Château de Lartigolle is a six-bedroom vacation rental home in Gers, France, outside of Toulouse. At first glance, it might seem far removed from American apartment living, but we think it's actually a good source of inspiration for anyone trying to achieve that tricky balance between lived-in antiques and modern style.

To recreate a similar look at home, we'd try:

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Photos: Château de Lartigolle / Mr. and Mrs. Smith