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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Les Coureilles

St Martin-des-Combes, nr. Bergerac, Dordogne and Lot.

Sleeps 13. Located in the heart of Huguenot country, this traditional stone farmhouse complete with pigeonnier, or dovecote, stands in several acres of protected woodland and pasture. The two south-facing terraces overlook the large private swimming pool. Cottage Code: FDO48.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Boutique
  • 16th Century

Logez Boudin

Villedieu, Normandy, France.

Sleeps 9. Commanding superb panoramic views across the countryside, this converted farm building is set in the heart of Normandy’s cider country. Internally there is a wealth of natural timber and old beams, and outside a large shared swimming pool. Cottage Code: F50100.

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

Château de Birac

Birac-sur-Trec, nr. Bergerac, Dordogne and Lot.

Sleeps 16. No expense has been spared in renovating this stunning 13th century château. Inside, the spacious beamed rooms feature light stone walls, gothic fireplaces and stained glass windows. Amongst the formal gardens there is a shady terrace and pool. Cottage Code: F47182.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Pub nearby
  • 13th Century

Chez André

Hautefort, Dordogne, France.

Sleeps 6. Surrounded by lovely woodland walks, this ancient farmhouse has been completely and tastefully restored to offer the perfect holiday base in the pretty Périgordian countryside. Enjoy the slow pace of life with a swim in the private pool. Cottage Code: F24159.

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

Caillou

St. Vivien-de-Monségur, South West Coast, France.

Sleeps 6. The ideal location for losing the stresses of everyday life, this truly exceptional, renovated stone farmhouse features a landscaped pool area with ornamental shrubs. A walk from the pretty little village of St. Vivien-de-Monségur. Cottage Code: F33138.

  • Open Fire
  • Shared pool
  • 19th Century

Le Chêne Vert

St. Vivien-de-Monségur, nr. Bordeaux, Aquitaine.

Sleeps 8. Beamed throughout, this traditional stone farmhouse successfully blends period features with modern fixtures and furnishings. Outside, the large gazebo beside the delightful pool area provides the ideal venue for outside dining. Cottage Code: F33139.

  • Swimming pool
  • 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

Villa Autran

Spéracèdes, Alpes-Maritimes, France.

Sleeps 7. This ground-floor villa is spacious, and all rooms lead out onto the terrace and the private floodlit swimming pool. Set high in the hills with panoramic views from Antibes to Estérel, it is a short distance from five bustling villages. Cottage Code: F06294.

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