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🏡#169 Le Bousquet-d'Orb €60k • great area, needs significant work
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southern France • typicalvillage • Beziers, Clermont, Lodeve, (Agde)
400m² satellite • 📍MapAdvert #1
☃️3–10–17°☀️7☁️12 • 🍂13–25°☀️8☁️10

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Environment woods, heaths and scrub, rocky rivery valleys; hikes on door; coast 1h

Services all; towns 15mins drive or train/bus

Access station on doorstep: 5h Paris / Barcelona

🏡#143 Auberge Gasconne €97k • VISIT • well located quirky little hotel
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southern France • commercialvillage • Tarbes, (Toulouse)
400m² satellite • 📍MapAdvert #1
☃️3mo 11°  🍂3mo 14–26°  ☀️9 days  🌧11 days 400m

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Environment rolling agricultural between base of mountains and plains; walks along river

Services all on doorstep; town 15mins, big town 40mins train (last 7:30pm)

Access station 15mins walk: Toulouse 1h15 (last 8:30pm), Paris 5h30 or overnight; airports: Tarbes 1h transit, Toulouse 1h30

🏢#168 Les Lauriers €40k • large rambling semi-functional auberge
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southern France • typicalvillage • Tarbres, Lourdes, (Pau)
900m² hub • 📍MapAdvert #1
☃️3–11–19°☀️8☁️11 • 🍂14–26°☀️7☁️10; 500m

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Environment wooded and pastoral hills below mountains; some walks on doorstep

Services cafe and basic groceries, simple resturants; supermarket 20mins bike; town 10mins drive

Access station 5mins drive/15mins bike: +6h/overnight Paris €45, 6h Barcelona; Lourdes airport 30mins drive/transit; Toulouse 1h30, airport 2h

🏘#164 Colonie de Vacances de Clichy la Garenne €90k • huge and almost usable in the mountains
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central France • commercialsmall town • Ussel, (Clermont Ferrand)
3900m² complex • 📍MapAdvert #1
☃️0–5–14°☀️5☁️16 • 🍂9–20°☀️5☁️13 900m

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Environment barren escarpments and wooded hills across a volcanic plateau

Services 30mins walk into town

Access 1h15 bus to Clermont Ferrand (last 7:30pm) for airport and station: 3h30 Paris, 5h Marseille

🏬#158 Riverfront house–Esperaza €129k • 3 adjacent buildings on riverfront
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southern France • rusticvillage • Limoux, Mirepoix, Carcassonne, Castelnaudry
470m² mini-hub • 📍MapAdvert #1
☃️3mo 11–19°☀️4🌧12 • 🍂3mo 14–25°☀️6🌧12

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Environment river valley below Pyrenees, hillside vinyards, scrub woods and rocky outcrops

Services good; small town 25mins drive/bus

Access airport and mainline station 1h drive/bus/train, +1h Toulouse, +2h30 Barcelona (direct), +5h30 Paris or night

🏢#125 🚩Pontasso–Molino €60k • PICK • mill beside stream in hills near Genoa
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northern Italy • industrialvillage • Genova
1065m² hub • 📍Map
☃️3–9–15°  🏖29–33°  ☀️10 days  🌧9 days

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Environment steep river valley at edge of mountains; hiking on doorstep; city beaches

Services basics, bigger 15mins walk; station 15mins bike; hourly bus, last 8:30pm

Access mainline station and airport 30mins drive, Milan 2h/€12

🏬#89 Complesso San Pietro €155k • VISIT • Small town near coast
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south Italy • typicaltown • Brindisi, Lecce
1000m² mini-hub • 📍MapAdvert #1Advert #2
☃️6–13–17°  🏖34–40°  ☀️11 days  🌧9 days

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Most plausible coastal property so far, could have lovely green courtyard and roof terraces.

Environment flat, agricultural, unadventurous but pretty; coasts 20/40mins drive

Services everything; cities 15mins train

Access station 5mins walk; Brindisi airport 30mins transit, Bari 2h15

🏡#144 St-Béat €69k • large village house on edge of mountains
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southern France • typicalvillage • Saint Gaudens, (Tarbes, Toulouse)
600m² satellite • 📍MapAdvert #1Advert #2
☃️3mo 10°  🍂3mo 14–25°  ☀️8 days  🌧11 days  500m

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good location and property but with issue delaying use significantly

Environment lower mountains, hiking on doorstep, small skiing 10mins, peaks 45mins

