Real estate market development in the plain of L'Ain

Created in December 2002, the "Intercommunalité de la Plaine de l'Ain" unites 33 predominantly rural communes with a local programme for shared home construction and a common desire to enhance and boost this area at the gateway to Lyon.

Real estate market development in the plain of L'Ain - Theme_1549_1.jpg

In Montluel, renovated 2-bedroom apartment of 83.5 m2 in an old building, offering an open view of the rooftops and benefiting from a parking place. 180.000 €. Gestion et Gestion et Patrimoine de la Dombes (04 78 88 72 94).

Montluel, Meximieux, Lagnieu... These rural communes with well-preserved charm have succeeded in carrying out intelligent modernization, thanks especially to well-prepared urban planning regulations, careful management of open green spaces, and an efficient public transport policy. With 800 passengers per day, the station in Montluel sees a good many residents hopping on the train to reach their workplaces in Lyon in just a few minutes. Proposing varied accommodation at attractive prices, these communes are increasingly acclaimed by local workers wanting to leave the city centre to enjoy quieter family lives and, above all, treat themselves to housing of quality at prices sharply lower than those posted in Lyon and its first ring. Especially as Montluel is admirably equipped to cater for children from their earliest years. The result has been construction of numerous developments of houses on subdivisions, as well as total renovation of small residences with functional apartments at prices in line with the budgets of first-time buyers.

Guillaume Martin, Deputy CEO of Gestion et Patrimoine de la Dombes in Villars-les-Dombes, opened an agency in Montluel in September last year. The only local agency to propose not only transactions, but also rental and co-ownership management, this new entity is accompanying the development of the zone in Montluel where demand is rising steadily. "Many first-time buyers, especially young couples planning to have a family, can afford a 2-bedroom apartment here, in good condition, at around 2,000 € per sq. metre, while continuing to work in Lyon thanks to efficent train services," explains our specialist, citing several 2-bedroom apartments in the centre, priced from 140,000 €.

Fabien Bazin also chose the commune of Montluel in which to open the Solvimo agency in January, 2013, covering the area extending from Meximieux to Saint-Maurice-de-Beynost. He has identified two distinct markets : firstly, the Meximieux zone, with rural-style accommodation, and secondly, Montluel, proposing a mixed bag of houses and small blocks of apartments in the town centre. "Clients from Lyon are drawn not only by the prices, but also the amenities and quality life-style offered by these addresses," he explains. "Here, with an average budget of 200,000 to 250,000 €, they can set their sights on a charming family home with three or four bedrooms, and a garden of 300 to 400 m2, even in the numerous new developments which are now rising from the ground." As exemplified by an estate with 15 new villas, these property developments are the result of a desire to "densify" the villages in the plain of L'Ain. In Pérouges, one can thus envisage acquiring a new 3-bedroom house with a terrace, garden and large garage for 225,000 €.

Back to contents Radia Amar
27/05/2014
You will also like
The Franco-Swiss region known as The Franco-Swiss region known as The Franco-Swiss region known as
Annemasse, a very buoyant market
Annemasse, a very buoyant market An average-sized town with 32,000 residents, Annemasse offers the advantage of a convenient location on the Franco-Swiss border, 2 km from the canton of Geneva. Its very lively property market mainly revolves around acquisitions of year-round homes by the famous "frontaliers"..... Read more >>
Le Pays de Gex, a market in its own right Lying in the midst of luxuriant landscapes between the Massif du Jura and Lake Geneva, Le Pays de Gex offers immediate proximity to the border with Switzerland as its N°1 feature. This strategic location endows its with a unique and persuasive argument. .. Read more >>
Le Pays de Gex, a market in its own right
Le Pays de Gex, a privileged location Le Pays de Gex, a privileged location Le Pays de Gex, a privileged location
La Chautagne, an authentic region
La Chautagne, an authentic region At the north-western tip of the département of Savoy, La Chautagne consists of 8 communes on the banks of Lake Bourget, the largest natural lake in France. .. Read more >>
Trends on the border with Switzerland At the gateway to Geneva, between the Jura and Lake Geneva, Le Pays de Gex offers luxuriant scenery. Already very lively, the area is still undergoing development, benefiting from its closeness to Switzerland. .. Read more >>
Trends on the border with Switzerland
Divonne-les-Bains : pleasant and convenient
Divonne-les-Bains : pleasant and convenient An appealing thermal spa with well-developed infrastructures, Divonne-les-Bains lies at the far end of Le Pays de Gex, on the frontier with Switzerland. A location which is especially attractive among people working over the border, looking for living conditions of higher quality... Read more >>
The border market of Le Pays de Gex In the north-eastern part of the département of L'Ain, Le Pays de Gex benefits from its immediate proximity to the border with Switzerland. An advantage fully understood by developers... .. Read more >>
The border market of Le Pays de Gex
Bourg-en-Bresse, a market benefiting from lots of changes Bourg-en-Bresse, a market benefiting from lots of changes
Divonne-les-Bains, on the border with Switzerland
Divonne-les-Bains, on the border with Switzerland This town in Le Pays de Gex lies between Lake Geneva and the Jura, not far from the border with French-speaking Switzerland and only 20 km from Geneva. The thermal resort hosts over 100 different nationalities, 400 rooms in hotels and 380 in tourist residences. .. Read more >>
L'Ain, small towns and villages Situated in the Rhône-Alpes region, L'Ain is a "département" with a varied topography ; to the west, it offers a landscape of plains including La Bresse and the plateau of La Dombes, while Le Revermont announces the foothills of the Jura. .. Read more >>
L'Ain, small towns and villages
FERNEY VOLTAIRE - Apartments for sale

FERNEY VOLTAIRE

329000 €
SEGNY - Houses for sale

SEGNY

596000 €
THOIRY - Apartments for sale

THOIRY

305000 €
COLLONGES - Houses for sale

COLLONGES

420000 €
ÉCHENEVEX - Houses for sale

ÉCHENEVEX

650000 €
CHEVRY - Houses for sale

CHEVRY

698000 €
More ads