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Maybe it’s the lavender fields - or is it the olive groves? Perhaps it’s the country lanes and the village squares. Then again, it could be that cold glass of Rosé amongst the roses. Whatever it is about sun-baked summer in Provence, if you’ve holidayed in France’s beautiful south you’ll understand it’s special charm.
How many times have you been on a snow holiday and thought a ski chalet in the French Alps would be a great investment? It’s bound to have crossed your mind, especially as currency fluctuations can render vacations - particularly during the school holidays - extremely pricey.
Saint-Tropez has been in and out of jet set fashion for as long as Winkworth International have been selling French property.
If you’re considering selling your property in Paris, you’ll be interested in Winkworth International’s round-up of recent news from London. After months of (not so) discreet advertising, Europlace, France’s finance industry lobbyists, hosted a conference at The Shard earlier this month to lure London financiers to Paris.
The French Alps ski-season is in full swing with snow conditions around the legendary Three Valleys (Les Trois Vallées) resorts of Courchevel and Méribel at their finest. So, if you’d like 600km of pistes - linking Courchevel, Méribel and other Three Valleys resorts - on your doorstep, read on.
1. “Paris is always a good idea” - Audrey Hepburn
Whether you’re increasing your property portfolio or moving to France for work, a robust economy is just one factor in its favour. Paris is home to numerous Fortune 500 companies and global humanitarian organisations, affording diverse job-opportunities to well-qualified French speakers.
Do you remember your summer holiday with nostalgia, dreaming of an escape to sunny southern climes? The opportunity to refresh yourself with food, culture and gentle activity amidst a Mediterranean landscape a short flight from the UK?
Foreign buyers eager to invest in a second home in France and especially on the Côte d'Azur are drawn to Nice, the glamorous capital of the French Riviera. The French properties in this city where old-world charm and urbanisation go hand in hand are stunning and offer panoramic views of the Mediterranean.
With its haute cuisine, wine, iconic attractions and diverse landscape, France remains a prime destination for global property investors.
France - with its bastides nestled among fragrant Lavender fields, châteaux and exclusive waterfront homes on the glittering Côte d'Azur - has caught the eye of foreign buyers eager to enjoy a taste of the French lifestyle - skiing in snow capped Alps, sampling haute cuisine and local wines and exploring the exquisite art housed in some of the world’s best museums.