The properties in question include chateaux, such as one in Thonon-les-Bains built in 1800 and perched on the shore of Lake Geneva at the foot of the Alps. Another is a royal hunting lodge and guest house built the century before in the Saint-Germain-en-Laye forest west of Paris. “Buildings unoccupied for many years. Needs restoration,” reads the government’s listing for that property.

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via The Associated Press

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2 Responses to For sale by owner (France)

  1. What memories. I spent a week, or so, at Thonon-les-Bains during a school trip in the 1950s. It was my first trip overseas.

  2. Francophilia says:

    Lucky to have a first trip overseas to France!

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