Lake District v French Alps

2016 / Episode 6 on 26 September 2016

Episode 6

Ceri and Mike Green both work for the Lincolnshire Fire Service but are retiring soon and want to move to the mountains. Ceri feels a strong pull towards the Lake District, where the couple spent their honeymoon, but Mike dreams of living in the French Alps, where he’s been on skiing holidays with friends. Jonnie Irwin shows them 3 properties in the UK for their budget of £435,000, whilst Laura Hamilton shows them 3 properties in the Alps for their £415,000 French budget.
Property 1: Four/Five-bed house in Keswick

Property 1:

Four/Five-bed house in Keswick

A very well presented and spacious four/five bedroom stone property which has undergone full refurbishment. This homes includes an easy to maintain garden, private parking and shed. On the market with PFK (www.pfandk.co.uk) for £455,000.

Property 2: Five bed farmhouse in Lamonby

Property 2:

Five bed farmhouse in Lamonby

This beautiful detached farmhouse set in a farming hamlet is ideal for large families with its dining room, lounge, games room, garden, three bathrooms and five double bedrooms. On the market with Wilkes Green Hill (www.wilkesgreenhill.co.uk) for £375,000. 

Property 3: Three-bed barn conversion in Papcastle

Property 3:

Three-bed barn conversion in Papcastle

A beautiful three bed barn conversion offering large excellently presented accommodation in the ever popular village of Papcastle. It includes a lounge, conservatory, office, two bathrooms and lawned gardens. This property is on sale for £395,000 with PFK (www.pfandk.co.uk).

Property 4: Four-bed chalet in Seytroux

Property 4:

Four-bed chalet in Seytroux

Stunning four-bed chalet constructed in 2010 with a modern kitchen, utility room, balconies, garage and a covered terrace - with amazing views. On the market for 480,000€ with Alpine Property (www.alpine-property.com).

Property 5: Four-bed chalet in Le Biot

Property 5:

Four-bed chalet in Le Biot

This charming four-bed, two-bath chalet is located near a golf course with stunning mountain views, and includes a garden and terrace. It has an asking price of 429,000€ and is on the market with Majestic Morzine (www.majestic-morzine.com). 

Property 6: Five-bed chalet in La Baume

Property 6:

Five-bed chalet in La Baume

A beautiful five-bed, two-bath chalet on three levels with a cellar, balcony, terrace, parking and land. Being marketed by Majestic Morzine (www.majestic-morzine.com) for 439,000€.