are ideal for visiting surrounding villages in the flat Rhone valley.
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Avignon 15km. Marseilles 97km: 15.0 km
Railway: Avignon TGV and Eurostar: 14.0 km
Ferry: Le Havre 923km, (Calais 994km): 923.0 km
The nearby town of Avignon is served by Eurostar from London and TGV from Paris. Avignon has a local airport with flights from Southampton. Other UK flights are to Nimes and Marseilles. Marseilles is also an international airport.
Car hire is available from all local airports and Avignon TGV station.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 62.0 km.
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