Wandering the grounds of the 19th-century Cháteau de la Poste, the last thing you expect is this stark white interloper peeping through the trees.

The lost cube looks more Copenhagen than Ardennes, but its cosy as well as stylish. After a white-knuckle mountain-bike ride, we holed up inside like high-tech babes in the wood: the table plays tunes from your laptop through some digital sorcery while the bath-tub perfumes its own son et lumière.  The real magic!

This article was taken off: Metropolitan Eurostar magazine.