La Cerisaie

La Cerisaie Provence


This beautiful property consists of a former silkworm farmhouse.

It is located between Lacoste and Bonnieux at the heart of the Luberon Natural Park, one of the 350 biospheres of the planet listed by UNESCO. The house has three bedrooms, a large dormitory, and four bathrooms; it is perfect for three couples and up to eight children.

The completely enclosed property has panoramic views of the Luberon valley, hilltop villages and Mont Ventoux, a landscaped garden with several terraces set into the hillside, a tennis court and a large L-shaped swimming pool (17 m x 8.5 m with diving board).


Garden Level

  • There are two double bedrooms (one with two single beds, the other with a double bed) with inter-connecting door. Each has a small bathroom (shower, WC, wash-hand basin), and direct access to the garden
  • Underground arched cave with freezer
  • Laundry room with a central heating unit, water-softener, washer, dryer, and a professional ironing machine

Ground Floor

  • Vast open living room nicely decorated with painted walls of bunches of bougainvillea, many paintings of contemporary artists. The living room opens onto a porch with an arbour, BBQ, and outdoor table for 12 + 6 guests
  • Open and central cooking area with fully equipped kitchen including a 'La Cornue' cooker, hood, large refrigerator, microwave, professional dishwasher (washing in 4 minutes), food processors, coffee Expresso machine, ice-cream freezer
  • Dining room with 2 tables, tablecloths embroidered in the name of the property 'La Cerisaie'
  • The salon has a beautiful Provencal fireplace, L-shaped sofa, armchairs, coffee table, piano, satellite TV (US, GB and Middle-East channels), stereo system, DVD player, etc.
  • Huge spiral staircase to the upper levels, made of Espei stone (a local stone)
  • Guest toilet

First Floor

  • The master bedroom has a king size bed, cupboards, telephone, and complete bathroom with shower, bath-tub, 2 basins, direct opening onto the private terrace. A cot is available
  • The office opens onto a terrace and has a small piano, fax machine, internet connection, and TV with satellite channels
  • Separate WC
  • This floor is not allowed for children under 18 years old

Second Floor

  • Vast room that serves as a dormitory for children. It has a 40 cm high wooden podium with 8 single beds, many cupboards, a playing area, and desk corners
  • Separate WC and a shower-room with 2 showers and 2 basins.


  • The outdoor area has a kiosk with benches in the shape of a snail and shaded table
  • Shower ingeniously hidden in a former stone well
  • 2 Fountains (which are not protected) and planted garden of lavenders, boxwood, cherry trees, cypress, rose trees and on a lower level of the garden a section “à la Francaise” garden
  • The L-shaped swimming pool (17 m x 8.5 m) with diving board is protected by a wrought iron fence
  • Private tennis court
  • The opportunity exists to organize very large parties outside in the garden within the 7 hectares of land planted with vines that produce 'Côte du Luberon' wines
  • Large parking area

Villa Information

Bedroom Details

  • Bedroom 1 (Garden Level): Two single beds (90 cm), small private bathroom (shower, basin, and WC), interconnecting door with bedroom 2, and direct access to the garden
  • Bedroom 2 (Garden Level): (25m2) Double bed (140 cm), A/C, small private bathroom (shower, basin, and WC), inter-connecting door with bedroom 1, and direct access to the garden
  • Bedroom 3 (First Floor): Master bedroom - (90 m2) - King size bed (180 cm), A/C, cupboards, private telephone line, private bathroom (shower, bathtub, double washbasins, and door opening directly onto a private terrace), and separate WC. Please note that a roll-away bed can be arranged in this bedroom
  • Bedroom 4 (Second Floor): Children's dormitory - 8 single beds (90 cm), many cupboards, playing area, desk corner, private bathroom (2 showers, and double washbasins), and separate WC


  • Baby equipment (2 baby beds, cradle, baby chairs)
  • DVD player
  • Fax machine
  • Included during the off season: heating and wood for the open fireplace
  • Partial air-conditioning
  • Piano
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Stereo system
  • Telephone
  • Tennis court
  • Wi-Fi Internet

Pool Details

  • L-shaped swimming pool (17 m x 8.5 m) with diving board, protected by a wrought iron fence

Staff and Services

  • Daily cleaning service: 8 hours per day (8 am-12 pm, 3 pm-7 pm) (7 days per week)
  • Final cleaning
  • English Meet and Greet
  • Toiletries provided in each bathroom (i.e. soap, shampoo, shower gel, body lotion, Kleenex, cotton swab, cotton wool cleansing)
  • First necessity grocery and laundry products provided
  • Bath and swimming pool towels changed every day
  • Bed linen changed once per week

Staff and Services (at additional cost)

  • Breakfast service on request at time of reservation including coffee, tea, fresh squeezed orange juice, milk, yogurt, pastries and croissants, jams, eggs
  • First dinner at the arrival (buffet style)
  • Babysitting
  • Personal laundry
  • Chef at home
  • On request, we can arrange for musicians (classic and jazz)

Location Details

  • 'La Cerisaie' is located between Lacoste and Bonnieux. The village of Bonnieux, with its small shops, cafes, restaurants, is 5 km away. Apt and its famous Saturday market is only 12 km away
  • Avingnon (40 km)
  • Aix-en-Provence (45 km)
  • Marseilles (100 km, 75-minute drive)

Villa Notes

  • Sorry, no pets
  • The staff can provide some assistance at meals but are not available for full-time cooking or clean-up
  • Included during the off season: heating and wood for the open fireplace
  • Local taxes are included in the rates

Provence Villa Notes

  • Please note that France villas rent from Saturday to Saturday. Exceptions may be possible on a case by case basis and upon request. It is common for pool heating to be an additional cost.


Rates Table Key:

  Travel Dates      Bedrooms

 Minimum Stay      Starting Price

Travel Dates BedroomsBDRMSMin. Night StayMin. Stay
Now to Jun 13, 2020 47
$ 1,933  1680 $ 2783 $ 2619  1828 £ 1548
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Please be advised a security deposit will be collected at time of booking and returned after travel. The prices above are communicated per night according to the number of nights minimum. For shorter or longer stays, ask for a quotation. This can be more or less expensive than the expected prorated amount.

Security Deposit: €5,000 pre-collected

Minimum Stay: 1 Week.

Important! Non-USD rates above based on approximate currency conversion. Please confirm rate and currency with your Villa Specialist at time of booking.

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