Best Architect Designed Homes for Sale in France - 2019

A selection of the best architect designed properties on the market in France

French property with an individual style

Architect designed homes are often uniquely beautiful properties. And although they can be expensive, this is certainly not always the case. There is a vast variety of styles, locations, sizes and prices to choose from. You may be pleasantly surprised at just what you can get for your money.

Huge variety and choice

France is a hugely diverse country, and there are architect homes to be found all the length and breadth of it. Are you looking for a sleek, city pad (Best Luxury Property for Sale in France - Perfect for Bankers' Bonuses), a seaside stunner with views over the Med, or the Atlantic, or something special in the mountains? Is an eco friendly property top of your shopping list (Green and eco friendly building in France), or is it all about exclusivity? Are you looking for a clearly contemporary design, or is it more important to you to find a home that harmonises with the countryside and style of existing, traditional buildings?

A home with the wow factor

If you are one of those people who like your home to have the wow factor that only an architect designed home can give, then take a look at the following properties. Ten of the very best architect designed properties that are on the market in France are lined up for your inspection and all you have to do is take your pick.

 
 

Creuse - 109,000 Euros
Limousin
Creuse

Creuse - 109,000 Euros

109,000 Euros

LIMOUSIN - CREUSE - 15 KMS DE LA SOUTERRAINE AREA Situated in a lovely village in the heart of the Limousin countryside is this truly outstanding fully renovated barn surrounded by over 8000m² of attached land. The original character features have been kept throughout including exposed oak beams and pointed stone walls.

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Large architect designed bungalow on 5 acres of land.
Aquitaine
Dordogne

Large architect designed bungalow on 5 acres of land.

229,500 Euros

In the heart of the countryside with open views is this architect designed single storey property. The house has approximately 200m² habitable space plus garage and out building. The roof is flat so makes an ideal ‘terrace’!

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*** Reduced Price *** Architects villa, 235m², 4 bedrooms, turnkey, heated swimming pool,
Languedoc-Roussillon
Aude

*** Reduced Price *** Architects villa, 235m², 4 bedrooms, turnkey, heated swimming pool,

375,000 Euros

Built in 1975, this villa is located in a large village in the Carcassonne area, Languedoc Roussillon, Occitanie, South of France. This luxury architect villa offers a superb exterior including a large sunny veranda, heated swimming pool, a boules area and a pool house. A real haven of well being and serenity! This property has been well thought out, with a comfortable living room with fireplace and TV and music area, a fully equipped designer kitchen and a large,

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Architect villa on a 1245 m² plot with pool and magnificent views !
Languedoc-Roussillon
Hérault

Architect villa on a 1245 m² plot with pool and magnificent views !

467,500 Euros

Architect villa (2000) with 147 m² of living space offering 3 bedrooms (all en suite), living area with open kitchen, a basement area which can be converted into an independent apartment (actually used as an art galery with bedroom and en suite shower room…), the all on a magnificent land of 1245 m² mediterannean looking style, with a superb infinity pool with waterfall, terraces with covered summer kitchen, wooden pergola, stunning views ! Little heaven, total escape ! Unique !

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Hi-spec modern Property with Pool, Garage, Land and Views
Languedoc-Roussillon
Aude

NOW SOLD

Hi-spec modern Property with Pool, Garage, Land and Views

239,000 Euros

Architect designed Property, constructed in 2006 to provide all modern comforts. Central Heating via a heat pump, remote control radiators, energy saving technology. High speed internet. Electric shutters to all windows.Large 10 x 4 Heated Swimming Pool with remote control cover. In brief the accommodation comprises : Entrance Hall with WC off. Fitted Kitchen with a full range of base and wall cupboards, built-in oven, hob and extractor.

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2007 architect designed property close to shops. Grounds approx 1 Hectare. L'Absie 79.
Poitou-Charentes
Deux-Sèvres

NOW SOLD

2007 architect designed property close to shops. Grounds approx 1 Hectare. L'Absie 79.

261,125 Euros

Superb position close to amenities, but quiet and private with countryside views. Architect designed property, offering 169m² habitable floorspace comprising entrance hall, 45m² living room, fitted & equipped kitchen, storage area, shower room, wc, 3 bedrooms (10 to 12.8m²), garage 38m². Upstairs are a mezzanine office, a further 2 bedrooms and a shower room/wc. Mains drainage, geothermal heating system, aluminium double glazing, electric shutters, electric garage door and gates.

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Eco design elevated wooden structure in calm wooded location 15 min Angoulême
Poitou-Charentes
Charente

Eco design elevated wooden structure in calm wooded location 15 min Angoulême

498,200 Euros

This unique architect designed ecologically efficient contemporary wooden structure offers modern living in a magnificent elevated woodland setting 4800 m². Ideally located only 15 mins from the centre of Angoulême and The TGV to Paris in under 2 hours. The wooden house 220 m² will appeal to discerning clients who want a special residence to escape the pressures of modern life. The second bedroom 14 m² has a shower room and access to the terrace. Prix honoraires exclus: 470 000 €. .

