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 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

Le Mas Périgourdin

Siorac-en-Périgord, Dordogne, France.

Sleeps 5. This attractive stone holiday home enjoys a secluded position on a hilltop with panoramic views over vineyards from the private swimming pool and terrace, Five minutes’ drive away is Siorac, with canoeing and fishing on the River Dordogne. Cottage Code: F24272.

  • Swimming pool
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Le Bastit

Saint Médard, nr. Bergerac, Dordogne.

Sleeps 20. Overlooking the winding River Isle in the small village of Saint Medard, this elegant property enjoys a large shared swimming pool. At the edge of superb gardens and terraces is the river itself, where there is private use of a discreet cove. Cottage Code: F24181.

  • Shared pool
  • 18th Century

La Villa de la Sorgue

Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, Vaucluse, France.

Sleeps 4. With a modern, minimalist decor, this well-appointed, detached villa is situated in a quiet hamlet near the River Sorgue. Take a dip in the private pool, laze on the sunny terrace or go for a wander to nearby Isle-sur-la-Sorgue. Cottage Code: F84285.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 20th Century

Lirac

Lirac, nr. Avignon, Languedoc-Roussillon, France.

Sleeps 2. Surrounded by vineyards, this delightful stone holiday cottage features shared use of the owner’s outdoor swimming pool (May – Sept). Peacefully located close to the medieval village of Saint-Laurent-des-Arbres, just a short drive from Avignon. Cottage Code: W14650.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Pub nearby
  • Shared pool
  • 20th Century

La Bergerie (Provence)

Cucuron, Vaucluse, France.

Sleeps 4. With its large enclosed garden, pergola-covered terraces and private swimming pool, this dream mas provides a wonderful holiday home. To ensure privacy the bedrooms are set at either end of the house, and all rooms open onto the poolside terrace. Cottage Code: F84212.

  • Swimming pool
  • 18th Century

Moulin de Cherelles

Meung-sur-Loire, nr. Orleans, Loire Valley.

Sleeps 6. This traditional 18th century stone water-mill has been carefully converted to provide comfortable holiday accommodation set beside the water’s edge. The large decked terrace built over the mill stream is ideal for al-fresco dining. Cottage Code: T45007.

  • 18th 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