Domaine de Sénanque, Gordes, Luberon. Sleeps 16
- Property ID: 7324
- Post Updated: 2020-04-23 17:12:19
- Bedrooms: 8
- Bathrooms: 7
- Type: Villa
Experience the true Provence at Domaine de Sénanque. Once belonging to the famous, 12 century Sénanque Abbey, rebuilt in the mid 1900’s and tastefully brought into the contemporary in 2010, it still holds its original grand turret.
This magnificent private mas blends its original charm and character into the stunning 30 hectares of land nestled in the hills of the Luberon with views over to the Alpilles. The villa is peaceful in its secluded location yet just 5 minutes from the renowned, perched village of Gordes.
At Domaine de Sénanque, start the day with a session in the gym with a view then head to the well-equipped, yet typically Provençal kitchen, to prepare you French breakfast; the Lacanche oven and American fridge can easily cater for your large group! On a rare rainy day the children snuggle up in the spacious TV room while dinner is served in the dining room, seating upto 14, close to the grand fireplace.
With 300 days of sunshine a year, most of your time at Domaine de Sénanque will be spent outdoors under the sun and shade. The rocky, pond-like, infinity pool merges seamlessly into the landscape of olive, pine and cypress trees and out to uninterrupted views.
Catch the last of the sun’s rays in the garden at the back with sundowners then gather under the sheltered terrace for a celebratory meal to remember.
Notes and Tips for Domaine de Sénanque:
-1 double room (160cm beds), 4 double ensuite bedrooms (160cm, 180cm, 180cm, 180cm beds), 1 twin room, 2 twin ensuite bedrooms, 1 separate bathroom
-Arrival from 4pm. Contact us for a late arrival or baggage drop-off options. Depart by 10am
-Security deposit: €2500
-Walk to village
-13m x 6m infinity pool -complies with safety regulations
-20 Hours/week housekeeping
-Chef (additional cost, Book Sonia in advance)
-Visit the Castle
-Wander the cobbled streets and pop into art galleries and souvenir shops
-Saint Firmin Cellers
-Saint Firmin Church
-Borie village -Neolithic settlement
-History and culture potluck
|Glass and Stained Glass Museum.|
(Le Musée du Verre et du Vitrail)
|4km from Gordes||Educational guide through the history, science, techniques, and creations of glass|
|Le Moulin des Bouillons||5.4km from Gordes||Olive oil mill|
|Château Garelle||10.5 km from Gordes||Wine estate, wine tasting|
|Getaway Cîmes||15.1 km from Gordes||Obstacle course in trees with zip lines.|
|Canoe Evasion||16.4 km from Gordes||Canoe or kayak down the freezing river Sorgue|
|Château Unang||21.3km From Gordes||Wine estate, wine tasting|
-Gordes viewpoint at sunset
-Sip wine at an estate. Try; Vignoble Chasson Château Blanc, Domaine La Garelle, Domaine de la Citadelle, La Cave de Bonnieux.
Find out more about your local town of Gordes.
Nearest villages to Domaine de Sénanque
How to get there
Train: Avignon (54 mins)
Airports: Avignon (35 mins). Marseilles (1h 10)
Car: See map
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Chef (additional cost)
Weekly linen change
4 Portable fans