Holiday Rentals in South West France
Sitting on a hill, surrounded by 360 degree views over beautiful countryside and the Pyrénées beyond, it is clear that this is a special place and a private retreat you will not want to leave. The perfect blend of refined and elegant accommodation, breathtaking scenery and history.Price per week: £3074-£4730Sleeps: 14Bedrooms: 9Pool: YesRef: CHA2946
A beautiful village house restored to a high standard, with private poolBordeaux | Gironde - Pessac-sur-Dordogne
Original artwork, dreamy sunsets, swans on the river and the best wines in the world… a charming and beautifully restored village house just across the lane. Original paintings adorn the walls and the décor is stylish and elegant. Everything is brand new and totally refurbished to a high standard.Price per week: £1056-£2348Sleeps: 4Bedrooms: 2Pool: YesRef: PET2867
An enchanting family home amidst sweeping cornfields, in the gorgeous Gers regionLot | Tarn | Garonne - Estang
The property was the original farmhouse on what used to be an Armagnac farm in the gorgeous Gers region of South West France. Has been completely restored and now is a warm and enchanting family home where everything has been thought of, full of the owners' heartfelt attention, care and love.Price per week: £1199-£2503Sleeps: 8Bedrooms: 4Pool: YesRef: MAI2871
Unique C12th family chateau overlooking the Gascogne hillside.Lot | Tarn | Garonne - Condom-en-Armagnac
This family château is not a hotel, it's a "home away from home", overlooking the Gascogne hillside in the south west of France. Surrounded by a 4 acre park, this is the perfect backdrop for family reunions, holidays and weddings and offers accommodation from 26 to 50 guests.Price per week: £20628-£20628Sleeps: 50Bedrooms: 13Pool: YesRef: CHA2590
Exceptional French manor within organic farm.Dordogne - Villereal
This exceptional French manor house sits within its own 100 acre organic farm, a haven for wildlife and wild flowers. Meticulously renovated and refurbished to the highest modern standards, this is a beautiful villa with a fine history dating back to 1673.Price per week: £1590-£3355Sleeps: 9Bedrooms: 4Pool: YesRef: DOM1978
Lovely cottage with private pool in grounds of stunning Chateau, not far from SarlatDordogne - Sarlat
Self Catering Holiday Cottage with Private Swimming Pool, in grounds of stunning 18th century Chateau, close to Sarlat and Bergerac, South West France. This lovely self catering holiday cottage has 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom. Sleeps 2/3 Guests + 1 baby.Price per week: €800-€1230Sleeps: 3Bedrooms: 2Pool: YesRef: CHA2645
Gorgeous villa surrounded by fruit trees, close to Bourdeilles.Dordogne - Périgueux
This gorgeous villa is nestled in the heart of the enchanting Dordogne countryside, a few ks from the beautiful village of Bourdeilles. Surrounded by fruit trees & gorgeous gardens with comfortable benches, the property's outside area has a lovely pool with terrace where guests can soak up the sun.Price per week: £1220-£2184Sleeps: 10Bedrooms: 4Pool: YesRef: LAG2635
Mill house set in beautiful, secluded grounds.Vendee | Charente - Saintes
Set in its own beautiful, secluded grounds, the mill house provides exceptional 5 star accommodation in the heart of the Charente Maritime countryside. The relaxing surroundings combine with the charm of this historic mill to provide you with the perfect way to unwind.Price per week: £5912-£9196Sleeps: 18Bedrooms: 9Pool: YesRef: THE1942
A beautiful, architect-designed barn conversion close to Monpazier.Dordogne - Sarlat
This is a beautiful, architect-designed barn conversion with high quality fixtures, furnishings and decoration throughout. This superb property has an acre of private grounds with lawned garden, private pool and large shaded dining terrace with BBQ and expansive countryside views.Price per week: £1881-£3547Sleeps: 10Bedrooms: 4Pool: YesRef: THE2386
Large traditional farmhouse in rural SW France, ideal for large groups.Lot | Tarn | Garonne - Toulouse
This large family villa is located in the rural SW within easy reach of local amenities and just 30 minutes from Toulouse. The spacious accommodation is split into two self contained wings with plenty of space for the group to come together whilst also providing plenty of space away from the group.Price per week: £4665-£6730Sleeps: 20Bedrooms: 9Pool: YesRef: LAU2250
South West France
The south west is farming France producing a vast range of crops and produce from sunflowers to foie gras to famous wines and Cognac.
Blessed with a seemingly endless Atlantic coast, abundant navigable waterways, inland lakes, excellent ports and the finest wine and brandy in the world, the area is ideal for a relaxing holiday.
South west France is made up of three regions, namely Poitou-Charentes, Aquitaine and Midi-Pyrenees. The three major cities are Poitiers to the north with its rich architectural heritage in its historic centre, the port and regional wine capital of Bordeaux to the west on the River Garonne, and the city of Toulouse with its high-tech industries, including aerospace, to the east in the Midi-Pyrenees.
Visitors are mainly drawn to the vast Atlantic coast line, which stretches from the town of La Rochelle in the north to the vast man-made forest of Les Landes in the south. The coast has something for everyone with wide open beaches for all sorts of water activities including surfing, selecting a rich red wine in St-Emilion and bird watching in the Arcachon basin.
Although more rugged north of the Gironde estuary, the coastal flatlands stretch all the way down to the Pyrenees, which forms a natural boundary between France and Spain and offers all year-round activities with hiking in the summer and skiing in the winter. In the shadow of this mountain range are thermal springs, first spotted by the Romans for the benefits they bring, which has resulted in small resorts and spa towns, with the most famous of them all being chic Biarritz with its lively café culture and wonderful surfing beaches.
Inland, to the south east of Perigueux lies the rural calm of the Dordogne with its slow-moving rivers and historic ancient villages, all set in lush green countryside. For those looking for a relaxed cultural holiday, the pilgrims route to Santiago de Compostela gives the opportunity to visit the wonderful medieval architecture this area of France has to offer.