Escape to the Chateau: Dick says fixing balustrade is 'urgent'
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Angel Adoree, 42, and her husband Dick Strawbridge, 61, bought the 45 room Chateau de la Motte Husson n Pays de la Loire, near Nantes in France in 2015.
The extravagant castle, which has 78 windows, 12 acres and one moat, was purchased for just £280,000 in 2015.
Before the couple purchased it, the chateau had been empty for 40 years and had no electricity, heating or running water.
Now they have transformed it into an idyllic home and popular wedding venue.
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How much is Angel Adoree worth?
The exact figures surrounding Angel’s net worth are unknown, but given her and husband Dick’s extensive TV work and home makeover prowess – they are not short of funds.
Dick previously worked as a lieutenant colonel and retired in 2001.
However he went on to appear on shows including Scrapheap Challenge, It’s Not Easy Being Green, The Biggest Railway In The World, Ready Steady Cook, Bargain Hunt, CarPool, and Trainspotting Live.
Angel first appeared on the small screen in 2010 on an episode of Dragon’s Den.
She was looking for funding for her hospitality business The Vintage Patisserie – which she still runs.
The couple met and began dating in 2010 and went on to buy their stunning French chateau for £280,000 in 2015.
After undertaking extensive renovations, the chateau is now thought to be worth more than £2 million.
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The couple also rent out the chateau as a wedding and party venue, so earn a decent amount from the lavish building.
The typical cost of a wedding for a maximum of 80 guests allowed is more than £34,000.
Holidaymakers can also stay in the chateau if they wish.
It can cost around £5,000 to £6,000 to stay at the lavish castle, but the prices and availability change often.
However, with the coronavirus pandemic the pair are not currently renting out their chateau, and weddings may not be going ahead.
Do Angel and Dick have any children?
Angel and Dick have two children together, and Dick also has two children from his first marriage to ex-wife Brigit.
He and Brigit were married for 28 years having tied the knot in 1982, and during their marriage welcomed son James and daughter Charlotte together.
Angel married Dick in 2015, and together they have son Arthur, seven, and daughter Dorothy, six.
Speaking during the first lockdown Anglel revealed how she and Dick were coping with homeschooling their children.
Taking to Instagram she said: “With the children at home we’ve enjoyed sharing knowledge – we haven’t tried to mimic their formal education, or tried to be fully fledged home schoolers, instead we have been working together in the garden and being creative.”
She also revealed how her husband was pursuing a long-sought dream saying: “And Dick is finally going to write some children’s books that he has been testing on his four children, and finessing, for over 30 years.
“We are embracing the fact that we have time to look after ourselves.”
Escape to the Chateau can be watched on-demand on All4.
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