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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

France not for you? We feature here some of the houses that Sarah has visited in her travels across Europe, Asia and Africa. Skier? Have a look under Alps in our Regions section.

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Don't miss the boat!

Houses are booking fast and many are already 75% full with bookings rolled over from 2020.
We have expanded our Little Black Book to include houses in many more European destinations that Sarah has worked with over the years.
Pop Sarah an email or give her a call to start planning 2021.

Working directly with owners and villa managers, we have negotiated a Covid-19 refund or credit policy if travel restrictions are in place at the time of travel.

Check out the links below for some good ideas or give Sarah a call for more


Villa Adele, Island of Brac, Croatia

Situated right on the Adriatic Sea with panoramic views of the island of Hvar and the Croatian mainland, this beautiful villa is located in a prime position in a quiet bay on the Put Ruzmarine headland on the South coast.

Sleeps up to

€800 - €2,200 per night

Town house sleeping 6 to 8 in Saumur in the Loire Valley. Private pool, air conditioning, fully serviced.

Maison de Maître, Saumur, Loire Valley

This completely restored Nineteenth Century manor house is located in Saumur, the jewel of the Loire Valley and the perfect base from which to explore this beautiful part of France.

Sleeps up to

From €8,000 - €9,600 per week


Villa Marina, Nr. Aghios Markos, North-East Corfu

This beautiful hilltop estate stands in its own olive groves of more than a hundred ancient trees and has spectacular 360 degree views. The land slopes away on all sides to yet more olive woods ensuring total peace and privacy away from the jet skis, traffic and bustle of the coast down below.

Sleeps up to

£12,000 per week


Château du Lac, nr Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne

A 15th century fairytale Château hideaway set in idyllic grounds and providing the ultimate getaway from which to explore everything that this wonderful region has to offer. 

Sleeps up to

£9,375 per week


Villa Zelda, St. Paul de Vence

Villa Zelda is located on an exclusive gated Domaine with beautiful views down towards the coast and just two minutes’ drive from St. Paul de Vence, one of the oldest, hill-top, medieval towns on the French Riviera with galleries, restaurants, the famous Colombe d’Or Hotel and the Fondation Maeght.

Sleeps up to

€10,000 - €13,750 per week


Le Marina, Beaulieu-sur-Mer

A very spacious apartment in an exceptional position overlooking the Marina. Finished and decorated to a high standard with marble and wood floors throughout and contemporary furnishings, the accommodation includes two large master bedrooms with full en suite bathrooms.

Sleeps up to

£850 - £1,950 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