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The April 2017 issue of French Property News is out now!

PUBLISHED: 10:31 15 March 2017 | UPDATED: 10:47 15 March 2017

The April 2017 issue of French Property News is out now

The April 2017 issue of French Property News is out now

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Special issue: The Good Life. Read about France’s organic revolution and eco-friendly homes. Get tips on how to move with pets, prune your vine and buy a farm or a vineyard, and find out how expats live the good life in France.

France's organic revolution in the April 2017 issue of French Property NewsFrance's organic revolution in the April 2017 issue of French Property News

Going green

We look at ways to live a more sustainable life in a series of expert features covering living in eco-friendly homes, tending a vine, running a vineyard and looking at how France is embracing more and more organic products in everyday life. We also help you to take care of your beloved pets from giving tips on how to move with animals to buying a farm.

Househunting in mythical Brittany in April 2017 issue of French Property NewsHousehunting in mythical Brittany in April 2017 issue of French Property News

A place in the sun

Our Good Life location features take a look at some of the most iconic areas of France. Part two of our vineyards series reveals the best locations for wine-lovers in the south, we go househunting in mythical Brittany, explore the sun-bathed Catalan coast before heading to the bright lights of Paris and into some truly stunning properties on the market.

How do owners of Maison Belmont prepare for the holiday seasonHow do owners of Maison Belmont prepare for the holiday season

Happy life

For this special issue, we asked our regular contributors to tell us what the Good Life meant for them so have a giggle at George East’s attempts to find the good life or go through Jeremy Hobson’s charming Rural Riddles. We also hear from TV presenter Helen Skelton, currently living the dream in southern France, learn about expats who have bought and renovated gîtes in rural France and find out how owners of a lovely B&B in Tarn-et-Garonne prepare for the busy season.

Plus a insightful guide into French etiquette, properties with stunning gardens, the various diagnostic reports you can get for a survey of your house and an interview and recipe from chef James Martin.

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