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#312Pagnol
Provence
€300k 475m² EXAMPLE • picturesque little town centre
 ⭐️~
mini-hub • historic • town • Sisteron, Aix
☃️1–10–17°☀️11☁️8 • 🍂14–24°☀️11☁️8
Property details

Environment: scrub wood hills, vineyards along wide river valley
Services: all
Access: station 30mins walk: 1h30 Marseille, 4h30 Paris

#304Capdangelle bas
central Pyrenees
€280k 500m² • impressive town centre garden
94~
hub • standout • town • Tarbes, Pau, (Toulouse)
☃️4–11–19°☀️8☁️12 • 🍂14–27°☀️7☁️10 ↥400m
Property details

smallish for the price yet excellent value for its wide benefitsEnvironment: rolling agricultural between base of mountains and plains; varied good trails
Services: all; bigger towns 15/25mins train (last 10pm)
Access: station at door: 5h Paris direct; airport 15mins

#272Le Madrid
Haut Languedoc
€90k 500m² SOLD? • nicely located with great nature, option of private mortgage
94
mini-hub • typical • village • Beziers, (Montpellier)
☃️4–10–17°☀️4☁️16 • 🍂14–21°☀️6☁️12
Property details

actually 220k, 90k as downpayment on private mortgage; expensive but 1k/month over 10 years would be a good deal to get something possibly better, and means more backers joining down the line could support additional propertiesEnvironment: vineyard valley, escarpments with good hikes on doorstep; 1h coast/mountains
Services: supermarket, small weekly indoor market, bakery, restaurants, brunch place
Access: station 30mins drive/45 bus; 5h30 Paris changing, Barcelona 3h changing; airports 2h+ changing

#239Hotel St. Martin
central Pyrenees
€250k 950m² • part of old complex in great location
91✓
hub • typical • town • Tarbes, Pau, (Toulouse)
☃️4–11–19°☀️8☁️12 • 🍂14–27°☀️7☁️10 ↥400m
Property details

Environment: rolling agricultural between base of mountains and plains; varied good trails
Services: all; bigger towns 15/25mins train (last 10pm)
Access: station at door: 5h Paris direct; airport 15mins

#300Grand Rue
Cote d'Azur
€261k 420m² • prime location for all the region offers
91~
satellite • typical • village • Touloun, Frejus
☃️2–11–18°☀️11☁️9 • 🍂16–24°☀️10☁️7
Property details

Environment: vineyards and wooded hills, escarpments; hikes from door, beach 30mins
Services: all
Access: station 10mins walk: +35min Toulon, 1h30 Marseille (direct, last 7pm), 2h Nice (airport, 1 change), 2h30 Marseille airport, 5h Paris (last 2pm, or night)

#295Croix
Catalogne nord
€134k 500m² PICK • village buildings balancing towns, sea and mountains
89~
satellite • typical • village • Perpignan
☃️3–12–20°☀️10☁️10 • 🍂15–25°☀️9☁️9
Property details

Environment: scrub tree hills and vineyards at bottom of mountain near coast; beach 35mins drive
Services: village by minibus/20mins walk; supermarket 10mins walk
Access: station 5mins walk: 20mins Perpignan (last 8pm), +Barcelona 1h30 / Paris 5h; airport 25mins drive

#306townhouses
Provence
€310k 470m² EXAMPLE • central and interesting
89~
mini-hub • historic • town • Avignon, Nimes, Montpellier, (Marseille)
☃️1–11–18°☀️12☁️9 • 🍂14–27°☀️11☁️8
Property details

Environment: developed and agricultural river delta, some vineyard hills; beach 45mins
Services: all; bigger towns 15/25mins train (last 10pm)
Access: station at door: ~3h30 Paris, 5–6h Barcelona; airport 1h train +shuttle

#155Castellas
Cévennes
€180k 1600m² CANDIDATE • impressive tennement building
89✓
hub • historic • village • Ales, (Nimes)
☃️2–10–18°☀️10☁️10 • 🍂13–24°☀️10☁️10
Property details

