The Karma guide to… our boutique St Tropez estate, Le Preverger

The Karma guide to… our boutique St Tropez estate, Le Preverger

Nestled in the hills above St Tropez, Le Preverger has long been known as a jewel in the crown of the French Riviera.

If the walls of Le Preverger could talk. Laura Ashley sat by that window having a drink with Princess Di and Margaret Thatcher. Jeanne Moreau, the monarch of french new-wave film, used to host extravagant parties right there with the likes of Dalí, Picasso and Brigitte Bardot in attendance.

In the 1940s when Ashley travelled Provence on the back of her newlywed husband’s motorbike, they happened to pass Le Preverger and stopped for a gander. So enchanted was Ashley by the property that she vowed to “work like hell to become successful and live there”. In 1983, Ashley was given the keys to Le Preverger, fulfilling her life-long dream.

Join the jet set

Set amid 200 acres of prime provincial farmland – including a small private vineyard, chestnut woods and an olive grove with over 1000 trees – Le Preverger exudes a kind of nonchalance and Bohemian chic, yet simultaneously epitomises all the class, glamour and rarified air of the international jet set.
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Karma in Carcassonne

Karma in Carcassonne

Karma’s latest acquisition inhabits a region steeped in history, beauty and the very best of French agrarian culture…

Located in the Toulouse-Montpellier-Barcelona triangle, Carcassonne has long been a vital link between the Mediterranean and the Atlantic – a major stop on trade routes going back thousands of years which provided a vital link between cultures and the movement of ideas and goods to all corners of Europe.

From the UNESCO World Heritage sites of Carcassonne’s La Cité (old medieval city) and the Canal du Midi, to the green hills of the Languedoc wine route, the region offers discerning travellers a very different slice of French provincial life.

Walking through history

No trip to Carcassonne is complete without a day spent wandering the cobbled lane ways of La Cité, the UNESCO listed medieval city that sits atop a hill with commanding of the surrounding countryside.
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