11 French properties on the market in September you have to see

PUBLISHED: 09:47 30 August 2018 | UPDATED: 10:18 30 August 2018

A grand manor house in Normandy

A grand manor house in Normandy


Barn conversions, a renovation project and a Norman manor house, here is our selection of properties for sale this month in France

Calvados, Normandy


In the heart of Normandy’s emblematic green Pays d’Auge area, this impressive property comprises a six-bed manor house, an old press, garage, dovecote, garden and orchard, all in just over 2.5 acres of land. There are stone fireplaces in the dining and living rooms, both of which have terracotta tiles and exposed beams. The main house also has four bathrooms (two en-suite), two studies and an attic. A village with all necessary shops and services is nearby.


A lovely riverside home in CharenteA lovely riverside home in Charente

Charente, Nouvelle-Aquitaine


This charming four-bedroom riverside Charentaise has all the features that make this style of property so appealing, not least the mellow stonework and lovely green shutters. For sale at €318,000, the house has been fully renovated so you can sit back and relax on the terraces overlooking the pretty river. Large outbuildings and a barn offer further potential.


This converted barn in Dordogne has a large garden with an infinity poolThis converted barn in Dordogne has a large garden with an infinity pool

Dordogne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine


Originally built in the early 20th century, this barn was converted in 2006 and with stunning results. The house could actually be divided into two dwellings with, on the ground floor, three bedrooms - one of which has French windows leading to the deck area and pool - two bathrooms, an open-plan lounge/kitchen/dining area and patio doors to the terrace. On the first floor is an impressive lounge with double- height ceiling, a farmhouse kitchen, a shower room and a mezzanine leading to the beautiful master bedroom with ensuite bathroom. The house has character in spades and a large garden with infinity pool. It is 15 minutes from Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne.



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An impressive barn conversion in OrneAn impressive barn conversion in Orne

Orne, Normandy


With its impressive double-height glazed front entrance, this barn conversion is a striking success. There’s plenty of space inside with five bedrooms (six if the current office is turned into a bedroom), three bathrooms and a spectacular main living room with cathedral ceiling and galleried landing. The house faces lovely views of open farmland and there are two outbuildings for storage or ripe for conversion, plenty of parking space and a lawned garden. It’s located close to the popular town of Ceaucé which has all the amenities you’d need, including schools up 
to collège. The ferry port in Caen is about a 1h30 drive away.


In Brittany, a four-bed villa close to the beach at MorgatIn Brittany, a four-bed villa close to the beach at Morgat

Finistère, Brittany


At Morgat close to beach, four-bedroom villa (143m2) built in 1900 with a 499m2 garden and views over the bay


A pretty barn conversion near Monségur and DurasA pretty barn conversion near Monségur and Duras

Gironde, Nouvelle-Aquitaine


If you like open-plan homes with lofty ceilings and character you will love this beautiful barn conversion in south-west France. Between the bastide towns of Monségur in Gironde and Duras in Lot-et-Garonne, it is built round a huge two-storey living room open to the roof. Off this are a sitting room, kitchen-diner and ground-floor bedroom with shower room. Upstairs, off the galleried landing, are four bedrooms and two shower rooms. There is ample space for a pool.



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This stylish architect-deigned apartment is right by the beach in HéraultThis stylish architect-deigned apartment is right by the beach in Hérault

Hérault, Occitanie


On the second floor of a private residence with pool and just 30m from the beach, this renovated three-bedroom apartment with two terraces is just 15 minutes from Béziers.


Take on this renovation project in GersTake on this renovation project in Gers

Gers, Nouvelle-Aquitaine


It already has a new roof. Now this old farmhouse in Gers needs a new owner to take on the rest of it. You will need to spend quite a bit more than the €99,000 price tag but with hard graft and imagination, this could be a sensational four or five-bedroom country house just 15 minutes from the international jazz festival village of Marciac. It comes with stables, a huge open barn, horse boxes and birdhouse, all set in 3,622m² of land with the possibility of buying more.


This picture-perfect house is close to Honfleur in NormandyThis picture-perfect house is close to Honfleur in Normandy

Calvados, Normandy


A delightful example of the Normandy’s colombage style, this half-timbered house would look right at home in a fairy tale, and is only 10 minutes from Pont L’Evêque and Honfleur. The house comprises four bedrooms, one with a terrace and one with a balcony, a large living room, a bathroom and a toilet. It is decorated to a high standard and is surrounded by a pristine garden. The property also has a cellar, a workshop and a large garage.



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A lovely house with four bedrooms and pigeonnier in Lot-et-GaronneA lovely house with four bedrooms and pigeonnier in Lot-et-Garonne

Lot-et-Garonne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine


This charming country house sits in fully fenced grounds of 3.7 acres and is 10 minutes from the nearest market town. The property comprises an entrance hall with cloakroom, a spacious living room with gas fireplace, a dining room that leads out to the terrace, and a large, fully fitted kitchen with utility room. All four bedrooms have en-suite bath or shower rooms. Upstairs, the eye-catching pigeonnier has been made into a study with far- reaching views. Outside there’s a smaller outbuilding with a studio, and the heated indoor swimming pool means you can go for a dip all year round.


A two-bed home with bread oven and stained glass near Lauzerte in Tarn-et-GaronneA two-bed home with bread oven and stained glass near Lauzerte in Tarn-et-Garonne

Tarn-et-Garonne, Occitanie


A stone outbuilding with bread oven and stained glass window is just one of the charming features of this two-bedroom house in the Lauzerte area of Tarn-et-Garonne. It also has a two-bed wooden chalet, stone barn, workshop, above-ground pool and two covered car ports and lovely gardens overlooking a valley.


Come to the nest French Property Exhibition in London Olympia on 15-16 September 2018Come to the nest French Property Exhibition in London Olympia on 15-16 September 2018

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