Our Experience Makes Yours
The French Villa Rental Specialist

With 30 years’ experience in the international villa rental market ​and an encyclopaedic list of contacts, Sarah Hutchins can be trusted to provide a personal and professional service in sourcing the perfect holiday home ranging from the thoroughly affordable to the truly exceptional.  Based in London and Beaulieu-sur-Mer, she specialises in France but has access to many more worldwide destinations in her Little Black Book.

About Sarah

Sarah has been involved in the villa rental business for the last 30 years. She has widely travelled and has a huge list of contacts throughout the villa rental market globally.

Why SHA

There are hundreds of online booking sites – some better than others – but you have no control over the end result. It really is like sticking in a pin and hoping for the best with absolutely no guarantees.

Little Black Book

Having travelled almost continuously across the world looking at properties for rent, my Little Black Book is bursting with owners’ contacts and details of the most gorgeous properties.

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Brexit Blues?

Party Planning – how better to lift your spirits than start planning your family holiday or a special birthday get-together in the sun next year.  Or organise a long weekend party for you and your friends to be away next March – when houses are off season and therefore cheaper!

All the houses below sleep at least 16 and have plenty of toys to please even the most discerning guest, whatever their age.

Or get away from it all for a few days in a luxury apartment in Paris with all the amenities of a first class hotel.  Have a look at the Trocadero Apartments featured below.

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Le Vieux Mas, Fanjeaux

Lying in the rolling foothills of the Pyrenees below the hilltop village of Fanjeaux is Le Vieux Mas. Parts of this charming, restored farmhouse date back to the 11th century. The house is situated at the centre of ten acres of manicured grounds and parkland surrounding a shimmering, tiled swimming pool and a soft-impact shaded tennis court.

Sleeps up to
18

£8,741 - £14,455 per week

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The Priory, Crestet, Nr Avignon

Hidden away in the heart of the Vaucluse region of Provence above Crestet, an unspoiled Medieval hilltop village, Domaine de la Verriere is a private estate of 350 acres comprising a medieval priory and winery surrounded by its own working vineyard and lush private woodlands set in a nature reserve.

Sleeps up to
18

€22,399 - €29,260 per week

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One Bedroom Paris apartment, fully serviced by La Reserve Hotel

Trocadero Apartments – 1 Bedroom “Being at Home in Paris”

Your own luxury private apartment in Paris. We have a selection of one, two, three and four bedroom apartments right in the centre. Special offer: pay 4 nights and get the 5th free, or pay for 5 nights and get the 6th and 7th free. This offer includes complimentary airport transfer in a Mercedes E Class, American breakfast and VVIP welcome amenities including wine and cheese platter. Offer valid from 1 October to 20 December 2018 (exc. 20-24 November).

Sleeps up to
2 (+2)

From €1,600 per night

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Luxury villa sleeping up to 22, private pool, cinema room, child friendly, cook available

Domaine de la Veine, Palaja, Nr. Carcassonne

Set in 250 hectares of unspoilt undulating Mediterranean landscape surrounded by a pine forest, wild juniper, lavender, and rosemary-covered hillsides with vineyards, olive groves, and a 25 hectare grassland park opposite a lake, the Domaine de la Veine is one of the largest private estates in the Languedoc-Roussillon region and the biggest in the vicinity of Carcassonne.

Sleeps up to
16 + 6

£13,500 per week

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Villa in Arcachon, near Bordeaux, sleeps 16, near beach, private pool

Maison Atlantique, Arcachon

Just west of Bordeaux, this luxurious and historic, traditional, beachfront villa is discreetly tucked away in the serene and tranquil bay of Arcachon on the southern French Atlantic coast. Individual rooms are available during low and mid season - the perfect place from which to explore Bordeaux.

Sleeps up to
16

€9,300 - €28,000 per week

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Chateau de la Fontaine, Avignon, Provence

Chateau de La Fontaine, built in 1612 and rebuilt in 1760, is one of the most impressive private properties in Provence available to rent, perfect for special occasions.

Sleeps up to
15 + 14

€20,000 - €40,000 per week

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La Bastide, La Mole

This beautiful old country house is located in the middle of a nature reserve near the village of La Mole in the heart of Provence and the Massif des Maures, the hills of the Moors. Only twenty minutes’ drive from St Tropez, La Bastide was built in the 19th century.

Sleeps up to
16

€3,160 to €9,900 per week