Why expats love HAUTE SAVOIE

Home to the some of the world’s best ski resorts, Haute Savoie is the go-to corner of the French Alps for anyone in search of a top-notch mountain pad that’s as fun to visit in the summer as during the snowy winter months… New 2-bed apartment in Megève Location and landscape Boasting the [...]

By |2019-11-06T17:52:38+01:00November 6th, 2019|Articles|

Could you fall for a home with autumn views?

There’s a rousing whiff of Autumn in the air, which means landscapes across Europe are about to burst into colour. We pick some rural destinations where each year homeowners are treated to glorious autumnal countryside… Character home in France's Millevaches Plateau Millevaches Plateau, FRANCE A land of ancient forests, rivers and lakes, peatlands [...]

By |2019-09-26T13:16:22+01:00September 26th, 2019|Articles|

Enjoy the vine-r things in life!

It’s certainly the weather for enjoying a chilled glass of wine... So, here’s a pick of European destinations that combine quality local plonk and exciting holiday homes – some you may not be expecting! Three-bed villa in the Costa Brava Spain – Empordà Rioja might produce the UK’s favourite Spanish wine but it [...]

By |2019-07-30T09:56:11+01:00July 30th, 2019|Articles|

Anyone for tennis?

In a nod to this month’s 2019 Wimbledon Championships, we serve up a selection of our favourite overseas homes with a tennis court. Prepare to be aced… Lot et Garonne home with tennis court France You don’t need to be a millionaire to have a pretty detached house with a tennis court in [...]

By |2019-07-08T16:20:32+01:00July 8th, 2019|Articles|

Lake it or leave it!

More at home near a picturesque, freshwater lake than a busy seaside resort? We’ve picked a couple of lakes in France and Spain, ones that are great for bathing and water sports and where a second home would be especially appealing to nature lovers and outdoorsy people. We’ve also found a property for sale near [...]

By |2019-04-25T09:05:22+01:00April 25th, 2019|Articles|

Odds on favourites for horsey house-hunters!

In a nod to the recent Grand National and start of racing’s flat season, here are three foreign horse-racing hot spots where hippophiles might fancy their chances finding their perfect property! 4-bed period villa near Deauville’s racecourse Deauville, France Little wonder equestrian sports are hugely popular in France – they have the space [...]

By |2019-04-15T15:25:54+01:00April 15th, 2019|Articles|

Afraid of your own château?

Tune into Channel 4’s new Escape to the Château DIY series, which sees expats get first-hand tips for running or restoring a French château, and you’re sure to feel inspired. If you’re planning to follow a similar dream, perhaps one of these properties – each a château but in differing conditions - has your name [...]

By |2019-03-28T14:20:05+01:00March 28th, 2019|Articles|

Summers in the city!

Are you more at home soaking up the culture in a picturesque old city than sat by the pool in a purpose-built resort? Then perhaps a pied-à-terre in the historic centre of one of these European cities – each with an airport - could be right up your street… Hip warehouse style pad in [...]

By |2019-03-05T14:18:51+01:00March 5th, 2019|Articles|

Sea and ski – homes that offer both!

Is your dream to own somewhere by the sea that’s also within striking distance of snowy mountaintops? These destinations in Spain, France and Italy offer just that – lovely beachside homes less than two hours from a ski resort… 3-bedroom villa with sea views in Roses, Costa Brava Northern Costa Brava, SPAIN Glance [...]

By |2019-01-07T11:29:10+01:00January 7th, 2019|Articles|