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Can I Live Permanently in a Caravan in France?

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France is famed for its exquisite cuisine, romantic ambience, and cultural richness. While the charm of the Eiffel Tower and the allure of its vineyards are known to many, there’s a unique way of experiencing the French dream – living permanently in a static caravan or mobile home. The question then arises: Is it feasible?

At Caravans in the Sun, we offer a solution that combines the comfort of home with the magic of French landscapes.

Static Caravans and Mobile Homes: A Modern Alternative

Before diving into the details, it’s vital to understand what we’re discussing. Unlike traditional caravans, static caravans and mobile homes are stationary structures designed for long-term living. They are spacious, well-equipped, and built to be as comfortable as a traditional home, but with the added advantage of being nestled in some of the most scenic locations France has to offer.

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Living the French Dream: Your Options

We’ve curated eight beautiful parks across various regions in France, each with its own charm:

Chef Boutonne Dive deep into the rural charm of France. While the park remains open for 11 months, owners can access their homes all year round, making it a near-permanent residence.

Charente Situated in a region known for its cognac and Renaissance architecture, our park is open throughout the year. Visit as often as you wish or make it your forever home.

Le Touquet A seaside resort, Le Touquet offers sandy beaches and lively markets. The site is accessible for all 12 months, allowing you the freedom to embrace coastal living year-round.

Combourg Experience the historical Brittany region from March 30th to October 31st. With its medieval architecture, it’s a step back in time.

Mauron – In the heart of Brittany, Mauron offers a blend of history and natural beauty. The park is open throughout the year, making it a potential home base for many.

La Baule – Recognized for one of the longest sandy beaches in Europe, La Baule provides a serene setting. And yes, it’s open 12 months a year!

Périgueux North Nestled in the Dordogne region, known for its medieval towns and castles. Residents have all-year access, ensuring they never miss out on the magic.

Vendee A coastal paradise with long stretches of beaches and a sunny climate. Just like most of our parks, Vendee is open for all 12 months.

For a detailed look at each park and to envision your potential new home, visit our parks page.

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Key Considerations

While the idea of living permanently in a static caravan in France is enticing, there are aspects to keep in mind:

Legal Implications: France has regulations around residency, taxes, and property ownership. Before considering a permanent move, it’s crucial to understand these nuances.

Lifestyle Adjustment: Living in a static caravan or mobile home park offers a unique lifestyle. There’s a sense of community, closer proximity to nature, and potentially fewer urban amenities.

Duration: While many of our parks are open year-round, some have seasonal restrictions. It’s essential to choose one that aligns with your living preferences.

Living permanently in a static caravan in France isn’t just a dream; it’s a tangible reality with Caravans in the Sun. Embrace a unique way of life that combines the comforts of home with the enchantment of France. Join us, and let’s redefine living!

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