I have written elsewhere in this issue of The Vintage Magazine about the revolutionary Hotelier, Robin Hutson, and referred to his previous Finance Director, Peter Chittick, who, with his wife Carolyn created a stunning Hotel perched on top of a Hill Village in Provence, called ‘Crillon le Brave’.

It was in the summer of 1988 that Peter and Carolyn set about finding a Provençal property to convert into a hotel.

Crillon le Brave - Paradise in Provence

They stumbled upon the large country house of a Parisian family in the tiny hamlet of Crillon le Brave, and about a year later, with the help of business partner Craig Miller and his wife Susan Meech, they opened the Hostellerie de Crillon le Brave with 11 bedrooms in what is now the “Maison Roche”.

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Thursday, August 30th, 2012