As the first tourist destination worldwide, France offers its visitors from all over the world a very rich historic and cultural heritage. From Marseille to Brest, from Biarritz to Metz, or from Toulouse to Lille, France offers a palette of diverse and varied regions with their particularities and their own architecture. Town houses, country houses or old mills, villas on the coast, town center apartments, stately homes, manors or castles: you will find a very wide choice in property terms and Green-Acres.com is the ideal site for your house purchase in France!
The Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur region attracts a lot of international tourists and you will find all kinds of properties in Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur. If you can afford it, maybe you will be attracted by the beautiful coastal villas on the Marseille and Saint Tropez hilltops. Otherwise, you may be charmed by the small houses in stone that are to renovate in the quiet of Provence. The sun, the generous gastronomy and the warm welcome of the South are major ingredients of successful house buying.
Village of Banon, Provence
A region of contrasts between the sea and the mountains, Aquitaine is a rich land with varied landscapes. Property in Aquitaine is also very varied. All types of houses for sale are available from the Landes or Basque style house to the Béarn or Périgord style farmhouse. After being an English territory for some time, the Duchy of Aquitaine was definitively attached to the French crown. It is a real paradise for property where it is good to live all year round, or simply for the holidays. Surfers, skiers, hikers, gourmets and lovers of old monuments find what they want here.
Houses in Hendaye, France
For the inhabitants of Midi-Pyrenees, the splendid landscapes of the region are a normal feature. The same rule applies to the gastronomy, where cassoulet, foie gras, truffles, armagnac or monbazillac seem to be part of daily life. A house for sale in Toulouse? Cultural dynamism and effervescence will be on the program. Otherwise: quiet and authenticity. Each corner of this vast and rich region has its own traditions and its own architecture. This is why property in Midi-Pyrenees is very varied and the choice of houses for sale varies according to place: old shepherds' houses, the rectangular houses of Quercy or 'Petites Toulousaines' (small Toulouse houses), to mention just a few.
Town of Albi, France
How to sum up in a few phrases the vast charm of this region? Because Languedoc-Roussillon offers just about everything that one could wish for. Sea, mountains, blue sky, a variety of landscapes, abundant vine growing areas and a good road network are just some of the many assets of the region. Property in Languedoc represent a good investment because between holiday makers and students there is always a demand for rental properties. Houses for sale in Languedoc-Roussillon are all as varied as the landscapes: farms, farmhouses, traditional houses... And what about its historical past? The houses in Carcassonne, Aigues-Mortes, or Pont du Gard are there to bear witness.
The Pont-du-Gard, near Nimes
Nature reserves, lakes and unique sites like Mont Blanc or the Ardeche Gorges are just some of the many assets that this privileged region benefits from. It is a paradise for experienced climbers and skiers. It is also a special destination for lovers of fine food and top class wines. And let us not forget Lyon, ancient capital of Roman Gaul and remarkable capital with a rich architectural heritage. If property in some areas of Rhone-Alpes remains expensive, it represents nevertheless an excellent investment because the chalets in Méribel, or the apartments in Megève can be rented in summer as well as in winter. Houses for sale in Lyon, on the heights of Fourvières are also much sought after, but in other areas of Rhone-Alpes, it is possible to find farms or houses for sale at very affordable prices.
The Mont-Blanc, French Alps
When one speaks about Poitou-Charente, one thinks of Royan, La Rochelle, long sandy beaches and those marvellous islands. But this region has much more to offer. Marais poitevin, is a great example of a lesser known gem in the region, it is magical and relaxing. Sale prices for property in Poitou-Charente are still reasonable despite constantly increasing demand. All types of house can be found in Poitou-Charente: traditional Charente style houses in La Rochelle, stone farmhouses or smart maisonettes with colored shutters on the Ile de Ré. Its sunny, temperate climate makes it a major holiday destination or for year round living. For lovers of fine food: oysters from Marenne and bouchot mussels galore.
The Vienne river in Cofolans, Poitou-Charentes
A wild coastline, deep forests and ancient calvaries make up the magic of Brittany where there is property for all tastes and budgets. Whether it be modern houses in granite or 'Neo breton' style properties, country houses with views of the sea or of the Monts d'Arrée, you have so much choice. One thing is certain: property in Brittany, where time seems to have stopped, makes you feel like living there. And the icing on the cake is that the road network is free! A house for sale in Brittany is the guarantee of magnificent landscapes, in a region which is loaded with history.
The Ploumanach Lighthouse, Brittany