Third stop…Cognac

When we first visited Aulagnes we were bowled over by its beauty and elegance.  It is a French country house – the primary house of the local region – and has been tastefully restored by a family whose love and care of the place is everywhere to see. From the moment we arrived, we felt […]

Second stop…Carcassonne

Our search for care-taking opportunities brought an offer to look after a property in a rural part of Occitanie and only an hour from the historic city of Carcassonne.  We were thrilled to have been accepted and even more bowled over when we arrived at our destination – the most beautifully restored farmhouse perched on […]

First stop…Provence

First stop on our French adventure was picturesque Provence…with its beautiful lavender fields, expansive skies and quaint hillside villages each more beautiful than the next, we couldn’t have asked for a better start. By happy coincidence, some friends had just bought a house there which needed lots of work done – including the taming of […]