You’ll be amazed what you can buy for £1m in France!
PUBLISHED: 11:02 14 September 2016
You can buy any of these stunning French properties for the price of a London flat
We went shopping with £1m in London and found, well, not a lot. A two-bed apartment in need of updating in Aldgate; a modest one-bed apartment in Paddington; a 59sqm studio flat in Soho.
Take the same budget across the Channel to France and you’ll be stunned at what you can afford. Here are just some of our favourites.
A 19th-century château in Charente-Maritime: €1,000,000 (approx £840,000)
This imposing home near Jonzac on the Atlantic coast has been sumptuously restored, offering seven bedroom suites, 11 marble fireplaces and various grand reception rooms – it’s even within walking distance of amenities.
A six-bed chalet in the Chamonix valley: €1,150,000 (approx £968,000)
In the prized Les Combes sector of Servoz an hour from Geneva airport, this three-floor chalet boasts stunning views from its elevated position, has a sauna and ski locker and is 10 minutes’ drive from the sought-after slopes of Chamonix.
An award-winning organic vineyard in Dordogne: €1,160,000 (approx £975,000)
Enjoy the perfect rural French lifestyle at this winery near Sigoules, which comes with 24 hectares of Bergerac appellation vines plus tasting room, three cellars and all wine-making equipment included.
A three-bed apartment on Nice’s Promenade des Anglais: €1,190,000 (approx £1m)
On the renowned seafront of the French Riviera capital, this top-floor apartment with balcony gazes out at an uninterrupted view of the Med and offers a en-suite master bedroom plus a spacious living area of 122sqm.
An equestrian estate in Tarn: €1,100,000 (approx £925,000)
Keen rider? Bring your horses to this gorgeous restored medieval country house in Tarn’s golden triangle near Gaillac and Cordes-sur-Ciel, with stable block, exercise pen and 15 acres of paddocks and woodland.
A manor in Brittany: €1,200,000 (approx £1m)
Close to the northern French coast 10 minutes from Vannes, this splendid property dates back to the 17th century with an even older tower and cellar, has six bedrooms and is surrounded by a stunning three-acre walled garden.
A traditional stone mas in Languedoc: €1,200,000 (approx £1m)
This lovely honey-hued home with five bedrooms and five bathrooms sits secluded near Uzès within two fragrant acres of oak and pine trees, juniper and lavender, and has an infinity pool with views to die for.
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