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La Salle De Bain

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La Salle De Bain

The room fills with sunshine in the day. It also has a gorgeous view of the clock tower and a small Balcony just off the back door of the bathroom to relax on an evening. 

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Le Jardin

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Le Jardin

June 6, 2018 Taken on the first day we started work on the house in 2016. Notice theres a Feijoa tree on the right in a bucket. The first plant we bought at the garden centre ( very French, not) but we like Feijoas on our pancakes..  After a long and wet winter in France, we arrived back to our house to a jungle of a garden. The work we had done last year was surrounded by a tangle of weeds and vines. Nic and I spent many an evening pulling out the millions of Oxalis bulbs that had taken...

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Princess Room

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Princess Room

My favourite guest room, with it’s French Blue antique wallpaper, boasting little cherubs and scrolly patterns  (thankfully in good condition) A beautiful white marble fireplace, painted ceiling and double balcony. I didn't have to do much to get this bedroom looking beautiful. The floor had several beams missing which Nic has temporarily boarded up and put a rug over them until we can find some beautiful Oak boards. My job was to take all the grime off the walls and floors. I left the original paintwork around the skirting and doors but will paint the outside next year where the paint...

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The Juliet Room May 2017

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The Juliet Room May 2017

The wall with the exposed stone from a long time ago flood has been kept as is, to show the bones of the house, its raw beauty.

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The Swan room, May 2017

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The Swan room, May 2017

There were cracks all over the walls and the paper ripped and stained from the flood that happened 15 years ago when the tiles flew off the roof in a big storm.

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