73 hectares in the middle of immaculate Provence... including 2 large ponds, 5 basins, 3 swimming pools, 1 French garden, 7 hectares of forest, 10 hectares of landscaped park, 33 hectares of vineyards and all the modern comfort for an unforgettable stay...
The Château is a family and heritage property of which we have been carefully restoring for four years the magnificent 17th and 18th century buildings and its wonderful park.
The property can accommodate up to 30 people in 15 spacious double rooms, spread over the 3 buildings of the 17th and 18th centuries of the domain (the Castle, the Sheepfold, the Stable) in the hushed comfort of a large family mansion.
In a 73 hectare biodiversity area, in the middle of vineyards and olive trees, in the Luberon Regional Natural Park, near Lourmarin and Cucuron, 30 minutes from the center of Aix-en-Provence.
Luberon Regional Park, near one of the most beautiful listed villages in the region.
Splendid protected environment in the midst of vines and wooded hills shapedcountryside.
25 minutes distant from Aix en Provence and its TGV railway station, 50 minutes from
MARSEILLE PROVENCE international airport, 1 hour from the Mediterranean Sea.
This is a character property, unique and exceptional, consisting of a XVIIth
and XVIIIth Century Castle, probably a hunting lodge originally, built between 1635 and 1707. Hidden
in the heart of a park and its Vineyard, in one of the most beautiful sites in the LUBERON
The property benefits from unrestricted views over the Luberon and neighboring villages.
The Castle as well as the whole property has been completely restored, ensuring architectural respect.
The XVIII th century facade has a beautiful alignment of mullioned windows and dressed stone frames.
In the center, the carved front door. The living space of the Castle is 1000 sqm.
It offers spacious volumes and is laid out as follows:
Ground Floor: Vast entrance hall and a beautiful staircase with XVIIth century Gypserie,
cloakroom with access to the two vaulted cellars in the basement.
Large kitchen with Feudal fireplace and old Kitchen garden. Scullery with North access.
Five large en-suite reception rooms with two dining rooms, two beautiful sitting rooms
and a library-study.
An entrance to the East leads to the indoor swimming pool. This one is open onto the
gardens by magnificent arches.
1st floor: Large landing leading to a beautiful sitting room of about 50sqm, five beautiful
bedrooms with bathroom. Each bedroom has cupboard or dressing room and most of
them have a fireplace.
2nd floor: A big room converted into a sitting room of 80sqm filled with light by many
windows. Two beautiful bedrooms, on both sides, with bathroom.
Adjoining the back of the Castle, delightful XVIIth century vaulted chapel with beautiful
carved gate dating back to 1661
THE GUEST HOUSES
Former stone farmhouse of the domain, on a headland behind the Castle. Dating from
the XVIIIth century, it comprises around 600sqm of living space, in perfect condition,
and is laid out as follows:
On the ground floor, vast entrance hall with open space, large vaulted sitting room and
its fireplace, television room. Superb fully-fitted kitchen with dining room. Games room,
boiler room, laundry and independent garage.
Upstairs, six beautiful bedrooms and four bathrooms.
Swimming pool independent from the ones of the Castle.
Another charming guest house, converted into the former Castle’s stables. Approximately
100sqm of living space in perfect condition with sitting room, kitchen, two bedrooms and
THE CARETAKER’S HOUSE
Next to the Castle, on one level, it comprises three living rooms, kitchen, living room,
and bedroom with shower room, technical room, Castle boiler room and a 30sqm room
for the staff.
- Wine grower’s house at the Northern entrance of the property,
- Gardener’s house of approximately 100sqm with shed for agricultural material,
- Behind the large guest house, old dovecote dominating the property,
- At the property’s entrance, old Windmill perfectly restored and in working condition,
- Next to the Castle, four garages.
All of the property’s buildings have been completely restored and are in perfect condition.
Electricity, telephone, gas central heating in the Castle and guest house, A lift with access to all the Castle floors,
Mains water, Canal de Provence water, Spring and several wells, Alarm system, Automatic gate and watering system,
Three swimming pools on the property: two at the Castle, one inside and one outside with its two pool houses, another one for the farmhouse,
Energy rating: C.
Air conditioning in all rooms (the 7 rooms of the castle, the 6 rooms of the sheepfold, the two rooms of the stable)
The 3 pools are heated (two outside and one inside)
Wifi broadband and Internet access, accessible from the main rooms of the castle, the sheepfold and stables, and terraces
Magnificent territory in one plot of over 70 hectares.
On a headland with beautiful views:
- Superb landscaped park and formal gardens surrounding the Castle with large pond, ornamental lake and centenarian plane trees. An enchanting atmosphere.
- Oak woods in the center of which lies a second pond,
- Approximately 32 hectares of vines in production,AOP LUBERON,
- Small olive grove,
- 15 hectares of cereals,
Truffle oak and lavender fields.
The Castle is reached by a beautiful 400 meter path lined with plane trees
Included in the rates: - entry and departure cleaning
- House Keeper / Governess working 6 hours Monday to Saturday
- Daily housekeeping : one maid for Castle + one maid for Farmhouse / each working 8 hours a day Monday to Saturday
- Linen and towel change in each room every three days and in case of special needed change
- Maintenance of exterior spaces by full time gardener - intervention from the property management when needed
- 3 hours from Paris to the Aix TGV station, then 35 minutes by car via the freeway
- 1 hour by plane to Marseille Provence airport, then 45 minutes by car
- 3 hours by car from the center of Lyon
Guided tour of the cellar and wine tasting
Cooking workshops with local chefs
Artistic and sports workshops (watercolor, yoga, fitness classes or initiation to sylvotherapy)
Walks in the vineyards with our winemaker
Petanque, ping-pong, orienteering
Walks, bike rides or 2CV rides
Discovery of the old perched villages of the Luberon
Horseback riding, guided excursions on electric mountain bikes
18-hole golf course less than 30 minutes away