Look at mortgages for France to enjoy France’s coastline just a stone throw away

With such an abundance of beautiful places to find mortgages for France, finding a property in France can be overwhelming.

Deciding between inland France with its quaint, rural beauty and the more modern urban cities with all their convenient amenities will really depend on what you are looking for from your French home. While somewhere closer to a city may be better for those coming to France with the aim of finding a job or wishing to commute into Paris, the peace and tranquillity that rural France offers can’t help but allure those looking for a quiet retreat from the rigours and strains of life in England.

Find a mortgage for France for nearby Normandy

Normandy will provide you with such a place. Only a stone’s throw away from the English south coast, Normandy is incredibly close to England yet when it comes to culture and traditions, it is remarkably different. Abounding in rich countryside full of crops, apple orchards and lush forests, Normandy is the essence of what rural France is all about.

Renowned for its rich cuisine, Normandy specialises in seafood, apples, duck and dairy products including the famous Camembert cheeses. Most restaurants in Normandy will use locally sourced products and with all the food grown in the region, you can easily buy all your produce from the local shops without the need for a trip to le supermarché.

Take up a new activity with a mortgage for France

To keep you occupied, the region has plenty in store for those who love the outdoors. Normandy abounds with outdoor activities and there is a wealth of places offering horse riding, rambling, golf and fishing. For sea lovers, the 390-odd miles of coastline offer almost every watersport imaginable from canoeing to wake boarding to sand yachting and kite surfing.

For those interested in taking in the local culture and history, Normandy has plenty of cultural attractions as well. Aside from the beautiful island abbey of Mont-St-Michel, Rouen’s old town and cathedral, Caen’s cathedral and Bayeux’s tapestry all deserve a visit as well.

Mortgages for France for all kinds of properties

With a property in Normandy, you can take your time to really explore the area and discover all the impressive sights it has to offer. Properties in Normandy boast a wide range of housing styles from timber-framed barns to town houses and châteaux.

House prices in Normandy are also more competitive than in other parts of France. A budget of around €50,000 will buy you a cottage in Calvados in need of renovation while €150,000 will get you a large, stone-built longère with land and possibly some outbuildings in Manche.

Mortgages for France from Conti

If you decide to get a property in France, the experts at Conti can help you find a French mortgage. Our wealth of experience of mortgages in France will help ensure that you can find a mortgage for France to suit your needs. Call one of our advisers today on 01273 772811.

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