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Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
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Pets
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Chez Patou Ref: F24535

Near the famous caves of Rouffignac, south of the old town of Périgueux, this beautiful restored Périgourdine farm is full of charm in peaceful countryside. With an attractive private swimming pool and a large lawned garden full of flowers, this perfect holiday property has also two separate covered terraces for evening dinner parties by the pool. The spacious living/dining room opens with French doors to the garden on both sides and the separate kitchen also opens onto the terrace, making it practical for outdoor meals. The property has kept its wooden beams and old tiling and offers a very comfortable accommodation. A five minute drive leads to a large lake with a beach in Fossemagne. There are good markets all around and the town of Périgueux offers delicious sea food as well as farm products.

Ground floor: Living/dining room with wood-burning stove and beams. Kitchen with French doors to terrace. Double bedroom. Shower room. Separate WC. First floor: Two double bedrooms. Twin bedroom. Bathroom with over-bath shower. Separate WC

  • Garden
  • Terraces
  • Private swimming pool (10m x 5m, depth 1.1m to 1.6m)
  • Electric heating
  • W/machine
  • D/washer
  • M/wave
  • F/freezer
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD
  • Video
  • Wi-fi
  • T/cot
  • Parking
  • Garden furniture
  • Sun loungers
  • Barbecue
  • All linen included.

Location: 5km to St. Pierre-de-Chignac (shop, café, restaurant), 6km to Fossemagne (beach on lake), 10km to cave at Rouffignac, 20km SE of Périgueux (old town, shops, museums, golf), 46km N of Sarlat (gastronomy town), 52km to Brive (airport).

WAS
NOW
£710-£1889
Shortlist
Grade Grading pending
Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
5
Pets
0
Cantegrit Ref: F40138

Cantegrit is a detached holiday villa set over two stories, and the main living part is on the first floor overlooking the large garden, pine trees and the private fenced swimming pool. With air conditioning in the living room for hot summers, it also has a large balcony to enjoy dining outside. The ocean beaches with miles of sand dunes are perfect for surfing, but there is also a quiet lake in Hossegor for wind surfers and supervised beaches. This is an ideal setting for walkers, cyclers or golfers in the pine forests of the Landes region. Discover famous towns such as Biarritz, Saint-Jean-de-Luz, Bayonne, or less well known ones such as Peyrehorade on the River Adour, with trout and salmon, Sauveterre-de-Béarn or the old town of Salies-de-Béarn. Do not miss Dax, less than 30 minutes drive, for its lively cafés and restaurants, or spend a day shopping in Spain.

Ground floor: Kitchen with tiled floor and French doors to garden. Two double bedrooms. Bunk bedroom with beams. Bathroom/WC with over-bath shower. First floor: Shower room/WC. Living room with wooden floor and French doors to balcony/dining room. Kitchen. Two double bedrooms. Shower room. Separate WC

  • Lawned garden
  • Balcony
  • Private heated swimming pool (at cost) (8m x 4m, depth 0.7m to 2m)
  • Oil central heating (at cost)
  • Air conditioning (in living room)
  • W/machine
  • D/washer
  • M/wave
  • Satellite TV (French channels only)
  • Cot
  • Parking
  • Garden furniture
  • Barbecue
  • All linen for hire.

Location: 1km from Josse (shop, café, restaurant), 4km from St. Vincent-de-Tyrosse (large hypermarket, small supermarket), 18km from Hossegor (beach, watersports, lake, golf, casino), 47km from Biarritz (casino, shops, golf, airport), 75km from Spanish border.

WAS
NOW
£529-£1489
Shortlist
Grade Grading pending
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Pets
0
Vinas, nr. Lodève Ref: W15231

Private outdoor swimming pool

Hérault

Enjoying panoramic vews and a very private, outdoor swimming pool (8m x 4m, depth 1m to 1.8m), this functional, detached holiday property is peacefully located and offers an excellent touring base. The property can also be used as a get away from it all relaxing break, maybe lazing by the pool reading a good book with a nice cold drink, or collecting fruit in the orchard. Take a trip north to admire the magnificent Millau Viaduct, 55km.

Discover the historical, sun-drenched town of Montpellier, 60km, a friendly and picturesque city with lanes, passages, little squares and mansions dating back to the 17th century. The historical centre has been pedestriansed so it is a pleasant place to linger. Béziers, 70km, where the Canal du Midi crosses the River Orb and which is the wine capital of the Languedoc, was already a thriving town when the Romans arrived in 35BC.

Laze on the endless miles of golden sandy beaches in the many delightful resorts, whcih could include Cap d’Agde, Sète and Palavas-les-Flots (all approximately 70km). All facilities can be found in the town of Lodève, 5km.

Shop 5km, café/bar and restaurant 2km.

