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Cannot thank Carol enough


By Ian Blundell, 02 May 2021

Due to the Covid outbreak and subsequent lockdowns, my property purchase in France became somewhat delayed. I was fortunate to have made contact with Carol Somers of BVI back in February 2020, who shared some property details having heard my requirements. Roll on to December 2020 and with Carol still assisting my search, she very professionally and particularly subtly assessed my reaction to various properties such that she was able, partly through circumstance, to introduce me to a property that I had no details of whatsoever. I bought the place, and still cannot thank Carol and BVI enough. She proved to be the consummate, but amiable professional Agent. Thank you.

Always helpful and friendly


By Chris Mercer, 16 March 2021

Good communication from the team at all points of the buying process. No pressure to buy and a straightforward and stress free transaction.

I have dealt with various members of the team and all have been professional and friendly.

I would definitely recommend them


By Milly Scott, 08 March 2021

We bought our house through Beaux Villages and they were great. They firstly helped us find our house and then helped us through the entire purchase process. A lovely, friendly, extremely organised bunch.

Helped us find our dream french home


By Keith Ridings, 16 February 2021

Very attentive and professional service at all times. Very helpful regarding the French purchase process and facilitating our needs. We are very happy settled in our new home in France.

Highly recommended!


By Susan Smith, 20 January 2021

An impressive, helpful, professional service. I was very pleased to have chosen Beaux Villages as the exclusive agency to sell my house.

Thank you for your help selling our property!


By Haydn and Anne Burnham, 11 January 2021

I just wanted to record our thanks for your continued help over the last year in selling our property. Daniel has been a really positive constance in keeping the buyer alive as he has gone further than most to keep the contact going!! Edite has also played her part in keeping in touch. There has never been a problem between us, so please pass on our thanks to a job well done.

Karen went over and above in every area


By Ian Olliver, 04 January 2021

This was the 5th property that we have bought and the first in France. The whole process from the very first contact we had with our estate agent Karen Cankalis to the signing of the final contract, despite the whole process taking place during the lockdown period, was completely stress free. Karen went over and above in every area with her assistance with every aspect of the purchase. We have only had a completely positive experience with Karen and Beaux Villages.

Anne and Marion: stars in Verteillac!


By Gail Sterry, 18 December 2020

I met Anne Kemp-Reynolds in summer 2017 on our visit to France to look to look at properties.

After a chat with Anne about what I was looking for, she showed us real possibilities and one in particular that might have become our new home, had we been proceedable at the time.

After we returned to the UK, Anne kept in touch by email and when I had sold my house and we moved over in January 2019 with everything including the cat, Anne set up viewings. Just two days after we arrived we spent a day viewing properties and we ended up buying the fourth house we saw on the first day of viewings.

Anne was friendly and easy to build a rapport with. She was very efficient and was on hand to give advice and help us through the process. She is a star and beacon in the Beaux Villages team.

I would also pick out Marion in the office at Verteillac as being another star. Marion has a command of the English language second to none. We were able to have an in-house Compris de Vente with Marion translating the documentation so that we were able to follow the process. Marion is always helpful, polite and knowledgeable.

Most amazing agency


By Donna Way, 14 December 2020

A special acknowledgment to Merry Curtis, who not only help us at every step, went truly above and beyond to find us our dream home, she’s a star. Would highly recommend Beaux Villages.

Thank you the team at Beaux Villages


By Barbara and Peter Rhodes, 20 October 2020

We thought buying in France would be a difficult process and we don't speak a word of french but thanks to the team at BV the process was a lot less difficult than we thought. We had a smooth purchase and we can't thank them enough. They continued to help us even after the purchase. We appreciate everything they did for us.

Thank you

Babs and Pete

Thank you Pauline Johnson


By Kate Lockett, 15 October 2020

We chose Beaux Villages when putting our house on the market and were very pleased that we did so.

Pauline came to see the house and I was immediately reassured by her friendliness and professionalism.

All though the viewings, offer and subsequent selling of the house Pauline responded quickly to questions, and I always found her to be caring, unflappable and efficient.

I would certainly recommend the Beaux Villages team to someone looking to sell.

We are very happy to recommend Beaux Villages


By Roger Mattingly, 02 October 2020

Nicole Worked tirelessly to achieve our sale, despite several prospective purchasers withdrawing at late stages in the purchase, and problems over title. She was always available to us and gave sound advice.

Roger Mattingly

Our new life adventure!


By Gill and Stephen Lambert, 17 September 2020

Dear Tracey

We have finally moved into our new home and can now enjoy our ‘new life adventures’ en France.

Stephen and I would like to put on record our very grateful and heartfelt thanks to you and your wonderful team at BVI. Without your constant support, guidance, help, patience and encouragement we know we wouldn’t be where we are today.

