Rory Ramsden – Luxury French Property Finder & Buyer's Agent in south west France
Share the love...

M. Lafitte’s house: an expat travel story from Gascony

My husband and I first traveled to Gascony in May 2006 with a couple of dear friends, looking for a house to purchase together. All of us loved rural France. Our criteria included proximity to airport, train, village, doctors and hospital. We rented a two bedroom, stone cottage in a small hameau (hamlet) located in the Gers, (department 32), often called the Tuscany of southwest France, for its good weather and bucolic landscapes.
For 5 weeks we spent mornings site seeing and visiting local farmers’ markets, afternoons enjoying alfresco meals outside, and long twilight evenings strolling country roads under a panoply of stars. We put 3,500 kilometers on our rental car looking at 25 houses in various stages of disrepair.

Read the full article here:
M. Lafitte’s house: an expat travel story from Gascony

About the Author Rory

Rory Ramsden is a French property finder and buyer's agent working for high net worth private clients wishing to buy a chateau, manor or vineyard in the south west of France. He has lived in France for 8 years after spending time travelling the world on business.

follow me on:

Privacy Preference Center

Close your account?

Your account will be closed and all data will be permanently deleted and cannot be recovered. Are you sure?

Learn the tips and tricks recommended by a top buyer's agent in south west France

SW France Prime Property Buyer's Guide

Download our in-depth FREE SW France Prime Property Buyer's Guide .