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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, Gers (32), Fourcès

    Situated right on the main square in the medieval town of Fourcès, this is the perfect spot to sit and enjoy watching the world go by in this stunning french town. It is an …

    3 1 175 m² 70 m²


  • Location: Poitou-Charentes, Deux-Sèvres (79), Fenioux

    This pretty, renovated 3-bed stone cottage has lovely open-plan living spaces, a good-sized garden, terrace area, swimming pool and outbuildings. Situated in a pretty hamlet …

    3 2 159 m² 2,100 m²


  • Location: Lower-Normandy, Orne (61), Juvigny-sous-Andaine

    This cute 2-bedroom cottage would make the perfect French bolt-hole. The property has been fully renovated and is in excellent condition. It comes with about 1.5 acres of …

    2 2 6,070 m²


  • Location: Lower-Normandy, Orne (61), Putanges-Pont-Ecrepin

    This beautiful old building has been in existence for over 550 years.  Fortunately, it has been modernised somewhat over that time, but plenty of character features remain …

    4 3 134 m² 4,162 m²


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