The charm of Spain’s village homes

Is your ideal Spanish home a traditional house packed with local character and set in an authentic village community? Here is a list of things that make this type of property, known as a ‘casa de pueblo’ so desirable, and some examples for you to choose from… Village house with pretty courtyard, Almería [...]

By |2019-12-10T13:36:48+01:00December 10th, 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|

Spain – worth its weight in golf!

The arrival of spring marks the start of the busy season for golf courses up and down the Spanish Costas. And it’s not only players who’ll be flying out to enjoy a few rounds – savvy house-hunters will be exploring the buying opportunities in Spain’s golf resorts too. Here’s a reminder of why a home [...]

By |2019-04-03T12:30:35+01:00April 3rd, 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|

Spanish airports with the best UK air links

Fast reliable air access to the UK is a priority for many expats moving to Spain today, due largely to the uncertainty of Brexit and a desire to maintain ties back home. Here are Spain’s top five airports for flights to the UK, so buying near one should make popping back to Blighty a cinch… [...]

By |2019-02-20T10:22:18+01:00February 20th, 2019|Articles|