Living The Dream - France(27 images)
When Kate Elliott Armitage and her husband decided to move to France, they found a rundown maison de maitre in the tranquil and picturesque Dordogne region of southwestern France.
The house hadn't been lived in for 40 years and the roof had collapsed. It took years of painstaking work, using locally sourced materials to restore. Hydraulic hinges and moveable walls transformed the barn into a stylish home.