Property Update: 6 Gorgeous French Manor Houses

Property Update: 6 Gorgeous French Manor Houses

Forget ‘to the manor born’ – live your best life in South West France by owning one of these wonderful manor houses!


Dating from 1884, this Manor House is situated in a peaceful environment with views of the surrounding countryside and a glimpse of the Gironde Estuary. It retains all of its original features and is composed of a large entrance hall, a second service entrance with stone sink, a kitchen with insert fireplace, a second kitchen, living room, dining room, downstairs bedroom, shower room and wc. On the first floor there is a large landing used as a salon, a walk-in wardrobe, 6 bedrooms, one of which with a balcony overlooking the formal gardens, 3 shower rooms, 4 WCs and a separate bathroom. The attic area could be converted to further living space and shows off the incredible roof beam structure.

Outside there is a large stone outbuilding, a covered terrace with fireplace, 3 agricultural buildings, extensive gardens with 2 wells and a former quarry which is now a pond and from which the stone to build the house was used. Within an hour of the property: Royan, Cognac, Saintes and 90 minutes from Bordeaux City and Airport.

Fabulous Country House with Tennis Court


Rare opportunity to acquire a substantial stone property in the Dordogne, with a significant amount of land, for under €500k. Yes, this property will require some updating and TLC, but how can you resist this fabulous 1930s Country House with outbuildings overlooking 33 acres?

From the circular entrance to the 5 bedrooms on the first floor with magnificent views and a loft converted into a playroom/occasional bedroom, this property could be magnificent. with nearly 200m2 of living space, your budget will need to factor in new central heating, updating the septic tank and internal decoration – probably a new kitchen and bathrooms – but no major structural works are required. Outside, two outbuildings and this court. At the heart of some of France’s most famous wine-growing regions including Bordeaux, Bergerac and St Emilion. Less than 90 minutes from the Atlantic Coast and great access to the UK, Paris and Spain via road, rail or air.

Country Manor set in 1.2 ha with pool and tennis court


What a genuinely gorgeous ensemble of buildings! This is a stone-built 6 bedroom Manor House set in 1.2 hectares (3 acres) with several outbuildings, cottages, swimming pool and tennis court. Situated near the town of Montcuq in the Lot, surrounded by Cahors vineyards, this property will allow you to enjoy the very best that South West France has to offer.

A character country residence offering all you could ask for to enjoy the beautiful countryside Montcuq, Lot. Outside, 3 acres of grounds including a super pool enclosure with a 15m x 6m saltwater swimming pool. sunny tiled terraces, an all-weather tennis court, lawns and mature trees. A wonderfully peaceful location surrounded by open farmland and vineyards. The medieval town of Cahors is 30 minutes away, and both Bergerac and Toulouse airports can be reached within 90 minutes.

Large imposing Manor House


Superbly restored 10 years ago, this 17th Century Manor in Normandy retains its’ wonderful period features including the stairwell, woodwork, parquet floors and fireplaces. With around 400 square metres of living space, the property includes a living room, dining room, library, kitchen, orangerie, 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. Outbuildings include a recently-renovated guardian’s cottage, a listed pigeonnier and a greenhouse.

Set in extensive parkland of 6.3 hectares, the grounds include fruit tree orchards and woodland. The estate is situated 10 minutes from Caen, 20 minutes from the Normandy Beaches and 2 hours from Paris.

Exquisite French Manor 90 Minutes from Paris


A charming manor house located on the borders of Maine and Anjou. Dating from the 18th century and offering some 400 square metres of accommodation, the property was fully-restored in 2005. With just over an acre of fully-enclosed gardens, the grounds include cypress, cedar, cherry and hazel trees as well as a terrace and lovely courtyard. Outbuildings include 3 garages, a workshop and a potential gite.

Situated 1km from a small and dynamic tourist town with a rich historical past. The cities of Le Mans and Angers are within an hour. Paris can be reached in 55 mins by TGV from Le Mans or under 3 hours by car.

Luxurious Manor House in the Country near Tessy sur Vire


A fabulous opportunity to own a 6 bedroom, 3 bathroom Manor House in Normandy. This calibre of property is increasingly rare to find on the market, and is tastefuy and beautifully-presented. Spacious rooms bursting with light and lovely views across the Normandy countryside. For the practical and cost-conscious buyer this Manor benefits from double glazing, central heating and a recently-built conservatory.

The gardens extend to nearly 3 acres of lawns and flower beds. For those who want the reassurance of being able to develop the property further, there are two spacious outbuildings which could be converted with the correct planning permissions. Wander amongst the fruit trees on the grounds including cherry, pear, walnut and hazelnut. Within an hour: Mont St Michel, Bayeux, Normandy Beaches, Caen.

If you are looking to buy or invest in a Manor House in France and would like to be introduced to partners in the FrenchEntrée network, please get in touch via [email protected] or complete our ‘Dream Property’ form.

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