Category Archives: Featured Property

A collection of articles about featured properties from the award winning property specialists, Home Hunts.

Five Must-See Equestrian Properties For Sale in France

If you are looking to buy an equestrian property in France, these are five good investment opportunities which are recommended by Home Hunts

Five Must-See Equestrian Properties For Sale in France

France is popular with overseas buyers seeking homes with equestrian facilities. With prices still low in many areas and interest rates offering excellent mortgage deals, buyers can finance well-equipped equestrian properties in France that would be financially out of reach in many other countries, such as the UK. Continue reading

6 (Must See) Luxury French Coastal Properties For Sale

Majestic villas and apartments in the French Riviera offer sea views and multiple bedrooms, private beach entry and in-home gyms. French Riviera real estate comes with more than tennis courts, heated swimming pools and cozy home theatres, though. You’ll also be able to live a jet set lifestyle with access to exclusive parties and events, gourmet restaurants, and designer boutiques. You’ll bask in year-round sunny skies and celebrate at cultural events every season.

French Coastal Properties For Sale

Let us showcase six French coastal properties for sale which boast prestigious locations, high-end amenities and a characteristically glamorous way of life.
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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

The Best Luxury Property For Sale on the French Riviera

Property on the French Riviera has boomed during 2015, reports Home Hunts…

During 2015 Home Hunts can confirm that enquiries into luxury property on the French Riviera were up by 60% compared with 2014. Overseas buyers have been taking advantage of the reduced property prices, favourable currency pairings and lower mortgage rates, which led to an overall increase in viewings, offers and sales.

“The luxury property market on the French Riviera has really boomed in 2015,” says Tim Swannie, Director of Home Hunts. “Although we saw activity start to increase in 2014, this year the market has transformed and it has been the busiest we have seen since starting the company back in 2004.”

Riviera property is always in high demand. The fact that land is restricted by planning laws means that only a handful of properties in the most sought-after areas are available, keeping demand high.

Here are four of the hottest properties currently up for sale in some of the French Riviera’s most desirable locations. Continue reading

Luxury homes for sale near three of France’s best Christmas markets

Living in one of these properties would mean that these celebrated Christmas markets in France could be easily enjoyed on a daily basis during the festive period…

Paris, Bordeaux and Toulouse are three of the best Christmas markets to visit in France and during the festive season there’s nothing better than living close by so you don’t miss any of the fairy-tale festive ambiance.

Here are three properties located near these magical markets that could make excellent holiday homes and offer year-round rental opportunities.  Continue reading

The Best Places to Buy Property in Provence

Provence is one of the most sought after locations in the world to own property. Here are three luxury properties for sale in property hotspots in Provence from Home Hunts’ online portfolio.

A wonderful world in the Alpilles

The area known as the Alpilles is so named because of the small mountains that stretch from Orgon to St Etienne du Grès. Those who spend time here can enjoy glorious natural landscapes, breath-taking panoramas and all the various elements that make up the perfect Provençal lifestyle – from the scent of purple lavender fields to the exquisite taste of locally-crafted olive oil.

The Alpilles are becoming more and more popular with overseas buyers and Saint-Rémy-de-Provence is one of the most coveted locations to live. It is a beautiful area with a magical ambiance, so much so that it inspired Van Gogh to paint Starry Night in 1889.

Investment perfection in St Remy de Provence

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5 of the Best Places to Buy Property in South West France

South West France is defined by many attributes: sundry cultures, accessibility to Spain, outdoor adventure, historic ruins, sprawling parkland and artisan influences. If you’re looking for prime property in South West France, Home Hunts has luxury listings throughout the Aquitaine and Midi-Pyrénées regions. But where are the best places to buy property in south west France? Here is a selection of five handpicked and coveted locations that will allow you to finally live in an area of France with easy access to your favorite type of recreation, whether it’s hiking, skiing, swimming or unwinding in a spa village. Continue reading

Where are the best places to live in France?

Where are the best and most popular places to live in France? And where are the up-and-coming areas so that you can find a good investment opportunity for the future?

France is the most visited country in the world and this year the world record is set to be broken with more than 85 million visitors expected. Likewise, Paris is on target to be the most visited city, having welcomed more than 30 million people in the last 12 months. Incredibly, by 2020 100 million people are expected to visit France each year.

But where are the best places to live in France? And where are the up-and-coming areas that could help you make a clever purchase?

According to Home Hunts, the most popular regions are: Aquitaine, Paris, The Alps, Languedoc-Roussillon, Provence and the Riviera. Continue reading

Best Places to Live in Cannes

Cannes is one of the most desirable locations to live in the world, but where are the most coveted property hotspots in Cannes? We have picked four properties in four of the most sought-after locations to help enhance your search for the perfect property in Cannes.

Cannes, one of the most famous seaside resorts on the French Riviera, is located in the Alpes-Maritimes department in the Côte d’Azur region of France. Just 25 minutes from the international airport of Nice, it is one of the Riviera’s most popular destinations.

Recognised as one of France’s international commercial hubs, around 75% of companies are owned by US and European companies in this area, which is, in part, due to the success of the nearby Sophia Antipolis technology park. A thriving economic area, with a non-stop events programme, it is also annual host to the world famous film festival and other industry-leading conferences and festivals. A prosperous city, Cannes is also sophisticated, chic and endlessly popular, making it one of the most coveted places to live in the world.
But what are the most sought after property hotspots and the best places to live in Cannes? Here is a hand-picked selection of properties in Cannes’ most coveted locations. Continue reading