When director Sir David Lean first spotted this 15th-century stone-built Provençal house, he said: ‘All I want to do is lie down in the grass under an olive tree and look up through its silver-green leaves and gaze at the blue sky.’

On a wet January day in 2008, a young Danish couple also fell under its spell and bought the property from Sir David’s widow, Sandra. Photographs by Art & Photo Denmark

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David Lean house

 

David Lean house

 

David Lean house

 

David Lean house

 

David Lean house

 The house is available to rent, for more information contact info@privateworldvillas.com or  wesselsminde@post.tele.dk