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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L’Escale

Kervenic, Brittany, France.

Sleeps 5. This detached stone cottage provides comfortably furnished, modern accommodation, while outside the swimming pool and sunny courtyard make the ideal place to relax. Explore the nearby coast with superb sandy beaches east of Lorient. Cottage Code: F56143.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • Shared pool
  • 19th Century

St-André-de-Roquelongue

St-André-de-Roquelongue, nr. Narbonne, Languedoc-Roussillon.

Sleeps 12. Beamed throughout, this traditional stone-built holiday home lies in the very heart of medieval Cathar Country. With six charming bedrooms on the inside, relax and cool down in the outdoor swimming pool between May and September. Cottage Code: FLA149.

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

Pourrières

Pourrières, nr. Aix-en-Provence, Provence.

Sleeps 14. Close to the Provençal hill top village of Pourrières, this picturesque period holiday property stands detached amidst extensive wooded grounds. With a home cinema, exercise bikes and table tennis inside, outside there is a large private pool. Cottage Code: FCV607.

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

Yvias

nr. Paimpol, Brittany.

Sleeps 10. Set in picturesque countryside, yet just a short drive from a sandy beach, this neo-Bretonic style holiday home features its very own indoor swimming pool and spa bath. Outside, the large terrace is ideal for al fresco dining. Cottage Code: FBC283.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Hot Tub
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • 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 des Demoiselles

La Forêt Fouesnant, Brittany.

Sleeps 10. With its own private heated indoor swimming pool, this light and airy Breton style townhouse is located in the quaint seaside resort of La Forêt-Fouesnant. Within walking distance of the old port, with its bars and seafood restaurants. Cottage Code: F29460.

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

La Colline

Ste. Maxime, Cote d'Azur, France.

Sleeps 6. In a row of pretty terraced houses, built in typical Provençal style, this holiday property boasts a shared swimming pool (30m away) and tennis courts. The private south-facing terraces enjoys lovely views over the Bay of St. Tropez. Cottage Code: F83111.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Shared pool
  • 20th Century

Chateau De La Barre

Chateau De La Barre, Conflans-sur-Anille, Loire Valley, France.

Home to the Count and Countess de Vanssay since 1404, this elegant castle hotel and its romantic gardens are surrounded by 16th century fortifications. Each the five bedrooms and suites are individually decorated, and furnished with period antiques.

  • 15th Century

Château de Mercuès

Château de Mercuès, nr. Cahors, Lot Valley, France.

Defending the Lot Valley and town of Cahors, the origins of Château de Mercuès date back to the 13th century. Offering 30 lavishly decorated guest rooms and suites on the inside, outside there are two tennis courts and a swimming pool.

  • 13th Century