LA DURANTIE’S HISTOR...

The spotlight is shining on the undiscovered rural beauty spot of The Tarn region in south west France as “The Hundred-Foot Journey” film, based on the best-selling novel by Richard C. Morais was recently released in the UK. Starring Academy Award-winner Helen Mirren, and directed by Oscar...

To savour wine, gast...

Bordeaux is world famous for its quality terroir and produces around a quarter of France’s annual AOC wine production, as well as some of the most famous wine in the world such as Le Pin and Pétrus. This is reason enough to take regular trips to Bordeaux and why many choose to have a...

Seven magnificent ma...

With price drops on property in south-west France, the prime market is filled to the brim with tempting investment opportunities. Spacious prime residences on private grounds, and set within rolling countryside, are plentiful and there are many on the market for under €1 million. 1)    ...

Experience the black...

Cahors, in the Lot department of south-west France, is home to the Malbec grape, the region’s famous intense and powerful black wine. Most people believe Argentina to be the birthplace of Malbec, but it was Cahors that gave the Argentinians cuttings in the 19th century – and, in fact, it...

South West France pr...

South West France has been revealed by Home Hunts as one of the six locations most sought after by prime property investors. The others are Paris, the Alps, Languedoc, the Riviera and Provence. Home Hunts’ south-west territory is made up from the Midi-Pyrénées and Aquitaine regions, which...

RENOVATED FARMHOUSE ...

This property has been beautifully restored with excellent quality materials and with good taste. There is a large living room with high ceilings, exposed beams and a stone fireplace, three nice sized bedrooms each with ensuite bathrooms. The master bedroom also has a beautiful original...

Three Reasons to vis...

The Midi-Pyrénées, the largest region in France and one of the country’s most beautiful, is always immensely pleasurable to visit, no matter what the season. It includes eight departments (Ariège, Aveyron, Haute-Garonne, Gers, Lot, Hautes-Pyrénées, Tarn and Tarn-et-Garonne) and is home...

The Dordogne Propert...

Some interesting information and comments on the Dordogne Property market from Kirsten Pollard, Home Hunts manager for South West France:  The Dordogne in South West France, remains one of the most popular area of France (along with Alpes-Maritimes) for overseas buyers to invest in.  It has...

Property showcase

French Pyrenees Ski & Walking Apartments – rare income generating opportunity to buy a fully renovated property comprising 7 apartments in the prestigious year round mountain resort of Cauterets. Combines a lifestyle property purchase with strong income generating potential. Based in...

South West – B...

In a beautiful park of 1800m², a majestic house built in the beginning of last century with an outbuilding, fully renovated with exquisite taste combining the charm of old and contemporary design.  Perfectly situated in Biarritz.  Price: 1,990,000...

Chateau close to Pau

This 17th century Chateau offers 7 bedrooms, sitting room, kitchen, large reception, 4 bathrooms, 2 dining rooms, and various outbuildings with approximately one and a half hectares of grounds. Entrance hall with black and white chequered floor tiles and a monumental fireplace overhung with...

Open the door – The ...

Rooted in the rural French countryside, or on the edge of a scenic little village, the French country farmhouse opens its wooden, welcoming doors to all who step inside. This ever popular style oozes rustic warmth and its design includes curved arches, soft lines and stonework. Inside,...