If you're a keen fisherman, then a week by the river may well be your dream holiday. These holiday homes have all been selected with fishing in mind - private lakes, unlimited fishing, boats, licences and angling tuition are among the attractions.
And if some of your party aren't that keen on fishing, then there's no need to worry. With beautiful countryside and beaches, thriving towns and plenty of home comforts, there's something to make everyone fall hook, line and sinker for these properties.
Set in the heart of a beautiful market town yet entirely contained within private and quiet walled gardens with a large 14 metre pool, this petit château offers something for all ages. The main house and neighbouring cottage are rented together for groups of up to 16. …see more
15 Jul 2015
"Wonderful location for family get together"
My family and I rented the whole house and cottage for one week in July 2015. Our group was made up of 10 adults and 6 young children and this place was absolutely perfect. The garden is very safe and… More
The 15th Century chateau is situated in the Loire countryside, set on a hill overlooking the river Creuse. The property lies in grounds of 10 hectares on the edge of a small village with a restaurant and boulangerie. The chateau is perfectly suited to families. …see more
17 Oct 2014
"Perfect location for Family celebration"
I booked this large house for the week to celebrate my 60th Birthday. My family and friends filled the house with laughter, and we had a wonderful time. The house is very spacious and well equipped.… More
Chateau de Bellecare is an elegant 16th century château, set in the foothills of the Pyrenees. The villa offers 8 large double bedrooms, 6 with en suite bathrooms, comfortable living rooms and a south facing patio and a covered swimming pool. …see more
22 Jul 2013
"Wonderful place for a large group of all ages"
Our extended family, including four young children, spent a lovely, peaceful week at the beautiful Chateau de Belcaire. The castle has everything one could want (including DVDs in English) and the own… More
The impressive 14th century Chateau de Lys is one of the most historical and spectacular in Gascony. The Chateau can sleep up to 20 guests in comfort; there is also a superb heated pool, all weather tennis court, private lake and extensive grounds. It is an outstanding …see more
25 Sep 2014
"A little piece of paradise"
It is very hard to find words to express how magical this place is, so if you get a chance to stay there take it. We chose it for our daughter's marriage and because it could sleep 34 people it meant… More
This exception Chateau is a historical French building filled with beautiful antiques and modern finishing. It boast plenty of charm and character offering room for up to guest. The specular property is ideal for a family holiday or celebrating a special occasion. …see more
30 Oct 2013
"More than I ever dreamed!!"
This chateau was more than I ever dreamed! Charming and lovely, quaint and beautiful! It was like stepping into a fairytale and wonderland of history and culture frozen in time and I got to live it … More
29 Sep 2013
"Amazing Estate in Burgundy"
We traveled to the estate with a group of 6 (3 couples) and enjoyed the incredible updated ancient manor house. There was fresh delivered breakfast available at a low cost, pool, wifi, amazing archit… More
29 Apr 2013
Ottima posizione per visitare la Borgogna, ottimo servizio! Eravamo un gruppo di 9 amici e siamo stati accolti con gentilezza e disponibilità dalla proprietaria, che ci ha accontentato aspettandci fi… More
Chateau Lazerre sits at the edge of a very pretty circular hilltop village some 20km west of Carcassonne. It enjoys the most stunning views of the Aude vineyards and countryside stretching to the snow capped Pyrenees. …see more
1 May 2015
"Not perfect but almost there"
We saw the previous party trip advisor comment just after we had booked this house for our first ever complete family holiday - 8 adults and 4 children - 12-3 years of age. We were apprehensive but i… More
11 Sep 2013
"Chateau Lazerre - needs repair"
I recently hired Chateau Lasserre for the first week of September 2013, for a family holiday consisting on eleven persons; we had an enjoyable week, more due to the company, weather and beauty of that… More
This classic Napoleon III chateau is set in four acres of parkland just outside the cathedral city of Coutances and is ideally placed to visit all of Normandy’s top tourist sights, including Mont St Michel, the D-Day beaches and the Bayeux Tapestry. …see more
THe beautiful and immaculate Chateau Laroque is situated on the outskirts of Rodez in the heart of the Aveyron. It is the perfect environment for those wishing to experience the full character and beauty of rural France. …see more
Peacefully positioned in its own parkland, this 15th Century chateau offers five large en-suite bedrooms, an indoor pool, tennis court, table tennis and a gym. It has large tasteful reception rooms and an American style, well equipped, family kitchen. …see more
Chateau de Puy is situated 50 minutes from the international airport of Toulouse and the Pyrenees mountains are just an hour away making for stunning views from the house. It is an outstanding Chateau ideal for a relaxing and indulgent getaway. …see more
The Chateau Beaurive is located in 25 hectares of private estate. On site activities include the swimming pool (with solar heating), tennis court with ball machine, Jacuzzi and steam room as well as a clay pigeon machine.
