Next to the main house is the grange, originally used for agricultural storage it has been thoughtfully restored to offer separate two bedroom ensuite accommodation, which gives greater privacy and space for a group on holiday together.
The covered pergola makes outdoor living comfortable even when the Provençal sunshine is blazing. You can dine in style at the wrought iron table and chairs for 6 people. Alfresco cooking is made easy with a modern gas BBQ.
This bright, contemporary fitted kitchen has a Lacanche range cooker with double oven and gas hob, dishwasher, large fridge, and a Belfast sink with windows above that open out on to the gardens and dining terrace.
A rustic dining room with French doors that lead out onto the gardens, typical of Provençal decor it has a free standing distressed wooden dresser,tiled floor and a substantial dining table and chairs to seat 6 comfortably.
Exposed beams, an eclectic mix of furniture and the open fireplace add authentic Provençal charm to the lounge. The flat screen tv and dvd player add a touch of modernity to this quaint room. Double French doors open out onto the wonderful gardens, making it an ideal spot to relax whilst keeping an eye on the children if they are playing on the lawn.
The annexe dressing room has a daybed which is ideal for grabbing five minutes peace and quiet; or perhaps for those with artistic talents this light airy room lends itself perfectly to a spot of painting. The bathroom, below, has a claw foot free standing bath, sink and two very comfortable armchairs.
This 160cm ensuite double bedroom is on the ground floor of the property and has windows leading straight on to the road, and although
the area is quiet, some traffic noise may be heard. A quirky feature of this room is the card table for four players.
The ensuite shower room is very small but does have a walk-in shower and sink.
Formerly twin beds, this spacious bedroom on the first floor now has a 160 cm queen bed. Although not strictly en-suite it does have a shower room for exclusive use just along the corridor with walk-in shower and double sink unit. There is a separate toilet.
Provence Emotional Escapes presents Santoline, a delightful farmhouse rental within walking distance of Lourmarin, Provence, south of France.
Situated in the heart of the Luberon National Park, this charming Provençal villa rental is the ideal family destination. Located just behind the famous Château de Lourmarin, the villa is very easy walking distance to he beautiful and charming village of Loumarin, Santoline boasts a private pool with views over an olive grove to mature cypress and pine woodland.
Santoline has 5 en-suite bedrooms including the main house which sleeps 6 and a second building sleeping 4. For the main house only please see la Petite Santoline:
Santoline is ideally placed for a family group looking for a luxury rental in a country location which also offers the possibility to walk to local commerce, including a choice of bars and restaurants to suit every pocket.
Less than a five minute stroll from the village, Lourmarin's numerous outdoor cafes, boutiques, art galleries and fine restaurants sets it apart from many other villages in the region. Lourmarin has been officially designated as one of the "Most Beautiful Villages in France".
France, south of France
Situated in the heart of the Luberon National Park, and just 15 minutes over the hill from Bonnieux, Lourmarin's numerous outdoor cafes, boutiques, art galleries and fine restaurants sets it apart from many other villages in the region. Lourmarin is renowned as one of the "Most Beautiful Villages in France".