Top 5 Most Expensive Chateaux in France in 2018

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Chateaux in France can be traditional or contemporary, perfect for personal use or ready to host a commercial business. Explore these five to discover one that suits your dream lifestyle.

1. Regal and majestic 19th century castle

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Regal and majestic, this six bedroom, 19th century castle is both architecturally and historically interesting. Set on a 2-hectare landscaped park, this home is located in Cannes, just minutes from Promenade de la Croisette. Take in panoramic views of Suquet to the Massif de l’Esterel, as well as sea views from the rooftop.

Outbuildings include a caretaker’s house and a farmhouse that’s been converted into a guest house. There’s also the opportunity to acquire other neighboring villas if you want the ability to host more guests. Additional features include an alarm system, automatic garden watering and electric gates.

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2. Contemporary but rustic chateau in Mougins

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Located in the old village of Mougins, close to all sorts of amenities, shops and restaurants, this estate boasts two stone houses that have been entirely renovated and decorated.

Contemporary but with a rustic feel, features include multiple fireplaces, en suite bathrooms, a large terrace that runs the length of the house, and cleverly designed closets with built-in storage. Additionally, there’s a fitness room, library, office and wine cellar. Outside, there’s a covered area for al fresco dining, plus a stunning pool area and pool house.

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3. 16-bedroom, 12th and 15th century chateau in Vienne

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Just by looking at this 16-bedroom, 12th and 15th century chateau in Vienne, you’ll get a feel for its rich heritage. Additions that make it comfortable for modern living include Internet, underfloor heating, and outfitted bathroom and kitchen facilities, plus cinema and game rooms.

Setup to be used as an events or travel business, permission is in place for various commercial activities. Large events of up to 200 people can be accommodated and the on-grounds tavern serves locals and visitors.

The grounds take up 165 hectares, with four lakes, a river and wells, and you can walk to the nearest village. There’s also easy access to the route to Paris, and you’ll be just 30 minutes from a TGV station and an airport.

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4. Stunning renovated 1880 chateau on the French Riviera

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Secluded on a hilltop in the French Riviera, this 1880 chateau was renovated in the early 2000s. Bold, colorful details can be seen in the carpeting, shutters and tile work, and there’s a swimming pool for when you don’t want to venture down to the sea.

In addition to the main residence, multiple rooms and living spaces are spread across the guest apartment, caretaker’s house and studio house, and there are also several annexes, workshops and garages.

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5. 18th century bastide in Cabriès

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A calm atmosphere surrounds this 18th century bastide in Cabriès, which has been entirely renovated and includes outbuildings like an artist’s workshop, caretaker’s house and greenhouse. The four hectares of landscaped park property that they sit on have a rose garden, tennis court and numerous fountains. The home also has fireplaces, a library-office, a gym and a wine cellar.

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