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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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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La Foulerie

Bize-Minervois, nr. Béziers, Languedoc-Roussillon.

Sleeps 8. This typically French terraced townhouse stands in the pretty village of Bize-Minervois, famous for its sandy beaches on the idyllic River Cesse. Air conditioned on the inside, the enclosed garden hides a private raised swimming pool. Cottage Code: F11181.

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

Eymet

Eymet, nr. Bergerac, Dordogne and Lot.

Sleeps 2. Set amidst extensive grounds, this pair of delighful holiday cottages have been furnished in rustic style with exposed stone walls and original beams. Shared outdoor swimming pool. Follow the link below to view both properties at this location. Cottage Code: W14670.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Quirky
  • Shared pool
  • 18th Century

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

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

Le Grand Chêne

Beaumesnil, nr. Vire, Normandy.

Sleeps 12. Dating from the 1500s, this traditional semi-detached farmhouse stands within several acres of private grounds. Carefully renovated, Le Grand Chêne now features a private outdoor swimming pool and games room, with pool table and darts. Cottage Code: W14374.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 16th Century

La Gasnerie

Angers, Loire, France.

Sleeps 5. This pretty cottage stands in a large colourful garden with its own private swimming pool, surrounded by quiet countryside. Carefully restored, keeping its old well in front and some interesting interior features, including a spiral staircase. Cottage Code: F49112.

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

Chateau de la Vauguyon – Dovecote

Chinon, nr. Saumur, Loire Valley, France.

Sleeps 4. Formely the 12th century dovecote of La Vauguyon château, this unusual and proudly restored holiday property is comfortably furnished in a pleasant rustic style. Located close to the picturesque villages of Montsoreau and Candé St. Martin. Cottage Code: F37142.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 12th Century

D’Autrefois

Nolay, nr. Beaune, Burgundy.

Sleeps 4. This self catering cottage is nestled in the heart of the medieval town of Nolay. With a restaurant on the other side of the village square, as well as an abundance of vineyards in the nearby area, this is a great base for foodies! Cottage Code: F21110.

  • Pub nearby
  • 18th Century

La Tour Du Lion

La Tour Du Lion, Rochefort-en-Terre, Brittany, France.

Set in a beautiful village and dating from the mid 16th century, La Tour Du Lion offers 5 guest rooms including the Anne de Bretagne room with its four poster bed. Free WiFi in public areas.

  • 16th Century

Les Salles-du-Gardon

La Grand-Combe, Languedoc-Roussillon, nr. Alès.

Sleeps 6. Set within a 14th century château, this beautifully restored holiday apartment is located in one of the wings. Featuring its own enclosed terrace and garden, enjoy lovely views of the surrounding countryside from the private above ground pool. Cottage Code: FLG121.

  • Swimming pool
  • 14th Century