Services minimart and bar; small towns 20 or 35mins drive, 1h bus

Access local station 15mins bike, mainline 25mins drive; Toulouse ~1h30 direct or bus (last 4:30pm), Paris 6h30 or overnight; airports: Tarbes 1h drive, Toulouse 1h30

🏡#126 Pravia–Bravo €130k • Pretty townhouse in nice village near stunning coast
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northern Spain • historicvillage • Gijón
580m² satellite • 📍MapAdvert #1
☃️6–14–20°  🏖25–33°  ☀️5 days  🌧12 days

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Environment rolling hills and jagged coast; beaches 40mins train/20mins drive; paths on doorstep

Services all; city 35mins drive

Access station on doorstep; airport 15mins drive; mainline station 30mins drive, Madrid 4h30

🏬#171 La Borie €50k • PICK • mining tennement in lower Cevennes
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southern France • typicalvillage • Ales, (Nîmes)
420m² mini-hub • 📍Map
☃️2–10–18°☀️10☁️10 • 🍂14–25°☀️9☁️9

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Environment pine and scrub woods, rocky little river valleys; hikes on doorstep

Services bakery, bar, tiny store 15mins walk, brewery; small town 20mins bike (5mins bus/drive)

Access station/bus at door: 1h Nimes / 1h30 airport, 2h15 Marseille/Montpellier airport, 5h Paris/Barcelona

🏡#166 Société des Mineurs €39k • PICK • great area, yet ugly little house in a quiet village
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southern France • typicalhamlet • Beziers, Clermont, Lodeve, (Agde)
320m² satellite • 📍Map
☃️1–9–17°☀️7☁️12 • 🍂12–23°☀️8☁️10; 325m

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Environment woods, heaths and scrub, rocky rivery valleys; hikes on door; coast 1h

Services minimart, bar, resto; villages with supermarkets and more 30mins bike

Access station 20mins drive: 5h Paris / Barcelona

🏬#157 Atelier–Esperaza €77k • good potential, location and courtyard, but significant work
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southern France • rusticvillage • Limoux, Mirepoix, Carcassonne, Castelnaudry
500m² mini-hub • 📍MapAdvert #1
☃️3mo 11–19°☀️4🌧12 • 🍂3mo 14–25°☀️6🌧12

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Environment river valley below Pyrenees, hillside vinyards, scrub woods and rocky outcrops

Services good; small town 25mins drive/bus

Access airport and mainline station 1h drive/bus/train, +1h Toulouse, +2h30 Barcelona (direct), +5h30 Paris or night

🏬#170 Ouveillan €45k
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southern France • typicalvillage • Narbonne, Beziers
550m² mini-hub • 📍MapAdvert #1
☃️5–10–19°☀️3☁️16 • 🍂14–26°☀️6☁️12

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Environment vineyards, plains, canal, small hills; coast 25mins

Services minimarts, some eateries; town 25mins bus

Access station 20mins drive: 2h Barcelona, 4h30 Paris; several airports by train

🏬#133 Santarem–Estação €130k • Next to station close to Lisbon
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Portugal • typicalvillage • Santarem, Lisbon
700m² mini-hub • 📍MapAdvert #1Advert #2
☃️6–15–19°  🏖29–39°  ☀️7 days  🌧7 days

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Environment agricultural river and rolling hills; river beach and gentle walks on doorstep

Services all town centre 20mins walk or bus

Access station on doorstep: Lisbon 45mins

🏬#121 Fábrica de telas €??k • VISITED • Village mill
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Spain • typicalvillage • Valencia
750m² mini-hub • 📍Map
☃️4–14–21°  🏖32–37°  ☀️13 days  🌧6 days

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historic textile factory in fairly good condition, with land and another building, but likely municipal

Environment agricultural hilly river valley; walks on doorstep; mountains and coast 30mins+ drive

Services bars, grocer, butcher, baker; town 15mins bike

Access bus 5mins walk, station 30mins; Valencia 1h15 (€6), 45mins drive

🏬#142 Sama–El Siglo €85k • mixed-use building with good proximity
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norther Spain • commercialtown • Oviedo, Gijón,
800m² mini-hub • 📍MapAdvert #1
☃️5–13–19°  ☀️5 days  ⛅️12 days  🌧12 days

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Environment wooded and agricultural hills; coast and mountain both 30mins drive

Services all on doorstep

Access local stations 5mins walk, mainline 30mins (last 10:30pm): Madrid will be 3h30; 2 airports 4h train/bus

🏡#66 San Ildefonso €100k • Old house at royal site, 30mins Madrid
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Spain • historictown • Segovia, Madrid
800m² satellite • 📍MapAdvert #1Advert #2Advert #3
☃️0–7–13°  🏖28–34°  ☀️11 days  🌧10 days

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45mins to Madrid. Right next to the stunning royal summer palace and gardens (the Versailles of Spain), on a fantastic mountain range. A bit pokey, but affordably sized satellite, just 20mins from skiing and the impressive town of Segovia.

