Posts Tagged ‘Var’

Toulon like Bovril

Some love it, others hate it! Toulon has not had the best publicity machine – up until a few years ago the Wikipedia entry described it as the second major port for the French navy after Brest and that it was badly bombed by the Allies in the Second World War.  Not encouraging most would […]

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Not just Bordeaux for award-winning wines!

The Valley of the Sauvebonne The prestigious Concours Général  Agricole Paris each year awards gold, silver and bronze prizes to agricultural produce across the country, but most notably the wine.  Most well-known internationally for its rosé, the Cotes de Provence label has been increasing in popularity.  Now it is winning medals for both red, white & rosé […]

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New Virtual Tours

We have changed! You may have noticed the change to the French Estate Agents home page and the addition of the Tours of the Week.  Take a look at this new tool for presenting our properties and attracting buyers in the Provence area.  Some sales are even taking place without visits – not that we […]

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Offers Invited for Bourgeois Villa

Napoleonic Era House to Renovate, Extend or Rebuild 150 m2 of fallen elegance with the ability to accommodate a total of 345 m2 on site, views of Toulon harbour UNDER OFFER  

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Johnny Wilkinson kicks Toulon into European Final

RCT Toulon Rugby make Amlin Challenge Cup Final A thrilling drop-goal finish from our Johnny saw Toulon beat Stade Francais 32-29 at Stade Mayol to send them into an all-French Final against Biarritz at Twickenham’s The Stoop on 18 May.  Let’s get as many supporters France or England-based there on the day to cheer Toulon […]

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Hyeres sunshine

Pretty house & separate studio Provencal 5-bed property close to shops & services.   UNDER OFFER

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Things to do in Hyeres for free!

A look at another corner of the Provence Cote d’Azur Spring has properly broken in the south and the temperature has already risen to a sunny 18-19 degrees albeit with a bit of a westerly wind.  Nevertheless people have decided to benefit with early holidays and Hyeres is an attractive destination.  So what can you […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Christmas in PACA Part II

Ice rinks galore! One might be surprised to know that one of the festive traditions here is for the local town hall to create an ice rink in the town centre as part of the Christmas festivities – yes I know 15 degrees, sun & ice rinks!  Here is the Place des Lices in St Tropez […]

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