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.
Le Potager is the smaller of our two gites at La Belardiere. So called because it overlooks the vegetable garden, Le Potager enjoys a pretty walled patio leading to its own private garden, benefiting from the shade of a large walnut tree (which can be very welcome in th …see more
“Beautiful gites in a perfect setting with first class hosts!”
Reviewed 15 Nov 2013
Spotless, stylish, comfortable, airy, spacious and modern accommodation with all the facilities, gadgets, games and bikes you will need while on holiday.
A peaceful location surrounded by lovely To… More
River Cottage is a unique, detached self-contained gite located within the grounds of Le Moulin de Villesaint , a family run business. Dated back to the Middle Ages Le Moulin de Villesaint is a converted water mill and outbuildings sat on the river Feuillade and is surr …see more
Is a 1 bedroom gite which will sleep 2 Adults and up to 2 small children.On the ground floor the gite has a open plan Lounge, Kitchen and Dining area equipped withcooker, fridge, coffee machine, kettle, toaster, microwave, DVD player and TVThere is a Shower room with ha …see more
Lovely house for people who like to walk and love to be outside. The environment is all nature. You can spot a lot of animals like wild horses, who are most of all close to the lake. An old renovated farmhouse in the middle of the nature. You only hear the sound of the …see more
Discover the famous region of Normandy and experience genuine, rural France in stylish, self catering holiday apartments on this historic country estate So French and so easily accessable: only 45 minutes from English channel port of Caen or less than 3hrs from Paris …see more
“A lovely combination of calmness, activities, and authentic charm”
Reviewed 13 Apr 2015
We stayed at Gite Double Espoir forEaster 2015 and found the whole experience very enjoyable. The villa and estate offer a lovely combination of calmness, activities, and authentic charm. If you are u… More
“Lovely gite in a glorious setting”
Reviewed 14 Aug 2015
Great place to stay very relaxing. The children loved the pool which although the weather wasn't great was excellent because it was covered. Great centre for exploring Normandy or just chilling out… More
Sleeps 14. 6 bedroom, all en-suite, Le Ferme de la Ville Voisin offers spacious luxury 4* accommodation with period features and the comforts of home. It has a massive 420 square meters of living space which means every one of the 14 people it can accommodate has ample …see more
“Wonderful place with beautiful surroundings, perfect location.”
Reviewed 19 Sep 2016
We are an extended British family who travelled from Brisbane, Singapore and Portsmouth to gather here for a 10-days holiday. It is our first time in France. We touched down at Rennes airport and dro… More
If you are looking for a beautiful holiday home in the heart of French culture then look no further......This centrally heated gite is situated in a beautiful rural setting with splendid views looking towards the historic village of Cadouin (0.5km).Cadouin (UNESCO herit …see more
Our gite Cedia is rustic and charming with 2 bedrooms - all set on one floor and provides a sitting / dining room with a dining table able to seat up to six people. There is a large comfortable sofa-bed, a chair and a stone-built open fire-place. It has a small separate …see more
Bright, quiet and comfortable gite along a riverside in a well preserved country side. Between Fontainebleau forest and the first Burgundy hills. 85 km South of Paris, half way between the Loire Valley and the Champagne region.A gite for 5 people with 3 bedrooms, 2 show …see more
“A lovely quiet location in a beautiful location.”
Reviewed 11 Jul 2016
The gite is excellent for a family group, we took a friend along too.
We had a great stay and thought it great value. Equidistant from most of the bouldering areas but only 1/2 an hour to any.
“Great location to explore the region”
Reviewed 3 Nov 2013
Basic and simple gite that was excellent value for money. Generally clean and tidy and worth a visit. Some areas for improvement would be 1. More seating in lounge area. After long day out you n… More
“cosy gite with garden”
Reviewed 6 Jun 2012
We had a very nice stay in this small but cosy gite. The children enjoyd the garden and loved the animals; horses, dog and sheep, of Sylvie, the owner of the castle and gite. We loved the garden also … More
Nestling in rolling countryside between the Rivers Creuse and Vienne, on the border of the historic Touraine and Poitou regions, La Belardiere was a working farm until the early 1990s. Today, the barns have been carefully restored to combine both character and classic f …see more
“A most enjoyable stay with delightful and friendly owners”
Reviewed 31 Oct 2013
A superbly appointed gite with ROGER and KATH delightful and friendly owners Something for eveyone young or old. Outdoor acilities were excellent and the gite is an exellent base for exploring this lo… More
Situated in a tranquil village close to the vibrant market town of Prades, this comfortable and newly renovated house has great views towards Mount Canigou from it's private terrace.
