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5 luxurious French properties to start your 2018 property search in style

These five prime properties have been hand-picked by the Home Hunts team to show the range of luxurious homes for sale across France. From under one million to over five, Home Hunts can help you find the property of your dreams on your ideal budget While the weather at the start of 2018 may not be quite what you had hoped for, in many areas of France blue skies are never far away. The French Riviera and Provence are particularly renowned for providing around 300 days of sunshine each year. If you are looking to buy a property in...

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Brexit agreement boosts number of British looking for French property

During the first week of 2018, the Home Hunts team has received more calls and enquiries from British buyers about French property for sale than in any previous January. This unprecedented flurry of interest continues over from 2017, where the last few weeks of December saw a surge in enquiries, where over 300 were dealt with in the lead up to the new year. Tim Swannie, Director of Home Hunts, described it as “unprecedented for December”. One of the main reasons is the release of a document by the European Commission on 8 December, the same day that Theresa...

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Some of the best places to spend Christmas in France

Mulled wine, illuminated markets, wooden chalets and children’s train rides – there is so much to enjoy and experience at France’s Christmas markets The best places to spend Christmas in France pretty much go hand-in-hand with where the most exciting markets are. The Christmas offerings at these major cities around France are the stepping stone to a perfect weekend or week-long break in the most-visited country in the world. Have the best time in Bordeaux Set in the Allées de Tourny, the Christmas market in Bordeaux is one of the most anticipated events of the year. With pretty lights...

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Five of our favourite luxury properties in the Var

The Var is one of the most visited departments in France, partly because of its reputation for providing idyllic French lifestyle choices under 300 days of sun each year, and partly because of the spectacular array of properties and their exquisite settings. In terms of landscape and variety of lifestyles, the Var is truly a treasure trove. From the unspoiled verdant landscapes inland, in areas such as Draguignan – which is renowned for its olive oil culture – to the glitzy Mediterranean resort of Saint-Tropez, those in search of their dream French holiday home can usually find it in...

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Top Christmas Markets to check out in France

The season to be merry is just around the corner, visiting some of the best Christmas markets in France is a great way to shop for gifts and get into that Christmas Spirit! The countdown for Christmas has officially started as many cities in France start to open their respective Marchés de Noël this November through early January. Paris is up to a great start, with Christmas booths lined up at the world-famous Disneyland since the 11th of November. And if you feel like going to one of the oldest and most authentic Christmas markets in the world, a...

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