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Best Golf Property for Sale in France in 2017

A selection of ten of the best golf properties on the market in France in 2017

Golf property in France

France built the very first golf course in Europe, in the south-west of France near Pau (Pau Property Guide). And now, of the top 100 golf courses in Europe, over 25 are in France. So if you're thinking of buying a property abroad and you like golf, then France should be on your list. There are some fabulous properties currently on the market on or near to golf courses, and we have picked the best of them.

2017 - a good time to buy French property

And as a result of the economic gloom of recent years, 2017 offers a prime chance to find bargain properties. Many sellers have reduced prices, as they have done with a few of the properties below.

Best place to play golf could be France

France's warmer, sunnier climate is perfect for golf (Weather in France), with the courses being located in beautiful areas (with over 40 in Brittany alone). And France's celebrated food and wine make the ideal end to a day's golf.

French golf property - find the perfect one for you

For some, the ease of living on a golf development in a purpose built, modern apartment fulfils the dream. You can now find properties actually on these developments with just a short stroll to the first tee. For others, an older, character residence set within minutes of a course is a more appealing option. Luckily, France offers something for all tastes and purposes.

Golf property in France can earn you income

As golf is so popular, you could also bring in a useful income from renting out your property when not using it yourself. Or find the right property and create your own golf development!

Where to play golf in France

Choosing the right region can be important. If warmth and sunshine are paramount, the Languedoc is a great region to head for to enjoy all year round golf (Property for Golf Lovers in Languedoc). The region has more than 14 courses, most of which have been built in the last 25 years. While golfers enjoy the courses in Carcassonne (Carcassonne Property Guide), Béziers (Béziers Property Guide) and around the region, non-golfing members of the family can explore historic cities, visit Cathar castles and discover the vineyards and wines (Languedoc wine - to be savoured and enjoyed).

Golf by the sea - perfect for non-golfers too

Courses close to the sea can be found in Brittany (Brittany Property Guide), and also all down the Atlantic coast (The French Atlantic Coast from Biarritz to Southern Brittany). This gives plenty of chances for non-golfers (especially families with children) to have an enjoyable holiday.

Summer golf in France

Summer time is golfing time in the mountain resorts once the snow has melted (Best Alpine Villages in Summer). A ski cupboard in your chalet makes a good home for the golf clubs in the summer season. Chamonix (Chamonix Property Guide), for example, is a well known ski resort with an almost equally good reputation for golf.

French golf property - easy access is vital for some

Most parts of the country are easily accessible from the UK, by air, sea, rail or land (French Connections). Golfers seeking property to use mainly for short breaks may prefer to stay in the north of the country, as you can sling your clubs in the boot along with your weekend bag and just drive onto the ferry or tunnel train. The south has (almost) all year round sunshine and warmth, but the trade off is that flying with golf clubs can be a hassle.

Keen golfers - now is the time!

So if you are a keen golfer with an eye for property, what are you waiting for? 2017 is the right time to combine your passions with a golf property in France. Just take a look at what we have to offer:

 
 

Traditional-style home in Montcombroux les Mines
Auvergne
Allier

Traditional-style home in Montcombroux les Mines

55,000 Euros

Right in the centre of France, at the heart of the small vil of l'Allier (350 inhabitants, close to Lapalisse) lies this beautiful traditional house dating from 1872 in quiet surroundings and with no vis-a-vis. It combines 75sq m of living space with 75sq m of loft space (suitable for conversion) and is in excellent condition. The property provides 1 bathroom, 1 shower room (recently installed shower cabin) and 2 WC. Wood and electric heating.

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Attractive rural house
Poitou-Charentes
Deux-Sèvres

Attractive rural house

115,000 Euros

An attractive rural house in a small rural hamlet located in the North Deux Sèvres 3km from Faye l'Abbesse with local shops and 15 minutes from Bressuire, where there are all shops and services including a new golf course. 90 minutes from the Vendée coast and several airports including Poitiers, Nantes and La Rochelle. The house is 200m from the river Thouaret. The house offers 3 bedrooms and a cellar under with the potential to create a garage. Enclosed gardens of 496m².

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Let and managed 1-bed apartment with balcony (close to Avignon)
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Vaucluse

Let and managed 1-bed apartment with balcony (close to Avignon)

140,000 Euros

Let and managed resale - 1-bed apartment within 10 minutes' drive of Avignon with 5.78% guaranteed annual cash return The Development: Located 5 miles from Avignon, the Grand Avignon' development is set on a golf course. It also features an outdoor swimming pool with a solarium and sun loungers.

