France

Villas with swimming pools, cottages for families, romantic cottages, cottages by the sea, country cottages, cottages in sleepy mountain villages, cottages in market towns: whatever you’re looking for, this page lists holiday cottages, villas, apartments and gites throughout France.

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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

Château de Baneuil

Baneuil, nr. Bergerac, Dordogne, France.

Sleeps 6. This 11th century castle, complete with it’s own dungeon, is perfect for those wanting a taste of upper class France. Lots to do nearby, including the historic town of Bergerac. Features a private outdoor swimming pool. Cottage Code: FDE253.

  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • 11th Century
  • Piano

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Vue de L’Eglise

Monsec, nr. Brantôme, Dordogne.

Sleeps 4. Set beside the village church, this adjoining holiday property blends traditional features with contemporary furnishings and fittings. Boasting its own private swimming pool, it is just a short drive to historic Bourdeilles and Brantôme. Cottage Code: F24545.

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

Maison Gilla

nr. Wissembourg, Alsace.

Sleeps 3. Blending modern features with rustic charm, this carefully converted typical Alsacian farm enjoys a small village setting close to the German border. One of the world’s great spa town, Baden-Baden “bathing” is just across the border. Cottage Code: F67117.

  • 18th Century

Château de Lantic

Château de Lantic, Martillac, Bordeaux, France.

Just 15 minutes from downtown Bordeaux, you will find charming apartments and guest rooms of the 17th century recently decorated with taste. Swimming pool in the property.

  • 17th Century

Château de la Bourdaisière

Château de la Bourdaisière, Montlouis-sur-Loire, Loire, France.

This magnificent fifteenth-century castle offers spacious bed and breakfast rooms and apartments. It is set in the heart of the Loire Valley, between Tours and Amboise, just an hour from Paris on the TGV (France’s high-speed train).

  • 15th Century

Manoir de Mombette

Cénac, nr. Sarlat, Dordogne and Lot.

Sleeps 11. Built between the 17th and 18th centuries, this elegant and stylish detached manor house stands on a hillside overlooking the small village of Cénac-et-Saint-Julien. Set within the extensive grounds is a private, salt-water swimming pool. Cottage Code: F24427.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Pub nearby
  • 17th Century

Cabris

Cabris, nr. Grasse, Cote-d'Azur, France.

Sleeps 11. With a waterfall flowing gently beside the outdoor swimming pool, this traditionally built stone holiday villa boasts stunning over the world renowned fragrance town of Grasse to the sea beyond. The summer kitchen is ideal for family dining. Cottage Code: FCA497.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

Sibiril

Sibiril, nr. Roscoff, Brittany.

Sleeps 11. This pretty, traditional Bretton manor house is beamed throughout and features the original stone fireplace in the spacious lounge area. Set within the heart of the village, it lies just 4km from an unspoilt stretch of sandy coastline. Cottage Code: FBF542.

  • Open Fire
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 17th Century

La Villa de la Sorgue

Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, Vaucluse, France.

Sleeps 4. With a modern, minimalist decor, this well-appointed, detached villa is situated in a quiet hamlet near the River Sorgue. Take a dip in the private pool, laze on the sunny terrace or go for a wander to nearby Isle-sur-la-Sorgue. Cottage Code: F84285.

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

Lirac

Lirac, nr. Avignon, Languedoc-Roussillon, France.

Sleeps 2. Surrounded by vineyards, this delightful stone holiday cottage features shared use of the owner’s outdoor swimming pool (May – Sept). Peacefully located close to the medieval village of Saint-Laurent-des-Arbres, just a short drive from Avignon. Cottage Code: W14650.

  • Pub nearby
  • Shared pool
  • 20th Century

La Grande Roche

Mortain, Manche, Normandy.

Sleeps 16. Offering private fishing, swimming pool and games room, this former farmhouse gets its name from the rocky hill on which it stands. The extensive grounds provide the perfect place to explore the rolling woodland, river and lake. Cottage Code: F50154.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Swimming pool
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 19th Century