Holiday Rentals in South West France
A truly unique chateau on the Dordogne border.Lot | Tarn | Garonne - Cahors
On the Dordogne border, famous for sunflowers and its Cahors wine, in a hectare of picturesque parkland, is situated the wonderful 14th Century Château, a truly unique rental property, ideal for a family group looking for an experience they will never forget.Price per week: £4247-£6067Sleeps: 24Bedrooms: 11Pool: YesRef: CHA2348
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
Rustic paradise in a breathtaking setting.Dordogne - Sarlat
The setting of this chateau is simply breathtaking: expect tree-lined hills, valleys, vineyards, walnut groves, orchards, maize and sunflower fields, foie gras farms, imposing chateaux and ancient villages and towns. Facilities include a swimming pool, private garden and trampoline.Price per week: £4577-£9474Sleeps: 18Bedrooms: 7Pool: YesRef: CHA1932
A 17th Century manor house, surrounded by gardens, woodlands and organic hay fieldsLot | Tarn | Garonne - Cazaubon
The property is a typical 17th Century manor house, surrounded by 17 acres of gardens, woodlands and organic hay fields. Old stone walls around a formal courtyard…an original pigeonnier…a wisteria covered arbor…an ancient wooden verandah…gardens dotted with lavender. Designed to thrill the senses.Price per week: £2494-£5663Sleeps: 15Bedrooms: 6Pool: YesRef: MAN2899
Classic Neo-Basque house overlooking the beachBiarritz | Landes - Biarritz
The villa is a classic Neo-Basque house overlooking the beach, with six en-suite bedrooms, heated infinity pool, huge state of the art kitchen, media room, salon and pool deck.Price per week: £9048-£18842Sleeps: 12Bedrooms: 6Pool: YesRef: VIL1858
Superb Perigordine style house. Heated swimming pool. Near Gourdon in the Lot, SW FranceLot | Tarn | Garonne - Gourdon
Perigordine style holiday house with heated swimming pool, situated in quiet woodland setting. A superbly built stone house with wooden floors, oak beams, full of charm and character. Extremely spacious, with a large lounge, homely kitchen diner, 3 double bedrooms. Great views over the countryside.Price per week: £1000-£1760Sleeps: 7Bedrooms: 3Pool: YesRef: 2667
Elegant restored barn with a private heated pool, in a peaceful countryside settingDordogne - Bergerac - Eymet
This property is a detached and elegant restored barn with a private heated pool with electric security cover as well as a gated play area, patio with barbecue and lovely dining area. Benefits from a peaceful countryside setting with vineyards and small farms ideal for exploring by car or bike.Price per week: £1397-£2078Sleeps: 7Bedrooms: 3Pool: YesRef: JOL2882
Large luxury villa and apartmentDordogne - Montpon-Menesterol
This large luxury villa offers over 350 sq m of spacious living accommodation and is fitted throughout with a range of modern conveniences. The villa is booked in conjunction with the apartment that can sleep up to 22 people, so is ideal for a large family get together, or a group of friends.Price per week: £4037-£7179Sleeps: 22Bedrooms: 8Pool: YesRef: VIL1859
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
17th century stone Presbytery sitting just above the Dordogne river.Dordogne - Sarlat
C17th stone Presbytery sitting just above the Dordogne river, neatly restored inside & out to create an overall atmosphere of warmth and peace. Offering unspoilt views of the countryside, guests can breakfast under the rising sun on their own private terrace before taking a morning dip in the pool.Price per week: £4151-£6280Sleeps: 8Bedrooms: 4Pool: YesRef: LEP2642
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.