10 Beautiful French country cottages for rent in 2022


country french cottagesThis is a selection of the 10 most beautiful French country cottages for rent on Go Languedoc during 2022. We have searched through over 400 properties listed on our site to identify the cutest cottages set in the French countryside. Normally when you think of French cottages, then Normandy and Brittany spring to mind. But in the South of France, there are some beautiful rural country areas and you get the benefit of all year around sunshine. Provence, with its beautiful lavendar fields and charming little villages needs no introduction. But there are other less explored areas which are equally as beautiful. The Lozere region is extremely popular with French visitors, especially for walking holidays. The Black Mountains is another area of outstanding natural beauty, where the vineyards of the Languedoc plain gives way to the dense woodland on the slopes of the mountains. The Corbieres region, famous for its excellent wines is also another great area for finding stone built French cottages with stunning views over the countryside.

French country cottages for rent

With exposed stone work, original beams and colourful shutters, many of the French cottages on our Go Languedoc have been successfully refurbished for summer holiday rentals or long term winter rentals. In no particular order, here are the 10 prettiest French country cottages available for rent at the moment.


1. Le Moulin de Pattus cottages for rent in France

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Le Moulin de Pattus is a beautiful 17th century Water Mill, now converted into 3 high quality cottages for rent in South France. The cottages are located in between Nimes and Montpellier. The cottages are situated on a river bank on the edge of the pretty village of Salinelles, which is close to the medieval town of Sommieres. These beautiful cottages in South France come with a heated, infinity pool which overlooks the river.

These cottages are a short drive (35 minutes) to the sandy beaches of the Mediterranean coast and are within walking distance of a couple of restaurants, a bar and a boulangerie/general store. These cottages also come with a games room, adventure playground and mini-football. These gites in South of France also come with wifi internet and UK satellite TV channels.

The cottages are available for rent from between €1330 and €3190 per week, depending on the season. See all full details at Le Moulin de Pattus cottages for rent in France.




2. French cottage for rent near Uzes France (Ref: 202)

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This French cottage to rent with pool is located near the charming town of Uzes. The cottage is an 18th century old stone house located in a typical Provençal hillside village facing all-day sun. The cottage is covered in vines and has a huge walled garden, a swimming pool and a large terrace. This holiday cottage to rent in South France can sleep up to 9 people but can also be rented with the next door property, thus creating accommodation for up to 18 people. The cottage is located a few minutes from the wonderful Pont du Gard Roman aqueduct and is close to the historic cities of Nimes and Avignon.

This French cottage was formerly the ancient coach house of the large Manor house next door. The property now been rebuilt into a charming Provencal-style 4 bedroom cottage.

View the charming interior of this French cottage to rent near Uzes France.





3. Tapperie holiday cottage Languedoc Roussillon with pool (Ref: 1716)

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Come and enjoy your summer holidays in a 15th Century Monastery on the top of a hill overlooking the Cevennes Montains. This cheap holiday cottage rental in France enjoys breathtaking views and can sleep up to 6 people. You can enjoy the large heated swimming pool, art-trail, excellent on-site restaurant and numerous walking trails.

Nearby there is an extensive tree-climbing centre which takes you through the canopy of the forest, as well as canoeing along the River Cèze. But most of all, you will enjoy the wonderful peace & quiet and fabulous panoramic views.

The Cevennes region of Southern France is one of the most beautiful and unspoiled areas of France. The large town of Alès is 18 km away, the historic town of Uzès is 30 km and Nimes and Avignon are both 45 mins drive away. There is a TGV train station in both Nimes and Avignon, as well as local airports with low cost flights to the UK.

The cittage sleeps six people in comfort and style. The house can be rented for €6455 per week during the high season (July-Aug 2022). There is an half-board supplement of €113 per adult, which includes 5 meals at the excellent restaurant on site.

If you enjoy walking, cycling or just being surrounded by nature, then this beautiful French country cottages to rent in the Cevennes Mountains in South France is simply the perfect spot. Visit the property page for more details: Holiday cottages Languedoc Roussillon with pool.



4. Caux holiday cottage to rent in France

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This gorgeous 5 bedroom holiday cottage to rent in France is located in the wine producing village of Caux, just a short drive from the Languedoc coast. This stone built holiday cottage has been completely renovated inside and provides very comfortable modern living. With 60cm thick stone walls, this property is naturally cool during the heat of the summer.

The cottage features a beautiful new kitchen, open plan living room, flat screen TV with satellite channels, 3 bathrooms and accommodation for up to 10 people. Outside, there is a newly built swimming pool, two terraces, spacious parking for up to 3 cars and an outbuilding housing a games room and jacuzzi spa. The village of Caux contains all the amenities that you will need during your stay. Within an easy walk, you will find a cafe-bar, restaurant, shop, butcher, boulangerie and a couple of local wine cellars.

The historic town of Pezenas is just 2-3 minutes away and the beaches are just 20 mins drive. Caux is surrounded by vineyards in all directions and the village also benefits from the backdrop of the Black Mountains in the distance. 

This holiday cottage in Caux, France is available to rent from €1250 per week. See more details at Caux holiday cottage to rent in France.



5. Cottages for rent near Carcassonne, Southern France (Ref: 876)

Holidays South France 2022If you are looking for a relaxing holiday in South France, then these cottages near Carcassonne in Southern France are perfect. The surrounding countryside offers you all the peace and quite that you could need. There is a shared swimming pool where you can cool off and wind-down. The cottages are located in between Carcassonne and Mirepoix and this is an ideal spot for a family holiday in the South of France.