Environment on the 2400m Peñalara mountain, 30mins walk to a dam with lots of walks on doorstep

Services some shops, mostly touristic; town 20mins

Access 15mins drive to high speed line and town and 30mins to Madrid (€14); regular bus 20mins to town

🏡#163 Annonay €89k • half an old tannery building above a small river
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central France • typicalsmall town • Valence, Saint-Etienne, (Lyon)
430m² satellite • 📍MapAdvert #1
☃️1–8–16°☀️3☁️16 • 🍂11–23°☀️6☁️12

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Environment wooded hills

Services all

Access 1h30 direct bus to Lyon; 25mins drive to local station

🏬#127 Tarascon-Mine €147k • PICK • Townhouse in impressive location
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southern France • typicalvillage • Foix, (Toulouse)
750m² mini-hub • 📍Map
☃️3mo 10–19°  🏖27–35°  ☀️9 days  🌧10 days

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Environment river valley at base of mountains, excellent hiking at door, skiing 30mins

Services all; town 15mins train

Access station at door, Toulouse 1h30, Paris sleeper, Barcelona 4h30 changing; airports 1h30 drive

🏡#141 Capvern–Hotel Printania €60k • tiny abandoned hotel in hills
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southern France • commercialrural • Tarbres, Lourdes, (Pau, Toulouse)
600m² satellite • 📍MapAdvert #1
☃️3–11–18°  ☀️8 days  ⛅️9 days  🌧11 days

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Environment wooded hills; some paths close

Services cafe with basic supplies; 10min shuttle to village, supermarket 20mins bike; town 30mins drive

Access station 10mins bike: +20mins Tarbes, +6h/overnight Paris €45; Tarbres airport 30mins drive/transit

🏬#156 Auberge du Pecheur €120k • small old hotel close to typically pretty villages and valleys
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southern France • typicalhamlet • Montauban, Albi, Toulouse
470m² mini-hub • 📍MapAdvert #1Advert #2
☃️3mo 11–17°☀️5🌧13 • 🍂3mo 15–25°☀️6🌧13

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Environment rolling agricultural river valley, some deep sections, rocky features and scrub woods

Services none; village shop and good mill resto 10mins bike/30mins walk; towns 30mins train (last 8pm)

Access opposite station: Toulouse 1h10, connecting for Paris night-train and Barcelona (3h30)

🏬#159 Flaujac €39k • fairly stately house in a ruined fort
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central France • typicalhamlet • Rodez
520m² mini-hub • 📍MapAdvert #1Advert #2
☃️3mo 9–16°☀️6🌧16 • 🍂3mo 12–23°☀️6🌧13

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Environment rolling wooded agricultural river valley, no notable features

Services small town 30mins walk/10mins bike; town 30mins drive

Access station/airport 30mins drive; Paris 7h or night train, Toulouse 2h15

🏬#32 Tobacco Warehouse €150k • lovely building on edge of village near lake
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central Italy • historicvillage • Perugia
970m² mini-hub • 📍MapAdvert #1Advert #2
☃️2–9–14°  🏖31–36°  ☀️14 days  🌧8 days

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Environment mostly flat and cultivated but paths on doorstep to hills (1h30 walk to top) and a large lake with watersports bikeable

Services basics (cafes, food), 15 mins walk to supermarket; 20mins bus/30mins bike to small town, 40mins drive/1h bus to Perugia

Access good local busses; station 15mins, Florence ~1h15, Rome 1h++; Perugia airport 45mins drive

🏢#21 Montecastelli Mas €135k • VISIT • well connected semi-rural with land
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central Italy • rustichamlet • Umbertide, Città di Castello, Perugia
1100m² hub • 📍MapAdvert #1Advert #2
☃️3–9–14°  🏖30–36°  ☀️12 days  🌧10 days

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Nice old building with land, somewhat boring environment but good towns.

