French Riviera

French Riviera

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The French property market was in the doldrums, but has been given a welcome fillip by the recent 25 per cent cut in capital gains tax. This has induced many high-end sellers to offload their properties, while the going is good. “The top end of the market will certainly continue to flourish, and we have seen a surge in inquiries for St Tropez, Cap d’Antibes and Cap Ferrat,” says Tim Swannie of Home Hunts.

On the market: Six-bedroom villa at St Jean Cap Ferrat, £13.3m with Home Hunts