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12 reasons to buy the July 2018 issue of French Property News

PUBLISHED: 10:33 13 June 2018 | UPDATED: 10:45 13 June 2018

The July 2018 issue of French Property News is now on sale

The July 2018 issue of French Property News is now on sale

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The July issue of French Property is out now! Here are 12 reasons why you should get a copy

Château de Challain is owned by American couple Cunthia and Keith Nicholson who run it a luxury wedding venue in Maine-et-Loire ©catherineohara.comChâteau de Challain is owned by American couple Cunthia and Keith Nicholson who run it a luxury wedding venue in Maine-et-Loire ©catherineohara.com

1. How to afford a French château

Be aware of the financial realities of owning a castle in France... and make it work!

2. Find your dream home in France

Furnished homes, a B&B in a medieval village, country cottages,,, we’ve found something on the market for everyone

Cycling above the resort of Alpe d'Huez in Isère ©Laurent Salino/Alpe d'Huez TourismeCycling above the resort of Alpe d'Huez in Isère ©Laurent Salino/Alpe d'Huez Tourisme

3. Discover life in the French mountains

Live an active and healthy life in the preserved department of Isère and the welcoming resorts of the Pyrénées.

4. Find yourself a Brexit bolthole

Want to cross the channel before B-day? Our editor reveals the best locations to buy a house in France

This three-bed town house in Vienne is for sale for only 46,000 eurosThis three-bed town house in Vienne is for sale for only 46,000 euros

5. Grab a bargain

What can €50,000 get you in France? You might be surprised by how far your money goes!

6. Live among the stars

We go househunting in the old stomping grounds of famous figures who lived in France

The couple bought a holiday house in Lassay-les-Châteaux in Mayenne ©Nigel HeathThe couple bought a holiday house in Lassay-les-Châteaux in Mayenne ©Nigel Heath

7. Meet the expats

A couple were only supposed to be visiting friends but ended up buying a holiday home in Mayenne

8. How to suspend your telephone line

Save money by suspending your telephone line in your French property when you’re not there

Owners of this property in Haute-Vienne opened their garden as part of the Open Gardens organisationOwners of this property in Haute-Vienne opened their garden as part of the Open Gardens organisation

9. Discover the Open Gardens in France

From three gardens in 2013 to 150 last year, this Franco-British charitable organisation has spread across the country. Find out more!

10. You won’t belive what this estate agent has seen...

You couldn’t make up some of the stories from this estate agent in south-west France...

Called Solétude, the music centre is set in the lush countryside of Tarn-et-Garonne ©Chris HookCalled Solétude, the music centre is set in the lush countryside of Tarn-et-Garonne ©Chris Hook

11. Hear from the expats who swapped London for south-west France

As professional musicians, the couple created a music centre in Tarn-et-Garonne

12. Could a mobile home suit you best?

They’ve come a long way from the basic drafty models. We look at the pros and cons of owning a mobile home in France

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