14 long term rental properties France [available from Oct 2023 to 2024]

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This selection of houses for long term rental in South France are all currently available from October 2023 to 2024. Some of the properties will take 12 month all year around rentals, but some are reserved for weekly rentals during the summer months. The prices quoted exclude the utility bills (which as a rough rule of thumb come to around 15-18% of the monthly rental price).

Our reservation process for long term rentals is very straight forward. We simply require that you provide copies of your ID (passport photo page) and some evidence of your ability to pay the rent (which can be anything such as copies of your pension statement, employment contract, bank statement, copies of 6 months' rental receipts, etc.).

Our rental contracts are issued in French and English and can be used as an attestation for opening French bank accounts and obtaining visas for France.

We visit all of the properties listed on Long term rentals in France, so that we can advice you on the layout of the property, the locality and suitability to your needs. If you have any particular requirements, such as pet-friendly rental properties or houses/apartments with minimal stairs, then please do contact us and we can present some suitable property rental options for you to consider. 

Long term rentals around Carcassonne, France

carcassonne france

Carcassonne is located 1 hour inland from the Mediterranean coast and provides a great base for a long term rental in Southern France. With excellent transport connections and a wealth of Cathar history on your doorstep, it is a great place to explore. Here are 5 properties close to Carcassonne that are available for long term rentals for 2024.

1. Caunes-Minervois pet-friendly house long term rental France (Ref: 2104)

House to rent in South France long term

This cosy home with private patio and garden is located centrally in the gorgeous medieval village of Caunes Minervois. This is the perfect space to spend a relaxing year in the South of France.

This pet-friendly rental comes with an enclosed courtyard garden, so is ideal for customers with a dog or cat. There are some beautiful walks surrounding the village. Although Caunes-Minervois is a small town, it does come with the essential amenities and there is a bit of life going on throughout the year.

The house is laid out over 3 floors and comes with a double bedroom with en-suite bathroom, well-equipped kitchen, spacious living room and a private enclosed garden.

Caunes-Minervois is a very popular medieval town located 25 minutes North of Carcassonne. The town has a large art community and has a population of 1600 people.

  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bathroom
  • Private garden
  • Well-equipped kitchen
  • Utility room with washing machine
  • Easy walking distance to shops, bars, restaurants and the weekly market

This property in Caunes-Minervois near Carcassonne is available for monthly rentals from €600 + bills.

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2. Domaine de Badens long term lets France pet friendly with pool (Ref: 1498)

Pet friendly Long term rentals Carcassonne Southern FranceDomaine de Badens is a beautiful pet friendly long term lets property set amongst 5 hectares of land on the edge of the village of Cenne Monestiés in the South of France. The property is nestled in a forest of mature oak and pine trees, with the Lampy river flowing nearby.

This long term lets property in France is very pet friendly - their are 4 resident cats and the owners are happy to welcome well-behaved dogs. The property comes with:

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Exposed beams and stonework
  • Well equipped kitchen
  • Swimming pool
  • Home office/snug
  • WiFi and Satellite TV 

The property is available for long term lets from October  to June for a monthly price of €700 per month + bills (€850pcm all inclusive). Minimum stay 3 months. The house is not available mid-June to mid-September.

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3. Marsanne long term rental near Carcassonne, France (Ref: 1746)

Aude house rentals France near CarcassonneMarsanne long term rental property is located in a beautiful corner of South France, in between Carcassonne and the Pyrenees. The property is located on Domaine de La Flotte, a country estate situated on a wooded hillside where you can enjoy the unspoilt nature and the beautiful views of the Pyrenees mountains in the distance. If you are looking for a relaxing and peaceful long term stay in South France, then this property is a great choice. Carcassonne is 30 mins to the North and the Ski resorts in the Pyrenees are 1 hour to the South. This rental property near Carcassonne comes with:

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Well-equipped kitchen + washing machine
  • Private parking
  • WiFi internet
  • Large grounds
  • 5 mins to local town of Chalabre
  • Beautiful walking country

The property is available for monthly rentals between October to May from €700 per month + bills. Minimum stay 3 months.