Environment mostly agricultural and nominally stimulating, more interesting trips on train; on hillside for walks; good lake 35mins

Services none; towns 5 mins by regular train on doorstep, better town 20mins (last 8:30pm)

Access train 1h30 Perugia, 3h30 Rome, 4h Milan; airport 30mins drive

🏬#116 Hôtel de la Poste €190k • functional hotel in mountains
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southern France • typicalhamlet • Pau
1500m² mini-hub • 📍MapAdvert #1
☃️1–7–14°  🏖24–32°  ☀️8 days  🌧14 days

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large functional hotel in tiny ornate hill-station with splendid position

Environment mountains; stunning valley and hikes on doorstep

Services village 10mins bus

Access station 1h bus; airport 1h drive

🏡#167 Meyrueis–Blaise €39k • heart of a bustling little village in the mountains
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central France • typicalvillage • Millau
340m² satellite • 📍MapAdvert #1
☃️1–7–15°☀️6☁️16 • 🍂10–21°☀️6☁️14; 700m

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Environment forests, barren plauteaus, mountains and river gorges; hikes on doorstep

Services minimarts, cafes and restaurants; town 50 mins drive(!)

Access 1h local bus/pickup: +2h express bus to Montpellier (last 8pm) or 2h train to Beziers: +3h30 Paris / Barcelona

🏡#146 St-Jean du Bruel €45k • village house next to river in Cevennes
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central France • typicalvillage • Millau, Lodeve, Le Vigan, (Montpellier)
600m² satellite • 📍MapAdvert #1Advert #2
☃️1–8–14°☀️6🌧15 • 🍂11–22°☀️7🌧16; 550m

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Environment wooded lower mountains, small gorges and scrub plateaus; hiking on doorstep

Services minimart and cafe/restos; small supermarket 20mins bike; towns 40mins drive

Access 20mins pickup and 1h30 bus to Montpellier (last 8pm): +3h30 Paris / Barcelona

🏡#124 Mondavio €140k • Townhouse in fortified hill village
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central Italy • typicalvillage • Ancona
500m² satellite • 📍MapAdvert #1Advert #2Advert #3
☃️2–8–14°  🏖30–37°  ☀️12 days  🌧7 days

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Environment cultivated and rolling; coast 30mins drive/40mins bus, hills 45mins; no notable paths

Services good, shop 10mins walk; town 30mins drive/1h bus (last 7:30pm)

Access station 30mins drive, Ancona airport 45mins drive; Bologna 2h45 transit, Milan 3h45

🏡#165 Ladignac €35k
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central France • typicalvillage • Limoges
340m² satellite • 📍MapAdvert #1
☃️1–8–15°☀️5☁️15 • 🍂11–22°☀️6☁️12; 400m

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Environment agricultural plains and scattered woods

Services minimart and bakery; small town 10mins drive; station 20mins bike

Access stations 10mins drive: 4h Paris, 3h Bordeaux; Airport 40mins drive

🏬#136 Paredes €95k • Old farm villa and land over river valley
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Portugal • typicalhamlet • Viseu, Aveiro, (Porto)
600m² mini-hub • 📍MapAdvert #1
☃️5–12–17°  🏖28–35°  ☀️12 days  🌧8 days

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Environment Above river valley with mountains, walks on doorstep; coast 1h drive

Services 20mins bike to small town with everything, or village

Access bus 10mins drive, direct Lisbon 4h, Aveiro 1h, Porto with change/train ~2h

🏢#131 Manses €150k • farm buildings near pretty village
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southern France • typicalhamlet • Foix
980m² hub • 📍MapAdvert #1Advert #2
☃️3–11–19°  🏖28–36°  ☀️10 days  🌧10 days

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Environment rolling woods and agricultural, tracks on doorstep, lake/rivers 30mins drive; coast 1h30

Services none; village 25mins bike/10mins drive

Access station 25mins drive: Toulouse 1h airport 1h30, Paris sleeper; Carcassonne airport 35mins drive

🏡#172 Annonay–Rochebrune €59k • part of a mixed factory complex
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central France • typicalsmall town • Valence, Saint-Etienne, (Lyon)
450m² satellite • 📍MapAdvert #1
☃️1–8–16°☀️3☁️16 • 🍂11–23°☀️6☁️12

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Environment wooded hills; trails close

Services town 10mins bike

Access 1h30 direct bus to Lyon; 25mins drive to local station

🏬#137 Cenne–La Filature €140k • unique building balancing countryside and towns
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southern France • historichamlet • Castelnaudry, Carcassonne, (Narbonne, Toulouse)
700m² mini-hub • 📍MapAdvert #1
☃️3mo 10–17°🌧17☀️4 • 🍂3mo 13–25°🌧16☀️5