Environment: hills amongst windy rocky river valleys, scrubland and woods; hikes on doorstep
Services: supermarket, shops, bars/resto; nicer village 10mins drive/bus; town 40mins drive (train)
Access: bus at door, station 10mins walk; Nimes 1h15, airport +30mins shuttle; train ~5h Paris/Barcelona (2 changes)

#250Fauconnier
central France
€330k 750m² • imposing solid building in popular hilltop village
89
mini-hub • typical • village • Albi, (Toulouse)
☃️3–10–18°☀️5☁️14 • 🍂14–22°☀️6☁️11
Property details

Environment: rolling agricultural countryside and deep river valleys; paths from door
Services: minimarts, lots of cafes and restos
Access: station 15mins bike; 1h Toulouse, 6h Paris (changing)

#297Hotel Oasis
Catalogne nord
€375k 500m² LATER • ready to use in unique location
89✓
satellite • typical • village • Perpignan
☃️3–10–17°☀️9☁️10 • 🍂13–23°☀️9☁️9 ⇬450m
Property details

Environment: scrub hillsuit trees and vineyards at bottom of mountain near coast; beach 1h drive
Services: village by minibus/20mins walk; supermarket 10mins walk
Access: station 10mins bus/drive: +45mins Perpignan (last 8pm), +Barcelona 1h30 / Paris 5h

#259Kim
Pyrenees
€105k 380m² • tatty auberge in hills with station
89
satellite • commercial • village • Saint Gaudens, (Tarbes, Toulouse)
☃️3–10–19°☀️8☁️10 • 🍂14–25°☀️7☁️10 ⇧450m
Property details

Environment: lower mountains, hiking on doorstep, small skiing 15mins, peaks 45mins
Services: minimart, bakery, bar 20mins walk, supermarket 15mins bike; towns 25mins drive, 40mins bus 5mins walk
Access: local station 15mins walk, Toulouse ~1h30 direct, Paris 6h30 or overnight; airports: Tarbes 1h, Toulouse 2h

#252Grammatique
Pyrenees
€160k 720m² SOLD? • unusual property in decent little town and nice location
86
hub • historic • village • Limoux, Mirepoix, Carcassonne, Castelnaudry
☃️11–19°☀️4🌧12 • 🍂14–25°☀️6🌧12
Property details

Environment: river valley below Pyrenees, hillside vinyards, scrub woods and rocky outcrops
Services: all
Access: station 10mins walk; town/mainline station/airport 30mins: +1h Toulouse, +2h30 Barcelona, +5h30 Paris or night

#271Couvent d'Aubin
Averyon
€250k 1900m² PICK • diverse imposing buildings around garden
86✓
complex • historic • village • Figeac, Rodez, Villefranche
☃️2–10–17°☀️7🌧14 • 🍂13–21°☀️7🌧14
Property details

not a great location however as a retreat hub it would have plenty of capacity to bring itself alive and host lots of interesting residencies and events; it would accommodate small apartments and also be suitable for families with its large gardenEnvironment: unadventurous but pleasant agricultural and wooded hilly river valleys; limited walks from door
Services: bakery, 2 good restos; supermarket 25mins walk; town 15mins bus
Access: station 10mins walk, 3h15 Toulouse (+45mins airport, ++4h Barcelona), ~6h30 Paris, direct night train

#285Grand Café
Catalogne nord
€60k 400m² PICK • great building and nature in pleasant mountain village
86
satellite • historic • village • Prades, (Perpignan)
☃️3–10–18°☀️8☁️10 • 🍂13–23°☀️7☁️10 ↥650m
Property details

Environment: forested mountains and rocky canyons; hikes from door; beach 1h
Services: cornershop, restos/cafes, supermarket 20mins walk; market
Access: bus at door; station 10mins drive, Perpignan 1h30 transit (last 7:30pm); +Barcelona 1h30 / Paris 5h

#26022 St Jaques
Languedoc
€99k 350m² LATER • old pile in very presentable well-placed town
86
satellite • typical • town • Beziers, Narbonne, Montpellier, (Perpignan)
☃️3–11–19°☀️6☁️11 • 🍂14–27°☀️8☁️9
Property details

