Villa La Ombre is a luxury Provence villa steeped in history. Set in one of France’s most iconic regions, the vast estate houses a medieval priory and winery as well as its own working vineyard. This family-friendly villa is situated in a secluded nature reserve yet is only 15 minutes from the bustling market town of Vaison-La-Romaine. Large groups of up to 18 can enjoy this 7 bedroom villa set over 4 suites and 3 double guestrooms. This Provencal villa rental boasts many excellent amenities, including a tennis court and infinity pool, jacuzzi, gym, alongside a private helicopter landing pad.
The villa is a 45-minute drive from Avignon airport or can be reached in 1 hour and 20 minutes from Marseille. The Vaucluse region of Provence has numerous historical towns to discover. While visiting the market in nearby Vaison-La-Romaine, wander through its famed Roman ruins, forum and amphitheatre. The charming medieval towns of Crestet, Sablet and Segruet are also within short driving distance. For those keen to make the most of the villa’s rural location, there are a range of activities. Hike on the private trails on the property, visit the nearby rock climbing paradise of Dentelles de Montmirail, or take on Mont Ventoux on two wheels: one of the Tour de France’s hardest climbs.
This large group villa has a wide choice of reception rooms, making it the perfect venue for events and weddings. There’s a professional kitchen on-site and various dining areas in which to enjoy the Provencal cuisine, from a rooftop terrace to a medieval dining hall opening onto a herb garden. The 350-acre estate also boasts a wine tasting room, home cinema and lots of outdoor activity and leisure facilities. The four suites and three bedrooms each have their own character and charm, and most have en suite bathrooms. The rooms are furnished with the finest mattresses, Frette linen and Canadian silk duvets.
The hosts have lovingly restored this property, equipping it with all modern comforts while staying sympathetic to its 11 centuries of history. Villa La Ombre is very much part of its spectacular landscape and is run in an ecologically friendly way to protect its native flora and fauna. Adults and children receive a warm welcome and there are innumerable on-site activities and services on offer to create a memorable Provence experience. The property is run to a very high standard with housekeeping six days per week, for three hours per day.
Families and large groups looking for a luxury villa in Provence will be inspired by the sheer variety of facilities and activities at Villa La Ombre. This exclusive private villa is a spectacular setting for a celebration or wedding while giving guests a unique insight into the history, cuisine and culture of the region.