All on ground floor: Lounge/diner, kitchen, bathroom with shower over bath, toilet and basin, separate toilet, 3 bedrooms: 2 double, 1 twin.

Electric heating, all fuel and power at cost, bed linen and towels included in rent, cot, highchair, colour satellite TV, DVD player, CD player, washing machine, garden, patio, terrace, garden furniture, barbecue, off road parking for 3 cars. Sorry, no pets. No smoking please. NB: 14 steps and sloping banks in garden.

WAS
NOW
£550-£1499
Shortlist
Grade Grading pending
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
2
Pets
1

Shared outdoor heated pool

Gironde

The Arcachon Basin, 60km north of Bordeaux, attracts visitors from all over the world, who come to see and walk on the famous Pyla Dunes, at 107m high and 2700 long, the biggest in Europe.

This breathtaking area offers much more, including the old market town of Le Teichs the Ornithological Park ‘Bird Island’ and local oyster farms. Further afield, the beautiful city of Bordeaux, with its elegant shopping boulevards and historic centre is well worth a visit, and a drive around the renowned vineyards to sample the regional wines is not to be missed.

The attractive holiday complex of Les Rives Marines is ideally located between the port and the town, with a seasonally heated outdoor swimming pool and direct access to the Basin. The beach, accessible on foot or by bicycle, is only 4km away. The compact semi-detached apartments (refs W13647 and W15073), are space-efficient and set out on 2 floors.

Shop and café/bar 300m, restaurants 3km, beach 4km.

Lounge/kitchen/diner, bathroom and/or shower room (some with no toilet), some with separate toilet, 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin, double sofa bed or 2 single pull-out beds in lounge.

All fuel and power included in rent, cot, highchair, colour TV (French channels only), dishwasher, microwave, terrace, outdoor furniture, ample off road parking. Sorry, no pets. NB: 5 steps to entrance. Bedroom layout of each apartment can vary.

WAS
NOW
£239-£22999
Shortlist
Grade Grading pending
Sleeps
12
Bedrooms
6
Pets
0
Le Grand Gaigné Ref: FL136

This well presented holiday barn conversion has extensive gardens with lawns, well maintained flowerbeds and magnificent views. The swimming pool with security cover, can be heated on request and is shared by the owners who live on site in a neighbouring property. However the pool cannot be seen from owner’s property. It is 2km to the village of Domfront for restaurant and shops. Further shops and a tennis court are available at Conlie, 4km. There is a swimming lake for children at Sille-le-Guillaume, 15km, as well as plenty of walks in lovely forests close by. The world famous Loire châteaux are about an hour and a half drive and Le Mont Saint-Michel is worth a day trip to the Brittany coast, a 2 hour drive. Le Mans, famous for its 24 hour race, is also only 20km away.

Two steps to entrance. Ground floor: Living room with open fire. Dining room/kitchen area. Separate WC. First floor: Four twin bedrooms (can be double), each with en-suite shower room/WC. Twin and single bedroom sharing en-suite bathroom/WC. Open-tread, open-sided, spiral stairs to mezzanine with single bed (unsuitable for children)

  • Three steps to large garden
  • Shared swimming pool (12m x 6m, depth 1.1m to 2m, heated on request, at cost)
  • Heating (on request, at cost)
  • W/machine
  • D/washer
  • M/wave
  • F/freezer
  • Satellite TV
  • Piano
  • Table tennis
  • Children’s play area
  • Garage
  • Garden furniture
  • Sun loungers
  • Barbecue
  • All linen included.

Location: 1.5km from Domfront (restaurant, bakery), 4km from Conlie (shops, tennis court, restaurants, market), 15km from Sillé-le-Guillaume (swimming lake, forest walks, château, restaurants), 20km from Le Mans (Old Town, museums, gardens, cathedral, markets), 120km from the Loire Valley (châteaux).

WAS
NOW
£799-£2159
Shortlist
Grade Grading pending
Sleeps
9
Bedrooms
5
Pets
0
Le Séchoir Ref: F47117

This renovated stone built barn has been converted to provide comfortable holiday accommodation. The property is in an elevated, yet private situation with extensive views over the orchards and vineyards. There is a covered patio and barbecue area by the pool, where outdoor living and eating can be enjoyed to the full. Inside the house, features such as the exposed beams have been retained to preserve the original simple and rustic character of the building. It is a short drive to the medieval village of Duras which is dominated by its castle (visit the museum). Here there are restaurants and shops and in the summer many musical events ranging from classical to rock in the château or in the streets or town square.

Ground floor: Large glass doors to beamed living room. Archway to dining room. Double glass doors from living room to kitchen. Lobby/utility room. Shower room/WC. Open-tread stairs from dining room to landing. Two double bedrooms, one with en-suite bathroom/WC. Two twin bedrooms. One child’s single bedroom. Separate WC

  • Garden
  • Private swimming pool (8m x 4m, depth 1.5m)
  • W/machine
  • D/washer
  • TV
  • DVD
  • T/cot
  • H/chair
  • Garden and pool furniture
  • Barbecue
  • All linen included.

