Best Property for Sale in Provence - 2018

A selection of ten of the best properties on the market in Provence ( PACA ) in 2018

A house in Provence

Owning a house in Provence (the French region of Provence Alpes Côte d'Azur, or PACA) is the ultimate dream of many British house hunters. PACA was beloved of British royals and the super rich as long ago as the 18th century. And it just went from strength to strength with the patronage of film stars and the jet set after the end of World War II (Coastal Provence - Land of the Rich and Famous). Next came Peter Mayle, whose book, "A Year in Provence" persuaded hundreds to head for the Luberon in search of a lavender-scented Provencal idyll. They found the idyll, but as a result, property prices pushed higher and higher.

Property in Provence can be affordable

Property seekers with less wealth began to avoid Provence (Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Property Guide), thinking that property there would be out of reach. It is still the most expensive region outside Paris, but aside from the fabulous millionaire's mansions (of which there are plenty!) there are places where affordable property can be found. You just need to know where to look. We've found some great affordable properties which we have listed below. The recent economic situation certainly has hidden benefits for property seekers!

Perfect Provence

The region is arguably the most blessed in all of France. It's got a fabulous Mediterranean climate and coastline, a mouth-watering gastronomy and is impossibly picturesque. Imagine waking up to views of olive groves and lavender fields every morning! Or, living beside the glorious Parc du Verdon, near the famous gorges!

Why not look at the glamorous city of Nice?

Nice is the region's undisputed capital city. Cosmopolitan, oozing wealth and glamour, Nice is the archetypal Rivera town. The harbour is packed with the gigantic and luxurious yachts of the super rich, and the upmarket restaurants line the quayside. The Mediterranean Sea sparkles a brilliant blue in the almost constant sunshine. Nice really is a stylish piece of heaven on earth.

Property for sale in Nice

You'd imagine property in the best areas of Nice would be sky high in price, and some of it surely is. But there are some great bargains to be found if you keep your eye on the market. We can help.

Luxury properties for sale in Provence

If you have a higher budget, Provence really is the region to find something special. We have four properties around the million mark and above listed here.

PACA property - who buys here?

Provence appeals to anyone who appreciates the finer things in life. In this region of southern France this means a near perfect climate (The Winds of France), fine food and wine, beautiful land and seascapes and a stylish and comfortable lifestyle close to excellent amenities. Provence has a strong cultural identity too, with many festivals and traditions to enjoy.

Holidays in Provence - lots to keep you busy

When it comes to activities and sports the region is second to none. The coast offers superb sailing and power boat sports among others, and Provence boasts more than 50 golf courses. Inland there is great walking, horse-riding and a catalogue of adventure sports, while even skiing is possible as you climb into the mountainous areas of the region. With twelve ski resorts there's plenty of choice for snow sports fans.

Find your property in Provence today

Below we have picked ten of the best properties on the market in Provence in 2018. There's something here for everyone, whether you want a holiday bolthole in the heart of Nice's action, or a country idyll. Happy house hunting!

 
 

110 m² apartment in a 12 lot condo, 3 bedrooms, equipped kitchen, large living room, bathroom
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Vaucluse

110 m² apartment in a 12 lot condo, 3 bedrooms, equipped kitchen, large living room, bathroom

110,000 Euros

110 m² apartment in a 12 lot condo, 3 bedrooms, equipped kitchen, large living room, bathroom, shower, separate toilet, laundry area, storage space, double box garage. Sales Agent Fully compliant with the legal statute on condominiums. Annual condominium charges (average annual sum share of the seller's provisional budget): 1,400 . Sales Agent Sextant France - - -Jean-Claude Albertini agent for LE PONTET- ref.

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Magnificent Old Village In Serre Chevalier, Barn To Be Converted
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Hautes-Alpes

NOW SOLD

Magnificent Old Village In Serre Chevalier, Barn To Be Converted

149,000 Euros

145M2 BARN TO BE RENOVATED in a magnificent old village SERRE CHEVALIER, FREE SHUTTLEBUS nearby. The entrance to the barn is located behind the 45m2 house. There is a LARGE 100M2 ATTIC in an L shape which is perpendicular to the centre of the valley. Some new windows installed in the roof would provide excellent views over the valley. Fully compliant with the legal statute on condominiums. Number of lots.

