Marvellous Kristell, Thank you for all your help.

S.W February 2020

We are v. grateful for Kristell's guidance & knowledge, she is attentive, dedicated & has a wealth of knowledge. We feel v. lucky to have found someone so helpful. A service second to none. Thank you!

Steve & Susie, Feb 2020

The care, market knowledge and attention to detail of Kristell and her team was exceptional. I can certainly recommend them.

R.B July 19


At Secondhome we pride ourselves on providing a 5* service to our clients and we have the feedback to prove it. Our customers recommend us for our knowledgeable and personalised service.

We work as "property consultants" in the true sense of the term, hunting for properties to meet the needs of our clients. We have a very strong global network of contacts, developers and agents based on our professional experience.

Secondhome Properties, Interiors and Rentals is owned and directed by Kristell Thornton, Managing Director.

Secondhome Properties was created in 2000 and owned (since 2014) and directed (since 2008) by Kristell Thornton. The team helps clients looking to purchase a second home or an investment property in France and Mauritius. We provide a service of research and advise to find a property to meet our clients needs and make the purchase process as smooth as possible at no extra cost to you. We can also provide contacts on all subjects relating to purchase abroad (legal, tax, currency, mortgage).
We have a very strong network of contacts, developers and agents that we use extensively to the benefit of our clients.

Secondhome Interiors was created in 2019 and provides a service for clients looking to furnish or update their property in France. Based on clients tastes and wishes we do the research to provide mood boards and lists of furniture for you to choose from. We also collaborate with a renovation company and we work on the interior colour scheme, materials and accessories. We are very much guided by you and co-ordinate purchase, delivery and installation. Our clients have been very pleased with the end results and we would be happy to share photos of previous projects with you. We can provide you with a no obligation competitive quote for our services.

Secondhome Rentals was created in 2020, we work with renowned partners and property owners in the French Alps and Mauritius who provide holiday rentals. We endeavour to match your search criteria with available properties, there is no additional cost for our service.

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