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Buying a Chateau in France– How it all started:

Posted on Tuesday, March 24th, 2020

Unlike many other people we never had the dream of changing our lives or living in France, let alone buying a chateau. We just happened to be on holiday in the Somme estuary area in the summer of 2012 when Tim fell in love with a hotel that was for sale. He decided there and then that he wanted to …Continue reading →

The villagers

Posted on Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

Redstart in the garden today, first time I've ever seen one, except I didn't see it, Margreeth did. Endless painting and repairs but enjoying all of it, nearly got killed by a cupboard yesterday, the er... "customised transport mechanism" previously engineered to position it in front of a dirty door had had it's day. Glad it was me and not …Continue reading →

The first customers

Posted on Saturday, March 30th, 2013

The Chateau is totally full this weekend and our first customers got out alive and seemed very happy to do so, said they’d be back. We’re still up to our necks but getting there. Most rooms are clean looking great. Bookings coming in all the time, french translation for the site should be ready tomorrow and then we can really …Continue reading →