Land 1000 m²
At the heart of Saignon, a hill-top village in the Luberon, one comes across a pretty corner of paradise. Inside this village house with green shutters and a frontage covered with climbing plants, one discovers a guest-house unlike any other. Brimming with charm, this magnificent 18th-century building is the fruit of 23 years of creativity and sharing between the passionate owners and artists passing through. In constant evolution, this shrine to the arts combines guest-rooms, an artists' residence and an art-gallery. It is nourished by the highly creative guests who have spent time here. In fact, many artists and writers from all over the world have stayed here. More than simple visitors, they have played their part in the evolution of this residence steeped in history by adding stones and artworks to the property. A delightful blend of old and contemporary, dotted with paintings, installations, sketches, photographs, videos and sculptures, resulting in a work of art to be lived in, in constant evolution. An authentic property that the owners have renovated throughout, stamping it with their own image. Red tiled floors and preserved slabs of cement, pebblestones and waxed concrete for a mineral style, ceramics and walls painted in electric tones…. All these different materials, colours and forms blend together, creating a delectable but unpretentious scenography. A real showcase in which unique pieces of furnishing rub shoulders with works of art. Home to prototypes and objects unearthed in bric-à-brac markets, the interior is comprised of rooms telling fascinating tales accumulated over several decades. Deeply eclectic, their universe can be defined as a joyous melting-pot of art, design and craftsmanship. This superb village residence offers living space of approx. 700 sq. metres on four floors. On the ground floor, a large entrance hall adorned with artworks, leading to a cosy lounge with a fireplace on the left, a dining-room brimming with diverse objects to the right. This floor also accommodates two kitchens, a laundry room and an art-gallery. A half-floor higher, one finds a patio, a small sitting-room with visible ceiling beams, a wood store and two cellars; on the first floor, a drawing-room with an alcove, an intimate little theatre, three bedrooms and three bathrooms in vivid colours. Half a floor higher, a luncheon room with a warm atmosphere; on the second floor, two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a vast artist's studio with unplastered walls and double ceiling height, making it a unique and ideal setting for artistic creation. Finally, on the third floor, a vast master suite beneath the roof with a very large wardrobe closet built by the owner. Two fully equipped studios complete the property. Each room has its own personality and history. ?A gangway leads to a vast wild garden of approx. 860 sq. metres. Offering various fruit trees and a charming view of the church tower, it could accommodate a swimming pool. For fans of old stone and contemporary art.