14 long term rental properties France [available in 2023]

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long term rentals in france 2022This selection of houses for long term rental in South France are all currently available from January 2023. 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 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 history on your doorstep, it is a great place to explore. Here are 4 properties close to Carcassonne that are available for long term rentals for 2023.

1. Olonzac long term furnished rental South France sleeps 2 Ref: 263

House to rent in South France long term

If you are looking for a long term furnished rental in South France, then this property in the popular market town of Olonzac could be ideal. This character property which also benefits from it`s own private roof terrace. It offers spacious accommodation for a couple or a single person. The house is within walking distance of many restaurants, bars, shops and the Tuesday market in Olonzac.

The property has been lovingly refurbished to a very high standard, with many of the wonderful original features - such as the exposed beams, high ceilings, stunning marble fire place and character stair case - all restored. The house is decorated throughout with original artwork from a local artist.

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

This property in Olonzac near Narbonne is available for monthly rentals from €750 + bills.

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2. Lagrasse cottage for long term rentals Southern France (Ref: 1745)

French cottage rent long term carcassonneStone cottage for long term rentals in the beautiful town of Lagrasse in Southern France. Lagrasse is located in the Aude department, in between Carcassonne and Narbonne and is surrounded by the Corbieres hills. The cottage is located on a quiet street in the village and comes with a private courtyard garden. The property is only a few steps away from the River Orbieu which is a popular swimming spot for the local villagers. . The cottage comes with:

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
  • Exposed beams and stonework
  • Well equipped kitchen
  • Dining area with a comfortable lounge
  • Private courtyard garden
  • Walking distance to shops and restaurants
  • WiFi and Satellite TV 

The property is available for long term rentals between October to May from €800 pcm + bills. Minimum stay 3 months. 

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3. Long term rentals near Narbonne, Boutenac, France (Ref: 1748)

Long term rentals near Narbonne FranceA well-equipped house for long term rentals near Narbonne, France. The property is located in the centre of the wine-producing village of Boutenac. The house was a former stable for horses and has been converted into a spacious property with modern furnishings. This house in Boutenac comprises 135 m² of living space and is spread over 3 floors. The village is close to the local motorway network, TGV train stations and within 1 hour´s drive of 3 airports (7 airports within 1 hour 30 mins drive). The Mediterranean beaches are 30 mins away. This house for long term rentals near Narbonne comes with:

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Private roof terrace
  • Air conditioning (reversible)
  • Walking distance to local school, shop and wine cellar
  • Wifi and satellite TV

This property is available for long term rentals between October to May from €800 pcm + bills.

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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. Les Pensées 3 bed Corbieres house for rentals South France Ref: 1997

Puissalicon house for rent in France long termEnjoy a peaceful country life in Southern France in the lovely village of Boutenac, nestled in the Corbieres wine country. Boutenac is located in the Aude department of South France and is a very friendly village. This area of southern France is rich in history and the countryside is dominated by vineyards and Cathar ruins. The village provides easy access to both Narbonne and Carcassonne (both 20 mins). The Mediterranean coast is 35 mins and you can access 4 airports within 1 hour radius. The key features of the house include:

  • private terrace
  • 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
  • wood burner
  • open plan living room
  • beautiful countryside
  • close to local shop and village bar

This 3 bedroom property can be rented between September to June from €700 per month + bills. The house comes with WiFi and is heated via the fireplace in the living room and electric radiators in the bedrooms. The Owner will accept pets through prior agreement (limited to 2 small/medium size dogs).

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Long term rentals around Perpignan France for 2023

Here are 4 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. House to rent long term near Beach South France (Ref: 1911)

Coastal house for long term rental France 2022

A lovely 2 bed house, close to the beach and harbour in St Cyprien Plage, South France. The house is available for long term rentals between October to April from €800 per month + bills. The house comes with reversible air conditioning, a lovely 40m2 garden/terrace and a balcony, well-equipped kitchen and 2 en suite bathrooms.