Environment: beaches 30mins bus, rolling vineyards, coastal plains, (rocky massif)
Services: all
Access: station 10mins walk, direct to Barcelona 2h15, Paris 4h; airport 30mins shuttle, plus many other airports (CDG direct)

#284Lierres
Cevennes
€125k 300m² PICK • perched village building with terraced garden
86
satellite • typical • village • Ales, (Nimes)
☃️2–10–18°☀️10☁️10 • 🍂13–24°☀️10☁️10
Property details

Environment: hills amongst windy rocky river valleys, scrubland and woods; hikes on doorstep
Services: supermarket, shops, bars/resto; nicer village 10mins drive/bus/train; town 40mins drive/train
Access: station/bus 10mins walk; Nimes 1h15, airport +30mins shuttle; train ~5h Paris/Barcelona (2 changes)

#266Puits
Cevennes
€55k 350m² PICK • village building with connections
86
satellite • typical • village • Ales, (Nimes)
☃️2–10–18°☀️10☁️10 • 🍂13–24°☀️10☁️10
Property details

Environment: hills amongst windy rocky river valleys, scrubland and woods; hikes on doorstep
Services: supermarket, shops, bars/resto; nicer village 10mins drive/bus; town 40mins drive (train)
Access: station/bus 10mins walk; Nimes 1h15, airport +30mins shuttle; train ~5h Paris/Barcelona (2 changes)

#298Chateau de Lezan
Languedoc
€425k 900m² LATER • outstanding but tricky to adapt
86
satellite • historic • village • Ales, Nimes
☃️6–15–21°☀️9☁️12 • 🍂17–27°☀️9☁️9
Property details

Environment: vinyards amongst river confluence, gentle scrub wood hills; beach 1h drive
Services: minimart, bakery, couple of good restos
Access: station 15mins drive +20mins, mainline 1h10 bus: 3h Paris, 4h Barcelona

#286Duclos
central Pyrenees
€160k 800m² PICK • townhouse, annexe, garden in pleasantly hilly area
86✓
hub • historic • town • Saint-Girons, Foix
☃️3–11–20°☀️8🌧10 • 🍂13–21°☀️8🌧10 ↥400m
Property details

Environment: border of wooded agricultural rolling hills and small mountains
Services: all
Access: hourly bus to station 45mins, 1h45 Toulouse (last 7:30pm, +45mins airport), 6h Barcelona, 7h Paris (few; or night)

#307Levejac
Averyon
€349k 650m² LATER • standout property on riverside gorges
86✓
satellite • historic • village • Millau, (Rodez)
☃️1–11–18°☀️12☁️9 • 🍂14–27°☀️11☁️8
Property details

Environment: agricultural plateau; rocky scrub woods along gorge; hikes from door
Services: cornershop, bakery, resto, pizza, bar; town 10mins drive
Access: Barcelona 7h, Paris 8h

#296Couvent Sainte Claire
Haut Languedoc
€470k 4000m² LATER • ginormous for broad project
86✓
complex • typical • town • Castres
☃️3–9–18°☀️3☁️17 • 🍂13–25°☀️5☁️13
Property details

Environment: wooded hills and the odd craggy river; hikes almost on doorstep
Services: all
Access: station 5mins walk: 1h30 Toulouse (last 8:45pm) and airport (+45mins bus/tram), 6h Barcelona, 7h Paris or night train

#264Sports
Averyon
€65k 380m² • village building with large garden
83
hub • typical • village • Figeac, Rodez, Villefranche
☃️2–10–17°☀️7🌧14 • 🍂13–21°☀️7🌧14
Property details

Environment: unadventurous but pleasant agricultural and wooded hilly river valleys; paths on doorstep
Services: bakery, pizza; supermarket 20mins walk; town 15mins (bus)
Access: station 15mins walk, 3h15 Toulouse, 7–8h Paris, plus direct night train

#182Relais du Silence
central France
€425k 1200m² • closed hotel next to pretty village
83
hub • typical • village • Sarlat, Cahors
☃️?°☀️5☁️15 • 🍂13–25°☀️7☁️10
Property details

Environment: some walks on doorstep
Services: all; 15mins walk supermarket
Access: 20mins walk station; 25mins Cahors (train)

