La Maison d'Uliva

Hameau de Fontaube , Gordes, 84490 France (Show map)


Back to the 18th century, our property called La Maison d'Uliva was actually a wine cellar that you can notice from the hole in the wall inside the house where the grapes were transformed. In the 1970's, the restructuration of the all complex was carried out by a group of students coming from Le Corbusier Architecture school in Marseille and the several houses of the hamlet were restored with a special care of the original features. A new part of the house was created maintaining with the same approach: preserve the details left behind since the past centuries mixing designers elements, traditional and ethnical objects from all over the world. At last, in 2006 La Maison d'Uliva became a bed and breakfast. Susanna who manages the property prepares wonderful breakfast specialities, using the best natural products available for each season, giving you the opportunity of tasting straordinary apricots, cherries and blackberries... There are two accomodations in the property, each 30 square metres big, fit to accommodate a party of 5 adults and a child.

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Innkeepers: Susanna Tenconi


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  • Guest room3.0
  • Service5
  • Value3.0
  • Cleanliness3.0
  • Onsite Dining4.0

Homely B&B, in beautiful location

3.6 on April 25, 2009

The owners and Uliva went out of their way to help us have a wonderful holiday. The breakfast was always a delightful variety of fresh local produce and homemade jams, which set us up for a day of cycling.

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Rooms & Rates

La Chambre aux Tournesols

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

La Chambre aux Hortensias

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Beds 1 King

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Location Type



Marseille, France (MRS-Provence)

Directions to property:

You will find La Maison d'Uliva on Hameau de Fontaube, at a distance of 10 kilometres from Apt, in the French Provence. If you rent a car you may visit Avignon and Aix-en-Provence, both within an hour away from the property. By Car: If you are driving from Marseille airport, it will take you around 1 hour 10 minutes to reach Fontaube, in the crossing of roads D2 and D4. You must pass the towns of Vitrolles and Rognac before taking highway A7/E714 direction “Aix-en-Provence/ Avignon/ Lyon” and get off at the exit 25 for Cavaillon. After you reach this town, take road D22, N100 and veer right in D2. Stay on this track till the crossing with D4, in the outskirts of Fontaube, and you will find La Maison d'Uliva.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Picnic area, Religious Services, Ruins, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Alarm clock, CD player, DVD Player, Fireplace, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, VCR, Videos, Washer/dryer

Room amenities

Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Fridge, Hairdryer, Private entrance, Radio

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Golfing, Hunting, Kayaking, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming pool, Tennis courts

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  • Check In:: 2pm
  • Check Out:: 11am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Yes
  • Childcare Provided: Limited
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Yes
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: We ask for a minimum stay of 2 days
  • Accepted payments Other
  • Deposit Amount Required: We kindly ask for a 30 percent non refundable deposit at Reservation time.
  • Cancellations: From reservation time until check-in date, we take a non refundable deposit of 30 percent.



Susanna Tenconi

Languages spoken

English, French, German, Italian

Resident Pets


About the innkeepers

There are also a number of common areas where to enjoy the Provence outdoors. Around the apartment you will find a swimming pool –its use is shared with the rest of the units in the condominium-, a playground for kids and a wide garden where to take strolls during the afternoon. At La Maison d`Uliva you will be close from some of the “most beautiful villages” in France, such as Gordes and Roussillon.

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  • Time Served: 9-11 am
  • Serving Location: Private Terraces, Breakfast Room, Breakfast/dining area, Guest room

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