Three finely restored Quercy cottages surrounding a courtyard with an enclosed swimming pool, near the Dordogne river and Turenne, Collonges-la-Rouge and Martel (Lot). The stone houses are clustered around a traditional paved courtyard and have limestone walls, original oak beams, and chestnut floors.
1. Le Vieux Séchoir: 5 guests - Two bedrooms: one with a double bed, and one with three single beds.
2. Maison de la Cour: 4 guests - Two bedrooms: one with a double bed; one with two single beds. An annex is also available which accommodates two.
3. La Petite Grange: 2 guests - One bedroom with a double bed and a sofa-bed.
A 17th century former olive oil mill recently restored and extended in Callas near St Tropez and Draguignan (Var). The mill is set amid three acres of secluded gardens and is just a ten-minute walk from the centre of the village. The pool has a roofed outdoor sitting area. The five bedrooms overlook the gardens, farmland and protected woods. Wireless internet access is available throughout the house and pool area.
Five bedrooms, all en-suite: three, each with a queen-size double bed, and two, each with twin single beds, and a loft with two single beds, suitable for children.
A wine-grower's house in the ancient fortified Provençal village of Sablet (Vaucluse). In the enclosed courtyard, guests can dine outside and enjoy a barbecue. The owners' winery is just next door, where guests are welcome to taste the wines.
Three bedrooms: one with a double bed, one with a single bed and two bunk beds, and one with two single beds.
A one-bedroom cottage under a spreading oak tree, with a pool, in Quercy in the south-west of France near Cahors (Lot). Situated on 10 acres of land, it's a beautiful, sunny and warm spot hidden in the rolling hills of the Cahors wine country tucked between the Lot and Dordogne rivers.
One bedroom with a double bed. There is also a sofa in the living room that converts into a separate double bed.
A stone cottage beside an 11th century water mill and trout stream on wooded grounds, set in quiet rolling countryside, near Le Mans and Alençon (Mayenne). The property is well located between Brittany, Paris, and the Loire Valley, all of which one can reach on a day trip. Nearby is the Normandy-Maine regional park, a 2000-square kilometre nature reserve with a large network of marked paths and trails.
One bedroom with a double bed.
A small 19th century home nestled in the heart of the village of Roaix, perched on a hill surrounded by Côtes du Rhône vineyards. Close to Vaison-la-Romaine, Orange and Carpentras in the Vaucluse. Rue de l'Église is ideal for a couple and offers a great base from which to explore the history, culture and natural beauty of the region of Provence.
A mezzanine bedroom with a queen size bed.