Sunday, 30 March 2014

La boutique des jardins de Versailles

Adjacent to the restaurant 'la petite Venise' which VDP was showing you yesterday, housed in the same long stable, is the very charming 'boutique des jardins de Versailles' or Versailles gardens shop. I think this gives a better idea of what the building once was! They have a very nice book selection! Note to VP: the bench is up for grabs!

Juste à côté du restaurant "la petite Venise" que VDP vous montrait hier, située dans la même longère qui fut une écurie, se trouve la charmante "boutique des jardins de Versailles". VDP trouve que l'on voit mieux ici qu'il s'agissait d'une écurie !

18 comments:

Sunnybrook Farm said...

Such a neat old building. Looks like a place my girls would like to explore.

Lowell said...

I know Lois Anne would love this garden boutique. Heck, I would, too! Lots of wonderful things to look at and buy!

Re your question on The Villages: It's a mini-stadium as the area is used for concerts and special programs. I think they did this to be a bit different than the other hometowns.

Also re the Ziosk: Maybe I wasn't clear but using the thing is optional and the wait staff still waits on you. It does offer a quick way to pay your bill and be gone, though. :)

Sylvia K said...

Ah, I would love to spend time there, too!! Lowell is right, lots of wonderful things to look at and buy!! Great captures, too!! Hope your weekend is going well, Ciel!! Enjoy!

William Kendall said...

It's quite beautiful inside. What strikes me is how much light comes into the space.

Elizabeth Eiffel said...

Beautiful proportions, muted colours and light. I have yet to visit Versailles (even though I've been to and absolutely love Vaux-le-Vicomte), but since following your blog we've decided that it's on our must do list this June. Warm regards

Randy said...

Great looking garden shop.

llandudnopictures said...

What a wonderful looking place to visit, I love the sunlight spilling into it too!

Sharon Anck said...

You are right, you can really see the stable look inside this little shop. Another fun place to visit.

Birdman said...

The books could keep me occupied for a while. Like the roof line above too.

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Yes the long rooms and cobbled floor gives a really good sense of how it must have been, nice work Ciel.

RedPat said...

Just the perfect kind of space for such a gift shop!

Wayne (Woody), whatever said...

Very rustic with the awesome exposed beams and stone floor.

Small City Scenes said...

Now this place is asking me to stay awhile. And I would. MB

Lowell said...

Greetings again. Re the river: the corrrect name is "Suwannee," not "Swannee." Y'all be shore to rite thet down somewhere, OK? :)

VP said...

Love this place, consider the bench grabbed...

Dina said...

It's amazing what they have done to the place.

José Mendonça said...

Love the architecture of this place!

Gunn said...

Another place where I could have spent time and money!:)