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Whatever your budget, wherever in France you want to buy, you're now in touch with the experts. We've been selling houses in France for more than 20 years - in the Vendée, Poitou-Charentes, the Limousin, Aquitaine, Burgundy, Languedoc-Roussillon and Provence. We also offer a Paris apartment service.

Our UK-based team, with decades of professional estate agency experience between them, know the French property scene intimately. You'll find their enthusiasm for France and the French way of life infectious. All of our colleagues in the field are entirely bilingual and chosen for their experience and outstanding levels of service. From the moment you first contact La Résidence you'll find that we're dedicated to ensuring that you find the right house, at the right price, in just the right spot - and with the minimum of fuss.

Stephen Hilton heads up the Oxford-based firm. He was formerly a member of the British Diplomatic Service. Following a successful career which included a number of overseas postings and culminated in his appointment in the Foreign Office as First Secretary with responsibility for Anglo/French relations, Stephen joined the family property business as a Partner. It was from this base that La Résidence was founded in 1985. Since that time, the firm has gone from strength to strength and La Résidence is now widely regarded as one of the most respected French property companies in the UK whose opinions are regularly canvassed by property correspondents commenting on the French market.

Having himself owned a house in France for many years, he has much personal experience to add to his professional expertise. Together with his French colleagues, he has successfully arranged and overseen many hundreds of transactions, and it is now rare for him to come across any situation not previously encountered. We are based in Oxford and welcome personal visitors. If you'd like to discuss your plans face-to-face, please call us for an appointment. We'd be delighted to help to make your dreams come true.

Latest Properties

  • Location: Midi-Pyrénées, Lot (46), Payrac

    Situated in a quiet and beautiful part of the Lot, yet with lots of the renowned villages of the area close by, this stunning 17th Century manor house has been beautifully …

    4 3 206 m² 1 ha


  • Location: Lower-Normandy, Manche (50), Sourdeval

    Situated in a quiet spot on the edge of a hamlet, surrounded by its’ own gardens, this cosy 3-bed stone cottage has the best of both worlds as the local bakery is an easy …

    3 1 85 m² 6,680 m²


  • Location: Brittany, Finistère (29), Collorec

    This traditional 3-bed Breton longère, situated deep in the countryside, has been beautifully renovated.  Sold fully furnished, the newly fitted kitchen and open plan dining …

    3 2 1,075 m²


  • Location: Limousin, Corrèze (19), Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne

    With stunning views of the surrounding countryside, this 4-bed renovated country house has successfully achieved the careful balance of original character features and modern …

    4 4 202 m² 800 m²


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