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Collection of articles and location guides about luxury property in France from the award winning property specialists, Home Hunts.

3 Simple questions that will help you find your perfect Paris property

Three ways to help you find your dream home in the City of Light

Are you looking to buy a property in Paris? If you are then you will know only too well that the choice of different arrondissements and range of properties can provide thousands of different options and result in a time-consuming and complicated property search.

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Why the French Alps Should Be at the Top of Your House Hunting List in France

The French Alps are a major destination for adventurers and outdoor sports enthusiasts. The range of resorts allow skiers to stay out for long periods of time and cover great distances. Aside from skiing and snowboarding, several towns have summertime appeal, too. Plus, the French Alps are highly accessible, more so than some of the other major ski destinations in Europe.

Knowing how and how often you’ll use your property are two big considerations when searching for a property investment. While it is easy to find a chalet that’s ideally suited for renovations meaning you can design your dream home, there are also numerous apartments and chalets that are move-in ready, like this duplex apartment in Saint-Julien-en-Genevois. Just a few minutes from Geneva, it includes a vast reception area, four bedrooms, two bathrooms, a fully-equipped kitchen, and plenty of storage space, plus views of the Swiss countryside.

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5 Luxury French Alps Properties for Sale

Though some head to the French Alps purely for the quality of the skiing, it is possible to stay all year-round in order to take advantage of summertime and water sports, such as cycling, golfing, canoeing and whitewater rafting. Popular properties in the Alps include in-resort apartments and ski-in/ski-out chalets, with lots of opportunities whether you want to make it a permanent home, a getaway holiday house or a part-time rental property.

If you are looking to invest in a luxury property in France then why not consider these five luxury French Alps properties for sale.

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5 Luxurious Things to do in Marseille

The capital of the Bouches du Rhône department on the Côte d’Azur, the once gritty port of Marseille has transformed from caterpillar to beautiful butterfly.

As the European City of Culture in 2013 and the European Capital of Sport in 2017, this remarkable city now contrasts striking modern architecture, like the MUCEM museum, with ancient landmarks such as Notre Dame de la Garde, an iconic structure unique to Marseille.

With the spectacular Calanques National Park not far from the Vieux Port, which has been completely rejuvenated by architect Norman Foster, and 300 days of sunshine a year, this incredible city is brimming with culture, heritage, Provençal prowess and modern excellence.

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4 Stunning Luxury Properties on the Coast of Provence

Provence, in the South of France, attracts property buyers from all over the world due to its combination of stunning landscapes, history, culture, and entertainment. If you are one of these people, and you’re looking to invest in a slice of luxury living, then consider these five properties all situated along the coast of Provence and start spending your days in paradise.

4 Stunning Luxury Properties on the Coast of Provence

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The Insider’s Guide to Languedoc

Life in the Languedoc is like nowhere else in France. A thriving wine region with snow-capped mountains, spectacular beaches, fascinating history and gastronomic dining at every turn, the choices are endless.

The Insider’s Guide to Languedoc

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Insider’s guide to the Riviera

Planning your holiday to the French Riviera? Here are some tips from our very own Tim Swannie on how to live like a local on your Côte d’Azur vacation

With eleven million visitors each year, the French Riviera is one of the hottest destinations in the world. With so many chic towns and villages to explore in and around this stunning stretch of Mediterranean coastline, deciding how exactly to spend your precious holiday time is not easy.

With countless beaches, events, activities, excursions and restaurants on offer, making a decision about what to do is easier when locals give you the lowdown on what they would do on a Riviera holiday. Aware of what’s on and off the beaten track, insider information is one of the most efficient ways to ensure you experience your ideal holiday.

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5 Super Luxury Villas for Sale in Cannes

Luxury villas in Cannes are often move-in ready, with no need for repairs or renovations. You’ll be buying into more than just a magnificent looking property, though; you’ll be buying into a lifestyle. Year-round sunshine, views of the Mediterranean, private beaches, glamorous events, luxury shopping and gourmet cuisine all come with the distinctive, jet set way of life that Cannes is known for. Consider these five villas if you’re looking for an elegant, classy new home.

1. Prestigious villa estate in Cannes

5 Super Luxury Villas for Sale in Cannes

Set on a 1 hectare plot on the French Riviera, this rare Cannes property is sprawling, impressive and beautifully landscaped. You’ll feel as though you have an entire resort to call your own. The main villa has eight bedrooms with bathrooms and there are an additional 10 bedrooms throughout the outbuildings. The swimming pool area has more than enough room to entertain a bevy of guests. The property also includes a tennis court and an eight-car garage.

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2. Stunning villa near Cannes

5 Super Luxury Villas for Sale in Cannes

Located 10 minutes from Croisette and nestled in the heart of a romantic garden, this home has equal parts old world charm and modern luxury. The plush landscaping gives an air of privacy and seclusion, as though you’re in your own oasis. The villa includes a spacious reception area; a master suite that opens onto a private solarium terrace and Jacuzzi; four additional bedrooms; a home cinema; and a lift. The property also has video surveillance, a two-room apartment, a heated pool and a four-car garage, plus additional parking spaces.

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3. Must See Villa in the most beautiful part of Cannes

5 Super Luxury Villas for Sale in Cannes

This villa is situated in Californie, arguably the nicest part of Cannes, just a few minutes from Boulevard de la Croisette. The landscaped grounds make up 2,750 square metres and the home itself is 2,215 square metres, 692 of which are lovely terraces with sea views. Mixing traditional and contemporary décor, the ultra modern kitchen and family room perfectly complement the pretty, glamorous entryway and bedrooms. The property also includes two swimming pools and a garage that can accommodate up to 10 cars.

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4. Enormous stone house is set in the heart of Old Town Cannes

5 Super Luxury Villas for Sale in Cannes

This enormous stone house is set in the heart of Old Town Cannes, boasting luxurious amenities and stunning views of the bay. The property includes a swimming pool and a four-floor villa with lift access. The second floor includes an entrance, three en-suite bedrooms and the master bedroom. The first floor includes a living room, bar, billiards area, cigar cellar and two en-suite bedrooms. The pool level includes a second living room; a kitchen with a pantry and a cold room; a dining room; a separate guest room with a shower room; and access to the pool and garden areas. The above-ground floor has a second entrance hall, wine cellar, cinema room, staff apartment, office, spa area with gym, sauna, steam room and six-car garage.

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5. Imposing mansion near Californie, Cannes

5 Super Luxury Villas for Sale in Cannes

Calling residential Californie home, this mansion has a penthouse-style reception room that opens to sea views, a terrace and a rooftop swimming pool. The property also has six en-suite bedrooms, several of them with their own balcony; a garden and second swimming pool; a guest house; a 10-car garage with a chauffeur’s station; a staff apartment; and a wine cellar with tasting room.

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HOMEHUNTS estate agents are able to select beautiful, luxury Cannes property based on your specific search criteria. Whether you want to live in the heart of a city or somewhere more tranquil, there is luxury Cannes property that meets your requirements. Use the search tool located above to browse our selection of luxury homes. You can also speak directly to one of our consultants by calling +33 (0)970 44 66 43.

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