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Before and After: From Scary to Shabby Chic

Côté Maison reader Serge purchased a dilapidated retirement home in the Bordeaux region of France after leaving a duplex in Paris. The exterior had already been partially restored but the house still needed a lot of work. Two years and thousands of euros later, he and his wife had redone the roofing, floors, bathrooms, bedrooms, electricity, tiles, garden, pool, and even planted 360 saplings! They also converted an old barn into a photo studio, a small house into a guest room, and a garage and shed into spare apartments.

As you can see, the room above was a scary sight that needed a lot of work, but it did have beautiful, rustic ceiling beams. So, they transformed the space into a calm, shabby chic living room that I'd kill to own. See it when you

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beckkii beckkii 7 years
My jaw actually dropped open when I saw the after picture!
mariandam mariandam 7 years
Beautiful !
mianakao mianakao 7 years
Nice work!!
Edie-J-Blige Edie-J-Blige 7 years
Great job!!
Kimpossible Kimpossible 7 years
WOW was my word too - it looks awesome!!
urban-chic-101 urban-chic-101 7 years
wow!
Camarogirl67 Camarogirl67 7 years
Gorgeous and yes, so cozy!
stoopeed stoopeed 7 years
So cosy!
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