These stunning properties will make you want to move to France
PUBLISHED: 16:55 20 February 2017 | UPDATED: 17:06 21 February 2017
From grand manor houses to rural retreats, these striking French properties will make you want to move to France, right now...
A cheerful farmhouse in Dordogne
This 19th-century farmhouse in Dordogne has recently been renovated to a high standard. It boasts beautiful character features including stone walls, exposed beams and a lovely fireplace in the sitting room. There are three bedrooms, one bathroom and a separate dining area. The property has a large garden complete with a heated swimming pool plus an attached storage area.
A beautiful estate in Orne
If you like your home to be full of friends, guests or family, this beautiful estate in Orne has a lot to offer. It comprises two houses, an attractive stone longère and a guest house, with a total of eight bedrooms and six bathrooms. In the two-and-a-half-hectare grounds you’ll find a tennis court, swimming pool and pétanque terrain. The town of Bellême and its golf course are 15km away.
A rural retreat in the Loire Valley
Situated in a quiet hamlet within a short distance of market towns Le Mans and Angers, this three-bedroom house is an ideal base for exploring this beautiful part of France. Having been lovingly restored, the property has contemporary charm with exposed beams and stone walls made from the local tuffeau stone. A ground-floor guest wing is perfect for having friends and family to stay but keep the luxurious bathroom, (with a walk-in shower and balcony views) all to yourself.
14th-century house in Alpes-Maritimes
Located at the entrance to the village of Peillon, this attractive property was previously owned by a sculptor and comes with its own art gallery, which leads out to a pretty courtyard. The house, thought to date back to at least the 14th century, has four bedrooms, three of which are en suite, and offers plenty of potential as a chambres d’hôtesor to develop the art gallery business. A piece of land planted with 17 olive trees is also included in the sale, providing further development potential. Peillon is just 35 minutes from Nice airport.
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A home with a view in Charente
Partly built into the rock, this beautiful property is located close to Aubeterre-sur-Dronne in Charente. An entrance hall leads to a diner/kitchen, an en-suite bedroom and a bedroom on the first floor, while the top floor has a lounge with fireplace, a shower room, two bedrooms and access to a terrace with great views. The house also has a garden, garage and cellars.
Lodge and two gîtes in Deux-Sèvres
This elegant 19th-century lodge comes with two fully equipped gîtes, which are successfully rented out to tourists during the summer months. Surrounded by the natural regional park of the Marais Poitevin and set in its own landscaped park complete with swimming pool, the property is just a five-minute walk from the pretty riverside town of Coulon, while the Atlantic beaches, La Rochelle and the Île de Ré can be reached in 45 minutes.
Rural retreat in Lot
Benefiting from a secluded location with just a couple of neighbours, yet close to the village of Catus near Cahors, this charming house has three bedrooms, a bathroom and an open-plan kitchen/diner. The property comes with a one-bedroom guest house, a swimming pool and a garden, giving it good income potential.
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