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Property in Montpellier - A Guide to Montpellier

Largely due to the fact that Montpellier is the capital of the Languedoc, Property in and around the town is the most expensive in the area. A university town with a population of around 230,000, Montpellier’s characterful city streets are lined with large old apartment blocks and town houses.

Studio apartments can start at around 100,000€ while a large four bedroom apartment with terrace can set you back in excess of 600,000€.

Houses in the centre of town are very rare, with most of the large old buildings having been converted to flats years ago. If you want to buy a house in Montpellier you’ll need to go into the suburbs. Here you’ll find houses ranging from around 250,000€ for a smallish family town house, to over a million euros for a large modern villa with garden and swimming pool.

Montpellier property is currently undergoing a huge development surge, with smart modern developments of apartments springing up all over the place. These newly built developments are attracting locals as well as foreign investors. A number of whom are purchasing off plan.

Just as the type of Montpelier property differs greatly between the town centre and it’s suburbs. So do the areas themselves.

Montpellier ’s centre is a hive of activity. Centred around “La Place de la Comedie”, with it’s wonderful theatre, you’ll find bars and restaurants with tables and chairs facing out onto the main square. Street musicians and the hundreds of people walking by mean that this is a great place to do some people watching while having a coffee or glass of wine.

Being the capital of the Languedoc, Montpellier has it’s own airport. Only a fifteen minute drive from the centre of town, Montpellier’s airport has daily flights to the UK with both British Airways and Ryanair. A flight time of around two hours means that purchasing a Montpellier property as a holiday home is now a reality for a lot of people.

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