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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.


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.  Sarah will take out the “risk factor” and find you the perfect holiday house.

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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Languedoc and Roussillon for super-sized villas 2020

Super sized houses sleeping from 14 to 22 are the secret jewels of the Languedoc & Roussillon area of southern France.  With rich scenery, from the western Mediterranean coastline to its sun-soaked valleys, vineyards and medieval villages still largely untouched by tourism – French country life is alive and well.

Easy access with lots of flights to regional airports, long hot summers and excellent value for money – these fabulous properties are top of Sarah’s list for large family or friends’ gatherings.

We are always looking for new properties in France. Big or small as long as they are gorgeous! Please contact Sarah if you have one.

Check out the links below for some great ideas or give Sarah a call.


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

£8,422 - £15,562 per week

Village luxury house sleeping 14, private pool, air conditioning, nearby tennis, cook available

La Maison des Vignes, Montouliers

On the edge of the tiny village of Montouliers with its narrow cobbled streets and surrounded by lush vineyards, Maison des Vignes is that rare commodity – a large, beautifully presented and immaculate house with its own wonderful gardens and pool, yet in a village with all amenities (including a shop, post office and village tennis court) within walking distance.

Sleeps up to

£5,500 - £8,000 per week

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

£5,000 - £13,950 per week

Large luxury villa sleeping up to 20, private pool, pool house, games room. 15 minutes walk to Goult

Les Trois Cypres, Goult, Luberon

Just a fifteen minute walk from the village of Goult in the heart of the Luberon, this beautiful, 19th century restored farmhouse is the perfect combination of old features and new comforts.

Sleeps up to

€9,750 - €12,300 per week