Sunday, September 08, 2013

Dreaming of France -- Apartments in France

Please join this weekly meme. Grab a copy of the photo above and link back to An Accidental Blog. Share with the rest of us your passion for France. Did you read a good book set in France? See a movie? Take a photo in France? Have an adventure? Eat a fabulous meal or even just a pastry? Or if you're in France now, go ahead and lord it over the rest of us. We can take it.
Does anyone else ever watch House Hunters International on HGTV? We love when they feature a house in France, even though my husband grows highly agitated when they complain about not having an elevator or inadequate bathrooms.  
Sunday night, I saw an edition of House Hunters International set in Nantes, France, which is where our friends live. I even saw a shot of their apartment building which is just across the street from the Chateau de Nantes (Chateau des ducs de Bretagne).
Our friends have lived in a few different apartments in Nantes, but the current one is on the top floor, which is the fourth floor. They walk up those many flights of stairs every day and have beautiful views.
Don't you just love the rooftops in France. I don't know what the deal is with all those upside down flowerpots, but they say France to me. 
Last time we were there, we stayed in the master bedroom and this is the view of the chateau out the window.

On the other side of the apartment, the view is of the Nantes cathedral. 
I think I'd be willing to walk up all those stairs everyday for views like this, but I'd probably be better at planning my outings to minimize the number of trips up and down the stairs. 


Virginia said...

I just saw a House Hunters International on HGTV and they were looking for a home in Nantes. It looked like a lovely city.

Paulita said...

We must have watched the same show.

Louise said...

I love staying in apartments in France (or anywhere on holidays really), it's always so much better than a hotel. What a great view this one has.

Jacqui Brown said...

I've linked a country post, 'cos I'm a country girl! Thanks Paulita.

Anne in Oxfordshire said...

Hi Paulita , thank you for you comment , yep I know , I am useless lol , forget to link to Dreaming of France ,, oops.

What a fab place your friends live in and such a superb view . I am sure we would get used to the stairs , everyone else seems too .:-)

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