Bed and Breakfasts for sale in France

Gites for sale in SW France


BEST B&Bs for sale in France


Seven top-quality going-concerns for sale in FRANCE


February 2018


Running a B&B in France is easier than you might imagine. Especially if you buy an up-and-running going concern. As a rule of thumb you can expect to turn over at least €10k pa per guest room: 2 guest rooms = €20k and 5 guest rooms (the maximum) = €50k. By offering an evening meal (table d'hôte) you can push annual turnover to over €75k.

GITES For Sale France has a number of such properties for sale -here are seven of our best:



St Antonin-Noble-Val - 5 guest rooms - entire floor for owners - €749k


Albi B&B for sale

Albi - rural B&B just 15 minutes from Historic centre - €395k SOLD


Castelnaudary guest house for sale

reduced to €299k - click on image for full description


Aude guest house for sale

Price now reduced to €299k - click on image for full description



Aude - Lauragais - B&B

B&B in the Lauragais region of the Aude: €495k - click on image for full description


Tarn - guest house and gites for sale


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What is a 'gîte'?

The word 'gîte' refers to a furnished, self-catering holiday house that is let to tourists over short periods. It can be a cottage, villa, chalet or apartment.


Originally known as 'gîte rural' the concept has spread from this rather narrow definition to encompass more or less any furnished, short-let property in the countryside, at the seaside or even in big towns.


Still relatively ignored by French law, a gîte can be set up anywhere in France as long as two important declarations are made: firstly to the Mairie of the commune where the gîte is situated and secondly to the Recette Fiscale of the owner. In other words, as long as the authorities know what you're doing and as long as you're paying taxes on your earnings ... everyone is happy.

What is a 'chambre d'hôte'?

This is a bed & breakfast establishment. Technically it involves home-owners welcoming tourists into their own home, putting a bedroom at their disposal and giving them breakfast in the morning. The maximum number of bedrooms permitted is five, after which the establishment is reclassified as a hotel.


However, there is a fine line between 'chambres d'hôtes' and 'gite d'étape' which could be described as a hostel. Even then, it is customary for hostels of this type (usually in mountainous regions or on national footpaths - GR) to stick to the 5 bedroom rule although one of those rooms might be a dormitory sleeping a dozen people.

Where we work


GITES FOR SALE FRANCE operates throughout South-West France: in Aquitaine, Midi-Pyrénées and Languedoc-Roussillon

Please note:

GITES FOR SALE FRANCE is an ESTATE AGENT (agence immobilière), registered under French law and subject to the laws and regulations of the EU and France. It has been vetted by the French Ministry of Justice and holds all the necessary insurance.


It should not be confused with 'finders' or 'house-hunting' services which have no legal standing, no financial guarantee and no estate agent's licence.

Legal details:

SARL GITES A LA FRANCAISE RCS Toulouse n°: 531 694 925


RESPONSABILITE CIVILE: Assurance : Allianz 41404407

GITES A LA FRANCAISE ne manie pas de fonds. A ce titre, et en conformité de l’article 38 de la loi (n°2010-853) du 23 juillet 2010, elle est disposée de garantie financière
GITES FOR SALE FRANCE (Gîtes à la Française S.A.R.L.) 17 rue des Roseaux, 31400 Toulouse
Gîtes à la Française S.A.R.L. 2018