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OMG, I Want This House: France Edition (Photos)

Come take a tour of David Emery’s charming chalet. It’s free to look.

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A home built for a lighting designer in southwest France is bound to have beautiful windows. Here, the view from the sun-drenched terrace of the David Emery-designed house shows a stone facade with contemporary windows.

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A double-height French window does double duty from the terrace into the kitchen.

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Light pours in through the windows into an open-plan kitchen and dining room.

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A line of open wooden double doors open from the dining room through the entrance hall into the living room.

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A simple wooden table and wicker chairs furnish the dining room.

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Kitchen cabinets add flair with a distinctive wood veneer doors contrasting the stainless steel appliances.

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The steel work surfaces top the rustic wooden units and kitchen island. Perfect for wine and paté.

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A stone wall and fireplace dominate one side of kitchen and dining room area.

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Three decorative pendant lights in the entrance hall sway gently when a breeze comes through the open door.

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Light from the large picture window floods the living room replete with furniture offering a mix of style and comfort.

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A chandelier of fibre optics hangs over a steel table surrounded by a set of see-through Philippe Starck 'Ghost' chairs.

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The chandelier which hangs over the steel dining table was designed by David Emery.

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A colourful print hangs above the bath in this minimal bathroom.

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Wash your hands in style with this rectangular porcelain wash basin placed on top of a distressed metal stand in the bathroom.

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A large figure eight opens into a simply furnished bedroom and eclectic floor lamp.

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The bedroom keeps it simple with a natural-colored spread on the platform bed.