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Le Point - Charming Provence village house

The charming Luberon village of Cucuron, view from the Castle grounds to the clock tower
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The charming Luberon village of Cucuron, view from the Castle grounds to the clock tower
Le Point Front Door, at the end of a small lane in the Village The thick walls keep the bedroom cool, kingsize bed, with sitting area
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4.5 of 5 stars
Very good
13 reviews
The charming Luberon village of Cucuron, view from the Castle grounds to the clock tower
Le Point Front Door, at the end of a small lane in the Village
The thick walls keep the bedroom cool, kingsize bed, with sitting area
Downstairs fireplace and seating area
Fireplace
Small bedroom with Mary Adshead murals
Upstairs Living area
Upstairs kitchen area
A good selection of reading material, fiction and non-fiction
Le Point has a small sheltered terrace
View when doing the dishes!  You can see Cezanne\'s Mont St Victoire in the distance.
Etang de la Bonde, a short drive from Le Point, somewhere to enjoy a swim
Etang de la Bonde
The pool (Etang) in the centre of the village - featured in the film \'A Good Year\'
The Market comes to the Etang on Tuesdays and during the Summer there are evening markets
Several cafes and restuarants in the village
The local co-operative Cave in the village has some good local wines
Village Fountain
The village from the South, with the Luberon Hills in the background
From the castle ruins, just a few paces from Le Point
Le Point in the medieval village wall
Inside the village church
Another view from the castle
A stall in the Tuesday market
Cheese and bread in the market
Spices for all tastes!
More colour from the market
The village in Spring with the Luberon hills in the background
A Swallowtail up by the castle
View from a walk around the village
The Abbey of Senanque is a day trip to the North of the Luberon
The Colorado Provencal near Rustrel - about 45 minutes away by car
The Pont du Gard is a good day trip by car - but they don't let you walk along the top any more!
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Overview
Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Cucuron, Luberon, Vaucluse, Provence
Le Point is a small charming and comfortable artist's house in the unspoilt village of Cucuron which lies inside the Luberon Nature Park in the Provence region of the south of France, 35Km north of Aix-en-Provence.

Cucuron has many original medieval features to explore and a traditional market on Tuesdays around the bassin (large carp pond) and square which is shaded by towering, 200-year-old plane trees. The village includes a cooperative wine cellar where local wines can be tasted and where a walking trail starts and you can discover the wine-growing activity around the area from a historical standpoint.

It is located half way between Avignon and Aix and makes an ideal base for exploring Provence or just to relax and unwind at any time of the year. There is riding or hiking from the village up into the Luberon and scenic lake swim...
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About the Owner, Matthew B
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 90 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 11 days ago
Listed since : Mar 2010
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 13 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL6272780 by: Holiday Lettings
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4.5 of 5 stars Very good - based on 13 reviews
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Houston, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 11 October 2014 for a stay in September 2014

Wonderful little hideaway in the storybook Provencal village of Cucuron. The previous reviewer described it perfectly...white washed stone walls and ceilings, challenging staircase and an adorable hand painted trompe l' oeil mini-bedroom. Roomy, fully functional kitchen/dining/living area upstairs, bedrooms downstairs. The kitchen has a wonderful little balcony with THE BEST view of the countryside. The owners are friendly and respond...

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sm0nahan
Perth, Australia
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30 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 October 2014 for a stay in September 2014
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The cottage was all we had hoped for. The photos give a good impression of it. The bottom floor is really interesting with a domed, whitewashed stone roof over the main bedroom which has one of the most comfortable and roomy beds we have ever experienced in a holiday rental. There is a small bedroom leading off the main one...

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Kathy C
Sylvania, Ohio
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 8 July 2014 for a stay in June 2014

My daughter and I were looking for a quiet village as a base for exploring the Luberon region and Cucuron was a perfect location. We loved the village; it is small enough to be fairly peaceful but still had most of what we needed. Every morning we had coffee by the small pond before starting our travels, excepts market day...

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Amenities
  • Balcony
  • Books
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Fireplace
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Telephone
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Suitability
  • Pets Allowed:
    No
  • Smoking Allowed:
    No
  • Kid Friendly:
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£420
17 Sep 2016 -
28 Oct 2016
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€418
£350
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How to get there
Airport: Marseille: 60.0 km
Railway: Pertuis (or Aix en Provence TGV which is about 40min drive away): 12.0 km
Driving from Calais <BR><BR>Cucuron is around 650 miles from Calais and would be a 10 hour drive mainly on toll motorways. Driving in France is easy and the motorways have frequent and good quality service areas. <BR><BR>Train from London<BR><BR>You can travel via the fast Eurostar service to Aix's TGV station which is about 40 mins drive from Le Point. The train takes about six and a half hours from St Pancras and seems to cost from around £130 return per person<BR><BR>The Aix-en-Provence TGV station is a handy addition, because you now no longer have to travel from Paris to Marseille and then take another train back up to Aix. The Aix-en-Provence TGV station is about 10 km west of town. Shuttle buses (navettes) provide direct links to A... more
Activities nearby
Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 8.0 km.
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