Suska Karjalainen and Nicolas Prevot went on a long and weathered journey to find their dream; Happy Hamlet. Driving close to 25,000km the Finnish-French couple finally found their paradise in Tarn-et-Garonne, France. The couple went through trials and tribulations during the renovations of the hamlet but knew it was their small piece of paradise. The property, previously used a goat cheese farm, is now gaining a new soul, being decorated with pieces found at vide-greniers (yard sales). The couple, while happy, has worked very long and hard on the Happy Hamlet and give the advice to others to, “…forget the romance of the books and movies,” The couple plans to have retreats available to the public and to add a sauna to the main floor during the winter months.
Rory Ramsden is a French property finder and buyer's agent working for high net worth private clients wishing to buy a chateau, manor or vineyard in the south west of France. He has lived in France for 8 years after spending time travelling the world on business.
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