Property for Sale in Corrèze, France
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It is located in the centre of France in the region of Limousin, surrounded by the departments of Creuse, Haute-Vienne, Cantal, Puy-de-Dôme, Lot, and Dordogne. It was created during the French Revolution in 1790 and has an area of 5,857 km² housing around 233,000 inhabitants.
There is a strong farming culture here where the Correzian show their identity with agriculture centres, livestock fairs, livestock judging contests, and farming organisations, which are all part of the agricultural economy.
Correze is full of interesting sites such as castles like Les Tours de Merle (The Towers of Merle ); in fact the remains of 7 castles are registered as Historical Monuments. In Clergoux there is an example of Renaissance architecture with the chateau de Sedieres.
The capital of the department is Brive-la-Gaillarde, with 50,000 inhabitants, located at the crossroads between the Correze, the Perigord and Quercy.
Tulle is an industrial town with an old centre, grouped around the 16th century cathedral and produces accordions in its factories where visitors can be shown around. The accordion festival, Les Nuits de Nacre, takes place in the middle of September. Source: web-computer-tours.com
Towns in Corrèze
Property for Sale in Corrèze
The average price of a 4 bedroom house in Correze will cost between 210k and 250k Euros. Prices of property for sale in Correze are considerably below the national average for their categories and represent good value for money. Property in Correze is becoming increasingly popular for foreign buyers as people venture inland. It is not a popular British area like Dordogne at the moment but could prove to be in the future and like most non-coastal areas rely on long term lets. Cheap property can be found in this rural department with old character farmhouses and cottages easy to buy and renovation projects available if so inclined.