Cottages with Private Pools in France

A swimming pool can be the making of a family holiday: perhaps an unaccustomed luxury, always a focus of fun and certainly a pleasant way to work off some energy.

The holiday cottages listed here have private swimming pools for exclusive use and are situated throughout France.

Please scroll down the page to view our featured selection of French holiday properties, cottages and villas: simply click on the name of the property for photographs, more details etc. Alternatively, if you’re looking for a property a bit closer to home, be sure to browse the hundreds of British holiday cottages on our cottages with pools page.

Featured Accomodation

La Croix-Valmer

La Croix Valmer, nr. Saint-Tropez, Cote D'Azur, France.

Sleeps 5. Enjoy stunning sea views from the luxury of the private outdoor swimming pool, this well appointed holiday villa occupies a peaceful location, close to the sandy beaches of Saint-Tropez. Explore the rocky coastal paths of La Croix Valmer. Cottage Code: FCV066.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • 20th Century

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Les Coureilles

St Martin-des-Combes, nr. Bergerac, Dordogne and Lot.

Sleeps 13. Located in the heart of Huguenot country, this traditional stone farmhouse complete with pigeonnier, or dovecote, stands in several acres of protected woodland and pasture. The two south-facing terraces overlook the large private swimming pool. Cottage Code: FDO48.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Boutique
  • 16th Century

Les Perdrix

Cendrieux, nr. Périgueux, Dordogne and Lot.

Sleeps 14. This traditional, périgourdin-style farmhouse lies in the very heart of the Dordogne, close to prehistoric sites of Lascaux and Les Eyzies. Beamed throughout on the inside, the extensive grounds feature a large private swimming pool. Cottage Code: F24433.

  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • 18th Century

La Grange

Beaumont-la-Ronce, Loire, France.

Sleeps 8. Set in beautiful mature gardens, this detached holiday property boasts a private pool and sunny terrace just yards from the door. Refitted and decorated to a good standard, the city of Tours, the heart of the Touraine, is only 20 minutes south. Cottage Code: F37132.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Pub nearby
  • 19th Century

Château de la Gaubertie

St. Georges-de-Monclard, nr. Bergerac, Dordogne and Lot.

Sleeps 12. Dating from the 1400s, this magnificent château comes complete with ancient tapestries, historic paintings and stained glass windows. Set in extensive parkland with large formal lawns and an orangery, there is also a private outdoor pool. Cottage Code: F24558.

  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • 15th Century

La Bastide

Fontaine-de-Vaucluse, nr. Avignon, Provence, France.

Sleeps 2. Beautifully decorated and furnished to modern Provençal style, this ’maison de gardien’ enjoys a private swimming pool with sunbathing terraces and loungers. A five minute walk from the shops and restaurants of Fontaine-de-Vaucluse. Cottage Code: F84177.

  • Swimming pool
  • Pub nearby
  • 19th Century

Villa Autran

Spéracèdes, Alpes-Maritimes, France.

Sleeps 7. This ground-floor villa is spacious, and all rooms lead out onto the terrace and the private floodlit swimming pool. Set high in the hills with panoramic views from Antibes to Estérel, it is a short distance from five bustling villages. Cottage Code: F06294.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 20th Century

Chez Boussard

Fouesnant, nr. Bénodet, Brittany.

Sleeps 6. With its exposed beams and feature stone fireplace, this carefully renovated cottage sits within large well-tended grounds, complete with its very own outdoor heated swimming pool. Just 2km from the nearest beach. Cottage Code: T29551.

  • Swimming pool
  • Close to Sea
  • 19th Century

Chez Rebuffel

Mandelieu, nr. Cannes, Cote-d'Azur.

Sleeps 8. Just a short drive from the shops, restaurants and casino of the Riviera town of Mandelieu, this pretty holiday villa is set in well maintained grounds. The delightful terrace area leads down to the lovely private swimming pool. Cottage Code: FME645.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Pet friendly
  • 20th Century

Domaine de Villeneuve

Villeneuve, nr. Cognac, Charente-Maritime, France.

Sleeps 14. This stunning traditional Charentaise chateau sits within large enclosed grounds just a short drive from the town of Cognac, famous for its brandy. Inside, the accommodation is set over three floors, whilst outside there is a private pool. Cottage Code: F16184.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • 18th Century

Villa St. Paul-de-Vence

Saint-Paul-de-Vence, nr. Vence, Cote-d'Azur, France.

Sleeps 8. Set in one of the oldest medieval towns on the French Riviera, Villa St. Paul-de-Vence enjoys stunning views over the surrounding wooded countryside to the Mediterranean sea. Featuring its own library and large outdoor swimming pool. Cottage Code: FCA408.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Pub nearby
  • 20th Century