REVIEWS




The Bastide

May 2017

We really enjoyed the gracious hospitality, beautiful countryside, fabulous food and wine and the amazing house. Thank you Nick & Rosemary so much!

The DeAmbrosio Family – Los Angeles

May 2017

Second time here for us. Second time in paradise. Cannot wait for the third.

Prod’Homme Family – Lamoura, France

June 2017

Thanks for sharing your lovely home with us.

Perry & Liz – Kansas City, USA

June 2017

Many many thanks for sharing this wonderful place with us – we had a relaxing beautiful stay at the Bastide. Loved it!

Sue & Rob – Kansas City, USA

June 2017

We loved staying here. It is the right amount of PERFECT.

Susie & Tom – Kansas City, USA

June 2017

We had a fantastic time staying here. The house, garden, and pool are beautiful, and the location is excellent.

James, Cait, Emma & Patrick – Australia

June 2017

Words cannot express how perfect a backdrop for our many memories in France. This house, pool etc a PERFECTION. We so enjoyed out stay and look forward to returning. Thanks so much.

Steve, Alison, Jill & Ben – Jackson Mississippi, USA

July 2017

Thank you so much for sharing this wonderful home with us. Will dream about returning. I hope we can return soon.

Charlie, Jill, Harry and Krista – Napa Valley, CA,

8 15 July 2017

This is paradise! Nick & Rosemary are great and very friendly. We want to come again soon!

Nicolo & Marina – Genoa, Italy

August 2017

Our recurring visits are a testament to our love of the countryside around the Mas, the comfort of the Bastide and the friendship of Nick & Rosemary.

Brian & Vida – Henley on , UK

September 2017

Another great stay at Mas de Rosemarie. The Bastide is fantastic, stylish and spacious – we loved it! Even our friends from Australia said they would come again – such a long way. Thanks for all your help and suggestions.

Ian & Jacqui – Bristol, UK

The Mas

April 2017

Wonderful holiday in the great, beautiful Mas! Thanks Nick and Rosemary – we enjoyed everything, the pool, the house, the beautiful garden, the croissants and the French style of living. We look forward to returning soon.

The Volkmann Family – North Germany

July 2017

Mas de Rosemarie was beautiful. We would love to return! This house, this property, and the view are infused with a spirit of simple pleasures and tell a tale of owners Nick and Rosemary who truly love this place and care to share with others. Thank you! Until we return……

Kate and Anya – Glenwood, USA

July 2017

Thank you so much Nick and Rosemary. What a wonderful house! We have enjoyed everything about our week in Provence – the beautiful house, the pool, and exploring this amazing area. We look forward to returning.

The Guy Family – Dorset, UK

July 2017

Really enjoyed our first week in Provence – visited Gordes, Goult, Menerbes and Lourmarin all of which were beautiful. Would recommend renting a kayak for a gentle meander down the river. House has been beautiful – thank you.

The Cable Family – Leicestershire, UK

August 2017

We have had a wonderful fortnight here. Beautiful house and surroundings, great area to explore and plenty of amazing restaurants to enjoy! We have enjoyed cycling in the area, a kayaking trip, and visited many of the lovely surrounding towns and villages. Thank you Nick and Rosemary for providing such a gorgeous space to enjoy – we would love to return.

The Gooding Family – Birmingham, UK

August 2017

Our time here has been unforgettable. It is the perfect destination for visiting the Luberon. The house is beautiful and offers a whole lot of luxuries. Thank you Nick & Rosemary for catering for all our needs the last week.

The Freiburg Family – Germany & Cape Town

September 2017

I surfed the net for weeks and looked at many houses and numerous villages. I don’t see how I could have been luckier in choosing Mas de Rosemarie in Joucas. The croissant reservation system is a wonderful bonus. We have all loved the Mas , swam in the pool, did salmon on the grill, consumed lovely rose, and enjoyed the perfect house and village.

