French properties for sale in March you’ll love
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Find your dream property in our selection of French properties for sale in March 2018. From maisons de maître to little thatched cottages, there’s a house in France for everyone!
Near St-Lyphard, Loire-Atlantique, Pays-de-la-Loire
Located at the heart of the Brière regional park, this pair of charming one-bedroom thatched cottages sit in a peaceful hamlet near St-Lyphard, 20km from the beach. The interiors are full of charm; in one of the cottages, there’s a fireplace in the living room, an open-plan kitchen and a mezzanine. The second cottage is used as a gîte.
Near Villefranche-de-Rouergue, Aveyron, Occitanie
This lovely property has a lot of flexibility: on one side is a two-bedroom house and on the other is a converted barn of 200m2, fitted with double-glazing and central heating. Both houses have lovely character features including original chestnut and stone floors. Outside is a private courtyard with olive trees and a covered terrace, perfect for alfresco dining. It sits on three acres of land including meadows, which would be ideal for horses, and gardens planted with trees and flowers.
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Near Montferrer, Pyrénées-Orientales, Occitanie
Minutes from the lovely mountain village of Montferrer is this three-bedroom house set in 2.6ha of grounds with an infinity pool and wonderful views. A double-height living room with French doors creates a light and airy feel inside while exposed stone, beams and terracotta tiled floors maintain the character. OThe house has three bedrooms, one of which has its own shower room. The Spanish border is nearby and the coast is an hour’s drive away.
Near Glomel, Côtes d’Armor, Brittany
Brimming with rustic beauty, this three-bedroom home is in the countryside of central Brittany near the lakeside village of Glomel. The charming living room has a huge fireplace and white walls with granite surrounds around the doorways and alcoves. As well as an upstairs bathroom, there’s a shower room and utility area downstairs and an acre of garden with a garage-workshop. The house is just over an hour from the north, south or west coasts.
Dating back to the 17th century, this property is one of these many ancient convents dotting the centre of Tarascon and its exceptional renovation has turned it into a beautiful, spacious home. The 600m2 of habitable space are built on two levels. On the ground floor, you’ll find three large reception rooms and a fully fitted, modern kitchen. All seven bedrooms and their ensuite bathrooms are located on the first floor. In terms of outdoor space, there is a 100m2 courtyard garden with a beautiful twisting olive tree in its centre, plus a 50m2 terrace which is bathed in sunlight but also has a lovely shaded area to shelter from the Bouches-du-Rhône heat.
Near Cléder, Finistère, Brittany
This seven-bedroom, two-bathroom house with a garden is located close to Cléder. The house is spacious with the living space spread across three floors and is full of light. Just 300m from the house is the beach and a slipway for a boat, while the area is blessed with plenty of walking and cycling paths.
Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte-d’Azur
On the heights of the Verduron neighbourhood, this property has views to die for of the hills and sea. It comprises two separate buildings: a main 97m2 four-bedroom house of classic construction with garden level, plus secondary timber frame 36m2 one-bedroom house. There’s steeply sloping garden of 1695m2, garage, shelter for bikes.
With 10 bedrooms, five bathrooms, pools and a tennis court this maison de maître property in Périgord Vert would be perfect as a large or extended family home but is especially ideal if you’re looking for a home and business. It’s stunning inside and out, packed with character, and in perfect condition. The popular medieval town of Brantôme is just 20 minutes away.
Near La-Roche-sur-Yon, Vendée, Pays-de-la-Loire
Be the king – or queen – of the castle in this stunning 19th-century château. Surrounded by beautiful parkland, the château offers 500m² of living space, including a beautiful entrance, small and large salons, dining room, study and a library. A beautiful stairway leads to the first floor where there are six bedrooms and four bathrooms. A door at the back of the park leads to the nearby village; your secret portal to the local shops.
Near Ruffec, Charente, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Situated 4km from the market town of Ruffec, this four-bedroom house and gîte have been recently renovated and retain many of the original features such as exposed stone walls, fireplaces and beams. There is an in-ground swimming pool which adds to the potential for this property to bring in rental income from the one-bedroom gîte. Outside are various stone outbuildings set in lawned grounds of half an acre with various fruit trees. The property also benefits from new plumbing, wiring, roof and septic tank. The property is sold fully furnished so is ready for you to arrive and settle in!
Asnières-La-Giraud, Charente-Maritime, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
This gem of a property is set behind a high garden wall which shelters a large garden is this lovely home with classical façade. The entry hall runs the depth of the house. To the left is a large salon; to the right the formal dining room while across the entire back of the house is a fabulous kitchen with access to the rear courtyard garden – a real suntrap! Four bedrooms are spread over the upper floors and there is a large office. Light and bright, it’s for sale at a very reasonable price.