Location: 10km E of Duras (everyday shopping), 25km S of Ste. Foy-la-Grande (all facilities), 11km NW of Miramont (all facilities).

WAS
NOW
£449-£1199
Shortlist
Grade Grading pending
Sleeps
9
Bedrooms
4
Pets
1
Poulx Ref: FLG077

Outdoor swimming pool

Gard

This wonderful large, air conditioned holiday home with spacious rooms is situated in a quiet and peaceful location near Nîmes. The beautiful private, outdoor, infinity swimming pool (50m²) offers a unique view of the surrounding Mediterranean vegetation as well as the Uzès Mountains and the Massif Central.

The lounge with integrated dining area and marble bar offers a beautiful view of the city through a large glass wall. The luxurious decoration provides every imaginable comfort including a flat screen TV, internet and boulodrome is also available. You can enjoy preparing tasty meals in the outdoor kitchen which is located right next to the pool.

A trail leads to the Gardon Ravines, a unique beauty of nature only 5km away. Just 10km from Nimes, famous for its many remains from Roman times. One of the bedrooms with its private bathroom is only accessible from outside and thereby offers even more privacy for a couple.

Shop 6km.

Lounge/diner, kitchen/diner, shower room with basin (no toilet), 3 separate toilets, 3 double bedrooms, 1 plus single bed. Annex: Shower room with toilet and basin, 1 double bedroom.

Electric heating, all fuel and power at cost, cot, 2 colour TVs (French channels only), DVD player, video, stereo/CD player, internet connection (at cost), washing machine, dishwasher, freezer, microwave, garden, terrace, garden furniture, barbecue, ample parking. One pet welcome. NB: Turning stairs to first floor. Sloping ceilings and low beams in some rooms.

WAS
NOW
£143-£1839
Shortlist
Grade Grading pending
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Pets
0
Villa Azur Ref: FCA496

Situated on a hillside, this beautiful villa offers breathtaking views of the village of Cabris, the sea in the distance, Saint-Cassien Lake and the surrounding forests. This holiday property is situated near the centre of the village of Cabris, with its restaurants and narrow streets. The villa boasts an outdoor swimming pool and a well-equipped summer kitchen. Meals in the evening will be illuminated by the sunset and, a little later, you can see fireworks throughout the summer on the beaches of Cannes, Antibes and Mandelieu, which are all accessible via the highway that begins in Grasse.

Steps to entrance. Living/dining room/kitchen. Two double bedrooms. Twin bedroom. Bathroom/WC with shower cubicle and double basin. Bathroom/WC. Separate WC

  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Private swimming pool (32m²), open May-Oct
  • Oil heater
  • Air conditioning
  • W/machine
  • D/washer
  • M/wave
  • Two TVs (French channels only)
  • DVD
  • Cot
  • H/chair
  • Parking
  • Garden furniture
  • Sun loungers
  • Barbecue
  • All linen included
  • No smoking
  • NB: Steep, turning stairs to first floor.

Location: 700m from shop and restaurant, 5km from Grasse (cathedral, perfume museum, train station), 24km from Cannes (Promenade de la Croisette, boutiques, nightlife, film festival), 33km from Antibes (beaches, museums, gardens, lighthouse, shops, restaurants).

WAS
NOW
£1370-£2999
Shortlist
Grade Grading pending
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
2
Pets
0
Pindrat Sud Ref: F24373

Set at the edge of a tiny hamlet in an elevated position there are extensive views over a wooded valley and the rural landscape beyond from the decked balcony, terrace, pool and garden. This traditional stone built farmhouse has been restored to retain the original character and simplicity yet provide modern amenities. Life here is unhurried, linger at a colourful local market where you can purchase regional produce and local wines, or explore some of the many attractive Bastide (fortified) towns whose architecture and heritage dates from the medieval times. It is a short drive to the river Dordogne Valley, take a canoe trip and drift past spectacular riverside towns, villages and châteaux.

Ground floor: Living room. Kitchen/dining room with breakfast bar, door to decking. Utility. Separate WC. First floor: Kingsize bedroom. Twin bedroom plus single bed. Bathroom/WC

  • Sloping garden
  • Terrace/pool house
  • Private pool (8x4m, depth 1–1.9m), Roman steps, unprotected bank
  • Central heating (at cost)
  • W/machine
  • T/dryer
  • M/wave
  • Two TVs (DVD use only)
  • Cot
  • Garden furniture
  • Sun loungers
  • Barbecue
  • Bed linen only included.

