Written by Roseanne Bradley,
Last Modified: 16th January 2023

2022 was a positive year for the French property market. Travel finally recovered from the restrictions put in place as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic and it’s now possible to travel to France from the UK without a Covid-19 test.

The France housing index increased to in the second quarter of 2022 from 128.6 to 130.78. This reflects residential property market prices which tells us that prices increased in the last year.

Luxury market outlook

Our trusted real estate partner, Beaux Villages Immobilier has a great selection of luxury homes and we expect the demand to remain high as luxury clients continue to seek a move abroad or a holiday home investment.

Just looking at market availability, there’s a vast number of luxury properties available across France, but the most sought-after areas include Provence, the French Riviera, the Alps and Paris.

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Here are 10 properties on the market right now. Whether you’re ready to buy, are browsing properties or just fancy a nosy, there’s a gorgeous selection of homes here…


Gorgeous Provence villa in the countryside

€715,000 – Five-bedroom country villa, Barjols, Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur

This home sits in a quiet residential area close to Barjols village. The villa itself has been recently renovated and includes five bedrooms, an offer, four shower rooms, a garage and studio. The studio sits separate to the main house too, so could be used as a rental property or gite for tourists. Outside, you have a private pool and fenced land – great for children who love the outdoors, as they won’t go too far on this almost 4000m property.

Five-bedroom house in Seillans

€1,250,000 Five-bedroom house, Seillans, Provence  

If you’re after a true Provencal-style home, look no further. This absolutely huge stone house lies 10minutes outside Seillans village, a listed area, where locals enjoy a quiet and private life. The property includes 2 hectares of land and looks over the gorgeous green hills. As well as five- bedrooms indoors, the outside of this property is just as impressive. Browse on our property portal to discover two outdoor seating areas, a pool and breathtaking views.

Luxury villa for sale in Aups, Provence

€813,000 Four-bedroom villa, Aups, Provence

This Aups villa has not only four bedrooms, but a guest house too. The design is truly spectacular, particularly on this tiles, shaded patio above. Outside, you’ll find a basin-style pool, terraces, a garage and a carport, plus, your own olive trees.

This nine-bedroom chalet is perfect for large, growing families

€1,722,000 Nine-bedroom chalet, Ecrins National Park, Orcieres

If alpine living is more your speed, this spectacular chalet in Orcières is truly impressive. The main house (right) was built in 2012, while the old barn (left) was built in 1856 and renovated in 1992 to high-standards. Across the two properties, this home sleeps nine and has 9 accompanying bathrooms. There’s ample opportunity to let either property out as a gite, which the current owners already do. The property has a stunning view of the Champsaur valley and is just 10 minutes from the ski slopes.

French Riviera

Five-bedroom villa on a golf course

€1,000,000 Five-bedroom villa, Golf course property St. Raphael, French Riviera

If you’re a looking to move somewhere and keep up an active lifestyle, this golf course property may be for you. The epitome of French luxury, this villa lies in the heart of the Valescure golf courses, in a tree-lined park. The home has five bedrooms and four bathrooms. There’s a independent stuido on the first floor too, which would be perfect for guests or independent teenagers. This home lies 500m from the golf course and 10 minutes away from the sea, shops and Riviera.

Beautiful sea views from this Eze apartment

€1,020,000 Two-bedroom apartment, Eze, French Riviera

If you wouldn’t mind waking up to shores of the Med splashing in the morning sun, this dreamy apartment in Eze could be for you. It has two bedrooms, one bathroom and an open-plan living/dining area.

Ultra-modern Cannes apartment with magnificent views

€1,995,000 Three-bedroom apartment, Cannes, French Riviera

About an hour south of the previous property, you’ll find this modern three-bedroom apartment on le boulevard de la Croisette in Cannes. It’s super spacious, has a large terrace and beautiful views of both the Mediterranean sea and Esterel mountains.

French Alps

Cagnes-sur-Mer home

€1,050,000 Four-bedroom house, Cagnes-sur-Mer, Alpes-Maritimes

In the hills between Nice and Antibes, lies this stone property in the quiet, yet pleasant city of Cagnes-sur-Mer. The four-bedroom property boasts unobstructed views of the stunning French Riviera. Plus, it’s just 12 minutes from Nice airport.

Fun fact: this home was previously owned by the stepdaughter of Salvador Dali who exclusively decorated the home with Dali furniture!


Magnificent Paris apartment in the centre of the city

€1,680,000 Three-bedroom apartment, 6th Arrondissement, Paris

In the heart of the iconic Saint Germain des Pres, this three-bedroom apartment lies on Paris’ famous south bank. The artistic area is a favourite among creatives from all over the world so is always alive with activity, however this apartment has a quiet, private feel.


Stunning view of the Seine from Parisian apartment in le Marais

€1,980,000 One-bedroom apartment, Le Marais, 4th Arrondissement, Paris

This Parisian apartment is a francophile’s dream. It lies on L’ile Saint Louis, just a short walk from the famous Notre Dame and Pont Neuf. This exquisitely decorated home is perfect for someone who enjoys the finer things in life.

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