Monday, January 27, 2014

A quick glance at France

Bonjour dear frenchie folk and followers...

Fancy a french country escape? Ok then, here is a little reminder of our fabulous homes for rent in various regions of SW France (Dordogne, The Lot, Gascony, Pyrenees, Languedoc, Aquitane, Provence, Ceret etc) and a few in the upper regions (Rouen, Normandy, Lyon) ... oh and a sprinkling of more Paris apartment :) ... all found our sister website:


Some simple snippets pour vous. Pick your favourite french home, and enquire with us for availabilities and more info at

1. Home: La Cachette - Sleeps 6                      Location: Varzy Village, BURGUNDY
The perfect city escape! This stunning cottage in Varzy Village, Burgundy, is 2 hrs out of Paris. Accommodates up to 6 guests in 3 bedrooms. 

Formed from two former cottages providing the generous rooms of the present dwelling which includes large living/dining room, a sitting room, 2 bathrooms, kitchen and a paved outdoor area.  

Facilities: central heating, wireless internet, linens, cooking supplies and crockery. The original cottage on the corner of rue St Pierre and rue du Moulin can be clearly seen on a town sketch dated 1570. 

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2. Home: Le Petit Castel - Sleeps 4-6                       Location: Olonzac, LANGUEDOC

Located in the old village in the centre of Olonzac, a bustling village in Languedoc known for its crowd drawing weekly markets, Le Petit Castel is a charming three-story house siting on a quiet cosy corner off the Hotel de Ville Square. It is a wonderful base for exploration of a diverse part of South France and Europe (Provence, Toulouse and Monpellier nearby and Spain and Italy but a few hours away). 

The home has been tastefully decorated in modern style sleeping 4 comfortably (up to 6 total) with 2 bedrooms, bathroom, fully equipped kitchen/dining room, living room, outdoor rooftop terrace, BBQ facilities, free wifi, TV satellite, DVD and all linens/towels provided.

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3. Home: Maison 20, Apartment Un - Sleeps 2/3    Location: Eymet, DORDOGNE
Maison 20 is a lovely boutique holiday home hidden beneath its ancient stone facade, offering 2 separate self contained  apartments in a quiet street in a 14th century Medieval village in Dordogne, SW France. This is Apartment ‘No Un’ (1) occupying the top floor of the building with a bird’s eye view of the neighbouring houses. Ideally suited for a couple or couple with a small child it has been sympathetically renovated to meet modern day living requirements and contains all the necessities one expects. One furnished bedroom with en suite, living/dining room, fully equipped kitchen, extra bed for a small child, TV, DVD and free wifi.

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4. Home: St Jean Apartment - Sleeps 8                Location: Meouilles, PROVENCE
Le Saint Jean apartment is one of 3 luxury apartments located at Château de Méouilles, a  grand historic castle near Saint André les Alpes in the heart of Haute Provence with 11 acres of land, part of the beautiful hill of Meouilles overlooking the lake of Castillon. The crown of the 3 apartments Le Saint Jean accommodates up to 8 adults over 2 fully furnished floors. 

Downstairs find the living room with a sofa bed and extra bed, bathroom, dining with adjoining Kitchen and marble bar. 

Upstairs are 2 main bedrooms each with ensuite, a TV room with 2 single beds. The Chateau can be rented in its entirety (all 3 apartments) for large parties, or separately as individual apartments. 
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5. Home: Bessenay House - Sleeps 4-6                       Location: Lyon, RHONE ALPS
Just 30 minutes drive from Lyon, Bessennay house, is a three level  stone and timber house, siting in the tranquil Bessenay village square, an ideal position for touring to Burgundy in the north, the Alps in the east, Provence in the south and the Auvergne in the west. 

Accommodating 4/6 adults the house offers 2 queen bedrooms, bathroom, fully equipped kitchen, laundry facilities, living and dining, extra sitting room (with a click-clack lounge that doubles as a very comfortable 3rd queen size bed) and large open fireplace to enjoy a glass of red wine from the famous Beaujolais wine area. Wifi, cable TV, telephone, heating, and all linens provided. Bessenay house is a cosy corner of the Rhone Alps..

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6.  Home: Chateau Jonquay (Sleeps 16)Location: Epreville/Rouen, NORMANDY

In a secluded corner of Normandy, Epreville village, a short drive from Rouen village (2 hrs from Paris) lies this grand 17thC Manor Chateau. Gleaming white walls, pastel shutters, soaring roofs and a tree-lined courtyard Jonquay is a romantic French novel. It occupies 3 floors with 2 sitting rooms, 3 bathrooms, library, 8 bedrooms (pax 16), a dining room that’s great for lunches that stretch past sunset. Outside sunbeds, pool and five acres of garden. Bourg Achard village (4km), supplies the essentials of French life — bread, wine, cuisine, culture, there are markets aplenty and cycling is a cool breeze. NEW 3-4 bedroom Farmhouse available to book (pax 8) with or separate to the Chateau.

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7. Home: Farmhouse Jonq (Sleeps 8)Location: Epreville/Rouen, NORMANDY
In a secluded corner of Normandy, Epreville village, a short drive from Rouen village (2 hrs from Paris) lies this charming Farmhouse that can be rented out on its own for up to 8 guests - or together with the grand graceful 17thC Manor Chateau Jonquay that sits on the same grounds. The farmhouse is very private, separated from the Chateau by  a large hedge of trees in a beautiful 5 acre garden. 

The chateau accommodates up to another 16 guests (altogether a group of 24). view the Chateau HERE. This farmhouse, fully renovated in 2013 offers 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. living room with open fireplace, full kitchen and dining. Bourg Achard village 4km away, supplies the essentials of French life — bread, wine, cuisine, culture, there are markets aplenty and cycling is a cool breeze. 

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8. Studio: Apartment Paris  (1-4) Location: 5eme, Latin Quarter, PARIS
Welcome to your calm and bright studio apartment in Rue Mouffetard, the famous street known for its long line of cobblestone specialty shops and fresh produce in the historic and beautiful Latin Quartier. Get creative in the extensive equipped kitchen with your fresh purchases and live la vie Parisian. A charming unique studio with exposed timber beams and rooftop views, located in a charming historic building from 17th century, sitting right across from Hemingways old home and just in front is the Pantheon. The Mosquee de Paris with the incredible Hammam for decadent spas, Jardin Luxembourg and Jardin des plantes both also close. The studio is self contained, accommodates up to 4 guests.

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Don't forget to pass us on to all your friends heading to France. 
We may have a home just perfect for them. Merci

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