The Davies Family – Bainbridge, Washington

The Cottage

May 2017

Thank you Nick and Rosemary for a very lovely stay – what a special place you have here! We have had a glorious long weekend with stunning walks and of course delicious food, thanks to your recommendations. We will be back.

Mary and John – Battersea, London

August 2017

Coming to France with my daughter Lisa has been a dream come true. Staying in this beautiful cottage surrounded by the beautiful countryside has been an added blessing. I enjoyed every minute of it! Thank you Nick and Rosemary.

Norma – Still Bay, South Africa

August 2017

“Merci mille fois” for a very special visit to Provence. Such a dream setting and Joucas is a jewel! You are kind and generous hosts. We look forward to our next time together – love to you both.

Jim and Sue – Cape Cod, USA

October 2017

Had a wonderful time visiting our friends Barbara & Frank in this perfect Cottage. Enjoyed the opportunity to meet Nick and Rosemary.

Susan & Bob – Oakland, California

October 2017

What a wonderful time we hve had in this perfect Cottage. A great stay with our dear friends. Thank you Nick and Rosemary. We loved it!

Mike & Trisha – New York

Little House

July 2017

Thank you Nick and Rosemary. We’ve had a great week in this perfect retreat. Everything about it is beautiful. So peaceful and such a good location. Theinfo in the welcome folder is second to none – really useful. We’d recommend Le Carillon in Goult and Café Veranda in Menerbes. Thanks for your kind attention.

Miriam and David – Cologne, Germany

July 2017

We wish we had been quicker off the mark and managed to book two weeks. We can’t wait to come back. We’ve loved Gordes, Joucas, Menerbes, Roussillon, Goult. Fantastic meals at La Terrasse in Joucas and Le Carillon in Goult. Had great fun canoeing at Fontaine de Sorgue. We also just lazed by the pool; read; slept; and drank rose.

Jane, Rory, Emily and India – Sydney, Australia

July 2017

Thank you! We have had the most amazing week. Not only the Little House, the pool and the garden are just perfect, but the location of Mas de Rosemarie. We really enjoyed our dinners in La Terrasse in Joucas, visiting local villages, Goult, Gordes and Roussillon are our favourites. Many thanks and see you next time!

Scott, Natalia and Veronike – Frankfurt, Germany

July 2017

Thank you for the wonderful stay! The Little House was perfect for us all and the garden and pool were fantastic! We really appreciated the variety of trees in the garden, especially the oaks, our youngest daughter Clementine enjoyed collecting the acorns. We enjoyed lovely lunches at Café de la Poste and drinks and ice creams at La Terrasse in Joucas.

Seb, Emmy, Winnie & Clemmie – Barnes, London

August 2017

Well another fabulous two weeks in the Little House. A true home from home, with a pool and Provence sunshine. It’s hard to find anywhere as peaceful and chilled to spend the weeks. The quality of the house and hospitality is second to none. Thank you for sharing such a fabulous part of Provence.

Vikki and Richard – Flintshire, UK

August 2017

We have really enjoyed our time at the Little House. Here are the top four things from each member of the family: My parents thing was canoeing. All of us fitted into one canoe, a few small rapids and good fun. Lucy age 7 – my favourite bits were walking up to get our croissants in Joucas William age 8 – I liked Gordes on a Tuesday morning – the market was fab – go early for breakfast so you can park! Suzie – age 38 – my favourite village was Goult – lovely lunch at Café de la Poste and a stroll through the quiet streets
Daniel – age is but a number………..

The Solomom Family – Epsom, Surrey

August 2017

We had an absolutely amazing time in the Little House. It looked great in the photos but we were blown away when we got here by the grounds, peace, wine and scenery. This area, its little villages are gorgeous – may favourite was Gordes. Thanks for such a lovely place to stay and we will certainly come back.