Location: 4km W of Issigeac (Sunday market, 13th century bastide village), 7km NW of Castillones (medieval hilltop town), 20km S of Bergerac (historic town on River Dordogne), 25km NW of Monflanquin (one of France’s prettiest villages).

WAS
NOW
£379-£1089
Shortlist
Grade Grading pending
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
4
Pets
0
Servian Ref: W14200

Private swimming pool

Hérault

This functional detached holiday villa with a private swimming pool (8 x 4m) is peacefully located on the outskirts of a pretty and lively village. Shops, supermarket and restaurants are all within walking distance, around 800m away.

The property offers a fantastic touring base, with a multitude of interesting excursions within very short drives. Visit the arts and crafts village of Pézenas (15km), wander around the historical wine capital of Béziers (15km), take a bike ride along the banks of the Canal du Midi or laze on the endless miles of golden sandy beaches which begin 23km away.

Visit the delightful modern seaside resort of Cap d’Agde (35km) or the more authentic fishing resort of Sète (45km). The two other historical sun-drenched towns in the region, Montpellier and Narbonne, are both only 50km, and Carcassonne with its fortified medieval city is 90km.

Shop, café/bar and restaurant 800m, beach 23km.

Ground floor: Lounge/kitchen/diner, utility room, bathroom with shower over bath and basin, separate toilet, 3 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin leading to 1 bedroom with double sofa bed. First floor: 1 double bedroom with en-suite shower, toilet and basin.

Electric heating, all fuel and power included in rent May to Sep, €60 supplement Oct to Apr, bed linen and towels included in rent, cot, highchair, colour TV, DVD player, stereo/CD player, Playstation 2, washing machine, dishwasher, freezer, microwave, enclosed terrace, outdoor furniture, barbecue, off road parking for 1 car. Sorry, no pets.

WAS
NOW
£490-£1340
Shortlist
Grade Grading pending
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
3
Pets
0

3 shared swimming pools

Aude

This charming holiday village is set within the well maintained grounds of a château, and enjoys a shared indoor heated swimming pool (available all year), a very large, shared outdoor swimming pool (open May-Oct), and a shared toddler’s pool (also open May-Oct). Other facilities at the holiday village include gym, fitness course, wi-fi (from reception) and kids club (Easter and July/August) for ages 3-6 years and 7-12 years.

Perfect for a relaxing holiday lazing by the pool, or for touring the area. It is ideally located between the historical sun drenched towns of Carcassonne (34km), and Béziers (50km), with the Canal du Midi passing close by, and only a short drive to the charming town of Narbonne (33km), and the endless miles of golden sandy beaches (50km).

Visit the medieval fortified city of Carcassonne and be transported back to the Middle Ages, with its drawbridges, castellated walls and towers. This is a must visit, you can visit on foot, by train or in an open carriage. Béziers is the wine capital of Languedoc and was already a thriving town when the Romans arrived in 35BC. Day excursions also include the lovely seaside resorts of Gruissan, the stunning capital of Languedoc, Montpellier or the Catalan town of Perpignan. Then return to enjoy a dip in the pool and a glass of the local wine whilst enjoying a meal al-fresco. These are ground or first floor apartments with a terrace or small garden, accommodation allocated on arrival.

Shops and restaurants 2km, beach 50km.

Lounge/kitchen/diner, bathroom with shower over bath, toilet and basin, shower room with toilet and basin, 3 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin, 1 bunk (no door or window, for children), double sofa bed in lounge.

Electric heaters, all fuel and power included in rent, bed linen included in rent, cot and highchair (on request), colour TV (French channels only, at cost), wi-fi (at reception), washing machine, dishwasher, microwave, terrace or garden, garden furniture, shared grounds, off road parking for 1 car. Sorry, no pets. No smoking please.

WAS
NOW
£289-£22999
Shortlist
Grade Grading pending
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
0

Outdoor swimming pool

Bouches-du-Rhône

This pretty, air-conditioned holiday property, set within the grounds of the owners’ home, boasts a large terrace, perfect for dining al fresco.

The furnishings are stylish and comfortable and the property enjoys an outdoor swimming pool (40m²), a section of which is located in front of the discreet owners’ property.

Situated just 3km from St-Rémy-de-Provence, it provides the ideal base for a family wanting to explore this wonderful area. Guests will enjoy visiting the St. Paul de Mausolee, the Moulin du Calanquet olive farm and the Château Romanin to name but a few attractions in the vicinity.

Shop and restaurant 3km, beach 70km.

Lounge/kitchen/diner, shower room with toilet and basin, 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin.

Electric heating, all fuel and power at cost, bed linen included in rent, colour TV (French channels only), DVD player, internet connection, washing machine, microwave, lawned garden, terrace, garden furniture, barbecue, off road parking for 2 cars. Sorry, no pets. NB: Step from terrace to lawn.

WAS
NOW
£94-£710
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