Purchasing real estate in France (or anywhere else for that matter) is a huge undertaking and it’s important to be prepared for all the additional costs you’ll be required to pay. The purchase price of your new home is only part of the total amount you’ll need to budget for. Here are five other costs to expect.
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Dordogne’s luxury Chateaux are set in peaceful locations with stunning views, rich landscaping and original architectural features. These estates are warm and inviting while still being opulent and high-end properties. In addition to the main building, most properties include various outbuildings and additional accommodation for guests and visitors.
Luxury properties in Marbella are set in exclusive locations with close proximity to the town centre. With stunning views of both the sea and the mountains, these properties range from modern with sleek decor to ornate with elaborate, rich furnishings. Explore these five must-see Marbella properties, which promise beautiful landscaping and relaxing outdoor sanctuaries.
Sunshine, yacht parties and five-star dining on the beach – the Cannes Film Festival is almost here, so what and who should we expect to see this year?
For its 70th birthday, the Cannes Film Festival is full of surprises and promises to be one of the most exciting yet. Running from 17 to 28 May 2017, the most famous film festival in the world is celebrating with a series of firsts.
A modern metropolis with a legendary reputation, Bordeaux is brimming with luxurious experiences – here are Home Hunts’ top five…
Bordeaux is the fifth most visited city in France, welcoming more than five million visitors each year. With chic boutiques, world-class wine and gourmet restaurants in abundance, Bordeaux is a joy to explore and a perfect base from which to discover local vineyards and the sandy beaches of the Atlantic coast.
Spending time in Bordeaux is always special, but if you are seeking suggestions for some ultra-luxurious things to do in Bordeaux, here are some ideas. Continue reading
Moving to Spain is a dream come true for those who are ready to find the perfect property and relocate to one of the most exciting and cultural places in the world. Though there are far more pros than cons when it comes to living in Spain, we’ve highlighted the main ones you’ll want to think about when planning your move.
In your quest for la bonne vie, there are few places that can deliver more than France. Pleasure, style and culture are coveted even more than success and wealth. This emphasis on the good life makes France the top destination for living well.
The nightlife in Paris, the wine in Bordeaux and the ski resorts in the French Alps are unparalleled. Michelin-starred restaurants, fine art museums and designer stores dot the streets. Natural terrain provides a variety of outdoor and adventure activities. Nowhere else does culture and tradition mix so well with style and sophistication.
If those reasons aren’t enough to make you want to buy property in France, here are seven more. Continue reading
Where are the best places to live in the Gulf of Saint-Tropez? Whether you want to walk to Club 55 or enjoy a panoramic sea view from your terrace, owning a property in these villages could help you to achieve your dream luxury lifestyle in Saint-Tropez.
Once a quiet fishing village, Saint Tropez caught the attention of the internationally well-heeled when Bridget Bardot filmed “And God Created Woman” here in the fifties.
Since then it has become one of the Riviera’s most famous destinations and today the likes of Bono, Beyonce, Elton John and Leonardo DiCaprio are often seen soaking up Saint Tropez’s unique atmosphere. In fact, DiCaprio is such a fan of this glitzy resort that he launched his charity foundation at the prestigious vineyard Domain Bertaud Belieu in Gassin, in the heart of the Gulf of Saint-Tropez. Continue reading
Cannes is one of the most famous town’s on the French Riviera and one that is synonymous with luxury lifestyle and opulence. Not only is Cannes home to the world famous Cannes Film Festival, the MIPIM & MIPCOM conferences, and the Yachting Festival (to name but a few), it is also home to many luxury hotels and brands. These are just a few reasons why the rich and famous often choose to make Cannes and this stretch of the French Riviera coastline, their second home.
Here, we have selected a few stunning photos which beautifully showcase some of the best, most beautiful and luxurious aspects of life in Cannes.
Matte Silver Ferrari 458
Madam Gu Yacht
Private Yacht Charter in Cannes
Enjoying Life and Water at the Cannes Yachting Festival
Festival De Cannes
Radisson Blu 1835 Hotel & Thalasso, Cannes
First day of MIPIM under the sun
Cannes La Croisette
O’ key Beach Cannes
For more information about how you can find your own slice of luxury living on the French Riviera, contact one of our property consultants who will be able to help, advise and find you your ideal luxury property in Cannes and the French Riviera.
Luxury properties in Ibiza offer a prestigious location and a high-end beach lifestyle while spending your days in a sleek, modern home close to the Mediterranean. From renovated farmhouses with annex apartment accommodation to palaces that include every lavish element you could ask for, these five properties in Ibiza present a truly decadent way of life.