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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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

Carqueiranne

Carqueiranne, nr. Toulon, Côte d'Azur.

Sleeps 4. Offering stunning views over the port of Carqueiranne and the Giens peninsular, this delightful traditional stone holiday property is set in attractive grounds. Relax on the sunny terrace before taking a dip in the outdoor swimming pool. Cottage Code: FCV110.

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

Milly

Gennes, Loire, France.

Sleeps 4. Delightfully restored and furnished in elegant French country style, this 16th century property retains many original features. A front terrace provides the perfect location to enjoy alfresco meals in this tranquil part of the Loire Region. Cottage Code: F49153.

  • Open Fire
  • 16th Century

Le Manoir de la Vallee

F14186, Isigny-sur-Mer, Normandy, France.

Sleeps 8. Beautifully restored by its owners, Le Manoir is the perfect holiday base for exploring the nearby Normandy beaches. With its imposing façade, it also retains many of its original internal features including the turret staircase. Cottage Code: F14186.

  • Open Fire
  • Quirky
  • 16th Century

Ster Kreiz

Trégunc, Brittany, France.

Sleeps 5. Traditional Breton thatched cottage set in its own secluded garden next to the ocean. Providing good comfortable accommodation, this authentic house is decorated with an interesting marine theme. Outdoor swimming pool. 8km E of Concarneau. Cottage Code: F29438.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • 18th Century

Le Pont de Mauragne

Apt, Vaucluse, France.

Sleeps 6. Set in the Luberon National Park, this carefully restored stone property has a fenced swimming pool with sunbathing terraces and shady areas. Decorated and furnished with rustic charm, the covered terraces are ideal for lazy summer dining. Cottage Code: F84209.

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

La Tonnelle

Saint Simon, Charente, France.

Sleeps 6. Ideal for families, with shady gardens, swings and a private swimming pool, this attractive farmhouse has been carefully restored to retain its traditional charm and character. Set in peaceful countryside, within walking distance of Saint Simon. Cottage Code: F17100.

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