Located on the banks of the River Bocq, 3km from the town of Ciney. The well appointed castle was once the home of the Bishops of Luik and is only a short drive from Calais and Brussels. The castle is the perfect venue for family holidays or special occasions. …see more
Next to the 13th century fortified village of Castelsagrat, Chateau Castelsagrat is a beautiful 19th century chateau in the Southern Quercy region. It is perfect for a family holiday or celebrating a special occasion offering, style, space and comfort. …see more
Chateau Ferme is an authentic tobacco farm situated on the borders of Tarn et Garonne and Lot et Garonne, a region sometimes known as the Tuscany of France. It is an exquisite chateau filled with 13 luxurious bedrooms offering comfort, style and sophistication. …see more
The exceptional Chateau de Mercury is the ideal base to explore the famous wine routes whilst enjoying the luxurious comfort that the estate offers. This C19th château is situated amongst vineyards & offers an exceptional panoramic view over the surrounding countryside …see more
Chateau de Fremont is situated in the heart of Burgundy, bordering a vast protected natural park, and near the finest vineyards of the Cote d’Or. The estate covers 4 hectares offering up to 31 guests a private pool, tennis court, and a fishing pond on site. …see more
A 17th century chateau at the foot of the Maas within 15km of the Belgium border. The chateau may be rented by itself for groups of up to 20, or with its gites (farmhouses) for up to 32 guests. …see more
This attractive 18th century chateau is situated in the heart of the champagne region only a short drive from the town of Troyes. The property lies in 17 acres of it own grounds and is surrounded by beautiful parkland with the river Seine running through the garden. …see more
This magnificent chateau has been recently restored and its 300m² offers ample capacity for up to 10 guests. With its enclosed 12x6m swimming pool the owners welcome you to this top-of-the-range holiday property. …see more
The majestic Chateau de Theleme dates from 14th and 17th Centuries and offers panoramic views of the entire valley right up to the Dordogne and boasts an impressive 20 hectares of grounds.Guests can enjoy lazy days in the sun, large private pool and local countryside. …see more
This magnificent chateau, in a dominant position overlooking the Isle river valley, it dates back to 1550. The chateau is set in its own 40 acres of grounds and offers six bedrooms and six bathrooms, all luxuriously decorated and private swimming pool. …see more
This stunning 17th century Chateau de la Guerinche is situated 80km south of Limoges in picturesque undulating countryside and is the perfect base to explore the region of Dordogne. he Chateau de la Guerinche is set within 15 acres of spacious grounds. …see more
Thechateau lies in Dordogne near Sarlat it is set in 20 acres of arcadian grounds with 2 swimming pools, a steam room, a trampoline, a snooker table, deer, goats and donkeys! 3 luxurious properties with 17 bedrooms for exclusive hire for groups of up to 34. …see more
In the heart of Périgord Noir is the exceptional castle of Ruffiac overlooks the Dordogne valley. It was restored in the XIXth century in the Renaissance style. This former noble castle is surrounded by a 20-hectare park and dates back to the 17th century. …see more
Chateau des Granges is situated in 7 acres of stunning parkland. It is filled with an array of exotic trees and bird life, in the picturesque Town of Souillac, resting on the banks of the Dordogne River. This boutique style chateau offers a very high standard of accommo …see more
In the heart of Perigord Vert in the Dordogne, lies our magnificent 19th Century Chateau Isly. Built in 1840, it has recently been refurbished to the highest standard of luxury. Each room has been carefully decorated with traditional colours and wallpaper. …see more
Dating back to the 11th century the Chateau de la Chance is a magical holiday chateau in an enchanting setting. The chateau has stunning gardens, a large swimming pool, and can sleep up to 10 guests. Historic France is brought to life in this outstanding property. …see more
Ideally situated for exploring the delights of the Loire valley. This fabulous holiday chateau is set in lush and extensive grounds. It can accommodate 14 guests and offers an impressive swimming pool, a secure walled garden and a large terrace ideal for entertaining. …see more
The Chateau des Clemont sits in 350 hectares of verdant grounds and mature formal gardens. There is a modern swimming pool and a pavilion pool house complete with changing rooms. 16 lucky guests can be accommodated in this meticulously restored Château. …see more
This property comfortably sleeps 16 in the château and two in the guest house. Enjoy the large swimming pool, explore the many castles of the Loire Valley, and return to your own private chateau each night. Each bedroom has its own en-suite bathroom. …see more
