The house faces south and has an attractive, well-planted 1,500 square metre garden. Situated in a small cul de sac of 8 houses, the roofs of the houses opposite can be seen but neighbouring houses cannot be seen, the vegetation being mature. A large covered terrace runs the length of the front of the house with ample space for up to ten people to dine.
A separate seating area provides a lovely place in which to relax, read a book, or plan the day's activities, and to the side of the house is a boules, or pétanque court, for those all-important games as the sun sets. There is also ample parking for up to 4 cars and large electric gates providing additional security.
The lovely pool is completely private and equipped with a counter-current and a brand new, state-of-the-art rigid cover. It measures 10 x 5 metres and graduates to a depth of 1.7 metres in the deep end.
There are 4 comfortable loungers and a fabulous double-bed sized area for flopping onto when romance is in the air or when too many lengths in the pool seem like a bad idea. Just near the pool is a wonderful antique gazebo with table and chairs, which not only looks lovely but is ideal for an intimate cocktail or a leisurely game of cards.
The large, airy kitchen has been completely refurbished and equipped. There is an attractive Provencal-style dresser, a large gas range with a gas hob and electric oven and a central isle with two fridges. There is also a very useful and spacious walk-in larder with a microwave oven and freezer. A pretty table and chairs provide the perfect place for breakfast or the odd game of Scrabble.
The house has been well-laid out for comfort and convenience. The large sitting/dining room leads directly off the kitchen and has a pretty, working stone fireplace and a dining table seating 8. There are French windows leading to the garden and large double doors to the kitchen. For those needing or wishing to work, there is a peaceful office area and for everyone else there are large, comfy sofas on which to recline after a hard day's sunbathing. The living room is air conditioned.
Adjacent to the sitting-room is a TV room with a flat screen TV. There is SKY TV for those anxious not to miss out on their favourite series, a DVD player plus a collection of DVD's, and French windows to the garden. This is a perfect place for younger members of the party to gather and enjoy themselves.
There is a further double bedroom and bathroom at ground floor level, perfect for someone not keen on stairs. The bedroom has a large wardrobe and a mosquito screen to prevent any nasty nocturnal visitors.
The country club has a restaurant where guests at Thym et Sens are welcome. The elegant terraced restaurant has stunning views across the golf course to the Luberon and Alpilles mountains. At night look out at the illuminated golf course, floodlit fountains and lakes. The cuisine is sophisticated modern Provençal using local seasonal produce. There is a set lunch menu at €15 that changes daily and dinner at €25 plus á la carte options.
The Bar is open at 8am until dusk, serving snacks and drinks. Lunch is served throughout the year from 12pm - 2.30pm. Dinner is served on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from April to October 7.30pm -9.30pm.
It's also possible to order baguettes, croissants etc from reception so you can walk through the golf course to get your daily supplies.