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imposing old factory building in good condition, with a garden; could be a lovely space in its semi-rural location with good towns, and potential to linkup with local associations and producers; if adventurous environment/activities

Environment edge of valley and rolling hills with mixed agriculture/vineyards/scrubland; simple paths on doorstep, river/canal 15mins bike; coast/mountains 1h15

Services minimarket 30mins bike; town 20mins drive

Access airport 30mins drive; station 20mins drive: Toulouse 40mins, Barcelona 2h30 direct, Paris 5h30 changing or night direct

🏬#130 San Pelino €105k • farm buildings
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central Italy • typicalrural • Avezzano, L'Aquila, Rome, Pescara
865m² mini-hub • 📍MapAdvert #1Advert #2
☃️3–9–15°  🏖29–34°  ☀️8 days  🌧13 days

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Environment agricultural basin surrounded by mountains 20mins drive; coast 1h drive

Services village 30mins walk, bus 20mins walk (10mins to town, last 8pm)

Access Rome/Pescara 1h drive; town station 10mins drive, 20mins bike: Rome/Pescara 2h

🏡#91 Labastida €100k • Historic stone townhouse
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Spain • typicalvillage • Vitoria-Gasteiz, Bilbao
1000m² satellite • 📍MapAdvert #1
☃️3–10–16°  🏖27–36°  ☀️6 days  🌧13 days

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Environment agricultural plain, mountains; walks on doorstep, river 30mins walk

Services basic shop, bars/restos; town 15mins bike, 5mins drive

Access Vitoria airport 40mins drive/bus; Bilbao airport 1h15 drive/bus, 2h train; Barcelona/Madrid 4h30 train;

🏘#102 Village Vacances Cap-Pyrenees €220k • functional holiday complex at base of pyrenees
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southern France • commercialvillage • Tarbes, Pau, (Toulouse)
3800m² complex • 📍MapAdvert #1Advert #2
☃️3–11–18° 🏖26–34°  ☀️8 days  🌧12 days

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Expensive up-front but mostly functional so little work beyond decoration and ensuites.

Environment rolling argicultural valleys at base of the Pyrenees; some paths on doorstep, lots close drive; 30mins walk to river, lakes and swimming; 45mins+ drive into mountains and skiing

Services basics 15mins walk; small town 15mins drive/30 bike;

Access station 10mins drive; +Tarbes 25mins train; 40mins drive airport; 1h train Toulouse; 6h Paris (€40)

🏢#79 Denholme Mills €450k • CONCEPTUAL • Canalside between towns and countryside
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UK Midlands • industrialvillage • Halifax, Manchester, Leeds
1700m² hub • 📍MapAdvert #1Advert #2
☃️2–6–11°  🏖19–26°  ☀️2 days  🌧16 days;

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Another hypothetical UK example for a hub, some compromises, but canalside between towns and countryside.

Environment river valleys, woods and crags; canalpath on doorstep, country paths nearby; wilderness 10mins drive/20mins bike

Services bus stop at door; pubs, winebar and cafe walking distance; shops 15mins bike/35mins walk along canal

Access station 5mins bus; Halifax 30mins bike; Leeds 40mins train, Manchester 45mins, London 3h

🏢#86 Complesso Gallicano €140k • Unfinished development
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central Italy • modernvillage • Lucca, Pisa, (Florence)
1700m² hub • 📍MapAdvert #1
☃️3–9–15°  🏖29–34°  ☀️9 days  🌧11 days

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Environment mountains, river valley; coast 1h drive

Services 15min walk

Access station 25mins walk; 1h30 Pisa airport by train; Genoa/Bologna 3h30

🏬#135 San Vicente €60k • Random buildings in hilltop village
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Spain • typicalvillage • Logrono, Vitoria, (Bilbao, Burgos, Pamplona)
1000m² mini-hub • 📍MapAdvert #1
☃️3–10–17°  ☀️7 days  ⛅️12 days  🌧12 days 500m

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Environment vineyards, escarpments both barren and wooded with pines; simple walks on doorstep, good 15mins drive

Services ok; better village 10mins bike; small town 15mins bus, bigger towns 25–40mins drive

Access Bilbao (airport) ~2h bus; 2h30 bus/train to Zaragoza (airport); station 10mins drive/40mins bike: 4h Barcelona direct, Madrid changing, Irun changing (for France)