Sleeping 6 comfortably, it is fully heated so is suitable for both Winter and Summer …see more
This 3 storey old town house was the perfect base for exploring the delightful area of Rousillon. The views from the balcony are really rather special and as we awoke one morning half way through our… More
“Gorgeous setting, lovely terrace, and clean, well kept house”
Reviewed 16 Apr 2012
The town of Marquixanes is a 1000+ year old, lovely little town atop a small hill with narrow, winding streets and old stone houses throughout. It was important to us to stay in a small, quaint town,… More
Thank you for the lovely review, perhaps if you come back again you can try out our house in Castelnou. It's a stones throw from the Castle.
“Superb house in a great location”
Reviewed 7 Nov 2011
We had a brilliant week in this property in October 2011. It is very well equipped, in fact the best self-catering accommodation we have ever experienced. The views from the balcony are fantastic an… More
La Grange Fleurie is one of four beautifully converted outbuildings of La Domaine du Puech an18th century farmstead situated in a stunning hamlet high above the valley of the Auze river, which flows into the river Lot in the nearby village of St Projet.Ideal for one cou …see more
Les Hirondelles is part of a traditional white stone building in the beautiful Tarn, close to the historic town of Monesties. The gite, which is situated on the first and second floors of the building, is attached to, but entirely independent of, the main house, where t …see more
The gite is as good as it looks on the website. Roger and Sara are very warm and welcoming. They were helpful in arranging bookings by phone and told us about local events. We had a great time in Mo… More
“Please can i return to les Hirondelles right now!!”
Reviewed 28 Aug 2012
Brilliant holiday in a wonderful Gite and so thoughtfully and thoroughly furnished to make our stay comfortable. Roger and Sara are very helpfuland on hand if we wanted to know anything . Having the u… More
The Surf camp Morocco is located in Tamraght is a peaceful, quiet Berber village located a few kilometers south of Taghazout. 15 Km north of Agadir and 45 min away from the airport. It's a perfect place where you can really feel like you've gotten away from it …see more
Les Courlis is a pretty 18th century cottage in the hamlet of La Loctais a short drive away from the lovely village of St Ouen La Rouerie. Situated in beautiful and peaceful countryside near to the boarder with Normandy. It is an excellent base to return to after explor …see more
Beautiful house, nicely furnished, spotless clean. The owners very friendly and helpful. We could come back here any time.… More
Many thanks, we are glad you enjoyed your stay and you are welcome back anytime.
Reviewed 9 Oct 2015
This gite was perfect! It was comfortable, clean, very well equiped and so peaceful! To wake up to the view over the garden was lovely. The owners were very friendly and helpful, giving us lots of id… More
4 Paws is a modern, self catering, holiday home and BBQ dining area, Swimming Pool (heated if required) within a half acre landscaped garden. Totally refurbished in 2014/15, and reserved exclusively for guests, this lower floor of the villa, next to the pool, is accesse …see more
Nestled among ancient oak and chestnut trees at the end of a picturesque valley with a beautiful view of the Pyrennees, the morning birdsong or calls of owls and crickets in the evenings is all that disturbs the peace. The gite is part of what was once the wine 'chai' …see more
The Gite is set in a lovely location with a stunning view of the mountains on clear days. Easy to find following owners directions from Toulouse airport. Car is essential though as it is in a very rur… More
The gite now has its own livebox installed, which will solve the problem of WiFi access.
“perfect little house in beautiful location”
Reviewed 8 Oct 2012
What makes this little house so special apart from the beautiful location and tranquil surroundings is the stylish way the owner has furnished this little house. It is comfortable and a real home fo… More
“A Haven of peace and tranquility”
Reviewed 9 Jul 2012
We had a wonderful time at this pretty little cottage/gite surrounded by the most beautiful gardens. Pamela made us really welcome with a food basket and flowers in our cottage.
