Moving to Torteval, Guernsey
Torteval in Torteval Guernsey is popular with expats relocating to the island. It is the smallest and most western of Guernsey’s parishes. It has one of the most stunning and panoramic settings and is surrounded by safe sandy beaches and miles of coastal cliff paths.
Torteval gets its name from the Guernesiais words for ‘twisting valley’. Its southern coast is composed entirely of rugged cliffs offering over twenty miles of breathtaking cliff walks with stunning scenery. The small fishing harbour called Portelet is situated to the northwest where you will find Portelet Bay, and the southern end of Rocquaine Bay.
Moving to the island has many of the reassuring elements of British culture but with many benefits of living abroad. The island is English speaking and uses the British pound. Guernsey enjoys the same time zone as the UK but benefits from a climate, which is closer to Northern France. Personal income tax is levied at a maximum of 20%. There is no inheritance tax or value added/sales tax.
When you first move to a new city finding your way around the local taxes and requirements can be daunting, a quick visit to the following website can help you on your way: Guernsey Government
House Prices When Moving to Torteval
There are no restrictions on property purchase but there are on occupation. Any EU national can take up residence in an open market property. Only people qualifying by birth/period of residency or moving to the island as a designated key worker can take up residence in local market properties. The average cost of renting a 3 bedroomed home in Torteval is £1850 pcm. The following site has a selection of homes for sale: Cranfords Estate Agents Guernsey
Schools if moving to Torteval
Guernsey provides a very high standard of education. There are no shortages of places, the UK curriculum and examinations are followed and the exam results are impressive. The following site will help you find a suitable school in Torteval: Schools in Guernsey
Travel around Torteval, Guernsey
Guernsey good links to the UK and to continental Europe meaning that travelling for business or to visit family/friends is quick and simple. Flight times to and from London take approximately 45 minutes, enabling day trips in either direction.
Currency Conversion If Moving To Torteval
The official currency in Guernsey is the GBP sterling, Should you need currency for any trips to Europe or further afield, you will want to make sure you get the best exchange rate possible. White & Company has an exclusive arrangement with The FX Firm. Simply call us on Tel: 01494-857672 or follow the link to see what additional monies you will receive compared to using your high street bank and to set up a free account. White & Company -FX Partner
European Removals If Moving To Torteval, Guernsey
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