Luberon Property
Luberon Property
Luberon Property

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Luberon Property

Located in the centre of Provence, the vast highlands and abundant amounts of exotic wildlife make the Luberon an attraction to many. Noted for its rustic medieval villages and picturesque landscapes, the Luberon is known to contain some of the prettiest villages in the whole of France, such as Gordes and Lourmarin.

There are many great attractions and activites available in the Luberon area, from sightseeing, hiking and wine-growing that make the Luberon such an exciting and popular area of Provence.

Guide to the French Buying Process

1. Signing the Agreement (Compris)
On finding a property you wish to purchase you will need to negotiate the terms, price and conditions of the sale with the owner. The next step, once you are in agreement, is to sign the preliminary contract (Compromis de Vente). This is a legal document and after ten days will be binding on both parties. Rules change frequently in France and it is best to consult with your notary about when this period starts. Generally the compris will be signed in France with the Agent. Variants can be included in the compris, for example an Acte (clause) can be added if the name or names to go on the title deed have not been finalised. If a mortgage will be required to purchase the property, the details for this, including the name of the mortgage company, must be on the compris.

2. Paying the Deposit
Generally the deposit will be 10% of the agreed purchase price. This will normally be paid to the notaire. There are exceptions to this, if the agent holds a carte professionelle, is bonded and fully registered then you may pay them, but do not hand over the deposit to anyone else. If for some reason the purchase does not go through, for example, if you write to the notaire and the agent that you do not wish to go continue with the purchase before the contract is binding (within seven days of signing the compris), then your deposit would be repaid. This would also apply if a condition had not been met, or the mayor or S.A.F.E.R. (a government agency that has the right of first purchase on most rural property that comes onto the market in France) could oblige the purchaser to give way. If you decide after the seven days 'cooling off' period that you do not wish to complete the purchase and pull out of the sale you would lose your deposit. If however the vendor pulls out of the sale then you will receive your deposit back plus the same amount from the vendor.

3. On Completion
Generally it will take around two or three months to complete the purchase. During this time the balance of the purchase money must be paid into the account of the notaire, this must be done well ahead of the completion date. The notaire will prepare the documents, check that the deed of sale (Acte de Vente) is in order and have the legal title ready to be signed over. It is possible to have someone sign on your behalf if you give them power of attorney. An interpreter may be of use at this point if your French is not very good and many Notaires will suggest (or insist) that an interpreter is with you.

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IMPORTANT - Disclaimer :
All information provided is believed to be current and provided free of charge. No liability can be accepted for the reliability of the information and statements made as this is obtained from 3rd parties. We always recommend you take legal advice from a fully qualified Lawyer or Notary before buying a property overseas.

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5 bedroom villa for sale, Gordes, Vaucluse, Luberon

5 bedroom villa for sale, Gordes, Vaucluse, Luberon
2,390,000 EUR

5 bedroom villa for sale, Gordes, Vaucluse, Luberon

Beautifully presented 5 bedroom villa, ideally situated in a quiet setting within a mature landscaped garden of 4,1017m2 with a swimming pool, located close to the charming village of Gordes. T...

REF: 226743
  • Floor Size: 350 square metres
  • Plot Size: 4,107 square metres (0.41 hectares / 1.01 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 5
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3 bedroom villa for sale, L'Isle sur la Sorgue, Vaucluse, Luberon

3 bedroom villa for sale, L
895,000 EUR

3 bedroom villa for sale, L'Isle sur la Sorgue, Vaucluse, Luberon

Beautiful and luxurious 3 bedroom Provencal style villa, ideally set within a quiet area on the heights of L'Isle sur la Sorgue, within a mature landscaped plot of 3,305m2 with a swimming pool and lov...

REF: 226028
  • Floor Size: 150 square metres
  • Plot Size: 3,305 square metres (0.33 hectares / 0.82 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 3
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6 bedroom house for sale, Reillanne, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, Luberon

6 bedroom house for sale, Reillanne, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, Luberon
1,664,000 EUR

6 bedroom house for sale, Reillanne, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, Luberon

Spacious 6 bedroom Provencal style property, set within a large 30,000m2 garden with a swimming pool andboules pitch, which is currently being run as a B&B business using 4 of the en-suite bedrooms an...

