Blog - MY FRENCH COUNTRY HOME

stunning 18th century property for sale

I am very excited to share this very special property with you.    It is a house that I have admired for a long time, belonging to the über-talented antique dealers and stylists, Pascale and Olivier of Le Grillon Voyageur. The construction of this property is 18th and 17th century, and it lies to the east of Paris in champagne country,in a little town called Sezanne, surrounded by Champagne vineyards.  From here it takes about 90 minutes to drive from here to Paris centre, or to the airports....

for sale – Patricia’s Wells cooking studio in Paris

If you are a fan of Patricia Wells, or if you have one of her many cookbooks on your shelves, then maybe you’ve dreamed of being able to cook like her, to host delicious dinner parties at your own place in Paris, to live the life that she so vividly evokes in her guides to food and life in the capital.   Well if that’s the case, then here is some very exciting news!   The studio that Patricia has used for the last twenty years to host her Parisian cooking school has just gone up...

for sale – a writer’s retreat in the south of france

While in the South of France this week, I visited some friends near the pretty town of La Garde Freinet and  whose home is up for sale.     They have lived here happily for many years, but it is now time to move to something slightly smaller and closer to the children. Obviously I thought of you, and that you’d like to see the house and dream a little. This beautiful home was built in the 19th century as a stone farm building  not far from a small river that today runs through the property. ...

the old school house for sale in honfleur

Today I’d like to take you to the seaside town on Honfleur, on the Normandy coast.  Many of you have been here, I am sure.   A busy and pretty town, full of restaurants and the sweetest stores.   Old buildings huddled side by side around the lively port.  Close to Deauville and the Normandy landing beaches and home to some friends of ours who have created a beautiful B&B that they are about to put up for sale. This stunning house was built in the 17th century and from the late...

your own place in Paris ….

How many people come to Paris on holiday and dream about having their own place to stay … one of those charming little apartments, tucked under the eaves of a slate tiled roof, with of course a view stretching out along a charming street, and a beautiful boulangerie just outside the main door …. I love to encourage my readers to daydream about buying French property, and I know that every now and again one of you makes that step, and are now proud owners of your  very own pied à...

Never miss our latest news

Sign up to receive the latest blog posts from My French Country Home

You have Successfully Subscribed!