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Follow our progress as we renovate this wonderful property.

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2 days ago

Château de Saugé

Well after all the work and decorating in the Daughterโ€™s Wing the wood floor was dull and dried out - so I thought I would wax it - on hands and knees with brush and wax I have done the full wing - looks fabulous but in pain now (me and my ideas) ๐Ÿ˜œ ...

Well after all the work and decorating in the Daughterโ€™s Wing the wood floor was dull and dried out - so I thought I would wax it - on hands and knees with brush and wax I have done the full wing - looks fabulous but in pain now (me and my ideas) ๐Ÿ˜œImage attachment

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Looks fab - be careful not to overdo things tho!! Rome was not built in a day. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ’• xx

I love how this turned out. The wall paper is beautiful

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2 days ago

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Engineer onsite today carrying out Soil Tests as part of the plans for our new fosse septique - made quite a mess due to the wet weather ๐Ÿ˜ž ...

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A job worth getting done tho! ๐Ÿ‘

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1 week ago

Château de Saugé

Announcing our Festive Traditional Afternoon Tea dates over the Festive Season.in our Vintage Tearoom.
Book now to avoid disappointment as places are limited.

Go on - Treat Yourself - It is Christmas after allAnnouncing our Festive Traditional Afternoon Tea dates over Christmas and New Year..
Book now to avoid disappointment as places are limited.

Go on - Treat Yourself - It is Christmas after all ๐Ÿ™‚
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Announcing our Festive Traditional Afternoon Tea dates over the Festive Season.in our Vintage Tearoom.
Book now to avoid disappointment as places are limited.

Go on - Treat Yourself - It is Christmas after all

1 week ago

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Love my Jacobean style wallpaper for the Daughterโ€™s Wing hallway ๐Ÿ™‚ really warms up the space ...

Love my Jacobean style wallpaper for the Daughterโ€™s Wing hallway ๐Ÿ™‚ really warms up the space

1 week ago

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Daughterโ€™s Wing just about ready for wallpaper now - love this part ๐Ÿ™‚ ...

Daughterโ€™s Wing just about ready for wallpaper now - love this part :)Image attachmentImage attachment

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I remember the wallpaper, I love it!

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1 week ago

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The Woodland en-suite continues to progress ...

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It's looking really good, I'm enjoying seeing all youre efforts. Xxx

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2 weeks ago

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2 weeks ago

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Announcing our new 'Retreat to the Chateau' packages for 2020 - for further details or to book please contact us on - info@chateaudesauge.com ...

Announcing our new Retreat to the Chateau packages for 2020 - for further details or to book please contact us on - info@chateaudesauge.com

2 weeks ago

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The Woodland en-suite continues to progress with the floor now complete and the fittings starting to go in ๐Ÿ‘ ...

2 weeks ago

Château de Saugé

Note to self : stop having ideas that creates far more work for myself ๐Ÿ™‚ plain white doors would have been fine ๐Ÿ˜ˆ ...

Note to self : stop having ideas that creates far more work for myself ๐Ÿ™‚ plain white doors would have been fine ๐Ÿ˜ˆImage attachment

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Yes but....you don't do "fine"...you do "gorgeous" and nothing less...!!!! ๐Ÿ˜š

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1 month ago

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Paul said he was going to remove the ugly corrugated roofing yesterday afternoon - seems he has done quite a lot more :0 looking great - and the view from the Terrace is much improved ...

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If you need tiles you can come and have ours. Make us an offer ๐Ÿ˜Š Afternoon tea for example ๐Ÿคฃ

And now ๐Ÿ™‚

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1 month ago

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A bargain picked up yesterday - in need of some repair, a little TLC and a good clean - now looking beautiful once more and ready to be fitted in the Woodland Suite en-suite once this is ready - very pleased ...

1 month ago

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Today I started the 3rd and last set of shutters on the Terrace - repaired (Paulโ€™s bit) sanded, primed and will be painted tomorrow and rehung once all its ironwork has been repainted also ๐Ÿ™‚ ...

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They look good. Well worth the work put in.x

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2 months ago

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Demo all finished and a great space for a gorgeous bathroom - now the fun begins creating something special ๐Ÿ™‚ ...

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Have fun. Don't over do it.๐Ÿ’ช xx

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2 months ago

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Work on the two bedrooms (Woodland Suite) begins with the removal of the old shower room and wc which will be replaced with a traditional
en-suite
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I’ve seen the before, can’t wait to see the after!

Did you know that the French don't call in an en suite? Friends of mine were confused when I told them what we were doing. It's called une chambre parentale. My little bit of useless info for the day ๐Ÿ˜‚

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2 months ago

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And the steps are finished, we'll other than removing the shuttering and re fixing the railings. Belt and braces on the supports but better safe than sorry. ...

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A fantastic job - you and George have worked so hard over the past few days - well done ๐Ÿ‘

well done

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2 months ago

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Nearly there now ...

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Mind the fig tree. It devaste all !

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2 months ago

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First pick of Mirabelle Plums - unbelievable quantity and still much more on the tree. Needing Mirabelle recipes ๐Ÿ™‚ ...

First pick of Mirabelle Plums - unbelievable quantity and still much more on the tree.  Needing Mirabelle recipes ๐Ÿ™‚

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These are the best! Hope you find many wonderful ways of preserving them!

Chutney Eau de vie Cook in Sauce for meat

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2 months ago

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Picked up a lovely but damaged picture / frame yesterday - Paul managed to make a mould to replace the missing corner and my task of painting and cleaning - looking just about ready to replace the painting now ๐Ÿ™‚ final reveal tomorrow ...

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Very clever of you ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

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2 months ago

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2 months ago

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Managed to continue and finish the wallpapering today yayyyy ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿ’ƒ
Now to sand down and wax the table, fit the chandelier and start adding the final touches ๐Ÿ˜€
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Managed to continue and finish the wallpapering today yayyyy ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿ’ƒ
Now to sand down and wax the table, fit the chandelier and start adding the final touches ๐Ÿ˜€Image attachmentImage attachment

2 months ago

Château de Saugé

Another successful restoration project- we removed the Main Property Gates back in November 2018 as we where doubtful they would survive the winter - Paul has been working on them over the past week and they are now back in their rightful place - looking rather splendid ๐Ÿ™‚
Some before and after photos
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Who would have thought that your O Level metalwork would have come in handy

Now just need to install automatic opening and closing so you don’t have to get out of the car ...... they look great!

They look really nice now

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2 months ago

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Had hoped to finish wallpapering this room today - only half done as kept getting pulled away to do other things ๐Ÿ˜ž oh well hopefully finalise it tomorrow ๐Ÿคž๐Ÿป ...

Had hoped to finish wallpapering this room today - only half done as kept getting pulled away to do other things ๐Ÿ˜ž oh well hopefully finalise it tomorrow ๐Ÿคž๐Ÿป

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Fantastic ,looks the part.

Rome was not built in a day! Looks fab xx ๐Ÿ‘

Hi we had the same problem .. think the paste dries in the heat and also the player is different.. so paste the paper and the wall .. hope it helps.

It's looking good.๐Ÿ‘

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2 months ago

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First strip of wallpaper on the Breakfast Room (Petit dรฉjeuner) ...

First strip of wallpaper on the Breakfast Room (Petit dรฉjeuner)

3 months ago

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Our first Review is in - for a 2 day stay in our 1 bed apartment. 10/10 ๐Ÿ™‚ ...

Our first Review is in - for a 2 day stay in our 1 bed apartment.  10/10 ๐Ÿ™‚Image attachment

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That's great. X

That's excellent - well done! Time to celebrate ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿป xx

Brilliant

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