To let, Monday to Friday: airy, charming bedsit in London in retired publisher’s house, London W11. 2 minutes Latimer Road tube, & buses, 7 minutes Holland Park. Double bed, desk, shower ensuite, microwave + modest cooking facilities, fridge, TV. One dog. Wifi, linen, cleaning and all overheads included. £1,200 pcm. Negotiable.
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PROVENCE. Nr Vaison la Romaine. Share our gorgeous big wild garden, spectacular view Mont Ventoux.
Independent annexe to main house, 65m2. Very well equipped 1/2 people. Kitchen, bathroom,living room, bedroom. CH. WIFI. Privacy, comfort, warmth. Tuesday 28 October 2014 to Tuesday 31 March 2015. £5OO monthly, or £300 two weeks, inclusive.
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Jacques Villon. Works on paper. 358 pieces, many unique, many rare. 44 year collection offered-all or part.
Aveyron, France. Much admired but seriously unbought Mediaeval peasant farmhouse. Four beds, 3 baths. Don't consider it if you want proximity to large town. 1 1/4 hours from Rodez airport, stunning views/drives to everywhere. £210000 o.v.n.o.
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French Property for sale. £4k to £10m.
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South West France: Romantic, beautiful, ancient farmhouse, fully restored. Two stone barns, set in wonderful parc naturel, stunning views. Four beds, three bath/shower rooms, library/office, two receptions. Wifi. Manageable one third acre garden. One minute from village with bistro, boulanger. Furniture/equipment also negotiable. Move in and enjoy. £215,000.
SW France: Brive. Corrèze: £110,000. Stone built, fully furnished, single storey apartment with independent entrance and ample parking. 72 sq. mtrs : Two large bedrooms, kitchen/dining room, sitting room - plus cellar room. Private courtyard. Garage and store, complete with 1997 English registered BMW Z3.
10 minute walk from town centre.10 minute walk to railway station. Airports: Brive 20 minutes drive, Limoges Bellegarde 1hr 20, Bergerac 1hr 30, Toulouse 2 hrs.
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France Profonde: Rustic coach house and garden in heart of medieval St Benoit. Boulangerie, patisserie, butcher and more in village, good walks, chateaux and swimming lakes nearby.
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The Retreat: Verandah, living-dining, two double bedrooms, AC/TV, ensuite bathrooms, sleeps four to six, sea walks, security, site staff. Spring rate: Feb-June from £300 pw; Summer: Aug-Oct from £330 pw; Winter: Nov-Jan £360. Long lets negotiable.
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Rome Trastevere apartment 80sqm (http://www.paulahowarth.net/trastevere.htm) for weekly/monthly rental (living/dining room, bedroom, bath, kitchen). Similar apartment near Spanish Steps
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Skipton: historic market town North Yorkshire. Traditional stone town house, open fire, comfortable, well-equipped, sleeps 5. Ground floor: Sitting/dining room; second sitting room, kitchen leading to small pretty garden. First floor: 3 bedrooms: (double; zip/link twin/super king, single), bathroom: bath and shower cubicle. Minutes from town centre. Many walks direct from town. Ideal for exploring Yorkshire Dales. Grassington, Burnsall, Bolton Abbey within a 15 minute drive. Bronte country, The Lakes, West Coast, the spa town of Harrogate and the city of York within easy driving distance. Hockney Gallery Saltaire UNESCO site plus cultural attractions of Leeds nearby. Skipton station links to National Rail Network. Weekly let from £475 inclusive. Sorry no pets or agents.
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Piedmont, Italy: Secluded hilltop house, 1hr outside of Turin, sleeps seven. Medieval churches, winery tours nearby. Spring - Autumn stays. Car essential. Base rate €25 pp/night. Children/Extended stay discounts.
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Lovely quiet villa and painting studio in Collioure on the Mediterranean SW France available for rent from October to May or monthly or weekly. Suit someone who want to get away from it all to paint or write book.
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