Smallholdings in France

Smallholdings in FranceWelcome 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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The different types of Smallholdings in France

Everything you need to know about Smallholdings in France

Practicalities of running a Smallholding in France

Information on growing vines and raising animals on your Smallholding in France

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Equestrian property in France

France is renowned as a paradise for horses and attracts many equestrian enthusiasts who buy property in the region. But keeping horses can become daunting if you don’t choose the right property.

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Successful business for sale in the Limousin

Sophie and Ray Hicks of Boucherie à La Ferme talk about selling their business inthe Limousin –what a great opportunity it could be for someone looking for a lifestyle change! We find out more. – When did you move to

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Purchasing a vineyard in France: top tips

For those relocating to France and looking for a business opportunity vineyards can be a very appealing option, after all they are a wine lover’s paradise. The reality of running a vineyard is that it is both rewarding and hard work. Here are our top ten tips about purchasing a vineyard…

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Looking to buy a vineyard in France?

With more than 123,000 hectares, the Bordeaux vineyards are the largest vine region in the world. Amongst the 10,000 châteaux dotted around this area, you can find vineyards which produce some of the most renowned wines in the world.

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Dartmoor sheep

When smallholders Tracey and Steve Hull moved to France to farm full-time, they couldn’t bear to leave behind their grey-faced Dartmoor sheep. Absolute fans, they believe this traditional UK breed are the perfect sheep for smallholders – even in France. Tracey explains why…