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Do you look out of your window and dream about moving to France?

Five members of the Leggett team share their views and reflect on why

they love it.

by Liz Rowlinson

View from

my window Andrew Morgan,

HAUTE-SAVOIE

I moved to the French Alps in 1987 from

Scotland to run a hotel for a winter season

- and I am still here 32 years later. After

25 years of working in the hotel industry,

providing a high level of customer service

meant an easy transition to helping people

to find their dream home! I joined Leggett

in 2013 and live in Saint-Gervais-les-Bains,

a small French market town and ski resort.

I am home in the  evenings (no more long,

unsociable hours) yet ironically our house

is a former hotel - and with  a steady flow

of visitors and a well-stocked wine cellar  it

sometimes still feels like one! But the joy is

setting my own timetable, taking time out

to ski in the winter and to walk or run in

the mountains. Oh yes, and the view - Mont

Blanc is the highest!

Brenda Leblond,

ARTOIS, PAS DE CALAIS

I am from the suburbs of Chicago, having

lived there all my life and enjoyed a career

in the horse racing industry. Since 2015

my home has been in the Artois, northern

France, in a cosy townhouse in the centre

ville, surrounded by lovely parks and woods.

The hill you can see is a remnant of the rich

mining history - it's a former slag heap! Some

are being used to grow vines. Being a fanatic

for a good story I profit from the rich history

here: monoliths, castles and battlefields (we

didn't have any 5,000-year-old monoliths in

the Midwest!). Despite the lack of vast prairies,

the most striking difference between here

and Illinois is the tranquility of life.  I love the

winding country roads with charming villages,

the milder winters and cooler summers of

Northern France. The only thing I would change

is not waiting as long as I did to move here!

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