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If you’re someone who enjoys a lavish lifestyle (or are working towards it) these luxury French chateaus offer world class amenities, stunning views and glamorous experiences perfect for living like French aristocracy (and they are all bookable!)
This sublime chateau in Provence is situated on a seventeen-acre private estate near Mont Ventoux, just outside the town of Sarrians. The exquisitely restored 18th-century home maintains its antique splendor, with enchanting period interiors, beautiful statues and fountains in the stately gardens. In modern times, the estate has been transformed into a veritable country resort, featuring swimming pools, game courts, a heliport, and other fabulous amenities.
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Twin staircases sweep up to the red-brick, mansard-roofed facade of this Beaux Arts estate just outside Paris. The sense of occasion pervades the setting—12 acres of gardens and grounds nestled into the Montmorency Forest—and the interiors—think 19th-century stateliness updated with murals by artist Elisabeth Wela.
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Chateau Saint Georges is a spectacular villa overlooking Cannes and the medieval town of Grasse, a world-renowned capital of perfume making. Built for a renowned perfumer in the 19th century, the chateau is perched within a three-hectare private park with sublime sea views. The gated, exquisitely landscaped property inspires momentous occasions or unforgettable escapes, with ample terraces, superbly restored and updated interiors, a ballroom, a gourmet kitchen, and a fabulous spa with indoor swimming pool. Seven beautiful bedrooms (including dual master suites and a kid-friendly guestroom) accommodate up to fourteen guests.
This historic home has been called “Little Versailles,” and guests will immediately understand why. Enchanting Mediterranean gardens with towering palm and cypress trees line the driveway as you enter, with antique statues arrayed amid fragrant flowers. Expansive terraces and balconies extend from every level of the home, including the extraordinary tower.
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When the turreted roof of this chateau comes into view, guests will begin to understand the scale of grandeur this home represents. Painstakingly preserved and refitted to satisfy the most expectant of modern guests, this centuries-old chateau offers room after room of history and plush comfort with every step, right on the doorstep of metropolitan Bordeaux and France’s finest wine country.
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