View of Bec-Hellouin (© Samish de normandie – Wikipedia)
Les Plus Beaux Villages de France is an association whose members are classified villages. To enter, the criteria are drastic. However, it is possible to buy a beautiful home there at a relatively affordable price.
(BFM Immo) – Les Plus Beaux Villages de France is an association comprising 159 villages spread over 14 regions and 70 departments. “Avoiding the pitfalls of the soulless village-museum or, conversely, those of the” amusement park “, reconciling the villages with the future, this is our reasoned and passionate ambition”, we can read on the site. The criteria are therefore drastic. The association only accepts 20% of applications.
However, some of these villages remain “affordable”. MeilleurAgents has selected 10 villages classified among the Most Beautiful Villages of France where you can buy a country house for 150,000 euros, notary fees and agency fees included. Some of these villages are at most 2.5 hours from the big cities.
Bec-Hellouin, Estaing or even Pradelles
This is the case of Bec-Hellouin in the Eure or Noyers-sur-Serein in the heart of Burgundy, 2 hours from Paris, where it is possible to buy a house of 85 and 96 square meters respectively for 150,000 euros. . For the people of Nantes, head for Montsoreau, a village on the banks of the Loire with a house of 80 square meters or even Vouvant in Vendée. In the latter, an 85m2 house with a plot of 834m2 sold for 128,000 euros at the end of the year.
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On the Toulouse side, head for Estaing, at the entrance to the Gorges du Lot in Aveyron with a house of 121 square meters, Montréal du Gers (110 square meters) or even Monflanquin, country of the Bastides where you can s ” buy a 5-room house in the heart of the village for 115,000 euros. For the Lyonnais, the country house of their dreams could be located in the village of Pradelles (113 square meters), just 2 hours from the large metropolis and on the borders of Haute-Loire and Ardèche, or in the city medieval town of Flavigny-sur-Ozerain (93 square meters). Sainte-Enimie, the medieval city of the Gorges du Tarn, will delight the people of Montpellier where for 150,000 euros, they can buy a house of 97 m2.