The internal courtyard at the heart of the mas is a great place to find a shady spot and unwind. At the end of the courtyard on the left is the communal kitchen and dining area. The building on the right is under interior renovation and will not be part of the rental property until Autumn 2014, although no work will be carried out throughout the rental period the price has been adjusted to reflect that work is in progress.
The dining area outside the first bedroom suite has a covered terrace. Next to the dining table that seats 6, there is a large exterior wooden framed settee with stylish grey upholstery. The views are of the well kept lawn within the walled gardens and the internal courtyard with its mature trees and water fountain, a gate at the end of the terrace leads to the pool area.
The communal Kitchen with dining room is a very light and spacious open plan area and has three sets of French doors that open out onto the pool terrace. There is an ultra-modern dining table with acrylic chairs to seat 8 diners, and a seating area with two well upholstered sofas. A real log fire makes for cosy dining in the cooler months, but as with all the rooms in this property it also has full central heating.
The kitchen area of the communal dining room has a sleek fitted kitchen with Bauknecht induction hob and Smeg combination oven. All the appliances are Smeg and include a microwave, dishwasher and 2 undercounter fridges. There is a Nespresso coffee machine, Corian worktops with integrated sink and a breakfast bar seating 6.
The outdoor communal dining area is reached from the kitchen/dining room and has a covered terrace with views of the internal courtyard. There are two wooden dining tables with modern outdoor dining chairs seating 14 diners. Just to the side of this dining terrace is a guest cloakroom with wc and sink.
The lounge area in Bedroom suite 1 has a real log burning stove set into the lovely stone fireplace. As with all the interior decor in the property it is a wonderful blend of the classic and contemporary. The ground floor of the suite is open plan with a sitting area with Samsung flat screen Television, Dvd player and a small selection of Dvd's. French doors lead on to the pool terrace area. There is also an additional two seater sofa at the back of the room which can be converted into a 160cm double bed, ideally suited to children but of suitable quality to be utilised for adults if required.
The fitted kitchen on the ground floor of the suite has a Corian central island with breakfast bar seating 4. The kitchen is well equipped with a Nespresso coffee machine, Bauknecht induction hob, Smeg fan oven, microwave, dishwasher and fridge with small ice compartment. The front door leads to the suites outdoor dining area.
A spiral staircase leads to the spacious first floor open plan double ensuite bedroom. The room is dominated by the impressive 180cm four poster bed and a lovely original stone fireplace. The door leads onto a terrace with two deckchairs to sit and soak in the fabulous views of Bonnieux, Lacoste and the properties own lavender field. The very sleek wetroom has a double Italian shower with 2 rainshower heads, wc, bidet, double vanity unit and a free standing bath with shower attachment.
Bedroom Suite 2 is accessed up a small set of stone steps just next to the outdoor communal dining area. It has 90cm twin beds which can be brought together to create a 180cm double bed. A door leads to a balcony with two deckchairs and the same stunning views of the grounds and Luberon countryside as Bedroom Suite 1. The open plan ensuite bathroom area has a free standing contemporary bath, wetroom with walk-in Italian shower, double vanity unit, bidet and wc.
The view of the Luberon hills from the balconies of Bedroom Suites 1 & 2, and of course the property's own extensive grounds. This photograph was taken in 2013 when the grounds were recently planted. Since then the lawn around the pool has established itself and the lavender has matured.
Bedroom Suite 3 is on the ground floor, just at the end of the communal outdoor dining area. There is a spacious entrance area with a sofa which converts to a 160cm double bed, again of very good quality so can be used by both children and adults.
2 steps up from the entrance area is a 180cm double bed with french doors leading to the pool area. The ensuite bathroom for this bedroom suite is located through an archway off the entrance hall, it has a wetroom with Italian walk-in shower, double sink unit, wc, bidet and freestanding bathtub.