#27830 Rep
Averyon
€90k 435m² • townhouse in impressive medieval town
83
mini-hub • rustic • town • Figeac, (Cahors, Albi)
☃️2–9–16°☀️6☁️13 • 🍂12–23°☀️7☁️12
Property details

Environment: steep wooded river valleys and agricultural
Services: all
Access: station 5mins walk; 1h45 Toulouse (last 7pm) +45mins airport, 6h Barcelona (2 changes), 7h Paris (last 2pm) or night trains

#292Labarraque
western Pyrenees
€210k 700m² • huge 3-wing townhouse in nice town near mountains
83
mini-hub • typical • town • Pau
☃️3–11–19°☀️6☁️16 • 🍂14–27°☀️5☁️14
Property details

Environment: agricultural edge of mountains; trails 10mins train
Services: all
Access: station 10mins walk: 3h Lourdes airport (2 changes), Toulouse/Bordeaux airport 4h30 (2 changes); Paris station 5h or nightrain (both 1 change)

#301Montplaisir
Carcassonne
€80k 500m² • solid post office with good potential
83
mini-hub • typical • village • Carcassonne, Narbonne (Toulouse)
☃️4–10–17°☀️3☁️18 • 🍂14–21°☀️5☁️14
Property details

Environment: vineyard valley, hills with good hikes close; 1h coast
Services: shop, bakery, pizza, resto and cocktail-bar/resto, minimart; town 15mins drive/30 bus
Access: station 15mins drive/30mins bus: 5h30 Paris changing or night train, Barcelona 3h direct; airport 20mins drive/bus

#287Palassou
western Pyrenees
€95k 500m² • old house and annexes above river in nice town near mountains
83
mini-hub • typical • town • Pau
☃️3–11–19°☀️6☁️16 • 🍂14–27°☀️5☁️14
Property details

Environment: agricultural edge of lush mountains with meadows and woods; trails 10mins train
Services: all
Access: 10mins walk station: 3h Lourdes airport (2 changes), Toulouse/Bordeaux airport 4h30 (2 changes); Paris 5h or nightrain (both 1 change)

#281Hotel Vivarais
Ardeche/Cevennes
€235k 700m² • old buildings with excellent surroundings
83✓
mini-hub • typical • village • Ales, (Montellimar)
☃️2–10–16°☀️10☁️10 • 🍂15–22°☀️9☁️10
Property details

Environment: hills amongst windy rocky river valleys, scrubland and woods; hikes on doorstep
Services: all
Access: station/bus 10mins walk; Nimes 1h15, airport +30mins shuttle; train ~5h Paris/Barcelona (2 changes)

#282Henric
western Pyrenees
€265k 700m² • rambling pile above river in nice town near mountains
83✓
mini-hub • typical • town • Pau
☃️3–11–19°☀️6☁️16 • 🍂14–27°☀️5☁️14
Property details

Environment: agricultural edge of mountains; trails 10mins train
Services: all
Access: station 10mins walk: 3h Lourdes airport (2 changes), Toulouse/Bordeaux airport 4h30 (2 changes); Paris station 5h or nightrain (both 1 change)

#26949 Guesde
Averyon
€25k 475m² • great value but a bit boring
83
mini-hub • typical • village • Figeac, Rodez, Villefranche
☃️2–10–17°☀️7🌧14 • 🍂13–21°☀️7🌧14
Property details

Environment: unadventurous but pleasant agricultural and wooded hilly river valleys; paths 10mins
Services: bakery, pizza; supermarket 5mins walk; town 15mins (bus)
Access: station 5mins walk, 3h15 Toulouse (+45mins airport, ++4h Barcelona), ~6h30 Paris, direct night train

#27014 Foch
central Pyrenees
€57k 300m² • cheerful tiny house with novel garden in calm town
83
satellite • typical • town • Saint Girons,Foix
☃️3–11–20°☀️8🌧10 • 🍂13–21°☀️8🌧10 ↥400m
Property details

Environment: pleasant town centre with riverfront and wonderful countryside on doorstep
Services: everything
Access: hourly bus to station 45mins, 1h45 Toulouse (last 7:30pm, +45mins airport), 6h Barcelona, 7h Paris (few; or night)

