This year at least the first part of the proverb “March comes in like a lion…” is correct, as for the past few days we have had gale force winds and a LOT of rain. Water is a basic necessity…
Smallholdings in France
Welcome to our comprehensive guide to Smallholdings in France. A complete on-line resource for information for those who have or are thinking about buying a Small Holding in France.
The laid back French lifestyle along with the prices of French property makes France the ideal place to ‘escape from it all’ and live the “good life”. Whether you're thinking of buying your own Vineyard, an Equestrian property to keep horses, or a Smallholding to raise and grow your own food you will find all the information you need here. From choosing and rearing animals, finding the right area of France to live in and a look at the work involved in running a Smallholding in France.
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