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A spacious 5 bedroom chalet, uniquely designed in the distinctive 1960/70s architectural style.
Rhône-Alpes
Haute-Savoie

NOW SOLD

A spacious 5 bedroom chalet, uniquely designed in the distinctive 1960/70s architectural style.

1,200,000 Euros

Rare opportunity at Les Contamines ! Designed by a renowned German architect (a disciple of Franck Lloyd Wright), Chalet Jorat is a unique and original creation, typical of the modern architectural movement of the 1960s and 1970s, blending timber features with light and airy spaces in an urban style, and using exposed concrete which is very much back in vogue today.

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Deux-Sèvres - 164,300 Euros
Poitou-Charentes
Deux-Sèvres

Deux-Sèvres - 164,300 Euros

164,300 Euros

This detached, architect designed, stone property has been completely renovate by artisans to provide a very comfortable modern home whilst still retaining original features. All works have been carried out to high standards starting with the roof, insulation, double glazing, electrics, heating and plumbing and finishing with a quality fixture and fittings. Entrance porch with tiled floor, french doors and two windows to the side.

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* Beautiful Villa with 12m x 5m pool, wonderful views
Languedoc-Roussillon
Pyrénées-Orientales

* Beautiful Villa with 12m x 5m pool, wonderful views

350,000 Euros

Gorgeous ARCHITECT designed VILLA, permanent residence large flat GARDEN, 12 x 5m POOL set into the countryside with views all around and yet just minutes from the lively village of Arles Sur Tech. Enter the property via its own DRIVEWAY, to a large ENTRANCE with UTILITY room and door to the GARAGE. Large open plan KITCHEN diner, leads to a spacious formal DINING room and large LIVING ROOM.

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Outstanding property surrounded by 5 ha of wood
Limousin
Corrèze

Outstanding property surrounded by 5 ha of wood

399,000 Euros

Exceptional, 15 km from Brive: Property of more than 5 ha including an architect house of the 80s, stone dry apparent, with 3 bedrooms on one level, all rooms with a view and direct access to the pool and the park, stone garages, cellar in the rock, chalets amenities, building plot, lots of charm and opportunities to discover in this property. The house opens onto a living room with open kitchen of 60 m² offering 10 linear meters of windows overlooking the covered terrace and pool a few meters.

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2 bedroom apartment between Megève and Praz sur Arly (74120)
Rhône-Alpes
Haute-Savoie

2 bedroom apartment between Megève and Praz sur Arly (74120)

279,000 Euros

2 bedroom apartment for sale between Megève and Praz sur Arly (74120) Located in a small building, this 54m2 (44m2 and 10m2 under 1m80) ski apartment has been successfully optimised by an architect making it extremely practical and agreeable to live in. Layout is : entrance, separate kitchen, living and dining area with fireplace (NB this closes off to become another bedroom), bathroom, wc, bedroom with sink and wc.

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Wmn3218735, Luxurious 2-Bedroom Flat With Magnificent Views - Beausoleil
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Alpes-Maritimes

Wmn3218735, Luxurious 2-Bedroom Flat With Magnificent Views - Beausoleil

895,000 Euros

Beautiful 2-bedroom flat with high ceilings, entirely renovated by an italian architect using high-quality materials. Located in a quiet area on the 6th floor of a prestigious Belle Epoque building in Beausoleil overlooking Monaco. The flat offers an entrance with cupboards and a mezzanine used as an extra bedroom,... Beautiful 2-bedroom flat with high ceilings, entirely renovated by an italian architect using high-quality materials.

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Village House with Pool and Outbuilding near Uzes
Languedoc-Roussillon
Gard

Village House with Pool and Outbuilding near Uzes

382,000 Euros

This charming village house of 140m2 has been entirely renovated by an architect with quality materials.The grouind level offers a large, bright living space of 50m2 that opens up onto a terrace and the garden. There is a chimney and equipped kitchen with central island. The first floor includes 2 bedrooms with en suite bathrooms and two other bedrooms that share a bathroom and water closet. The second floor includes 2 bedrooms and a bathroom.

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The choice is endless

The properties listed above are just a small election of the current crop of architect designed properties on the market around France, and serve to demonstrate the diversity, quality and range of price that can apply to these very individual homes. Not all will be to your taste, but isn't that the point? Somewhere among this lot may be your dream home, and if not, keep looking, there are many, many more.

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About the author

Joanna Simm moved to the Languedoc area of south-west France in October 2004 having found her property through French Property Links.

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