#215Tilleuls Bellevue
southern France
€155k 950m² • ugly yet easy building having fair balance
80✓
hub • commercial • village • Tarbes, (Toulouse)
☃️3–11–19°☀️8☁️10 • 🍂14–26°☀️8☁️10 ↥400m
Property details

Environment: edge of wooded hills on base of mountains and agricultural valley/plains; walks start 30mins
Services: bakery 10mins walk, supermarkets 20mins; village 30mins (10mins scooter)
Access: station 25mins walk: Toulouse 1h (last 8:30pm), Paris 5h30 or overnight with change; airports: Tarbes 1h15 transit, Toulouse 1h45; Barcelona 5h++

#2777 Rep
Averyon
€155k 510m² • townhouse in impressive medieval town
80
mini-hub • rustic • town • Figeac, (Cahors, Albi)
☃️2–9–16°☀️6☁️13 • 🍂12–23°☀️7☁️12
Property details

Environment: steep wooded river valleys and agricultural
Services: all
Access: station 5mins walk; 1h45 Toulouse (last 7pm) +45mins airport, 6h Barcelona (2 changes), 7h Paris (last 2pm) or night trains

#302Jouaux/Pons
central France
€59k 350m² PICK • townhouse above river Lot
80
satellite • typical • village • Villeneuve-sur-Lot, Agen, (Bergerac, Cahors)
☃️3–11–19°☀️5☁️13 • 🍂14–26°☀️7☁️10
Property details

Environment: agricultural and wooded rolling river valley
Services: deli/teamroom, bakery, 3 retos, gym, supermarkets 10mins walk
Access: station 25mins walk/10mins bus: 45mins Agen (last 8:30pm), Bordeaux/Toulouse 2h15, 5h Paris, 6h30 Barcelona; Bergerac airport 1h drive

#230Etages
central France
€65k 450m² PICK • pretty dynamic village close to small city
77
satellite • historic • village • Limoges
☃️2–8–14°☀️5☁️17 • 🍂11–22°☀️6☁️13; 340m
Property details

Environment: rolling agricultural and wooded river valleys; walks and biking close
Services: all; 2 pizza places, 2 good restos, a coffee shop
Access: station 15mins walk: 20mins Limoges (last 9pm), 30mins Eymoutiers, 4h Paris/Bordeaux; airport 40mins drive/taxi+train)

#289Gare
Cevennes
€100k 540m² • large building but in village centre
77✓
mini-hub • typical • village • Ales, (Nimes)
☃️2–10–18°☀️10☁️10 • 🍂13–24°☀️10☁️10
Property details

Environment: hills amongst windy rocky river valleys, scrubland and woods; hikes on doorstep
Services: supermarket, shops, bars/resto; nicer village 10mins drive/bus; town 40mins drive (train)
Access: station/bus 5mins walk; Nimes 1h15, airport +30mins shuttle; train ~5h Paris/Barcelona (2 changes)

#245Dunkerque
Occitan plains
€160k 750m² • townhouse with garden and annexe
77✓
mini-hub • historic • town • Castelnaudry, Carcassonne
☃️10–17°🌧17☀️4 • 🍂13–25°🌧16☀️5
Property details

Environment: edge of valley and rolling hills with mixed agriculture/vineyards/scrubland; canal path only, but hills near
Services: all
Access: Toulouse 45mins (last 8pm), Barcelona 2h30, Paris 5h30 changing or night direct

#299Tapisseries Fougerol
central France
€77k 830m² • great town and value
77✓
satellite • typical • small town • Gueret, Montlucon
☃️1–8–16°☀️5☁️17 • 🍂11–23°☀️5☁️13 ↥450m
Property details

multiple old workshops with hillside in lively little town in middle of nowhereEnvironment: rolling agricultural hills, wooded plateau; nominal paths at door
Services: all
Access: station 20mins walk, only twice daily(!) from Limoges 2h, Paris 6h

#309Sarrancolin
central Pyrenees
€80k 550m² • village house at base of mountains
77
satellite • commercial • village • Bagneres de Bigorre, Tarbes
☃️2–10–18°☀️8☁️10 • 🍂13–25°☀️6☁️10 ⇫600m
Property details

