French Country Style in Scotland

As you know, I have been given a monthly column on Decor8 – only the most beautiful interiors blog ever – I chose to share the story of Arlene and David Munro-Wise who live in this 200 year old Georgian farmhouse, located in the magical area of Lunan bay, just north of Dundee.

Please do have a look.

As a couple they share an artistic vision and have a proven track record for rescuing ancient houses. They previously restored their own 400-hundred-year-old home in France and then spent nine years thereafter undertaking restoration projects for clients all over Provence. They then decided to return to Scotland, where Arlene was born and brought up, to be nearer family and old friends.
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Nettles Cashmere

To celebrate my new monthly column on the beautiful blog Decor8 where I have been asked to showcase contemporary Scottish Interiors, I thought I would post a particularly spectacular Highland home belonging to fashion designer, Jeanetta Rowan Hamilton.

 

Tucked away, north of Helmsdale, far off the beaten track, this jewel like fishing lodge is the perfect destination for anyone wishing to enjoy scenery, fresh air and even a spot of fishing.

The sense of ‘switch off’ you get when you arrive is overwhelming, completely addictive in fact and keeps the owner, Jeanetta and her whippet, Ruby, endlessly coming back for more. There is no internet, no TV, just peace and quiet and a fire to light when you get back from a walk.
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