Provence Holiday Home Owner Pool shot les Vallons
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottLiving in ProvenceRental & Self-Catered Properties in ProvenceStay: Accommodation & Rentals in Provence

Provence Holiday Home Owner Shares Her Luberon Lifestyle

Diving into Provence Ten years after Peter Mayle’s book “A Year in Provence” was published, Georgina Causton and her partner decided to spend a sabbatical year (1999) in Provence. Completely enchanted by the lifestyle in the South of France they never returned to live in London. Suddenly, they found themselves …

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House Sitting Provence
Ashley TinkerStay: Accommodation & Rentals in Provence

Learn About House Sitting in Provence

Contributor blog post by Ashely Tinker: Experience Provence as a Housesitter Recently I was fortunate enough to be invited to stay as a housesitter in a home of expats who had arrived in France some years ago. They now live in a delightful village in the Var, Haute Provence. The owners …

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Goult Summer Rental Luberon Provence Stay
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottRental & Self-Catered Properties in ProvenceStay: Accommodation & Rentals in Provence

Goult Summer Rental Enjoy Provencal Living for Six Weeks

Near the beautiful Luberon village of Goult is a property named Les Maquignon Hameau. Odette Linton and her partner are looking for renters for their charming hameau (hamlet) for six weeks this summer. What a made-in-heaven opportunity to settle into daily life in Provence, from a comfortable home base. Located between …

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Provence Budget Travel House pet Sitting Daisy dog in bed at home
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottStay: Accommodation & Rentals in Provence

How to Visit Provence on Budget Consider House Sitting as Money Saving Option

Everything is Taken Care of at Home The Internet enables many services to reach beyond the parameters of a traditional business. Today HouseSit Match can help you find sitters who will pay to travel to your home to care for your pets. It is an ideal opportunity for some people …

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Owning Property Architecture Lourmarin @ShutrsSunflowrs
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottLiving in ProvenceRental & Self-Catered Properties in ProvenceStay: Accommodation & Rentals in Provence

Building Roots in Provence Committing to Owning Property

Caroline Longstaffe calls her blog “Shutters and Sunflowers,” the inspiration for its name and her musings came from the picturesque surroundings of the South of France (and beyond). In 2012, Longstaffe and her husband spent a total of 20 months in two French towns, Uzès and Lourmarin. Her heart remains …

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Grand Hôtel du Cap Entrance
Hotels Provence & Cote d'AzurMary Kay SealesStay: Accommodation & Rentals in Provence

Dom Pérignon at the Grand Hôtel du Cap, anyone?

Whether you’re a guest at the hotel or just on the Côte d’Azur for vacation, you are welcome to dine, drink, and swim at this Four Seasons hotel on Cap Ferrat Unless you are a regular visitor to the world’s top hotels, you may be a bit intimidated walking into …

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La Divine Comédie Avignon Luxury Suites
Bed & Breakfasts in ProvenceCarolyne Kauser-AbbottStay: Accommodation & Rentals in Provence

Luxury Rooms in Avignon Stay at La Divine Comédie Private Suites and a Secret Garden

It took over 600 years to open this luxurious bed and breakfast in the heart of Avignon. La Divine Comédie is a jewel of a guest house with five suites and a magical garden, the successful outcome of the owners Amaury de Villoutreys and Gilles Jauffret’s vision. They purchased the …

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IFI Tax Buying Property France @ProvenceSearch
Sophia van Woensel-MoseStay: Accommodation & Rentals in Provence

Buying Property in France – A Practical Guide to the New IFI Tax

Contributor blog post by Sophia Mose: Traditionally, France has not had a reputation as a tax-efficient country for wealthy residents. In particular, France’s wealth tax on world-wide net assets, the Impot de solidarité sur la fortune (ISF), made headlines for chasing away celebrities such as Gerard Depardieu. French Parliament has now …

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Les Bories Luxury Hotel Gordes
Cheryl ShufflebothamHotels Provence & Cote d'AzurLiving in ProvenceStay: Accommodation & Rentals in Provence

Les Bories Luxury Hotel and a Spa Hidden in Gordes

Contributor blog post by Cheryl Shufflebotham: Secluded in a 20-acre aromatic park of olive and cypress trees, lavender, rosemary, and thyme is a hidden little retreat called les Bories, which is located on a quiet road across from Gordes. Les Bories is a five-star luxury hotel with a beautiful spa that …

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Domaine de Manville cour interieure
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottHotels Provence & Cote d'AzurLiving in ProvenceStay: Accommodation & Rentals in Provence

Experience Luxury in the Alpilles with Domaine de Manville Golf or Spa Packages

Patience, vision and exquisite taste converted a run-down 250-acre agricultural property, outside of Maussane des Alpilles, into a luxury resort — Domaine de Manville. Edith and Patrick Saut purchased the land and associated ragtag collection of farm buildings in 2007. Seven years later and a multi-million Euro budget this 5-star …

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