Ferme le Pavillon

Yeah!!!! Our website is up and we’re so happy to share it with you. Go check it out at http://www.fermelepavillon.com and book your next vacation 🙂 We’re working our buts off to get everything ready for June. I don’t have much time for writing, so here’s the recap. One house is being entirely renovated with…

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Moving in

Two weeks ago, on monday the 21st of January, we got the house. On the first evening Aya was still with her grandparents. She stayed with them in Denmark for two weeks after New Years. They were on the way to France and would join us in the house the next day. The three of…

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Our future home

Yeahh! We made it. We’ve got the house.  Here are some photos of our coming home and your next bed and breakfast experience. Can’t wait to move in in the end of January.  We’re starting to look at interior style for the rooms, checking out tiles for the bathrooms, wondering whether to paint in colors…

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Budgets and reports and a big leap of faith

We signed the deal and pushed the button leaving us 10 days of final reflection. It turned out late in the events, that the septic tanks had quite a few remarks in a report we hadn’t seen. There were no further investigations, which left us with no idea about the costs of getting them up…

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Visit in Denmark

I feel we’ve been on the road for the past 10 days. We’re back in Denmark for a short stop. Mainly to talk to the bank but also to attend an invitation. We’re staying in my parents summerhouse in Tibirke, which is awesome in autumn. I love having the forest next door and seeing all…

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Challenged by compromise

After four weeks of fruitless househunting our faith and plans are challenged when we see yet another house that we don’t like or that doesn’t suit our criteria. It almost feels impossible at times. We had big hopes for a house in La Penne that we saw last Tuesday. Teis found the add and it…

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Househunting and homeschooling

We got our first rejection today. We made an offer on the pink house and they rejected it, not even offering a contra offer. Our real estate agent said that the house was set way too expensive, which was why we tried in the first place. The real estate market here is quite different from…

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First day in France

We made it. We’re finally here. We arrived yesterday in Toulon and picked-up a car and drove to Fayence/Tourrettes where we have rented a 60m2 holiday home until the 26th of September. The drive to Fayence, shopping for the first groceries and Teis cooking his Spaghetti Bolognese feels like coming home. Seeing the kids eat…

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Almost there

So it seems everything is falling into place. The apartment is sold, yeah! We still need the final go from the buyers bank, but we believe it is all okay. I will let you know if it fails… We are leaving on the 8th of August and sweet sweet Thea and Christoffer will take over…

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