Thursday, 25 February 2016

Chateau farm fences

In the wheat cropping areas of France
many farms don't have boundary fences
as there are no animals to contain.

After driving for miles with no fences
I was excited to see this hedge
along the roadside boundary of
the Chateau farm.

The Chateau was hidden until we came
to a clearing and 
all of a sudden there it was....
a pretty chateau
complete with simple farm fences!

I'm joining Tex for Good Fences

Thank you for your comments
take care and
be kind to one another

à bientôt



  1. Yes, Shane, I recall coming upon many a hidden Chateau in the Dordogne region when we were there. Aren't they a fabulous surprise? This one is swoonworthy! Love, Mimi xxx

  2. Gorgeous chateau - France is so amazing. Thank you for sharing it, Shane. xx

  3. Hello Shane! This chateau is just gorgeous! i love those moments when anticipation gives way to sheer delight at the view opening up before us! Thanks for sharing and have a wonderful day!

  4. What a beautiful shot of the chateau! I think it's nice that there are no fences around :)

  5. How lovely! And I love the road sign just as much!

  6. Lovely photos. Thanks for sharing these photos with us. Have a blessed day. Madeline

  7. Ooooh, what a delightful drive and the view was ever so rewarding, my friend! Thank you for taking us with you :)

    Love and hugs!

  8. What a pleasure to take this little excursion with you and have the lovely surprise of the magnificent chateau's appearance. France is certainly a beautiful country.


  9. I love a nice cedar hedge and the view of the chateau is so pretty. Deer love cedar trees so we've learned not to plant them anymore in our area due to the large number of deer. Have a beautiful weekend Shane.
    Blessings, Pam

  10. A charming little château of very liveable proportions.

  11. How lovely and perfect . . .
    Oh my . . .

  12. the hedgerow is neat! and WOW what a place!

  13. A grand place like that deserves a nicer fence.

  14. Well I wouldn't mind staying at that charming chateau if I had the chance.

  15. Don't you just love those beautiful, half-hidden surprises as you come around a bend?

  16. oooh - can't you imagine being driven (in a vintage Rolls Royce of course) up to that house and through that archway to the carriage house that I'm sure must be there.

  17. Wonderful place! I like it!!!

  18. gotta love hidden treasures like this gorgeous chateau. Thanks for sharing!

  19. What a gorgeous sight al di beyond the fences ... French Castles are so amazing too and I'm so glad that you, my sweetest, darling Shane, with your love for France, little little, let me know them all, and all the smallest, old corner of this wonderful Land you've had the chance to visit !
    I heartily thank you !
    With so much gratitude I wish you a Most Beautiful day,
    sending dear, big hugs to you
    with love



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