Historical Landmark Chateau Near Paris, France

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Historical Landmark Chateau Near Paris, France

Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France
Chateau de Villette France

Historical Landmark Chateau Near Paris, France

Located 40 minutes away from the center of Paris, the Château is one of the most remarkable châteaux in France, classified as a historical landmark since 1942 by the French government. Set in a 75ha woodland park, with two lakes, a magnificent cascade fountain, a glass house and orangery, not to mention the incredibly lavish interiors, the property epitomizes elegance, luxury and the famous French expression “art de vivre”.

Originally designed by architect François Mansart for the Count of Aufflay and later completed by his great-nephew, Jules Hardouin-Mansart, chief-architect of Louis XV, who also oversaw the construction of Château de Versailles at the same time.

Similarly, the splendid garden here was designed by André Le Nôtre, who also created the famous gardens of Château de Versailles. Thus, it has earned the name Le Petit Versailles (the Little Versailles). Historically, the 18th century is considered the estate’s heyday. The owners at the time, Sophie de Grouchy, a prominent salon hostess, and her husband, Marquis de Condorcet, would invite the leading intellectuals such as Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Paine to the Château.

In the modern times, the Château has been the sanctuary for many celebrities such as John Travolta, Tom Cruise and Lenny Kravitz. It has been a source of inspiration for Dan Brown who wrote the “Da Vinci Code” while staying at the Chateau and was later used a filming location for its adaptation.

There are 7 luxurious suites in the main Chateau, each designed individually by the renowned interior decorator Jacques Garcia. The extravagant interiors reflect the Louis XV era – furnished with the finest period furniture and objets d’art.

The art collection transmits the atmosphere of 18th century France through a blend of Louis XIV, Louis XV and Louis XVI pieces and is not unlike that of a museum. Each item is sourced from Sotheby’s or Christie’s and in some cases is of royal provenance.

Enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of the Château, stroll through the classical French garden, row and fish in the lakes of the Château. Throw a chic pool party outdoors. Take horse riding lessons. Savour the best of French cuisine with a private chef.  Visit Paris and its surroundings or take a trip to Giverny, Château de Versailles, Deauville or Reims.

  • 7 suites in the chateau + 7 bedrooms in the wing
  • 13 guests in the chateau + 14 guests in the wing
  • Prices from €21,000 – €25,000 per night

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