Today’s tour takes you inside and around a luxurious grand villa in the South of France available to lease. The images are bound to be meditative and meaningful for admirers of character-rich historical properties. French Old World Design Inspo + Country French Paint Colors shares photos and design details from an enchanting home with views of Luberon National Park.
Vacation Property: Bonnieux Villa – Haven In
French Old World Design Style: 18th Century Provençal Bastide
Location of Property
This South of France 18th century Provençal vacation rental offered by Haven In is in Bonnieux (in the heart of Luberon)…a 20-minute drive from the villages of Apt, Goult, Menèrbes, and Lacoste.
Avignon is less than an hour away.
How About a Mini French Lesson?
See THIS for a glossary of related French architecture/design terms as well as images of beautiful rustic stone.
What is this bastide’s setting like?
Think breathtaking gardens.
Fields of lavender.
5 lovely acres.
4 bedrooms have ensuite bathrooms, and 2 additional bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms are found in the annex with access from the courtyard.
Thick stone walls, distressed wood beams, original tile floors, and a kitchen with modern functionality.
The 3,767 square foot home was restored in 2011.
Rustic & Elegant French Country Kitchen
Kitchen Pendant Lighting
The pendants brought to mind THESE OPTIONS for coastal style pendant lighting.
Love this French farmhouse cross back style dining chair? Me too. FIND a lovely option HERE.
Luxury French Villa Living Room
In the market for a pretty Belgian linen sofa?
French Green Paint Color
See this French Green Paint Colors story for paint color ideas if you’re charmed by the green color of the exterior shutters!
Old World Style, Stone, and Rugged Elements
The villa was renovated in 2011.
Warmth and country charm reign in this lovely French kitchen with deep window sill at sink and a lovely collection of green glass bottles above frig
Modern Amenities in Renovated Kitchen
Isn’t the glass paned door a brilliant detail to increase the amount of light in the kitchen while providing additional interest?
Loveliness in Bonnieux
This charming village is home to the Musée de la Boulangerie where one can learn everything there is to know about making bread. (Ummmmm…who doesn’t want to live or stay next to a museum devoted to fresh baked bread!?!)
What to buy while staying in the area? Olives, tapenade, cheese, herbs, spices, honey, flowers, oils, and of course, wines.
Serene Mood in French Villa Bedrooms
Find tumbled natural stone tile options RIGHT HERE.
Timeless Country French Bathrooms
Quiet, Monastic, Minimal Bedroom
60 Second Grasse Bastide Tour (A Similar 18th Century Home)
More French Country Villa Inspiration
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Furniture and Accessory Ideas
For beautiful French green paint colors for exterior trim and interior accents, SEE THIS.
For a creamy limestone color, here’s a pretty one:
Beautiful French Grey Paint Color Ideas
BENJAMIN MOORE Ashley Gray is a color I painted walls in our French country kitchen at our prior home. Our kitchen received a ton of natural light from large windows which were left un-dressed, so do keep that in mind when selecting a calm color like this gray.
Here’s a wall paint color possibility for a serene or modern bathroom with a French inspired feel. BENJAMIN MOORE Revere Pewter is a paint I have used multiple times, most recently as a glaze (simply thinned with water) to transform our master bedroom furniture which formerly sported an antique white/pale yellow color.
Serene French Country – Bedroom Decor Ideas
For an elegant, tranquil, and rustic luxe look, consider these bedroom decor and furniture ideas…
For a friendly priced French inspired settee…
For a twin bed or day bed…
Serene Modern Bathroom Decor Ideas
And here’s a low-cost porcelain option…
Rustic French Country Accent
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