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You can never know what goes on behind closed doors

Murderers, artists, Catholic Church clergy, affairs, scandals… this all sounds like the stuff of a great fictional bestseller set in Paris. In fact, it is just a taste of the history behind the doors of this exceptional property we have for sale in the centre of the French capital. Read more »

Could the French prime property market be back in business?

Since the financial and economic crash of 2008, it has been widely reported that the luxury French property market has never quite recovered, with prices largely remaining lower than those of 2007. Hollande’s proposed increased wealth taxes, the collapse of the rouble and the falling Euro were among the factors contributing to this state of affairs. However, since late 2013 there have been increasing signs that international buyers are gaining confidence and coming back to the luxury French property market with force. These tentative signs are coming to fruition this year. Read more »

Who said the French don’t know how to make kitchens?

Despite their cuisine being renowned all over the world, even listed as a UNESCO world heritage, the reputation of French kitchen design has never quite matched up to the food. Read more »

Top 10 French Chateaux

Do you want to live like the French aristocracy?

Have a look to these exceptional châteaux, all under 1M euros (£750k). Read more »

Antibes: the unique mixture of a protected environment, rich history and luxury

Enjoying a prime location on the French Riviera between Cannes and Nice, Antibes is well-known for its annual Jazz music festival, but it is also a protected natural area. The old town of Antibes and its monuments reflect the rich history of the region. Read more »

A Very Rare Château On The Market Only 30mn From The Centre Of Paris

The French are renowned for their elegance, style and sophistication in all aspects of life. French châteaux, of course, are no exception, especially this new château on our books located in an exclusive setting just 30 minutes south of the centre of Paris. Read more »

Top 10 Châteaux for sale in France

Here is a selection of  the best Châteaux for sale you can find in France. Read more »

Sextant French Properties’ Top 10 Most Expensive Homes

Ever wondered what the best in French property has to offer? Then look no further, Sextant Properties has compiled a list of our top 10 most expensive homes. Read more »

Chelsea is so last season

The 16th arrondissement of Paris, a very affluent area of Paris, is often described as the equivalent of Chelsea in London. Read more »

The luxury real estate market in Paris in recovery

Since the presidential election of Francois Hollande, 1 year and a half ago, the activity of the real estate market in Paris has decreased by approximately 30%. Read more »