Our house is the former home and practice of a
veterinary surgeon. It is more than 150 years old, was thoroughly rebuilt by
the former owners in 1967 and in 2002/2003 refurbished by us to meet our own
The adjoining small farm house is even older.
We refurbished it into a holiday cottage
It was love at first sight when we saw it all for the first time in 2001.
The show piece of our house is
the façade with the old vine which is in perfect harmony with the shutters
andred bricks around the windows. The
court yard and enclosed orchard also have a special aura about them. The
property stands on 3500 m2. of grounds.
The garden is like a park and has a beautiful
view over the Creuse hills and our own paddock with chickens and goats. It has
a pond, some flower beds and a variety of very old trees.
In spring our fruit trees (apple, pear, plum, walnut, chestnut and cherry) are
an explosion of blossom. In summer and autumn they provide us with loads of
fruit. In the middle of summer the two enormous lime trees
ensure plenty of shade. The scent of their blossom permeates the whole area and
provides honey for thousands of small bees.
Indoors you will sense a special charm. Each
room is designed and decorated differently and has its own story. We love travelling and you will notice this
inside as well. We look forward to telling you all about it.