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Dream French properties: January

PUBLISHED: 16:00 29 January 2018

Stunning property near Cahors from Mouly Immobilier

Stunning property near Cahors from Mouly Immobilier

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Find your ideal French property! From cute Breton cottages for less than €100,000 to a traditional Provençal farmhouse, one of these properties for sale is sure to tempt you...

Near Cahors, Lot, Occitanie

€695,000

With its striking dovecote, classic gardens and stylish interior, this property set among the Lot Valley vineyards really has the wow factor. It’s 20 minutes from Cahors and stands in 1.6ha of grounds within walking distance of bars, restaurants and shops. Priced at €695,000, the property has a main house with two living rooms, three en-suite bedrooms and wine cellar, plus a pigeonnier guesthouse with two bedrooms and shower room. Outside there’s a pool, workshop and garage.

mouly-immobilier.com

Charming cottage in Finistere from Mayer ImmobilierCharming cottage in Finistere from Mayer Immobilier

Finistère, Brittany

€97,200

Having been recently reduced from €108,000, this charming house is a real bargain. As picture-perfect inside as it is out, the house’s best features are its rustic country kitchen and dining room with high ceilings, beams and high windows. In the middle of the room a staircase leads up to the double bedrooms on the first floor. Outside, there is a large garden with fruit trees and an outbuilding that could be renovated.

mayer-immobilier.com

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Traditional maison de maitre in Gers from Le BonheurTraditional maison de maitre in Gers from Le Bonheur

Near Miélan, Gers, Occitanie

€320,000

Set in a small hamlet, this traditional four-bedroom maison de maîtreis a well proportioned family home, decorated in Farrow & Ball colours throughout. There are plenty of period features including fireplaces with wood-burning stoves in both the sitting room and the cosy day room, which leads to the kitchen, with an Aga and space for informal dining. Outside are landscaped gardens and a swimming pool.

le-bonheur.com

Stone cottage in regional park in Finistere from A House in BrittanyStone cottage in regional park in Finistere from A House in Brittany

Parc Naturel Régional d’Armorique, Finistère, Brittany

€66,000

Situated in the Parc Naturel Régional d’Armorique, this stone cottage is ideally located for those who would like to have hiking, pony trekking and cycling on their doorstep. But even if you didn’t want to venture out, this cosy home is the perfect place to hunker down and keep warm by the woodburner. From the lounge, a staircase leads to a mezzanine which could be used as a study or extra bedroom.

ahouseinbrittany.com

Beautiful maison de maitre in Gard from Leggett ImmobilierBeautiful maison de maitre in Gard from Leggett Immobilier

St-Jean-de-Maruejols-et-Avéjan, Gard, Occitanie

€279,000

Located in the hills of Gard, in St-Jean-de-Maruejols-et-Avéjan (about an hour’s drive from both Nîmes and Orange), is a very spacious four-bedroom maison de maître. This bustling village has all amenities and there’s much to see and explore. The house was built originally for a wine merchant and has beautifully proportioned rooms with four bedrooms and three bathrooms. At the rear in the tranquil garden there’s a covered summer living room and kitchen alongside the beautiful pool – the perfect space to sample a local Ardèche beer on hot summers’ days – on the market for €279,900.

frenchestateagents.com

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18th-century Provencal farmhouse in Vaucluse from Foremost Property Group18th-century Provencal farmhouse in Vaucluse from Foremost Property Group

Near Ménèrbes, Vaucluse, Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur

€1.89m

Just north of the glittering Mediterranean and its stunning coastline, is the enchanting Massif du Luberon. Real Provence, some say this is, with swathes of purple lavender fields, olive trees and hilltop villages. Imagine having all this just down the road from your very own Provençal farmhouse. The property sits in huge grounds of around 7,500m² which include a little forest and an immaculate garden with swimming pool and exceptional views. In fact, from the property, you can see Mont Ventoux. Inside the house, there is a large open-plan dining room and kitchen with fireplace, a cosy living room, also with a fireplace, four spacious bedrooms, two shower rooms and a bathroom as well as a fabulous vaulted cellar. The property is in a peaceful location but not isolated, the Plus Beau Village of Ménèrbes is within walking distance of the house.

