1. Home
  2. >
  3. Articles
  4. >
  5. Le Centre-Alsace : la position idéale

Central Alsace : a very enviable location

Living in the centre of Alsace means benefiting from the proximity of the mountains (Vosges), the region's famous vineyards, Strasbourg, Mulhouse, Switerland and Germany, all at a very affordable price.

Central Alsace : a very enviable location  - Theme_1510_1.jpg

Colmar has lots of buildings typical of Alsation architecture such as these charming half-timbered houses.

"Le Centre-Alsace" is dominated by Colmar, a very lively agglomeration with almost 70,000 inhabitants, which is also a town of art and history on the famous "Route des Vins" (of which it is said to be the capital). "An historic town, offering living conditions of very high quality," sum up Christine Remonato, manageress and Sandra Vorburger co-founder of L'Immobilier Autrement 68, an agency covering a 10-km radius around the town for the past three years and offering a quality personalized service. Specializing in the residential area of Les Maraichers, which accounts for over 70 % of their sales, they say that prices per sq. metre range from 2,700 € for recent apartments to 3,700 € for those in new residences. "Prices of houses in Les Marai­chers differ widely depending on their condition. We recently sold a house of 140 m2 for 272,000 €, though it required extensive renovation work, which is often the case." Other­wise, prices per sq. metre fluctuate in Colmar and its surrounding area from 1,400 to 2,400 €. "Very attractive, for a home between Mulhouse and Strasbourg." An increasing number of first-time buyers are, in fact, calling on Christine Remonato and Sandra Vorburger's services.

Marc Landis, president of SAS Landis Consulting, manages three agencies in Central Alsace, in Sélestat (since 1988), Munster (2005) and Colmar (2011). Backed by very sound experience and a team of ten, he shares his observations : " The price per sq. metre for apartments in old buildings ranges from 1,300 to 2,000 €, in new residences from 2,800 to 3,500 €". As for village houses, "prices are even slightly lower, given that renovation work is frequently required : 1,000 to 1,500 € per sqm". A detached house in good condition costs 2,000 € per sqm. By way of example, Marc Landis mentions among his most recent sales a house of 90 m2 with a garden of 400 m2 at 190,000 €, a 1-bedroom apartment of 55 m2 at 75,000 €, and a recent 3-bedroom apartment of 90 m2 at 200,000 €. The most widely sought-after properties are, in fact, those whose prices remain within this type of budget (except in large towns). "Our clientele tends to be active rather than retired, with lots of first-time buyers."

Back to contents Yann Cohignac
25/03/2014
You will also like
The The The
Colmar, a lively, pleasant place to live...
Colmar, a lively, pleasant place to live... The third largest town in Alsace, the second largest in the Upper Rhine, with almost 70,000 residents, Colmar is an important economic hub. Which doesn't prevent it from offering a remarkable life-style. As witnessed by the development of its tourist industry. .. Read more >>
Mulhouse and its attractive surroundings Benefiting from well-sustained economic and industrial activity, Mulhouse and its surrounding region offer lots of appeal. Especially as prices here are very affordable, giving appreciable financial opportunities. .. Read more >>
Mulhouse and its attractive surroundings
The centre of the Upper Rhine : the appeal of Mulhouse The centre of the Upper Rhine : the appeal of Mulhouse The centre of the Upper Rhine : the appeal of Mulhouse
The region around Mulhouse : the charm of southern Alsace
The region around Mulhouse : the charm of southern Alsace A green and pleasant land offering quality living cond­itions and proximity to the borders with Germany and Switzerland, the area around Mulhouse offers lots of persuasive arguments. Especially as property prices here are rather appealing... Read more >>
Colmar and the surrounding region : at the heart of Alsace's vineyards. On the famous wine route in Alsace, Colmar is a lively and very pleasant town to live in. Consisting of 36 communes with about 130,000 residents, its urban area proposes a very wide range of property prices. .. Read more >>
Colmar and the surrounding region : at the heart of Alsace's vineyards.
Le Sundgau : a corner of paradise on the Swiss border Le Sundgau : a corner of paradise on the Swiss border
Mulhouse : a very affordable city
Mulhouse : a very affordable city Once one of Europe's main industrial centres, Mulhouse, the second largest urban area in Alsace with over 100,000 inhabitants, is now confronted by economic hardship. Even so, the "town with 100 chimney stacks" has considerable assets and proposes a particularly appealing property market... Read more >>
The "community of communes" of Les Trois Frontières Ten entities comprise the "community of communes" created in the year 2000 and covering an area of about 23,940 acres, opening out to the east towards the Rhine and Grand Canal of Alsace. It is home to 50,000 people of whom 20,125 live in the town of Saint-Louis. The region's special feature is a frontier shared with Germany and Switzerland... Read more >>
The
The east side of Lyon, Isère north, a strategic location The east side of Lyon, Isère north, a strategic location The east side of Lyon, Isère north, a strategic location
MULHOUSE - Apartments for sale

MULHOUSE

382000 €
ST LOUIS - Apartments for sale

ST LOUIS

350000 €
MULHOUSE - Apartments for sale

MULHOUSE

625000 €
MULHOUSE - Apartments for sale

MULHOUSE

389100 €
MULHOUSE - Apartments for sale

MULHOUSE

750000 €
MULHOUSE - Apartments for sale

MULHOUSE

403000 €
More ads