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Rugged coves, sandy beaches

and picturesque fishing villages

all wait to be explored, according to your

mood. Whether (like

me) you want to live here full

time or you're looking for an

idyllic holiday retreat, Brittany

should be on your shortlist.

LOWER NORMANDY

Lower Normandy offers some

of the best value properties

in the area, with an average

house price of just €131,500.

No wonder so many UK tourists

and property hunters come into

Cherbourg with smiles on their

faces. Mind you, I suspect that

the famous casino at Deauville

has wrecked a few plans over

the years.

UPPER NORMANDY

We're getting closer to Paris

here so prices are slightly

higher (although still most

affordable). You'll also pay a

premium to be in or around

the magnificent city of Rouen.

T

HIS IS FRANCE AT ITS

very best: Northern

& Western France is

from the Pointe du Raz

in the west (France's

equivalent of Land's End) to

Dunkerque in the north. Leggett

has over 3 000 properties to

choose from.

Obviously Paris is our heart.

It plays host to 30m tourists a

year and, as Thomas Jefferson

said, "A walk about Paris will

provide lessons in history,

beauty, and in the point of life."

However, we have plenty

of other travel links. Access to

our beaches, markets, villages

and châteaux really is a piece

of cake - Breton butter cake, of

course!

Let me give you a flavour

of what you can expect when

visiting the area.

BRITTANY

This has been my home since

2004 so I might be biased

when I say it's the prettiest!

North

to WestA stunning coastline, fairytale

châteaux, beautiful villages and the City

of Love thrown in for free - welcome to

Northern & Western France

WORDS: LISA GREENE

PHOTOS: SHUTTERSTOCK & DEPOSITPHOTOS

Country houses have a most

distinctive architecture, which

is popular with international

buyers. Ease of access to the

UK via the ferry ports means

that demand for property here

is always consistent.

PAYS-DE-LA-LOIRE

This is a glorious region that

stretches from the family-friendly beaches in the

west to world famous Le Mans

further inland. To get there,

you pass rolling vineyards

and plenty of the finest

châteaux in France. Prices

within the region vary greatly

so you should definitely take

advantage of the excellent

local knowledge we have here,

within our agency teams.

PARIS ÎLE-DE-FRANCE

Known as the City of Love,

Paris has glorious architecture,

sweeping boulevards,

magnificent cathedrals and the

iconic Eiffel Tower. It also has

ABOVE

Pointe du Raz in

Brittany and huts on

the beach at Deauville.

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