The pool was amazing … More
For your holidays, Patrick & Sylvie invite you to get one's strength back in the heart of nature, in their renovated 18th century cottages, tastefully decorated and furnished in keeping with the original features.
On the domain, a private enclosed heated swimming pool ! …see more
La Verrerie is situated in the heart of the Livradois Forez National Park. The gite consists of two traditional Auvergne farmhouses which have been extensively renovated with many original features. Each of the cottages accommodates four people with a double and a twin …see more
Le Peyrat is self catering farmhouse, ideal for families . Quiet and peaceful location positioned in 2 acres of mature gardens with a private securely fenced heated pool, and only a 5 minute walk to the villages amenities Large spacious property, 6 bedrooms , 5 with en …see more
The house was fantastic and had everything we could ask for and more.
The pool area, garden and outside seating area were ideal and much used by us all. It was hard to tear ourselves away and go e… More
“A beautiful house in a beautiful area”
Reviewed 21 Sep 2012
We have just got back from a week's stay in this beautiful house and there really is nothing I can add to comments already made by previous reviewers, except they are all true.. Tracy has designed a r… More
“Excellent family accommodation for a large group in a delightful area of France”
Reviewed 30 Jul 2012
We had a fabulous week in Le Peyrat in May 2012 with our family which included four under 5's. The house and garden are very well equipped for children and ours loved it, especially the tree house, t… More
The “Cidrerie” was originally the part of “La Crepelliere” where the cider was made and stored, with the apples taken from the orchard.The Cidrerie has been completely renovated and restored. This recently completed project has created a very spacious, light and …see more
From the moment you enter the drive the relaxation starts. The gardens are well kept and interesting. The photos don't do justice to this perfect property.
Very spacious and well equipped.Owners frie… More
Reviewed 21 Apr 2015
The Gite we stayed in was beautifully decorated and very clean, with beautiful countryside surroundings. The owners were very friendly and welcoming, Debbie could not be more helpful and Robert was v… More
“Top quality in every way”
Reviewed 4 Jan 2015
Lovely location and gite. The owners are very helpful and do everything they can to help ensure your holiday is as relaxing as it can be. Perfect place to explore the best the area has to offer. Highl… More
Set in a beautiful rural location in the pretty village of Armaille, near Pouance in the tranquil region of Western Loire , with stunning views to all directions; the Gite at Les Hetres is completely self contained, with its own patio, barbecue and private garden with …see more
Beautiful house in rural location. Gardens fantastic. Owner based next door, really helpful but discreet. Only negative is the room set up is odd, one bedrooms only exit is through the bathroom. One o… More
This self catering accommodation comprises: Character interior displaying the original oak frame. Versatile twin bedroom with bedside table, chest of drawers and built in wardrobe. Shower room, shower with massage jets, WC and wash hand basin. There is a lar …see more
Pete and Wendy made our stay at La Porcherie very friendly and relaxed. Good value for money and in a great location for our house hunt that covered the Haute Garonne and Hautes Pyrenees.
They did … More
At the outskirt of the village, quiet and peaceful gîte to stay with private swimming pool at only 20' walk from the village and 40'drive to larger and cultural spots such as AVIGNON, VAISON LA ROMAINE, ORANGE.... Spacious enough for two, ideally furnished for a living …see more
We have just come home from 2 weeks in this beautiful cabanon. It's very secluded and perfect for a romantic getaway. Although small, it has everything you need and has been very thoughtfully renovate… More
“Idyllic retreat in the middle of Provence.”
Reviewed 12 Oct 2011
We had a lovely stay at this quaint cabanon in Provence. We woke up every day to our homecooked breakfast on the terrace, with the sounds of bees buzzing in the lavender bushes by the poolside, and a… More
Reviewed 4 Oct 2011
Where do I start, I wanted a relaxing holiday in lovely peaceful and private surroundings with a private pool and I got it. Please do not be put off by the size of this place it is in the most relaxin… More
Located in a corner between Avignon and Apt the holy stone farmhouse in the heart of Provence. This charming Provençal farmhouse, which accommodates two adults and a child, has been restored to match the pattern. It is spacious, bright, fully-fitted and air-conditioned …see more