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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4 bedroom house for sale, Saint Saturnin les Apt, Vaucluse, Luberon

4 bedroom house for sale, Saint Saturnin les Apt, Vaucluse, Luberon
950,000 EUR

4 bedroom house for sale, Saint Saturnin les Apt, Vaucluse, Luberon

Beautifully renovated 4 bedroom stone built house, ideally located in Saint Saturnin les Apt, which is a small quiet hamlet, Set within a large plot of 5,020m2 with a swimming pool, olive trees, prair...

REF: 216846
  • Floor Size: 260 square metres
  • Bedrooms: 4
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8 bedroom house for sale, Peypin d'Aigues, Vaucluse, Luberon

8 bedroom house for sale, Peypin d
1,300,000 EUR

8 bedroom house for sale, Peypin d'Aigues, Vaucluse, Luberon

Full of character and charm, this superb stone built house is ideally located in a quiet setting in Peypin d'Aigues, close to Aix-en-Provence. Beautifully renovated, this magnificent 17th Centu...

REF: 216814
  • Floor Size: 565 square metres
  • Bedrooms: 8
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4 bedroom house for sale, Gordes, Vaucluse, Luberon

4 bedroom house for sale, Gordes, Vaucluse, Luberon
1,995,000 EUR

4 bedroom house for sale, Gordes, Vaucluse, Luberon

Modern and spacious stone-clad south facing country villa, with a total living area of around 250m2, ideally located in a quiet and dominant position with stunning far reaching countryside views over ...

REF: 216759
  • Floor Size: 250 square metres
  • Plot Size: 13,000 square metres (1.30 hectares / 3.21 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 4
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4 bedroom house for sale, Gordes, Vaucluse, Luberon

4 bedroom house for sale, Gordes, Vaucluse, Luberon
1,720,000 EUR

4 bedroom house for sale, Gordes, Vaucluse, Luberon

Charming 4 bedroom stone built village house, set within a large plot of 11,848m2, situated in a dominant and peacefully area with lovely views overlooking the famous village of Gordes. With a ...

REF: 216758
  • Floor Size: 215 square metres
  • Plot Size: 11,848 square metres (1.18 hectares / 2.93 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 4
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4 bedroom villa for sale, Gordes, Vaucluse, Luberon

4 bedroom villa for sale, Gordes, Vaucluse, Luberon
1,290,000 EUR

4 bedroom villa for sale, Gordes, Vaucluse, Luberon

Spacious and modern 4 bedroom villa, set within a mature plot of 3,589m2 with a large swimming pool, ideally located in a quiet area near Gordes, wit a total living area of 226m2 with all modern comfo...

REF: 216722
  • Floor Size: 226 square metres
  • Plot Size: 3,589 square metres (0.36 hectares / 0.89 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 4
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6 bedroom villa for sale, Lourmarin, Vaucluse, Luberon

6 bedroom villa for sale, Lourmarin, Vaucluse, Luberon
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6 bedroom villa for sale, Lourmarin, Vaucluse, Luberon

Superb estate set within a quiet an peaceful countryside setting with far reaching panoramic views, in an exceptional preserved area within a large plot of 3,140,000m2 with a swimming pool, large outb...

REF: 216466
  • Floor Size: 600 square metres
  • Plot Size: 3,140,000 square metres (314.00 hectares / 775.93 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 6
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21 bedroom house for sale, Apt, Vaucluse, Luberon

21 bedroom house for sale, Apt, Vaucluse, Luberon
1,750,000 EUR

21 bedroom house for sale, Apt, Vaucluse, Luberon

Grand and spacious former hotel, with a vast total built area of 810m2, which includes 21 bedrooms, ideally located in a quiet setting in Apt, between Bonnieux and Roussillon. Set within around...

REF: 216465
  • Floor Size: 810 square metres
  • Plot Size: 40,000 square metres (4.00 hectares / 9.88 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 21
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6 bedroom farmhouse for sale, La Tour d'Aigues, Vaucluse, Luberon

6 bedroom farmhouse for sale, La Tour d
2,600,000 EUR

6 bedroom farmhouse for sale, La Tour d'Aigues, Vaucluse, Luberon

Superbly renovated stone built former stone built farmhouse, with a vast and beautifully presented total living area of 630m2, set within a large plot of 23,000m2 with a swimming pool, various beautif...

REF: 216018
  • Floor Size: 630 square metres
  • Plot Size: 23,000 square metres (2.30 hectares / 5.68 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 6
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5 bedroom villa for sale, Vaugines, Vaucluse, Luberon

5 bedroom villa for sale, Vaugines, Vaucluse, Luberon
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5 bedroom villa for sale, Vaugines, Vaucluse, Luberon

Immaculate recently built 5 bedroom villa with a total spacious living area of 249m2, ideally located in a quiet setting in Vaugines, set within a manicured plot of 12,000m2 with a swimming pool and s...

REF: 215850
  • Floor Size: 249 square metres
  • Plot Size: 12,000 square metres (1.20 hectares / 2.97 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 5
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5 bedroom villa for sale, Bonnieux, Vaucluse, Luberon

5 bedroom villa for sale, Bonnieux, Vaucluse, Luberon
1,795,000 EUR

5 bedroom villa for sale, Bonnieux, Vaucluse, Luberon

Charming 5 bedroom villa which is ideally situated in a quiet setting right in the heart of the Luberon, set within a large plot of 17,000m2 with stunning panoramic views, perched overlooking the vill...

REF: 215755
  • Floor Size: 340 square metres
  • Plot Size: 17,000 square metres (1.70 hectares / 4.20 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 5
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