Description of property
Fontaine de Faucon is a beautifully restored 18th century provencal Mas,
Nestled in the heart of the Luberon country side, with a shaded courtyard and fountain. Landscaped gardens and heated swimming pool. A 10 minute walk to the famous village of Goult.
Sleeps 10 adults and 2 children Available all year round, reduced rates for two week or four week bookings.
"Fountain of Falcon", provides 300sqm of high quality living space and acres of private land that has many olive trees, lavender and rosemary plants. The west facing terrace boasts a fabulous view over the Luberon mountains and sweeping lawns leading to lavander beds and ball pitch. One can enjoy the amazing sunsets whilst sipping cool rosé at the aperitif on the comfortable garden sofas. Table and chairs for dining outside, bbq.
The Mas is a haven of peace; secluded and surrounded by natural farmland in the countryside among the cherry trees, sunflowers, wine cellars and charming little Provençal villages of Goult, Gordes, Roussillon, Bonnieux and Lacoste.
The Mas is ideally situated for guests who wish to visit this beautiful part of Provence and only 45 mins from the walled Papal City of Avignon. Within 10 minutes you will find plenty of local shops for groceries, fresh bread, croissants and patisseries as well as a big Sunday farmers market in Costellet. One can visit the famous medieval perched villages such as Gordes, Roussillon, Bonnieux, Menerbes and Lacoste in the Luberon and have an outdoor lunch at a Provencal village restaurant or just relax by the pool. The antique shops and markets in Isle sur la Sorgue, the second largest antique center in France, are only 25 mins away and you can easily drive north of Avignon to visit the fabulous wineries and vineyards of Chateauneuf de Pape, Gigondas, Vacqueras, Tavel and Seguret for a day of wine tasting.
The lounge has plenty of deep comfortable sofas, a cosy TV corner and a wood burnng stove for cooler evenings. French windows open onto the shady protected courtyard.
The kitchen is fully equipped with a LaCanche stove, a 3m long central island, large stone sink, work tops along the kitchen sides with cupboard style refridgerators. Plenty of storage and second fridge / freezer in back kitchen and laundry room with washer and dryer. The main feature in this friendly kitchen is the vaulted ceiling and stone floors. A beautiful antique dining table and chairs to seat 10 people with views looking out over the fields through the french windows. There are plenty of cupboards that store fine glassware, plates and cutlery. There is a dishwasher, microwave, second fridge and freezer etc, washing machine, dryer, and coffee machines. This gourmet kitchen also has french windows that open onto the charming courtyard and fountain, where you will find shady dining areas for outdoor meals.
To the other side of this beautiful kitchen is a cool sitting room with open fireplace, sofa and armchairs to relax in. In the corner is a little office area with desk and bookshelves. The property has wifi connection.
-1) King size bed ensuite shower room
-2) Master bed (queen) with ensuite bathroom
-3) King size bed (can be made up as twins) ensuite shower room
-4) Family suite with queen size bed and small adjoining room with twin beds (suitable for children) and an ensuite bathroom.
Small double bedroom in converted pigeonnier across the courtyard, opening onto the swimming pool terrace, with shower room and separate toilet. Nb This bedroom has steps leading down to the shower room and a separate toilet.
Prices are for 10 people 2 children