A luxury summer vacation in Provence

Luxury private home for rent in Provence 6 bedrooms near Avignon with swimming pool

La Garance en Provence is a superb farmhouse in Le Thor - in the heart of Provence. The location is perfect, just half an hours drive from Avignon. 

Entire home for rent in Provence 5 bedrooms

Once you turn off the quiet country road and pass through the gates of this spectacular property you pass the three cypresses the driveway bends and voilà, you have your first glimpse of this magnificent 17th century Farmhouse.  

Luxury property for rent in Provence summer vacation rental near Avignon and Luberon

The air is sweet and a feeling of anticipation makes your heart skip a beat. This is going to be a fabulous holiday.

Luxury home for rent in Provence 5 bedrooms swimming pool near Avignon

The expansive estate boasts a 23ft glimmering swimming pool surrounded by open lush lawns with plenty of shady spots to cool off. Two lofty platanes (sycamore trees) sit gracefully by the farmhouse and are a lovely reminder of the stunning avenues which beckon you to explore the nearby villages.

Entire home for rent in Provence 5 bedrooms near Luberon Le Thor Avignon

The smiling faces of Chantal and Regis welcome you at the red door (they speak English so you will benefit from their local knowledge). And you are here – five immaculate bedrooms with en-suites, all sun-drenched and with views through the trees across the prairie to the Castle of Thouzon. 

Entire home for rent in Provence 5 bedrooms

Choosing a bedroom is a challenge in itself as they are all divine and beautifully decorated. All of the sheets are French linen and the spacious bathrooms are equipped with all the essentials. 

Entire home for rent in Provence 5 bedrooms all with ensuites bathrooms

Original fireplaces are the heart of each salon -the perfect place to unwind with loved ones over a glass of Châteauneuf-du-Pape

Luxury property in Provence for rent vacation home 5 bedrooms with swimming pool family

The kitchen is warm and inviting. An enormous farmhouse table sits in the sun drenched room with views through the lavender to the swimming pool.

Cooking lessons can be arranged with a chef in this dream kitchen. If you would rather do something a little more relaxing, beauty treatments and massages are available.

Luxury home in Provence for rent five bedrooms swimming pool summer vacation

The building itself was formally a postal relay station. During the restoration, the plastered ceilings were peeled back to reveal weighty beams and the scent of pine escaped.

Luxury property for rent in Provence 5 bedrooms vacation home with swimming pool

Every detail of this property has been thoughtfully considered and you will leave wishing you could stay for much longer, living this idyllic life, perhaps long enough to see the next season arrive…

Book now for summer 2017. 

Luxury vacation home for rent in Provence Le Thor near Avignon with pool 5 bedrooms

Photo Credit: La Garance en Provence. 

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