Magnificent Farmhouse with swimming pool, acres of unspoilt farmland with olive trees and lavender fields. Incredible views over the Luberon Valley.
The "Mas Roquejeanne" is a magnificently restored French farmhouse settled on the hillside in acres of its own unspoilt farm land boasting lavender fields and olive trees in the heart of the Luberon National Park only 7 kms from Gordes and 40 kms from Avignon. The Farmhouse, once a sheep farm, is surrounded by olive groves and vineyards. As you drive up the lane through the Provençal garrigue woodland, dense with wild oak and olive trees, you will be amazed to discover this amazing property at the end of the track behind the majestic pine trees. The ancient oak that greets you provides shade over the kitchen and bbq area at the rear of the farmhouse. Fields of lavender in long straight lines proudly await you and the splendor of this incredibly beautiful domain will strike you as you walk down to the deck and front terrace.
Built and restored in local stone over two levels, the Farmhouse is fully furnished and beautifully decorated with pretty Provençal furniture, charming objects and bright paintings. The terrace and courtyard are equipped with all modern amenities. As you walk in the entrance hall you feel at home in this charming old farmhouse. The kitchen is a gourmet Chef's dream, huge central island with zinc work top, stone work tops, battery of utensils for cooking, plenty of high quality plates, glasses, platters and cutlery. 5 gas top stove and a huge stone sink, dishwasher. You also have access to the quaint cool little terrace with its round stone table and barbecue area with views over the mountains. There is plenty of cupboard space and a pantry to the rear of the kitchen with American fridge, coffee machines, robots and everything you would need for preparing delicious meals. The laundry room is adjacent to the kitchen with washing machine, dryer and ironing facilities.
The long wooden dining table is great for informal lunches or evening meals and an impressive stone fireplace warms the cozy armchairs in the little sitting room next to the dining area, a perfect spot for relaxing and taking an aperitif before dinner. The ceilings are in the French style and the slab floors sober and natural. The library and the second lounge continue on the ground floor with views over the garden, terrace and pool area. Another stone fireplace awaits you in the lounge and the library has comfortable sofas to sit in for quiet reading, listening to music or watching TV.
The shady outdoor covered terrace has pretty tables and chairs ideal for bubbly evening meals and summer lunches. You can spend hours sitting in the shade relaxing and talking about the different markets you have visited in the weekly whilst tasting one of the many delicious rosés that are produced in the Luberon. The flowered courtyard is protected from the mistral and many herbs grow wildly but orderly between the old stones.
Upstairs are three spacious, sunny double bedrooms, each with its own luxurious bathroom (two bathrooms have both bath tubs and separate walk-in showers, washbasins). The bedrooms all have spectacular views over the gardens, grounds and valley and are decorated in natural soft colors and fabrics. Beautiful curtains draped the windows and pretty bedspreads over the beds, adorable decorative objects adorn the dressing tables and walls. The floors of this superb farmhouse are a mixture of bleached wood and terracotta tiles, the natural stone walls and light colored furniture provide a pure cheerful atmosphere. Two master bedrooms in the main house have queen size double beds, the third bedroom has a queen bed and en suite shower room and the fourth bedroom has a double bed and is accessible via courtyard, ideal for young Or older couples liking more privacy.
The farmhouse swimming pool is set in a teak "beach" with olive trees and lush lawns. There are sun loungers around the pool. The views are breathtaking and you will think that you are on top of the World.