Sure, it seems nice at first. You trade in the sixth-floor walkup apartment and its luxurious 20 meters of living space for a whole house at the same price. Suddenly the clerk at the post office is helpful when you ask for assistance sending a package abroad. And of course no more sudden whiffs of pee as you walk down the street. But the discontent starts with a two hour bus ride or brisk walk to get to work. It’s a trip so long you need to bring snacks, reading material and water.
“Montreuil is a thriving and artsy suburb to the city’s east, perhaps best known for its popular flea market.”
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.
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