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THE HOUSE OF THE ISLE

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
2 nights minimum
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A perfectly located house in the heart of L'Isle on Sorgue (in a small cul de sac street without cars). You will like its Provençal charm and nice decoration. The house is fully furnished and equipped like a cosy home. Linen, towels and wifi included. On the ground floor a dining room with TV, an equipped kitchen, WC and a flowery provencal patio. On the first floor one bedroom (3 single beds) with TV. On the second floor one bedroom (double bed), a very nice shower room with WC and a dressing. L'Isle en Venaissin: The town of L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue used to be called “L'Isle en Venaissin” was originally a city of fishermen on land salvaged from the river. Called “Insula” in the Middle Ages, the city was a true island amidst marshlands which were slowly drained by the construction of the...A perfectly located house in the heart of L'Isle on Sorgue (in a small cul de sac street without cars). You will like its Provençal charm and nice decoration. The house is fully furnished and equipped like a cosy home. Linen, towels and wifi included. On the ground floor a dining room with TV, an equipped kitchen, WC and a flowery provencal patio. On the first floor one bedroom (3 single beds) with TV. On the second floor one bedroom (double bed), a very nice shower room with WC and a dressing. L'Isle en Venaissin: The town of L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue used to be called “L'Isle en Venaissin” was originally a city of fishermen on land salvaged from the river. Called “Insula” in the Middle Ages, the city was a true island amidst marshlands which were slowly drained by the construction of the canals. Many canals were dug, both through and around the town, giving rise to the affectionate name of « Venice of the Comtat ». Waterwheels: Since time immemorial, the steady, abundant waters of the Sorgue river have powered crafts and industry. Sturdy waterwheels led to the establishment of flour mills as early as the 12th century, then to the creation of workshops which worked with wool and silk. The picturesque water wheels which today remain, imparting a special charm to Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, only barely represent the seventy-two wheels which churned away in the 19th century, and the intense business activity which thrived in the city centre. Silk works gave rise to immense fortunes, and Isle-sur-la-Sorgue was also the wool centre for the entire department of Vaucluse. Historical center: The historical city centre was once surrounded by ramparts, and continues to exude the charm created by the marks left by each passing era. The “Tour d'Argent”, which stands near the apse of the church, was built in the 13th century by the Counts of Toulouse. Not far from there, sumptuous city mansions with Gothic or Renaissance façades line the narrow city streets, bearing witness to the fact that Isle-sur-la-Sorgue was once the chief city in the Comtat. Notre-Dame-des-Anges collegiate church, rebuilt (except for the chancel) in the mid-17th century, is an outstanding example of Baroque art in southern France. The Brun family of architects has left several remarkable constructions, including the Granary, now home to the Tourism Office and the hospital with its lovely vestibule, chapel, apothecary and beautiful garden and fountain. The Brun family also built many city mansions, including the gracious Hôtel Donadeï de Campredon, now home to the Maison René-Char.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Smoking only in the Patio, not inside.
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
VALERIE M
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2013
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Reviewed May 10, 2019

About 50 m from the canal that runs through the middle of town, and about 50-100m to bars cafes restaurants boulangerie, everything you want for a great stay. Will be my first choice when I return

Date of stay: April 2019
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Nomad28121296196, VR Owner at LA MAISON DE L ISLE, responded to this reviewResponded May 12, 2019

Thank you so much. That was a pleasure to meet and welcome you.

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed June 21, 2013

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Date of stay: April 2011
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Amiens, France
Reviewed March 4, 2014
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Date of stay: January 2014
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Blender
Books
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Paper Towels Provided
Private Yard
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Stove
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
City Getaway
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighborhood
History has left its mark on Isle sur la Sorgue and points out its importance in Comtat Venaissin in the 14thc. The Collegiate church Notre Dame des Anges has an exceptional Baroque interior and the 18th c. hospital pharmacy boasts a rare collection of Moustiers faienceAlso, magnificent mansions have been converted into art galleries, in particular the famous Maison René Char - Hotel Donadeï de Campredon (18thc.), now a museum exhibiting such great artists as Miro, Mauguin or Dufy and a display area dedicated to René Char. Antique lovers and art collectors will be gratified by the nearly 300 permanent antique dealers and second hand shops here. L'Isle sur la Sorgue hosts antiques' fairs at Easter and over the August 15th holiday that have given a worldwide reputation to this small city. ...
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  • LA MAISON DE L ISLE is able to accommodate up to 4 guests. See all property details.

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