An ancient and traditional Provencal dwelling, Bonnieux Villa dates from the period when the Popes resided in Avignon (1309 – 1376). Rich in history, the original house is reputed to have been the home for a number of the Popes connections. From 1970 onwards, the villa has been renovated and modernised to a unique, traditional but stylish property.
A ruin by 1960, the previous owners had purchased the villa in the early 1970s. They set about purchasing the surrounding land and subsequently rebuilt and created the domaine that is today Bonnieux Villa. The current owners purchased the property in 2009 and have modernised it further. The house is very traditional in style with a large number of original and traditional features. It is beautifully decorated and furnished in Provencal style incorporating both antique furniture and modern appliances. There are a number of works of art from local artists.
Spread over 2 floors consisting of a lounge with fire place and a smaller sitting room. Also, a spacious well equipped kitchen with stunning views, a formal dining room seating up to 12 guests and an office area.
6 well proportioned bedrooms and 4 bathrooms.
Gated and fully private entrance ensuring complete privacy, with stunning uninterrupted views. There is an outdoor heated pool, open in the warmer months. The exterior hosts 12 sun loungers, outside (covered) summer kitchen fully equipped with table & chairs, fridge, BBQ, hob and dishwashers. Furthermore, there is a petanque court, basketball net, fish pond, terraces with table and chairs, a fountain and woods.
The property is located on the outskirts of Bonnieux, 15 min walk to the center of the village.
The nearest station is Avignon, approx. 45 minutes from the house.
The nearest airports are Avignon, Nimes, Marseille.
The kitchen is well equipped with large range, electric ovens, hobs, microwave, dishwasher, an American-style fridge/freezer and ample cutlery and professional range pans.
Weekly cleaning included, extra cleaning can be arranged upon request. Gardener and pool cleaning included. Chefs, caterers and extra staff can be arranged upon request.
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