Environment: wooded lower mountains with streams, rocky peaks; hiking on doorstep
Services: minimart, bakery, good resto, pizza, bar; supermarkets 20mins drive/bus
Access: station, bus 25mins/drive 20: Toulouse 1h20 (+45mins airport), Paris/Barcelona 6h

#263Droite
Averyon
€115k 450m² • functional apartments above large shop in pretty village
77
satellite • typical • village • Villefranche, (Montauban)
☃️11–17°☀️5🌧13 • 🍂15–25°☀️7🌧12
Property details

Environment: agricultural plains and small river valleys
Services: minimart, bakery, market, several bar/cafes; 2 restos, pizza
Access: station 30mins bus: Toulouse 40mins, Paris direct 6h / night-train

#275Durfort
Cevennes
€150k 475m² • big village house with good surroundings
77
satellite • typical • village • Ales, Nîmes, (Montpellier)
☃️3–10–17°☀️9☁️11 • 🍂14–25°☀️9☁️11
Property details

Environment: gentle wooded hills on edge of rocky little river valleys; hikes on doorstep; beach 1h
Services: good cornershop, burger joint, good resto, weekly market; village 20mins bike; all 30mins bike
Access: bus from Nimes 1h +pickup, or 1h30 changing Ales: +3h Paris, 4h Barcelona

#291Axat
eastern Pyrenees
€108k 510m² PICK • large village house in quiet area
77
satellite • typical • village • Limoux, (Perpignan)
☃️4–11–19°☀️9☁️10 • 🍂15–25°☀️8☁️10 ↥400m
Property details

Environment: deep rocky wooded gorges at bottom of Pyrenees; beach 1h
Services: corner shop, bar; villages 20mins bike or bus; supermarket 15mins drive
Access: Perpignan/Carcassonne 1h drive/1h15 €1 bus; Barcelona +1h30, Paris 5h15

#294Oustalet
upper Pyrenees
€230k 620m² EXAMPLE • fully functional large village house in remote area amongst mountains
77✓
satellite • typical • hamlet • St-Girons
☃️3–10–18°☀️8☁️11 • 🍂13–24°☀️6☁️10 ⇬740m
Property details

16-room old hotel; this type of remote property is not planned until maybe the 3rd or 4th, the remoter they are the better the condition and lower the priceEnvironment: small river valley amongst forested mountains and peaks
Services: corner shop, village 20mins drive/bus
Access: bus 1h changing then 45mins to station: 1h45 Toulouse (last 7:30pm, +45mins airport), 6h Barcelona, 7h Paris (few; or night)

#308Colonie d'Aulus
upper Pyrenees
€173k 1300m² EXAMPLE
77✓
mini-hub • typical • hamlet • St-Girons
☃️3–10–18°☀️8☁️11 • 🍂13–24°☀️6☁️10 ⇬740m
Property details

Environment: small river valley amongst forested mountains and peaks
Services: corner shop, village 20mins drive/bus
Access: min 4h Toulouse (bus 1h changing then 45mins to station and 1h45 train; last 7:30pm): +45mins airport; min 8h Barcelona, 8h30 Paris (or night)

#116Hôtel de la Poste
central Pyrenees
€320k 1100m² EXAMPLE • heart of mountains near ski station
77
mini-hub • typical • hamlet • Pau
☃️1–7–14°  🏖24–32°  ☀️8 days  🌧14 days ⇬700m
Property details

Environment: mountains; stunning valley and hikes on doorstep
Services: village 10mins bus
Access: station 1h bus; airport 1h drive

#196Moulin de la Brugère
central France
€96k 500m² • semi-rural riverside building with terraced garden as retreat space
74
satellite • typical • rural • Perigueux, Limoges
☃️2–9–10°☀️5☁️14 • 🍂12–23°☀️7☁️11
Property details

Environment: rolling agricultural and wooded river valleys; some trails
Services: village 20mins bike
Access: station 5mins drive, 20mins Perigeux (last 8pm) / 45mins Limoges (last 10pm) / 1h30 Bordeaux (last 7pm); 4h Paris

