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Artist's house in Provençal Hamlet


Artist's house in Provençal Hamlet

6 guests
3 bedrooms
4 beds
2 baths
6 guests
3 bedrooms
4 beds
2 baths
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

A house in a hamlet at the foot of the Mont Ventoux surrounded by cherry orchards and vineyards. Owned by artist Julian Merrow Smith and his cellist wife, Ruth, it is decorated in Provençal style with your host's paintings on the walls. The lovely village of Bedoin with it's pool is only 5 minutes drive away.


Indoor Fireplace
Laptop friendly workspace
Wireless Internet

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 super king bed
Bedroom 2
1 super king bed
Bedroom 3
2 single beds

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 11AM


17 Reviews

Andrew User Profile
July 2018
2nd time we have stayed here and it was as lovely as ever!
Georgiana User Profile
August 2017
Ruth's house is set in a small provencal village at the base of the Ventoux mountain. It has beautiful views across vineyards and fruit orchards. We were lucky enough to stay on a weekend when there was an antique market throughout the village and right outside our front door. We…
Rob User Profile
July 2017
The house, the location, and the host couldn't have been better. We stayed for two nights to cycle up Ventoux, and Ruth was incredibly accomodating when we arrived later than expected due to mechanical problems. The house had secure bike storage, but more importantly, it was …
Chris User Profile
July 2016
What an amazing house in a perfect location at the foot of Ventoux. Our hosts were friendly and generous, ensuring that we happy throughout the stay. The bar and pizzeria at the bottom of the road was lovely, and the views from every window in the house were stunning. We wo…
Nicky User Profile
August 2015
We stayed at Ruth's house in a hamlet outside Bedoin for 5 days with our teenage daughter and another couple. The house is nothing short of gorgeous: beautifully decorated and situated in a small hamlet with a stunning view from the terrace where we ate, read and chatted. We sl…
Ruth User Profile
Response from Ruth:
Thanks so much Nicky!!! We do hope you will be back.
August 2015
Teresita User Profile
July 2018
The host canceled this reservation 5 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.
Pj User Profile
September 2017
We stayed here 4 days to cycle Ventoux and surroundings. Very nice appartment, spaceous, clean, well equiped, nice terrace and great view. Quick and accurate communication with the host. Would certainly recommend the place!

Hosted by Ruth

Bédoin, FranceJoined in February 2013
Ruth User Profile
20 Reviews
3 References
We are a British painter and cellist who live with our 4 year old son, Louis, adopted from Mali in 2011, and two cats in part of a tumbledown hamlet at the foot of the Mont Ventoux. I play regularly in Paris and in the UK and Julian has become renowned for his painting a day proj…
Languages: English, Français
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
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