what does 100,000 € buy you without needing to renovate?

Home prices in France more than doubled (up 100.5%) between 2010 and 2020, according to British credit website Money.co.uk

However, you can still find some great deals.

From village houses to stone cottages, we’ve compiled a list of ten properties sold across France for € 100,000 and under that don’t need much to no renovation.

Village House – Le Ham, Mayenne, Pays de la Loire – € 79,950

This 90m² village house in Le Ham consists of two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a kitchen, a full-height living room, a separate dining room and a mezzanine. It also has a south-facing terrace, a garage and 569m² of land.

Le Ham is a small village in northwestern France with a population of just under 400. It offers many kilometers of hiking trails and has 11 active associations to keep locals busy.

Rennes Bretagne airport (RNS) is a 1.5 hour drive away.

Apartment – Draguignan, Var, PACA – € 99,958

This one bedroom apartment of 50 m² is distributed on the third and last floor.

Draguignan has more than 40,000 inhabitants and is located less than 30 km from the Côte d’Azur. The city has retained many of its medieval influences, as evidenced by its clock tower, chapels and old houses.

The area is very accessible – Toulon / Hyères airport (TLN) is just 55 km away, Nice airport (NCE) is 61 km away and Marseille airport (MRS) is 100 km away.

Detached house – Confolens, Charente, Poitou-Charentes – € 60,500

This 123m² detached house in Confolens has two bedrooms, two bathrooms and 965m² of land. It is located close to the city center, with a wide range of amenities.

Confolens is a medieval town of around 2,650 inhabitants. It is home to the famous Confolens International Folklore Festival, which takes place every August. About 600 artists from all over the world presented music and dance performances to present the popular traditions of their countries of origin.

Limoges Airport (LIG) is just 42.5 km away, or around 40 minutes by car.

Village house – Estagel, Languedoc-Roussillon, Pyrénées-Orientales – 100,000 €

This 60m² village house in Estagel is spread over three floors and has a 14m² terrace on the 4th floor. It has one bedroom and a garage, which is a two minute walk from the main property.

Estagel is a village of just over 2000 inhabitants, located in the south of France. It is a 25-minute drive inland from the city of Perpignan and around an hour’s drive from the border with Catalonia.

Estagel is 25 minutes by car or bus from Perpignan, which has its own airport (PGF) and train station.

Apartment – Bagnères-de-Luchon, Haute-Garonne, Midi-Pyrénées – € 89,000

This 39m² one bedroom apartment is on the second floor of a traditional townhouse with nine apartments in total. It has a north-facing balcony with mountain views and a cellar.

Bagnères-de-Luchon is a spa town in the Pyrenees with just over 2,000 inhabitants. It is appreciated for its thermal baths but also for sports such as skiing, paragliding and canoeing.

The city is about 2.5 hours by train from Toulouse, which has one of the largest airports (TLS) in the region.

Stone cottage – Jarnages, Creuse, Limousin, New Aquitaine – € 81,400

This 71m² stone gîte in Jarnages consists of a living room with fireplace, two bedrooms, a kitchen, a bathroom and a separate toilet. It also has an attic which can be converted into one or two bedrooms and two garages on separate grounds.

The total land area of ​​this property is 3,460 m² including an adjoining garden, over 2 km² of woodland and several plots of land.

The farming village of Jarnages has an estimated population of 424 and is located in central France. La Creuse is a traditionally rural region with many historic buildings.

Limoges airport (LIG) is 112 km away (around an hour’s drive).

Pied-à-Terre – Val-d’Oire-et-Gartempe, Limousin, New Aquitaine – € 49,900

This stone cottage in Val-d’Oire-et-Gartempe is a traditional 19th century house with two adjoining barns. This is a 75m² property facing south with two bedrooms and the possibility of being converted into a gîte. It is completely renovated.

Val-d’Oire-et-Gartempe was born in 2019 from the merger of the former municipalities of Thiat, Darnac, Saint-Barbant and Bussière-Poitevine. The population is just under 1,800 and the area is popular with countryside lovers because of its meadows, lakes and rivers. It is known for its scenic walks, hikes and water sports.

Limoges Airport (LIG) is just over 55 km away and the nearest train station, Lathus, is a 14-minute drive away.

House – Louzignac, Charente-Maritime, New-Aquitaine – € 99,500

This 80m² house with two bedrooms and two bathrooms has a large kitchen and a spacious living room. It has tiled floors, exposed stone walls and a fireplace. There is also space on the landing for an office or computer space. It is a short cycle from the local bar / restaurant and 8 km to the nearest town.

Louzignac is a village in southwestern France with less than 200 inhabitants. Charente-Maritime is known for its beaches and vineyards, and Pineau and Cognac are particularly linked to the local heritage.

Angoulême train station, located just over an hour by bus, receives trains from cities such as Paris, Bordeaux and Limoges. Angoulême also has an international airport (ANG).

Village house – Pionsat, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne – € 33,000

This 58m² village house in Pionsat has two bedrooms, a bathroom, a large living room and a kitchenette. The attic is not accessible but an opening can be created.

Pionsat is a town in central France with just over 1,000 inhabitants. The Puy-de-Dôme region is one of the most visited in Auvergne and is known for its greenery and its hiking trails. It is also home to the Puy-de-Dôme volcano, which is one of the 33 “Grands Sites de France”.

The nearest airports are Clermont-Ferrand Auvergne (CFE), 51km away and Limoges (LIG) 120km away.

Village house – Pionsat, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne – € 98,000

Also in Pionsat, this three bedroom terraced house includes a barn and garden. The house itself is 110m² while the garden, which includes a small stream at the bottom, measures over 1000m².

The property also has a large attic which can be converted into bedrooms or a games room.

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