🏢#108 Moradia de Traça €220k • amazing buildings with large garden
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Portugal • historichamlet • Pombal, Coimbra
1000m² hub • 📍MapAdvert #1
☃️7–15–19°  🏖27–36°  ☀️8 days  🌧8 days

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Environment undultating argicultural and woods; gentle tracks on doorstep and stream with swimming; beach 35mins drive

Services bakery; village and shops 15mins bike

Access station 10mins drive; 2h Porto by train; Lisbon 2h30

🏢#30 Sorbolo Complex €160k • quiet and well placed giant barn, but little nature, Bologna 1h
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northern Italy • rusticsuburb • Parma, (Bologna)
900m² hub • 📍MapAdvert #1
☃️8–15°  🏖30–35°  ☀️12 days  🌧9 days

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Environment flat and agricultural, limited trails, but rivers near and hills 45mins (train or car); coast 1h30

Services village 15mins walk

Access 3 stations in 15mins; 1h Bologna

🏬#122 Alcorisa €60k • Large townhouse set in moonscape
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Spain • typicaltown • None, (Zaragoza, Tarragona, Barcelona)
1500m² mini-hub • 📍MapAdvert #1
☃️1–11–18°  🏖31–38°  ☀️12 days  🌧8 days

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Environment semi-arid eroded plateau; barrage 20mins bike; walks on doorstep

Services everything; city 1h30 drive

Access station 45mins, Zaragoza 1h, Barcelona 3h45; Zaragoza airport 1h45 drive; bus Lleida 2h30, Barcelona 5h

🏢#114 Evêché de St Gaultier €130k • old clergical palace over river
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central France • historicvillage • Chateauroux, (Paris)
800m² hub • 📍MapAdvert #1Advert #2Advert #3Advert #4
☃️3mo 9–17°☀️4🌧14 • 🍂3mo 13–23°☀️5🌧13

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An impressive old clergical building attached to a church and priory, having wonderful stone vaults and views over the river.

Environment agricultural plains, river ralley, some wooded walks on door

Services most; town 15mins drive/35 bike; bigger town 30mins drive/45 bus

Access station 15mins drive; Paris 2h30 (ith bus connection 3h30)

🏬#112 Verride €145k • classic old village house close to beach
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Portugal • historichamlet • Fugueira de Foz, Coimbra
700m² mini-hub • 📍MapAdvert #1
☃️8–15–19° 🏖27–37°  ☀️6 days  🌧7 days

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Classic village house and garden, not quite as close to beach as #71 but prettier, and more accessible.

Environment dunes, undulating agricutural valley; beach 15mins train or 1h bike; river/tracks 5mins; nature reserve 30mins

Services nothing; village/supermarket 25mins bike; town 20mins by train; city 45mins

Access station 10mins walk; Porto 2h30, Lisbon 3h

🏢#1 Usine Miquel €125k • VISITED • large old factory with hydro
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southern France • industrialvillage • Mazamet, (Beziers, Castres, Narbonne, Carcassonne)
1500m² hub • 📍MapAdvert #1
☃️3mo 9°  🍂3mo 13–24°  ☀️6d  🌧13d  300m

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The original candidate with great surroundings, big potential, sustainability and a big chimney; a fair bit of work though also a fair balance.

Environment natural park, craggy valley, hikes on door; greenway

Services supermarket, restaurants, cinema; 50mins bus towns

Access station 40mins drive + 1h45 Toulouse; bus to Beziers, Castres (airports, stations) / 1h drive; bus to Montpellier 2h30

🏬#104 St Aidans Works €295k • PICK • old stone industrial building on moors close to town
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UK Midlands • industrialvillage • Rochedale, Manchester
1000m² mini-hub • 📍Map
☃️2–6–11°  🏖19–26°  ☀️2 days  🌧16 days;

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affordable and splendid locality

Environment moors and small river valleys, paths and canal on doorstep

Services bus stop at door; everything walking distance

Access station 5mins bus/15mins walk; Manchester 30mins train, London 3h15

🏬#85 Bosco Marengo €140k • Classic townhouse with turret
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northern Italy • historicvillage • Alessandria, Novi Ligure, (Genoa, Milan)
900m² mini-hub • 📍MapAdvert #1
☃️2–9–14°  🏖28–33°  ☀️10 days  🌧10 days

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Environment flat and agricultural, river 30mins walk on tracks; hills 30mins drive/train; coast 45mins drive

Services basics, bar, resto; city 30mins by regular bus (last 10pm)

Access station 5mins bus/30mins walk; Genoa airport 1h30 train; Milan/Turin 1h

🏢#45 Ecole St. Michel €130k • Large in village surrounded by nature
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central France • commercialvillage • Figeac, Rodez, Brive, (Toulouse)
1150m² hub • 📍MapAdvert #1Advert #2
☃️2–9–15°  🏖26–33°  ☀️10 days  🌧12 days

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Large building in well-served but quiet village (1.5k pop) with markets, station, gardens, casino(!). Not very distinctive setting but good convenience for work.