June, George, Fleur, Finnbarr – Surrey UK

September 2017

Another wonderful week of beautiful weather, and great friends (in the Bastide) and food and wine. Le Carillon in Goult remains a firm favourite. Diary out to book next year. Thanks Nick and Rosemary.

Miranda & Martin Hurst – Leicester, UK

September 2017

What a wonderful place. We have had a wonderful visit here, exploring all the villages on our electric bikes! Two old for anything else. The Little House is superb – by far the best we’ve ever stayed in. Wish we had another week.

Doreen and Brian – Scotland



The Bastide

June 2016

My family had a wonderful and memorable stay in Joucas at the Mas de Rosemarie. The house was both private but close to town and had beautiful views. It has a mix of feeling like a warm Provence villa while offering very updated modern amenities and clean yet warm interiors. The common area is open with a nice indoor/outdoor flow and feel and each bedroom is well appointed with nice views and spacious modern bathrooms. Pool and patio was very nice. Nick was a very helpful and accommodating host and were very knowledgable about the area, providing a nice reference booklet of the areas attractions, vineyards, and restaurants. My kids really enjoyed the grounds and the shared summer kitchen with books, toys, and games. Very central and convenient for exploring the best villages in the Luberon. Definitely a place I would like to return to in the years ahead with my extended family using some of the other additional accommodations to house everyone. Thank you, Nick!

Alison & Peter, New York

June 2016

Everyone has the notion to take a photo of their loved ones romping around in a field of lavender. Here one can make that dream a reality. The Mas and all the towns we visited made us chill. We chilled hard. It felt rare and transporting and we owe so much of that feeling to the Mas. Thanks Nick & Rosemary. Hope to check in again sometime soon.

Courtney & Ben, New York

July 2016

We recently stayed in the Bastide in July of 2016. It was everything we had hoped for and more! The property was absolutely gorgeous, very well maintained, and well represented in the photos. Beds were very comfortable and linens of good quality (and there were lots of towels!). We were travelling with our 2 children, and found the property to be very child-friendly. The property was also extremely well-located. We loved Joucas, and could easily walk or bike into town every morning to get pastries. (Also, the view from the restaurant in Joucas was breathtaking!) We rented bikes during our stay, and it was an easy (30) minute ride to Roussillon, or to Goult. By car, a close drive to Gordes, only a bit longer to Menerbes. Rosemary and Nick were very friendly and welcoming, and the list of restaurants, etc. that they provided was very helpful. We would absolutely recommend the property to others, and will stay again next time we are in the area!

Heather & Darren Toronto, Canada

July 2016

What an oasis you have created here! Our two weeks went by in a blink, yet we feel like we have been here for so long in another way! What I’ll miss the most is that amazing view from the bedroom – ever changing, early morning, mid day and evening – all equally gorgeous! I have many photos of it but the picture in my mind is the clearest. We also loved the house layout and how you could live outside so much of the time and the feeling of space – just wonderful! Oh and the pool! Fab! The location is just perfect too – we loved Joucas and the lovely terrace bistro – what a view! But the hilltop villages are not to be missed either; Goult, Roussillon, Bonnieux, Gordes – we had fabulous times in all of them and some great meals! We ate well and drank well and we loved every minute. A bientot!

Brenda & Peter, Dublin

August 2016

Fun in the sun as always. Thank so much Nick & Rosemary for all your care and attention. See you next year.

Brian & Vida, Henley on Thames

August 2016

Thanks for creating such a delightful ambiance. One week of relaxing heaven.

Sharon, Alexi and Alastair, Berkshire, UK

September 2016

Our third stay here in your beautiful villa and just as beautiful and relaxing as previous visits albeit warmer! This time with Dad, my brother and his wife Nancy, who were all delighted with Joucas and the fabulous surroundings. Thank you as always for your care and attention, and Nick especially for your late night ‘spiderman’ stunts. Brilliant!