This house is a located in a great spot if you want to enjoy some winter sun in Southern France. The Perpignan area is the sunniest region in France, enjoying over 300 days of sunshine each year. The mild winter climate also makes it possible to enjoy meals on the terrace throughout the year and you can also benefit from lovely walks along the deserted beaches.

This sunny house comes with reversible air conditioning, WiFi, large flat screen TV and a comfortable lounge area. Both bedrooms are a good size and come with en suite bathrooms.

The house is located 500m from the harbour in St Cyprien and 700m from the beach. There is a local supermarket just 200m from the house.

Rental price: from €800 per month + bills

Available from: 15 October 2022

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8. L'Etable apartment to rent long term South France (Ref: 1904)

Perpignan long term rental France

L´Etable is a well-equipped French apartment available for long term monthly rentals for between 3-9 months (October to May). The property is situated 3 kms from the popular market town of Ceret in South France. The apartment comes with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, air conditioning and a private terrace. It offers all home comforts for a long rental in France.

The apartment is located in an old Catalan farmhouse and comes with terraces, a garden, private parking and a swimming pool.

If you are looking for an extended holiday or house hunting then this French apartment for long term rentals is ideal. Ceret is a very pleasant town and offers all the facilities and services that you will need during your stay. The city of Perpignan provides a larger range of shops. It easy to visit the other sites of the Languedoc from Ceret and visit Spain.

Rental price: from €900 per month + bills

Available from: October 2022 to May 2023

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Montpellier long term rentals in France 2023

If you want to be 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 2022. The monthly rental price will vary according to length of stay.

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10. Canaules-et-Argentieres Gard long term rental in France Ref: 1730

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A 3 bedroom property for long term rental in the Gard department of South France. This property is located in the village of Canaules-et-Argentières, a wine producing village on the edge of the Cevennes region in Southern France.

This 3 bedroom apartment with garden is situated on the second floor of a renovated 19th century country house and comes with lovely views over the vineyards and the Cevennes hills in the background. There is UK satellite TV, WiFi, private off-road parking, a large swimming pool and a pool house with barbecue and Jacuzzi.

The property comes with:

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Large open plan living room
  • Private garden
  • Shared swimming pool
  • Private parking

Available for long term rentals between October to May from €750 per month + bills. Pets may be accepted through prior agreement of the Owner.

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11. Montpeyroux pet-friendly long term rentals Herault France sleeps 2 Ref: 1812

Montpellier long term rentals FranceThis lovely villa near Montpellier, South France, is available for long term rentals all year around from €650 per month + bills. The property is located on the edge of the village of Montpeyroux, a wine-producing village just 20 mins from the cosmopolitan city of Montpellier. The village is surrounded by vineyards and beautiful countryside. The village has a good range of local services including a shop, restaurant and cafe-bar.

The property provides:

  • 1 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
  • Enclosed courtyard garden
  • Well-equipped kitchen + washing machine
  • Parking
  • Walking distance to bar, restaurants and shop

This property  in Montpeyroux is 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. Montpeyroux is 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 2022

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. Belarga 4 bed house for long term rentals in France (Ref: 1674)

4 bed house for long term rentals in FranceThis gorgeous 4 bed house in Belarga, South France is available for long term rentals for 3, 6 and 12 months. The house is situated in a peaceful village of Belarga, 5 minutes from Pezenas, 20 mins from beach. Just a few minutes walk from the house takes you to the river Herault for fishing and swimming in the summer. The property offers a large roof terrace, 4 double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a large living room and well-equipped kitchen. The house contains:

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Large roof terrace
  • Well-equipped kitchen
  • WiFi and flat screen TV
  • Large living room
  • Pet friendly
  • Walking distance to boulangerie and cafe 

This house is available to rent from April 2021 and the Owner will consider rental periods of 12 months. The guide rental price is €900 pcm + 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 2022

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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