foremostpropertygroup.co.uk

Partly renovated traditional house in Tarn-et-Garonne from Agence l'UnionPartly renovated traditional house in Tarn-et-Garonne from Agence l'Union

Near Caylus, Tarn-et-Garonne, Occitanie

€99,000

For British househunters, one of the many attractions of France is the affordability of property. Take this partly renovated house in the lovely Tarn-et-Garonne department, for example. It already benefits from double-glazed windows and just needs finishing, such as fitting a kitchen on the ground floor and replastering and decorating the first floor. It has a spacious double bedroom and one large bathroom up on the second floor. Dating back to the 18th century, the traditionally built house is packed with character features; exposed beams, flagstone floors and an original stone fireplace and sink have all been preserved. Outside, there are two stone barns. Located to the north of the market town of Caylus and within an hour of Toulouse airport, the house has heaps of potential to create a cosy family home, perhaps with a gîte in the barns.

agencelunion.com

Duplex apartment overlooking the Cote d'Azur in Frejus from Immo-LiberteDuplex apartment overlooking the Cote d'Azur in Frejus from Immo-Liberte

Fréjus, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur

€315,000

Coffee and croissants overlooking the turquoise waters of the Côte d’Azur – if that’s your idea of heaven then maybe this duplex apartment is for you. Halfway between Cannes and St-Tropez, it’s in the pretty town of Fréjus, a flip flop from the beach. The living space of 38m² comprises a kitchen and living room opening onto a terrace, plus a bedroom upstairs. A few minutes’ walk from the shops and train station, the property is €315,000 and on the top floor of a three-storey building without lift.

immo-liberte.com

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Pretty village house in Bourg-Charente from Charente ImmobilierPretty village house in Bourg-Charente from Charente Immobilier

Bourg-Charente, Charente, Nouvelle-Aquitaine

€165,850

Can you really buy a pretty house with a pool a few paces from a Michelin-starred restaurant in a sought-after riverside village – and still get change from €166,000? Yes! Here’s one in Bourg-Charente, a village famous not only for its fine dining but also its château, where the cognac for Grand Marnier liqueur is aged. Tastefully presented, the house has a small south-facing terrace out front and a larger one at the back with a small pool, while an outbuilding up the lane provides garage space.

charente-immobilier.com

Three-bedroom country house in Dordogne from Property South-West FranceThree-bedroom country house in Dordogne from Property South-West France

Near Aubeterre-sur-Dronne, Dordogne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine

€335,000

Set in mature grounds, with outstanding views of the surrounding countryside, this three-bedroom home benefits from a fitted kitchen, lounge with fireplace, spacious conservatory with mezzanine area, master bedroom with en suite and a swimming pool. The property has extensive outbuildings and a gîte which could be upgraded to provide further accommodation – giving the opportunity to add value to this home. The pretty village of Aubeterre-sur-Dronne is a few kilometres away, with shops and restaurants. Bergerac airport is around an hour’s drive, and Bordeaux airport is one hour 15 minutes away.

propertysouthwestfrance.co.uk

New-build villa in the grounds of Chateau La DurantieNew-build villa in the grounds of Chateau La Durantie

Castelnau-de-Montmiral, Tarn, Occitanie

€480,000

If your idea of a dream home is one which requires no work at all and is already fitted out to a very high standard, then you might want to consider a new-build villa, such as this one on the estate of Château La Durantie. This luxury three-bedroom villa has all modern conveniences including high-tech fireplace, air conditioning, wifi and fully fitted kitchen with American fridge. Outside is a heated private pool and built-in barbecue. Château La Durantie is a pretty estate with vineyards occupying an idyllic setting in south-west France.

durantie.com

19th century house with nine bedrooms in Finistere from Côté Mer Côte Jardin Immobilier19th century house with nine bedrooms in Finistere from Côté Mer Côte Jardin Immobilier

Near Plouguerneau, Finistère, Brittany

€265,500

With nine bedrooms, this 19th-century property in Plouguerneau would work well as a boutique chambres d’hôtes or a grand family home. The property is within walking distance of the beach, meaning you could go swimming or sailing whenever the mood strikes, or simply watch the crashing waves from your cosy living room.

cotemercotejardinimmobilier.com

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