Property for Sale in Pyrénées-Orientales, France
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Information on Pyrénées-Orientales and Property Available for Sale through Leapfrog Properties
Pyrenees-Orientales (Eastern Pyrenees) is a department in southern France forming part of the Languedoc-Rousillon region adjacent to the northern Spanish frontier and the Mediterranean Sea and is bordered by the departments of Ariège and Aude. It is important to note that the Catalan language is estimated to be spoken by more than a quarter of the population.
Perpignan is the capital of the department and has around 160,000 inhabitants. It is interesting to visit the Castillet, which is a castle built in the 14th century the city is also known for having a pleasant night-life. Even though there are not numerous monuments in the city, it worth seeing the fortified Palais des Rois de Majorque, from the 13th century, and the St Jean cathedral. There are also several museums such as the Musee Catalan and the Musee Hyacinthe Rigaud with its art collection.
Argeles sur Mer is a beautiful city where a lot of activities are enjoyed throughout the year. It has stunning scenery being set against the backdrop of the majestic Pyrenees Mountains and a good selection of outdoor pursuits, including skiing, cycling, sailing, and miles of sandy beaches to stroll along. It has become a mecca for families, with campsites, apartments and a broad promenade. Thanks to the landscape of the Pyrenees Orientales and its climate which is warm and sunny throughout the year the available activities are numerous.Canet en Roussillon and Canet Plage, are popular resorts with a vast run of sandy beaches against the backdrop of the Pyrénées. Source: pyrenees.fr
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Property for Sale in Pyrénées-Orientales
The average price of a 4 bedroom property for sale in Pyrenees Orientales will be between 340k and 380k Euros while a 2 bedroom apartment will cost between 165k Euros and 185k Euros which are both above the average for their size. You are paying a small premium for a popular location with the mountains and beaches such a short distance from one another but equally are more likely to get a reasonable rental income. It should be noted however that these prices are still a long way off Cote d’Azur prices. Cheaper property can be found inland away from the seaside resorts in quieter surroundings.