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Lovely bungalow with swimming pool and golf course
Limousin
Haute-Vienne

Lovely bungalow with swimming pool and golf course

174,400 Euros

This lovely property set on the edge of a small village comprising kitchen, dining area, sitting room, 3 bedrooms, bathroom with sep w/c. Garage, plenty of parking, set in 2400m² of beautifully kept landscaped gardens with swimming pool, even your own golf course in you garden, just move in and unpack.

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Dordogne Valley – Swiss Style Lodge Set Within Golf and Country Club
Midi-Pyrénées
Lot

Dordogne Valley – Swiss Style Lodge Set Within Golf and Country Club

175,000 Euros

Souillac Golf and Country Club is a development of ‘Swiss Style’ chalets deployed around an 18 -hole golf course in the Dordogne valley. The chalets are grouped in clusters of typically 10 or more houses at different locations around the golf course with each cluster having its own swimming pool.

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Traditional farmhouse on edge of village with views and Pool
Midi-Pyrénées
Gers

Traditional farmhouse on edge of village with views and Pool

260,000 Euros

This very attractive property is within walking distance of a medieval village with restaurant and basic shops and golf course. It has views of the Pyrenees, excellent pool and potential for a large gite.

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Award Winning Restoration of Country house with 3 Traditional Properties, 7 acres of park land
Centre Val de Loire
Indre

Award Winning Restoration of Country house with 3 Traditional Properties, 7 acres of park land

342,400 Euros

Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to purchase a unique complex of buildings set in 7 acres (2.8 hectares) of land. The estate is situated in a picturesque village 5 mins drive from Ste Sévère sur Indre, a small country town with a few shops, the museum of Jacques Tati & a weekly market. It has an entirely private outlook near a luxurious golf course and is 15 mins from the town of La Chatre. Each property has the potential to be lived in or rented as large gites.

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SKI IN SKI OUT MEGEVE (74120) duplex apartment for sale Mont d'Arbois
Rhône-Alpes
Haute-Savoie

SKI IN SKI OUT MEGEVE (74120) duplex apartment for sale Mont d'Arbois

640,000 Euros

Prime location Megeve, duplex apartment for sale in the highly sought after Mont d'Arbois area near the golf course and ski slopes. Ski property of 70m2 made up of living and dining area, open kitchen, 2 large bedrooms a bedroom with bunk bed, 2 bathrooms, 2 wc, 2 balconies, 2 ski lockers and parking space. The flat benefits from stunning views of the Aravis, Jaillet and Mont Charvin and above all is located in the heart of The Alps prettiest ski villages Megeve.

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Exceptional Estate with restored Stone Mas, breathtaking panoramic views over villages, valleys
Languedoc-Roussillon
Aude

Exceptional Estate with restored Stone Mas, breathtaking panoramic views over villages, valleys

750,000 Euros

A property such as this one is hard to find - 100ha of grounds in the middle of splendid nature, sitting on a plateau, with overwhelming views and two spectacular lakes with a surface area of about 3ha - and all that only a short drive to a village with all amenities and within easy access to the world famous medieval city of Carcassonne with its airport, train and motorway, golf course, located in the Languedoc Roussillon, Occitanie, South of France.

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Sea view and beach at walking distance: contemporary design, 4 bedroom detached
Bretagne
Ille-et-Vilaine

Sea view and beach at walking distance: contemporary design, 4 bedroom detached

892,500 Euros

Just crossing the road and you will find the beach, near St Malo, Dinard, St Briac, 9km from the airport of Pleurtuit , 5 minutes from Dinard Golf course , this beautiful house designed by an architect has very nice amenities, such as a design nterior , underfloor heating and central vacuum system. A large living area opening to the waterfront, with open fireplace and fully fitted kitchen. On the first floor there is a living space which could be a library / office or living room, leading to t

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Additional articles which may be of interest:


Golf property in France
Property Near Golf Courses in France
Sport in France
French Sports and Sports Clubs in France
Buying Off Plan Property in France
How To Buy the Perfect Second Home in France
Apartments and flats in France

About the author

Joanna Simm moved to the Languedoc area of south-west France in October 2004 having found her property through French Property Links.

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