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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Featured Accommodation

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 Noyer

Nolay-Beaune, nr. Beaune, Burgundy.

Sleeps 4. Offering lovely views over the rolling countryside, this detached property enjoys its own lawned garden and private solar-heated swimming pool. Simply furnished with a modern kitchen area, nearby is the attractive town of Nolay. Cottage Code: F71125.

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

Messé

Messé, nr. Poitiers, Charentes.

Sleeps 4. Set within a large enclosed garden, complete with fruit orchard and private swimming pool, this traditional stone built holiday cottage blends comfort with style. Beamed throughout, it is just a short drive from the town of Couhé. Cottage Code: W13604.

  • Swimming pool
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th 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

Chalet Galicia Les Lacs

Chamonix, Haute-Savoie, France.

Sleeps 10. Offering wonderful panoramic views of Mont Blanc and the surrounding mountains, this traditional alpine house is located on the outskirts of Chamonix. Comfortable and modern, there is a lawned garden area to the rear with barbecue. Cottage Code: F74132.

  • Open Fire
  • Pub nearby
  • 20th Century

Chateau de Jallanges

Chateau de Jallanges, nr. Tours, Loire Valley, France.

Dating from the 15th century, this stunning castle was built by King Louis XI of France. Surrounded by vineyards and forest, it lies in the heart of the beautiful Loire Valley. Each of the 7 individually styled guest rooms enjoy views over the gardens.

  • 15th 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