Regional Property Guides

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Limousin – A Rural Retreat

If it’s peace and tranquillity you’re after, then this agricultural heartland in central-southwestern France will fl oat your boat, says Dominic Bliss… The idyllic town of Argentat in Corréze sits on the Dordogne river   Fancy stepping back in time?

A Guide to The Alps

Annaliza Davis discovers that the French Alps offer not only some of the best skiing in Europe but varied landscapes and activities all year round…   The magnificent mountains of the Alps are famous for their breathtaking peaks, fabulous resorts

Where to Buy Now – Montbron, Poitou-Charentes

Montbron in Charente offers a range of classically French properties, with price tags to suit all budgets.   Montbron Poitou-Charentes Situated in the south east of Charente, at the edge of the Parc Naturel Régional Périgord Limousin and bordering the

10 Reasons to Buy in Normandy

Annaliza Davis revels in a hugely varied area that offers the best of France, from coast to country, city and cuisine, just over the Channel. This ever-popular region justifies its appeal with every visit, offering sandy beaches, perpetually-green fields and

10 Reasons to Buy in Gascony

1. Broad geography A historical area rather than an official region, ‘Gascony’ defines the territory from the tip of the Gironde département right down to the Spanish border, passing through major cities Bordeaux and Toulouse and technically covering parts of

Where to Buy Property in France Now

The FrenchEntrée property services team choose the top areas for property in France… Le Marais, Paris Once a quaint neighbourhood, Le Marais spans the capital’s third, fourth and eleventh arrondissements, and is regarded as ‘old Paris’. Originally marshlands which were used

Seven Reasons to Buy in the Alps in 2017

1. Rich and varied properties Think of the Alps and your mind wanders to the quintessential log cabin topped with snow. France’s Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes is home to a number of these classic properties, but there’s also a range of other styles worth

Property Showdown – Hérault vs Var

We assess the benefits of buying in two areas of south-central France…   ~ Hérault ~ The Hérault département lies at the centre of Languedoc-Roussillon, which has recently been incorporated into the new Occitanie ‘super region’. It’s long attracted buyers

Buying Property in France – Case Study

  Hugely experienced search agent Nadia Jordan explains how to narrow down the huge choice of French properties, to bag your dream home in an area that’s perfect for your needs…   Setting parameters and priorities really pays off, when

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Property guide to Pays de la Loire

Pays de la Loire is one of the favourite spots for property in France Named after the majestic river that flows through the region and renowned for it’s famous Fairy Tale Châteaux, vineyards that garnish the valleys and unspoilt sandy beaches on