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Historical 4-Bedroom Former Priory Located in the Heart of Rhone Wine Country

From €3,850 /week (approx. £3,000)
Châteauneuf-du-Pape
Property reference: CAR1428
From €3,850 /week (approx. £3,000)
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KEY FEATURES
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
Full Description
Guests Sleeping:  8 pax

Property Overview

Steeped in history, this wonderful stone priory in the Vaucluse region of Provence is a real treasure. Dating back to the 14th century, the 4-bedroom priory has been beautifully renovated and restored by the owners, and can accommodate up to 8 guests in luxurious style. Set in gated grounds with an enchanting garden, the property has several sun-drenched terraces, a stone courtyard with a beautiful outdoor pool and its own boules court for lazy summer afternoons.

Fully equipped with every possible convenience including WIFI access, satellite TV, a sound system and a laundry area, the interior of the priory perfectly compliments the charming stone exterior. The elegant main living space and bedrooms are decorated in traditional Provençal style, while the stylish modern kitchen has been recently renovated with top-of-the-range appliances. Overlooking the nearby village of Châteauneuf du Pape, the Prieuré de Châteauneuf offers guests spectacular views of the countryside and vineyards stretching to the Rhone River, the town of Avignon, and beyond.

Essential Details

  • Historical former priory located in the village of Châteauneuf du Pape
  • Set in gated grounds and surrounded by a truly enchanting garden
  • Beautifully renovated with a brand-new kitchen and 4 new bathrooms
  • Stunning interior living space decorated with Provençal-style furnishings
  • Light and spacious living room with a fireplace plus 8-person dining room
  • Brand-new contemporary kitchen with central island and chrome appliances
  • 4 generously-sized bedrooms, each with an ensuite/separate bathroom
  • 2 additional child guests can also be accommodated in the master suite
  • Multiple sun-drenched terraces with a delightful outdoor dining and BBQ area
  • Beautiful Roman-style outdoor pool with a shady sun deck and loungers
  • Within walking distance of the wineries and bistros in Châteauneuf du Pape
  • Easily accessible from the nearby Marseille Airport or Avignon railway station

Through the keyhole

Full of character with a history dating back to the 14th century, this wonderful former priory is a real historical gem. The stone clad exterior with its traditional Provençal tower is paired with a simple elegant interior featuring an original stone fireplace and curved staircase, in addition to stone flooring and exposed beams throughout. A light and spacious living room, elegant dining room and contemporary kitchen are all located on the ground floor of the property with 4 generously-sized bedrooms and bathrooms situated on the first floor of the house. Set at the apex of the picturesque village of Châteauneuf du Pape, the priory offers sweeping views of the surrounding countryside from the upper floor while the ground floor opens directly into the enchanting garden. Fully renovated and beautifully presented, the house is furnished with antique Provençal furniture and a selection of artwork and accessories from the owner’s private collection, the perfect setting for a luxury holiday in the heart of Rhone wine country.

Living room

A light and spacious living room can be found on the ground floor of the priory. A lounge area is set around an impressive wood-burning fireplace and large bookshelves line the walls with an eclectic selection of reading material.

Dining room

An elegant dining room is also located on the ground floor of the house with traditional stone floors, lovely exposed beams and a large wooden dining table for 10 guests.

Kitchen

Fully renovated, the priory has a fully-equipped contemporary kitchen which blends Provençal charm with contemporary lighting and top-of-the-range chrome appliances. A central island is the focal point of the room and can be used as an additional casual dining area during your stay.

Bedrooms

There are 4 generously-sized bedrooms located on the first floor of the house including a vast master suite with an ensuite bathroom and accommodation for 2 younger guests. The remaining 3 bedrooms each have a separate bathroom. Decorated in sophisticated tones with traditional stone flooring and antique furnishings, the bedrooms have been designed as a comfortable retreat at the end of the day.

Bathrooms

Newly renovated using the very best quality fixtures and fittings, the priory has 4 luxurious bathrooms, 3 of which are equipped with a shower unit while the remaining bathroom features a full bathtub.

Outdoor Space

Courtyard

The ground floor of the house opens directly into a stone courtyard with a selection of trees and greenery. Private and tranquil with a large outdoor dining and BBQ area, the courtyard is perfect for relaxing with family and friends.

Terraces

The property has several terraces on the upper floor of the house offering sweeping views of the village, surrounding vineyards and local countryside right down to Avignon.

Grounds

Set in gated grounds, the priory has an enchanting garden which has been beautifully landscaped with a wonderful variety of Provençal trees and flowers. Impeccably maintained with a traditional boules court and an outdoor pingpong table for the kids, the grounds of the priory are an idyllic hideaway in the heart of the countryside.

Swimming pool

The priory features a beautiful Roman-style outdoor swimming pool in the grounds.Surrounded by a paved sundeck and shaded by tall trees, the pool area is perfect for an afternoon swim, a game of waterpolo with the kids or just topping up your tan on one of the many loungers found poolside.

Parking

Parking for up to 4 vehicles can be found in front of the house.

Book This Property

If you’ve fallen in love with this wonderful historical priory, the next step is to book your luxury break. Simply use the easy online form to contact our Cannes office and our rental agent will be delighted to help you organise your dream holiday in the South of France.

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