France is full of idyllic cottages and fantastic countryside retreats - we've handpicked 14 of them for your perusal. "Vive la France..."
This authentic, charming three-bed, two-bath country cottage is first up. Nestled in the heart of the Pays D'Auge countryside the property boasts a study upstairs plus ample space to enjoy the open views at the rear.
How about a potential business opportunity in Brittany? This five-bed house in Gourin, Morbihan features a garden and terrace, plus garage and driveway. The property is only a short walk into town and close to a château so perfect potential for a B&B.
Nouic, Haute-Vienne, Limousin
Four-bed renovated house within walking distance of the village, plus garden and views of the countryside.
Lapeyrouse, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne
One-bed house set in a quiet countryside location and includes many outbuildings and land.
Three-bed, two-bed cottage in the heart of quintessential Pays D'Auge countryside.
Gourin, Morbihan, Brittany
Five-bed house with garage and terrace - ideal for bed and breakfast business.
Three-bed house with mezzanine and a large basement with garage - walking distance to shops.
Three-bed, two-bath house surrounded by nearly an acre of land - 10 minutes from the sea.
Ploërdut, Morbihan, Brittany
Three-bed house located in the village of Ploërdut, a small french village located north west of France.
Montjean, Charente, Poitou-Charentes
Four-bed house on the edge of a village with a bar/restaurant and other essential amenities nearby.
Lorgues, Var, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur
Four-bed house featuring a garage, several terraces around the property and a swimming pool.
Two-bed, one-bath apartment located in the Saint-Louis/Aqueduc district of Paris - close to theatres.
Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouët, Manche, Normandy
Four-bed, three-bath house in a market town and featuring a landscaped garden.
Three-bed villa featuring land, a terrace, a garden shed, plus a great view of the countryside.
Seven-bed, five-bath house with garden rooms and a large swimming pool with diving board.
Granville, Manche, Normandy
Three-bed, two-bath mobile home close to the sea side town of St Pair Sur Mer.
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