Wake up in our peaceful green corner of Provence, breakfast beside your own private swimming pool and step back in time and enjoy the slow pace of life in our sleepy southern French village situated within the Golden Triangle of Provence
Your apartment benefits from a southerly aspect so you have the sun all day long. It's within walking distance of shops, bars and restaurants and has an hourly direct bus service to Avignon.
Nestling amoungst the vineyards of the southern Cotes du Rhone, the independent ground floor accommodation is particularly suitable for wine buffs as you are surrounded by the major wineries of Laudun, Lirac, Tavel and Chateauneuf du Pape.
The large floodlit pool is great for evening bathing, its bordered by conifers for privacy and equipped with a family sized solar shower. The pool is open from April to October making La Soleillade an ideal location for your Spring or Autumn break.
There's a poolside Summer Kitchen equipped with facilities for making your own paella, a plancha grill, a fridge freezer for cool poolside drinks and an inbuilt charcoal barbecue. Meals can be enjoyed on the patio and the pool is surrounded by loungers for sun worshipers or, if you prefer, there is a grape covered pergola where you can cool off and snooze the afternoon away in peace, or just float up and down the pool in the large inflatable armchair.
Your accommodation comprises a comfortable living room with WiFi connection and french doors to the south facing patio area. The living room has two large sofas, one of which converts to a comfortable double bed. There's a TV with connection to British broadcasts, a DVD player, a CD player/radio, an extensive collection of books and movies and a dining area seating six for cooler evenings.
The apartment sleeps 6 plus baby. There is one double bedroom and one twin bedroom The living room has two large sofas, one of which converts to a comfortable double bed. There is also a boxroom with cot for baby up to two years.
You have a fully equipped kitchen decorated in the Provencal style with local colourful pottery and a shower room with a large walk in Italian shower and a selection of local olive based soaps.
Children are very welcome, the spacious garden is equipped with a set of swings and the pool has a selection of age related inflatable toys and swimming aids. You have everything necessary for traveling with baby including a cot, playpen, high chair, bath, potty, plastic bowls, sippy cups and a changing mat. There are plenty of places to keep the children amused include a visit to the Haribo bonbon museum at Uzes, the grotto of Salamander floodlit caves or the crocodile farm at Pierrelatte. You can hire canoes to discover the beautiful valley of the river Ceze, or go horseback riding amoungst the sunflowers and lavender fields.
If you have limited mobility, the apartment has easy access and a large spacious walk in shower.
Your garden is planted with apricot, peach, fig and almond trees and you can help yourself to the grapes which cover the pergola area. The property is approached by a long gated driveway and you can enjoy a game of boules on your own petanque court. We have both ladies and gents bikes available free of charge to allow you to explore the surrounding area.
Avignon is 20 mins away with its arts festival in July. You have three of the most beautiful villages in France within a 20 km radius and you can discover the World Heritage Sites of Orange and the Pont du Gard or visit Arles and follow in the footsteps of Van Gogh or just wander the cobbled streets and enjoy the weekly Provencal market in the Duchy of Uzes.
La Soleillade offers you a tranquil base to return to after a day exploring this historic region and no matter what time of year you choose to visit, everyone is welcome here.