Our search for our dream home in France started five years ago but it took us until 2019 to find the perfect fit for us. The property we found ticked each and every box for us - the blue wisteria around the doors and windows, the river frontage, the pool, the AGA cooker ... and ´the project’ for our retirement together.

Unfortunately our purchase was thwarted with set backs from the start - a tenant farmer and bail that needed to be removed, and some interesting and challenging personalities in the mix.

Despite the challenges, the service we received from BVI was ´Top class’ and ´First rate’! The hard work and sheer determination of David Crews and Marion Guyot has to be applauded and we would be grateful if you could bring our personal thanks and gratitude to the attention of the Chairman and the Directors of the Board at BVI. David and Marion worked tirelessly on our behalf to get our purchase over the line. They were courteous and professional, helpful and knowledgeable, and a beacon of light throughout the process.

I would also like to take the opportunity to thank you for your personal intervention between Christmas and the New Year when things took a turn for the worst and the vendors pulled out of the sale. Through your efforts and negotiation we got the purchase back on track.

If things weren’t challenging enough at the start of the year, COVID-19 happened and the hiatus caused further challenges and set backs. During our darkest days of ‘shielding’ the BVI beacons of light shone through, keeping our dream alive and our sanity in check.

It has been a long and winding road, but thanks to everything you, David and Marion have done for us, we have reached our rainbow's end.

Thank you all for making our dream come true.

Our kindest regards

Gill and Stephen

Above and beyond from start to sale


By Jane and Nigel, 18 June 2020

Testimonial for Heather Comber:

Jane and I would like to thank you for all the "above and beyond" help you have given us in the sale of our French property.

I am certain without your support the sale would not have proceeded.

From the moment you took the property on, we were impressed - nothing was too much trouble and this continued from showing the property to your clients whilst we were away to the final sale negotiations. We really cannot recommend your service more highly. Thank you so much.



By D Okey, 18 June 2020

Testimonial for Lucy Hollis:

I am SO glad we have an English speaking expert Property Consultant on our team - this is not a process I would have enjoyed handling on my own !

Your advice, information and help in guiding us through these procedures is invaluable - and very much appreciated. The patient and comprehensive explanations inspire confidence and make the process less of a minefield.

Impressive and highly professional


By Stella and Ken, 03 June 2020

Testimonial for Catherine Vanackere: This is to personally thank you so much for all the help you have given us to complete the sale of our house.

You have represented Beaux Villages in such a highly professional way, made all the more impressive when over the last 5 months the Covid-19 virus has hit everyone and caused all the issues which are always faced to be handled in a unique way.

We have only praise for the way the Beaux Villages team has handled all of the challenging buying and selling process.

We can recommend Beaux Villages and its team as committed professionals who make things happen.

Well done and thank you.

A huge 'Thank You!'


By Chris & Justine, 16 March 2020

Testimonial for James Cameron:

An overdue note to say a huge thank you for all that you did in helping with the house purchase. You were quick to respond whenever we needed anything and a huge help in getting everything over the line. Thanks also for bringing the fizz, it was a lovely gesture and I hope it won't be the last time that we raise a glass together at Maison des Freres! We had a great few days and can't wait to get back out at the end of the month, hope to see you then. Cheers!

With many thanks


By Jan Winser, 19 February 2020

Testimonial for Judith Whitlow

Judith has worked hard and meticulously over the years to find a buyer for our property.

She works tirelessly and calmly to bring a satisfactory conclusion to each deal for both parties.

I have to recommend her thoroughness, caring attitude and good management which she has shown in finalising this particular sale. I would also like to specially mention Fabienne, Lisa and Jane in the Monsegur and Eymet teams.

Many thanks to all of you - I will certainly recommend your agencies.

Approachable, friendly and helpful


By Nichol & Sue Kerr, 08 January 2020

Testimonial for Heather Comber:

We thought it would be good to drop you a line expressing our appreciation for the support that Heather Comber has given us in buying our house In Cherveix-Cubas.

From the start she has been very approachable, friendly and helpful - she is very easy to get on with and responded very quickly to any queries we had and always followed up. She has been very helpful in guiding us through the process and finding support when we needed it (e.g. translator, emergency plumber) and acting as the go-between with the vendors.

All of this would encourage us to recommend Beaux Villages and Heather.

Best regards

Happy New Year


By Ruth and David Crow, 23 December 2019

Testimonial for Edite Hill

To Edite and all the Beaux Villages Team! Thank you all for what you have done to help us with our property!

It has been good to have contact with Caroline, Daniel, Kevin, Frederic and François and of course Edite.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Best wishes from Ruth and David


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