Charming Mas Provençal situated in the countryside between Avignon and Isle sur la Sorgue, Arbored garden, swimming pool; pretty summer kitchen and bbq, separate studio. Sleeps 14 with dormitory for 4 teenagers. 18 maximum.
Beautiful old farmhouse, completely renovated and redecorated, Mas Le Thor is an excellent example of the most beautiful of Provencal stone farmhouses. The Mas offers 450m² of the highest quality living space. The farmhouse is gated, entirely private, and set on its own 10 000 m² of lush garden. The gardens, not far from the Abbaye de Thouzon, contain stately trees, rose beds and a vegetable patch, lavander plants.
The location is perfect for guests who want to explore every corner of Provence. There are endless opportunities for day trips to different medieval villages in the mornings, an outdoor lunch at a Provencal village restaurant, and perhaps a restful afternoon by the pool. For antique shopping, Isle Sur La Sorgue, the second largest center of antiques in France, is just a ten-minute drive. In less than 20 minutes, you can tour the 15th century Palace du Papes in the historic walled city of Avignon, taste the wines of the grand vineyards of Chateauneuf du Pape,Gigondas, Vacqueras, and Beaume des Venise as well as visit The Most Beautiful Villages in France: Menerbes, Bonnieux, Lacoste, Gordes, Roussillon,Venasque, St Rémy, Les Baux de Provence, Fountaine de Vaucluse, Seguret and Sablet.
The small village of Le Thor is quietly nestled in the countryside among fruit orchards, large vegetable farms, vineyards and sunflowers. The neighboring village of Velleron with a famous fruit and vegetable market open six nights a week. For other shopping, you will find plenty of local shops for fresh bread, croissants, patisseries and a large grocery store within 2-3 km.
Mas Le Thor renovated from 2007, is equipped with the highest quality chef’s kitchen: a La Cornue “Grandpere” gas and electric range; two sinks; full-sized dishwasher and coffee machine etc. The fully equipped, gourmet kitchen has a center island, porcelain, enamel and metal bakeware; A second kitchen has a washer and dryer and additional storage space. The beautiful round table seats 12, but most meals are eaten just outside the kitchen on the charming flowered, stone terrace next to the bbq. There are comfortable armchairs and sofa for the aperitif and a long table with chairs, perfect for outdoor meals in the shade.
The spacious main Salon of the house has the original stone walls, oak beams and wood-burning Provencal stone fireplace, contempory furniture pieces and unusual lighting with the owner's personal deco.. The ceiling-high iron and glass doors in this room open to the stone terrace.
On the first floor of the Mas is a comfortable family lounge with high, beamed ceilings and mezzanine with dormitory for teenagers. Cozy space for Young people with games and TV. comfy sofa and chairs,. Library of books covering history, fiction, gardening, interior design and children’s books in French.
Mas Le Thor has six pretty bedrooms in the main house, (plus the dormitory on mezzanine) all freshly decorated with taste and originality. There are 2 queensize beds, 1 king that can be separated into twins. 1 atypique little princess bedroom of the family lounge with double bed. 2 suites on top floor of Mas (1 queen and 1 double) have their own open terrace with views over the garden. The studio bedroom near the pool area has its own separate entrance with access from the garden. There are 2 bathroom/shower rooms ensuite, 2 separate bathrooms and 1 with sauna. Studio has a little shower room. All the bedrooms have plenty of cupboards bedside tables with lamps and armoires for clothing storage.
The 10-meter x 5-meter swimming pool is in full sunlight and surrounded by lush lawns and stone surrounds with plenty of space for the comfortable sun loungers and parasols.
Mas Le Thor is an authentic Provençal farmhouse that has been renovated with taste and style. The ideal home from home for a large family or group looking for a haven of tranquility in this delightful part of France knowing at the same time guests can get up and go and visit all the famous sites and exciting towns nearby.