Peter, Jo, John, Steve & Nancy, Cheshire, UK

September 2016

What a perfect place you have created here. We have all loved it from visiting babe in arms and two year old, to our son and his girlfriend from New York, who was delighted to discover a France outside of Paris. We have loved Joucas for more than a decade and couldn’t be more delighted to have found the Bastide and tis delightful owners. Thank you!

Jane & Gus, Warwickshire, UK

The Cottage

May 2016

The photos don’t do the property or surrounding area justice. The accommodation is 5 star, beautifully decorated and such a warm welcome. Any problems, the owners are available if needed but you are left alone to relax and enjoy your holiday. Although one of 4 properties on the same site, privacy has been thought of and we didn’t hear any of the other people. It really is a gem of a place and we intend to return some day.

Lynne & Martin, Essex, UK

June 2016

Nick and Rosemary were wonderful hosts. So helpful from the moment we booked to our departure after a glorious week spent in the cottage. The property exceeded our expectations, the house is beautifully decorated and meticulously maintained and the gardens were also well manicured. Nick very kindly assisted us with booking muck needed massages and taxis. Nothing seemed too much trouble. Such a beautiful part of the world. I would definitely recommend this special place and hope to make it back some day.

Penny, Australia

June 2016

We had a fabulous stay at The Cottage @Mas de Rosemarie. The attention to detail in the house was exceptional. The property has been beautifully restored and the garden and landscaping is superb. We loved the stylish, well maintained Cottage and details such as the arrival gifts were very impressive. Nick and Rosemary were charming, always helpful and very gracious hosts. We would thoroughly recommend this property.

Jodie, Jhonnie, Gabby , Melbourne, Australia

June 2016

Had a wonderful five-week stay at the Cottage, the perfect place to relax and enjoy time with friends and family in beautiful Provence.

Tom, Sophie & Sam – London, UK

August 2016

Second time here. Won’t be the last. Thank you Nick & Rosemary.

Rob, Laura, Tom & Emma Willock, West Sussex UK

August 2016

Thank so much fro your hospitality before and during our stay. It is such a pleasure coming here – this is our second time and our second house! We love it and we ill most certainly be back.

George & Carole, Del Mar, CA, San Diego USA

August 2016

The above and beyond effort that Nick & Rosemary went to make us feel comfortable and informed made this a truly special family week. The restaurant recommendations, the pool, the personal greeting and the little things like the DVD collection kept adults and kids occupied, satisfied and well fed. Thanks fro sharing the Cottage with us and congratulations on making this into the perfect base for enjoying this slice of paradise.

Steve, Anna, Jacob & Jessica, Hong Kong

September 2016

Thank you so much Nick & Rosemary for a holiday that was an all round success. From your first email up to your warm and personal welcome, everything was just perfect. During our stay we loved discovering the villages in the morning before spending the rest of the day by the pool. We especially enjoyed playing with little son in your beautiful garden. Many thanks. We hope to see you soon!

Carole, Cliff, & Till, Luxembourg

October 2016

Year number three at the Cottage – it just keeps getting better! See you next year!

Frank & Barbara, San Diego, CA

The Little House

April 2016

A beautiful little ‘maison’ from which to explore one of the most beautiful areas we have ever had the pleasure to visit. For fourteen days we visited the different villages, all of which were stunning to view from a distance and wonderful to roam around in. The food and wine is excellent and the welcome from both Nick & Rosemary was very warm and inviting. We are both very sad to be leaving today but you can be certain that we will be returning. I shall be recommending this place to my friends but there is a small part of me that would like to keep it our little secret!

John & Wendy, Lancashire, UK

May 2016

Even at the fourth time at the Little House there were new restaurants and walking tracks to be discovered. Thanks again for a smooth stay – till next year probably! So relaxing to have no surprise for a change and to know what to expect.

Mirjam & Christian, Cologne, Germany

May 2016

Our first visit to Provence and the Little House. Neither disappointed. Such wonderful accommodation and surrounding. A visit to Gordes, Roussillon and Menerbes is a must. Such a relaxing time with no worries, just as every holiday should be. Thank you Rosemary & Nick for making our stay so perfect.

