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Step Inside A Once-Abandoned French Château

Step Inside A Once-Abandoned French Château

The original dining room has been transformed into a temporary living space for visitors. Keeping with the Waters' philosophy of sustainability and authenticity, the room's furnishings have all been found at local brocantes.

Step Inside A Once-Abandoned French Château According to Waters, her approach to renovating Château de Gudanes is simple: "To adapt ourselves to the château, rather than change her to adapt to us." That said, wood cut from fallen trees in the château parc will eventually be used to make four poster beds for guests.

Step Inside A Once-Abandoned French Château

Step Inside A Once-Abandoned French Château According to Waters, her approach to renovating Château de Gudanes is simple: "To adapt ourselves to the château, rather than change her to adapt to us." That said, wood cut from fallen trees in the château parc will eventually be used to make four poster beds for guests.

Chateau de Gudanes - the full story : The Good Life France

ladies, cascading flowers on staircase of a mansion - Tim Walker

Château de Gudanes

Freezing Rooms and Secret Gardens: Inside the Renovation of an 18th-Century French Château

Freezing Rooms and Secret Gardens: Inside the Renovation of an French Château

Inside Chateau de Gudanes. Picture: Carla Coulson

Chateau de Gudanes sits at the base of the Plateau de Beille in the French Pyrenees

A beautiful abandoned French Chateau known as Chateau de Pont Remy Somme. The house had numerous pianos in the rooms, so sometimes it was called Chateau Pianiste. Photographer:  Matthieu Pegard

A beautiful abandoned French Chateau known as Chateau de Pont Remy Somme. The house had numerous pianos in the rooms, so sometimes it was called Chateau Pianiste.

The restoration on the spectacular 94-room property is being documented on the chateau's website and social media accounts

Australian family spend two years renovating abandoned French chateau

Chateau de Gudanes - part of the Vogue photoshoot, the bed give an amazing sense of the scale of the room.

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Inside Château de Gudanes’s Renovation—Photos

A close-up of the medieval hand-painted detail in the Château chapel. Colors used during this period of time were bold and symbolic, from the red of courage to the green of courtesy.

Chateau de Gudane

Chateau de Gudanes, an abandoned, neglected and ruined chateau tucked neatly into a deep valley in the French Pyrénées. We love the curves in this staircase.

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