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4. Albas long term property rentals Corbieres, France, sleeps 6 (Ref: 1797)

Aude house rentals FranceA comfortable 3 bed property in the Corbieres region of South France for long term rentals. This property is available for long term rentals from November 2022 from €800 per month + bills. The house is located in the peaceful village of Albas in the Aude department. Albas is 40 mins south of Narbonne, 50 mins from Carcassonne and just 30 mins from the Mediterranean coast. The property comes with a large sun terrace and private parking for 3-4 cars (alternatively for storage). This rental house near Carcassonne comes with:

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
  • Large private garage for parking
  • Large terrace and swimming pool
  • Beautiful countryside location

The monthly rental prices for this house in Aude, France, start from €800. Minimum stay 3 months. Pets accepted through prior agreement of the Owner.

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5. Siran house to rent in France long term, sleeps 4 (Ref: 1632)

Siran house to rent in France long termSiran is located in the heart of the Minervois wine region, producing some of the best wines in Southern France. The house is located on a quiet street in the medieval heart of Siran, a beautiful village close to Carcassonne. This well-equipped village has a bar, bistro restaurant, school, shop and library. The property comes with a beautiful cottage garden, 2 bedrooms, large lounge and kitchen-diner. The house comes with:

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
  • Well-equipped kitchen
  • Enclosed garden
  • Available for 3-12 month rentals
  • Good Wi-Fi connection and satellite TV

This lovely house in the Siran, France, is available for long term rentals from 6-12 months. The monthly rental price starts at €650 per month + bills.

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Long term rentals around Perpignan France for 2023

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Here are 3 properties available for long term rentals close to the Catalan city of Perpignan, in the southern tip of France, close to the Spanish border:


6. Mediterranean house for long term rentals South France Ref: 1949

Perpignan house long term rental

This pretty house near the Mediterranean coast in South France is available for long term rentals from €600 per month + bills. The house is available for to rent for 3 to 8 months. The house comes with one bedroom, a spacious living room, home office and a roof terrace. It is located in a small village near Perpignan, France. 

Sorede is located on the coastal plain, in the foothills of the Pyrenees. From the village there are beautiful views. Sorede is 15 minute drive to the Mediterranean beaches (at Collioure and Argeles sur Mer) and provides easy access to Perpignan and Spain. The surrounding area has some beautiful walking and cycling routes in the mountains.

The property benefits from:

  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bathroom
  • Sunny terrace
  • Well-equipped kitchen
  • Pets maybe accepted
  • Easy access to Perpignan and the coast 
  • Walking distance to boulangerie & shop

The rental prices for this 1 bedroom house in Sorede, France, start from €600 pcm, based on a 6 month rental period. In addition to the monthly rent, there is a €150 monthly provision towards the utility bills. Minimum stay is 3 months. 

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7. La République - long term rental by beach South France (Ref: 2028)

Perpignan house long term rental

La République is a charming 2 bed village house for long term rentals set in the heart of the atmospheric coastal town of Argeles-sur-Mer. The town is located in the Southern most part of France on the Mediterranean coast, close to the Spanish border. This long term rental house is 5 mins walk from the train station and 25 mins walk from the beach (there is also a bus direct to the beach every 15 mins).

The house overlooks the beautiful old square and faces the School of Music. The house comes with a garage (for storage) and a beautiful roof top terrace where you can enjoy breakfast and sunbathe. Next door to the house there is a beautiful pavement café full of local charm and ambiance.

The property benefits from:

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
  • Sunny terrace
  • Well-equipped kitchen
  • Easy access to Perpignan and the coast 
  • Walking distance to boulangerie & shop

Available for long term rentals between October to May from €875 per month + bills. In addition to the monthly rent, there is a €150 monthly provision towards the utility bills. Minimum stay is 3 months. Available from October 2023.

