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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: Poitou-Charentes, Deux-Sèvres (79), Sauzé-Vaussais

    This cute 2 bedroom cottage has bags of charm and character and would make the perfect French bolt-hole. The property comes with a separate workshop, pretty garden and a …

    2 1 150 m²


  • Location: Pays de la Loire, Vendée (85), Vouvant

    This pretty 2-bed stone house and garden has plenty of original character and scope to convert the attic and increase the living space.  Situated close to Mervent forest and …

    2 1 80 m² 1.35 ha


  • Location: Lower-Normandy, Manche (50), Saint-Martin-de-Landelles

    This beautiful 3-bedroom property has a great sense of character and many of the unusual and original features remain.  The garden covers ¾ of an acre and there is also the …

    3 2 171 m² 3,025 m²


  • Location: Aquitaine, Dordogne (24), Allemans

    This beautiful stone farmhouse has been fully renovated but retains all its original charm and character. The living spaces are bright and spacious and there are 4 bedrooms …

    4 2 205 m² 5,120 m²


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