Archive for the ‘Gereral Info’ Category

What is the difference between a renovation project, refurbishment project and a property in need of modernisation?

The answer is……… quite a lot! Click here to see definitions and a selection within an hour of Saint Malo. Article authored by Sarah Bishop Leggett agent, Cotes d’Armor

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BRITTANY – Meet Claire Murphy, a local Leggett Agent …

Born in the cold beauty of rural Northumberland and horse-mad from an early age I moved to France in 2004 to work in the export department of a large horsebox manufacturer. It was a complete change from life in the UK where I’d worked in a variety of jobs in the equine industry, competed and […]

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How well do you know your Brittany?

Brittany, France’s north westernmost region, is a hilly peninsula extending out toward the Atlantic Ocean. Its lengthy, rugged coastline is dotted with beach resorts such as chic Dinard and walled Saint-Malo, built on rock in the English Channel. The Pink Granite Coast is famed for its unusual, blush-hued sand and rocks. Rennes, the capital of […]

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France Property Exhibitions in the UK during September

There are three important French property exhibitions coming up in the UK during September and we’d love to welcome you onto our stand. We will have agents from all over France ready & waiting to answer your questions on French life and the property buying process. We have over 14,000 properties to choose from so […]

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14th July

You may know it as Bastille Day as it is referred to around the world, but in France it is known as La ‘Fête Nationale’ and here in Brittany, I never hear anyone called it anything other than  ‘le quatorze juillet’.  It commemorates the storming of the Bastille fortress-prison during the French Revolution and the […]

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The passion for renovation

Tony & Liz Worman and their little dog, Hamish are having lots of fun renovating a large French house near Plouguenast in Cotes d’Armor. Property, antiques and decorating  are lifelong passions for the couple and they can indulge all of these here to create something really special for them and their family. Tony’s business in […]

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Brittany Photo Competition 2014

Thank you to the many people who entered our photo competition. We had lots of delightful entries showing us places, people and events from around the region, all reasons why you love Brittany so much. The winning photo was the one below showing mussel harvesting in La Baie de l’Arguenon taken by Sue Davis who […]

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Australians buying a property in Brittany

We have been asked for information regarding Australian citizens buying French property. It is 100% easy, there are no restrictions at all and we have sold to quite a few Australians here in Brittany over the last couple of years. We understand that you are buying from a distance and will be happy to provide […]

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Auctions – a new route to market for motivated vendors

Launching at the France Show in January 2015 is a new ‘Property Auction’ an extra route to market for vendors who need to sell promptly and will entertain a sale under the normal asking price. Clearly this is a chance for some buyers to secure property ‘bargains’. It in no way replaces the normal property […]

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25th Anniversary – Dinard British Film Festival open from 8th – 12th October 2014

“5 films and 5 meetings over 5 days” This celebration of the 25th anniversary of the British film festival in Dinard provides the perfect opportunity to present major films that have contributed to the growing influence of contemporary British cinema. To mark this quarter century of the history of the event a classic film will […]

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