REF: 225907
  • Floor Size: 1,100 square metres
  • Plot Size: 30,000 square metres (3.00 hectares / 7.41 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 6
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9 bedroom house for sale, Bonnieux, Bonnieux, Vaucluse, Luberon

9 bedroom house for sale, Bonnieux, Bonnieux, Vaucluse, Luberon
399,500 EUR

9 bedroom house for sale, Bonnieux, Bonnieux, Vaucluse, Luberon

Superb and imposing 9 bedroom stone built manor house with 2 separate furnished and equipped gites, located in a quiet setting in Bonnieux, close to Tonneins. Main house: 3 double bedrooms,...

REF: 225858
  • Plot Size: 11,905 square metres (1.19 hectares / 2.94 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 9
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9 bedroom farmhouse for sale, Menerbes, Vaucluse, Luberon

9 bedroom farmhouse for sale, Menerbes, Vaucluse, Luberon
3,950,000 EUR

9 bedroom farmhouse for sale, Menerbes, Vaucluse, Luberon

Beautifully renovated stone built 18th Century farmhouse, ideally situated in a quiet setting on the foothills of Menerbes, which is a famous village in Luberon and less than 10 minute walk from the v...

REF: 225280
  • Floor Size: 527 square metres
  • Plot Size: 10,786 square metres (1.08 hectares / 2.67 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 9
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5 bedroom house for sale, Cucuron, Vaucluse, Luberon

5 bedroom house for sale, Cucuron, Vaucluse, Luberon
2,590,000 EUR

5 bedroom house for sale, Cucuron, Vaucluse, Luberon

Full of character and charm and beautifully refurbished, this stunning 19th Century home has been updated with taste and modernity. With a total spacious living area of 343m2, this superb hous...

REF: 225227
  • Floor Size: 343 square metres
  • Plot Size: 11,255 square metres (1.13 hectares / 2.78 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 5
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16 bedroom castle for sale, Pertuis, Vaucluse, Luberon

16 bedroom castle for sale, Pertuis, Vaucluse, Luberon
3,900,000 EUR

16 bedroom castle for sale, Pertuis, Vaucluse, Luberon

Historical and totally restored 16th Century castle, ideally set right in the centre of a mature 4.2 hectare park, in totally peace and quiet, with a canal passing alongside. Beautifully locate...

REF: 225226
  • Floor Size: 925 square metres
  • Plot Size: 42,000 square metres (4.20 hectares / 10.38 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 16
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10 bedroom manor house for sale, L'Isle sur la Sorgue, Vaucluse, Luberon

10 bedroom manor house for sale, L
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10 bedroom manor house for sale, L'Isle sur la Sorgue, Vaucluse, Luberon

Impressive country estate, ideally situated in a quiet setting between the famous Provencal villages of Gordes and L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, set within a large and mature 6.3 hectare plot with various ter...

REF: 224950
  • Floor Size: 2,000 square metres
  • Plot Size: 62,887 square metres (6.29 hectares / 15.54 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 10
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3 bedroom house for sale, Gordes, Vaucluse, Luberon

3 bedroom house for sale, Gordes, Vaucluse, Luberon
890,000 EUR

3 bedroom house for sale, Gordes, Vaucluse, Luberon

Beautiful 3 bedroom stone built home, set within a lovely mature manicured garden of 528m2 with a swimming pool and stunning far reaching countryside views, in a quiet setting yet within walking dista...

REF: 224898
  • Floor Size: 145 square metres
  • Plot Size: 528 square metres (0.05 hectares / 0.13 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 3
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9 bedroom villa for sale, Vaugines, Vaucluse, Luberon

9 bedroom villa for sale, Vaugines, Vaucluse, Luberon
1,725,000 EUR

9 bedroom villa for sale, Vaugines, Vaucluse, Luberon

Situated within a quiet and private wooded plot of 5,000m2 with a swimming pool, this superb property includes the main house with 6 en-suite bedrooms, bright and spacious living areas and a fitted an...

REF: 224541
  • Floor Size: 320 square metres
  • Plot Size: 5,000 square metres (0.50 hectares / 1.24 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 9
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