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Tasteful Friends - Medieval Chateau With ‘Remarkable’ Gardens Seeks $3 Million In Central France

I'd have it, purchase price is a mere trifle, but think of the heating costs....

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by Anonymousreply 16October 18, 2021 1:27 AM

Or maybe something slightly more modern...

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by Anonymousreply 1October 14, 2021 12:18 PM

You had me at "remarkable gardens." Pity they didn't include more than one pic of them.

by Anonymousreply 2October 14, 2021 12:29 PM

@r1, Oh, geez, another one of those 17th century faux country French McMansions

by Anonymousreply 3October 14, 2021 12:33 PM

It's gorgeous with one small and personal exception: I hate those raised fielded panels with the Rococo mouldings. I just don't like the fussiness of them, all French poodle and pale blue powdered wigs. Give me straight lines or war climate Baroque instead.)

No one will ever accuse a French estate agent of offering too many photos of a property. Anything more than 10 is considered wildly extravagant but I found one with 10 (and without heavy watermarks obscuring the details.)

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by Anonymousreply 4October 14, 2021 2:58 PM

Lovely and fortified enough to fend off zombies - I must have it.

by Anonymousreply 5October 14, 2021 5:42 PM

It's all turrets!

by Anonymousreply 6October 15, 2021 10:48 AM

My guess is that it doesn’t have central heat.

Just wear one of your furs.

by Anonymousreply 7October 15, 2021 1:02 PM

As they say, if you have to worry about the cost of the heat, you probably couldn't afford it.

by Anonymousreply 8October 15, 2021 1:19 PM

Dumps, both of them.

by Anonymousreply 9October 15, 2021 1:47 PM

You just use one or two fireplaces and shut the rest off. That is the proper was to recluse.

by Anonymousreply 10October 15, 2021 5:19 PM

I’m afraid I’ll need a landing strip for the jets that bring my friends in. I don’t know soul on the continent. I suppose it can be concealed by a few of those marvelously well-placed shrubs.

by Anonymousreply 11October 15, 2021 5:33 PM

I was just watching a show about all the old castles, and chateaus in France. There are some obviously gay owners interviewed too.

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by Anonymousreply 12October 15, 2021 5:42 PM

Think of all fun one could have getting dressed in morning!

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by Anonymousreply 13October 16, 2021 3:33 AM

French revolution rabble showed up wanting to tear down Chenonceau . Care taker informed them they couldn't do that because it was the only bridge across river Cher for miles in either direction. Rabble had to be happy with knocking off a few stones, then went on their way....

Stephen A. Schwarzman, an American billionaire donated much of funding to restore gardens of Chambord.

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by Anonymousreply 14October 16, 2021 11:04 AM

I can't comment until I see some pix of the dungeon. Sorry.

by Anonymousreply 15October 18, 2021 1:16 AM

The 17th C chateau is gorgeous.

by Anonymousreply 16October 18, 2021 1:27 AM
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