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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Saint-Pabu

Saint-Pabu, nr. Ploudalmezeau, Brittany, France.

Sleeps 10. Lovingly converted from former fishermen’s cottages, this superbly renovated holiday property sits on the banks of the Benoit river in the Pays des Abers region of Brittany. Offering a covered outdoor heated swimming pool and hot tub. Cottage Code: FBF325.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Fishing
  • 19th Century

La Chaumière

Moëlan-sur-Mer, Brittany, France.

Sleeps 7. Simply furnished and decorated in typical, Breton style, this attractive thatched cottage enjoys its own private swimming pool set within the large enclosed gardens. The cliffs of this area of coastline are within easy walking distance. Cottage Code: F29166.

  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • 19th Century

Pech Luna

Pech Luna, nr. Toulouse, Languedoc-Roussillon.

Sleeps 17. Set within several hundred acre grounds, this elegant 19th century château retains many original features, including its grand entrance hall and sweeping staircase. The large private outdoor swimming pool is open between May and September. Cottage Code: FLA124.

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

La Source

Thônes, Haute-Savoie, France.

Sleeps 6. Enjoying beautiful views of the imposing heights of Aravis Mountains, this traditional chalet stands in the unspoilt valley of Manigod. Outside there is a flowery garden with a grassy area and a large covered terrace ideal for al fresco dining. Cottage Code: F74129.

  • Open Fire
  • 20th Century

St Paul

St Michel de Chavaignes, Sarthe, Loire Valley.

Sleeps 17. Set in landscaped grounds that include a stunning lake, clay tennis court and a large fenced swimming pool, this elegant château offers delightful views of the rolling Sarthe countryside. Home cooked meals and laundry services are available. Cottage Code: F72109.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • 18th Century
  • Piano

Crouseilles

Crouseilles, nr. Pau, Aquitaine, France.

Sleeps 4. With its own private swimming pool and enclosed courtyard, this adjoining holiday cottage has been carefully converted from a traditional vineyard building. Once the regional capital, the nearby city of Pau lies on the edge of the Pyrenees. Cottage Code: W14194.

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

Hotel Chateau Des Alpilles

Hotel Chateau Des Alpilles, Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, Provence, France.

Hotel Château des Alpilles is a 19th century mansion which offers a range of accommodation; stay in a room in the castle, in a suite in the Mas du Cyprès country house or in one of the little houses set in the park. Restaurant, swimming pool.

  • 19th Century

Chateau de Matel

Chateau de Matel, Roanne, Burgundy, France.

Welcome to Chateau de Matel, set in a 32 acre park just a six minute drive from Roanne and its restaurants. Guests can have breakfast in the dining room or on the terrace overlooking the grounds in good weather. Swimming pool, free WiFi.

  • 14th Century

La Ferme du Poulmic

Bénodet, nr. Quimper, Brittany.

Sleeps 5. Carefully restored, this traditional Breton cottage features shared use of heated swimming pool. Set in tranquil rural surroundings, it lies within walking distance of one of the town’s quieter sandy beaches. Cottage Code: T29454.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • Shared pool
  • 19th Century

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