The Gordes Residence

gordes, luberon
3 bedroom - 2.5 bath
(4 reviews)
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€531 - €584 per night (EUR)
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This beautiful country home with infinity pool sleeps up to 6 and is set in a fabulous extensive grounds, where kids can run riot truffle hunting or firing bows and arrows at imaginary bad guys. Set in a national park in the heart of Provence’s Luberon valley, the views stretch across lavender bushes, pines and olive trees. There’s a large terrace, pool with decking area, and ample picnicking spots, along with three beautiful bedrooms. The open-plan living makes it ideal for families with children who relish exploring. While here, visit the nearby hill-top village of Gordes and Goult or walk in the fabulous red-rocked Sentier des Ocres - all the while soaking up the light that inspired the art of Van Gogh and Cezanne.

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Baby Bath
  • Baby Monitor
  • Babysitter / Nanny
  • Backyard / Garden
  • Balcony
  • Bathtub
  • Bed Rails
  • Bicycles
  • Cabinet Locks
  • Changing Table
  • Chef / Catering
  • Children's Dinnerware
  • Corner Guards
  • DVD Library
  • DVD Player
  • Dishwasher
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace Guards
  • Game Console
  • High Chair
  • Housekeeper
  • Outlet Plugs
  • Parking
  • Pet-friendly
  • Pool
  • Pool Gate
  • Stair Gates
  • Television
  • Toys / Children's Books
  • Washer / Dryer
  • Wifi
  • Window Guards
1 queen
1 sofa bed (double)
4 twin / single
sleeps 1
1 baby crib

What we love

  • Light and spacious kitchen, with an island and large dining table seating 8
  • Patio doors lead onto a palatial terrace, giving an indoor-outdoor feel
  • Large range cooker and log burner, perfect for keeping the kitchen warm on cooler evenings
  • Relaxed living area with 2 sofas
  • Bathroom with rain shower, his and her sinks and claw-foot bath with extravagant curtain
  • One double bedroom and 2 twin bedrooms, all made up with white linens. The master bedroom has a private balcony
  • Outdoor dining area with expansive views across the valley and mountain ranges
  • Dreamy infinity pool, lit at night time and perfect for midnight swims
  • Great provision for kids with a crib, high chair, toys, books and kids plates provided
  • Additional services include daily cleaning and babysitting - arrange with the housekeeper on arrival

Things to know

  • Avignon, Marseille, Nimes and Montpellier all have airports which take under 1 hr 30 mins to get to Luberon. Avignon is the closest, at 45 mins
  • You can also get the Eurostar train to Lille, then the TGV train down to Avignon or Aix. On Saturdays there is a direct Eurostar train from London to Avignon that takes about 6 hours
  • If you drive down from the UK, you can take a ferry across the channel. In clear driving conditions, it should take about 10 hours from Calais to the Luberon.
  • From outside Europe, if you fly to Paris CDG airport, you can get a connecting flight to Marseille (1 hour) or get the TGV fast train to Avignon or Aix (2hrs 40 mins)
  • There is virtually no public transport in Provence - car hire is essential
  • Plenty of car parking at the property itself
  • WiFi throughout
  • Apple TV plus DVD player and kids DVDs in English. No satellite channels; 1 channel in English only
  • The infinity pool is ungated
  • The rate per night listed is for a stay based on 7 nights or more. For shorter stays there is a surcharge. Please contact the host for further information on the surcharge before submitting a booking request
Nathalie D.
Member since April 05, 2014
I am French, my husband is Danish and we have lived in many different places over the years: California, Denmark, the UK, Dubai and Spain. Since we are moving frequently, we have decided to buy a family house for our children to feel home, a house in a place we love. South of France was a natural choice for us: every year, while I used to spend my entire summer in Luberon with my cousins, my husband's family would drove all the way down from Denmark to enjoy Provence's country life and delicious food. Luberon is a piece of heaven with its beautiful scenery, culture and preserved beauty.

4 reviews

Jeff C.
Visited in August 2021
Truly one of the best vacations our family has ever had. The house is absolutely stunning - pristine and well-suited for families, with absolutely amazing views. It has a terrific amount of privacy but still is very close to several of the Luberon villages. All the house features worked beautifully - we had so many lovely family meals outside. Couldn't recommend more highly.
Linda J.
Visited in August 2017
This property is one of those rare finds, where it's more beautiful than the images online. When we drove up to the property, we were surrounded by the beauty of Provence's nature and a view of the valley below. This property has it all - space, privacy, it's well-equipped, and oh so family friendly! Our kids had a blast playing with the toys on site and, of course, playing in the pool most of all. Our stay here was hands down the highlight of our vacation and I would recommend it without reservations.
Martin G.
Visited in September 2014
It was clean and no surprise. The house was not easy to find but the owner gaved the GPS coordinate which was really helpful. They were nice and some toys were there for the kids. It was a great house to rent, we are happy with our choice.
Jill C.
Visited in August 2014
We had an absolutely wonderful time in this beautiful home, the view is breathtaking, with the sunsets which get better each night. It is very well appointed, very comfortable, but with loads of style. The caretaker was incredibly helpful and kind, we hope to return again.

Gordes, Luberon

In the foothills of the mountains

Due west of Avignon, Gordes is one of the most beautiful villages in France, perched up on the foothills of the Vaucluse mountains overlooking the Luberon plain. Known as the capital of the Luberon, its ancient houses cling to the hillside and offer tight alleyways and narrow cobblestoned streets to explore. Don’t miss the Tuesday market for handicrafts, souvenirs and fresh produce; it’s a great place to get the kids trying out their best French.