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Escape to the Chateau stars Dick and Angel Strawbridge enlist help at their royal-worthy garden

Escape to the Chateau stars have shared a brand new photo from their iconic home and fans love it


Dick and Angel Strawbridge sat on steps© Escape to the Chateau
Rachel Avery
Homes Editor
May 11, 2023
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The Strawbridges have been off of our screens for a while since their hit show Escape to the Chateau came to an end, so any social media updates are much welcomed by their loyal following.

On Thursday, the @the_chateau_tv Instagram account shared a sweet video of Dick and Angel’s son Arthur helping with the gardening at their French residence. The youngster was pouring out a heavy-looking watering can into one of the flowerbeds, instructed by his green-fingered father Dick who could be heard behind the camera.

The caption on the adorable post explained that they were "Preparing the walled garden for the months ahead”.

WATCH: Arthur Strawbridge helps out at this family home

“Miss seeing you guys on TV every Sunday night,” penned one fan, and: “Love the walled garden,” added another. 

Many pointed out how grown up Arthur looked in the video with one writing: “plants and Arthur getting taller” and a second adding: “So grown up,” alongside a love heart emoji. 

Dick and Angel Strawbridge with their children, Arthur and Dorothy
Dick and Angel Strawbridge with their children, Arthur and Dorothy

The family encouraged fans to click through to watch a full tour of their stunning outdoor space, which they have shared to their website. The Strawbridges use the walled garden for growing vegetables, plans and flowers. 

The longer video on their site also showed their daughter Dorothy getting in on the planting action. It appears they are all great gardeners. 

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The regal residence has become famous

 Of course, it’s not just the garden that’s an impressive feature of the chateau as the interiors are utterly spellbinding. Inside, they have a magnificent library room inside one of the building’s turrets where Dick and Angel like to go to read. Then there’s the vast salon space which is a living room area for the family, curated with beautifully unique pieces of furniture and incredible upholstered items made by Angel. 

Dick Strawbridge in library room© Escape to the Chateau
Dick Strawbridge in their library room

Recently the family shared a look inside one of the bedrooms at their residence, and fans loved it! The colour and print clash haven features statement palm print wallpaper, a yellow fabric headboard, floral butterfly bedding, and upon the bed is an array of cushions in various prints. 

LOOK: Escape to the Chateau's Dick Strawbridge dedicates sweet post to 'gorgeous' eldest daughter

"So beautiful, gorgeous," penned one follower, and: "Oh my!! I adore this," added another. A third simply wrote: "Wow!"

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The family have worked hard to overhaul the property

The property had stood empty for 40 years with no electricity, heating or running water when Dick and Angel snapped it up for a bargain £280,000 back in 2015. We can only imagine what it would sell for today.  

The couple have recently been on tour in New Zealand with their children in tow, and this year fans will be delighted as they also began filming for their new Channel 4 show, Escape to the Chateau: Secret France, which will air later this year. Watch this space! 

MORE: Escape to the Chateau's Dick and Angel congratulated by fans after announcing exciting news 

See the best photos of Chateau De La Motte Husson - inside and out 

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The garden is a passion project for Dick
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The property has picturesque surroundings
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The couple have extended the home with a winter garden
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The property is stunning

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