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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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

Les Veys

Les Veys, nr. Isigny-sur-Mer, Normandy.

Sleeps 12. Lovingly converted from a former barn, this comfortable holiday property retains many original features including the exposed wooden beams and stone divider. Ideally located to explore the many historic locations of Normandy. Cottage Code: W13829.

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

Le Grelat

St. Cyprien, Dordogne, France.

Sleeps 7. Constructed from local honey coloured stone, this impressive 18th century manor house enjoys views over the Dordogne Valley. The rooms are spacious and refurbished with care, whilst outside the mature grounds feature an attractive pool area. Cottage Code: F24376.

  • Swimming pool
  • 18th Century

La Vigne

Orgeval, nr. Laon, Picardy, France.

Sleeps 2. Just a short drive from the fortified medieval city of Laon, this traditionally built holiday property stands detached in the quiet Picardy village of Orgeval. Beamed throughout with rustic stone walls, it is easily reached from Calais. Cottage Code: F02131.

  • 18th Century

Château de Bellefontaine

Château de Bellefontaine, Bayeux, Normandy, France.

This lovely 18th century mansion offers elegant and luxurious accommodation just half a mile from the centre of Bayeux, between Caen and the D-Day beaches. The hotel is set in parkland. Free WiFi.

  • 18th Century

Château de Villiers

Allonne, nr. Beauvais, Picardy.

Sleeps 19. Set in extensive landscaped grounds, this spacious 18th century detached French château with its antique furniture, is tastefully decorated in period style. Relax in the grounds, play tennis, or perhaps a trip to Paris to see the sights. Cottage Code: F60112.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Pub nearby
  • 18th Century

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

Château de Sury

St. Benin-d’Azy, nr. Nièvre, Burgundy.

Sleeps 5. Offering views over the surrounding woods and farmland, this carefully renovated old smithy once served the Château de Sury estate. Furnished in a light and airy style, both fishing and horse riding are available by arrangement. Cottage Code: T58226.

  • Fishing
  • 19th Century

Les Issambres

nr. Ste-Maxime, Cote-d'Azur, France.

Sleeps 8. Peacefully located in a pretty hillside setting, this stylish holiday villa is just 800m from shops, restaurant and a sandy beach. Enjoy views from the patio over the well maintained gardens to the swimming pool and on to the sea beyond. Cottage Code: FCV095.

  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 20th Century

Champeaux

Champeaux, nr. Granville, Normandy.

Sleeps 2. Less than 1km from the beach yet offering stunning views across valley, this pretty stone holiday cottage has been carefully converted from a former bakery. Stroll the cliffs of Champeaux to view medieval monastery of the Mont St Michel. Cottage Code: W12269.

  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • 18th Century