There are French properties out there to suit every budget. Our round-up of houses for under €50,000 in France includes extensive renovation projects, decorative fixer-uppers and homes ready to move into.
€50,000: Deux Sèvres, Nouvelle Aquitaine
Overlooking the pretty village square of Verruyes, near a shop and a bar, this three-bedroom house could be an ideal lock-up-and-leave and is availabe furnished. It is 28km from Niort and comes with a barn and communal parking area.
€48,150: Charente, Nouvelle Aquitaine
This neat two-bedroom stone cottage is set back from the road and has a large front courtyard and detached garden. It’s a few doors down from a popular bar-restaurant and across the road from a boulangerie while an English-owned bar-restaurant is just outside the village. It’s a five-minute drive to the town of Sauze-Vaussais where there is a large supermarket, a variety of shops and weekly market.
€49,000: Morbihan, Brittany
In a quiet hamlet outside the popular village of Mohon, this pretty terraced house is ideally situated for exploring Brittany. With two bedrooms, front and rear gardens and a patio, it would make a great holiday or permanent home.
€39,950: St-Arnac, Pyrénées
This cosy one-bedroom house is perfect for anyone wanting to escape to the quiet beauty of the mountains – especially with the stunning views from the property. Within easy reach of village facilities and close to popular ski and beach resorts.
€13,200: Haute-Vienne, Nouvelle Aquitaine
Something a bit different now – if you’d rather create your perfect tailor-made French home, a complete renovation project like this old village forge could be up your street. In a quiet hamlet location, this could be a labour of love to produce a really lovely, unique house.
€31,000: Manche, Normandy
In a lively village location, this three-bedroom house just needs a lick of paint to make it a charming home. It comes with a low maintenance garden with space for seating and a barbecue.
€38,990: Corrèze, Nouvelle Aquitaine
This pretty cottage dating back to 1664 would make a great holiday let, with proximity to plentiful town amenities, scenic countryside and outdoor activities. The one-bedroom house has an additional barn and outbuilding.
€40,675: Ille-et-Vilaine, Brittany
Minutes away from the Villecartier forest, a popular outdoor activity location, is this village house with three bedrooms. The property is in good general order and is close to Rennes airport and St Malo ferry port.
€48,000: Mayenne, Pays de la Loire
Anyone seeking a business venture in France would do well to consider this highly successful restaurant in the heart of a pretty village. The property is comprised of an entertainment barn, beer garden, courtyard, bar/restaurant and owners accommodation.
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