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8. Southern France villa for 12 month lets sleeps 10 (Ref: 1240)

Southern France villa to rent in France near Perpignan

If you are looking for a long term let with a touch of luxury, then this large Southern France villa in popular village of Villelongue-dels-Monts is the ideal choice. The villa is situated in a large plot and comes with fantastic views of the surrounding hills and the Mediterranean coast. The villa benefits from it`s own large private pool, sun terrace with spacious interior.

The villa is located in a beautiful part of Southern France, close to the Mediterranean close and near to the Spanish border. Perpignan is just 20 mins away and there is a local airport and TGV train station.

This Southern France villa for 12 month long term lets is located on the edge of the small village of Villelongue-dels-Monts and is approached by a private track. The property has ample parking for a number of vehicles.

This villa for winter lets in France is the perfect retreat for a large family group or crowd of friends looking for a very special property in a rural location. Sleeps 10 in comfort with large private pool. It features:

  • 5 bedrooms
  • 5 bathrooms
  • Reversible air conditioning
  • Swimming pool
  • Private parking
  • WiFi and TV

The villa is available for long term rentals of up to 12 months from €2500 per month + bills. Pets maybe accepted through prior agreement.

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Montpellier long term rentals in France 2023

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If you want to rent close to the cosmopolitan city of Montpellier in South France, then these 3 long term rentals could be worth considering. Montpellier has an international airport, a TGV train station and superb access to 2 motorways.

9. La Bergerie 4 bed property for long term rental France (Ref: 1751)

Montpellier long term rental properties FranceLa Bergerie is a lovely restored property with original features such as exposed wooden beams and preserved stone walls. The property comes with 4 bedrooms, private pool, large garden and parking. The property is available for long term rentals from €1000 pcm + bills. The property is located close to the A75 motorway, which provides easy access to Montpellier, Beziers, Narbonne and the Mediterranean coast. This long term rental property comes with:

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Large garden
  • Private swimming pool
  • Parking
  • Large open plan living room

This long term rental property close to Montpellier is available for rentals from October 2023. The monthly rental price will vary according to length of stay.

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10. Meze apartment for long term let South of France (Ref: 144)

Meze apartment for long term let South FranceThis lovely one bedroom waterfront apartment in Meze, South France is available for a long term winter lets between September to June each year. The apartment is located in the coastal town of Meze, just across the water from Sete. Meze is famous for its Oysters and Mussels, which are grown in the Etang du Thau salt water lagoon. It is also a popular centre for water sports and sailing. The apartment is beautifully finished and comes with all mod cons including secure entry and elevators (suitable for the elderly or disabled). The apartment features:

  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bathroom
  • Large terrace with waterside views
  • Ground floor location (suitable for elderly or people with restricted mobility)
  • Air conditioning (reversible for heating)
  • Secure underground parking
  • Wifi internet and satellite TV channels

This large house to rent just north of Montpellier, is available for monthly rentals for 3-12 months. The monthly rent will depend on duration of stay.

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11. Jonquières - 3 bed villa for monthly rentals South France (Ref: 2097)

Montpellier long term rentals France

This 3 bed villa for monthly rentals is located in the medieval village of Jonquières in South France. The villa comes with beautiful views over the vineyards towards the hills in the distance. The villa has private gated parking, covered terrace and a nice sized garden. Jonquières is a small wine-making village surrounded by vineyards. The neighbouring village of St Felix de Lodez comes with a good range of shops and amenities. The market towns of Clermont l'Herault and Gignac are both 10 mins drive and the popular city of Montpellier is just 20 mins.

The villa is available for 3 month rentals between October to April from €1000 per month + bills.

The property provides:

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
  • Garden & pool
  • Well-equipped kitchen + washing machine
  • Parking

This property in Jonquièresis a good choice if you are looking for comfortable rental accommodation in the South of France. The villa provides easy access to Montpellier and is surrounded by excellent walking and cycling routes. Jonquièresis a good base if you are on a house-hunting trip or looking to spend an extended sabbatical in France. Surrounding the property there is beautiful countryside and total peace and quiet, except for the crickets chirping

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Pezenas properties for long term rentals in France for 2024

pezenas market south france

Pezenas is a very popular town for our long term rental customers. With its fantastic weekly market, excellent transport links and beautiful historical centre, Pezenas has everything you could need to a long stay in France.