Environment unadventurous but pleasant agricultural and wooded hilly river valleys; paths on doorstep

Services all, town 15mins (local busses), larger 30mins

Access Rodez airport 30mins drive; station 15mins walk with night train to Paris, Toulouse 3h

🏘#70 Filature de Boubers €160k • CONCEPTUAL • Humungous old textile factory on river
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northern France • industrialvillage • Amiens, Boulogne, Lille, (Paris, Brussels)
9500m² complex • 📍MapAdvert #1
☃️2–7–12°  🏖23–31°  ☀️6 days  🌧13 days

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Striking distance to many major metros, huge property for development into a truly dynamic multifunction hub supporting mixed housing and workshops.

Environment rolling agricultural; in the Vallée de la Canche with several walking routes with paths, greenway and woods on doorstep; coast 1h drive

Services 2 restos, nothing else; small town 15mins bike, other 30mins bus twice daily

Access station 15mins drive or bus; Lille 2h, Paris 2h, Brussels 3h, London 4h, Amsterdam 5h

🏬#71 Pensão Montanha €128k • VISITED • Old hotel not far from beach
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Portugal • typicalvillage • Leiria, Figueira da Foz, Coimbra, (Porto)
800m² mini-hub • 📍MapAdvert #1Advert #2
☃️7–15–19°  🏖27–36°  ☀️8 days  🌧8 days

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affordable and close to good beaches, if unremarkable

Environment coastal and great dunes, undulating semi-agricultural, lots of pines; 45mins bike to beach/15mins drive

Services adequate, supermarket 25mins walk, town 30mins bus/20mins drive

Access Lisbon direct bus 2h40; station 20mins walk, Coimbra 1h, Porto 2h30; mainline station 30mins drive + 2h Lisbon

🏘#53 🚩Têxtil Cravinos €180k • SHELVED • Warehouses straddling stream next to town and natural park
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Portugal • industrialtown • Castelo Branco, Guarda, (Lisbon)
2750m² complex • 📍MapAdvert #1Advert #2
☃️4–12–17°  🏖31–37°  ☀️13 days  🌧9 days

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Rather above budget and notable risk due to scale of works. An incredible complex of buildings with rocky stream and bridge between them. Land is not included thus requires negotiations, it comprises stone steps covered in vines up small terraces behind (and a large terrace for veg!).

Environment natural park with 2,000m peak, lakes; town has gym and sports centre; paths but start 1h through town; river 5km, would ned own equipment; small ski station 30mins drive; coast 2h

Services all, town centre and shop 20mins walk; next town 1h train

Access station 20mins walk (3h30 Lisbon); airports too far (2h30 drive)

🏬#49 Molino Desana €48k • Good value village mill
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northern Italy • typicalvillage • Vercelli, Alessandria, (Milan, Turin)
560m² mini-hub • 📍MapAdvert #1
☃️0–6–12° 🏖30–34° ☀️13 days 🌧7 days

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Environment flat and agricultural but many tracks, 3 rivers close for longer trails but few kayak/SUP operators so would need own; coast 1h30; woods 15mins drive

Services basics; town 10mins drive, 20mins bike; busses on doorstep

Access 15mins station; 1h Turin/Milan airport, Asti, Alessandria; 1h15 Milan; 1h30 Genoa

🏘#43 Velino Casale €200k • Rural farm on river
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central Italy • rusticrural • Terni, (Perugia, Rome)
1100m² complex • 📍MapAdvert #1
☃️10–16°  🏖31–36°  ☀️11 days  🌧10 days; very good although ☃️nights cold

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Great climate, varied location, natural and semi-isolated with possibility of fairly easy trips to town on nearby train, or shopping by scooter/bike. Lots of potential for the land, with hyrdo and isolated work/event space.

