a modern chateau

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i have been thinking a lot about vacation.  like a real vacation.  not a business trip.  not a conference.  not a family holiday trip.  a straight up nothing to do but vacation vacation.  it’s been a little too long.  while my favorite places to go almost always include europe and exploring, i’ve been dreaming of a beach (most recently this pink beach) lately.  sitting, listening, reading.  nothing to do and no agenda.

i have no beach vacation planned, but i do like to plan all kinds of trips, even if only for my one day some day wish list.  the other day i happened upon chateau de la resle, a luxury retreat in burgundy, france and i thought it looked pretty amazing and like something i needed to share.  france is always a place i want to visit.  i’ve only been once for a few days and it seems like that was forever ago.  i’ve never been to a chateau and hadn’t envisioned a modern one, but i’m liking what i see.

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this staircase is worth saving in a one day, some day house kind of design file!

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thursdays always require a little escape, even if it’s virtual . . . so click through to see more of this modern chateau, complete with a sauna.

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i have been thinking a lot about vacation. like a real vacation. not a business trip. not a conference. not a family holiday trip. a straight up nothing to do but vacation vacation. it’s been a little too long. while my favorite places to go almost always include europe and exploring, i’ve been dreaming of a beach (most recently this pink beach) lately. sitting, listening, reading. nothing to do and no agenda.

i have no beach vacation planned, but i do like to plan all kinds of trips, even if only for my one day some day wish list. the other day i happened upon chateau de la resle, a luxury retreat in burgundy, france and i thought it looked pretty amazing and like something i needed to share. france is always a place i want to visit. i’ve only been once for a few days and it seems like that was forever ago. i’ve never been to a chateau and hadn’t envisioned a modern one, but i’m liking what i see.

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this staircase is worth saving in a one day, some day house kind of design file!

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thursdays always require a little escape, even if it’s virtual . . . so click through to see more of this modern chateau, complete with a sauna.

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i love this bell jar idea for serving food.

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do you dream of travel and trips often?  what places make your dream list?  

images : chateau de la resle via dpages

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