Franche-Comté Homes For Sale
If you're in the market for affordable real estate in France, Franche Comté property is a good place to start. On average homes are about half the national median, which makes this a desirable area for those seeking an alternative to expensive Parisian residences in the city. The most affordable département in Franche-Compté is Haute-Saône, where there are many real estate bargains to be found. Prices for increase as you get into the cities, especially around Doubs.
Homebuyers can expect a range of Franche Comté homes for sale from massive Tuyé farmhouses to front-gabled houses. A lucky few will be able to purchase a winegrower's house which comes with the added bonus of a cellar. Most home are brightly decorated and give off a very welcoming feel. Perfect as a second home or vacation rental. Read more about Franche Comté real estate.
Franche-Comte Real Estate Listings in France
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It is easy to see why Gustav Courbet’s stunning Realist paintings of the région inspire so many travelers to explore the home he so loved. Situated between the Vosges and the Jura Mountains, Franche-Comté is one of those régions where the natural surroundings are second to none. The most heavily wooded région in France, Franche-Comté is filled with mountains, streams, and wide-open spaces. Even the régional cuisine is inspired by the natural surroundings, with ingredients such as hare, wild boar, deer, morels (a delectable mushroom), and régional favorites found in the rivers and streams. It is impossible to visit this awe-inspiring region without exploring its natural surroundings.
Départements: Doubs, Haute-Saône, Jura, and Territoire de Belfort.
Regional Specialties: waffles, crêpes, beignets, and fondue. Dishes made with trout, crawfish, pike, eel, lamprey, carp, and shad. Soup of all kinds is served as part of every meal: lentil soup, chicken or frog barley soup, fruit soups made of cherries, orange and hazelnuts, and french onion soup.
Good to Know:
- Franche-Comté is home to the leader of the Realism movement, Gustav Courbet.
- Franche-Comté is known as the “Land of the Cherries.”
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