Posts Tagged ‘Bouches du Rhone’

Golf Course Luxury

Enjoy luxury living on Seve Ballestero’s golf course complex Sought after location at the foothills of the Luberon for this new 6-bed villa with stunning pool area and gardens.          

More »

Visiting Lambesc

Chateau de la Barben In the pretty village of Lambesc, one finds the Scheduled Monument of Chateau de la Barben.  The property was built before the year 1000 was for many centuries in the ownership of the Ponteves family.  Later it became the home of the Marquis de Forbin and remained so exceptionally for almost […]

More »

Marseille – the Comeback kid!

European Capital of Culture 2013 – Marseille Provence In the light of the upcoming Presidential election and with multi-cultural issues highly visible following the shootings in Toulouse & Montauban, the BBC printed an online article highlighting a French city that welcomes its own diversity – Marseille  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-radio-and-tv-17432571 In France’s oldest city and one of the […]

More »

Recruitment drive!

Searching Luberon, Les Alpilles and the Haut Var One of the leading international estate agencies in France, Leggett Immobilier, has today announced a major recruitment drive. They are seeking commercial agents throughout France and are particularly interested in boosting their presence in Provence. Chief Executive, Trevor Leggett, comments: “Despite difficult trading conditions we saw our business expand […]

More »

Sun & Ski together in harmony

Leggett Provence Cote d’Azur at The France Show PACA representatives Helen Shackleton, Claire Deedman & Emma Rhys teamed up with the Alps team of Heather Byrne, David Lucas & Annabel Andrewes to run the 2nd Leggett stand at The France Show held at Earls Court in London from 13-15th January.  There were 3 excellent days […]

More »

The Brits are coming!

British Invasion of France Continues? According to BNP Paribas Investing & Living Abroad survey, 21% of all house purchases in France are by non-residents – a total of 51,200 last year as opposed to 42,300 the year before. British investors were most prevalent unsurprisingly in the South West Aquitaine province including Bordeaux and the Basque […]

More »

Les Journées du patrimoine

Many of you may have benefitted, knowingly or not, in the “journées du patrimoine” over the weekend of 17-18th September , but what are they?  Every year in order to support and publicise the French culture, local communes have a day or more likely a weekend dedicated to their local history and culture.  There are […]

More »