Limousin offers unspoilt scenery, peace and solitude, making it a great option to consider when looking for French property. It is fairly sparsely populated which means that property prices here are low – however, there is an increasing number of Brits looking to buy a property in Limousin for second and holiday homes, contributing to impressive growth in the region. Limousin is a great alternative to the incredibly popular Dordogne – prices are much cheaper in Limousin than in the neighbouring region, and it benefits from great transport links and stunning scenery.
Limousin consists of three departments:
• Correze: Brive-la-Gaillarde, Tulle
• Creuse: Aubusson, Bourganeuf, Gueret
• Haute-Vienne: Limoges
On average, Creuse is the cheapest department – prices here average around €63,500. This compares to an average of €109,000 in Correze, Limousin’s most expensive department.
Average Property Prices in Limousin
The following property information was collected from the French notaires index (French land registry) between the 01/02/16 and 31/01/17. It comprises houses sold in towns, villages and rural areas. Properties in rural areas are usually less expensive than those in towns and villages.
Average old house price in Limousin:
Average old house prices in Limousin (by number of bedrooms):
Two bedrooms: €63,000
Three bedrooms: €100,000
Four bedrooms: €125,000
Five bedrooms: €135,000
Property Prices in Limousin sorted by department and bedrooms
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