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Marketplace in Lille, France

Tweet Lille is the capital of the Nord-Pas de Calais region in the northeast corner of France.  It is the fourth largest metropolitan area in France after Paris, Lyon and Marseille. A few years ago, my wife Elizabeth and I visited Lille to see a dear friend, Framboise Morhaim.  After living in Los Angeles for [...]

Albi, Toulouse, Carcassonne Triangle – Fabulous Home

Tweet This fabulous French property in the Albi – Toulouse – Carcassonne Triangle, in the south of France, dates to the 16th century, but has been beautifully renovated to the highest standards by master craftsmen. The property includes a 4-bedroom family home, plus a separate luxury building which includes 10 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, two kitchens, [...]

Elegant French Mansion, Loire, France

Tweet This lovely maison de maitre, totally renovated, near Montrichard, is located at the heart of the Loire Valley with its fabulous chateaux. The entry to the mansion is down a long winding lane, through a wood and between two beautiful lakes, providing a truly majestic foreground. The property has 7 bedrooms, 7 baths, a [...]

Cannes Centre French Real Estate Stunning Home

Tweet Art Deco detached town home, 3 floors, in the heart of Cannes, France. Seven minute walk to the beaches on the Croisette. An exclusive Chambres d’Hotes in central Cannes, 10 en-suite bedrooms, marble floors and stained glass windows, with repeat clients year after year, this property would also make a spacious family home. In [...]

France Real Estate, Home in French Alps

Tweet This lovely stone built house, in the French Alps near La Clusaz, is the perfect home for ski lovers. South facing, the home has 7 bedrooms, and is walkable to the village center.  The home is fully renovated, with double glazing and central heating.  Built at the turn of the last century, the home [...]

Lovely Chateau & Hotel, Loire Valley, France

Tweet This beautiful Chateau and hotel in the Loire would be a lovely place to stay for a few days while exploring the Loire Valley and its famous castles. The Chateau de la Barre Hotel, near Le Mans, France, has been in the family for 20 generations, dating back in an unbroken lineage to 1404. [...]

French Real Estate, Historic Castle, Limousin, France

Tweet This magnificent and historic Chateau, dating from the 12th century, is the epitome of glorious French real estate. The castle has been restored to very high standards.  The Chateau is full of history.  It is rumored that Richard the LionHeart passed away here after receiving a fatal injury from an arrow during a battle. [...]

Beautiful Mansion near Toulouse, France

Tweet This extraordinary mansion near Toulouse, France, is set on a little more than 100 acres, including a lake, guest house, studio, outbuildings, and swimming pool. The manor house has been fully renovated, with new electricity, plumbing and underfloor heating throughout.  There are 6 en-suite bedrooms; and the guest house has also been tastefully renovated, [...]

Fabulous Chateau & Wine Property near Toulouse, France

Tweet This beautiful 17th century Chateau Estate, set in an exceptional riverside setting about 20 miles from Toulouse, France, is an ideal property for business opportunities. Set on approximately 14 acres, this Frontonnaise wine property consists of 4 beautiful brick buildings, typical of the region, fronted by a large sweeping circular drive and fountain. The [...]

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, [...]

18th Century Mansion Midi Pyrenees Tarn et Garonne

Tweet This impressive 18th century Maison de Maitre is a fine example of the French architectural style from the Napoleonic period.  Carefully restored, many of the original features are still intact.  All electricity and plumbing has been renewed. The property has 5 bedrooms for the owners’ use; 3 suites (2 are family suites with extra [...]

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 [...]

Loire Valley Home & B&B near Sable sur Sarthe

Tweet This charming 18th century mansion in Anjou, in the Loire region of France, has been tastefully restored. About 2300 square feet, on three levels, the home consists of a large living and dining room, a fitted kitchen, a back kitchen, 4 bedrooms (one is a master suite), 2 bathrooms, a shower room, a large [...]