Sault, Lavender Capital of Provence, an extraordinary Mas, gite, stables and water spring on 16ha of land and magnificent views over the valley
Former residency of the Aix-en-Provence archbishops, a few kilometres from the village of Sault, Lavender Capital of Provence, this 17th century mansion, sitting on 16 ha of Land, has expanded and renovated throughout the centuries, the former owners made it an equestrian centre and the current owners renovated it to make a large holiday home with an independent gite and equestrian outbuildings.
The main building (460m2), on the south side includes a large patio dominating with magnificent views of the valley of Sault, one enters the house through an entrance hall, then a dining room with a large fireplace, an amazing old style kitchen with pantry and cellars and an east facing patio, then a series of two small living rooms and a large reception room.
The top floor is divided in 2 parts, a modernised and independent part including a living room with open plan kitchen, and two ensuite bedrooms with direct access to the back garden, the other part, over 2 floors, include on the first floor two ensuite bedrooms and a billiard room.
On the second floor, two more ensuite bedrooms and a reading lounge.
The gite, a former renovated outbuilding, includes a living room with open plan kitchen, two bedrooms and a bathroom and is located above a large hall, former stables with water access.
Another outbuilding includes, over 2 levels, stables and horse boxes. A water spring is available close to the house.
Main House – Large Patio level : (211m2)
Entrance Hall 5m2
Dining room 26m2
Living Room 1 15m2
Living Room 2 41.4m2
Large Dining room 44.6m2
Former Kitchen – Utility Room 23m2
1st Floor Garden level on North side – (modern style – 77.2m2) :
Living room 20m2
Bedroom 1 11.4m2 Bathroom 1 3.1m2
Bedroom 2 25.5m2 Bathroom 13m2 WC 1.7m2
1st Floor (84.7m2)
Bedroom 3 ensuite 26m2
Billiard Lounge 31.5m2
Bedroom 3 ensuite 14.4 m2 - Bathroom 4.5m2 - Dressing 2.3m2
2e Etage (84.1m2)
Bedroom 4 ensuite 21.5m2 - Bathroom 8m2
Bedroom 5 ensuite 21m2 – Bathroom 7.6m2
Bedroom 6 21m2
Gite (110m2) :
Sault is the capital of Lavender
Sault is situated at the altitude of 766 meters, known worldwide for the cultivation of lavender, Sault, once protect ted by fortifications, bears the traces of an intense human activity from prehistoric times on.
Sault is the ideal spot for hikes and excursions toward Mont Ventoux, the Nesque Canyon, the Toulourenc valley, the Montagne de Lure, the Luberon and other nearby sites in Drôme Provençale and Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
Besides the market, Wednesdays mornings since 1515, the summer period is marked by various animations, festivals, garage sales, with a culmination on august, 15th, with the inescapable lavender festival.
The village sports complex has a swimming pool (open in July and August), 3 tennis courts (access all year, a skate park, a soccer field and starting point for many hikes.
The top of Mont Ventoux is accessible from mid-april on, either by bike or by car. The “Giant of Provence” is only 26 kilometres off the village.
Avignon TGV 69km
Marseilles Airport 107km
- Property type
- Special class
- Equestrian - horses
- Plot size
- Grounds 10-20 HA
- Plot size
- 159,332 m²
- Total living area
- 567 m²
- All bathrooms
- Double glazing
- Broadband internet