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Who has not dreamed of a view of the Eiffel Tower, the Bois de Boulogne or the Seine?
The view is an essential element of the price of an apartment or a house. In the city, having windows overlooking a monument is a must.
Monuments are popular
In Paris, having a view of the dome of the Invalides, the Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe or Notre-Dame is most often reserved for locals of upscale neighborhoods and the most popular addresses. It is a dream setting for many Parisians but also foreigners who seek to live closer to these mythical monuments. Some regional capitals also encounter this phenomenon. This is the case of cities such as Toulouse with its Capitol Square, Lyon with its Place Bellecour or Lille and Grand Place.
Parks and gardens too
In addition to the monuments, the view of a river, a park or a garden is also popular with buyers. In Paris, this is the case of the Monceau, Montsouris, Buttes-Chaumont, Tuileries garden or Jardin des Plantes parks. This is also the case for properties located near the Bois de Boulogne or Vincennes. And what is true for Paris is also true for most cities. As in Lyon with the Tête d'Or park or in Strasbourg with the Orangery Park, where beautiful bourgeois buildings are inscribed.
Prices to match
If you absolutely want such a privilege, know that it will cost you 20 to 50% more than for a view of the buildings around. You will, however, have no trouble reselling ... lovers of exceptional views being more numerous than the goods available on the market.