Seven beautiful French properties to fall in love with
PUBLISHED: 15:50 12 February 2021 | UPDATED: 16:09 12 February 2021
We’re head over heels with these gorgeous homes for sale in France that are all on the market for less than €200,000
You can enjoy the best of both worlds at this pretty house, which is in a pretty riverside village with boulangerie, chemist, butcher and newsagent, yet also a mere 15km from the small city of Angoulême with its high-speed rail link. Double glazed, centrally heated and on mains drainage, the house has three double bedrooms and is set in a manageable gravelled courtyard with terrace and shed.
On a luxury golf estate in Dordogne, with magnificent château views, this character two-bedroom cottage set in a 1,200m2 garden is all on one level and wheelchair friendly. The estate takes care of the maintenance and gardens. You can either have a package whereby you use the house as much as you want and the estate rents it out on any remaining weeks or you can reserve it for four weeks a year and enjoy a bank-guaranteed return on investment for a period of nine years.
In the Brittany countryside only 40 minutes from white sandy beaches is this idyllic cottage, surrounded by flat lawns and an orchard. It has a conservatory, shower room and laundry room on the ground floor with three bedrooms and a bathroom upstairs. There’s an adjoining workshop and a well in the courtyard.
In a lively Lot village within 20 minutes of Cahors and St-Cirq-Lapopie, this grand ormer notaire’s house has excellent rental potential. It has four bedrooms, three bathrooms, a large cellar and attic, plus two balconies of which one is covered. There’s an enclosed swimming pool in the grounds of 1,800m².
Walking distance from the popular village of Lizant, this two-bedroom longhouse is immaculately presented and set in lovely gardens, with more across a quiet lane. The current living accommodation is all on the ground floor, with potential to expand into the attached workshop subject to permission. There’s also an exterior laundry room and a hobbies room that could take another bed if needed. All day-to-day amenities may be found in the popular market towns of Civray (12km) and Ruffec (13km).
Look at this adorable old railway cottage, now a comfortable double-glazed home facing south-west over a manageable manicured garden with vegetable patch. It’s in a small village with post office and school less than 10 minutes’ drive from the thriving market town of Melle with all its amenities. There are two bedrooms, a stone outbuilding with utility plumbing, a workshop, garage and gated driveway.
In a friendly little village with a café-bar minutes from two market town is this gem of a house. Inside there’s a stylish living area with two ensuite bedrooms plus a downstairs shower/utility room. But you’ll probably want to be outside on the decked terrace with its mini integrated pool or enjoying the large lawn and vegetable patch. There’s also a workshop, garage and parking.