Poitou-Charentes Property For Sale
Poitou-Charentes property offers the optimum combination of climate and accessibility from the UK. A morning’s drive from St. Malo, and with international airports at La Rochelle and Poitiers, coastal Poitou-Charentes property boasts a climate second only to that of Provence.
Deux-Sèvres property is home to France’s own ‘Green Venice’ or Marais Poitevin. Typically picturesque Marais Poitevin property – thatched houses set amidst a network of emerald waterways navigable by punt – are predictably expensive, but they come with handsome holdiay let potential.
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Deux Sèvres property around St Maixent l’Ecole, Parthenay and Bressuire represents better value for money if you’re looking to relocate as opposed to generate rental income. Deux Sèvres property to renovate can still be found around small market towns like Thézenay.
The most expensive Poitou-Charentes property is found on the 500 kilometres of coast where some Charente-Maritime property can command Paris prices. Uber chic Isle de Ré property must respect striclty enforced rules; it must be no higher than two storeys and have a tiled roof, whitewashed walls and green shutters! Buy into this chocolate-box vision and you can bask in its warmth all-year-round on just the strength of summer holiday lets to wealthy Parisians.
Charente-Maritime property is more affordable in the beautifully preserved port city of La Rochelle. La Rochelle property is a magnet for well-to-do French holiday makers and the university ensures regular long-term tenants outside of peak season. With the advent of budget flights from the UK, La Rochelle property is a superb investment. Saintes property and St Jean d’Angely property represent great value for money; while inland, the coast and airport are within easy reach and residents still enjoy the area’s famed micro-climate.
Further inland, Charente property is cheaper than neighbouring Dordogne property – yet shares its climate. Set amidst beautiful wooded valleys and vineyards, rural Charente property prices are expected to rise. Cognac property prices already reflect the international renown of its brandy and, nearer to the Dordogne, Angouleme property is more expensive than the rest of the department.
Most Poitou-Charentes property to renovate is found in the Vienne department. Vienne property east of Poitiers represents good value for money and Lussac les Chateux, Montmorillon, St Savin, Chauvigny and L’Isle Jourdain are increasingly popular with foreign buyers. In the north of Vienne, Châtellerault property is amongst the cheapest in the region. Perhaps the jewel in the Vienne property crown is the spa town of La Roche-Posay with its 9 and 18 hole golf courses, casino and horse racing. With superb kayaking on the Tardes river and the Brenne national park nearby, La Roche-Posay property is good investment with lots of demand from French buyers.
There is easy access to all Vienne property thanks to Poitiers airport; and with the Futuroscope theme park with its simulators, 3D experiences and 360°screens on the outskirts of the city, Poitiers property comes with excellent holiday let potential.
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