Environment hills and river walks on doorstep, lake with boating walkable; mountains 30km (30mins regular train), coast 1h30

Services no shops walkable, basics bikeable 5km/20mins, local station 30mins walk +25mins to town 3 times daily, more frequent from next station at 3.5km (i.e. bike/scooter

Access 20mins mainline station, Rome 1h, Florence 3h, Bologna 3h30; driving Perugia 1h, Rome 1h30

🏢#20 Gallipienzo Warehouse €40k • intruiguing rural property
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Spain • industrialrural • Pamplona
950m² hub • 📍MapAdvert #1Advert #2Advert #3
☃️3–10–16°  🏖28–36°  ☀️8 days  🌧11 days

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Environment hills and agricultural valley

Services basics 10mins walk, village 20mins bike 5 mins drive; nearby towns 15 mins drive

Access station 30mins drive: Barcelona/Madrid 3h; Pamplona airport (frankfurt/spain) 40mins drive, else Zaragoza has good connections +bus +1h20 train +40mins car else 2h car direct

🏬#67 Moulin de St-Christophe €160k • Factory building on canal with own woods, Bordeaux 1h
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southern France • commercialvillage • Marmande, Agen, (Bordeaux, Toulouse)
1100m² mini-hub • 📍MapAdvert #1
☃️10–16°  🏖27–36°  ☀️11 days  🌧10 days

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As a mini-hub this has a lovely location on the Canal du Midi and it's own small woods but very few activities.

Environment flat and agricultural but river swimming and walks; forest 15mins drive; coast/hills 1h30

Services none, 15mins bike to small town; 20mins drive to larger towns

Access mainline station 5mins drive; Bordeaux 1h (last train 9pm), Toulouse 1h30

🏘#115 Istituto San Luigi €50k • massive old clergical college
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northern Italy • historicrural • Piacenza
3400m² complex • 📍MapAdvert #1Advert #2
☃️2–8–14°  🏖27–32°  ☀️10 days  🌧12 days

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Environment river valley and hills, some walks on door

Services good village 5mins bike/30mins walk; town 1h bus

Access station 40mins drive/1h bus;

🏬#134 Gea de Albarracín €75k • Random buildings on high plateau
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Spain • typicalvillage • Teruel
750m² mini-hub • 📍MapAdvert #1
☃️3–9–15°  🏖30–34°  ☀️10 days  🌧9 days

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Environment scuplted sandstone hills and valleys, both barren and wooded with pines; hikes on doorstep

Services ok, small town 30mins bike, towns 20mins drive

Access station 10mins drive, 40mins bike: Valencia/Zaragoza 3h

🏘#63 Felpos São Paio €198k • Rural factory complex
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Portugal • historicvillage • Viseu, Coimbra, (Porto)
3200m² complex • 📍MapAdvert #1
☃️11–16°  🏖30–36°  ☀️13 days  🌧9 days

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Ginormous thus immensely promising as a large independent community, however somewhat distant with little life.

Environment rolling agricultural and mountains; hiking tracks on doorstep, 10km to ridge, good river 30 mins bike but very exposed route; barrage in mountains 30mins drive; coast/beaches 1h30

Services very basic, town 10 mins

Access station and coaches 10mins drive (2h30 Porto; 4h30 Lisbon)

🏢#6 Clog Factory €60k • CONCEPTUAL • amazingly vast and open, with greenery and good village
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central France • industrialvillage • Nevers, Moulins
2200m² hub • 📍MapAdvert #1
☃️8–14°  🏖26–34°  ☀️9 days  🌧12 days; borderline as mild and often overcast or showery

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Whilst the surroundings don't offer too much variety and its badly connected, the tiny town (2k pop) seems fairly dynamic with unusual attractions — Street Art City (22,000m2 of art by new artists every year!), a velodrome, a (tiny) F1/F3 racetrack and also a lake/leisure area with volley-ball and probably suitable for SUP if we get boards, oh and there's a tennis club. The space itself is plenty big enough to be attractive year round, it benefits from natural surroundings being the last building on the stream. The climate is pretty similar to all the Northern Italy candidates, except a few degrees less hot in  🏖. The opportunity to have an incredible space where many of us can congregate and still have lots of personal space may outweigh the negatives.

Environment fairly boring northly agricultural terrain; theree's a few paths on the doorstep and forests for biking and horse riding, plus river canoeing all 10mins

Services whilst not connected it has all services including a covered market, local towns Nevers and Moulins are 35mins drive

Access station 20min (car, 1h bike) 2h30 paris 1h Nevers; Clermont 1h45; driving bourges/mont lucon 1h; clermont 1h30; bus Moulins twice daily (maybe res req by tel?)