If you buy a property in the centre of an historic French town or village you may need special permission to alter windows, doors or other elements of the façade, says architect Andrew Allen
Make sure your French home is as comfortable in winter as it is in summer with these top tips on heating from Karen Tait.
Escape to the Château:DIY is back for a third series visiting more Brits who run a château in France, including the owners of Château de Rosières en Vivarais in Ardèche
Thinking about buying a property to renovate in France? Here are five great options currently on the market.
How easy is it to get planning permission to renovate a ruined house or barn in the heart of the French countryside? France-based planning expert Arthur Cutler has the answers
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