Sunday, 29 May 2016

The first time we saw our house

Ten years ago today we drove into Preuilly specifically to look at a couple of houses we had seen advertised on the internet.

The first was an interesting collection of three buildings, none of which had functioning bathrooms, and none of which you could reach from the others except via a courtyard shared with a fourth building. Far too confusing for us! (But not for someone else, who bought the collection, and has placed one of the houses back on the market).

The other was a building we were told by the estate agent was too small for us, so needless to say it was the biggest house we looked at. It is also the house we now live in.

I am not sure what was going on in our heads at the time: we both owned digital cameras, we almost instantly decided this was the house we wanted to buy, but we took only two photos of the exterior and none of the interior.

 We did take some more photos of Preuilly sur Claise (4 of them),
one of which is currently the header of the blog

We wrote about the whole life changing three day weekend in one blog post five months after the event.


Le Pré de la Forge said...

Can we have the same views now, please?

GaynorB said...

I remember reading the original about seven years ago when we were trying to find out more about Le a Petit-Pressigny, and a Google search unearthed your blog!

Leon Sims said...

It must be 3 visits to France now that we first met - 6 years maybe. Still love reading about your adventures.

Jean said...

Same here!

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