Lynne & Martin, Essex

June 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves at the Little House. The local hilltop villages were all stunning and the local produce delicious. Our favourites were Goult, Gordes and Joucas of course! The gastronomic delights were of course numerous and sublime – such a fab time of year for sampling all the Spring produce. We particularly loved the fresh pasta from Aix market. Nick & Rosemary were the perfect hosts and were very helpful throughout our stay. Cannot wait to return.

Ian, Jacqui, Charlie & Matt, Bristol UK

June 2016

Another totally chilled week – our second visit and still we think we have only scratched the surface of this beautiful area. This time Bonnieux became a firm favourite, the market on Friday and Le Bergerie for dinner. We have slept well and eaten even better! Looking forward to a return visit.

Martin & Amanda, Leicestershire, UK

July 2016

Really beautiful private house with lovely gardens and pool. Very hospitable and helpful owners. We are keen cyclists and it’s a great base to explore Provence. We cycled Mont Ventoux (my husband twice!) as well as cycling to watch Le Tour which went through Gordes. Joucas is walking distance and has a very nice restaurant (only open at lunchtime for food) with wonderful views from the terrace. There are plenty of fantastic restaurants, only a short drive away and Nick and Rosemary can recommend many.

Hetty & Paul Yorkshire, UK

July 2016

We really enjoyed our stay and wouldn’t hesitate to return or recommend it to others. The house was well presented and extremely clean. Rosemary has exceptional taste, and the interior was stylish and comfortable without being overly fussy. The whole enclosure has been well thought through and works very well, as it is private and secure with plenty of space and is ideal for switching off and relaxing (and letting the kids explore). Nick was very responsive to our needs without being intrusive. We’re pretty self sufficient having been to the area quite a lot, but even so Nick made life as easy as possible and always made time to chat if he was around. If you have young children (as we do) the stairs were pretty steep (child gate was provided and fitted as soon as we asked) and the pool is not fenced (but an alarm was provided). There were lots of thoughtful touches, such as the BBQ (very clean with all the kit you need) and the rubbish and recycling is taken care of for you (which is a first for us!). The communal area was really good and provided a great break out space from the house. The surrounding area is wonderful. We really couldn’t think of a way to improve it.

Abi & Mark, Beaconsfield, UK

July 2016

Thank for an extremely comfortable stay in your beautiful home. It truly enable us to relax and de-stress. We thoroughly enjoyed the local villages and sampling the delights of French cuisine. The convienient of the outdoor BBQ also enable us to have a delicious chicken whilst seated the stunning scenic garden. We cannot wait to return!

Catherine & Amelia, East Sussex, UK

August 2016

Thanks you very much for a lovely holiday! Your accommodation was perfect. All the details, décor, the garden and pool – it all contributed to a really relaxing break. Visited lots of villages (Goult being a particular favourite), drove around the landscape taking in the views, and spent a day in Avignon which was beautiful. Also went canoeing along the Sorgue – fun for us and our two daughters. Thanks for your friendly advice.

Ben, Caro, Rosie & Molly, North Wales, UK

August 2016

Another fabulous week at Mas de Rosemarie. Thank you for all the thought you put into your properties, especially the welcome gifts of wine, oil and nibbles. As in previous years we highly recommend Goult and Casa Rosario in Gordes for well priced pizza and pasta.

Emma, Gary, Max & Oliver – Barnes, London

August 2016

Thank you so much for a lovely week. The house has been amazing. The highlights must include the trip to the ochre mountains, Roussillon and Bonnieux. Another must see is Fountain de Vaucluse which was located in a idyllic and picturesque town.

The Jones Family, Hampshire UK

August 2016

We enjoyed a great holiday in this pretty house with a lovely terrace, large garden and pool. It