Property in France

Expert Property Guide to Niort and surrounding area

Written by on July 28, 2020 in Property in France
Expert Property Guide to Niort and surrounding area

Niort is the capital city of Deux Sèvres in the department of Poitou-Charentes, now renamed Nouvelle Aquitaine, south west France. This small city is home to a maze of twisting narrow streets lined with elegant Renaissance town houses. Remains of a 12th century fortress are now the municipal museum, and weekly markets bring visitors for […]

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Where to live in the French Riviera of the north

Written by on July 23, 2020 in Property in France
Where to live in the French Riviera of the north

Fabulous beaches, an historic past and chic towns. If you’re looking to live in France and work in the UK – welcome to the French Riviera of the north… The French Riviera, or Côte d’Azur, is world famous for good reason. But there’s another Riviera in France that is far easier to reach for both […]

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Why Gers is one of the best places to live in France

Written by on June 19, 2020 in Property in France
Why Gers is one of the best places to live in France

The beautiful rural Gers deparment is a little known and forgotten corner of southwest France. For those looking for a laid back lifestyle in la France profonde, a region where the good life is revered, and the people are friendly – Gers is a fabulous place to live. And if teleworking or working from home are […]

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Expert property guide to Corrèze, Limousin

Written by on June 8, 2020 in Property in France
Expert property guide to Corrèze, Limousin

The department of Corrèze, in southwest France, region Nouvelle Aquitaine (formerly Limousin) is a land of outstanding natural beauty. Unspoiled countryside, dramatic rivers and forests as well as gentle farmland. It’s a great place to live says British expat Ann McCarthy, you can go skiing in the mountains, go to the beach, a day out […]

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Expert property guide to Herault

Written by on June 2, 2020 in Property in France
Expert property guide to Herault

Hérault is in the region of Languedoc-Roussillon-Midi-Pyrénées, southern France. It takes in the Mediterranean coast, with stunning fishing villages and renowned seaside towns. Capt d’Agde, La Grande-Motte and Palavas-les-Flots are just a few of its well known resorts. The countryside is glorious, covered in vineyards, with the Canal du Midi flowing through the department. And, […]

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How to live the good life in France | Choosing where to live

Written by on May 23, 2020 in Buying a Home, Living in France
How to live the good life in France | Choosing where to live

If you dream of living the good life in France – you’re certainly not alone, it’s a popular dream! Expats in France are numerous and from all around the world. Drawn by the diversity of the landscapes, the food, sunshine, wine – there’s lots to tempt. Those who love snow and mountains head to the […]

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Expert guide to Property in Provence

Written by on April 28, 2020 in Property in France
Expert guide to Property in Provence

Who doesn’t long to live in picture postcard pretty Provence? It’s the dream for so many, surrounded by lavender fields, relaxing in hilltop villages, enjoying the local rosé. We talk to Denis Descampes. Originally from Brittany he fell head over heels for the department of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence and moved there to enjoy the southern French good […]

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Expert property guide to Tarn-et-Garonne

Written by on April 25, 2020 in Expats in France, Property in France
Expert property guide to Tarn-et-Garonne

Tarn-et-Garonne in south west France is one of the smallest departments in France but that doesn’t mean there’s not plenty to fall in love with. Named for the two mighty rivers which flow through it – the Tarn and the Garonne, it’s an area of outstanding natural beauty, gorges and forests, fields and vineyards pepper […]

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Expert property guide to Pyrénées-Atlantiques

Written by on February 29, 2020 in Property in France
Expert property guide to Pyrénées-Atlantiques

Pyrénées-Atlantiques is a department in the southwest corner of France. It takes its name from the Pyrénées mountains and the Atlantic Ocean. The region is split between two distinct areas: Pays Basque Country and Béarn. We talk to local property agent Charlie Ellis to get an expert view of property in the region… What areas […]

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The Gite Life in Saumur, Maine-et-Loire

Written by on January 26, 2020 in Gîtes in France
The Gite Life in Saumur, Maine-et-Loire

We talk to British expat Tony Brown who lives in Vernantes, Maine-et-Loire in the Loire Valley where he owns a gite, writes and gardens… Can you tell us a little about you and where you are from? After a working life in the building industry in southern England, I decided that France was less cluttered […]

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