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La Roc Bruyere, Bright, spacious 3 BR Villa with private pool in Luberon heart

13 reviews
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Overview
3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
8 guests
Minimum stay varies
Holiday Rental House
La Roc' Bruyere is an independent two-storey stone house built in the Provencal style and set in a 1900 sq meter garden planted with olive, cherry, apricot trees, lavender and luxuriant pink laurel bushes. The 9x4 m pool has a padded lounge-in-the-water area at the entrance, sunbeds at the poolside, and a pool house with a lounging area, and full shower room with sink and toilet. It is also protected from the mistral winds by a wall. The terrace (also looking onto the pool) is shaded with foliage and has outdoor tables and a barbecue, making it ideal for meals out by the pool. The well-kept garden has plenty of shady spots under the trees. All of this, a mere few hundred yards from the lovely, unspoiled (because, for some lucky, unfathomable reason, it remains relatively unknown) medieval ...La Roc' Bruyere is an independent two-storey stone house built in the Provencal style and set in a 1900 sq meter garden planted with olive, cherry, apricot trees, lavender and luxuriant pink laurel bushes. The 9x4 m pool has a padded lounge-in-the-water area at the entrance, sunbeds at the poolside, and a pool house with a lounging area, and full shower room with sink and toilet. It is also protected from the mistral winds by a wall. The terrace (also looking onto the pool) is shaded with foliage and has outdoor tables and a barbecue, making it ideal for meals out by the pool. The well-kept garden has plenty of shady spots under the trees. All of this, a mere few hundred yards from the lovely, unspoiled (because, for some lucky, unfathomable reason, it remains relatively unknown) medieval village of St Saturnin-les-Apt. La Roc' Bruyère is an independent property, and unlike some rentals that started springing out in the area recently, is not part of a large development and therefore completely private, and very quiet. Our neighbors are locals, and our houses are not on top of each other. You'll barely ever hear or see them. Staying at our house, you will be able to enjoy privacy, a lot of peace and quiet, and yet, you'll be a short stroll away from the heart of our village, which boasts some nice restaurants, a small supermarket, butcher, and two boulangeries/pâtisseries. Saint Sat (as we call it) is located in the heart of the Luberon and a bit of driving (or cycling) will get you to the most beautiful villages in the area: Roussillon, Gordes, Apt, Lacoste, Bonnieux, Isle sur la Sorgue, Saignon, and many more... Finally, La Roc' Bruyere is the house we bought for our expatriate family to keep some roots in France (and for our children to experience their French heritage), and also, eventually, to spend our retirement years. We take great pride in making it as pretty, warm and welcoming as we can.More
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About the Owner
Katia S
Languages spoken:English, French, Spanish
Response Rate:93%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2012
Interaction with guests
We like to establish an email contact with our guests and they can always get in touch with us and ask any question they may have. And as soon as we receive the full payment, we send a document with information about the house, the village, directions, phone numbers and other details that might be useful to our guests.
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Reviewed 6 December 2018

We loved the large pool area and the location was a short walk uphill to a lovely village with 2 bakers, supermarket and restaurants. The walk up to the village, about 10 minutes, has been improved from some of the photos with a pavement next...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Stevexe
LoveTravel546406, VR Owner at La Roc Bruyere, Bright, spacious 3 BR Villa with private pool in Luberon heart, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2019

Thank you very much for your lovely review, Steve. Nothing makes us happier than to know that our guests enjoyed our house and their time in it. Very best wishes and we would be happy to welcome you again in the future.

Reviewed 4 February 2017

This was our third stay at the villa - feels very much a home from home. The refurbished pool and pool area is fantastic - a very pretty and relaxing area. There is plenty of shade outside which is so important during the summer months....More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank Pep2008
Management response:Responded 12 February 2017

Thank you so much, Lea, for this lovely review. It is always a pleasure to welcome you and your family and we hope to see you again, sometime soon. Warmest regards. Katia

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Reviewed 4 June 2016

This was our second visit to 'La Roc' and we were not disappointed - the pool has been upgraded and a new planting makes the outlook from the seated area even better. As last year we were very pleased with the house and facilities and...More

Date of stay: May 2016
Thank riscoskid
Management response:Responded 6 June 2016

Thank you so much, Neil, for your lovely review. We love it, when our guests come back, and we very much look forward to welcoming you again next summer. Very warm wishes to you and your family, in the meantime.

Reviewed 14 September 2015

We had the most wonderful two week stay at 'La Roc', the positives are numerous, the pool was outstanding and well maintained and the accommodation first class and homely. We enjoyed the outside eating area which was perfect. The situation was ideal for access to...More

Date of stay: August 2015
Thank riscoskid
Management response:Responded 22 August 2016

Thank you so much for the lovely review and for being such good guests. We look forward to welcoming you again, soon. Warm regards, Katia

Reviewed 26 July 2015

We loved our first stay in this house (2013) so much that we booked a return visit for a family get-together (6 of us). Perfect again! The house, the pool, the lovely countryside and the fascinating towns around - you can't beat it! The sun...More

Date of stay: July 2015
Thank TimHarwood
Management response:Responded 28 July 2015

Thank you, Tim and Harriet. We love it when our guests come back to our house. We wish you all the best, and hope we'll see you again. Warm regards, Katia

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Safe
Outdoor Dining Area
Air Conditioning
Towels Provided
Private Garden
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Telephone
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Fireplace
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About the neighbourhood
The authentic village of Saint Saturnin les Apt, in the heart of the Parc Naturel Regional du Luberon, is nestled along the base of a long, low cliff, with two 17th century windmills and the ruins of a medieval château keeping watch. Walking through the central streets, you'll discover beautiful old houses adorned with sculptured porches and intricately decorated doors and window frames. Excellent pastries and breads are available at the local patisserie, and other provisions can be picked up at the grocery stores. There are several restaurants, cafes, and bars in the village. A visit to the open market is essential, where local produce, cheeses, meats, and flowers are available. There is a lovely lake, nearby, and wonderful walks or cycling promenades in the surrounding hills. The whole a...
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