The Comte and Comtesse welcome you to their home, the Chateau de Sevigne. A truly magnificent and historically significant castle for rent. It is located in the exceptional and beautiful Normandy countryside. …see more
This beautiful 16th century chateau is situated in a green valley surrounded by a beautiful garden with a BBQ and furniture. It is the perfect property to relax in luxury with plenty of near by activities, like an ancient village, markets and the Bayeux Tapestry. …see more
In the delightful Normandy countryside sits the enchanting Chateau la Monte Epinge. The 18th century Chateau la Monte Epinge isfilled with charm and character offering grand but comfortable accommodation at great value. …see more
Chateau Aubepine is a private château rental for group holidays located 65km from Lyon. The property is surrounded by a beautiful garden created by Le Nôtre, in the middle of a forest, 3 km from the village of Fourneaux, and 7km from the nearest train station. …see more
Chateau De Baloigne sits in the popular Ardeche region and for those seeking comfort, character and style, this medieval castle is the perfect choice ! Guest can swim in a nearby river 100 m from the chateau. …see more
Chapelle de Brouilly is a superb country farmhouse for up to 17 guests and is opposite the Luberon. The property was built on the site of a former twelfth century priory and comprises of 5 hectares of private grounds, a large enclosed swimming pool and tennis courts. …see more
Set in 50 acres of private park the elegant Chateau Siregarde is finished to a very high standard, and successfully combines old world charm with modern day amenities such as luxury bathrooms, central heating and a heated 20 metre swimming pool. This is an outstanding p …see more
The Chateau de Cougoreux is a breathtaking Renaissance Château complex. The Western Building of the chateau sleeps up to 6 people and forms a vital part of the Chateau estate. There is a 20 meter heated pool and private chateau grounds.
In the parish of Autignac surrounded by vine-clad hillsides and mountain streams, this former windmill at the heart of a wine-producing domaine has been completely restored to the highest standards. The Chateau de Chiffre comes complete with private pool. …see more
The Chateau Asturias is located in the Languedoc-Roussillion, and sits on the edge of a pretty village. The Chateau has 6 luxury bedrooms to sleep 12 guests in absolute comfort. Guests can enjoy a dramatic raised stone swimming pool. …see more
In the heart of France’s Minervois region lies the village where the chateau sits. This superb medieval castle dates from the 12th century onwards, and consists of the main building four towers and a dovecote, extensive gardens covering 2 hectares and a private pool. …see more
The Chateau is a unique Perigordian style castle offering nine bedrooms and five bathrooms. It is set in 50 very private acres, on its own hillside in the Lot Valley, it has an L shaped heated pool with a domed Jacuzzi adjacent to and south of the chateau. …see more
Located in the foothills of the Cévennes mountains, the Chateau de Mazelle is a large, rambling chateau for those who appreciate absolute peace and tranquility. It is the ideal spot to soak up French rural life at its best. …see more
This graceful Disney style chateau was built in 1575 and has three beautiful towers with turrets. The Chateau Chamborigaud is set in a 5 acre park in the Cevennes mountains and has the river Luech flowing along its boundary. …see more
The historical Chateau de la Flacelliere is located in the Western Loire. Guest can stay in the stunning Keep building next to the main chateau. It is surrounded by extensive grounds of the estate house, a swimming pool and superb manicured gardens. …see more
The 17th century Chateau St Surin sits in 12 acres of tranquil garden and parkland with a private swimming pool, providing an ideal location for families and larger groups. Enjoy a self-catered holiday in the sunny and warm climate of South Western France. …see more
The historical Chateau de la Flacelliere is located in the Western Loire. It is the magnificent Pavilion building next to the main chateau that is available for hire with extensive grounds of the estate house a swimming pool and superb manicured gardens. …see more
In the heart of the 'Bourbonnais', 25km from Moulins, sits Chateau du Marquis de Tracy, built during the reign of Louis XIII, and once the source of inspiration for Georges Simenon and his novel, the 'Saint Fiacre Case'. …see more
Maison Sanieres is a beautiful C19th Villa near the river Doubs offering a luxurious and comfortable experience. There are 6 spacious bedroom all with en suites, a fantastic swimming pool, steam room and sauna. It is an exceptional family holiday rental. …see more