#102VV Cap-Pyrenees
southern France
€44k 3300m² VISITED • abandoned holiday complex
74✓
complex • commercial • village • Tarbes, (Toulouse)
☃️3–11–18°☀️8☁️10 • 🍂14–26°☀️6☁️10 ⇫450m
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solid and suitable for extensive facilities including cohousingEnvironment: rolling argicultural valleys at base of the Pyrenees; some paths on doorstep, lots close drive; 30mins walk to river, lakes and swimming
Services: bakery and good village store 15mins walk; small town 15mins drive/30 bike
Access: station 10mins drive; +Tarbes 25mins train +15min airport shuttle; 1h train Toulouse; 6h Paris (€40)

#144Saint-Béat
Pyrenees
€69k 500m² PICK • large village house on edge of mountains
71
satellite • typical • village • Saint Gaudens, (Tarbes)
☃️10°  🍂14–25°  ☀️8 days  🌧11 days ↥500m
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great value large property with good surroundingsEnvironment: lower mountains, hiking on doorstep, small skiing 10mins, peaks 45mins
Services: minimart, bakery, bar; 15mins bike supermarket; small towns 20/35mins drive
Access: local station 15mins bike, mainline 25mins drive/50 bus; Toulouse 1h45 train (last 5:30pm connecting), Paris 6h30; airports: Tarbes 2h transit, Toulouse 2h45

#305Moreau
Lozere
€159k 650m² • ready to use mountain riverside
71✓
satellite • modern • rural • isolated
☃️-1–6–13°☀️5☁️13 • 🍂14–21°☀️5☁️13 ↥900m
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Environment: mixed rocky woods, agricultural; trails at door
Services: minimart, good bakery, bar/cafe/pizza, resto, tiny weekly market; town 20mins drive
Access: station 5mins drive: direct to Nimes 2h45 (last 6pm), Paris 6h30

#228Guesede
Cevennes
€96k 540m² • large village house
71
mini-hub • typical • suburban • Ales, (Nimes)
☃️2–10–18°☀️10☁️10 • 🍂15–25°☀️9☁️9
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Environment: hills amongst windy rocky river valleys, scrubland and woods; hikes on doorstep
Services: none, supermarket/village 10mins bike; town 25mins train
Access: train at door; Ales 25mins, Nimes 1h (last 7pm); ~5h Paris/Barcelona (1 change)

#274Mont
central France
€30k 450m² • great town and value but fiddly
71
satellite • historic • small town • Gueret
☃️1–8–16°☀️5☁️17 • 🍂11–23°☀️5☁️13 ↥450m
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Environment: rolling agricultural hills, wooded plateau; nominal paths at door
Services: all
Access: station 15mins walk, only twice daily(!) from Limoges, Paris 6h

#26739 Gambetta
Averyon
€60k 450m² • great value townhouse with annexe in mediocre area
71
mini-hub • typical • small town • Figeac, Rodez, Villefranche
☃️2–10–17°☀️7🌧14 • 🍂13–21°☀️7🌧14
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Environment: river valleys, scrub woods, rolling agricultural; walks 10mins
Services: all at door; nice town 10mins scoot/bike +25mins train (last 11:30pm)
Access: station 10mins bus/bike; Toulouse 2h45, Paris 6h30 changing or direct nightrain; Rodez airport (seasonal for UK/Brussels) 30mins drive

#311Hôtel Bel/Moderne
central France
€130k 750m² PICK • old fashioned hotel in isolated riverside village
71✓
satellite • typical • village • Albi
☃️2–8–16°☀️5☁️17 • 🍂12–24°☀️6☁️13 ⇫400m
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Environment: undulating agricultural and wooded valleys; paths at door
Services: bakery, cafe, resto and minimart at door; small town 30mins bus
Access: station 45mins drive, bus 1h (last 6:45pm); +1h Toulouse / 6h Paris

#137Filature
Languedoc
€140k 700m² • unique building balancing countryside and towns
66
mini-hub • historic • hamlet • Castelnaudry, Carcassonne, (Narbonne, Toulouse)
☃️10–17°🌧17☀️4 • 🍂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/activitiesEnvironment: 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