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Property for sale in Le Luc (Var)
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Var

Property for sale in Le Luc (Var)

349,000 Euros

Villa for sale in Le Luc (Var). Just 1 hour from Nice airport, overlooking the vines in Provence, yet just 5 minutes from commodities. In the absolute quietness, only 4 km to all the shops, bars and restaurants, very pleasant single storey villa with terraces and pool ! Fully renovated with taste, this villa has 3 bedrooms, a full shower room and a full bathroom, a large fitted kitchen and a bright 42 sqm living room overlooking hills and vineyards ! Quietness, comfort and views !

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High altitude renovated mountain farm for sale in The Mercantour
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Alpes-Maritimes

High altitude renovated mountain farm for sale in The Mercantour

399,000 Euros

Bed and breakfast character property for sale in the Maritime Alps in the Mercantour National park. This one of a kind, high altitude farm house for sale in The Mercantour in The Southern Alps has been fully renovated and is currently run as a bed and breakfast in the summer months. There is a potential development with the attic (convertible 2 levels) and a barn of 250m to convert.

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Captivating Provencal Home & Annex with Delightful Gardens & Pool
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Var

Captivating Provencal Home & Annex with Delightful Gardens & Pool

430,000 Euros

Les Castellans is situated in the commune of St Antonin du Var (population 850) in the Var department of France. Nice airport 97 Kms, Marseille airport 112 Kms and St Tropez 58 Kms. The village of St Antonin is 1.2 kms away or about 15 minutes’ walk.

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characteristic mas provençal with pool and vineyard
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Var

characteristic mas provençal with pool and vineyard

550,000 Euros

Le Thoronet is a typical Provençal village with a thriving community. It has a good range of local Shops, 5 restaurants’ and a Bar. The Property is located just 5km from the village and just 10 minutes’ drive from the main A8 motorway. The nearest airports are Nice, Toulon and Marseille, which in turn are served by the low fare airlines.The area is mainly rural, wine producing region of growing superb quality Rosé, Red and white varieties.

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*** Priced to sell *** Charming and authentic, a really beautiful stone Mas, 550m2 living area,
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Vaucluse

*** Priced to sell *** Charming and authentic, a really beautiful stone Mas, 550m2 living area,

945,000 Euros

This lovely stone Mas is set in an ideal location in the Avignon area, Provence, South of France. A delightful Mediterranean garden surrounds this wonderful 18th C. property. The house offers all modern comforts, bedrooms of generous proportions and 7 out of the 8 have large en-suite bathrooms, all recently renovated. Apart from the main living area of 475m2, the property has an independent apartment 75m2. Lots of character- authentic Provencal ceilings, exposed stone walls, terracotta flooring.

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Property for sale in Draguignan
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Var

Property for sale in Draguignan

2,190,000 Euros

Exceptional Bastide for sale in Draguignan ! In the absolute quietness, superb charming old stone bastide, fully renovated with taste and high quality materials, with impressive openings and volume, especially in the extension added in 2008. Fantastic view over the 1 hectare private park ! This incredible park has a large traditional high end saltwater pool with a large south facing terrace made of Burgundy stone.

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Penthouse for sale in Nice
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Alpes-Maritimes

Penthouse for sale in Nice

2,590,000 Euros

Penthouse for sale in Nice. Unique penthouse with terrace overlooking the Mediterranean sea and the whole bay of Nice. Prestigious address, perfectly located, quiet, a short drive to the harbor and with a proper breathtaking panoramic view ! This outstanding penthouse and its 70 m² (754 sq ft) terrace is almost floating over the sea.

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Beautiful villa with swimming pool in Cap d'Antibes
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Alpes-Maritimes

Beautiful villa with swimming pool in Cap d'Antibes

3,900,000 Euros

This beautiful villa, which offers 200sq m of living space set in easily-maintained grounds of 500sq m, is located on the chic Cap d'Antibes. It provides a bright spacious living room with fireplace opening onto the terrace which faces the sea, 4 bedrooms (including 1 master bedroom overlooking the swimming pool), 1 bathroom, 2 wash rooms, 1 fitted and equipped kitchen, 4 WCs and parking for 2 vehicles. Quick viewing recommended.

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