Chris and Jolyon met when they used to work for the Foreign Office in 2008. Since they were kids, they both separately always dreamed of owning a Château, but never thought their dream could become a reality.
Julia and Paul McKeivor established Billard Room Ltd in 1993 and have been restoring bespoke antique billiard, snooker and pool tables in the Mendips hills of Somerset for thirty years. The ethos of the company has been organic, stemming from Paul’s love of billiards and snooker competition participation in the 1980’s.
Christina and Sassan
After moving from the States (Christina) and Iran (Sassan) to the UK, it was a longtime dream for the couple to relocate to Europe. After reading a lot of travel novels and taking many trips across the channel, the couple decided that buying a chateau in France would be an amazing opportunity.
Erin and Jean-Baptiste
Set in a 16-hectare park and woodlands, the building is so large it even boasts its own moat. And the land includes four large holiday cottages that had been converted from historical out houses and stables in 2009.
Wendy and Marcus
This 19th century château is in the heart of the Natural Regional Park the Caps et Marie d’Opale was built in 1875 by Andre Joseph Courtat to celebrate the birthplace of his wife. It hosts weddings and vow renewals too, and its gardens include a wedding chapel as well as a courtyard bar and barn.
Janet and Philip
The Château de la Fare is a stunning historical building in South France. Previously it’s been home to a Knights Templar, as well as a musketeer believed to be one of Alexandre Dumas’s Three Musketeers.
Rebecca and Tim
A magical 18th century petit château split into two roughly identical wings and set in 15 acres of secluded, private parkland and woodland that includes a watermill.