Map of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes is the official name of one of the new regions of France which was formed by merging the two former administrative regions of Auvergne, and Rhône-Alpes, during the restructuring of France’s regions in January 2016. The…
Regional Property Guides
Map of Bourgogne-Franche-Comté Bourgogne-Franche-Comté is the official name of one of the new regions of France which was formed by merging the two former administrative regions of Burgundy (Bourgogne), and Franche-Comté, during the restructuring of France’s regions in January 2016.…
Map of the Grand Est Region Grand Est is the official name of one of the new regions of France which was formed by merging the three former administrative regions of Alsace, Champagne-Ardenne, and Lorraine, during the restructuring of France’s…
Hauts-de-France Map Hauts-de-France is the official name of one of the new regions of France which was formed by merging the old regions Nord Pas de Calais and Picardie, during the restructuring of France’s regions in January 2016. The regional…
Situated in the countryside of central Brittany, this beautiful property stands on around 3 500sqm of matured garden: €239,625 (Incl. agency fees) Downstairs: entrance with large fitted cupboards, brand new fitted kitchen, utility room, living/dining room with a rare fireplace…
For Sale – A rare chance to buy an authentic Manor from the 18th century, situated in central Brittany, with over 3.5 hectares of land (including woodland and fields) €375,000 (Incl. agency fees) Main part over 3 levels, around 300sq:…
For Sale – Situated in beautiful Brittany countryside, an entirely renovated farmhouse in the Guéméné sur Scorff area with 7759 m² of land – €170,400 (Incl. agency fees) Ground Floor : Living room, dining room, fully fitted kitchen 1st…
WHERE TO BUY IN FRANCE NOW! The FrenchEntrée Property Services team reveal their top areas in which to begin your property search – including tips from our local partner agencies The bastide (fortified) city of Lorgues was originally founded by…
WHERE TO BUY IN FRANCE NOW!
The FrenchEntrée Property Services team reveal their top areas in which to begin your property search – including tips from our local partner agencies
We assess the benefits of buying in two popular regions of France, kicking off with a real pair of northern heavyweights………….
Thinking of buying a property in Brittany? This article is an introductory guide to the region covering climate, landscape, attractions, access, property styles and prices.
Thinking of buying a property in Normandy? This article is an introductory guide to the region covering climate, landscape, access, property styles and prices. Start your search today!
One of the most sought-after property spots in the word, a home in the Côte d’Azur represents the epitome of the sunshine lifestyle.
An increasingly popular spot for foreign buyers looking for great value, the Limousin is quite the place if you are looking for tranquil country living.
Thinking of buying a property in Gascony? We’ve prepared an introductory guide to the region covering climate, landscape, attractions, access, property styles and prices.
Thinking of buying a property in Poitou-Charentes? This article is an introductory guide to the area covering climate, landscape, attractions, access, property styles and prices.
A hand-picked selection of properties for sale in France chosen from the database to give you an idea of the wide range of options available in different styles, budgets and areas …
Thinking of buying a property in Provence? This guide provides you with useful information on the region covering climate, landscape, access, property styles and price guidelines.
The French Pyrénées offer some challenging and exciting skiing to rival the best resorts in the world, while still retaining local authenticity.
Start your property search here: An overview of the most important aspects of purchasing a property in the Languedoc Roussillon region of southwest France.
The Dordogne has been popular with house-buyers from outside the Hexagon. But there are many things to consider before you buy, so here’s a guide to the different attractions of the Dordogne and points to ponder before you sign on the dotted line.
Looking for a property in the sun? This article is an introductory guide to Provence and the Côte d’Azur region covering information on climate, landscape, access, property styles and prices.
The project of a home in Paris, either as a permanent or holiday home, can become a little daunting precisely because of the sheer beauty, diversity and density of the city. Each quartier has its own flavour, from the…
Escaping the sun’s glare on the village square in Cazals, northeast of Cahors, I’m sipping a post-lunch coffee with Alice Loftie who, alongside husband Charles, is a FrenchEntrée Estate Agent Partner in this sleepy Lot village. On the walls, there are sun-kissed…
A “problem” house should largely be avoided when you are looking to buy your home in France. Occasionally, however, it could be a blessing in disguise … as long as you know exactly what you’re doing.
