The Secondhome Team


Meet the Secondhome team, and our specialists in the French Alps, the South of France, the West coast of France, Mauritius and the Seychelles.

General description

At Secondhome we research and select the best investment and leisure destinations and properties based on experience, knowledge and insight of the property market.  We pride ourselves on providing a 5* service to our clients who recommend us for our knowledgeable and personalised service and for our network of contacts.

Kristell Thornton - Managing Director and Owner of

Kristell studied law to postgraduate level and started working in property in 2003, working with French expats relocating to London. She then diversified for a few years, working in the City in London in Management Consultancy, before coming back to the property world. Working for a Canadian, then French Developer has taught her the in's and out's of the property world. Buying two properties in France gave her the best insight in to purchasing and owning abroad. Managing Secondhome since 2008, Kristell has owned the business entirely since April 2014.


Secondhome is owned by Compton Global Investments Ltd.

Information & enquiries:

Kristell Thornton

Owner and Director

+44 (0) 7725 869 724


  • Free service
  • Extensive network of contacts
  • Experience
  • Recommendations
  • Strong customer feedback

Facts & figures

OwnershipWe aim to provide the best client support and service during the whole search and purchase process.

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