Do you like playing golf?

In France there are more than 600 golf courses scattered in all the beautiful regions of the country offering a large choice to golfers.

The 4 regions where there are the greatest number of golf links are:

–          l’Aquitaine (8%) with for instance, the Moliets golf. In 2005 the Moliets course was voted the best golf links in Aquitaine. The beautiful course offers 9 or 18 holes. It is located at the heart of a pine forest and offers other facilities such as: tennis courts, a video games room, a weights room and conference rooms.

–          Provence-Alpes-Cotes d’Azure (10%), with the Saint Endreol golf located just 30 minutes from Cannes and Saint- Tropez in Provence. Like the majority of courses, the Saint Endreol golf offers a choice between 9 or 18 holes. This is a lovely place to go on holiday thanks to its spa, its cafes, and restaurants where you will be able to taste the delicious food of Provence.  (For information about properties in the Saint Endreol golf, see the end of the article).

–          Rhone-Alpes (12%) and one of its famous courses, the Gouverneur Golf. This beautiful golf course offers players a bucolic landscape with ducks, swans, storks….And like other golf links, it has several restaurants, hotels, and conference rooms.

–          L’Ile de France (14%) with for example the Saint-Cloud Golf  which has two 18-hole courses. In this golf club the word “tradition” is very important. It also offers 3 tennis courts, a weights room,  a TV room,  a junior club and many others services.

But there are also wonderful golf links in other regions, like the Pont Royal golf in the Bouches du Rhone,  or the Fabregues golf in Langedoc- Roussillon.

France offers all sorts of golf links: There are courses with 9, 18, 27, 36 or even 45 holes. About 60%of them are private clubs, and approximately 40% of them are open to the public.  But a golf links is much more than a simple place to practise sport. In fact, thanks to the important number of facilities offered in those golf links, they are wonderful places to take a break and relax.  So before choosing where you want to go golfing, you should also decide what other activities and and facilities you’re after :  good restaurants, a swimming pool, tennis courts, spa and treatment rooms, good hotels…

So if you are a golf nut and can’t go on holiday without playing golf, why not take a look at our French golf properties located in or near golf courses, and plan your viewing trip to France accordingly.

Sextant properties has several properties in different golf links: the most famous being the Pont Royal Golf, located in the Bouches du Rhone.

Pont Royal is located 29kms from Aix en Provence, 65kms from Marseille, 128 kms from Hyeres and 142kms from Montpellier. Pont Royal is easy to access thanks to Marseille International Airport or Nimes International Airport (92kms).  It’s a typical Provence pedestrian village overlooked by the Durance Valley set in 450 acres of park designed with leisure, relaxing and cultural facilities in mind. It is especially famous for its golf course designed by the Spanish Golf champion Severiano Ballesteros. 

In Pont Royale, you will be able to find properties with 1 to 5 bedrooms. In general they comprise: entrance hall, kitchen, living-room, bathroom(s), 1 or 2 WC, and bedroom(s). Most of them have a swimming pool (private or shared) a garage and a terrace. These properties are perfect for a holiday with family or friends, whether it’s for golfing or lazing by the pool, it’s up to you!

In the SaintEndreol golf, the Residence du Levant nestled between the golf course, the conference rooms, the tennis courts and the Spa, is in a protected forest offering magnificent views over the surrounding fairway and mountains. 

On the Roquebrune sur Agen golf you will find several residences with various apartments and studios offering a kitchen area, a living room , a bathroom, and a WC. Most of them have a swimming pool, a balcony or a terrace, andsome have a garage.

We can also suggest several leasebacks and apartments in Paris, Ile de France, where you will be able to go golfing and relax near Paris. In this region, we have leasebacks in a golf residence, ideally located at the heart of a wooded area dominating the Vallee de l’Oise with a sauna and a swimming pool. 

We also have apartments in the superb 4 star residence located at the heart of the Vexin protected Regional Park, which boasts an 18-hole and a 9-hole golf course with various training areas, a swimming pool, a spa and well being centre with sauna and hammam as well as a restaurant, a bar and seminar rooms.

Finally, we also have golf properties in the Langedoc Rousillon. The Fabregues golf course is located at the heart of the Languedoc vineyards and 5min from a lovely village with all amenities. It comprises a restaurant, a spa, a bar, 2 heated swimming pools and a golf course. The access to the residence is private and secure. 

The Domaine du golf estate is near Montpellier and the airport can be reached within 20min.Each villa has either 2 or 3 bedrooms and comes with a cellar to keep your local wine cool and a private jacuzzi on the wooden terrace.

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