Working as a property finder, people often ask Jacqueline how easy it is to settle into French life. She finds inspiration in Lynn, who took to her new life in France like a duck to water.
I have now been a buyer’s agent in Southern Dordogne close to 4 years and this means of course that I have visited many, many properties …
Property Finder Laura Murat gives us a glimpse into the life of a property finder in France.
The “real” South of France by Neale Roberts, Property Finder in the area of Carcassone, Béziers and Narbonne in the south of France.
In August 2012 Jenny (a management consultant) and her partner John (a builder) moved to Huelgoat in Brittany, where they are currently converting a local property into their dream home. Here, they tell us the ups and downs of such a project.
Jacqueline Davies gives an update on the state of the property market in Coastal Vendée
An Update from Val Walmsley,Property Finder in Vendée and Deux-Sèvres
My husband and I fell in love with this little lane near the house we were about to buy. I wish I had then had the help of someone living permanently in the area.
If you’re looking at the Paris property market as an investment opportunity rather for personal use, the French capital offers some attractive choices.
As always, Brittany is popular whatever the economic climate. Well-informed buyers can find greater choice and better value.
Dordogne has a reputation for being full of Brits and according to official figures, it has a UK expatriate population without equal in France. Why? It is an amazingly beautiful region with lots of space and a healthy property market.
Paul and Joanne Rands moved to France with their two young children and established a successful construction company, La Noneix Construction and Property Services, offering a full range of building services, from a small job right through to a total renovation.
Daren and Adi bought a plot in Brittany and used salvaged materials to build a house so intriguing that Channel 4’s Kevin McCloud had to see it for himself. Here, Adi talks FrenchEntrée through planning permission, energy saving appliances and top tips for building abroad
The Alpilles never cease to enthrall, no matter how many times you navigate the meandering little roads that connect the dreamlike unspoilt villages scattered throughout this protected nature reserve.
The Haute-Garonne department is one of the eight departments of the Midi-Pyrénées region in SW France and is home to both the bustling metropolis of Toulouse and a rural backdrop of undulating hills and valleys.
The southern Gers region in the Midi-Pyrénées is the France of many people’s imaginations; sunflowers and gently rolling hills, medieval bastide towns and classic French farmhouses, vineyards and typical French country restaurants.
This is a region where there really is property to suit every taste and every budget and it is well located with a great climate, summer and winter. Much of the Ariège is within an hour of Toulouse.
Jacqueline Miller, FrenchEntrée property finder for La Rochelle and the Vendée coast, has noticed that an increasing number of properties are being sold with a dependence – well worth knowing about if you are looking to buy a house in France.
Sue Aitken owns a flat in Sanary-sur-Mer, a town in Provence that she discovered as a student. Here Sue tells FrenchEntrée how the town has managed to retain its charm over the years and why she decided to buy the first property she saw.
Thinking of buying a property in Aquitaine? This article is an introductory guide to the region covering climate, landscape, attractions, access, property styles and prices.
FrenchEntrée is pleased to announce that it now offers property for sale in Corsica. Houses and apartments on the island, located between France and Italy, offer some spectacular sea views.
Jacqueline Hanks lives in the Bergerac and southern Dordogne area. Here she takes us through its top attractions, from townhouses with colombage to pretty new villas with swimming pools, not to mention excellent transport links and delicious local produce.
You are probably fed up with me always telling you how wonderful the French people are, and how amazing the architecture is and how stunningly beautiful are the hamlets and villages of rural France. Well this episode is slightly different and has a uniquely British slant to it.
Terry Ferdinand, who has a holiday home in the Creuse department, shares with us the delights of an unexpected trip around a local château. Terry and his wife were on their weekly shopping trip to Gueret but managed to fit in a fascinating history lesson en route.
Val Walmsley tells the story of how she snapped up a renovation project as a second home. But once work had begun to transform the two C18 farmhouses (one habitable, the other in a sorry state) she couldn’t bear to leave and soon persuaded her other half to make France their permanent place of residence