France Property News

Bon France property news for great British buyers

The Times reports that Brexit-related uncertainty has caused the number of British buyers purchasing permanent homes in France to rise, and the number of second property buyers to fall. So, do the Winkworth International property experts agree? Well, yes and no.

Property news from Provence – hard working holiday lets

We recently came across this magnificent Provencal holiday let in The Telegraph. We thought the rental yield for a seven night all inclusive stay was pretty impressive too. The sight of a restored French period property paying its way certainly makes a refreshing change to the worst-case-scenarios currently being aired on British TV’s Escape to the Château DIY.

Buy-to-let a Cote D’Azur holiday home

Last year, the French Riviera witnessed the highest property valuation in history – a staggering €350 million for a Cap Ferrat mansion. Thankfully it’s still possible to pay much less for beautiful Côte D'Azur homes like this one in Saint- Paul-de-Vence.

Property News from France – Paris Apartments

The story of a dinner hosted at a Paris apartment by American writer Dorie Greenspan – re-told in the New York Times – is bursting with inspiration for the international property buyer.

Invest in a new build French Alps property

In recent years, a new generation of ski chalet has arrived in the French Alps - one definitely worth exploring.

A picture perfect mas property in Provence

Great artists throughout history have been inspired by le mas, a farmhouse commonly found in rural Provence. If you’re buying countryside property in Provence, it’s likely you’ve been captivated by this distinctive type of stone house too.

News from France - Paris apartments

As at least 70,000 finance jobs are predicted to move from London to Paris, our Winkworth France property experts predict an increase in demand for Paris apartments. Read on for our international news round up.

Make a long term investment in Lot property

Are you looking for property to buy in Lot? Look no further, says Winkworth International’s David King. "For an outstanding quality of life in the idyllic Aquitaine region, Lot property should be on your shortlist."

Poolside homes in Provence

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.

French Alps property is a great investment

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.

Three ways to make Saint-Tropez property work for you

Saint-Tropez has been in and out of jet set fashion for as long as Winkworth International have been selling French property.