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We were on the way to a friends house when I saw this house. It was all closed up, in typical French fashion, but there was something magical about the garden. So fabulously untouched.


So a couple of days later, I returned and took these photos...



Love the front gate and the way that it is slightly hidden, if I was the owner, I would leave it like this....a perfect weekend hideaway!



This photo was taken from the side of the house, think that we would have to cut the lawn a little....


But this is my favourite photo, I adore the idea of finding a house with a secret garden and love the fact that it is slightly wild and overgrown ...



Je vous souhaite à tous un vendredi et un week-end fabuleux très heureux, Leeann x

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  1. Leeann how wonderfully exquisite!! Love the gardens framing the home!

    xoxo
    Karena
    Art by Karena

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  2. The wisteria is wonderful! I too love the thought of a secret garden!

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  3. So beautiful! I want to crawl inside with a good book and hide!

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  4. Absolutely stunning! That completes my idea of my secret garden too. A dreamy yet wild garden, a lovely treasure that needs to be unveiled. Wonderful.

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  5. I totally agree about the secret garden. Thank you sooo much for sharing such loveliness!

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  6. My goodness it looks like a secret garden.

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  7. I'm loving this spring's show of glycine! We're having a similar 'spectacle' in Provence as well. Absolutely lovely.

    Your cottage find is so charming.

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  8. amazingly gorgeous, wish I was there

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  9. purple flowers in abundance are always special

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  10. How I love the "glycine", can't wait to be back in my french village of Clermont Dessous for the cherry season

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  11. Quite magical with the pretty wisteria - maybe the owners are on holidays and will be home soon to mow the grass and open up the windows. Lovely post.

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  12. Oh Leeann ..forgot..Come and enter my fashionable giveaway from The French Basketeer!

    xoxo
    Karena
    Art by Karena

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  13. This house is French country perfection! Gorgeous flowers!

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  14. I simply adore this place, so much pretty pretty here, thank you :) Tink

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