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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.

New adventure


By Valerie Whyle, 07 December 2020

I would like to say a big thank you to Ray Metcalfe for all his time, effort and honest advice when it came to looking, and finding the perfect property for me.
As a first time purchaser in France; and speaking very little French, his knowledge and professional approach gave me the confidence that I was in safe hands throughout the whole French purchasing process.
I would certainly recommend Beaux Villages to anyone searching for their dream home, or holiday home in France.

Very helpful team


By Anthony France, 12 November 2020

Fons and his team have been very helpful and explained things clearly Thankyou for your help

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

Thanks and flowers for Tracy Page!


By Clare and Richard Harris, 30 September 2020

Thank you so much for all your help getting our house purchase over the line, we couldn't have done it without all your support.

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

An amazing team!


By Mee May Lesquereux, 12 December 2019

Testimonial for Geof Cryer, Gregory Lemmes and Catherine Vanackere:

I wish to put on record how pleased I was with the way the sale of my house was handled.

Geof Cryer, Gregory Lemmes and Catherine Vanackere made an amazing team !

My contact at Beaux Villages was Geof and although my house was on your database, several of his colleagues made the effort to see the house physically for themselves.

My first contact was Geof but the purchasers were contacts from Gregory. Great teamwork!

Despite the efforts made by Geof and Gregory, I am convinced that the sale of my house would have fallen through had it not been for the precious aide of Catherine.

Her coordination with the buyers, notaire and myself was absolutely crucial. Catherine reassured the buyers every step of the way, liaising with the Notaire (which I know was not an easy task).

She is professional, knowledgeable, focused, calm and very reassuring. Both the clients and myself trusted Catherine implicitly. Buying and selling are not just financial transactions but also emotional. Catherine has the qualities which embodies both these needs. She goes the extra mile and more !!

The courtiers do their utmost to find the best home for buyers but without someone of Catherine’s qualities coordinating, I am sure that a lot of sales would not finalise.

My thanks to Beaux Village for this amazing team !

Thanks for all your hard work


By Robert, 12 November 2019

Testimonial for Johanna Jaggs

Thanks for all your hard work.

It was very much appreciated.


Love France


By Michael kellett, 06 November 2019

Good evening , would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to Carol wells in particular for making us feel like one of the beaux villages family .Carol was very professional and went above and beyond what was asked of her . Nothing was too much trouble . Would recommend beaux village , very friendly and knowledgeable. We will keep in touch over time . We just love france , the people and the culture...


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