Born in Verneuil, Annie left France in 1989 to study in Great Britain. In 2008, after spending 20 years in this country, she decided to leave London where she was working as a journalist to come back to France.
A long-term project
For several years, Annie had been thinking about renovating her parents property, a former farm, to turn it into a gite. She made up her mind in 2009 and booked a one way ticket to France. Her British partner, David, decided to follow her to help her with her project. Annie and David agreed to renovate part of the barns to open a gite which can accommodate up to 8 people. With the help of local artisans, the couple decided to do a lot of the work themselves. They had not realised how big a project it was...
These few pictures illustrate the evolution of the project.