Le Vésinet, a commune in the Yvelines, is a listed site, located in a loop of the Seine, fifteen miles West of Paris and three miles away from Saint-Germain-en-Laye.
It is a ‘park-city’ which can be proud of offering five lakes linked to each other by many miles of rivers, bordered by large greens with some beautiful perspectives and trees a century old. Besides, its architecture is remarkable, including several listed residences. Certain properties are in fact been used for the shooting of feature and short films. As a whole, an unmatched heritage and this example, unique in France, of a ‘park-city’ is more and more attracting numerous families.
The city counts sixteen thousand inhabitants: the Vésigondins. They enjoy multiple services, with a lively city center, a market taking place several times a week, a theatre, a cinema, many restaurants, not to mention the sports facilities, the music academy, the library and the activities at the Maison des Jeunes et de le Culture (MJC) for the children, young and old as well as for the adults.
The quality of the schools, public or private, the proximity of the International Grammar School of Saint-Germain-en-Laye or of the British School in Croissy-sur-Seine, attracts a foreign population and also numerous families back from expatriation.
Directly to the heart of Paris
Two stations of Regional Train RER, line A, Le Vésinet-Le Pecq and Le Vésinet-Centre, enable you to directly connect with the heart of Paris within only twenty minutes.
A real estate market of beautiful values
Which explains that the prices are up to the quality of life. The most sought-after districts remain the district of Les Ibis, North of Le Vésinet, or the sector called ‘Georges Clémenceau’, South of the City. You can find there some large ancient properties built on beautiful plots of land. For example, a Napoléon III-style, 500 sqm property, in a park of more than 5.000 sqm with a swimming pool and a tennis court was this last summer negotiated at 4.500.000 euros.
Districts ‘Princesse’ or ‘Charmettes’ offer more varied houses on smaller plots of land, a quarter of an hour away from the RER. They are favoured by the young families looking for some less expensive properties but still enjoying a living environment of quality. And if you accept to live in the adjacent cities, such as Le Pecq or Montesson, the properties are more affordable, though still being close to the facilities offered by Le Vésinet.