Isle Sur La SorgueBack to Provence
- 1 Bedrooms
Beds / Sleeps 2
Kids ok: all ages
- 1 Bathroom
- 64m2 or 689 sq ft - 1 levels
1st floor (up 1 flight of stairs)
The Isle-sur-La-Sorgue holiday apartment is a charming second floor, one-bedroom Provence vacation rental in a 17th century building overlooking a lovely square in the very heart of historic Isle-sur-la-Sorgue. This adorable and bustling Provençale town is full of restaurants, shops, and a famous antique market.
The comfortable open space provided by the living room and dining area is picture perfect with its antique wood beams, marble fireplace, hardwood floors, and shutter-framed windows opening onto the quaint village square. Furnished with a mix of 19th century furniture, including a French lit bateau used as a daybed, a series of hand-colored engravings, and a mirror over the fireplace, this Provence vacation rental captures the essence of southern French charm.
The fully-equipped country style kitchen includes everything you need to take full advantage of the richly varied and abundant produce from the local, open-air Provençal markets. The bedroom is elegantly furnished with a romantic canopied bed and the highest quality linens. The bathroom is en suite and has a large shower, while the WC is separate from the bathroom for your privacy and convenience.
This is the ideal home base for enjoying the simple joys of Provençal life: walk through the square in the morning to one of several excellent bakers or cafes, buy fresh produce at the market, and enjoy the languid and relaxing summer days away from the bustle of city life.
L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue and the area
This delightful town has always been a favorite in the region, thanks to its enormous weekend antiques market, but what truly sets it apart is that unlike many of the hill-top villages nearby, its plentiful shops, cafes, and restaurants keep the local atmosphere lively by staying open throughout the year.
L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue is also ideally situated for exploring Provence and the Luberon. It is close to several beautiful historic cities and cultural centers: Avignon, Aix-en-Provence, Orange, Nîmes, and Arles all of which are less than an hour’s drive away.
Founded in the 11th century and built on an island, the old town has a strong medieval character with its slanted walls, hidden courtyards, and winding streets, several of which are too narrow for cars. L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue is now best known as an antiques center, the largest in Provence, with three hundred dealers forming an impressive antique market on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. The weekly Sunday antiques market is combined with a traditional French country market selling local produce, cheese, fruit, vegetables, meats, oil, and wine.
- Coffee maker
- Stove (electric)
- Air conditioning
- Crib (bedding not included)
- Diaper changing mattress
- Family Friendly
- Fireplace - decorative
- Hair dryer
- Heating Throughout
- High Chair
- Iron & Ironing Board
- Linens & Towels
- Washer/Dryer Combo
- Cable TV
- Flat Screen TV
- iPod Dock
BathroomsBathroom(En suite half bath) sink, shower (WC is located separately)
- The charming village location, perfect for experiencing daily Provençal life.
- The tasteful Provençal decor with the perfect mix of antiques, natural wood, and comfy furniture.
- The romantic bedroom and peaceful color palette.
- Rentals are weekly, from Saturday to Saturday.
- The staircase leading to the apartment is narrow and winding.
- This apartment is located in the heart of lively L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue. There will be noise from the street, shops, and cafes below. This is not an ideal choice for guests who would like the complete quiet of the countryside.
- This apartment does not include a landline or cell phone.
- We can accommodate two adults or two adults + one baby (a crib can be provided free of charge).
- Air conditioning is in the main room only, but it cools the bedroom well if the door is left open.
- Metered street parking or car parks are available nearby.
All Rentals Include
2018: JAN 6 - MAR 31 (INCLUDES HEATING)from $238 per night
2018: MAR 31 - APR 28 (INCLUDES HEATING)from $256 per night
2018: APR 28 - JUN 9from $193 per night
2018: JUN 9 - SEP 15from $214 per night
2018: SEP 15 - SEP 29from $193 per night
2018: SEP 29 - OCT 27 (INCLUDES HEATING)from $256 per night
2018: OCT 27 - DEC 15 (INCLUDES HEATING)from $238 per night
2018: DEC 15 - JAN 5 (INCLUDES HEATING)from $285 per night
- Monthly rates based on 28 days for rentals of one month. Longer rentals follow the calendar month.
- Price based on standard occupancy. Larger groups please inquire. Additional fees may apply. Inquire about specials Currency Converter
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There’s no better place to settle into the relaxed rhythm of Southern France than in Provence. The area abounds in sensory pleasures, like the scent of lush lavender fields, earthy olive orchards, and fresh farmers market produce. Taste your way through the region’s vineyards, take in historic Provençal hilltop villages by foot or stunning road routes by bicycle, try your hand at early-morning antiquing, or simply enjoy a pre-dinner glass of pastis en plein air. Soak in the calmly intoxicating ambiance of bucolic Provence.
The L'Isle Sur La Sorgue property was perfect for us as we explored Provence. It was very comfortable and the kitchen was great for cooking the dinners with the ingredients we bought at a multitude of purveyors in the Sunday open-air market. We didn't mind the chatter from the cafes or the pealing church bells, though a two-hour rock-and-roll concert in the Square shook the apartment's shutters. Norman, our g greeter, was terrific, helpful and friendly, and always available to answer our questions. AND, there was air-conditioning in the property which we hadn't expected, and a great boon during the 93+ temperatures the week we were in residence.
It was perfect.
Since our first trip to France and non-English speaking country, we felt more secure knowing that we had a representative nearby to give assistance if needed. We loved the apartment in I'Isle Sur la Sorgue, especially the location. Norman, our greeter, was excellent. The flat was a very clean and charming space in an older building, exactly the experience we wanted in France. Our week there was very happy.
I've been following the HIP blog for several months, and like your knowledge of the Paris scene. I was attracted by the foto of the property and the availability timeframe suited our vacation plans. The property much exceeded our expectations, both in quality and location. The email connections from HIP gave me confidence that all would be smooth when we arrived. The greeters were excellent, helpful and knowledgable with the surrounding countryside. It was an excellent vacation and I would highly recommend your services.
It was a pleasure to work with the Haven in Paris staff. They were helpful, professional and on top of things. Isle Sur La Sorgue was relaxing and picturesque . . . amazingly well suited for our first exploration of the hill villages of Provence. The apartment is beautiful and comfortable. It was the ideal setting for a mother-daughter retreat. We thoroughly enjoyed staying in the heart of this quaint village. I can't imagine our trip without this wonder-filled week.
We are frequent renters in France and have seen a range of properties. We really enjoyed the apartment, the location in town, and L'isle Sur La Sorgue. I will recommend to friends.