ESCAPE TO THE CHATEAU follows U.K. residents Dick Strawbridge and his partner Angel as they leave their two-bedroom flat in Southend for a beautiful 45-room chateau in northern France. The only problem is, it doesn't have electricity, water, or proper plumbing.
Dick and Angel find their fairytale French castle.
With just 20,000 left in the coffers the refurb problems feel endless for Dick with time running out.
To Angel the chateau is a blank canvas for her unique designs and creative ideas.
Dick and Angel are due to marry in just a few weeks, and they're expecting 200 guests.
It's the first ever paid event at the chateau and Dick tries to make a pig-roaster out of an oil-tank.
Keen to expand the business, Dick and Angel Strawbridge consider moat fishing, woodland foraging and installing a lift.
As winter descends on the chateau and Christmas looms, Dick and Angel Strawbridge rush to complete a huge to-do list before the arrival of the family from England.
The couple get cracking on the 20 rooms that still need fixing.
Dick buys a tractor, with plans to tame the walled garden.
As the wedding season comes to the chateau, Dick and Angel's lives are about to get a whole lot busier.
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