There are 3 cottages available to rent. Each cottage sleeps up to 4 people in 2 bedrooms (1 double bedroom and 1 twin bedroom). The gites are very well equipped with fully-fitted kitchens, spacious lounges and private terraces with lovely views over the open fields.

The cottages are available to rent for €1325 per week (July-Aug 2022) and €1120 (May-Jun). Visit the property page for more information: Carcassonne holiday cottages France




6. La Remise French country cottage for rent long term

1497 property 1797aLa Remise is a stunning stone cottage available for long term rentals in France. This lovely French country cottage provides comfortable accommodation for a couple and is ideal for house hunters or people visiting France for a long vacation. Situated amongst the vineyards in the famous Saint Chinian wine region, La Remise cottage is located on the outskirts of the wine producing village of Cébezan. The village dates back to 859 AD and was originally founded by Benedictine Monks. Cébezan has a population of around 500 people.

La Remise is a 2 storey stone cottage which comes with a lovely terrace, en-suite bathroom and large living room. La Remise is available for long term rentals from October through to May. The monthly prices do not include utilities. Minimum rental period is 3 months. Highly recommended.

To see more of the inside and outside of La Remise country cottage, please visit the property page La Remise French country cottage




7. French holiday cottages, Aude, Languedoc with pool sleeps 4 (Ref: 589)

cheap holiday cottages France 2022If you are looking for a relaxing holiday in South France, then these French holiday homes at Domaine de la Flotte are perfect. Domaine de La Flotte, is a country estate situated on a wooded hillside where you can enjoy the unspoilt nature and the beautiful views of the Pyrenees mountains in the distance. There are 4 holiday homes to rent at Domaine de la Flotte, each of which has been tastefully renovated to provide high quality holiday accommodation. Each holiday home has its own terrace, so your privacy is guaranteed. You can make use of the shared swimming pool, or you can follow magnificent walks or explore the surrounding hills on a mountain-bike. You can hire one of the horses and go for a ride in the hillside.

If you are looking for a relaxing and peaceful holiday in South France, then Domaine de la Flotte French holiday homes are the perfect choice. This really is an ideal spot to explore the rural countryside of Southern France.

For more details, please visit: French holiday cottages, Aude, Languedoc



8 Caux French country cottage for rent

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This stunning holiday cottage in France is located in the wine making village of Caux near Pezenas in the South of France. This 19th century property was originally 3 cottages made into one large house on several levels with terraces, courtyard garden and heated swimming pool. This holiday cottage in France also benefits from internet, air con, UK Satellite TV and wifi internet. The cottage sleeps 10 people in 5 bedrooms.

Caux is an ideal location to explore the Languedoc and Soth of France. This holiday home in France is only 1 minute´s walk from all local facilities, including 2 restaurants, 2 boulangeries, a first class butcher and green grocer plus on Fridays a bustling local market. Caux itself boasts a 13th century church whose tower can be climbed to give the most wonderful view of the surrounding vineyards, the Mediterranean coastline and the Black mountains inland. Caux is just a short drive from Pezenas made famous by Moliere, and now a centre of culture and history with an endless choice of pavement cafes, bars and restaurants.

For more details, please visit the property page Caux French country cottage to rent.





9. Le Petit Paradis rural cottage with private pool (Ref: 1044)

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Le Petit Paradis is, as the name suggests a small paradise waiting for you. This holiday home is close to the village of Murviel les Beziers in the Languedoc region of the South of France.

This spacious holiday home is in a quiet south facing position and has stunning views of the mountain ranges of the Haut Languedoc. The area is surrounded by vineyards and countryside as far as the eye can see. Situated about 12 km north of Béziers and 2 km from the sleepy village Murviel-les-Béziers. Le Petit Paradis is a restored home above an old wine cellar so oozes charm throughout, it sleeps sleeps 6 comfortably in its 3 bedrooms.

Le Sanglier is available to rent from April to October 2022 for a weekly price of €1500. View full rental details: Le Petit Paradis rural French cottages.






10. Elysium South France vacation rental with pool (Ref: 1715)

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Just dive in and enjoy the large heated swimming pool at this beautiful cottage rental in the Cevennes mountains in Southern France. This beautiful cottage for rent can sleep 4-5 people and is located within a 12th Century Benedictine Monastery, located on a hilltop with panoramic views. The Monastery is located at the end of a winding country lane deep in the heart of a forest. Whilst you may feel that you are at the end of the World, the large town of Alès is just 18 km away, the historic towns of Anduze and Uzès are 30 kms and Nimes and Avignon are both 50 mins drive. There is a TGV train station in both Nimes and Avignon, as well as local airports with low cost flights to the UK..

Elysium is a comfortabe cottage available for rentals between June and October 2022. The weekly prices start from €550 per week. There is an on-site restaurant and half board packages are €113 per adult, which includes 5 free meals. For more information, please see: Elysium South France vacation rental with pool.





Looking for a holiday cottage to rent France in 2022 . . . ?

iain pink smallIf you would like us to suggest some South France holiday cottages to rent this summer, then please contact us with your requirements. We are in touch with our property owners every day and we are the first to know of any discounted rates.

Just drop us a quick message and we will come straight back to you with a selection of properties offering the best late deals. 

Alternatively, see our full selection of Rural cottages to rent France during 2022 and our popular selection of Provence cottages to rent

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