I live in the village of Caunes-Minervois, where I restore medieval houses, turning them into homes where the plumbing is...More information +
I live in the village of Caunes-Minervois, where I restore medieval houses, turning them into homes where the plumbing is good but the spirits of the place remain. I also furnish my homes from local materials. fabrics, paints and bric a brac I find in nearby markets. I make homes that I would like to live in; and when I'm not doing that, I take photographs, paint and walk in the hills.
Left on Mar 13, 2011 for a stay in September 2009
We came for a fortnight in June and could only bear to leave La Maison Verte and Caunes-Minervois by booking a further two weeks in September!
The house is a wonder, full of beautiful objects sourced by the owner Ingrid (who is a wonderfully helpful yet discreet host), and it has the feel of a home, rather than a rental - but one of the very loveliest homes we have stayed in.
Each room was full …