Great article by Fran Marcellin for the Telegraph which focuses on the coast in Occitanie (formerly Languedoc Roussillon) and predominantly centres on properties in Narbonne and other stretches of that beautiful Mediterranean coastline. The feature includes quotes from Home Hunts and some of our partners.

Gruissan has three distinctive areas – port, beach and old town – and is famous for its coral-pink salt flats and salt production. At restaurant La Cambuse du Saunier you can try fresh local seafood seasoned with fleur de sel de Gruissan while overlooking rippling pink waters.

With iconic beach huts made famous in the 1986 film Betty Blue, Gruissan’s white sands are a blissful way to spend long summer days. Julie Reaney, a consultant at buying agents Home Hunts, says that more of these coveted stilted bungalows are being built, and some contemporary homes are also on the way. “You can buy a 35 sq metre (377 sq ft) studio for €85,000,” she says, adding that a 75 sq metre (807 sq ft) chalet needing redecoration would cost about €200,000.


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