Charming, restored stone cottage with private plunge pool nestled in a tranquil valley in the heart of the lavender country of Upper Provence

L'Ourdissoir, L'Hospitalet, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
Cottage, 4 rooms and kitchen, sleeps 4 people

L’Ourdissoir at Le Champ de l’Amant, a stone farm building restored in 2008, is cradled in a valley in the heart of lavender country. The interior, restored in 2008, includes two bedrooms, a shower room, 2 WC’s and a large, well-designed living/dining/cooking area (iPod dock for music/WiFi high speed internet included) which blends authentic, original materials with contemporary features. The spacious park-like outdoor setting includes a variety of spaces and garden furniture to enjoy sun or shade, seclusion or open views during all seasons. The plunge pool is just steps from your door, totally private and for your use only. Visit owner’s website http://www.champ-amant for more photos and details. A5_picturetext1: Entrance to l'Ourdissoir with a glimpse of the plunge pool

Entrance to l'Ourdissoir with a glimpse of the plunge pool.

Property Description

  • Two bedrooms with double beds.
  • Bathroom with shower and toilet.
  • Kitchen with electric cooker, oven, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and microwave.
  • Dining seating for 6 people.
  • Lounge with seating for 4 people.
  • Hot and cold water. Stove.
  • Cable-TV.
  • Washing machine.
  • Garden with terrace and BBQ. 
  • Swimming pool.
  • Parking. 

Other Information

  • Electricity included.
  • Linen included.
  • Smoking prohibited.
  • Pets are not allowed.
  • Unsuitable for elderly/disabled.

Surroundings and Local Facilities

Our valley is a paradise for a wide variety of outdoor activities including cycling, hiking, riding. The property is within easy walking distance to the twin villages of Saumane-L’Hospitalet (1 and 2 km, respectively). Our neighbouring town, Banon, famous for its chèvre cheese, hosts a lively farmers' market and the 3rd largest bookshop in France. The bustling market towns of Forcalquier, Apt and Manosque are all nearby. Easy day trips include the Luberon, Gorges du Verdon, Cassis, Aix-en-Provence, Avignon and Marseille.

Shops 7 km * Restaurant 1 km * Swimming 15 km * Golf 40 km * Tennis 20 km * Ski lift 20 km

Price and Availability

Season Period Price/week
High June - Aug 650 €
Middle May - June, Spt - Oct 525 €
Low Nov - Apr 400 €

Distance to major towns

Banon 7 km
Forcalquier 20 km
Apt 35 km
Booking and Information: Lynne Crytser
Le Champ de l'Amant,
04150 L'Hospitalet, France
ph: (33) (0)492 77 30 19
mobile: (33) (0)660 80 97 80

Sitting area of l'Ourdissoir with pellet stove and stairs to mezzanine.

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