12. Neffies villa for long term rentals Southern France (Ref: 1672)

Large house to rent in FranceThis large 5 bedroom villa for long term rentals is perfect for a long stay in Southern France over the winter period. This beautiful sunny villa is located in the pretty Southern France village of Neffies, near Pezeas and the Languedoc coast. The villa has a large swimming pool, together with a separate spa pool. There is a large garden with plenty of privacy, a spacious lounge, well-equipped kitchen and a games room. This long term rentals villa is a pleasant 5 minute stroll into the village, where you will find an excellent restaurant, bar, wine cave, shop, tennis court and playground. The villa comes with secure parking, air conditioning (reversible), WiFi and UK satellite TV. The beaches are 30 mins away and nearby there is superb walking, cycling, riding, windsurfing, sailing, tennis and golf. The villa comes with:

  • 5 double bedrooms
  • 3 bathrooms
  • Private pool
  • Beautiful village location
  • Roof terrace

This large villa to rent in France, is available for long term rentals for 3-6 months and the Owners will also consider 12 month rental periods as well. The monthly rent will vary according to the length of the rental period and the season (guide price €1850 + bills).

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13. Cinema House - Pezenas 2 bed long term rentals in France Ref: 1993

Pezenas long term rentals FranceThe Cinema House is a stylish 2 bedroom long term rentals property in Pezenas, South France. The house is located in a quiet cul-de-sac, next to the old Cinema in Pezenas, just off the main market street. Shops, bars and restaurants are located just a few steps away. The house is a 300 year old property that comes with 2 bedrooms, a large living room and a well equipped modern kitchen.

This stylish Pezenas house for long term rentals in France, provides excellent accommodation for a couple or a small family. The house is fully equipped with everything that you could need during your stay and its situation in the centre of Pezenas makes it very easy to explore this lovely old French town. Perfect for long holidays or accommodation for house-hunting in the South of France.

The property comes with:

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
  • Fully fitted kitchen
  • WiFi Internet
  • Balcony

This Pezenas property is available for long term lets from 3 to 12 months. The monthly rental price starts from €750 pcm + bills.

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14. Rue du Porche cosy cottage to rent long term South France (Ref: 2114)

Cheap long term rentals in FranceThis 1 bedroom cottage is an ideal long term rental property for a single person or a couple. Located right in the heart of the village of Servian, near to Pezenas. The cottage is a quick walk to restaurants, shops, bars, a sports centre (with swimming pool), schools and a large supermarket. The cottage comes with a fabulous private roof terrace and a good sized living room.

There are 2 car parks close by and it is an easy walk to restaurants, shops and services. Within 2 minutes of leaving your front door, you can be out amongst the vineyards. The cottage can be rented for 6-12 months from €550 per month + bills

  • 1 bedrooms
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Well-equipped kitchen
  • Roof terrace
  • Wi-Fi internet
  • Close to restaurants and shop
  • Parking nearby

This house is available to rent for 6-12 months. The guide rental price is €550 per month + bills.

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Where to next . . . ?

If you are interested in renting a house near Narbonne, France, on a long term basis, but you are looking for more ideas on which ideas to be based in or the likely rental costs of rental properties in France, then the following articles may be of interest to you. We have also summarised some information on the rental process in France 

Read our article on the Moving to France with your family and How to rent a house in France

Visit our guide on Long term house rental prices in France  during 2024

Read about Where to rent in France long term to find the best locations, towns and villages in France to rent

Visit all the Narbonne long term rental properties in France

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    Long Term Rentals in France provides the largest selection of long term lets across the South of France, Dordogne and Northern France. Our properties are all personally inspected and available for rentals of between 3 to 12 months.

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