The Advantages Of Retiring Overseas Part-Time | Kathleen Peddicord

Buy Your Own French Village For $431,000

Why settle for a mere farmhouse in Provence when you can buy the whole French village of Courbefy, near Limoges? At one point, 200 people lived here, but now it's pretty much a ghost town. There are 19 buildings, which include family homes, a town hall, stables and a swimming pool. Someone bought the town in 2003 hoping to turn it into a tourist destination; it is now bank-owned.

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