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French Property: Escape to Saint-Tropez

Offering remarkable views of the Mediterranean Sea and the Maures mountains, as well as the chic side to Riviera life, Saint-Tropez is one of the most sought-after resorts in the world.

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Saint-Tropez is situated in the Var department of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur and has long attracted stars from the worlds of fashion, film, music and sport. From quaint little fishing port to glamorous and upmarket Mediterranean resort for the global elite, Saint-Tropez has evolved over the years into one of the most sought after locations for prime real estate. Continue reading

5 of the Best (Must See) Luxury Villas For Sale in St Tropez

Saint-Tropez property ranges from centralized villas in the middle of town to private houses and intimate apartments a bit further away from the buzz of it all. You can own a dazzling seaside home with gorgeous views of the Mediterranean where you’ll spend most of the day outside on the terrace. You can also live on artfully designed land that makes you feel like you’re in a pristine park rather than your own back garden. You can even find a turnkey property that’s fabulous enough to live in right now while expanding it to truly make it your own.

Best Villas For Sale in St Tropez

Here is a small selection of some of the latest apartments and luxury villas for sale in St Tropez at the moment. Continue reading

The Perfect Place to Buy French Property: The French Alps

One of the most desirable locations to own property in France, the French Alps are visited by around 55 million people each year. But where are the best places to buy property in the French Alps?

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The Alps span more than 1,000km across eight Alpine countries: from Austria and Slovenia in the east, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Germany and France to the west, and Italy and Monaco to the south.

Offering good snowfall, world-class ski resorts and facilities, and plenty of income opportunities, buying property in the French Alps can provide ski enthusiasts with the perfect holiday home. Continue reading

10 of the Best Villages in France (to visit or live in)

Where are France’s best-loved villages? With 153 villages considered to be “the most beautiful in France”, we’ve picked ten from the collection that are among the most popular to visit or live in.

Inspired by the recent release of the Official Guide to the Most Beautiful Villages of France, which featured in a recent article in The Telegraph, here is a list of ten of the most picturesque villages in France.

With each possessing historical and cultural riches, these are some of rural France’s most attractive places to visit or to buy property in France.

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Getting Around Paris: 14 Essential Things You Need to Know

Paris may be a fast-paced city, but there’s something to be said for slowing down and taking in the view. Since few people actually drive in Paris, just about every other mode of transport comes with the opportunity to do a little sightseeing. If you’re new to Paris, then you’ll want to get out and about as much as possible.

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Here are a few ways that people living in Paris find their way around. Once you have familiarized yourself with the different modes of transport you’ll be able to navigate the city like a pro! Continue reading

3 Reasons Why a Property Finder Service Makes Sense

Searching for the perfect French property can be overwhelming. While there are plenty of choices waiting for you, figuring out the right one can take a lot of patience and local knowledge. When you’re wanting to buy a home in France, it’s best to work with a French property finder who specializes in the area where you’re looking to buy. This service is ideal for overseas buyers who are going through the sales process from another country. You’ll be able to rely on an expert who has in-depth knowledge of the area where you are looking to buy.

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Property finders save buyers both money and time. Their services are free to buyers because their fee comes from the commission of the selling agent. Plus, property finders will negotiate on your behalf to make sure you get the best deal possible. Here are three more reasons why you should consider hiring a French property finder. Continue reading

5 Amazing Luxury Houses For Sale in France by the Sea

Seaside property in France offers a little bit of everything. You can find the perfect home delightfully set right on the rugged, dazzling coastline. You can enjoy natural, picturesque beauty from the moment you wake up in the morning. You can live in a wonderfully secluded area while still being close to world-class towns like Cannes and Saint-Tropez. Ultimately, you can live the glamorous, coastal life that so many people can only dream of.

Houses for Sale in France by the Sea

Consider these five luxury houses for sale in France by the sea. Before long, you could be spending your entire year in a villa that has the Mediterranean as its backyard. Continue reading

French Property: Escape to Paris

Already one of the most coveted cities in the world, the government’s new proposals for Paris include improved taxes for companies and more international school options

While new stories about the potential impact of Britain’s exit from the European Union flood the media, speculation is circulating about where Europe’s financial centre will be. Paris, the most visited city in the world, is a strong contender, making it an even more savvy real estate investment opportunity.

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French Property: Escape to Bordeaux

Famous the world over for its wine, Bordeaux is a magnificent modern metropolis positioned near sun-drenched sandy beaches and some of the most attractive countryside in France. If you are looking to buy property in France, why not escape to Bordeaux?

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6 Must-See Gite Businesses for Sale in France

Though French gite properties may have had humble beginnings as rustic shelters, today they’re upscale, luxurious and in demand. From winsome converted barns to multi-level holiday villas, owning a French gite property can serve as both your main residence and an income-generating business. Find out more about these six diverse gite businesses for sale in France, which range from characteristically classic to fashionably contemporary.  

18th century Toulousain-style maison de maitre has two independent gites in Foix

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Located in Foix in Southwest France, this 18th century Toulousain-style maison de maitre has two independent gites, plus outbuildings, a swimming pool and 14 bedrooms. Additional features include terraces, a guest house and an open fireplace, plus many of the home’s original characteristics. Set on 34 hectares of land, you can enjoy your own private garden and views of the Pyrenees. Continue reading