A renovated 19th century stone farmhouse with extensive landscaped gardens and terraces, set among the great vineyards of the Champagne region near Reims and Epernay and within reach for day trips to Paris and Disneyland. The gardens include a small fruit orchard, expansive lawns, large trees, three terraces, a protected courtyard, and the original barn.
Five bedrooms: a master bedroom with a king size bed, three bedrooms each with a queen size bed, one bedroom with a pair of single beds, and one single bed in the upstairs foyer.
A recently restored winery estate with a large central courtyard and a swimming pool near Pézenas, between Sète and Béziers (Hérault). Two three-bedroom stone cottages are available for rent. Both have a spacious living/dining room on the ground floor, a well-equipped kitchen, and a large terrace leading out to the courtyard. The owners live on-site and tend to the newly planted up-and-coming vineyard.
Alicante: 6 guests - 3 bedrooms : one with a double bed; and two with two single beds each. All bedrooms have an en-suite bath or shower room and toilet.
Ramonet: 6 guests - Three bedrooms: one with two single beds (wheelchair accessible), one with two single beds, and one with a double bed. All bedrooms have an en-suite shower room and toilet.
A restored 19th century stone farmhouse with a swimming pool, set in large private grounds with views of the Pyrénées, near Tarbes, Pau and Lourdes (Hautes-Pyrénées). The nearby Pyrénées National Park provides a great range of options for walking and sports.
Five bedrooms: two, each with two single beds and three, each with a double bed.
Two independent homes with private gardens and terraces, on the grounds of a small family-run hotel and restaurant, with a swimming pool, in the centre of the Côtes du Rhône wine region near Orange and Avignon (Vaucluse). The owners will be happy to arrange tastings of the local wines.
La Truffière: 5 guests - 2 bedrooms: one with a king-size bed, one with three single beds. A child's cot is available on request.
The Pigeonnier: 4 guests - 2 bedrooms: one with a king-size bed, one children's bedroom with two single beds.
A restored 19th century stone barn in the Lot valley, surrounded by streams and fields, on the edge of the medieval village of Thegra, close to the Padirac Caves and the town of Rocamadour in the Lot. The interior features traditional exposed rafters and rustic tiled floors, along with modern comforts such as underfloor central heating.
One bedroom with a Queen-size double bed.
A wing of an elegant 18th century château, set on a grand estate with a swimming pool and wooded grounds, close to the medieval city of Carcassonne and near Narbonne (Aude). The six acre grounds are filled with groves of mature trees, crossed by secluded paths.
Four bedrooms: three, each with a double bed, and one with a pair of twin beds. An additional suite with a double bed and two single beds can also be supplied to sleep 10 or 12.