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Paris Beautiful Corner Apartment VIII Arrondissement Parc Monceau

Tweet Beautiful Paris corner apartment in an Art Nouveau building near Parc Monceau in the eighth arrondissement. On the third floor, with elevator, this lovely spacious apartment of approximately 1350 square feet offers an entrance, large reception, kitchen, 2 bedrooms, office/living room (and possible 3rd bedroom), 2 bathrooms, high ceilings, balcony, heating/air conditioning, parking and [...]

Paris Property, Family Apartment, Saint Georges Area

Tweet This magnificent apartment in the sought-after Saint Georges area of Paris is perfect for a large family. With four bedrooms, 2 baths, and almost 2000 square feet of living space, this charming apartment in the central part of Paris, in a freestone building dating back to 1880, is close to theaters, schools and department [...]

Nice, France, Top Floor Apartment, Promenade des Anglais

Tweet On the world famous Promenade des Anglais in Nice, France, this stunning apartment in a fabulous Art Deco building has been fully renovated and offers spacious accommodation as well as panoramic views of the sea. 2 bedroom, 1 bath; separate modern kitchen with breakfast bar off the dining room.  Both bedrooms have separate balconies, [...]

Apartment, Historic Center of Beaune, France

Tweet This luxurious renovated apartment in the historic center of Beaune, one of the great wine centers of Burgundy and France, was formerly a dance studio which has been transformed into a vast open plan apartment by an architect with a real eye for beauty. The mezzanine has a bedroom and shower room, and a [...]

The Dordogne Valley – Treasures from the Past

Tweet The Dordogne Valley, in southwest France, is our favorite area in all of France – and it is the favorite of many others, including even many of the French. It is a treasure trove of castles and chateaux, lovely countryside, food, wine, and a history that dates back to the fabulous cave paintings of [...]

Buying a Home in France – The Notaire

Tweet For those interested in buying a home and property in France, it is important to be aware of some of the differences of how real estate works in France compared to elsewhere. The Real Estate Registration system in France is fairly straightforward and efficient, but there are important differences. First of all, it is [...]

New Bells for Notre Dame Paris

Tweet Paris is getting a new sound from its famous Notre Dame cathedral. For generations, the sounds of Notre Dame’s bells has cast a discordant note over the city.  The original bells of the cathedral were melted down during the French Revolution to make cannons and coins.  Only one of the original bells – a [...]

Paris Apartment 16th Arrondissement

Tweet This tastefully restored Paris apartment in the 16th arrondissement (Avenue Georges Mandel) is on the ground floor in a lovely building. The flat includes a large living and dining room, a large, fitted kitchen, large entrance hall, and a large master suite with a dressing room and bathroom. The property also includes an independent [...]

A Hotel Gem on Paris’s Left Bank

Tweet Years ago, when my wife Elizabeth and I made our first trip to Paris, we stayed for a week at Hotel des Marronniers, in Saint Germain des Pres. The hotel had been recommended to us by dear friends – an American screen writer and his Parisienne wife Framboise – who had lived for two [...]

Grand Apartment 16th Arrondissement Paris

Tweet This grand apartment in the 16th arrondissement, Paris, is entirely renovated, and overlooks the Seine and Place de l’Alma. The apartment has eight rooms and 3 bedrooms with baths, with approximately 3423 square feet of living space. This elegant, bright apartment is in an ideal location, near Avenue Georges V, Avenue Montaigne, and Quai [...]

Luxury Villa Cortona Tuscany Italy Estate

Tweet Near Cortona in Tuscany is a luxury home restored beautifully from an old mill property. The villa consists of two detached properties.  The smaller, the original mill, is on three levels, with a double bedroom and en suite bathroom on each of the first floor and lower ground levels.  The larger home also has [...]

San Francisco & Paris: A City of Beauty

Tweet San Francisco and Paris are sister cities, and no wonder: each is a city of great beauty. Each is a great city for walking and exploring. In Paris, walking along the Seine, or wandering through the streets of the Left Bank, or exploring the Latin Quarter or Marais or other parts of this great [...]

Vaucluse Provence Maison; Lovely Provencal Home

Tweet In the beautiful Vaucluse region of Provence, east of Avignon, is this lovely stone village maison. The house was renovated in 2004, but still retains its original charm.  In a quiet Provencal setting, the home is close to all amenities. There are approximately 1300 square feet in the home, with three bedrooms, two baths, [...]

Aix-en-Provence France Real Estate: Luxury Apartment

Tweet This apartment in central Aix-en-Provence is a rare and exceptional find. Located on the 2nd floor of a 3-floor 17th century mansion with elevator, the apartment has approximately 2580 square feet, including 5 bedrooms.  The apartment has been completely refurbished with old materials, tiles, plasterwork and fireplace.  The apartment is offered at 1,417,000 Euros. [...]

Paris Apt. XVI Arrond. de Passy Avenue Foch Area

Tweet This Paris apartment in the XVI arrondissement – Arrondissement de Passy – is a lovely garden duplex, with private garden. Located on the right bank of the river Seine, the XVI arrondissement is one of the most prestigious residential areas in Paris.  This is the location of the famous Avenue Foch, the widest street [...]